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AMU VC letter to Irani triggers controversy (Roundup)

  Aligarh/New Delhi, Nov 28 : A letter by AMU vice chancellor to Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani warning of "massive unrest" and probability of "... [ Read More ]

No discussion on chit fund issue in assembly: Odisha speaker

  Bhubaneswar, Nov 28 : The Odisha assembly speaker Friday rejected the demand of opposition to discuss the chit fund issue, leading to a disruption in the house ... [ Read More ]

High girl dropout rate due to no toilets in schools: Modi

  Poonch, Nov 28 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday attributed the high numbers of girl children dropping out of schools to lack of toilets in schools.Addressi... [ Read More ]

Arjun happy to play villain to his wife

  New Delhi, Nov 28 : Actor Arjun Punj has shared screen space with his wife and actress Gurdeep Kohli in serials like "Sanjivani - A Medical Boon" and"Diya Aur B... [ Read More ]

Nandish Sandhu to enter 'Khatron Ke Khiladi...'

  New Delhi, Nov 28 : Actor Nandish Sandhu will be entering stunt-based reality TV show "Khatron Ke Khiladi - Darr Ka Blockbuster Returns" as a wildcard entry."I ... [ Read More ]

Indians experimenting more with non-traditional cuisines: Survey

  New Delhi, Nov 28 : Indians are getting more experimental with their food choices, if a survey is anything to go by, and Delhi leads the gourmet game.Food order... [ Read More ]

Chennai race track gets FIA Grade 2 mark

  Chennai, Nov 28 : The international automobile federation (FIA) has granted the Madras Motor Race Track (MMRT) here a Grade 2 license after the circuit, located... [ Read More ]

Qualifier Bava wins national ranking tennis title

  Pune, Nov 28 : Qualifier Haadin Bava won his maiden title here after surviving three keenly-contested sets against Shahbaaz Khan in the final of the All-India R... [ Read More ]

Chinese prodigy knocks out Advani in World Snooker

  Bengaluru, Nov 28 : China's 14-year-old Yan Bingtao broke Indian hearts by defeating title favourite Pankaj Advani 6-4 to storm into the men's semi-finals at th... [ Read More ]

Maharashtra youth who joined ISIS returns to India

  Thane (Maharashtra), Nov 28 : A youth from Maharashtra, who joined the terror group Islamic State (IS) in Iraq, Friday returned home to India and was being ques... [ Read More ]
Soldier killed in Jammu gunfight; Omar says no coincidence

Soldier killed in Jammu gunfight; Omar says no coincidence

  Jammu, Nov 27 : A soldier was killed in a fierce gun battle Thursdaybetween the security forces and militants near the international border in Jammu and Kashmir... [ Read More ]

Justice C.K. Prasad assumes charge as new PCI chief

  New Delhi, Nov 27 : Retired Supreme Court judge, Justice C.K. Prasad, Thursday assumed charge as the chairman of the Press Council of India (PCI), an official s... [ Read More ]

India defence exports over Rs.1,800 crore since 2011

  New Delhi, Nov 28 : India has exported defence equipments worth over Rs.1,812.17 crore in last four years, Minister of State for Defence Rao Inderjit Singh Frid... [ Read More ]

Finance ministry rejects MAT, DDT removal demands on SEZs

  New Delhi, Nov 28 : The finance ministry has rejected the commerce ministry's demand to remove minimum alternate tax (MAT) and dividend distribution tax (DDT) l... [ Read More ]

Saradha scam: CBI files case against two non-Saradha companies

  Kolkata, Nov 28 : The Cental Bureau of Investigation (CBI), which is probing the multi-crore rupee Saradha scam, Friday registered cases against two non-Saradha... [ Read More ]

Kerala hospital develops treatment for acute blood cancer

  Kochi, Nov 27 : The Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS) here has carried out a new treatment protocol to treat a 19-year-old girl suffering from acute b... [ Read More ]

BioAsia 2015 to be held Feb 2-4

  Hyderabad, Nov 26 : BioAsia 2015, the 12th edition of the annual international life sciences conference, will be held here Feb 2-4.More than 700 companies from ... [ Read More ]
Science should benefit common man: President

Science should benefit common man: President

  Bengaluru, Nov 25 : President Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday called upon scientists to use the Commonwealth Science Conference as a platform to generate fresh ideas t... [ Read More ]

Death sentence for cult members in China upheld

  Beijing, Nov 28 : A court in China Friday upheld the death sentences for two Church of the Almighty God cult members, who beat a woman to death in a McDonald's ... [ Read More ]

British PM seeks EU support for new migration curbs

  London, Nov 28 : British Prime Minister David Cameron has urged other European Union (EU) leaders to support his "reasonable" proposals for far-reaching curbs o... [ Read More ]

Two killed in floods in France

  Paris, Nov 28 : A new wave of floods struck the Var department in southeast France and killed two women, according to media reports.The first victim, a woman, d... [ Read More ]

Saradha scam: CBI files case against two non-Saradha companies

  Kolkata, Nov 28 : The Cental Bureau of Investigation (CBI), which is probing the multi-crore rupee Saradha scam, Friday registered cases against two non-Saradha... [ Read More ]

Indian cyber security violations similar to global trends: Minister

  New Delhi, Nov. Nov 28 : With the proliferation of Information Technology (IT), the trend in increasing cyber security violations in India is similar to that wo... [ Read More ]

SC asks DLF to deposit remaining Rs.480 crore penalty

  New Delhi, Nov 28 : The Supreme Court Friday asked DLF to deposit the balance Rs.480 crore of a total Rs.630 crore penalty imposed on the realty major by fair t... [ Read More ]

Kerala technopark to 'go red' on World AIDS Day

  Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 28 : Technopark, one of the largest IT Parks in the country, will put its might behind global efforts to fight HIV/AIDS with a series of... [ Read More ]

Easing medical visa process may boost medical tourism

  Chennai, Nov 28 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi's announcement of issuing visas fast to patients from SAARC nations will boost medical tourism in the country, sa... [ Read More ]

Centre keen to promote rational use of drugs: Nadda

  New Delhi, Nov 28 : There is need to create an atmosphere to promote rational use of drugs and use of generic medicines, Health Minister J.P. Nadda said Friday ... [ Read More ]
Delhi HC order on nursery admission guidelines Friday

Delhi HC order on nursery admission guidelines Friday

  New Delhi, Nov 27 : The Delhi High Court will Friday pronounce its order on petitions challenging the nursery admission guidelines issued last year.Justice Manm... [ Read More ]
Involve private sector in education: President

Involve private sector in education: President

  Pune, Nov 26 : President Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday called for deepening the involvement of the private sector in education and said universities such as Harvar... [ Read More ]

Mizoram takes steps to achieve 100 percent literacy

  Aizawl, Nov 26 : The Mizoram government would undertaken all efforts to achieve 100 percent literacy in the north-eastern state, a minister said Wednesday."Acco... [ Read More ]

UN-backed summit to promote 'Swachh Bharat' drive

  Rishikesh (Uttarakhand), Nov 28 : Prominent leaders of all major faiths in India as well as political leaders and celebrities will gather here Saturday for a su... [ Read More ]

Kerala bishop's home looted of jewellery, cash

  Kottayam (Kerala), Nov 27 : A bishop of the Jacobite Syrian Christian Church here said Thursday his house was robbed of 19 sovereigns of gold, Rs.48,000 in cash... [ Read More ]

Sabarimala festival season begins on a high

  Sabarimala (Kerala), Nov 24 : Five days after the famed Sabarimala temple opened this season, collections recorded have gone up by 22 percent as compared with t... [ Read More ]

One soldier killed in Jammu gunfight

  Jammu, Nov 27 : A soldier was killed Thursday in an ongoing gunbattle between security forces and separatist guerrillas near the international border in Jammu a... [ Read More ]

Al Qaeda planning bombing attacks in India?

  New Delhi, Oct 14 : Al Qaeda, the group responsible for the Sept 11, 2001, attack on New York's World Trade Center, and which had no reported presence in India ... [ Read More ]

Reduce human load to save Taj: Historian R. Nath

  Agra Sep 25 : Unless drastic measures are intiated to manage pressing crowds at the Taj Mahal and the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) is not fundamentally ... [ Read More ]

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