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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 ...
Chennai: An umbrella body of nine bank unions has called a day-long strike on Tuesday to protest the government's "anti-people banking reforms" and to press for compensation to employees for extra work done on account of demonetisation and booking loan defaulters. The United Forum of Bank Unions (UFBU), comprising nine unions -- AIBEA, AIBOC, NCBE, AIBOA, BEFI, INBEF, INBOC, NOBW and NOBO -- will ...
Lucknow, Feb 27 (IANS) Around 11 per cent of 1.84 crore voters exercised their franchise in the first two hours of polling on Monday for the fifth phase of polling in Uttar Pradesh, an official said. Amid complaints of technical snags in Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) at many places in the 51 constituencies in 11 districts, people queued up in large numbers to pick their choice from the 617 candidates ...
[India], Feb. 27 (ANI): The body of Srinivas Kuchibhotla, as Indian engineer who was shot dead in Kansas in an alleged hate crime, arrived here today, from where it will be taken to his home for final rites.State Deputy Chief Minister Mahmood Ali was also present at the airport.Police personnel were deployed at the cargo terminal building and Minister of Transport for Telangana, Mahender Reddy was ...
[India], Feb. 27 (ANI): Dismissing claims of being 'anti-national', Delhi University student Gurmehar Kaur defended her demand for a violence-free university campus, adding that she was not being influenced by anybody."I am not anti-national. My mind is not polluted. I have a mind of my own. I am an adult and can think and take individual decisions," Kaur told ANI in response to the statement by Minister ...
[U.S.], Feb. 27 (ANI): Abu Sayyaf militants in southern Philippines beheaded a German hostage after the deadline passed to pay his ransom passed.A video posted by the Philippines-based Islamist extremist group Abu Sayyaf and distributed by SITE Intelligence Group identifies the man as Jurgen Kantner, who has been held captive since November, reports CNN.A German official said the government was still ...
By Alastair Macdonald BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union chief executive Jean-Claude Juncker will propose to national leaders next month a handful of options for shoring up unity once Britain launches a withdrawal that some fear could trigger a further unravelling of the bloc. The European Commission president wants some states to be able to deepen cooperation further and faster without the whole ...
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 ...
By Sinead Carew NEW YORK (Reuters) - World stock markets and the U.S. dollar fell on Monday while U.S. Treasury yields rose amid investor caution ahead of a key speech by U.S. President Donald Trump. The dollar fell ahead of Trump's State of the Union address, during which he is expected to unveil details on pro-growth policies including infrastructure spending. "There is setting up for what ...
By Alastair Macdonald BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union chief executive Jean-Claude Juncker will propose to national leaders next month a handful of options for shoring up unity once Britain launches a withdrawal that some fear could trigger a further unravelling of the bloc. The European Commission president wants some states to be able to deepen cooperation further and faster without the whole ...
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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