IITs Still Struggling With Students Drop-out Problem

The council for IITs had to come up with one ‘exit option’ for weak students in a bid to arrest dropout rate. Such students are not able to secure the required credits for promotion to the next semester. They will be allowed an exit option with a degree programme after the second semester, rather than being forced out of the programme.

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Venezuela calls U.S. comments on Guyana dispute ‘interventionist’

From the South: The Venezuelan Foreign Ministry has issued a statement demanding an end to US intervention in the affairs of the Latin American country, after recently intercepting an Exxon oil ship violating its territory. CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuela’s foreign ministry on Tuesday described as “interventionist and disrespectful” U.S. comments on a weekend incident in […]

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