LPU to provide 100% scholarship to J&K toppers

LPU to provide 100% scholarship to J&K toppers

JALANDHAR, June 14: Every year, thousands of students join Lovely Professional University (LPU) from across India and the world. To support top meritorious students, LPU runs one of the largest scholarship policies in the country, where top students can get scholarship up to Rs 1.5 lakh per year. This year, LPU has moved one step further and decided to provide 100% tuition and residential fee- waiver to top 20 students of each of the recognized Central as well as State Boards, including CBSE, JKSBOSE (Jammu and Kashmir State Board of…

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Ronnie Screwvala does a first in Asia, launches Rs 100 cr scholarship fund

Ronnie Screwvala does a first in Asia, launches Rs 100 cr scholarship fund

Online education start-up co-founder Ronnie Screwvala has initiated an online scholarship fund, Asia’s first, with a first closing of Rs 100 crore and an aim to get to Rs 400 crore over the next 3-4 years. He has invested an initial corpus of Rs 10 crore and will raise the rest from like-minded individuals and companies as well as from CSR funding. The Fund will also partner with UpGrad, an online education platform co-founded by Screwvala. “We need 125 million young Indians in post-graduation studies and not more than 30…

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Afghanistan and Pakistan avalanches kill more than 100

Afghanistan and Pakistan avalanches kill more than 100

Heavy snow and avalanches have killed more than 106 people and injured dozens in Afghanistan. In the deadliest incident, 53 people died in one village after an avalanche in Nuristan, a north-eastern Afghan province on the Pakistan border. Thirteen people were also killed in an avalanche in northern Pakistan, nine of them in the town of Chitral. Dozens of houses have been destroyed and people were reported to have frozen to death, trapped in cars. Afghanistan’s minister of state natural disasters, Wais Ahmad Barmak, confirmed the number of dead to…

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Shower of US jobs for IIT-Delhi pupils; over 20 students get offers paying over $100,000 base pay

Shower of US jobs for IIT-Delhi pupils; over 20 students get offers paying over $100,000 base pay

It’s raining international job offers at Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi this year, with most of the students choosing USA for their first job, after B.Tech. According to the placement cell of IIT-D, last year only eight international job offers came to the campus, out of which four were rejected, this year the number of offers has gone up to 40 after the completion of the first phase. “Last year there were eight international job offers but out of them four were rejected by students who chose Indian companies over…

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3 Indian Origin Teens Win $100,000 Scholarship

3 Indian Origin Teens Win $100,000 Scholarship

Indian origin identical twin sisters and another teen got $100,000 grand prize scholarships in the 17th annual Siemens Math, Science and Technology Competition with their medical projects. Adhya and Shriya Beesam shared the grand prize for teams in the competition finals on Tuesday for their project developing a method for early diagnoses of schizophrenia using both brain scans and psychiatric evaluations. Both of them are 11th grade students in Plano, Texas. ALSO READ: The Iconic Stethoscope Dead, Says Indian Origin Cardiologist Vineet Edupuganti took the individual grand prize with a biodegradable…

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