education

Vaishno Devi Gurukul gets affiliated to Varanasi varsity


September 11th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 11 (IANS) The Mata Vaishno Devi Gurukul (Vedic School), set up to promote the Sanskrit language and Vedic culture, Tuesday got "prestigious" affiliation to Sampuranand Sanskrit University, Varanasi, ... Read more...

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‘Cambridge alumni played role in India’s freedom’


September 11th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar has said that many Cambridge alumni played a leading role in India's struggle for independence and later in guiding ... Read more...

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Jordan home to over 180,000 Syrian refugees


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:51 am ICT by IANS
Amman, Sep 3 (IANS) The total number of Syrians who have fled unrest in their country and arrived in Jordan since early 2011 has exceeded 180,000, according to Jordan's Foreign ... Read more...

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Pakistan school exam topper to get Rs.500,000


September 2nd, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 2 (IANS) Revtash Kumar, who hails from a poor family but secured the top position in the matriculation examination in Pakistan, will be awarded Rs.500,000, Prime Minister Raja ... Read more...

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Other countries now aping KBC’s innovative concepts: Amitabh


August 30th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says that even though the concept of "Kaun Banega Crorepati" (KBC) is inspired by the US game show "Who wants to be ... Read more...

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Tripura offers jobs to all medallist sportsmen


August 29th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 29 (IANS) Tripura Wednesday announced government jobs for all sportspersons who have won medals in national and international events.Tripura Finance Minister Badal Choudhury said: "The council of ministers ... Read more...

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Reshuffle to ease work of overburdened ministers: Dikshit


August 28th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) A day after reshuffling portfolios of her ministers, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Tuesday said the step was taken to ease the pressure of some ... Read more...

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CRY campaign to focus on girls’ right to education


August 28th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 28 (IANS) To focus on the girl child denied the basic right to education, the NGO Child Rights and You (CRY) launched a 40-day national citizen photo-journalism campaign ... Read more...

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ICC president congratulates India U-19 side


August 27th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 27 (IANS) International Cricket Council (ICC) president Alan Isaac Monday congratulated the Indian team for winning the U-19 World Cup for the third time Sunday in Australia."It ... Read more...

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Muslim sect members discovered living underground in Russia


August 10th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Moscow, Aug 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Muslim sect was discovered living in an underground bunker in Kazan Russia. The sect consists of 20 children and 50 adults. The sect is being said ... Read more...

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‘Education, skill development top priority of 12th Plan’


August 6th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 6 (IANS) Education and skill development would be the "overriding priority" of the 12th Five Year Plan even as India's current slow economic growth rate might affect total ... Read more...

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Jessica Biel regrets not finishing college


August 2nd, 2012 - 8:56 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 2 (IANS) Actress Jessica Biel wishes she had stayed in school to gain her diploma after dropping out of college to find fame.The 30-year-old studied at Tufts ... Read more...

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Child rights groups meet Delhi legislators


July 27th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Two child rights organisations Friday held discussions with Delhi legislators over allocation and utilisation of funds for child welfare in the state budget.Officials from HAQ: ... Read more...

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School bombing by Taliban causes concern in Pakistan


July 25th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 25 (IANS) The bombing of schools by the Taliban shows that militancy is not under control, said a Pakistani daily which pointed out that a staggering 100 ... Read more...

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Facebook to host live science lesson


July 24th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) School pupils are set to be taught a science lesson live on Facebook from the Royal Albert Hall, The Independent reported Tuesday.Dallas Campbell and Yan ... Read more...

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Beijing airport begging ring busted


July 18th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 18 (IANS) A 23-year-old woman and 12 disabled people have been arrested in Beijing after the woman forced the disabled to beg at the capital city's international airport, ... Read more...

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Living on the seaside is healthier


July 18th, 2012 - 9:18 am ICT by IANS
London, July 18 (IANS) Living on the seaside could help us in leading a healthy life, suggests a British study which found individuals living near the coast tend to be ... Read more...

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Nobody can replace Salman in my heart: choreographer Salman


July 15th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Choreographer Salman Khan, who is wowing judges on "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa" with his outstanding moves, is in awe of his Bollywood namesake Salman Khan and ... Read more...

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Hooker Donna Asutaits jailed for tax evasion


July 10th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) High-class hooker Donna Asutaits has been jailed for tax evasion. She, herself said that she had been in this business for around a decade.Donna used to charge ... Read more...

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Salman starts ‘free Sarabjit Singh’ campaign online


July 1st, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has launched an online campaign for Sarabjit Singh, an Indian on death row in Pakistan. He is urging people to sign ... Read more...

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Parrikar backs regional languages in Goa schools


June 6th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 6 (IANS) Defending his newly-proposed policy on medium of instruction (MoI), Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Wednesday said he would strongly back regional languages like Marathi and Konkani, as ... Read more...

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PM stresses fiscal responsibility


May 23rd, 2012 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Cautioning the government in the wake of global financial crisis, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday said both the central and state government have to ... Read more...

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Why does Madonna want to be president?


May 20th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 20 (IANS) British pop star Madonna wishes she could be the president of a country so that she could stop money being splashed on weapons of mass ... Read more...

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Border management with Bangladesh operationalised


May 7th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The coordinated border management plan with Bangladesh was in operation and will help reduce cross-border violations, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said Monday.Talking to reporters ... Read more...

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Clinton feels it’s time to get off ‘high wire’


May 7th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) After decades of being in politics, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Monday that it might finally be time to "get off the high ... 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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Hindustan Times launches programme for underprivileged children


April 19th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) English daily newspaper Hindustan Times said Thursday it has launched an initiative which will help in education of over 1 million underprivileged children in the ... Read more...

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20,000 college graduates to volunteer in rural China


April 13th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 13 (IANS) About 20,000 college graduates will join the annual campaign to volunteer for work in rural China.The campaign, launched in 2006, recruited about 20,000 fresh graduates from ... Read more...

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NCPCR hails SC order on quota for poor in schools


April 12th, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) Thursday welcomed the apex court order upholding a 25 percent quota for poor children in unaided ... Read more...

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Seats for weaker sections under Right to Education valid: SC (Lead)


April 12th, 2012 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday upheld the constitutional validity of the Right to Education (RTE) that mandates unaided private schools to earmark 25 percent seats for ... Read more...

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A third of men on Facebook provoke others


April 3rd, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, April 3 (IANS) Women spend 81 minutes daily on Facebook, writing more about emotions and relationships, while men devoted 64 minutes per day. What's more, a third of ... Read more...

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PM remembers Salve as distinguished leader


April 2nd, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday condoled the death of former union minister N.K.P. Salve, saying India had lost "a distinguished leader".In his condolence message ... Read more...

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Create IT friendly climate in UP, Akhilesh tells officials


March 26th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 26 (IANS) Keeping up with his promise to promote Information Technology (IT) in the state, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Monday directed his officials to make ... Read more...

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Ravi Shankar denies denigrating some schools


March 21st, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar Wednesday denied saying that government schools produced Maoists and should be shut down."I did not say that all government ... Read more...

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Eva Longoria to meet Obama


March 17th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 17 (IANS) Actress Eva Longoria will visit President Barack Obama next week in Washington to discuss education, immigration and the economy. And she is nervous."I'm always ... Read more...

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