betterment

Delhi University assures HC on biometric attendance for teachers


September 19th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Delhi University (DU) Wednesday assured the Delhi High Court that it would "expeditiously" adopt and implement the biometric attendance system for teachers to ensure punctuality.Following ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Debates, controversies should not hamper investment: Antony


September 12th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 12 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Wednesday said debates and controversies should not come in the way of investments for the development of Kerala.Speaking at the inaugural session ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Mukherjee asks youth diaspora to learn about India


September 7th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Friday asked the youth of the Indian diaspora to learn about India, its traditions and thought process and to use the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

China wants to boost badminton abroad


August 19th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 19 (IANS) Badminton giant China is ready to spread its expertise abroad for the game's betterment, China Daily reported Sunday.China's dominance in badminton has raised concerns about the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Lok Sabha condemns rise in Maoist violence


August 14th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) The Lok Sabha Tuesday condemned the Maoist violence and described the menace as a national problem. The parliamentarians appealed to the Left-wing extremists to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Course correction if Mulayam wishes it: Akhilesh


August 1st, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 1 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh's Samajwadi Party government would be happy to undertake any course correction if party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav suggests it, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Sri Lanka cricket appoints Lorgat as advisor


July 31st, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 31 (IANS) The Sri Lankan Cricket (SLC) Tuesday appointed former International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive Haroon Lorgat as a special advisor to the board.Lorgat, who concluded his ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Staff payments would lessen producers’ burden: Mukesh Bhatt


July 27th, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) Mukesh Bhatt, vice president of the Film and Producers Guild of India, says it was important to take the decision of staff payments by actors themselves ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Concept of marriage has changed for better: Aamir Khan


July 1st, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Actor Aamir Khan feels that the institution of marriage in India has changed manifold and urges parents to ensure that their children are well-equipped to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Pakistan’s former Olympians protest against hockey federation


June 12th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 12 (IANS) Pakistan's former Olympians Tuesday launched a protest against the country's hockey federation claiming its policies were hampering the future of the national team.Dozens of protesters, including ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Billionaire philanthropists to focus on societal development


June 2nd, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 1 (IANS) Billionaires Bill Gates, Ratan Tata and Azim Premji Friday held a brain-storming session here with other billionaires and millionaires on the need to integrate philanthropy and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘No cover-ups, army’s secular character to be maintained’ (Second Lead)


June 1st, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) There would be no cover-ups and the "secular, apolitical" character of the force would be maintained, Indian Army chief Gen. Bikram Singh asserted Friday, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Dowry system fuelling farmers’ suicides in Vidarbha


May 20th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Nagpur, May 20 (IANS) The dowry system is driving many farmers of Maharshtra's Vidarbha region to suicide, a fact which was brought into national focus Sunday on "Satyamev Jayate", ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Children pedal over 2,000 km against female foeticide


May 16th, 2012 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) To spread awareness about female foeticide, a group of 30 children reached Delhi after travelling a distance of 2,300 km accoss India, including 18 ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

IGNOU launches diploma in women and gender studies


May 10th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) Thursday launched a post-graduate diploma programme in women and gender studies, a university statement said.The one-year programme will ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

FIH president Negre to meet HI, IHF next week


April 7th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) International Hockey Federation (FIH) president Leandro Negre will be visiting India next week to sort out the differences between the two warring bodies Hockey India ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

After bribe revelations, Army chief talks about army welfare


March 31st, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon (Haryana), March 31 (IANS) After causing a storm in military and political circles at the beginning of the week with his revelations about receiving a bribe offer, Chief of ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Sri Lankan daily condemns Indian ‘gobbledygook’


March 20th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 20 (IANS) A leading newspaper here Tuesday denounced India's decision to vote for a US resolution on Sri Lanka's "war crimes", saying New Delhi's "gobbledygook defies comprehension"."India ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sonam’s supports fashion for a cause


March 13th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) Fashionista and actress Sonam Kapoor says initiatives like Design One, an exhibition organised to raise funds for an NGO that works for the betterment of ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Savio Mediera: India need to look forward


March 12th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 12 (IANS) Indian national football team coach Savio Mediera feels that the team needed to put their poor performance behind them and look forward to the future. India ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

FIH gives HI and IHF a month to resolve tangle


February 27th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) International Hockey Federation (FIH) president Leandro Negre Monday said that Hockey India (HI) and the derecognised Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) should merge for the betterment ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

FIH gives a month to HI and IHF to work out merger formula


February 26th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has given the two warring factions, Hockey India (HI) and the Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) a month's time to sort ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Celebs have edge over genuine social workers: Salman


February 25th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 25 (IANS) Salman Khan, who runs charity organisation Being Human for underprivileged people, feels that due to media coverage movie stars tend to have an edge ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Poll panel asks Verma to explain ‘wilfull’ sub-quota remark (Lead)


February 18th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) The Election Commission Saturday issued notice to Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma and said it was evident that the Congress leader "deliberately and wilfully" ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Nepal PM stresses on regional economic integration


February 17th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 17 (IANS) Nepal Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai Friday stressed the need of regional economic integration for development of the South Asian region."Nepal is a strong advocate of economic ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Congress in quota controversy again (Lead)


February 16th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow/New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) After Law Minister Salman Khurshid, it was the turn of Congress leader and Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma to reignite the row over quota ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

BJP hits out at PM’s ‘deafening silence’


February 16th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said Thursday that Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma's promise of increased quotas for Muslims in Uttar Pradesh was another ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

After Khurshid, another minister promises quotas in UP


February 16th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 16 (IANS) Congress leader and Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma has reignited the row over reservations for minorities in Uttar Pradesh by promising sub-quotas for Muslims if the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Karnataka porngate: Anna demands jail for three ministers


February 8th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Anna Hazare Wednesday expressed "dismay" over the three Bharatiya Janata Party ministers in Karnataka viewing porn in the assembly and demanded that they should ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Willing to die for country: Anna Hazare (Lead)


December 27th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 27 (IANS) Anna Hazare Tuesday said he will work for the betterment of the country as long as he is alive and won't mind dying to achieve ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Willing to die for country: Anna Hazare


December 27th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 27 (IANS) Anna Hazare Tuesday said he will work for the betterment of the country as long as he is alive and won't mind dying to achieve ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Delhi to Mumbai: MPs debate, Anna protests Lokpal bill (Afternoon Lead)


December 27th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Dec 27 (IANS) India's parliament Tuesday began debating the contentious Lokpal bill as Anna Hazare began a three-day fast in Mumbai to demand a strong anti-corruption law ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

China refutes ‘land grab’ charges in Africa


December 8th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 8 (IANS) Refuting charges that it has been buying up land in Africa, China has called for "concrete" efforts to enable the continent's agricultural sector develop in a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sharad Pawar protects the corrupt: Hazare


December 6th, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare Tuesday accused Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar of protecting corrupt people who will have to be tried for graft once the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Pawar slap: Anna admits reaction violent, justifies attack


December 6th, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Ralegan-Siddhi (Maharashtra), Dec 6 (IANS) Anna Hazare, while admitting Tuesday that he "committed violence" when he asked if union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar's attacker slapped him only once, hit ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

« Previous Entries

Subscribe