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Up to states to ‘adopt or adapt’ to plan to reduce NCERT curriculum: HRD ministry

A file photo of Upendra Kushwaha, minster of state for HRD. Photo: Hindustan Times New Delhi: The human resource development (HRD) ministry has said that it is up to states to “adopt or adapt” to its plan to reduce NCERT curriculum in schools to lessen burden on students. “Education being a subject in the concurrent list of the Constitution and substantial ... Read More »

Redmi Note 5 Up for Grabs Today as Xiaomi Announces Surprise Flash Sale

Redmi Note 5 will become available for purchase in India second time this week as Xiaomi announced a surprise flash sale on Twitter. In its tweet early on Friday, Xiaomi said the new Redmi 5 is being made available “on public demand” via Flipkart and Mi.com websites at 12pm IST. The tweets also mentions that the cash on delivery option will only be ... Read More »

Maruti Suzuki Increases Car Prices By Up To Rs. 17,000, Effective Immediately

Automakers including, Hyundai, Honda, Mahindra have already announced to increase prices from this month. New Delhi: Country’s largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) today said it has increased prices of its models by up to Rs. 17,000 in order to partially offset rise in input costs. In a regulatory filing, it said the hike will range between Rs. 1,700 and Rs. 17,000 across models owing to increase ... Read More »

Maruti Suzuki Hikes Car Prices In India By Up To 17,000

Highlights The hike is due to increase in commodity, admin & distribution costs Maruti retails a range of cars priced between Rs. 2.45 & Rs. 11.29 lakh Carmakers including Tata, Honda, Hyundai have also hiked prices for 2018 Maruti Suzuki, the country’s largest car manufacturer, today announced prices across its model range in India. The company says that prices of ... Read More »

Nokia 2 With a ‘2-Day Battery Life’ Goes Up for Pre-Orders in US

Nokia 2, HMD Global’s most affordable smartphone, is finally being made available in more markets. After going up for pre-orders in Russia, the Nokia 2 is now up for pre-orders in the US. Priced at $99 (roughly Rs. 6,500), the Nokia 2 can be pre-ordered via Amazon where it is available as an unlocked unit. The Amazon listing confirms that the Nokia 2 will support ... Read More »

RERA and the cleaning up in real estate

At the RICS Real Estate Conference in Delhi on November 15, the talk was about transparency – what you see is what you buy. The Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, which came into force this year, is forcing many developers to revamp their business models. The industry, some said, was in a “phase of cleaning up”. Here are the key takeaways: ... Read More »

Cleaning up Of Legal Profession And Education: Madras HC’s 25 Questions To Bar Council And Others

Justice N Kirubakaran of the Madras High Court made some scathing observations against the unsavoury system in place in India where getting a law degree from “letter pad colleges” is a common practice and asked BCI on what basis it has increased number of law colleges in India which stood at 800 (in 2014) against the needed 175 colleges in ... Read More »

TVS Emerald, ASK PIA to set up real estate platform

The platform will have an equity corpus of ₹400 crore City-based Emerald Haven Realty Limited (TVS Emerald), the real estate arm of TVS Motor Company, has joined hands with ASK Property Investment Advisors (ASK PIA), the real estate private equity arm of ASK Group, to set up a real estate investment platform. Under an agreement inked between the two, the ... Read More »

Body set up to deal with sex determination info on Internet, Centre tells SC

Section 22 of the PCPNDT Act pertains to prohibition of advertisements relating to pre-natal determination of sex and punishment for contravention. The government on Tuesday informed the Supreme Court that it has set up a nodal agency to redress complaints seeking deletion of materials violating Indian laws prohibiting pre-natal sex determination, from search engines and websites. A Bench headed by ... Read More »

Indiabulls Real Estate out of F&O ban; shares up by 6%

Indiabulls Real Estate Limited’s shares soars by over 6% intraday during Thursday’s trading session after the report of its removal from the Future and Option (F&O) ban. Generally, when the combined open interest in a stock’s derivative contracts crosses 95% of the market-wide position limit, the stock goes under the ban in F&O. The normal trading in the stock resumes only after ... Read More »