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President Ram Nath Kovind today said it is the duty of the students to pay back society in some way and work for the cause of humanity. He said, many people have contributed to their education including their parents, teachers and others in government and society. The President said this while...
University Grants Commission, UGC has brought out new regulations in order to attract and retain the best quality teachers and other academic staff in Universities and Colleges. Announcing the new regulations yesterday, Union Minister for Human Resource Development, Prakash Javadekar said that for the post of Assistant Professor, PhD degree...
The Government has sought cooperation from all political parties to ensure smooth functioning of both the Houses of Parliament saying it is ready to discuss any issue. Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar told reporters after an all party meeting convened on the eve of the Winter Session of Parliament...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Davos in Switzerland on 22nd and 23rd of this month. Briefing media in New Delhi, Secretary (ER) in the External Affairs Ministry, Vijay K Gokhale said, Mr Modi will address plenary session of World Economic Forum on the 23rd during his visit. The theme...
Tension resurfaced in Kasganj today as some miscreants tried to disrupt peace by setting afire the gate of a place of worship but the police swiftly swung into action and the flames were extinguished, an official said. Following the incident, two constables were suspended over alleged laxity while a large...
Liquor baron Vijay Mallya will return to UK court today for the hearing related to his extradition trial. He is wanted in India on charges of fraud and money laundering allegedly amounting to around 9,000 crore rupees. The 62-year-old Mallya will be back in the dock at Westminster Magistrates' Court in...
The election in Tripura's Charilam Assembly seat, which was postponed following the death of CPM candidate, will be held on March 12, Chief Electoral Officer Sriram Taranikanti said. CPM candidate Ramendra Narayan Debbarma died of cardiac arrest while campaigning on February 11. Regular poll schedule in the ST reserved Charilam Assembly...
A part of road over bridge collapsed in Mumbai Tuesday morning. An official from Disaster Management Unit said, the bridge fell down towards Andheri east station around 7:30 AM. He said that fire brigade jawans and other agencies have been mobilised to clear the debris. The official said that it...
A four-month-old boy is battling for life at a city hospital after he developed breathing complications when he was injected with a drug post a cleft- lip surgery, doctors said. A senior plastic surgeon at the Jaipur Golden Hospital in Rohini, yesterday said, the baby was "perfectly healthy" and the...
The Supreme Court will hear today a plea seeking an independent probe into the death of special CBI Judge BH Loya. A bench, headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra, yesterday took note of the submission seeking an urgent hearing on the plea for a probe into Loya's death. The plea was...