Tag Archives: 2013

Uttarakhand Rescue, Relief Latest Update: Army Opens Sonprayag to Gauri Kund Link Road, Kedarnath, Badrinath Connected

One week after the Uttarakhand flash floods, army on Friday opened the key road link from Sonprayag to Gauri Kund which is the base camp for trek to Kedarnath, and began evacuating about 1,000 people who were stranded at Gauri Kund along the newly opened road to Sonprayag and Tehri. Army Para troopers with specialized mountaineering equipment reached out to ...

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Students up in arms as Sibal scraps IIT-JEE entrance exam from 2013

Human Resources Minister Kapil Sibal has announced the government panel’s decision to scrap all engineering entrance exams from 2013-14 and follow a single entrance exam with a merit list to be followed by all IITs and other engineering colleges in the country. The system already on anvil for medical entrance from next year, will be implemented for all engineering colleges. ...

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