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Everything you need to know about Barnes High School: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more

Turkey-Iran ties improved since Rouhani took office

June 10, 2014 at 12:47 PM

Ankara, June 10 (IANS) Since Hassan Rouhani became the president, bilateral ties between Iran and Turkey have improved, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said after the two nations endorsed 10 deals in several sectors, including banking, transportation, tourism and energy.

Suryadatta Institute's Participation in 51 st Africa Day

June 9, 2014 at 3:30 PM

Prof.Shantilal Hajeri HOD, Suryadatta Institute attended the '51st Africa Day', organized on at MVM Banquet Hall, Nariman Point, Mumbai by Indo African Chamber of commerce and Industries (IACCI).

Brain rescues your tongue while chewing

June 4, 2014 at 1:38 PM

New York, June 4 (IANS) Ever wondered why you do not bite your tongue even when you do not pay attention to your chewing?

Hunger-blocking hormone may help treat obesity: Study

June 2, 2014 at 1:12 PM

New York, June 2 (IANS) A specific hormone - known to regulate metabolism, appetite and weight - also influences cells other than neurons that control appetite, a promising study reveals.

American Embassy School reeling under crisis - Hopes pinned on Modi

June 1, 2014 at 5:39 PM

New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The American Embassy School (AES) in New Delhi's plush diplomatic enclave is deep in crisis after nearly 40 teachers quit as a fallout of last year's India-US diplomatic row.

HRD minister appeals to DU VC to reinstate officials

May 31, 2014 at 1:58 PM

New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) HRD Minister Smriti Irani Saturday appealed to Delhi University vice chancellor Dinesh Singh to reinstate the five officials suspended for allegedly leaking documents related to her educational qualifications.

HRD minister appeals to DU VC to reinstate officials

May 31, 2014 at 11:39 AM

New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) HRD Minister Smriti Irani Saturday appealed to the Delhi University vice chancellor Dinesh Singh to reinstate the five officials suspended for allegedly leaking documents related to her educational qualifications.

Kidnappers release Colombian police officer's daughter

May 31, 2014 at 10:51 AM

Bogota, May 31 (IANS/EFE) The kidnappers who grabbed the 10-year-old daughter of a Colombian police commander released the girl hours later, authorities said.

High BP medicines may increase vision loss risk

May 29, 2014 at 2:43 PM

New York, May 29 (IANS) Certain blood pressure lowering medications may have dangerous side effects as researchers have found a link between taking vasodilators and developing early-stage age-related macular degeneration (AMD) that could lead to vision loss and blindness.

Food poisoning sickens 30 in China school

May 27, 2014 at 6:44 AM

Beijing, May 27 (IANS) Suspected food poisoning in a primary school in east China's Shandong province have sickened dozens of students, authorities said early Tuesday.

Army-policemen 'misunderstanding' resolved in Kashmir

May 26, 2014 at 8:37 PM

Srinagar, May 26 (IANS) The army Monday said it has amicably resolved a "misunderstanding" between some soldiers and policemen in Sonamarg hill station in Jammu and Kashmir that had resulted in a scuffle May 23.

'Mental illness more potent killer than heavy smoking'

May 25, 2014 at 2:21 PM

London, May 25 (IANS) Serious mental illness reduces life expectancy by 10-20 years - a loss of years that is equivalent to or worse than that caused by heavy smoking, a research has showed.

Mercury soars to 45.5 degrees in Odisha town

May 24, 2014 at 12:04 AM

Bhubaneswar, May 24 (IANS) Odisha continued to reel under severe heat wave conditions, with the mercury soaring to 45.5 degree Celsius Friday in the state's Titilagarh town, the highest of this summer so far, an official said.

This hormone 'ate' his finger bones!

May 22, 2014 at 2:16 PM

London, May 22 (IANS) You may have heard about a hormone called parathyroid but to your shock, excess of this hormone can even 'eat' your fingers!

Four toppers in ICSE class 10 exam, girls outshine boys

May 21, 2014 at 8:21 PM

New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Girls have performed better than boys in the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) examination for Class 10, which this year has four toppers securing 98.6 percent apiece, an official said Wednesday.

Four toppers in ICSE Class 10 exam, girls outshine boys

May 21, 2014 at 6:09 PM

New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Girls have performed better than boys in the Indian School Certificate Examination (ICSE) for Class 10, which this year has four toppers securing 98.6 percent apiece, an official said Wednesday.

South Korean ferry tragedy toll rises to 288

May 21, 2014 at 2:26 PM

Seoul, May 21 (IANS) The toll in the April 16 South Korean ferry tragedy Wednesday rose to 288 with one more body recovered from the sunken ship earlier in the day, the disaster response centre said.

ICSE results to be declared Wednesday

May 20, 2014 at 7:30 PM

New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) The Class 10 examination results under the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) will be declared Wednesday.

Drunk zebrafish shows why you go nuts after booze

May 19, 2014 at 1:22 PM

New York, May 19 (IANS) For a zebrafish, "don't drink and swim" warning may not work at all.

Tisdale getting married, friend Vanessa surprised

May 18, 2014 at 3:15 PM

Los Angeles, May 18 (IANS) Actress Vanessa Hudgens is still unable to accept that her friend and actress Ashley Tisdale is getting married to Christopher French this summer.

Jharkhand boy tops ISC, girls outshine boys

May 17, 2014 at 10:18 PM

New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) With 99.25 percent, Ayush Banerjee from Jamshedpur in Jharkhand Saturday topped the Indian School Certificate (ISC) Class 12 examination, in which girls outshone boys across the country.

Jamshedpur boy tops ISC results

May 17, 2014 at 9:54 PM

New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Ayush Banerjee from Jharkhand's Jamshedpur city, topped the Indian School Certificate (ISC) class 12 examination with 99.25 percent.

Get to work early if want a good raise!

May 17, 2014 at 4:02 PM

Washington, May 17 (IANS) Have you received a less favourable appraisal from your boss this year? You are likely coming to office late.

Russia feels UN report on Ukraine is biased

May 16, 2014 at 9:38 PM

Moscow, May 16 (IANS) The Russian government Friday accused the UN of intending to "whitewash" Kiev authorities with its new report on the situation in Ukraine, as it termed it biased.

Want to pick the right bikini? Here's how

May 15, 2014 at 6:34 PM

London, May 15 (IANS) Do you find bikini shopping a daunting task? Follow these tips and chose the right gear before setting off for a vacation.

Friends, kin recognise some kidnapped girls in video

May 13, 2014 at 6:28 PM

London, May 13 (IANS) Relatives and friends of some of the abducted Nigerian schoolgirls have identified them from a video released by Boko Haram militants, BBC reported Tuesday.

Rising mercury forces early summer vacations in Lucknow

May 13, 2014 at 9:22 AM

Lucknow, May 13 (IANS) The Lucknow district magistrate ordered early summer vacations in all city schools upto class 12th due to steady rise in mercury level, officials said Tuesday.

3D-printed mouthpiece can prevent snoring

May 12, 2014 at 3:14 PM

Sydney, May 12 (IANS) Not been able to get good night's sleep owing to snoring or sleep apnea? This 3D 'duckbill' device can prevent dangerous pauses in breath during sleep and stops snoring.

South Korean ferry mishap toll rises to 273

May 9, 2014 at 1:01 PM

Seoul, May 9 (IANS) The toll rose to 273 Friday in one of South Korea's deadliest maritime disasters as divers searched the sunken Sewol ferry amid slower tidal currents.

High-earning bosses losing on sex life: Survey

May 9, 2014 at 12:28 PM

London, May 9 (IANS) Do you earn a moolah and have all good things in life? You may be losing out on your sex life, a fascinating survey suggests.

Impulsive people at greater risk of food addiction

May 8, 2014 at 4:51 PM

New York, May 8 (IANS) Impulsive people are at greater risks of food and drug addition as impulsivity is a result of cellular activities in the part of the brain involved with reward and not a result of dysfunctional eating behaviour, a study indicated.

Breast cancer, hypertension on the rise in Goa

May 8, 2014 at 4:34 PM

Panaji, May 8 (IANS) Over 250 new breast cancer cases are detected every year and hypertension is playing havoc with the health of Goans, who are otherwise known for their laid-back lifestyle, a survey said.

Young social workers get Tiranga Badge Awards

May 7, 2014 at 7:46 PM

New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Thirty-six school students were conferred the first Tiranga Badge Awards here for their contributions in the field of social service.

South Korean ferry mishap toll rises to 269

May 7, 2014 at 11:15 AM

Seoul, May 7 (IANS) The toll in the South Korean ferry mishap rose to 269 Wednesday as divers searched the submerged ship.

UN's Pillay seeks peaceful solution to Ukraine crisis

May 6, 2014 at 10:03 PM

Geneva, May 6 (IANS) The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay Tuesday called on all sides to make greater efforts for a peaceful resolution of the Ukraine crisis.

Boko Haram claims responsibility for Nigerian schoolgirls abduction

May 5, 2014 at 6:51 PM

Abuja, May 5 (IANS) The Nigerian Islamist militant group Boko Haram Monday claimed responsibility for the abduction of schoolgirls in the northeast region of Nigeria, a media report said.

British kids poison teacher's coffee 'innocently'

May 5, 2014 at 6:02 PM

London, May 5 (IANS) A British teacher narrowly escaped being poisoned when two of her pupils, aged 10, put a "bleach-like liquid" in her coffee.

Chance for double for Punjab schools in national basketball league

May 3, 2014 at 9:51 PM

New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Fr. Agnels, Mumbai set up a final showdown with Sr. Nav Bharti School, Ludhiana in the boys category while St. Joseph HS, Chennai face Government Girls Senior Secondary School, Ludhiana in the girls summit clash of the first BFI-IMG Reliance National School Basketball League at the Thyagaraj Stadium here Saturday.

Modern School lose in National Girls League semis

May 3, 2014 at 2:54 PM

New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Madhu's match-high 34 points were not enough as Modern School, New Delhi, went down to St. Joseph HS, Chennai 52-56 in the girls semifinals of the first BFI-IMG Reliance National School Basketball League for Boys and Girls at the Thyagaraj Stadium here Saturday.

Four Indians among winners of Harvard's new venture competition

May 3, 2014 at 1:03 PM

Washington, May 3 (IANS) Four young entrepreneurs from India are among this year's winners of Harvard Business School New Venture Competition (NVC) inspired by a belief that "one simple idea can change everything".

Craze for leading Delhi schools leaves many distressed

May 3, 2014 at 11:50 AM

New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Thousands of parents are undergoing a harrowing time as they battle to get their children into nursery classes of leading schools in the national capital. But many are celebrating too.

Control BP, do exercise to prevent second stroke: Study

May 2, 2014 at 11:59 AM

Washington, May 2 (IANS) Survived a stroke? Now is the time to control blood pressure, cholesterol and weight and do moderate physical activity daily to avoid another stroke.

Cricket Australia congratulates its No.1 ranked team

May 1, 2014 at 3:58 PM

Melbourne, May 1 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) chief executive officer James Sutherland has congratulated its men's team and support staff Thursday after it achieved the No.1 spot in the ICC Test and One-Day International (ODI) rankings.

Bomb scare causes evacuation in US school

May 1, 2014 at 7:26 AM

Houston (US), May 1 (IANS) Students and staff were evacuated from a high school in the US state of Texas Wednesday after a bomb threat on the campus, a media report said. Police with sniffer dogs searched the campus but found no explosives.

Employ snobbish stuff to boost luxury items sale!

April 30, 2014 at 1:50 PM

Toronto, April 30 (IANS) Being polite may not always be good, especially when it comes to selling luxury branded stuff as poorly treated customers are more prone to buy such items, a fascinating study finds.

Diabetes may shrink brain by two years in a decade: Study

April 30, 2014 at 12:28 PM

Diabetes badly damages the some part of the human body and it left a bitter life for the victims but in a latest development, researchers have been found that it badly effect human brain also.

US school placed on lockdown

April 30, 2014 at 12:07 PM

Washington, April 30 (IANS) A high school in Texas, US, was placed on lockdown after a student received a text message that someone carried a weapon on campus.

Diabetes may shrink brain by two years in a decade

April 30, 2014 at 11:58 AM

New York, April 30 (IANS) What has diabetes to do with your brain? Well, it may shrink your brain by two years every decade, an alarming research has indicated.

Mom's poor diet may alter child's DNA: Study

April 30, 2014 at 11:50 AM

London, April 30 (IANS) Do you know that your diet before conceiving can affect your child's genes? You must read this.

Eat fibre for longer life after heart attack

April 30, 2014 at 11:42 AM

London, April 30 (IANS) Survived a heart attack? Start taking cereal fibres as this would improve your chances of a longer, healthier life.

Schools in Lucknow get five holidays due to polls

April 28, 2014 at 1:58 PM

Lucknow, April 28 (IANS) School children here are looking forward to a string of holidays from April 28 to May 1, thanks to the polling schedule in the state capital.

Ferry disaster: Floating objects slow recovery of bodies

April 27, 2014 at 1:58 AM

Seoul, April 27 (IANS) Corridors and passenger cabins of the sunken South Korean ferry, which capsized off the country's southwestern coast, were jammed with floating objects, hampering search for bodies trapped inside the hull amid fast currents and bad weather.

South Korean ferry mishap toll reaches 185

April 25, 2014 at 8:38 PM

Seoul, April 25 (IANS) The toll in the South Korean ferry mishap April 16 rose to 185 Friday amid rising concerns that many bodies have floated far away from the accident scene.

Feeling sick? Sleep is your doctor

April 25, 2014 at 12:38 PM

New York, April 25 (IANS) When you get sick, what is the first thing you should do? Pop a pill? No. Better hit the sack.

Toll reaches 181 in South Korean ferry disaster

April 25, 2014 at 7:42 AM

Seoul, April 25 (IANS) Death toll from a sunken South Korean ferry rose to 181 Friday morning as divers kept searching bodies or possible survivors inside the submerged vessel.

Seth Rogen makes me funnier: Zac Efron

April 25, 2014 at 4:38 AM

Los Angeles, April 25 (IANS) Actor Zac Efron says having his "Neighbours" co-star Seth Rogen produce the comedy helped him become more entertaining because the latter has the ability to make "anything funny".

Woman election officer dies on duty in Thane

April 24, 2014 at 4:46 PM

Thane (Maharashtra), April 24 (IANS) A woman returning officer died while on election duty Thursday at a polling station in Thane.

Maldives court not to annul election results

April 24, 2014 at 3:26 PM

Male, April 24 (IANS) The Maldives High Court hearing complaints filed over last month's parliamentary elections has against annulling any of the results.

Very much welcome Modi statement on relations: Pakistan envoy

April 23, 2014 at 6:30 PM

New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Dismissing seemingly tough statements by the BJP and its allies about Pakistan as "poll rhetoric", Pakistan High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit Wednesday said they "very much welcome" BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's latest statement that if he came to power, his government would follow a "balanced" foreign policy in which "no one should be able to intimidate us and neither should we do it".

Miss America to defence of teen who asked her for a dance

April 22, 2014 at 10:01 AM

Washington, April 22 (IANS) The first ever Indian-American Miss America, Nina Davuluri, has come to the defence of a teen who asked her to a dance as the news of his suspension for the stunt reached the White House.

US teen suspended for asking Miss America Nina Davuluri to prom

April 19, 2014 at 10:40 AM

Washington, April 19 (IANS) A Pennsylvania teenager has been suspended for asking the first ever Indian-American Miss America Nina Davuluri to the prom, the annual end of the year dance for high school students.

First bodies found within cabins of South Korean sunken ferry

April 19, 2014 at 7:20 AM

Seoul, April 19 (IANS) Three days after the 6,825-tonne passenger ferry capsized and sank off the Jindo Island near the southwestern tip of South Korea, first bodies were found Saturday morning within the passenger cabins of the ferry, local media reported.

How God intervenes when romance fails you

April 18, 2014 at 2:01 PM

Washington, April 18 (IANS) You turn to the almighty when faced with difficulties in life. New research explores a little-known role of God in your life - helping you cope with the threat of romantic rejection.

Hamilton's tactical team switch proving correct (Column: High Toss)

April 17, 2014 at 1:04 PM

Lewis Hamilton shocked the Formula 1 caravan in September 2012 by announcing he would be leaving McLaren, the team he grew up with, to join Mercedes in 2013 as the retiring Michael Schumacher's replacement.

Learn how to harvest happiness

April 16, 2014 at 4:08 PM

New York, April 16 (IANS) Chasing happiness may sometime leave you less happy, but if you set your acts of benevolence or help others in concrete rather than abstract terms, you would be a lot happier.

Freeman excited to work with his favourite actor Depp

April 16, 2014 at 3:04 PM

Los Angeles, April 16 (IANS) Actor Morgan Freeman has teamed up with Johnny Depp in sci-fi movie "Transcendence" and confessed that he always wanted to work with him.

Unearthed! Tilting planets can harbour life too

April 16, 2014 at 12:16 PM

Washington, April 16 (IANS) Do planets have to have a stable tilt like earth to nurture life? Perhaps not as a fluctuating tilt in a planet's orbit does not prohibit the possibility of life. In fact, sometimes, it helps, a promising research say.

Polling officials reach remote booths for April 17 polls

April 15, 2014 at 10:32 PM

Siliguri, April 15 (IANS) Polling officials Tuesday night reached 16 remote booths in the mountainous terrain of Darjeeling constituency for the first phase of Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal April 17.

Campaigning for Bengal first phase Lok Sabha polls ends

April 15, 2014 at 6:16 PM

Darjeeling, April 15 (IANS) The campaign drums fell silent Tuesday for the first phase of the Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal, covering the four constituencies of Cooch Behar, Alipurduar, Jalpaiguri and Darjeeling that go to the hustings Thursday.

Lacking basic services, Rammam celebrates new polling booth (Election Special)

April 15, 2014 at 4:50 PM

Siliguri, April 15 (IANS) Situated nearly 2,600 metres above sea level, Rammam lacks conventional power, landphone and TV connectivity. For the inhabitants, recharging their mobile phones involves an arduous four-five-hour trek into neighbouring Sikkim. But this village in north Bengal is now elated - at least they have a new polling booth.

Commonwealth Games medals unveiled

April 15, 2014 at 4:49 PM

London, April 15 (IANS) The medals for the Commonwealth Games were unveiled in Glasgow to mark 100 days to the Games' opening ceremony on July 23.

Too much Twitter kills romance in life

April 12, 2014 at 10:52 AM

New York, April 12 (IANS) Are 140 characters coming between you and romance in your life?

EU to create support group for Ukraine

April 10, 2014 at 1:00 AM

Brussels, April 10 (IANS) The European Commission Wednesday decided to create a support group for Ukraine with the objective of providing a structure, overview and guidance for the Commission's work to support the country.

INS Vikrant finally sold for scrap, activist moves apex court

April 9, 2014 at 9:56 PM

Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) India's first aircraft carrier, INS Vikrant has finally been auctioned to a ship-breaker for Rs.60 crore and an activist Wednesday moved the apex court in a last ditch bid to save the vessel which saw action in the 1971 India-Pakistan war.

Afghan President Karzai casts vote

April 5, 2014 at 11:25 AM

Kabul, April 5 (IANS) Afghanistan's outgoing President Hamid Karzai Saturday cast his vote in the presidential and provincial council elections in the capital city of Kabul.

India, Bangladesh, UK join hands to honour Tagore

April 4, 2014 at 7:09 PM

London, April 4 (IANS) India, Bangladesh and the United Kingdom joined hands to honour Rabindranath Tagore, one of the greatest poets of the Commonwealth, at the mother of parliaments - the House of Commons.

Obese women who smoke gulp more sugary food

April 4, 2014 at 11:17 AM

New York, April 4 (IANS) Are you obese and enjoy your puff too? You may end up eating more sugary food items - adding more kilos to body fat.

Efron to replace LaBeouf in film

April 3, 2014 at 2:05 PM

Los Angeles, April 3 (IANS) Actor Zac Efron will replace Shia LaBeouf in a big-screen adaptation of crime author John Grisham's "The Associate".

Bathe in morning sunlight to control weight!

April 3, 2014 at 12:53 PM

Chicago, April 3 (IANS) Take morning sunlight not just to spruce up your vitamin D levels but manage weight too, research reveals.

An app to test your eyes anywhere on earth

April 2, 2014 at 5:25 PM

London, April 2 (IANS) In a ground-breaking innovation that could help prevent blindness in millions across the world, scientists have developed an app that allows eye tests anywhere.

This protein can resist weight gain despite high-fat diet

April 2, 2014 at 12:06 PM

Johannesburg, April 2 (IANS) Not been able to fight off excess belly fat despite exercise and diet control? High levels of a particular protein can help.

High BP, sugar in teenage may lead to dementia

April 1, 2014 at 2:53 PM

New York, April 1 (IANS) Watch your diet and exercise regularly before it is too late as a new research suggests that young adults with high blood pressure and elevated glucose levels are at greater risks of developing dementia later in life.

High temperature reduces length of pregnancy: Study

April 1, 2014 at 2:37 PM

Toronto, April 1 (IANS) If you are pregnant and wish a full-term delivery, it is better to shift to a colder place before the mercury goes up as high temperature may reduce the length of your pregnancy, research indicates.

Pak special court indicts Musharraf on treason charges

March 31, 2014 at 1:17 PM

Islamabad, Mar. 31 (ANI): Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf has been indicted in the high treason case by a special court.

Delhi Boy Radhey Patel receives multiple Art Scholarships in London

March 28, 2014 at 5:22 PM

A student of 5th standard at Scottish High International School Radhey Patel awarded a distinguished Art scholarship at three of the best independent schools in United Kingdom, namely Merchant Taylors' School,

Zac Efron attacked in downtown LA

March 28, 2014 at 2:14 PM

Washington, Mar.28 (ANI): Zac Efron ended up getting violently socked in the mouth by a sketchy transient in a bad area of downtown L.A.

Beer-marinated meat cuts cancer-causing chemicals

March 27, 2014 at 2:29 PM

London, March 27 (IANS) Cherish grilled meat marinated in your favourite beer? Bring it on. It can reduce levels of potentially harmful substances in grilled meats, a new study suggests.

Delhi's heritage school gets new look

March 27, 2014 at 2:21 PM

New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) The N.P. Boys Senior Secondary School here, a heritage building built in the last century, has got a new look, thanks to the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC).

Reading in front of dogs can help kids score better in school

March 27, 2014 at 11:42 AM

London, March 27 (ANI): A new experiment at a UK school has found that when children read to a dog their results soar.

e-cigarettes not helping smokers quit: Study

March 25, 2014 at 4:45 PM

Washington, March 25 (IANS) Reigniting the controversy over the use of electronic cigarettes, a study has claimed that these are not helping smokers to quit.

Russia's largest bank warns of recession risk

March 25, 2014 at 12:06 PM

Moscow, March 25 (IANS) Risk of recession in the Russian economy exists, but it is too early to make precise forecasts due to high uncertainty of macroeconomic situation, head of Russia's largest bank said Monday, the media reported.

World TB Day: One million kids suffer from TB annually, says survey

March 24, 2014 at 1:41 PM

Despite the facts that we have achieved major success in the field of medical science and medicines, it is the fact that the number of children suffering from tuberculosis (TB) annually has doubled since 2011. The shocking facts in the entire matter are that the truth is existing despite improved medication and government as well as aid agencies efforts.

High-speed rails to run on sides of skyscrapers in near future

March 24, 2014 at 12:27 PM

Washington, Mar. 24 (ANI): Two British designers Christopher Christophi and Lucas Mazarrasa have come up with a unique concept that might see high-speed trains running to the side of a skyscraper.

One million kids suffer from TB annually: Study

March 24, 2014 at 10:43 AM

Washington, March 24 (IANS) As the world observes World TB Day Monday, a shocking research reveals that despite improved medication and government as well as aid agencies' efforts, the number of children suffering from tuberculosis (TB) annually has doubled since 2011.

Mortar attacks kill 15 across Syria

March 24, 2014 at 6:11 AM

Damascus, March 24 (IANS) At least 15 people were killed Sunday in different parts of Syria in multiple mortar attacks by armed militant groups, local media reported.

China trip will boost bilateral ties, says Michelle Obama

March 21, 2014 at 7:31 PM

Beijing, March 21 (IANS) US First Lady Michelle Obama believes her trip to China will boost exchanges in culture and education between China and the US and propel bilateral ties to a new level, China Daily reported Friday.

Complete Tejpal trial in 60 days, prosecution tells court

March 21, 2014 at 3:56 PM

Panaji, March 21 (IANS) The prosecution in the Tehelka rape case Friday moved a formal application seeking to fast track the trial within 60 days.

George Clooney vacations with Amal Alamuddin

March 21, 2014 at 2:27 AM

Los Angeles, March 21 (IANS) Actor George Clooney and barrister Amal Alamuddin were seen enjoying long walks on an island in Seychelles before getting off to enjoy a safari in Tanzania to seal their fledgling romance.

Delhi HC allows schools to collect fee for more than a month

March 20, 2014 at 10:51 PM

New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday granted relief to unaided private schools in the capital, setting aside its last year's direction restraining them from levying fee for more than one month at a time from students.

British Sikh group plans free faith school

March 20, 2014 at 6:51 PM

London, March 20 (IANS) A Britain-based Sikh group has been working on a proposal to set up a free faith school in the London borough of Redbridge area in Greater London with nearly 1,500 parents extending their support to the cause, media reported.