Parents of students in Jaipur rejoice as the Rajasthan govt orders to waive off fees by 30-40%

The concerned department has also submitted a report with SOP guidelines to the Chief Minister's Office, requesting suggestions on reopening of schools from November 2.

Bringing a sigh of relief amidst the parents in the state amidst this ongoing pandemic, the Rajasthan government has ordered the CBSE affiliated private schools to waive off their tuition fees by 30% for class 9 to 12. Along with it, the schools which are affiliated with the state board, have to slash their fees by 40%, for the same grades.

Along side this, the Progressive Association School of Rajasthan, which filed a plea against the High Court's decision ordering 30% deduction in school tuition fee, was not in support of this conclusion. "This decision is not right, it is discriminatory. If it is implemented, we will go against it to the Supreme Court. How will the schools be able to pay salaries to teachers and staff if fees are slashed by 30 and 40 per cent?"

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Entrepreneurs in Mumbai can seek for investment, under P&G India's 'vGrow' program

vGROW is an inclusive platform which identifies and collaborates with businesses and individuals offering industry-leading solutions.

On Thursday, Procter & Gamble (P&G), which is a prominent name in the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) sector, announced a 400-crore 'India Growth Fund'. This will be a collaboration with existing and new suppliers to build capacities that will further localize manufacturing of finished products, procurement of raw materials & packaging materials, and adopt go-to-market innovations & technology. The latest venture responds to the government's as well as the company's vision of a self-reliant India and it also showcases P&G's promise to drive inclusive growth in India through external partnerships.

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Pupils in Lucknow & other cities can now access Higher Education Digital Library at no cost

The students will have access to study material in English and Hindi prepared by best teachers of the state universities.

The authorities of Uttar Pradesh have launched a Higher Education Digital Library, that will help the students to access the best of related content, at no cost at all. Pupils who are admitted in higher education institutions in any part of the state or the country, will have access to the audio-video lectures and study materials, which have been curated by experts. Over 61,500 people have already visited the portal till now.

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High onion prices in Goa make citizens teary; cheaper costs to be provided through PDS

As per reports, the authorities are in the process of sourcing supplies of onion via National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India.

Indian kitchens are nothing without their basket of onions and it is a staple in almost everyone's regular diets. So when the prices of onions hit a staggering ₹80-90/kg, straight from ₹50-60/kg and even less in some areas, it left the citizens teary eyed. Keeping in sight the surging prices of onions in the state, Goa's Chief Minister on Wednesday stated that the vegetable which is an essential commodity, would be provided at a cheaper cost via the state's public distribution system network.

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No Charter season this year in Goa; small businesses probably to face a financial blow

This is spelling perils for the tourism and hospitality industry as the state's much-awaited charter season has been put on indefinite hold.

Goa's tourism industry heavily depends on foreign tourists and charters but this season, the state will be lying bare without any of its usual international visitors. Stakeholders of the tourism industry are disheartened at the Centre's conclusion last week, which states that tourist visas will still remain on hold. This is spelling perils for the tourism and hospitality industry as the state's much-awaited charter season has been put on indefinite hold.

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Lucknow: Capt. Manoj Pandey, cricket tournament is here to reignite the cricketing passion in you

In a time when cricket is already catching eyeballs, the Captain Manoj Kumar Pandey, PVC cricket tournament is a great way to enlighten people about his contribution to the nation and get the cricket fever going.

Captain Manoj Kumar Pandey, PVC is one of the bravest sons of Lucknow. Now, the Capt. Manoj Pandey, PVC cricket tournament is here in an effort to pay homage to the fallen heroes of the nation. The goal of the tournament is two fold- to reignite our love for cricket and to pay a real tribute to the heroes who laid down their lives for the country in the fateful Kargil war of 1999.

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Crazy weekends are back in Lucknow coz Bigg Daddy is making a come back, in a brand new avatar!

This ritzy party hub will be back in action from the 29th of October onwards.

Lucknow's Bigg Daddy used to be our chill spot during almost every weekend and sometimes, even on the weekdays for a quick catch up session with our squad. But its closure almost 2 years back, left us all with a long face and heavy hearts. As it turns out now, we don't have to live in throwbacks anymore because our wishes to party here at Big Daddy has been granted and how! This ritzy party hub will be back in action from the 29th of October onwards, in a brand new avatar. Once again, you can party your hearts out here and it'll be just like the old times but so much better.

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Indore's Pipliyahana flyover to finally get functional by December 2020

Delayed by 14 months, the overhead road to finally start operations.

The 750-meter long Pipliyahana flyover, commissioned under the Indore Development Authority was to open for public use after 18 months of its initiation in April 2018. However, delayed by 14 months already, the overhead road will finally start operations by December this year.

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After a span of about seven months, the liquor shops in Uttar Pradesh will now hark back to their original pre-covid timings, which were marked at10 AM to 10 PM. On Tuesday, this order was issued by the Excise Department and it will be applicable to all liquor shops located outside the containment zones in Lucknow and the same goes for other districts in UP as well.

Previously on the 4th of May, liquor shops that were shuttered, were allowed to resume business. However, these stores could operate only till 7 PM then. Subsequently, when the government had announced weekend regulations to arrest the spread, the closure directives were applicable to liquor vends as well.

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