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January 18, 2009 12:46 am

For many parents seeking their child’s admission to nursery,the points system recommended by the Ashok Ganguly Commission,instead of ensuring a fair admission process,is keeping them out of reputed schools.

January 18, 2009 12:45 am

A 66/11 KV grid sub-station will be built in the Commonwealth Games Village itself. It will become the sole distributor of power in the area.

January 18, 2009 12:45 am

Housing a number of enclosed spaces,the maintenance of green spaces assumes prime importance in Sector 28.

January 18, 2009 12:44 am

For three decades,Delhi-based Shyama Sharma,68,has been spurring miniature artists from Kishangarh,Udaipur,Kangra,Lucknow and the temple town of Thanjuvar in Tamil Nadu to crank out “original pieces” that are further sold at “affordable” prices to art dealers,interior decorators...

January 18, 2009 12:43 am

He shot into the limelight for treating tennis ace Sania Mirza’s uncomfortable wrist injury without surgery.

January 18, 2009 12:41 am

Martha and Larry are in an ‘open marriage’ by mutual consent. The deal is clear—both husband and wife get to with a paramour every Tuesday night.

January 18, 2009 12:40 am

Parsi kaun? Fire tempil? Aag lagi hain? Aap kuch theek nahi bata rahein hain,” said the guard at Maulana Abdul Medical College on Delhi’s Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg.

January 18, 2009 12:40 am

A CBI court today convicted a woman for misappropriating funds of over Rs 1 lakh during her posting as the booking clerk in the Chandigarh Municipal Corporation in 1997.

January 18, 2009 12:37 am

Picture this: hot sarson da saag,made from sarson plucked fresh from the fields,topped with homemade white butter and served with just-off-the-tava makki rotis.

January 18, 2009 12:35 am

With plastic bags banned and no alternatives readily available,the Delhi Government has decided to do the next best thing: make provisions for selling eco-friendly bags.

January 18, 2009 12:34 am

The Delhi Catholic Church has a new Auxiliary Bishop. Reverend Fr. Franco Mulakkal is expected to arrive and take charge on January 22.

January 18, 2009 12:33 am

With arrears to teachers mounting and the Bansal Committee’s report,to be submitted the government in November,being tabled earlier this week,schools are getting restive.

January 18, 2009 12:33 am

The City Beautiful has a burgeoning record of cases that have remained unsolved across the years.

January 18, 2009 12:28 am

Language proved a hurdle for the German gangrape victim while registering her complaint with the police.

January 18, 2009 12:23 am

More than one DDA official may be involved in the multi-crore flat scam. On Saturday,a team of the Economic Offences Wing (EOW) raided a few places in Gurgaon in search of a former DDA official,now a property dealer.

January 18, 2009 12:21 am

You might get a second shot at owning property in Gurgaon with new sectors — from 58 to 115 —soon to be added to the list of the already-existing 57 sectors.

January 17, 2009 11:31 pm

Kolkata Knight Riders have signed up Railways pacer Anureet Singh on a two-year contract.

January 17, 2009 11:30 pm

True to their name,Youngmen Football Club have the youngest line-up in the DSA league with most of the players in the under-19 age bracket.

January 17, 2009 11:28 pm

Rather too used to seeing his name above most others on the leaderboard,Joseph Chakola had to spend much of last season seeing life from the deeper end.

January 17, 2009 11:26 pm

Kazakh Grandmaster Petr Kostenko downed Parimarjan Negi in the seventh round of the 7th Parsvnath International Chess Tournament to maintain his lead with seven points.

January 17, 2009 10:38 pm

With Kolkata Port Trust’s (KoPT) Diamond Harbour port project failing to take off,senior officials said that they have already started looking for alternate sites for the project.

January 17, 2009 3:34 am

Perhaps a hot-air balloon is really required to lift the reputation of Chandni Chowk to China that has suffered in the reviews.

January 17, 2009 3:33 am

Growing up in a traditional Bengali home,even if it was in Delhi,meant that most of music director Shantanu Moitra’s sensibilities were shaped by the folk music of the region.

January 17, 2009 3:32 am

When Ashutosh Gowariker first offered me the role,I wasn’t very convinced I should do it. But when I discussed the project with Suzanne,she said this role would fetch me an award.

January 17, 2009 3:31 am

Richard Bartholomew (1926-85) was one of the finest art critics of the country. He watched a new nation’s tryst with modernism as closely as he did a thoughtful Ram Kumar in his Gole Market Studio...

January 17, 2009 3:22 am

When Ashutosh Gowariker first offered me the role,I wasn’t very convinced I should do it. But when I discussed the project with Suzanne,she said this role would fetch me an award.

January 17, 2009 3:18 am

If you have sliced baddies in your mind Lara Croft style while clipping your nails or humoured yourself as Bruce Lee while elbowing your way into a public bus,Nikhil Advani’s Chandni Chowk to China is some inspiration.

January 17, 2009 3:15 am

The Tata Football Academy in its continuous effort to produce quality players for the country,has started to send its most talented players abroad to give the trainees a feel of the modern training system.

January 17, 2009 3:14 am

Nigerian striker Eugene Grey is all set to replace Theodore Sunday for the second phase of the I-League.

January 17, 2009 3:13 am

For someone with more than 300 Test wickets,it’s not easy to cope with the mediocrity of grade cricket.

January 17, 2009 3:12 am

It took India nearly 16 years to grab the opportunity of hosting the International Conference on Photovoltaic Science and Engineering — an event of global significance on technological advancement in harnessing solar energy.

January 17, 2009 3:11 am

Months after the Centre assured the Bengal Engineering and Science University the status of Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology,the university still awaits any response on the issue.

January 17, 2009 3:10 am

Experts feel that post-Mumbai terror attacks,information technology-based surveillance systems should be made an integral part of the security arrangements in public places.

January 17, 2009 3:08 am

The Calcutta High Court has directed the Bengal government to file an affidavit on the prevailing condition of various district jails in the state within four weeks.

January 17, 2009 3:07 am

Even as Sunderbans — the largest tiger habitat in India — did not figure in the All-India Tiger Census,2008,the state government is planning to submit more reliable data on big cats to the Wildlife Institute of India.

January 17, 2009 3:06 am

Minister for Minorities Development and Madrasa Education Abdus Sattar has criticised the Right to Education Bill,which implies free elementary education to all children,terming it unconstitutional.