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EC Postpones Elections to 11 UP MLCs Seats amid Lockdown

(Lucknow,UP) EC Postpones Elections to 11 UP MLC Seats amid Lockdown
These seats will fall vacant in May in view of the ongoing lockdown
The EC, however, did not give a date for holding the elections in its order issued on Friday.
“The tenure of 5 MLCs from
graduates’ constituency and
6 MLCs from teachers’ constituency
is coming to an end on May 6. Hence, elections should be held on these seats,” Chief Electoral Officer of Uttar Pradesh Ajay Kumar Shukla said in a statement.
The Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council has 100 seats. At present, it has a strength of 99, while one seat is vacant.
The lockdown, which came into force on March 25, was imposed by the Centre to control the spread of coronavirus in the country.

C’Garh School Students to be Promoted Without Exams

Raipur, Apr 1 (PTI) C’Garh School Students to be Promoted Without Exams
Chhattisgarh government has decided to promote students of all classes, except 10th and 12th standards, of the state schools without exams
Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel took a decision in this regard late Tuesday evening,
On March 19, the state government shut all schools to prevent the spread of the deadly viral infection.
However, a decision would be taken later on exams of some subjects of Classes 10 and 12 being conducted by the Chhattisgarh Board of Secondary Education (CGBSE) which could not be held due to the lockdown, he sa

Prez Trump Preaching Kids Sit Back,Behave,Wash Hands,Be Proud of USA

President of USA Donald J Trump Preached
Kids!
Sit back,
Behave
Wash hands and
Be proud of US
This advised is made for millions of American kids staying indoors with their parents due to coronavirus shutdown in the US
The authorities now believe that the rapidly-spreading disease could fundamentally upend life for months.
Speaking to reporters on Friday, President Trump was asked what would he say to millions of school kids across the county who are staying at home.
“I would say that they have a duty to sit back, watch, behave, wash their hands, stay in the apartment with mom and dad,” Trump told reporters at a White House news conference
According to Johns Hopkins University data, 27,333 people have died due to the disease across over 170 coutries. Italy has the highest number of deaths at 9,134, followed by Spain 5,138 and China 3,174.
The United States leads in the number of COVID-19 with 104,007 infections confirmed so far, followed by Italy (86,498) and China (81,906). Nearly 17,00 people have died from the disease in America.

Educational+Social +Political Activity Banned Till 31st March:Anil Vij

(Chd,Haryana)Educational+Social +Political Activity Banned Till 31st March:Anil Vij
Haryana’s Home and Health Minister Anil Vij said a ban had also been imposed on holding political, cultural and social gatherings or sports events that attract a crowd of more than 200 people with immediate effect.
Both government and private schools across the state will remain closed till March 31, Vij said, adding that the decision was taken after a Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar held a meeting with senior officials including those from the health department.
However, students will appear for their board/annual/assessment examinations as per schedule, Vij said.
On Friday, the Department of School Education had ordered the closure of all government and private schools in five districts of the state including Gurugram, Sonepat, Rohtak, Jhajjar and Faridabad till March 31.
About the measures taken by the health department to prevent spread of infection, Vij said all districts have been attached with a nearby medical college so that ventilators can be made available at a short notice if the need arises.
The Haryana government had on Thursday declared the coronavirus an epidemic.
Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar has assured the people of the state that there was no need to panic as all measures were being undertaken to prevent the spread of the infection

US State Legislature Lifts 27 Yrs Old Yoga Ban But Says no to Namaste

(Washington)US State Legislature Lifts Ban From Yoga But Says no to Namaste
American state legislature has voted to lift the decades-old ban on yoga, but prohibited the use of namaste at a time when world leaders are adopting this way of greeting amid fears of the spread of coronavirus.
Pushed by conservative groups, the Alabama Board of Education in 1993 had voted to prohibit yoga, along with hypnosis and meditation in public schools in the state.
Moved by state legislator Jeremy Gray from the Democratic Party, Alabama House of Representatives on Tuesday voted 84-17 to pass the Yoga Bill.
The Alabama House of Representatives while lifting the ban on yoga prohibited the use of namaste.
The bill now moves to the state Senate and if approved and signed by Governor Kay Ivey, it would become a law and end a 27-year ban in K-12 schools.

Exams To Continue But Schools to Holiday till 31st March:Pb Govt

(Chd,Pb) Exams To Continue But Schools to Holiday till 31st March:Pb Govt
Punjab Education Minister Vijay Inder Singla on Friday announced closing of all schools in the state till March 31 as a precautionary measure to prevent spread of coronavirus.
He, however, said exams would be continued to be conducted according to schedule.
So far, one person who had returned from Italy had tested positive for coronavirus in Punjab.Seven Suspected Are Missing
The Health ministry on Friday put the number of coronavirus cases in the country at 75, which includes a 76-year-old man from Kalaburagi in Karnataka who became the country’s first coronavirus fatality.

Rahul Gandhi Cry Out at His Class Mate Scindia’s Changed Ideology

(New Delhi) Rahul Gandhi Cry Out at His Class Fellow Scindia’s Changed Ideology
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said Jyotiraditya Scindia forgot his ideology as he was apprehensive about his political future and that he would not get respect in the BJP.
Gandhi told reporters outside Parliament that Scindia was an old friend of his And would not get respect in the BJP, nor would he feel satisfied there, the former Congress chief said.
A day after quitting the Congress, Scindia joined the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday in the presence of its president JP Nadda and slammed his former party for “denying reality” and “not acknowledging” new thoughts and new leadership.
Scindia has been named as the BJP’s Rajya Sabha candidate from Madhya Pradesh.

America Celebrates Read Day,Trump Inspires To Learn

(Washington)America Celebrates Read Day,PresidentTrump Inspires To Learn
As millions of students across the United States celebrate Read Across America Day, President Of USA Donald Trump Says that Melania and I are pleased to join them in celebrating the wonders of reading and literature, while also honoring our Nation’s outstanding educators, librarians, and families who support America’s remarkable young people.
Read Across America Day is a celebration of the joys of literacy and an important reminder that we must make every effort to ensure that our Nation’s children receive the necessary education in reading and writing to cultivate the skills they need to pursue their American Dream.
To help all of America’s students unlock their full potential in the classroom, my Administration emphasized the importance of education and literacy in our most recent budget by investing $19.4 billion in a new education block grant. This critical funding will allow States and school districts to focus on the needs of their students, including literacy and language arts, and will make a difference in the lives of students in communities across our Nation, empowering them with the tools and knowledge to fuel successful careers and fulfilling lives.
In classrooms, libraries, and homes around our country, literature provides children with the inspiration to learn and grow. On this Read Across America Day, we recall the motivational words of Dr. Seuss—an American icon of literature—and impart his wisdom on our Nation’s young people: “You’re off to Great Places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, so…get on your way!”
Source White House

Schools to Remain Closed in ,Northeast Delhi till March 7

(New Delhi)Schools to Remain Closed in ,Northeast Delhi till March 7
After Violence Delhi is Under Control But Tense So
Schools will remain closed in northeast Delhi till March 7 in view of the violence
The annual exams have also been postponed since the situation is not conducive for conducting examinations in violence-affected areas, according to officials.