Archive for January 4th, 2018

Primary level dropout 4.13 per cent in 2014-15: Javadekar

New Delhi, Jan 4 (PTI) The annual average dropout rate at the primary school level in the country was 4.13 per cent in 2014-15, the government said today.

The dropout rate for the boys at the primary level during this period was 4.36 per cent and for…

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AAP Rajya Sabha nominees file nomination

New Delhi, Jan 4 :   AAP leader Sanjay Singh, businessman Sushil Gupta and chartered accountant Narain Dass Gupta here on Thursday filed their nomination for the three Rajya Sabha seats that will fall vacant this month in Delhi.

Singh reached the District Magistrate (Central) office at Daryaganj to file the papers…

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Complete forged letter case trial against within year, SC tells court

New Delhi, Jan 4 :  The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the trial court holding trial of Congress leader Jagdish Tytler and controversial businessman Abhishek Verma in an alleged corruption and forgery case to complete the process within an year.
“Expedite the trial in one year,” said the bench of Justice…

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Mamata remembers ‘Choto Angaria’ victims

Kolkata, Jan 4 :  West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday remembered her party activists killed in the 2001 Choto Angaria massacre and paid tribute to all those were “martyred” during the left front regime in the state.

“On January 4, 2001, the Trinamool Congress activists were brutally killed in…

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Brad Pitt uses real name when flirting

Los Angeles, Jan 4  Actor-producer Brad Pitt prefers to use his given name for flirting.

Pitt flirted with a woman and introduced himself as “William” on a caffeine run at Coffee Commissary here.

“He arrived by motorcycle, wearing sunglasses, jeans and a leather jacket,” a source told…

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‘Baaghi 2’ to release on March 30

Mumbai, Jan 4 Tiger Shroff starrer “Baaghi 2” is scheduled to hit the screens on March 30.

Produced by Sajid Nadiadwala under the banner Nadiadwala Grandson Entertainment and presented by Fox Star Studios, the film was earlier scheduled to release on April 27.

“Baaghi 2” is set to release on…

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Samsung to launch new Galaxy A in India on January 10

New Delhi, Jan 4 South Korean tech giant Samsung is set to refresh its popular “A” series in India with the launch of 2018 edition device in the second week of January.

Industry sources told IANS that the new device will be unveiled on January 10 and will be the…

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‘Panic Button’ not a fun thing, says Maneka Gandhi

New Delhi, Jan 4The ‘Panic Button’ safety feature is not a fun thing, Women and Child and Development Minister Maneka Gandhi said on Wednesday as her ministry prepared for another test, in Uttar Pradesh this time.

“We would request the people of UP to take it easy and don’t…

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