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‘No decision yet on Kashmir interlocutors’ report: Government


August 8th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The government has not taken any decision on the interlocutors report on Jammu and Kashmir submitted last year and is not planning any mechanism to ... Read more...

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IGNOU teams up with Deutsche Welle


August 7th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has commenced its fourth training programme with Deutsche Welle (DW) Akademie of Germany for teachers and media trainers ... Read more...

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IGNOU course for BPO industry aspirants


June 21st, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has started a diploma course in business process outsourcing (BPO), the university said Thursday."Keeping in view the pulse ... Read more...

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Now, IIT-Kanpur seeks PM’s intervention on common test


June 11th, 2012 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 11 (IANS) Two days after raising the banner of revolt against the proposed Common Entrance Test (CET), mooted by the union human resource development (HRD) ministry, IIT-Kanpur ... Read more...

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Review central laws applicable in Kashmir: Interlocutors (Lead)


May 24th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) A constitutional committee should review all central laws extended to Jammu and Kashmir and make permanent article 370 of the constitution that grants the ... Read more...

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Review central laws applicable in Kashmir: interlocutors


May 24th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) A constitutional committee should review all central laws extended to Jammu and Kashmir and make permanent article 370 of the constitution that grants the ... Read more...

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Hillary Clinton arrives in Kolkata (Lead)


May 6th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 6 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived here Sunday on a two-day visit during which she would hold talks with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata ... Read more...

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Patna team to represent India at global tech competition in Sydney


April 26th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) A team from Patna's Birla Institute of Technology has won the right to represent India at the worldwide finals of a tech competition in Sydney ... Read more...

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India can help Yemen in energy, education, say experts


April 18th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Energy and higher education are among areas that have immense potential of cooperation between India and Yemen, experts said here and suggested that New Delhi ... Read more...

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Kerala’s coir festival gets African participation


January 28th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 28 (IANS) The second edition of the International Coir Festival has seen registration from 35 countries, which includes many African nations for the first time, a minister said ... Read more...

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Tripura university to set up Bangladesh Study Centre


January 25th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 25 (IANS) Tripura Central University will set up a Bangladesh Study Centre soon to teach Indian students more about the neighbouring nation, a top university official told ... Read more...

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Sikh held after British colleague’s body found at his home


January 13th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 13 (IANS) A 49-year-old Sikh mathematics lecturer at Oxford University has been arrested after the body of a British colleague was found at his home.The body of Steven ... Read more...

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Inflation still at ‘unacceptable’ level: Pranab


December 15th, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Despite the recent decline, inflation still remain high at an "unacceptable" level but the government has very limited tools to curb it, Finance Minister ... Read more...

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South Asian initiative seeks to break fresh ground


December 6th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Governments of South Asia may not have progressed much beyond the rhetoric and cliches of regional cooperation, but a new initiative at a non-governmental level ... Read more...

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US not to improve ties with China at India’s cost: Envoy


October 25th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Oct 25 (IANS) The US is not willing to improve its relations with China or other countries at the cost of India-America relationship, US Consul General Dean R. Thompson ... Read more...

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India-EU should expand trade, security ties: Experts


September 29th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Recognising each other as important poles in the present multi-polar world, India and European Union (EU) should seek to expand their trade and security relations ... Read more...

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IIT Patna seeks partnerships with US varsities


August 24th, 2011 - 10:29 am ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 24 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Technology-Patna (IIT-Patna) has initiated moves to establish collaboration with premier universities in the US for student and faculty exchange programmes.According to Bihar ... Read more...

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South Asian human rights forum condemns Hazare arrest


August 19th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) South Asians for Human Rights (SAHR) Friday condemned the arrest of social activist Anna Hazare and others before they launched their agitation for an effective Lokpal ... Read more...

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Working on leads on fake varsities: US official


August 11th, 2011 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) The US government has leads on fake universities in the country and is working on the issue, a US official said here Thursday."The government is concerned ... Read more...

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Dalit activists protest anti-Brahmin remarks by author


June 13th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, June 13 (IANS) A few Dalit activists in Maharashtra have demanded action against a Pune-based author for his anti-Brahmin comments in a book while Brahmin groups are yet to ... Read more...

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Southern states to meet in Bangalore on 12th Plan approach paper


June 9th, 2011 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 8 (IANS) The Planning Commission will hold discussions with the five southern states June 10-11 here on issues to be included in the approach paper on the 12th ... Read more...

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War of words over Jairam Ramesh slamming IITs, IIMs (Lead)


May 24th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Environment and Forests Minister Jairam Ramesh's comment on IITs and IIMs not having world-class faculty led to a debate Tuesday among political parties, academicians ... Read more...

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Court questions Delhi University on semester system (Lead)


April 28th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday issued notice to the Delhi University, the University Grants Commission and the central government on the implementation of the semester ... Read more...

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Patil calls for interaction between academic institutions of developing world


April 28th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Port Louis (Mauritius) Apr 28 (ANI): Asserting that India has always been willing to share its experience with all other developing countries, particularly traditionally close friends like Mauritius, President Pratibha Devisingh Patil ... Read more...

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‘Corruption flourishing due to people’s indifference’


April 10th, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, April 10 (IANS) Terming Uttar Pradesh the next battleground against corruption, the Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) said Sunday that the common people's indifference to politics was the reason for ... Read more...

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Fast, demonstration in Orissa to support Hazare


April 7th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 7 (IANS) A man observed an indefinite fast while people from various walks of life Thursday converged here and staged a demonstration to extend their support to social ... Read more...

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Orissa citizens rally behind Hazare


April 6th, 2011 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 6 (IANS) Eminent people from various walks of life held a meeting here Wednesday to extend their support to social activist Anna Hazare, who is on a fast ... Read more...

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28th National Kannada Sammelana begins on Apr. 9


April 4th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 4 (ANI): The 28th National Kannada Sammelana will be held here on April 9 and 10.In the conference, M.D. Mallya, Chairman and Managing Director, Bank of Baroda, Sri Sri ... Read more...

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Row over re-installation of demolished statues of Telugu icons


March 14th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 14 (IANS) The destruction of statues of Andhra's cultural icons by Telangana activists here has further widened the chasm between intellectuals of the two regions of Andhra ... Read more...

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Yuva Sena, MNS create ruckus in Mumbai college


March 11th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 11 (IANS) Police detained around 30 activists of the Yuva Sena and the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) after they created a ruckus in Chinai College here Friday ... Read more...

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Mumbai police uncultured: Asha Bhosle


March 2nd, 2011 - 1:57 am ICT by IANS
Nashik (Maharashtra), March 1 (IANS) Renowned playback singer Asha Bhosale Tuesday sang a different tune by criticising the Mumbai police and accusing it of being uncultured.Her sharp comments stunned a ... Read more...

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Maoist ideologue gets bail, unwilling to leave jail


February 23rd, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 23 (IANS) Ganti Prasadam, a Maoist ideologue whose release was sought by the rebels in exchange for an abducted Orissa collector, was Wednesday granted bail but is unwilling to leave ... Read more...

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Maoists free engineer, Orissa awaits collector’s arrival (Lead)


February 23rd, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 23 (IANS) Exactly a week after they were abducted by Maoists, a junior engineer was set free even as Orissa eagerly awaited the arrival of the kidnapped district collector, official ... Read more...

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Orissa anxiously awaits arrival of hostages at home


February 23rd, 2011 - 10:24 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 23 (IANS) Thousands of people in Orissa Wednesday anxiously awaited for the arrival of a district collector and a junior engineer kidnapped by Maoists last week after a mediator said ... Read more...

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Orissa government accepts demands, hostages to be freed in 48 hours (Night Lead)


February 22nd, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 22 (IANS) The district collector and engineer kidnapped by Maoists in Orissa last week are safe and will be back at home in 48 hours as the state government had ... Read more...

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