Sunday, August 25, 2019

Fee Hike at the IITs

After months of prolonged speculation on whether the government will or will not raise the fees of IITs in accordance with the recommendation of the joint IIT council, the cat is finally out of the bag. The Union human resources development (HRD) ministry has decided to more than double the tuition fees of IITs from the current Rs 90,000 annually to Rs 2 lakh.

Given the IIT standing committee, expert committee and finally, the high-powered IIT panel all recommending steep fee hikes, the decision to raise the fees was more about "when" than "if". But still, many who refused to read the writing on the wall are a disappointed lot today.

Why did the acid cross the road?

While this question may seem a bit absurd to use as a title, we promise you, at the end of this article, you’ll be able to answer this on your own. But before that, let’s talk about waste,and no, this is not going to be another article on sanitation. What we are going to talk about is disposal of waste generated in laboratories and research lab. Doesn’t sound interesting enough? Wait till you know what we went through in certain laboratories.

THE DELHI DILEMMA

JUSTICE AT LAST, read the newspaper headlines. A college girl, raped by two men outside a call center finally gets justice. Chalo, finally something good in the newspaper. At last, the government realises the need to fast-track all pending cases of such horrific crimes against women to send out a message to the perpetrators. Or does it, yet?

Interhostel Stage Play Competition

Alfred Hitchcock once said, “What is drama but life with the dull bits cut out.”

Kumaon defences trump Jwala in Hockey

By Shubham Singh Tanwar

After being delayed twice , one of the most awaited hockey matches happened on tuesday evening, between the fierce jwalamukhi squad and the skilled kumaon team. The petrichor from the afternoon was still strong when the match began. Both teams playing with vigour, however on each fronts whenever jwala crossed the half line, there was maanas.

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