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DU has ‘2 pro-VCs and 2 registrars’ — what’s at the heart of this leadership crisis

DU V-C Yogesh Tyagi is on leave but appointed a registrar on the day the EC picked one too. Tyagi then appointed his own pro-VC before govt intervened.
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Common entrance test for Delhi University will level the playing field for students

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DU cut-off drops marginally in second list, many courses closed

Almost 50 per cent of Delhi University's total 70,000 undergraduate seats have been filled under the first list. Admissions under second list begin tomorrow.
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Online admission process reason for increase in admissions after first cut-off list, says DU

Last year, the DU had seen nearly 24,000 admissions after the first cut-off list, but this year the number has reached over 29,000, the highest till date.
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High cut-off doesn’t matter, ‘nearly half of DU seats’ already filled day before second list

The first DU cut-off list was released last Saturday, and saw colleges continue with the high application thresholds that have become a trend at the central university. 
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal addressing a press conference in New Delhi on 19 March

Kejriwal writes to Centre seeking amendment in Delhi University Act to set up new colleges

Delhi CM Kejriwal expressed concerns over the high cut-offs in DU colleges and said only 1.25 out of 2.5 lakh students who pass Class 12 board exams get admission in the capital.
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Delhi University starts 1st complete online admission process for UG courses

Delhi University had announced its first cut-off list Saturday. Over 3.54 lakh applicants had applied for admissions to nearly 70,000 seats.
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Delhi University announces first cut-off list, 100% scores for 3 courses at LSR

The admission process for Delhi University will begin on 12 October with nearly 70,000 undergraduate seats up for grabs.
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DU adds 4,000 seats this year, but colleges lack funds, infrastructure & faculty members

College principals say they are ready to add seats to implement EWS quota, but they are facing numerous challenges, including Covid.
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‘Haven’t misappropriated funds, Sisodia is forcing us to’ — DU colleges hit back at Delhi govt

Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia has alleged that four DU colleges funded by the govt have illegally stashed money in fixed deposits while claiming fund shortage.

On Camera

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Govt extends deadline for filing income tax return till 31 December

Earlier in May, the govt had extended the date for filing ITR for FY2019-20 from 31 July to 30 November to give compliance relief to taxpayers.

Defence

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Defence Ministry to stop sale of imported goods, including from China, in military canteens

The decision to stop sale of imported goods in canteen store departments is part of efforts to promote local goods. Defence sources say sale of foreign liquor also may follow.
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Trump or Biden? Doesn’t matter to India-US ties as they’re in a full, strategic embrace

Pompeo & Esper’s visit to India for the 2+2 talks is proof that old hypocrisies are history, and supreme national interest has again driven a strategic choice.