In a recent case of shootout in the Ghazipur district of Uttar Pradesh, a Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) worker and local Journalist, Rajesh Mishra lost his life. Reportedly, he was shot dead at his shop in the district's Karanda area by some bike-borne attackers.
Mishra's brother, Mitesh Mishra who was present at the time of the murder is critically injured. Police are investigating the case but no one has yet been arrested in the matter. Reportedly, the Mishra brothers were on their way to...
Diwali night was certainly one starry night with many B-town celebrities hosting lavish Diwali parties to add sparkle and glamour to the festival. Bollywood’s Yoga Queen Shilpa Shetty was one of the many celebs to throw a grand party at her residence in Mumbai on the occasion.
Many popular and bright faces of Bollywood industry walked it for the celebration along with their family. At Shilpa's grand party, the star kids stole the limelight in traditional attires while flaunting their best festive...
Tamil Superstar Vijay's latest release, 'Mersal' is surrounded by controversies ever since hitting the theatres on October 17th due to the politically-offensive dialogues in the film. The reference to Goods and Services Tax has irked the BJP leaders who are hell-bound at getting the scenes chopped from the film.
While the ministers advocate that the central taxation regime has been presented in the bad light through various references, Vijay's fans and admirers feel that the film is taking up the...
While investigating the case of an engineer of Indian origin who was jailed in Peshawar on espionage charges, A Pakistani journalist named Zeenat Shahzadi was kidnapped two years ago. As per the officials, the 26-year-old reporter of Daily Nai Khaber and Metro News TV channel was finally rescued.
Reportedly, Zeenat was kidnapped by some unidentified men in a populated locality of Lahore on August 19, 2015, on her way to work. It was believed that Shahzadi 'forcibly disappeared' while she was working...
The Indian Banks’ Association (IBA) has questioned the jurisdiction of the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) in issuing directions to banks under the Aadhaar Act, according to news reports.
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In an appreciative decision, Supreme Court banned the sales of firecrackers in Delhi-NCR with effect from October 9 till November 1. The decision was taken in wake of a petition which requested the apex court to restore last year's ban.
The ban was restored keeping in mind that a number of firecrackers that are burst during festive season add to the already alarming levels of air pollution in Delhi. Many responsible citizens of the country supported the decision and urged their near and dear ones...
IIT Fees Hiked, Up From Rs 90,000 To Rs 2 Lakh; SC/ST, Disabled Students Get Waiver
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April 7 , 2016 , 12:16 IST
Union Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani on Thursday approved over two-fold hike of Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) fees from the present Rs. 90,000 to Rs. 2 lakh.
A proposal for such a hike in annual fees was approved by IIT panel last month.
Sources added, fee of SC, ST, disabled students and students belonging to families with annual income below Rs 1 lakh will be waived.
On Wednesday, the HRD minister promised a fee waiver for all SC/ST, Dalit and physically challenged students of the 23 branches of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT).
Irani said the move will benefit nearly 50% of the 60,471 students enrolled in the country's premier technology institutes.
(With agencies input)