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Tagore House wins Oak Grove Inter House Dramatics Competition with 'Kabuliwala'

Mussoorie, April 18 -- Inter House Dramatics of Oak Grove School was held under the roof of the school auditorium. Tagore House staged 'Kabuliwala', based on the famous story by Rabindranath Tagore. The play mesmerised the audience. Patel, Shivaji and Ashoka Houses performed 'Baal Majduri', 'Aladad Khan' and 'Daroga Ji Chori Ho Gaayi', respectively.The Chief Guest on the occasion was Principal JP Pandey. The event began with the school song by th... Read More


Fadnavis gave interviews, violated poll code: Sena

Mumbai, Feb. 21 -- A day before Mumbai goes to polls, the Shiv Sena alleged that CM Devendra Fadnavis violated the poll code and misused his official position as he gave media interviews after the last date for campaigning.

The party took its complaint to the State Election Commission (SEC) and said it would approach the courts if the SEC fails to act against the CM. The Sena said if Fadnavis can be allowed, all parties should be permitted.

Sen... Read More


Portronics Announces "Sound Slick" portable Bluetooth speaker

India, Feb. 21 -- Portronics has launched "Sound Slick" - a portable Bluetooth sound bar with powerful 30W output for highly best quality audio experience, both for dialogues and music in your favourite TV shows or movies or music videos.

Sound Slick is a single piece sound system, loaded with various connectivity options like Bluetooth 4.0, USB, AUX IN and AUX OUT. This allows you to listen to your favorite music from TV, smartphone, mp2 player... Read More


Sonowal thanks Centre for oil royalty

GUWAHATI, Feb. 21 -- Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan for deciding to release Rs 6,320 crore of oil royalty to the State and said that this 'gesture' of the Centre would go a long way in overall development of the State.

Sonowal, in a statement from New Delhi said that the decision of releasing oil royalty, which Assam has been de... Read More


Time for SEBA to follow CBSE system, says Gogoi

GUWAHATI, Feb. 21 -- Coming down heavily on the State government over SEBA's goof-up in distribution of HSLC Examination question papers, former Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi today said that it is time for the Board to follow the examination system of CBSE and also for educationists and academicians to play a bigger role in the functioning of the Board.

Addressing a press conference here, Gogoi also accused Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma of... Read More


Mizoram Guv accepts resignation

AIZAWL, Feb. 21 -- Mizoram Governor Lt Gen (retd) Nirbhay Sharma today accepted the resignation of State Labour & Employment Minister Lalrinmawia Ralte, which was sent to him by the Chief Minister today itself.

In his resignation letter, Ralte alleged that the opposition parties have forced his resignation and that they are also trying to involve the Chief Minister unnecessarily.

Ralte tendered his resignation on February 15 over the controvers... Read More


Ultras attack Manipur Dy CM's convoy

IMPHAL, Feb. 21 -- A police personnel was injured when unidentified militants attacked the security team of Manipur's Deputy Chief Minister Gaikhangam in Khoupum area under Noney district today, sources said.

The attack took place at two different places along the popular hilly Tongjei Maril route connecting Noney and Bishnupur districts when the Deputy Chief Minister Gaikhangam was on his way to attend a flag hoisting function of the ensuing 11... Read More


'Paper leak' media perception: Himanta

GUWAHATI, Feb. 21 -- Alleging that a section of media has 'created a false perception' about Monday's goof-up during the ongoing HSLC examination, Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma today said that he will request Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal to relieve him from the Education department portfolio.

The Education Minister along with the Board of Secondary Education, Assam (SEBA) has been facing severe criticism after two examination centr... Read More


NGT directive on Morigaon cement plant

GUWAHATI, Feb. 21 -- The National Green Tribunal (NGT), Kolkata Bench, on Monday directed Alstom Industries and the State Government to maintain status quo in regard to operation of the cement factory that was established at the historic site of Junbeel Mela at Baghjap village near Jagiroad in Morigaon district.

The NGT has also asked the State Government, including the departments concerned, to show cause as to why the interim order shall not b... Read More


UP polls: Varun Gandhi conspicuous by absence in his own constituency

Sultanpur, Feb. 21 -- Firebrand BJP MP from Sultanpur Varun Feroz Gandhi, once a top contender for the post of Chief Minister and a bigger crowed puller than Akhilesh-Rahul duo, is conspicuous by his absence in crucial Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh.

It is understood that Mr Gandhi, miffed over being marginalised by the party, has preferred to stay away from campaigning even in his own constituency which has only four more days for campaig... Read More