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Kashmir Valley unrest impacting education adversely

Updated: Oct 09, 2016 08:39 IST      
Kashmir Valley unrest impacting education adversely

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Oct. 9 (ANI): Familes residing in the Kashmir Valley have said that the ongoing unrest has adversely impacted education.

They said that schools and colleges have been instructed to remain shut since July 10.

Parents are blaming the government for not taking timely steps to diffuse the crisis.

The government has announced the schedule of the annual exams, which are just a month away, and students say they haven't even completed 50 percent of their syllabus.

"For last three months, we are sitting at home, our syllabus is incomplete, our future is getting destroyed," said Yasmin Jan, a student. (ANI)

J-K: Pakistan violates ceasefire in Poonch sector

Updated: Jun 22, 2017 16:54 IST     

Poonch (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], June 22 (ANI): Pakistan on Thursday violated the ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch sector.

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Journalists must maintain reliability: Sumitra Mahajan

Updated: Jun 22, 2017 16:53 IST     

New Delhi [India], June 22 (ANI): Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan has called on journalists to maintain their reliability, study their respective subjects deeply and report in all fairness.

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Bihar Board class X result declared, Prem Kumar tops the list

Updated: Jun 22, 2017 16:34 IST     

Patna (Bihar) [India], June 22 (ANI): Prem Kumar topped the Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) Class X examination on Thursday.

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Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 22 (ANI): Minister of State for Finance Arjun Ram Meghwal on Wednesday said the post-Goods and Service Tax (GST) tax base will increase, but the degree by which it increases cannot be predicted.

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Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], June 22 (ANI): Karnataka Assembly Speaker K.B. Koliwad on Thursday imposed one-year jail term on two journalists for writing defamatory articles against legislators.

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Kalyan (Maharashtra) [India], June 22 (ANI): Hours after the farmers' protest turned violent on the Thane-Badlapur highway, Thane Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh said that situation was normal and a case of attempt to murder will be registered against the protestors.

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Tibetan government releases its first animated film

Updated: Jun 22, 2017 15:28 IST     

Dharmshala (Himachal Pradesh) [India] June 22, (ANI) :The exile Government of Tibet on Wednesday released its first ever animated film on all-time favorite fable, the Forgetful Agu Phagpa and a Tibetan dubbed version of Buddha's Sutra, Life of Buddha.

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How Int'l Yoga Day fervour gripped north-east

Updated: Jun 22, 2017 15:13 IST     

New Delhi [India], June 22 (ANI): With the whole nation being gripped in the 'Yoga fever', a special fervour for the day was witnessed in the north-eastern region of the country.

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Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], June 22 (ANI): A scuffle broke out between Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Sukhpal Khaira, Simarjeet Singh Bains and Balwinder Bains of Lok Insaf Party with security officials outside Punjab Assembly on Thursday after they were forcibly removed from the building.

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MP: Debt-ridden farmer commits suicide in Hoshangabad

Updated: Jun 22, 2017 14:23 IST     

Hoshangabad (Madhya Pradesh) [India], June 22 (ANI): In yet another incident of farmers' suicide, a debt-ridden farmer attempted suicide on Thursday in Madhya Pradesh's Hoshangabad and later passed away during the treatment in the hospital.

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Three accused arrested in Greater Noida gang rape case

Updated: Jun 22, 2017 14:13 IST     

Greater Noida (Uttar Pradesh) [India], June 22 (ANI): The three accused of raping a woman in a moving car and throwing her in Greater Noida were on Thursday arrested.

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New Delhi [India], June 22 (ANI): Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav's daughter Misa Bharti's husband Shailesh Kumar on Thursday appeared before the Income Tax (I-T) in connection with the charges against him on ownership of benami properties.

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MP: 21 peacocks die of water scarcity

Updated: Jun 22, 2017 13:53 IST     

Morena (Madhya Pradesh) [India], June 22 (ANI): Atleast 21 peacocks died of water scarcity in Sumawali forest area of Joura town in Madhya Pradesh's Morena district.

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Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], June 22 (ANI): Colonel Ajit Kumar on Thursday said that the Army was not affected by the stone pelting during the operation, where at least three Local Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists were killed in an encounter, as it was handled very well by the Pulwama Police.

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Darjeeling unrest: Suo motto FIR lodged against GJM chief

Updated: Jun 22, 2017 13:47 IST     

Darjeeling (West Bengal) [India], June 22 (ANI): A fresh suo motto FIR has been lodged against Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) chief Bimal Gurung, his wife Asha and other party supporters under sections 302 and 120B.

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New Delhi [India], June 22 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj (EAM) on Thursday said that India diaspora living in ASEAN countries recognises the salience of fostering ties between New Delhi and the nations of the association.

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Mumbai: 10 gold bars recovered from Jet Airways flight

Updated: Jun 22, 2017 13:36 IST     

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 22 (ANI): On specific intelligence, the officers of AIU rummaged Jet Airways flight no. 9W 535 which arrived from Dubai at 07:45 p.m. and recovered two unclaimed packets wrapped with black coloured adhesive tape concealed in the cavity behind the mirror in the left side rear toilet of the flight.

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UP govt got uncontrolled law and order in heritage, says BJP

Updated: Jun 22, 2017 13:31 IST     

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], June 22 (ANI) : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has said on Thursday that BJP government in the state has got uncontrolled law and order situation in heritage.

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New Delhi [India], June 22 (ANI): Questioning Nitish Kumar's extension of support to Centre's nominee for President, its ally Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) on Thursday said that it was a very good opportunity for the secular front to counter the saffron party but the Bihar Chief Minister's change of side has put the united opposition's future in jeopardy.

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Naidu's statement on loan waive has insulted farmers: CPI (M)

Updated: Jun 22, 2017 13:04 IST     

New Delhi [India], June 22 (ANI): Communist Party of India (Marxist) on Thursday slammed Union Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu for his statement against the farmers demanding loan waiver and said that monetary burden on the cultivators is an outcome of Centre failing to fulfil its promise of providing minimum price support.

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