Monthly Archives: April 2018

Rs 12.5 lakh per annum offered to NIT Goa graduate

Rs 12.5 lakh per annum offered to NIT Goa graduate

PANAJI: Close to 95% of the undergraduate and postgraduate students that will pass out of the National Institute of Technology (NIT), Goa, in 2018 have received placements with reputed companies. The highest pay package offered to any student for the years was of Rs 12.5 lakh per annum, NIT Goadirector Gopal Mugeraya saidBut what is …

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9-member team to probe carcass racket

9-member team to probe carcass racket

KOLKATA: A nine-member special investigation team (SIT) headed by a deputy SP was formed on Sunday to investigate the carcass meat supply racket. The state Enforcement Branch has also started its own probe. The four-day-long investigation has thrown up a a long chain of suspects and a number of vexing …

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Farms to be searched for curbing oxytocin misuse: Health department

Farms to be searched for curbing oxytocin misuse: Health department

JAIPUR: Health department’s drug controllers have sent out a message to those selling oxytocin illegally by filing FIR against three persons in Jaipur and Ajmer as they seized oxytocin injections from their possession. Drug controller Rajaram Sharma said, “We have checked more than 100 dairy farms in the state in past few days to …

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No respite from heat; Bundi hottest at 46.5 degree celsius

No respite from heat; Bundi hottest at 46.5 degree celsius

JAIPUR: There was no respite from the heat wave conditions across the state for the third consecutive day on Sunday. Be it early morning or afternoon, majority of places witnessed a rise in their minimum and maximum temperatures. Bundi remained hottest in the state where a maximum temperature of 46.5 …

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JEE Main Results: CBSE JEE Main result 2018 to be declared shortly

JEE Main Results: CBSE JEE Main result 2018 to be declared shortly

AHMEDABAD : The Central Board for Secondary Educationwill on Monday announce the results of the Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Main 2018. The IIT-JEE Main 2018 result will be declared on the official result portal: results.nic.in. The JEE Main exam offline mode was conducted on April 8 while the exams for online mode …

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Gujarat Assembly Speaker calls PM Modi and BR Ambedkar ‘Brahmins’

Gujarat Assembly Speaker calls PM Modi and BR Ambedkar 'Brahmins'

GANDHINAGAR: Gujarat Assembly Speaker Rajendra Trivedi on Sunday described BR Ambedkar as a ‘Brahmin’, contending that there was nothing wrong in calling a learned person a Brahmin. In his address at the ‘Mega Brahmin Business Summit’ in Gandhinagar, Trivedi said, “I have no hesitation in saying that BR Ambedkar is a Brahmin. There is nothing wrong with …

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They can’t afford hockey sticks, but hockey remains their goal

They can’t afford hockey sticks, but hockey remains their goal

A group of girls can be seen at the astro turf stadium here attending hockey practice sessions daily. The girls come from poor backgrounds but that does not stop them from following their passion for the sport.Back home, the families of the girls sometimes find it difficult to even arrange …

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SC stays HC order on restoring anti-graft commission’s powers

SC stays HC order on restoring anti-graft commission’s powers

The Supreme Court has stayed the order of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court which restored the State Accountability Commission’s power to initiate proceedings on its own against any minister or legislator on the basis of anonymous complaints in graft cases.The top court asked the state government and the SAC …

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Procurement saved penny, lost pound

Procurement saved penny, lost pound

As the Congress government’s attention was diverted towards dousing the fires within the party following the Cabinet expansion, one of its new ministers, Bharat Bhushan Ashu, had a baptism by fire that was set up much before he took over office. In charge of Food and Civil Supplies, he landed …

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