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DU’s BTech to be 4-year course: UGC

UGC asked Delhi University on Sunday to continue with the four-year BTech programme only for the students admitted during the academic year 2013-14, putting an end to uncertainty following rollback of the controversial FYUP. University Grants Commission (UGC) also asked ...

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UP MLAs want salary hike

Legislators, cutting across party lines during the ongoing budget session of the Uttar Pradesh assembly, are worried, among other things, about their perks and salaries — now at Rs 50,000 a month. Citing the price rise and inflation, these otherwise ...

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India writes to Switzerland

India has made a fresh request to Switzerland seeking bank details and names of Indians having unaccounted money in Swiss banks, as the government expands its efforts to combat the menace of black money. The latest request has been made ...

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DDA to offer more houses, says Naidu

Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has been asked to plan more housing schemes for all categories from low to high income buyers to help meet the Capital’s shortfall of housing, urban development minister M Venkaiah Naidu has said. Speaking to TOI ...

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Drastic changes in land acquisition law

The “land acquisition law” bearing Rahul Gandhi’s imprint, enacted by the UPA government last year, came under all-round attack from states, including those ruled by Congress, raising the prospect of drastic changes in its provisions. The meeting of state revenue ...

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Foods you shouldn’t eat daily

While you may be making the utmost effort to eat healthy for the majority of your day, it is possible that there are the small daily mistakes you maybe making in your diet, which make weight loss, or weight management ...

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Offer for Campa Cola residents

Staring at a possible backlash during the forthcoming assembly elections, chief minister Prithviraj Chavan on Tuesday offered a solution to the residents of Campa Cola that will ensure the 96 illegal flats are not demolished and they return to legal ...

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33% reservation for women

Gujarat’s first woman chief minister Anandiben Patel delivered a blow for women empowerment on Tuesday when she declared recruitment norms would be revised and relaxed for women to ensure 33% jobs in the khaki force for the fair sex. Gujarat ...

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DU’s four-year programme and VC’s fate uncertain

Slowly but surely, Delhi University colleges are switching back from the controversial four-year undergraduate programme (FYUP) to the three-year course. On Tuesday – a day that was dominated by an unseemly drama over whether or not vice-chancellor Dinesh Singh had ...

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Campa residents give in, seek President’s ‘mercy’

Campa Cola society residents, who have been resisting action by the civic authorities, on Sunday finally relented and decided to allow officials to cut electricity, water and gas supply of the 96 illegal flats. The decision was taken by the ...

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