Jubail: A delegation of Saudi Arabian Congress leaders visited INC spokesperson and Jharkhand State Congress president Dr. Ajay Kumar, during his Saud Arabia tour on Friday.

The delegation met Dr. Ajay at the Golden Tulip Five star hotel here and discussed current issues.

Dr. Ajay invited the delegation to visit Delhi next month to meet the party's national president Rahul Gandhi to discuss the connectivity of the Saudi Arabian Congress directly to AICC.

Congress delegation consisted of Farooq Ahmed Karnire, General Secretary KH Rafique Surinje, Vice President KM Kabir, Organizing Secretary Sameer Lucky Star, Shameem Malenadu, businessmen Abdul Hamid Kapu, Abdul Gopal Sajpe.

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Bengaluru, Aug 8: Some students who passed the Pre-University Course (PUC) in 2020-21 but are also writing the Common Entrance Test (CET) in 2022, have approached the High Court.

These students have challenged an alleged note of the Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) not considering the 2020-21 marks for entrance to professional courses in 2022.

"The marks of students who have passed out in 2021 will not be computed for the purpose of giving ranking in the CET and only the marks obtained in the CET will be taken into consideration for the purpose of granting rankings," the petition cites a KEA note.

A single-judge bench of SR Krishna Kumar heard the petition on Monday.

The Additional Advocate General, Dhyan Chinnappa, informed the High Court, which was hearing the petition, that the counselling of students for admission to professional courses is yet to commence.

The AAG informed the court that the counselling will not commence till the HC hears the petition after which the case was adjourned to August 18.

The petition was filed by Keerthana Y H and a dozen other students.

"Qualifying examination marks are usually higher in the nature of the examinations and the CET markings are usually lower. By excluding the qualifying examination marks, and by taking the CET marks alone for half the proportion would completely disturb the merit matrix of every student," the petition claims.