SSC paper scam: CBI books 17 including Sify employees

NEW DELHI: The CBI has registered an FIR against 17 persons, including 10 employees of Sify Technologies Pvt Ltd, in connection with the leak of paper for graduate level examination of Staff Selection Commission, officials said here. The agency carried out searches at 12 locations, including four offices of the Sify Technologies Pvt Ltd in […]

Govt colleges in Punjab to offer skill development courses

CHANDIGARH: As part of its campaign to provide employment to every household, the Punjab government will offer skill development courses in the state-run institutions and polytechnic colleges, Minister Charanjit Singh Channi said here. The new initiative will give a fillip to the government’s ‘Ghar Ghar Rozgar’ campaign and will offer courses lasting three to six […]

Kumaraswamy takes oath with galaxy of top leaders in attendance

Kumaraswamy takes oath with galaxy of top leaders in attendance

Bengaluru: H D Kumaraswamy was today sworn in as the Karnataka chief minister at the head of a JD (S)-Congress coalition government. He was administered the oath of office and secrecy by Governor Vajubhai Vala at a grand ceremony in the Vidhana Soudha complex, the seat of power in Bengaluru. Vala also administered the oath […]

Justice C K Prasad appointed PCI chief for second term

NEW DELHI: ormer Supreme Court judge C K Prasad has been appointed the chairman of the Press Council of India (PCI) for a second term, an official notification said. Prasad headed the media watchdog for three years from November 2014. He had succeeded Justice Markanday Katju. The central government hereby notifies the re-nomination of Justice […]

Man missing for 36 years maybe in Pak jail: Police

Jaipur: Mukesh Sharma was 12 years old when his father, a labourer, disappeared from their residence in the pink city nearly 36 years ago. Mukesh and his elder brother hoped he would return one day, but just when they had painfully concluded that their father was no more, they heard from the police that Gajanand […]

Stop dreaming of becoming next PM: Vijayvargiya to Mamata Banerjee

KOLKATA: Senior BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya today said West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee should stop dreaming of becoming the next prime minister as her ambitions will never be fulfilled. “She is dreaming of becoming the next prime minister by bringing together various regional parties. But her ambitions will never be fulfilled. She had tried […]

Lalu Prasad Yadav Lalu Prasad Yadav admitted to Mumbai hospital

MUMBAI: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav was today admitted to the city-based Asian Heart Institute. Prasad (69), who had undergone a bypass surgery a few years ago, had sought an appointment with renowned heart surgeon Ramakant Panda at the institute, sources close to his family had said earlier. The former Bihar chief […]

Sachin wants sports education and history as compulsory subject

PUNE: Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar said that sports should be made compulsory at the grass root level and students should be taught the history of Indian sports and its legendary sportsmen. Tendulkar was here to attend “Mission Young and Fit India”, an initiative of Savitribai Phule Pune University, where he was interviewed by noted sports […]