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India offers to build IT, educational infrastructure for Turkmenistan


September 19th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) India on Wednesday offered to build information technology (IT) and educational infrastructure for Turkmenistan to provide better education.The offer was made by India's Communications Minister ... Read more...

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Bangladesh presents Tagore memorabilia to Bengal universities


September 12th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 12 (IANS) Replicas of two boats associated with Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore were presented by Bangladesh Wednesday to two Indian universities.A Bangladeshi delegation, led by culture and information ... Read more...

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Replicas of Tagore’s houseboats to be given to Indian varsities


September 8th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 8 (IANS) Replicas of two houseboats, which Rabindranath Tagore used during his stay in locales now in Bangladesh, will be handed over to two Indian universities Sep ... Read more...

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India third largest shareholder in FAIR science project


September 3rd, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 3 (IANS) India is the third largest shareholder in the Germany-based Facility for Anti-Proton and Heavy Ion Research (FAIR), a unique international accelerator facility for research with ... Read more...

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US to help India build community college system


June 6th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 6 (IANS) The US has offered to help India build a system of community colleges, saying a world-class education would be good for both nations."I think the challenges ... Read more...

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Mission to teach the luxury business in India


February 29th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) What is luxury business? Luxury Connect, Indo-Italian initiative, will run education programmes here with a special focus on the topic that is of growing interest ... Read more...

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Creating a global cookstove alliance - beyond headlines: Hillary Clinton


February 29th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 29 (IANS) An India-US project to help create a market for cleaner-burning cookstoves in developing countries is having a "tremendous payoff" beyond the headlines, according to Secretary of ... Read more...

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‘Reform admission process in universities’


February 4th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) Heads of various schools in the capital Saturday stressed upon the need to reform the admission process at Indian universities as a natural extension to ... Read more...

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Maryland netted $60 mn deals with India


December 13th, 2011 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 13 (IANS) A six-day trade mission to India netted a total of $60 million in new business deals for Maryland and deals worth millions more are in the ... Read more...

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Britain offers 100 scholarships to Indian students


November 16th, 2011 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 16 (IANS) Britain will grant 100 scholarships to bright Indian students enrolling in post-graduate engineering, science and technology programmes in the Queen's University in Northern Ireland from September ... Read more...

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India, Canada explore scope for joint defence research


October 17th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) India and Canada are exploring opportunities in joint defence research and development and have identified early warning and response networks, advanced materials, and space ... Read more...

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Universities seek financial autonomy


October 2nd, 2011 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 1 (IANS) The vice chancellors of universities in north India Saturday called for financial autonomy for varsities.A two-day meeting of the Association of Indian Universities (north zone) that ... Read more...

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Australian varsity seeks to attract more Indian students


September 24th, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) With the Australian government easing visa norms, flow of students from overseas, including India, is expected to increase, the vice chancellor of the prestigious New ... Read more...

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Indian varsities slip in global ranking


September 6th, 2011 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Indian universities have slipped in the prestigious Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) global ranking with not even a single one making it to the top 200.The Indian ... Read more...

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Jamia student to represent India in ‘Little Olympics’


August 18th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) A student of Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) has been selected in the 'Indian Universities Tennis Team' and will be representing the country in the World ... Read more...

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IB diploma? Delhi University not interested


July 20th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Gurgaon, July 20 (IANS) Students armed with a prestigious international school board certificate, the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma, are finding it near impossible to secure seats in Delhi University.Students, ... Read more...

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US, India to collaborate on food security in Africa


July 20th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Stretching the canvas of their global partnership, India and the US have joined hands to forge a triangular arrangement with Liberia, Malawi and Kenya ... Read more...

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Top global publisher to expand footprint in India


June 14th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Springer, one of the world's leading publishers of books on advanced science, technology and medicine with 1,000 top Indian writers in its international database, is ... Read more...

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Fake degree racket busted


May 21st, 2011 - 1:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Two people were arrested in the national capital for running a fake degree racket, police said Friday.Omkar Singh, 23, and Sanjeev Kumar, 48, were running ... Read more...

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Patil calls for interaction between academic institutions of developing world


April 28th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Port Louis (Mauritius) Apr 28 (ANI): Asserting that India has always been willing to share its experience with all other developing countries, particularly traditionally close friends like Mauritius, President Pratibha Devisingh Patil ... Read more...

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Unique Hindu Baccalaureate Service enters fourth year at Nevada University


April 15th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Apr 15(ANI): Hindu Baccalaureate Service (Dikshant Utsav), held for the first time in Western USA at prestigious University of Nevada-Reno (UNR) in May 2008, enters fourth year on Sunday.Organized by ... Read more...

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India committed to provide life-saving drugs for poor


March 28th, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 28 (ANI): Union Commerce Minister Anand Sharma today reiterated India's commitment to ensure supply of affordable life-saving drugs for poor people.Addressing the 7th CII- Exim Bank Conclave on India ... Read more...

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Indian talent pool in US waiting to be tapped


March 13th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 13 (IANS) Most Indian students in the US plan to return home with a desire to give back to the motherland, offering a vast pool of talent that ... Read more...

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Indian varsities fuel Mauritius’ ‘knowledge hub’ dream


February 17th, 2011 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
By Shubha Singh New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Private Indian universities setting up campuses in Mauritius are helping the island nation off the African coast realise its vision of transforming into a knowledge ... Read more...

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‘Fine arts teaching is lagging in universities’


February 17th, 2011 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
By Brij Khandelwal Agra, Feb 17 (IANS) With very little attention given to arts education in Indian universities, the country's classical art forms could end up as the biggest casualty, according to ... Read more...

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India keen to promote alternative fuel technology


February 12th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, Feb 12 (IANS) India was taking serious steps to promote alternative technologies that used bio-fuels and solar and wind energy, a senior official said Saturday.India also has plans to produce more ... Read more...

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98th Science Congress ends, 99th in Bhubaneswar


January 7th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 7 (IANS) The five-day 98th Indian Science Congress near here ended Friday. The 99th Congress will be held in Bhubaneswar.Speaking at the valedictory function, K.C. Pandey, general president of the ... Read more...

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Swarms of satellites possible: ISRO


January 5th, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 5 (IANS) Swarms of satellites in the sky and even an individual owning one is possible today -- thanks to the emergence of small satellites targeted at performing specific ... Read more...

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Sibal calls for quality education, excellence in science research in Universities


January 3rd, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Jan 3 (ANI): Union Communications and Information Technology Minister Kapil Sibal on Monday called for quality education and excellence in science research in Indian Universities, saying three generic principles have been ... Read more...

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Science congress to start Monday


January 2nd, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 2 (IANS) The 98th edition of the Indian Science Congress (ISC) that gets underway here Monday will not only focus on the quality of education and excellence in scientific ... Read more...

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Chinese checkers: Mandarin teachers in short supply in India


December 15th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Anjali Ojha New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Growing economic and cultural ties with China may have spurred a demand for Mandarin but experts say strict visa norms are preventing teachers of the ... Read more...

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Sarkozy invites Indian students to study in France


December 4th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 4 (IANS) French President Nicolas Sarkozy Saturday invited Indian students to study in France and offered to expand ties with Indian universities."France wants to host more Indian students. We ... Read more...

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51 Canadian fellowships for Indian graduate students


November 10th, 2010 - 9:53 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Canada will give over 50 fellowships and funds worth more than $4 million to Indian graduate students and institutional partners as part of its steps to boost ... Read more...

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Indian varsities powerhouses of knowledge, says Kalam


November 2nd, 2010 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, Nov 2 (IANS) Indian universities hold great potential, and are the powerhouses of knowledge, former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam said at a convocation here Tuesday."Our universities hold great potential for preparing ... Read more...

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India seeks cooperation of Africa in fighting Indian Ocean piracy


October 29th, 2010 - 10:45 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct. 29 (ANI): India has sought the close cooperation of African countries in combating the problem of piracy in the Indian Ocean.Delivering the inaugural address at the roundtable "India-Africa ... Read more...

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