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Monthly News August 2014

Special entrance exam to fill large numb...

Special entrance exam to fill large number of vacant seats

In a breather to promoters of engineering colleges, a special joint entrance examination will be held on September 7 . According to Odisha Private Engineering College Association (OPECA), the Apex Court on Friday directed the Odisha Joint Entrance Examination Committee to conduct the entrance... read more »

IIT for Palakkad, Chandy assures MPs

IIT for Palakkad, Chandy assures MPs

Ending speculations that Palakkad may lose out in the race to set up the campus of the proposed Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) allotted to Kerala because of hectic lobbying from Kozhikode district, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has promised the Lok Sabha members from the district that the IIT... read more »

Poor start for Prime Minister Jan Dhan Y...

Poor start for Prime Minister Jan Dhan Yojana in Manipur

The Prime Minister Jan Dhan Yojana to provide banking facilities to every household got off to a poor start in Manipur on Thursday. While over 1.50 crore persons opened accounts in the country, just a handful persons did so in Manipur. The high profile scheme was launched in Imphal by Chief... read more »

Record Ganesh puja mandaps in Cuttack

Record Ganesh puja mandaps in Cuttack

A record number of 700 puja mandaps came up in Cuttack this year on Friday apart from pujas of the elephant-headed God held in all educational institutions. Different days have been allotted for puja mandaps to hold the immersion ceremonies next month. Ganesh puja will usher in other pujas for the... read more »

Police officer resigns, another is fired after Ferguson incidents

A police officer has resigned after pointing a rifle at protesters during racially charged demonstrations in Ferguson, Missouri, and another has been fired for inappropriate social media... read more »

Don’t mess with nuclear Russia, Putin says

LAKE SELIGER, Russia: President Vladimir Putin said on Friday Russia’s armed forces, backed by its nuclear arsenal, were ready to meet any aggression, declaring at a pro-Kremlin... read more »

Pentagon says Iraq operations have cost $560 million so far

WASHINGTON: The Pentagon said Friday that military operations in Iraq have cost more than $560 million so far, including the surveillance flights and airstrikes that began on June 16. Rear... read more »

Obama Weighing Delay in Action on Immigration

WASHINGTON — President Obama is considering a delay of his most controversial proposals to revamp immigration laws through executive action until after the midterm elections in November,... read more »

John Walker, Spy For Soviet Union, Dies in North Carolina Prison

RALEIGH, N.C. — A former American sailor convicted during the Cold War of leading a family spy ring for the Soviet Union has died in a prison hospital in North Carolina, officials said... read more »