Delhi government announces scholarships for advancing arts practice

New Delhi, Aug 17 : The Delhi government on Thursday increased the number and amount of scholarships for advancing arts practice, a move which will support budding artists and artists with disabilities. “To make arts policy more inclusive, the Sahitya Kala Parishad of Delhi government has introduced a number of new programmes and broadened the […]

Two youths say in viral post: Responsible for Umar Khalid attack

New Delhi, Aug 16 : Two youths on Thursday claimed involvement in the murderous attack on student leader Umar Khalid in central Delhi on Monday, in a video clipping that went viral on the social media. Identifying themselves as Darvesh Shahpur and Naveen Dalal from Haryana, they said that they will surrender to police at […]

IS claims Afghan education centre attack that killed 34

Kabul, Aug 16 : The Islamic State terror organization on Thursday claimed responsibility for an attack on an educational centre in the Afghan capital, which killed at least 34 people and wounded 56. The government revised the number of deaths reported in the Wednesday terror attack from 48 to 34. “The coordinated and corrected information […]

Bathinda youth gets special youth state award

Chandigarh, Aug 16 : The outstanding achievements of Yashveer Goyal, a hearing and speech impaired youth of Bathinda city, in technology, sports and other fields have fetched him a state award from the Punjab government. Nineteen-year-old Yashveer is among the 17 persons selected for state awards on the occasion of the Independence Day. Chief Minister […]

Manipur university likely to reopen

Imphal, Aug 16 : The Manipur University, which has been closed for 78 days following a demand for the removal of the Vice Chancellor, is likely re-open following an agreement on Thursday. Students and teachers have sought the VC’s removal for allegedly administrative and financial irregularities. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed following a […]

25 killed in attack on Afghanistan education academy

Kabul, Aug 15 : At least 25 people were killed in a suicide bombing inside an education academy here on Wednesday, officials said. The bombing took place at 4.10 p.m. while students were attending classes at the Mawoud academy in Dasht-e-Barchi. The Ministry of Public Health confirmed the death toll and said 35 people were […]