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Oman industrialist good Samaritan for Vidarbha farm widows

April 23rd, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, April 23 (IANS) Widows of Vidarbha farmers who ended their lives unable to bear the stress of high debt have found a good Samaritan in an Oman-based industrialist. ... Read more...

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Bilingual dictionaries to promote India’s mother tongues

March 12th, 2012 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) The campaign to preserve vernacular mother tongues and make knowledge accessible to students through translation across the linguistic arc has taken a big stride with ... Read more...

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US varsity sets up Jain Studies professorship

April 21st, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 21 (IANS) The Florida International University (FIU) has established the Bhagwan Mahavir Professorship of Jain Studies, the first of its kind in the western world, with a $600,000-donation ... Read more...

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Indian students design toys for visually challenged kids

June 14th, 2009 - 7:26 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, June 14 (ANI): Students of M S Ramiah Engineering College in Bangalore have designed special toys that they say would help polish the vocabulary skills of visually challenged children.The toys include ... Read more...

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