2010, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
math & science content for Class XI, XII
By 2013, national-level
single entrance test for engg, medicine New Delhi, February 16
From the 2011 academic
session, students of Classes XI and XII across the country will
study a uniform science and math curriculum. Currently, course
content of these critical subjects varies with the state school
board an institution is affiliated to.
Maoist Attack PC
accepts ‘failure’ in some aspects New Delhi, February 16
Maintaining that only a
thorough probe would bring forth the “lapses” that led to a
police camp with adequate strength being overrun by Maoists in
West Bengal, Union Home Minister P Chidambaram today said there
were “indications of failure in some aspects”.
offers $250-m soft loan to Nepal New Delhi, February 16
went out of the way to make Nepal President Ram Baran Yadav’s visit to
New Delhi a truly successful event by offering a 250-million dollar soft
loan through EXIM Bank and signing four major accords with the Himalayan
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh greets Nepal President Ram Baran Yadav while President Pratibha Patil looks on at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi on Tuesday. Tribune photo: Mukesh Aggarwal
raids at houses of Soren’s PA in J’khand Ranchi/New Delhi, February 16
Jharkhand Chief Minister Shibu
Soren’s personal assistant (PA) Manohar Lal Pal’s residences here
and in Jamshedpur were raided by sleuths of the Income Tax Department
today. At the time of raids, Pal was present at his Kanke Road (Ranchi)
crashes in WB, pilot killed New Delhi, February 16
An IAF MiG-27 fighter jet today
crashed near Hashimara in West Bengal killing its pilot in the first
such mishap this year. “The MiG-27 crashed today and a pilot was
killed in the mishap," an IAF officer said here.
withdraws threat to Oz players in IPL 3 Mumbai, February 16
In a U-turn, Shiv Sena supremo Bal
Thackeray tonight withdrew his opposition to Australian players'
participation in the third edition of Indian Premier League cricket
competition starting next month.
Pune Terror Trail Police detains
four suspects Pune, February 16
Four persons have so far been
detained in connection with Saturday night’s bombing of the German
Bakery in the posh Koregaon Park area here, police commissioner Satyapal
Singh said. Singh told reporters that two of those held were from the
Kudalwadi and Janwadi neighbourhoods while the others were picked up
Pune Terror Trail Blast cripples
their lives forever Pune, February 16
Most of the 37 survivors of the
German Bakery blast who have been admitted to various city hospitals
stand to be scarred badly for the rest of their lives. Many have got one
or both legs amputated, while some have been badly burnt in the
incident. The government has banned doctors from any giving interviews,
citing national interest. The city police has also issued a stern
warning to media personnel against trying to gain access to those
injured in the blast.
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