education and skills

UAE, Britain explore cooperation


May 26th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 26 (IANS/WAM) The UAE and Britain have explored avenues of joint cooperation, it was announced Saturday.UAE Labour Minister and chairman of the National Qualifications Authority (NQA) Ghobash ... Read more...

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President calls for steps to correct skill-talent mismatch


March 13th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 13 (IANS) Stating that there is some mismatch between the skills that youth possess and the talents needed in the country, President Pratibha Patil Tuesday called for ... Read more...

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Useless degrees making British youth unemployable


August 17th, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) Millions of school passouts and graduates in Britain have "fairly useless" degrees that make them unemployable as they lack elementary skills, a business lobby group ... Read more...

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IGNOU, Jamia awarded at World Education Summit


July 15th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) and the Jamia Millia Islamia have won awards at the World Education Summit 2011 here, a statement said ... Read more...

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Haryana to introduce computer education in state colleges


December 29th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 29 (IANS) All government colleges in Haryana will run computer education courses to prepare youth from the state for the information technology (IT) industry, a senior official of the state's ... Read more...

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India launches phase-II of African e-network project (LEAD)


August 16th, 2010 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) From talking about Ugandan students in India to thanking African nations for the hospitality extended to Indian ships, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Monday gave a personal ... Read more...

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American business seeks incentives for educational investment in India


July 3rd, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 3 (IANS) The US-India Business Council has expressed support for the Foreign Education Bill pending before the Indian parliament, but said certain financial requirements could deter foreign educational institutions from ... Read more...

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IGNOU to open college in Nagaland village


January 8th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) will open a college in a remote Nagaland village to impart life skills to people and train villagers in the ... Read more...

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President moots afforestation of mining-affected areas in Goa


November 23rd, 2009 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 23 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Monday asked the Goa government to ensure that areas affected by mining in the state are not deprived of green cover. Patil, who is ... Read more...

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Rural BPOs: Karnataka’s latest in IT revolution (Feature)


September 7th, 2009 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Maitreyee Boruah Baburayanakoppal (Karnataka), Sep 7 (IANS) For 23-year-old graduate Jayalakshmi, getting a job as an executive at a business process outsourcing (BPO) firm was a dream. But getting it at her ... Read more...

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Education gets boost with Rs.445 bn allocation (Second Lead)


July 6th, 2009 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July (IANS) India Monday pegged its expenditure outlay at Rs.44,528 crore (Rs.445.28 billion) for both school and higher education which is around 20 percent more than the last fiscal. ... Read more...

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Higher education gets Rs.40 bn more than last year (Lead)


July 6th, 2009 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Keeping its promise to boost higher education in India, the union budget 2009-10 Monday allocated the sector over Rs.40 billion more than the last fiscal, including ... Read more...

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Higher education gets boost, IITs, NITs bag Rs.21 billion


July 6th, 2009 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Continuing its thrust on higher education, the union budget 2009-10 Monday proposed to allocate over Rs.21 billion for the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and the ... Read more...

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Indian community in Qatar comes in for praise


September 22nd, 2008 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 22 (IANS) The expatriate Indian community in Qatar has been praised for its law-abiding nature and general attitude and behaviour by Qatar's Minister for Labour Sultan Hassan Al-Dhabit Al-Dousari.The minister ... Read more...

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Teen troubles target Britain


July 20th, 2008 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) One out of five British kids neither study nor do jobs. One in 10 have sex chats online. And many parents cannot ban adult or child pornography sites ... Read more...

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India@60 Singapore CEOs say India strong in knowledge, manufacturing, but weak in delivery


April 4th, 2008 - 2:33 pm ICT by admin
Singapore, Apr.4 (ANI): Panelists attending a session here on "India the Knowledge Economy giant : Heading in the right direction" have unanimously opined that in India,"there is no dearth of ideas, ... Read more...

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Poor women to be trained as housekeepers, beauticians


March 3rd, 2008 - 7:03 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Mar 3 (IANS) Young women looking for jobs as housekeepers and beauticians need not worry if they are not properly trained as the government is coming out with a free ... Read more...

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Working women feel they have to work harder than men


November 29th, 2007 - 4:39 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 29 (ANI): A new study has found that women feel they have to work harder than men in a workplace.Sociologists Elizabeth Gorman of the University of Virginia and Julie Kmec ... Read more...

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