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  • 'Gap widening between Muslims, advantaged sections in education' 01-03-2014 06:10 PM

    The gap between Muslims and the advantaged sections of Indian society in the field of education has been widening since the 80s, according to a report presented at a seminar at Aligarh Muslim University. In the paper presented today at the seminar on 'Traditional versus Modern education in Muslims', chairman...
  • 10 books actress Gul Panag loves and wants you to read 19-02-2014 11:34 AM

    If you have lauded Gul Panag for her acting prowess, you'll also admire her for the books she loves reading. When we asked Gul, also a winner of the Miss India title (1999), she named 'The Prodigal Daughter', 'Love in the Time of Cholera', 'The White Tiger' as her favourite...
  • 10 books actor Manoj Bajpayee loves and wants you to read 13-02-2014 10:16 AM

    Ever wondered what books movie stars read and who their favourite authors are? We asked actor Manoj Bajpaye, a veteran of critically acclaimed films such as 'Satya', 'Pinjar' and 'Gangs of Wasseypur', what his favourite books were. Among Manoj's list were 'Waiting for Godot' and 'Midnight's Children'. Let's share the...
  • CVC, Centre at loggerheads over appointment of CBI Additional Director 11-02-2014 08:18 AM

    New Delhi: The government and the Central Vigilance Commission are once again at loggerheads over a high profile appointment, this time in the CBI. Sources tell CNN-IBN that the CVC will write to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh that it does not recognise the appointment of Archana Ramasundram as the CBI's...
  • Sports Ministry recommends Dhyan Chand, not Tendulkar, for Bharat Ratna 19-07-2013 02:01 PM

    New Delhi: The sports ministry recommended hockey legend late Dhyan Chand over cricket maestro Sachin Tendulkar for the Bharat Ratna saying it was a logical choice. The ministry had to name only one sportsperson for the Bharat Ratna to the Prime Minister's Office for the highest civilian award and for...
  • Facebook bug exposes phone numbers, email addresses of 6 million users 22-06-2013 09:15 AM

    California: Facebook says a bug in its system caused 6 million users' contact information to be inadvertently exposed. The social media company said Friday that a bug led to users' contact information, such as email addresses or phone numbers, to be accessed by other users who either had some contact...
  • So, who decides how many children you should have?

    Southsayer |  Dakshina Muraleedharan
    Well, Kerala had a share of this debate recently when a newly formulated Women's Code Bill was submitted to the state government. The Commission on...

  • DVD recommendation: 'The kid stays in the picture' 22-07-2011 11:02 PM

    The Kid Stays in the Picture is a captivating documentary that places a revealing camera into the life of legendary Hollywood producer Robert Evans, and has him narrate his acclaimed biography in a gravelly-low, matter-of-fact tone. It's a tale of enterprise, relationships, scandals and tragedy, yet what this film beautifully...
  • India tweaks navy's rules for combating pirates 11-03-2011 09:28 PM

    New Delhi: India, making all out efforts to seek the safe release of 53 sailors held by Somali pirates, on Friday also tweaked its navy's rules of engagement against pirates in the Indian Ocean, widening the scope of its offensive operations but within the framework of international laws of the...
  • Centre unveils plan on Sachar report 18-05-2007 11:18 PM

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  • Why politicos are cops' best friend 28-01-2007 07:55 AM

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  • Sachar report to be enforced in toto 28-12-2006 04:35 PM

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