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Education tool that understands child’s needs and abilities

September 17th, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 16 (IANS) Edualert, a US-based Education Management Company with an avowed aim to revolutionise the education system in India, has just launched a new education tool, Learn 360, ... Read more...

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Pressmart launches tablet-based education solution

July 2nd, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 2 (IANS) Online publishing provider Pressmart Monday announced the launch of MOCA (Mobile Learning Classroom Application), a paperless, tablet based end-to-end solution for schools.The Hyderabad-based firm announced deployment ... Read more...

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BJP in another row: Karnataka advocate general quits

February 9th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 9 (IANS) For the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Karnataka, nothing seems to be going right as the state's advocate general B.V. Acharya has quit citing ... Read more...

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12-students-to-a-class school wins award

January 8th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Jan 8 (IANS) A unique school here that admits no more than 12 students to a class and is strictly against rote-based education has won the 'Best Preparatory ... Read more...

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Need to review criteria for scholarships, says CBSE chairman

December 1st, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Central Board of Secondary Education Chairman Vineet Joshi Thursday called for a study to examine whether scholarships were reaching the needy students as the criteria ... Read more...

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How a ‘rich’ school tagged poor students

August 14th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) St. Andrews Scots Senior Secondary School, a posh school in east Delhi, boasts of "providing value-based education" to its students but is under the scanner ... Read more...

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Amitabh unveils first look of Sanjay Dutt’s ‘Rascals’

August 12th, 2011 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Amid the tension sparked by the agitations and bans on his film "Aarakshan" which is based on the caste-based education system, megastar Amitabh Bachchan came ... Read more...

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Supreme Court pulls up Maharashtra’s training institutions

May 21st, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court has rejected the plea by a number of teachers training institutions in Maharashtra to recognise the admissions given to their students, saying ... Read more...

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Sexual health book in Pakistan schools draws protests

April 11th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, April 11 (IANS) A school book on sexual health, which exhorts use of "secure procedure" during sexual intercourse, has been termed controversial as a parent asked "Is this what ... Read more...

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Sibal calls for quality education, excellence in science research in Universities

January 3rd, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Jan 3 (ANI): Union Communications and Information Technology Minister Kapil Sibal on Monday called for quality education and excellence in science research in Indian Universities, saying three generic principles have been ... Read more...

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J-K Education Department conducts workshop for teachers

December 29th, 2010 - 10:03 pm ICT by ANI
By Fayaz AhmadSrinagar, Dec.29 (ANI): The Department of Education in Jammu and Kashmir has initiated series of five-day workshops for primary school teachers to impart methods of childhood care and education.One such ... Read more...

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‘Think differently, discover the impossible’, says Kalam to students

December 20th, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 20 (ANI): Former President Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam on Monday called upon the students to discover the impossible, while asking the teachers to encourage the young minds to think ... Read more...

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CRPF organises seminar on education scenario in Kashmir

December 12th, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Dec.12 (ANI): Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) 82 battalion in association with the Human Care Foundation, a non-governmental organisation, organised a day-long seminar on "Education Scenario in Kashmir" here on Sunday.Students, ... Read more...

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Everonn Education to appoint 1,000 franchisees

December 9th, 2010 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 9 (IANS) Everonn Education Limited (EEL), a city-based education service provider with a Rs.293 crore annual revenue, plans to appoint around 1,000 franchisees across the country in the next three ... Read more...

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PM impressed by Sai Baba’s role in education, healthcare (Lead)

November 22nd, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Puttaparthi (Andhra Pradesh), Nov 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday said he was deeply impressed by the services rendered by spiritual leader Sathya Sai Baba in education, healthcare, water supply ... Read more...

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Annual Urs of Hazrat Shah Asrar celebrated with religious fervor in J-K

November 14th, 2010 - 10:00 pm ICT by ANI
By Tahir Nadeem KhanKishtwar (Jammu and Kashmir), Nov. 14 (ANI): Thousands of devotees have thronged Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar district to participate in a week-long celebrations of annual Urs Hazrat Shah ... Read more...

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AISECT emerges as finalist for Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2010

November 1st, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Bhopal, Nov.1 (ANI): Bhopal-based organization AISECT has been nominated as a finalist for the prestigious Social Entrepreneur of the Year (SEOY) Award 2010.The winner will be announced on November 13 at the ... Read more...

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Volkswagen India signs MoU with Rayat Bahra group

October 27th, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 27 (IANS) Volkswagen India Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with a Punjab-based education group Rayat Bahra, under which the auto firm will impart technical training to engineering students.Volkswagen ... Read more...

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Core Projects acquires two US firms worth $25 mn revenue

September 20th, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) India's leading global education company Core Projects and Technologies Ltd (CPTL) Monday said that it has acquired two education firms in the US worth a combined revenue ... Read more...

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NASA selects partners for 2010 Summer of Innovation

April 27th, 2010 - 12:15 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) – The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) selected the Space Grant Consortia of Idaho, Massachusetts, New Mexico and Wyoming as partners for the upcoming Summer of Innovation ... Read more...

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Britains’s partial relief to students sees mixed response

February 14th, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 14 (IANS) The decision of the British government to partially lift the ban imposed on student visa applications from north India has seen a mixed response from the students and ... Read more...

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Management institutes to conduct tests again

December 1st, 2009 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad/Bangalore, Dec 1 (ANI): All candidates who could not write the Common Admission Test (CAT) for admission to prestigious business schools across the country due to a technical glitch, would be given ... Read more...

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Indians losing their mother tongue

October 23rd, 2009 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) In a largely Hindi and English-based education system in India, mother tongues are being wiped out and its is for the parents to step in to revive ... Read more...

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In Pakistan, 97 percent of marriages take place to attain foreign nationality

August 22nd, 2009 - 7:35 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.22 (ANI): A survey conducted in Pakistan on the issue of forced marriages among male dual nationals, reveals that only 3.4 per cent children are consulted before marriage whereas 96.6 per ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Madrassa reform proposal evokes mixed response

July 15th, 2009 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Khalid Akhter New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Should the education imparted at madrassas be broad-based to include subjects like English, maths, science and computers to make it employment oriented? The proposal by ... Read more...

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Here’s a sneak peak into Britain’s first Hindu state-funded faith school

June 21st, 2009 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 21 (ANI): Yoga, vegetarian food and calm and alert pupils - these are some of things that one can expect to find while visiting Britain's first Hindu state-funded faith school.Students ... Read more...

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Don’t banish English, Amartya Sen tells Mulayam

April 20th, 2009 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, April 20 (IANS) Nobel laureate Amartya Sen Monday criticised Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav's campaign pledge to banish the use of English in Uttar Pradesh, saying such ... Read more...

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Educomp to implement computer-aided education in Karnataka

September 26th, 2008 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Educomp Solutions, a city-based education solutions provider, Friday said it has signed an agreement with Karnataka's Department of State Education Research and Training for implementing computer-aided education ... Read more...

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Create social networking site for youth progress

August 12th, 2008 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Social networking sites such as Facebook and Orkut have definitely caught everyone's fancy, including those in the civil society and education sector. Experts at a function here ... Read more...

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Indians enjoy happy sex lives, but know little till 15

June 29th, 2008 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Kavita Bajeli-Datt New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Indians lead fulfilling sex lives but get their first formal sex education at a little over 15 years of age as compared to the West ... Read more...

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Aptech in list of top sales training companies

March 28th, 2008 - 4:26 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, March 28 (IANS) Aptech Limited, the global learning solutions company, has featured in's Top Sales Training Companies list for 2008. Aptech Ltd is included in the list for providing quality ... Read more...

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Strong education system can lead to strong knowledge economy: Kapil Sibal

November 15th, 2007 - 5:14 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Nov.15 (ANI): Strong and quality educational base is required for strong knowledge economy, said Kapil Sibal, Minister of Science and Technology and Earth Sciences at the Make (Most Admired Knowledge ... Read more...

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