Workshop

  • India's health sector dismal: Amartya Sen 19-02-2014 11:31 PM

    Kolkata: Stating that India's health sector is in a "dismal condition", Nobel laureate Amartya Sen on Thursday said over reliance on private health sector without the availability of basic public health services would lead to exploitation of vulnerable and under-informed patients. "The state of health care is dismal," Sen said...
  • SMS hospital doctor pays kids to imbibe Gandhian philosophy 10-02-2014 03:02 PM

    A doctor in Rajasthan is spreading the teachings of Mahatma Gandhi among small children in a unique way. Dr Virendra Singh, superintendent of Sawai Man Singh (SMS) Hospital, regularly organises workshops in Jaipur to spread the message of honesty and compassion among kids. Influenced by life and teachings of Mahatma...
  • CBI to have specialised unit to probe sports fraud 15-01-2014 12:20 PM

    New Delhi: Taking note of the growing menace of corruption in sports, CBI will soon set-up a specialised unit to handle cases related to sports fraud, fixing and illegal betting. Making the announcement at the FIFA-Interpol national workshop on Wednesday, CBI Director Ranjit Sinha highlighted lack of a legal framework...
  • Vijesh's workshops help students perform in a Malayalam film 31-12-2013 04:25 PM

    Chennai: Theatre artiste Vijesh, whose workshops helped the school students in shedding their apprehensions about facing the camera in Malayalam film 'Philips and the Monkey Pen', says its imperative to unlock the uncluttered mind of the children. "Children have varied emotions. Their minds are uncluttered; the challenge is to unlock...
  • IPL salary cap fixed at a whopping Rs 60 crore: report 30-11-2013 10:47 AM

    The franchise workshop for the seventh season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) got underway in Singapore on Friday, and according to Mumbai Mirror the Governing Council of the IPL has proposed a salary cap of Rs 60 crore for the IPL 7 auction. A fresh auction is due before...
  • After Bollywood dancing, Michelle Obama hosts workshop on film careers 10-11-2013 10:18 AM

    Washington: Days after doing a bit of Bollywood dancing to celebrate Diwali, US First Lady Michelle Obama hosted White House's first ever 'Careers in Film Symposium' for high school students from Washington, New York, and Boston. "Just a few days ago, we were doing some Bollywood dancing in the State...
  • Protiva Gupta's latest is a carefully researched book 01-11-2013 11:18 AM

    The Venetian merchant Niccol de' Conti who travelled to India in the 15th century refers to the Andamans as the `islands of gold'. Conti, whose travels accounts influenced Genoese map makers and explorers, tells the story of a lake in an island of the Andamans whose waters could turn iron...
  • Buenos Aires: Argentine woman sells 11-year-old daughter for freezer 03-09-2013 01:05 PM

    In a shocking incident, an Argentine mother allegedly sold her 11-year-old daughter in exchange for a freezer. Thirty-year-old Pabla Cesarina Monzon Aldana reportedly swapped her daughter to a neighbour for the kitchen appliance and several other household items, police said. The girl, who is now in protective custody, was then...
  • Modi likely to speak on social media at BJP's media workshop in Delhi 17-08-2013 08:57 AM

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party poll panel chief Narendra Modi will be holding a workshop in New Delhi for its party spokespersons on the use of social media and modern technology to reach out to the young and first-time voters. The move can be seen as the party's preparation for...
  • Modi to hold BJP's media management workshop in Delhi on August 17 13-08-2013 10:52 AM

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party's campaign committee chief Narendra Modi is stepping up preparations for the coming Lok Sabha elections. He will hold a media management workshop in the national capital on August 17. Modi is expected to devise a strategy to handle media ahead of the polls. Apart from...
  • Rahul Gandhi to chair Congress workshop on social media 12-08-2013 10:57 PM

    New Delhi: Congress is organising a workshop dedicated to the social media on August 23, which is expected to be addressed by Rahul Gandhi. The workshop follows a two-day media session organised by the party on July 22-23 to tone up the party s communication strategy and to institutionalise a...
  • Frankfurt Book Fair launches training campaigns 27-08-2011 02:40 PM

    New Delhi: The prestigious Frankfurt Book Fair is reaching out to new segment of Indian readers at the grassroots to enhance literacy and reading competence. 'Jumpstart', a programme under the 'Litcam - Competence for Life' programme, is part of the fair's three-pronged outreach programme to tap into the exploding readers'...
  • Aspiring priests attend workshops to invoke Goddess 11-10-2010 10:49 AM

    Started 9 years ago, the nine-day workshop in Kolkata teaches aspiring priests how to minimise errors in the mantras during worship. ...
  • US workshop educates on Iran beyond nukes 14-07-2008 04:47 PM

    Melbourne: Cricket Australia said on Friday that teenage fast bowler Pat Cummins has a bone stress injury in his lower back and will miss a second consecutive Test season. Physiotherapist Alex Kountouris said in a statement that Cummins, who missed all of the Test series last season with a heel...
  • Taking oppressed on 'rights' track 22-10-2006 02:17 PM

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  • Cops beat the stress with coin tests 13-10-2006 01:23 PM

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  • Kerala gives tips on NRI marriages 24-08-2006 09:19 AM

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