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March 5, 2012

Union HRD Minister Kapil Sibal appealed to youth to follow their passion and be prepared to take on the challenges arising out of the changing global scenario. 

March 4, 2012

Corporate Affairs Minister M Veerappa Moily indicated Saturday that the cash-strapped Kingfisher Airlines was "not professionally managed" and the onus was on promoter Vijay Mallya to convince the lenders. Asked if mismanagement was responsible for Kingfisher's troubled times and that the carrier should be allowed to fly into the sunset, Moily told reporters on the sidelines of a function: "that's not our (Government's) desire; it (Kingfisher) has to survive".

March 4, 2012

India`s vanquished cricketers returned home on Sunday after a demoralising tour of Australia during which they were whitewashed in the Test series and proved no good in the ODI tri-series that followed. Skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Virat Kohli, Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir, Suresh Raina, Praveen Kumar and Rahul Sharma arrived here at the Indira Gandhi International airport from Brisbane via Singapore early this morning.

March 3, 2012

Kabul: A series of mistakes led to the burning of Qurans at a US military base in Afghanistan and at least five American military personnel involved may face a disciplinary review over the issue, a Western official said on Saturday.

March 3, 2012

US special forces are based in India and four other South Asian countries, a Pentagon commander has said. India quickly denied hosting American troops on its soil. The US and India are working together to contain Pakistan-based terrorist group Lashkar-e-Toiba, blamed for the 2008 Mumbai attack, US Pacific Commander Admiral Robert Willard told a Congressional hearing Thursday.

March 3, 2012

Ending the long suspense, the Andhra Pradesh Assembly speaker on Friday disqualified 16 rebel lawmakers belonging to the ruling Congress party who were loyal to YS Jaganmohan Reddy. The speaker has also accepted the resignation of another Jagan loyalist Shoba Nagi Reddy of Praja Rajyam Party (PRP).

March 3, 2012

The crisis at Kingfisher Airlines escalated further with the Service Tax department here freezing as many as 40 bank accounts of the already crippled airline for non-payment of dues to the tune of Rs 40 crore.

CONTINUING WOES: Kingfisher airlines owes Rs. 40 crore as service tax dues.

March, 2012

After announcing on September 23 last year that neutrinos travelled 60 nanoseconds faster than light, the OPERA (Oscillation project with Emulsion-tRacking Apparatus) team has recently identified certain flaws.

March 2, 2012

Scorecard: Sri Lanka 238 (Chandimal 75, Sangakkara 64, Thirimanne 51, Christian 5-31, Pattinson 4-51) beat Australia 229 (D Hussey 74, Watson 65, Malinga 4-49) by nine runs

Sri Lanka beat Australia by nine runs despite Dan Christian's hat-trick in a dramatic one-day international on Friday to book their place in the final of the Commonwelath Bank Tri-series against the hosts and send India home.

March 2, 2012

The Siang (Brahmaputra) river originating from Tibet was suddenly found to have almost dried up at a town in Arunachal Pradesh, a state government spokesman said on Thursday night.