School dropout rate down: Census

May 16, 2006 TIMES NEWS NETWORKBANGALORE: Good news, there are more kids going to school than ever before! The annual 2006 child census figures, to be released on Tuesday, shows that out-of-school children in the…

Income Tax exemption for hindu religious body

IT waiver for devaswom depositsWednesday May 17 2006 14:29 ISTGURUVAYUR: The Union Ministry of Finance and the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) have exempted Guruvayur devaswom deposits from Income Tax as per information received…

Hoax calls keep bomb disposal squads in Pune…

Thursday May 18 2006 PTIPUNE: Police carried out intensive searches at two campuses of Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University after receiving calls that bombs were planted there.However, they turned out to be hoax calls, police said.…

A confluence of religious beliefs

Udyavara Maada, a temple in Kasaragod district, is known for promoting Hindu-Muslim unity for centuries, discovers Balakrishna Hosangadi. Udyavara DaivasEnkulegla shakarikarigla mayodu dino bheti ittandla Janakulena torikegad Ee bheti— (I and sheike- Muslim God secretly meet…