Capital punishment not a deterrent: Javed Akhtar

Mumbai, Jun 11: Veteran lyricist-writer Javed Akhtar has said while he understands the disappointment with the verdict in the rape and murder case of an eight-year-old girl in Jammu and Kashmir”s Kathua, he believes capital punishment is not a deterrent to crime. Akhtar admitted that he did not have “clear cut” ideas about the merits […]

Conviction will act as a deterrent: Mayawati

Lucknow, Jun 11: BSP chief Mayawati Tuesday said the conviction in the horrific Kathua gang rape-murder case will serve as a deterrent and prevent people from committing such heinous crimes. A court on Monday sentenced three men, including a temple caretaker, to life imprisonment till last breath for the gang rape and murder of an […]

Streamline entire education system, SC tells central, state govts

New Delhi, Jun 4: The entire education system of the country should be streamlined so that students do not have to face stress while seeking admissions to various courses, the Supreme Court said Tuesday. Taking note of “plight of students” due to uncertainty over admissions to post graduate medical and dental courses in the academic […]

Streamline entire education system, SC tells central, state govts

New Delhi, Jun 4: The entire education system of the country should be streamlined so that students do not have to face stress while seeking admissions to various courses, the Supreme Court said Tuesday. Taking note of “plight of students” due to uncertainty over admissions to post graduate medical and dental courses in the academic […]

Governor inaugurates new Block at Chanakypuri Guest House in New Delhi

  New Delhi, May 31: Governor Satya Pal Malik inaugurated a newly built ‘B-Block’- an extension to New Delhi’s Chanakypuri Guest House, at New Delhi here today. K. Vijay Kumar, Khurshid Ganai, K.K. Sharma and K. Skandan- Advisors to Governor and B.V.R.Subramanyam, Chief Secretary; Dheeraj Gupta, Principal Resident Commissioner, were present on the occasion. The […]