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Student hangs herself over obscene Facebook comments


August 16th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, Aug 16 (IANS) A young woman from Jammu committed suicide in her college's hostel room here after two boys allegedly posted obscene comments on her Facebook page, police ... Read more...

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Punjab government takes on Thapar University


April 24th, 2012 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 23 (IANS) The Punjab government has sought a complete report on the status of the private Thapar University following the controversy over abolition of Punjab quota seats in ... Read more...

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‘No damage to EVMs in Lucknow strong-room’


February 26th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 26 (IANS) The Election Commission Sunday denied any damage to the electronic voting machines (EVMs) due to seepage from an overhead water tank in a strong-room where the ... Read more...

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Auction record shows society supports art: Arpita Singh (With Image)


December 28th, 2010 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) Arpita Singh is still an old-fashioned idealist at heart, unruffled by the hype of her work fetching millions at the auction mart. The 73-year-old painter ... Read more...

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Protesting students set ablaze college building in Gaya


December 18th, 2010 - 10:17 pm ICT by ANI
By Surya Pratap SinghGaya (Bihar), Dec.18 (ANI): Students of Gaya Government Polytechnic set the college building on fire on Saturday, protesting the immediate change of examination centre without prior notice.Earlier, students were ... Read more...

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Three students booked for ragging


December 7th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Fatehabad (Haryana), Dec 7 (IANS) Three students of a polytechnic in Haryana have been booked for ragging a junior who consumed poison due to harassment, police said Tuesday. The three accused are ... Read more...

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Student assaulted by seniors in Uttar Pradesh polytechnic


November 26th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 26 (IANS) A first year engineering student of a government-run polytechnic here was allegedly assaulted by a group of senior students on the institute's campus after he refused to bow ... Read more...

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BJP takes firm lead in Chhattisgarh by-election


October 4th, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Oct 4 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has taken a decisive lead in the crucial Bhatgaon assembly seat by-poll as counting of votes was under way Monday. The ... Read more...

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Two Haryana students suspended for ragging


August 19th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Sirsa (Haryana), Aug 19 (IANS) A state-run polytechnic for boys here has suspended two students on charges of ragging a junior, officials here said Thursday. The accused were identified as Ajay Kumar and ... Read more...

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Leh toll 183, around 200 still missing


August 12th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 12 (IANS) The toll in the devastating flash floods caused by the sudden cloudburst in Leh town in Jammu and Kashmir's Ladakh region went up Thursday to 183, including five ... Read more...

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Leh toll rises to 165, 81 foreigners rescued


August 10th, 2010 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Leh, Aug 10 (IANS) The toll in the devastating flash floods caused by Friday's cloudburst in Leh town of Jammu and Kashmir has risen to 165, even as 81 foreign tourists were ... Read more...

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Pakistan car blast kills trooper; eight injured (Second Lead)


June 20th, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 20 (IANS) A paramilitary trooper was killed and eight others, including five civilians, were injured Sunday in a car bomb blast in Pakistan's northwestern Quetta city, a media report said. An ... Read more...

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Dhaka moves against errant ruling party cadres


May 8th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 8 (IANS) Authorities in Bangladesh have launched a crackdown against errant cadres of the ruling Awami League who use political patronage and muscle power to get things done. The home ministry ... Read more...

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Nepal president arrives in Delhi for four-day visit


February 15th, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) Nepal President Ram Baran Yadav arrived here Monday for a four-day state visit during which he will sign several agreements as well as visit Haridwar for ... Read more...

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Seven students suspended in Uttar Pradesh for ragging


November 28th, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 28 (IANS) Seven students of a government-run polytechnic in Uttar Pradesh have been suspended for ragging their juniors by forcing them to strip, consume alcohol and lick the ground, officials ... Read more...

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20-year-old girl commits suicide in Haryana town


November 26th, 2009 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Karnal (Haryana), Nov 26 (IANS) A 20-year-old girl studying in a polytechnic in Nilokheri town in this district committed suicide by swallowing poisonous tablets in her hostel room Thursday, police said. According to ... Read more...

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Punjab to set up 13 new colleges


November 14th, 2009 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali (Punjab), Nov 14 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Saturday announced that 13 new degree colleges would come up in the state by next year at a cost of Rs.104 ... Read more...

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Five booked for ragging


November 4th, 2009 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 4 (IANS) Five students of a government-run polytechnic in Uttar Pradesh have been booked for ragging and torturing a junior, leading to his hospitalization, police said Wednesday. Pawan Kumar, pursuing his ... Read more...

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Singaporean teen, 19, sells herself on net to pay for mum’s treatment


September 2nd, 2009 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Sept 2 (ANI): A 19-year-old girl has been forced to put herself online for sale in a bid to collect money for her terminally ill mother.According to Chew Daily and ... Read more...

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IIT Punjab to start working from its new campus Aug 20


August 7th, 2009 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Punjab will start functioning from its new campus August 20, after an year of parenting at the IIT Delhi. The institute will ... Read more...

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IIT-Patna to start PhD programmes from July


June 26th, 2009 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 26 (IANS) The newly set-up Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in this Bihar city will start its doctoral programmes from next month, an official said Friday. "IIT-Patna will become the ... Read more...

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Eight students jailed for impersonating in exams


June 16th, 2009 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) A city court Tuesday remanded eight students to 14-day judicial custody for allegedly appearing in an examination of the Jamia Milia Islamia University on behalf of others. Metropolitan ... Read more...

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Sporty software tells blurred balls’ directions


April 23rd, 2009 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 23 (ANI): Commentators, who examine disputed line calls and coaches studying how well golfers and table-tennis players control balls, often face confusion when they see pictures and video stills of ... Read more...

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Classes begin at new IIT in Patna


August 7th, 2008 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 7 (IANS) Classes began at the new Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) here Thursday, a day after the orientation programme. The institute will operate this year out of a temporary ... Read more...

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Patna’s new IIT ready to start classes from Thursday


August 2nd, 2008 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 2 (IANS) It's official now. Bihar's dream of setting up an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) is set to become a reality Aug 6. Classes will begin from the next ... Read more...

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Now, an invisible nanotube cable that can support a human


July 21st, 2008 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 21 (ANI): The next time you go to watch a circus, dont be surprised if you find the acrobats literally walking in the air, if an idea for an ... Read more...

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Indian national gets 16 years in jail in Singapore


July 3rd, 2008 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
DPA Singapore, July 3 (DPA) An Indian national was jailed for 16 years and ordered to be caned 16 times for the attempted murder of his ex-girlfriend's father and stabbing two maids, news ... Read more...

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Technical education council to complete inspections by June 30


June 22nd, 2008 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 22 (IANS) The All-India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) will complete all its inspections for new technical institutes in the country by June 30, AICTE chairman R.A. Yadav said here ... Read more...

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Tribal woman becomes train driver in Ranchi


May 4th, 2008 - 4:14 pm ICT by admin
Ranchi, May 4 (IANS) A tribal woman, Deepali Amrit Khalko, has become a train driver in Jharkhand's Ranchi railway division. She drives local passenger trains on the Ranchi-Lohardagga route."Since childhood, I ... Read more...

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