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How they spent first day in office

India’s new science and technology minister Sudini Jaipal Reddy appeared to take on the nation’s top scientific advisory panel on his first day in office today, saying the debate over genetically modified (GM) crops remains unresolved. ...   | Read..
 

Raju pushes for NCC marks in schools, colleges

M.M. Pallam Raju has carried over into his new job as human resource development minister a pet project from his earlier one: making NCC training a marks-carrying electiv...   | Read..
 

Rail fare reality on Adhir lips

Under the new watch, the railways have shed the blind aversion to raising fares an insistence that became the hallmark of the Trinamul stint at the utility....   | Read..
 

Jitendra starts as student in Antony’s ‘class’

Rahul Gandhi’s friend and adviser Jitendra Singh was baptised into the defence ministry’s St Antony School within minutes of taking over as the minister of st...   | Read..
 

Veiled swipe at Khurshid

K. Rahman Khan got down to business as new minority affairs minister with a veiled criticism of the way programmes were run under his predecessor Salman Khurshid. ...   | Read..
 
PSST... Shah Rukh Khan and Katrina Kaif at a film promotional in Mumbai on Monday. (Fotocorp)
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GenRahul awaits Cong

The scheduled shuffle in the Congress organisation is expected to witness an unmistakable shift...   | Read..

Credit transfer to allow dual-varsity study

Several central universities are set to implement a credit transfer policy from next year, whic...   | Read..
 

Hasem spills Raiganj plan

Junior health minister Abu Hasem Khan Choudhury said his boss Ghulam Nabi Azad had told him that the Centre would buy pl...   | Read..

Busy boudi returns a barb for a barb

Courtesy call on party chief. Drive down to ministry to take over. Lunch at the Prime Minister’s home. Back in ministry...   | Read..

Minister status list

The list of cabinet ministers, which disappeared from the PMO website a few months ago following a controversy over who ...   | Read..

Cleric’s ‘tyrant’ tag rips Modi amity plank

The cleric sacked as Darul Uloom Deoband’s vice-chancellor for allegedly lauding Narendra Modi has stunned the BJP...   | Read..

VK blasts govt, Anna by his side

Former army chief V.K. Singh today trained guns on the Centre with Anna Hazare by his side, and called for the dissoluti...   | Read..

Scan on bus makers

One reason that passenger casualties are high in Indian bus accidents is the poorly made bus bodies, most of them assemb...   | Read..

Germany research bonus

Students and teachers from universities across India may now tap a “one-stop shop” to look for education and...   | Read..

A nuke reactor fit for your neighbourhood

India’s department of atomic energy is working on a nuclear power reactor with novel safety features that will, in...   | Read..

Zia pat and promise

Begum Khaleda Zia today lauded Manmohan Singh’s initiatives on trade and power for Bangladesh while promising that...   | Read..

‘Furious’ Gadkari to skip Himachal

BJP president Nitin Gadkari has called off the last leg of his campaign for the Himachal polls, a source close to him sa...   | Read..

Tomb tribute to Begum Akhtar

Call it the power of music. Death has struck twice in this spiral of violence but hasn’t been able to cast its sha...   | Read..