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Chennai

Tamil Nadu government has issued orders for conducting public exams for students of class XI, and proposed to revise school education syllabus "on par with CBSE standards" in the coming years.

Hyderabad

The ruling TRS has convened a meeting of its members of Parliament and legislators on May 27 to discuss organisational matters and various schemes of the Telangana government.

Rishikesh

More than seven lakh pilgrims have visited the chardham or four Himalayan shrines in Uttarakhand in less than a month since the yatra began on April 28.

NEW DELHI

The CPI today hit out at the BJP-led Central government ahead of its third anniversary, claiming that the Modi dispensation's tenure so far has proved to be "three years of disaster" in all spheres of life.

NEW DELHI

Jawaharlal Nehru University will shift its entrance exams for all courses from the usual period between May and June to December, starting this year.

Mumbai

The municipal corporation elections in Bhiwandi, Malegaon and Panvel will be held tomorrow.  Altogether 1,251 candidates are in fray in the three civic bodies, a State Election Commission official said here today.This will be the first election of the Panvel City Muni

Report by: 
M SURESH KUMAR

In a major step towards taming speed demons on the roads in these islands, the UT Administration has notified Speed Governor regulations recently.

Report by: 
KRITI DE

While the Central Government led by Prime Minister, Mr Narendra Modi is striving for development in all sectors, it is getting rid of corruption from the system, which is the major achievement of the government in its initial three years, said Mr Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, Minister of State for Minority Affairs and Parliamentary Affairs.

NEW DELHI

A cyclonic circulation has developed in the Southeast Bay of Bengal. The system is showing positive signs of intensification and is expected to develop into a low pressure area in the next 24 to 48 hours, according to weather observatory, Skymet.

Port Blair

As per the direction of Smti Shobha Oza, president, All India Mahila Congress Committee, New Delhi,  the  Pradesh  Mahila Congress Committee organized a signature campaign programme at Gandhi Bhavan here recently on the occasion of the death anniversary of late Rajiv

Port Blair

The noted NGO, Butterflies organized a workshop on Street Theatre recently at Prerna Deep here. Around 24 children from South, North and Little Andaman participated in the training.

Port Blair

The Central Island Agricultural Research Institute has forecast cloudy weather with moderate to heavy rainfall in the next five days.

Port Blair

As per the information received from license of FPS No.199 (M/s Aysha Fareed) situated at New Pahargaon, Port Blair that the said FPS is not functional w.e.f 01.06.2017 onwards.

Port Blair

The INCOIS Observatory, Hyderabad, here has forecast high waves in the range of 3.0 - 3.5 meters from 17:30 hours on 23-05-2017 to 23:30 hours of 25-05-2017 along the west coast of Nicobar Islands between ten degree channel and great channel.

Port Blair

The Indian Meteorological Department, Kolkata has forecast heavy rain (7-11) cm at isolated places over Andaman & Nicobar Islands in the next three days.

Author: 
Amulya Ganguli

Irrespective of whether China’s One-Belt-One-Road initiative is aimed at enhancing its economic and military clout, the fact is that it has enabled China to move on from the chaotic days of the “let a hundred flowers bloom” campaign and the Cultural Revolution half a century ago to the modern world.

Author: 
S. Sethuraman

A shaky hold on power with a slender margin of support has made the ruling AIADMK faction led by Mr Edappadi K Palaniswami to seek Centre's succour on a host of relief and infrastructural schemes in drought-hit Tamil Nadu and thereby gain greater credibility of governance.
Even otherwise, in an era of sudden tax raids on state ministers and other high personages, Mr Palaniswami thought the safer course would be to court the Centre for Government's survival while for the latter it becomes an unexpected windfall in electoral fortunes..

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has asserted that: “Kashmir is ours, Kashmiris are ours, Kashmirityat is also ours. We will find a permanent solution to Kashmir.” The Home Minister’s speech is to be welcomed if it amounts to the admission that the Kashmir ‘problem’ that requires a ‘permanent solution’ is not a mere law-and-order problem – as successive rulers in Delhi have looked at it – but a political problem. The stark reality today is that the land of Kashmir is ours because the army has been holding it for us.

Guwahati/Tezpur

An Indian Air Force Sukhoi-30 fighter jet with two pilots on board went missing near Tezpur in Assam during a routine training mission today.

Patna

Former Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MP Prabhunath Singh was today sentenced to life imprisonment, a week after he was found guilty by a court in Hazaribagh in connection with the 1995 murder of Masrakh MLA Ashok Singh.

Patna

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar today said that while everybody was ready to deify Mahatama Gandhi very few were willing to follow his thoughts and attributed present days crises in agriculture and environment to ignoring paths shown by him.

Kolkata

IIT Kharagpur's Rekhi Centre of Excellence for the Science of Happiness has signed an MoU with Madhya Pradesh government to collaborate on the development of a Happiness Index for measuring the well-being of the people of the state.

Imphal

Manipur chief minister N Biren Singh today said the bodies of eight tribal activists killed in mob violence in September 2015 in the state's Churachandpur district will be buried on Wednesday.

Patna

Senior JD-U leader Neeraj Kumar has reminded Prime Minister Narendra Modi of his "forgotten promise" of providing jobs to the families of six persons killed in serial blasts that hit his rally in Patna in 2013, despite being in power for the past three years.

NEW DELHI

When Gita Devi parcelled a basket made by her from plastic waste as a gift to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, little did the housewife from Samastipur in Bihar expect a reply from him.

Imphal

Life was paralysed by a 24-hour bandh in the Indo-Myanmar border town of Moreh in Chandel district of Manipur today to protest against the killing of a woman by suspected militants.

Jamshedpur

A woman Maoist was today arrested from Nirudhi village under RIT police station in the Industrial township of Adityapur in Seraikela-Kharswan district, police said. The woman, an active member of Maharaj Pramanik-led Maoist squad, was arrested following a tip-off.

Kolkata

To clear the rush of passengers in the summer season, Eastern Railway will attach one additional AC 3-tier coach each with 13147/13148 Sealdah-New Cooch Behar Uttar Banga Express, 13149/13150 Sealdah-Alipurduar Jn.

Kolkata

Lt Gen Gurpal Singh Sangha, SM, VSM took over as the General Officer Commanding (GOC) Bengal Area today. Lt Gen Giri Raj Singh, SM handed over the command at a solemn function at HQ Bengal Area. Lt Gen Sangha, SM, VSM is a 1981 commissioned officer.

Kolkata

Rcords in CESC power supply were broken one after another in Kolkata in the last two days.  At 3.30 pm today (May 23, 2017) CESC successfully handled the highest-ever demand of consumers struggling hard to fight the summer heat. 

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