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Everything you need to know about D.a.college: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more

How infants' immune system forgets to kill bacteria

June 12, 2014 at 11:51 AM

New York, June 12 (IANS) Know why does your infant get infections every now and then? It has nothing to do with weak immunity but his/her immune system may have forgotten to act on time.

Seeking cooler shades to beat Delhi's unpardonable heat

June 10, 2014 at 7:19 PM

New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) The unforgiving summer heat of the capital, with day temperatures touching a 62-year high of 47.4 degrees Celsius and even night temperatures touching 30 degrees, is affecting man and animal, rich and poor, with each finding innovative and creative ways to beat the heat.

Economics, English most sought after courses in St. Stephen's (Campus Notes)

June 10, 2014 at 5:19 PM

New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) In Delhi University's St Stephen's College, Economics and English are the most sought after courses with the college receiving maximum number of applications for these courses, an official said Tuesday.

I'm a host first, an entertainer later: VJ Andy

June 10, 2014 at 4:47 PM

Mumbai, June 10 (IANS) He has hosted reality shows and participated in a few as well, but popular video jockey Andy, who can be seen grooving on the seventh season of celebrity dance show "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa" nowadays, says he prefers to be referred to as a 'host' over an 'entertainer'.

Victims of bullying more likely to carry arms

June 10, 2014 at 4:31 PM

London, June 10 (IANS) Has your kid been a victim of bullying at school or college? Take him in confidence as this may harm him in a more serious way.

Parents of missing students to fly to Himachal

June 9, 2014 at 10:50 AM

Hyderabad, June 9 (IANS) Anxious parents of engineering students missing in Himachal Pradesh gathered at VNR college near here Monday even as the management promised to take them in a special flight.

14 killed in Iraq attacks

June 2, 2014 at 12:51 AM

Baghdad, June 2 (IANS) A total of 14 people were killed and 15 wounded in separate bombings and shootings across Iraq Sunday, police and medical sources said.

No friends in the industry, says Sonakshi Sinha

June 1, 2014 at 1:48 PM

Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) Sonakshi Sinha is a well-known actress in Bollywood, but she says she doesn't have any friends in the industry as she has not worked with actresses.

My braided look in 'Holiday' quite cool: Sonakshi Sinha

May 31, 2014 at 5:39 PM

New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Actress Sonakshi Sinha had to sit for two hours to get her hair tied in a braid everytime she had to shoot for her role in the forthcoming actioner "Holiday: A Soldier is Never Off Duty".

Exercise to quit tobacco: Fitness expert

May 31, 2014 at 2:27 PM

Kolkata, May 31 (IANS) If you are looking to ditch tobacco, make sure you include at least 15-20 minutes of physical exercise each day to maintain unwavering focus on quitting, a fitness expert said Saturday on the occasion of World No Tobacco Day.

Now, business incubation centres in every DU college

May 30, 2014 at 10:27 PM

New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) Every college in Delhi University will now have businees incubation centres which will grant Rs.12 lakh each to students with innovative business ideas, the varsity vice chancellor said Friday.

US talk show 'Chelsea Lately' comes to an end

May 30, 2014 at 5:23 AM

Los Angeles, May 30 (IANS) TV host Chelsea Handler's talk show is coming to an end.

I'd love to do sports film: Sonakshi Sinha

May 29, 2014 at 2:11 PM

New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Actress Sonakshi Sinha, mostly seen as the traditional Indian girl on the screen, will be seen as a boxer in a sequence in A.R. Murugadoss' forthcoming directorial "Holiday: A Soldier is Never Off Duty". She says "personality wise, the role is closest to me as possible".

Over 1,000 throng US consulate in Mumbai on 'Student Visa Day'

May 28, 2014 at 10:03 PM

Mumbai, May 28 (IANS) Amid a festive, campus-like atmosphere, over a 1,000 students thronged the US Consulate here to secure visas for pursuing higher education in America on the "Student Visa Day" Wednesday, an official said.

Once BJP's Maharastra face, Munde becomes union minister first time (Profile)

May 26, 2014 at 11:24 PM

Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) BJP's top leader in Maharashtra after the sudden death of his brother-in-law Pramod Mahajan in May 2006 until his erstwhile junior ministerial colleague Nitin Gadkari was suddenly elevated as party chief in 2009, Gopinath Munde was known as the deputy chief minister who gave police a free hand against criminals.

Mountain Echoes: Stirring literary revolution in Bhutan (Litfest Review)

May 25, 2014 at 1:17 PM

Thimphu, May 25 (IANS) Bhutanese scholars, students and writers acknowledged how the literary and cultural gala "Mountain Echoes" is encouraging the younger generation in the landlocked Himalayan country to read, and exposing them to literature from outside, especially India, as curtains came down on the three-day festival.

College choice option removed from DU application form

May 21, 2014 at 6:10 PM

New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Delhi University (DU) has decided to remove the college selection option from its online and offline admission forms, a varsity official said Wednesday.

Trindiad quarter miler Leondore doubtful for CWG

May 21, 2014 at 4:18 PM

Kentucky (US), May 21 (IANS/CMC) Trinidad and Tobago's Olympic medallist Deon Lendore has expressed doubts about his participation in the upcoming Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.

Himachal, centre to sign accord for medical college

May 17, 2014 at 6:34 PM

Shimla, May 17 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh cabinet Saturday gave its approval for signing an agreement with the central government for setting up a medical college in Hamirpur town with an in-take capacity of 100 MBBS students per year.

DU suspends Saibaba for alleged Maoist links

May 15, 2014 at 8:02 PM

New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) The Delhi University Thursday suspended professor G.N. Saibaba for his alleged links with Maoists, a varsity official said.

Nearly 90 mn UP votes to be counted Friday

May 15, 2014 at 11:14 AM

Lucknow, May 15 (IANS) Nearly 90 million votes polled for the 80 Lok Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh will be counted Friday at 76 centres spread across the state, an official said Thursday.

Teenagers prefer smart phones over sex: Study

May 14, 2014 at 1:06 PM

New York, May 14 (IANS) Teenagers are so touchy about their screens that they are willing to give up almost everything - even the pleasures of a sexual encounter - in exchange for their smart phones, a fascinating research has revealed.

Dogs share 'albino' gene found in humans

May 13, 2014 at 12:58 PM

New York, May 13 (IANS) Have a doberman at home? This news may interest you. Researchers have identified a genetic mutation in Doberman that causes albinism in the breed - a discovery that has eluded veterinarians until now.

Students press Chilean president to deliver on education reforms

May 9, 2014 at 1:08 PM

Santiago, May 9 (IANS/EFE) Tens of thousands of students marched in this Chilean capital and other cities in the country Thursday to renew demands for free, quality public education in their first demonstrations since Michelle Bachelet returned to the presidency in March.

Paul Simon returns to stage after arrest drama

May 9, 2014 at 8:03 AM

New York, May 9 (IANS) Musician Paul Simon returned to the stage for the first time since he and his wife were arrested for disorderly conduct.

Sexual practices haven't changed much: Survey

May 7, 2014 at 2:27 PM

London, May 7 (IANS) The time has changed but sexual practices may not. According to a fascinating study, 'hookup culture' among today's youth is just a myth and their sexual preferences are still the same as those of their parents.

Stay fit for strong memory power

May 5, 2014 at 7:22 PM

London, May 5 (IANS) One's fitness can also help achieve a strong memory power, a new study has suggested while adding that people who are out of shape struggle to retain information.

'Bad marketing, selfish administrators plaguing India's football dreams'

May 4, 2014 at 4:54 PM

Panaji, May 4 (IANS) Bad marketing, poor channelling of young talent and selfish administrators continue to plague India's football dream, even as national and international events have created a healthy infrastructure footprint in the country, according to Jamshid Nassiri, an Iranian international footballer who has made India his home.

Hit the treadmill to sharpen your memory

May 3, 2014 at 11:02 AM

New York, May 3 (IANS) No point hopping on to that massive burger while shopping if you cannot remember where you parked your car. For, a fit body has a friend in long-term memory.

Facebook is your new classroom teacher!

April 29, 2014 at 11:10 AM

New York, April 29 (IANS) Facebook may not be all that bad for your kids. According to a study, university students who used a Facebook group as part of a large sociology class did better on course assignments and felt a stronger sense of belonging.

Pippa-Nico's relationship not a fling!

April 28, 2014 at 8:06 AM

London, April 28 (IANS) It seems Pippa Middleton's friendship with Nico Jackson is more than just a fling.

Build your Mars Rover with this space kit

April 27, 2014 at 1:34 PM

Washington, April 27 (IANS) Now, you can build your own Mars Rover. The only hassle is that you cannot launch it for the Red Planet!

Forget laptops kids, take paper notes instead!

April 26, 2014 at 3:11 PM

Washington, April 26 (IANS) Taking down notes on a laptop may be more fashionable, but when it comes to long-term comprehension, they are less beneficial than writing the notes on a piece of paper, says a study.

BJP upset at Mumbai principal's 'anti-Modi' advice

April 23, 2014 at 8:30 PM

Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) The BJP Wednesday complained to the Election Commission against a college principal for sending an email to students allegedly criticising the Gujarat model of development and advising them to "choose well".

Sex, lies and Goa's massage parlours (Feature)

April 23, 2014 at 1:35 PM

Mapusa (Goa), April 23 (IANS) What V. More (name changed), a tourist from Mumbai, was fantasizing about was soft, feminine hands kneading his shoulderblades and his back, slick with aromatic oil.

Speed-reading apps may impair reading ability: Study

April 23, 2014 at 12:38 PM

Washington, April 23 (IANS) Even if you have downloaded a speed-reading app on your smart phone or ipad, wait a bit before you sell off your books or newspapers.

12 killed in attacks across Iraq

April 21, 2014 at 12:59 AM

Baghdad, April 20 (IANS) Twelve people were killed and 39 others wounded in separate attacks across Iraq Sunday, police said.

China army seeks more college students

April 20, 2014 at 2:08 AM

Beijing, April 20 (IANS) China Saturday kicked off its army recruitment drive for this year with a focus on drawing youngsters with higher education background.

Jabari Parker to enter NBA draft

April 18, 2014 at 1:37 PM

Washington, April 18 (IANS) Duke freshman scorer Jabari Parker would enter the 2014 NBA draft after a year of college basketball.

Assamese student beaten up by Delhi college mates

April 15, 2014 at 9:12 PM

New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) A 21-year-old Delhi University undergraduate hailing from Assam was Tuesday beaten up by his fellow students inside the college canteen over a petty issue, police said. The main accused has been arrested.

Promises galore in Congress manifesto for Telangana

April 12, 2014 at 5:32 PM

Hyderabad, April 12 (IANS) The Congress Saturday released its election manifesto for Telangana, promising creation of one lakh government jobs in the first year if the party comes to power in the yet to be born state.

Facebook leading women to eating disorders!

April 11, 2014 at 12:28 PM

Washington, April 11 (IANS) Are you hooked all the time to Facebook in anticipation of another 'like'? Stop this habit as increased time on Facebook could lead women to negative body images - and possibly eating disorders later.

Asian Americans 'too busy' to vote in US

April 10, 2014 at 9:25 AM

Washington, April 10 (IANS) About three-in-ten Asian-American eligible voters, including Indian Americans, have cast ballots in midterm elections since 1998, a much lower turnout rate than that of whites and blacks, according to a new report.

Ford weds Buckley after 27 years of relationship

April 9, 2014 at 3:08 PM

London, April 9 (IANS) Fashion Designer Tom Ford has shared that he has exchanged vows with his partner Richard Buckley after a 27-year relationship.

Nearly 1,700 US teens turn mothers per week: Report

April 9, 2014 at 7:16 AM

Washington, April 9 (IANS) Births to younger teens aged between 15 and 17 have declined over the past 20 years in the US, but still account for about a quarter of teen births, or nearly 1,700 births a week, a report by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has revealed.

Fear of losing leads to aggression among video gamers

April 8, 2014 at 3:01 PM

New York, April 8 (IANS) It is not how violent or non-violent a game is, but the feelings of failure or frustration arising from losing a game that may make video gamers aggressive, a study finds.

150 killed in Nigeria attacks

April 8, 2014 at 1:24 AM

Abuja, April 8 (IANS) At least 150 people were killed during the weekend in separate attacks in northwest and northeast regions of Nigeria, Africa's most populous country, officials and witnesses said Monday.

Hair raiser! Gene behind human baldness identified

April 2, 2014 at 5:25 PM

New York, April 2 (IANS) In a breakthrough, scientists have identified a gene that is behind a rare balding condition called 'atrichia with papular lesions'.

'Rey' to finally release May 9

March 31, 2014 at 11:58 AM

Chennai, March 31 (IANS) After being postponed for nearly a year, actor Sai Dharam Tej-starrer Telugu romantic-drama "Rey", is finally hitting the screens May 9, says its director Y.V.S. Chowdhary. He says it will be a summer treat for the youth.

Women burn more calories when they exercise after taking protein

March 30, 2014 at 10:29 AM

Washington, March 30 (ANI): A new study has suggested that women should follow a high-protein meal with half an hour of moderate exercise as it burns more calories as compared to exercising on an empty stomach.

How religion, spirituality influence health

March 29, 2014 at 12:29 PM

Washington, March 29 (IANS) Do you know that religion helps regulate behaviour and health habits while spirituality regulates your emotions?

21-yr-old Oculus founder Palmer Luckey 'never imagined' $2bn Facebook deal

March 27, 2014 at 1:10 PM

New York, Mar. 27 (ANI): Acquiring startups might not be a big deal for Facebook, but for Oculus' young founder, it was something he never had imagined.

Mysterious flying saucer-shaped object spotted hovering over UK college

March 26, 2014 at 11:25 AM

London, Mar 26 (ANI): A woman in UK has revealed that she spotted a flying saucer-shaped object hovering over a nearby college on a live weather webcam feed.

This app to bust stress for you!

March 25, 2014 at 2:29 PM

Washington, March 25 (IANS) If you are getting stressed out and depressed owing to studies or relationships, there is an app that helps tide over mental tireness.

Now, electrical 'thinking caps' for better learning

March 24, 2014 at 1:55 PM

Washington, March 24 (IANS) Do away with coffee-dependent cram sessions! A mild electrical current to the brain is what you need to improve learning, says a study.

Journalist killed in Iraq

March 22, 2014 at 6:59 PM

Baghdad, March 22 (IANS) A journalist was shot by Kurdish security forces near a presidential site in Iraq's capital Baghdad Saturday, the police said.

Purab Kohli urges youth to vote in LS elections

March 17, 2014 at 10:35 PM

Kolkata, March 17 (IANS) Actor Purab Kohli, also the ambassador for a campaign that engages the urban youth in governance and voting, Monday said the country's youth should "actively" participate in understanding the nuances of democracy.

Google chairman shuts tech critics saying 'college not worth it'

March 17, 2014 at 10:03 AM

Washington, Mar. 17 (ANI): Google Chairman Eric Schmidt has reportedly slammed tech critics who opine that college is overrated and 'not worth it'.

Victoria Beckham shares fashion knowledge at design college

March 13, 2014 at 4:19 PM

New York, March 13 (IANS) Singer-turned-fashion designer Victoria Beckham headed back to school to share her style tips with students at the Conde Nast College of Fashion and Design here.

Indian financial aid for Nepal health institute

March 11, 2014 at 6:43 PM

Kathmandu, March 11 (IANS) Indian Ambassador to Nepal Ranjit Rae inaugurated the newly- constructed college block of B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS) at Dharan in eastern Nepal Tuesday.

Bengal school observatory to function again after 120 years

March 10, 2014 at 10:27 PM

Kolkata, March 10 (IANS) Restored and revamped, the astronomical observatory - one of the oldest in Asia and the largest among educational institutions in India - at the St. Xavier's College here may be soon opened to the public on weekends, the college principal said Monday.

Delhi's Daulat Ram College gets court' nod to appoint principal

March 10, 2014 at 10:19 PM

New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday cleared the way for Daulat Ram College of Delhi University to appoint a regular principal in place of its acting principal who is the sister of BJP leader Vijay Goel, and accused of various acts of misconduct.

Student rowdiness helps Cambridge University earn over $28,000

March 10, 2014 at 9:15 PM

London, March 10 (IANS) Weird acts and indiscipline among students helped one of the most reputed centres of learning in Britain earn 17,000 pounds (nearly $28,300) by way of fines over the last two years.

35 UP girls ill after consuming iron pills

March 10, 2014 at 7:23 PM

Lucknow, March 10 (IANS) Thirty-five girls at an Uttar Pradesh college fell ill Monday after they were administered iron pills following lunch, officials said.

Delhi law student beaten, dies

March 8, 2014 at 7:29 PM

New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) A law student died here Saturday after being beaten up by two other students over a row over parking outside their college, police said. The assailants were arrested.

Preschoolers can outsmart grown-ups at figuring out gadgets

March 7, 2014 at 1:46 PM

Washington, Mar 7 (ANI): A new study suggests that preschoolers can be smarter than college students at figuring out how unusual toys and gadgets work because they're more flexible and less biased than adults in their ideas about cause and effect.

Have always been a loyal Congressman: Actor Jagadish

March 7, 2014 at 1:29 PM

Thiruvananthapuram, March 7 (IANS) Amid reports that ace comedian and character artist Jagadish would likely be fielded by the Congress for the Lok Sabha polls, the actor has said none has approached him so far.

Home ministry seeks report on Meerut incident

March 6, 2014 at 11:29 PM

New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) The union home ministry Thursday sought a report from the Uttar Pradesh government after reports that police in the state's Meerut city registered a case of sedition against Kashmiri students accused of celebrating Pakistan cricket team's victory over India.

Woman, lover get death for killing seven in Haryana

March 6, 2014 at 5:37 PM

Rohtak (Haryana), March 6 (IANS) A young woman and her boyfriend were Thursday sentenced to death by a court in Haryana for poisoning and strangling seven people of the woman's family in September 2009.

Kashmiri students in UP face sedition charge for cheering Pakistan

March 6, 2014 at 5:29 PM

Srinagar, March 6 (IANS) Kashmiri students expelled from a Uttar Pradesh university after they were accused of celebrating Pakistan cricket team's victory over India Thursday alleged victimisation by administration officials and police.

Anal sex latest craze to hit US college campuses

March 6, 2014 at 4:01 PM

Washington, Mar.6 (ANI): Despite being a taboo topic in colleges, anal sex is the latest rage among students, it has been revealed.

Facebook 'Likes' linked to eating disorders: Study

March 6, 2014 at 3:21 PM

Washington, Mar. 06 (ANI): Facebook shares and likes are reportedly linked to eating disorders, a new study has revealed.

New SAT to have 1600-point scale with optional essay in 2016

March 6, 2014 at 3:21 PM

Washington, March 6 (ANI): SAT college admissions test in 2016 will bring back the 1600-point scale and will also have an optional essay section.

Hunger for Facebook 'likes' propels eating disorder risk!

March 6, 2014 at 1:21 PM

New York, March 6 (IANS) Apart from sharing party snaps, vacation videos and indefinite selfies, frequent Facebook users do run the risk of developing eating disorders, research shows.

US College Board announces SAT overhaul

March 6, 2014 at 10:49 AM

Washington, March 6 (IANS) Creators of the US college entrance examination SAT have announced an overhaul of the test, eliminating mandatory essays, ending penalty for guessing wrong and cutting obscure vocabulary words.

India can catch up with China in basketball: Former Lakers coach

March 5, 2014 at 3:21 PM

New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Former Los Angeles Lakers coach Del Harris feels a well-defined, proficient youth programme can see India potentially catching up with China as a truly professional basketball nation.

Microsoft's new ad claims Apple Macs not good for weddings

March 3, 2014 at 11:06 AM

Washington, Mar. 03 (ANI): In its latest ad, Microsoft has reportedly aimed at Apple Macs, saying the lack of touch screen on the systems make them inefficient while planning a wedding.

Kirori Mal College building under Delhi HC scanner

February 28, 2014 at 9:05 PM

New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday asked Kirori Mal College to apprise it on the condition of its building while hearing a plea filed by a student who fell from a hostel balcony.

Treat illiteracy on par with security, says Jesse Jackson

February 26, 2014 at 9:36 PM

Kolkata, Feb 26 (IANS) Legendary US civil rights activist Jesse Jackson Wednesday said battling illiteracy in India should be seen as important as the issue of national security.

It's safer to drink when you are 21

February 24, 2014 at 4:48 PM

Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): Even though some advocates are pushing towards lowering the legal drinking age from 21, research continues to show that the law actually saves lives.

Collins first openly gay NBA player signed by Brooklyn Nets

February 24, 2014 at 1:28 PM

London, Feb. 24 (ANI): Veteran basketball player Jason Collins has become the first openly gay athlete to play in a competitive game for a major US professional sports league, after entering a 10-day contract with Brooklyn Nets.

Even affluent families skipping vaccination

February 23, 2014 at 3:04 PM

New York, Feb 23 (IANS) To health experts' dismay, many parents who decide against vaccinating their children are not only from poor or marginalised communities but from well-off families too.

Woman gives birth in exam hall

February 21, 2014 at 3:44 PM

Patna, Feb 21 (IANS) A woman in Bihar gave birth in the examination hall where she was appearing for her class 12 exams, an official said Friday.

College fests keep independent music alive: Raghu Dixit

February 21, 2014 at 2:48 PM

New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Raghu Dixit, lead vocalist of popular band The Raghu Dixit Project, has associated with new channel Pepsi MTV Indies, which promotes independent music and artists. He says the genre may have been popularised by the internet, but it is college festivals that have kept it alive.

Oprah Winfrey buys house for half-sister in Wisconsin

February 21, 2014 at 12:32 PM

Washington, Feb 21 (ANI): Oprah Winfrey has bought her half-sister a new house in Wisconsin, it has been revealed.

Best memories are made till you turn 25!

February 20, 2014 at 2:46 PM

Researchers at University of New Hampshire (UNH) have found that when older adults were asked to tell their life stories, they overwhelmingly highlighted the central influence of life transitions in their memories.

Most people have their best memories when they are 25

February 20, 2014 at 2:38 PM

Washington, Feb 20 (ANI): A new study has revealed that by the time most people are 25, they have made the most important memories of their lives.

Why WhatsApp is so big in India (Comment: Special to IANS)

February 20, 2014 at 11:42 AM

While much of India slept Thursday morning, one news of a big-time sale spread in minutes through the country, on Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp, long before the mainstream media picked it up. Facebook was buying WhatsApp for $16 billion in stock and cash, going up to a likely $19 billion with restricted stock options.

Three children kidnapped, murdered in Andhra

February 20, 2014 at 11:18 AM

Hyderabad, Feb 20 (IANS) Three children were kidnapped and murdered by their relative in Andhra Pradesh, police said.

Now, smartphone app to aid college-age women in abusive relationships

February 19, 2014 at 11:58 AM

Washington, Feb 19 (ANI): In an effort to connect more young women with safety information, a team of researchers has develop the "One Love My Plan" smartphone application, an interactive tool that helps college-age women in abusive relationships clarify their priorities and customize personal safety plans.

Obama apologises to art history professor in handwritten note

February 19, 2014 at 11:02 AM

Washington, Feb 19 (ANI): US President Barack Obama recently sent a handwritten letter to an art history professor at the University of Texas, apologizing for his comments on people holding a degree in art history.

Chelsea Clinton opens up about her childhood in political household

February 18, 2014 at 12:06 PM

Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): Chelsea Clinton has shed light on what growing up in a political family was like, claiming that she was raised in a family where inertia was not an option.

Plea of Kerala lecturers who sexually exploited student rejected

February 14, 2014 at 6:54 PM

Kochi, Feb 14 (IANS) The Kerala High Court Friday dismissed a plea by seven accused, including three college lecturers, and upheld a lower court's verdict holding them guilty of sexually exploiting a girl student.

Delhi varsity professor's email hacked

February 13, 2014 at 7:26 PM

New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) The email of a woman assistant professor of Delhi University was hacked and defamatory mails using her photographs were sent to senior professors of her college, police said Thursday.

33 killed in Nigeria attack

February 13, 2014 at 5:50 AM

Abuja, Feb 13 (IANS) Suspected Boko Haram members Tuesday killed at least 33 people in Konduga, a village 35 km from Maiduguri, capital of northeast Borno state, officials said Wednesday.

Priyanka is one-take artist: Ranveer Singh

February 12, 2014 at 6:14 PM

Mumbai, Feb 12 (IANS) Actor Ranveer Singh lauds his "Gunday" co-star Priyanka Chopra for being professional and efficient on the set.

Do you smoke? Better call yourself a smoker

February 12, 2014 at 11:42 AM

New York, Feb 12 (IANS) Are you among those who use cigarettes but don't consider themselves to be smokers? You then belong to the category of 'non-identifying smokers (NIS)'.

My main aim was to be a journalist: Meg Ryan

February 11, 2014 at 4:22 AM

Los Angeles, Feb 11 (IANS) Actress Meg Ryan says that she has wanted to become a journalist since she was a teenager.

Merchandise, gaming section draw crowd at Comic Con

February 7, 2014 at 9:50 PM

New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Quirky and colourful boxers, t-shirts and shorts with various cartoon characters, and a big gaming enclosure with Play Station Portables (PSPs) and 3D games attracted a large audience on the inaugural day of Comic Con India here Friday.

Daniel equals T&T high jump record

February 6, 2014 at 1:34 PM

Washington, Feb 6 (IANS/CMC) Trinidad and Tobago athlete Kashef Daniel has equalled his country's record for the men's high jump at a college meet in the United States.