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Cabinet approves amendments to four key bills (Lead)


August 17th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The union cabinet Friday approved amendments to four key bills for the current parliament session, official sources said.The four amendment bills are Prohibition of ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves amendments to four key bills


August 17th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The union cabinet Friday approved amendments to four key bills for the current parliament session, official sources said.The four amendment bills include Prohibition of Unfair ... Read more...

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Jharkhand to hold talks with villagers for IIM, IIIT land


July 11th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 11 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda Wednesday constituted a five-member team to hold talks with villagers protesting against the acquisition of 227 acres of land for building ... Read more...

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Tripura to have IIIT in Bodhjungnagar


July 3rd, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 3 (IANS) Tripura will set up an Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) in Bodhjungnagar, one of northeastern region's biggest industrial zones, a state official said Tuesday."State-owned ... Read more...

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Northeast India’s first IIIT coming up in Tripura


June 8th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 8 (IANS) Northeast India's first IIIT (Indian Institute of Information Technology) will be set up in Tripura, a minister said here Friday.Tripura Education Minister Tapan Chakraborty told reporters: ... Read more...

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Nobel laureates to answer students’ questions


September 17th, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 17 (IANS) Guess who will be answering scientific queries of students at the Indian Institute of Information Technology-Allahabad (IIIT-A)? Nobel laureates.The institute will link up with some Nobel ... Read more...

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Students turn teachers by evening to fight illiteracy


September 12th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 12 (IANS) They are students who become teachers by evening to make street urchins and poor children literate! Ten undergraduates from Uttar Pradesh's Indian Institute of Information Technology-Allahabad ... Read more...

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Student shot at in Uttar Pradesh institute


August 5th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Allahabad, Aug 5 (IANS) A student of the Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) here was shot at and seriously injured by unidentified assailants inside its premises, police said Friday. ... Read more...

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West Bengal to set up IT hubs in all districts


July 26th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 26 (IANS) The West Bengal government Tuesday reiterated its position on giving more thrust to the information technology (IT) industry and said it will provide support to small ... Read more...

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New IIIT to be set up in West Bengal


February 17th, 2011 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 17 (IANS) The central government has approved the plan to set up an Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) in West Bengal, the state's Information Technology Minister Debesh Das said ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh students to be picked for science programme


December 21st, 2009 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 21 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Information Technology-Allahabad (IIIT-A) will select students from Uttar Pradesh for the national award programme 'Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research', an official said ... Read more...

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Eleven Noble laureates to join Allabahad science conclave


December 2nd, 2009 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 2 (IANS) At least eleven Nobel laureates would attend the seven-day conclave of the Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Allahabad, starting Dec 8, the institite announced Wednesday. Nobel Laureates ... Read more...

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Nobel laureates to attend science conclave in Allahabad


October 6th, 2009 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 6 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Information Technology, Allahabad (IIIT-A), Tuesday announced that it would host the second science conclave Dec 8-15 which would be attended by several Nobel laureates. "We ... Read more...

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Reach out to the poor, Rahul tells IT students


August 19th, 2009 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Amethi (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 19 (IANS) Despite the progress the country has made during the last 62 years, "60 percent of rural India still has no connectivity", Congress general secretary and ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh needs Congress for development: Rahul


August 18th, 2009 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Amethi, Aug 18 (IANS) Congress general secretary and Amethi MP Rahul Gandhi Tuesday said he would do everything possible for the development of Uttar Pradesh if people opted for the Congress ... Read more...

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Rahul tours Amethi, meets schoolchildren


August 17th, 2009 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Amethi, Aug 17 (IANS) Congress general secretary and MP from Amethi Rahul Gandhi Monday visited a nursery school, sat on the ground with children and and chatted with them for an ... Read more...

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Rahul to visit Amethi for three days


August 16th, 2009 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 16 (IANS) Congress general secretary and Amethi MP Rahul Gandhi will be visiting his constituency Monday and stay there for three days, the state party unit said Sunday. Gandhi will ... Read more...

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Institute withdraws punishment after senior girls apologize for ragging


July 30th, 2009 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 30 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Information Technology Allahabad (IIIT - A) administration Thursday said it will soon withdraw the fine and punishment on 19 senior girl students after they ... Read more...

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10 BHU students charged with ragging


July 30th, 2009 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 30(IANS) A criminal case was lodged against 10 students of the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) after they were caught ragging their juniors, officials said Thursday. Eight second year and two third ... Read more...

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NTPC to set up 4,000 MW power plant in Chhattisgarh


July 12th, 2009 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 12 (IANS) India's largest power producer NTPC, formerly National Thermal Power Corp, Sunday signed an agreement with the Chhattisgarh government for setting up a 4,000 MW coal-fired power plant on ... Read more...

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NTPC to set up 4,000 MW power plant in Chhattisgarh


July 11th, 2009 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 11 (IANS) India's largest power producer, the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC), will sign a deal with the Chhattisgarh government Sunday for setting up a 4,000 MW coal-fired power ... Read more...

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Kerala to introduce post-graduate courses in e-governance


July 10th, 2009 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 10 (IANS) Billed as the first of its kind by any state, Kerala government's Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management and the Institute of Management in Government have jointly ... Read more...

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Delhi releases blueprint on knowledge panel recommendations


June 19th, 2009 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Delhi Friday became the first state to compile and release a blueprint on implementation of the National Knowledge Commission's recommendations for educational reforms. "The Delhi government has ... Read more...

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India, Japan economic cooperation not at the cost of any third country


October 22nd, 2008 - 9:21 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorTokyo, Oct 22 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh and his Japanese counterpart Taro Aso at Tokyo said that the deepening of strategic and economic ties between India ... Read more...

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D P Agrawal takes over as Chairman of UPSC


August 16th, 2008 - 10:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi , August 16 (ANI): Prof. D.P. Agrawal took the oath of office and secrecy as Chairman, Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) here today.The oath was administered by outgoing Chairman ... Read more...

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We have massive public investment in education: PM


August 15th, 2008 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Friday that the government has given special attention to the development of education, and made massive public investment in it, to ensure ... Read more...

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‘Lone Nagaland MP to vote against UPA’


July 12th, 2008 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 12 (IANS) Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio Saturday said the lone Lok Sabha member from his state would vote against Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government in ... Read more...

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India’s longest broadband terrestrial education grid launched


July 12th, 2008 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 12 (IANS) Panchayati Raj Minister Mani Shankar Aiyar inaugurated the country's longest broadband terrestrial education grid connecting the Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management (IIITM-Kerala) and Nagaland University here ... Read more...

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Syrian president does a reality check of India’s IT hub


June 21st, 2008 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 20 (IANS) Visiting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad Friday had a first-hand view of the progress and achievements made by India's IT hub in space research, IT and management on a ... Read more...

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Indian Institute of Information Technology to be set up in Chhattisgarh


May 31st, 2008 - 8:45 pm ICT by admin
Raipur, May 31 (IANS) The central government will set up a world-class Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) in Chhattisgarh, for which the state government will offer land soon. The state's Bharatiya ... Read more...

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Kerala’s first Active Web GIS Service launched


February 16th, 2008 - 7:01 pm ICT by admin
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 16 (IANS) The state-run Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management-Kerala (IIITM-K) Saturday launched Kerala's first Active Web Geographical Information System (GIS) service in public domain. The GIS has been ... Read more...

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