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Tagore House wins Oak Grove Inter House Dramatics Competition with 'Kabuliwala'

Mussoorie, April 18 -- Inter House Dramatics of Oak Grove School was held under the roof of the school auditorium. Tagore House staged 'Kabuliwala', based on the famous story by Rabindranath Tagore. The play mesmerised the audience. Patel, Shivaji and Ashoka Houses performed 'Baal Majduri', 'Aladad Khan' and 'Daroga Ji Chori Ho Gaayi', respectively.The Chief Guest on the occasion was Principal JP Pandey. The event began with the school song by th... Read More


Bigg Boss finalist Bani all set to sizzle on the small screen with this TV show

New Delhi, March 24 -- Bigg Boss contestants are surely making it big in the TV industry. While Prince Narula has garnered attention for his TV debut in "Badho Bahu", it is now the very popular and charming Bani J who is all set to enter the small screen.

The reality star has been roped in by Sony Entertainment Television for their upcoming show titled 'Porus'.

Bani will be portraying the role of Queen Olympias, Alexander The Great's mother in ... Read More


Shiv Sena's Gaikwad remains unapologetic, dares Delhi Police to arrest him

New Delhi, March 24 -- A day after two FIRs were registered against him for hitting a 60-year-old Air India stuffer with his slipper and for forcibly holding the flight and delaying it for 40 minutes, Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad today remained unapologetic about the incident and dared the Delhi Police to arrest him.

"I will not apologise. It was not my fault, it was his fault. He should apologise. First ask him to apologise then we will see," ... Read More


Live: Sensex, Nifty up, banking stocks soar on Arun Jaitley's NPA remarks

Mumbai, March 24 -- Shares rose for a second consecutive session as lenders such as State Bank of India rallied after finance minister Arun Jaitley said the government would soon announce new measures to tackle non-performing assets (NPAs). The government and the Reserve Bank of India would announce the measures in "a couple of days", Jaitley said at a media event. Lenders also got a boost from expectation of good demand for Yes Bank's up to $750... Read More


Newborn theft at Sambalpur hosp in Odisha: Incident captured on CCTV

Sambalpur, March 24 -- The incident of newborn boy theft at Sambalpur Sadar Hospital in Odisha today has been captured on CCTV camera installed at the hospital.

Police have started investigation into the incident examining the CCTV footage.

According to reports, Gitanjali Majhi of Amlapalli village under Jujumura police limits in the district had given birth to a baby boy at the hospital yesterday.

On the wee hours today, an unidentified woman... Read More


After Air India, four private carriers may ban 'unruly' Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad from flying

New Delhi, March 24 -- Immediately after national carrier Air India blacklisted Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad following his brazen assault on an officer, four private Indian carriers are also likely to bar the lawmaker from flying.

The Federation of Indian Airlines (FIA), having Jet Airways, IndiGo, SpiceJet and GoAir as its members, said that it has taken a 'strong view of the incident' and accordingly decided to bar Gaikwad from flying.

The F... Read More


Will support any move to bar unruly fliers, says IndiGo as Air India mulls no-fly list

India, March 24 -- Budget carrier IndiGo on Friday said it will support any move which bars unruly passengers from flying, a day after Air India said it was mulling preparing a no-fly list for such people in the wake of a Shiv Sena MP assaulting its employee.

"We will support a no-fly list," IndiGo president and whole time director Aditya Ghosh said.

At present, there is no such mechanism available with the Indian airlines.

IndiGo, which is th... Read More


MBBS shocker: Medical students thrown out of college not eating, drinking

India, March 24 -- About 150 out of 519 MBBS students from various Indian medical colleges who were thrown out by the Medical Council of India (MCI) for violating Supreme Court orders on counselling before admissions protested outside Union health minister J P Nadda's residence on Wednesday.

In Delhi, the protesting students, some with parents, said they were getting desperate and would not know what to do if justice was denied to them. One of t... Read More


MDR TB: Leaving treatment midway has long-term effects

Lucknow, March 24 -- Despite availability of medicines, a large number of patients are ignoring treatment for tuberculosis, which is a cause of worry. "There is still lack of coordination between the government and private sector, as a result of which almost 50% patients do not come on record. We do not know what treatment they took and whether they completed it or not," said prof Rajendra Prasad, vice chairperson of the national task force for i... Read More


CS directive to clear cane dues within a month

Lucknow, March 24 -- Uttar Pradesh sugar mill owners have been told to clear all dues of cane farmers for the past one year (2015-16) strictly within a month.

Issuing this directive here to the mill owners on Thursday, chief secretary RahulBh at na gar said that timely payment to cane farmers was among the priorities of chief minister Ad it ya Na th Yogi and action would be taken against those who failed to comply with the order.

"Besides payme... Read More