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Peshawar massacre: CBSE issues norms to tackle terror

The standard operating procedure, prepared by the ministry of home affairs, lays down the drill schools need to follow in case of an armed intrusion inside the school premises.

Hung assembly in J-K, predict pollsters

After 1987, the recent Jammu and Kashmir assembly elections were very crucial for various reasons. Though Kashmir has seen worst of times and elections have been conducted in more sensitive circumstances, what makes this election important is polarisation; the run up to any previous elections in the state has never been more polarised.

Gender studies to be taught in teacher training modules

Gender studies has been introduced in the curriculum for BEd and DEd that has been recently modified by the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE).

Maharashtra: Mhada to offer 4,800 flats for sale in May next year

There is good news for those wishing to buy houses in the coming year. The Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority’s (Mhada) will offer 4,800 houses for sale in May next year.

Combat ready? IAF down to 25 fighter squadrons

Painting a grim picture of India’s combat readiness, a Parliamentary panel on Monday dropped a bombshell by revealing that the force levels of the Indian Air Force are down to a mere 25 fighter squadrons.

Sonepat sisters undergo lie-detector test at CBI lab

Two days after three accused in the November 28 molestation case underwent a lie-detector test, the complainant sisters, Aarti and Pooja, who hail from Sonepat on Monday were taken for the same test at the Central Bureau of Investigation's forensic science laboratory in New Delhi.

Mamata biggest beneficiary of Saradha scam: Kunal

Suspended Trinamool Congress MP Kunal Ghosh told a Kolkata court on Monday that West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee was the biggest beneficiary of the multi-crore Saradha scam and said he wanted to give a statement to the CBI.

Salute voters for their courage, support: BJP

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday thanked to all voters for their heavy participation in the electoral process and the support rendered to the party.

Proud parents again after tsunami took the light of their lives

The day the tsunami struck the couple lost both their children – a boy, 6, and a girl, 5. The destruction was such that only one photograph of the boy was found. The only image left of the daughter was in their memories.

Don't call J-K polls 'strategic win over Pak': Omar

Chief minister Omar Abdullah on Monday warned National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval against projecting Jammu and Kashmir polls as 'strategic victory over Pakistan'.

Poll results tomorrow: Can BJP make its mark in J-K?

After 1987, the recently concluded assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir are probably the most crucial. Although elections have been conducted in situations far more sensitive, the polarised run-up to the polls this year makes the all difference.

Orphan to architect: she is stronger than the tsunami

Meghana Rajshekhar was 12 years old in 2004. The daughter of an Indian Air Force officer, she had seen a bit more of the country than most of her peers by the time her family settled down in Car Nicobar, which was not far from where the tsunamis originated.

No victory procession by political parties in Valley

The political parties in Kashmir have decided not to hold any post-victory road show or procession following the declaration of results on Tuesday.

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