22 Dec 2011
The fate of the Lokpal Bill might be dependant on the stance adopted by various political parties in the Parliament but the parties are fast losing the faith of the public in their fight against corruption.
20 Sep 2011
The twenty major economies of the world including India will lift all sorts of restrictions on food exports. These nations, known as G-20, produce about two-thirds of the total food production in the world and this decision is expected to prevent volatility of food prices to a large extent.
22 Feb 2013
A trip to purchase books for the exam of sub-inspector in Excise department proved to be the last outing of Vijay Kumar, who was among the five students killed in the twin blasts in the city.
10 Nov 2012
Indian-origin CEO of Datawind, the maker of India's low-cost tablet Aakash, Suneet Singh Tuli and Massachusettes Institute of Technology professor Anant Agarwal have been named by Forbes magazine among the 15 "classroom revolutionaries" who are using innovative technologies to reinvent education for students and teachers globally.
17 Apr 2012
The Magadh University in Bodh Gaya has figured in the list of top 20 universities of the country prepared by a private market research agency, Vice Chancellor of the University Arun Kumar said on Tuesday.
18 Oct 2012
Bangladesh is set to honour 61 "foreign friends", including a retired Indian Colonel who rescued Premier Sheikh Hasina and some other members of her family from captivity of Pakistani troops in 1971, for their outstanding contribution to its Liberation War.
03 Oct 2012
India, the only country to send MPs to attend sessions of UN General Assembly (UNGA), is deputing 13 Parliamentarians this time, including BJP leader LK Advani.
01 Sep 2011
Even as Anna Hazare’s 12-fast is over and people in the national capital are back to their jobs, schoolchildren are still mesmerized with the magical charm of the Gandhian activist. Such is the craze among schoolchildren that they are repeatedly asking questions from their teachers in schools about Anna.
30 Aug 2012
Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has courted controversy by saying that quest for slim figure among middleclass girls is responsible for rise in cases of malnutrition among female in the state. Modi’s bizarre explanation on this came during an interview with reputed US daily- Wall Street Journal.
17 Jul 2012
Amidst the growing outcry in the society over punishment meted out to school students in the country, Uttar Pradesh Primary Education Minister has come up with a bizarre suggestion favouring Corporeal punishment to maintain discipline in the schools.