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HRD ministry for quality education in madrasas


June 27th, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) The union human resource development (HRD) ministry has set up a consultative committee for implementing a scheme for providing quality and modern education at madrasas, ... Read more...

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Bihar to bring IT to madrassas


June 26th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 26 (IANS) The Bihar government plans soon to bring information technology (IT) to the state's madrassas for modern education, Minority Welfare Minister Shahid Ali Khan has said."It'll help ... Read more...

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Assam to change higher secondary curriculum


May 5th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 5 (IANS) Assam's higher secondary curriculum is set for a change with the state government planning to introduce subjects that will increase the employability of the students.It has ... Read more...

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Shanghai boys to learn how not to lose masculinity


April 24th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, April 24 (IANS) A school in the Chinese metropolis of Shanghai has set up an experimental "boys only" class, as in many schools girls outnumber boys and get better ... Read more...

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Restructure Pakistan’s education system: Daily


February 20th, 2012 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 20 (IANS) A complete restructuring of the education system is needed in Pakistan where the literacy level still remains among the lowest in the world, said a daily ... Read more...

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AIIMS urged not to use animals for medical training


January 17th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) Tuesday said it will hold a workshop on alternatives to the use of animals in MBBS ... 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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Metro’s phase 1 execution excellent: Japanese agency


July 31st, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Delhi Metro's implementation of its first phase of construction has been rated as excellent by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), which financed 60 percent of ... Read more...

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South African schoolkids to learn about climate change


June 30th, 2011 - 10:18 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 30 (IANS) Climate change is recognised as a global environmental problem and South Africa wants to create awareness among school children by incorporating environmental studies into the curricula, ... Read more...

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Sexual health book in Pakistan schools draws protests


April 11th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, April 11 (IANS) A school book on sexual health, which exhorts use of "secure procedure" during sexual intercourse, has been termed controversial as a parent asked "Is this what ... Read more...

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Malayalam to be made compulsory in Kerala schools: Left manifesto


March 15th, 2011 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 15 (IANS) Malayalam will be made a compulsory subject in all schools in Kerala if the Left Democratic Front is voted back to power in the April ... Read more...

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Semester system tussle: Court strives for students’ good


July 27th, 2010 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) "Don't play with the life and the career of the students," the Delhi High Court Tuesday told the Delhi University and a teachers' association for their failure ... Read more...

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Cabinet nod for science and innovative research academy


June 17th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) The cabinet Thursday cleared a proposal to set up a national academy which will focus on research and impart training in frontier areas of science and technology. ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves setting up of Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research


June 17th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 17 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved a proposal of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) for setting up of an Academy of Scientific and Innovative ... Read more...

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Sex education not needed in Malaysian schools: Deputy Education Minister


April 28th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Apr 28(ANI): Malaysian Deputy Education Minister Dr. Puad Zarkashi said sex education is not needed in schools across the country, and will not be introduced.Dr. Zarkashi said elements of sex ... Read more...

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Indian schools allowed to expand operation in Abu Dhabi


April 4th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 4 (IANS) Indian and other foreign curriculum schools in Abu Dhabi will be allowed to expand operations under a new plan aimed at improving standard of private school education ... Read more...

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‘Education act should have come 50 years back’


April 1st, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Terming the landmark Right to Education (RTE) Act which came into force Thursday as "marvellous and great", India's leading educationist and an advisor to the central ... Read more...

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Reserve 50 percent seats for rural students in universities: Karunanidhi


September 30th, 2009 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 30 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi Wednesday urged the government to earmark 50 percent of the seats in central universities for students from rural areas. Speaking at the foundation ... Read more...

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Old IIMs have ‘limited role’ in mentoring new ones


September 9th, 2009 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
By Prashant K. Nanda New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Unlike the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), existing Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) won't have much of a role in adopting and nurturing upcoming ... Read more...

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Abstinence-only programs failing to change sexual behaviour in teens


September 17th, 2008 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 17 (ANI): Abstinence-only-until-marriage sex education programs have failed to change sexual behaviour among teenagers due to inaccurate information about condoms, and also violates human rights principles, say experts.Studies published ... Read more...

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CII inks pact for IT training in Africa


April 3rd, 2008 - 5:10 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has signed a pact with software education and development major NIIT to develop and foster talent in Africa in the area ... Read more...

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CII, NIIT join hands for ICT development in Africa


April 3rd, 2008 - 1:43 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Apr. 3 (ANI): The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), India's apex industry body and the National Institute of Information Technology (NIIT) have entered into an agreement to help create ... Read more...

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Lucas wants Indiana Jones included in school syllabus


November 14th, 2007 - 2:53 am ICT by admin
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