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Encounters That Never Were

get selected but could not pay the fees would be provided with loans from banks. Though reservations as per rules are to be implemented, it is not clear whether the 'reserved' candidates would pay from their pocket or the government would pay. "To maintain the higher quality of education", a sum of Rs 15,000 was recommended as the annual tuition fees, subject to revision every three years. It would be a five-year course, where a student spends about two hours daily in industry for which he would be paid. Persons of eminence would join the faculty where the average salary of a teacher would be Rs 5,000 per month. The pay structure would be open ended and employment would be on contractual basis. The subcommittee, which went into the Question of finances very minutely recommended the contribution of Rs 1 crore as equity to the industrial complex from government funds. The school of management would offer a five-year MBA course. It would also offer consultancy services. With an annual intake of 250, each student would pay a tuition fees of Rs 15,000 per annum. Since the school would be residential, the student would pay separately for boarding and lodging. Here a professor would be paid not less than Rs 10,000 per month as salary. Additionally he would be allowed to offer private consultancy. The sub-committe estimated that a sum of Rs 2.50 crore would be needed for the building, library, etc. It had asked for 200 acres of government land free of cost ON November 16, the Director General of Police, Bihar, J M Qureshi informed a hurriedly called press conference at Patna that three 'extremists' had been killed and a 'Sikh terrorist' arrested in two 'encounters' with the police in Azambigha and Pantith villages under Karpi police station of Jehanabad district. According to the DGP, the 'encounter' at Pantith took place when the extremists hurled a bomb at the police camp near a temple in the village, while the 'encounter' at Azambigha followed a raid by the police party.

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