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CBSE extends deadline for scholarship schemes | Chennai News

CHENNAI: Central Board of School Education (CBSE) has extended the deadline for submission of online applications for two scholarship schemes to December 28 from the earlier December 10. This include merit scholarship scheme for single girl child for +2 studies, 2020, and renewal of merit scholarship scheme for single girl child Class X, 2019, which …

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Kerala: KCBC urges Centre to repeal new regulations | Thiruvananthapuram News

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: KCBC (Kerala Catholic Bishops’ Council) commission for education has urged the Union government to repeal the new regulations introduced for selection of candidates eligible for central government’s pre-metric scholarship for students belonging to minority communities. The commission said the new conditions, introduced in the last minute, could deny the benefit of the scholarship to …

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College Board India Scholars earn full-tuition scholarships to leading Indian universities

Avval Halani was ecstatic when he received the news that he had won a full-tuition scholarship to FLAME University. It was even more rewarding because he is the first in his family to get a college education. College Board’s India Scholars Program offers opportunities to students from low-income backgrounds to earn full-tuition scholarships at participating …

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Scholarship scam in Thane, scores of fake names sent | Thane News

THANE: Thane Zilla Parishad claims to have stumbled upon a massive fraud in scholarships for students from the minority communities. Officials said hundreds of fictitious students were registered for the scholarships on the Unified District Information System for Education (UDISE) database. The irregularity, which could possibly have larger ramifications and run into crores of rupees, …

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Scholarships to be given on basis of online attendance | Aurangabad News

Aurangabad: The state social justice department, in a major relief to students belonging to the schedule caste (SC) category, on Wednesday announced that beneficiaries of different post-matric scholarships and free-ships will get their dues for the 2020-21 academic year on the basis of online attendance.In a letter addressed to the social welfare commissionerate, the state …

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Scholarship scam: Scrutiny increased | Mumbai News

THANE: The district education department has now stepped up vigil among its staff to sift fake beneficiaries off the national scholarship portal after identities of hundreds of fictitious student from the minority community were found registered on the Unified District Information System for Education (UDISE) database last week. The wary department not only verifies identity …

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Assam minority scholarship scam: CID files chargesheet against 32 accused | Guwahati News

GUWAHATI: The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of Assam Police on Thursday filed chargesheet against 32 people, including four headmasters and eight CSP owners, in connection with the minority scholarship scam in the state. The chargesheet has been filed at the court of CJM, Kamrup (M), Guwahati, within the stipulated period time. All 32 accused, who …

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Delhi govt to offer science scholarship of Rs 5,000 to Class IX students | Delhi News

NEW DELHI: The Class IX students who have secured more than 60% in their Class VIII final test can now sit for an examination to get a science scholarship worth Rs 5,000. On Friday, the Delhi cabinet approved Mukhyamantri Vigyan Pratibha Pariksha, which will be given to 1,000 students. The cabinet has also decided to …

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Why Islamophobia spreads faster on WhatsApp

Telegram is too small and Twitter, too open. Unfettered by constraints of reach and scrutiny, political WhatsApp groups are where Islamophobic discourse is being driven in India. In the first large-scale study of fear speech, going over 2 million messages in more than 5,000 Indian WhatsApp groups, computer scientists from the Indian Institute of Technology …

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