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- Is PM Narendra Modi ‘jealous’ for not getting invited? Sidhu on his Pakistan visit
- Hyderabad traffic top cop fined for wrong parking
Indian-origin alumni couple from US donates $1 million to BITS Pilani
Premier engineering and science institute BITS Pilani has announced that it received a $1 million pledge from a US-based alumni couple for its campus programmes, the largest individual donation ever received by the institution. The couple — Prashanth and Anuradha Palakurthi — made the announcement on Friday, during the ruby anniversary celebrations of Prashanth's 1978-83 batch.
- What is the row about namaz in Taj Mahal mosque?
- Gujarat man, son briefly held for pic with Indian flag in Mecca
High-flying burglars land in police net with Merc
Mohammed Irfan Akhtar Shaikh (29) and Mohammed Mahroof Matiur Ali (25) were burglars with a taste for the good life.
- ‘Centre considered option of appointing Adhia as CAG’
- Another CBI man in SC; claims victimisation for probing Asthana
UIDAI chief Ajay Bhushan Pandey to be new revenue secy
According to an order issued by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC), 1985 batch West Bengal cadre IAS officer Sumanta Chaudhuri is the new coal secretary. It said, “Orders for a new assignment for Inder Jit Singh, IAS (KL-85) are being issued separately.” Singh was in-charge of the coal ministry.
Derogatory remark: Odisha House accepts Abhijit apology
The Assembly passed the recommendations of a house committee, led by leader of Opposition Narasingha Mishra, which was looking into Iyer-Mitra’s remarks. The Assembly also asked the state government to provide materials to Iyer-Mitra to educate him about the art, culture, history and people of the state, as suggested by the house panel.