india

City student tops JEE main paper 2 in State

The National Testing Academy released the results of the Joint Entrance Examination (Main) Examination of Paper-2 for Bachelors in Architecture or Planning on Wednesday. Udith Kumar V., a student of Narayana E-Techno school in the city, was named the topper in the State. For the first time, the examination was conducted in two shifts. The […]

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Kozhikode tops State in higher secondary exams

District records a pass rate of 87.44%; 16 students secure full marks Kozhikode district has topped the State in the higher secondary exams with 87.44% of students becoming eligible for higher studies. The results were announced by the Directorate of Higher Secondary Education on Tuesday. The number of students scoring full marks (1,200 out of […]

sport

Ritu Phogat dropped from TOPS programme after shifting to MMA

Wrestler Ritu Phogat, youngest of the celebrated “Phogat Sisters”, was on Tuesday dropped from the government’s Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) after she decided to shift her loyalty to Mixed Martial Arts (MMA). The Sports Authority of India (SAI) decided to axe Ritu from the TOPS programme after the young wrestler made herself unavailable for […]

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Why TN tops in number of abandoned children

‘The real reason is early marriage, which is prevalent in many parts of Tamil Nadu.’‘These girls are married off at 15 and by the age of 19 they have three children.’‘By the age of 21 they are separated and the children are abandoned.’ A recent report by the ministry of women and child development painted […]

lifestyle

TS tops in per capita energy consumption

After starting its journey as a heavy energy-deficit State in 2014, Telangana has topped in the growth rate of total energy consumption and per capita consumption during 2017-18 in the country, according to the Central Electricity Authority’s (CEA) annual report for the last financial year. Seen among the indices of development by planners, the newest […]