Bengaluru’s hi-tech planetarium reopens for viewing cosmos

Bengaluru, Jan 17 : The Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium reopened here on Tuesday with a hybrid projector system for a breath-taking view of the universe. “We have replaced the opto-mechanical projector with a hybrid digital projector for better viewing of the planets in the solar system, galaxies, stars, nebulae and the Milky Way in the outer […]

Rohith’s mother, students arrested as protest rocks Hyderabad varsity

Hyderabad/New Delhi, Jan 17 : Police arrested Rohith Vemula’s mother and a few students as protest rocked University of Hyderabad on Tuesday on the first death anniversary of the Dalit research scholar. Students staging demonstration in New Delhi were also detained by the police. Radhika Vemula was arrested late in the evening soon after she […]

Pro-Rohith Vemula students detained in Delhi

New Delhi, Jan 17 : About 250-300 students, staging a demonstration here to mark the first death anniversary of Dalit scholar Rohith Vemula, were on Tuesday detained when they blocked the crucial Janpath road in Connaught Place area of New Delhi, police said. Following a protest call from JNU Students’ Union, around 1,000 students from […]

Two minority schools move HC against nursery admission guidelines

New Delhi, Jan 17 : Two minority schools here on Tuesday approached the Delhi High Court challenging the January 7 circular of the Delhi government restricting private schools built on public land to admit students only using the neighbourhood or distance criteria. Justice Manmohan posted for January 19 the pleas of Mount Carmel School and […]

Thane girl to attend Trump’s inaugural in Washington

Thane (Maharashtra), Jan 17 : A teenaged girl from this Maharashtra city is off to Washington to attend the new US President Donald Trump’s inaugural on Friday and attend a five-day US Presidential Inauguration Leadership Summit. Oishika Neogi, 17, who is a first-year B.A. student of Symbiosis National University, Pune, will represent India at the […]

Kerala needs to rework its export strategies: Study

Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 17 : Kerala has to rework its export strategies by exploring new sectors in which the state has a competitive advantage besides revamping of the educational system by developing a skill-based curriculum, a recent study recommends. Kerala is the seventh largest exporting state in the country with a contribution of $4.8 billion during […]