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Poor HIV/AIDS infected to get financial aid in Delhi


June 30th, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) The capital Saturday became the first state in the country to provide a life-long financial assistance ranging from Rs.1,000-2,500 a month to poor people infected ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

‘Uttaran’ completes 900 episodes, team celebrates (With Images)


June 22nd, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Popular TV show "Uttaran", which had two generation leaps since it went on air in 2008, will complete a run of 900 episodes.The cast and the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Intelligence, not status, fast tracks upward mobility


March 30th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, March 30 (IANS) Intelligence fast tracks career prospects rather than one's status or background, a study reveals.Having the right connection only gets your foot in the door. But ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Need to review criteria for scholarships, says CBSE chairman


December 1st, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Central Board of Secondary Education Chairman Vineet Joshi Thursday called for a study to examine whether scholarships were reaching the needy students as the criteria ... Read more...

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India finalizing economic pact with ASEAN


November 19th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Nusa Dua (Bali), Nov 19 (IANS) Calling for full play to investment and trade issues, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Saturday that India was finalizing a Comprehensive Economic Cooperation ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Finally, light in the life of Indian hockey hero Yuvraj Walmiki


September 15th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) Electricity supplier BEST Thursday provided power connection to the modest garage-home of India's hockey hero Yuvraj Walmiki, bringing tears to the eyes of the family members."In ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Woman accused of affair with godman granted divorce


July 9th, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Setting aside a trial court order, the Delhi High Court has allowed the divorce plea of a woman accused by her husband of having a ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Gulf NRIs seek differential tax treatment


January 11th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
By Gyanendra Kumar Keshri New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) The proposed changes in the new direct tax code, which makes NRIs liable to pay tax if they stay in India for over ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Train services continue to remain disrupted due to Gujjar agitation


December 23rd, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
Pilupura (Rajasthan), Dec 23 (ANI): Train services continue to remain disrupted in Rajasthan as Gujjars have stepped up their agitation a day after the High Court kept on hold the state government's ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Rajasthan High Court rejects five percent quota plea for Gujjars


December 22nd, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 22 (ANI): The Rajasthan High Court on Wednesday rejected a petition seeking five per cent reservation in government job for the Gujjar community.The High Court directed the government to ... Read more...

Posted in National |

West Bengal rewards CWG medal winners


November 3rd, 2010 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 2 (IANS) Commonwealth Games medallists from West Bengal were rewarded by the state government here Tuesday and were given cash prizes ranging from Rs.2-7 lakh.Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee handed over ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Illegal migration leads to exploitation of women: study


August 6th, 2010 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Poverty, landlessness and unemployment are pushing larger number of Indian and Bangladeshi women to different countries through illegal channels and subjecting them to exploitation and sexual harassment, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Archery champion Deepika, an inspiration for the youth


July 30th, 2009 - 7:44 pm ICT by ANI
By Girija Shankar OjhaRanchi, July 30 (ANI): Fifteen-year-old Deepika Kumari, who won the 11th Youth World archery Championship held in Ogden, Utah, USA, recently, is today an inspiration for youngsters across the ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Rahmani-30: A school of hope


June 12th, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by admin
By Kashif-ul-Huda, TwoCircles.netThe Muslims of North India for historical reasons have not had very friendly relations with the local police. I was in Patna visiting Rahmani-30 when Abhayanand, Additional Director General of ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Floating store sets sail in backwaters of Kuttanad in Kerala


June 12th, 2009 - 11:37 am ICT by ANI
By Juhan SamuelAlappuzha (Kerala) June 12 (ANI): A novel initiative in the form of a floating retail store, is set to ease the woes of almost a million people living in the ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Sanjaya Baru to return to PMO in August


June 6th, 2009 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS)Sanjaya Baru, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's former media adviser, will return in August to take up a new assignment in the Prime Minister's Office (PMO). Knowledegable sources told ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Police nab robbers who left victims naked (Lead)


May 24th, 2009 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Delhi Police Sunday claimed to have solved over 50 cases of robbery with the arrest of three men who would loot their victims of all their belongings ... Read more...

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Police bust robbers’ gang in Delhi


May 24th, 2009 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Delhi Police Sunday claimed to have solved over 50 cases of robbery with the arrest of three men who used to leave their victims naked after robbing ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Delhi to have country’s first varsity for social sciences


April 15th, 2009 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) The country's first university exclusively for students of social sciences and humanities, the Ambedkar University, Delhi (AUD) will start enrolling students from this academic year for its ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Crime by juveniles on rise in India


December 22nd, 2008 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) More and more children across India are taking to committing crimes with the incidence of juvenile crime recording an increase each year. In 2007, the juvenile crimes ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Orissas voluntary organisation promotes foster family system for kids


October 12th, 2008 - 9:13 pm ICT by ANI
By Sharada Lahangir Boudh (Orissa), Oct.12 (ANI): A voluntary organisation in Orissa has launched a novel project for the orphan kids of Boudh and Bolangir Districts to enable them alternative care by ... Read more...

Posted in National |

New McCain campaign ad tries to link Obama to Wall Street crisis


September 20th, 2008 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept.20 (ANI): A new 30-second advertisement that has been aired by the Republican campaign since Thursday and titled Advice, blames Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama for the current crisis ... Read more...

Posted in National |

‘Troubled girls from poor neighbourhood tend to be promiscuous’


September 16th, 2008 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Sep 16 (IANS) Young but troubled girls living in poor neighbourhoods tend to become promiscuous, engaging in sex with older boys, according to a study. "Young girls... in disadvantaged neighbourhoods are ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Worry increases diabetes risk in men


July 28th, 2008 - 11:47 am ICT by ANI
London, July 28 (ANI): Men really should learn how to relax and forget their worries, for a new Swedish study suggests that it can up the risk of them developing diabetes.The ... Read more...

Posted in National |

40 British students to soak in Indian business experience


July 24th, 2008 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 24 (IANS) As many as 40 British students will spend six weeks in India with leading companies to have a closer understanding of the business environment and culture of the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

The way you smoke shows a lot about you


June 6th, 2008 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 6 (IANS) The way people smoke says a lot about their status, literacy and socio-economic background, according to a new study. For example, people in poorer suburbs smoke cigarettes closer ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Forty percent of Indian kids suffer zinc deficiency


May 13th, 2008 - 8:35 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Nearly 40 percent of Indian children suffer from zinc deficiency, a reason behind the whopping malnutrition in India, a top government official said Tuesday. “We know that ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Researchers confirm link between job loss and poor health


January 9th, 2008 - 1:39 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 9 (ANI): A new study has found that employees who lose their jobs because of reasons related to their poor health experience more significant depression and harmful health outcomes than ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Assam stuntman, on road to realising his dreams


January 4th, 2008 - 7:59 pm ICT by admin
By Apem KamodangGuwahati, Jan 4 (ANI): Faith can move mountains and thats what Bashab Raj Neog, a stuntman from Desoi Nagar Gaon in Jorhat district of Assam has been trying to do. ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Schizophrenics at increased risk of ruptured appendix


November 15th, 2007 - 5:25 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 15 (ANI): A new research has revealed that people with schizophrenia are more likely to suffer from ruptured appendix than others.Most of the healthcare provision studies for mentally ill patients ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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