The minister said the IIIT colleges were set up to provide the best technical education to meritorious students from rural pockets.
The SLC executive committee has also recommended mandatory counselling under a doctor recommended by the board.
The Assembly passed a resolution seeking to confer Bharat Ratna on renowned environmental activist late Sundarlal Bahuguna.
In March last year, a woman died of Covid in front of Benny’s hut and the entire family, fearing they might face the same fate, locked themselves indoors for 15 months.
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging him to bestow Bharat Ratna on environmentalist Sunderlal Bahuguna.
Kejriwal hit out at the BJP for allegedly using "demeaning language" for Bahuguna, after a saffron party's spokesperson took a jibe at the senior AAP leader.
The chief minister noted that Bahuguna was known all over the world and every moment of his life inspires people.
The searches took place at residential premises of the accused in Dehradun and Srinagar in Uttarakhand and Noida in Uttar Pradesh.
Kusal Mendis, Niroshan Dickwella and Danushka Gunathilaka were filmed by fans roaming the streets after a lost match despite restrictions on movement of players owing to the COVID-19 threat.
England recorded a thumping 89-run win at Southampton on Saturday to sweep the contests 3-0 -- a fifth consecutive series defeat for Sri Lanka in the shortest format.
Pilot's statement came amid reports of his discontentment with the Congress leadership.
For Sunderlal Bahuguna, noted environmentalist who passed away at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Rishikesh on Friday, Kerala was quite close to his heart.
Bahuguna organised a Kashmir-Kohima tour in 1980-82 to spread a message to people and rulers to look at Himalayan issues in a more committed way.
Chipko movement pioneer Bahuguna died at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Rishikesh on Friday after battling COVID-19 for several days.
The 94-year-old, Padma Vibhushan and Padma Shri awardee was admitted to the hospital after his oxygen levels started fluctuating on May 8.