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New Delhi: The Polit Bureau of the CPM has strongly condemned the arrests of Left student leaders from the JNU campus.The release said: "Police have raided hostels without any arrest warrant indiscriminately searching for student leaders. The presence of police in the campus and such indiscriminate arrests from hostels had last happened during the Emergency.For nearly half a century, the student movement ...
New Delhi: The woman who accused TERI executive vice chairman R.K. Pachauri of sexual harassment on Friday said the organisation's statement did not address the harassment case but rather talked of "TERI operations". "It is really sad they speak through press releases after such a massive public outrage. The release does not make my allegations or the case the focus, but is discussing TERI operations," ...
Ranchi, Feb 12 (IANS) India produced an all-round performance to outclass Sri Lanka by 69 runs in the second T20 International at the Jharkhand International Stadium here on Friday to level the three-match series 1-1. Opener Shikhar Dhawan (51 off 25) scored a quick-fire half century as India posted a challenging total of 196/6 in 20 overs. In reply, the visitors could manage only 127/9 in 20 overs. Ravichandran ...
Ranchi, Feb 12 (IANS) Star batsman Shikhar Dhawan scored a quick-fire half century to help India post a challenging 196/6 against Sri Lanka in the second T20 International of their three-match series at the Jharkhand International Stadium here on Friday. In his 25-ball 51, Dhawan struck seven fours and two sixes. Later in the innings also, Suresh Raina (30 off 19) and Hardik Pandya (27 off 12) hit ...
Calling the assassination of the two BJP leaders in Bihar as unfortunate, Janata Dal (United) leader KC Tyagi on Friday said that he did not want to play any politics on the same."I am with the people with the grieved families. My condolences and my Party's condolences are with them. This is unfortunate and we are worried. Nitish ji has promised good governance and we will not shake from our promise," ...
Minister of State for Development of North-Eastern Region (DoNER), Dr. Jitendra Singh and Minister of State for Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju inaugurated 'Destination North-East-2016' festival here today.The festival is being organised by the Ministry of DoNER and Ministry of Culture. The festival will showcase the inherent economic, social and cultural strength of the North East Region (NER) at the ...
Dhaka, Feb 13 (IANS) Bangladesh has started to conduct a census on Myanmar's Rohingya refugees living in the country's southeastern districts bordering Myanmar to determine their exact figure. Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS) has began the listing of households as part of primary task in six southeastern districts - Chittagong, Cox's Bazar, Rangamati, Khagrachhari, Bandarban and Patuakhali, ...
By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumer spending regained momentum in January as households ramped up purchases of a variety of goods, in a hopeful sign that economic growth was picking up after slowing to a crawl at the end of 2015. But the outlook for consumer spending was tempered by another report on Friday showing sentiment among households ebbed in early February. Still, the ...
The Make in India week gets underway in Mumbai from tomorrow. A flagship initiative of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, it is not just the business world that has high expectations from it, but also the Indian middle class.However, if the event and the basic idea intend to truly do good for the nation, it has to go beyond rhetoric and face ground realities. That is what Prof. Jairus Banaji, Research Professor, ...
With the death of Lance Naik Hanumanthappa Koppad and nine of his comrades, India has lost nearly two soldiers every month due to avalanches or extreme climatic conditions in the Siachen Glacier, since first sending troops to the contested Himalayan area 32 years ago to counter the Pakistani Army. Overall, 869 Indian troops died serving at the Glacier between 1984 and December 2015, according ...
By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumer spending regained momentum in January as households ramped up purchases of a variety of goods, in a hopeful sign that economic growth was picking up after slowing to a crawl at the end of 2015. But the outlook for consumer spending was tempered by another report on Friday showing sentiment among households ebbed in early February. Still, the ...
By Barani Krishnan NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. crude prices jumped more than 10 percent on Friday after a report once again suggested OPEC might resort to a production cut to reduce the world glut, and resilient stock markets added to the risk appetite in oil. In spite of the about-turn after one of the most volatile weeks for oil, prices were poised to end the week up to 7 percent lower. The United ...
By Zeba Siddiqui MUMBAI (Reuters) - India's largest drugmaker, Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, plans to ask U.S. regulators by the middle of this year to re-inspect a plant in Gujarat after they criticised manufacturing standards there, Sun's founder said. Dilip Shanghvi said the company would ask the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the new inspection of the Halol plant in Gujarat in ...
MUMBAI, Feb 12 (Reuters) - India's largest drugmaker, Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd, reported a third-quarter net profit outpacing analysts' estimates, lifting its shares up as much as 6.5 percent. The world's fifth-largest generic drugmaker's net earnings for the quarter ended Dec. 31 were 14.17 billion rupees ($207.52 million), compared with 14.25 billion rupees a year earlier. Analysts, ...
Astronomers, though not entirely sure what it is, are viewing a ball of hot gas billions of light years away that is radiating the energy of hundreds of billions of suns. If the gas ball is the result of a supernova, then it's the most powerful supernova ever seen. An international team of professional and amateur astronomers spotted the possible supernova, now called ASASSN-15lh, when ...
New York: Want to convey more to your friends and policymakers on Twitter? Soon, you may be able to tweet in 10,000 characters on the micro-blogging site. According to media reports, Twitter is building a new feature that will allow users to tweet longer than its traditional 140-character limit. The company is currently considering a 10,000-character limit, recode.net reported, adding that Twitter ...
New Delhi: Missouri State University (MSU), long-established university of Midwest US, is inviting applications for its Master’s Degree Program in Administrative Studies with a concentration in Cyber Security, under the Department of Computer Information Systems. The program provides hands-on labs and exercises to teach aspiring Cyber Security professionals how to secure and defend Information ...
* Four gunmen entered school campus under cover of fog * Many victims were shot execution-style in the head * Confusion on responsibility as Taliban make contradicting claims * Attack comes more than a year after Peshawar school massacre (Adds Taliban spokesman denial) By Mehreen Zahra-Malik and Jibran Ahmad CHARSADDA, Pakistan/ISLAMABAD, Jan 20 (Reuters) - Armed militants stormed a university ...

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