educational qualifications

Socio-economic survey to be undertaken of Kerala fisherfolk


September 6th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 6 (IANS) Kerala Fisheries Minister K. Babu Thursday allocated Rs.1.71 million for a socio-economic survey of the state's fisherfolk."The situation today is that there are no proper statistics ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

36 UAE diplomats sworn in


August 4th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 3 (IANS/WAM) A new batch of 36 United Arab Emirates (UAE) diplomats has taken oath of office and secrecy before Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Brief profile of UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee


June 15th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Here is a brief profile of Pranab Mukherjee, the United Progressive Alliance's presidential candidate for the poll to be held July 19. Name: Pranab ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

This British mogul cannot read!


June 4th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 4 (IANS) He has raised a 400 million pound (over $650 million) property empire and is ranked 200th on the British Rich List -- one would consider Andreas ... Read more...

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49 Bengal candidates face criminal charges


April 11th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 11 (IANS) A total of 49 candidates out of 253 contesting the 54 assembly constituencies in the first phase of West Bengal polls April 18 have criminal ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

1 in 5 youngsters in UK has television in their bedroom by the age of four


March 18th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 18 (ANI): A survey has found that one in five children in Britain aged four and younger ask for TV sets to be put in their bedrooms.The growing trend has ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Jammu and Kashmir youth throng army recruitment rally in Ganderbal


February 20th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by ANI
By Afzal BhatGanderbal (Jammu and Kashmir), Feb 20(ANI): Thousands of youngsters from Jammu and Kashmir are taking part in an army recruitment rally being organized in several districts of the state, including ... Read more...

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School admission procedure should be rational, transparent


November 26th, 2010 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) The human resource development (HRD) ministry Thursday said the admission procedure under the right to education (RTE) act should be "non-discriminatory, rational and transparent"."With regard to admissions ... Read more...

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Arbitrary surveillance of Roma in Europe


October 31st, 2010 - 11:54 am ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Oct 31 (ANI): A newly published study on Roma (Gypsies) of Europe has expressed concern at the "arbitrary surveillance of Romani migrants and the violation of the related right to ... Read more...

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Guest teachers’ selection under scanner in Haryana


October 25th, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 25 (IANS) Haryana's school education department Monday announced that it has started scrutinizing irregularities in guest teacher selections.An education department spokesman said that cases have come to light in Faridabad ... Read more...

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Broken homes result in disruptive children: Study


October 15th, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 15 (IANS) Children from broken homes are twice as likely to develop serious behavioural problems, compared to children living with their parents, a study says.Researchers in Britain, who tracked nearly ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Pune villager invents unique windmill


August 14th, 2010 - 9:12 pm ICT by ANI
By Shivaji SalunkhePune, Aug 14 (ANI): Birudev Hazare, a 34-year-old from Manjari village in Pune has invented a unique windmill, which generates electricity in any desired quantity.The innovation can be constructed anywhere, ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Marriage ‘doesn’t stabilize relationships’


July 7th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 7 (ANI): Although married couples are less likely to separate than live-in couples, marriage is not the reason behind this phenomenon, claims IFS, an influential UK think-tank.The Institute for ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

British job market bleak for fresh graduates


July 6th, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 6 (IANS) An estimated 500,000 British graduates are about to join the queue for jobs this year, but the market has become tougher with employers raising the bar for minimum ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Technology makes people happier - especially women


May 14th, 2010 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
London, May 14 (ANI): Access to Internet and communication devices can increase people's sense of satisfaction and well being - especially amongst women, says a new study.The survey of 35,000 people, carried ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Highly-educated women more likely to have drinking problem


April 6th, 2010 - 2:43 am ICT by IANS
London, April 6 (IANS) A new study has shown that women who are highly educated are more likely to consume alcohol than their less-educated counterparts. The research led by London School of Economics ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Nursery admissions: Some smile, others mope


February 1st, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) It was the D-day that parents of 3-4-year olds were anxiously waiting for months tiogether. And when schools Monday put up the list of children who had ... Read more...

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Parents in Delhi rush for nursery admissions


February 1st, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 1 (ANI): The great rush for nursery admissions reached its final stage on Monday as most schools in the city are announcing their first list.For nursery admissions, the schools ... Read more...

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Anger over Delhi government diktat on nursery admissions


January 30th, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) With the Delhi government insisting that parents' profession or educational qualification cannot be a criteria for nursery admissions, many are worried that their children will get a ... Read more...

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After ‘3 Idiots’, Bollywood advises on student stress


January 15th, 2010 - 10:17 am ICT by IANS
By Subhash K Jha Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) Aamir Khan starrer "3 Idiots" has spurred Bollywood personalities to look at their educational qualifications, how they got their degrees and how students should ... Read more...

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Post-3 Idiots Bollywood Discusses it’s educational qualifications, school stress and gives advice to students


January 13th, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Subhash K JhaUrmila Matondkar:"I'm a BA in psychology. I was always under stress in both school and college as I had to manage both studies and acting. I dealt with it ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Augment capacity to attract foreign students: Tharoor


December 12th, 2009 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) More foreign students can be attracted only after augmenting capacity in the Indian education sector, which could be achieved through private-public partnerships, Minister of State for ... Read more...

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Railways accepts Khanna accident inquiry committee report


December 4th, 2009 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 4 (ANI): The Railway Ministry on Friday said that it has accepted 239 recommendations out of 278 made by the Justice H R Khanna Committee.In 1998, the Railway Ministry ... Read more...

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Maximum City has many crorepatis, school dropouts in poll fray


October 5th, 2009 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 5 (IANS) Living up to its image as the country's commercial capital, Mumbai and its surrounding will see a whopping 122 crorepati candidates across the political spectrum contesting the forthcoming ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Who is Alexandra Wentworth?


September 22nd, 2009 - 2:20 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
California, Sep 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Alexandra "Ali" Wentworth (born January 12, 1965) is an American comedienne, actress and author, currently starring in Head Case on Starz.Born in Washington, DC she ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Iron woman’ seeks senior Malaysian Indian Congress post


September 3rd, 2009 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 3 (IANS) P. Mariayee, called the "Iron woman of Jelebu", will be seeking the vice president's post in the male-dominated Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) at the party's plenary ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Nine multimillionaire candidates in Himachal


May 9th, 2009 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 9 (IANS) Erstwhile royal and five-time former chief minister Virbhadra Singh of the Congress leads the pack of nine rich Lok Sabha candidates in Himachal Pradesh who have assets ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Italy PM blames wife, media for marriage bust-up


May 4th, 2009 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, May 4 (DPA) Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi says his wife owes him a public apology after falling for a "media trap" that led her to seek a divorce. Berlusconi made the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Congress notice to Chennai paper for questioning Rahul Gandhi’s qualifications


April 29th, 2009 - 11:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr.29 (ANI): The Congress party on Wednesday sent a legal notice to the Chennai-based New Indian Express newspaper for publishing what it called "wild allegations and sly insinuations" on ... Read more...

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7 millionaires, four convicts among West Bengal candidates


April 24th, 2009 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) There are seven millionaires as also 24 candidates with criminal records, four of them convicted, in West Bengal's first phase of the Lok Sabha polls to be held ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Insist on candidates giving all information: apex court to poll panel


April 2nd, 2009 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Candidates attempting to wriggle out of giving vital information about themselves while filing nomination papers are in for trouble - thanks to the Supreme Court. The apex ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Another Goa minister accused of faking educational qualifications


February 21st, 2009 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 21 (IANS) Goa Tourism Minister Francisco alias Mickky Pacheco has joined his cabinet colleague Atanasio Monserrate in being accused of faking his academic qualifications. Acting on a complaint filed by ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Right to reject candidates: Apex court reserves verdict


January 29th, 2009 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday reserved its verdict on a lawsuit that has sought a "negative voting" option to permit people reject all candidates in elections.A bench ... Read more...

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Hands-on dads bring up well- behaved kids


November 29th, 2008 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 29 (ANI): Fathers who take keen interest in their childs education are likely to bring up well-behaved kids, according to a new study.Whats more, kids with such fathers achieve ... Read more...

Posted in National |

National Defence Academy & Naval Academy Examination, (II) 2008 Written Result (UPSC)


November 21st, 2008 - 12:50 pm ICT by admin
On the basis of the result of the written part of the National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Examination (II), 2008, held by Union Public Service Commission in August, 2008, candidates with ... Read more...

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