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Tuesday , June 24 , 2014
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Delhi University V-C quits in UGC row, apex court refuses to step in

Updated: 24 June 2014, Tuesday, 16:19 hrs (IST)
Delhi University Vice-Chancellor Dinesh Singh resigned on Tuesday, with the University Grants Commission not budging from its stand that the university withdraw the four-year undergraduate programme (FYUP) launched last year....   | Read..

Govt’s aim: put economy on high-growth path, restore trust of investors

Updated: 24 June 2014, Tuesday, 16:42 hrs (IST)
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, faced with a “challenging” economy, said Tuesday the time has come to take measures that will put the country on a faster pace of ...   | Read..

DU row hits where it hurts most

Colleges affiliated to Delhi University have deferred admissions by a week, adding to the uncertainty gripping the one lakh-odd seat seekers, ....   | Read..

If you deny them a pleasure den, this is what awaits you

The unexplained death of a lodge owner has blown the lid off an assault of his manager by a Trinamul leader who allegedly wanted a room to be set aside as his personal pleasur...   | Read..

Cubs force Smriti to compete with Left

For a change, it is not the gerontocracy but Generation Next that has given a headache to the BJP just when Narendra Modi was warming up to deliver on promises he made to...   | Read..

Price of more speed & less space

The proportion of fatal road accidents has been rising sharply in India over the past decade despite a fall in the rate at which accidents are increasing, suggesting higher s...   | Read..

Girl dragged into car, love affair whiff

A college-going girl was forced into a car at upscale Kankerbagh locality this morning when she was on way to coaching class, prompting her family to level allegations of...   | Read..

Next change: MLAs of all hues on silver screen

Difference of opinions in the Assembly hardly matters for legislators in sharing the silver screen....   | Read..

Not compromised national security: CM

Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi today said he had not compromised “national security” by divulging the BJP-led NDA government’s proposal to grant ...   | Read..

CAG cracks urban whip on govt

The comprehensive development plans to regulate urban growth in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack has failed to receive due attention from the state government, the annual report of th...   | Read..

House erupts over ‘violator’ minister

Much to the embarrassment of the government, the name of food supplies and consumer welfare minister Sanjay Kumar Das Burma appears in the list of 423 real estate develop...   | Read..

Jamtara kids to take home train today

Almost two weeks after they were rescued from an allegedly unauthorised orphanage in Kerala’s Kollam district, 21 Jharkhand children hailing from Jamtara will retur...   | Read..

Birsa agri university harvests crop of problems

Last week’s high drama over Raj Bhavan summarily ordering a freeze on Birsa Agricultural University (BAU) vice chancellor M.P. Pandey and then directing a probe against...   | Read..
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