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Anti-CAA protests: Internet services suspended in 14 UP districts ahead of Friday prayers, security beefed up

The authorities in various cities of Uttar Pradesh have suspended internet in view of the anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protests in Uttar Pradesh and Friday prayers. The state of Uttar Pradesh has witnessed massive and violent protests against the new citizenship law. At least 17 people were killed, over 200 police personnel injured and state-owned property damaged across Uttar Pradesh, last ... Read More »

Plan to construct finance dept. office buildings in all districts: Yanamala

Deputy Chief Minister N. Chinarajappa, Finance Minister Yanamala Ramakrishnudu, with Collector Kartikeya Misra in Kakinada on Sunday.   | Photo Credit: S_RAMBABU ‘Efforts are on to recruit employees in a phased manner’ The State government is planning to undertake construction of office buildings to the Finance Department in all the districts, besides ensuring permanent buildings to house the sub-treasury offices, according ... Read More »

Republicans in N.C. Senate cut education funding — but only in Democratic districts. Really.

This bit of North Carolina news won’t get as much attention as the infamous “bathroom bill,” which insisted that people at public schools and other government-run facilities use bathrooms that correspond to the gender listed on their birth certificate, sparking a boycott of the state. But it is worth noting as a new lesson in how not to drag schools ... Read More »

7 local districts nationally recognized for music education

Seven local school districts have been named “Best Communities” in the nation for music education this year. The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation recognized 527 districts and 92 schools “for their outstanding music education programs” in 2017, the organization said. Among them were the Arlington, Dover, Hyde Park, Millbrook, Red Hook, Spackenkill and Wappingers districts. AVID: Preparing for the future, Hyde ... Read More »