No method to evaluate quality of textbooks by pvt publishers, says govt

No method to evaluate quality of textbooks by pvt publishers, says govt

Amid a debate on the need to scrutinise the content of textbooks being prescribed in schools, the HRD Ministry has expressed its inability to evaluate the quality of textbooks of private publishers.

Mar 27, 2017, 17:59 PM IST
Lewis Hamilton`s Monza win under tyre scrutiny

Lewis Hamilton`s Monza win under tyre scrutiny

Lewis Hamilton`s victory in the Italian Grand Prix was under investigation on Sunday after his Mercedes team were alleged to have raced with illegally low tyre pressures.

Sep 06, 2015, 20:09 PM IST
Criticism part of the job, says Carlo Ancelotti

Criticism part of the job, says Carlo Ancelotti

Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti has said the intense scrutiny he has come under in recent weeks is part of the job of coaching one of the biggest sides in the world.

Mar 14, 2015, 18:56 PM IST

UN's definition of 'climate finance' comes under scrutiny

The UN's definition of 'climate finance' came under the scrutiny of developing countries and civil society here Thursday after it emerged that about USD 1 billion in Japanese funding meant for combating global warming was used to build three coal-fired power plants in Indonesia.

Dec 04, 2014, 16:29 PM IST
MS Dhoni has become a mere 'stopper' in Tests: Martin Crowe

MS Dhoni has become a mere 'stopper' in Tests: Martin Crowe

Mahendra Singh Dhoni's wicket-keeping skills in the Test format has came under scrutiny yet again with former New Zealand captain Martin Crowe saying that the Indian gloveman has become a mere "stopper" due to burnout and attrition.

Sep 04, 2014, 15:54 PM IST

Over 6,400 railway employees came under scanner in 2012

Over 6,400 railway employees are facing departmental proceedings for being allegedly involved in corruption during 2012.

May 13, 2013, 17:38 PM IST

William Rabi Bernard all set to get elected to RS

AIADMK nominee and popular television
anchor A William Rabi Bernard is all set to get elected to
Rajya Sabha as his was the only nomination left after scrutiny.

Jul 13, 2011, 20:00 PM IST

Kevin Bacon kept kids from acting to save them from ‘lifetime of scrutiny’

Hollywood couple Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick have discouraged their children to take up acting as a profession in order to protect them from the ‘lifetime of scrutiny and rejection’ they have endured in the spotlight.

Jun 13, 2011, 17:02 PM IST

Osama bin Laden files prompt new scrutiny

The al Qaeda terrorists are keenly aware America is watching.

Jun 09, 2011, 22:05 PM IST

Licenses of all pilots under scrutiny: Civil Aviation secy

The licenses of 3000 to 4000
pilots are being scrutinised by the aviation regulator DGCA
following the arrest of a woman pilot on the charge of forging
documents to procure the license.

Mar 10, 2011, 22:25 PM IST

Madras HC dismisses PIL seeking guidelines for scrutiny

Madras HC dismissed a
PIL,seeking a direction to the
Union Govt to formulate guidelines for scrutiny of cash
withdrawals from "Secret Service Funds" of different States.

Feb 17, 2011, 22:27 PM IST

Cash transaction reports on 2G issue under scrutiny

Investigating agencies probing
alleged financial irregularities in the 2G spectrum allocation
have now ordered scrutiny of all "cash transaction reports"
related to the funding of payments by telecom players.

Dec 30, 2010, 18:26 PM IST

Afghanistan watchdog finds himself under scrutiny

The US watchdog charged with combating corruption in the multibillion-dollar effort to rebuild Afghan is defending his reputation as congressional critics press Prez to fire him for incompetence and mismanagement.

Nov 18, 2010, 21:16 PM IST

British units `under scrutiny over Afghan attacks`

Three British military units in Afghanistan face questions about their conduct after details of their involvement in attacks on Afghan civilians emerged, a report said.

Oct 27, 2010, 09:46 AM IST

Bank of America CEO candidate under scrutiny: Report

Bank of America Corp`s (BAC.N) Chief Risk Officer Greg Curl is under scrutiny by New York attorney general Andrew Cuomo`s office in connection with the probe of the bank`s merger with Merrill Lynch, the New York Times reported.

Dec 08, 2009, 19:05 PM IST

Foreigner visits to nuclear/biochemical units under scrutiny

The Centre on Wednesday restricted
visits of representatives of foreign governments to sites
where nuclear, biological and chemical (NBC) products are
manufactured or stored.

Aug 19, 2009, 22:17 PM IST