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Punjabi to Persian, Kendriya Vidyalaya Tehran teaches it all


August 29th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 29 (IANS) It's an Indian school that's been in Iran since the 1930s. It shifted to its present location in Tehran in 1952, became a Kendriya Vidyalaya ... Read more...

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China to help Indian teachers learn Chinese


August 25th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 25 (IANS) Teachers in India will now get to learn Chinese under an agreement reached between the Indian education board and China's overseas language institute.The Confucius Institute Headquarters ... Read more...

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UP ups taxes on tobacco products


June 30th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 30 (IANS) The Akhilesh Yadav government in Uttar Pradesh has increased taxes on all types of tobacco products in the state in a bid to deter their use, ... 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 pressure group protests against education board


April 7th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 7 (IANS) A leading pressure group of Assam Saturday locked the main gate of the Secondary Education Board of Assam (SEBA) headquarters at Bamunimaidam area here to protest ... Read more...

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Madrassa exams postponed due to polls


December 29th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 29 (IANS) Examinations in Uttar Pradesh's Islamic seminaries, or madrassas, have been shifted by more than three months and rescheduled for June in view of the February elections.The ... Read more...

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Can postpone Uttar Pradesh school exams for polls: CEC


December 22nd, 2011 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) With the Mayawati government having announced holding of high school and state board examinations between January and April next year, Chief Election Commissioner S.Y. ... Read more...

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Mayawati’s style of playing hide and seek with EC


December 16th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 16 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati has found a novel way of playing hide and seek with the Election Commission ... Read more...

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Bengal to bar students, teachers from political rallies


September 15th, 2011 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 15 (IANS) The West Bengal government Thursday filed an affidavit before the Calcutta High Court, stating it will prohibit students, teaching and non-teaching staff of schools from taking ... Read more...

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How to improve education? Bihar asks students (Feature)


July 26th, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Patna, July 26 (IANS) Vivash Kumar Jha is both nervous and excited. The overwhelming feeling of topping the Class 12 board exams had not even sunk in when the 17-year-old ... Read more...

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Nurseries of tolerance: Hindus in Islamic seminaries (Feature)


July 7th, 2011 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
Patna, July 7 (IANS) Away from swank colleges and intimidating fee structures, a number of Hindu students in Bihar are lining up at madrassas to pursue higher education, thanks to ... Read more...

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Uniform syllabus cannot be used this year: Expert panel


July 6th, 2011 - 2:03 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 6 (IANS) The nine-member expert committee set up to review syllabus and textbooks for rolling out uniform education system in Tamil Nadu Tuesday told the Madras High Court ... Read more...

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Panel on uniform school syllabus to meet Jayalalithaa


June 27th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 27 (IANS) The nine-member experts committee set up to review syllabus and textbooks for rolling out uniform education system in Tamil Nadu is likely to meet Chief Minister ... Read more...

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DU cut-off list for non-collegiate women courses Friday


June 23rd, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) The first cut-off list for Delhi University's Non-Collegiate Women's Education Board (NCWEB), for whose courses students do not need to attend regular classes, will be ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu panel to look into uniform education system


June 17th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 17 (IANS) Complying with the orders of the Supreme Court, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa Friday constituted a nine-member committee to review the syllabus and text books for ... Read more...

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Japan to give radiation meters to kids near n-plant


June 14th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, June 14 (IANS) Japan officials would hand out radiation measuring devices to around 34,000 children near the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant, CNN reported Tuesday.Officials said this was part ... Read more...

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West Bengal to recognise 10,000 madrasas


June 10th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 10 (IANS) The West Bengal government will give recognition to around 10,000 madrasas, the Islamic seminaris, under the state madrasa education board, enabling them to seek central ... Read more...

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Girls sweep Bihar madrassa board results


June 2nd, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 2 (IANS) Girls have created history by securing top ranks in Class 10 examination conducted by the Bihar Madrassa Education Board, officials here said. Nasra Khatoon, of ... Read more...

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Apex court quashes land allotment to Sourav Ganguly (Lead)


May 27th, 2011 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday set aside West Bengal government's decision to allot land in Kolkata's Salt Lake area to former Indian cricket captain Sourav Ganguly ... Read more...

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HRW ‘appalled’ over Pak Govt’s blasphemy charges against teenage student


February 3rd, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 3(ANI): The Pakistan government should immediately drop blasphemy charges against a 17-year-old student and ensure his safe release from detention, Human Rights Watch has said.Pakistani authorities had arrested Muhammad ... Read more...

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Himachal Congress walks out of assembly over exam scam


December 7th, 2010 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Dec 7 (IANS) The opposition Congress Tuesday staged a walkout in the Himachal Pradesh assembly, demanding proper investigation into the school education board examination scam where over 200 students passed the ... Read more...

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Board to regulate madrassa education planned


August 9th, 2010 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 9 (IANS) The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) is all set to create its independent education board to institutionalize and modernize madrassa education in the country. Lucknow's Naib ... Read more...

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‘Right to education act will not interfere with madrasas’


July 26th, 2010 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 25 (IANS) The right to education act will not interfere with madrasas, Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal asserted Sunday. Replying to questions during a media interaction at the end ... Read more...

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Girls outperform boys in Bihar’s madrassa exams


July 1st, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 1 (IANS) Girls have outperformed boys in the examinations held by Bihar's Madrassa Education Board for the second consecutive year. "Girls have outperformed boys in the madrassa results. Maulvi, Fauquania ... Read more...

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Bihar to give funds to 2,700 unaided madrassas


June 30th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 30 (IANS) Ignoring alliance partner Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) strong reservation on promoting madrassas in Bihar, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has decided to provide financial support to 2,700 unaided ... Read more...

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Education board for bringing medicine, law under regulator


June 19th, 2010 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) The Central Advisory Board of Education (CABE) Saturday backed the inclusion of all fields, including medicine and law, under the proposed apex regulator for higher education in ... Read more...

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Arizona Reports That The Hispanics Are Leaving


June 14th, 2010 - 9:21 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 14, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The number of Hispanics in the state of Arizona is decreasing sharply, well ahead of the new law that is supposed to be effective ... Read more...

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Board exam jitters: Youth helpline rings non-stop


March 13th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Azera Rahman New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) Students so depressed that they want to commit suicide, hapless teachers at a loss to comfort pupils, harried parents...Calls have been pouring in at the ... Read more...

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Common maths, science course for all schools from 2011


February 16th, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) All school boards across India will have a common curriculum in science and mathematics for Classes 11 and 12 from the 2011 academic year to give students ... Read more...

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Scam-linked Chandigarh official transferred


November 6th, 2009 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 5 (IANS) Chandigarh's Director of Public Instructions (schools) Samwartak Singh, whose name cropped up in a teachers' recruitment scam, was Thursday transferred from the education department with immediate effect, officials ... Read more...

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Recruitment scam: Police seek answers from Chandigarh official


September 12th, 2009 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 12 (IANS) The police here have given a questionnaire to the director public instruction (schools) Samwartak Singh in their ongoing probe into the teachers' recruitment scam in which he may ... Read more...

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Girls outshine boys in Bihar madrassa exams


September 8th, 2009 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 8 (IANS) Girls have outperformed boys in both the Class 10 and Class 12 level examinations conducted by the madrassas (Islamic seminaries) in Bihar, officials said Tuesday. "Like the Central Board ... Read more...

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Two held in Chandigarh for offering to fix teacher’s job


September 6th, 2009 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 6 (IANS) Two men were arrested here for promising a woman a teacher's job in the Chandigarh education board in lieu of a Rs.400,000 bribe, police said Sunday. The ... Read more...

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CBI raids residences of technical education board officials


July 17th, 2009 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Friday conducted raids at the residences of top officials of the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) here, a statement ... Read more...

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Bird Academy, Delhi University introduce specialized travel and tourism courses


June 10th, 2009 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Bird Education Society for Travel and Tourism, a part of the diversified Bird Group, Wednesday announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Delhi University ... Read more...

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