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Chinese company launches education project in Himachal


August 7th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hamirpur (Himachal Pradesh), Aug 7 (IANS) Information and communications technology company Huawei India Tuesday launched its computer education programme in this town as part of corporate social responsibility.As part of ... Read more...

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Action against fake poor in Tripura


July 31st, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 31 (IANS) Tripura has stepped up a statewide crackdown on people who have claimed fake 'povery status' and collected over Rs.10 million as fines from those who have ... Read more...

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Delhi shelter homes to be all-weather ones


May 20th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Shelter homes in Delhi are being upgraded to make them all-weather homes so as provide a roof to the homeless during winter, summer and rains.Work ... Read more...

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About 70 percent of India is poor: Top adviser


March 25th, 2012 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Debunking the government's claim that the number of poor in India has come down, a top adviser has claimed that around 70 percent ... Read more...

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Government has key role in primary education: Stiglitz


January 15th, 2012 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 14 (IANS) Nobel laureate economist Joseph Stiglitz feels that government should play an important role in providing primary education as it enables the poor to have access to ... Read more...

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UN helps children in storm-hit Philippines


December 29th, 2011 - 4:22 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Dec 29 (IANS) The UN Children's Fund has pledged to provide safe learning environments for children in the storm-ravaged cities of the Philippines. It will also give ... Read more...

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US firms back ‘Support My School’ campaign in India


December 18th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 18 (IANS) Several American companies and organizations have expressed interest in a unique initiative to help children in rural and semi-urban India get access to better educational ... Read more...

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BJP’s PM wannabes more enthusiastic than party (Comment)


September 17th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
It is understandable that the Congress' present condition of disarray will encourage its opponents to take it on in an electoral battle. But curiously, the enthusiasm is noticeable more ... Read more...

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Dreams no bar for kids at prison play school


August 2nd, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) "I want to be a doctor," murmured five-year-old Guddu Kumari, flashing a shy smile and then hurrying to the rest of her classmates resting in the ... Read more...

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Gilani seeks more access to EU markets


July 20th, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, who is in London, has urged increased trade and market access for Pakistani products in European markets, it was reported ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Blinkered vision harms trade, Indian aid in Nepal


July 8th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 8 (IANS) Indian assistance worth over Rs.3,000 crore, meant to boost Nepal's trade, economy and public welfare, faces obstruction in the Himalayan republic due to vested interests and ... Read more...

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Arrange full education for Chhattisgarh’s tribal students: President


June 26th, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 25 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Saturday called for arrangements to be made in Chhattisgarh for providing exclusive educational facilities for tribal students from the kindergarten (KG) level ... 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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Girls still bearing the brunt of patriarchy?


March 21st, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
By Priyanka KumariDarbhanga (Bihar), Mar 21 (ANI): Living in one of the larger towns of Bihar, change in the world outside does not become immediately apparent, especially if it is to ... Read more...

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NGOs in Kashmir provide education facilities to militancy-affected girls


March 10th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Mar10 (ANI): Non-government organisations in Srinagar, Kashmir state are providing educational facilities to help militancy-affected orphan girls in the region.The Jammu and Kashmir Yateem Trust (JKYT) and Austrian Kashmir Social ... Read more...

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Centre to re-examine order to derecognise 44 deemed universities


January 11th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): The Central Government on Tuesday assured the Supreme Court that it would examine afresh its earlier decision to derecognise 44 deemed universities for lacking appropriate academic infrastructure ... Read more...

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Oz govt steps up fight against cyber bullying, sexual harassment


January 11th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 11 (ANI): Students, nursing women and people with family responsibilities will form the basis for new measures to be adopted by the Australian Government to tackle online bullying and sexual ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

TCS to set up training centre at Technocity


September 13th, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 13 (IANS) Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) will set up a training centre at the proposed Technocity near the Technopark campus here. Chief Minister V.S.Achuthanandan Monday said the cabinet has decided to ... Read more...

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Save schools during Bihar polls: rights body


September 8th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 8 (IANS) Maoists and Indian authorities should protect schools and children's access to education during the upcoming Bihar state elections, Human Rights Watch has said. The use of schools ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves 107 new Kendriya Vidyalayas


June 25th, 2010 - 1:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) Thursday approved a proposal for setting up 107 new Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs) during the remaining period of the Eleventh ... Read more...

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WWII’s Bletchley Park files to go online for the first time


June 5th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 5 (ANI): Over a million Second World War documents are to go online for the first time.According to the BBC, files from Bletchley Park, the UK's wartime code-breaking headquarters, are ... Read more...

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Kerala Technocity project to be launched June 4


May 29th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 29 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan will launch on June 4 the Rs.5,000-crore Technocity project, the state's biggest IT city, that will come up on a 450-acre plot near ... Read more...

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Carting children to school, the eco friendly way


March 26th, 2010 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
By Asit Srivastava Vrindavan (Uttar Pradesh), March 26 (IANS) It could well be a case of back to the future. Bullock carts might be outmoded and belong to an era gone by, but ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

5 million Afghan children have no access to schools: Karzai


March 7th, 2010 - 3:32 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, March 7 (DPA) Afghan President Hamid Karzai said Saturday that lack of educational facilities and attacks by Taliban have kept five million school-age children out of schools and pleaded with ... Read more...

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Kerala software park land acquisition complete


February 8th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 8 (IANS) The Kerala government Monday said all formalities for acquisition of the remaining 245.89 acres for the development of Technocity, the next phase of Technopark software park near here, ... Read more...

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Benefits of science should reach masses: Patil to scientists (Lead)


December 7th, 2009 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 7 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Monday told Indian scientists that the fruits of science should reach the masses as the importance of nations in the 21st century would be ... Read more...

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Student, faculty researchers capturing history of Tibetans in exile


December 5th, 2009 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Fayetteville (Arkansas, US), Dec. 5 (ANI): Geshe Thupten Dorjee, a Tibetan monk who teaches at the University of Arkansas, Sidney Burris and 15 students from the university, are working on a text ... Read more...

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Patna slum kids rally demanding better educational facilities


November 23rd, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Nov 23 (ANI): Over hundred slum kids took out a rally here today demanding better educational facilities in the state.The children took out the rally up to the residence of ... Read more...

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IGNOU to establish 400 training centres in Bihar


November 8th, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) To improve educational facilities in Bihar, which has the lowest literacy level in India, and launch market driven vocational courses for its youth, the Indira Gandhi National ... Read more...

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Education, a powerful tool to empower people to live a dignified life: PM


November 3rd, 2009 - 11:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 3(ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Tuesday said that education is a potent and powerful tool for empowering people to lead a life of dignity and also ... Read more...

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Educational day centre transforms lives of Assam’s disabled children


October 22nd, 2009 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
By Vaschipem KamodangJorhat (Assam), Oct 22(ANI): An educational day centre for spastic children in Assam's Jorhat city is helping and supporting disabled children through various rehabilitation programmes."Prerona Sishu Bikash Kendra Spastic Society", ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh stopped from scrapping free education for all poor


September 14th, 2009 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sept 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday disallowed the Uttar Pradesh government from withdrawing the provision of free education beyond class 10 from poor general and backward category students in ... Read more...

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Software exports to grow in double digits: NASSCOM chief


September 3rd, 2009 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 3 (IANS) India is expected to clock double-digit growth in the software and IT enabled services (ITeS) exports next year as the US and other markets are recovering from the ... Read more...

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Chattisgarh seeks central assistance for development in Maoist hit areas


September 2nd, 2009 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Raipur, Sep 2 (ANI): The Chhattisgarh Government on Wednesday placed a demand for grant of Rs 94.22 crore from the Central Government to develop educational facilities in the Maoist- affected areas.According to ... Read more...

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Operation launched to rescue abducted Hindalco employees


August 18th, 2009 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 18 (IANS) An operation has been launched to rescue ten employees and labourers of Hindalco company, abducted by Maoist rebels from Jharkhand's Gumla district, police said Tuesday. Ten employees and workers ... Read more...

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