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RAG

Abbreviation for:
recombination activating gene
Red Amber Green (traffic light)  
risk assessment in genetics
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The teacher was made to go out and they started ragging us.
Teachers can organise a team of students to tackle incidents of ragging within the college premises.
Through colonial masters, ragging was introduced in South Asia and reached colleges of the Indian sub-continent long before independence.
Shri Javadekar said as per his knowledge in campuses majority of senior students actually help guide their juniors and properly mentor them, but in few cases ragging happens which needs to be completely eliminated from campuses.
The dismembered body of the 19-year-old Pon Navarasu of Rajah Muthiah Medical College in Chidambaram, allegedly ragged by a senior, John David, who began physically assaulting him when he refused to strip and lick his footwear; the burning alive of 17 year old Ajmal PM, an aeronautical engineering student in Bangalore; Akash Agarwal the 20-year-old pharmacy student in Kolkata ragged and beaten to death by his seniors; a 15-year-old student of Delhi Public School Noida who had to be hospitalized after 17 seniors beat him up with sticks and metal rods et al are but a few of the many gory tales of ragging in bygone years.
So far, the police have not found any sign of " ragging", though an enquiry has been set up by the college.
"They were subjected to this suspension on the fallacious accusation that they had engaged in inhuman ragging of fresher's,"
A preliminary-enquiry report states that the students have clearly denied any ragging incident involving them.
390 cases of ragging, including death or maiming of students, were reported in different colleges of the country during the last year, including the States of Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal and Madhya Pradesh which have reported higher number of cases.
IN ITS bid to stop incidents of ragging, the Delhi University is taking steps to keep a check on ragging including formation of joint control rooms and restricting entry of outsiders to colleges.
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