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IIT Goa commences task of building its own faculty team

PANAJI: The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Goa, which became operational only in 2016, is slowly working towards building its own pool of faculty members. Five new faculty members have joined the IIT this year, and two more recruits are expected to join by December 2017. The IIT has been heavily reliant on faculty from its mentor institute IIT Bombay....

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Despite edu dept notification, students show ‘wheel power’

Colva: Higher secondary students, especially those in the 15-17 year age group, continue to commute to school on their two-wheelers in spite of the education department passing a circular barring the practice barely a month ago. With the number of motor vehicle accidents constantly on the rise, the department had issued a circular urging headmasters and principals to educate parents...