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SBI Clerk mains admit card 2020 released, download here – Times of India

NEW DELHI: State Bank of India (SBI) on Tuesday released the Clerk Main admit card on its official website. The candidates who have qualified for the exam can visit the official website of IBPS — ibpsonline.ibps.in — to check and download their admit card. SBI has scheduled to conduct Clerk main examination on October 31. The admit card will be available online till October 31. Candidates can download their SBI Clerk main admit card 2020 either from the official website or from the direct link provided below. Direct link to download SBI Clerk main admit card 2020How to download SBI Clerk main admit card 2020? Candidates can follow the steps given below to check and download the SBI Clerk main admit card 2020. 1. Go to the official website of IBPS — ibpsonline.ibps.in 2. On the ho...
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UP Board Compartment result 2020 for class 10 and 12 released – Times of India

NEW DELHI: UP Board Compartment results 2020 for class 10 and 12 have been released on the Board's website. The results can be obtained from the official website of Uttar Pradesh Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad (UPMSP) — upmsp.edu.in. Students who appeared for the UP Board compartment examination can obtain their results either from the official website or from the link provided below. Direct link: UP Board 10th Compartment/ Improvement ResultDirect link: UP Board 12th Compartment Examination Result A total of 33,344 students had appeared for the UP Board Compartmental exams. A total of 15,839 candidates appeared for highschool and 17,505 have written for intermediate compartment exams. Read the UP Board Compartment result notification hereHow to check UP Board Compartment result 2020? C...
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DU admissions 2020: Over 4,800 students apply on day 2 under second cut-off list – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Over 4,800 students applied for admission in undergraduate courses at Delhi University on the second day of admissions under the second cut off list on Monday, according to officials. "A total of 4,882 students applied today. Yesterday, 9,785 students had applied out of which 2,580 admissions were approved. Today, 6,024 admissions were approved," a senior varsity official said. The Delhi University released its second cut-off list on Saturday with admissions to many courses being closed and some programmes seeing a minor decline in the score required for admission. Lady Shri Ram College for Women had pegged 100 per cent score for three courses -- BA (Honours) Psychology, BA (Honours) Political Science and BA (Honours) Economics. Seats are available under the three courses w...
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Close connection between social media updates and suicidal thoughts: IIIT-D study finds – Times of India

NEW DELHI: There is a close correlation between suicidal tendencies and social media posts, according to a research by Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Delhi. The study found that most people with suicidal thoughts post their views on social media and so the institute has developed a neural network which can identify over 80% of “at-risk tweets” on Twitter and other social media platforms by assessing the language used by the users. Researchers from Midas Lab at IIIT-D have developed an advanced artificial intelligence which can identify words and sentences on social media that hint at suicide or suicidal thoughts. Ramit Sawhney, who worked on the project, said initially they asked clinical psychology students to assess over 34,000 tweets and identify if they we...
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KUTA elections: Parmesh Kumar elected president – Times of India

KURUKSHETRA: After the Kurukshetra University Teachers’ Association (KUTA) elections conducted at the campus on Tuesday, associate professor (AP) Parmesh Kumar of the Department of Zoology, KU has been elected as the president of the association. The election process was conducted for the posts of association’s president, vice-president (VP), secretary, joint secretary while the treasurer Sanjay Kumar was elected unopposed during a varsity meeting earlier. The KU officials told that the contest for KUTA president was between AP Parmesh Kumar who bagged 190 votes and assistant professor Naresh Kumar of the Department of Geology, who bagged 144 votes and the win, is by a margin of 46 votes. Similarly, Dalip Kumar of the Department of Law has been elected as VP as he bagged 216 votes and...
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SBI Clerk prelims result 2020 announced; Mains exam on Oct 31 – Times of India

NEW DELHI: State Bank of India on Tuesday announced the SBI Clerk preliminary exam result on its official website. Earlier, the declaration of the result was delayed to do Covid-19 lockdown. Candidates, who appeared for the examination, can now check their results on the official website - https://www.sbi.co.in/. The SBI Junior Associates (Customer Support & Sales) Preliminary Examination was conducted on February 22, 29, March 1 and 8, 2020. Now SBI will conduct the Junior Associates Main Exam (Advertisement No. CRPD/CR/2019-20/20) on October 31, 2020. The candidates, who have qualified the Prelims Exam are eligible for the SBI Clerk Mains Exam 2020.Here's the direct link to check the SBI Clerk Result 2020Total number of vacancies for SBI Junior Associates (Clerk) 2020 is 7870. SBI...
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Talent not tied to money: Kejriwal on Delhi govt school students’ performance in NEET, JEE – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said many students of Delhi government schools from a humble economic background have qualified in the NEET and JEE, and asserted that talent is not tied to money. He said money will not be a problem for the successful students in getting higher education as the Delhi government has arranged for scholarships and loans of up to Rs 10 lakh for them. A total of 569 students of Delhi government schools have qualified in the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) for admission to medical colleges, while 443 have cleared the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE), with 53 of them being eligible for a direct admission to IITs, the chief minister said. Of the 569 students who have qualified in the NEET, 379 (67 per cent) are girls, he adde...
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AFCAT 02/2020 result released, check here – Times of India

NEW DELHI: AFCAT 02/2020 results have been released on its official website. Candidates who appeared for the AFCAT exam can visit the official website — afcat.cdac.in/AFCAT — to check and download the result. Information in this regard available on the official website reads "AFCAT 02/2020 results have been declared and are available for viewing through individual login." Candidates can check their AFCAT result 2020 either from the official website or from the link given below. Candidates are required to login with their email ID and password. Direct link: AFCAT 02/2020 result Candidates who have qualified in the AFCAT written test can select the date and venue options from tomorrow i.e., October 21 (11.00 am) to October 25 (11.00 am). The date and venue for candidates who do not mak...
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Govt funding of madrasas should be stopped, says MP minister – Times of India

INDORE: Madhya Pradesh Culture Minister Usha Thakur said on Tuesday that government funding of madrasas must be stopped, alleging that they nurture "fundamentalists and terrorists". The Congress said the ruling BJP was communalising the campaign for November 3 byelections in the state with such statements, and the Election Commission should take note of it. Speaking at a press conference, Thakur said, "All the fundamentalists and terrorists of the country have grown up in madrasas. Children are children and students are students. So I believe students of all religions should be collectively given the same education. "Religion-based education is increasing fanaticism and spreading hatred," she added. "What culture are they (madrasas) teaching? If you are a citizen of this country, then...
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SEBI Grade A Exam Dates released, phase I online exam on Jan 17 – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Securities and Exchange Board of India has released the revise dates for Phase - I and Phase – II examinations. Accroding to a release, the SEBI will conduct the Phase I exam on January 17 while online exam for Phase II will be held on February 27, 2020. Activity Date Phase - I On-line Examination January 17, 2021 Phase – II On-line Examination February 27, 2021 Two vacancies shown as reserved for “Autism/ intellectual disability/ specific learning disability/mental illness” may be read as reserved for “Autism/intellectual disability/ specific learning disability/mental illness/multiple disabilities from amongst persons under clauses (a) to (d) including deaf – blindness” under the column “PwBD” category w.r.t General Stream.Paper 2 of Phase II examination for Information Tec...