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SC declines review of right to education verdict (Lead)


September 19th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court has declined to entertain petitions seeking a review of its verdict upholding the constitutional validity of the right to education act that ... Read more...

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Yamunanagar first district with ramps for disabled


August 8th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 8 (IANS) Haryana's Yamunanagar will become the first district in the country this Independence Day where all government buildings would have the facility of ramps for physically challenged ... Read more...

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SC declines to stay Andhra court order against sub-quota (Third Lead)


June 13th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Hyderabad, June 13 (IANS) In a major setback for the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) central government, the Supreme Court Wednesday rejected, for now, its plea for a stay ... Read more...

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Consider making police stations tobacco-free: Delhi High Court


June 12th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) To curb the sale of tobacco around educational institutions, the Delhi High Court has asked the police commissioner to set up a precedent and consider ... Read more...

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Zarine to endorse educational institution


May 29th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) After working in the successful fun-filled film "Housefull 2", actor Zarine Khan will soon be seen promoting education.Samalkha Group of Institution (SGI) has roped Zarine ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu ex-minister, kin raided for graft (Lead)


May 17th, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 17 (IANS) The houses of former Tamil Nadu minister Veerapandi S. Arumugam, his relatives and his two personal assistants and premises of an educational institution were Thursday raided ... Read more...

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Bomb scare at Delhi educational institution


May 8th, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Panic gripped the students and staff of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan (BVB) in central Delhi Monday after a caller said a bomb had been planted in ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha passes amended central institutions act


April 27th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha Friday passed amendments to the Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Admissions) Act, 2006, exempting some central institutions from implementing the other backward ... Read more...

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Vice chancellor, officials confined in office overnight in Bengal


April 26th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 26 (IANS) The vice-chancellor of the Aliah University and other officials had to spend the whole of Wednesday night confined in an office of the university's Salt lake ... Read more...

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Poor school students’ quota: Apex court verdict Thursday


April 11th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court will Thursday pronounce its verdict on a batch of petitions challenging the constitutional validity of the right to education law that requires ... Read more...

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Kerala to be tough on banks not providing ‘edu loans’


March 28th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 28 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Wednesday said the state government will act tough on commercial banks that do not provide educational loans to students."It ... Read more...

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Central government schools to become tobacco free


February 28th, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) All Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs) across India have been directed to ensure they are tobacco-free to prevent youth access to tobacco, officials said Tuesday.The Kendriya Vidyalya ... Read more...

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Indefinite shutdown of ICFAI University in Tripura


January 31st, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 31 (IANS) Following a two-month-long tussle between the university management and the employees, authorities at Tripura's ICFAI University Tuesday ordered closed the varsity for an indefinite period.The Hyderabad-based ... Read more...

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Geelani opposes fatwa to expel Christian priests


January 31st, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 31 (IANS) Senior separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani Tuesday locked horns with the local Sharia board over a fatwa seeking expulsion of four Christian priests from the Kashmir ... Read more...

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Panjab University teachers see red over campus showbiz


January 21st, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 21 (IANS) Celebrities descending on the Panjab University (PU) campus to promote their films or shoot them may be to the liking of hundreds of awestruck students, ... Read more...

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Trinamool members, others held for assault on principal (Lead)


January 6th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 6 (IANS) Thirteen people, most of them from the ruling Trinamool Congress, were arrested from the Raiganj area of West Bengal's North Dinajpur district Friday for the ... Read more...

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13 Trinamool students held for assault on principal


January 6th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 6 (IANS) Thirteen people were arrested from the Raiganj area of West Bengal's North Dinajpur district Friday in connection with the assault a day earlier on the principal ... Read more...

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Sukna land scam: Lt.Gen. Avadesh Prakash sacked by court martial (Roundup)


December 3rd, 2011 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Dec 3 (IANS) Indian Army's former military secretary, Lt. Gen. (retd) Avadesh Prakash was Saturday dismissed from service by an army court martial for his involvement in a land ... Read more...

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The genesis of the Sukna land scam (To go with ‘Sukna scam: Lt Gen Avadesh Prakash dismissed from service’)


December 3rd, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
A 71-acre civilian land, a tea estate adjacent to Sukna military station in Siliguri district of West Bengal and efforts by some military officers to transfer the land to a private ... Read more...

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Sukna scam: Lt.Gen. Avadesh Prakash dismissed from service


December 3rd, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Dec 3 (IANS) Former military secretary Lt. Gen. (retired) Avadesh Prakash was Saturday dismissed from service by an Indian Army court martial for his involvement in a land scam ... Read more...

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US working on plight of Tri-valley students


October 27th, 2011 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 27 (IANS) The United States has assured India that it was "continuing to work" on the issue of hundreds of Indian students affected by the "horrible visa scam" ... Read more...

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Hypnosis at Colombian school ends in mass hysteria


September 3rd, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Sep 3 (IANS/EFE) A total of 42 Colombian students taking part in a hypnotism show at a school in the southwestern city of Mocoa were unable to come out ... Read more...

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OBC’s 10 percent relief is on eligibility marks: Apex court (Lead)


August 18th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Other Backward Classes (OBC) students will qualify for admissions under the reserved category if they have 10 percent less marks than the eligibility level fixed ... Read more...

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India-Russia JV to fund hypersonic missile project


August 17th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 17 (IANS) Brahmos Aerospace will fund a joint project of an Indian and Russian educational institution for developing a hypersonic cruise missile capable of flying at Mach 7 ... Read more...

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Now, a military school for girls in the pipeline


August 7th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) In a bid to have more women officers in defence forces, the government is set to approve an exclusive Sainik (military) School for girls. Madhya ... Read more...

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Bomb blast in northeastern India kills 5


August 1st, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by BNO News
IMPHAL, INDIA (BNO NEWS) -- Five people were killed on early Monday afternoon when a bomb exploded at a market in the northeastern region of India, police said.The blast occurred at around ... 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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Another US varsity with hundreds of Indian students under scanner


July 29th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 29 (IANS) Another US educational institution with hundreds of Indian students has come under the scanner with dozens of Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents raiding offices at the ... Read more...

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I wasn’t taught to differentiate between caste, creed: Big B


July 27th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 27 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan, who is playing a pivotal role in "Aarakshan", about caste issues, Wednesday said he was not brought up in an atmosphere ... Read more...

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From guns to Buddha to enlightening others, a monk’s story (Feature with images)


July 20th, 2011 - 9:46 am ICT by IANS
Leh, July 20 (IANS) He was a soldier who dropped the gun to be a monk - but even that didn't give him peace of mind. So Bhikkhu Sanghasena decided ... Read more...

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Sukna land scam: Rath cleared of intent to defraud


July 15th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 15 (IANS) An army court Friday stuck to its earlier finding and pronounced that former 33 Corps commander Lt. Gen. P.K. Rath was not guilty of the charge ... Read more...

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Sukna land scam: army court’s verdict likely Friday


July 14th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 14 (IANS) An army court that has been asked to revise one of its findings against former 33 Corps commander, Lt. Gen. P.K. Rath, in the Sukna land ... Read more...

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Sukna scam: Rath questions revision order


July 13th, 2011 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 12 (IANS) Former 33 corps commander Lt. Gen. P.K. Rath Tuesday questioned the validity of a revision order for the general court martial (GCM) to reconsider his ... Read more...

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Sukna land scam: Rath challenges revision order (Lead)


July 11th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 11 (IANS) The general court martial (GCM), which convicted former 33 Corps Commander Lt. Gen. P.K. Rath in the Sukna land scam in West Bengal, reassembled here Monday ... Read more...

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Sukna land scam: Court martial reassembles


July 11th, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 11 (IANS) The general court martial (GCM), which convicted former 33 Corps Commander Lt. Gen. P.K. Rath in the Sukna land scam in West Bengal, reassembled here Monday ... Read more...

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