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‘Entry in govt school near home, child’s fundamental right’

NEW DELHI: Observing that getting admission in a government school near one's residence is a child's fundamental right, a Delhi court has asked the HRD Ministry to provide admission to a 11-year-old boy in Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya near his home in Bawana.

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How much it will affect India-North Korea ties

NEW DELHI: India is closely watching developments in North Korea following the death of its longtime leader Kim Jong-il, which could improve New Delhi's ties with the reclusive country whose nuclear programme and its export of missile technology to Pakistan have been a cause of much concern here.

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Delhi hospital functioning without AERB nod

NEW DELHI: The Atomic Energy Regulatory Board has not given its clearance to a Delhi hospital despite repeated reminders and the facility is using diagnostic equipment containing radioactive materials.

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President to sail on warship

MUMBAI: The President, Ms Pratibha Patil will sail on warship INS Subhadra to receive a salute from a flotilla of 81 ships and 44 aircraft lined up in the harbour and get a glimpse of the country's growing Naval might during the Presidential Fleet Review (PFR) here on December 20.

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Ajit Singh, a political acrobat

NEW DELHI: The Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) leader, Mr Ajit Singh was Sunday inducted into the union cabinet and given charge of the civil aviation ministry, days after his party joined the ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA) ahead of upcoming elections in Uttar Pradesh. Mr Ajit Singh is an instinctive deal-maker and can quickly see on which side the grass is greener.

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