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Nine more held for involvement in Sukma cops massacre case

Khabar Bureau
New Delhi:In Chhattisgarh, 19 Naxalites, nine of them allegedly involved in the deadly attack on CRPF personnel last week, were arrested from separate places in Sukma district on Saturday. 
Sukma Additional Superintendent of Police JitendraShukla said that out of nine Naxalites who were allegedly involved in the Burkapal attack, six were rounded up from Chintagufa police station area and three others from Chintalnar police station limits. 
He said, around a dozen suspects were also rounded up during joint search operations by the Central Reserve Police Force, the CoBRA and the district force in Chintalnar, Chintagufa and Burkapal areas of Sukma for questioning. 

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Class X boards back, so the policy to detain non-performers

Khabar Bureau
New Delhi:Union Human Resources Development Minister PrakashJavadekar on Saturday said that major changes have been brought about to improve the school education system in the country. Inaugurating the North-Eastern Region workshop on 'Innovations and Best Practises in School Education' organised by the HRD ministry here, he listed the changes as allowing detainment in the same class and reverting to examinations for assessing academic progress of students, besides updating NCERT textbooks.

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AAP suspected of FCRA violations, asked to explain foreign funding

New Delhi: The Centre has asked the Aam Aadmi Party into furnish details of its overseas funding. The Home Ministry asked the party to explain certain fundings from abroad after suspected violation of the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act.

Official sources said, the communication was part of its routine queries sent to a few other political parties regarding overseas funding to them.


Badrinath throws open his doors for devotees

New Delhi: In Uttarakhand, the portals of Badrinath shrine were reopened for devotees on Saturday morning. The portals of the temple opened at 4:15 am amid chanting of Vedic hymns and elaborate rituals.

Thousands of pilgrims were present on the occasion. President Pranab Mukherjee visited the famous shrine today. Elaborate security arrangements have been made for the President's visit.