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Protest outside school turns violent; police lathicharge protesters
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The Haryana government today said it was not averse to recommending a CBI probe into the killing of a seven-year-old boy at Ryan International School and asked the Gurgaon Police to book the school owner under the juvenile justice law. Education minister Ram Bilas Sharma alleged that there have been lapses on part of the school administration.

Allahabad

Irked by recent controversies surrounding self-styled godmen, the Akhil Bharatiya Akhara Parishad, the apex body of Hindu sadhus, today released a list of 14 "fake babas" and demanded a crackdown on "rootless cult leaders" by bringing in a legislation.

NEW DELHI

Children cannot be expected to walk three or more kilometres to attend school, the Supreme Court has said.

Chandigarh

Haryana police have arrested Govind, a member of the state body of the Dera Sacha Sauda, Sirsa, for allegedly inciting violence on August 25 in Panchkula after sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh was convicted in rape case.

NEW DELHI

Soon after the announcement of JNU Students Union election results early today, supporters of the victorious United Left alliance celebrated the win by taking out a procession in the varsity campus.

Kolkata

An eight-feet bronze statue of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose was today unveiled at the Naval Area headquarter for West Bengal, which is named after him.

NEW DELHI

Opposition Members of Parliament in West Bengal have accused the ruling Trinamool Congress of "putting pressure" on the administration to stall the release of funds earmarked for them under a Central scheme for development work in constituencies.

DARJEELING

The situation in Darjeeling remained tense but incident-free as the indefinite shutdown in the hills today entered its 88th day. A large number of shops were open in the Darjeeling hills today braving threats and intimidation by the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM).

Papers moving at snail’s space
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V SENTHIL KUMAR

For CK Sadhu, now around 66 years, becoming a teacher was his dream vocation since childhood. Having pursued his career with a focused mind, Sadhu secured a job in the Education Department as a teacher.

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KURMA RAO

After being incessantly battered by rains for the last couple of months, the Andaman Trunk Road  resembles the moon surface – full of craters, coupled with ankle-deep cesspool. Driving through this main artery of island’s transport system is nightmares to vehicle users.

Port Blair

Andaman Tourism, which participated in the ongoing TTF at Surat, Gujarat  along with islands tourism stakeholders, has bagged the award for ‘Most Innovative Product  concept  of Underwater Sea Walk’ at Andaman Island.

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M SURESH KUMAR

The Union Territory Independent, a national news and views English fortnightly, launched its operations in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands on Sunday. The former Chairperson of the Municipal Council and senior journalist, Mr K Ganeshan, released the copies of the fortnightly as the chief guest at a function held at Hotel NK International here.

Port Blair

In a general body meeting of the Port Mazdoor Sangh (ALF), Andaman and Nicobar Islands recently in the BMS Office, Middle Point here  Mr Vishal Jolly was elected as patron.

Port Blair

In the matches played under the XXIII Vice President of India Cup Soccer Championship, Little Andaman beat Campbell Bay by seven goals to one, while Chow defeated Diglipur by two goals to one.

NEW DELHI

All telecom equipment used by operators will have to undergo mandatory testing and get certified by authorised agencies as per specified norms from October 1, 2018, according to a DoT notification.

NEW DELHI

Making e-autorickshaws a common sight in rural India, creating a water grid that is on par with power grid and constructing 17 highways-cum-airstrips are the government's priorities and it will start work on them this year, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari has said.

Hyderabad

Mid-sized and luxury cars as also SUVs will cost more after the GST Council on Friday decided to levy an additional 2 to 7 per cent cess on them but exempted small and hybrid cars from any hike.

NEW DELHI

Former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan has debunked the theory that Chicago University's refusal to extend his leave forced his departure, saying it was never an issue and he wanted to stay longer at the RBI to complete the unfinished task of clean-up of banks.

NEW DELHI

The government has to put in place a clear policy and get infrastructure ready to enable automobile manufacturers prepare for the proposed switch to electric vehicles, according to French car major Renault.

NEW DELHI

India's GDP growth was expected to decline in the first quarter of the current fiscal but the "free fall" in the numbers shows that the problem is more structural than transient, says a report.

NEW DELHI

National carrier Air India has deferred the delivery of at least one A320 neo aircraft due to issues with CFM-manufactured engine, sources said.

Yokohama

Japanese automaker Nissan Motor Co is willing to partner with the Indian government in its push for electric vehicles in the country, Executive Vice-President Daniele Schillaci has said.

Mumbai

Godrej Appliances, the consumer durables division of the Godrej Group, is eyeing a turnover of Rs 4,000 crore this fiscal, at growth of over 20 per cent.
"We are targeting Rs 4,000 crore for the year 2017-18.

Mumbai

Innerwear brand Jockey India plans to double production capacity to 400 million pieces per annum in the next three years, according to a senior company executive. "As the brand expands in the country, we are looking to increase production.

NEW DELHI

The cumulative market valuation of four of the 10 most valued companies dropped by Rs 30,339.17 crore last week, with FMCG major ITC taking the steepest hit.

NEW DELHI

Every district of the country will soon have at least one trained personnel to assist small taxpayers in filing ITRs, with the Income Tax Department proposing to appoint 7,600 additional experts whose services will also be available on mobile application.

Mumbai

To avoid biases related to region and gender, among others, organisations are now plumping for a 'blind hiring' strategy -- where the focus is on recruiting a candidate with the right skill set -- say industry experts.

Mumbai

In a bid to offer more choices to customers, regulator Irdai has allowed all general insurers to sell motor cover policies through auto dealer networks by offering differential pricing.

NEW DELHI

Three companies-Matrimony.com, Capacit'e Infraprojects and ICICI Lombard-will launch their initial share sale offers this week to raise about Rs6,600 crore.

NEW DELHI

A photo of your shiny new luxury car on Instagram or a costly watch on Facebook may lead the taxman to your door as the tax department from next month will begin amassing virtual information to trace black money.

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