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Kanchan Srivastava

  • Language of poets, but not of globalised markets?

    Urdu-medium education shuts doors to many job opportunities, TISS paper says

    Friday, 17 April 2015 - 5:25am
  • Lankan PM merely joked about shooting: Chandrika Kumaratunga

    Chandrika Kumaratunga was the fifth President of Sri Lanka holding office between 1994 and 2005. Her party Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) backed Maithripala Sirisena who won the presidential polls. Kumaratunga was in Dubai recently attending Global Education and Skill Forum. On the sidelines of the...

    Friday, 17 April 2015 - 5:00am
  • Shiv Sena wins prestige war on home turf as Narayan Rane loses again

    Sawant polled 52,711 votes against Rane, who secured 33,703 votes. With an impressive margin of more than 19,000 votes, newcomer Sawant not only won the prestige war for her party by winning in its bastion but also pushed Rane towards possible political exile. The senior leader had lost last year's...

    Thursday, 16 April 2015 - 7:10am
  • Lone woman MLA of Sena, Trupti Sawant readies herself for a political career

    But she is determined to complete the works initiated by her husband Prakash (Bala) Sawant. "I have to complete his work. That will be the real tribute to him," added the commerce graduate from Chetna College.

    Thursday, 16 April 2015 - 6:35am
  • I am not Trupti Sawant's mentor: Rashmi Thackeray

    Soon after the results for the Bandra East assembly constituency bypolls, hundreds of jubilant party workers, mainly women, turned up at Matoshree, the residence of Thackerays, to congratulate the family for winning the seat. Clad in a yellow saree and a big trademark smile, Rashmi Thackeray, wife...

    Thursday, 16 April 2015 - 6:20am
  • 8 depts ignored bidding to favour IT firm: CAG

    Eight state departments awarded contracts worth Rs18.47 crore to a private firm without inviting tenders, in contravention of rules pertaining to competitive bidding, apparently after the erstwhile Congress-NCP ruling dispensation made them believe that it was government entity. This glaring...

    Thursday, 16 April 2015 - 6:00am
  • Centre mulls using abandoned coal and mineral mines to produce geothermal power

    Over 240 coal mines and several mineral mines are lying abandoned in India and can be used to produce power up to 5,000 MW, says research by ministry

    Tuesday, 14 April 2015 - 8:44pm
  • Mahagenco's neglect cost it Rs874 crore, even as households went without power

    CAG pulls up state power generator for turning blind eye to maintenance protocol at power plants, leading to a loss of 3,100 million units over four years

    Wednesday, 15 April 2015 - 5:25am
  • Bandra bypoll: 42% turnout keeps everyone guessing

    To make matter worse for both, AIMIM has fielded Rahbar Khan an ex-corporator who came third in the October assembly elections, polling more votes than the Congress. This is giving sleepless nights to Narayan Rane, who is seeking rehabilitation in the state politics and in his party. For the Shiv...

    Sunday, 12 April 2015 - 7:00am
  • Maharashtra government plans to make Mumbai an international finance hub

    The Fadnavis government is making ambitious plans to make this happen soon. On the anvil are tax concessions, and establishing an iconic building at Bandra-Kurla Complex to woo global fund managers.

    Sunday, 12 April 2015 - 7:00am