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Police release MP’s son held for impersonating in Jamia exam


June 8th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) The son of a Rajya Sabha MP from the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) was allegedly caught impersonating at an entrance exam of Jamia Millia ... Read more...

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Brazil arrests two men for plotting massacre


March 23rd, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 23 (IANS/EFE) Two men accused of planning a massacre of university students in Brasilia and maintaining a Web site on which they incited violence against blacks, ... Read more...

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Iran’s Al-Mustafa varsity plans branch in Hyderabad


March 1st, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 1 (IANS) Iran's Al-Mustafa International University proposes to set up its branch here and has sought allotment of land for the purpose.Iranian consul general in Hyderabad Mahmoud Safari ... Read more...

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Germany confers ‘Order of Merit’ on author Sudhir Kakar


February 28th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Psychoanalyst and writer Sudhir Kakar Tuesday was awarded Germany's Order of Merit -- Bundesverdienstkreuz -- by the country's acting ambassador to India Cord Meier-Klodt here.The ... Read more...

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Rely on your gut feeling


December 30th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 30 (IANS) We tend to make decisions based on our gut feeling rather than logic and some psychologists have found a proposition where logic is rooted in intuition, ... Read more...

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Girl drags school to court on admission


July 25th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday issued notices to the Delhi government and a school run by it on a petition filed by a student who ... Read more...

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Distance learning - a last resort for Delhi students!


July 3rd, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) At a time when Delhi University (DU) colleges have put up high cut-offs for admission, its School of Open Learning (SOL) that offers distance learning ... Read more...

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Balance study and play, say Class 12 toppers


May 23rd, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Balancing study with play is the formula for success, say students who have topped the Class 12 CBSE exams.Nikhil Pandhi from Vasant Valley school of ... Read more...

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CBSE results: Girls outshine boys, Chennai tops performance (Lead)


May 23rd, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Girls have continued to outshine boys in the Central Board of Secondary Education's (CBSE) Class 12 exams, results of which were declared here for seven ... Read more...

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Jamia launches European-Latin American course


May 18th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Observing the growing relations between India and Latin America and the existing ties with Europe, the Jamia Millia Islamia has introduced an M.Phil programme in ... Read more...

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Jamia to hold common test for UG entrants


April 15th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Starting this year, Jamia Millia Islamia University will conduct common entrance test for some of its undergraduate courses."Common entrance tests will be conducted for courses ... Read more...

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How kids learn their own ways of solving math problems


November 9th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 9 (ANI): A new study has revealed that children with learning problems can benefit from being encouraged to find their own way to solve arithmetic problems.Dr Lio Moscardini at Strathclyde's ... Read more...

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Egyptian secrets of sun worship revealed in new discovery


November 8th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Chicago, Nov 8 (ANI): Egyptologist Barry Kemp has said that the artefacts unearthed recently from an ancient burial site in the city of Amarna shed light on the existence of sun worship ... Read more...

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Iran to prohibit its universities from teaching ‘Western’ disciplines


October 25th, 2010 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran (Iran), Oct 25(ANI): An Iranian Education Ministry official has said that his country would not allow its universities to teach certain disciplines deemed to be based on Western schools of thought ... Read more...

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Oliver Stone apologizes for his Holocaust comments


July 28th, 2010 - 1:35 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Oliver Stone has finally been forced to swallow back some of his words, when he apologized for comments he made regarding the Holocaust.Stone who have carved ... Read more...

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A first in 30 years, Delhi University to miss opening date


July 15th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) A 30-year tradition will be broken when Delhi University (DU)does not begin classes July 16. Due to the implementation of semester system, the academic session begins five ... Read more...

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Jamia extends postgraduate admission date


July 14th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The Jamia Millia Islamia University has extended the last date of completing admission formalities to postgraduate courses till July 19, a statement said Wednesday. The last dates ... Read more...

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Delhi University cut-offs rise, wait for second list on (Lead)


June 22nd, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Braving the scorching heat, students thronged the Delhi University campus Tuesday to check the first cut-off lists in colleges. The cut-offs are up 2-5 percent in various ... Read more...

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Children’s love for reading ’swept away by technology’


June 22nd, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 22 (ANI): Children's love of reading risks being "swept away" by new technology in the home, according to Sir Tom Stoppard, a British playwright.He said that children are living "in ... Read more...

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Delhi University’s first cut-off list Tuesday


June 21st, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) With Delhi University set to announce its first cut-off list Tuesday, aspirants were tense as they hoped to make it to the premier varsity. "The cut off ... Read more...

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Ghaziabad girl tops CBSE Class 12 exams in NCR


May 21st, 2010 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, May 21 (IANS) Radhika Gambhir from Ghaziabad topped the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Class 12 exams in the National Capital Region (NCR), securing 97.4 percent marks in the science ... Read more...

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CBSE to issue more merit certificates this year


May 21st, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) More merit certificates for the Central Board of Secondary Education Class 12 exams will be issued this year even though the overall pass percentage came down by ... Read more...

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Scholarships for NRIs, Persons of Indian Origin


March 10th, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, March 10 (IANS) New Delhi has announced scholarships for the Indian diaspora for undergraduate studies in India during 2010-11. The undergraduate courses include engineering, architecture, technology, humanities, liberal arts, commerce, ... Read more...

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Educational city to come up near Chandigarh


February 6th, 2010 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 5 (IANS) The Punjab government Friday announced that it would develop an educational city near Chandigarh. The educational city would be spread over an area of 2,000 acres near Chandigarh, Punjab ... Read more...

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Obama names Parker, Whitaker as members of his new Arts Committee


November 3rd, 2009 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 3 (ANI): U.S. President Barack Obama has handpicked Sarah Jessica Parker, Forest Whitaker and Edward Norton to be a part of his new Arts Committee.The president chose the showbiz ... Read more...

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Reform of Education system on anvil


July 13th, 2009 - 8:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 13 (ANI): In a bid to check the drop out rate in higher education, the Centre would launch Madhyam Shiksha Abhiyan programme as part of the proposed education reforms."We ... Read more...

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Special kit to ensure safety of fisherman


July 13th, 2009 - 8:49 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 13 (ANI): In a bid to check the drop out rate in higher education, the Centre would launch Madhyam Shiksha Abhiyan programme as part of the proposed education reforms."We ... Read more...

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Emma Watson moving to US for higher studies (With Images)


July 10th, 2009 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 10 (IANS) After long speculations by media about where she will pursue her higher studies, Harry Potter star Emma Watson has confirmed that she is preparing to move to the ... Read more...

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Emma Watson moving to U.S. for further studies


July 10th, 2009 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 10 (ANI): Harry Potter star Emma Watson has confirmed that she will be moving to U.S. this autumn to continue her education in an American university."I'm coming to the States ... Read more...

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NCERT to introduce human rights education in school


March 20th, 2009 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Owing to the growing number of human rights abuses, the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) is planning to introduce human rights as an optional ... Read more...

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NRI/PIO scholarships common test to be held in Oct


August 5th, 2008 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) A common entrance test will be held Oct 26 in 40 countries to select overseas Indian students for the government’s scholarships for pursuing undergraduate courses in India, ... Read more...

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Rise in research journals online causing researchers to cite fewer, newer papers


July 18th, 2008 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 18 (ANI): The Internet may be the most vital tool for researchers worldwide, what with quick searches opening detailed studies just with a click of mouse. But theres also ... Read more...

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Researchers deluged with online information, but seldom use it


July 18th, 2008 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 18 (IANS) Although the Internet provides scientists an instant access to thousands of academic journals and research papers, they are citing fewer papers and that too from more recent publications. ... Read more...

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Want admission to Class 11 in Chandigarh? Dial helpline


June 27th, 2008 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, June 27 (IANS) A helpline for students seeking admission to Class 11 in this city's highly sought after government schools is turning out to be a big hit. The ... Read more...

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Act now to prevent climate change or rehabilitate 12.5 crore people, Greenpeace warns


April 29th, 2008 - 5:48 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Apr.29 (ANI): In a dramatic action early this morning, singer Rabbi joined Greenpeace activists who have occupied "prime real estate" and set up a "migrant colony" of hutments 35 ... Read more...

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