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For women, a crash course in job skills


January 12th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 12 (IANS) Computer literacy and English proficiency can go a long way in helping people secure jobs. A Bangalore-based group has now unveiled a special training programme to ... Read more...

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Australia to end IELTS monopoly for student visas


October 17th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Oct 17 (IANS) Australia will end the monopoly enjoyed by International English Language Testing System (IELTS) from Nov 5.Other English language test providers have now been allowed to gain ... Read more...

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IGNOU embraces Russian language


July 18th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has launched an on-campus six month certificate programme in Russian language.It aims to cater to those curious to ... Read more...

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China scores low in English test


April 1st, 2011 - 9:42 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 1 (IANS) Chinese have "poor" English skills despite huge efforts by the government in language training, according to a study.China was ranked 29th in the English Proficiency Index, ... Read more...

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Excellent English skills made mandatory for foreign students seeking residency in Oz


November 12th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Nov 12 (ANI): Australian Immigration Minister Chris Bowen has reportedly imposed serious standards of English on the country's multi-billion-dollar international student business by changing its skilled migration test to favour potential ... Read more...

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NIIT to help Colombians improve English proficiency


January 27th, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) The National Institute of Information Technology (NIIT), an IT training major in India, will help Colombians write professional mails, talk over telephone and conduct business in English. "We ... Read more...

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China overtaking India in English usage: study


November 20th, 2009 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 20 (IANS) India is falling behind China in its attempts to increase the use of English, risking squandering a key economic advantage, a new report says. A "huge shortage" of teachers ... Read more...

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‘Diploma in Bollywood acting now from Canada’


September 23rd, 2009 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Sept 23 (ANI): A management institute in Canada is reportedly offering Bollywood Acting Course headed by an instructor who claims to have trained the likes of Hrithhik Roshan, Kareena ... Read more...

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Diploma in Bollywood Acting now from Canada


September 23rd, 2009 - 12:37 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Get trained in greater Toronto for acting at Mumbai. Now a management institute in Canada is reportedly offering Bollywood Acting Course headed by an instructor who claims to have trained the likes of ... Read more...

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US seeks applications from Indian teachers to study English


March 24th, 2009 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) The US-India Education Foundation is seeking applications from young Indians, currently teaching English at college level or training to be English teachers, to train them in the ... Read more...

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Denmark woos Indian professionals


October 23rd, 2008 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Denmark has opened a Work-in-Denmark centre in the Indian capital, signalling it was keen to attract Indian professionals in certain key areas.According to an embassy statement released ... Read more...

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Delhi University helps teachers, students with short term courses


August 17th, 2008 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
By Azera Rahman New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Reaching out with a helping hand to its teachers and students, Delhi University has been conducting a number of short-term courses to help them cope ... Read more...

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‘Olympic Family Hotels’ in Beijing


February 25th, 2008 - 5:56 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, Feb 25 (Xinhua) Zoo worker Zhang Yizhuo was frolicking with his one-year-old son on the drawing room rug as his wife played a serenade nearby on a piano. This ordinary Beijing ... Read more...

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