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  • Snapshot: Bride-to-be Dia Mirza looks gorgeous as she shows off her mehendi 6 days ago

    Actress Dia Mirza, all set to wed Sahil Sangha, opted for a private engagement ceremony in Chattarpur Farm in the Capital. The ceremony, as expected, saw the presence of her family members and close friends. For her engagement, Dia opted for blue and golden Anita Dongre lehenga with matching jewellery...
  • Private schools criticise J&K government's decision to postpone exams October 11, 2014

    Srinagar: An organization of private schools in Kashmir Valley condemned the government's decision to postpone the annual examinations till March next year, terming it a "politically motivated" move and threatened to approach the court on the issue. "Despite only a small number of schools getting...
  • Private schools are profit centres: Delhi HC October 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Private schools are "profit centres", the Delhi High Court on Thursday observed while hearing arguments in a PIL seeking grant of free books and uniform to children belong to the Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) category admitted to private unaided schools. A bench of justices Badar Durrez Ahmed and...
  • Delhi Medical Council registers FIR against 13 illegal clinics October 7, 2014

    New Delhi: As part of its efforts to curb quackery in the national capital, the Delhi Medical Council (DMC) has filed FIRs against 13 illegal clinics operating in the city. These clinics were being run by doctors who do not have proper degree or diploma in medicine to dispense allopathic medicines...
  • Tamil Nadu private schools withdraw circular for Tuesday's shutdown against Jaya's conviction October 6, 2014

    Chennai: Hours after a holiday was declared for private schools in Tamil Nadu on Tuesday, the circular has now been withdrawn. Over 4,500 private schools in Tamil Nadu and more than 170 private engineering colleges had planned to remain shut on Tuesday in support of former chief minister Jayalalithaa. The...
  • Barack Obama hosts dinner for Narendra Modi, Michelle gives it a miss September 30, 2014

    Washington: President Barack Obama on Tuesday hosted a private dinner for Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the White House in Washington, ahead of their summit level talks. Modi was welcomed by Obama who greeted him in Gujarati, "Kem Chho?" (how are you?), the mother tongue of the Prime Minister. Set in...
  • 'Private equity investments in India likely to touch USD 12 billion in 2014' September 28, 2014

    Port Louis (Mauritius): Private equity investment in India is likely to touch a staggering USD 12 billion in 2014 primarily on account of reform measures taken by the government at the Centre. In the first half of the year, private equity entities pumped in USD 6 billion in India. ...
  • 41 private schools should refund excess fees to parents: Panel to Delhi HC September 27, 2014

    New Delhi: A judicial panel set up by the Delhi High Court has recommended that 41 private schools should refund the excess fees they had charged from parents of students in 2009 with interest. A three-member committee, headed by former Rajasthan High Court Chief Justice Anil Dev Singh, set up...
  • Minor dies after unqualified doctor operates with kitchen knife September 19, 2014

    Patna: A child died after an unqualified doctor operated on her with a kitchen knife in Bihar's Purnea district, police said on Friday. "We have detained the accused doctor after the victim's relatives protested against his negligence and beaten him," a district police official said. Victim's father Prakash Pundit, resident of Dagarua...
  • Gujarat: 90 labourers hospitalised after gas leakage September 18, 2014

    Rajkot: A gas leak took place in a private factory in Chorwad village of Junagadh district on Thursday following which around ninety labourers were rushed to hospitals, police said. "Ninety labourers, working in Gadre Marine Private Ltd in Chorwad village of Junagadh district, were affected after a gas leak in the...
  • Upper age limit for MD & CEO of a private bank is 70 years: RBI September 9, 2014

    Mumbai: The Reserve Bank of India on Tuesday fixed 70 years as the maximum age for a person to hold office of MD & CEO and other Whole Time Director (WTD) in a private bank as stipulated in the new Companies Act. "It has been decided that the upper age limit...
  • J&K: Two Air India flights sent to help in rescue operations, says Aviation Minister September 9, 2014

    In an interview to CNNIBN, Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju said that two Air India flights had been sent to Srinagar to help in the relief work. "Flights are carrying medicine and relief material to the valley. Private sector coming forward to assist in humanitarian work," said Raju. ...
  • Capital gets its second Monkey Bar September 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Monkey Bar, a popular gastropub, has now opened in Connaught Place. It is its second outlet in the capital. Owned by Olive Cafs South Private Limited, a subsidiary of Olive Bar and Kitchen Pvt. Ltd, Monkey Bar's first Delhi outlet is located in Vasant Kunj.. The new outlet, perched high...
  • CCTVs to be installed in UP girls' colleges and hostels August 21, 2014

    The Uttar Pradesh government has ordered installation of CCTV cameras at the entry gates of all girl's colleges and hostels, an official said Thursday. The decision came after discussions in a higher level meeting presided over by Chief Secretary Alok Ranjan. "The state government is worried over the rising incidences of molestation...
  • We don't store private data without permission: Xiaomi August 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Following reports of Xiaomi infringing user privacy by sending their details to a remote server, the Chinese handset maker has clarified that it does not store private information or data without permission. According to a report by security solutions provider FSecure, Xiaomi phones silently sent out user details...
  • Woman constable who shot herself at Bhopal airport shifted to AIIMS August 11, 2014

    A CISF constable, who had shot herself at Bhopal airport after being allegedly scolded by her senior for reporting late on duty, has been shifted to AIIMS in New Delhi as her condition has deteriorated. Constable Ritu Kumari (25) was shifted to All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) by an...
  • MPATPI may move SC for extension of counselling date of private colleges August 11, 2014

    Madhya Pradesh Association of Technical and Professional Institutes (MPATPI) may move the Supreme Court to seek extension of counselling date for admission to the state's private engineering colleges where a large number of seats are lying vacant. The MPATPI is considering moving the apex court as around 70,000 out of one...
  • Private member bill to curb sale of acid introduced in Lok Sabha August 8, 2014

    New Delhi: As many as 27 private members bills, including one seeking to curb sale of acid in order to prevent acid attack cases was introduced in Lok Sabha on Friday. Kirit Premjibhai Solanki (BJP) introduced the Acid (Control) Bill, 2014, which seeks to frame laws on controlling the sale of...
  • Private school owners hold demonstration, say fee regulatory committee is biased July 31, 2014

    Private school owners in Rajasthan on Thursday held demonstration, saying the fee regulatory committeeappointed by the High court is taking decisions in a "biased manner". "There are large number of schools in the state which are charging nominal fees but the committee is taking decision in a biased manner and without...
  • CBI, MCI joint team conducts surprise inspection of a private medical college July 23, 2014

    A joint team of CBI and Medical Council of India (MCI) officials on Tuesday conducted a surprise inspection of a private medical college to probe into alleged irregularities in the allocation of seats and anomalies in basic infrastructure facilities in the college. A senior CBI official said that a 15member team...
  • Dumper set on fire by Maoists after private company fails to pay extortion July 23, 2014

    Ultras of a Maoist splinter group set fire to a dumper at Patratu in Ramgarh district, the police said in Ramgarh. Superintendent of Police Ranjit Kumar Prasad said the extremists of the Jharkhand Jan Sangharsh Mukti Morcha set ablaze the dumper on Tuesday night. They had demanded extortion from a private company...
  • Sanjeev Kumar Singla appointed as PMs private secretary July 20, 2014

    New Delhi: IFS officer Sanjeev Kumar Singla has been appointed as Private Secretary (PS) to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, succeeding Vikram Misri, who is going to Spain as Ambassador. Mr. Singla, a 1997 batch officer, is returning home to serve in the PMO, after a posting in Indian Embassy in Israel's...
  • Private FM channels will be allowed to broadcast AIR news: Government July 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Private FM channels will be allowed to broadcast news only from bulletins of All India Radio, but the policy can be relaxed in future, the Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday. Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar said during Question Hour that private FM channels have so far not...
  • MP government extends retirement age of private sector workers July 9, 2014

    Madhya Pradesh government has decided to increase the retirement age of labourers and other employees working in private sector to 60 years from current 58 years. "The state government has issued a gazette notification regarding this decision which will benefit over 15 lakh employees working in the private sector," state Labour...
  • India to push private investment in railway network July 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The bulk of India's future railway projects will be financed through publicprivate partnerships, the country's railways minister said on Tuesday, in a bid to modernise the vast but underfunded network. In his maiden budget, Sadananda Gowda said his ministry would also seek cabinet approval for allowing foreign direct investment...
  • PM favours PPP model in power sector July 4, 2014

    Uri: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday favoured Public Private Partnership model in power sector and described renewable sources of energy as the answer to the country's growing power needs. Inaugurating the 240Megawatt UriII Hydro Electric Project (HEP) located near the Line of Control in Baramulla district of Kashmir, he said...
  • Government may allow private charters to convert to scheduled airlines June 30, 2014

    New Delhi: To promote air travel in hitherto unconnected destinations, government is considering allowing nonscheduled air operators (NSOPs) and aircharter firms to convert to scheduled operators to fly on routes not touched by existing airlines. A major relief being considered is that the NSOPs, which are granted scheduled operators' permit, would...
  • Bikeborne snatch private gunner's rifle in Siyani Gate area June 14, 2014

    Two unidentified bikeborne men snatched a rifle from a private gunner in Siyani Gate area in Ghaziabad on Thursday night. The incident took place when the gunner, Dhirender, was standing outside his employer's house in Siyani Gate area when two unidentified men on a bike snatched his rifle and fled, police...
  • 3 Indians arrested for taking private tuitions in Saudi Arabia June 10, 2014

    Riyadh: Three Indian teachers in Saudi Arabia have been arrested in Riyadh for giving private tuitions, an illegal and punishable offence in the kingdom. Riyadh Police raided the house of three Indian teachers, employed with the International Indian School here, and found them with students gathered for private tuitions, Arab News...
  • Seven members of a family killed as car collides with a truck June 9, 2014

    Seven members of a family, including four children, were killed and a girl injured when a car collided with a truck in Izzatnagar area in Bareilly, police said on Monday. The accident took place on Sunday night when the victims were returning after meeting their relatives in Pilibhit, SP (city) Rajiv...