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DPS Finds New Ways to Charge ‘Re-Admission’ Fee From Existing Students

With huge competition among the students to join good colleges especially for the Plus Two system under CBSE, Delhi Public School chain has hit upon the idea of charging continuing students an entirely new ‘re-admission fee’ of Rs.25,000. While in the past Rs.18,000 was charged from the students seeking to continue in DPS, the Bangalore-South school had assured the parents ...

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Beware of Just Dial

When a consumer of Whirlpool refrigerator faced no-cooling problem, she called Just Dial in faith in superstar Amitabh Bachchan who sponsors it. She was promptly sent a serviceman from Nanditha Electronics who claimed that he is a franchisee for Whirlpool and he charged Rs.2,200 to change the so-called timer to correct the problem. Within a week, the problem re-surfaced and ...

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OROP Arrears Paid in Record Time, Says Govt

The Government said it has kept its promise with regard to the decision taken on 05 September 2015 to implement the demand of Ex-Servicemen for One Rank One Pension (OROP) and ensured that payments have been made in record time by issuing orders through a notification on 07 November 2015 by the Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare (ESW) of the Ministry ...

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IIT Coaching Fees: A Glance at How Much They Charge

On Sunday, FIIT-JEE conducted an entrance exam all over the world not for engineering seats but for its coaching in collaboration with several local colleges all over major cities and more than one lakh students reportedly appeared, While reports negligence to inform parents and harassment meted out by parents and students, the fees is a whopping 4.5 lakhs per 2-year ...

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FIIT-JEE Talent Reward (FTRE) Exam Turns Nightmare for Students, Parents

Come Sunday, students entering higher classes from fifth onwards to 12th standard face similar pressure — entering IIT (Indian Institute of Technology) via mushrooming coaching centres and FIIT-JEE tops them all in terms of fees and cramming pressure. To attract more gullible parents, the Delhi-based coaching behemoth has even started a screening test for lakhs of students charging them Rs.750 ...

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BITCOIN: 5 Things You Should Know Before Investing in Virtual Currency

Bitcoin, the virtual currency is gaining momentum and giving rise to alternative virtual currency models in the world. The virtual or digital money can be used like traditional money—to purchase goods or services, usually online, or it can be exchanged for other virtual or traditional currencies such as the U.S. dollar. “As with any new product, virtual currencies too have ...

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Mi 10000mAh Powerbank Hits Indian Stores Priced Below Rs.1500

  'Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi plans manufacturing unit, R&D centre in India' #MakeInIndia http://t.co/jmSqXo0BYA pic.twitter.com/RpdnJGQcTH — Make in India (@makeinindia) April 29, 2015 Mobile giant Xiaomi has introduced the India launch of the 10000 mAh powerbank, an improved and lighter version of its last year variant 10400 mAh power bank, priced under Rs.1500. The Xiaomi 10000 mAh powerbank is made ...

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BSNL Makes Night Calls Free

State-run telecom major BSNL has unveiled a clear-shot at its rivals making night phone calls from the landline absolutely free. These calls can be made to any landline or mobile number across the country, irrespective of the provider (Telecom Service Provider). To be effective from the Labour day on May 1, “This unlimited free night calling shall be available from ...

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EU Verdict Today: Will Google Face Truth Over Search Engine Results?

The European Union has cracked its whip against Google for monopoly practices in its search engine results, after a prolonged five-year investigation into the company. The EU, which took similar action against Microsoft 10 years ago, has begun its probe into Google monopoly practices or anti-competitive behaviour following complaints from Microsoft, Tripadvisor, Streetmap and others. Google owns 90% of searche ...

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24×7 Helpline Number 138 to Do More, Promises Miniser

You dial 138 and hardly it helps you to redress the grievance about the Indian Railways but Minister Suresh Prabhu has promised to make the all-India helpline number more functional. It will now attend to the problems of passengers on a real time basis, the minister said. Presenting the Railway Budget 2015-16 in Parliament today, he said, passengers will be ...

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Akosha, Consumer Help Forum Crosses One Lakh Mark

New Delhi consumer forum Akosha has crossed one-lakh consumer complaints registered on its website within a year and half of its inception. Approximately a year ago, around 2000 consumer complaints were being registered with Akosha per month. One year down the line, this number has grown to an impressive 20,000 consumer complaints per month. This exponential growth has been a ...

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After ‘Big Billion Day’ Fiasco, Flipkart Shies Away From GOSF-2014 Google’s Great Online Shopping Festival

As Google’s 3rd Great Online Shopping Festival (GOSF) kicks off today, India’s major retialers including Flipkart, which has sold $100 million worth merchandise in Big Billion Sale recently is shying from the event, not merely because of its own technical glitch but also owing to the threat the Google mega-sale would pose in the future. But, more than 300 retailers ...

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JEE Main 2015 Exam: Dec. 18 Last Date to apply online

The ongoing registration process for the third Joint Entrance Examination – Main 2015 will end on December 18, 2014 and candidates are advised to enroll themselves for the exam to be conducted at national level for admission to undergraduate engineering programmes IITs, NITs, and other centrally funded technical institutions. Visit the official JEE Mains Exam Website: www.jeemain.nic.in The online application ...

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Ubisoft ‘Assassin’s Creed Unity’ Out with Glitches Galore, Second Fix on Way

The latest game released by Ubisoft’s “Assassin’s Creed” series, “Assassin’s Creed Unity,” was not smooth as expected but full of glitches being reported by users and other developers all over. Some have complained that the game is just unplayable. Most of these errors cropped up even after Ubisoft issued a 1 GB patch on the very opening day and most ...

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