Talcher High School

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

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).

Odisha seeks more funds for railway infrastructure

June 9, 2014 at 5:35 PM

Bhubaneswar, June 9 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Monday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking more funds from the Centre for strengthening the railway infrastructure in the state.

Ex-Infosys' president Srinivas to join Hong Kong firm

May 29, 2014 at 10:03 PM

Bangalore, May 29 (IANS) High-profile technocrat B.G. Srinivas, who quit Indian IT bellwether Infosys Ltd, will soon join PCCW Ltd, a Hong Kong-based firm, with interests in telecom, media, IT solutions, property development and investment.

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.

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.

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!

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.

Iraq's Maliki group leads in parliamentary elections

May 19, 2014 at 10:34 PM

Baghdad, May 19 (IANS) Tallies released Monday for Iraq's April 30 nationwide parliamentary elections show a strong lead by Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki's bloc, raising his chances to remain in the post for the third term despite fierce opposition and worsening security, according to election panel.

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.

Girls outshine boys in ISC results

May 17, 2014 at 9:18 PM

New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Girls have outshone boys in the Indian School Certificate (ISC) Class 12 examinations, the results of which were declared Saturday.

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.

Buddhism links India, Sri Lanka: Sri Lankan envoy

May 14, 2014 at 2:18 PM

New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Buddhism stands for harmony, tolerance ad equity, and has been one of the many links between India and Sri Lanka, the island country's envoy said here Wednesday.

High security on 'Bang Bang' set in Abu Dhabi

May 13, 2014 at 11:06 AM

Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) Director Siddharth Anand is ensuring tight security during the Abu Dhabi schedule of "Bang Bang". He has not just called for close to 30 security personnel on the set, but has also requested crew members to deposit their mobile phones at a counter before coming for the shoot.

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.

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.

Technique to help autistic people impress employers

May 8, 2014 at 2:42 PM

New York, May 8 (IANS) Individuals with an autism spectrum disorder can brighten their chances of bagging a job now. A new simulated training technique teaches them how to develop rapport and impress the interviewer.

China, Britain to track abducted Nigerian girls

May 8, 2014 at 4:26 AM

Abuja, May 8 (IANS) China and Britain have offered to deploy their advanced tracking technologies to support Nigeria's security agencies engaged in the search and rescue operation of abducted schoolgirls, a spokesperson said Wednesday.

Nigeria offers $300,000 for information on missing schoolgirls

May 7, 2014 at 6:51 PM

Abuja, May 7 (IANS) Nigeria's government Wednesday announced a 50 million-naira ($300,000) reward to anyone who can give credible information leading to the rescue of over 230 schoolgirls abducted by Islamist rebels.

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.

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.

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:

Odisha heat wave toll rises to 10

May 3, 2014 at 8:38 PM

Bhubaneswar, May 3 (IANS) Odisha Saturday confirmed two more deaths due to sunstroke, taking the toll on account of heat wave this summer to 10.

Death toll due to Odisha heat wave rises to eight

May 2, 2014 at 11:02 PM

Bhubaneswar, May 2 (IANS) The death toll in Odisha due to sunstroke has risen to eight, officials said Friday, as heat wave conditions continued in several parts of the state.

Mercury soars to 45.5 degrees in Odisha's coal belt

May 1, 2014 at 9:58 PM

Bhubaneswar, May 1 (IANS) Odisha Thursday continued to reel under severe heat wave conditions, with the mercury soaring to 45.5 degrees Celsius in the state's coal belt, an official said.

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.

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.

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.

Mercury soars to 44 degrees in Odisha's coal belt

April 29, 2014 at 11:58 PM

Bhubaneswar, April 29 (IANS) Odisha Tuesday continued to reel under a severe heat wave condition, with the mercury soaring to 44 degrees Celsius in the state's coal belt, an official said.

Odisha's coal belt simmers at over 40 degrees

April 28, 2014 at 10:46 PM

Bhubaneswar, April 28 (IANS) The heat wave condition in Odisha intensified Monday, with its coal town of Talcher recording a maximum temperature of 43.8 degrees Celsius, the day's highest in the state, officials said.

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.

Heat wave forces Odisha to close schools

April 26, 2014 at 11:34 PM

Bhubaneswar, April 26 (IANS) With the mercury crossing 43 degrees Celsius in many parts of Odisha, the state government Saturday ordered the closure of all government and private schools from May 1.

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?

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.

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".

Bhubaneswar hottest in Odisha at 42.8 degrees

April 24, 2014 at 9:11 PM

Bhubaneswar, April 24 (IANS) The capital city of Bhubaneswar recorded a maximum temperature of 42.8 degrees Celsius Thursday, the day's highest in Odisha, an official said.

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.

US state's new law allows guns in bars, churches

April 24, 2014 at 4:14 AM

Washington, April 24 (IANS) A new law in the US state of Georgia will soon will allow licenced gun owners to take firearms into churches, bars, airports and government buildings, the media reported Wednesday.

Temperature crosses 42 degrees in three Odisha towns

April 23, 2014 at 8:06 PM

Bhubaneswar, April 23 (IANS) The maximum temperature Wednesday crossed 42 degrees Celsius in three towns in Odisha as a heat wave continued in many parts of the state, officials said.

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.

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".