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New Delhi: JNU administration today ordered a "disciplinary" enquiry into holding of an event on campus against the hanging of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru despite cancellation of permission saying any talk about country's disintegration cannot be "national". The university's move came in wake of protests by members of ABVP outside the VC office demanding expulsion of students who "misled" ...
New Delhi: Lance Naik Hanumanthappa Koppad, who was rescued alive after being buried under snow for six days in the world's highest battlefield, the Siachen glacier, died on Thursday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi said: "Proud that martyrs like you served India." Lance Naik Koppad, 33, was flown down to the Army Hospital (Research and Referral), where he battled for life for two days. He died at 11.45 ...
By Rajesh Kumar Singh and Sumeet Chatterjee NEW DELHI/MUMBAI (Reuters) - India's turbocharged growth figures have been criticised by many analysts for giving too flattering a view of Asia's third-largest economy. Closer scrutiny reveals another reason to worry: it's the wrong kind of growth. Consumer spending was the main driver behind India's 7.3 percent growth in the October-December quarter, ...
David Headley made sensational revelations in his deposition on Thursday before the special Mumbai court, in which he took the name of Ishrat Jahan, who was killed in an alleged 'fake encounter' and said that he was informed by Muzammil Bhatt about a botched operation in Gujarat because of a female suicide bomber."David Headley has made many sensational revelations. The first revelation was made when ...
The Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) on Thursday condoled the demise of Lance Naik Hanamanthappa, saying that the nation would never forget the brave soldier's sacrifice.Expressing his grief, BJP president Amit Shah tweeted, "I join millions of countrymen to extend my condolences to braveheart Lance Naik Hanumanthappa. Nation will never forget his sacrifice.Hanamanthappa, who hailed from Betadur village ...
Special Public Prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam on Wednesday downplayed Ishrat Jahan's lawyer Vrinda Grover's criticism that David Coleman Headley's version was not evidence as per Indian law as he was given a 'multiple choice question' by a 'Padma Shri' lawyer, saying that he posed the question based on information received from the concerned intelligence agencies."You might have noted that when I put this ...
The Sri Lankan government's appointment to parliament of a former army chief whose forces were implicated in widespread abuses contradicts pledges to investigate alleged war crimes, Human Rights Watch said today.On February 9, 2016, the United National Party of Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe appointed Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka to parliament as a national list member for a seat vacated by the ...
-AsadiAbu Dhabi, Feb.11 (ANI): The United Arab Emirates and the Republic of India have, for centuries, enjoyed strong, sustained relationships ever since trade was established as the primary activity connecting the people of both nations, by virtue of the two countries' strategic locations along global maritime trade routes.Modern-era relations between the UAE and India began with the establishment ...
It is always amusing to see grown adults with serious and stately titles bicker over the pettiest of things. Clearly education and prestige are not a barrier to snide remarks and tearful harangues.Before we get into the play, let us have a look at the main characters.Ramachandra Guha is considered by some to be one of India's foremost historians. He has taught in the University of California, Stanford ...
The fruits of a people's movement and the world's largest anti-poverty public works, the National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA) last year provided employment to 22% of all rural homes. At its peak five years ago, it was a lifeline for 55 million, or one in every three rural homes. But it has yet to expand to its full potential. Up to 70% of interested poor households did not receive ...
By Rajesh Kumar Singh and Sumeet Chatterjee NEW DELHI/MUMBAI (Reuters) - India's turbocharged growth figures have been criticised by many analysts for giving too flattering a view of Asia's third-largest economy. Closer scrutiny reveals another reason to worry: it's the wrong kind of growth. Consumer spending was the main driver behind India's 7.3 percent growth in the October-December quarter, ...
By John Chalmers and Kanupriya Kapoor JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia on Thursday opened dozens of sectors to foreign investors in what President Joko Widodo has described as a "Big Bang" liberalisation of its economy, Southeast Asia's largest. President Joko Widodo's administration loosened foreign investment restrictions on everything from restaurants and agriculture to health facilities and movie ...
, Feb 11 (ANI): Fighting depression can really be tough, but if you combine meditation and aerobic exercise together you can beat it, according to a new study.The study found that this mind and body combination, done twice a week for only two months, reduced the symptoms for a group of students by 40 percent.Lead author Brandon Alderman said that they are excited by the findings because they saw such ...
, Feb 11 (ANI): A team of researchers has developed a new malaria treatment that offers hope in the global race to beat the parasite's deadly new resistance.The team from Stanford University, collaborating with the MRC in Cambridge, the University of California, San Francisco and the Universities of Melbourne used cutting-edge technology to design a smarter drug to combat the resistant strain.Researcher ...
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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