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Voices against Goa's 'no fail' policy till Class 8
Panaji, May 14 (IANS) Headmasters of schools in Goa have opposed a state government directive, as per the Right to Education (RTE) Act, that no student between Class 1 and Class 8 can be held back or expelled from school.

Saturday, May 14, 2011 3:24:18 PM

Jagan challenges Congress for snap poll
Hyderabad, May 14 (IANS) A day after his landslide victory in Kadapa by-elections in Andhra Pradesh, YSR Congress Party chief Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy Saturday challenged the Congress to call for a snap poll and contest with photos of Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi.

Saturday, May 14, 2011 3:18:45 PM

Bipasha gets more support in Amar tapes controversy
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) After Celina Jaitley, Bollywood personalities Pritish Nandy and Sonam Kapoor have expressed support for actress Bipasha Basu whose voice is alleged to have figured in taped conversations with former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh.

Saturday, May 14, 2011 3:18:06 PM

Achuthanandan resigns, asks new government to keep tainted out
Thiruvananthapuram, May 14 (IANS) A day after the Left Democratic Front led by him lost the assembly elections, V.S. Achuthanandan resigned as Kerala chief minister Saturday. Addressing the media later, the veteran leader said the new government should ensure that those facing criminal charges and 'womanisers' are kept out.

Saturday, May 14, 2011 3:14:14 PM

Airlines asked to explain on price hike by May 25
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Officials of the Competition Commission of India (CCI) will meet private airline officials May 25 to seek their explanation on the sudden hike in fares during the 10-day strike by Air India pilots, an official said.

Saturday, May 14, 2011 3:11:18 PM

25 students arrested for fake friendship club
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) As many as 25 college students, most of them girls, have been arrested here for running a racket which would see them luring and swindling men and women in the name of striking up friendships, police said Saturday.

Saturday, May 14, 2011 2:57:23 PM

Teacher held for posing as Maoist extorting Rs.2 crore
Raipur, May 14 (IANS) A government school teacher in Chhattisgarh who wanted to get even with his neighbour made extortion calls posing as a Maoist commander to several people using a cell phone issued in the name of the neighbour. The teacher has been arrested, police said.

Saturday, May 14, 2011 2:51:13 PM

Tendulkar to receive Polly Umrigar Award
Mumbai, May 14 (IANS) Batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar will be awarded with the Polly Umrigar Trophy for being the best cricketer during the 2009-10 season, the Indian cricket board said Saturday.

Saturday, May 14, 2011 2:33:13 PM

Man mows down friends in a fit of rage
Chandigarh, May 14 (IANS) Annoyed with his friends for not supporting him in an argument, a man mowed down three of them under his car's wheels, killing one of them, police said Saturday.

Saturday, May 14, 2011 2:03:12 PM

This Iranian woman wants her Indian nationality!
Chandigarh, May 14 (IANS) Carrying a birth certificate in her hand and a hassled look on her face, 30-year-old Iranian woman Fatimah Begum is on her third visit to the country to claim Indian nationality, which she believes is her 'birth right'.

Saturday, May 14, 2011 1:47:13 PM

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