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Vandana Suryawanshi, native of Maharashtra, has been selected as the first international teacher for US Space Foundation’s elite 2012 Flight of Teacher Liaisons programme that will serve as advocates for space-themed education across the curriculum and will use Space Foundation-provided training and resources to further integrate space principles into the classroom.
Vandana is the teacher of Vidya Valley School who has been teaching biology, earth science and general science for 20 years.
She will join 19 other new Teacher Liaisons are being selected by a panel of representatives from the space industry and military for their active promotion of space and science education by the Space Foundation.
Pune’s Symbiosis College had decided to screen the Kashmiri filmmaker Sanjay Kak’s documentary ‘Jashna-e-Azadi’ from February 3 to 5 in a session that means to showcase art, culture and literature of Kashmir, but this has postponed due to objection by Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) and other right-wing organizations.
They are protesting against the documentary ‘Jashna-e-Azadi’ at a three-day festival-cum-seminar ‘Voices of Kashmir’ as it shows the Indian armed forces fighting in Kashmir in bad light and the militants in the Valley as “heroes” that would once again fresh out the bad memories at the time of attacks on Kashmir and never acceptable.
Talking to Media, Shailendra Dalvi, the Joint Secretary of ABVP said, “The film ‘Jashn-e-Azadi’ which was to be screened at the festival shows how Indian Army is committing atrocities in the Valley. The militants are being depicted as heroes. That is the reason why the students’ union has opposed it.”
The buzz on Katrina Kaif relations with Ranbir Kapoor is now again spreading in Mumbai Mirror and this time it is more ensure that both are get back together and are busy to go on dating as they have seen spending a bit of time together at the Zee Cine Awards in Macau recently.
As per source report, while Katrina is busy in shooting of her upcoming Ek Tha Tiger with Salman Khan, she is also getting time from her busy schedule to spend some moments with Ranbir, co-star of her Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani which was her first movie with Ranbir Kapoor and successfully running on the screen.
After the extremely bad performance in the test series against Australia, the captain of the Indian cricket team MS Dhoni have recently said in an interview that he is ready to leave captaincy if a suitable replacement is found to national selectors.
MS Dhoni was talking to media ahead of the T20 match against Australia, which is scheduled to play tomorrow. Dhoni said, “Captaincy is an additional responsibility that I enjoy. If the selectors feel the need to replace me then I will be happy to step aside.”
In the meantime, under MS Dhoni captaincy period, the Indian team has lost seven test matches abroad, while four of them by an innings and other three by huge margins of 196, 319 and 122 run respectively.
The high polling in Punjab and in Uttarakhand are of more than 70% and now next round of assembly elections goes to UP and smaller but no less hard fought showdown in Goa.
As compared to previous record, this year more enthusiasm showed in people for voting which resulted in massive turnout in Punjab and Uttrakhand polling. On Monday, early morning voters’ response was less but as the day proceeds the numbers of voters had increased with a huge response in voting.
In Punjab, around 1,078 candidates were contesting and getting votes for 117 seats in assembly polls. The turnout in Punjab is estimated that of 77%, high as compare to 75% in 2007.
While in Uttrakhand, a big response was seen from people of State for voting 788 candidates for 70 seats. There was a massive rise in voting of 70 % than 59% in 2007.
Delhi Police has deployed in search of suspects that are behind recent brutality case of a baby girl. Falak, a two-year-old baby girl whose fight for life is still continue and her condition is so critical that chances of her survival are going to be down.
Falak was admitted to AIIMS Trauma Centre on January 18 through a teenaged girl Mahi who called herself Falak’s mother. The baby girl was bitten by human as human bite marks had on her body. As per doctors report, her head smashed against wall that is the reason of her small memory and cause of go in coma.
On Monday, doctors had performed second brain surgery operation after revealed water accumulation in her brain. Falak is into hospital from last 2 weeks and has kept on ventilator due to her critical condition.
In the shocking news from the Bollywood, the king khan Shahrukh Khan allegedly punched and even slapped filmmaker and choreographer Farah Khan’s director husband Shirish Kunder at a private party thrown by Sanjay Dutt.
Meanwhile, the quarrel took place on Sunday night at the success party organized by actor Sanjay Dutt, after the huge success to his film ‘Agneepath’. The party was at a nightclub where Shahrukh Khan said to misbehave with Kunder, who has been taking potshots at the actor Shahrukh Khan and his huge film Ra.One that failed to make its mark on Bollywood.
Thereafter, the filmmaker Kunder left the party with a swollen face, and king khan and Sanjay Dutt also left the party with the owner of the nightclub.