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SC notice to Punjab on ‘Aarakshan’ film ban


September 17th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to the Punjab government on a petition by film producer Prakash Jha seeking compensation for banning the screening of ... Read more...

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‘Education system not keeping pace with evolving technology’


September 6th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) India's education system is not keeping pace with rapidly evolving technology, resulting in difficulty in finding suitable candidates where millions are unemployed, FICCI president R.V. ... Read more...

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Daily rues Pakistan’s ghost schools


July 21st, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 21 (IANS) Ghost schools "exist on paper and never operate", said a leading Pakistani daily that lamented the continuing emergency in the country's education system.An editorial in the ... Read more...

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British promoted opium in India: Advani


July 18th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Going down the pages of history, veteran Bharatiya Janata Party leader L.K. Advani Wednesday slammed British colonialists for destroying the education system of the ... Read more...

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‘The Buddy Project’ loosely based on ‘Chak De! India’


July 16th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Channel V's forthcoming youth-oriented show "The Buddy Project" focuses on the student-teacher relationship, and producer Sudhir Sharma says it is on the lines of Shah ... Read more...

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Rebuilding education from the ruins: Afghan minister (Interview)


July 1st, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) As Afghanistan engages in rebuilding its educational institutions destroyed by the Taliban, bringing women back into schools and colleges continues to be a challenge, ... Read more...

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Birthday party culture comes to UP government schools


June 13th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 13 (IANS) To bridge the rural-urban divide among students, the Uttar Pradesh government has asked its primary schools, run by the basic education department, to celebrate birthdays of ... Read more...

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‘The Wire’ cast members reunite in hilarious musical spoof


June 6th, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Baltimore, 
June 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Cast members of the critically acclaimed series ‘The Wire’ reunited to take part in the hilarious musical skit.The show, which lasted five seasons, is regarded by ... Read more...

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Delhiites feel their environment has deteriorated


June 5th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) A majority of respondents to a survey on the capital's enviroment feel that its quality has worsened, while nearly half of them perceive a reduction in ... Read more...

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75 mn youths to be unemployed in 2012: ILO


May 22nd, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, May 22 (IANS) Nearly 75 million youths across the world will stay unemployed in 2012, said a report released Tuesday by the International Labour Organisation (ILO).This accounts for 12.7 ... Read more...

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Amendment to RTE for education of disabled passed


May 9th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The Lok Sabha Wednesday passed an amendment to the Right to Education Act which will facilitate education of disabled children and allow those with severe ... Read more...

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Indian votes split between Sarkozy and Hollande


May 6th, 2012 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Paris, May 5 (IANS) As France prepares to vote Sunday to elect a new president, the Indian-origin community also seems to be split between the incumbent Nicolas Sarkozy and ... Read more...

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China debates as student lambasts exams


April 17th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, April 17 (IANS) A school student has spoken up against the country's exam-oriented education system, triggering debate in China.Jiang Chengbo, a student at Huilong High School in Jiangsu province, ... Read more...

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NCC to redefine training philosophy


April 11th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) The National Cadet Corps (NCC) will soon redefine its training philosophy to provide its cadets skills needed to face challenges of the new millennium.To thrash ... Read more...

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Young professionals in MCD poll fray root for change


April 9th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) He has a masters in surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons - not someone you'd expect as a candidate in the Delhi civic ... Read more...

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‘Russian police and education system most corrupt’


March 23rd, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Corruption in Russia was most deeply-rooted within the traffic police, kindergartens and higher educational institutions, says a report by an international watchdog.The study by the ... Read more...

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New schemes in the offing for livelihood security (Factfile)


March 12th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Factfile on new schemes in the offing to ensure livelihood security as enunciated by President Pratibha Patil during her joint address to parliament on ... Read more...

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Restructure Pakistan’s education system: Daily


February 20th, 2012 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 20 (IANS) A complete restructuring of the education system is needed in Pakistan where the literacy level still remains among the lowest in the world, said a daily ... Read more...

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‘Dhoni’ entertaining film with strong message (Tamil Movie Review)


February 12th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Dhoni"; Cast: Prakash Raj, Akash Jagannath, Radhika Apte, Brahmanandham, Thanikala Bharani, Thalaivasal Vijay an d Nasser; Director-Producer: Prakash Raj; Composer: Ilayaraja; Rating: ***Prakash Raj, an all-rounder, has now proved to ... Read more...

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Films, TV shows influencing child crimes?


February 11th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) The recent cases of a 12-year-old who died aping a TV serial suicide and a 15-year-old who stabbed his teacher to death after being reportedly ... Read more...

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Beijing move to end street begging by children


February 11th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 11 (IANS) The Beijing administration will take DNA samples from child beggars and put them into a database to see whether they were victims of child trafficking in ... Read more...

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Good news from Kashmir: Education back on rail


January 29th, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Binoo Joshi Jammu, Jan 29 (IANS) Ramshackle and damaged buildings are being repaired, teacher-student ratios are improving, enrolment is rising and so is the literacy rate. After over two decades of militant ... Read more...

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Buddha slams Mamata government for farmer suicides


January 22nd, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Rishra (West Bengal), Jan 22 (IANS) Calling for a "new agricultural movement" in the wake of the ongoing farmer suicides in the state, former West Bengal chief minister Buddhadeb ... Read more...

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Foreign students get a taste of Indian education at IGNOU


January 13th, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) A group of 37 students from 11 countries visited the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) to acquaint themselves with the education system here, officials ... Read more...

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RTE is not a panacea, say experts


December 21st, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) The Right to Education (RTE) Act cannot be a panacea to the poor education system in the country, experts said Wednesday."The historic Right to Education ... Read more...

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A milestone for girls in a Uttar Pradesh village


December 20th, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Muslimpatti (Uttar Pradesh), Dec 20 (IANS) It is a milestone in education for this remote village in Azamgarh district -- 90 percent of its girls are educated and the number ... Read more...

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`Kids rescued from Pakistan seminary scarred for life’


December 14th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 14 (IANS) The 50 boys who were rescued from a dungeon in a madrassa in Pakistan's Karachi city will bear the scars for life, said a daily as ... Read more...

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Kashmir disabled observe black day (Dec 3 is World Disabled Day)


December 3rd, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 3 (IANS) Dozens of handicapped people staged a protest in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital on the World Disabled Day Saturday, observing it as a black day, ... 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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Need to produce innovators, entrepreneurs, says president


November 25th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 25 (IANS) Calling for spreading education to one and all in the country, President Pratibha Patil Friday said a "comprehensive education system" must produce innovators and entrepreneurs.Addressing ... Read more...

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Need to reform institutions in tune with times: President


October 18th, 2011 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Tuesday emphasised the need to reform India's institutions in accordance with the demands of the rapidly changing socio-economic conditions.Speaking at the inauguration ... Read more...

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$35 tablet to be launched in October: Sibal


September 28th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Communications and Information Technology minister Kapil Sibal Wednesday said the anticipated $35 (approx Rs.1,700) tablet would be made available to school students in the country ... Read more...

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‘Schools admitting poor students unsure of being reimbursed’


September 15th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Private schools are admitting 25 percent children from disadvantaged sections of the society under the Right to Education (RTE) Act but are apprehensive about receiving ... Read more...

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Teaching Chinese in Pakistani schools puzzling: Daily


September 8th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) A decision to teach Chinese in schools in a Pakistani province is a little puzzling, said a daily Thursday.An editorial in the News International said that ... Read more...

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Nigeria to make 40 mn literates in four years


September 4th, 2011 - 9:46 am ICT by IANS
Abuja, Sep 4 (IANS) Nigeria is set to make literate around 40 million people in the next four years, a minister said.Minister for Education Nyesom Wike said the country will ... Read more...

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