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Andhra varsity postpones exams
Due to the destruction cause by the Hudhud cyclone, Andhra University has postponed all its post-graduate and professional courses examinations scheduled to commence during October and November.
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Triple murder of Dalit family rocks Maharashtra
Three people were murdered and their mutilated body parts dispersed on a farm in Maharashtra’s Ahmednagar district.

In what appears to be a case of caste violence, a Dalit family of three was savagely murdered and their mutilated body parts dispersed on a farm in Maharashtra’s Ahmednagar district, around 180 km from Pune.

According to sources, the gruesome murders of Sanjay Jadhav (42), his wife Jayashree (38) and their teenage son Sunil (19) took place after midnight ... Read More
Sabarimala on PM radar
ANANTHAKRISHNAN G.

Thiruvananthapuram, Oct. 20: If things work to plan, Kerala’s famed hill shrine Sabarimala awaits a VVIP visitor this pilgrimage season — Narendra Modi.

“The Prime Minister is very keen to visit the temple and is looking for a probable date before the end of the current season,” sources told The Telegraph.

The decision on the visit date is being held up by government formation in Maharashtra and Haryana and clearance from the SPG. Security is a ... Read More
Owaisi brothers make impressive debut in Maharashtra
Source : IANS
Hyderabad: It was celebration time for Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) which made an impressive debut in Maharashtra assembly elections by bagging two seats and leading in a third constituency.

In its first attempt to expand outside Hyderabad and have pan-India presence, the Muslim political party stunned the rivals by making inroads in the western state.

Scores of party activists celebrated the party'c victory at Darussalam, the party headquarters here. A stream of workers and supporters were ... Read More
Jayalalithaa returns to Chennai
Chennai, Oct 18 (IANS) AIADMK general secretary and former Tamil Nadu chief minister J.Jayalalithaa Saturday evening returned here after spending 21 days in the Bangalore Central Jail.

The special flight carrying Jayalalithaa landed at Chennai airport and when she came out, AIADMK cadres assembled in large numbers shouted 'Long Live Amma'.

Jayalalithaa drove straight to her residence in Poes Garden area.

Party cadres - men and women - braving heavy rain were assembled outside her residence and the ... Read More
A last-ditch effort to save a dying community
STREET food in Kolkata, formerly Calcutta, does not usually include barbecued-pork dumplings. Yet the delicacy is on offer in Tiretti bazaar, a forlorn part of old Chinatown. One stallholder, Yu-chai, tells how his parents, who were farmers, fled Guangdong province at the time of Japan’s invasion of China. An elderly lady nearby, Nam Yok Chang, says she has sold sticky rice, pork and shrimp wrapped in bamboo leaves for as long as she can remember.

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Karunya U into mental health issues
Transformation Centre of Seesha Karunya Community Hospital had organized an awareness Programme in commemoration of the World Mental Health Day on the 10th of October, 2014 at the auditorium of Jesus Calls Prayer Tower, Coimbatore between 10 a.m. to 11.30 a.m. on “Mental Health Concerns of the Students”. It was attended by around 450 students predominantly from colleges and higher secondary schools of Coimbatore, along with some of their faculty members. There was also representation ... Read More
Chandy to Meet Modi and Present List of Demands
By IANS

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy along with seven of his cabinet colleagues will oficially meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the first time Thursday with a list of demands to benefit the state.

"This would be my first official meeting as the last time I called on him was soon after he assumed office and it was a courtesy call. Tomorrow (Thursday) we are presenting before him long-pending issues for his consideration," Chandy told ... Read More

Siva Mangai congratulated
The Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE), which is a National Apex Professional Body of Electronics and Telecommunication, Computer and IT professional has selected the research paper of Dr.N.M.Siva Mangai from Electronics and Communication Engineering Department of Karunya University, Coimbatore to be one of the two best papers published in the IETE Journal of Education. Her research paper has been selected by the IETE Jury for the coveted IETE-Students’ Journal Award 2014. IETE is ... Read More
Chautala threw etiquette to the winds to take on Hooda
Like any other polls, Haryana too witnessed a high voltage campaign ahead of the Assembly elections on 15 October. In the process what went to the winds was decency as leaders launched personal attacks on each other in their quest for power.

Former Haryana chief minister and Indian National Lok Dal chief Om Prakash Chautala was no exception to this when he chose to malign Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda personally, IBN7 reports.

"If someone travels ... Read More





 
 
 
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