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Congress favours Hamid Ansari as next President
New Delhi–As no party or alliance has the required strength to elect its preferred candidate in the upcoming presidential poll, efforts will begin to find a person acceptable to like-minded parties.
Congress is looking toward a possibility of Vice President Hamid Ansari elevating to the Top position as a consensus candidate.
Hamid Ansari, a former diplomat and vice-chancellor of the Aligarh Muslim University may be supported by all like-minded parties, feels Congress.
VIJAY BAHUGUNA NAMED AS NEXT CHIEF MINISTER OF UTTRAKHAND
Vijay Bahuguna (64), son of former UP Chief Minister Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna and brother of UP Congress chief Rita Bahuguna Joshi, ex-judge of the Bombay High Court, has been selected by Congress high command as the next Chief Minister of Uttrakhand.
Illegal assets: SC notice to 6 ministers and 8 IAS officers of Andhra Pradesh
The Supreme Court on Monday issued notices to 6 Andhra Pradesh Ministers and 8 IAS officers on a plea alleging that the CBI was not taking action against them despite sufficient evidence that they had helped former Congress leader Y Jagan Mohan Reddy accumulate massive illegal assets. A bench headed by justice Dalveer Bhandari issued the notices to the Ministers and the IAS officers and sought their stand on the petition.
Porn-gate: Katju bats for mediapersons
New Delhi: Defending Journalists who reported the porne-gate scandal, Press Council Chairman Markandey Katju wrote to the Karnataka Assembly Speaker, urging him to drop proceedings initiated against the media persons concerned. “Instead of commending the media persons, proceedings have been started against them,” he said.
The National Commission for Minorities Panel Takes on Modi Govt again
The National Commission for Minorities, led by Wajahat Habibullah, called for the police officers following a complaint filed by Niyazbibi, a riots survivor who had alleged discrimination and unfair treatment by the authorities.
In January, Habibullah had requested a meeting with Chief Minister Narendra Modi to flag its concerns. Those the Minority Commission had summoned included suspended IPS officer Sanjeev Bhatt.
The state government, however, chose to press a law officer to represent its case, who argued the Minority Commission should not take up riots-related cases, since they were being already investigated by various courts.
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Students of Millennium School, Noida Performing
The Millenium School Noida is committed to the ideal of maintaining international peace as used by the British Council ISA Programme.
As part of this endeavour, special class assemblies were organized y students which included radio talk show, poster making and greeting card making competitions, among others.
Principal Rita Kaul urged all to practice peace in thought and action.
SACHDEVA PUBLIC SCHOOL, ROHINI, recently celebrated the centenary year of Delhi.
The event was presided over by School Chairman SK Sachdeva. Students presented cultural programmes like skit on the iconic structures of the city and a musical performance.
The students also participated in poster-making and painting competition and quiz. Principal Dr Ravija Prakash appreciated the efforts of students.
Award for Principal
Anita Wadhera, Principal DLDAV Model School was conferred the National and International Merit Award for her excellent and meritorious services and advancement in building the destiny of future India by the All India Federation of Public School Teachers and Managements and Teachers Welfare Congress, Delhi. She received the award from cabinet minister Harish Rawat in a glittering award ceremony at Gandhi Peace Foundation.
SP demands ED inquiry into Mayawat’s assets
Lucknow: Samajwadi Party on Wednesday fired a salvo at BSP chief and Ex CM of UP Mayawati demanding an inquiry by Enforcement Directorate into her assets. “An inquiry should be conducted into the assets earned by BSP chief Mayawati by the ED”, party General Secretary Ram Gopal Yadav told the reporters at SP office here.
Main accused in Gurgaon gangrape nabbed in Old Delhi
GURGAON: The Gurgaon Police on Wednesday nabbed the prime accused in the gangrape of a pub worker that created outrage in NCR.
Amarjeet Singh alias Mota, 24, was arrested while a teenage boy was detaioned in the same case.
Farewell for Class 12 Students
Class 12 Students of Mount Abu Public School were given a fond farewell
The premises of Mount Abu Public School, Sector 5, Rohini, reverberated with melodious songs when the school fraternity bid farewell to its batch of Class 12. The programme commenced with the lighting of the lamp by the Chairman, DN Arora and the Principal of the school Jyoti Arora. A cultural programme followed the principal’s and the Chairman’s speech. The students were given a warm farewell by the juniors through their wonderful dance and songs.
Shaheed Rajpal DAV School teacher wins award
Heemal Handoo Bhat, TGT linguistics and communication at the department of English, Shaheed Rajpal DAV Public School, Dayanand Vihar, received the Dr Zakir Hussain Great Teachers Award instituted by the Centre for Social Responsibility and Leadership.
Parliamentarian Sandeep Dixit, Archana Arora, Chairperson of NDMC and retired Supreme Court judge BP Singh felicitated winners. Bhat has a teaching experience of 25 years during which she has participated in workshops, seminars and conferences of national and international level.
GOODLEY PUBLIC SCHOOL, Shalimar Bagh, celebrated its 33rd annual Prize Distribution ceremony with a lot of zeal and enthusiasm.
The Chief Guest was Dr VK Kwatra, Principal Hansraj College, Delhi University. The Chief Guest and other dignitaries and the parents were welcomed by Saurabh Singh, executive administrative of the school, follower by a rocking live performance by the school band.
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