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delhi Updated: Sep 02, 2013 15:51 IST

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Anjana Padmanabhan from Bangalore is the first winner of the singing reality show Indian Idol Junior and Delhi University wants girl students to cover up to be safe on study trip. These were some of the most read stories on the website. Read more.

Bangalore girl Anjana Padmanabhan is Indian Idol Junior's first winner
Anjana Padmanabhan from Bangalore is the first winner of the singing reality show Indian Idol Junior. Bollywood veteran Amitabh Bachchan was there to crown her as the winner. She received a prize money of Rs. 25 lakh from Sony Entertainment Television, a Nissan Micra Car, a fixed deposit of Rs. 5 lakhs from Kotak and Rs. 2 lakh from Horlicks.

No skirts, shorts, spaghetti tops on Delhi University study trip
Delhi University wants girl students to cover up to be safe. Shorts and skirts are a big no on the list of dos and don’ts for 900 students who begin a week-long study trip on Monday. The university has laid out a code of conduct for the students — both boys and girls — who leave for Punjab on the Gyanodaya Express, its exclusive “educational train”.

Camera captures every moment of life
Co-founder of Swedish company Memoto, Martin Kaellstroem, is a man in a hurry as he promotes his "lifelogging" camera, which is worn with a clip on the shirt or on a string around the neck, and takes a picture once every 30 seconds! When Martin Kaellstroem was a young adult, he lost both his parents to cancer. It became a spur for him to seize the day, as a person and an entrepreneur. The result: A lens with no off-button that captures every moment of your life.

Baptism by fire: Goodbye Subbarao, hello Rajan!
As Duvvuri Subbarao demits office on Wednesday after a 5-year stint at the helm of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), and high-profile IMF economist and chief financial adviser Raghuram Rajan steps in, the macro-economic situation welcoming them is somewhat similar. Within days of moving to Mint Street in Mumbai in September 2008 from the North Block where he was finance secretary, Subbarao faced a crisis situation with the emerging financial meltdown, the worst since the Great Depression of 1930s.