What could one possibly do with an engineering degree in these recessionary times? Well, if IIT Delhi has its way, one could become a dog handler for the stray dogs on campus. The institute put out an advertisement seeking dog handlers and one of the eligibility criteria was “BA/BSc/BCom/BTech or any equivalent undergraduate degree”. The demanding qualifications immediately set social media afire, prompting the authorities to cancel the recruitment process and start afresh. The reason behind the error? “The advertisement got inadvertently copied from another job advertisement,” explained a statement issued by the institute.
After Suresh Hatankar, an assistant sub-inspector of railway police in Mumbai, succumbed to COVID-19, his first and second wife both staked claim to the Rs 66 lakh his heirs were supposed to get from the...