| 2011 | January | 9

  • UGC to crack whip on bias towards Dalits

    New Delhi/Chennai, Oct 8 (): “It has come to the notice of the UGC that, suicides (are) being committed by Dalit students in higher education institutes due to caste discrimination on grounds of their social origin. Officials and faculty members should desist from any act of discrimination against Dalit students,” UGC Joint Secretary K C…

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  • Taj Mahal to collapse says BJP MP

    New Delhi, Oct 9 (): In danger: The Taj Mahal, near Agra in India. Experts have said it could be in danger of collapsing within five years because its wooden foundations are rotting says a Daily Mail report quoting a BJP MP and historian. Ramshankar Katheria, the MP for Agra who is leading the campaign,…

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    Mumbai,Oct 9 (): Ra.One has been in the news for more reason than one. Shahrukh Khan not only produces but also plays the lead role in the film. Come; let’s see what is there more important in the movie which makes it more popular, before the release of the movie. HIGHLIGHTS: • It is a…

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  • PAK names college after Kashmir secessionist leader

    New Delhi/Srinagar, Oct 9  (): Pakistan Prime Minister Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani inaugurated medical college, Al-Shifa Eye Trust Hospital and the Government Boys Model High School in POK controlled Muzaffarabad recently. The hospital has been named in the memory of late Mirwaiz Maulvi Farooq who fell to the bullets of assailants on May…

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  • Kaun Banega crorepati winner complains to Sonia of harassment

    Mumbai, Oct 8 (): Aparna Malikar, 27,  a Vidarbha farmer’s widow, who recently won Rs.640,000 on quiz show ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati’ (KBC), in a letter to UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi wrote” After my husband died, I was forced by his brothers to leave the house. They locked the house and threw me and my two…

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  • Fast against Koodankulam N plant has 7000 protestors

    Chennai, Oct 9 (): More than 7,000 people today observed a token fast against the Koodankulam nuclear power plant (KNPP) and vowed to intensify the struggle if the government did not scrap it. On the eve of the resumption of their stir at Idinthakarai against the Koodankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KKNPP), the agitators got support…

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  • Bigg Boss 5 – Nihita Biswas out, Amar Upadhyay in

    Karjat, Oct 9 (): The female inmates will now have once-famous television actor Amar Upadhyay for company. The actor-turned-producer will enter the house this Monday. Nihita Biswas, bikini killer Charles Sobhraj’s wife has been eliminated from the Bigg Boss 5 house. 23 years old Nihita was called ‘Chutki’ and ‘baby’ of the house. The youngest…

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  • Ajith in Shankar’s Indian 2 ?

    Chennai, Oct 9 (): Ajith is basking in the big success of his ‘Mankatha’. He was seen in a worst ever character of his life in Mankatha doing a negative role. He seems to be gearing up to play a contrasting character, as he is reportedly taking up the portrayal of a vigilante. With the…

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  • Victoria Premier blames Oz Govt. for “strangling” international student market

    Melbourne, Oct.9 (ANI): Victoria Premier Ted Baillieu has accused the Australian government of “effectively strangling” the international student market, and has announced that he will join forces with his New South Wales counterpart Barry O’Farrell to push for wider changes to the nation’s visa restrictions. Baillieu has described Canberra’s recently announced fast-track student visa program…

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  • Saudi Arabia facing cyber war from external forces, warn officials

    Riyadh, Oct 9 (ANI): Saudi Arabia is facing a risk of an external cyber war aimed at instigating violence and religious sectarianism, senior officials in the kingdom have claimed. “There are about 6,000 websites engaged in spreading extremism across the world. The origin of these sites that have direct link with terrorism is the West,”…

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