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Indians second-most curious about education: Study


August 8th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Indians ranked second in search queries related to education, a study released here by search engine Google India said Wednesday.The list, topped by the US, ... Read more...

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Kanheri Caves made part of ‘Clean India’ campaign


August 3rd, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) The Kanheri Caves here have been made part of the government's Clean India campaign.The 2,100-year-old group of caves is now part of the 10 monuments under ... Read more...

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AICTE studying plea against new institutions


November 25th, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 25 (IANS) The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) is considering a request by some states for not granting permission for new technical institutions, an official said ... Read more...

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What ails the IITs (Comment)


October 25th, 2011 - 10:06 am ICT by IANS
I recently gave a lecture to undergraduate students at my alma mater, Indian Institute of Technology-Kanpur. A day before my lecture, the students had arranged for a bull session at ... Read more...

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IIM-C looks to corporates to fund expansion


April 3rd, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 3 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIM-C) is against privatisation of IIMs but favours corporate contributions to generate funds for setting up new management institutes, a ... Read more...

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Europe Asia Business School launches Mumbai campus


December 20th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Pune/Mumbai, Dec. 20 (ANI): After creating a successful track record at its Pune campus, the Europe Asia Business School has now decided to bring its high quality MBA programs to Mumbai in ... Read more...

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Man who duped students of Rs.2 crore arrested


November 1st, 2010 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Delhi Police Monday said they have arrested a man who allegedly duped around 30 students of Rs.2 crore in the past two years promising them admissions in ... Read more...

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Computer-based admission tests critical to build managerial pool (Comment)


September 15th, 2010 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
By Sanjiv Kataria Nearly a million starry-eyed young Indians last week waited keenly for announcements on the start of the process of admission to the hallowed portals of leading management schools.A flurry of ... Read more...

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ISB not in race to open overseas campuses


August 11th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali (Punjab), Aug 11 (IANS) The Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad, is not in the race to open a campus overseas, its dean said here Wednesday. "Yes, there are many management institutes ... Read more...

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India needs you, Pranab Mukherjee tells students


April 14th, 2010 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Reiterating that the India will return to a nine percent growth soon, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday urged the student community to serve at home and ... Read more...

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Computer-based tests have a bright future in India (Comment)


February 7th, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Nina Mehta Aamir Khan and his friends, in the movie "Three Idiots" rush from the hospital to write an exam. Since they reach late, they keep writing even after the professor ... Read more...

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Scrap exam system: Padma Shri awardee for education


January 26th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 26 (IANS) Padma Shri awardee Rumualdo D'Souza has advocated scrapping of the examination system to improve the level of education in India. Rumualdo, a Jesuit priest and brother of former ... Read more...

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Sibal says IIMs failed on CAT, orders enquiry (Lead)


December 1st, 2009 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal Tuesday said the premier Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) have failed to deliver on the online CAT and ordered an inquiry ... Read more...

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Management institutes to conduct tests again


December 1st, 2009 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad/Bangalore, Dec 1 (ANI): All candidates who could not write the Common Admission Test (CAT) for admission to prestigious business schools across the country due to a technical glitch, would be given ... Read more...

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CAT on the computer this year, fewer students interested


November 6th, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Shweta Srinivasan and Astha New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) The Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) are doing a last round of checks of the computer-based system they will use for the first ... Read more...

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Bihar clears 190 investment proposals since January 2006


August 25th, 2009 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 25 (IANS) The Bihar State Investment Promotion Board (SIPB) has cleared 190 investment proposals worth Rs.118,000 crore (Rs.1,180 billion/$24 billion) since January 2006, officials said. The cleared proposals include 26 ... Read more...

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Retired armed force personnel train for corporate jobs


August 25th, 2009 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Aparajita Gupta Kolkata, Aug 25 (IANS) They were earlier men in olive green protecting the country. After bidding farewell to arms, these retired armed forces personnel are honing their skills at India's ... Read more...

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CII Summit: Demystifying Indian consumer market


August 24th, 2009 - 3:32 pm ICT by IBNS
By Jayalakshmi Sengupta New Delhi, Aug 24 (IBNS) Corporate honchos and management experts at a CII meet here shared notes and dissected trends to demystify India's billion plus consumer market that withstood ... Read more...

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Tourism ministry plans more hotel management institutes


August 17th, 2009 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) To meet the demand for over 200,000 skilled workers in the hospitality sector, the tourism ministry plans to start eight new hotel management institutes to impart quality ... Read more...

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We need to undertake challenge of providing gainful employment: Ansari


April 28th, 2009 - 7:08 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 28 (ANI): Vice President M. Hamid Ansari on Tuesday acknowledged an immediate need to undertake the challenge of providing gainful employment to millions of youth, who are in need ... Read more...

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CAT for IIMs to go online from this year


April 28th, 2009 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Hundreds of thousands of students aspiring to get into the prestigious Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) will now be answering the Common Admission Test (CAT) online from ... Read more...

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Orissa rural management students beat downturn


January 30th, 2009 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 30 (IANS) Despite a virtual freeze on recruitment across industries, the city-based Xavier Institute of Management has achieved 100 percent placement of its rural management students with some top corporates ... Read more...

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Students’ exodus costs India forex outflow of $10 bn: Assocham


January 26th, 2009 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Indian students going abroad for their higher studies cost the country a foreign exchange (forex) outflow of $10 billion annually, according to an industry lobby report released ... Read more...

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We should never forget Mumbai heroes: Rahul Gandhi


January 22nd, 2009 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 21 (IANS) Paying tributes to the police officials who laid down their lives fighting terrorists in Mumbai, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi wednesday said the nation should never forget these heroes.The ... Read more...

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Hard work, guidance helped bell CAT, says Punjab student


January 10th, 2009 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali (Punjab), Jan 10 (IANS) Pavneet Singh Gulyani, the 22-year-old mechanical engineering student who has secured 100 percentile in the Common Admission Test (CAT) for India's top management institutes, says consistency, hard ... Read more...

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Bihar clears investment proposals worth Rs.910 bn in three years


December 3rd, 2008 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 3 (IANS) In a clear sign of the "changing economic environment" in the state, the Bihar government has cleared 156 investment proposals worth Rs.910 billion in the last three years, ... Read more...

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Efforts are on to have inclusive growth in tourism sector: Ambika Soni


November 18th, 2008 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 18 (ANI): Union Tourism and Culture Minister Ambika Soni today said that all efforts are on to have inclusive growth in the tourism sector in the country. Addressing ... Read more...

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270,000 appear for ‘doable’ CAT exam


November 16th, 2008 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Around 270,000 MBA aspirants appeared for the Common Aptitude Test (CAT) across the nation Sunday, an official spokesperson said. A majority of those who appeared felt that ... Read more...

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Women’s groups give thumbs up to female bartenders


September 26th, 2008 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 26 (IANS) Cheers! That's what many women's groups here are saying to a Karnataka High Court verdict allowing women to work in pubs, pointing out that it is a job ... Read more...

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Technical education council to complete inspections by June 30


June 22nd, 2008 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 22 (IANS) The All-India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) will complete all its inspections for new technical institutes in the country by June 30, AICTE chairman R.A. Yadav said here ... Read more...

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Education gets over Rs.103 bn for capacity building


May 22nd, 2008 - 6:31 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) The government Thursday approved Rs.103.28 billion for upgrading educational infrastructure, a month after the Supreme Court cleared 27 percent quota for other backward classes (OBC) students in ... Read more...

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Sports city to be built at Noida


May 1st, 2008 - 9:02 pm ICT by admin
Noida, May 1 (IANS) In view of the Commonwealth Games being held in 2010, the New Okhla Industrial Development Authority (NOIDA) in its board meeting Thursday decided to establish a world-class sports ... Read more...

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PM to address Vaishno Devi University convocation Friday


April 23rd, 2008 - 7:57 pm ICT by admin
Jammu, April 23 (IANS) As Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University (SMVDU) here gets ready to receive Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday it is with great expectations. Vice chancellor Narender Kumar Bansal hopes ... Read more...

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Ahluwalia justifies fee hike of IIMs


April 2nd, 2008 - 6:19 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia Wednesday justified the fee hike announced by some of the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) and sought easy loans for ... Read more...

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Accreditation terms for management schools under study


March 7th, 2008 - 9:54 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) The management schools can expect the All-India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) to set aside a precondition, where it offers accreditation only to those institutions which own ... Read more...

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