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HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal. | ANI Photos

JNU hostel fee hike issue sorted, protests not justified now: HRD minister Pokhriyal

While JNU students have continued to hold protests, union minister Ramesh Pokhriyal said the utility and service charge will now be borne by the UGC.
Students protest against the attack on JNU campus

JNU classes yet to resume as teachers, students carry on boycott over fee hike issue

Classes at JNU were scheduled to begin on Monday. The JNUSU claimed administration had blocked the registration portal for many students.
Pinarayi Vijayan, Kerala's Chief Minister

Whole country is with JNU students in their fight for justice : Kerala CM to Aishe Ghosh

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan met JNUSU president Aishe Ghosh Saturday, and said the whole country supports the fight against JNU fee hike and CAA.
JNU VC M. Jagadesh Kumar in Shashtri Bhawan, New Delhi | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

JNU fee hike resolution in sight, V-C agrees to free students of Rs 1,000 service charge

According to the HRD-proposed formula, the JNU room rent hike stays in place but students won’t have to pay the new service & utility charge.
JNU students during a protest in New Delhi. | Photo: ANI

JNU warns students boycotting exams they won’t be able register next semester

Several JNU students boycotted exams to protest the hike in hostel fees and condemned the university for giving 'take-home exams' to students.
Protest over fee hike in JNU | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

JNU vice-chancellor meets protesting students but deadlock over hostel fee hike remains

Students said nothing conclusive had been decided and the VC did not reply to the demands for a complete rollback of the hostel fee hike.
JNU students have been protesting against a hostel fee hike since October 2019 | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

JNU students protesting fee hike get govt assurance, but unsure if university will toe line

Higher Education Secretary R. Subramanyam says attempts are on to get students and the JNU administration to negotiate and end the impasse.
JNU fee hike protest

JNU fee row should make us ask if public and private universities are really any different

JNU debate can’t be restricted to which university charges more fees. Reality is public universities today are hard put to maintain financial equilibrium.
Students protest at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

If you still don’t understand JNU fee hike protest, read this story of Sunita

If you are Sunita’s parents, you will wish and pray that the protest does not end with rollback of fee hike just for JNU.
Protest over fee hike in JNU | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

UGC gives funds, JNU partially rolls back hostel fee hike — service charges reduced to half

Service and utility charges for JNU hostels have been fixed at Rs 1,000 per month for general category students & Rs 500 for those in BPL category.

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Scuba divers are turning plastic waste in the oceans into Covid face masks

Diving organisation PADI has teamed up with a watersports clothing company to recycle bottles recovered from the ocean to make a range of face coverings.

Refining industry enters ‘age of consolidation’ with ‘catastrophic’ margins

A refinery thrives on the price difference between crude oil and fuels like gasoline, earning a profit that’s known in the industry as a cracking margin.

Defence

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No de-escalation in Ladakh yet, but some forward movement could be expected this week

India and China have agreed on an initial de-escalation plan and a 72-hour observation window to make sure steps agreed upon have been taken on the ground.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

It’s time for China, Pakistan, even India to rethink the fantasy Modi called expansionism

India, China and Pakistan all want territory from another. But it’s a pursuit doomed to fail as they can’t get it without annihilating the other.