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

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

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.

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.

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.

Odisha's industrial town hottest at 42.5 degrees

April 11, 2014 at 10:36 PM

Bhubaneswar, April 11 (IANS) Odisha's industrial town of Talcher Friday recorded a maximum temperature of 42.5 degrees Celsius, the highest, as a heat wave continued in many parts of the state, an official said.

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.

India's Mars Orbiter crosses half-way mark

April 9, 2014 at 3:40 PM

Chennai, April 9 (IANS) India's Mars Orbiter has travelled over 340 million km and crossed the half-way mark Wednesday morning on its long journey towards the Red planet, the Indian space agency said.

Mercury rises to 42.6 degrees in Odisha town

April 8, 2014 at 9:56 PM

Bhubaneswar, April 8 (IANS) Odisha continued to sizzle Tuesday with Sonepur town recording a maximum temperature of 42.6 degrees Celsius while over a dozen other places recorded 40 degrees and above.

Sonia, Modi, Sushma to campaign in Odisha

April 8, 2014 at 8:52 PM

Bhubaneswar, April 8 (IANS) Congress chief Sonia Gandhi as well as BJP leaders Narendra Modi and Sushma Swaraj will campaign in Odisha for the second phase of the Lok Sabha election, to be held April 17, party sources said Tuesday.

Two Odisha towns sizzle at 42.5 degrees

April 7, 2014 at 8:36 PM

Bhubaneswar, April 7 (IANS) Two towns in Odisha recorded maximum temperatures of 42.5 degrees Celsius Monday as the heat wave intensified in many parts of the state, an official said.

Two Odisha towns record 42 degrees

April 6, 2014 at 10:37 PM

Bhubaneswar, April 6 (IANS) Two towns in Odisha recorded maximum temperatures of 42 degrees Celsius Sunday as the heat wave conditions continued to sweep the state, an official said.

Mercury remains high in Odisha

April 5, 2014 at 11:09 PM

Bhubaneswar, April 5 (IANS) Heat wave conditions continued in several parts of Odisha Saturday with a town recording a maximum temperature of 41.5 degrees Celsius, the day's highest in the state.

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.

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.

Odisha shifts school classes to morning as temperature soars

April 2, 2014 at 2:05 PM

Bhubaneswar, April 2 (IANS) All schools across Odisha will have classes in the morning Wednesday onwards as the maximum temperature shot up to over 40 degrees Celsius in parts of the state, an official said.

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).

Five Odisha towns record 40 degrees-plus temperatures

April 1, 2014 at 10:45 PM

Bhubaneswar, April 1 (IANS) Five towns recorded over 40 degree Celsius temperatures Tuesday as the heat wave conditions continued to grip Odisha, an official said.

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.

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.

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.

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).

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.

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.

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.

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.

'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.

Post rehab stint, Zac Efron quits party circuit

March 14, 2014 at 6:59 AM

Los Angeles, March 14 (IANS) Actor-singer Zac Efron has made positive lifestyle changes, after getting out of a rehab a year ago.

Special Olympics Bharat organises National Athletics Championship

March 13, 2014 at 7:31 PM

New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) Special Olympics Bharat, in partnership with WWE and NDMC, Thursday kicked off the National Athletics Championship at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium.

Egencia names Sophie Krishnan Vice President of Global Marketing and Product

March 13, 2014 at 3:39 PM

Bellevue (Washington), Mar.13 (ANI): Egencia, the business travel company of Expedia, Inc., today announced Sophie Krishnan as vice president of global marketing and product.

Social media main cause of sleep deprivation among students

March 13, 2014 at 1:55 PM

London, Mar 13 (ANI): A new survey has revealed that pupils from a school in Cheshire are regularly going to bed in the early hours because they are constantly on social media.

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".

Matthew McConaughey was 'the cutest guy' as a teenager

March 10, 2014 at 1:55 PM

Washington, March 10 (ANI): Matthew McConaughey's classmate from Longview High School in east Texas has revealed that the actor was "the cutest guy" in his teenage.

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.

Two Indian-American students go missing

March 6, 2014 at 10:49 AM

Washington, March 6 (IANS) Even as search continues for an Indian-American nursing student who went missing in New York 10 days ago another India native has mysteriously vanished on a spring break trip to Florida.

Louis Tomlinson hits back at parents' complaint

March 4, 2014 at 8:09 AM

London, March 4 (IANS) One Direction's Louis Tomlinson has reacted to complaint about his band's "sexualised" lyrics by posting a cheeky response on Twitter.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

High potency statins can add years to life following heart attack

February 21, 2014 at 11:52 AM

London, Feb. 21 (ANI): A new study has suggested that treatment with high-potency statins offers a significantly improved chance of survival following a heart attack, slashing the risk of early death.

Ecclestone wins 85 mln-pound damages claim over F1 stake sales

February 21, 2014 at 9:13 AM

London, Feb 21 (ANI): Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestone has reportedly won an 85 million-pound damages claim against him by a German media group, although he admitted that he did pay a bribe over a sale of F1 shares.

Ecclestone wins damages case but deal was 'corrupt'

February 20, 2014 at 7:34 PM

London, Feb 20 (IANS) Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone has won a $144 million damages case against German media company Constantin Medien over the sale of sport in 2005. A judge at the London High Court, however, said the deal was "corrupt".

Ecclestone wins damages case over 'corrupt' deal

February 20, 2014 at 6:30 PM

London, Feb 20 (IANS) Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone has won a $144 million damages case against German media company Constantin Medien over the sale of sport in 2005. A judge at the London High Court, however, said the deal was "corrupt".

New York has been good to Suri and me, says Katie Holmes

February 20, 2014 at 4:22 PM

Washington, Feb. 20 (ANI): Katie Holmes feels that the New York City has been good to her and to her daughter Suri.

Canadian Governor General David Johnston to visit India from Feb.22

February 19, 2014 at 2:06 PM

New Delhi, Feb 19 (ANI): Canadian Governor General David Johnston will be on a week-long visit to India from February 22 to March 2.

Delhi High Court asks LG not to act on power bills issue

February 19, 2014 at 12:46 PM

New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday asked Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung not to take any further decision on the AAP government's announcement to give 50 percent waiver on pending electricity bills of 24,036 consumers.

'High price volatility driving world energy agenda'

February 18, 2014 at 6:46 PM

Johannesburg (South Africa), Feb 18 (IANS) High energy price volatility has replaced climate framework as the top critical uncertainty driving the world energy agenda, the World Energy Council (WEC) said here Tuesday

Australia a part of Asia, and a global success story, says envoy

February 18, 2014 at 5:10 PM

New Delhi, Feb.18 (ANI): Australia's High Commissioner to India, Patrick Suckling, has welcomed a new report which vividly illustrates why Australia is a great place to do business.

Kate Middleton to spend V-day with high school students

February 14, 2014 at 5:02 PM

London, Feb 14 (ANI): Kate Middleton will be spending her Valentine's Day at an art therapy group with youngsters at Northolt High School in London.

Soon, count whales from above the sky

February 13, 2014 at 5:34 PM

London, Feb 13 (IANS) Marine mammals are extremely difficult to count on a large scale and through traditional methods. Here comes a new satellite technology that can be used to count whales, and ultimately estimate their population size.

Vitamin C can help fight cancer, says study

February 13, 2014 at 1:50 PM

London, Feb 13 (IANS) High doses of Vitamin C can help boost the ability of the chemotherapy process to kill cancer cells, says a new research.

Over 300,000 Iraqis displaced by violence: UN

February 12, 2014 at 6:38 PM

Baghdad, Feb 12 (IANS) Up to 300,000 people fled their homes in two major cities in Iraq after six weeks of fighting between anti-government militants and security forces, the UN's refugee agency said Wednesday.

27 militants surrender in Afghanistan

February 12, 2014 at 4:54 PM

Kabul, Feb 12 (IANS) Twenty seven Afghan militants surrendered to the government Wednesday, the police said.

Fingerprints of oldest known star now a reality

February 10, 2014 at 1:34 PM

Sydney, Feb 10 (IANS) In a major find, astronomers have successfully recorded the first fingerprints of the oldest known star in the universe - formed shortly after the Big Bang nearly 13.7 billion years ago.

NASA's balloon technology to track planetary targets

February 8, 2014 at 12:22 PM

Washington, Feb 8 (IANS) Scientists who track planetary targets as they move in the solar system have a new device to carry out planetary observations.

'Have asked Ugandan High Commission to provide counselor service to three women': MEA

February 4, 2014 at 4:14 PM

New Delhi, Feb.4 (ANI): Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin on Tuesday said the ministry has written to the Ugandan High Commission regarding a complaint filed by three Ugandan women with the police indicating that they were allegedly brought to India under false pretenses.

Encourage children: Kalam

February 4, 2014 at 2:30 PM

Jammu, Feb 4 (IANS) The capabilities of children should identified and encouraged so as to have a new breed of innovative thinkers, said former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam here Tuesday.

High BP spreading quickly across the world

February 4, 2014 at 12:54 PM

London, Feb 4 (IANS) It is important for governments and aid agencies to quickly understand the risks related to high blood pressure (hypertension) as the lifestyle disease is fast spreading across the globe like HIV/AIDS once spread, says research.

Mandela left $4-million estate

February 3, 2014 at 7:26 PM

Johannesburg, Feb 3 (IANS) Former South African president Nelson Mandela, who died last December, left an estate valued at more than 46 million rand ($4.13 million), according to his will that was revealed Monday.

Hollywood celebs who went the yoga way

February 3, 2014 at 6:06 PM

Los Angeles, Feb 3 (IANS) Hollywood celebrities like Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston swear by yoga to keep themselves trim.

Zac Efron 'in talks' with Disney for 'Star Wars Episode VII ' role

February 2, 2014 at 1:26 PM

London, February 2 (ANI): Zac Efron has confirmed that he has been talking to Disney for a possible lead role in their upcoming film 'Star Wars Episode VII'.

Viral infections may soon be history

February 2, 2014 at 11:34 AM

Washington, Feb 2 (ANI): Scientists have identified a mechanism how some viruses protect themselves from the immune system's efforts to stop infections.

Kejriwal meets British envoy

February 1, 2014 at 9:27 PM

New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Saturday met British High Commissioner James Bevan who invited him to visit his country and evinced interest in the functioning of the Aam Aadmi Party government.

Indian High Commission in Pak enlightens country's businessmen on new visa regime

January 31, 2014 at 1:26 PM

Islamabad, Jan.31 (ANI): The High Commission of India in Pakistan reportedly answered queries of Pakistani business professionals, regarding procurement of business visa to India, during a workshop aimed at improving bilateral trade ties.

Indian-American kills daughter in murder-suicide bid

January 30, 2014 at 9:10 PM

Washington, Jan 30 (IANS) An Indian-American woman in Florida is under arrest after admitting that she shot dead her 17-year-old daughter, a high school student tipped for a bright future, in an apparent murder-suicide bid.

Britain one of most business-friendly places: Envoy

January 28, 2014 at 2:38 PM

Bhubaneswar, Jan 28 (IANS) Britain's Deputy High Commissioner to Eastern India Scott Furssedonn-Wood Tuesday said it takes just 13 days to set up a business in his country, which makes it one of the world's most business-friendly countries.

SC declines to stay Delhi HC order on nursery admissions

January 24, 2014 at 10:54 PM

New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday declined to stay, for now, a Delhi High Court order directing nursery admissions according to the guidelines issued by the Lt. Governor, giving no immediate relief to private unaided schools.

Vanessa Hudgens drops squeaky-clean image for new film `Gimme Shelter`

January 24, 2014 at 3:26 PM

New York, Jan. 24 (ANI): Vanessa Hudgens isn't a squeaky-clean star any longer, as the 'High School Musical' star is playing a pregnant teen in the new film 'Gimme Shelter'.

High-fat diet during pregnancy could lead to lifelong obesity in children

January 24, 2014 at 11:26 AM

Washington, Jan 24 (ANI): The offspring of obese mothers consuming a high-fat diet during pregnancy are at a higher risk for lifelong obesity and related metabolic disorders, than children of thin mothers, a new study has found.

Liam, Noel to write autobiographies

January 24, 2014 at 4:38 AM

Los Angeles, Jan 24 (IANS) Singers Liam and Noel Gallagher are planning to write their respective autobiographies that will give details about their split.

Hudgen's stay in pregnancy shelter was 'terrifying'

January 23, 2014 at 5:34 PM

Los Angeles, Jan 23 (IANS) Vanessa Hudgens, who stayed in a pregnancy shelter, a residential home for adolescent teens, to prepare for her role in "Gimme Shelter", says the place was "terrifying". But she believes it helped her get into the skin of her character.

8 Indian-Americans among 40 Intel Science Talent Search finalists

January 23, 2014 at 11:42 AM

Washington, Jan 23 (IANS) Eight Indian-American students are among the 40 finalists in the prestigious Intel Science Talent Search competition, America's premier national science research competition for high school seniors.

Zac Efron claims to be in 'a great place' post rehab

January 22, 2014 at 12:33 PM

Washington, January 22 (ANI): Zac Efron has said that he is currently in a great place after going to rehab.

Tamara Ecclestone loses case against ex-beau over Lamborghini

January 22, 2014 at 11:29 AM

London, Jan 22 (ANI): A High Court has passed a written judgement against Tamara Ecclestone who was fighting with her former boyfriend, Omar Khyami, over a Lamborghini Aventador.

Controversy over Ugandan official's letter to AAP

January 20, 2014 at 9:53 PM

New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) A controversy erupted Monday over a purported letter handed over by a Ugandan High Commission "official" to Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti, with the external affairs ministry revealing that the Ugandan mission staff are not in town and "not to give credence to rumours".

Indian student numbers in Australia continue to climb

January 20, 2014 at 1:37 PM

New Delhi, Jan.20 (ANI): Australia's High Commissioner to India, Patrick Suckling, has welcomed a sharp increase in the number of Indians applying for student visas to Australia.

Zac Efron says favourite place to have sex is kitchen table

January 19, 2014 at 5:21 PM

Washington, Jan 19 (ANI): Zac Efron has admitted that his favourite place to make love is on "the kitchen table", and urged people "to explore the space."

'Black woman' judge to preside over Pistorius trial in March

January 18, 2014 at 9:05 AM

Johannesburg, Jan 18 (ANI): A woman judge has reportedly been appointed to hear the case of Paralympic champion Oscar Pistorius, who has been charged with the murder of his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, which re-opens in early March.

Types of alcohol that'll give worst hangovers revealed

January 16, 2014 at 12:33 PM

Melbourne, Jan 16 (ANI): You might have your own theory about which alcohol gives you the worst hangover, and that theory may now be backed up by science.

Over 90 percent Egyptians support new constitution

January 16, 2014 at 9:13 AM

Cairo, Jan 16 (IANS) Over 90 percent of Egyptians approved the country's new draft constitution in a referendum, a media report said Thursday, citing preliminary results.

India, Pakistan to continue student exchanges

January 15, 2014 at 8:09 PM

New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) In a bid to foster friendship and change mindsets, the third round of the student exchange programme between India and Pakistan was launched here Wednesday.

High-potential women in technology sector lack opportunities due to gender-gap

January 15, 2014 at 6:01 PM

New Delhi, Jan.15 (Business Wire India/ ANI): Recent Catalyst study reveals that gender cap results in stunted career growth for women working in the technology sector.

'High profile' Google+ users immune from latest 'strangers' email-in-inbox' feature!

January 14, 2014 at 4:49 PM

Washington, Jan. 14 (ANI): Google latest feature allowing its social network's users to send emails to other members might have totally upset them, but the elite few of the members are reportedly untouched by the fiasco.

Court restrains government on quota order for schools

January 8, 2014 at 3:29 PM

New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) In a boost to unaided private schools, Delhi High Court Wednesday stayed a Delhi government order reserving 20 percent seats in St. Columba's School for students belonging to economically weaker sections, saying it was done without proper consideration.

New judge of Meghalaya High Court sworn-in

January 7, 2014 at 8:01 PM

Shillong, Jan 7 (IANS) Justice S.R.Sen was Tuesday sworn in as judge of the Meghalaya High Court.