Wednesday, 29 March, 2023
TopicIndian students

Topic: Indian students

Bunkers, air raid apps — with ‘no option left’, some Indian students are returning to Ukraine

Last month, Modi govt told Supreme Court Indian medical students who returned from Ukraine can't be accommodated in universities back home. As many as 20,000 students returned amid war.

Affordable countries, student loans — how small-town India is pursuing foreign education dreams

Education consultants, financing companies claim there is a rise in interest from students living in tier 2 and 3 cities. Foreign degrees will be of help in future, say students.

Can’t go to US college? Turkey wants you — here’s what it can & can’t offer Indian students

Although cheap tuition and job opportunities in Europe work in its favour, education consultants say Turkey's low world rankings for higher education could be a drawback.

Want a US visa? Book an appointment in 2024 — Indians rue loss of business as wait stretches on

Wait time longer due to backlog of visa applications put on hold during pandemic, surge in new applications, and limited consular staff, say tourism industry leaders.

Resolve crisis of students back from China & Ukraine mid-course, House panel tells MEA 

Parliamentary Standing Committee on External Affairs says it is 'deeply concerned' as students have neither been able to return to China & Ukraine nor complete their training in India.

Indian students can return to China, but Beijing to issue permission on ‘need-assessed basis’

Decision comes a month after External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar raised the issue with Chinese counterpart Wang Yi. Thousands of Indian students are enrolled in Chinese universities.

Defunct ATM cards, food shortages: Not just Ukraine, Indian students in Russia also hit by war

Indian students living in Russia are feeling the pinch of the international sanctions stemming from their host country’s invasion of Ukraine, but most are staying put.

Will donate Naveen’s body to science, says family of Indian student killed in war-torn Ukraine

The 21-year-old’s body, scheduled to arrive in Bengaluru at around 3 am Monday, will be taken to his family's village, Chalageri in Karnataka, by his brother Harsha and other relatives.

Father of Indian student killed in Ukraine says body moved out of Kharkiv for security reasons

Shekhar Gouda said the mortal remains of his son Naveen, who died on 1 March, are in Vinnytsia. Indian govt is working on bringing them to Poland before repatriation.

Personal items left behind, tanks spotted: Last batch of students recall 4-day Ukraine evacuation

Nearly 700 Indian students in Sumy were evacuated from war-torn Ukraine after travelling over 900 km west to Lviv on the western border, and catching evacuation flights via Poland.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


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In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.