Tag: Supreme Court

Testing times for lakhs of students after Supreme Court orders fresh AIPMT examination

Testing times for lakhs of students after Supreme Court orders fresh AIPMT examination

| June 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Over 630,000 students will have to take the All-India Pre-Medical Test afresh in four weeks after the Supreme Court on Monday scrapped it due to large-scale irregularities but experts fear protracted admission delays after the CBSE indicated the time-frame was not enough. A bench of justices RK Agarwal and Amitava Roy also ordered that all […]

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Supreme Court raps CBSE over answer leak, hints at PMT re-test

Supreme Court raps CBSE over answer leak, hints at PMT re-test

| June 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

NEW DELHI: Over 6.3 lakh candidates who took the All India Pre-Medical Test (AIPMT) on May 3 may have to appear again as the Supreme Court on Friday hinted at cancelling the examination in view of leak of answer keys across many centres and failure of police to identify all the culprits. A bench of […]

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Fate of 6.3 lakh MBBS aspirants hangs in balance after SC reserves order on pleas seeking cancellation of AIPMT

Fate of 6.3 lakh MBBS aspirants hangs in balance after SC reserves order on pleas seeking cancellation of AIPMT

| June 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

New Delhi: The fate of 6.3 lakh students hangs in balance as the Supreme Court has reserved its verdict on the stay order on declaration of All India Pre-Medical Test results. The results of the exam that was held on May 3, were to be declared on June 5 but was stayed after allegations that […]

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Minister contradicts Sonia’s claim on Durgawati project

Minister contradicts Sonia’s claim on Durgawati project

| April 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: Bihar water resources department minister Vijay Kumar Chaudhury on Friday contradicted the claim of Congress president Sonia Gandhi that Lok Sabha Speaker and Congress candidate from Sasaram, Meira Kumar had expedited the Durgawati reservoir project. He said the project was sanctioned in 1975 when Rs 25 crore was allotted for the execution of the […]

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“Not trying to become Kejriwal”

“Not trying to become Kejriwal”

| March 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: The Cricket Association of Bihar secretary, Aditya Verma, on Tuesday, said he welcomed the Supreme Court’s observation that Narayanswamy Srinivasan should step down as the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president, to ensure a fair probe of the IPL fixing and betting scandal. A former under-22 cricketer from Bihar, had waged a […]

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Cancer Awareness Society demands 70% VAT on tobacco products

Cancer Awareness Society demands 70% VAT on tobacco products

| February 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Gaya: Expressing concern over the high incidence of cancer deaths in Bihar, TP Sinha, president, Cancer Awareness Society (CAS), demanded prohibitively high rate of taxation on tobacco products in the state to discourage the sale and use of tobacco. Sinha demanded imposition of VAT at the rate of 70 % in Bihar to contain the alarmingly high […]

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Yedla C Simhadri is new Patna University VC

Yedla C Simhadri is new Patna University VC

| January 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Yedla C Simhadri was today appointed the new Vice Chancellor (VC) of Patna University while Mohammad Ishtiyaque was chosen to head Magadh University. They were among the 10 VCs whose names were finalised after a meeting between Governor D Y Patil and Chief MinisterNitish Kumar this evening which was attended by Bihar education minister P K Shahi, a statement […]

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