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Malaviya’s birth anniversary to be commemorated


January 7th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) A national committee led by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has been set up to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of freedom fighter and educationist ... Read more...

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India’s new social entrepreneurs: making an impact where government fails


November 20th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Some merely debate on the great Indian urban-rural divide. But there are others who have resolved to do something about it and meeting with success ... Read more...

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Ex-minister sent back to jail after ‘illness’


September 5th, 2011 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 5 (IANS) Jailed former Uttar Pradesh minister Amarmani Tripathi, who had managed to spend three months out of prison under the pretext of "illness", was on Monday sent ... Read more...

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One killed, BSP legislator held in poll violence


December 22nd, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 22 (IANS) In two separate cases of local bodies polls related violence in Uttar Pradesh Wednesday, one person was killed in Azamgarh district while a Bahujan Samaj Party ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi meets Kapil Sibal over student union poll issue


October 30th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 30 (ANI): Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi met Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal here today to discuss the issue of student elections not being held in three ... Read more...

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Rahul bats for student elections — with Sibal (Second Lead)


October 30th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal said Saturday after meeting Congress president Rahul Gandhi that the issue of student elections not held in three Uttar Pradesh ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi meets Sibal over student union elections (Lead)


October 30th, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal Saturday said the issue of student elections not being held in three Uttar Pradesh universities would be forwarded to the ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi meets Sibal over student polls


October 30th, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Saturday met Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal at his residence here to discuss the issue of student elections not being ... Read more...

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Mobile van to train surgeons about arthritis


September 17th, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) A fully equipped van that will trundle across the northern and western states of India to train orthopaedic students about the new techniques in treating arthritis ... Read more...

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Gandhi, Tagore, Kishore reigned in Koirala’s heart


March 21st, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, March 21 (IANS) India had a unique place in the heart of Nepal's Girija Prasad Koirala, an extraordinary leader and statesman. Few know that he eloped and married ... Read more...

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Policemen from Punjab nab a ‘Munnabhai’ in Varanasi


July 25th, 2009 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Varanasi, July 25 (IANS) A year after policemen from Punjab busted a 'Munnabhai' racket in the state Pre-Medical Test (PMT), a police team from Faridkot arrested an MBBS student of the Benaras ... Read more...

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As Varanasi votes, Murli Manohar Joshi on sticky wicket


April 15th, 2009 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Varanasi, April 15 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Murli Manohar Joshi may have shifted from his traditional Allahabad seat to the Varanasi constituency. But emerging political equations seem to be ... Read more...

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Mayawati flays UPA move to stall quotas in top IIT, IIM posts


February 18th, 2009 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 18 (IANS) Opposing the central government's move to withdraw the reservation facility for higher positions in select elite educational institutions, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Wednesday urged Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

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Benaras Hindu University to allow students to see checked answer books


August 31st, 2008 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 31 (IANS) To bring transparency in the examination process, the faculty of science at Benaras Hindu University (BHU) has launched a new system under which the answer books, after being ... Read more...

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Italian singer adds new facet to Rabindra Sangeet


August 21st, 2008 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore's music transcends geography and culture. For Italian singer Francesca Cassio, a blue-blooded Roman, it is both a passion and vocation.Cassio received a resounding ... Read more...

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Rajaram, the likely heir apparent of Mayawati’’s Bahujan Samaj Party


August 18th, 2008 - 8:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.18 (ANI): Rajaram, a Benaras Hindu university graduate of Uttar Pradesh, is likely to be the heir apparent of Bahujan Samaj Party supreme Mayawati, says a popular tabloid. According ... Read more...

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Formal nod for eight new Indian Institutes of Technology


July 17th, 2008 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) India's cabinet Thursday formally approved eight new Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) to be set up across the country as world class engineering institutions at a total ... Read more...

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‘Inquiry report on stolen Quran unattended for years’


April 28th, 2008 - 9:40 pm ICT by admin
Srinagar, April 28 (IANS) While the police here are still clueless about the theft four years ago of a rare copy of the Quran bearing Mughal Emperor Aurangazeb's seal, an official of ... Read more...

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PM calls for improving higher education


March 15th, 2008 - 11:54 pm ICT by admin
Varanasi, March 15 (IANS) Expressing concern over the availability and quality of higher education, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday asked colleges and universities to raise their standards. Speaking at the 90th annual ... Read more...

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Manmohan visits Kashi Vishwanath temple, Dasashwamedh Ghat


March 15th, 2008 - 12:33 am ICT by admin
(Lead)Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh), March 14 (IANS) If Prime Minister Manmohan Singh took time off his hectic schedule to reach here Friday, a day ahead of the Benaras Hindu University (BHU) convocation, he ... Read more...

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BHU to honour Manmohan Singh, Satish Gujral, Irfan Habib


March 14th, 2008 - 4:08 pm ICT by admin
Varanasi, March 14 (IANS) Benaras Hindu University (BHU) is all set to confer honorary D.Litt. degrees on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, artist Satish Gujral and historian Irfan Habib at a convocation here ... Read more...

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Varanasi spruced up for PM, security tightened


March 14th, 2008 - 2:32 pm ICT by admin
Varanasi, March 14 (IANS) This ancient holy city has been spruced up and unprecedented security has turned large parts of it into an impregnable fortress as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrives here ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh medical university gets new head


March 5th, 2008 - 1:01 am ICT by admin
Lucknow, March 4 (IANS) Leading paediatric surgeon Saroj Chooramani Gopal was Tuesday named the new vice chancellor of King George's Medical University (KGMU), becoming the first woman to head the prestigious institute. ... Read more...

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Indian scholars intrigued on European outlook on Indian Religion


January 22nd, 2008 - 9:02 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Jan.22 (ANI): The ongoing conference on Rethinking Religion in India in the capital, despite commencing on a promissory note on Monday, is making many Indian intellectuals skeptical about the outcome. ... Read more...

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