human resource development

Cabinet reshuffle could take place soon


September 20th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) With Trinamool Congress ministers expected to pull out of the government Friday, a cabinet reshuffle could take place over the next few days, Congress sources ... Read more...

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India to host Burundi’s president next week


September 13th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Marking an upswing in its relations with the African continent, India will host the president of Burundi, a land-locked uranium-rich country in eastern Africa, ... Read more...

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SP questions Rahul’s leadership, Congress condemns remark (Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata/New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Ridiculing the talk of Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi being projected as prime ministerial candidate, the Samajwadi Party Wednesday doubted his ability to lead ... Read more...

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BJP stalling parliament to hide own secrets: Congress


September 12th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 12 (IANS) In the wake of the alleged irregularities in coal blocks allocation, the Congress Wednesday launched a scathing attack on the Bharatiya Janata Party, accusing it ... Read more...

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Sibal bats for Foreign Education Providers Bill


September 12th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 12 (IANS) Asserting that the passage of the Foreign Education Providers Bill will help Indian students to have a world class education, union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister ... Read more...

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BJP destroying thesis of democracy: Sibal


September 12th, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 12 (IANS) Lashing out at the BJP for stalling the proceedings of parliament, Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal Wednesday accused it of "destroying" the thesis of ... Read more...

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BJP slams UPA, demands cancellation of coal blocks


September 10th, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The BJP Monday demanded cancellation of coal block allotments on the basis of the Comptroller and Auditor General's (CAG) report and an inquiry into ... Read more...

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Kapil Sibbal defends PM on coal issue, says BJP spreading canard


September 8th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 8 (IANS) Defending Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on the allocation of coal blocks, Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Kapil Sibbal Saturday dared the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ... Read more...

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Court notice on pre-primary classes in state-run schools


September 6th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has issued notice to the central government on a plea seeking directions to the state government and civic agencies to start ... Read more...

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Parliament disrupted over coal block allocations (Roundup)


September 6th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Parliament was repeatedly disrupted for the 12th day Thursday and adjourned as the BJP continued its protest over coal blocks allocations and the Samajwadi ... Read more...

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Government to set up 10 community colleges for skill development


September 6th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The government will set up 10 community colleges in collaboration with Canadian educational institutes to educate illiterate adults and provide skill-based training for employment, Human ... Read more...

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Improve quality of education: President (Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Honouring meritorious teachers from different parts of the country, President Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday said it is important to improve the quality of education in ... Read more...

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Court issues notice to centre on filling UGC chairman seat


September 5th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the central government to respond on a petition seeking direction to fill the seat of UGC chairman ... Read more...

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Improve quality of education: President on Teachers Day


September 5th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Honouring meritorious teachers with the national award on Teachers Day, President Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday said it is important to improve the quality of education ... Read more...

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Alka Yagnik, Javed Akhtar unveil literacy anthem


September 4th, 2012 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Bollywood celebrities like Alka Yagnik, Javed Akhtar and Lalit Pandit, along with Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal, Monday launched a new literacy anthem ... Read more...

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National vocational education project launched in Haryana


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 3 (IANS) Launching the pilot project on National Vocational Education Qualifications Framework (NVEQF) here Monday, union Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal emphasised the need to change the ... Read more...

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Sushil Kumar felicitated in Chandni Chowk


September 1st, 2012 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar was felicitated by the people of Chandni Chowk here Saturday.The event was held on the main road of the ... Read more...

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Sibal backs Unmukt, requests DU to allow him for exam


August 31st, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal Friday said he had requested the Delhi University vice chancellor to use his discretionary powers and allow U-19 World ... Read more...

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‘BJP stalling parliament a black spot for democracy’ (Lead)


August 27th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Hitting back at the BJP for targetting the prime minister over the coal scam, the Congress-led UPA government Monday said that the opposition stalling ... Read more...

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Posts for SCs, STs lie vacant in central universities


August 20th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Even as the government is pushing for affirmative action for the Scheduled Castes (SCs) and the Scheduled Tribes (STs) in the field of education, most ... Read more...

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Need national leaders from science, engineering: PM


August 18th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 18 (IANS) The country needs national leaders from science and engineering and not just politics, sports and cinema, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said here Saturday.The prime minister ... Read more...

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PM confers honorary doctorate on Azim Premji


August 18th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 18 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday conferred an honorary doctorate on eminent industrialist and Wipro chairman Azim Premji at the golden jubilee of Indian Institute of ... Read more...

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Government to talk to opposition on education reforms bills


August 13th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Keen to push key educational reforms bills during the ongoing session of parliament, the government will hold informal discussions with the opposition parties Aug ... Read more...

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Centre to improve school education launched


August 9th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) An institution that will work towards improving teaching techniques in 13,000 CBSE schools spread across the country and help reshape education was launched here Thursday ... Read more...

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‘Reservation under RTE Act aimed at social inclusion’


August 7th, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 6 (IANS) Batting for the Right to Education (RTE), a top government official Monday said the 25 percent reservation of seats in schools for the economically deprived was ... Read more...

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PETA India to sensitise children towards animals


August 3rd, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) In a bid to develop respect and compassion among children towards animals, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India has advocated the introduction ... Read more...

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IIT global alumni meet in Kolkata in December (Lead)


August 1st, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 1 (IANS) Over 3,000 delegates, including policy makers, consultants and planners from both the public and the private sectors would participate in the three-day annual meeting of the ... Read more...

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BJP plans brain storming session in Agra Aug 5-6


July 30th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 30 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will hold a two-day brain storming session in Agra Aug 5-6, a party leader said Sunday.Laxmikant Bajpayi, state BJP president, ... Read more...

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Sibal launches anti-ragging portal


July 26th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal Thursday launched a round-the-clock anti-ragging website and helpline for reporting cases of ragging.The portal has been created by the ... Read more...

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Modi’s ‘hang me’ remark triggers Congress, BJP slug-fest (Lead)


July 26th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) A slug-fest broke out Thursday between the Congress and the BJP over Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's controversial "Hang me if I am guilty" ... Read more...

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Modi’s ‘hang me’ remark reprehensible, says Congress (Lead)


July 26th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Congress ministers Thursday slammed Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi for his remark "Hang me if I am guilty" with reference to the 2002 riots ... Read more...

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HRD ministry to preserve Kashmir’s manuscripts, paintings


July 21st, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 21 (IANS) Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal Saturday said that his ministry has decided to take up preservation of Kashmir's rich manuscript wealth under the national ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi: M.Phil from Cambridge, MP since 2004


July 20th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi was first elected to the Lok Sabha in 2004 from the Amethi constituency in Uttar Pradesh.He was appointed general secretary of the party in 2007 ... Read more...

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Absurd to suggest Narasimha Rao was indifferent to Babri razing: Naresh Chandra


July 11th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) It's "absurd and laughable" to suggest that P.V. Narsimha Rao was indifferent to the Dec 6, 1992 demolition of Ayodhya's Babri Masjid and sequestered ... Read more...

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PMO seeks report in Visva-Bharti incident


July 9th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The Prime Minister Office(PMO) Monday sought a report in the incident of a class 5 student of West Bengal's Visva-Bharati university school being allegedly forced ... Read more...

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