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After teachers,1,700 parents extend support to St Joseph’s school,principal

April 4, 2009 1:44:33 am

Minutes after a parent-teachers meeting held at 7.30 am on Thursday,principal of St Joseph's school,Khadki,Sister Johanna Tuscano was mobbed by several parents.

Gang of temple robbers busted,six arrested

April 4, 2009 1:42:44 am

East Delhi police has busted a gang of robbers that targeted temples. A recent theft at a temple in Mayur Vihar has been solved with the arrest of six persons.

NCERT textbooks fail to reach students in MCD schools

April 4, 2009 1:41:41 am

While the new session in the Municipal Corporation of Delhi’s schools started on April 1,children are still without textbooks. The state government had decided to use NCERT textbooks from the 2009 session citing better quality.

Oil-based to dry transformers no easy switch

April 4, 2009 1:40:07 am

Even though the regulatory body permits discoms to charge consumers 50 per cent of the cost of changing transformers from oil-based to dry ones,consumers themselves are unhappy with the provision.

Meal ticket

April 4, 2009 1:39:44 am

Having brought to Pune the cuisine,colours,sights and sounds of the Thar desert,Chokhi Dhani,the Rajasthan theme village is nearing three years of its existence.

DDA wants guarantee for Rs 100-cr loan

April 4, 2009 1:38:43 am

It was supposed to be a quick passage of loan from one project stakeholder to another,the aim being to hasten the construction of the Commonwealth Games Village.

Turning over,Couscous (Pronounced as Koos Koos)

April 4, 2009 1:37:15 am

Couscous or kuskus as it is known in Morocco,Algeria,Tunisia,Libya and Egypt is also known as Maftoul in Lebanon and the Palestinian territories.

Amid craze for nano cars,eco-friendly Reva finds no takers

April 4, 2009 1:36:38 am

While the Tata Nano makes inroads in the Indian market amid much hype,the tiny Reva — the eco-friendly option in the small car segment — isn’t exactly revving up sales in the Capital,despite a whopping subsidy.

Last Bite with arjun Mathur

April 4, 2009 1:35:13 am

I Went to Pondicherry with my girlfriend last December. We stayed at the Kelva Hotel for two days and there we enjoyed the authentic Chettinad cuisine.

Movie reviews

April 4, 2009 1:34:59 am

Charles Waechter (Dafoe) isn’t a bad father; he just doesn’t know any other way. For years,Michael (Reynolds) has to bear the brunt of it...

The Thai temptation

April 4, 2009 1:32:36 am

Driving in the vicinity of town is something most Puneites look forward to. And if at the end of a long drive,you are promised a lavish spread of South-east Asian cuisine...

Small Talk

April 4, 2009 1:26:23 am

It was an evening that draped three generations in the singular weaves of heritage.

Headache for Rajnath as workers on home turf campaign for ex-BJP man Tomar

April 4, 2009 1:25:48 am

For BJP chief Rajnath Singh,hoping to wrest control over the Ghaziabad Lok Sabha constituency,his own party workers are proving to be his worst enemy.

Breaking the sound barrier

April 4, 2009 1:24:35 am

A lot has been written about it,but personally,how was the Oscar moment? It is difficult to believe that I have won one of the greatest awards in the world.

In e-fray: BJP’s Vijender Gupta launches website

April 4, 2009 1:23:42 am

Acting on the Bharatiya Janata Party’s new-found love for online campaigning,the BJP candidate from the Chandni Chowk constituency,Vijender Gupta,inaugurated his website on Friday.

‘Some Cong vices have crept into BJP’

April 4, 2009 1:22:27 am

In 1967,when he was elected as the Chief Executive Councillor at the age of 35,Vijay Kumar Malhotra was widely considered ‘too young’ for the post.

Nationals happy to shed ‘joint champions’ tag

April 4, 2009 1:19:26 am

The Lieutenant Governor’s Cup title clash between Indian Nationals and Amity United wasn’t played amid fraternal bonhomie even though the two teams are promoted by the same group.

Battle of equals

April 4, 2009 1:16:37 am

It was one of those patches where the lead was being decided not on who made a mistake,but who was a little less brilliant. Fifth seed Ashok Kumar,who,in his best moments,plays golf like it’s a performing art...

Lawyer wants to tape proceedings,help client follow case

April 4, 2009 1:12:46 am

A Young lawyer has provoked a new debate on transparency in the judiciary by sending a letter to Delhi High Court Chief Justice A P Shah,seeking permission to “non-intrusively” tape-record court proceedings.

Year on,Dasna Jail undertrial’s viscera report says death not natural

April 4, 2009 1:08:38 am

Ten months after he was declared dead on arrival at the hospital from Dasna Jail,the viscera report has revealed that undertrial Ravinder Pradhan,co-accused in a Meerut university professor’s murder...

Dutt,Prakash Jha in offing,LJP eyes stars to woo Delhi

April 4, 2009 1:07:27 am

The Capital will get some more Bollywood glitter,with actor Sanjay Dutt and director Prakash Jha set to campaign for Lok Janashakti Party (LJP) candidate for Chandni Chowk seat Shoaib Iqbal next week,Iqbal said on Friday.

Courts to become user-friendly

April 4, 2009 1:06:17 am

The world inside courts will see better days. In the offing are 166 recommendations — drawn up in a judicial conference last November — that promise visits to court kachehri will be less of a headache.

800-year-old structure under threat

April 4, 2009 1:03:35 am

An 800-year-old building,said to be the earliest surviving monument of the Islamic period built by Ghiyasuddin Balban,the Lal Mahal in Nizamuddin is now undergoing planned demolition and illegal reconstruction.

Dhami joins BJP; will contest from Mandi

April 4, 2009 1:00:57 am

Former Congress rebel Dharamvir Dhami ,who contested the 2007 Assembly elections on a BSP ticket...

Names for Vidhan Sabha committees announced

April 4, 2009 12:58:01 am

Haryana Vidhan Sabha Speaker Dr Raghuvir Singh Kadian has nominated the ex-officio chairperson,chairperson and members of 10 various committees of the House for 2009-10.