Archive for August 5th, 2017

No Detention Policy to improve quality of education: Centre

New Delhi August 5 (ANI): No detention Policy seeks to improve the learning levels of children and would improve in quality of education, said the Ministry of Human Resources Department.

The ‘No detention Policy’ is likely to be presented at the Parliament in the upcoming sessions, has allowed failing students…

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Check out for unexplored wildlife destinations in India

New Delhi , August 5 (ANI): Earth’s wildlife is perhaps, one of nature’s most precious gifts to humankind. Although there are lots of places globally that are known for their exotic range of wildlife, India is one that is home to some of the most magnificent creatures and plant…

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Now I am learning to keep my mouth shut: Sophie Turner

London, Aug 5 (PTI) Actor Sophie Turner says she has had her fair share of controversies with the social media for being an opinionated individual, but the actor says she has learnt to stay quiet now.

The 21-year-old actor says she was a little ignorant about her responsibility…

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Trump, Macron discuss global issues: White House

Washington, Aug 5 (PTI) US President Donald Trump and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron have discussed various global issues, including mutual interests regarding North Korea, crisis in Syria and Iraq, the White House has said.

Trump and Macron spoke on the phone, the White House said in a statement yesterday…

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HPCL Q1 net falls 56% to Rs 925 cr on inventory loss

New Delhi, Aug 5 State-run refiner Hindustan Petroleum Corp (HPCL) on Friday reported a 56 per cent drop in its net profit for the first quarter of the current fiscal caused by inventory losses and consequent lower refining margins.

HPCL had a net profit of Rs 924.75 crore…

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52 pilgrims leave for Amarnath Yatra

Jammu, Aug 5 :  The last batch of 52 pilgrims left Jammu on Saturday for the Kashmir Valley to perform this year’s Amarnath Yatra which ends on August 7, officials said.

“The Yatris left Bhagwati Nagar Yatri Niwas at 2.55 a.m. in an escorted convoy of three vehicles…

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Rahul attacked, heckled in flood-hit Gujarat

Ahmedabad/New Delhi, Aug 5 (PTI) Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi today faced protests in flood-hit Gujarat where alleged BJP supporters hurled a cement brick at his car and showed him black flags, forcing him to cut short his address at a gathering and leave in a huff.


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3 LeT militants killed in encounter in Sopore

Srinagar, Aug 5 (PTI) Three Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militants were today killed in an encounter with security forces in Sopore area of Baramulla district in Kashmir, police said. 

Security forces launched an operation following information about the presence of militants in Amargarh area of Sopore, a police official said…

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