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Community sewage project to end open defecation in Delhi colony


May 16th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Open defecation in Savda Ghevra, one of Delhi's largest resettlement neighbourhoods, could end soon with the Centre for Urban and Regional Excellence(CURE), a non-profit organisation, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Controversy brews over Srinagar lit fest


August 28th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Harud - The Autumn Literature Festival, to be held in Srinagar Sep 24-26, has stirred a controversy with a section of authors, filmmakers and ... Read more...

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‘Aarakshan’ screening begins in Uttar Pradesh


August 20th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 20 (IANS) Over a week after its worldwide release, multiplexes and cinema halls across Uttar Pradesh started screening Prakash Jha-directed film "Aarakshan" Saturday -- a day after the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Poor want reformed PDS, not cash transfers


August 11th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) A majority of Delhi's poor prefer a reformed Public Distribution System (PDS) over cash transfers, a survey by NGO Rozi Roti Adhikar Abhiyan (RRAA) said ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Aarakshan’ ban evokes mixed reactions in Uttar Pradesh


August 11th, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 11 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government's move to ban the screening of Prakash Jha-directed film "Aarakshan", based on caste-based reservations in the education system, has evoked a mixed ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Match screening allowed, Lucknow fans throng theatres


April 2nd, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 2 (IANS) Cricket fans here thronged theatres Saturday to watch the India-Sri Lanka final, elated that the authorities had given their nod now after having refused permission to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Martial arts and meditation come to Indian theatre


March 6th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 6 (IANS) At first sight, martial arts and meditation may seem activities that are miles apart from theatre performances but an on-stage experiment by the department of ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Didi ignored our safety on trains, say women


February 25th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 25 (IANS) While Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee claimed that the rail budget 2011 was for common people, women folk here expressed their dissatisfaction with it, saying she did not ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Korku dialect is more than a linguistic identity for many


February 6th, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
By Awanish SomkuwarBhopal, Feb 6 (ANI): "Aye Korku Modin Dhyan Bati Jiv Taso Korku odi Saeeva." This, in Korku dialect means Korku will die out for want of immediate attention. Korku is ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Girls draw a blank in AMU students union poll


January 20th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, Jan 20 (IANS) None of the girls won when they contested for the top posts in the Aligarh Muslim University Students Union for the first time, despite women students comprising ... Read more...

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Strength training for seniors offers cognitive, economic benefits: Study


December 14th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 14 (ANI): A one-year follow-up study has shown that strength training for seniors provides cognitive as well as economic benefits.The study, was conducted at the Centre for Hip Health and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Allahabad University hostel turns into classroom for poor children


October 8th, 2010 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Asit Srivastava Allahabad, Oct 8 (IANS) Carrying a sack on his shoulder, Bhola, 12, a ragpicker, enters the hostel of Allahabad University. He is there not to collect discarded items but to ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi’s take on fighting corruption


September 14th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Santiniketan (West Bengal), Sep 14 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi, interacting with students of Visva-Bharati here Tuesday, said allegations of corruption always draw applause but those who come up with ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Honour killing: Father claims daughter died of medical reasons


July 29th, 2010 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 29 (IANS) The alleged case of honour killing of a 25-year-old research scholar of Panjab University took a different turn Thursday with the woman's father claiming she died due to ... Read more...

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Honour killing of research scholar alleged


July 28th, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 28 (IANS) Students of the Panjab University have filed a complaint with a human rights panel alleging that a 25-year-old woman, who her family said died of heart attack, was ... Read more...

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Young and unsung art makes an impression (With Images)


July 28th, 2010 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Art houses are giving unsung and emerging artists a platform to paint their emotions and reach out to buyers with a realistic purse. Spilling on ... Read more...

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Toxic bacteria killed Alexander the Great?


July 17th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 17 (ANI): Scientists are claiming that a deadly bacterium in the The Styx River, the legendary portal to the underworld, may have ended Alexander's life.An extraordinarily toxic bacterium harboured by ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

All set for World Tamil Conference


June 22nd, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, June 22 (IANS) More than 5,000 people from India and abroad, including a large number of scholars, will take part in the first five-day World Classical Tamil Conference starting here ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

95-million-year-old pterosaur fossil found in Morocco


May 27th, 2010 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 27 (ANI): Scientists have identified a new type of pterosaur (giant flying reptile or pterodactyl) that existed about 95 million years ago.With the help of ancient fossils unearthed in the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

$280,000 a year job offer for Chennai patent holder


March 9th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 9 (IANS) Downturn or upturn, US corporations pick the best of young Indians. R. Shivaraman, a nanotechnology research scholar here, has been hired by hardware manufacturer Seagate Technology at an ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Drive car while the sun shines, says designer of a solar car


February 20th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by ANI
By Sunil SharmaChandigarh, Feb.20 (ANI): Tom Boddington, a Research Scholar and Designer of Gwawr, a solar car, discussed the future of electric cars and their viability at the British Library-9 here on ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Scientists solve mystery of world’s nitrogen-cycling budget


October 18th, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 18 (ANI): Researchers at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) have identified an unexpected metabolic ability within a symbiotic community of microorganisms that may help solve a lingering mystery about ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Panjab University students to evaluate their hostels


October 18th, 2009 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 18 (IANS) Nearly 4,000 students staying in the Panjab University (PU) hostels can now play a vital role in the decision-making process regarding their accommodation, food and security, among other ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Rahul Gandhi interacts with PU students


October 13th, 2009 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 13 (IANS) A 50-minute interaction with Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Tuesday evening left some students of the Panjab University (PU) here spellbound and motivated to take up public ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Panjab University students get insurance cover


October 5th, 2009 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 5 (IANS) More than 10,000 students at the Panjab University here got an insurance cover of Rs.200,000 at a petty premium of Rs.50 per year after the varsity signed an ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

JNU students on hunger strike for better health facilities


September 19th, 2009 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) are on a hunger strike to press for better health facilities in the campus after a first year MCA student died ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Japanese woman performs Hindu ancestral worship rites in Gaya


September 11th, 2009 - 9:32 pm ICT by ANI
Gaya (Bihar), Sep 11(ANI): Tomoko Lee, a Japanese national, offered 'Pinda Daan', a Hindu ancestral worship rite in Gaya on Friday.Lee said that it was dedicated to her grand parents."Yes, 'Pinda ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Clean sweep by SOPU-INSO alliance in Panjab University polls


September 4th, 2009 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 4 (IANS) The Student Organisation of Panjab University (SOPU)-Indian National Student Organisation (INSO) alliance made a clean sweep in the Panjab University Campus Students' Council (PUCSC) elections Friday, winning all ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Spend, splurge, woo for Panjab University polls


August 31st, 2009 - 10:18 am ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, Aug 31 (IANS) Poll fervour is gripping the Panjab University (PU) campus, as student elections draw near. Political parties are throwing the rule book out of the window as ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Taslima Nasreen to return to India in January 2010


August 14th, 2009 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 14 (ANI): Controversial Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen announced on Friday that she would return to India in January next year.Nasreen also informed that she is travelling to the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Panjab University hails budgetary grant (Lead)


July 6th, 2009 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 6 (IANS) The faculty and students of Panjab University, where Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was both a student and a teacher, Monday hailed the budgetary grant of Rs.50 crore ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Passengers thrilled with world class station proposal, want deadline


July 3rd, 2009 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 3 (IANS) With five stations in the state slated to be upgraded to global standards in Railways Minister Mamata Banerjee's budget Friday, people in Uttar Pradesh are delighted but ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Hostel food stinks: Panjab University sends its cooks for refereshers


June 28th, 2009 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, June 28 (IANS) Facing increasing protests from students over the quality of food in its hostels, Panjab University (PU) now plans to send the kitchen staff to a hotel ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Panjab University to install 50 cameras on campus (Lead)


June 18th, 2009 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 18 (IANS) To step up security on its sprawling 550-acre campus here, the Panjab University has decided to install over 50 closed circuit television (CCTV) cameras, an official said here ... Read more...

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Panjab University to install CCTV cameras across its campus


June 18th, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 18 (IANS) Panjab University (PU) has decided to install over 50 CCTV cameras all across its campus here in order to maintain law and order. "Earlier we had installed CCTV ... Read more...

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