Schools, colleges to re-open only after consultation with stakeholders: MHA

schoolNew Delhi, June 01: The Union Home Ministry has asked states to consult stakeholders before opening schools and colleges. The MHA asked the states to consult the stakeholders and then provide feedback to the Centre on re-opening of schools and colleges.

The guidelines issued by the MHA speaks of re-opening schools and colleges during phase II of unlocking the country. A decision on this would be taken after July 1, the MHA had also said in its order issued on Saturday.

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Will not allow any dilution of out International borders says Shah

amit-shah3aNew Delhi, June 01: India will not tolerate any breach of its borders and befitting replies will be given, Union Home Minister, Amit Shah amidst the border row with China.

Shah, however, said that diplomatic and military level dialogues are on with China and the issue will be resolved soon.

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Make a difference: A small contribution from you can feed an entire family at Soda, Rajasthan

chavvi-rajawatNew Delhi, May 28: These are difficult times. The outbreak of the pandemic has given us enough challenges. Coupled with this is the heatwave and the locust attacks, which has left several parts of the country reeling.

Rural India needs our support as the villagers have been hit the hardest. The problem is no different at the Soda village in Rajasthan. The former Sarpanch of the Soda village, Chavvi Rajawat has come up with an innovative idea through which we are accorded an opportunity to adopt one family in the village.

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Centre all set to re-define migrant workers

migrants-newNew Delhi, May 28: The Centre is all set to re-define migrant workers. This would enable migrants access to social security and health benefits under the Employees’ State Insurance Corporation.

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Ram Temple trust chief offers prayers at shrine after 28 years

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Mahant Nritya Gopal Das

Ayodhya, May 27: Ram temple trust chairman Mahant Nritya Gopal Das has offered prayers at the Ram Lalla shrine here on what is said to be his first visit to the makeshift temple in nearly three decades.

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Cannot single out India for Islamophobia, Maldives tells OIC

maldives-IndiaNew Delhi, May 23: With the OIC becoming increasingly hostile, Maldives has come to the rescue of India.

Male told the OIC in an address this week that singling out India for Islamophobia would not be factually incorrect. It would also be detrimental to religious harmony in South Asia, Male had also said.

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RBI Governor to address media at 10 am today

shaktikantadasNew Delhi, May 22: RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das will address the media at 10 am today.

The briefing comes a week after Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced a financial stimulus package in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.

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Refrain from unjustified cartographic assertion, India tells Nepal

indo-nepalNew Delhi, May 21: A day after Nepal made public its new map, claiming territory under India’s control, the government has hit back saying that the revised official map was a unilateral act and not based on facts.

Anurag Srivastava, spokesperson Ministry of External Affairs said that what Nepal did was contrary to the bilateral understanding to resolve outstanding boundary issues through diplomatic dialogue. Such artificial enlargement of territorial claims will not be accepted by India, he also said.

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Lockdown 4.0 a more decentralised one

lockdown-3aNew Delhi, May 18: The fourth phase of the lockdown is a decentralised one, with the states getting more say. The earlier phase of the lockdown did not give much space for the economic activity and this was flagged by several Chief Ministers.

There are no minute to minute details in the existing phase of the lockdown. There are broader guidelines such as bar on metros, religious activities, schools etc.

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Azaan, integral to Islam, not its recitation through loudspeaker:Allahabad HC

azaanNew Delhi, May 16: Azaan is an integral part of Islam, but not the loudspeaker, the Allahabad High Court has held.

The azaan may be an integral part of Islam, but its recitation through loudspeakers or other sound amplifying devices cannot be said to be an integral part of the religion, the HC said.

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