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Bangladesh honours Krishna Menon

October 06, 2013 12:06 am

Forty years after its Liberation War,Bangladesh has honoured former Defence Minister V K Krishna Menon posthumously.

Ma unwell,Didi to decide who else from family will attend swearing-in

May 18, 2011 3:02 am

Set to be sworn in as Chief Minister on May 20,Mamata Banerjee will decide who all from her family will attend the function.

Sibling Revelry

November 21, 2010 4:11 am

Builder Avinash Bhosale’s family is in a tizzy of celebrations. And the mood is infectious.

‘People can do things very fast here,but at the last moment’

October 11, 2010 3:46 am

The grand show at the opening ceremony more than made up for all the flak the Games organisers received for the various delays.

HC refuses to stay awards function

April 24, 2010 3:09 am

With a few hours to go before the start of IPL 3 award function in Mumbai,the Delhi High Court on Friday dismissed a plea by an event management company asking to stay the ceremony....

DiCaprio keen to witness Obama's inaugural

January 14, 2009 3:53 pm

DiCaprio is keen on not missing history being made when Barack Obama would be sworn as the first black President of the US.


Student slapped during BHU convocation ceremony

February 22, 2016 11:33 am

Varanasi, Feb 22 (ANI): A Banaras Hindu University (BHU) student was slapped on Monday while he was protesting against the BHU authority for not allowing students’ union election in the university. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was leaving the stage after finishing his address at the convocation ceremony when the boy was slapped.

Education should be used as tool for character building: Rajnath Singh

January 22, 2016 12:06 pm

Lucknow, Jan 22 (ANI): Addressing a convocation ceremony of Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University in Lucknow on Friday, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said the purpose of education is not only to gain knowledge, but also to culturally groom oneself. He asserted that students should learn from Swami Vivekananda, who said that “character makes a man”.

PM Modi addresses convocation ceremony at Ambedkar University

January 22, 2016 12:03 pm

Lucknow, Jan 22 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a convocation ceremony at Ambedkar University in Lucknow on Friday. This is PM Modi’s first visit to Lucknow after assuming the office. This visit comes in the middle of a fierce onslaught on his government over suicide of Dalit research scholar Rohith Vemula.

Jaipur Lit Fest kicks off with much fervour

January 21, 2016 7:52 am

Jaipur, Jan 21 (ANI): The Jaipur Literature Festival kick started on Thursday morning with the performance of local award-winning Rajasthani musicians Nathoo Solanki and Chugge Khan. The annual event is being held at the Diggi Palace. The event is slated to run from 21-25 January. The festival is completely free and open to all, attracting visitors from all four corners of the globe. Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje will inaugurate the event in a ceremony, which will include a keynote address from award-winning author Margaret Atwood.