From bidding farewell to exploring maths, myriad moods grip schools

Gurgaon, Feb. 21 -- CCA School, SECTOR- 4, Gurgaon

Colonel's Central Academy, Sector- 4, Gurugram, bade adieu to the outgoing class 12. Chairman, Col. KR Partap Singh and principal Nirmal Yadav graced the occasion. The cultural extravaganza hosted by class 11 coruscated with radiance of vivacious boys and girls dancing and singing passionately. They not only entertained their seniors, but also wished them good luck for their future. Sidak Malho... Read More

1327 expelled in 6 days of inter exams

Patna, Feb. 21 -- Twenty-three students were expelled on the sixth day of the intermediate examination being conducted by the Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) across state on Monday.

BSEB chairman Anand Kishor said the examinations passed off peacefully under tight security.

With this the total number of expelled students reached 1327 in the last six days of examinations.

Most of the districts on Monday drew a blank on eviction list while... Read More


Chandigarh, Feb. 21 -- The Punjab and Haryana high court has put the Haryana government on notice on a PIL highlighting stray cattle menace in the Fatehabad and Sirsa districts. The court was told that as per reports, 43 persons lost lives and 90 were injured in a year, in accidents caused due to stray cattle in Fatehabad district. It was further informed that reports suggest there were around 1.79 lakh stray animals in the state and the number i... Read More

Unemployed labourers gherao BJP MP in Bhiwani

Rohtak, Feb. 21 -- Hundreds of unemployed labourers demanding rehabilitation at Khanal mining hills on Monday locked Bhiwani BJP MP Dharambir Singh at his residence in Bhiwani town. The labourers have been holding a sit-in at Tosham for about a month. They said HSIIDC had started its operation of mining but they have not re-employed locals for the job, thus rendering thousands of them unemployed.... Read More

Jilted lover kills married woman

Rohtak, Feb. 21 -- A jilted lover on Sunday allegedly killed a married woman after she left him to return back to her husband.

The woman is identified as Sunita, a resident of Meham town in Rohtak. She had earlier left her husband and eloped with the accused, Sandeep. However, recently she had returned after eight months.

Her husband stated in his police complaint that on Sunday he had gone to buy milk from the market. When he returned, he foun... Read More

Modi is making communal statements: Vrinda

Karnal, Feb. 21 -- Communist Party of India (Marxist) politburo member Brinda Karat has accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of trying to mislead people on communal lines during his campaign for Uttar Pradesh (UP) assembly elections.

She referred to Modi's statement made at a public rally in UP on Sunday wherein he asserted that if a 'qabristan' (cemetery) can be constructed in a village, a shamshaan (cremation ground) should also be built.

Kar... Read More

Haryana to start school to teach marketing strategies to farmers

Chandigarh, Feb. 21 -- The Haryana government has decided to open an agri-business school in the state to teach marketing strategies to the farmers.

Announcing this, agriculture minister OP Dhankar said on Monday that the training would enable the farmers to directly sell their produce to consumers in the changing information technology-driven scenario. He was speaking at a programme organised by the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Devel... Read More


Chandigarh, Feb. 21 -- The Punjab and Haryana high court on Monday asked the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to produce case record of alleged dowry death of Geetanjali Garg, wife of a suspended Haryana judicial officer.

Hearing the bail plea of Ravneet Garg, suspended civil judge senior division, accused in the case, the HC bench of justice Raj Mohan Singh asked the CBI to produce record pertaining to the case on February 23.

Garg has so... Read More

AIJASS asks Jat youths to stay away from dharna in Hisar

Hisar, Feb. 21 -- The Hisar unit of the All India Jat Aarakshan Sangharsh Samiti (AIJASS) on Monday asked youths in the district to refrain from participating in dharnas in the ongoing Jat quota stir. It said that this is being done to protect them from being wrongly framed by the government and to minimise tension between youths and the police.

This comes a day after youths in large numbers attended the 'Balidan Diwas' called in memory of those... Read More

Gangster Deol in police remand for Nabha jailbreak link

Nabha, Feb. 21 -- An escapee of November's jailbreak from Nabha, gangster Kulpreet Singh alias Neeta Deol was produced in a local court in another case on Monday. Deol is under judicial custody for cases of murder, jailbreak and dacoity.

Cops claim his involvement in helping gangster Palvinder Singh Pinda escape from jail during a medical checkup at Nabha civil hospital in March 2016, who in return allegedly assisted the jailbreak in November to... Read More