Counselling

  • Supreme Court directs Bihar, MP to extend PG medical counselling June 18, 2014

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed governments of Bihar, Madhya Pradesh and Assam to hold an extended counselling for admission in post-graduate courses in medical colleges. A bench of justices Vikramajit Sen and Shiv Kirti Singh directed the three states to complete counselling by June 23 and specify the number of...
  • December 16 gangrape: HC displeased by absence of defence counsel November 12, 2013

    Displeased with the continued absence of the advocate representing two of the four death row convicts in the December 16 gangrape case, Delhi High Court on Tuesday said "every attempt is being made to protract the matter" and warned it will appoint an amicus curiae in his place if he...
  • Childless couples taught how to get babies August 18, 2013

    Surinder Pal, 38, married Sushma Pal, 35, 12 years ago, but the couple were longing for their little bundle of joy. The distraught couple recently saw a glimmer of hope when they attended a counselling session at a Delhi hospital on the right ways to have a baby. The psychosexual counselling...
  • News briefs: CLC begins counselling for admission on vacant seats in Bhopal August 4, 2013

    The College Level Counselling (CLC) for admissions on vacant seats in engineering colleges of the state would commence from August 4. This counselling is a significant one since more than 70% seats are still vacant despite three rounds of centralised counselling by the directorate of technical education (DTE). From August...
  • News briefs: Seven test-tube babies take birth on same day in Bhopal July 28, 2013

    Seven test-tube babies took birth on the same day at Bhopal Test Tube Baby Centre. These seven children include three pairs of twin. The doctor of the hospital Dr. Randhir Singh said that out of four mothers, three gave birth to twins. However, this is not the first time that...
  • Need to create awareness about critical newborn care: Nirupama Sarma May 7, 2013

    India accounts for 3,09,000 baby deaths every year on the first day of their birth, 29 per cent of such deaths around the world. What are the factors responsible for this and how can it be fixed? Save the Children's advocacy director Nirupama Sarma joined IBNLive readers for an interaction...
  • Aarushi case: Defence wants former CBI official to depose May 3, 2013

    Ghaziabad: In the Aarushi-Hemraj double murder case, defence counsel pleaded before a special court in Ghaziabad on Thursday to summon former CBI joint director Arun Kumar as witness. Defence counsel Manoj Shishodia said he submitted an application before Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Special Judge S Lal to summon 13...
  • TN: Farmer's son tops TANUVAS July 26, 2012

    Chennai: A farmer’s son from Krishnagiri district topped in counselling at the Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (TANUVAS) held on Wednesday. Vijaya Kumar S, with an aggregate of 197.75, is the first person from his family to go to college. “From Class XI, I studied with the aim...
  • TN: Touts take engineering aspirants for a ride July 12, 2012

    Chennai: If you are a candidate about to appear for the engineering counselling session beginning Friday, this is an advice best followed. The Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions officials are warning students against falling into the trap of dubious consultants, who appear every year at the counselling centre during the admission...
  • Helpline for students ahead of CBSE XII exam results May 24, 2012

    New Delhi: A helpline to counsel students before and after the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Class 12 results will be launched on Thursday, an NGO's representative said. Available from May 24 to June 2, 'Hopeline 2012', being offered by NGO Snehi would provide free of cost confidential counselling...
  • I quit as Special Counsel was appointed: SG July 10, 2011

    New Delhi: Solicitor General Gopal Subramanium on Saturday said that he tendered his resignation as a Special Counsel was appointed to represent the government in the 2G spectrum case without taking him into confidence, which was "unfair". "I tendered my resignation largely because of the appointment of Special Counsel (private lawyer)...
  • The Career 360 Show: Being your own boss June 24, 2011

    Ask about courses and jobs, talk to experts and find scholarships every Friday at 4.30 pm on CNN-IBN. ...
  • Career 360: on cut-offs and new DU curriculum June 7, 2011

    Career counsellor Shiv Dewan discusses the cut-offs in university admissions and the new curriculum in Delhi University. ...
  • Phone chats plus web program help smokers quit January 12, 2011

    New York: Getting personalized phone counseling along with web-based guidance makes it easier to quit smoking, suggests a new study. After 18 months, smokers who got phone calls from experienced counselors in addition to following a web-based cessation program had nearly double the quit rates of smokers who just used the...
  • Overcome exam stress, counsellors at your service on phone March 5, 2010

    This phone counselling for Board exam students is part of CBSE's 13th outreach program. This year over 52 counselors are available on phone from 8 am to midnight to help students overcome exam stress. ...
  • Catch 'em young: 9-year-olds in UK to get career advice October 27, 2009

    London: Children in British primary schools as young as nine are to receive advice via internet sites such as YouTube on their future career paths under a new scheme, the UK government said on Monday. Under the programme designed to help children of all socio-economic backgrounds realise their goals, students will...
  • No standing in queues, career counselling goes online June 17, 2009

    Warangal: Varun Sarna is a biotechnology student at one of the National Institutes of Technology. But three years after taking up the course, Varun feels he made the wrong choice and blames poor admission counselling for it. “There was just so much pressure during our times. No clarity, no...
  • One more Indian-American named in Obama team January 20, 2009

    Washington: Leading Indian-American lawyer Preeta Bansal has been appointed as the General Counsel and Senior Policy Advisor in the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in the upcoming administration of Barack Obama. The transition team also announced filling up of other vacancies in the department, including Jeffrey Liebman (Executive Associate Director);...
  • Global financial crisis causes national stress October 9, 2008

    September 18, Hyderabad: Stockbroker Upendra kills himself, his wife and their two-year old son on after losing all his investments. October 6, Los Angeles: Karthik Rajaram kills himself and his family after suffering financial losses. New Delhi: The global financial crisis is wiping out the investments and savings...
  • Life gets tough, Sharma to be moved to new jail March 24, 2008

    New Delhi: From IG Prisons in Haryana to a convict in India's largest jail, the tables have turned for RK Sharma, who has been pronounced guilty in the Shivani Bhatnagar murder case. The quantum of punishment has been announced and Sharma will now be moving to a another jail in...
  • Shivani Bhatnagar case: Top cop gets life term March 24, 2008

    New Delhi: From a custodian of the law to a convicted law breaker, life has come full circle for suspended senior IPS officer R K Sharma. Nine years after Indian Express reporter, Shivani Bhatnagar was brutally murdered, a Delhi court found former Haryana top-cop, R K Sharma and three...
  • Sharma's fate hangs in balance, sentencing today March 24, 2008

    New Delhi: From a custodian of the law to a convicted law breaker, life has come full circle for suspended senior IPS officer R K Sharma. Nine years after Indian Express reporter, Shivani Bhatnagar was brutally murdered, a Delhi court found former Haryana top-cop, R K Sharma and three others...
  • Fear very long words? You've got a problem January 12, 2008

    London: Do you steer clear of medical dictionaries and high-scoring Scrabble players? Well, then you might be suffering from hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia – the fear of very long words. This is just one of the most curious phobias, catalogued by readers of New Scientist magazine, who learnt about their fears through counselling...
  • How to handle aggression among children December 14, 2007

    New Delhi: The tragic shootout on Tuesday at Euro International School in Gurgaon ended a 14-year-old boy's life and marked the end of a violence-free era in urban Indian schools. But why is this generation of children so susceptible to violence? Sr consultant psychiatrist Dr Sameer Malhotra says, “Social norms are...
  • Madras HC vacates stay on MBBS/BDS counselling July 10, 2007

    New Delhi: The Madras High Court has given a go ahead to the counselling for medical and dental courses provided they have completed the previous course. However, for the students who are already enrolled in other courses and are interested in joining the medical stream have to get a certificate...
  • Is online counseling safe? June 22, 2007

    New Delhi: We all go online for fun and work, why not log on for mental help? Logging on to an online counseling portal is relatively simple. But the advice that comes from the supposedly trained counselors available, round the clock, at the other end, is even simpler. So how many people...
  • R K Sharma denies contacts with co-accused June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: Suspended IPS officer R K Sharma, who is the prime accused in the Shivani Bhatnagar murder case, on Friday denied that he, during his tenure as IG Prisons, Haryana, was in touch of one of co-accused, who was then lodged in Gurgaon jail in connection with another case. In...
  • Shivani murder: SC rejects Sharma's plea June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday came down with a heavy hand on the prime accused in Shivani Bhatnagar murder case, suspended IPS officer R K Sharma. The SC has dismissed the plea of Sharma for a copy of the statement recorded by the investigating officer of Shivani’s husband Rakesh...
  • AIDS testing catches up with Indians June 16, 2007

    New Delhi: Voluntary AIDS testing is fast catching up with the Indians and more and more people today go to health workers and physicians for AIDS counseling without any hesitance. The trend is more prominent among the people belonging to higher income segments as compared to people from lower income...
  • ‘Police planted car to implicate Manu’ November 22, 2006

    New Delhi: Counsel for prime accused Manu Sharma's in the Jessica Lall murder case on Tuesday contended before the Delhi High Court that police had "planted" the Tata Safari car at Qutub Colonnade on the fateful night to "implicate" his client. Prosecution claims that Sharma along with three of his friends...