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Ayodhya case: Full faith in judiciary, say Muslim clerics

Saharanpur : Two days before the hearing in the ongoing Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi case is set to resume, two Muslim clerics here on Wednesday said that they have full faith in the judiciary and the Muslim bodies would respect the apex court’s verdict. Mufti Ufti Azhar Hussain Meiya (Nayab Shahar Qazi) and Hafiz Athar Usmani […]

Young woman fights tiger with a stick, after winning says let me first take a selfie

Such is the selfie mania that no occasion is small — or big — enough to not take a selfie. That is what you will realise once you read the story of this 23-year-old woman who fought a tiger with a mere stick, got a bloodied face, managed to scare away the big cat, then […]

Salman should have been given relief for his humanitarian work: Jaya Bachchan

New Delhi: Rajya Sabha MP Jaya Bachchan on Thursday expressed disappointment with the Jodhpur court verdict against actor Salman Khan in a 19-years-old Blackbuck poaching case, saying that the actor should have been given relief for his humanitarian work. “I feel bad. He should be given relief. He has done a lot of humanitarian work,” […]

Black Buck case: Salman Khan gets five years of imprisonment

Jodhpur:  A Jodhpur court on Thursday convicted Bollywood actor Salman Khan for five years in the 1998 blackbuck poaching case. A penalty of Rs 10,000 has also been levied on him. Earlier in the day, other accused in the case – Tabu, Saif Ali Khan, Sonali Bendre, Neelam – were acquitted, while the ‘Sultan’ actor […]

Raj Thackeray asks students to boycott CBSE re-examination

New Delhi/Mumbai: Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray on Friday asked students not to sit for Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) re-examination after the education board decided to re-conduct the test of leaked papers. The Economics question paper of class XII and Maths question paper of class X were allegedly leaked on social media hours […]

Javadekar seeks students’ help in making exams leakproof

Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar on Friday asked the students across the country to find an effective solution to prevent examination paper leaks in future. Speaking at the inaugural ceremony of Smart India Hackathon 2018 held at Delhi, the Union Minister said that he is facing a challenge to solve the issue of […]

Class 12 re-test on April 25, Class 10 only in Delhi, NCR

New Delhi: Amid outrage over leak of CBSE question papers, the government on Friday said re-examination of Class 10 maths paper will be held only in Delhi, NCR and Haryana, “if at all”, while fresh Class 12 test for economics students will be conducted on April 25. Anil Swarup, Secretary School Education in Union Human Resources […]

Over 100 Monkeys die of suspected Poisoning in one Week in UP

AMROHA, UTTAR PRADESH: Over 100 monkeys died in the last week at Dabarsi village in Uttar Pradesh’s Amroha district. Preliminary reports suggest that the monkeys were poisoned. However, the residents of the village alleged that the monkeys died after they consumed ‘chowmein chutney’. The forest department are conducting an investigation into the matter. The actual […]

Anna Hazare breaks fast after government assurance

New Delhi: Social activist Anna Hazare on Thursday called off his hunger strike in support of his demands as the Central government sought six months to deal with his demands on fair crop prices, Lokpal appointment and electoral reforms. “The government has agreed to demand on crop prices and agreed to take steps on the […]

Cauvery row: As SC deadline approaches, TN CM holds meetings

Chennai: With the Supreme Court deadline to set up the Cauvery Management Board (CMB) and the Cauvery Water Regulatory Committee (CWRC) approaching, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Thursday chaired a high-level meeting to discuss the next course of action on the river water sharing issue. Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam and other senior Ministers […]

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