The state government instructed schools to ignore a directive issued earlier by the human resources development ministry asking education institutions to follow a centre- prescribed format for I-D celebration. On many occasions, she has locked horns with the central government and the story has been repeated once again after Mamata refused to follow the directives provided by the center regarding Independence Day celebrations at schools on August 15. The circular directed educational institutions to organise quiz contests, lectures, debates and other programmes to mark the day. The schools were also advised that the celebrations could be video recorded and submitted to the office of Sarva Shiksha Mission (SSM) by August 31, 2017.
However, the Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government has instructed its schools to desist from following the Centre's circular.
Two US service members killed in combat operations But as the fight has evolved over the past three years, more and more USA troops are operating close to the front lines. More than 1,200 Iraqi forces were killed in the battle for Mosul and more than 6,000 wounded, U.S.
"Chief minister feels this is yet another attempt by the Centre to undermine state government's authority. The CM believes that the Centre should not be directing the way I-Day is celebrated at schools in Bengal because people here are well-aware of the importance of the day", said a senior TMC leader.
"We do not need lessons of patriotism from BJP. This is against the federal structure of India", the minister said. The ministry had said that India's 70 years of independence must be celebrated in a "befitting manner". "The Chief Minister and other passengers were provided with full facilities as is required under the circumstances", sources said. "Why can't Independence Day be celebrated in Bengal according to how it is being done throughout the country?"
Cruise was strapped into a safety device during the stunt but fell short when he jumped between the buildings. Cruise explained , "I was hit by a tiny particle from the runway and I literally thought it broke my ribs".
During initial questioning, the terrorist told police she came to the scene with the intention to attack a Jew. The man was slashed but the knife did not injure his body and instead slashed his prayer shawl.
Comments come after phone call with Donald Trump in which both leaders agreed on need to confront 'increasingly unsafe situation'. The man behind the documentary "An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power" may not see eye-to-eye with Mr.
The Saudi-led coalition began its war in Yemen in March 2015 against Shiite rebels known as Houthis who hold the capital, Sanaa. Initial reports issued by the Saudi Press Agency said the soldiers sustained "minor injuries" following an emergency landing.
The last time a full eclipse swept coast to coast across the continental United States was 99 years ago. In fact, there is a massive difference even between a 99% partial eclipse to a 100% total eclipse.
The White House said in a statement that Trump and Xi "agreed North Korea must stop its provocative and escalatory behavior". Moving forward, he said President Trump's tough talk and global unity against North Korean leader Kim Jung-un is working.
The 31-minute debut of club record signing Alvaro Morata offered a glimpse into what the club can expect from the Spain global . Stephen Ward scored the second goal for Burnley on 39th minute of the first half to make it 2-0 for the visitors.
Trump said North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was not going to get away with his "horrific" comments and disrespecting America. Trump has said he would not allow Pyongyang to develop a nuclear weapon capable of hitting the United States.
Rimmer wasted no time in attempting some moves as he offered a hint of a cha cha when egged on by show guest Martine McCutcheon. Simon Rimmer has been named as the seventh celebrity taking part in the upcoming series of 'Strictly Come Dancing' .
Charlottesville auto crash suspect ID'd as 20-year-old OH man
Two Virginia state troopers en route to the crash scene in a helicopter were also killed when their chopper crashed, police said. Although a few cars were held up by the march, police say the demonstration was peaceful and there were no arrests.
Ensco Plc (ESV) Where Moving Ahead?
State Treasurer State of Michigan's holdings in Ensco Plc were worth $646,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. While looking the figure depicted by the Price to Earning we can suggest that the shares of Ensco plc (ESV) are overvalued.
No change to Alexis Sanchez situation says Arsene Wenger
After Arsenal's Wembley win on Sunday, Wenger admitted he was looking to trim his squad before the transfer window closes. New signing Lacazette took no time scoring in front of his new fans as he scored a true strikers goal.
'N Korean missiles can reach Guam in 14 minutes'
These and other unsettling nuclear attack survival tips have been released by Guam Homeland Security and Office of Civil Defense. Resident Isaac Camacho, 19, says he feels Guam's relationship with the US mainland is "a little misunderstood on their part".
Shares hit by US-North Korea tensions
Significant strength was also visible among software stocks, as reflected by the 1.2% gain posted by the Dow Jones Software Index. Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index plunged by 2 percent, while South Korea's Kospi Index slumped by 1.7 percent.
Stocks drop, led by technology companies
Retailers slid after department stores Macy's and Kohl's both said same-store sales continued to decline in the latest quarter. Cappelleri said he would need to see more pullbacks of at least 1% before becoming anxious about the stock market.
Arsenal's Sanchez out of opener due to abdominal strain
With the start of the Premier League upon us, the FC guys share their predictions for the opener between Arsenal and Leicester . Sanchez, whose current deal expires in 2018, did not play in Arsenal's victory over Chelsea in the Community Shield on Sunday.