Daily Archives: February 26, 2018

Ashwin to lead Kings XI Punjab in IPL


Senior off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin was today named captain of the IPL side Kings XI Punjab, which also has Yuvraj Singh and Chris Gayle in their ranks. Ashwin has two IPL titles during his eight-year stint with Chennai Super Kings and has also played for Pune Supergiants. I feel honoured to be trusted with the responsibility of leading such a talented ...

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Sridevi died of accidental drowning: Dubai govt


Bollywood actor Sridevi died of accidental drowning in her hotel bath tub, the Dubai government said today. The Dubai police, it said on its official Twitter handle, has transferred the case to the “Dubai Public Prosecution” which will carry out regular legal procedures followed in such cases. “Following the completion of post mortem analysis, Dubai police headquarters today stated that ...

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CBSE says pre-board results no ground to detain students


After receiving a clutch of complaints that schools are detaining students on pre-board test result, the Central Board of School Education (CBSE) strictly ordered affiliated schools not to detain students from appearing for the boards. The board issued an advisory to all schools asking them to follow examination byelaws in letter and spirit. CBSE has warned the schools saying that ...

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Bombay HC refuses to defer deadline to link Aadhaar with ration card


The Bombay High Court has refused to defer the March 31 deadline imposed by the Union government for linking Aadhaar to ration card. A bench of justices Shantanu Kemkar and Rajesh Ketkar, however, directed the Maharashtra government to look into the grievances of technological glitches faced by residents of the state in the digitisation of their ration card, and subsequently, ...

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MBBS student in Srinagar medical college commits suicide


Last night, Shivani Bansal daughter Harish Bansal, a student of MBBS 2013 batch, committed suicide in her room of senior girls hostel in Srinagar Medical College, hanging from a scarf on the fan. The deceased hailed from  Jaspur in Udhamsinghnagar. Srinagar Kotwal Narendra Bisht told that at around 12 midnight last night, a student was not receiving a phone call ...

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