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29 May, 2017 12:16 AM CBSE class XII result: Girls outperform boys yet again, pass percentage drops

Generate Enquiries for your Business by Listing on Economictimes.com NEW DELHI: Girls outshone boys yet again in CBSE class XII examination results by a margin of over 9 per cent even, while the overall pass percentage dropped by over one per cent. The pass percentage for girls in the results which were announced today was 87.50, while for boys it was 78 per cent. However 27

28 May, 2017 10:30 PM Scorecard of all-India topper: 100, 100, 100, 99 & 99

A pianist, blogger and reader bitten by the travel bug, Raksha Gopal has eyes on DU’s top-tier colleges For Raksha Gopal, Sunday began with a call from Union Minister for Human Resource Development Prakash Javadekar informing her that she was the all-India topper with a score of 99.6% in the Class XII CBSE examination. Raksha, who had expected to score 26

28 May, 2017 9:57 PM Dr Meshram feted for contribution to neurology

Nagpur: Union minister for road transport and highways Nitin Gadkari, who is pursuing a project to upgrade all 12 port trust hospitals across India into 'super-speciality hospital and paramedical institute', has announced that the project will be initiated from the port hospital at Mumbai. Gadkari announced this on Sunday at a programme to felicitate 19

28 May, 2017 7:22 PM Policy on electoral bonds soon: Jaitley

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said his department will soon come out with a detailed policy on electoral bonds, a scheme announced in the 2017–18 budget. The scheme is billed as a tool to bring in more accountability in funding of political parties. Mr. Jaitley credited Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the initiative. Addressing BJP workers 17

28 May, 2017 6:30 PM Rahul Gandhi condemns Kerala's 'barbaric' incident of calf slaughtering

"What happened in Kerala yesterday is thoughtless, barbaric & completely unacceptable to me &the Congress Party. I strongly condemn the incident," Rahul said in a tweet. Kannur police earlier in the day registered a case against district president of Youth Congress and other Congress workers under Section 120 (A) of the Kerala Police Act, for slaughtering 48

28 May, 2017 6:12 PM BJP meet: No discussion on internal feud

The meeting of the State BJP core committee on Sunday, the first after an open feud broke out between B.S. Yeddyurappa and K.S. Eshwarappa, confined itself to discussing the party’s outreach programme over the next two months. Sources said Mr. Yeddyurappa expressed dissatisfaction over senior leaders not taking part in the ongoing Jana Sampark Abhiyan 28

28 May, 2017 5:14 PM India's defence preparedness should always be optimal, says Jaitley in a veiled attack on Pakistan

In a veiled attack at Pakistan, Union Defence Minister Arun Jaitley today said that India's defence preparedness should always be optimal as "we have a neighbour who for almost seven decades has perpetuated a security threat as far as India is concerned". He was speaking at the inaugural ceremony of the country's first aeronautical test range (ATR) set up for testing 22

28 May, 2017 5:06 PM Rahul Gandhi 'strongly condemns' cow slaughter in Kerala by party workers

NEW DELHI: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Sunday condemned the public slaughter of a calf in Kerala by Youth Congress workers and said the party did not not support it. "What happened in Kerala yesterday is thoughtless, barbaric and completely unacceptable to me and the Congress Party. I strongly condemn the incident," Rahul said in a tweet 21

28 May, 2017 4:48 PM Donald Trump eyes White House overhaul in attempt to control Russia crisis

Generate Enquiries for your Business by Listing on Economictimes.com WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump is considering overhauling his White House staff and bringing back top campaign strategists, frustrated by what he views as his team’s inability to contain the burgeoning crisis involving alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 election. Expanding teams 24

28 May, 2017 4:40 PM Rampur molestation: Police arrest main accused, investigation underway to nab others

The main accused in the Rampur molestation case, in which a group of men were seen heckling and harassing two women in a video that went viral on social media, has been arrested while a hunt is on for other accused who have all been identified, officials said on Sunday. Shah Nawaz was among the 14 who molested two girls on a city road, filmed the incident 21