Jagadguru Kripalu Parishat’s Tripathi among ‘Top 50 Indian Icon’s’

Mumbai, July 30 . Vishakha Tripathi, President of the philanthropic organisation Jagadguru Kripalu Parishat (JKP), was conferred the Top 50 Indian Icon award at a well-attended function here on Friday evening.The awardees...

President Mukherjee stresses need to imbibe technology in education

New Delhi, Sep 5 . President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday stressed on the need to imbibe technology in education and said teachers should instill in children civilisational values of sacrifice, tolerance, pluralism,...

FIR against DU, JNU profs is vendetta: Bastar activists

New Delhi, Nov 18 . Activists fighting for the rights of tribals in Bastar, caught in the crossfire of the dragging war between the state and the Maoists, say that the charges...

India wins 2 silver, 1 bronze at Astronomy Olympiad

Kolkata, Oct 20 .  Indian students won two silver and one bronze medals in the 21st International Astronomy Olympiad (IAO) held at Pamporovo, Bulgaria, earlier this month, the National Council of Science...

15 Sri Lankan students awarded Chinese scholarships

Colombo, July 28  Fifteen Sri Lankan students have been awarded Chinese government scholarships, an official said on Thursday.The students, selected from at least 1,000 applicants, were nominated to receive post-graduate or...

Hindi may topple English on Social Media in India but ignores critical issues

New Delhi, Feb 21. Hindi is set to topple English as the most popular language on social media in India in 2017 but this comes with a negative, a study on the...

IIT Kharagpur facilitating filing of GI application

Kharagpur, July 31 The Intellectual Property Rights cell of IIT Kharagpur has taken up an initiative to facilitate the process of filing of potential Geographical indications for "Goyna Bori" - the...

Quality education is imperative in India: Ansari

Aligarh, July 29. Vice President Hamid Ansari on Friday said that in today's India where the operative slogan is ‘Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas', educational progress starting with quality elementary, secondary and skills...

India asks mission officials in Pakistan to send wards away for studies 

New Delhi/Islamabad, July 25. The government on Monday directed its officials in the Indian High Commission in Islamabad to send their wards outside Pakistan for their education, a move Pakistan described an...

Bihar toppers scam: Court grants bail to Ruby

Patna, Aug 1. A Bihar court on Monday granted bail to Ruby Rai, an accused in the toppers' scam, a government lawyer said.A special juvenile court here granted her bail after hearing...

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BCCI to Reward Mithali & Co. Rs 50 Lakh Each For...

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) have announced that each member of the Indian women's team will get Rs 50 Lakh...

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Ancient Roman villa uncovered near Florence

Florence, Oct 21.  Archaeologists have unearthed a luxurious ancient Roman villa complete with thermal baths and stunning mosaics near the central Italian city of Florence...