Mumbai University results: 3.25 lakh answer sheets yet to be evaluated

While the Mumbai University (MU) has scheduled the result declaration date for the undergraduate courses today, that is, July 31, it seems the varsity will miss the deadline. Of the 477 examinations that the MU conducted in March and April this year, the results of 340 courses are pending. Even as officials are hopeful of declaring most results on Monday, the deadline set by the governor and chancellor Ch Vidyasagar Rao, a whopping 3.25 lakh answer sheets are yet to be evaluated. Over a lakh papers are to be moderated. In…

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Answer sheets, property papers ‘stolen’ from Punjab Univeristy prof’s residence

AN ASSOCIATE professor with the Department of Philosophy at Panjab University, Dr Shivani Sharma, has filed an FIR alleging that thieves have stolen four answer sheets of PU students along with her property documents from her house in the last few days. The FIR was registered at Sector 11 police station on Saturday. Sharma reported to police that the theft took place when she was shifting from Sector 11 to Sector 44 three days back. She stated in her complaint that she would submit a list of the other stolen…

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CBSE asked to re-evaluate 159 students’ answer sheets: Orissa High Court

  The Orissa High Court on Tuesday asked the CBSE to re-evaluate the answer sheets of at least 159 more students, who approached the court alleging discrepancies in their class XII results that were published last month. A vacation bench of Justice K R Mohapatra asked the petitioners to apply with requisite fees for re-evaluation of their desired papers at the CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) regional office in Bhubaneswar by June 19. Accordingly, the CBSE authorities were asked to evaluate these answer papers again by engaging experts and…

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Is your doctor Republican or Democrat? The answer can impact your health.

We know that health care in America is riddled with both racial and gender biases, but it turns out a doctor’s political affiliation can also dramatically influence medical decisions. A new study found that when it came to heavily politicized issues — like abortion, firearm safety, and marijuana use — physicians’ recommended treatments split along party lines. Republican doctors were far more likely to express concern over a patient with a history of abortion than Democratic doctors, citing possible mental health repercussions and actively discouraging future abortions. Republican doctors were…

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