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St Stephen's releases first list, 98.5% cut-off for Economics, English


This is a fall from the 99% required for BA (Hons.) English a year ago and a 0.3% increase in the percentage required for BA (Hons.) Economics . St. In a relief to students, the cut-off has seen a marginal drop for some courses. Percentages for chemistry (honours), physics (honours) and the two BSc (programme) courses have also fallen. Read More »

NEET 2017: Results to be out by June 26 on cbseneet

If candidates found doing so, they will be barred from appearing in future NEET-UG examinations. Candidates can go through the OMR sheets for two days on 13th and 14th June until 5 PM. The candidates willing to challenge the responses of their OMR sheet and answers prepared by CBSE will have to pay a fee of Rs 1000 per response or per question challenged. Read More »

London tower fire kills several people

A Senate committee has been investigating the use of non-conforming building materials and is due to finalise a report by October. Photos show the 24-story building engulfed in flames and smoke as dozens of firetrucks and firefighters worked frantically below to douse the blaze. Read More »

Special counsel Mueller investigating President Trump for obstruction of justice


Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating President Donald Trump for obstruction of justice, The Washington Post reported Wednesday evening. Ahead of the hearing there had been suggestions that Sessions might have had a third, unreported, encounter with Kislyak in April 2016, at Washington's Mayflower Hotel, where candidate Trump was giving his first major foreign policy speech. Read More »

Sessions denies 3rd meeting with Russians


Testifying last week , Comey said after that "disturbing" private talk with Trump, he went to the attorney general and told Sessions "it can't happen that you get kicked out of the room and the president talks to me". "I responded to his comment by agreeing that the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Department of Justice needed to be careful to follow department policies regarding appropriate contacts with the White House". Read More »

Representative Steve Scalise of Louisiana shot at Virginia Park


The shooter was identified by NBC News sources as 66-year-old James T. Hodgkinson of Belleville, Illinois. He had been living out of his van in the Alexandria area in recent months, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said . A final practice before a charity baseball game, Republican members of congress, staffers, and security fielding balls in a community park just outside of Washington , DC. Read More »

Cameron joins ex-Tory leaders calling for May to revise Brexit plan

He said he is " wary " about the " fragile " deal between the prime minister and DUP leader Arlene Foster as it might undermine Northern Ireland's peace process, which he claims may " unwind ". In a sign of the parliamentary guerilla warfare that will face May as she attempts to run a minority government, a Labour source said: "In Parliament we will be using every opportunity to halt the Tory programme which doesn't have a mandate and use every mechanism to advance our own manifesto and ... Read More »

Suspected gunman in GOP baseball practice shooting identified

The annual Congressional baseball game will go on as planned Thursday night at Nationals Park in the USA capital. This story was updated to include new information on the identity of James T. Hodgkinson owned a home inspection business, which he dissolved on January 10, according to Secretary of State corporate records. He went to Belleville Township High School and also studied flight training at Southwestern Illinois College. Read More »

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, aides shot near baseball field in Virginia


A government official identified the shooter as an IL man named James. Capitol Police in Richmond say there was no security increase because the shooting was isolated, but they are monitoring the investigation in Alexandria. He also was not at the practice. "It would have been a massacre". The field was basically a killing field. "America is praying for you and America is praying for all of the victims of this shooting ". Read More »

JAC 12th arts result 2017 unlikely to be declared today, report


JAC Class 12 Intermediate (Arts) Exam were conducted February 18- March 7. Results for Jharkhand Board (JAC) 12th Result 2017 Science and Commerce was declared on May 30 on the website. However, nothing official has been made about this date as the official website does not mention any fix date. Students can check their JAC Intermediate Result 2017 on Jagran Josh . Read More »

Jewish stars, directors and shows clean up at Tonys


Dear Evan Hansen , starring Ben Platt of Pitch Perfect , took home six Tony Awards on Sunday night, including Best Actor in a Musical and Best New Musical. Midler, who won the Best Actress in a Musical award for her performance as Dolly Gallagher Levi in the Broadway revival of Hello, Dolly! However, most of the awards went to the people everyone expected, apart from one maybe. Read More »

Congressman, 2 officers wounded in shooting at Virginia baseball field

Ohio Rep Brad Wenstrup , on his way to do a TV interview with CNN, gave a bear hug to Georgia Rep. Doug Collins in the hallway. Police said the shooting suspect was in custody and "not a threat". Jeff Duncan of SC in the baseball field parking lot. "He asked me who was practicing this morning, Republicans or Democrats, and I said". The gunman had a rifle and "a lot of ammo", said Senator Jeff Flake of Arizona, who was at the practice. Read More »

Sen. Franken Tells Sessions to 'Stop Misleading Americans'

The public hearing - at Sessions' request - before the Senate Intelligence Committee came on the heels of former FBI Director James Comey's testimony last week that accused the president of lying about private conversations and his reasons for firing Comey just a few years into his 10-year term. Read More »

Research shows kangaroo-sized turkeys once roamed Australia


Progura gallinacea probably didn't do that, however. A team from the Flinders University has identified the five species, known as megapodes , after analysing fossils from around Australia . "The two species that were originally described are so different that they belong in separate genera", said Elen Shute, a Flinders University PhD candidate, according to Australian Geographic. Read More »

BSEB Bihar Board Class 10 Results 2017 to be declared shortly


The Board has partnered with indiaresults .com for declaration of results. Apart from these two sites, the BSEB Matric Results 2017 will also be available on It is the nodal agency for conducting exams and prescribing syllabus and recognising schools in Bihar. The students can check their results on BSEB's official website once the results are declared. Read More »

Team is much more important that my 300th ODI: Yuvraj

Dhawan is the top scorer of the tournament with 271 runs in three matches. At one stage I was thinking if I was going to play another game. Probably one of the most painful recent memories for Bangladesh and one that Indian fans will understandably want to remind us of. Read More »

Brexit: The clock's ticking, European Union warns UK

While some members of her party have said she will have to go eventually, May is expected to stay on as prime minister at least for now. He added: " The danger is that however much any government tries they will not be seen to be impartial if they are locked into a parliamentary deal at Westminster with one of the Northern Ireland parties". Read More »

Sara Zelenak's family 'deeply saddened by loss of attractive daughter and sister'


The Metropolitan Police confirmed the au pair, who lived and worked in London, was among the dead. Meanwhile fears were growing for missing 21-year-old Sara Zelenak , from Brisbane, Australia. A new search is underway in a neighborhood near the home of two of the London Bridge attackers, hours after police said they had freed everyone detained following the attack. Read More »

National Spelling Bee a fiercer competition than NBA Finals Game 1

A 12-year-old speller from Fresno, California , Ananya Vinay was declared champion of the 2017 Scripps National Spelling Bee , held at the Gaylord Resort and Convention Centre at National Habour Maryland, USA and presented by Kindle. Rohan, who was bidding to become the first victor from Oklahoma since 1965, won $30,000. Spahr competed in the national spelling bee in 2014 as well. Read More »

Sanders: GOP Baseball Shooter Worked on His Campaign

Capitol Police and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. " Trump is a Traitor ". Bernie Sanders , I-Vt., pauses as he speaks Wednesday, June 14, 2017 , on the Senate floor at the Capitol in Washington , about the shooting at the Republican congressional baseball practice. Read More »

Paper says Mueller probe looking at obstruction

Former DOJ officials have said the appointment of Mr. Dreeben, called by some one of America's top criminal appellate lawyers, demonstrates Mr. Mueller's seriousness and understanding of the probe's complexity. Rosenstein's memo to Sessions about Comey was originally used to justify Comey's firing - although Trump undercut that a few days later, when he told NBC News that he fired Comey because of the Russian Federation probe. Read More »

Things we learned at Jeff Sessions' hearing

SESSIONS: No, yes, I do. In his opening remarks, Sessions said he knew of no conversations between Trump campaign individuals and Russian officials about interfering in the US election. A Trump loyalist and early backer of the billionaire businessman's presidential bid, Mr Sessions has recused himself from all ongoing Russian Federation investigations. Read More »

Theresa May names new UK Cabinet as critics circle


A delay in forming a government could push back the start of Brexit talks, now scheduled for June 19, and reduce the time available for what are expected to be the most complex negotiations in post-World War Two European history. May called a snap election in April, three years early, in what she said was an attempt to strengthen her mandate ahead of negotiations with the European Union about the British exit from the bloc. Read More »