Sunday , 20 August 2017

National News

AIADMK factions likely to merge soon

CHENNAI/TIRUVARUR: As suspense mounted over merger of the two rival AIADMK factions, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami and rebel leader O Panneerselvam Saturday expressed confidence it will happen soon with the latter saying a positive result was expected in “a day or two.” Please like & share: Read More »

23 dead as 14 coaches of Utkal Express derail in UP

  MUZAFFARNAGAR: Fourteen coaches of a high-speed Utkal Express jumped the rails, with one of them crashing into a house adjacent to the track near Khatauli on Saturday evening, claiming at least 23 lives and leaving a large number of passengers injured. Please like & share: Read More »

Gorakhpur a ‘spot of virtual murder’, not ‘picnic spot’: Cong

NEW DELHI: The Congress on Saturday hit back at Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath for targeting Rahul Gandhi over his visit to Gorakhpur, saying the eastern Uttar Pradesh town was not a “picnic spot”, but “a spot of virtual murder”. Please like & share: Read More »

It’s a ‘govt-made tragedy’, says Rahul Gandhi

GORAKHPUR (UP): Terming the deaths of scores of children at a state-run hospital here as a “government made tragedy”, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi said on Saturday that Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath should not try to cover up the matter. Please like & share: Read More »

Return extra fees or we will take over, Kejriwal warns schools

IANS   NEW DELHI Coming down heavily on 449 private schools here for not refunding extra fees taken from students, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday threatened to take over them if they don’t comply with court orders or refunding money. The Chief Minister said many schools increased their fees in the name of implementing the Sixth Pay Commission ... Read More »

NCPCR to brainstorm ways to lighten bulky school bags

PTI   NEW DELHI The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) is all set to hold a national level consultation on ways of reducing weight of bulky school bags. The consultation in collaboration with the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) will be held on August 24, an official said. The Central Board for Secondary Education ... Read More »

‘China has not shared hydrological data this year’

IANS   NEW DELHI Even as Assam and Bihar are reeling under floods, a senior official said on Friday that China has not shared any hydrological data this year on the Brahmaputra and Sutlej rivers as is the practice. “As far as I know, this year we have not received any data from China from May 15 till now,” External ... Read More »

Trinamool sweeps Bengal civic polls

KOLKATA: The ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) Thursday recorded a landslide win in the municipal elections in West Bengal capturing all the seven civic bodies while the BJP emerged as the main challenger finishing second relegating the Left to the third position. Please like & share: Read More »

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