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Parents protest at DND over fee hike by private schools
May 29, 2017 09:22 IST
By Vaibhav Jha
Sunil Ghosh
what happened: Noida Parents' Association observed a protest at Delhi-Noida-Delhi Flyway on Monday morning
what it means: Parents have been protesting against alleged fee hike by private schools in Delhi-NCR for past two months. They are demanding a cap on private schools with introduction of fee regulatory committee
what next: Parents say they are being pressurised to pay the increased fees. They will seek relief from UP CM
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Three killed as trailer hits car in Bengal
May 29, 2017 09:14 IST
By Avijit Ghosal
HT Photo
what happened: Three were killed in a road accident in North Dinajpur district of Bengal when a trailer hit a car.
what it means: The accident signals there is no effect of the chief minister's focus on road safety as road accidents are claiming lives everyday in Bengal. Of those killed, two are government employees.
what next: The government will explore ways of controlling accidents though efforts have been fruitless so far.
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ICC Champions Trophy: India beat New Zealand in warm-up game
May 28, 2017 22:00 IST
By Abhishek Paul
AFP
what happened: India started ICC Champions Trophy campaign with a 45-run win over New Zealand in a warm-up game.
what it means: India dismissed New Zealand for 189 with Mohammed Shami, Bhuvneshwar Kumar picking three wickets each. In reply, Virat Kohli scored 52* as India reached 129/3 in 26 overs. India won via D/L method.
what next: India will play another warm-up game on Tuesday against Bangladesh.
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Ferrari's Vettel wins Monaco GP ahead of teammate Raikkonen
May 28, 2017 19:42 IST
By Sidharth Gulati
Getty Images
what happened: Vettel gave Ferrari their 1st Monaco GP win in 16 years with teammate Raikkonen finishing 2nd.
what it means: Sebastian Vettel's third win of 2017 increased his lead over Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton in the drivers' World Championship to 25 points.
what next: It remains to be seen how Mercedes react to Ferrari's dominant Monaco win at the Canadian GP.
  • General rawat
    May 28, 2017 21:09 IST
    Gen. Rawat has suggested that Major Gogoi was right to violate one man’s human rights in order to get his soldiers out of a difficult situation. This is the more disappointing because they come, not from some desk-bound general, but from a decorated veteran of Kashmir, an officer with vast......read more
  • Tejas Express
    May 28, 2017 19:38 IST
    India’s first high-speed luxury train has been vandalised on its first journey. If the anti-social behaviour seen on the Tejas Express is to go by, we cannot blame the railways or any other public or private sector organisation for not wanting to invest in amenities which are difficult to guard and......read more
  • Gender internet
    May 28, 2017 19:05 IST
    In order to attempt to close the digital divide, we must recognize not only the economic factors but also address the social and cultural barriers that discourage women from meaningfully using the internet. ...read more
    Sujatha Subramanian