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US agency funding unique project to boost Indian agriculture


July 16th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) How to increase farm productivity to feed a burgeoning populace, how to use the existing farming methods and practices optimally - these and other critical ... Read more...

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Student kills self in BHU


February 22nd, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Varanasi, Feb 22 (IANS) A medical student committed suicide at the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) here Wednesday, after taking an overdose of anaesthetic drugs, police said.Sumit Garg was a second ... Read more...

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BHU professor found dead in campus home


July 19th, 2011 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh), July 19 (IANS) A professor of the prominent Banaras Hindu University (BHU) here was found dead in his official residence on the campus Tuesday, police said.N. Prasad ... Read more...

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Utsav Sharma sent to judicial custody till Feb 8


January 26th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 26 (ANI): Utsav Sharma, who had attacked Aarushi's father Rajesh Talwar inside the Ghaziabad court premises, was on Wednesday remanded to judicial custody till February 8.Sharma, who was ... Read more...

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Same man attacked Talwar, S.P.S. Rathore (Lead)


January 25th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh/Ghaziabad, Jan 25 (IANS) The man who attacked Rajesh Talwar, father of murdered teen Aarushi Talwar, outside a Ghaziabad court Tuesday has been identified as Utsav Sharma, who had earlier assaulted ... Read more...

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Rahul asks Lucknow students to join politics


January 11th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 11 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Tuesday asked the youth to join politics for development of the country but steered away from controversial questions on corruption and inflation ... Read more...

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Join politics to develop India, Rahul Gandhi urges BHU students


January 10th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Varanasi, Jan 10 (IANS) Interacting with students of the Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Monday asked them to join politics irrespective of their professional aspirations, saying youths' ... Read more...

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Indian American astronomer finds diamond-studded planet


December 9th, 2010 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 9 (IANS) Astronomers led by Indian American Nikku Madhusudhan have discovered a giant planet with an atmosphere and core dominated by carbon, raising the prospect that diamond-studded stars ... Read more...

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Chidambaram visits Varanasi blast site, meets injured


December 8th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Varanasi, Dec 8 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday visited the site of the blast here which killed a toddler and left over 20 people, including foreigners, injured. He also met ... Read more...

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BHU student suspended for posting obscene content on Facebook


December 2nd, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh), Dec 2 (IANS) Posting vulgar remarks against his female batchmates on the popular social networking site Facebook has landed a final year student of the Banaras Hindu University ... Read more...

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Four BHU students arrested as ragging victim threatens suicide (Lead)


September 18th, 2010 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 17 (IANS) Four students of the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) in Varanasi have been arrested, one year after they assaulted and stripped a physically challenged youth and forced him to ... Read more...

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BHU student threatens suicide, four arrested for ragging


September 17th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 17 (IANS) Four students of the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) in Varanasi have been arrested, one year after they assaulted and stripped a physically challenged youth and forced him ... Read more...

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Traditional parasols vanishing from Varanasi’s ghats


April 20th, 2010 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
By Asit Srivastava Varanasi, April 20 (IANS) The faded parasols dotting the banks of the Ganga in this Hindu holy city for years, under whose ample shade priests received their clients or tourists ... Read more...

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Holy men, scientist to develop eco-center in Varanasi


March 3rd, 2010 - 12:16 am ICT by ANI
By Girish Kumar DubeyVaranasi, March 2 (ANI): In a first of its kind, holy men and a scientist have joined hands to prepare a model of an eco-center for sustainable development ... Read more...

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Toll in Uttar Pradesh hooch tragedy rises to 13


February 18th, 2010 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 18 (IANS) At least eight more people have died after drinking moonshine in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi district, taking the toll to 13, an official said Thursday. "The toll till Thursday morning ... Read more...

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Rathore’s attacker gets bail


February 12th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 12 (IANS) A court here Friday granted bail to Utsav Sharma, who attacked disgraced former Haryana police chief S.P.S. Rathore, convicted for molesting teenager Ruchika Girhotra. Sharma, who is said to ... Read more...

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Rathore’s attacker sent to judicial custody


February 10th, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 10 (IANS) A court here Wednesday sent Utsav Sharma, who attacked former Haryana police chief S.P.S. Rathore, convicted for molesting teenager Ruchika Girhotra, to judicial custody for 14 days. Sharma's parents ... Read more...

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Rathore attacker is a bright, shy NID student


February 8th, 2010 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Feb 8 (IANS) Utsav Sharma, who attacked former Haryana police chief S.P.S. Rathore, convicted for molestation, outside a Chandigarh court Monday, is a post-graduate diploma student of the prestigious National Institute ... Read more...

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‘Abnormal circumstances made my son attack Rathore’


February 8th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 8 (IANS) S.K. Sharma, a Banaras Hindu University (BHU) professor and father of the youth who Monday attacked former Haryana police chief S.P.S. Rathore, said "abnormal circumstances" must have forced ... Read more...

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Four Varanasi students arrested for ragging (Lead)


September 15th, 2009 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Varanasi, Sep 15 (IANS) Four engineering students of the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) were arrested Tuesday for allegedly ragging a first-year student outside the varsity campus, police said. The university has also ... Read more...

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Four students arrested for ragging in Varanasi


September 15th, 2009 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
Varanasi, Sep 15(ANI): Four engineering students of Banaras Hindu University (BHU) were arrested on Tuesday in alleged connection in ragging of a junior student in Varanasi.According to reports, the arrested engineering ... Read more...

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What does the Sun mean to your heart?


July 22nd, 2009 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Rajat Rai Lucknow, July 22 (IANS) Your stars could have a bearing on your heart condition, says a study by astrologers.As per Hindu mythology, every organ of the body is governed by ... Read more...

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Training camp for National Cadet Corps in Varanasi


June 12th, 2009 - 11:29 pm ICT by ANI
By Girish Kumar DubeyVaranasi, June 12 (ANI): An annual training camp for air wing NCC (national cadet corps) cadets is being held in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi town.Located at Banaras Hindu University ... Read more...

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Roads of polythene! It’s possible, says researcher


February 26th, 2009 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Varanasi, Feb 26 (IANS) Researchers at the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) claim to have found a new way for disposing of plastic waste, mainly polythene bags, by using them for construction of ... Read more...

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Banaras University scientists claim chickpeas can cure Leukoderma


January 30th, 2009 - 8:00 pm ICT by ANI
By Girish Kumar Dubey Varanasi, Jan.30 (ANI): Scientists at the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) in Uttar Pradesh have claimed that chickpeas or, Choley as they are known in local parlance here can ... Read more...

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Chickpeas can cure skin disease: BHU scientists


January 27th, 2009 - 10:19 am ICT by IANS
Varanasi, Jan 27 (IANS) Chickpeas hold the cure for leukoderma, a chronic skin disease that causes loss of pigment, resulting in white spots or patches on the skin, claim scientists of the ... Read more...

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Hazare backs Raj Thackeray’s tirade against Non-Marathis


January 18th, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Varanasi, Jan 18 (IANS) Veteran social activist Anna Hazare backs Maharashtra Navnirmaan Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray's campaign against non-Marathi 'Dadagiri' (dominance) in Maharashtra, but opposes the violent means being used to ... Read more...

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Ten-week-old boy’s parasitic twins removed


January 6th, 2009 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Varanasi, Jan 6 (IANS) Doctors at the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) Hospital here have successfully removed two stillborn male foetuses from the abdomen of a two-and-a-half month old boy, officials said Tuesday. ... Read more...

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Government to set up four new IITs, six IIMs: Arjun singh


March 28th, 2008 - 5:51 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Mar 28 (ANI): Union Human Resources Development Minister Arjun Singh on Friday said that the Central Government has decided to establish four new Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) and ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh emphasises upon need for universalisation of education


March 15th, 2008 - 11:25 pm ICT by admin
Varanasi, Mar 15 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday emphasised upon the need for ensuring education for all sections of the society. "If we have to harness the childrens' talent ... Read more...

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BHU confers D. Litt on Manmohan Singh


March 15th, 2008 - 2:12 pm ICT by admin
Varanasi, Mar 15 (ANI): The Banaras Hindu University (BHU) today awarded an honorary D. Litt. degree to Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh for his "contributions to the Indian society". The degree ... Read more...

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