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Dabang Delhi, playing their final league match of Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) season 7, played out a tie against U Mumba at Shaheed Vijay Singh Pathik Sports Complex in Greater Noida on Friday. Both teams had their moments in the game but failed to take advantage of crucial chances. After 40 minutes both the teams were inseparable and the match ended in tie at 37-37. In the second match, UP Yoddha registered a comfortable 45-33 victory over defending champions Bengaluru Bulls in front of their home crowd. These results had no bearing on the playoffs scenarios as six teams have already booked their spots in tournament's knockout stage which will be played from October 14 to 19. The knockout matches will be played at EKA Arena by TransStadia in Ahmedabad. The teams which finished in the top six of PKL points table after playing 22 league matches each made it to the playoffs. The six teams which have qualified to knockout stage are: Dabang Delhi, Bengal Warriors, Haryana Steelers, UP Yoddha, U Mumba and Bengalur

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NEW DELHI: IIT Madras, in its Diamond jubilee year in 2019, has launched the Official Historical Archive and a decade-wise exhibit highlighting the Institute's history. The archive was launched by the IIT Madras Heritage Centre and will showcase 60 years of growth that has led to the Institute's many achievements. IIT madras has added many feathers in its cap since its foundation in 1959 including getting the status of 'Institution of Eminence' status in addition to being ranked # 1 among Overall Institutions category in India Rankings 2019 released by National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), Ministry of Human Resources Development, Government of India and crowned as the top innovative education institute in Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements (ARIIA) 2019 launched by Innovation Cell of MHRD, among many others. Addressing the launch event, Prof. Bhaskar Ramamurthi, Director, IIT Madras, said, "In India, we do not have the tradition of carefully archiving our history, as is done in

KOLKATA: The West Bengal government will set up de...

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The candidates having the Percentile score (see above table) in the AIIMS MBBS Entrance Examination-2019 will be eligible to participate in the Open Round of Seat Allocation/ Counselling irrespective of their rank in the entrance examination. The Open Round of Seat Allocation/ Counselling will be held on August 20, 2019, at the Jawaharlal Auditorium, AIIMS New Delhi. The eligible candidates are required to register themselves online and report along with registration slip at 8.30 a.m. at the Jawaharlal Auditorium, AIIMS, New Delhi on August 20, 2019 and will continue on August 21, 2019, if required. Candidates should note that on August 20, 2019 during open round of counseling for MBBS for Fifteen (15) AIIMS, first UR counseling will be done and after UR counseling is over, OBC counseling will be done followed by SC/ST counseling If any OBC seat remain vacant after counseling for OBC seat, all vacant seats will be transferred to UR category and will be offered to UR candidates on merit. In case of SC/ST couns

NEW DELHI: Council of Scientific and Industrial Re...

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hen WhatsApp launches payments, it is difficult to imagine any mobile payments players will survive, said Bhavin Turakhia, billionaire, serial entrepreneur and a poster boy for the start-up industry in the country. Currently heading fin-tech start-up Zeta, Turakhia was speaking at a Matrix Partners-organised meet-up in Bengaluru (June 27), along with Kunal Shah, founder, Cred, who sold Freecharge to Axis Bank back in 2017. “Just look at the experience,” Turakhia said to the crowd, some of whom were using the beta version that allowed people to send money from within the ...

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MUMBAI: The Maharashtra government has formed a committee to prepare a draft law to make Marathi mandatory in schools affiliated to all boards, including ICSE and CBSE, in the state, officials said on Tuesday. The 14-member panel will have Marathi literary and education experts as well as state ministers as members. It will prepare the preliminary draft of the relevant legislation after wide-ranging discussion and detailed study of local and regional languages in other states. The draft will be put on the education department's website for suggestions and objections from public and other sections of the society, said Minister for Marathi Language Vinod Tawde. The committee comprises Tawde, Minister for School Education Ashish Shelar, the principal secretary of education department and Marathi literary figures like Madhu Mangesh Karnik and Kautikrao Thale-Patil, among others. An official from the education department said two meetings were held on the issue in June and July where representatives from the Marat

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NEW DELHI: The Odisha Sub-Ordinate Staff Selection Commission has released the Excise Constable Physical Standard Measurement (PSM) and Physical Efficiency Test (PET) result. Candidates, who appeared for the PSM & PET examination, can check their results through the official website - https://www.osssc.gov.in. The PSM & PET test was conducted from January 18, 2019 to January 31, 2019. Now, the successful candidates will have to appear in written examination in the month of September 2019. The candidates who appeared in the PSM & PET may visit the Commission's website: www.osssc.gov.in to see the results. The Written Test for the qualified candidates will be held at all the approved examination centres in the district headquarters on Sunday, September 8, 2019 from 10.00 AM onwards. The qualified candidates can download their Admission letters, containing intimation about the date, time and venue for the Written Tests carrying the scanned photograph and signature of the eligible applicants and specimen signatur

MUMBAI: The Maharashtra government has formed a co...

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