40 mn Indians at risk from rising sea levels: UN

United Nations, May 20 (PTI) Nearly 40 million Indians will be at risk from rising sea levels by 2050, with people in Mumbai and Kolkata having the maximum exposure to coastal flooding in future due to rapid urbanisation and economic growth, according to a UN environment report. The Global Environmental Outlook

CBSE class XII results to be announced tomorrow

New Delhi, May 20 (PTI) The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will announce the result for class XII board examination tomorrow. The Board will announce the results for all its regions at 12 noon and candidates will be able to access it on three websites-www.results.nic.in, www.cbseresults.nic.in and www.cbse.nic.in. The schools will

Mehbooba terms UPSC topper Athar ‘role ‘ for youth

Srinagar, May 14 (PTI) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today termed Athar Amir-ul-Shafi Khan, who stood second in the prestigious 2015 civil services examination, as "role model" for many youngsters. Mehbooba today met Athar, the 23-year-old man who brought laurels to the state by securing second position in the

Rs 570 cr seized from 3 containers by election officials

Coimbatore, May 14 (PTI) Electoral officials in Tamil Nadu today seized about Rs 570 crore from three containers during checking in Tirupur district, which the occupants of the vehicles claimed was for inter-bank money transfer. Officials said that personnel accompanying the containers told them that they were transferring Rs 570 crore

You made Delhi proud: Sisodia to UPSC topper Tina

New Delhi, May 13 (PTI) "You made Delhi proud," is how Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia greeted 2015 civil services topper Tina Dabi, when she dropped in at the Secretariat here to meet him and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today. 22-year-old Tina, a graduate of Lady Shri Ram College, who achieved

Kejriwal makes fresh offer to send water to Latur

New Delhi, May 12 (PTI) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today made a fresh offer to send 10 lakh litres of water from the national capital to drought-hit Latur in Maharashtra's parched Marathwada. "The drought situation in Maharashtra is heart-rending. In a situation like this, it is incumbent upon all countrymen

Rocky Yadav remanded in two-day police custody

Gaya, May 11 (PTI) A local court today remanded in two days police custody Rocky Yadav who allegedly shot dead a student for overtaking his vehicle in Bihar. Additional District and Sessions Judge S K Jha accepted police's prayer seeking Rocky's custody and granted permission. The court had yesterday sent to 14