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Ashwani Kumar

SC Notice To Centre, IITs On Plea Seeking Quota In Faculty Recruitment

Nov 24, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued notice on a plea seeking direction to all the 23 IITs to follow the reservation policy in the admission in the research degree programmes and recruitment of faculty. A bench headed by Justice L.N. Rao and comprising Justices B.R. Gavai and B.V. Nagarathna, after hearing arguments in the matter, issued notice to Centre and all the IITs.

Himachal Scripts Vaccination Success Story But Daily Covid Cases Up Again

Jul 18, 2021 Ashwani Kumar

Kinnaur and Lahaul Spiti districts have already achieved 100 percent mark in vaccination.

Vikramaditya To Take Over Legendary Father’s Legacy As ‘ Raja Sahib’

‘Rajyaabhisek’, the coronation ceremony, of Vikramaditya Singh will be performed by the family priests in presence of mortal remains of Virbhadra Singh.

Himachal Pradesh: 45 Monks Test Corona Positive At McLeodganj Monastery

May 26, 2021 Ashwani Kumar

The youngest among them is a 7-year-old monk who has been kept at Delek Covid care centre

Corona Back: 130 students At Private Varsity Positive In Himachal

Alarms bells are ringing again for Himachal Pradesh

08 October, 2020

Former CBI Director Ashwani Kumar’s Suicide Note Hints At Depression

Ashwani Sharma

A family doctor confirmed Kumar had early symptoms of Alzheimer’s, a disease he apparently inherited from his mother.

08 October, 2020

Condolence Meet Held By CBI For Former Chief Ashwani Kumar


In a statement, the agency said it is deeply saddened to hear the demise of Ashwani Kumar, a former director of the CBI.

07 October, 2020

Former CBI Director Ashwani Kumar Dies By Suicide

Ashwani Sharma

Ashwani Kumar was found hanging at his home in Shimla.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

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Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz