New Delhi, Sep 29 : Svayam Foundation and National Bal Bhavan (NBB) unveiled Indias first teacher training certificate programme designed to cater to the needs of children with special needs here on Wednesday.
New Delhi, Sep 29 : It was a jazzy celebration of World Tourism Day here on Wednesday with the performance of the American group 'Donald Harrison and the Berklee All Stars'.
New Delhi, Sept 28 : The National Human Rights Commission on Wednesday said it has taken suo motu cognizance of media reports that 116 children have died due to malnutrition related ailments in the Sheopur district of Madhya Pradesh during the last five months.
Guwahati, Sept 28 : Second-in-Command of United Liberation Front of Asom (Independent) Dristi Rajkhowa want to leave the organization.
Guwahati, Sept 28 : The Assam Secretariat has decided to make certain improvements in the e-pass system for visitors with effect from Oct 1.
Guwahati, Sept 28 : Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare Jagat Prakash Nadda on Wednesday said that the Union government is committed to extend all possible support to improve the health sector in Assam.
Guwahati, Sept 28 : The World Bank will invest Rs 1,000 crore to develop the inland water transportation in Assam, especially for the development of jetties (ghats) on the river banks.
Bangalore, Sept 28 : Modasta.com, a multi-lingual health content portal, on Wednesday announced the launch of a Kannada version of the website and app.
New Delhi, Sep 28 : A 27-year-old car thief was shot dead after a chase and gunfight early on Wednesday, police said.
New Delhi, Sep 28 : Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday lauded contribution of Jamia Millia Islamia, saying that it was not only imparting good education but also shaping its students into good human beings.
Guwahati, Sep 28 : Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will arrive in this Assam city on Thursday to appear before a local court here in a defamation case, a party leader said.
Shillong, Sep 28 : Meghalaya is seeing a declining trend in HIV cases, though there is some rise in high-risk groups, Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Anupriya Patel said on Wednesday.
New Delhi, Sep 28 : Suspended Corporate Affairs Ministry officer B.K. Bansal had couriered his seven-page suicide note to some media organisations before hanging himself on Tuesday.
New Delhi, Sep 28 : The funeral of former Israeli President Shimon Peres, who passed away on Wednesday, will be held on Friday in Jerusalem, the Israeli embassy here said.
New Delhi, Sep 28 : The Bihar government on Wednesday admitted its failure before the Supreme Court in not opposing the bail petition of RJD strongman Mohammad Shahabuddin in a murder case at the Patna High Court.
New Delhi, Sep 28 : The State Election Commission on Wednesday told the Delhi High Court that it on September 5 notified its decision to print the candidates' photograph along with the existing particulars such as serial number, names and party symbol on EVMs for the upcoming MCD polls.
New Delhi, Sep 28 : The opposition Congress on Wednesday demanded a court-monitored probe into the death of suspended Corporate Affairs Ministry officer B.K. Bansal and his family members.
New Delhi, Sep 28 : The Supreme Court on Wednesday vacated the stay granted by the Bombay High Court by which deemed private universities were permitted to admit the students in undergraduate medical courses on the basis of their own counselling based on NEET merit list.
New Delhi, Sep 28 : Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia on Wednesday promised to create a single-window system for granting permissions required to run small-budget private schools.
Kolkata Sep 28 : In a blow to the Congress, two more of its legislators in West Bengal switched to the ruling Trinamool Congress on Wednesday.
Darjeeling, Sep 28 : Educational institutions remained closed, a section of shops and markets remained shut, and vehicular traffic operated in lesser numbers on Wednesday as a 12-hour shutdown called by the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha in West Bengal's Darjeeling hills evoked a partial response.
New Delhi, Sep 28 : The Union Home Ministry has sought a report from the Congress-ruled Mizoram government over violence on Lunglei court premises, which led to the Gauhati High Court withdrawing all judges from there.
New Delhi, Sep 28 : The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Wednesday issued notice to the Madhya Pradesh government over the reported death of 116 children due to malnutrition in one of its districts.
New Delhi, Sep 28 : Suspended bureaucrat B.K. Bansal alleged in his suicide note that CBI officers not only tortured him but also tortured his wife and daughter which drove the four Bansal family members to suicide.
Mathura, Sep 28 : Tension gripped a village in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura district after a gang rape case involving youth from another community came to light early Wednesday and a 'mahapanchayat' has been called to discuss further action.
Kolkata, Sep 28 : Demanding a "congenial atmosphere" at the Calcutta University, the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), the BJP-affiliated students wing, led a protest march here on Wednesday.
Mumbai, Sep 28 : Saamana cartoonist Shreenivas Prabhudesai on Wednesday expressed regret over a cartoon that led to protests by the Maratha community in Maharashtra.
New Delhi, Sep 28 : A high level committee on Wednesday approved central assistance of Rs 1,269 crore to drought affected Maharashtra, an official said.
Panaji, Sep 28 : Less than a week after British teen Scarlett Keeling's mother Fiona Mackeown blamed probe agencies and an inconsiderate system for acquitting two Goa beach shack workers in her daughter's 2008 rape-murder, a lawyer for accused Placido Carvalho wants the mother to be acted against for negligence.
New Delhi, Sep 28 : The CBI on Wednesday said it had launched an inquiry against its officers who probed corruption charges hurled against former Corporate Affairs Ministry officer B.K. Bansal who, along with his 31-year-old son, was found hanging at his apartment here on Tuesday.
Lucknow, Sep 28 : Taking a dig at the recent power struggle between Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and Samajwadi Party unit chief Shivpal Yadav, BJP President Amit Shah attacked the state's ruling party on Wednesday for doing nothing tangible for the people.
Kolkata, Sep 28 : Ready to court death, a terminally ill elderly cancer patient here has undertaken the controversial Jain ritual of voluntary fast-unto-death, say her family members, describing the act as a "courageous" one.
Bhubaneswar, Sep 28 : Even as various social organisations in Odisha call for total prohibition in the state, the number of liquor shops has doubled in the past 15 years, a minister said on Wednesday.
New Delhi, Sep 28 : The Delhi High Court on Wednesday asked for a response from its registry on a petition that sought acceptance of petitions drafted in Hindi in all district courts in the national capital.
Mumbai, Sep 28 : To handle medical emergencies like cardiac arrest, two leading hospitals have decided to train auto-rickshaw and bus drivers in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), the hospitals said on Wednesday.
Bhubaneswar, Sep 28 : The inflow of foreign tourists to Odisha is showing a declining trend. But the number of domestic tourists has gone up marginally.
Agra, Sep 28 : A huge python, weighing 24 kg and 13.5 feet long, was rescued on Wednesday by an NGO from a CNG station on the Agra-Delhi highway.
Haridwar, Sep 28 : Around 1,000 Delhi government yoga and physical education teachers are undergoing special yoga training under the leadership of Baba Ramdev at Patanjali Yogpeeth in Haridwar.
Katihar (Bihar), Sept. 28 : Three people had to carry the mortal remains of their relative in a plastic bag, after they allegedly didn't get an ambulance from Katihar to Bhagalpur in Bihar on Wednesday.
New Delhi, [India], Sept 28 : With an aim to showcase study opportunities in Europe, the European Higher Education Fair (EHEF) will bring together over 100 exhibitors from 26 EU member states here.
Lucknow [India], Sept. 28 : In Uttar Pradesh, the capital district Lucknow is witnessing continuous surge in Dengue cases as four more patients succumbed to it yesterday.
New Delhi [India], Sept. 28 : The government on Wednesday approved a central assistance of Rs.1269 crores for drought-hit Maharashtra.
New Delhi [India], Sep 28 : Gradeup, India's largest mobile test prep community, recently added courses for CAT and JEE exams. With this launch, Gradeup is now catering to more than 70 percent of the test prep market in India.
Panaji, Sep 28 : Hosting the upcoming BRICS meet was a challenge, which the Goa government has turned into an opportunity, Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar said on Wednesday.
Gurgaon, Sep 28 : The Akhil Bhartiya Hindu Kranti Dal on Wednesday urged the authorities to cancel the permission given to a concert by Pakistani singer Atif Aslam here next month.
New Delhi, Sep 28 : The CBI on Wednesday said it had launched an inquiry against its officials probing a corruption case against suspended Corporate Affairs Ministry officer B.K. Bansal who, along with his 31-year-old son, was found hanging in his apartment on Tuesday.
Patna, Sep 28 : Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Chairman Rajesh Chaturvedi on Wednesday visited Super 30, a programme run by mathematician Anand Kumar for mentoring students from underprivileged families for IIT entrance exam, and interacted with students.
New Delhi, Sep 28 : Do not feed your dog right before he sits in the car and do not drive too fast when you are travelling with your pets, says an expert.
Bareilly, Sep 28 : A scuffle broke out between Congress workers and SPG personnel guarding Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi here on Wednesday as party activists tried to get close to garland him but were stopped.
New Delhi, Sept 28 : The Union Cabinet under the Chairmanship of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday given its approval for closure of Hindustan Cables Limited (HCL), Kolkata as per the provisions of the Companies Act, 1956/2013, Industrial Disputes Act, 1947 and other relevant Acts.
Kolkata, Sep 28 : Continuing its aggressive takeover of opposition-held elected bodies in West Bengal, the Trinamool Congress on Wednesday captured the Murshidabad municipality, with 11 elected Congress councillors switching allegiance to the state's ruling party.
New Delhi, Sep 28 : The Defence Acquisition Council, chaired by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, on Wednesday cleared proposals worth Rs 1,900 crore (close to $3 billion), including for an electronic warfare system for low intensity conflict in Jammu and Kashmir.
New Delhi, Sep 28 : Superstar Shah Rukh Khan, ambassador of bath solution brand hindware, unveiled a visualisation app which provides consumers and dealers with easy access to over 24 bathroom themes and styles, and a coffee table book.
Ghaziabad, Sep 28 : Three unidentified robbers snatched Rs 5 lakh from a trader in Ghaziabad district of Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday, police said.
Bhopal, Sep 28 : The National Human Rights Commission sent a notice to the Madhya Pradesh government on Wednesday for 116 children's deaths from malnutrition.
Mumbai, Sep 28 : Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis launched a first-ever comprehensive 'Heart Health' screening programme for Mumbai's policemen in collaboration with Asian Heart Institute, here on Wednesday.
Patna, Sept 28 (The Bihar Post/IBNS): Former Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju on Wednesday made a mockery of himself when he described himself as "Shakuni Mama", one of the main villains in Hindu epic Mahabharata.
New Delhi, Sept 28 : Vice President M. Hamid Ansari on Wednesday said that considering the diverse security challenges of our times, stronger India-Nigeria relations would not only be mutually beneficial, but would also add to the regional and global security.
New Delhi, Sept 28 : President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday visited Sri Kedarnath Temple.
New Delhi, Sep 28 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has decided to work for a image makeover among the Muslim community, according to media reports on Wednesday.