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Sibal slams states for corruptions related to land


September 12th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 12 (IANS) While the opposition, led by the BJP, is attacking the Congress-led UPA government for scams, including over irregularities in coal block allocations, union HRD Minister ... Read more...

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Asian, European varsities to discuss youth unemployment


September 11th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Amsterdam, Sep 11 (IANS) Some 100 heads of universities and higher education institutions from 38 Asian and European nations will gather in the Netherlands to discuss the issue of rising ... Read more...

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Ma Foi acquires Axis-V e-learning company


July 26th, 2012 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 25 (IANS) City-based Ma Foi Strategic Consultants operating in the field of strategic consulting, market research and management education ventured into e-learning domain by acquiring 51 percent stake ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha passes amended OBC quota bill


May 16th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Parliament Wednesday passed a bill which will give higher education institutions three more years to fill up the 27 percent seats reserved for other backward ... Read more...

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Important bills for budget session (With Coalition hiccups come to the fore in parliament)


April 1st, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) With the first half of the budget session dedicated to financial business, the government has atleast 39 bills pending from previous sessions for passing ... Read more...

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Kerala teachers to get opportunity to teach in Brazil


March 24th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 24 (IANS) Around 500 teachers from Kerala might get an opportunity to teach in Brazilian schools in the near future, say officials.The teachers, who need not necessarily know ... Read more...

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China scouts for grassroot talent


February 2nd, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 2 (IANS) China will send 30,000 experts to encourage talents at the grassroot levels in its small towns and villages as part of a special programme.According to sources ... Read more...

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Minority institutions may soon be exempt from RTE: Digvijay


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 23 (IANS) Minority education institutions may soon be exempt from the right to education act, Congress leader Digvijay Singh said here Monday."The issue has already been discussed ... Read more...

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Medical student suspended for ragging


January 3rd, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 3 (IANS) A senior medical college student was suspended in Rajasthan after some junior students accused him and his friends of ragging, an official said Tuesday.The alleged ragging ... 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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Junglemahal peacful, shutdown call partial


October 22nd, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 22 (IANS) There was only partial response to the daylong shutdown called by the rebels Saturday in West Bengal's Junglemahal, the Maoist-dominated areas, to protest alleged atrocities ... Read more...

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Students of three Indian institutes bag NASA award


October 14th, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 14 (IANS) Students of three Indian education institutions, which designed and launched their own satellites, have won a US space agency's student competition (foreign category) challenge.The three institutions ... Read more...

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Indian higher education leadership programme with Yale University


October 14th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 14 (IANS) A first of its kind programme for leaders of Indian higher education at Yale University has been highlighted as an example of dynamic and innovative cooperation ... Read more...

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Five students booked for ragging in Rajasthan


September 30th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 30 (IANS) Criminal cases were Friday slapped against five students of a university in Rajasthan's Udaipur after a first-year Bachelor of Science (BSc) student went into depression after ... Read more...

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More Indian students seek admission in US


August 17th, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 17 (IANS) Reversing recent trends, prospective graduate students from India seeking admission in US institutions increased eight percent in 2011 after increasing just one percent in 2010, according ... Read more...

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Getting craftspeople connected to mainstream fashion


July 11th, 2011 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Indigenous craftspeople in India are getting connected with the mainstream fashion industry through a crafts and design revolution.Experts reach out to the indigenous craftspeople in ... Read more...

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Improve quality of higher education: FICCI tells Oscar Fernandes


June 17th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) A leading business chamber Friday wrote to the chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Human Resource Development, Oscar Fernandes, voicing concern over the steep ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves more communities in OBC list


June 2nd, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) The union cabinet Thursday decided to add more castes and communities to the central list of Other Backward Classes (OBCs).The additions to the OBC list ... Read more...

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‘Jamia’s minority status a boon for Muslim students’


May 12th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Granting of minority status to Jamia Millia Islamia will ensure that the Muslim community has better access to higher education, chairman of the National Commission ... Read more...

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India seeks incresed engagement with African youth


April 26th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) India is seeking the help of young parliamentarians from Africa to increase the outreach of a unique private-public partnership to increase collaboration between the youth ... Read more...

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PM’s council for examination system overhaul


April 21st, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Terming the entrance examination system in India a "menace", the Science Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (SAC-PM) has recommended a re-look at the entire ... Read more...

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Germany tops higher education survey by British Council


March 17th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar. 17 (ANI): According to a British Council survey, Germany comes first in an international league table of higher education, ahead of Australia, the United Kingdom and China.The ranking ... Read more...

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Budget hike won’t help education sector: Sibal


March 10th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) The 24 percent hike in the outlay for education announced in the union budget will not help the sector because what is needed is a ... Read more...

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Sibal urges institutes to increase enrolment of female students


January 5th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Tiruchirapalli (Tamil Nadu), Jan 5 (ANI): Union Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal has urged educational institutes to increase and encourage enrolment of female students.Interacting with students and academicians here on Tuesday, ... Read more...

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50 Pak students meet for Global UGRAD-Pakistan orientation


December 30th, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 30 (ANI): Fifty students from Pakistan have met in Washington for the Global Undergraduate Exchange Program in Pakistan (Global UGRAD-Pakistan) program orientation."The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, in coordination ... Read more...

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Government allays fears over education bill


December 22nd, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Allaying fears of private educational institutions over the proposed Education Tribunal Bill, Higher Education Secretary Vibha Puri Das Wednesday clarified that the legislation does not aim to ... Read more...

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Indian youth see US colleges as more flexible, life changing: NYT


December 13th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.13 (ANI): Indian school and college students are reportedly seeing the United States as a viable avenue to pursue higher education after acquiring their bachelor degrees in India.Higher education institutions ... Read more...

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CRPF organises seminar on education scenario in Kashmir


December 12th, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Dec.12 (ANI): Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) 82 battalion in association with the Human Care Foundation, a non-governmental organisation, organised a day-long seminar on "Education Scenario in Kashmir" here on Sunday.Students, ... Read more...

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India can help transform Africa through education: AU official


November 22nd, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) India is poised to set up a string of higher education and training institutions in Africa - in areas ranging from diamond polishing to ... Read more...

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Protests over pension reform cripple life in France


October 20th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Oct 20 (IANS) The protests by French labour unions against President Nocolas Sarkozy's pension overhaul plan entered its second week Wednesday, thwarting fuel and other supplies and disrupting normal life across ... Read more...

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Parliamentary panel for consultations on educational tribunals bill


August 20th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) As the human resource development ministry seeks to establish education tribunals across the country, a parliamentary panel has urged wider consultations with all stakeholders before parliament debates ... Read more...

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Faculty crunch at premier institutes, admits Sibal


August 18th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Premier educational institutes like the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) and the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) are facing a faculty crunch with nearly one-third of the ... Read more...

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46 killed in Karachi violence after politician’s murder (Second Lead)


August 3rd, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 3 (DPA) Unrest broke out in Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi after the murder of a regional legislator, leaving 46 people dead and 120 injured, police said Tuesday. Lawmaker Raza ... Read more...

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Yash Chopra Is Now Doctor Yash Chopra!


August 2nd, 2010 - 10:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 2, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Veteran Bollywood director and producer Yash Chopra has been conferred an Honorary Doctorate Degree in London recently. The School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) ... Read more...

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Amendment in OBC Central List approved by Cabinet


July 22nd, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 22 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Thursday accorded approval for inclusion and amendment of the names of the castes and communities in the Central Lists of Other Backward Classes ... Read more...

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