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Oxford to take Indian school toppers


March 24th, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kharagpur (West Bengal), March 24 (IANS) Oxford University has decided to allow the toppers of ISC and CBSE exams entry to its undergraduate courses from 2013, an university official said.The ... 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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AMU, Jamia born with minority character: Salman Khurshid


March 12th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, March 12 (IANS) Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) and Jamia Millia Islamia were born with the "minority character", Minority Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said here Saturday."Aligarh Muslim University and Jamia ... Read more...

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Maulana Azad varsity to open satellite campus in Srinagar


December 13th, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 13 (IANS) The Maulana Azad National Urdu University will open its satellite campus in Srinagar and start two women's polytechnic colleges in Jammu and Kashmir, a top official said here ... Read more...

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Preity Zinta To Receive The Honorary Doctorate From The University Of East London!


November 6th, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 6, 2010 (Showbiz PR Wire): University of East London (UEL) bestows Leading Bollywood actress Preity Zinta with an honorary doctorate of the Arts for her contribution to cinema and ... Read more...

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Gandhi statue unveiled at the University of New South Wales in Australia


September 7th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sept.7 (ANI): The close links between India and UNSW have been highlighted by the unveiling of a bust of Gandhi on the Library Lawn.The bronze sculpture and a collection of ... Read more...

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`World citizen’ Kamalesh Sharma installed as Queen’s University new Chancellor


December 10th, 2009 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.10 (ANI): Kamalesh Sharma, Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, will be installed as the ninth Chancellor of Queen's University this evening.Described by the Queen's Vice-Chancellor Professor Peter Gregson as "a role model ... Read more...

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Army, IGNOU sign MoU to give soldiers’ second career option


September 4th, 2009 - 8:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep. 4 (ANI): A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed between Indian Army and Indira Gandhi National Open University to meet the twin objectives of empowering soldiers educationally and providing ... Read more...

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Liam Neeson finally becomes a graduate after 40 years


May 8th, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 8 (ANI): Almost 40 years after enrolling in Queen's University, Belfast, Oscar-nominated actor Liam Neeson has finally received his doctorate from the university.The 'Schindler's List' actor, born in Ballymena, ... Read more...

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Archaeologists find buildings from third century AD in Malaysia


March 5th, 2009 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, March 5 (ANI): A group of archaeologists has unearthed two prehistoric buildings from the third century AD in the Bujang Valley in Malaysia recently.The group, from Universiti Sains Malaysia ... Read more...

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Jamia’’s decision to support Delhi blasts accused gets Arjuns backing


September 26th, 2008 - 10:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept 26 (ANI): The decision of Jamia Millia Islamia University to provide legal aid to two of its students accused in the Delhi serial blasts is being backed by ... Read more...

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President Patil to visit Lucknow


September 19th, 2008 - 8:09 pm ICT by ANI
Lucknow, Sept.19 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil will be the chief guest at a special convocation of the Lucknow University on September 23. The 90-minute event will see the President being honoured ... Read more...

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IGNOU starts PhD programme on Sri Aurobindo


August 17th, 2008 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Adding yet another feather to its cap, the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has started a doctoral programme on Sri Aurobindo, an evolutionary philosopher, scholar and ... Read more...

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Punjab is fast heading towards ecological disaster: Scholars


August 6th, 2008 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, Aug.6 (ANI): Adistinguished group of environmentalists, agriculturalists, social scientists, medical scientists, religious heads and academicians havewarned that Punjab is fast heading towards an ecological disaster. Participatingindaylong Bhagat Puran Singh Memorial ... Read more...

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Book on Ambedkar launched in Pakistan


July 5th, 2008 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore , July 5 (ANI): A large number of writers and literary personalities from India , Pakistan , Nepal and Bangladesh attended a book launch ceremony in Lahore last evening. Titled ... Read more...

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Karnataka State Open University to have its first regional centre in north India


July 3rd, 2008 - 11:58 pm ICT by ANI
By Sandeep Datta New Delhi, July 3 (ANI): Taking education to masses living in the northern parts of India, the Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) is opening its first regional centre outside ... Read more...

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Jamia launches India’s first Centre for Kazakh language and studies


March 29th, 2008 - 4:59 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Mar.29 (ANI): Cultural relations between India and Kazakhstan were given a fresh boost on Saturday with Delhi's Jamia Millia Islamia University and the Embassy of Kazakhstan jointly opening the ... Read more...

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Ultrasonic tattoo eraser for painless removal of body art


March 18th, 2008 - 11:06 am ICT by admin
London, Mar 18 (ANI): Removing tattoos may soon be easy, painless and risk free, thanks to researchers at the University of Pittsburgh, USA, who have come up with an ultrasonic tattoo ... Read more...

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Indian hockey due for a overhaul


March 17th, 2008 - 9:39 pm ICT by admin
Amritsar, March 17 (ANI) Though the Indian national hockey teams failure to qualify for Olympics for the first time in 80 years has shocked people in India, it has helped those ... Read more...

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Search for Hockey talent


March 14th, 2008 - 3:31 pm ICT by admin
By Ravinder Singh Robin Amritsar, Mar 14 (ANI): There is no dearth of sports talent in the country especially in Punjab, but the need of hour is to hunt for talent ... Read more...

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Lahore women’s college bans use of phone on campus


February 10th, 2008 - 5:29 pm ICT by admin
Lahore, Feb.10 (ANI): The Lahore College for Women University (LCWU) administration has reportedly confiscated over 100 mobiles after imposing a ban on its use on campus. According to the Daily Times, the ... Read more...

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Pakistani girls now want to marry emergency help line operators!


November 21st, 2007 - 5:06 pm ICT by admin
Lahore, Nov 21 (ANI): With the joint family system almost fading in Pakistan, girls are calling the emergency help line (Rescue 15) and asking operators to marry them over the telephone.University of ... Read more...

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