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  • IS hackers own responsibility for taking down St Vincent government website 18 hours 20 minutes ago

    San Juan: Hackers claiming to represent Islamic State (IS) terrorist organisation commandeered the official Web site of the St Vincent and the Grenadines government to post a message accusing US and NATO Forces of "organised butchery." Visitors to the Web site -- www.gov.vc -- were greeted late on Sunday by a...
  • Session VII: Full lecture of Seema Chishti on 'Media, Democracy and You' Yesterday

    Senior journalist Seema Chisti delivered the seventh lecture of the Citizen Empowerment and Cultural Richness series on Saturday. The theme of discussion was media, democracy and you. ...
  • Part 7 of St Stephen's lecture to be on 'Media, Democracy and You' 4 days ago

    In part seven of St Stephen's and Network18 joint initiative where the former will offer a certificate course in 'Citizenship & Cultural Richness' with weekly classes conducted by its regular faculty and distinguished alumni, the lecture will be on "Media, Democracy and You". The lecture will be delivered by Seema Chishti...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs Pakistan, 1st Test, Day 2 1 week ago

    For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to bottom of the page Day 1 Round-up: Mominul Haque steered Bangladesh to 236 for 4 against Pakistan, hitting a well-composed 80 before falling at the end of the first day. Haque, who struck eight fours in his 162 ball-knock, joined Sachin Tendulkar and England's John...
  • Sweet Surprise: Palace delivers pastry to royal fans 1 week ago

    London: The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have offered a sweet surprise to die-hard fans, sending luxury pastries to thank them for camping outside the hospital and awaiting the birth of the royal baby. Kensington Palace says Prince William and the former Kate Middleton sent the box to the five fans...
  • Session VI: Full lecture of Dr. Valson Thampu on identity, violence April 26, 2015

    St Stephen's principal Dr. Valson Thampu delivered the sixth lecture of the Citizen Empowerment and Cultural Richness series on Saturday. The theme of discussion was identity and violence. The lecture focused on antomy of violence, identity and religious fundamentalism and the cultural matrix. ...
  • Part 6 of St Stephen's lecture to be on Identity and Violence April 24, 2015

    In part six of St Stephen's and Network18 joint initiative where the former will offer a certificate course in 'Citizenship & Cultural Richness' with weekly classes conducted by its regular faculty and distinguished alumni, the discussion will on identity and violence. The lecture will be delivered by St Stephen's principal Dr....
  • Tamil Nadu: 8 teachers held for 'forcing' Dalit students to clean toilets for months April 23, 2015

    Tirunelveli: Faced with a series of agitations, police on Wednesday arrested eight teachers for allegedly forcing Dalit students to clean toilets in a government-aided high school at a village in the district. Backed by some political outfits, local Dalits have been staging a series of agitations in the past weeks demanding...
  • Champions League: PSG's Thiago Silva to miss Barcelona game April 20, 2015

    Paris: Paris St Germain defender Thiago Silva will miss this week's Champions League quarter-final second leg against Barcelona, the French club said on Monday. The Brazilian was injured in PSG's 3-1 home defeat in the first leg against the Spanish giants. Striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic and midfielder Marco Verratti will return to the...
  • Session V: Full lecture of Giti Chandra on identity, violence April 19, 2015

    The English professor at St Stephen's college Giti Chandra delivered the fifth lecture of the Citizen Empowerment and Cultural Richness series on Saturday. The theme of discussion was identity and violence. The lecture focussed on nature of different kinds of violence, how they are narrated and by whom and how...
  • St Stephen's row: Delhi CM Kejriwal attends graduation ceremony April 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Amidst a raging controversy over a ban on a student e-zine by St Stephen's college, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday attended a graduation ceremony at the insitute, even as a section of students had urged him to turn down the invite "in support for freedom of...
  • PSG striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic's suspension cut to three matches April 18, 2015

    Paris St Germain striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic's four-match Ligue 1 ban for insulting match officials has been reduced by one game, the French League (LFP) announced on Friday. The Swedish international launched an expletive-laden rant after PSG lost 3-2 at Girondins Bordeaux on March 15. He also said France was a "shit country"...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs England, 1st Test, Day 5 April 17, 2015

    For LIVE commentary, scroll down to bottom of the page England worked themselves into a winning position despite strong West Indies resistance in their second innings on the fourth day. Set an improbable 438 for victory after the tourists declared their second innings at 333 for seven in the afternoon session, the...
  • Relief for St Stephen's Devansh Mehta, SC stays his suspension order April 17, 2015

    New Delhi: In a relief for St Stephen's student Devansh Mehta, the Supreme Court on Friday stayed his suspension order. Mehta was suspended by the college on Wednesday for launching an online magazine. Meanwhile, the Delhi High Court has sent a notice to the prestigious college of the Delhi University. Students...
  • St Stephen's student moves Delhi HC seeking stay on his suspension order April 16, 2015

    New Delhi: St Stephen's student Devansh Mehta who was suspended by the college on Wednesday for launching an online magazine has moved the Delhi High Court seeking a stay on his suspension order. He has also appealed to the court that the college authorities should not be allowed to take...
  • 1st ODI: Spotlight on Saeed Ajmal as Pakistan face Bangladesh April 16, 2015

    Saeed Ajmal returns to centre stage after almost eight months hoping to strike early form with a remodelled bowling action when Pakistan open their tour of Bangladesh on Friday. The prolific off-spinner became the most high-profile casualty of the International Cricket Council's crackdown on illegal actions when he was suspended from...
  • Agra: Church vandalised by unknown miscreants, FIR registered April 16, 2015

    Agra: A church was vandalised in Agra late Wednesday night by unknown miscreants, triggering outrage among the members of the local Christian community. Police said miscreants broke window panes at St Mary's Church in Rakabganj. An FIR has been lodged against unknown persons, they said, adding that two statues on the...
  • Luis Suarez on hot streak for treble-chasing Barcelona April 16, 2015

    Luis Suarez was still in disgrace after the World Cup biting incident when Barcelona paid 81 million euros to buy him from Liverpool last July and a slow start in Spain prompted many to question the wisdom of the deal. Nine months on and Suarez has silenced the doubters with a...
  • Laurent Blanc rues PSG absentees after humbling Barcelona loss April 16, 2015

    Paris St Germain coach Laurent Blanc was left to rue the absence of key players after the French champions were humbled 3-1 at home by Barcelona in their Champions League quarter-final first leg on Wednesday. PSG were without suspended striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Italian midfielder Marco Verratti, who was sorely missed...
  • We take nothing for granted, says Barcelona coach Luis Enrique April 16, 2015

    Barcelona will not make the mistake of underestimating Paris St Germain in their Champions League quarter-final second leg next week after securing a 3-1 win in Paris on Wednesday, according to coach Luis Enrique. The Spanish side outclassed the French champions with a goal by Neymar and two from Luis Suarez...
  • 1st Test: England take control after Jermaine Blackwood century April 16, 2015

    England recovered from another top-order batting collapse to lead West Indies by 220 runs on day three of the opening Test in Antigua after Jermaine Blackwood had scored his first Test century on Wednesday. Replying to England's 399, Blackwood was the mainstay of the West Indies innings, finishing unbeaten on 112...
  • PSG minus Zlatan Ibrahimovic on the defensive for Barcelona clash April 15, 2015

    Paris St Germain are counting on a solid defence as the best means of attack in their Champions League clash with Barcelona on Wednesday, even though they are doing battle on their own turf, said coach Laurent Blanc. "The paradox for tomorrow is we're going to have to defend well even...
  • 1st Test: West Indies end Day 2 at 155/4, trail England by 244 runs April 15, 2015

    England overcame a late order collapse before lunch to regain the initiative in the final two sessions of the second day of the first Test against the West Indies on Tuesday. Strongly placed at 341 for five after the first day, England were all out for 399 just before lunch, losing...
  • Session IV: Full lecture of Justice Madan B Lokur on social justice, public interest litigation, civil society April 12, 2015

    The Supreme Court judge Justice Madan B Lokur delivered the fourth lecture of the Citizen Empowerment and Cultural Richness series on Saturday. The theme of discussion was social justice, public interest litigation and civil society. Justice Lokur gave a brief introduction to the Constitution, importance of various courts, role of...
  • Part 4 of St Stephen's lecture to be on social justice, public interest litigation, civil society April 10, 2015

    New Delhi: In part four of St Stephen's and Network18 joint initiative where the former will offer a certificate course in 'Citizenship & Cultural Richness' with weekly classes conducted by its regular faculty and distinguished alumni, the discussion will be about social justice, public interest litigation and civil society. The...
  • England held to a draw despite Alastair Cook ton in WI tour warm-up April 8, 2015

    Captain Alastair Cook scored a century but England fell short of securing a victory in their opening two-day warm-up match against St Kitts and Nevis Invitational XI in the Caribbean. Cook, who was unbeaten on 95 overnight, wasted little time on Day 2 and slammed 101 not out off 198 deliveries...
  • Alastair Cook scores first century for England since 2013 April 7, 2015

    England captain Alastair Cook scored his first century for his country since an Ashes warm-up game in November 2013 before retiring on 101 not out against a St Kitts Invitational XI on Tuesday. The 30-year-old Cook, who has made 25 centuries in 109 Tests and scored 8,423 runs at an average...
  • Don't ignore killing of Christians: Pope to world April 7, 2015

    Vatican City: Pope Francis on Monday again pressed the international community to do something about the killing of Christians in several parts of the world and not "look the other way." He has been increasingly vocal about the fate of Christians being targeted by Islamic extremists in parts of the Middle...
  • Pope, thousands brave rain for Easter in St Peter's Square April 5, 2015

    Vatican City: In an Easter peace wish, Pope Francis on Sunday praised the framework nuclear agreement with Iran as an opportunity to make the world safer, while expressing deep worry about bloodshed in Libya, Yemen, Syria, Iraq, Nigeria and elsewhere in Africa. Cautious hope ran through Francis' "Urbi et Orbi"...
  • Session III: Full lecture of Dr Valson Thampu on Individual, Family and Society April 5, 2015

    The Principal of St Stephen's College Dr Valson Thampu delivered the third lecture on Citizen Empowerment and Cultural Richness. The theme of discussion was Society. Every individual takes a position within the social framework which can be either passive or active and one gets the society s/he deserves. It is...