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IGNOU opens admission to tourism courses


July 16th, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has begun admission to various courses in tourism management and studies, the university said Monday.The varsity offers courses ... Read more...

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Homosexuality is like rape, Polish nurses taught


June 9th, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 9 (IANS) Homosexuality is similar to rape and prostitution, says an official teaching guide for Polish students of nursing and midwifery.The teaching books refer to homosexuality as a ... Read more...

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Ringtones distract you from remembering, study reveals


February 15th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 15 (IANS) Keeping your mobile phone in the silent mode could help you remember things more easily because ringtones, especially catchy songs that you like, can be distracting.A ... Read more...

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Students turn teachers by evening to fight illiteracy


September 12th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 12 (IANS) They are students who become teachers by evening to make street urchins and poor children literate! Ten undergraduates from Uttar Pradesh's Indian Institute of Information Technology-Allahabad ... Read more...

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Punjab gets hi-tech driving school from Tatas


February 19th, 2010 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Muktsar (Punjab), Feb 19 (IANS) The Punjab government in association with the Tata Motors Friday set up a state-of-the-art driving school at Mahuana village in this district. Aimed at providing employment opportunity to ... Read more...

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‘Cocktail of issues’ behind attacks on Indians, says Australian MP


June 30th, 2009 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Murali Krishnan Sydney, June 30 (IANS) The disconnect between the "established Indian order" and students was a matter of concern, says a prominent Australian parliamentarian who blames a "cocktail of issues" for ... Read more...

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Cell phone ringtones not only distracting, but impair recall too


June 3rd, 2009 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 3 (IANS) A new study has found that just the ring of a cell phone may be equally distracting as talking on one, especially when it occurs in a ... Read more...

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Mobile phone ringtones can impair recall


May 30th, 2009 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 30 (ANI): Just the ring of a cell phone can pose a dangerous distraction for drivers, especially when it comes in a classroom setting or includes a familiar song as ... Read more...

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FM station launches radio-training school


February 3rd, 2009 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 3 (IANS) Keeping pace with the growing desire of youngsters to take up radio jockeying and production as a profession, private FM station Radio City 91.1FM launched Radio City School ... Read more...

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NKC stresses on generational change to bring in quality education


August 13th, 2008 - 9:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, August 13 (ANI): National Knowledge Commission Chairman Sam Pitroda today in his vision statement stressed for generational change to bring in quality education and change the educational scenario in ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro is most comfortable: study


June 15th, 2008 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Delhi Metro is among the most comfortable means of public transport, says a study conducted by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT). Sham Rane, a post-graduate mechanical ... Read more...

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Aptech to open animation centre in Brazil


April 19th, 2008 - 4:58 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, April 19 (IANS) Aptech Global Learning Solutions will open its first animation training academy in Brazil in May, a company official said Saturday. "The centre in Brazil will start functioning within ... Read more...

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