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CBSE Class 12 Results: PIL on Moderation Marks Keeps Board in Dilemma

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The Delhi High Court on Monday asked CBSE why it cannot defer the implementation of “No Grace Marks” policy to next years as many state boards have decided to postpone it to 2018, a decisiion that may affect CBSE students and Delhi students in particular. The Delhi High Court bench termed the CBSE decision to scrap “moderation” marks from this ...

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Jayalalithaa’s Health Update: HC Gives 2 Days to Reply

Amid secrecy surrounding Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa’s unknown ailment, the Madras high court finally came down heavily upon the government machinery on Tuesday to inform the court and the public about the health condition of the AIADMK leader. “AIADMK leader J Jayalalithaa is holding public office, and therefore her state of health must be clarified by government officials ...

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Gujarat High Court Bans 67 Sandmining Units in Gir Lion Sanctuary

Prompted by a PIL, the Gujarat High Court on Thursday ordered immediate shut-down of 67 sandmining units in the vicinity of Gir sanctuary where census of lions was undertaken till Wednesday. The order to ban sandmining in Gir, the only sanctuary for Asiatic lions, came from the two-judge bench of Justice Jayant Patel and Justice GB Shah after a public ...

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Delhi HC Asks Union Health Ministry on Swine Flu Preventive steps

While hearing a petition seeking directions to make tests for swine flu available at an affordable cost, the Delhi High Court Wednesday sought response from the central and city governments on the steps taken to deal with the viral disease. A division bench of Chief Justice G. Rohini and Justice R.S. Endlaw issued notice to the union health minister, the ...

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13 Liquor Outlets on Highways Shutdown in Kerala

Thirteen liquor outlets located on state and national highways have been shut down in Kerala today following the decision taken by the cabinet a month ago. Kerala High Court has ordered to shift all liquor outlets from highways in November, after hearing a public interest litigation which states liquor shops on the highways as a major cause of accidents, which ...

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Delhi High Court Raps ‘unrecognized’ IIPM, Asks Not to Use MBA, BBM for its Management Courses

In a rare gesture of disapproval, Delhi High Court ordered Bangalore-based Indian Institute of Planning and Management (IIPM) of Arindam Chaudhuri not to use terms such as MBA, BBA or any such tag for the courses it offers as it has not been recognised by any statutory body, leaving alone calling itself a management school, business school or B-school. The ...

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