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HT conclave at Pune: Focul point is education in age of disruption

Heads of prominent universities and academic institutes, policymakers from the government and experts in the field of education will gather in the city on Saturday for the Hindustan Times ‘Edusights’ conclave. The conclave will focus on ‘The role of education in the age of disruption’ with the participants and panellists sharing their thoughts and experiences […]

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BJP sweeps Karnataka; shakes Cong-JD (S) coalition govt

Senior Congress leaders who are trailing badly or on the verge of losing are Mallikarjun Kharge, Veerappa Moily and Muniyappa. The veteran of many a battle, former prime minister Deve Gowda was trailing and this could shake up the Congress- JD (s) coalition no end. The Bharatiya Janata Party is all set to sweep Karnataka […]

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On CBSE directive, govt asks schools to form hubs of learning

Acting on a Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) directive, the Delhi government has asked all government and private schools to form “hubs of learning” to ensure collaborative growth and enhance quality. To raise standards of education, CBSE had in March come out with a policy framework, asking its affiliated schools to “share, cooperate and […]

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Unclaimed bodies should be burnt or buried by MCDs: Govt

The Delhi government has informed the Delhi High Court that unidentified bodies or corpses should be given to charitable societies and if none of them come forward then they should be buried or burnt with due dignity by the municipal bodies. The information was given in an affidavit filed in response to a plea that […]

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Meet on release of prisoners postponed

A meeting of the Sentence Review Board— to decide on the pre-mature release of over 190 prisoners, including convicts in the Jessica Lal and Priyadarshini Mattoo murder cases — has been postponed once again. Two weeks ago, the state home minister’s office had informed the other six board members and fixed May 24(Friday) as the […]

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Faridkot custodial death case: Gunman, cop who killed himself booked

Opposition leaders meet 22-year-old’s family, ask why no judicial inquiry marked in case FOUR DAYS after 22-year-old Jaspal Singh was found dead in the custody of Faridkot’s CIA office, police registered an FIR against CIA in-charge Narinder Singh, who had committed suicide on Sunday, and his gunman Gurpreet Singh on charges of abetment to suicide. […]