Everything you need to know about Regional College: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Regional College: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Washington, June 18 (ANI): Increasingly research is revealing that not only lifestyle factors, but genetics also play an important role in determining an individual's susceptibility to obesity.
Guwahati, June 14 (ANI): The United Nations resident coordinator, who was present during a two-day seminar, which was recently organized here to raise awareness and sensitise people about HIV/AIDS, has praised India for its efforts to fight the disease.
Kabul, June 12 (Xinhua-ANI): Eight insurgents had been killed and 14 detained in military operations since early Tuesday, the NATO- led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said on Wednesday morning.
Washington, June 8 (ANI): A new non-invasive test has been developed that could help detect colorectal cancer in its early stages and thereby improve the chances of survival of people.
New Delhi, June 7 (ANI): S.Gopalakrishnan, President, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and Executive Vice Chairman, Infosys, will be leading CII's annual CEOs delegation to United Kingdom from June 9 t0 12.
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) India supports the freedom of navigation in accordance with the principles of international laws, Defence Minister A.K. Antony said Thursday and offered to discuss with Thailand possible areas of cooperation in defence producution.
Kolkata, June 5 (IANS) Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee Wednesday said regional parties will perform well in the 2014 general election and parried a query on whether her party would be at the forefront of any non-Congress and non-BJP coalition.
Canberra/New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony, visiting Australia, met his Australian counterpart Stephen Smith over two days to discuss shared strategic and security interests, including maritime security and bilateral defence cooperation.
The two countries held a formal bilateral Defence Ministers' Dialogue in Canberra Wednesday for deepening their contemporary bilateral defence-to-defence and military-to-military cooperation, Australian Defence Minister Stephen Smith and Indian Minister of Defence A.K. Antony announced.
Perth/Canberra (Australia), June 5 (ANI): Defence Ministers of India and Australia-A K Antony and Stephen Smith have agreed to continue and enhance bilateral defence consultations and cooperation, besides discussing issues concerning the Asia-Pacific and Indian Ocean regions in bilateral and multilateral fora.
Addis Ababa, June 2 (IANS) "Slumdog Millionaire" actress Freida Pinto, the global ambassador of the Because I am A Girl Campaign (BIAAG), visited Ethiopia for the first time as part of her role to support Plan International's projects. She says educating and empowering girls is the way forward worldwide.
Kolkata, June 1 (IANS) A low intensity earthquake measuring 3.6 on the Richter scale was felt in Kolkata and its adjoining areas Saturday evening, said the met office here.
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) Banning tobacco advertising and sponsorship is one of the most cost-effective ways to reduce tobacco consumption, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO).
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) A regional meet of Indian diaspora will be held in Sydney, Australia, Nov 10-12, 2013. in which nearly 1,000 people are likely to participate, Minister of Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi said Thursday.
Moscow, May 28 (IANS) A military helicopter crashed in central Russia's Saratov region Tuesday, killing a pilot and prompting the air force to ground all Mi-8 choppers.
New Delhi, May 28 (ANI): Kushal Singh has been appointed as the chairperson of National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) by the Ministry of Women and Child Development.
Washington, May 24 (ANI): The menace of 3-D printed guns has already spread far and it will be 'impossible' to stop the manufacturing of more guns, an intelligence bulletin has revealed.
Jakarta, May 15 (IANS) Four workers were killed while many others were still missing after a mine tunnel of a subsidiary of US mining giant Freeport-McMoRan in Indonesia collapsed, local media said Wednesday.
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Regional films should not try hard to compete with Bollywood, rather they should focus on bringing freshness in their script to carve a niche among global audiences, says Jasbir Singh Derewal, producer of National Award-winning film "Nabar".
New Delhi, May 7 (ANI): The World Health Organisation (WHO) has removed India from the list of countries with active endemic wild poliovirus transmission.
New Delhi, May 6 (ANI): India and Australia have reviewed bilateral co-operations in sectors like agriculture, civil nuclear energy cooperation agreement and Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (CECA) during the 14th Joint Ministerial Commission (JMC) meeting that was held in New Delhi.
Chennai, May 6 (IANS) India's space agency is planning to have a total of five rocket launches in 2013 from its rocket launch pad at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh, around 80 km from here. This will include a mission to Mars later this year.
Quito, May 6 (IANS/EFE) Countries that share the Amazon basin resolved in the Ecuadorian city of Coca to create an observation center charged with promoting studies and coordinating actions to protect the rain forest, considered the lung of the planet.
Bishkek, May 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Parts of the pilots' bodies have been discovered at the site of Friday's US military plane crash in Kyrgyzstan, the Kyrgyz emergencies ministry said.
London, April 30 (ANI): A Northwestern University study has shed light on how a mouse instinctively avoids a cat, when it smells the feline.
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) The government admitted Monday that a section of contract workers in Delhi Metro have not been paid minimum wages.
Moscow, April 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 38 people died Friday in a fire at a psychiatric clinic in the town of Ramenye north of Moscow, the health ministry said.
Moscow, April 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A man from Russia's Chelyabinsk city has changed his name to Yeshua Ben Maryam Al-Masih, which means in Hebrew "Jesus Son of Mary, Messiah".
Moscow, April 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Golos Association, a non-government organisation which monitors elections and campaigns for voters' rights, has refused to register itself as a "foreign agent" as required by a new NGOs law.
Washington, April 25 (ANI): Deep male voices and high-pitched female voices are perceived as more attractive because listeners gauge the speaker's body size from the frequency of their voice, according to a new research.
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) A parliamentary standing committee Tuesday asked the Ministry of Urban Development to ask the finance ministry and the Planning Commission to grant more funds to the National Capital Regional Planning Board.
London, Apr. 23 (ANI): Scientists have developed radioactive bacteria that could help treat patients who are suffering from pancreatic cancer.
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) In a bid to service regional and Buddhism tourist destinations, Alliance Air, a subsidiary of national carrier Air India, will start flight services between Dehradun and Lucknow from May 2, an official said Saturday.
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Navi Mumbai, April 12 (IANS) Victorious in the last nine games, All India Football Federation's (AIFF) Navi Mumbai Regional Academy will take on Greater Mumbai Police Saturday in their next friendly at the Fr. Agnel's Ground here.
Geneva, April 10 (IANS) The number of Syrian refugees is expected to witness a major rise by the end of this year, following shortage of fund for aid, the UN's refugee agency has warned.
Washington, April 9 (ANI): Researchers at the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine have discovered that a genetically engineered Newcastle disease virus, which harms chickens but not humans, kills prostate cancer cells of all kinds, including hormone-resistant cancer cells.
Washington, April 9 (ANI): Certain genetic traits may predispose people to being more or less motivated to exercise and remain active, a new research from the University of Missouri has suggested.
New Delhi, Apr. 8 (ANI): With Narendra Modi emphasizing that the Gujarat model of development was a success because of empowerment of women, Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Brinda Karat on Monday alleged that the women of this country have seen the hatred-filled politics, which the former represents, and they can never ever give any credibility to just high-sounding statements.
Vancouver, April 5 (IANS) Former beauty queen and actress Neha Dhupia, who is geared up for the release of her first Punjabi film "Rangeelay", feels regional movies have got a wider audience across the globe. She wonders why she wasn't doing them earlier!
Greater Noida (Uttar Pradesh), April 4(ANI-Business Wire India): After a successful inaugural edition of Standard Chartered South Asia Golf Tournament played over two days at Aamby Valley Golf Resort, Lonavala and Oxford Golf and Country Club, Pune, the tournament will now move to the Greg Norman designed par 72 championship course of the Jaypee Greens Golf Resort.
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) To help boost tourism in South-East Asia, a UN World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) meeting and three-day conference on sustainable tourism will be held in Hyderabad April 12-14, officials said Thursday.
Washington, Apr 4 (ANI): The rare Green Pea galaxies that were discovered by the general public in 2007 could help confirm astronomers' understanding of reionization - a pivotal stage in the evolution of the early universe, according to a new study.
Moscow, April 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian Investigative Committee has opened several criminal cases against a group of people suspected of misappropriating half a billion rubles (around $16 million) of budget funds allocated for road maintenance.
Islamabad, April 1 (IANS) Pakistan Foreign Secretary Jalil Abbas Jilani will visit Sri Lanka April 4-5 to take part in the third round of bilateral political consultations, it was announced Monday.
Islamabad, Mar. 28 (ANI): Shocked by Pakistan's 'complacency' in the nascent Afghan peace process, Afghanistan Deputy Foreign Minister Jawed Ludin has said Kabul is ready to work for peace without Islamabad's help on reconciliation.
Beijing, Mar. 28 (Xinhua-ANI): Two courts in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region have sentenced 20 people for taking part in terrorist activities and plotting to divide the country.
London, Mar. 27 (ANI): Being cut off from friends and family and a support network poses a death risk to older people, a research has suggested.
Durban, March 26 (IANS) As leaders from the five BRICS nations, including Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and a host of invitees, gather here for the BRICS Summit March 26-27, Africa will be the focus at the 5th edition.
Washington, Mar. 24 (ANI): Based on curriculum adaptation, implementation, and the education programme's impact on learning outcomes, people have formed positive opinions about the International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Programme (PYP) in India, a study has found.
Kolkata, March 23 (IANS) Underlining that the government is moving to take strong action against illegal raising of funds from public in the name of chit funds or otherwise, Corporate Affairs Minister Sachin Pilot Saturday said all investigating agencies have been geared up to prevent depositors from being duped.
Kolkata, March 23 (IANS) Corporate and financial misdoings are mainly the consequences of multiple regulators that do no have their work defined, Corporate Affairs Minister Sachin Pilot said here Saturday.
Thiruvananthapuram, March 21 (IANS) The country's first such study, using cohort groups, has proven conclusively that smoking bidi (tobacco wrapped in the leaf of the tendu plant) increases the propensity for cancer.
New Delhi, Mar. 19 (ANI): Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari on Tuesday said the presence on social media enables AIR to keep pace with contemporary trends.
Bangalore, March 16 (IANS) India will launch in June the first of the seven Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) into the earth orbit to provide real-time position, navigation and time services to multiple users, the space agency chief said Saturday.
Washington, March 15 (IANS) US Secretary of State John Kerry will make his first trip to Asia next month with stops in South Korea, Japan and China, the State Department said.
Dharamsala, Mar 13 (ANI): Tibetan women took out a rally protesting against Chinese atrocities in Tibet, while commemorating the 54th anniversary of the Tibetan National Uprising Day.
Mumbai, March 12 (IANS) Regional channels accounted for around 27 percent of the total television viewership in 2012, said a just released Ficci-KPMG report on the Indian media and entertainment industry.
Dubai, March 11 (IANS) Cricket Scotland and Koninklijke Nederlandse Cricket Bond (KNCB) have been awarded $1.5 million over the next three years by the International Cricket Council (ICC) under its Targeted Assistance and Performance Programme (TAPP) agreement.
N0ew Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Inefficient marketing strategies, incompetent distribution, lesser number of screens, language difficulties and viewers' lack of interest are major roadblocks in the growth of regional cinema, acclaimed filmmaker Jahnu Barua said Saturday.
Washington, March 9 (IANS) Losing weight may help mitigate symptoms in patients suffering from osteoarthritis, a new study has found.
Washington, March 9 (ANI): Osteoarthritis, a progressive disease of the joints known as "wear and tear" arthritis, can be prevented and significantly reduced by weight loss, a new study has suggested.
Moscow, March 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ-100) plane made an emergency landing shortly after takeoff from Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport due to an undercarriage door problem, the civil defence and emergency situations ministry said.
Kolkata, March 7 (IANS) India, a founder member of the International Organisation for Standardization (ISO), has "well laid down" standards compared globally, a senior official of the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) said here Thursday.
New Delhi, Mar 7 (ANI): Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal on Thursday expressed hope that free roaming services will start before October this year.
Vatican City, March 6 (IANS/AKI) The Vatican has announced it was closing the Sistine Chapel to visitors until further notice, ahead of a conclave to elect Pope Benedict's successor.
New Delhi, Mar 5 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday rubbished media reports which said that he has replaced Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi as one of the keynote speakers at the 17th Wharton India Economic Forum 2013 to be held on March 23.
Shillong, Mar 2 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale rocked the entire northeast India and adjoining Bangladesh Saturday morning. No casualties were reported, officials said.
Islamabad, Feb. 28 (ANI): US Congressman Dana Rohrabacher has requested a referendum to be held in Balochistan on the question of independence, which would challenge the claims by Islamabad that the Baloch want to be part of Pakistan.
Agra, Feb 20 (IANS) The Foundation of SAARC Writers and Literature (FOSWAL) is organising a SAARC festival of literature in this Taj city March 10-11.
Moscow, Feb 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Chelyabinsk region has demanded 500 million rubles ($16.6 million) in aid from the federal government to help repair damage suffered due to a meteorite which struck last Friday, regional governor Mikhail Yurevich said.
Sydney, Feb. 18 (ANI): A new opinion poll showing Australia's Opposition Leader Tony Abbott ahead of Julia Gillard as preferred prime minister among Australians is a 'wake-up call' for the Labour Party, Regional Development Minister Simon Crean has said.
Manama, Feb 16 (ANI): In a blow to India's national carrier Air India, angry non-resident Indians from the UAE have complained about the poor services of the carrier, including frequent cancellations, delays and schedule cut-backs.
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has asked a court to freeze assets in a Switzerland-based trading account that was used to reap over 1.7 million dollars from trading in advance of public announcement about the acquisition of H.J. Heinz Company.
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) India is not competing with anyone, "including Pakistan", and would not act as an "external geopolitical balancer", National Security Advisor Shivshankar Menon said Friday.
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) India was not "competing with anyone, including Pakistan" and would not act as an "external geopolitical balancer", National Security Advisor, Shivshankar Menon said Friday.
Mumbai, Feb 14 (IANS) Mumbaikars faced a harrowing time going to and from offices, schools, colleges and other destinations due to a protest by autorickshaw drivers here Thursday.
Kolkata, Feb 11 (IANS) Independent filmmakers in India should be given a chance and space to showcase their style of cinema, says Saeed Akhtar Mirza, award-winning director of the 1980 cult movie "Albert Pinto Ko Gussa Kyoon Ata Hai".
Melbourne, Feb 5 (ANI): The days of sitting in a doctor's waiting room next to sick people is set to become a thing of the past, as technology researchers believe it will soon be common to receive a virtual diagnosis from the comfort of your own home.
Tokyo, Feb. 3 (ANI): Japanese coast guard have arrested the captain of a Chinese boat on suspicion of illegally fishing for coral in Japan's exclusive economic zone near Miyako Island, Okinawa Prefecture.
New Delhi, Jan 31 (ANI): The Union Cabinet today gave its approval to the proposed amendments in the Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) Act, 1976 to enhance authorized and issued capital to strengthen their capital base.
Bangalore, Jan 31 (IANS) German industrial major Bosch India will manufacture solar water heaters and steam generators using thermo-technology for multiple users, spanning residential, commercial, industrial and institutional sectors.
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) Forum of heads of poll bodies of SAARC countries will link their websites to facilitate faster connectivity, coordination and exchange of information, an official said Wednesday.
Agra, Jan 29 (IANS) The ASEAN+6 Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Agreement should transform the region by higher economic growth through more cross-border trade and investment, a minister from Vietnam said here Tuesday.
Washington, January 29 (ANI): Adolescents who get their first drink from a friend are more likely to drink sooner in life, a national study by a University of Iowa-led team has found.
Agra, Jan 28 (ANI): Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari has said that coordination among major economies would redefine the contours of the global economy.
Jaipur, Jan 27 (IANS) Alleged bureaucratic hurdles at the foreigners registration office delayed by three days the arrival of a group of Pakistani teachers and students at the Jaipur Literature Festival.
Mumbai, Jan 26 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Saturday named the umpires and tournament referees who will be officiating the group stage of the Women's World Cup, which will take place in India from Jan 31 to Feb 17.
Minister for Women and Child Development Krishna Tirath has said that Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act (PWDVA) provides comprehensive and effective civil remedies with criminal procedures to ensure effective protection and relief to victims of domestic violence.
Islamabad, Jan. 19 (ANI): Pakistan has planned to release all Afghan Taliban prisoners who are still in its detention, including the group's former second-in-command, an official has said.
Washington, Jan 16 (IANS) Researchers have genetically engineered 61 new bug strains that may radically boost the efficacy of vaccines for flu, pertussis, cholera and human papillomavirus.
Washington, Jan. 16 (ANI): New research has suggested that commonly observed differences in how groups perceive racism may be explained by ignorance about, and even denial of, the extent of racism over the course of history.
Washington, Jan 16 (ANI): If you got a pesky cough and it hasn't gone away in a week, you shouldn't fret as a new study has found that the average cough lasts 18 days.
Sydney, Jan 14 (ANI): Rape has been a 'significant' weapon of Syria's civil war, and is the 'primary' factor in the exodus of women and children refugees to neighbouring Jordan and Lebanon, an aid group has said.
Shillong, Jan 9 (IANS) An earthquake of moderate intensity jolted India's northeast Wednesday morning. Officials said there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage to property.
London, Jan 6 (IANS) Women who devote at least three hours to walking every week are more likely to ward off strokes than their inactive cousins, says a study.
Washington, January 4 (ANI): Around 75 percent of people who take statins could complain of having muscle pain.
Washington, Jan.2 (ANI): Though the idea of working from home or a remote location and not reporting to office daily may sound glorious, a recent research has shown that it doesn't always reach expectations.
Port-of-Spain (Trinidad), Jan 1 (IANS/CMC) Discarded West Indies cricketer Jason Mohammed says he has been working overtime in an effort to repeat the performance that earned him Man of the Series in the 2011 Regional Super50 tournament.
London, Dec. 30 (ANI): A grandmother from Russia has been declared dead twice by doctors, but each time has come back to life - and once was just minutes away from being cut open for her autopsy.