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Warning Bell For Students In Odisha After Emergence Of New Covid Variant Omicron

Post reopening of schools and educational institutions in Odisha, the state is witnessing a rise in Covid-19 infections among students and staffers.

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Odisha: 53 school students test positive for Covid-19

As many as 53 students of a Girl’s High School in Odisha’s Sundargarh district tested positive for Covid-19. The infected students are from class 8th, 9th and 10th. The school has been shut for a week after the detection of cases, the headmistress informed on Tuesday.

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Pariksha Par Charcha: PM Modi Says Exams Are Not Last Chance To Prove Yourself

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaking on “Pariksha par Charcha” on Wednesday said that “Exams are not the last chance to prove yourself”, but it is an opportunity to…

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UGC Notifies ABC Regulations To Facilitate Students’ Mobility Across System

Bhubaneswar: A high-level Committee has prepared a draft University Grants Commission (Establishment and Operationalization of Academic Banks Of Credits(ABC) Scheme In Higher Education ) Regulations 2021. The University Grants Commission (UGC) had earlier constituted the Committee to develop a detailed scheme along with the implementation strategy on an innovative concept of Academic Banks of Credits […]

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Odisha: 26 Teachers, 2 Students Test Covid-19 Positive In Gajapati On Day-2 Of School Reopening

Paralakhemundi: As many as 26 teachers and two students from various schools in Gajapati district have tested positive for the Covid-19. The development came a day after the reopening of schools for Standard X and XII which were closed for the last nine months. Confirming the reports, the Chief District Medical Officer (CDMO), Pradip Patra […]

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Sexual Harassment Case: Students Come Out In Support Of Principal In Odisha

Koraput: Students at a +2 Junior Women’s College in Sunabeda on Saturday came out in support of their principal who had earlier been arrested on charges of sexually harassing a female colleague at the institute. The students, including past and present, alleged that their principal, Pabitra Kumar Bedanta, had been victimised in a conspired manner. […]

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Students At Utkal University Protest Police Excess On OTV Journalist

Bhubaneswar: Student groups at Utkal University here on Friday condemned the forcible pick up of OTV’s Senior Journalist Ramesh Rath by police and staged a protest over the incident in front of the university gate. Agitating students displayed placards and raised slogans in support of OTV and condemned the government for their intentional assault against […]

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DELED Students Can Appear For Exams In Their Home Districts

Bhubaneswar: State Mass Education Department has decided to allow Diploma in Elementary Education (DELED) students to appear for examinations from their home districts. According to the department sources, the candidates can apply through their District Institute for Education and Training (DIET) and get the privilege. The students reportedly demanded for online examinations. However due to […]

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On Labour Day, Railway Kicks Off 'Shramik Special Trains' For Carrying Stranded Labourers

In a recent guideline issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs, it has been decided to run “Shramik Special” trains from Labour Day today. These special trains will run to carry migrant workers, pilgrims, tourists, students and other persons stranded at different places across the country due to COVID-19 lockdown. These special trains will run […]

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Pratap Sarangi Bats For Universal Edu Schedule For Students Across India Amid COVID-19

Bhubaneswar: Union MoS, MSME, Pratap Sarangi has urged Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to clear the air on the future course of action for the students in the State and suggested that all the State governments including Odisha should adopt a country-wide uniform schedule for the exams and publication of their results in the larger […]

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Odisha CM Announces Introduction Of Spoken English Subject In All Schools, Directs Establishment Of 101 Centres Of Excellence

Bhubaneswar: With parents willing to nurture English education and vocab of their wards, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today announced introduction of Spoken English subject from Class-I in all primary and secondary schools across the State. While Aadhaar seeding of the students would be made mandatory now, the School & Mass Education department will deploy adequate […]

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Odisha Students Create Ruckus At JSW Over 'Unfulfilled' Job Assurances

Paradip: More than 200 engineering job aspirants created ruckus & indulged in ransacking inside JSW Paradip Terminal premises alleging non-fulfilment of job assurances. As per reports, members of the Students Organisation of Biju Patnaik University (SOBU) barged into the office of JSW this morning demanding the authorities to fulfil the assurances made by the company […]

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Patients, Students Of Utkalmani Homeopathic College In Rourkela Stare At Uncertainty

Rourkela: At a time when the 5T team of Odisha government is making regular visits to hospitals across the State, patients and students of Utkalmani Homeopathic Medical College & Hospital (UHMC) in Rourkela are facing hardships of sorts. As per reports, the 25-bedded hospital has an out-patient department and other facilities, but there are not […]

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Odisha Teacher's Husband Thrashes Students Inside Primary School

Bolangir: Despite stringent laws in place to make schools corporal punishment-free, incidents to the contrary continue to rise in Odisha. In one such incident, some class 1 students of Jalpali primary school in Patnagarh area of Bolangir were allegedly thrashed for not drawing a picture properly. The shocking part is that they were thrashed inside […]

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Odisha School Students Unable To Identify Computer Monitor, Keyboard

Rayagada: Revealing a state of affairs which would put the education system in Odisha to shame, students of some government schools, among whom some will be appearing for the matric examinations this year, are not even aware of basic general knowledge. During a visit of Minister Jyoti Prakash Panigrahi to an ashram school in Bhakurguda […]

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Polytechnic Students Accuse College Of Borrowing Loans In Their Names

Mayurbhanj: As many as 56 students of a polytechnic college in Patpur area under Chitrada block of Mayurbhanj district have claimed that huge amount of loan has been borrowed in their names by the authorities of the institution. As per reports, the students have lodged a complaint at Morada Police station alleging that the authorities […]

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Assault Of Student In Residential School: Police Arrest Three Minor Accused

Sambalpur: Police arrested three minor boys in connection with the assault and torture of a Plus II student of Vedic International School in Sambalpur. As per reports, all the accused were released after being produced before the Juvenile Justice Court. However, as another accused is still absconding, police have launched a manhunt to nab him. […]

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Education On The Edge: Factual Errors Pop Up In Odisha School Textbooks

Bhubaneswar: In what could become a major concern for students of State-run schools in Odisha, factually wrong information has been found in the textbooks of both Class 3 and Class 9 leaving the future of students in jeopardy. Reports say, a textbook of Class 3 mentions Shyamasundar Singh as the father of great astrologer and […]

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Corporal Punishment: Warden of Bhubaneswar Hostel Arrested

Bhubaneswar: The warden of boys’ hostel of Gandhi Plus-II College in Bhubaneswar, who allegedly assaulted students for scoring lower marks in examinations, was arrested today. The arrest came after a video purportedly showing the warden mercilessly beating the students went viral on social media. After the incident, the college authorities had lodged a complaint with […]

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Just 4 Teachers for 266 students! Odisha School Grapples With Staff Shortage

Bhawanipatna: Protesting acute shortage of staff, students and parents locked up the Paria High School under Bhawanipatna Sadar block of Kalahandi district. As per reports, there are only four teachers for 266 students from Class 1 to 10th. Due to shortage of staff, teaching has been hampered in the school following which parents and guardians […]

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Social support helps students to exercise more

New York: Making exercise a stress outlet may help students attain recommended amounts of physical activity and to maintain that routine, students need social support from family and friends, said researchers including one of an Indian origin. “Accessing internal and external sources of inspiration and resilience is an effective and sustainable model for positive change,” said […]

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Students With Greater Sense Of Belonging Are Helpful

New York: Researchers have found that students who feel a greater sense of belonging with their peers, family and school community are less likely to become bullies. The findings, published in the journal Educational & Child Psychology, suggest that parents and teachers should consider ways to create a supportive and accepting environment both at home […]

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CBSE Results 2019: Board Releases Result Of This Exam

The Central Board of Secondary Education(CBSE) released compartment result of Class 12 today. Those students who appeared for the supplementary examination this year can check their results on the official websites– cbse.nic.in and cbseresults.nic.in. A student need to score 33 per cent aggregate to pass the Class 12th exams or CBSE compartment examination. The Board conducted […]

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Odisha orders action against coaching centres for misleading ads

Bhubaneswar: In a bid to stop parents and students from getting misled, the Odisha government has ordered action against coaching centres for using photos of fake students in newspaper advertisements to attract parents for admissions in their institutes. In a letter written to the Director General of Police, School & Mass Education department secretary and […]

Summer vacation in Odisha schools extended till June 25

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government today extended the summer vacation of all schools including privately run ones till June 25. As per the previous schedule, the schools were supposed to re-open tomorrow, but due to prevailing heat wave conditions, the vacation was extended. The extension of the vacation was officially announced by School and Mass Education […]