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Unmukt allowed to move to second year: VC (Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) U-19 cricket World Cup winning captain Unmukt Chand has been allowed to move to his second year at St. Stephen's College, but he has to ... Read more...

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Sports minister to bat for Unmukt at Delhi University (Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) India's Sports Minister Ajay Maken Thursday said he would take up U-19 World Cup winning captain Unmukt Chand's case with the Delhi University.Maken said it ... Read more...

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Delhi to have 94 more government schools


July 27th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The Delhi government will open 94 new schools in the national capital in the current academic session, a Delhi minister said Friday.the capital currently ... Read more...

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Day one at DU: New students get a feel of campus


July 23rd, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Hordes of animated first-year students thronged the Delhi University colleges on the new academic session's first day Monday that was dominated by interactions with seniors, ... Read more...

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Amartya Sen appointed chancellor of Nalanda University


July 20th, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Patna, July 19 (IANS) Nobel laureate Amartya Sen was Thursday appointed as the first chancellor of the upcoming Nalanda International University in Bihar, an official said."Decision to appoint Amartya Sen ... Read more...

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Jaipur schools closed till July 8


July 1st, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 1 (IANS) With no respite from heat in sight as the monsoon has been delayed in Rajasthan, the Jaipur district administration has extended the summer vacation for ... Read more...

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Jamia shortlists MA and MPhil English candidates


June 20th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) The Jamia Millia Islamia has declared the short-list of candidates for interview to M.A. and M.Phil English courses for the 2012-13 academic session, the varsity ... Read more...

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Haryana students to be made aware on NRI marriages


April 25th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 24 (IANS) With an aim to effectively deal with the problems related to the marriages involving non-resident Indians (NRIs), the Haryana government has decided to launch an awareness ... Read more...

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Tripura to launch disaster management project in schools


April 23rd, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 23 (IANS) Tripura will launch a disaster management programme in its schools to enhance the state's preparedness in an event of a natural calamity striking it, an ... Read more...

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Haryana school kids to get free uniforms


April 15th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 15 (IANS) All students from Class 1-8 in government schools in Haryana will now get free uniforms, a minister said Sunday."Apart from free text-books, all students from Class ... Read more...

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Explain delay in giving free school books to poor: Court (Lead)


April 13th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Expressing anguish over the government's failure to print and distribute free books to over 18 lakh poor students in state-run schools, the Delhi High Court ... Read more...

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Military school students to learn Chinese


April 4th, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chail (Himachal Pradesh), April 4 (IANS) The defence ministry has decided to introduce Chinese language from this academic session in one of its prestigious residential schools here, said an official ... Read more...

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Oxford University to allow direct entries to ISC and CBSE toppers


March 24th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kharagpur (West Bengal), March 24 (IANS) The hallowed Oxford University has decided to allow the toppers of ISC and CBSE exams direct entry to its undergraduate courses from the academic ... Read more...

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CBSE to offer international curriculum in Indian schools (Lead)


February 7th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) About 50 schools in India may soon offer the international curriculum of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on a trial basis, Human Resource ... Read more...

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Indian schools may offer international curriculum


February 7th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will soon introduce its international curriculum, CBSE-I, in schools in India on trial basis, Human Resource Development Minister ... Read more...

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Meta university by next year: Sibal


February 3rd, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal Friday said a network of universities forming a meta university to allow students to pick courses from across disciplines ... Read more...

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More Indians opting for public varsities in US


February 1st, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) With the rupee depreciating against the dollar and the economy taking a downward swing, more Indians are choosing to study at public universities in the ... Read more...

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Court allows nursery admissions at 3-plus (Lead)


January 27th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday gave the go-ahead to the existing nursery admission process in the capital's private unaided schools, allowing them to admit children ... Read more...

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Delhi court allows nursery admissions at 3-plus


January 27th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday gave a go-ahead to schools to admit children aged three-plus years to nursery classes.The court refused to interfere with age ... Read more...

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Critical art writing has to be accessible: Experts


January 27th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Does art writing need to change to suit the fickle intellectual attention span of the audience in an age of multi-cultural and multi-dimensional media?"New art ... Read more...

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Nursery admissions on course as court reserves order (Lead)


January 18th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday reserved its order on the admission process for pre-school (nursery) classes in city schools which are scheduled to put up ... Read more...

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Nursery admissions on course as court reserves order


January 18th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday reserved its order on the admission process for pre-school (nursery) classes in city schools which are scheduled to put ... Read more...

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Educating civic sense: Bangalore university to start course


January 4th, 2012 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 4 (IANS) Alarmed by the increasing lack of civic sense in this garden city-turned-IT hub, Bangalore University plans to educate thousands of undergraduate students to be responsible citizens ... Read more...

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Bihar transfers land for AMU centre


December 30th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, Dec 30 (IANS) The Bihar government Friday transferred 224.02 acres of land in Kishanganj district to the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) for establishing a centre in the state, a ... Read more...

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Court refuses to stay toddlers’ admission in Delhi schools (Lead)


December 21st, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday refused to suspend the admission process for pre-school class in city schools, scheduled to start Jan 2 next year.Hearing a ... Read more...

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NGO challenges government’s order on nursery admissions


December 19th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) The Delhi government order allowing unaided private schools to go ahead with the admission of toddlers aged three years and above in pre-school (nursery) class ... Read more...

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Court orders Ramjas School to roll back tuition fee hike


December 5th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday directed Ramjas School in west Delhi's Anand Parbat area to roll back Rs.400 hike in its monthly tuition fees announced ... Read more...

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Jamia Millia Islamia to have China and Afghan studies programmes


November 16th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Jamia Millia Islamia, one of India's oldest universities, is on a major expansion drive, adding 45 acres of land to its sprawling campus and setting ... Read more...

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Notice to Delhi over delayed admission of 1,400 students


November 2nd, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the Delhi government on a petition seeking directions to start the process for admission of 1,400 students ... Read more...

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Court revokes order for extra seats in medical colleges


October 13th, 2011 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday set aside its earlier order directing the Medical Council of India (MCI) to grant an increase in the additional intake ... Read more...

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Amartya blames ‘bureaucratic control’ for delay in Nalanda varsity


October 8th, 2011 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) Noble Laureate Amartya Sen, who heads the interim governing board of Nalanda University, has blamed excessive bureaucratic control and difficulty in getting the money as ... Read more...

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NALCO to sponsor tribal kids’ education


September 7th, 2011 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 7 (IANS) State-run National Aluminium Company Ltd (NALCO) Wednesday said it will sponsor the education of about 250 tribal children living in the vicinity of its project in ... Read more...

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Lucknow doctors to head two new AIIMS


September 4th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 4 (IANS) Of the six new All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) coming up in different states, two will be headed by doctors from this Uttar Pradesh ... Read more...

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Apex court questions varsity on army medical college (Lead)


August 9th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday issued notices to the Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University and the Indian Medical Association in a case related to admissions for ... Read more...

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Guru Granth Sahib varsity VC shot at, injured


August 1st, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Fatehgarh Sahib (Punjab), Aug 1 (IANS) The vice chancellor of the Sri Guru Granth Sahib University (SGGSU), launched in this Sikh holy city last week, was shot at and seriously ... Read more...

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