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

Hockey India appoints Sukhvir Singh Grewal as Manager High Performance

July 24, 2014 at 12:12 PM

Taking forward the plan of developing hockey at grassroots level in the country, Hockey India today announced the appointment of former coach Mr. Sukhvir Singh Grewal as the Manager, High Performance (North Zone).

Remove barriers that hinder student mobility: Irani to Britain

June 10, 2014 at 10:07 PM

New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) More British universities should start recognising certifications by Indian education boards while visa norms "should be more facilitative in nature", Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani told British High Commissioner James David Bevan here Tuesday.

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).

Iranian president to visit Turkey to improve strained ties

June 7, 2014 at 2:58 PM

Ankara, June 7 (IANS) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is expected to pay his first visit to Turkey Monday in a bid to improve bilateral ties between the two countries that have been strained by the developments in Syria, media reported Saturday.

Defamation charges framed against Kejriwal

June 6, 2014 at 9:07 PM

New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) A court Friday framed charges against AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal in a defamation case filed against him by BJP leader Nitin Gadkari.

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.

HC seeks government, EC response on plea on poll expenditure

May 28, 2014 at 8:51 PM

New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the central government and the Election Commission, seeking their response on a petition regarding regulation and monitoring of the election expenditure of political parties.

'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.

Funding needed to help CAR refugees: UNHCR

May 24, 2014 at 4:20 AM

Geneva, May 24 (IANS) The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Friday said the agency and its partners needed more funds to help growing number of refugees from the Central African Republic (CAR).

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.

Reliance 'saddened' by ONGC chief's 'theft' remarks

May 23, 2014 at 11:00 PM

Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) Reliance Industries Friday felt "saddened" by the remarks of the ONGC chief on alleged "theft" of gas in the Krishna-Godavari basin, and said as the matter was sub judice it called for restraint by both parties.

NASA orbiter captures new crater on Red Planet

May 23, 2014 at 5:17 PM

Washington, May 23 (IANS) Researchers have discovered the largest fresh meteor-impact crater on Mars, NASA said in a statement.

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!

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.

Five killed in Laos plane crash

May 17, 2014 at 1:14 PM

Vientiane, May 17 (IANS) At least five people have been confirmed killed and five injured Saturday after an aircraft carrying representatives of the Laos government crashed, an official said.

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.

Hundreds protest in Ghana for Nigerian girls

May 12, 2014 at 6:18 AM

Accra, May 12 (IANS) Hundreds of women here Sunday staged a peaceful protest against the kidnapping of the over 200 students from a school in Nigeria by extremist Islamic militant group Boko Haram.

80 private schools to refund excess fees to parents: Delhi HC panel

May 9, 2014 at 9:32 PM

New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) A panel set up by the Delhi High Court Friday recommended that 80 private schools have to refund the excess fees they charged in 2009 but did not pay salaries to their staff as per the Sixth Pay Commission's recommendations.

Passenger car sales down 10 percent in April

May 9, 2014 at 3:01 PM

New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) High fuel and interest costs dented domestic passenger cars sales by 10.15 percent in April, industry data showed Friday.

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.

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.

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.

Ratan Tata conferred one of UK's highest awards GBE

May 5, 2014 at 6:51 PM

New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Tata Group chairman emeritus Ratan Tata was Monday honoured with Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire (GBE), one of the highest civilian awards of Britain.

How to fight a fire (To go with '4,000 government schools flout fire rules, are at risk')

May 5, 2014 at 4:10 PM

Delhi Fire Service suggests the following measures to ensure safety in case of a fire incident:

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.

High gas price will hurt fertiliser sector: FAI

April 30, 2014 at 7:26 PM

New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Contending that the government's new pricing guidelines stipulating much higher prices for domestic natural gas will make the Indian fertiliser industry uncompetitive, the Fertiliser Association of India (FAI) Wednesday called for delinking domestic gas from the price of imported liquefied natural gas (LNG).

Bombay High Court dismisses Jundal's plea for physical court appearance

April 29, 2014 at 11:50 PM

Mumbai, April 29 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Tuesday dismissed a plea by terror acused Sayyed Zabiuddin Ansari, alias Abu Jundal, to quash a Maharashtra government order banning his court appearances on security grounds, his lawyer said.

What kind of shopper are you?

April 26, 2014 at 3:50 PM

London, April 26 (IANS) Shopping can be fun and a challenge for some; tiring and frustrating for others; and for many, it can be filled with bargain pieces or indulgent purchases. A shopper can be differentiated in many ways according to their mindset and choices -- which one are you?

Encourage marginalised sections in higher judiciary, says outgoing CJI

April 26, 2014 at 12:14 AM

New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Outgoing Chief Justice of India P.Sathasivam Friday said that rules and criteria in the appointment of judges should be relaxed for giving proper representation to members of SC/STs, OBCs, minorities and women in the higher judiciary if they were deserving.

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".

Pakistani envoy welcomes Modi's statement

April 23, 2014 at 4:30 PM

New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Pakistan's High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit Wednesday welcomed BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's statement that India-Pakistan relations should be "balanced" with no intimidation from either side and expressed his country's keenness to work with the new government.

Pakistani envoy welcomes Modi's statement

April 23, 2014 at 3:42 PM

New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Pakistan's High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit Wednesday welcomed BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's statement that India-Pakistan relations should be "balanced" with no intimidation from either side.

Ghaziabad parents agitate against DPC fee hike

April 21, 2014 at 8:09 PM

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.

Malaysian Indian leader cremated with state honours

April 21, 2014 at 12:57 AM

Kuala Lumpur, April 20 (IANS) Malaysian Indian politician Karpal Singh, who was killed in a a road accident Thursday, was cremated Sunday with full state honours.

Full state honours for Malaysian Indian leader's funeral

April 19, 2014 at 3:28 PM

Kuala Lumpur, April 19 (IANS) The funeral of Malaysian Indian politician Karpal Singh, who was killed in a a road accident Thursday, will be conducted with full state honours on Sunday, it was announced here.

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.

Appoint special prosecutor for sex crimes against children: HC

April 16, 2014 at 8:48 PM

New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday directed the city government to appoint special public prosecutors within four weeks in the special court set up to handle cases under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.

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.

Mars has a volcanic 'heart'!

April 13, 2014 at 11:56 AM

Washington, April 13 (IANS) After the discovery of "Australia" by NASA's Curiosity Rover, scientists have now located a heart shape on Tharsis Bulge, a region home to some of the Red planet's biggest ancient volcanoes.

High voter turnout shows people's desire for change: Modi

April 11, 2014 at 10:44 PM

New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) High voter turnout in the third phase of general election Thursday shows the people's unhappiness with the resent government and their desire for change, BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi said Friday.

Congress prepares for defeat, as smaller parties build castles around it (Comment: Special to IANS

April 11, 2014 at 5:48 PM

I thought election 2014 would come with nailbiting suspense until I turned up at the Foreign Correspondent's Club on Mathura Road where the Congress whiz kid from Chicago, Sam Pitroda, was holding court in a Tarpauline Tent which looked like a parking lot for camels.

Deana Uppal loses case against 'Big Brother' fellow contestant

April 10, 2014 at 6:36 PM

London, April 10 (IANS) Indo-British model Deana Uppal, who rose to fame after participating in British reality show "Big Brother" in 2012, has lost her court battle for damages after being dubbed "a piece of s***" by Conor McIntyre.

Pistorius breaks down in tears during cross examination

April 10, 2014 at 1:56 AM

Pretoria, April 10 (IANS) Murder-accused Paralympian Oscar Pistorius broke down in tears at the Pretoria High Court Wednesday as the prosecution started cross examining him.

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.

Divorce in 68 seconds for Appleton, Gallagher

April 9, 2014 at 2:28 AM

London, April 9 (IANS) Singer Nicole Appelton was granted a divorce from rock musician husband Liam Gallagher in just 68 seconds after he admitted adultery with US journalist Liza Ghorbani, reports

Ensure all kids with special needs admitted to schools: HC

April 3, 2014 at 11:09 PM

New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday directed the city government to ensure that all children with special needs in the capital are admitted to schools equipped with infrastructure and personnel to handle them.

Kingfisher Airlines captain moves HC for unpaid salary

April 3, 2014 at 8:21 PM

New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) A captain of Kingfisher Airlines has moved the Delhi High Court, seeking recovery of around Rs. 31 lakh, his outstanding salary for five months from the grounded airline.

Dellhi High Court allows nursery admission process to begin

April 3, 2014 at 5:49 PM

New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Ending the stalemate over the nursery admission process, the Delhi High Court Thursday allowed schools to begin admitting toddlers who have been selected in draw of lots.

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.

UN concerned over deteriorating situation in CAR

April 2, 2014 at 5:09 AM

Geneva, April 2 (IANS) Two UN organisations Tuesday expressed deep concern on the escalation of violence in Bangui, the capital of the Central African Republic (CAR).

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.

Pakistan rejects accusation of involvement in Kabul attacks

April 1, 2014 at 6:13 AM

Islamabad, April 1 (IANS) Pakistan Monday dismissed allegations that the country was behind recent attacks in Kabul ahead of the April 5 Afghan presidential elections.

Iraqi electoral commission withdraws resignation

March 31, 2014 at 5:25 AM

Baghdad, March 31 (IANS) Avoiding repercussions of their move on the country's political process, the commissioners of Iraq's Independent High Electoral Commission (IHEC) Sunday withdrew their mass resignation.

BJP, Congress survive on black money: Sisodia

March 29, 2014 at 11:17 PM

Panaji, March 29 (IANS) Both the BJP and the Congress survive because of black money or illegal foreign funding, AAP leader Manish Sisodia said Saturday.

Nursery Admission: HC extends stay till April 2

March 29, 2014 at 12:05 PM

On the issue of nursery admission, the Delhi High Court has further extended stay on the process and fresh draw of lots in the capital's schools till April 2.

Delhi HC extends stay on nursery admission till April 2

March 28, 2014 at 10:53 PM

New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday further extended stay on the nursery admission process and fresh draw of lots in the capital's schools till April 2.

Economic crisis blessing for Cyprus peace deal: UN envoy

March 28, 2014 at 2:53 AM

Nicosia, March 28 (IANS) An outgoing UN envoy in Cyprus said Thursday that the island's economic crisis may be a blessing in disguise regarding a peace deal eluding Greek and Turkish Cypriots for many decades.

Calcutta CAT bench head alleges phone tapping

March 27, 2014 at 9:41 PM

Kolkata, March 27 (IANS) Justice Pratap Kumar Ray, a retired Calcutta High Court judge and current head of the Central Administrative Tribunal's (CAT) Calcutta bench, has complained to the home secretary that his mobile phone is being tapped.

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.

Iraq PM warns of delay in elections

March 26, 2014 at 10:05 PM

Baghdad, March 26 (IANS) Iraq's Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki warned Wednesday of delaying the April 30 parliamentary elections after electoral commission members quit over political interference.

NBA: Magic end losing streak after beating Blazers

March 26, 2014 at 3:41 PM

Washington, March 26 (IANS) The Orlando Magic ended a nine-game losing streak after beating the Portland Trail Blazers 95-85 in the NBA Tuesday.

French consumer watchdog file lawsuit accusing Facebook, Twitter of 'abusive', 'illegal' practices

March 26, 2014 at 11:25 AM

Washington, Mar. 26 (ANI): France's top consumer watchdog has accused social media giants of 'abusive' and 'illegal' practices.

Government defends move to cap condom prices

March 25, 2014 at 9:58 PM

New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) The central government Tuesday defended its decision to bring condoms under the Drug Price Control Order (DPCO), which has put a cap on prices of all male contraceptives in the country.

ISI chief summoned by Islamabad court

March 25, 2014 at 5:09 PM

Islamabad, March 25 (IANS) The director general of Pakistan's Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) has been summoned by the Islamabad High Court (IHC) following a petition by a woman that her husband had gone missing after being allegedly picked up by the spy agency.

Delhi HC extends stay on nursery admission

March 25, 2014 at 12:06 PM

New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday extended its stay on the nursery admission process till March 28, asking the city government to file updated data relating to the available number of seats and candidates seeking admission after the inter-state transfer category was scrapped.

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.

Starbucks all set to go boozy!

March 23, 2014 at 11:15 AM

Washington, March 23 (ANI): Starbucks will be serving alcohol to its customers soon as a part of their "evenings menu".

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.

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.

Russia hands out first passports to Crimean residents

March 20, 2014 at 6:36 AM

Moscow, March 20 (IANS) Moscow has begun issuing Russian passports to residents in Crimea as the peninsula has signed an accession treaty with Russia, head of Russian Federal Migration Service (FMS) said Wednesday.

'Nine million people displaced by Syrian crisis'

March 15, 2014 at 6:03 PM

Beirut, March 15 (IANS) Visiting UN High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Guterres said that the crisis in Syria has led to the displacement of nine million people, media reported.

Australian, Indian acrobats scale new heights at New Delhi's Kamani Auditorium

March 14, 2014 at 12:35 PM

New Delhi, Mar.14 (ANI): Audiences were treated to a spectacular display of aerobatic mastery by Australian and Indian aerial and acrobatic dance artists at New Delhi's Kamani Auditorium on Thursday evening.

Gulaab Gang - Movie Trailer

March 13, 2014 at 11:20 AM

Here we introduce the Bollywood movie Gulaab Gang released on 7th March 2014.

Delhi HC stays nursery admission process

March 12, 2014 at 1:39 PM

New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday stayed the nursery admission process.

Springsteen teams up with Thom Zimny for new documentary

March 10, 2014 at 5:47 PM

Los Angeles, March 10 (IANS) Musician Bruce Springsteen will reunite with documentary director Thom Zimny for the making of a new film on his most recent record, "High Hopes".

Exposure to synthetic compound BPA could promote breast cancer growth

March 7, 2014 at 1:45 PM

Washington, Mar 7 (ANI): Researchers at UT Arlington are a step closer to understanding how the commonly used synthetic compound bisphenol-A, or BPA, may promote breast cancer growth.

Delhi HC orders fresh draw of lots in nursery admission

March 6, 2014 at 6:41 PM

New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday ordered a fresh draw of lots in the nursery admission process for all seats.

Woolmark company and Raymond announce launch of 'Cool Wool' in India

March 6, 2014 at 6:17 PM

New Delhi, March 6 (ANI): The Woolmark Company and Raymond have launched a complete new 'Cool Wool' collection, which was showcased during a fashion show at the Australian High Commission.

Bombay High Court gets notice over salary

March 6, 2014 at 5:05 PM

Panaji, March 6 (IANS) The Goa State Human Rights Commission has asked the Bombay High Court bench here and the Goa chief secretary to say in a week why salaries were not paid to over 150 court staffers for a month.

Delhi High Court notice to Centre, AirAsia

March 5, 2014 at 7:53 PM

New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the central government and Malaysia-based AirAsia on a plea by the Federation of Indian Airlines (FIA) seeking quashing of the approval granted to it to start flight operations in India.

Lea Michele walks in her own skin in backyard

March 5, 2014 at 1:45 PM

Los Angeles, March 5 (IANS) Actress-singer Lea Michele says she likes to walk around her house naked as she feels confident in her own skin.

Russia's Lavrov to meet EU's Ashton over Ukraine

March 4, 2014 at 5:13 AM

Madrid, March 4 (IANS) Russian Foreign Affairs Minister Sergei Lavrov will discuss the ongoing situation in Ukraine with European Union's High Representative of Foreign Affairs Catherine Ashton when both meet here Tuesday.

EU condemns terrorist attacks in China

March 3, 2014 at 4:41 AM

Brussels, March 3 (IANS) EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton Sunday condemned the Kunming terrorist attacks and sent condolences to the victims' families.

Noel Gallagher set to auction off signed gold disc for pal Russell Brand's charity

March 1, 2014 at 2:09 PM

Washington, Mar 1 (ANI): Noel Gallagher is set to auction off a signed gold disc certifying the success of his debut solo album for Russell Brand's charity, it has been revealed.

AAP says probe call against Mukesh Ambani ignored

February 27, 2014 at 5:45 PM

New Delhi, Fe Feb 27 (IANS) Maintaining its attack against Mukesh Ambani and Reliance Industries, the AAP Thursday alleged that the UPA government had ignored a probe request against them three years ago despite an appeal made by the Indian mission in Singapore.

Witnesses can object to audio-visual recording of testimony in Pistorius' trial, rules court

February 26, 2014 at 9:08 PM

Johannesburg, Feb 26 (ANI): The witnesses, who are due to testify in the murder trial of Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius, will reportedly need to decide within 24 hours whether or not they object to audio-visual recording of their evidence.

Delhi scraps transfer points in nursery admission

February 26, 2014 at 5:29 PM

New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) The city government Wednesday informed the Delhi High Court that it has scraped the five additional points to be given to children of parents who come under the inter-state transfer category in nursery admissions.

Sri Lanka rejects UN report ahead of resolution

February 25, 2014 at 6:00 PM

Colombo, Feb 25 (IANS) Sri Lanka's government has rejected a call by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navanetham Pillay to establish an international inquiry to investigate alleged war crimes as the country prepares to face a fresh resolution in Geneva next week, a statement said Tuesday.

Can't let schools be run as 'teaching shops', LG tells court

February 24, 2014 at 10:48 PM

New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Delhi Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung has defended his decision to cancel the "management quota" in the criteria for nursery school admissions, and told the Delhi High Court that "commercialisation of education" cannot be allowed.

India, Canada to collaborate in film making

February 24, 2014 at 7:44 PM

New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) India and Canada Monday signed an audio-visual co-production agreement which will enable film producers of both countries to utilise a platform for collaboration on various facets of film making.

Set top box market in India to grow at 29.3% by 2015: Study

February 24, 2014 at 4:48 PM

Mumbai, Feb. 24 (ANI): The Set Top Box (STB) market in India is reportedly said to grow at an annual growth rate of 29.3 percent by 2015, a new study has revealed.

BJP, Congress purportedly caused price rise in Delhi: AAP

February 22, 2014 at 7:44 PM

New Delhi, Feb.22 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Manish Sisodia on Saturday said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress had caused price rise in Delhi on purpose and added that the party has called for a CAG enquiry in the matter.

Accused of fomenting terrror, Pakistan to train Nigerians in counter measures

February 22, 2014 at 2:09 PM

Accra, Feb 22 (IANS) Pakistan, which has been accused by India and many other countries of promoting terror, including the deadly 26/11 Mumbai attack that claimed 166 lives, is to train 20 Nigerian police officers in counter measures and bomb-disposal tactics.

Australia, India civil nuke talks progressing along expected lines: Envoy

February 22, 2014 at 9:13 AM

New Delhi, Feb.22 (ANI): Civil nuclear cooperation talks between Australia and India are progressing along expected lines, said Australia's High Commissioner to India Patrick Suckling.

HC suspends AAP's pending power bills waiver

February 21, 2014 at 1:28 PM

New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday suspended the AAP government decision to give 50 percent waiver on pending electricity bills of 24,036 consumers.

High fruits prices adding extra fat to your kid!

February 21, 2014 at 12:08 PM

Washington, Feb 21 (IANS) Are fruit and vegetable prices linked to your kid's obesity? Yes.