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Pakistan school exam topper to get Rs.500,000


September 2nd, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 2 (IANS) Revtash Kumar, who hails from a poor family but secured the top position in the matriculation examination in Pakistan, will be awarded Rs.500,000, Prime Minister Raja ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: Kashyap beats World No.11 to enter pre-quarters (Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) India's Olympic medal chances in badminton got a boost as Parupalli Kashyap entered the men's singles pre-quarterfinals in style, outplaying tenth seeded Vietnamese Tien Minh Nguyen ... Read more...

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Phelps scrapes into 400m individual medley final


July 28th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Fourteen-time Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps scraped into the final of the men's 400 metres individual medley of the London Games Saturday, qualifying last ... Read more...

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Himachal to give free net books to 4,000 school toppers


July 18th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 18 (IANS) After Punjab and Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh also Wednesday announced it would give free net books to 4,000 topper students of Class X passing out ... Read more...

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Teacher’s mission to return dropouts to school pays off


June 8th, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 8 (IANS) Poverty had forced them to dropout of school and work for a livelihood. But their teacher did not give up.Manojit Dutta, a man on a mission ... Read more...

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Sharjah student tops CBSE results in Delhi region


May 28th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) A Class 12 student from Sharjah (UAE) became the regional topper in Delhi in the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) results, which were declared ... Read more...

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India last stop for Stanford-bound ICSE topper (With Image)


May 22nd, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 22 (IANS) This 17-year-old knew he would do well in his Grade 12 exams but becoming the ICSE topper worldwide with 99.5 percent marks was unimaginable. India-born Rohan ... Read more...

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Kerala school girl secures 99 percent in ISC


May 19th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 19 (IANS) Kalyani Vishnu, a Class 12 student from here, was Saturday declared the top scorer in the Indian School Certificate (ISC) examination, which she passed with ... Read more...

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Girls outclass boys in ICSE, ISC examinations (Lead)


May 19th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Girls outclassed boys once again, grabbing both higher pass percentages as well as top marks in the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) ... Read more...

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Faridabad boy tops IIT-JEE (Lead)


May 19th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Scoring 385 marks out of 401, Faridabad boy Arpit Agrawal grabbed the top rank in the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) for the prestigious Indian Institutes ... Read more...

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Manu Gandas wins the USHA-IGU juniors golf title


April 13th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Manu Gandas handled his nerves to overcome a late stumble and won the USHA Delhi IGU Juniors, the season's opening junior golf tournament at the ... Read more...

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Bringing positive life to positive children (With Image) (Dec 1 is World AIDS Day)


November 29th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Belgaum (Karnataka), Nov 29 (IANS) They sit on a mat in a modest building, innocent eyes wandering while a blackboard in the background reads "all is well". Parvati and Amar ... Read more...

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School topper gang raped in Pakistan


October 1st, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 1 (IANS) A girl who topped the class 10 examination was gang raped in Lahore, a media report said.Two men gang raped the teenager in Shahkot area of ... Read more...

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Apple pushes BlackBerry to third spot in smartphone market


July 6th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 6 (IANS) There is more bad news for slipping BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM). According to the latest smartphone market data, BlackBerry is at third place as ... Read more...

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Plant a sapling in name of school topper, says teacher


June 16th, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, June 15 (IANS) A school teacher in Madhya Pradesh's Rajgarh district has proposed a campaign to plant saplings in the name of toppers in all classes for encouraging ... Read more...

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Balance study and play, say Class 12 toppers


May 23rd, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Balancing study with play is the formula for success, say students who have topped the Class 12 CBSE exams.Nikhil Pandhi from Vasant Valley school of ... Read more...

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Two Jamia girl students get scholarships


April 29th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) Two girl students of the Jamia Millia Islamia were awarded scholarships worth Rs.25,000 per year for their academic performance, a varsity official said Friday.Uzma Yousuf, ... Read more...

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England keep suspense alive in Group B


March 18th, 2011 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 17 (IANS) England continued to live dangerously for themselves and for three other teams as they beat the West Indies in another cliff-hanger and kept the lid firmly ... Read more...

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What’s bothering Bihar’s entrepreneurs? Ask ‘MBA Sabziwalla’


February 1st, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
By Imran Khan Patna, Feb 1 (IANS) He is called the "MBA sabziwalla" and wants to make Bihar India's vegetable hub. Kaushlendra, an alumnus of the Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad (IIM-A), ... Read more...

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Chikka is All India Junior golf champion


December 30th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 30 (IANS) Local lad Chikkarangappa shot a final round 66 to win the All India Juniors golf title by a three-shot margin at Eagleton here Thursday.Chikka, three shots ahead of ... Read more...

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The power to charge your phone - is in your pants!


December 28th, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 28 (ANI): Sure, we have heard of solar powered heaters and calculators, even plans for a Japanese space station to get its energy from solar power. Now prepare yourself for ... Read more...

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Her husband tried to sell her for Rs.25,000


December 16th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 16 (IANS) The evils of child marriage not only shattered the promising career of 17-year-old Amina Khatun but also took an ugly turn when her husband tried to sell her ... Read more...

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Asian Games rugby: Indian ruggers continue to struggle


November 22nd, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 22 (IANS) The Indian men's and women's team were outclassed in their pool matches Monday to find themselves at the bottom of the standings after the end of league round ... Read more...

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Robert Pattinson: Wins the Coveted title of ‘Best dressed British male!’


September 30th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 30, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Robert Pattinson, the cool dude, who plays the cold blooded vampire, Edward Cullen in the Twilight Saga, has been voted as the Best Dressed British Male, ... Read more...

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Allah Rakha Rahman’s CWG 2010 Theme Song is a Mega - Hit


September 7th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 7, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Allah Rakha Rahman's compositions are known for taking its time over making it bigger on charts. Of course, it has been illustrious with most of his ... Read more...

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Civil services topper visits Jamia Millia to inspire students


August 11th, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Kashmiri youth icon Shah Faisal, who topped the civil services examination last year, gave a first hand account of his success to the students of Jamia Millia ... Read more...

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Bio-Pic For Jerry


July 24th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 24, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Jerry Garcia, the legend from Grateful Dead, is recently going to have his first bio-pic.Talks have been around for this film project and news is ... Read more...

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New tome reveals bizarre fears of hypochondriacs


July 14th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, July 14 (ANI): A Reader's Digest writer has compiled every unknown, terrifying and rare illness and disease in a book - especially for hypochondriacs.The list of phobias includes foreign accent syndrome, ... Read more...

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PM expects more success stories from Kashmir


June 7th, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 7 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday said he has expectations that every Kashmiri youth will be as successful as this year's civil services exam topper, a doctor from ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘Stone Temple Pilots’ New Album To Top Charts


May 27th, 2010 - 10:25 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a bold announcement of identity, the self titled album 'Stone Temple Pilots' is said to say to the world, "This is now, this is us." After waiting ... Read more...

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IIT entrance test topper aims for civil services exam


May 26th, 2010 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Chandigarh-resident Himanshu Gupta, who stood third in the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) entrance exam, wants to take the civil services exam after completing his engineering course. "Right ... Read more...

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Civil Services topper calls on Prime Minister Dr. Singh


May 26th, 2010 - 11:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 26 (ANI): The Civil Services Examination 2010 topper Shah Faisal on Wednesday called on Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh in the national capital.Faisal, who hails from Jammu ... Read more...

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Positive mind is key to success, says CBSE Class 12 topper


May 22nd, 2010 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Kanpur, May 21 (IANS) A positive mind and clear understanding of subjects were the key to performance for Akash Singh, a student from Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur district who scored 97.8 percent marks ... Read more...

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Hard work, dedication has paid off: CBSE class 12 topper


May 21st, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 21 (IANS) An elated Swati Pursty - one of the two toppers of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Class 12 exams - Friday said that it was because ... Read more...

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Three students top CBSE Class 12 exams in Delhi (Lead, superseding earlier story)


May 21st, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Three Delhi students scored a whopping 97.2 percent and topped the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Class 12 exams in the capital. The results were declared ... Read more...

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