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CET cell restarts UG admissions for engineering, architecture

After doing away with the ‘single umbrella’ admissions for professional courses, the state Common Entrance Test (CET) cell has reverted to the older admission process for under- graduate (UG) engineering and architecture courses. As reported by HT on Friday, candidates are now required to directly apply on the respective portals for the course they want […]

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Sudden entry

Sam was startled when he saw his mother at the door. He didn’t have much time to think, for the man who brought her back, was pushing his way into the house. Prologue The first car stopped outside the house when it was not yet light. Three people got out, whispered awhile, and moved silently […]

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Our brain likes new information as much as money: Study

While the research does not directly address the over-consumption of digital information, the fact that information engages the brain's reward system is a necessary condition for the addiction cycle, the researchers said. New information acts on the brain’s reward system in the same way as money or food, according to a study that explains why […]

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TV show to inform youth about British colonialism

Beecham House, the six-part series, will air on ITV British-Indian filmmaker, Gurinder Chadha, hopes her new Raj era television show about an East India Company officer, which hits TV screens in the UK on Sunday, will help inform youth about the history of Britain’s colonial past. Beecham House, a six-part television series for the ITV […]

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Rhythm Divine

A music album featuring Anup Jalota, Anuradha Paudwal, Jaspinder Narulla, Suresh Wadkar, and Sadhna Sargam will make a dozen of Murli Manohar Sharma's bhajans available to music lovers. (Written by Anoushka Gahilot) Every day of his life, Murli Manohar Sharma wrote a devotional song. He died in 2010, leaving behind 9,753 bhajans dedicated to Durga […]

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Logged Out, Clued In

Tanya Maheshwari, a visual artist based in Delhi, gave a close view of her femininity and gendered identity in the work, Neither in Nor Out. Using photos, visuals and text, in one work, a photograph of her mother to show how gender is inherited. (Written by Varsha Jayaprasad) On half a dozen old-style boxy television […]