Absent

  • School takes 'action' against teacher who remained absent for 23 years August 5, 2014

    A 46-year-old school teacher from Madhya Pradesh has created a record by remaining absent for the last 23 years in her 24-year-old long 'career', after which the school education department claimed to have formally initiated what it called "disciplinary action" against her. "Out of her total 24-year-long career, teacher Sangita Kashyap...
  • J&K: Govt suspends 40 teachers for remaining absent from duty September 19, 2013

    Jammu and Kashmir government suspended 40 teachers of various schools in Jammu district on Thursday for unauthorised absence from duty. A high-level committee constituted by Director, School Education, Sourabh Bhagat found the teachers absent from duty during a surprise inspection, officials said. The committee headed by Joint Director, Secondary Education, conducted surprise...
  • New Yorker's David Remnick on 'absent' Obama cover October 10, 2012

    New Yorker magazine editor David Remnick, Pulitzer Prize winner and author of the well-received biography of President Barack Obama called the 'The Bridge', talks to CNN-IBN's Amrita Tripathi on the US Presidential campaign and the absent cover image of Obama in the magazine's latest issue. ...
  • Google CEO's absence again causes concern July 22, 2012

    London: Google CEO Larry Page was again absent from a company meeting that raised concerns about his health and how it will affect the internet giant, a media report said. Page missed the company's quarterly earnings conference call Thursday. He has also not been at any of Google's public events in...
  • 'The Absent State' an insight of national inaction May 19, 2011

    Contemporary journalists Neelesh Misra and Rahul Pandita, one fine day, decided to pursue the rigorous quest of reality. Travelled into the hearts of India's battle zones, and dug out the vulnerability that stopped the revenue collectors from frequenting those places since, wait, Akbar's reign. The remote corners of the country...
  • The case of a missing minister April 25, 2010

    Union Minister, Azhagiri, has created quite a stir by absenting himself from parliament. Pranab Mukherjee rushed to his defence and so did A Raja but the opposition is not convinced. ...
  • IPS officer absent but gets marks in law exam January 2, 2010

    Mumbai: A petition filed in the Bombay High Court has alleged that IPS officer K L Bishnoi did not appear in person for his practical examination in the LLB course four years ago, and yet managed to get marks for the same. Chitra Salunkhe, who was the examiner for the practical...
  • Docs in dock for being absent when chikungunya struck August 23, 2007

    Thiruvnathapuram: It's an ultimatum from a state government sick of absentee doctors. Over 25 per cent of the country's chikungunya cases this year came from Kerala, and the government is now pulling up the doctors who were missing when their state needed them most. The Kerala Health Department has sent...