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Gogoi says journalist’s role in molestation case unethical


July 16th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 16 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Monday termed the role of a local news channel journalist in the teenage girl's molestation case last week as "unethical", saying ... Read more...

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India, US announce eight educational partnerships


June 12th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 12 (IANS) In a milestone in the educational partnership between India and the United States, eight institutional partnership projects, four each led by either country, were announced ... Read more...

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Odisha entrepreneur conferred honorary doctorate in Taiwan


June 11th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 11 (IANS) Odisha's well-known social entrepreneur Achyuta Samanta has been conferred an honorary doctorate by a university in Taiwan, said his office here Monday.The National Formosa University, considered ... Read more...

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Now Kolkata joins the ’slutwalk’ movement


May 24th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 24 (IANS) The eastern metropolis resonated with slogans of "Jaa porechi, besh korechi (I don't care what people think of my dressing sense)" as over a hundred ... Read more...

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Delhi to get residential school for underprivileged kids


May 14th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) The capital is set to receive a residential school for students belonging to the Scheduled Castes (SC), the Scheduled Tribes (ST) and Other Backward Castes ... Read more...

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‘RTI should be used to strengthen the government’


May 9th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) The Right to Information Act (RTI) must be used to strengthen the government, National Minorities Commission Chairman Wajahat Habibullah said here Wednesday.He was addressing students at ... Read more...

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Haryana, Punjab girls bag top two spots in civil services


May 5th, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 4 (IANS) Two young women from Haryana and Punjab, the states with one of the worst sex ratios in the country, have secured the top two ranks in ... Read more...

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Bihar hires young professionals to help implement livelihood project


May 3rd, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 3 (IANS) For the first time, Bihar has hired hired 85 young professionals, all fresh post-graduates of India's top ranking management and social sciences institutes, to help in ... Read more...

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IT making panchayats transparent: Minister


March 28th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) India's panchayats are becoming more transparent with over 40,000 elected village bodies using online software for annual planning and another 70,000 for accounting under e-panchayat ... Read more...

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Mumbai tops list of homes to slum dwellers: Unicef report


February 29th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) The city of dreams, Mumbai has topped the list of cities that are home to a maximum number of slum dwellers in India, Unicef's annual ... Read more...

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Will Mayawati’s magic work in 2012? Pundits doubtful


January 31st, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Her rock solid Dalit support may still be intact. But with charges of corruption and poor governance enveloping her, Chief Minister Mayawati may find ... Read more...

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Technopark TBI empanelled as partner by TISS


January 17th, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 16 (IANS) Technopark's Technology Business Incubator (T-TBI) Monday got a shot in the arm with Mumbai's Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) empanelling it as its partner in ... Read more...

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NALCO to sponsor tribal kids’ education


September 7th, 2011 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 7 (IANS) State-run National Aluminium Company Ltd (NALCO) Wednesday said it will sponsor the education of about 250 tribal children living in the vicinity of its project in ... Read more...

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Over Rs.79 lakh for teaching northeast youth managerial skills


May 26th, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The Indian government Tuesday sanctioned Rs.79.15 lakh for developing managerial skills among the new generation of entrepreneurs from the northeast region, officials said.The ministry of ... Read more...

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Jairam Ramesh: politics of compromise or middle path?


May 12th, 2011 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Until a few months ago, Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh was hogging the headlines by halting some of the biggest projects for violation of green norms. ... Read more...

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Students protest against minister, boycott convocation (Lead)


May 12th, 2011 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 11 (IANS) Nearly 30 graduating students of the prestigious Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) protested against Union Minister for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh here Wednesday over ... Read more...

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Put all nuke plans on hold, urges anti-Jaitapur group


May 11th, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 11 (IANS) The Konkan Bachao Samiti (KBS), spearheading the anti-Jaitapur Nuclear Power Project (JNPP) agitation in Maharashtra, Wednesday welcomed Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan's statement that his country ... Read more...

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Students protest against minister, boycott convocation


May 11th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 11 (IANS) Nearly 30 graduating students of the prestigious Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) protested against Union Minister for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh here Wednesday over ... Read more...

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Chavan meets Manmohan Singh on Jaitapur project


April 26th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan Tuesday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to discuss the proposed Jaitapur nuclear power project in Ratnagiri district that ... Read more...

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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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Corporates cannot avoid social responsibility, says Patel


March 21st, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 21 (IANS) The corporate sector cannot avoid its responsibility of improving the lives of people, union Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Minister Praful Patel said here Monday.He was ... 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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Gender sensitisation training in judicial academies soon


February 11th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) In an effort to sensitise the judiciary, the women and child development ministry is working with the law ministry to introduce a gender sensitisation training module in ... Read more...

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SCRIPT 2011 - A ’short film’ festival with a difference


January 14th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Jan 14 (IANS) Billed as the first of its kind in the country, a short film festival SCRIPT 2011 - Social & Corporate Responsibility International Promotional Theatre - would be held ... Read more...

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Film fest on disability begins Thursday


January 12th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Aiming to bring together voices from across the world on issues pertaining to disability, the eighth edition of the We Care Film Festival will start in the ... Read more...

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Shiv Sena reiterates anti-Jaitapur n-plant stand


December 19th, 2010 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 19 (IANS) Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray Sunday met activists opposing the Jaitapur nuclear power project, slated to come up in Maharashtra's Ratnagiri district, and said it should ... Read more...

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Equity key to climate change negotiations: Ramesh


December 7th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Even as the climate change talks at Cancun are stuck over issues between industrialised and developing countries, Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh Tuesday said equity was the key ... Read more...

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Six Mumbai students accused of raping American acquitted


October 6th, 2010 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 6 (IANS) A Mumbai court Wednesday acquitted six college students accused of raping an American student of the prestigious Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) here, a lawyer said.Sewree Fast ... Read more...

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‘80,000 rights violation cases recorded every year’


August 6th, 2010 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 6 (IANS) On an average 80,000 cases of violation of human rights are recorded every year in India. Custodial deaths are also a matter of concern, senior officials and rights ... Read more...

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Protect human rights to achieve security goals: Experts


August 4th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 4 (IANS) Without protecting the basic human rights of people, the goals of security forces cannot be achieved -- be it combating terrorism or Maoists, experts said here Wednesday. "Without protecting ... Read more...

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Panel to study impact of proposed mines in Orissa


July 1st, 2010 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) The government has formed a four-member committee to consider and make recommendations on the impact of plans to divert 660.749 hectare of forest land for bauxite ... Read more...

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Mumbai professor for G8 University Summit


May 20th, 2010 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Vancouver, May 20 (IANS) Dr Narayana Jayarama, of the Tata Institute of Social Sciences in Mumbai, will represent India and be one the keynote speakers at the G8 University Summit here next ... Read more...

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India, China become leading nations to move urban population out of slums


March 19th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Mar. 19 (ANI): With India and China lifting more and more of their urban population out of slum-like conditions every year, 227 million people across the world have moved out of ... Read more...

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IGNOU setting up new institute of education in Nagaland


February 21st, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) is setting up a new institute called the Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education and Development (MGIDE) in Nagaland, where it ... Read more...

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People’s audit of SEZ to include corporate, state members


December 20th, 2009 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 20 (IANS) Corporate and government representatives will be included in a national forum to audit the controversial Special Economic Zone (SEZ) policy but at a later stage, leading anti-SEZ activist ... Read more...

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