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INFORM ABOUT PANEL TO NAME TOP COPS: SC TO UPSC SECY

NEW DELHI, Jan. 16 -- The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) secretary, Rakesh Kumar Gupta, to appear before it on Wednesday to explain how a panel of Indian Police ... Read More


Iran satellite fails to reach orbit in US-criticized launch

Tehran, Jan. 16 -- An Iranian satellite-carrying rocket blasted off into space Tuesday, but scientists failed to put the device into orbit in a launch criticized by the United States as helping the Is... Read More


Crisis in rural education continues

NEW DELHI, Jan. 16 -- One out of every four Class 8 students in rural India is unable to read even a Class 2 text. And over one in two Class 8 students cannot solve a problem that involves basic divis... Read More


Two held for killing 16 puppies in Kolkata

KOLKATA, Jan. 16 -- Police on Tuesday arrested two nursing students for clobbering 16 puppies to death on January 13 even as the city struggled to emerge from the shock triggered by a video that caugh... Read More


Theresa May lost the Brexit deal vote

Sri Lanka, Jan. 16 -- British Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal was voted down by Parliament yesterday, and now she's set to face another test - a no-confidence vote in her government.Labour le... Read More


Opposition set for pre-poll tie-up against Chamling

SILIGURI, Jan. 16 -- Opposition parties in Sikkim are set to forge an alliance in a bid to challenge the ruling Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF) led by Pawan Chamling that has been ruling the tiny Himala... Read More


UGC-NET 2018: Final answer keys released for December session, check here

New Delhi, Jan. 16 -- National Testing Agency (NTA) has released the question papers and final answer key of UGC-NET December 2018 exam that was held between December 18 and 22. The answer key can be ... Read More


After Baisoya foul-up, deputy promoted as president

NEW DELHI, Jan. 16 -- Citing a Delhi High Court's order, the Delhi University (DU) on Tuesday promoted DU Students' Union (DUSU) vice-president and a member of RSS-affiliated Akhil Bhartiya Vidhyarthi... Read More


Al-Shabab extremists claim deadly attack on Nairobi hotel

Nairobi, Jan. 16 -- Extremists stormed a luxury hotel in Kenya's capital on Tuesday, setting off thunderous explosions and gunning down people at cafe tables in an attack claimed by Africa's deadliest... Read More


15th KK Luthra Memorial moot court from Friday

NEW DELHI, Jan. 16 -- Delhi University's (DU) campus for law centre is set to host the 15th edition of its the K K Luthra Memorial moot court from Friday to Sunday. The theme of this year's moot cour... Read More