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HRD Ministry warns of action against erring B.Ed colleges

Kolkata , May 23

Concerned over the standard of education in B.Ed colleges, the Ministry for Human Resource Development (MHRD) on Tuesday warned that around 40 to 50 per cent of such institutes may lose affiliation/recognition in coming months.

Sellout success for JLF in London

London , May 23

The culturally curious flocked to the British Library last weekend for the London leg of the popular ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival for sessions on a range of topics including travel writing, the constitution, P.G Wodehouse, the Raj, partition and Lutyen's architecture.

Reforms transform real estate and housing sector

New Delhi

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government marks three years in office, one area in which it can be proud of its reformist and progressive policy approach is the real estate and housing sector.

Turning hero comes with responsibility: Vignesh

Chennai , May 23

Actor Vignesh, who played one of the brothers in critically acclaimed Tamil film "Kaaka Muttai", says turning hero with upcoming Tamil drama "Kuzhali" has come with a sense of responsibility.

Collectors converge at Christie's art sales in New York

New York , May 23

A confident and distinctly global community of collectors converged at Christies flagship US saleroom in Rockefeller Center, driving its 20th Century Art sales of Impressionist, Modern, Post-War and Contemporary Art to a combined $842,535,375.

In Arunachal, tribal taboos are conservation devices

New Delhi
?Naba? Buge dressed for hunting, complete with all the gear he needs to survive for months (Image by Sweta Daga)

"My Naba (father) always says you can't challenge nature. If you challenge nature, you are asking for trouble. When you see a river and think, it's so low, I can easily cross it, the next time you need to cross the river, it will rise and swallow you; nature is always stronger than you. You can have no ego with nature," explains Tine Mena, a woman from the Idu Mishmi tribe in Arunachal Pradesh.

PM Modi has forgotten promise of jobs to 6 killed in 2013: JD-U leader

Patna , May 23
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Senior JD-U leader Neeraj Kumar has reminded Prime Minister Narendra Modi of his "forgotten promise" of providing jobs to the families of six persons killed in serial blasts that hit his rally in Patna in 2013, despite being in power for the past three years.