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JEE advanced to go completely online from 2018 21.8.2017 DNA: Mumbai
Joint Entrance Examination Advanced, which governs entry to Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), will be held completely online from next year. The decision was taken by the Joint Admissions Board (JAB) of IITs, a body responsible for exam-related policies of the institutions, in its meeting held in Chennai on Sunday. Students who want admission in IITs have to clear the JEE Main first, after which they are eligible to take JEE Advanced which opens avenues for admission to the 23 institutes across the country. While JEE Main is already being held online, students had to write the advanced test on paper. In order to save logistics and make improve the evaluation process, officials decided to extend the option of online to JEE Advanced as well. Currently, options to give the JEE Advanced exam online exists in only a few centres. Confirming the development, a senior official in the HRD ministry said, "Making the JEE Advanced online was the main proposal on the JAB meeting agenda, which has been cleared ...
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PM Modi, Shah to meet CMs of BJP-ruled states on Monday to discuss welfare schemes 21.8.2017 TOI: India
Days after BJP began its preparations for Lok Sabha polls with party chief Amit Shah setting a target of 350-plus seats for 2019, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Shah will be holding a meeting of chief ministers and deputy chief ministers of all party-ruled states on Monday.
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IIT entrance exam to go completely online from next year: Official 20.8.2017 TOI: India
In a statement, Director, IIT-Madras, and Chairman JAB 2017, Prof Bhaskar Ramamurthi said, "It has been decided that the JEE (Advanced) will be conducted in online mode from 2018 onwards. Further information regarding the examination will be provided by the JAB in due course."
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Come 2018, JEE exams to go completely online 20.8.2017 DNA: Wide Angle
The entrance examination for the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) will go completely online from 2018, the Joint Admission Board (JAB) decided today. The JAB, which is the policy-making body on IIT admissions, took the decision at a meeting here. In a statement, Director, IIT-Madras, and Chairman JAB 2017, Prof Bhaskar Ramamurthi said, "It has been decided that the JEE (Advanced) will be conducted in online mode from 2018 onwards. Further information regarding the examination will be provided by the JAB in due course." The HRD Ministry had earlier introduced the option of taking the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE)- Mains online. The JEE-Mains is the entrance examination for admission to engineering courses offered across the country and a qualifying exam for JEE-Advanced which is required for admission to the prestigious IITs and NITs. "In order to make logistics and evaluations easier it was decided today that the JEE-Advanced should be made online," a JAB member said. "The concept was ...
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Entrance test to IITs to completely go online from 2018 20.8.2017 ET: Education
The number of students eligible to take the test climbed from 1.5 lakh in 2015 to 2 lakh in 2016 due to an increase in IIT seats.
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PM Modi, Amit Shah top meet CMs of BJP-ruled states tomorrow 20.8.2017 TOI: India
This will be Modi's third meeting with the chief ministers after the BJP swept to power in 2014, but the first such exercise since it formed a government in Bihar by joining hands with the JD(U).
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BJP becoming intolerant towards criticism: Cong 20.8.2017 The Assam Tribune
BJP becoming intolerant towards criticism: Cong
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Scope of bee-keeping to augment income highlighted 20.8.2017 The Assam Tribune
Scope of bee-keeping to augment income highlighted
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BJP MP says Kondli sewage treatment plant has improved 20.8.2017 DNA: Money
Functioning of the Sewage Treatment Plant located in Kodli, which used to generate a bad odour and pollute the surrounding area, has been improved in the past six months, claims BJP MP Maheish Girri from the east Delhi Lok Sabha constituency, on Saturday. "The Sewage Treatment Plant, that started its operation in 2013, was generating a bad amount of odour and pollution for local residents due to lack of maintenance and faulty operations. As soon as the residents approached me, I took cognisance of the problem and held a number of meetings with Delhi Jal Board (DJB) officials over the issue," he said. "The situation of the Plant today has improved drastically. To a great extent, the bad odour has reduced and pollution has been controlled," he added. He also directed DJB officials to take urgent steps to remove sludge on a daily basis, plant more trees, and take required steps to quell the bad odour and stop pollution. "In the past six months, thousands of trees have been planted, which has controlled ...
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AIADMK merger likely before Amit Shah's visit 20.8.2017 DNA: Mumbai
The two warring factions of the AIADMK in Tamil Nadu are likely to formally announce the merger before Tuesday when BJP president Amit Shah begins his visit to the State. The merger talks gained momentum after the separate meetings of Chief Minister E Palaniswami and former CM O Panneerselvam with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi last week. Panneerselvam said that the talks were going on smoothly and a good decision was expected within a day or two. On Saturday after another round of talks with the leaders of his camp, he said there were no differences within the faction. A senior leader in the OPS camp said that former minister KP Munusamy who was first to extend support to the Panneerselvam following his Marina rebellion, had opposed the merger without formal expulsion of Sasikala and CBI probe into Jayalalithaa's death (not the Judicial Commission of Inquiry). Munusamy and few other leaders also expressed their unhappiness over the OPS not getting either the CM or party general secretary ...
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4 years after parting ways, JD(U) does 'ghar wapasi' to NDA 20.8.2017 DNA: Mumbai
The Nitish Kumar-led Janata Dal(United) did a 'ghar wapasi' to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) on Saturday, nearly four years after it dumped the saffron party over Narendra Modi's selection as the prime ministerial candidate for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. In the presence of chiefs of 16 state units, 71 MLAs, 30 MLCs, and 16 of the 19 office-bearers, the party approved the Bihar unit's decision to quit Mahagathbandhan and passed a resolution, accepting BJP President Amit Shah's invitation to join the NDA, clearing decks for elevation of senior party leaders as Union Cabinet ministers in the coming days. "During his last visit to Delhi, our President, Nitish Kumar, had received an invitation from Shah to join the NDA. We have passed the resolution at our national executive council meet, and are now a part of the NDA," party general secretary and spokesperson KC Tyagi said while addressing the media at the state JD(U) headquarters in Patna on Saturday. Welcoming ...
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Expert blames middlemen for farmers’ suicides 20.8.2017 TOI: Patna
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Aurangabad: Three AIMIM corporators suspended for 15 days for refusing to stand for Vande Mataram 19.8.2017 DNA: Popular News
Three All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen have been suspended by the Aurangabad Municipal Corporation for 15 days for refusing to stand for ‘Vande Mataram’ during an AMC meeting on Saturday. Shiv Sena and BJP corporators created a ruckus after the AIMIM corporators refused to stand. Earlier, AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi had termed the compulsion of singing Vande Mataram as 'unconstitutional'. #WATCH :Ruckus in Aurangabad municipal corp's meeting by BJP & Shiv Sena after 2 MIM corporators didn't rise for 'Vande Mataram' #Maharashtra pic.twitter.com/Mpp75XkMBx — ANI (@ANI) August 19, 2017 Recently, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation passed a notice of motion to make national song Vande Mataram compulsory in BMC-run schools. Mumbai Mayor Vishwanath Mahadeshwar had said in a statement that all the BMC run schools will have to sing 'Vande Mataram' twice a week. The proposal will be sent to the Maharashtra Government for a final approval. The Madras High Court in July ordered singing of the national song ...
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DNA Evening Reads | Nitish Kumar talks tough; stabbing attack in Russia; Steve Bannon addresses firing and more 19.8.2017 DNA: Popular News
'People' should not lecture me about secularism, says Nitish Kumar Rival JD(U) factions headed by Nitish Kumar on Saturday passed a resolution to join National Democratic Alliance (NDA). The resolution was passed in the National Executive Committee meeting at party President and Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's official residence. Click here to know more No difference of opinion, will announce good decision: OPS Amid reports of hurdles between the AIADMK factions over merger talks, O Panneerselvam on Saturday officially acknowledged that talks are going on, and a good decision will be announced soon. Click here to read more Eight stabbed in Russian city, police shoot man dead A knife attacker stabbed eight people on the street in Russia's far northern city of Surgut before being shot by police, investigators said on Saturday. Click here to know more Trump presidency that we fought for, and won, is over: Ousted chief strategist Steve Bannon Ousted White House chief strategist Stephen Bannon said the Trump ...
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The stories of these 7 Hindustanis show you how India has changed 19.8.2017 TOI: India
On a daylong drive around Gurgaon, we find a microcosm of today's India in the characters we meet, all products of the dramatic social, political and economic changes of these 10 years.
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Nitish Kumar-led JD(U) passes resolution to join NDA 19.8.2017 TOI: India
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Darrang DC moved over safety of KV students 19.8.2017 The Assam Tribune
Darrang DC moved over safety of KV students
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Photo exhibition at GU 19.8.2017 The Assam Tribune
Photo exhibition at GU
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Opposition parties to organise joint programmes in BJP-ruled states 19.8.2017 TOI: India
A coordination committee is expected to be constituted by Congress president Sonia Gandhi soon for this purpose in consultations with her counterparts in other parties, following the meeting of 14 Opposition parties in Delhi.
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Amit Shah to focus on mobilising BJP's grassroot workers in Madhya Pradesh 19.8.2017 TOI: India
Shah has a packed schedule where he will be meeting the BJP state core group, its local-level workers to discuss the issues and challenges facing the party.
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