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No ‘Gandhi Jayanti’ Holiday in Rajasthan Universities as per New Holiday Calendar

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Jaipur, August 12: In a fresh development, October 2 will not be observed as a holiday in the Rajasthan Universities as per the new Holiday Calendar.

According to a new calendar released by Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh, all the state universities will be getting a total of 24 holidays in the academic year 2017-18.

The state universities will observe holidays on Moharram and Diwali in October. Apart of these Holidays, the birth anniversaries of Ramdev (folk deity of Rajasthan), Guru Nanak, BR Ambedkar, Lord Mahavira and Maharana Pratap will also be observed.

Some universities have accepted the new calendar norms while the other universities are yet to take a decision on it. The calendar was issued to 12 state universities.

N Radhakrishnan who is the chairman of Indian Council for Gandhian Studies has been spearheading a movement to not observe on birth and death anniversary of Gandhi.

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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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