Min to review UP Board preparations

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State education minister Mehboob Ali will hold a meeting on February 3 to review preparations for hassle-free X and XII exams of UP board.

AU turns to retired teachers to ride over staff criss

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Battling acute shortage of teaching staff, the Allahabad University has now turned towards its retired teachers. The varsity has decided to re-employ superannuated teachers below 70 years. However, these teachers would not be allocated any administrative work. Their services would continue till the appointment of a regular teacher against the post.

Guard locks self in room, fires in air

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Panic gripped Kotwali area after guard of a dharamshala locked himself in a room and started firing in air on Saturday evening.

Man arrested with 170 ‘pre-activated’ SIMs

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The Sarai Inayat police on Saturday arrested a person and claimed to have busted a racket selling ‘pre-activated’ SIM cards issued on fake identity proofs. More than 170 mobile SIM cards, 1,190 forged consumer application forms (CAF) and stamps of several fake retailer companies were recovered from him. The police have refused to rule out terror link.

Notice against 253 schools for multiple registration

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District inspector of school office on Saturday served notice to 253 schools in the districts where students of class 10 and 12 of UP Board have applied for more than once for examinations. The schools, also serving as examination centres have been asked to give a report in this regard within a week.

300 jail inmates prepare to write board exams

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Around 300 inmates, spread across various jails, are nowadays spending a lot of time in their respective cells surrounded by books. They are busy preparing for the upcoming UP Board exams of class X and XII. These examinees include 22 women inmates, including 15 appearing in intermediate exams.

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Varsity allots hostel rooms but fails to provide possession

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Even though the ongoing academic session of the Allahabad University is approaching fag end, the struggle of students, who arrived from other cities and states, to find accommodation in various hostels is far from over.

DM, SP to inform custodial death to NHRC within 24 hours: Member

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District magistrates (DMs) and Superintendents of Police (SPs) have been ordered to inform National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) about custodial deaths in their jurisdiction within 24 hours.

Sangam City tops in auto-lifting with 1,656 cases

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The Sangam City has topped the chart of auto-lifting cases in Allahabad zone with a total of 1,656 cases registered in police records in the year 2014.

Set guidelines heritage bldgs, HC tells VDA

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The Allahabad high court on Thursday directed the Varanasi Development Authority (VDA) to prepare appropriate guidelines for repair and rehabilitation of old buildings in heritage zone along the river Ganga in Varanasi in accordance with the provisions of UP Urban Development and Planning Act.

Global firms to dev Allahabad as smart city

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A three-member US team that landed in the city on Thursday to prepare a report on how Allahabad would be developed as smart city under an Indo-US initiative, said the Sangam City would soon witness active participation of global giants like IBM, CISCO, GE, UTC, etc, in providing consultation for its development.

3 idols stolen from Jain temple

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Unidentified burglars made away with three astadhatu idols worth crores of rupees from an old Jain temple located at Korhar Bazaar under Meja police station late on Tuesday night.

Carnival spirit takes over Magh Mela campus

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Devotees and pilgrims are thronging the Magh Mela to quench their spiritual cravings. However, there are number of others who are arriving at the Sangam to enjoy the festivities and carnival spirit.

Soggy Mela area fails to dampen festive spirit

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Sporadic rain and soggy streets of Mela campus in the past two days have failed to deter over one lakh devotees and pilgrims from taking a holy bath on the banks of Ganga.

Govt formation in J&K a matter of time: Rajnath

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Union home minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday said that Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was in touch with "like-minded people" in Jammu & Kashmir and formation of a government was merely a "matter of time."

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Nithari case: HC commutes Koli’s death term to life imprisonment

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The Allahabad High Court on Wednesday commuted the death sentence of Nithari serial killings case convict Surender Koli into life imprisonment on the ground of “excessive and explained delay” in deciding his mercy petitions both by the President and the UP Governor. Koli is lodged at the Dasna jail in Ghaziabad.

As crime rises, elderly seek security from police

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Homoeopath Dinesh Prasad, 84, is finding it difficult to get sound sleep at his Old Katra residence as the loud music being played by a nearby DJ-cum-bar is too much for him to bear in the night. Feeling harassed, Dr Prasad approached the police station concerned, but nothing changes.

In service for 30 years to make villages model ones

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Volunteers of Om Wahe Guru Rishi Ashram, presently camping at Upper Marg in Magh Mela area, are working for over 30 years, making the hamlets of the country model ones by working with gram pradhans.

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