education in india

Wipro to train school teachers in US


August 29th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 29 (IANS) Indian IT major Wipro Limited will train 120 school teachers in partnership with the University of Massachusetts in Boston, US, over the next three years ... Read more...

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Need national leaders from science, engineering: PM


August 18th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 18 (IANS) The country needs national leaders from science and engineering and not just politics, sports and cinema, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said here Saturday.The prime minister ... Read more...

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Primary education in India: Learn from ASEAN, says Amartya


July 21st, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Patna, July 20 (IANS) Nobel laureate Amartya Sen Friday stressed the need for India to provide primary education to all its people on the lines of Southeast Asian countries."India has ... Read more...

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Politics, unionism in education cannot be separated: Amartya Sen


July 18th, 2012 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 17 (IANS) Observing that politics cannot be separated from unions formed by teachers or students, Nobel laureate Amartya Sen Tuesday emphasised on the need for using the synergy ... Read more...

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Congress’ youth, students wings call strike in Tripura


July 11th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 11 (IANS) The main opposition Congress party's youth and students wings have called a 12-hour shutdown in Tripura Friday to protest alleged irregularities in medical and engineering examinations ... Read more...

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95 percent schools don’t comply with RTE guidelines: Study


July 9th, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Over two years after the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act (RTE) was notified by the central government, more than 95 percent ... Read more...

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Tagore’s texts made into pictorial editions (With Images)


May 29th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Three children's texts written by Rabindranath Tagore have been produced in pictorial editions in Hindi, English and Bengali by the traditional "pata chitra" painters of ... Read more...

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Poor literacy major problem for Indian youths, says report


April 19th, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Poor literacy remains a major hurdle for Indian youths in terms of employment opportunities and levels of education in India are greatly influenced by gender, ... Read more...

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World Bank offers $500 million loan for education in India


March 23rd, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 23 (IANS) The World Bank has offered $500 million interest-free credit to India for improving the standards of secondary education, an official statement said Friday.The World Bank Thursday ... Read more...

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With business in mind, African students seek education in India (With image)


March 15th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Ludhiana, March 15 (IANS) Dulce Vania from Mozambique is studying for a management degree in India and is also a budding entrepreneur - she exports human hair to her homeland."I ... Read more...

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SBI reduces educational loan rates by up to 1 percent


February 27th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) India's largest lender, State Bank of India (SBI) Monday said it has reduced the interest rate on educational loans by up to one percent ... Read more...

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No news about disassociation from Aakash tablet: Datawind


February 21st, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) A day after reports that Datawind, manufacturers of India's cheapest Aakash tablet, were to be disassociated from the tablet, the manufacturer Tuesday said that they ... Read more...

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Padma for Singapore ex-minister with Nalanda connect


January 25th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Former Singapore foreign minister George Yong-Boon Yeo - named for a Padma Bhushan award Wednesday - is helping set up an international university in Bihar's ... Read more...

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Abhay Deol, Neha Dhupia support child education


January 20th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Bollywood actor Abhay Deol and Neha Dhupia have pledged their support to P&G;'s signature campaign Shiksha, which aims at spreading education in India.Abhay and Neha ... Read more...

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Stiglitz against foreign investment


January 10th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 10 (IANS) Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz Tuesday said opening doors to foreign investment would have disastrous consequences and would lead to serious economic instability."Insufficiently regulated capital market and ... Read more...

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‘Fund infusion wont help education without correcting deficiencies’


December 2nd, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Even as India readies to infuse huge funds into the education sector in the 12th Five Year Plan (2012-17), the government will need to make ... Read more...

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New guidelines to bar animal dissection in varsities


November 23rd, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) An estimated 19 million animals would be saved annually courtesy new recommendations calling for an end to animal dissection and experimentation in universities and colleges, ... Read more...

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‘Foreign varsities can make Indian education job-oriented’


November 17th, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) As India and Scotland forge new ties in education, Scottish education experts say foreign varsities can not only fill the huge demand-supply gap in this ... Read more...

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Scottish varsity opens maiden campus in India


November 10th, 2011 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) In a move aimed to boost India-Scotland relations in the field of education, Scotland's Education Minister Michael Russell inaugurated the first campus of a Scottish ... Read more...

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Kalam unveils Bosch research centre at IISc


November 8th, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 8 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Tuesday unveiled the Robert Bosch Centre for Cyber Physical Systems at the premier Indian Institute of Science (IISc) here."I believe that ... Read more...

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IIM-Calcutta to tap corporates for funds


September 23rd, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 23 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Management-Calcutta (IIM-C) is planning to tap Indian corporates for funds to complete some of its infrastructural projects following increased intake of students ... Read more...

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Frankfurt Book Fair launches training campaigns in India


August 27th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) The prestigious Frankfurt Book Fair is reaching out to new segment of Indian readers at the grassroots to enhance literacy and reading competence.'Jumpstart', a programme ... Read more...

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Amul to Manipal, expat Goan documents Indian success (With Images)


July 29th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 29 (IANS) India's growing potential is the subject of admiration for Eugenio Monteiro, a Goan-based in Portugal, who has just authored a book focusing on India's rise as ... Read more...

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Nalanda Mentor Group holds meet in Patna


July 6th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 6 (IANS) The Nalanda Mentor Group, headed by Nobel laureate Amartya Sen, held a meeting here Wednesday to discuss the progress of setting up an international university ... Read more...

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Amartya Sen-headed Nalanda varsity group to meet in Patna


July 5th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 5 (IANS) The Nalanda Mentor Group, headed by Nobel laureate Amartya Sen, will meet here Wednesday to discuss the progress of setting up an international university ... Read more...

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Sibal praises Bihar for spreading education


July 4th, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal was all praises for the Bihar government Monday for its steps in the field of education.Speaking after conferring an ... Read more...

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Indian students in Canada more than double in a year


June 15th, 2011 - 10:00 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 15 (IANS) The first Canada-India Education Summit this week in Ottawa is set to boost research and educational ties between the two countries.With Canada reportedly registering more than ... Read more...

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Anarkali, shaken not stirred - cocktail wisdom (With Image) (IANS Books)


May 20th, 2011 - 10:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) A good cocktail, whether an Anarkali or James Bond's Classic Dry Martini, is worth a million on the summer menu. If you want to get ... Read more...

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AMU, Jamia born with minority character: Salman Khurshid


March 12th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, March 12 (IANS) Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) and Jamia Millia Islamia were born with the "minority character", Minority Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said here Saturday."Aligarh Muslim University and Jamia ... Read more...

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Meghalaya ranks poorly in elementary education: report


February 17th, 2011 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Feb 17 (IANS) Meghalaya ranks way below the national average in imparting elementary education in the country, according to the Annual Status of Education Report (ASER), 2010.The national average of children ... Read more...

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Pearson gets control over TutorVista for Rs.577 crore


January 18th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Pearson, one of the world's largest publishing groups and owner of the Financial Times newspaper, Tuesday said it had increased its stake in Indian education firm TutorVista ... Read more...

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Mandatory test for teachers’ eligibility soon: Sibal


January 17th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal Monday said that a Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) will soon be made mandatory for teachers as the Right to Education Act ... Read more...

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Setting up new Nalanda a challenging task: Amartya Sen


January 4th, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 4 (IANS) Nobel laureate Amartya Sen Tuesday said restoring Bihar's Nalanda University - the world's oldest - was a difficult task, but progress was being made."The university is being re-started ... Read more...

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Globalising India needs ’schools of tomorrow’: Harvard education professor


December 9th, 2010 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Anjali Ojha New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) As India moves ahead on the path of globalisation, it also needs to overhaul its education system to meet the demands of the coming age, ... Read more...

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Mayawati unveils two statues of B. R. Ambedkar on his 54th death anniversary


December 6th, 2010 - 9:01 pm ICT by ANI
By Kamna MathurLucknow, Dec.6 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati unveiled two statues of the Father of Indian Constitution and Bharat Ratna, Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar on his 54th death anniversary here ... Read more...

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