educational institutes

President rues no Indian varsity in world’s top 200 (Lead)


September 17th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kharagpur (West Bengal), Sep 15 (IANS) Expressing concern that no Indian university featured among the top 200 global institutions, President Pranab Mukherjee Saturday urged the country's premier educational institutes to ... Read more...

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All set for world’s third biggest Muslim prayer congregation


August 14th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Malappuram (Kerala), Aug 14 (IANS) All arrangements are in place for what is billed as the country's biggest prayer congregation in the month of Ramadan to be held Wednesday at ... Read more...

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Maharashtra lawyers to join all-India strike July 11-12


July 6th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) Around 1.40 lakh lawyers from all over Maharashtra and Goa will join the two-day national strike of the 17-lakh strong legal fraternity July 11-12 to ... Read more...

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Edutor Technologies raises Rs.2 crore


March 20th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 20 (IANS) Edutor Technologies, a company serving the education market, has raised Rs.2 crore from Hyderabad Angels, a network of angel investors focused on early stage businesses."This strategic ... Read more...

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Another low cost tablet for students in the offing


March 1st, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Students in India will have more options to choose from as far as low-cost tablets go with a global education company launching an android tablet ... Read more...

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Delhi government hikes OBC quota before municipal polls


February 27th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Ahead of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi's (MCD) polls, the Congress-led Delhi government Monday decided to hike the reservation for Other Backward Castes (OBCs) in ... 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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Odisha takes ‘rath’ route to popularise science congress


November 7th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 7 (IANS) Odisha will roll out a science 'rath' Nov 14 in the state to popularize the Indian Science Congress that is scheduled to be held in ... Read more...

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India assures level playing field to foreign educational institutions


October 14th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 14 (IANS) India will welcome US educational institutions to the country with a "level playing field", but would not allow any "fly-by-night operators", Minister For Human Resource Development ... Read more...

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Ramlila with a quiz show and prizes!


October 5th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 5 (IANS) It's a Ramlila with an "educational touch"! Display your knowledge of the epic Ramayana the mythological play is based on and win prizes.The Aishbagh Ramlila Committee, ... Read more...

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Priority admission for girls in Himachal


September 1st, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 1 (IANS) The single girl child will be given admission on priority basis in government-run schools and colleges in Himachal Pradesh, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said Thursday."To ... Read more...

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Kerala set for country’s biggest Ramzan gathering Friday


August 22nd, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Malappuram (Kerala) Aug 22 (IANS) More than six lakh people are expected Friday at the largest Muslim prayer congregation at Swalath Nagar, near Malappuram, which is ready to host the ... Read more...

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Coming up, a Facebook-like education website


August 7th, 2011 - 10:07 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 7 (IANS) Fed up of your child logging into Facebook at the cost of studies? The Rajasthan government has hit upon a remedy - a social networking ... Read more...

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Greater Noida farmers now want Rs.11,500 per square metre


July 31st, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, July 31 (IANS) Farmers from Greater Noida Sunday demanded a compensation at the rate of Rs.10,000-11,500 per square metre for their acquired lands, a village headman said.The demand ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa felicitated hours before quitting


July 31st, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 31 (IANS) Hours before he was set to quit office, a grim-looking Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa was Sunday felicitated by the Balija community at the Bangalore ... Read more...

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US varsity with hundreds of Indian students under scanner (Lead)


July 29th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Another US educational institution with hundreds of Indian students has come under the scanner with dozens of agents raiding offices at the University of Northern ... Read more...

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Choose colleges wisely, US tells Indian students


July 29th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Prospective Indian students should thoroughly research educational institutes based in the US before taking admission to prevent any fraud, the US embassy here said."The ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu asks mixer makers to state concerns in tender


June 22nd, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 22 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government has asked manufacturers of grinders, mixers and laptops to state their concerns regarding its tender to source these products for free distribution ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu tender to grind out small grinder makers


June 17th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 17 (IANS) Small grinder manufacturers in Tamil Nadu are feeling excluded as the AIADMK-led government's tender specifications for sourcing 2.5 million units for its free distribution scheme disqualifies ... Read more...

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Heads of Bengal’s cultural and educational institutes put in papers


May 19th, 2011 - 1:47 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 19 (IANS) With the change of guard at the helm of the state, many heads of important cultural and educational institutions in West Bengal put in their papers ... Read more...

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Jat agitation continues, Centre calls meeting of top civil, police officers


March 25th, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 25 (ANI): In the wake of Supreme Court's directive to the governments of Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana to ensure that the supply of water and other essential ... Read more...

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Jats refuse to vacate railway tracks despite court orders


March 25th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Jatpur (Haryana), Mar.25 (ANI): Protestors of the Jat community have continued their agitation over reservations in government jobs and educational institutes, despite orders from the Punjab and Haryana High Court directing them ... Read more...

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Protesting Jats threaten to block Delhi-Ambala rail route


March 21st, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by ANI
Kurukshetra, Mar 21 (ANI): The Jats, who have been demanding 27 per cent reservation in Central jobs under the OBC category, on Monday threatened to block the Delhi-Ambala rail route if ... Read more...

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Protesting Jats clear railway tracks after Allahabad HC order


March 20th, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Lucknow/New Delhi, Mar. 20 (ANI): Jats protesting against the government over a demand for jobs reservation, have cleared the railway tracks near Kafoorpur in Uttar Pradesh's J P Nagar District following ... Read more...

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Indian mining industry to face skilled manpower shortage


March 13th, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) India, ranked among the top five global players in production of several major minerals, is poised for rapid growth in its mining industry - about ... Read more...

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Federation of Muslim educational institutes launched


March 12th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Aiming to modernise the community's educational centres, including the madrasas (religious schools), the Jamat-e-Islami Hind (JIH) Saturday launched an association of the management bodies of ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama’s address: an emotional experience for foreigners


March 10th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala (Himachal Pradesh), March 10 (IANS) It was an "emotional" and a "lifetime experience" for the scores of foreigners who witnessed the Dalai Lama's annual address here Thursday."I have been ... Read more...

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New norms for technical institutes irk managements


January 14th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 14 (IANS) The new sets of norms announced by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) for setting up institutions have disappointed the managements of technical institutes.The Punjab Unaided ... Read more...

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Sibal invites Indian diaspora back home


January 7th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Kapil Sibal Friday called for "collaboration" from the Indian diaspora in building the education sector and invited them back to the land ... Read more...

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Bengal did not see change as Trinamool didn’t exist: Mamata


December 23rd, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 23 (IANS) Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Thursday said West Bengal did not see "change" in the more than three-decade long Marxist rule as her party did not exist ... Read more...

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Train services continue to remain disrupted due to Gujjar agitation


December 23rd, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
Pilupura (Rajasthan), Dec 23 (ANI): Train services continue to remain disrupted in Rajasthan as Gujjars have stepped up their agitation a day after the High Court kept on hold the state government's ... Read more...

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Rajasthan High Court rejects five percent quota plea for Gujjars


December 22nd, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 22 (ANI): The Rajasthan High Court on Wednesday rejected a petition seeking five per cent reservation in government job for the Gujjar community.The High Court directed the government to ... Read more...

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Gujjar protest in Rajasthan hits rail traffic


December 21st, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Jaipur, Dec 21 (ANI): Movement of trains between Mathura in Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan's Bharatpur was disrupted on Tuesday by Gujjars who have been asking for five per cent reservation in government ... Read more...

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Icy Roads Prevent Virginia Schools From Conducting Classes


December 17th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Dec 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Freezing temperatures and extremely dangerous conditions of the roads have led to the shut down of many schools and colleges in Virginia. The area has been ... Read more...

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Punjab technical institutes seek government intervention


December 15th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 15 (IANS) Managements of technical institutions in Punjab have sought tax concessions from the state government for their survival.In a meeting of nearly 100 educational institutions from Punjab held at ... Read more...

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