Actress and producer Dia Mirza is set to support 'Rural Is Cool' -- an initiative by Ronnie and Zarina Screwvala's Swades Foundation -- to raise funds for the sake of educational and sanitation facilities for residents of the country's rural areas.
The Delhi High Court Monday said it will hear Tuesday the pleas challenging the decision of a single-judge bench to quash the lieutenant governor`s points system guidelines of last year on nursery admissions in unaided private schools of the capital.
While loved ones braced for the full impact of Typhoon Hagupit back home, Filipino activists in Lima urged climate negotiators Saturday to act with more urgency in drafting a global plan to limit such potentially life-threatening events.
In yet another shocking case of medical negligence, at least 60 persons have lost their eyesight after an operation at a free medical camp organised by an NGO in Gurdaspur district, civil and medical authorities said on Thursday.
The Assam Police and NIA have intensified their search for absconding Burdwan blast suspect Shahnur Alom, and police Wednesday said they were also probing some NGOs for their probable links with Islamist terror networks.
ICC chairman N Srinivasan on Sunday dropped in at former BCCI president Jagmohan Dalmiya's residence for a brief "courtesy visit" while 103 of the 121 affiliated units of Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) felicitated the Tamil Nadu strongman on Sunday.