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Indian Air Force Hawk trainer Jet crashes in Midnapore, West Bengal

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IAF jet crashed in West Bengal. Image Source: Hindustan Times

KOLKATA: A Hawk advanced jet trainer of the Indian Air Force (IAF) crashed in Midnapore district in West Bengal shortly after taking off from an air base.

Both pilots ejected safely following the crash around 11 a.m., officials said. The jet had taken off from the Kalaikunda base.

The IAF has ordered a Board of Inquiry into the crash. (IANS)

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West Bengal to Restore “Pass-Fail” System in Classes 5 and 8

This decision conforms to the recommendations of the Ministry of Human Resources Development to restore the pass-fail system in classes 5 and 8

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The government would come up with the requisite notification soon, he said. Pixabay

Doing away with the no-detention policy, the West Bengal government has decided to restore the “pass-fail” system in classes 5 and 8 from the coming academic year, Education Minister Partha Chatterjee said on Friday.

Thus, students now would have to sit for examinations in classes 5 and 8 to get promoted to classes 6 and 9.

The government would come up with the requisite notification soon, he said.

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Thus, students now would have to sit for examinations in classes 5 and 8 to get promoted to classes 6 and 9. Pixabay

“This decision conforms to the recommendations of the Ministry of Human Resources Development to restore the pass-fail system in classes 5 and 8,” said Chatterjee.

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The no-detention policy till class 8 came into existence in 2010. (IANS)

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