VACANCY

  • Prasar Bharati board yet to get a new chairperson June 17, 2014

    New Delhi: The positions of chairperson and some other key members of Prasar Bharati's board that have been lying vacant for sometime now are yet to be filled up. The post of the chairperson of the Prasar Bharati board has been lying vacant since the tenure of Mrinal Pande ended...
  • JK Rowling's 'The Casual Vacancy' to turn into miniseries April 25, 2014

    Los Angeles: Author JK Rowling's 'The Casual Vacancy' will be brought onto the small screen. The first book for adult readership from the "Harry Potter" author will be adapted into a three-hour miniseries on HBO and BBC, reported Ace Showbiz. The story centres on Pagford, a seemingly idyllic English village whose history...
  • Election process to fill up 55 Rajya Sabha vacancies begins January 21, 2014

    The process for the February 7 election to Rajya Sabha to fill up 55 vacancies from 16 states began on Tuesday with the issue of notification by the Election Commission. With the initiation of the poll process, political activity for filling up seats in various states gathered steam with lobbying among...
  • Vacant posts of teachers to be filled soon, says Gulab Chand Kataria December 25, 2013

    Posts of teachers lying vacant under the Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Ministry in the state will be filled soon, a Rajasthan minister said. "About 20,000 posts of teachers lying vacant across the state will be filled in first phase and any hurdle in the recruitment process will be removed," Rural...
  • Assam CMasks Chief Secretary to fill up vacancies immediately September 3, 2013

    Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Tuesday asked Chief Secretary P P Varma to immediately fill up the existing vacancies in various government departments across the state. According to an official release, the Chief Minister has "asked the Chief Secretary to submit the action plan within September 30". The Chief Minister...
  • 31,800 vacancies for teachers to be filled up soon: Rajasthan Minister August 27, 2013

    Ruling Congress government on Tuesday told Rajasthan Legislative Assembly that over 31,000 vacant posts of teachers in different grades will soon be filled up to overcome the problem of faculty shortages in schools. "20,000 posts of teachers in IIIrd grade, 9,000 teachers in IInd grade and 2,800 lecturers will be filled...
  • Casual Vacancy: Harry's story, had he been muggle October 3, 2012

    A strange uneasiness woke Petunia Dursley up much before the diffused rays of the sun swept the manicured lawns of 7, Privet Drive, Little Whinging. She had a premonition of something terrible about to happen to her ever since she received an owl from Albus Dumbledore, headmaster of the Hogwarts...
  • JK Rowling's 'The Casual Vacancy' is hard to put down September 28, 2012

    New York: So look, here's the thing: This. Is. Not. A. Children's. Book. If you're looking for what made Harry Potter magical Wizards! Spells! Flying Broomsticks! you're not going to find it. If you're looking for what makes JK Rowling magical emotion, heart you will. Vacancy is...
  • JK Rowling's adult novel has an Indian character September 27, 2012

    Author JK Rowling's 'The Casual Vacancy' published by Hachette sets a new record for sales for an adult hardback in India. Rowling already holds the record for children's books with her Harry Potter series. The Casual Vacancy is the first ever highsecurity book to be printed locally in India. In India...
  • JK Rowling's 'The Casual Vacancy' releases today September 27, 2012

    New Delhi: A big novel about a small town, The Casual Vacancy is JK Rowlings first novel for adults. The Casual Vacancy is the first ever highsecurity book to be printed locally in India. In India the book releases under high security at 2.30 pm. The cover is designed by Mario J...
  • Rowling's adult novel releases tomorrow September 26, 2012

    New Delhi: A big novel about a small town, The Casual Vacancy is JK Rowlings first novel for adults. The cover is designed by Mario J Pulice, illustration and hand lettering by Joel Holland. It may lack wizards and witches, but JK Rowling and her publisher are hoping her first novel for...
  • Rowling's adult novel Casual Vacancy is worth it September 26, 2012

    So look, here's the thing: This. Is. Not. A. Children's. Book. If you're looking for what made Harry Potter magical Wizards! Spells! Flying Broomsticks! you're not going to find it. If you're looking for what makes JK Rowling magical emotion, heart you will. 'The Casual Vacancy' is...
  • Wanted: A chauffeur to drive the Queen August 15, 2012

    London: Want to drive around with the Queen in a Rolls Royce? Here's your chance, as the monarch has advertised for a chauffeur and all you need is a UK driving license and some "tact and diplomacy". An advertisement on the Royal Family's official website shows a vacancy has arisen within...
  • First look of JK Rowling's 'The Casual Vacancy' July 3, 2012

    New Delhi: A big novel about a small town, The Casual Vacancy is JK Rowlings first novel for adults. The cover is designed by Mario J Pulice, illustration and hand lettering by Joel Holland. It may lack wizards and witches, but JK Rowling and her publisher are hoping her first novel...
  • Rowling working on a Harry Potter encyclopedia April 16, 2012

    London: Author JK Rowling is working on a Harry Potter encyclopedia, and will donate the royalties to charity, she has said on her website. Four years ago the British writer took an independent US publisher to court to stop its plans for a reference book on the world of the fictional...
  • JK Rowling's next book: 'The Casual Vacancy' April 12, 2012

    London: It may lack wizards and witches, but JK Rowling and her publisher are hoping her first novel for adults, "The Casual Vacancy," will have the magic touch. The book's title was announced on Thursday by Little, Brown & Co. along with a brief plot synopsis and publication date. The publisher said...
  • Watch Trailer: Vacancy all about the fear factor July 18, 2007

    Plot: A couple's car breaks down on a remote road. They check into a seedy motel run by a creepy proprietor. Before settling down for the night, the couple find some videos which show people being horribly murdered in the very room they are staying. ...