According to numbers available at 2 pm, the AAP has won 130 seats and was ahead in four.
Just like HPCL, Indian Oil Corporation - the nation's largest oil firm - too had posted a second straight quarterly loss as state-owned firms sold petrol, diesel and cooking gas at rates below cost.
'We have delivered a strong quarter with a volume growth of 9 per cent in the face of a challenging environment,' Adani Wilmar MD and CEO Angshu Mallick said.
A fortnight after it was mentioned in these columns, Delhi University has finally accepted the delay in the start of the academic session.
The National Testing Agency on Monday announced the results of the much-awaited Common University Entrance Test (CUET)-PG, for which over six lakh candidates had registered.
CUET-UG 2022 results declared| ‘Normalised’ score to decide admission, not percentile or raw marks: UGC chairman
Clarifying the doubts, the University Grants Commission had told this newspaper, “The normalised marks will take into account the difference in the difficulty levels across the sessions.”
From technical glitches to last-minute change in exam centre and uninformed changes in exam dates to admit cards mentioning past dates, the students faced several issues during the exam.
As the phones continue ringing, officials mull over extending psychological counselling to students who failed to crack the NEET-UG this year.
Meanwhile, government-aided colleges, self-financing colleges, and a few varsities in the State have completed their PG admissions on the basis of students' fifth-semester marks.
One candidate each from Haryana, Maharashtra, Assam, Bihar, Punjab, Kerala, Karnataka, Jharkhand, has bagged the perfect score.
Of 775 students who had their papers retotalled, 32 students were awarded an additional 25 marks or more, with many being awarded over 40 marks post retotalling.
Minakshi Mallick topped the School in Science by securing 88 per cent, while Pitabas Tiaka topped in Commerce by securing 80 per cent.
With a 94.52 per cent success rate in Science and 90.71 pc in Commerce, girls outperformed boys in both the streams.
While 760 students (503 boys and 257 girls) failed in the Class 12 examinations this year, 1,558 students (1,106 boys and 452 girls) failed in Class 10.
Of the 2,764 students who appeared for the exam in the state from 69 affiliated schools, all but one student became eligible for higher studies.
MP and founder of KIIT and KISS Achyuta Samanta congratulated the students for their success and said it has been possible because of the modern teaching methodology in the school.
However, the Bhubaneswar region’s performance in Class XII exam remained relatively low. The pass percentage in Class XII stood at 90.37 against the national average of 92.71 per cent.
The region recorded the third highest pass percentage in the country after Trivandrum and Bengaluru in both the classes.
The State Higher Education Department, on Friday, announced that the time to apply for admissions into arts and science colleges and engineering colleges will end on July 27.
Its success rate in Class X exams 99.68% and Class XII 98.83%