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When and how of caste census not decided: Pranab
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Thursday said the cabinet would soon take a decision on when and how to conduct the caste-based census, after opposition members created an uproar in the Lok Sabha over the issue.

Thursday, August 12, 2010 12:44:09 PM

Teacher to face action for thrashing Class 11 student
Lucknow, Aug 12 (IANS) A government school teacher of Uttar Pradesh's Etawah district will face action for brutally thrashing a Class 11 student that left him needing multiple stitches on his head, an official said Thursday.

Thursday, August 12, 2010 12:30:27 PM

Arriving from Africa, students make a home in India (Feature)
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Two years ago, an apprehensive Joseph Gitonga arrived in India from Kenya to study to become a teacher. Now, he has one refrain - India is incredible.

Thursday, August 12, 2010 12:24:59 PM

Jamia Milia gets grant of Rs.54.2 crore
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) The University Grants Commission (UGC) has allocated a special grant of Rs.54.2 crore for Jamia Millia Islamia University, an official said here Thursday.

Thursday, August 12, 2010 12:17:56 PM

Journey of life through father-son's lens
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) The country's art fraternity is all set to host award-winning photojournalist Pablo Bartholomew and his illustrious father, art critic, writer and lensman Richard Bartholomew, at the Harrington Street Art Centre in Kolkata Aug 14 in twin expositions, adjacent to one another.

Thursday, August 12, 2010 12:17:20 PM

Uproar in Lok Sabha over caste-based census
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) The Lok Sabha was Thursday adjourned till noon after opposition members created an uproar over caste enumeration expected to be done at the biometric phase of Census 2011, saying it was a time-buying tactic.

Thursday, August 12, 2010 12:14:28 PM

Goa Church under cloud for selling island to resort company
Panaji, Aug 12 (IANS) The Church in Goa has come under a cloud following the sale of one of the river islands owned by the Archdiocese of Goa to a resort developer.

Thursday, August 12, 2010 12:10:26 PM

Mumbai campaign against taxis, autos flops
Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) A campaign to boycott autorickshaws and taxis to protest arbitrary fares charged by their drivers virtually failed Thursday because many commuters said they were dependent on them.

Thursday, August 12, 2010 12:04:03 PM

Three guerrillas killed in north Kashmir gun battle
Srinagar, Aug 12 (IANS) Three separatist guerrillas were killed in a fierce gun battle in the upper reaches of north Kashmir's Bandipore district Thursday morning, an official here said.

Thursday, August 12, 2010 12:00:34 PM

Lok Sabha adjourned over caste-based census
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) The Lok Sabha was Thursday adjourned till noon over protests against the government's approval to caste enumeration in the census only at the biometric stage.

Thursday, August 12, 2010 11:48:35 AM

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