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JEE Advanced 2017: Plea filed in Supreme Court challenging IIT’s decision on grace marks

A petition has been filed on Friday challenging premier Indian Institute of Technology’s decision to grant grace marks to all students for misprinted questions in Joint Entrance Examination (JEE). The apex court has sought reply from the Centre and the IIT Madras (exam conducting body) on why 7 additional grace marks were awarded even to aspirants who did not attempt the ... Read More »

Microsoft’s decision to scrap February security updates unnerves patch experts

Microsoft this week canceled February’s slate of security updates for Windows and its other products, including Office, just a day after saying that the fixes would only be delayed. Patch experts struggled with the decision, pointing out that known vulnerabilities will go unpatched and that IT planning had been disrupted. “I was shocked,” said Chris Goettl, product manager at patch ... Read More »

NEET-PG admission: Haryana begins counselling, Punjab yet to take decision

Applauding Haryana’s commencement of joint counseling for NEET-PG admission, Dr Arvind Goyal, a Chandigarh-based NEET Trainer said Punjab Government should also follow the suit. NEET-PG Admission RELATED STORIES CMAT 2017 All India Merit List Out: 59181 candidates qualify JNU: Massive reduction in number of seats available under MPhil, PhD courses Schools in Gujarat replicate NCERT textbooks Delhi government schools to ... Read More »

Single National Engineering Entrance Test: Government to take final decision after consulting with states

Another key proposal which was discussed at the meeting pertained to making an exit test mandatory for students, who are passing out of college to assess their skill sets Government will take a final decision on holding of a NEET like single entrance examination after consulting with different states RELATED STORIES JNU: Academic registration finally allowed for 9 suspended students ... Read More »

Japanese yen jumps against dollar after Bank of Japan decision disappoints

he safe-haven yen jumped against the dollar on Friday after the Bank of Japan’s monetary policy easing disappointed investors who had been hoping for more radical stimulus measures. The dollar last traded at 103.35 yen, down 1.8 per cent on the day. It initially rose to 105.75 yen right after the BOJ’s announcement but later tumbled to as low as ... Read More »