China, Nepal sign 14 agreements including key connectivity deals during Oli’s visit

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BEIJING: China and Nepal on Thursday signed 14 agreements, including construction of a railway network following Nepalese Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli’s meetings with the top Chinese leadership, including President Xi Jinping here. Oli, who is here on a five-day visit since June 19, held in-depth talks with President Xi on Wednesday which included a lengthy one-on-one meeting followed by the delegation-level talks with Premier Li Keqiang on Thursday. While the Chinese official media gave no details of the agreements, Nepalese daily the Kathmandu Post reported that the two countries…

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First cut-off list: Toppers choose Mumbai colleges over Thane

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THANE: A majority of the city’s class XII high scorers seem to have shunned aside colleges in lake city for better options in metropolitan Mumbai revealed the first merit list for first-year degree colleges which was announced on Tuesday. The second list is expected to be announced today. Most city college academicians, who were expecting a rise in the cut-off rates owing to the sky high scores this year, were surprised when many of their cut-offs dropped lower than the last year. Of the 94,007 students who appeared for this…

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After first cutoff, key courses in major DU colleges almost over

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NEW DELHI: The last day of admission under DU’s first cutoff list started with another portal dysfunction when some students and a few principals claimed that they couldn’t open the website. However, by the end of the day, several colleges like Hindu, SRCC and Lady Shri Ram almost closed many of their key subjects in the first list itself. Around noon, the university decided to increase the admission deadline from 1.30pm to 3.30pm. The principal of a North Campus college said the decision was taken to compensate for the time…

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Outstation candidates still a little clueless about DU system

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NEW DELHI: Thursday was the last day of admissions under DU’s first cutoff list. However, some students and their parents were still confused not only about the procedure but also about eligibility criteria or even calculating the best of four. The situation got worse with different “versions” coming from different sources — volunteers, fellow applicants and current students. Bhupendra Singh, a parent from Rajasthan, didn’t know how to calculate the marks as his daughter, who passed from the state board, waited at Daulat Ram College. “Different volunteers give us different…

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