India: The next university superpower?
Mar 07, 2014 at 11:12 | Source:
India has ambitious plans to increase graduate numbers in a way which would give it the size and status of an education superpower. The figures are staggering. India's government speaks of increasing the proportion of young people going to unive...
BIMSTEC pacts on culture, weather warning signed
Mar 04, 2014 at 23:45 | Source:
Nay Pyi Taw, March 4 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid Tuesday signed three pacts representing India at the third BIMSTEC Summit covering areas such as cultural exchanges, permanent secretariat and early weather warning.The pacts were ...
Ink thrown on Subrata Roy's face in SC complex
Mar 04, 2014 at 19:07 | Source:
Pic Courtesy: - New Delhi: Calling him "chor", man from Gwalior on Tuesday threw ink on the face of Sahara chief Subrata Roy when he was brought to the Supreme Court amidst chaotic scenes.Calling himself an investor, the man in his 30s, Manoj Sharma...
Film Rahasya a work of fiction, not based on Aarushi case: CBFC tells HC
Mar 04, 2014 at 18:54 | Source:
Mumbai: The Censor Board today told the Bombay High Court that the movie Rahasya is based on fiction and bears no resemblance to the case of dentist couple Nupur and Rajesh Talwar who were convicted for the murder of their teenage daughter Aarushi an...
Urgent need for stronger cooperation to combat terror: PM
Mar 04, 2014 at 11:29 | Source:
Nay Pyi Taw: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday said the seven-nation BIMSTEC was shedding narrow definitions of geography and listed trade, energy, physical connectivity and people-to-people exchange as priority areas to build upon."In co...
Made-in-India executives take up global roles at auto giants
Mar 03, 2014 at 03:56 | Source:
MUMBAI: The trend has started with the consumer goods, banking and services sectors. It is now spreading to the automobile industry. More and more global auto majors are promoting their executives in India to international roles. Their experience in ...
Auto brigade deserts Arvind Kejriwal ahead of Lok Sabha poll campaign
Mar 02, 2014 at 18:01 | Source:
NEW DELHI: Most autorickshaw drivers will not be advertising for Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in the coming Lok Sabha elections as they are upset with his government's "failure" to implement promises made to them last month. "Unlike in ...
Politics luring many policemen. How do they make the tricky transition?
Mar 02, 2014 at 11:31 | Source:
In mid October, Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan launched Talaash Insaan Ki, Mumbai police commissioner Satyapal Singh's book on "mankind's continuous quest in search of the truth". By end-January, Singh had voluntarily retired from the Indian Po...
Nucleus Software Exports launches banking suite FinnAxia
Mar 01, 2014 at 12:52 | Source:
SINGAPORE: Software products and services provider Nucleus Software Exports today launched its transaction banking product suite 'FinnAxia' for the global market here. The company launched the product in the city-state, which is an established Asian...
Delhi records February's wettest day
Mar 01, 2014 at 02:15 | Source:
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Friday was February's wettest day in the capital. Traffic was severely affected due to the heavy rains and consequent flooding of the city roads."Friday recorded February's heaviest rain in the capital which was 9.7 mm,&...
Hospital told to pay Rs.20 lakh to sanitation worker's kin
Mar 01, 2014 at 01:30 | Source:
Noida, Feb 28 (IANS) A hospital here was Friday ordered to pay Rs.20 lakh to the family of a sanitation worker who died while cleaning a manhole opposite the hospital.The National Commission for Safai Karamcharis (NCSK) ordered the ESI Hospital Noida...
BSF to train women in special commando skills
Feb 27, 2014 at 15:21 | Source:
New Delhi: Border Security Force, which has one of the biggest contingents of women personnel in its combat ranks, has decided to train them in special commando skills which are used to render difficult tasks. At present, there are more than 1,200 wo...
Honda steps on gas
Feb 26, 2014 at 00:12 | Source:
Calcutta Telegraph News
New Delhi, Feb. 24: Honda Motor today inaugurated a Rs 3,520-crore car manufacturing facility at Tapukara in Rajasthan, with a production capacity of 1.2-lakh vehicles per annum. The Japanese automobile major had been producing engine components at ...
Uttar Pradesh: Kejriwal likely to undertake roadshow in March
Feb 25, 2014 at 20:15 | Source:
New Delhi: After launching Aam Aadmi Party's national campaign from Haryana on Sunday, Arvind Kejriwal may undertake roadshow in Uttar Pradesh from next month.The party wants to organise roadshow at a big level, similar to the rally it had recently o...
BJP just likes to give orders: Rahul Gandhi
Feb 24, 2014 at 17:52 | Source:
Ganaur (Haryana): Interacting with farmers from across India, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi Monday said only the Congress party understood the problems faced by the farming community.Clad in a white kurta and blue jeans, Gandhi arrived in this...
Blinded by the white: India's rising appetite for foreign models
Feb 24, 2014 at 13:57 | Source:
It's an old story that rears its head every couple of years. And here it is again in its 2014 incarnation, sounding the same alarm bell: White models reign supreme in brown nation.What's new, according to the Hindustan Times, is that the terrain of c...