Morigaon (Assam), May 8 (IANS) Young Narayan Konwar from Assam who cracked the civil services examination this time had failed once in his Class 12 board exams and secured a second division in Class 10.
'Failure is the pillar of success,' Konwar told IANS outside his mud-and-thatch hut in village Shyamkota
Bhubaneswar, May 7 (IANS) Orissa-based Centurion Group of Institutes (CGI) has signed an agreement with National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) to develop employability skills among the socially and economically marginalised youths in the state, a top company official said Friday.
'This partnership intends to nurture and promote employability skills especially with
Washington, May 7 (IANS) When it comes to talking to parents about dating issues, teen girls tend to disclose more than boys, and both sexes generally prefer to talk to their mothers, a new study shows.
However, the study found that girls and boys were equally close-mouthed about issues involving sex
Mumbai, May 7 (IANS) A day after he was sentenced to death, it was business as usual Friday at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) where Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Amir Kasab and an accomplice slaughtered more than 50 innocents during the Mumbai terror attack.
Moments after a special court Thursday awarded the
Kollam (Kerala) May 7 (IANS) Fifteen-year-old Bency, one of the two HIV positive children who fought a gritty battle against schools in Kerala for ostracising them, is no more. Her funeral is likely to be held Saturday, her grandmother said Friday.
Bency was admitted to the Thiruvananthapuram Medical College hospital last
Mumbai/New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Now that Ajmal Amir Kasab has been awarded the death penalty he should be hanged soon, was the unanimous sentiment of people everywhere, especially in Mumbai where the 26/11 carnage took place, after the death sentence to the Pakistani terrorist was given Thursday.
In Mumbai, there
Chennai, May 6 (IANS) 'I feel like a butterfly,' said Rose Venkatesan, 30, India's first transgender television anchor who underwent a sex change operation to become a woman.
Rose boarded a Bangkok flight March 17 and came back as a woman after undergoing a sex reassignment surgery at a cost of
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) With high levels of malnutrition and denial of basic rights, quality of life of a less privileged child in the Indian capital is on the decline, a report released Thursday said.
The report, 'Declining Quality of Life of the Young Child in Delhi', has been put