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Engineering admissions: NET likely to be introduced in 2019-2020

With some states opposing introduction of National Eligibility Test for admission to engineering courses, it is unlikely to be held next year but could become a reality in 2019-’20, a top AICTE official said on Monday. Though the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) had approved a single entrance examination (NET) for admission to all engineering colleges from this year, some states had opposed and as a result it had to be deferred, AICTE Chairman Anil D Sahasrabudhe told reporters in Coimbatore. The Council would hold discussions with state…

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Kirori Mal College’s popular candy seller: Shah Rukh Khan asked me to work in his serial

Tinguji has spent a lifetime selling candies at Delhi University’s Kirori Mal College (KMC). For four decades, neither heat nor rain or cold could deter this slight little old man from going about his business. “I used to sell pen nibs at a shop in Hans Raj College but that had to be shut due to the Emergency in 1975. I then thought I’ll carry with me whatever I have to sell, so that no one can dislocate me ever again,” says Amarnath Gupta aka Tinguji, who earns anything between…

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Eyes set on sky, children display drone-flying skills in Lucknow

All eyes were set on the sky as young minds gave wings to their dreams and skills at La Martiniere College ground in Lucknow on Thursday. After learning how to make and control unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) during a 20-day summer camp, 30 children in the age group of 6-16 years demonstrated their drone-flying skills on the concluding day of the programme. “This is the first time in the country where a platform was provided to the children to ignite their young minds to draw them towards aviation and robotics,”…

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6 Restaurants in Mumbai That Serve Fantastic Organic Food

  In today’s time, where most of us are cautious about how we look and what we eat, few restaurants are doing a great job in helping us turn towards a heathier lifestyle. Food that is grown organically is not just healthy for you but also for the environment. Keeping this in mind, organic cafés and restaurants are transforming the eating-out scene in Mumbai with their healthy greens, vegan beverages and gluten-free alternatives pitted against gluttonous joints that have crowded the lanes for long. From salads, sandwiches and smoothies to…

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Thai Man Reportedly Sentenced to 35 Years in Jail for Defaming Royals on Facebook

HIGHLIGHTS A Thai man was jailed for 35 years on Friday for Facebook posts The posts deemed insulting to the royal family of Thailand The court punished him with seven years per count A Thai man was jailed for 35 years on Friday for Facebook posts deemed insulting to the royal family, a watchdog said, in one of the harshest sentences handed down for a crime that insulates Thailand’s ultra-rich monarchy from criticism. A Bangkok military court convicted the 34-year-old of ten counts of lese majeste for posting photos and…

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A Hidden Gem in Sarojini Market You Must Visit for the Best Amritsar Kulchas in Delhi

Apart from claiming the title for being the ultimate shopping haven, Sarojini Nagar is also home to a hidden gem which may have not been given the attention it deserves but all that is about to change now. Going by the name of Kulcha King, this dainty joint revels in its modest environment but is a priceless discovery. Situated as Shop No. 144 in the Ring Road Market of Sarojini Nagar, Kulcha King is not a big shop with flashy boards, but it’s not easy to miss it, owing to…

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