educational system

11,000 doctors to graduate in Cuba


July 12th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, July 12 (IANS) Cuba will see about 11,000 would-be doctors from 60 countries and regions graduate from its colleges this month, the official Granma daily reported.According to Granma, 5,315 ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Women not playing diverse roles on TV: Shweta Tiwari


July 2nd, 2012 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) She enjoyed being the favourite next-door-girl in "Kasautii Zindagii Kay", the first female winner of reality show"Bigg Boss" and now a strict mom in "Parvarrish ... Read more...

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Five Nepali schoolgirls kill themselves after failing in exam


June 16th, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 16 (IANS) At least five teenaged girls have committed suicides in the last three days in Nepal after failing in their School Leaving Certificate (SLC) examination, whose results ... Read more...

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Mexican students surrender 29 buses seized in protest


March 19th, 2012 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Morelia (Mexico), March 19 (IANS/EFE) Students at a college in the western Mexican state of Michoacan have surrendered 29 buses they had held since last weekend as part of a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Enrolment of girls at primary level growing: Economic Survey


March 15th, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The enrolment of girls in primary and upper primary levels has grown steadily over the years, the Economic Survey 2011-12 presented by Finance Minister ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh mosques double up as primary schools (With Image)


February 7th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Azamgarh (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 7 (IANS) Amid the mushrooming convent schools, mosques still continue to be popular centres of learning at least up to the primary class level in Uttar ... Read more...

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‘Reform admission process in universities’


February 4th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) Heads of various schools in the capital Saturday stressed upon the need to reform the admission process at Indian universities as a natural extension to ... 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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Pursue dialogue, governor tells Jammu and Kashmir people


January 25th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 25 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Governor N.N. Vohra Wednesday urged the people of the state to shed their inhibitions and join hands to seek resolution of issues confronting ... Read more...

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A progressive madrassa in the heart of Uttar Pradesh (With Image)


December 30th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bilariyaganj (Uttar Pradesh), Dec 30 (IANS) Breaking the stereotypes associated with madrassas, a 50-year-old Islamic seminary here teaches subjects like personality development and home science, runs an elaborate teacher ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

UNESCO raises Palestinian flag at Paris headquarters


December 14th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by BNO News
PARIS (BNO NEWS) -- The Paris headquarters of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on Tuesday raised the Palestinian flag for the first time as the UN agency marked ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

NSD reaches out to northeast for unearthing talent


November 18th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Nov 18 (IANS) India's premier theatre school, the National School of Drama (NSD) is reaching out to young people in the northeast to search for hidden talent, its director ... Read more...

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Focusing on negatives helps catalyse change


November 15th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 15 (IANS) If you want people to change, you have to get them to notice what is wrong with existing norms. That's the idea on which a new ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Peace winds blow in Kashmir Valley


September 19th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 19 (IANS) With relative peace returning to Kashmir Valley, tourists are again flocking to Jammu and Kashmir in large numbers. But the army says terrorists are waiting to ... Read more...

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Teaching in the shadow of the gun in insurgency-hit Bastar


September 5th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Dantewada (Chhattisgarh), Sep 5 (IANS) In the insurgency ridden Bastar region of Chhattisgarh, government school teachers risk losing their lives if they fail to indoctrinate young minds into joining the ... Read more...

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Bollywood formula: Controversy plus buzz equals publicity (Feature)


August 20th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Controversy spells free publicity. Or so it seems in Bollywood where millions are spent in promoting films while some movies like "Billu", "My Name ... Read more...

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Jha happy as ‘Aarakshan’ ban lifted in Uttar Pradesh (Lead)


August 19th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Filmmaker Prakash Jha could not have asked for a better Friday. The news of his film "Aarakshan" minting Rs.58.5 crore worldwide within its ... Read more...

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‘Aarakshan’ mints Rs.58 crore in first week, Jha elated


August 19th, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Filmmaker Prakash Jha is happy that even after the "unexpected tough battle" to release his film "Aarakshan", the movie has managed to amass Rs.58.5 ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Ban lifted, Punjab halls to screen ‘Aarakshan’


August 15th, 2011 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 15 (IANS) Theatres in Punjab will Monday screen Prakash Jha's "Aarakshan", which deals with the issue of caste-based reservations, after the government announced it was lifting the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Punjab lifts ban on ‘Aarakshan’


August 14th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 14 (IANS) Punjab Sunday lifted the ban on the screening of filmmaker Prakash Jha's controversial movie "Aarakshan" which deals with the issue of caste-based reservation.Chief Minister Parkash ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘Aarakshan’, a well-crafted film on the need for education (IANS Hindi Film Review)


August 13th, 2011 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Aarakshan"; Starring: Amitabh Bachchan, Saif Ali Khan, Deepika Padukone, Prateik, Manoj Bajpayee; Directed by: Prakash Jha; Rating: ****First things first. Is "Aarakshan" pro or anti reservation? The intricacies ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Punjab imposes conditions to lift ‘Aarakshan’ ban (Lead)


August 12th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 12 (IANS) The Punjab government Friday indicated it is ready to lift the ban on screening of controversial movie "Aarakshan", which deals with reservation issue, if ... Read more...

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‘Aarakshan’ controversy: Congress appeals for restraint


August 12th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) With ongoing controversy over filmmaker Prakash Jha's movie "Aarakshan" showing no signs of abating, the Congress party Friday appealed to people for restraint and ... Read more...

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‘Aarakshan’ hearing delayed, Jha fears losses


August 12th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) Filmmaker Prakash Jha is fearing losses for "Aarakshan" as the Supreme Court has re-scheduled for Tuesday the hearing of his petition for lifting the ban on ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Hundreds arrested, dozens injured in Chilean student protests


August 11th, 2011 - 1:38 am ICT by BNO News
SANTIAGO (BNO NEWS) -- Nearly 400 people have been arrested and dozens have been injured as tens of thousands protested across Chile on Tuesday, the government said on Wednesday.Deputy Interior Minister Rodrigo ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Visually challenged teachers learn computers


August 4th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 4 (IANS) For the first time, 238 visually challenged teachers of Kerala have been enabled to operate computers under the state run IT@School Project, which provides information technology ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Irrfan Khan spreads awareness about education


July 28th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan has been named the brand ambassador of Shri Ram New Horizons (SRNH), an education and skill services provider."In a short ... Read more...

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Tibet has leapt from serfdom to socialism: Chinese envoy


July 24th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 24 (IANS) As a rights group alleged intensified crackdowns in Tibet, China's new ambassador to Nepal has hailed the 60th year of the Chinese takeover of Tibet, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Nightmare in Norway: One man’s madness kills 91 (Evening Lead)


July 23rd, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, July 23 (IANS) Shell-shocked Norwegian authorities Saturday searched for more victims after a rightwing Christian massacred 84 people on an island, soon after carrying out a deadly bombing ... Read more...

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‘Aarakshan’ gets clean chit from censors


July 19th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Prakash Jha's "Aarakshan" has been issued a U/A certificate without a single cut by the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC), according to megastar ... Read more...

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A love of reading ensures flying start at school


July 3rd, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) Parents who foster a love of reading in their children early on are ensuring they get off to a flying start at school, a research claims. ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Tripura to include more details on Mahatma in text books


May 25th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 25 (IANS) Succumbing to the opposition Congress party's pressure, the Left Front government in Tripura Wednesday announced that more details on Mahatma Gandhi and environment would be included ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Taking education to the next level of human reformation


March 23rd, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
By Stanzin AngmoLadakh, Mar 23 (ANI): "Educational refugees" is a term, which aptly describes scores of Ladakhi students pursuing higher education, far away from home in places and cities unfamiliar to them. ... Read more...

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Aamir Khan Voices That He Still Finds It Hard To Enact Roles And That No Role Can Be …


January 28th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Aamir Khan, who is one of the illustrious ‘perfectionist’ actors of the Hindi film industry, has, over the years, displayed his skillful enactment of dissimilar characters such as that of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

US can overcome India, China challenge: US scholar


January 12th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 12 (IANS) The emergence of India and China does not mean the end of American economic and technological power, says a new book suggesting the United States should ... Read more...

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