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New Delhi: Delhi University student Gurmehar Kaur, whose campaign against the ABVP has gone viral, found herself at the centre of a major row on Monday as the ruling BJP and the opposition traded charges over the Ramjas College clashes, re-igniting the intolerance debate. Facing death and rape threats after her social media campaign against the RSS student wing, Kaur, daughter of an Army officer ...
Thane: The 21 accused in leaking the question papers of an army recruitment exam, which was set to be conducted last Sunday, have been sent to police custody till March 4th.The accused, which reportedly include a retired army officer and a senior paramilitary officer, were produced before a Thane court earlier today.The police also rounded up over 200 candidates, who were found huddled in a hall learning ...
Vatican City, Feb 27 (IANS/AKI) Merciful God will help Catholics up should they stumble on life's "uncertain" journey, Pope Francis said on Monday. "When the journey is uncertain and you fall, God, rich in mercy, will extend his hand to pick you up," Francis tweeted. His nine-language @pontifex account on Twitter has over 30 million followers. --IANS/AKI vd ...
By Francesco Guarascio BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union will not pick an immediate fight with the City of London over its right to clear euro-denominated securities, EU officials said on Monday, as Britain prepares to trigger the process of quitting the bloc. On a day when the EU executive made public tough language on Brussels' policing of financial services providers from non-EU states ...
[India], Feb. 28 (ANI): A Kerala church priest has been detained for raping a plus one student in Kerala's Kannur.A case has been registered in Kelakam Police Station against Father Robin under POCSO and IPC Section 376.The girl gave birth to a child last week.On February 25, an anonymous letter was received by the Child line mentioning the incident and they informed of the case to Kelakam Police Station ...
[India], Feb. 28 (ANI): There is an overall spurt in the casualties in the Left Wing Extremism (LWE) areas.The data as shared by the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) for the years 2015 and 2016 reveals that while there is a marginal decline in the number of overall incidents in the LWE areas, the casualties of the security personnel and civilians has risen.Meanwhile, the number of Maoists killed ...
[United States], Feb. 28 (ANI): U.S. President Donald Trump has said that nobody knew health care could be so complicated, adding that his administration has come up with a solution which is very good."We have come up with a solution that's really, really I think very good. Now, I have to tell you, it's an unbelievably complex subject. Nobody knew health care could be so complicated, CNN quoted Trump ...
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany and other net contributors to the joint European Union budget will have to pay out more once Britain leaves the bloc, European Commissioner Guenther Oettinger said in comments published on Monday. Britain's net contribution of some 9 billion euros ($9.55 billion) could not be offset totally through future budget cuts, he told Handelsblatt business daily in an interview ...
During the times of Kabir in the 15th century, India simmered with communal tension, the reason why he wrote and sung so passionately about Hindu-Muslim unity. Like a huge flash in the pan, a riot would erupt quickly, consume what it could and die. In India in the last few decades, this flash has been replaced by a slow burn inside a volcano –temperature continues to rise, but you don’t feel it ...
Recent suicide bombing at the mausoleum of renowned sufi of twelfth century, Lal Shahbad Qalandar, killed around a hundred people in Sehwan Sharif, Pakistan. Several bomb blasts have hit Lahore in the last two weeks, exposing the vulnerability of the Islamic nation from such terrorist attacks. While Pakistan has been facing the specter of terror attacks for the last two decades, it seems to be the ...
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany and other net contributors to the joint European Union budget will have to pay out more once Britain leaves the bloc, European Commissioner Guenther Oettinger said in comments published on Monday. Britain's net contribution of some 9 billion euros ($9.55 billion) could not be offset totally through future budget cuts, he told Handelsblatt business daily in an interview ...
By Francesco Guarascio BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union will not pick an immediate fight with the City of London over its right to clear euro-denominated securities, EU officials said on Monday, as Britain prepares to trigger the process of quitting the bloc. On a day when the EU executive made public tough language on Brussels' policing of financial services providers from non-EU states ...
Feb 27 (Reuters) - Sanofi India Ltd * Dec quarter net profit 505 million rupees * Dec quarter net sales 5.52 billion rupees * Net profit in Dec quarter last year was 1.20 billion rupees; net sales was 5.22 billion rupees * Says recommended final dividend of 50 rupees per share * Says useful life of a nutraceutical brand acquired in 2011 has been revised to 5 years from 10 years Source ...
[USA], Feb. 27 (ANI): Being a young mother, do you also feel sleep deprived and exhausted most of the times? Relax you are not alone, as a study finds that unlike men, night's sleep for women is affected by having children in the house.The findings indicated the only factor associated with getting enough sleep was having children in the house, with each child increasing the odds of insufficient sleep ...
Riyadh: Saudi Arabia has banned training institutions from offering courses on Reiki therapy, the media reported on Tuesday. The ban covers 1,000 private training centres which will be monitored to ensure compliance, Xinhua news agency reported. The ban followed an order issued this month to stop all forms of Reiki therapy in Saudi Arabia. Reiki is an alternative therapy that is said to reduce stress ...
New York: Dodo, an extinct bird whose name has entered popular culture as a symbol of stupidity, was actually fairly smart, new research suggests. The overall size of the dodo's brain in relation to its body size was on par with its closest living relatives: Pigeons - birds whose ability to be trained implies a moderate level of intelligence. "It is not impressively large or impressively small -- ...
West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (WBSEDCL) serves the people of West Bengal with a slew of measures towards providing Quality Power and Customer Service, with an annual turnover of more than Rs.18,000 crores.It already provides services to more than 1.68 crores customers spread over 87,000 sq.km.Name of the Post: Assistant EngineerPay Scale: Rs. 15600-39100/-  +  ...
Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) has officially released the answer keys of the CCS-I Examination (Group-I Services). It is currently available on their official website – tnpsc.gov.inAs part of Group I recruitment, TNPSC had earlier released a notification to fill 86 posts for various categories. The payscale for these posts were Rs.15600- 39100 +G.P Rs 5400. A total of 14,623 ...

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