Government considering establishing training university for teachers

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We are considering establishing a training university for teachers, said Minister of State for HRD, Ram Shankar Katheria. This is being thought after a meeting held with top academicians with the government wherein many steps, including the need of setting up such a dedicated training university in different states, were suggested.

Around 1.25 crore devotees likely to take holy dip on Mauni Amavasya

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With around 30 lakh devotees and pilgrims already flocked Sangam to take holy dip on the occasion of Mauni Amavasya snan scheduled on Monday, men-in-khaki on Sunday turned the entire Magh Mela campus into a fortress.

`Ayodhya issue should not be politicised'

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Shankaracharya of Puri Jagadguru Swami Adhokshayajananda on Saturday targeted the Sangh Pariwar outfits for “playing with the sentiments of people and raising sensitive issues keeping in mind the 2017 UP assembly elections and Lok Sabha elections in 2019."

No reservation for creamy layer, says Justice Sacha

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Former Justice Rajinder Sachar said “creamy layer“ should not get advantage of reservation system in the present context and caste system should be abolished.

Sachar opposes quota for creamy layer

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Former Delhi high court chief justice Rajinder Sachar on Saturday called for abolition of the caste system while opposing reservation benefits for the “creamy layer”.

Allahabad HC directs GDA to settle Indirapuram civic mess

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The Allahabad High Court has directed Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA) to redress inconveniences faced by Indirapuram residents from sewage water overflow in the residential township after convening a meeting with them.

Saints from Magh Mela opposes Common Civil Code

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Advocating for non-implementation of Common Civil Code, the Dharam Sansad, organised in the magh mela area of the city, resolved that it is neither correct nor advisable.

IAS officer to look into financial irregularities of Allahabad University

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A retired IAS officer Sri Ram Yadav has been appointed by the authorities of Allahabad University to look into any financial irregularity committed at AU, informed the varsity V-C, Prof RL Hangloo.

Justice Sachar discourages reservation for creamy layer

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The creamy layer should not be getting the advantage of reservation system in the present context, said former Justice Rajindra Sachar while addressing an event in the city, on Saturday.

Colour-changing chillies: Gardener's sweet success

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A retired gardener, with no backing from any research laboratory, has developed a shrub of colour-changing chillies with their hue varying from violet to green, white, yellow and finally a bright red.

Police help drug smuggler tie knot

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Seema Kharagwal (name changed), a 19-year-old girl from Kotdwar in Pauri Garhwal district of Uttarakhand, was caught by the government railway police (GRP) on Sunday on charges of smuggling heroin

Dadua's statue in Fatehpur? Police to stall it

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Following the intelligence inputs and media reports that the statue of dreaded bandit Shiv Kumar alias Dadua, who unleashed a reign of terror in Bundelkhand for more than three decades, is going to be installed near Ram Janki Hanuman temple at Narsinghpur Kabraha village in Fatehpur district, police have swung into action to stall the move.

25 special squads to manage devotees on 18 ghats for Mauni Amavasya snan

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In a bid to regulate the flow of devotees and pilgrims on all the 18 ghats of Sangam to take holy dip on the pious occasion of Mauni Amavasya, mela police on Wednesday formed as many as 25 special squads comprising 10 policemen each.

HC turns down PIL for `up-lokayukta'

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The Allahabad High Court on Tuesday dismissed a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking appointment of “up-lokayukta“ in the state, saying “up-lokayukta“ is appointed by Governor with consent of Lokayukta.

Cops caught drinking with undertrial

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In yet another example of lax attitude of UP police personnel, two cops were found consuming liquor with the undertrial they were escorting in an AC coach of Padmavat Express

Four liquor smugglers held

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Four members of a gang involved in liquor smuggling were arrested near Curzon Bridge on Monday.

12 take oath as permanent HC judges

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Chief Justice of Allahabad High Court Dr Dhananjaya Yeshwant Chandrachud on Monday administered oath to 12 additional judges of the High Court as permanent judges in his court room.

Teachers Eligibility Test exam today

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Uttar Pradesh Teachers Eligibility Test will be conducted at 1200 examination centres across the state on Tuesday.

Bajrang Dal for legislation to construct Ram Temple

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Bajrang Dal has demanded framing of laws for construction of Ram Temple in Ayodhya.The temple issue was raised during a two-day conference being held at Vishwa Hindu Parishad camp in Magh Mela area on Sunday.

Two killed, 2 hurt in wall collapse in Kaushambi district

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Two minors were killed and two others sustained serious injuries when they were trapped under the debris of a collapsed muddy wall at Kakarhai village under Saray Akil police station of Kaushambi district on Sunday afternoon.

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