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JNU Chief Proctor resigns over alleged differences with administration

A top JNU official who was leading the inquiry into missing student Najeeb Ahmad’s case besides other disciplinary issues on campus, resigned from the post allegedly over some differences with administration prompting the varsity to appoint his replacement. The Vice Chancellor met Chief Proctor AP Dimri today following his resignation and decided to appoint Vibha Tandon, a professor in varsity’s Special Centre for Molecular Medicine, as his replacement.

Delhi’s iconic Pragati Maidan to be redeveloped: 5 new additions to match international standards

Headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved a project for upgrading the Pragati Maidan in the national capital into a world-class exhibition-cum-convention centre. The committee agreed that the ITPO is to utilise Rs 1,200 crore of its free reserves for the funding of the project. The rest of the cost is to be raised by taking several forms of loans, partially granted by the government. The CCEA further released a statement saying that the need for a world-class Exhibition-cum-Convention Centre given India’s growing international profile and increasing presence at summits at ministerial and other levels.

#Delhi schools suffer setback; Why PM Narendra Modi and HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar must intervene now

January is one month when a lot of commotion is created every year due to the Nursery Admissions. The process for admission this year started on January 2 and these will end by March 31 in over 1400 private schools across Delhi-NCR. The controversy has refused to ebb over the years and this will hurt parents (yes, them too), the schools concerned and the very foundations of the educational system since it will affect quality and ensure that our students are not able to compete with the best in the world.