Controversy over Akbar’s ‘Navratnas’ installation in heritage site

Published on Mar 06 2015 // Uncategorized
A controversy has erupted over divisional commissioner Pradip Bhatnagar’s decision to install the statues of Mughal emperor Akbar’s “Navratnas” (nine jewels) in Fatehpur Sikri, a World Heritage site. Akbar’s passion for knowledge and interest in learning from great minds...

New hormone that fights weight gain, diabetes

Published on Mar 04 2015 // Uncategorized
Too lazy to exercise? You may soon have a new excuse as scientists have discovered a new hormone that mimics the effects of exercise and fights the weight gain caused by a high-fat diet. The newly discovered hormone, dubbed “MOTS-c” also reverses diet-induced and age-dependent insulin resistance,...

Shooting in India helps me connect with my roots: Dev Patel

Published on Mar 04 2015 // Uncategorized
His brief visits to India for shooting his international movies help British actor of Indian descent Dev Patel connect to the “astounding” and “inspiring” country as well as revisit his cultural roots. “It is a wonderful way to get in touch with your culture and with your...

Harvard meet to discuss India’s path to global leadership

Published on Mar 03 2015 // Uncategorized
Graduate students of Harvard are hosting the 12th India Conference on March 7 and 8 to foster a targeted dialogue and academic critique on India’s path to global leadership. To be held at the Harvard Business School and Harvard Kennedy School, it would bring together students and professionals...

My team never made feel like debutant: Prasath Ramar

Published on Mar 03 2015 // Uncategorized
Director Prasath Ramar says his team never made him feel like a newcomer on the sets of his forthcoming Tamil psychological thriller. “I’ve known most of the team members who worked in ‘Enakkul Oruvan’ from my days as an assistant director in ‘Pizza’. I’ve maintained...

AAP vs AAP: Amid Letter War, Party Says ‘Clash of Ideas’

Published on Mar 02 2015 // Uncategorized
AAP vs AAP: Amid Letter War, Party Says ‘Clash of Ideas’
NEW DELHI: Arvind Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Party will meet on Wednesday for a decision that could presage the first big split in its leadership. Sources say the party is likely to decide whether to remove founder members Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan from its top decision-making body. Mr Yadav...

CBSE examinations commence from Monday

Published on Mar 02 2015 // Uncategorized
The CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) examinations for standards 10 and 12 commence from Monday. According to a CBSE circular, a total of 13,73,853 students are appearing for the class 10 board examination and 10,40,368 students are appearing for the class 12 board examination. “There...

Microsoft launches cheapest Lumia smartphone at Rs 5,999

Published on Feb 12 2015 // Uncategorized
Microsoft has launched the cheapest Lumia smartphone, Lumia 435, in India at Rs 5,999 only, which was unveiled in January along with Lumai 532. The 4-inch screen smartphone is the cheapest Windows Phone in the market and could come with Cortana. The Microsoft Lumia 435 is a dual-SIM, 4-inch phone with...

14 killed in India gas pipeline blast

Published on Jun 28 2014 // Hyderabad, India, Uncategorized
NEW DELHI — Fourteen people were killed and 20 injured on Friday in a blast and fire at a gas pipeline in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, again raising safety concerns over the country’s energy projects. The fire broke out on a stretch of pipeline running through the village of Nagaram,...

Kingdom, India to facilitate visas for businessmen

Published on Jan 30 2014 // Featured, Gulf, Uncategorized
Kingdom, India to facilitate visas for businessmen
Minister of Commerce and Industry Tawfiq Al-Rabiah and India’s Minister of Finance P. Chidambaram sign the minutes at the end of the Saudi-India Joint Commission Meeting (JCM) in Riyadh late Tuesday. — SPASaudi Gazette report RIYADH – The 10th session of the Saudi-India Joint Commission Meeting...

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