Sunday, 2 April, 2023

Topic: Rajkot

With 131 new institutions in 4 years, it’s boom time for private universities in India

Number of private universities in India jumps 47%, from 276 in 2015-16 to 407 in 2019-20, the latest AISHE data shows. 

Rajkot says 94 Covid deaths in 3 months but crematorium & burial ground data puts it at 1,247

The Rajkot municipal corporation says there hasn't been any under-reporting of deaths, but added that several deaths get reported the following day and data is accordingly updated.

Lack of public discipline behind Rajkot Covid spike and no mask, distancing at Golden Temple

A recap of some of the best on-ground reporting of the Covid-19 pandemic from ThePrint’s reporters and photojournalists.

Rajkot Civil Hospital has other problems amid Covid — patient ‘assault’, recalling dead body

Apart from rising cases in Rajkot, the Civil Hospital is also dealing with controversies over its handling of a 'mentally unstable' patient, and why a body was called back after being released.

BJP rally, social gatherings during Janmashtami & unlock — Why Rajkot is seeing a Covid spike

Rajkot has recorded 7,643 Covid cases and 123 deaths, just behind Ahmedabad & Surat. Over half of the city’s caseload was reported since 16 August.

In Rajkot, first-time voters split between BJP and Congress

While a section of youngsters throws weight behind BJP for its ‘good work’ in education and infrastructure, Patidars prefer Congress.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


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In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.