Centre plans ‘Vigyan Jyoti’ to aid girl students to opt for STEM education

EDUCATION Updated: Oct 14, 2019 10:04 IST The programme ‘Vigyan Jyoti’ aims to tap 100 girl students in 550 districts from 2020-2025, the officials said. The students will be chosen based on their percentile. Alarmed by the low percentage of women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), the Centre has planned a programme to […]

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Germany footballers Ilkay Gundogan, Emre Can remove Turkey military salute photo ‘likes’

FOOTBALL Updated: Oct 14, 2019 10:38 IST Gundogan, who was previously lambasted for posing with teammate Mesut Ozil alongside Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan, said he deleted his post when he realised it was open to misinterpretation. German internationals Ilkay Gundogan and Emre Can, who both have Turkish roots, on Sunday deleted Instagram ‘likes’ of […]

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