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Court asks MCI to grant additional seats in Telangana colleges


July 13th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 13 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh High Court Friday directed the Medical Council of India (MCI) to grant 50 additional MBBS seats each to three medical colleges under ... Read more...

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11,000 doctors to graduate in Cuba


July 12th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, July 12 (IANS) Cuba will see about 11,000 would-be doctors from 60 countries and regions graduate from its colleges this month, the official Granma daily reported.According to Granma, 5,315 ... Read more...

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NALCO to set up hospital in Odisha


July 5th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 5 (IANS) State-run National Aluminium Company Ltd. (NALCO) will set up a medical college and hospital in Odisha's impoverished Koraput district in the next two years, Health Minister ... Read more...

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India keen to invest in Indonesia’s East Java (With Image)


June 26th, 2012 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 26 (IANS) Indian companies are interested in investing in various businesses in Indonesia's East Java province, especially in steel, textile, education and human resource development sectors, a top ... Read more...

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Kerala schools reopen after two-month break


June 4th, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 4 (IANS) A record 350,000 students in Kerala began a new term Monday as schools across the state re-opened after a two-month break.The state government has decided there ... Read more...

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Court notice over girls’ admission to Delhi school (Lead)


May 23rd, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the state government on a plea seeking directions to ensure conducive atmosphere for girls' admission to a ... Read more...

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Mumbai limps on second day after railway fire


April 19th, 2012 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Mumbai continued to limp for the second day Thursday as Central Railway (CR) suburban train services remained disrupted, impacting commuters and students. Work on a fire-ravaged ... Read more...

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25 percent seats for poor under education act upheld (Second Lead)


April 12th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday upheld the constitutional validity of the right to education act that mandates unaided private schools keeping 25 percent of seats for ... Read more...

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Laptops for Pakistani students, but what about textbooks


April 10th, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 10 (IANS) Let them eat cake, French queen Marie Antoinette is presumed to have said when told that people did not have bread. Several centuries later, the anomaly ... Read more...

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Structural, administrative reforms needed for developing education: Sibal


April 2nd, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 2 (IANS) Regretting that 14 legislations, including the Educational Malpractices bill and Foreign Education providers bill, were pending in parliament, Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Kapil Sibal Monday ... Read more...

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British teachers warn of rising pupil-violence


March 30th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 30 (IANS) Over-indulged children who are aware more of their rights than responsibilities are fuelling violence in the classroom, British teachers have warned.One in three British teachers has ... Read more...

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Cancer patients, rediscover joys of learning (With images)


March 30th, 2012 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Nashik, March 30 (IANS) Many young cancer patients will now have a chance to enrol themselves in short-term courses in photography, animation and painting and get on with the wonders ... Read more...

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Apex court’s nod to e-counselling for PG medical courses


March 23rd, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (INAS) The Supreme Court Friday permitted the online counselling for allotment of 50 percent seats of all-India quota for admission in post graduate medical courses in the ... Read more...

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Delhi government hikes OBC quota before municipal polls


February 27th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Ahead of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi's (MCD) polls, the Congress-led Delhi government Monday decided to hike the reservation for Other Backward Castes (OBCs) in ... Read more...

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Sexual assaults on the rise at US military academies


December 28th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 28 (IANS) Sexual assaults at American military academies increased sharply in the last academic year, says a new report from the department of defence.Incidents of sexual assault rose ... Read more...

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Supreme Court clears way for JNU students’ union polls


December 8th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday allowed elections to be held to the Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union (JNUSU) for the current academic year by relaxing ... Read more...

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MCD will provide 198,000 computers to school kids


November 18th, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) will provide 198,000 computers free of cost to students of class 4 in its schools, a civic agency official ... 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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School bells ring again in Telangana, coal production resumes


October 18th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 18 (IANS) After more than a month, coal production resumed in the state-run Singareni coal mines Tuesday while schools and colleges that were shut in support of ... Read more...

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Court curbs on Delhi University law course admission


October 15th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has restrained the Delhi University from filling one law course seat for the academic year 2011-12.The seat is among the ... Read more...

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Teacher plays truant for two years, faking sickness


October 1st, 2011 - 10:06 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 1 (IANS) A teacher of Indian origin in Britain played truant by forging sick notes so as to excuse himself from teaching in classrooms.Kulvinder Billan, 31, forged half-a-dozen ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi varsity to launch online courses


September 29th, 2011 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 28 (IANS/WAM) Abu Dhabi University has announced an e-learning programme that will offer undergraduate and postgraduate online courses starting this academic year.The online courses will follow the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

40 orphans honoured in Dubai


September 9th, 2011 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 9 (IANS/WAM) A total of 40 orphans have been honoured in Dubai for their outstanding academic performance.Minister of Social Affairs Maryam Al Roumi honoured them as part of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Back to school, British mums dressing up to kill


August 31st, 2011 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 31 (IANS) With just a few days left for British children to join back to their schools after summer recess, their mothers are having a busy time ironing ... Read more...

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Widow moves court as school insists on son’s fees


August 22nd, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) A widowed woman moved the Delhi High Court Monday against her son's school, which denied him the marks sheet and a transfer certificate (TC), over ... Read more...

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OBC’s 10 percent relief is on eligibility marks: Apex court (Lead)


August 18th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Other Backward Classes (OBC) students will qualify for admissions under the reserved category if they have 10 percent less marks than the eligibility level fixed ... Read more...

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4,500 MBBS seats added: Azad


August 2nd, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Easing of norms in medical colleges has resulted in addition of approximately 4,500 seats in MBBS courses, while nearly 6,400 seats have been increased at ... Read more...

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Choose colleges wisely, US tells Indian students


July 29th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Prospective Indian students should thoroughly research educational institutes based in the US before taking admission to prevent any fraud, the US embassy here said."The ... Read more...

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Girl drags school to court on admission


July 25th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday issued notices to the Delhi government and a school run by it on a petition filed by a student who ... Read more...

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Guru Dakshina makes a school go green


July 25th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Sikar, July 25 (IANS) The Indian tradition of 'guru dakshina' is having a green impact in a small pocket in Rajasthan. A government school in the state practises a unique ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi welcomes apex court order on schools


July 21st, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 21 (IANS) Former Tamil Nadu chief minister and DMK president M. Karunanidhi Thursday welcomed the Supreme Court's order refusing to stay the Madras High Court order on implementing ... Read more...

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Teachers urged to stay alert against forced marriage of pupils


July 8th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) The British government has urged teachers to pay more attention to the needs of their students as they may be at risk of becoming victim to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Two Delhi schools questioned on turning away girl of 7


June 28th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has questioned the central government and two city-based Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs) on a seven-year-old girl's plea challenging the denial of ... Read more...

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Help desk for northeast students


June 16th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) A help desk has been set up to assist students from the northeast in admissions to Delhi University, the Naga Students' Union said here Thursday."Students ... Read more...

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New fee structure for Tamil Nadu private schools released


June 13th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 13 (IANS) A committee headed by retired Justice K. Raviraja Pandian Monday released the new fee structure for around 6,400 private schools in Tamil Nadu.The new fee ... Read more...

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