Attendant

  • Flight attendant Sanjid Sandhu who escaped MH370, died in MH17 tragedy July 21, 2014

    Several tragic stories have come to light after the MH17 tragedy. One such story is of a flight attendant, Sanjid Sandhu, who narrowly avoided being on MH370 but wasn't so lucky this time. ...
  • After Prakash Javadekar's punctuality check, I&B to install biometric attendance July 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Following a surprise check by Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar which found several employees not reporting on time, the Information and Broadcasting ministry has initiated the process of installation of biometric attendance system. The ministry has invited quotations for the installation of biometric device for attendance system through...
  • HD Gowda to attend Narendra Modi's swearing in ceremony May 24, 2014

    Former Prime Minister and JD(S) supremo H D Deve Gowda will be attending Prime Minister (designate) Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony on Monday. "Devegowdaji has received the personal invitation of Narendra Modi and would be attending swearing-in ceremony..." JD-S spokesperson Ramesh Babu said in a statement. Earlier congratulating Modi for his achievements in...
  • Jaipur doctors support Udaipur medicos over assault by patient's attendant February 1, 2014

    Medical services were today hit here after resident doctors went on strike in support of medicos in Udaipur over alleged assault of their colleague by a patient's attendant. The strike was later called off after a meeting of the striking doctors with state Health Minister Rajendra Rathore, who assured them that proper...
  • Thane: School-bus attendant arrested for raping 4-year-old girl September 15, 2013

    Mumbai: A four-year-old girl was raped allegedly by a school bus attendant, who lured her to the backseat of the vehicle on the pretext of showing her a magic trick, in neighbouring Thane district. 27-year-old Sandip Karve (27) was arrested on Saturday, eight days after he allegedly sexually assaulted a KG...
  • Turkey's national airline bans female flight attendants from wearing red lipstick, nail polish May 8, 2013

    Turkey's national airline has barred female flight attendants from wearing red lipstick and nail polish, striking a nerve among secular Turks worried the country is becoming more Islamic. Turkish Airlines, Europe's fourth-biggest carrier, said the ban was aimed at keeping crews "artless and well-groomed with makeup in pastel tones", as a...
  • Court upholds Chautala's plea for attendant January 23, 2013

    New Delhi: A court here on Monday upheld the plea of former Haryana Chief Minister OP Chautala, awarded 10 years jail in a teachers recruitment scam and is currently hospitalised, for a private attendant. Special Central Bureau of Investigation Judge Vinod Kumar allowed Chautala's plea seeking personal help to look...
  • 'Life of Pi' actor Suraj Sharma allowed to take exams November 22, 2012

    New Delhi: Delhi University's St Stephen's college has allowed 'Life of Pi' actor Suraj Sharma to write exams. Sharma, a first-year student of Philosophy at Delhi University's St Stephen's College, was denied permission to appear in his first year semester exams. St Stephen's College Principal Valson Thampu said, "I have cleared...
  • 'Life of Pi' actor Suraj Sharma barred from taking exams November 22, 2012

    New Delhi: Suraj Sharma is set to make his cinematic debut with Ang Lee's Hollywood film 'Life of Pi' on Friday. But there seems to be academic trouble of the Life of Pi actor. A first-year student of Philosophy at Delhi University's St Stephen's College, Suraj Sharma has been denied...
  • No attendance record in MP Assembly: RTI query September 9, 2012

    Bhopal: The present Madhya Pradesh Assembly has not maintained an attendance record of its members, including that of the speaker and the chief minister, according to a reply under RTI. No attendance records are kept, "thus it is impossible to furnish detail regarding it," the state Assembly's public information officer said,...
  • DU allows Unmukt Chand to move to second year of graduation August 31, 2012

    The decision was announced by Delhi University Vice Chancellor Dinesh Singh after he assured Union Sports Minister Ajay Maken of full support to the young cricketer. ...
  • Lufthansa cancels flights as cabin crews strike August 31, 2012

    Frankfurt: Lufthansa flight attendants walked off the job on Friday at Germany's busiest airport, causing more than 200 flights to be cancelled as their union warned of more stoppages unless the airline gives in to its demands. Lufthansa, Germany's largest airline, said it cancelled more than 200 short- and medium-haul flights...
  • FTN: Are elite schools and colleges biased against sports? August 30, 2012

    India's Under-19 cricket team captain Unmukt Chand was denied permission to appear for first year BA examinations by his college St Stephen's because of low attendance....
  • Vagrant scolded by attendant, sets two coaches afire July 15, 2012

    Jodhpur: A vagabond allegedly started fires in empty AC coaches of two trains after a coach attendant pushed him out of a bogie when he was picking up leftovers, leading to loss of rail property, a railway official said on Saturday. Ganga Ram (22) was arrested for starting fires, first in...
  • Hyderabad: Rain pain too real for students June 21, 2012

    Hyderabad: It has been a week since most of the schools in the city have reopened but few have seen complete attendance. Teachers blame the recently concluded elections and now, the inclement weather for the empty classrooms. For Sadaf, her seventh standard classroom has lost its charm in less than a...
  • Kanpur boy who never missed a class in 14 years April 8, 2012

    Kanpur: In a country where bunking classes is common, a 17-year-old Muslim boy stands out in stark contrast. He has not missed a single class in 14 years of school life. Meet Mohammed Omar, student of St Aloysius School who took his Class 12 exam last month. Teachers say Omar has...
  • 80-yr-old flier abandoned in wheelchair for 2 hrs March 1, 2012

    Mumbai: For the last two months, an 80-year-old woman has been waiting for a reply to one seemingly simple question: why did an attendant -- who had been appointed for the express purpose of wheeling her out of the airport and into the arrivals section -- abandon her in her...
  • Watch: Gurgaon toll-plaza attendant being shot dead September 23, 2011

    Gurgaon: An attendant at the Toll plaza at Kheri Daula was shot dead by unknown persons when he insisted on toll fees from a car, police said on Friday. According to Gurgaon Police Commissioner SS Deswal, 22-year-old attendant Umesh Kumar Pandey had asked for the toll fees from the car...
  • Rs 2000 award for honest coach attendant October 4, 2011

    New Delhi: Railways on Thursday announced a cash award of Rs 2000 for coach attendant Bhagwan Das who found a bag containing Rs ten lakh in a AC First Class coupe of Bhopal Express train, in which Congress MP Sandeep Dikshit had travelled, for his honesty. After detecting the bag containing...
  • Attend Parliament: Meira Kumar tells Alagiri April 26, 2010

    New Delhi: The perpetual absence of Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilizers, M K Alagiri from the parliament is turning into a big embarrassment for the UPA government. It is learnt that Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar has now told the Union Minister that he should attend parliament. She has also...
  • Unpaid air hostesses pose nude in protest April 2, 2010

    Madrid: Flight attendants owed up to nine months' wages by a grounded Spanish airline have posed nude for a calendar to draw attention to their plight, one of the cabin crew turned models said on Wednesday. The calendar, numerous excerpts of which appeared in the Spanish media, shows the Air Comet...
  • PC cracks the whip, no more Govt standard time September 2, 2009

    New Delhi: Late comers at the Home Ministry beware. The Government has introduced 15 biometric scanners at offices in Delhi. And Home Minister P Chidambaram, who has a reputation for punctuality, promptly showed up at 0900 hours IST on the dot on Tuesday to place his finger on the scanning...
  • Big loss: Parliament roll-call shows MPs not bothered April 2, 2009

    New Delhi: The 14th Lok Sabha had only 332 sittings in the five years of its tenure. This figure is lower than any Lok Sabha before it. Almost a quarter of that time was wasted in disruptions and adjournments. Even a minute's loss costs the country 26,000 rupees. By that estimate,...
  • Parliament was not a priority for some MPs February 28, 2009

    New Delhi: The 14th Lok Sabha came to an end on Thursday and all eyes are now on the General Elections. Even though the 14th Lok Sabha was one of the most acrimonious but there were many MPs who just did not make it a habit to attend its sessions on...
  • 12-year-old wins car for perfect school attendance June 25, 2008

    New Delhi: A Chicago Public School (CPS) student won a 2008 Dodge Caliber for three straight months of perfect attendance and some luck. The car was an incentive that CPS officials were offering to children as a reward for attending school daily. Nearly 190,000 students achieved perfect attendence for three straight months...
  • Iraq: School attendance down by 60 pc May 23, 2007

    Baghdad (Iraq): There is some disturbing news out of Iraq about the impact of the war on children. Violence - and the fear of violence - has cut school attendance by almost 60 per cent. ...
  • Attendance mandatory for law students December 8, 2006

    New Delhi: For the law students tough times are ahead. According to a Delhi High Court rule law students should have a minimum of 66 per cent attendance in each subject to qualify to sit for their LLB exams. "We are also of the opinion that the Bar Council of India...