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On Dalai Lama birthday, Tibet traumatised!

On Dalai Lama birthday, Tibet traumatised!

Chinese authorities in Tibet are tightening restrictions across the region as the birthday of the exiled spiritual leader the Dalai Lama (July 6) approaches, according to Radio Free Asia. Displays…

Distance Education rocks , so chill!

Distance Education rocks , so chill!

PATNA: Want to work and study at the same time? Chill! Try distance education to the conventional colleges. The degrees are valid, and you may even lean more! Though conventional…

Ganga: major headache to clean!

Ganga: major headache to clean!

The Ganga captures the collective Indian imagination. The river is believed to have the capacity to wash away one’s sins and purify the living and the dead. Such is the…

Sri Lanka celebrated May Day

Sri Lanka celebrated May Day

May 1  marks the 129th International Labourers’ Day or better known as May Day. Sri Lanka celebrated its first May Day or Labour Day in 1927 under the patronage of…

Inspired by ‘Lucky Oye’, Cop is Robber. Behind bars.

Inspired by ‘Lucky Oye’, Cop is Robber. Behind bars.

Patiala (Punjab): Cop by day, burglar by night ? This guy Surinder Singh was even better. He burgled houses while on duty. He was inspired by the Bombay Cinema, says…

Three new tiger reserves for India?

Three new tiger reserves for India?

Dibang in Arunachal Pradesh may soon have a wildlife sanctuary, while India may have three new tiger reserves. Ssoon after the tiger census in January showed an overall rise in…

Civil Aviation Minister breaks matchbox rule

Civil Aviation Minister breaks matchbox rule

New Delhi: It’s a case of some animals being more equal than the other, as that Bihar-born writer George Orwell had noted in one of his enduring novels. Now that…

Bhagalpur University moots water conservation

Bhagalpur University moots water conservation

Bhagalpur: Realising that we may be facing an imminent groundwater crisis due to ever increasing demand for freshwater and the gross misuse of it, a national workshop on ‘Water Conservation’…

Monkeys bite off Namo’s connectivity plans

Monkeys bite off Namo’s connectivity plans

It’s monkey business that’s preventing Banaras from BSNL broadband services!  An utterly fascinating Uttar Pradesh story: Now Prime Minister Narendra Modi planned to improve internet services in India, and of…

Exam time for Bihar Board students

Exam time for Bihar Board students

Patna: Bihar’s Secondary Education Board will hold senior secondary examinations from 18 February. BSEB secretary Nivas Chandra Tiwari said at least 12 lakh students would sit for  the  +2 examination…

Xmas is gift of peace: Assam Agri Uni

Xmas is gift of peace: Assam Agri Uni

JORHAT, ASSAM: Christmas season started off with an attractive pre-Christmas programme at Dr MC Das Memorial Auditorium at the Assam Agricultural University (AAU) campus, Jorhat. Dr KM Bujarbaruah, Vice Chancellor,…

Artisans Fair has rich fare

Artisans Fair has rich fare

Patna: ‘Shilpotsav’, organized by the state industries department, is on with a variety of attractions: apparel, artificial jewellery and home decorations, Madhubani and Tikuli art paintings. The third edition of…

Full moon affects your sleep pattern

Full moon affects your sleep pattern

Researchers have found that people actually sleep 20 minutes less when the moon is full. “Participants slept an average of 20 minutes less and had more trouble falling asleep during…

Soon women bishops in England church

Soon women bishops in England church

History was made with the Church of England, after four decades of wrangling, voted in favour of allowing women to become bishops, for first time in its history. History was made on…

Elephant ‘cries’ while being rescued after 50 years of abuse

Elephant ‘cries’ while being rescued after 50 years of abuse

An elephant that was kept in chains for 50 years and abused by a drug addict who used the animal beg in India has been freed. Raju had been beaten…

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