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  • indore, madhya pradesh, tinchha falls, Narmada river, IMC, Indore Municipal Corporation

    Indore: Tinchha Falls to quench thirst of city at cheaper rates

    Indore: Though river Narmada is quenching the city’s thirst, the cost of its water is very high and it will not be easy for Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC) to continue bearing such a heavy cost for long. So, the IMC has found alternative sources including Tinchha falls, Shitalamata falls and Gambhir river upstream for drawing…

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  • indore, madhya pradesh, MP government, college fees, fee structure

    Indore: Govt empowers universities to regulate college fees

    Indore: Are you worried about your college charging a bomb? Here is a good news– soon, universities in state will act and rationalise fee structures of their respective affiliated colleges, as accepting a long pending demand of students, Madhya Pradesh government has empowered the universities to regulate fee structures of courses run by private colleges…

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  • Despite series of protests, IIT-Indore dir finds food not ‘tasteless, substandard & overpriced’

    Indore: Even as protests by students of Indian Institute of Technology Indore (IIT-I) over alleged substandard food being served to them continued, institute director Pradeep Mathur on Monday refused to recognise the problem saying There is no issue with the food at all and that merely a handful of students were participating in the protests….

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  • Indore: Dreaded 75% attendance rule scrapped in engg colleges

    Indore: In a major relief to BE and BTech students, ministry of human resource development (MHRD) on Friday scrapped the 75 per cent attendance rule in undergraduate courses believing that the step would provide more opportunities to engineering students to take hands-on experience and enhance employability. In a circular addressed to engineering colleges, Policy &…

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  • indore, madhya pradesh, peer deeper, space, fetch, master degree, astronomy, IIT Indore

    Indore: Peer deeper into space and fetch masters degree

    Indore: If celestial objects like sun, moon and stars fascinate you and you want to know more about them enrol yourself in a master’s degree course in Astronomy soon to be offered by Indian Institute of Technology Indore. IIT Indore has announced plans to launch a postgraduate degree course exclusively in Astronomy this year. “IIT…

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  • Indore: IIM fetches impressive hike in income from consultancy services

    The elite b-school saw 84% rise in income from consultancy services in a single year, as it generated Rs 16.54 crore in fiscal 2016-17 through consultancy projects, which is about Rs 7.5 crore more to what it had earned in 2015-16. Indore : With operation cost escalating, Indian Institute of Management Indore has focused on…

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  • indore, madhya pradesh, sugni devi college, Maheshwari Sugni Devi Girls’ College, DHE

    Indore: Sugni Devi College may have to sell itself to refund grant

    Indore: Maheshwari Sugni Devi Girls’ College, which is located at a prominent location of Nandanagar, has reached on the brink of sale with Department of Higher Education (DHE) seeking refund of Rs 60 crore grant allocated to it since 2003. “That’s a huge amount. The financial condition of Sugni Devi College is very poor. If…

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  • Indore: DAVV told to refund Rs 60 cr grant allocated to Sugni Devi College

    Indore: Doing hand-holding of Maheshwari Sugni Devi Girls’ College may cost Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) heftily.  Citing its association with the college, Department of Higher Education (DHE) has asked the DAVV to refund Rs 60 crore grant allocated to the college in past 14 years. “The DHE has been informed that Maheshwari Sugni Devi Girls’…

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  • Indore: Lost password of UGC portal leaves DAVV students’ grievances unattended

    Indore: In a strange incident, Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) has been looking for the password of an important ID assigned by University Grants Commission (UGC) to the university for accessing online complaints concerning it. Despite hard efforts for past one-and-a-half-month, the password could not be retrieved, even as pendency of complaints seeking redressal witnessing a…

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  • Indore: MP replaces colonial gowns with jacket and uttariya

    Indore: Shunning the traditional British relics of wearing robes in passing out ceremonies, the State coordination committee – the apex body of higher education – has approved a proposal for replacing convocation gowns with very own Indian jacket and uttariya believing that this dress code will inculcate a feeling of nationalism in students. “The coordination…

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  • Indore: Ragging out of bounds, cases all time high in 2017

    Indore: Despite stringent measures put in place, ragging in institutions of higher learning is not only alive and kicking, but ever increasing, with year 2017 witnessing highest number of cases in the last nine years. This year, so far, as many as 642 complaints of ragging were registered with National Anti-Ragging Helpline of University Grants…

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