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New Delhi: The Supreme Court Friday referred to a constitution bench the question whether the government can release a life term convict whose death sentence has been converted into life imprisonment and said that the seven conspirators in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case will not be released for now. The apex court bench headed by Chief Justice P. Sathasivam framed several questions to be addressed ...
Washington: A former boyfriend of Indian-American billionaire investor Vinod Khosla's daughter has been charged with threatening to publish her naked photos as part of an extortion plot. FBI agents last week arrested Douglas Tarlow, 27, a Stanford University graduate, who dated Khosla's daughter Nina for about two years, in connection with the alleged extortion plot, according to The Smoking Gun, ...
What if you are told that you can print your smart phone on your t-shirt and walk around? Welcome to the world of "spaser" technology that can make mobile phones so small, efficient, and flexible that these could be printed on clothing. A team of researchers from Melbourne-based Monash University's department of electrical and computer systems engineering (ECSE) has modelled the world's first spaser ...
Results from Microsoft's first quarterly earnings release under new CEO Satya Nadella offered fresh justification for his focus on cloud computing.Microsoft Corp. on Thursday posted net income and revenue that beat Wall Street expectations.Factoring out special items from a year ago, revenue in the January-March quarter grew 8 percent.Nadella, who replaced longtime CEO Steve Ballmer in February, touted ...
Rae Bareli, April 25 (IANS) Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Friday attacked BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, saying he should stop using expressions like "ABC" and "RSVP" as he was not addressing educational institutions but the country's people. "You must be hearing in the television, sometimes ABC sometimes RSVP and sometimes 'da se desh and ka se kawa. Kabhi ba sey bass bhi toh kariye' (You ...
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) What is written in textbooks can only lend to bookish knowledge. For holistic learning and sensitisation at an early age, educational institutions should go beyond classrooms, experts say. In a panel discussion here Thursday on "Education: What's Going on in the Classroom (or not)?", experts from diverse fields deliberated on the need to engage students in healthy debates ...
Suicides across the military dropped by more than 15 percent last year, but new detailed data reveals an increase in the number of Army National Guard and Reserve soldiers who took their own lives.The overall totals provided by the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps give some hope that prevention programs and increased efforts to identify troops at risk may be taking hold after several years of ...
Don't you think that everyone who has to listen to sermons should be supplied with a button that says "Skip to end and agree", like on websites? I know that's a politically incorrect thing to say, but it is becoming increasingly hard to be PC these days. Consider this true story: A teacher recently took out a lawsuit complaining that school bosses sacked her because of her disability. How mean! Or ...

Missing Delhi boy found dead

2014-04-25 12:40:00

New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) A seven-year-old boy who went missing Thursday evening was found dead near his house Friday morning, police said. Vasu had gone missing from outside his house in New Usmanpur Area in east Delhi since 6.30 p.m. Thursday. His father, Mukesh, who runs a garment shop, told the police that he was unable to find his son. Police said that the boy's body was spotted by passersby ...
Jammu, April 25 (IANS) Pakistani troops opened unprovoked firing at Indian positions along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district Friday, an officer said. "Pakistan Army started unprovoked firing at our positions using small arms and automatics at Shahpur area of Poonch sector. The firing started at 9.15 a.m. Our troops have responded with equal calibre weapons," defence ...
Suicides across the military dropped by more than 15 percent last year, but new detailed data reveals an increase in the number of Army National Guard and Reserve soldiers who took their own lives.The overall totals provided by the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps give some hope that prevention programs and increased efforts to identify troops at risk may be taking hold after several years of ...
Scientists in a United Nations-backed collaborative have cracked the genetic code of the bloodsucking tsetse fly in a breakthrough that brings new hope to the fight against one of the most devastating livestock diseases spread by the insect. Tsetse flies are vectors for the single-cell parasites that cause trypanosomiasis, or nagana, an often-lethal disease that affects some 3 million animals in sub-Saharan ...
Chinese web giant Sina.com temporarily closed its literature site Friday after reports it would lose two crucial publication licenses for hosting pornography.Sina decided to take books off its site while it undergoes "a self-correction action" to screen their content, according to a notice on its reading channel. Book reviews, cultural news, author biographies and interviews were still available.State ...
Northwestern football players will file into an on-campus hall adjacent to their home stadium to cast secret ballots Friday on whether to form the nation's first union for college athletes.Just don't expect results any time soon.After the vote, the ballot boxes will be sealed for weeks or months — perhaps even years — as an appeal by the Evanston-based university runs its course.The ...
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) School authorities in India have persistently discriminated against children from Dalit, minority and other marginalised communities, pushing them out of education, a report by Human Rights Watch said Tuesday. According to the report "They Say We're Dirty: Denying an Education to India's Marginalised", the discrimination ranges from differentiation in serving mid-day meals, ...
Ghaziabad, April 21 (IANS) Angry over steep fee hike by DPS, parents Monday defied orders prohibiting gathering of four or more people imposed by the district administration and staged a sit-in outside the dsistrict magistrate's office here. A tussle is going on between the Delhi Public School Ghaziabad (DPSG) management and the parents over the arbitrary increase in fees by the school management. Additional ...
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