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Dhumal steps in to end St Bede’s strike


July 17th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 17 (IANS) With the strike by the faculty of St. Bede's, the country's oldest all-women college here, continuing for over a week, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar ... Read more...

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Nursery textbooks with violent words seized in UP


May 1st, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 1 (IANS) Following an IANS report, the Uttar Pradesh (UP) government has seized copies of a book of English alphabets for nursery students that carried violent words such ... Read more...

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UP moves to make varsities tobacco-free


April 25th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 25 (IANS) Weeks after banning junk food in all schools in the state, the Uttar Pradesh government Wednesday stepped up its 'mission' to make all degree colleges and ... Read more...

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Explain delay in giving free school books to poor: Court (Lead)


April 13th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Expressing anguish over the government's failure to print and distribute free books to over 18 lakh poor students in state-run schools, the Delhi High Court ... Read more...

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Lizard in midday meal: Goa orders probe


September 13th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 13 (IANS) Goa Tuesday ordered an official inquiry after 12 primary school students fell ill after eating a midday meal, which had a dead lizard and an insect ... Read more...

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French design school Lisaa opens first branch in India


July 22nd, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Lisaa School of Design, a Paris-based premier design school, has opened its first Indian branch in the Gurgaon suburb of the national capital and 50 ... Read more...

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Migrants to US learn English by describing own lives


June 13th, 2011 - 9:55 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 13 (IANS/EFE) A project in America's North Carolina state seeks to get immigrant students learn English in an innovative way. Young people are asked to take photos, ... Read more...

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Goa teachers agree not to fail students till Class 8


June 4th, 2011 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 3 (IANS) The stalemate between the Goa education ministry and schools over the implementation of the "no detention" policy up to Class 8, was resolved Friday after the ... Read more...

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Delhi to have 12 new schools, recruit 9,000 teachers


May 27th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Delhi government Friday informed that it will set up 12 new schools and recruit 9,000 teachers to enhance educational facilities in the national capital for ... Read more...

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Goa schools oppose ‘no fail’ policy this academic year


May 17th, 2011 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 16 (IANS) The Goa government's decision to implement the "no-fail" policy from classes 1 to 8 as advocated in the Right to Education (RTE) law this academic year ... Read more...

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Who is Lalit Bhanot?


February 23rd, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Deposed Commonwealth Games Organising Committee (CGOC) secretary general Lalit Bhanot, who was arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Wednesday, has been a familiar sports administrator ... Read more...

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Malaysia to review textbook depicting Indian caste system


January 1st, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 1 (IANS)A textbook for school students that talks about caste system among the ethnic Indians is being reviewed following concerns expressed by the community, a senior Malaysian official has ... Read more...

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Manipur students promote integration


December 13th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, DEC.13 (ANI): Over 600 students from 9 districts of Manipur participated in the meet held at Khuman Lampak Sports Complex in Imphal, the main objective of which was to promote integration ... Read more...

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US drone attacks threat to Pak’s nuclear weapons: Expert


August 20th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Aug 20(ANI): A Pakistani nuclear expert has expressed concerns that US drone attacks could prove harmful for the country's nuclear programme and its nuclear installations placed at undisclosed locations.The Ali Institute ... Read more...

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Malay Chinese chief says principal should go for counselling for non-Malay racist remark


August 17th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Petaling Jaya (Malaysia), Aug.17 (ANI): The Malaysian Chinese Association (MCA) has demanded that the school principal who had racially described her non-Malay and Malay Indian students as Penumpang (passengers) in the country ... Read more...

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Afghan women fear Taliban resurgence: NYT


July 31st, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 31 (ANI): As Afghan and Western governments explore reconciliation with the Taliban, Afghan women fear that the peace they long for may come at the price of rights ... Read more...

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Changes in Uttar Pradesh school curriculum leaves students in quandary


July 7th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), July 7 (ANI): With the Uttar Pradesh Secondary Education Council (Uttar Pradesh Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad) changing its secondary and higher secondary curriculum for the year of 2010-2011 and 2012, ... Read more...

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Gujarat Police to fund 500 students’ higher education


June 13th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, June 13 (IANS) Continuing its social initiative, Gujarat Police have again decided to adopt 500 meritorious poor class 12 students and bear the cost of their higher education. Director General of Police ... Read more...

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Pak Army’s ‘cosmetic’ offensive on border doing little to combat terror: Afghan officials


April 14th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Apr.14 (ANI): While reports about the Pakistani military killing scores of militants and demolishing several of their hideouts in restive tribal regions along the Afghan border keep on flashing in ... Read more...

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London orchestra organises workshop for school children


April 7th, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) The British Council theatre here reverberated with the song "Jai Ho" from the Oscar winning film "Slumdog Millionaire" as musicians of the renowned London Philarmonic Orchestra ... Read more...

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A. R. Rahman selling 2010 calendar for “education for the less privileged kids”


December 21st, 2009 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Dec 21 (ANI): Oscar winning musician A. R. Rahman (Slumdog Millionaire) has come up with a Calendar 2010 in aid of "education for the less privileged children".With pictures of ... Read more...

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Three Nobel laureates to meet Dalai Lama in Dharamsala


October 25th, 2009 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Oct 25 (IANS) Three Nobel peace laureates will visit this Himachal Pradesh town Tuesday to meet the Dalai Lama and discuss issues related to world peace, an official said Sunday. "Nobel laureates ... Read more...

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Malaysian Deputy PM clears proposal for extra Deepavali school holiday


October 8th, 2009 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Putrajaya (Malaysia), Oct.8 (ANI): Malaysia's Deputy Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin has reportedly cleared a proposal that instructs state education directors to approve requests from schools for an extra day off on October ... Read more...

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Malaysian schools to offer Tamil, Mandarin lessons at primary level


October 4th, 2009 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Oct. 4 (ANI): In order to attract more non-Malaysian students to government schools, Malaysia's education ministry is planning to introduce Tamil and Mandarin lessons at primary school level. The classes ... Read more...

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TN Government orders inquiry into “world record breast cancer operations”


August 28th, 2009 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Madurai, Aug 28 (ANI): Tamil Nadu State Health Department has ordered an inquiry into claims of doctors of the Rajaji Government Hospital on performing 14 breast cancer surgeries in three and half ... Read more...

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‘Ghost’ pays second visit to spooked Malay schoolgirls


April 29th, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Apr 29 (ANI): It was certainly a case of spooky return when a ghostly apparition that scared the wits out of some 50 schoolgirls in Langgar, Malaysia on April 26, ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh schools to teach newsreading


January 4th, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 4 (IANS) Newsreading is to be included in the curriculum of 25,000 government-run schools in Uttar Pradesh to improve the general knowledge and presentation skills of students."This new concept ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh school dropouts to be given industrial training


October 10th, 2008 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 10 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to allow people with basic reading and writing skills to enroll for industrial training programmes that are at present open only to ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh to give awards for quality research, teaching


August 14th, 2008 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 14 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government has instituted several awards for teachers of state universities and colleges, for carrying out high quality research work and imparting education of a high ... Read more...

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Delhi Education Director cautions govt schools against terror attacks


August 8th, 2008 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
By Pankaj YadavNew Delhi , Aug 8 (ANI): In the aftermath of a hoax call early in the morning to blow up a public school in West Delhi , the Capitals ... Read more...

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Court summons Chautala in teachers recruitment scam


July 16th, 2008 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) A city court Wednesday asked former Haryana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala to appear before it Aug 20 after it took cognizance of a charge-sheet filed by ... Read more...

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Prof. Siddiqui appointed as the new chairperson of NCTE


June 12th, 2008 - 9:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi , June 12 (ANI): Professor Mohammad Akhtar Siddiqui has taken over as Chairperson, National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) on Thursday after his appointment by the Central Government to ... Read more...

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Robot Asimo conducts US orchestra


May 15th, 2008 - 2:01 pm ICT by admin
London, May 15 (ANI): It was like a merger of high technology and high art when a robot conducted the Detroit Symphony Orchestra.Both the audience and performers burst into applause after ... Read more...

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A Hindu tutor for world’s most famous public school


April 4th, 2008 - 11:52 am ICT by admin
London, April 4 (IANS) Eton, the English boy's school that is the nursing ground of maharajas, prime ministers and generals, is to have a Hindu religious tutor - thanks to its Indian ... Read more...

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