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    Delhi University has decided to roll back FYUP: Dinesh Singh

    New Delhi: The Delhi University has finally rolled back the controversial Four Year Undergraduate Programme (FYUP), according to a statement by Vice Chancellor (VC) Dinesh Singh. He also said that it was of paramount importance to protect the students by starting the admission process.

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    No sign of good days so far: Nitish

    Patna: Commenting on 30 days in office of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar today said though it was a short span of time, whatever was done so far did not reflect arrival of good days in the country.

  • Karnataka Govt to regularise 23,000 daily wage employees

    Bangalore: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah today said the government would regularise the services of 23,000 daily wage employees in various departments once it receives the list of their names.

  • Police constable arrested for taking Rs 50,000 bribe

    Jaipur: Rajasthan Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) sleuths caught a police constable red-handed while he was allegedly accepting bribe of Rs 50,000, an official said today.

  • Tejpal’s interim bail extended till July 1

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court Friday extended till July 1 the interim bail of Tehelka founder editor Tarun Tejpal in a sexual assault case.

  • Man acquitted of charge of sexually assaulting minor

    New Delhi: A man accused of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl has been acquitted by a Delhi court after the minor resiled from her statement and said that she made the allegations against him at the instance of an NGO official.

  • Saina in semis, Sindhu out of Australian Open

    Sydney: While India’s Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal marched into the women’s singles semi-finals, compatriot P.V. Sindhu had to bite the dust as her campaign came to an end in the quarter-finals of the $750,000 Australian Badminton Open Super Series here Friday.

  • Goa iron firm forges bank loan documents

    Panaji: Goa’s top mines official has accused an iron ore trading company of forging his signature to secure a loan from a nationalised bank, police said Friday.

  • Method to extend life span of mice with ALS discovered

    Tokyo: A team of Japanese scientists has discovered a method that extends the life of mice with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a neurodegenerative disease for which there is no effective cure, media reported Friday.

  • Uyghur acamedician denied food in jail by Chinese authorities

    Beijing: Chinese authorities denied food for 10 days to Uyghur intellectual Ilham Tohti who is awaiting trial after the government slapped separatism charges against him, his lawyer Wang Yu said Friday.

  • LF walkout: Mamata says would come to House whenever she wanted

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today told the Assembly that she would be present in the House whenever she wanted to and said there was nothing she could do if the Opposition had no questions for her departments, after a walkout by opposition Left Front members.

  • Social Justice & Empowerment ministry gets active on Facebook

    New Delhi: With a view of taking its schemes to the tech-savvy population, the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment has joined Facebook to have an online interface with the beneficiaries on the social media.

  • B-Town remembers R.D. Burman on his 75th birth anniversary

    Mumbai: Bollywood celebrities including his singer-wife Asha Bhosle, filmmakers Madhur Bhandarkar and Sujoy Ghosh missed late Bollywood music director Rahul Dev Burman, fondly called Pancham Da, on the occasion of his 75th birth anniversary Friday. They hope his music stays eternal.

  • Genes vital in making of a maestro: Study

    New York: Genetics and environment work together to help people become accomplished musicians, finds a study of 850 sets of twins.

  • Policeman dies in a Naxal attack in Gadchiroli

    Gadchiroli: A policeman identified as Umesh Jaavde died late Thursday night after a group of Maoists opened fire on a police patrol in the Murumgaon Forest area of Maharashtra’s Gadchiroli District.