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Closing madrasas not a solution, need to modernise them : UP CM Adityanath 18.1.2018 DNA: Wide Angle
UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday said closing madrasas was not a solution and pitched for providing modern education not only in Islamic institutions but also in Sanskrit schools to face competition. Adityanath said the country was not able to utilise energy of those "misguided" in 'rashtra nirman' (nation building) and stressed that quality education was the solution. "We can think about modernisation of madrasas. Closing them down is not a solution but timely improvements should be considered. I also ask Sanskrit schools that besides imparting traditional education they should give computer, English, science and mathematics education to face competition," he said. He was addressing a coordination meeting of minority welfare ministers of nine states including Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Uttrakahand, Jammu and Kashmir, Bihar, Delhi and Punjab here in presence of Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi. Uttar Pradesh Shia Waqf Board chief Wasim Rizvi had recently written to Prime Minister Narendra ...
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Emerging affordable housing corridors in NCR 18.1.2018 Sify Finance
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Lucknow shocker: Class I student stabbed on the face, stomach inside school toilet 18.1.2018 DNA: Mumbai
In a shocking incident, a Class I student was attacked with a sharp-edged weapon inside the washroom of a Lucknow school. According to an Indian Express report, the victim sustained cuts on his eyebrow and stomach. He was admitted to King George’s Medical University where his condition is stable. The report further states that the victim has identified his attacker – a minor girl studying in either Class VI or ClassVII. The victim has also stated that his attacker has short hair. The victim’s body was found by the school’s discipline in-charge, who heard banging from one of the washroom doors. On investigating, he found the door bolted and when he unbolted it, he found the victim with blood oozing out of his stomach and face. He immediately rushed him to hospital. Police further stated that they had recorded the statement of the victim, who told them that his attacker took him to the washroom after initially telling him that a teacher was calling him. She allegedly took him to the washroom and gagged his ...
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Fog-related road accident kills five in Uttar Pradesh 18.1.2018 DNA: Mumbai
Five people, including two women, were killed when the driver of a car lost control over the vehicle and it fell into a pond, police said today. The incident took place in the Pihani area last night due to heavy fog, they said. Those killed were identified as Munne (50), Gulez (30), Ashiq Ali (55), Rukhsana (50) and Darkashan (26). Several road accidents, primarily due to fog have been reported from Delhi NCR and Uttar Pradesh in since November last year. Earlier this month, five national-level powerlifters, including Saksham Yadav, who had bagged a gold medal for India at the World Weightlifting Championships last year, lost their lives while another was critically injured when their speeding car lost control and rammed into a pole near Singhu on the Delhi-Haryana border. In December last year,  a 26-year-old Australian biker was killed, while four others – including a minor – received injuries when a speeding Uttar Pradesh Roadways bus rammed into a truck due to the dense fog, and then hit the ...
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Shot by constable, ASI succumbs in Greater Noida 18.1.2018 DNA: Recent Columns
An Assistant Sub-Inspector of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) was allegedly shot at by a constable following a heated argument at their group camp in Ecotech-3 village, Greater Noida on Wednesday morning. Police have arrested the accused CRPF constable. According to the police, the deceased has been identified as Manoj Kumar Rai,177 battalion Baramulla, Jammu and Kashmir. Rai was leading the charge while practicing at the base camp when he was shot by constable Sanjeev Kumar. "The incident took place at around 10 am when Rai had a heated argument with Kumar. Later, Kumar shot Rai from his rifle," said a senior police official. Rai was rushed to the hospital where he later succumbed while Kumar was arrested. "Rai had a deep bullet wound around his chest and was rushed to the hospital by his fellows. He succumbed to his injuries during treatment in the evening. Kumar was arrested from the spot," the police officer added. Police have booked Kumar under section 302 (murder) of the Indian Penal Code ...
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‘Swaranjali’ to Maharana Pratap 18.1.2018 DNA: Money
A melodious tribute will be paid to the legendary king of Mewar, Maharana Pratap at his memorial in Chawand village on Thursday. The prayer meet is being held on the inspiration of Rajya Sabha MP and Essel Group chairman, Dr Subhash Chandra and will also be attended by Rajya Sabha MP, Amar Singh who arrived on a three-day tour to Udaipur on Wednesday. On the occasion, Amar Singh appreciated the efforts of Dr Subhash Chandra to develop the village that had been witness to supreme sacrifice of Maharana Pratap. Dr Chandra on a visit to Udaipur last year had announced to support in development of the area and to promote various events in memory of the great Maharana Pratap.  Article ...
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'Padmaavat' filmmakers move SC over ban by states 18.1.2018 DNA: India
Promoters of the Bollywood film Padmaavat, (previously named Padmavati) have knocked the doors of the Supreme Court challenging ban on the movie in at least four states. The producers mentioned the matter before a bench of Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra on Wednesday who then posted the matter for hearing the next day. The SC in November had rejected several petitions seeking a ban on the Sanjay Leela Bhansali movie that has been facing issues with its content since it commenced filming. The yet-to-be released movie has already survived several calls for ban, as well as suggestions to cut five scenes and a change in the name of the movie by the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC). The film which was slated for a December release but was pushed to January 23, now battles a ban from its release in at least four states — Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, and Gujarat. "Based on 16th-century Sufi poet Malik Muhammad Jayasi's epic poem Padmaavat, the movie faced resistance from its early ...
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SC asks if former Presidents, PMs, Governors and CMs be given government bungalows 18.1.2018 DNA: India
The Supreme Court on Wednesday sought to know whether former Presidents, Prime Ministers, Governors and Chief Ministers be given government bungalows for accommodation. The bench of Justices Ranjan Gogoi and R Banumathi sought a response from the Centre and the states that have similar laws on the heels of Senior advocate Gopal Subramanium's suggestions that a person is not entitled to official accommodation once he demits office. Though the petition filed by NGO Lok Prahari had limited their challenge to former Chief Ministers occupying official accommodation, Subramanium expanded the scope of the petition to include presidents, prime ministers, and governors as well. The senior advocate is examining the validity of a rule amended by Uttar Pradesh allowing it to allot government bungalows to its former Chief Ministers. The bench took cognisance of the suggestions submitted by Subramanium and thereafter directed the Centre and the States - that have similar laws to respond. Subramanium, who is assisting ...
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Should former Presidents, PMs and CMs continue to get govt houses? SC asks states and Centre 17.1.2018 DNA: Money
 The Supreme Court today asked the Centre and states to express their views on whether former Presidents, ex-Prime Ministers and former chief ministers were entitled to continue occupying government accommodation. The apex court, hearing a challenge to the amendments to an Uttar Pradesh legislation allowing ex-chief ministers of the state to continue occupying government bungalows, left it open to the Centre and states to appear before it and express their views. A bench comprising Justices Ranjan Gogoi and R Banumathi took into account the suggestions by senior advocate Gopal Subramaniam, who is assisting the court as amicus curiae, in this regard. "On a consideration of the views expressed by the amicus curiae, we are of the opinion that we should leave it open to the law officer(s) of the Union Government and the concerned states who may have a similar legislation/executive instructions with the option of appearing before the court on the next date fixed," the bench said. The court fixed the matter ...
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Uttar Pradesh: Man brutally thrashed for 'disrespecting' God in Muzaffarnagar 17.1.2018 DNA: Wide Angle
A man was brutally thrashed with sticks by a group of people in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar for 'disrespecting' God. He is currently in hospital and police are looking to arrest the culprits who beat him up.  A video that went viral shows Vipin Kumar being brutally beaten and forced to chant the name of Hindu gods, according to a NDTV report.  The four men continued beating him and abused and forced him to chant the name of Hindu gods and goddesses in Kelanpur village.Vipin Kumar was a part of the dalit group that actively protested for atrocities against the community and to end discrimination against them.  The police suspect Vipin was targetted as an act of revenge by the group of people for allegedly being involved in an incident where a group of Dalits went on a spree to throw out idols and pictures of Hindu gods and goddesses from homes of the people.  Vipin Kumar and others were then arrested after some right-wing local groups registered a complaint against the incident. However, he was later ...
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Bed of banned notes: Rs 97 crore in demonetised currency seized, 16 held 17.1.2018 Rediff: News
The Uttar Pradesh government said prima facie no terror link had been established.
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Netanyahu opens ‘Raisina Dialogue’ 17.1.2018 The Assam Tribune
Netanyahu opens ‘Raisina Dialogue’
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Netanyahu praises PM Modi for India's rise in Ease of Business rankings 17.1.2018 Sify Finance
Israeli premier Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for India's rise on the Ease of Business rankings list.
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'This government doesn't want fearless and independent judges' 17.1.2018 Rediff: News
'If ever there was a decisive moment in the history of the Supreme Court where it has been under attack by the Executive, and the judges have boldly stood up for independence of the Judiciary, that time was now.'
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Mind your language.. 17.1.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Mind your language..
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Dense fog engulfs Delhi-NCR, train services hit 17.1.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Dense fog engulfs Delhi-NCR, train services hit
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In Pics: Moshe visits Mumbai 9 years after 26/11, Netanyahu enjoys sight of... 17.1.2018 DNA: Bangalore
In Pics: Moshe visits Mumbai 9 years after 26/11, Netanyahu enjoys sight of...
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Bengaluru to host Afghanistan's first-ever Test 17.1.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Bengaluru to host Afghanistan's first-ever Test
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On Day 3 of visit, Netanyahu visits Taj 17.1.2018 Rediff: News
He was accorded a traditional welcome by Braj folk artists on his arrival at the airport.
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Radical Islam can 'upset' international system, says Netanyahu 17.1.2018 Rediff: News
"The weak don't survive, the strong survive. You make peace, alliances with the strong. You are able to maintain peace by being strong," he said.
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