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Tibetan PM congratulates India


August 15th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Aug 15 (IANS) The Tibetan administration in exile here Wednesday congratulated India on its 66th Independence Day and expressed gratitude for the country's support to the Tibetans.At a function ... Read more...

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Britain announces 60 new scholarships for Indians


March 28th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 28 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron Wednesday announced 60 new "Jubilee Scholarships" to be awarded in India for one-year masters course in Britain, a statement said.Funded ... Read more...

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Australia awards 26 high achieving Indians


February 23rd, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) With a steep rise in the number of Indian students seeking admission to Australia, students and researchers from diverse backgrounds have won awards to study ... Read more...

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Kolkata literary fest to honour Tagore


December 19th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 19 (IANS) The Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival 2012 will celebrate the 150th and centenary birth anniversaries of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore and Urdu poet Faiz Ahmed Faiz, respectively, ... Read more...

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China against distinguishing between India and Pakistan


July 30th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 30 (ANI): China would like to have friendly relations with both India and Pakistan, senior members of the Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party said here today.Participating ... Read more...

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Britain, India working to conserve culture: British Museum director (Lead, correcting name)


July 29th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) India's culture ministry and the British Museum are working closely to conserve Indian art, architecture and traditional textiles, says director of the museum Neil MacGregor. He is ... Read more...

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Britain, India working to conserve culture: British Museum director


July 29th, 2010 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) India's culture ministry and the British Museum are working closely to conserve Indian art, architecture and traditional textiles, says director of the museum Neil MscGregor. He is ... Read more...

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5 Indians to study Australian diversity, Indian experience


May 28th, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) With attacks on Indian students in Australia underlining the need for promoting mutual understanding, five Indian scholars Friday won fellowships for collaborative research on different aspects of ... Read more...

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New ICCR website inaugurated


May 28th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) The Indian Centre for Cultural Relations (ICCR) took India's soft power a step ahead by launching a new web portal listing the centre's activities both in the ... Read more...

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Two India born academics win New Zealand grant


October 22nd, 2009 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Hamilton (New Zealand), Oct 22 (IANS) Two India born academics have won a prestigious research grant in New Zealand to help design public policy on the use of new and emerging technologies. Priya ... Read more...

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US varsity studies India’s rise on global stage


October 6th, 2009 - 10:07 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 6 (IANS) India's dramatic rise on the global stage has made a leading American university to launch the Year of India, an initiative to better understand the country and its ... Read more...

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First batch of Fulbright-Nehru fellows starts orientation


June 4th, 2009 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) The first batch of Indian scholars selected for the Fulbright-Nehru fellowship under a revised bilateral agreement is set to start a new academic chapter as they met ... Read more...

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Parents of Indians students in Australia seek protection for their wards


May 31st, 2009 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Ludhiana, May 31 (ANI): Families in Ludhiana, whose wards are studying in Australia, have expressed anguish over the recent attacks on Indian students pursuing higher studies Down Under.Suresh Saluja and Rama Saluja, ... Read more...

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Indians ‘deserving candidates’ for Australian scholarships


May 19th, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) The Australian government has announced ten merit-based scholarships for students from Asia and Indian scholars are being considered "deserving" candidates. Indian students would be the "best and deserving ... Read more...

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Six Indians selected for prestigious Gates scholarships


May 6th, 2009 - 6:08 am ICT by IANS
London, May 6 (IANS) Six Indian students have won prestigious Gates scholarships to study at Cambridge - including one who wants to find out if the Harappan civilisation was brought down by ... Read more...

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Ansari calls for more research on West Asia


August 8th, 2008 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Underlining India's multi-faceted economic and cultural engagement with West Asia, Vice President Hamid Ansari Friday called for more funds for focused research on the region, which is ... Read more...

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Government stand on n-deal after meeting with Left parties: Pranab


June 17th, 2008 - 7:59 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee indicated Monday that the government will announce its stand on the India-US civilian nuclear deal after the meeting June 18 of the ... Read more...

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Fulbright Scholarship renamed Fulbright-Jawaharlal Nehru Scholarship (Lead)


June 6th, 2008 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) The government Thursday approved the renaming of the Fulbright Scholarship as the Fulbright-Jawaharlal Nehru Scholarships and Grants. The cabinet, at a meeting here presided over by Prime ... Read more...

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Centre approves Indo-US draft agreement


June 5th, 2008 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi , June 5 (ANI): The revised draft Agreement between the U.S. and India for financing certain education exchange programmes has been approved by the Cabinet.The Cabinet has approved ... Read more...

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Bharathiar University to have Confucius Centre


March 31st, 2008 - 8:26 pm ICT by admin
Coimbatore, March 31 (IANS) The Bharathiar University in Tamil Nadu has announced it will set up a research centre in May for Indian students to study Chinese culture. The university, based in ... Read more...

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Indian scholars among 17 denied Pakistan visa


February 24th, 2008 - 10:26 am ICT by admin
Karachi, Feb.24 (ANI): Prominent Indian scholars Irfan Habib, Subashni Ali and Saeed Naqvi have been denied Pakistani visas, and hence are unlikely to participate in the World Social Forum in KarachiThe ... Read more...

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Indian scholars intrigued on European outlook on Indian Religion


January 22nd, 2008 - 9:02 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Jan.22 (ANI): The ongoing conference on Rethinking Religion in India in the capital, despite commencing on a promissory note on Monday, is making many Indian intellectuals skeptical about the outcome. ... Read more...

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