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IIM-Lucknow to help train SC, ST candidates


September 7th, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 7 (IANS) IIM-Lucknow has begun an exercise to enhance competitive skills of reserved category candidates and expand the pool of applicants by helping them train for the Common ... Read more...

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BJP leaders held on way to strife-hit Bareilly in UP


August 25th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 25 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders Kalraj Mishra and Ashok Pradhan were arrested Saturday on their way to Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly city, which had seen communal ... Read more...

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Karnataka CM assures protection to northeast students (Lead)


August 16th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 16 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar Thursday assured protection to students from the northeast in Bangalore as well as other parts of the state."Our police will offer ... Read more...

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Shutdown in Himachal varsity, students miss classes


August 13th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 13 (IANS) Over 100,000 students of the Himachal Pradesh University had to miss their classes Monday owing to a day- long strike called by various student outfits over ... Read more...

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Curfew on in riot-hit Bareilly, 200 arrested


August 13th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 13 (IANS) Curfew continued for a second consecutive day in Bareilly city in Uttar Pradesh Monday even as police said the situation following communal violence was under control.The ... Read more...

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Sibal launches anti-ragging portal


July 26th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal Thursday launched a round-the-clock anti-ragging website and helpline for reporting cases of ragging.The portal has been created by the ... Read more...

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59 percent of Indian students to Britain fake: Report


July 25th, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) A total of about 63,000 fake students entered Britain in 2011, and 59 percent of the total number of Indian pupils were bogus, a report by ... Read more...

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Curfew partially lifted in Bareilly


July 25th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 25 (IANS) Curfew was Wednesday partially lifted in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly district where communal violence broke out two days ago, police said.There has been no incident of violence ... Read more...

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SC permits online counselling for undergraduate medical courses


June 7th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday permitted the union health ministry to undertake online counselling for admission of students to undergraduate medical courses for 15 percent central ... Read more...

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Delhiites feel their environment has deteriorated


June 5th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) A majority of respondents to a survey on the capital's enviroment feel that its quality has worsened, while nearly half of them perceive a reduction in ... Read more...

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UAE, Iraq hold bilateral talks


May 31st, 2012 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 30 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Iraq have held bilateral talks.UAE's Minister for Higher Education and Scientific Research Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan received a ... Read more...

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Art of Living to conduct nation-wide meditation camps


May 12th, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 12 (IANS) With an aim to educate people on how meditation is healthy, and easy to learn and practice, 1,700 centres across India will host a ... Read more...

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Chandy launches logo for biodiversity clubs in colleges


April 27th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 27 (IANS) As a first step in setting up biodiversity clubs in all educational institutions in Kerala, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Friday released the club logo.This new initiative ... Read more...

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Mayawati attacks Samajwadi Party


April 16th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Agra, April 15 (IANS) Former Uttar Pradesh chief minister and Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati Sunday refuted allegations by the ruling Samajwadi Party that her government wasted precious space ... Read more...

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1.25 million people to observe ‘Yogathon’ Saturday


April 6th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 6 (IANS) More than a million people across India are expected to be part of a 'Yogathon' Saturday performing 'Surya Namaskars' (Salutations to the Sun) to mark World ... Read more...

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Tourism sector to create 2.5 crore more jobs


April 4th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) The tourism sector will generate an additional 2.5 crore jobs, both direct and indirect, during the 12th Five year Plan, Tourism Minister Subodh Kant Sahai ... Read more...

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Punjab to fill all vacancies of teachers


April 2nd, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 2 (IANS) The Punjab government Monday announced that all vacancies of school and college teachers will be filled soon.Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal gave approval to fill all ... 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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Now Agra has its own anthem


March 21st, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 21 (IANS) The city of the Taj Mahal has got its own anthem and it is being played at road junctions, schools and colleges as a part of ... Read more...

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Artisans to turn designers, thanks to local NGO


March 18th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Happy Hands Foundation, an organisation that works closely on artisan-support programmes, has launched an initiative - Artists-in-Residence - that gives artisans from the remove corners ... Read more...

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‘Chinese boys lose masculinity due to scarce male teachers’


March 12th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 12 (IANS) Scarcity of male schoolteachers in China is causing boys to lose their masculinity, a top official has said.Weng Guoxing, a member of the Chinese People's Political ... Read more...

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Trade union strike total in Kerala


February 28th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 28 (IANS) A 24-hour strike called by 11 trade unions to protest against the government's "anti-labour" policies evoked total response in Kerala, with transport off the roads and ... Read more...

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Youth can bring reform: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar


February 26th, 2012 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) The youth of this country can bring reforms in the system if they are aware, spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar said here Saturday. Interacting ... Read more...

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Haryana to disallow liquor vends near schools, hospitals


February 20th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 20 (IANS) No retail liquor outlet would be allowed near educational and religious institutions and hospitals in Haryana, Excise and Taxation Minister Kiran Choudhry said Monday.In a statement ... Read more...

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Jamia to build hostel for Kashmiri students


February 9th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) The Jamia Millia university is building a hostel for students from Jammu and Kashmir as part of confidence building measures for the people from ... Read more...

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Flash mob greets Imran at New York University


February 4th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) Actor Imran Khan, who is currently busy promoting his forthcoming film "Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu", was in for a surprise when he was ... Read more...

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Our music inspiration for youth: Kailash Kher


February 2nd, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 2 (IANS) Composer-singer Kailash Kher, known as much for his band Kailasa's music as much for his film songs, says his works inspire young music lovers."Our music is ... Read more...

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Sikhs urged to celebrate March 14 as Environment Day


January 29th, 2012 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 29 (IANS) Washington-based Sikh organization EcoSikh is appealing to Sikhs around the world to celebrate Mar 14 as a Sikh Environment Day for the second year. Guru Har ... Read more...

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Global festival to unveil facets of ayurveda


January 17th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 17 (IANS) Some leading practitioners of ayurveda will speak on various facets of the traditional form of medicine at the global festival, starting here Feb 9, organisers said.The ... Read more...

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Free hostel for physically challenged in Haryana


January 14th, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 14 (IANS) The Kurukshetra University (KU) in Haryana will provide free hostel facility to all students of the university and its affiliated colleges who are suffering from physical ... Read more...

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Haryana schools, colleges’ curricula to have RTI


January 7th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 7 (IANS) The Haryana education department will add a chapter on the Right to Information (RTI) Act in the curricula of schools and colleges across the state, a ... Read more...

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Maharashtra seeks corporate help to tackle malnutrition


December 30th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 30 (IANS) For the first time, the Maharashtra government has solicited the help of corporate houses, students and voluntary organizations to help tackle the serious problems of malnutrition ... Read more...

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Mulligan denied permission to click ‘Gatsby’ manuscript


December 29th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 29 (IANS) Actress Carey Mulligan was left disappointed while researching her role in "The Great Gatsby" as authorities at one of the colleges refused to let her take ... Read more...

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UAE signs pact with Indian university


December 9th, 2011 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 8 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates's Higher Colleges of Technology has signed an agreement with India's Azim Premji University to develop a new cadre of teachers and ... Read more...

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Haryana launches ‘earn while you learn’ scheme in colleges


December 1st, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 1 (IANS) The Haryana government Thursday announced the "earn while you learn" scheme for students in government colleges across the state.Education Minister Geeta Bhukkal said here that an ... Read more...

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