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Himachal CM to give 10,260 laptops to students

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Shimla, Aug 12: Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh will distribute 10,260 laptops and netbooks among meritorious students of Class X and XII under the Rajiv Gandhi Digital Students Yojna next week, it was announced on Saturday.

The Chief Minister will launch the distribution of laptops at the state-level Independence Day function on August 15 at Rampur town in Shimla district, an education department spokesperson told IANS.

He said Rs 82 crore have been earmarked to provide 42,971 laptops and netbooks to the students from 2013 to 2018.

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Delhi: Firing in Burari, 3 injured

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New Delhi, June 18: At least three people were injured in firing in Burari area on Monday. 

More details awaited.

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Partly cloudy sky in Delhi, rains likely

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New Delhi, June 18: The national capital woke up to a partly cloudy sky on Monday with the minimum temperature recorded at 28.2 degrees Celsius, the season’s average.

The air-quality across the National Capital Region (NCR) was very poor on Monday morning, according to System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR).

“The sky will remain partly cloudy with the possibility of rains or thundershowers along with strong gusty winds,” a scientist at India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.

The humidity at 8.30 a.m. was recorded at 66 per cent and the maximum temperature is likely to hover around 37 degrees Celsius.

On Sunday, the maximum temperature was settled at 36.8 degrees Celsius, three notches below the season’s average, while the minimum temperature was recorded at 28.2 degrees Celsius, the season’s average.

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Western UP to witness Rain, Thunderstorm

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Lucknow, June 18: Several areas of Western Uttar Pradesh likely to witness thunderstorm and rain accompanied with a dust storm within next two hours, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Monday.

According to the IMD, the monsoon is hovering over Maharashtra in the west and parts of Odisha, West Bengal and Assam in the east and northeast India.

Last week, a deadly thunderstorm hit several areas of Uttar Pradesh, killing 10 people and injuring 28 others.

Meanwhile, the residents of Delhi are facing an intense heat wave and reeling under a haze of dust brought by winds from Rajasthan, apparently raising the level of air pollution to severe category.

On Sunday, the national capital recorded a maximum temperature of 36 degrees, while the minimum temperature stood at 28 degrees.

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