Conference to focus on role of community radio

Role of community radio movement in promoting initiatives like 'Beti Bachao' and 'Jan Dhan Yojana' will be the main focus of a three-day conference beginning Monday.

JUH conference in MP to chart course to fight communal forces

A conference to chart out a strategy against growing fundamentalism will be held here tomorrow by the Jamiat Ulama-Hind (JUH), Madhya Pradesh.

Vienna conference on impact of nuclear weapons concludes

The two-day Vienna conference on the humanitarian impact of nuclear weapons concluded Tuesday in the Austrian capital Vienna with setting the goal of working toward a world free of nuclear weapons.

India to host 11th conference on population, development

India will host the 11th International Inter-Ministerial Conference on Population and Development in Delhi Nov 25-26 to promote cooperation on reproductive health and development.

National conference on cancer in Bhubaneswar on Nov 8

Around 500 delegates from across the country will attend a national conference on cancer here on November 8 to discuss various forms of the killer disease, rapid advances in methods of treatment and their practical application.

Danseuse Bhavana Reddy performs kuchipudi for a cause

Bhavana Reddy, an accomplished Kucchipudi dancer and musician has just released her debut album “Tangled in Emotions”, performed at the Shift Series conference which was organised in association with tGELF

People of state basic party to Kashmir issue: Hurriyat

The moderate faction of the Hurriyat Conference, headed by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Wednesday rejected the Centre`s assertion that India and Pakistan were the only two parties to the Kashmir issue.

Muslim clerics attend conference on polio eradication in Pak

Influential Muslim clerics and scholars from across Pakistan and abroad attended a conference here aimed at bringing together the religious leaders and apprise them about the challenges of polio eradication, including mis-information spread in the name of religion.

Ukraine calls for strictness on Russia in Japan-OSCE meet

The world needs to take a harder line on Russia after its annexation of Crimea, a Ukrainian minister said today at an international conference in Tokyo.

Indian delegation in Pak for conference on peace dialogue

A 14-member Indian delegation, including former ministers Mani Shankar Aiyar and Salman Khurshid, is in Pakistan to attend a conference for discussing steps to bolster the Indo-Pak peace dialogue.

Obama: when it comes to head injuries in sports, don`t just ``suck it up``

President Barack Obama said on Thursday more effort is needed to prevent concussions in young athletes, including greater awareness of the severity of head injuries, which are too often dismissed as headaches instead of serious brain trauma.

Mozambique mulls sovereign wealth fund

Mineral-rich Mozambique is considering the establishment of a sovereign wealth fund, the country`s finance minister said Thursday.

Germany offers conference to help Lebanon with Syria refugees

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said Thursday his country was ready to host an international conference to raise funds for Lebanon, which is hosting more than a million Syrian refugee.

Indonesia hosts conference on n-test ban

A two-day conference on nuclear test ban for Southeast Asia and Pacific Far East regions commenced Monday in Indonesia, attracting 50 experts from 21 countries.

Selena Gomez admits she lost sight of who she was

Selena Gomez poured her heart out during the We Day California conference, saying that she lost the sight of who she was.

Davids calls time on ill-fated Barnet stay

Former Juventus star and Dutch international Edgar Davids called time on his ill-fated spell as head coach of non-league English side Barnet on Saturday.

PM to answer criticism at press conference on Friday

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will seek to dispel the perception of policy paralysis tomorrow when he addresses a press conference during which he is expected to spell out the steps taken to boost the economy.

Aldridge gets 38 to lead Blazers past Thunder

The Portland Trail Blazers beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 111-104 with the help of 38 points and 13 rebounds from NBA All-Star forward LaMarcus Aldridge.

UK, Somalia host aid conference in London

Somalia`s president opened an international conference on Tuesday by asking donors to provide "considerable investment and support" for his beleaguered government in the coming years.

Wharton invites Kejriwal to address conference

AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal has been invited to address the Wharton India Economic Conference in the United States.