improving education

Premji Foundation to open school of education in Hyderabad

April 7th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 7 (IANS) The Azim Premji Foundation, promoted by IT bellwether Wipro's chairman Azim Premji, Wednesday tied up with Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) to set up a ... Read more...

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WWW inventor favours mobiles to widen web access

March 31st, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 31 (IANS) Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the World Wide Web (WWW), Thursday called for use of mobile technology to make the web available to a large number ... Read more...

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Violence will not solve any problem: Sonia Gandhi

November 12th, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Nov 12 (ANI): Expressing concern over the problems faced by the people in Manipur because of the menace of militancy in the region, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Friday said ... Read more...

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Centre working out a strategy to deal with northeast terror groups

February 12th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by ANI
By Peter Todd AlexGuwahati, Feb 12 (ANI): Union Home Secretary G K Pillai has revealed that the Centre is working out a strategy for dealing with the United Liberation Front of Asom ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Statements by New York Governor and Lieutenant Governor on the passing of Senator Ted Kennedy

August 27th, 2009 - 1:13 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- New York Governor David Paterson and Lieutenant Governor Murray on Wednesday released the following statements on the passing of Senator Ted Kennedy. GOVERNOR PATERSON "It is with profound ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Improved education may help reduce smoking in youngsters

May 13th, 2009 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 13 (ANI): Improving education can significantly reduce incidence of smoking in youngsters, says a new study.The research team led by Christina Schnohr has shown that high-achieving schoolchildren, even from poor ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh sees growth falling below 7 percent

April 13th, 2009 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday admitted the economic growth India experienced during 2008-2009 has slowed down, and that it was likely to be a little less than ... Read more...

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US seeking release of journalist held in Iran

April 7th, 2009 - 7:40 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 7 (DPA) A month after Iranian officials said they would soon free an Iranian-American radio reporter Roxana Saberi, Washington was still trying to obtain her release, a US official said ... Read more...

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US House passes Obama’s economic stimulus plan

January 29th, 2009 - 9:19 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 29 (Xinhua) The Democratic-controlled US House of Representatives has approved President Barack Obama's $819 billion economic stimulus plan containing emergency spending and tax cuts.The House measure, which was approved Wednesday, ... Read more...

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UK to spend about 500 million pounds to improve Pak education

December 7th, 2008 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.7 (ANI): Britain is likely to spend nearly 500 million pounds on schools and hospitals in Pakistan to neutralize extremist forces blamed for the attacks in Mumbai last month. According ... Read more...

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Dowry a major cause of chronic poverty in Bangladesh

October 31st, 2008 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 31 (ANI): Dowry is one of the major causes of chronic poverty in Bangladesh, according to a new study from University of Bath. The research found that those households with ... Read more...

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Class X results announced

May 29th, 2008 - 2:21 pm ICT by David M N James
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has announced the Class X board examination results for the Allahabad, Ajmer, Delhi, Guwahati and Panchkula regions yesterday. The examination was sat for by a ... Read more...

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