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Beijing

China's ruling Communist Party has ordered the provincial governments to regulate construction of large outdoor religious statues in a bid to prevent "commercialisation" of Buddhist and Taoist religions, official media reported today.

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JYOTI

A survey by National Sample Survey Organisation (NSSO) in 2016 took the veil off what is called the shadow education system — private coaching and tuition, outside and parallel to the mainstream education system. The survey estimated more than 7.1 crore students taking private coaching or tuitions, almost 26 per cent of the total number of students in the country.

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ROOPA LALL

The Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) observed 'Vishwasghat Diwas (betrayal day)' on Saturday as Narendra Modi-led BJP government completed its four years in power at the Centre.

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KURMA RAO

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) declared Class XII results on Saturday. Trivandrum performed best amongst all regions with 97.32% pass percentage followed by Chennai region with 93.87% while Delhi stands at third position with 89% pass percentage.

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EOI CORRESPONDENT

With southwest monsoon making landfall in the South Andaman region, strong winds damaged a four-wheeler parked in the premises of GB Pant Hospital here after a tree crashed on it on Saturday. The car, a tourist vehicle, had the registration number AN01M1892.

Port Blair

Another newly built ship “Horn Bill” got inducted into service by Mr Vikram Dev Dutt, Principal Secretary (Shipping), A&N Administration at a brief function held at Cholunga Jetty here.

Port Blair

A moderate intensity earthquake measuring 4.8 on the Richter scale hit the Andaman region at around 11.11 pm on Friday. The tremor was epicentered at 10.0 degrees North Latitude and 93.9 degrees East Longitude at depth of about 10 kms off the Andaman coast.

Port Blair

The INCOIS Observatory, Hyderabad has forecast high waves in the range of 3.0 - 3.6 meters during 17:30 hours on 26-05-2018 to 23:30 hours of 28-05-2018 along the west coast of Andaman Islands from Ten Degree Channel to Coco Channel.

Port Blair

On receipt of few complaints from the PDS beneficiaries regarding distribution of sub-standard quality of fortified wheat flour under Public Distribution System, the Department of  Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs randomly collected the samples of wheat flour from

Port Blair

The unsegregated disposal of waste especially plastic creates huge problem directly or indirectly to the environment of Andaman & Nicobar Islands which pollutes marine, vegetation, air, water and by consuming the aquatic animals, vegetables, infected water, air by

Port Blair

At the call of All India Kisan Sabha (AIKS) Central Committee, the Andaman & Nicobar Islands Kisan Sabha Unit organised street corner meeting and Public Meeting throughout Ferrargunj Tehsil area recently.

Port Blair

The India Meteorological Department, Kolkata has forecast heavy to very heavy (7 to 20 cm) rainfall at isolated places over Andaman and Nicobar Islands in the next 48 hours.

Port Blair

Power supply will remain suspended tomorrow from 8 am to 4 pm in connection with urgent repairing of damaged water pipeline by APWD infront of Vegetables Market, Junglighat. The areas to be affected are parts of Junglighat, Vijay Baugh, Dairy Farm complete.

Raipur

Two Naxal sympathisers were arrested today for allegedly providing help to the rebels who blew up a police vehicle in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district last week, killing seven personnel, police said.

Jodhpur

A Jodhpur court has granted interim bail for three days to the three main accused in the 2011 abduction and murder case of Bhanwari Devi in Rajasthan.

Gurgaon

In view of protecting wildlife of the Aravalli ranges from encroachers, the Haryana government has come up with a plan of a drone survey of the mountains so that any non-forestry activity' can be prevented.

Panaji

Three men from Madhya Pradesh have been arrested for allegedly gang-raping a 20-year-old woman at a beach in South Goa, police said today.

Chandigarh

Facing flak over the appointment of his son as law officer and wife as chairperson of Punjab Warehousing Corporation, Punjab Cabinet minister Navjot Singh Sidhu today said they will not take up the posts.

Mumbai

Maharashtra Congress chief Ashok Chavan today said a gang war-like situation is prevailing in Palghar, where a Lok Sabha by-poll is scheduled for May 28.

Chandigarh

Punjab chief electoral officer S Karuna Raju today said there was no "veracity" in the Shiromani Akali Dal's (SAD) allegations of misuse of government machinery and distribution of liquor by the ruling party during campaigning for the Shahkot Assembly by-poll to be he

Shahkot

Senior Congress leader and Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh today attended a roadshow on the last day of campaigning for the Shahkot Assembly by-poll, scheduled to be held on Monday, and held the Shiromani Akali Dal responsible for "total lack of development" in

RLD candidate accuses BJP of playing divisive politics
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Agencies

Ahead of the May 28 Lok Sabha by-poll in Kairana, authorities have tightened security and are taking other steps to ensure a fair election, a police official has said.

Samples collected from Perambra sent for testing
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Agencies

Samples collected from bats in Kerala's Kozhikode and Malappuram districts, where 12 people have died of Nipah infection, have tested negative for the virus, according to a report submitted by a Central medical team to the Union health ministry today.

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K R Sudhaman

It is really sad that India had taken 70 years after Independence to provide electricity to all its villages. It is not that the previous governments had not done anything and that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had come with a magic wand to accomplish this great task. There are six lakh villages in India and majority of the population still lived in rural areas. What Modi government has done in the last four years is to provide electricity to nearly 19,000 villages which still did not have power.

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Aditya Aamir

Sports minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore’s #HumFitTohIndiaFit challenge to cricketer Virat Kohli has landed Prime Minister Narendra Modi looking remarkably unfit! Rathore tagged Kohli to the challenge and Anushka Sharma’s husband promptly tagged PM Modi to #HumFitTohIndiaFit. Within the hour, Modi was target of a 101 challenges thrown at him by political rivals and commoners alike. His silence on #ThoothukudiKillings was challenged. And he was challenged to #ProduceDegrees.

The Karnataka Assembly drama had the expected denouement. BJP’s Chief Minister B. S. Yeddyurappa preferred to resign rather than face the trust vote. BJP legislators preferred to stage a walk out rather than take part in the trust vote for H. D. Kumaraswamy. Both proved that the BJP had conceded defeat because it does not have the majority in the House. But what should worry the Opposition leaders at the moment of victory is that already fault-lines have started appearing in the opposition camp.

Kolkata

Indian Railways (IR) is the third largest rail network with a total stretch of 66,000 covering more than 8000 stations.

Santiniketan

The police have released a man, who was detained on Friday for breaching the security cordon of Prime Minister Narendra Modi at an event at the Visva Bharati University campus here, after a thorough investigation, a senior officer said today.

Kolkata

In connection with Non-Interlocking work to facilitate doubling work on Janghai - Varanasi section in Northern Railway jurisdiction , 13005 Up Howrah-Amritsar Mail  will remain cancelled from Howrah station from May 26 to June 1 , and the corresponding down train (130

Rangia

Five persons, including a minor boy, were rescued from a house where they were lodged for alleged trafficking near Rangia railway station, the police said today.

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