Friday, September 25, 2009

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Aus to have lesser foreign students?

Thu, 2009-09-24 17:15
In a possible amendment as proposed by a former Liberal leader, Australian colleges could be asked to restrict the number of foreign students intake apart from limiting enrollment from a single country.

Mayawati vs Rahul Over Surprise Visit

Thu, 2009-09-24 16:44
On a surprise visit to Uttar Pradesh, Rahul Gandhi spent Tuesday night at the house of a Dalit in the Barabanki district. The trip has offended Mayawati’s government, because it was not alerted about the Congress MP’s plans.

Netas walk the extra mile to woo voters

Thu, 2009-09-24 15:35
Netas with different ideologies now bound by a common goal. In an election season with dozens of opponents, every politician wants his few minutes in the spotlight to make the best impression. And now many are hiring professionals hoping that will do the trick.

Chandrayaan discovers water on moon

Thu, 2009-09-24 14:41
India's maiden mission to the moon, Chandrayaan, found first evidence of water on the lunar surface before it terminated. A joint Indo-US study published in the prestigious American journal SCIENCE has revealed this startling finding. For long scientists have believed the moon is essentially a dry, parched pockmarked landscape.

'Saeed not a pre-condition for talks'

Thu, 2009-09-24 14:33
“Do not make action against Hafiz Saeed a pre-condition for talks,” Pakistan’s Interior Minister Rehman Malik, told NDTV in an interview with Sarah Jacob, ahead of the meeting between the foreign ministers of the two countries in New York on September 27.

Pokhran II a success: Kakodkar

Thu, 2009-09-24 13:54
Faced with the charge that the Pokhran II nuclear test in 1998 was a failure, India’s top scientists on Thursday came out strongly to defend the test, saying “rhetoric cannot be a substitute for good science." They added that “unnecessary doubts had been created by ex-colleagues” referring to former defence scientist Dr K Santhanam.

Foreign delegates inspect Games venues

Thu, 2009-09-24 13:49
The deluge of concern and criticism from both outside and within the country over Delhi’s preparedness for next year’s Commonwealth Games has the organisers scrambling to allay fears. One such effort was made on Thursday when representatives of nations participating in the Commonwealth Games were taken on a visit to some of the games venues.

President’s son: Why the fuss?

Thu, 2009-09-24 12:08
It’s a decision that’s been criticized for breach of propriety. The Congress has declared that the son of the President of India will be the party’s candidate from Amravati in Maharashtra. The state votes next month. Speaking to NDTV, Rajendra Shekhawat says he doesn’t understand what the fuss is about.

Tamil Nadu's water revolution

Thu, 2009-09-24 10:55
When it comes to rain water harvesting, Tamil Nadu leads by example. In 2003, the state passed an ordinance to install rain water harvesting structures in all old and new buildings. Now people in the state are reaping rich benefits.

US wants ‘fruitful friendship’ with India

Thu, 2009-09-24 10:13
Minister for External Affairs S M Krishna met US President Barack Obama on Thursday. During his meeting with Krishna, President Obama said that he is looking forward to the first state visit by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. He further said that US is looking for a fr

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