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FYJC admissions: 60K students

Mumbai Chaos around admissions for first-year junior colleges continued even after the fourth merit list was declared on Tuesday, with around 60,000 students still left without a seat. The state education department will now conduct a special merit-based round for the students. The schedule will be declared on Friday. “The students, who have not secured […]

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Raje’s yatra to skip Sheo, raising political hackles

Chief minister Vasundhara Raje’s 40-day Rajasthan Gaurav Yatra will give a miss to Sheo constituency in Jodhpur division. The “rath” is traversing the southern part of the state and will enter the Marwar region or the Jodhpur division on August 23. The CM is scheduled to hold a public meeting in Barmer on August 28 […]

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Sugarcane crop destroyed in downpour

Downpour accompanied by gale destroyed standing sugarcane crop on about 200 acres in Thevur area on Saturday evening. Farmers have raised sugarcane in a large area in the villages of Senrayanur; Peramachipalayam; Konakazhuthanur; Odasakkarai; Kaaniyalampatti; Vatrampalayam; Pullagoundampatti; Kaveripatti; Vellalapalayam; Koneripatti; Poonanpalayam, Kottayur etc. The cane crop will be usually ready for harvest in 10 months. […]

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Traffic diversion in Mettupalayam

Due to the ongoing construction of flyover on Mettupalayam-Karamadai Road, near the GMRC School, and also near the Uzhavar Sandhai, the police have announced traffic diversion with effect from August 6 night. Buses proceeding to Coimbatore, Tirupur and Erode from Mettupalayam bus stand and buses from Ooty road should take Annur Road from the signal. […]

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TNEA offers valuable insights

Analysis of the first two rounds of the Tamil Nadu Engineering Admission’s online counselling shows that students have been making the right choice when it comes to choosing an engineering college to pursue BE/B.Tech courses. The premier College of Engineering (CEG), Guindy, a constituent college of Anna University, remains the most preferred destination of students […]

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Dimly lit, unclean Gurugram subways remain a nightmare for women commuters

Months after officials of the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) assured that the three subways along the Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway would be “cleaned and well-maintained”, and the police promised to deploy a “team at subways to check hooligans and miscreants”, these stretches—built solely to ensure people can cross the busy road safely—remain a nightmare for […]

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HC notice to State on school fee rules

The Karnataka High Court on Monday ordered issue of notice to the State government on a petition questioning the legality of the Educational Institutions (Regulation of certain fees and donations) Rules, 2018, which allows private schools to increase fees based on certain parameters. Justice B.V. Nagarathna passed the order on a petition filed by Karnataka […]