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PM confers honorary doctorate on Azim Premji


August 18th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 18 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday conferred an honorary doctorate on eminent industrialist and Wipro chairman Azim Premji at the golden jubilee of Indian Institute of ... Read more...

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Be ready for future challenges, Kalam tells IIT graduates


May 25th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 25 (IANS) Former president APJ Abdul Kalam Friday appealed to the graduates of the Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IITG) to get themselves ready for future challenges so ... Read more...

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Globalisation double-edged sword for India: Subbarao


March 30th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 30 (IANS) The increasing integration of India with the global economy poses a challenge and opportunity for the country as globalisation is a double-edged sword, Reserve Bank of ... Read more...

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Film study should be included in school curriculum: Benegal


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 22 (IANS) Renowned filmmaker Shyam Benegal Thursday said study of film language should be included in the school curriculum either at the primary or secondary level to ... Read more...

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Jamia Millia Islamia to have China and Afghan studies programmes


November 16th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Jamia Millia Islamia, one of India's oldest universities, is on a major expansion drive, adding 45 acres of land to its sprawling campus and setting ... Read more...

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Second green revolution needed for food security: President


August 6th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 6 (IANS) India needs to usher in a second green revolution to meet the challenge of ensuring food security for all, President Pratibha Patil said Saturday. "We need ... Read more...

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Pratibha Patil in Bangalore on three-day visit


August 5th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 5 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil arrived here Friday on a three-day visit to the state to participate in a series of official functions.Karnataka's new chief minister S.V. ... Read more...

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Students protest against minister, boycott convocation (Lead)


May 12th, 2011 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 11 (IANS) Nearly 30 graduating students of the prestigious Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) protested against Union Minister for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh here Wednesday over ... Read more...

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Students protest against minister, boycott convocation


May 11th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 11 (IANS) Nearly 30 graduating students of the prestigious Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) protested against Union Minister for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh here Wednesday over ... Read more...

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Invest in social sectors, PM urges Indian industry


March 26th, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, March 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday urged Indian industry to invest in social sectors, pointing out there were many business opportunities in keeping a billion Indians ... Read more...

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Girls outshine boys at Panjab University convocation


February 14th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 14 (IANS) Girls clearly outnumbered boys at the 60th annual convocation function at Panjab University (PU) here Monday. Out of the 479 students who were awarded degrees, 351 were ... Read more...

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DRDO formulating measures to combat Maoists and militants


July 15th, 2010 - 10:16 pm ICT by ANI
Coimbatore, July 15 (ANI): Defence Research and Development Organisation chief V K Saraswat on Thursday said that DRDO was formulating new defence and offence measures for use by the armed forces as ... Read more...

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PM expects more success stories from Kashmir


June 7th, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 7 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday said he has expectations that every Kashmiri youth will be as successful as this year's civil services exam topper, a doctor from ... Read more...

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India needs you, Pranab Mukherjee tells students


April 14th, 2010 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Reiterating that the India will return to a nine percent growth soon, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday urged the student community to serve at home and ... Read more...

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There’s more to Life than Money: Explore Yourself, Connect with Society, and Find Happiness


April 5th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by admin
By Rahul Pandey and Dr Sandeep Pandey Convocation address of Dr Sandeep Pandey, who was the Chief Guest, at Indian Institute of Management (IIM-C) KolkataDear friends, as you complete yet another milestone in ... Read more...

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Economic centre of gravity shifting to Asia: Mukesh Ambani


March 30th, 2010 - 1:18 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 29 (IANS) The economic centre of gravity is slowly shifting to Asia and the 21st century is poised to become an Indian century, Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani said ... Read more...

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Ghulam Nabi Azad to attend JIPMER’s convocation


March 22nd, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Puducherry, Mar 22 (ANI): Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad will on Monday deliver the convocation address and give away academic awards and medals to the students of the ... Read more...

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President Patil for more qualitative, inclusive education system


January 8th, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Amravati (Mahashtra), Jan 8 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Friday said the country's education system should be more inclusive and qualitative to face the challenges of the 21st century. "The current challenge is ... Read more...

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Lucknow University to confer degree on eminent nuclear scientist


December 31st, 2009 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 31 (IANS) The Lucknow University (LU) will confer a doctorate degree on eminent nuclear scientist and former chairman of Atomic Energy Commission of India Anil Kakodkar at its convocation in ... Read more...

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Pratibha Patil to visit Itanagar on Wednesday


March 31st, 2009 - 9:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 31 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil will be visting Arunachal Pradesh for three days beginning Wednesday, when she would arrive in Itanagar.According to official sources, Patil is slated ... Read more...

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IIM-Lucknow to hike fees, up student intake


March 17th, 2009 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 17 (IANS) Indian Institute of Management (IIM)-Lucknow is all set to hike annual fees, an official said, as the business school, one of the top in the country, Tuesday ... Read more...

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Dilip Kumar to be conferred honorary doctorate by Urdu University


January 20th, 2009 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 20 (IANS) Thespian Dilip Kumar will be conferred with honorary doctorate by Maulana Azad National Urdu University here next month.Kumar, one of the greatest actors of Indian cinema, will be ... Read more...

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VP Hamid Ansari: 40 pc of hospitalised persons sell assets to meet bills


January 6th, 2009 - 11:08 pm ICT by ANI
Lucknow, Jan.6 (ANI): The Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari looked concern over the prevailing conditions in the health sector for general public when he stated here that over 40 per cent ... Read more...

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Slowdown to last 15 months: Nasscom chief


November 4th, 2008 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Nov 4 (IANS) The economic slowdown resulting from the global financial crisis is expected to last not more than 15 months. However, additional jobs will get created in India during the ... Read more...

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No place for terrorism and sectarian hatred in society: President Pratibha Patil


September 23rd, 2008 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
Lucknow , Sept 23 (ANI): Urging the youth of the nation to come forward to fight terrorism, President Pratibha Patil on Tuesday said terrorism and sectarian hatred have no place in ... Read more...

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Produce ‘cutting edge’ solutions for rural problems: president to IITs


August 8th, 2008 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Friday urged the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) to address the problems of the rural areas of the country by producing cutting edge solutions for ... Read more...

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N-deal aimed at ending nuclear isolation: Chidambaram


July 19th, 2008 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 19 (IANS) Defending the India-US civilian nuclear deal, Finance Minister P. Chidambaram Saturday said the government wished to end the country's nuclear isolation and gain access to reactors, fuel and ... Read more...

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UGC announces Rs.20 mn grant for West Bengal university


July 4th, 2008 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 4 (IANS) The University Grant Commission (UGC) Friday announced a Rs.20 million grant for developmental work at the Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda University (RKMVU). Speaking at the third Foundation Day and ... Read more...

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No takers for politics during Kalam’s interaction


June 18th, 2008 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
Aligarh, June 17 (IANS) Most of the students who attended former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam's interactive session here Tuesday evening raised their hands when he asked them if they wanted to become ... Read more...

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IIMC Delhi to be upgraded as International Media University: Dasmunsi


June 12th, 2008 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) The government Thursday said it will upgrade the Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC) here as an International Media University. Information and Broadcasting Minister P.R. Dasmunsi told ... Read more...

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50th convocation of IIT-Kanpur to be held Saturday


May 30th, 2008 - 8:36 pm ICT by admin
Kanpur, May 30 (IANS) The 50th convocation of the Indian Institute of Technology-Kanpur (IIT-K) would be held here Saturday. National University of Singapore president Shih Choon Fong will deliver the convocation address. ... Read more...

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Geelani calls for shutdown in J-K to protest President Patil’s visit


May 24th, 2008 - 3:02 pm ICT by admin
Srinagar , May 24 (ANI): Shops and business establishments remained closed today following a shutdown call given by hardline faction of the All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC). The APHC is protesting ... Read more...

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President Patil meets Army officers, soldiers in J-K


May 23rd, 2008 - 10:03 pm ICT by admin
Srinagar, May 23 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil today met soldiers and officers of the Army in forward areas.President Patil is on a five-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir.Addressing the troops ... Read more...

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President interacts with soldiers on LOC (Lead)


May 23rd, 2008 - 6:26 pm ICT by admin
Srinagar, May 23 (IANS) Soldiers posted on the Line of Control (LoC) that divides Jammu and Kashmir between India and Pakistan got a pat on the back Friday from President Pratibha Patil ... Read more...

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President Patil arrives in Jammu and Kashmir


May 23rd, 2008 - 4:28 pm ICT by admin
Srinagar, May 23 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil arrived here on her maiden five-day visit after assuming the country's top post. During her visit, President Patil will meet jawans and officers of ... Read more...

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