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    Indore: Peer team of National Assessment and Accreditation Council ( NAAC) will commence its three- day inspection drive at Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya ( DAVV), which is eyeing grade A, on Wednesday. The inspection would begin with the presentation on the university by Vice Chancellor DP Singh at Educational Media Research Centre ( EMRC).


    Indore: Good news trickled in for many IIM aspirants as CAT results were announced, on Tuesday. According to information, nearly 50 students scored over 90 percentile.Naina Sharma ( 99.94), Jasmit Singh ( 99.93), Ankesh Jindal ( 99.70), Pramod Rathi ( 99.61), Murtaza Lightwala ( 97.11), Ankit Sharma ( 96.64), who belong to various institutes of the city were among the top scorers.

  • Celebrating Makar Sankranti with kites and til- gud

    Indore: Makar Sankranti, the maiden festival of 2014, was celebrated with religious fervour and traditional grace on Tuesday. Kites of various shapes and sizes dotted the sky and a variety of sweets prepared from sesame- jaggery ( til- gud) dominated city households on the auspicious day.


    Indore: Residents of western parts of the city and Mhow town would not get water from Narmada project on Wednesday too because the damaged pipe- lines could not be repaired. Department sources said that the repairing work would be completed till Wednesday afternoon.

  • Now, factory layout plans to be approved in a month

    Indore: Now, layout plans of factories will be approved within 30 days. A committee of three officers will approve the plan within the time limit.

  • UK Cos to explore opportunities in city

    Indore: British Deputy High Commissioner ( Western Region) Kumar Iyer has said the UK companies want close cooperation with local units especially automobile, pharmaceutical, education and infrastructure. For the purpose, representatives of 30 British companies have already reached here and they will attend IMA’s International Management Conclave, on Wednesday.

  • Sharapova battles into second round

    Melbourne: Third seed Maria Sharapova clawed her way into the Australian Open second round Tuesday with a straight-sets win over Bethanie Mattek-Sands as she seeks her first Grand Slam title since the 2012 French Open. The glamorous Russian, on the comeback trail from a shoulder injury that forced her off the tour in August, battled past the tough American 6-3, 6-4 but her game was marred by too many errors and a

  • Fainting, vomiting as players struggle in ‘inhumane’ heat

    Melbourne: Players fainted and vomited and a ball boy collapsed as the Australian Open boiled in one of the hottest days in its history on Tuesday, prompting angry complaints and keeping fans away in droves.Temperatures of 42 Celsius (107.6 Fahrenheit), enough to melt plastic bottles on the rubberised courts, made for a punishing day for the players with some incensed their matches went ahead.

  • Somdev crashes out

    Melbourne: India’s campaign in the singles event of the Australian Open came to an end after Somdev Devvarman went down to 26th seed Feliciano Lopez of Spain in straight sets in the opening round.The unseeded Indian showed a lot of fighting spirit before going down 4-6, 4-6, 6-7 (2) to World No. 27 in a two-hour and 13 minutes men’s singles contest here at the Melbourne Park.

  • Finally! Anju gets gold after nine-year wait

    New Delhi: Long jumper Anju Booby George expressed happiness after her second place finish at the 2005 Monaco World Athletics Final was upgraded to a gold medal, saying the frustrating time she endured for last nine years was worth the wait.
    Anju became the first Indian track and field athlete to win a gold medal in a major world event after international governing body IAAF upgraded her second place finish at the 2005

  • Churchill kick off campaign with a win

    Kochi: Churchill Brothers scraped past United SC in the inaugural match of the 35th Federation Cup football tournament on Tuesday.All the three goals came in the first half with Abdel Hamid Shabana (5th minute) and Balwant Singh (17th) scoring for Churchill while Ranti Martins (43rd) reduced the margin for United in the Group A match at the the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium.

  • indian hockey team

    Gritty India face stern Aussie test

    The improved Sardar-led side will have to put up a spirited performance to oust the mighty Oz in quarterfinals

  • Pak keen for bilateral series with India

    Karachi : The Pakistan Hockey Federation said it has resumed talks with the Indian hockey authorities to have a bilateral series as soon as possible. PHF president, Akhtar Rasool told a media briefing in Lahore on Monday that he was keen to have a bilateral series with India in both countries not only to improve the financial health of Pakistan hockey but also to revive interest in the sport in the country.

  • Chitfund scam hits IFA Shield tournament

    Kolkata: Financial crisis in the aftermath of the chitfund scam in West Bengal has hit hard the 118-year-old IFA Shield which is still looking for sponsors as it will get underway with eight teams from January 29-February 11.One of the oldest football tournaments of the world, the Shield is sandwiched between the ongoing Federation Cup and the final leg of the I-League as many top clubs of the country will be missing

  • WI women’s player handed 1-yr-suspension

    St. John’s (Antigua): The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has announced the suspension of star women’s player Deandra Dottin for breaching the Code of Conduct during a Twenty20 match last year.Dottin, the first woman to score a century in Twenty20 International cricket, will miss the upcoming tour to New Zealand as part of her suspension. She will also undergo counselling, monitoring and evaluation for 12 months.

  • I don’t hanker after awards: Milkha

    New Delhi: Legendary athlete Milkha Singh says he does not hanker after awards and is happy with the Padma Shri he received from the government way back in 1958 after winning the Commonwealth Games gold medal.“I don’t hanker after awards. Everybody knows Milkha deserves more than a Padma Shri, but it is for others, including the federation, to nominate me to the government for higher awards,” Milkha told PTI on

  • Improved Maha outplay Chh’garh

    Mumbai: Maharashtra got back on the winning track and kept alive their hopes to qualify for the women’s final of the UPL-9th Savio Cup All-India Basketball Tournament. They handed strong challengers Chhattisgarh a 77-66 defeat in a women’s league match, at the floodlit Don Bosco High School courts, Matunga on Tuesday.