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Kashmir school sacks teachers for ‘romance’

Srinagar, Dec 14 (IANS) A private school in Jammu and Kashmir has sacked a teacher couple for their romance, saying it could "adversely affect" the students. Tariq Ahmed Bhat and Sumaiya Bashir, who worked in a private school in Pampore…

Gang of fraudsters busted in Srinagar

Srinagar, Dec 14 (IANS) Police here said on Thursday it has busted a gang of fraudsters that cheated over 30 business establishments in the Kashmir Valley. Two persons, identified as Tahir Amin and Waheed Bhat, have been arrested. The duo,…

MIT engineers induce plants to give off light

New York, Dec 14 (IANS) Engineers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have found a way to induce plants to give off dim light, a major step towards realising their vision of using plants to illuminate the workspace. "The vision…

Twitter launches live stream of Gujarat elections

New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Twitter on Wednesday announced that it will live stream the conversations related to the Gujarat elections on its platform as the political interest and discourse on the polls generated over 800,000 tweets in the…

Food prices accelerate November WPI inflation

New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) An exponential rise in food and fuel prices pushed India's annual rate of inflation based on wholesale prices to 3.93 per cent for November, official data showed on Thursday. According to data from the Ministry of…