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Driving training for Jammu and Kashmir youths


August 1st, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 1 (IANS) The army is giving training in vehicle driving to the unemployed youth of remote mountainous areas in Rajouri and Reasi districts of Jammu and Kashmir under ... Read more...

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High Court reduces Jaya Jaitley’s surety amount


May 14th, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday reduced from Rs.3 lakh to Rs.25,000 the surety amount to be deposited by former Samata Party chief Jaya Jaitley before ... Read more...

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Court notice to CBI on Jaya Jaitley plea


May 11th, 2012 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday issued a notice to the CBI on a plea of former Samata Party chief Jaya Jaitley, who is facing trial ... Read more...

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Cut surety amount, Jaya Jaitly tells court (Lead)


May 10th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Samata Party leader Jaya Jaitly, facing trial in a graft case linked to a purported defence deal, Thursday moved the Delhi High Court seeking a ... Read more...

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Women’s rights being violated in India’s surrogacy capital


March 2nd, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) A study by the New Delhi-based Centre for Social Research (CSR) has pointed to a grave violation of the women's rights at India's surrogacy hub, ... Read more...

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Kerala to create 50,000 entrepreneurs


January 31st, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 31 (IANS) The Kerala government will Thursday announce the names of 812 unemployed youths who will receive training under an ambitious Rs.2,500-crore scheme to create 50,000 entrepreneurs in ... Read more...

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New fee structure for IITs discussed


September 14th, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) A new fee structure, a common entrance test giving weightage to Class 12 exam marks and higher focus on research were among the issues discussed ... Read more...

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Over 1,500 delegates to attend Indian diaspora conclave in 2012


August 26th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Over 1,500 delegates from across the globe are likely to participate in India's annual diaspora conclave to be held in Jaipur Jan 7-9, 2012, ... Read more...

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IGNOU to empower the less privileged


August 5th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has inked a pact with the Aditya Birla Group (ABG) to train less privileged sections of society from ... Read more...

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Two lakh students join IGNOU community colleges


June 20th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has enrolled over two lakh students in about 600 community colleges in the last three years, Vice Chancellor ... Read more...

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Murthy unhappy over US probe on B-1 visa issue


June 11th, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 11 (IANS) Infosys' outgoing chairman and chief mentor N.R. Narayana Murthy Saturday expressed disappointment over a US court issuing a legal notice to the IT bellwether on its ... Read more...

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New manufacturing policy to boost growth, create 100 million jobs


June 10th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) India will soon have a national policy on manufacturing that will help create 100 million additional jobs by 2025 and boost economic growth."For the ... Read more...

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Infosys braces to counter visa fraud charge in US


May 25th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 25 (IANS) India's global software major Infosys Technologies Ltd. is reviewing its procedures to counter the charge of misusing B1 business visas to the US, a senior company ... Read more...

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India will soon become fastest growing economy: PM


May 22nd, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday said India will soon become the fastest growing economy, having expanded admirably in the past few years despite the ... Read more...

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National policy soon for manufacturing sector: Sharma


April 8th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) India aims to raise the share of manufacturing in its GDP to over 25 percent in 10 years from the current 16 percent and ... Read more...

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Direct selling set to grow in rural areas


March 18th, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Direct selling business has almost doubled in the last five years and is set to grow rapidly in rural areas, an Indian Council for Research ... Read more...

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Mums have higher sickness absence than dads post first child’s birth


March 17th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 17 (ANI): The sickness absence of mothers is twice as high after the birth of the first child and up until 15 years after that compared to fathers, according to ... Read more...

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Govt. keeping ‘fingers crossed’ on Kashmir issue


February 24th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): Asserting that Jammu and Kashmir passed through a difficult time last year, Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Thursday said the government was keeping its 'fingers ... Read more...

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Ahead of May summit, India steps up Africa diplomacy


February 18th, 2011 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Ahead of the second India-Africa Forum Summit, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Thursday met his counterparts from over half a dozen African countries and underlined New Delhi's ... Read more...

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Mizoram asked to seek private partners in power, health


December 11th, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, Dec 11 (IANS) The Planning Commission has asked Mizoram to seek private partnership in power, health and education sectors besides developmental projects to accelerate the economic growth of the state, an ... Read more...

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Child labour, still a common practice in large parts of rural India


November 19th, 2010 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
By Bidisha FouzdarKutch, Nov 19 (ANI): In a small pastoral vand (hamlet) in Kutch, Gujarat, 10 year old Ramu wakes up at five in the morning. His mother serves him a hasty ... Read more...

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RWWCO presents a cheque of Rs 25 lakh to Mamata Banerjee for Leh victims


September 7th, 2010 - 10:43 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 7 (ANI): The Railway Women's Welfare Central Organization (RWWCO), a noted voluntary organization of the wives of Indian Railway officers, presented a cheque of Rs 25 lakh to ... Read more...

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Rural Development Ministry to initiate project for unskilled BPL youth


September 7th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 7 (ANI): The Ministry of Rural Development is planning to initiate an ambitious project to enhance the skills and subsequently generate placement opportunities for unskilled BPL youth among the ... Read more...

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Punjab to train 52,000 youth with technical skills


August 17th, 2010 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 17 (IANS) With growing demand from the industry for technically skilled personnel, the Punjab government Tuesday announced a scheme to train nearly 52,000 youth from the state under a comprehensive ... Read more...

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Wasnik asks State agencies to utilise funds in more effective manner


August 3rd, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 3 (ANI): Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Mukul Wasnik on Tuesday called upon the State Governments to strengthen their State Channelising Agencies (SCAs) in all possible ... Read more...

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Obama urges Hampton students to use education for public good


May 10th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Hampton, Virginia, US, May 10 (ANI): US President Barack Obama told students at the historical African-American Hampton University, to utilize their education not just to secure gainful employment but also contribute ... Read more...

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‘Indian youth not educated enough for employment’


February 20th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Youth from several Indian states are "not educated enough for employment" as per the market demand, a study released Saturday said. The findings also indicated that "most youth ... Read more...

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Lindsay Lohan in India documentary to be shown on BBC


January 9th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Hollywood diva Lindsay Lohan's Mean Girls documentary focusing on child trafficking in India will be broadcast on BBC Three under "Current Affairs' program, according to reports. Made by BBC Three, its ... Read more...

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Dyron L. Hart sentenced for communicating deat threats via Facebook


December 3rd, 2009 - 11:03 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA (BNO NEWS) - Dyron L. Hart, age 20, a resident of Poplarville, Mississippi, was sentenced yesterday in federal court by U. S. District Judge Kurt D. Engelhardt to a ... Read more...

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Centre revamps Swarna Jayanti Shahari Rozgar Yojana


November 12th, 2009 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 12 (ANI): The Union Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Ministry on Thursday comprehensively revamped the Swarna Jayanti Shahari Rozgar Yojana (SJSRY) with a view to providing gainful employment to ... Read more...

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Community colleges in India need government funding: IGNOU


November 3rd, 2009 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) Community colleges which are making their advent in the country need strong government funding, experts said at an interactive meeting Tuesday at the Indira Gandhi National Open ... Read more...

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IGNOU to start courses in garmenting, fashion designing


October 12th, 2009 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) Monday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) for industry specific training programmes. "The ... Read more...

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IGNOU starts ‘learning revolution’ through 100 community colleges


July 4th, 2009 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) Saturday started 100 community colleges to bring a "learning revolution" among under-privileged students across the country. Launching the community college programme ... Read more...

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Huge pool of unskilled youngsters is disaster: Sibal (To go with main Kapil Sibal interview)


June 25th, 2009 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Darshan Desai New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Only 11 out of 100 students going to school in India reach graduation levels - this is a recipe for disaster, says new Human Resource ... Read more...

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Maids, vegetable sellers set up polythene plant


June 2nd, 2009 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Quaid Najmi Pune, June 2 (IANS) A motley group of homemakers, maids, babysitters and vegetable vendors, some barely educated, has got together to set up a Rs.10-million (Rs.1 crore) polythene manufacturing plant ... Read more...

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