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Eastern Public School in Bhopal accorded with Global Education Award

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Bhopal: The Eastern Public School (EPS) in Bhopal was awarded with highly coveted Global Good Governance (3G) Education Award by Cambridge Analytica, UK. The award was conferred during a ceremonious program held last week in Istanbul, Turkey.

Riyadh to allow non-Muslims to enter 4 mosques in Jeddah

Riyadh : Saudi Arabia will allow non-Muslims to enter four mosques in Jeddah, local media reported on Monday.

The main purpose of the move is to allow non-Muslims to get acquainted with the Islamic civilization, Xinhua news agency quoted a media report as saying.

Saudi Arabia banned non-Muslims from entering Mecca city, which is a sacred land for Muslims around the world.

Although many Islamic countries have been allowing non-Muslims to visit mosques as tourist attractions for years, mosques in the Kingdom until now were off-limit to them.

No Muslims should engage in birth control: Erdogan

Ankara : Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday that no Muslim family should adopt birth control measures, stressing that his country's population will grow

"I am saying this clearly, we will increase our posterity and reproduce generations. As for population planning or birth control, no Muslim family can engage in such a mentality," EFE news quoted Erdogan as saying.

Speaking to the Service for Youth and Education Foundation of Turkey, Erdogan emphasised, "we will follow the road that my God and dear Prophet (Mohammed) says."

All schools closed in Manipur, CM to lead all party team to Delhi

Imphal : The Manipur government on Monday ordered all colleges, schools from May 31 to June 2 following students organisations threatening protests on the delay in anti-migrant bills, while deciding to meet the president, the prime minister and others on the issue.

The decision was taken at an emergency meeting of the council of ministers on Monday.

Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh will lead the delegates of all political parties, said government spokesperson Moirangthem Okendro.

High-level police shake-up in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram : Kerala's new Pinarayi Vijayan government on Monday night effected a high-level shake-up in the police force at the highest level.

T.P.Sen Kumar, the Director General of Police, Law and Order was shunted out and replaced by Loknath Behra, who was presently in charge of jails.

Haryana IAS officer suspended after conviction for corruption

Chandigarh : The Haryana government on Monday ordered the suspension of senior IAS officer Sandeep Garg, over a month after he was convicted by a special CBI court in a corruption case.

Garg's suspension has been ordered from April 23, the date on which he was convicted by the Central Bureau of Investigation court in New Delhi.

BJP names Shukla for Rajya Sabha seat from UP

Lucknow : The Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday named its state unit vice president Shiv Pratap Shukla for the June 11 Rajya Sabha polls from Uttar Pradesh.

Shukla's name was announced by state BJP president Keshav Maurya.

Earlier, the name of union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi was doing the rounds. Naqvi has since filed his nomination papers for the upper house from Jharkhand.

The party also named Daya Shanker Singh and Bhupendra Chaudhary for legislative council elections in Uttar Pradesh.

Congress' Abdul Mannan to be new leader of opposition in Bengal assembly

Kolkata : Senior Congress leader Abdul Mannan will be the new leader of the opposition in the West Bengal assembly after his election as leader of the Congress legislature party.

Mannan, who won from Champdani assembly constituency in Hooghly district, was elected in a secret ballot by the 44 party legislators on Sunday and the party high command put its seal of approval on the appointment on Monday.

The Congress has emerged as the single largest opposition party in the recent assembly polls after 20 years.

Activists launch Jal Hal campaign in parched Bundelkhand

Tikamgarh (Madhya Pradesh) : The Bundelkhand region of Madhya Pradesh is reeling under a severe crisis following drought and unemployment.

Despite a Supreme Court directive to provide the people of drought-hit regions five kg of sudsidised food grain per person and employment opportunities, no such measures are visible on the ground here.

Taking serious note of the crisis, four NGOs have got together to learn first-hand about the gravity of the situation and to make people aware of the apex court's directions.

कोटा में मदरसा तोड़ने के खिलाफ़ एसडीपीआई ने दिया धरना, प्रशासन को दी चेतावनी

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कोटा (राजस्थान): पिछले दिनों राजस्थान के कोटा जिले के कैलाशपुरी में एक ओवरब्रिज के निकट बने एक मदरसे और उससे सटी मस्जिद के कुछ हिस्से को नगर विकास न्यास (यूआईटी) द्वारा तोड़कर गिरा दिया गया था. इस मामले के सामने आने के सोशल डेमोक्रेटिक पार्टी ऑफ इण्डिया (एसडीपीआई) नामक राजनीतिक पार्टी की जिला ईकाई द्वारा एक-दिवसीय धरना आज कोटा कलेक्ट्रेट पर दिया गया.