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Maharashtra 10th results 2021: SSC students may be assessed based on online learning

The Times of India 10 May 2021
MUMBAI ... The board exams were cancelled due to the Covid crisis but an alternative assessment format is yet to be finalised ... Congratulations! ... India Wide Parents Association president and child rights activist, advocate Anubha Sahai, said, “Not all schools have a back-up if the state decides to opt for internal assessment ... .
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Orphaned by Covid-19, kids are left in distress

Straits Times 09 May 2021
As entire families are infected with Covid-19 in the second wave of the pandemic in India, there are increasing reports of children orphaned by the disease. Child rights activists say that the infectious virus has made relatives less generous ... Child rights activists and medical ...
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Pakistan urges UN to press India for release of political prisoners in Kashmir

Anadolu Agency 09 May 2021
With hundreds of prisoners having tested positive for COVID-19 across India, activists and family members of incarcerated individuals have repeatedly appealed to the Indian government to release ailing prisoners from overcrowded jails ... Kashmir is held by India and Pakistan in parts and claimed by both in full.
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2,118 branches of state-run banks closed or merged in last fiscal: RTI reply

Yahoo Daily News 09 May 2021
The highest number of 1,283 branches of Bank of Baroda were either closed or merged, according to information provided to an RTI query filed by Neemuch-based activist Chandrashekhar Gaud. No branch of Bank of India and UCO bank was closed in the last fiscal ... All India Bank ...
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Mahavir Narwal, Father Of Jailed Activist Natasha Narwal, Dies Of Covid

NDTV 09 May 2021
Noted scientist and a senior member of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) Mahavir Narwal, whose daughter Pinjra Tod activist Natasha Narwal remains in jail, died of the novel coronavirus infection... .
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After outcry, BJP denies setting up COVID-19 help desks for cows

Arab News 09 May 2021
India recorded over 400,000 new COVID-19 infections on Sunday and 4,000 related deaths ... “I feel very angry as a resident of Uttar Pradesh with the way we are being treated and our lives are being compromised,” Kulsum Mustafa, a journalist and activist based in the state’s capital of Lucknow, told Arab News.
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Maharashtra: SSC students may be assessed based on online learning

The Times of India 09 May 2021
Mumbai ... The board exams were cancelled due to the Covid crisis but an alternative assessment format is yet to be finalised ... Over 17 lakh students were to take SSC exams ... India Wide Parents Association president and child rights activist, advocate Anubha Sahai, said, “Not all schools have a back-up if the state decides to opt for internal assessment ... .
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Is Garcetti going? Los Angeles waits with uncertainty as city faces major crossroads

Finger Lakes Times 09 May 2021
ambassador to India — politicians, bureaucrats, activists and others are trying to figure out what a mayoral departure would mean for the city and its most pressing issues ... Activists who are determined to address police brutality are pressing city leaders to shift funds away from the Los Angeles Police Department to social services ... Gavin Newsom ... .
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Rubin: Lessons learned from India’s COVID-19 vaccination tragedy

East Bay Times 08 May 2021
So the surprise announcement Wednesday that the Biden administration will support waiving patent protections for coronavirus vaccines — a development cheered by many Democratic legislators and health activists — might seem to some like an appropriate response to the suffering in India ... Indeed, India had access to vaccine knowledge.
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Pune: Activists, BJP protest against move to merge part of PCNTDA with PMRDA

Indian Express 08 May 2021
WITH the state cabinet giving a final green signal for the merger of PCNTDA or Pradhikaran with PCMC and PMRDA this week, activists and voluntary organisations in Pimpri-Chinchwad, as well as the ruling BJP in PCMC, have strongly opposed the move ... Coronavirus India Live Updates.
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In 7 years, Modi govt bogged by 11,424 LoC ceasefire violations: RTI (IANS Exclusive)

TeluguStop 08 May 2021
As per RTI replies given to Pune-based activist Prafful Sarda, the revelations largely pertain to the CFVs along the India-Pakistan borders (LoC), which has always been a super-sensitive issue with India ... India-Pakistan had first agreed to CFVs in 2003 and implement a truce along their de-facto border along the erstwhile state of Jammu & Kashmir.
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APHC condemns Modi regime for imposing restrictions in IIOJK

Urdu Point 08 May 2021
He urged the international community, United Nations and other human rights institutions of the world to fulfill their moral and legal obligations to stop India from victimizing the Kashmiri Hurriyat leaders and activists who have been incarcerated on flimsy grounds and are languishing in different hellish jails of India.
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Sonowal, Himanta rush to Delhi as Assam waits to see who its next CM will be

Indian Express 08 May 2021
Jailed activist Akhil Gogoi won the remaining seat ... India records over 4 lakh new Covid-19 cases, 4,187 deathsThought of deferring polls but decided against it ... For all the latest India News, download Indian Express App ... Coronavirus India Live Updates. India records over 4 lakh new Covid-19 cases, 4,187 deaths3 hours ago.
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Is Garcetti going? City Hall waits as Los Angeles faces looming crossroads

The Los Angeles Times 08 May 2021
ambassador to India — politicians, bureaucrats, activists and others are trying to figure out what a mayoral departure would mean for the city and its most pressing issues ... Activists who are determined to address police brutality are pressing city leaders to shift funds away from the Los Angeles Police Department to social services ... California. L.A.
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Self-introspection and repentance are the flavours of Ramadan

The Siasat Daily 08 May 2021
By Dr Asma Zehra. Holy Ramadan, the ninth month of Hijri calendar, is an occasion of fasting and self introspection ... Humans have a physical and spiritual component ... It was the sunnah of the Holy Prophet ... Dr Asma Zehra is a Hyderabad based social activist. She is also the Chief Organizer of Women’s Wing of the All India Muslim Personal Law Board ... .

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