22 injured as London Tube train hit by terror attack

[London: Police stand by a cordon near Parsons Green subway station in London, Friday, Sept. 15, 2017. London’s Metropolitan Police and ambulance services are confirming they are at the scene of “an incident” at the Parsons Green subway station in the southwest of the capital. /PTI] London, Sep 15 : An explosion jolted a London […]

Number MGNREGA workers paid timely has doubled: Government

New Delhi, Sep 15 : Almost twice the number of MGNREGA workers have received their wages on time so far this year on account of use of digital technology and other measures, the Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD) said on Friday. “To ensure that MGNREGA workers receive their wages on time, National Electronic Fund Management […]

British Council’s ‘Mix the Body’ to let users choreograph dance on phones

Kolkata, Sep 15 : Adding to its range of ‘Mix’ digital cultural products, the British Council will launch ‘Mix the Body’ platform through which users will be able to choreograph unique dance sequences on their phones using British choreographer Wayne McGregor’s dance language and dancers from Bengaluru-based Attakkalari contemporary movement arts company. “For ‘Mix the […]

‘No boost in learning outcomes of disadvantaged in Andhra, Telangana’

New Delhi/Hyderabad, Sep 15 : Around 91 per cent of 15-year-old children were enrolled in secondary schools in 2016 in comparison with 78 per cent in 2009, but there has been no improvement in the learning outcomes, according to a survey conducted in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. The survey has been described as “pro-poor” by […]

Khattar announces CBI probe in Pradhuman murder, takeover of school

Gurugram/Chandigarh, Sep 15 : Yielding to the demand of the family of seven-year-old Pradhuman Thakur, who was found murdered in Gurugram’s Ryan International School, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Friday said the CBI will probe the brutal murder. He also announced the government was taking over the administration of Ryan International School in […]