first_imgOpposition leaders Ravula Chandrasekhar Reddy, Chada Venkat Reddy and Kondandaram handed over Rs 1 lakh cheque to the family of intermediate student Anamika, who committed suicide after failing in an exam. The leaders further demanded compensation to all the families of deceased inter students who committed suicide following the alleged goof-up of inter results. They also said that they will hand over the cheques to families of three other deceased students next week.”The government neither provided compensation to the families nor allowing them to help,” said the leaders.last_img

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first_img.A teacher of North South University has been missing since Tuesday afternoon.Relatives of the victim said assistant professor Mubashar Hasan Caesar of sociology department of the university went missing after he attended the university that day.In this regard, Caesar’s father filed a general diary with the Khilgaon police station on Tuesday night.Caesar’s paternal uncle Manzoor Hossain said, a man identifying himself as Caesar’s student, came to look for him on 25 October.Later, security cameras were installed around Caesar’s home to ensure his security, he added.last_img

first_imgFormer US first lady Barbara Bush reads `Arthur`s New Puppy` during the annual Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC on 24 March 2008Former US first lady Barbara Bush died Tuesday at the age of 92, triggering an outpouring of praise for the matriarch of a Republican family once at the apex of American politics.“A former first lady of the United States of America and relentless proponent of family literacy, Barbara Pierce Bush passed away Tuesday on 17 April 17 at the age of 92,” said a statement from the office of George HW Bush. They were married for 73 years.Barbara Bush has long been considered the rock at the centre of one of America’s most prominent political families, as the wife of a president and the mother to another-George W Bush-and to Jeb Bush, a former Florida governor and onetime presidential aspirant.She first met her husband-to-be at the age of 16 when she was a schoolgirl and he was a student at an elite preparatory school in Massachusetts. They married in 1945 while he was on leave from wartime service as a naval officer. The couple had six children.As first lady, from 1989 to 1993, she embraced the cause of universal literacy, and founded a foundation for family literacy.As tributes poured in to honour the life of Barbara Bush, president Donald Trump hailed her as an “advocate of the American family.”“Amongst her greatest achievements was recognizing the importance of literacy as a fundamental family value that requires nurturing and protection,” Trump said.“She will be long remembered for her strong devotion to country and family, both of which she served unfailingly well.”Force of natureHer son Jeb wrote: “I’m exceptionally privileged to be the son of George Bush and the exceptionally gracious, gregarious, fun, funny, loving, tough, smart, graceful woman who was the force of nature known as Barbara Bush.”And his son George P Bush tweeted: “I will miss you, Ganny-but know we will see you again.”“Barbara inspired us all to be the best version of ourselves,” said Orrin Hatch, America’s longest-serving Republican senator.Trump’s Democratic predecessor Barack Obama and his wife Michelle said “We’ll always be grateful to Mrs Bush for the generosity she showed to us throughout our time in the White House.”“But we’re even more grateful for the way she lived her life-as a testament to the fact that public service is an important and noble calling; as an example of the humility and decency that reflects the very best of the American spirit,” they added.Madeleine Albright, who under Democratic president Bill Clinton was the first woman to serve as US secretary of state, remembered Bush as a “woman of incredible determination, wit and compassion who embodied America’s best values.”Bush gained a reputation for toughness, wry humour and straight-speaking.Asked in 2010 about former Alaska governor Sarah Palin-who sought the vice presidency in 2008 — she told an interviewer: “I sat next to her once, thought she was beautiful, and I think she’s very happy in Alaska, and I hope she’ll stay there.”last_img

first_imgKolkata: Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee inaugurated the Durand Cup, held for the first time in Kolkata in the cup’s storied 129 year history. The cup, which is organised by the Army in Delhi for over a century, is the oldest football cup in Asia.Banerjee went to the Swami Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan, the venue of the match, where she was introduced to the players of Mohun Bagan and Mohammedan Sporting. While addressing the gathering to celebrate the centenary of East Bengal at Netaji Indoor Stadium on Thursday, she had invited the people to come and see the match. Also Read – Rs 13,000 crore investment to provide 2 lakh jobs: MamataIt may be mentioned that the ambience of Swami Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan has totally changed following the initiative of the Chief Minister. The stadium was the host of a couple of World Cup Under-19 matches, including the final. The football organisers and FIFA representatives who had visited the stadium had praised Banerjee for hosting a mega football show. The land adjacent to the stadium which had been covered by bushes and was used as a dumping ground, has now been given a new look. The chairs of the stadium have been replaced and a state-of-the-art dressing room for the players has been built, along with new restrooms. Following her inspiration, footballs are being manufactured in large scale at two places in Howrah, which are also being sent to foreign countries. The footballs have cleared vigorous quality tests and two well known clubs are likely to use them for matches.last_img

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