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China to deploy more security guards at schools


August 17th, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 17 (IANS) China will deploy more security guards in schools as well as at kindergartens. The country witnessed a string of attacks on school students two years back.The ... Read more...

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UAE officials meet foreign leaders


February 27th, 2012 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Feb 26 (IANS/WAM) Officials of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Sunday met their counterparts from France, Morocco and Seychelles and discussed expansion of ties.Amal Al Qubaisi, first deputy ... Read more...

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Omar divests minister of education portfolio


February 11th, 2012 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 11 (IANS) Within hours of Jammu and Kashmir Education Minister Peerzada Mohammad Sayeed sending his resignation letter to Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Friday evening, Chief Minister ... Read more...

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UAE to observe Prophet Mohammad’s birthday Feb 4


January 30th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 30 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Monday issued a circular to all federal ministries and institutions to observe Feb 4 as Milad un Nabi, the birth ... Read more...

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UAE markets to be closed Jan 1


December 28th, 2011 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 28 (IANS/WAM) Financial markets in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will remain closed Jan 1 for celebrating the New Year, an official statement said.The Securities and Commodities ... Read more...

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UAE minister meets Unesco chief


October 31st, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Oct 31 (IANS/WAM) The minister of education of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) met Unesco Director-General Irena Bokova on the sidelines of the Unesco session here.Humaid Al Qattami met ... Read more...

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UAE, Lebanon discuss cooperation in education sector


October 21st, 2011 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Beirut, Oct 20 (IANS/WAM) UAE Ambassador to Lebanon Youssef Ali Abdul Rahman Al Osaimi in a meeting with the Lebanese Minister of Education and Higher Education Hassan Diab discussed ways ... Read more...

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UAE holds bilateral talks with Iran, Italy


June 28th, 2011 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 28 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has held separate bilateral talks with Iran and Italy, officials said.The Iranian Ambassador to UAE, Mohammad Reza Fayyad, Tuesday called ... Read more...

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UAE seeks to open itself to the world for education, modernisation


June 6th, 2011 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 5 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates is keen to open up to the world and share ideas and experiences with advanced nations to benefit from their educational ... Read more...

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UAE, Syria discuss ways to improve ties


February 27th, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Feb 27 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates and Syria Sunday discussed the ways and possibilities of boosting bilateral ties in various fields, especially in the education sector.During a meeting with ... Read more...

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Hanuman idol perched atop pole in Trinidad and Tobago


February 8th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Paras Ramoutar Port-of-Spain, Feb 8 (IANS) A massive idol of Lord Hanuman perched atop a pole has been unveiled in Trinidad and Tobago.The idol was unveiled by Minister of Education Tim Gopeesingh ... Read more...

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New Lanka Cabinet to be announced on Monday


November 21st, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Nov.21 (ANI): Sri Lanka will have a new cabinet under leadership of President Mahinda Rajapaksa from Monday.According to the Colombo Page web site, the new ministers and deputy ministers are to ... Read more...

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China seeks to be most popular place for studies


September 29th, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 29 (IANS) China wants to become the most popular destination in Asia for overseas students within the next decade.By 2020, the country hopes to attract 500,000 foreign students every year ... Read more...

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Kovalam fest to focus on Pakistani literature


September 20th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The spotlight will be on contemporary literature from Pakistan as over a dozen writers, thinkers and political analysts from India and abroad converge in Kerala for ... Read more...

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Foreign diplomats learn to speak Chinese


September 19th, 2010 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 19 (IANS) An institute here has started a 10-week Chinese-speaking course for foreign diplomats, a media report said Sunday. Fifty-six diplomats from 26 countries will attend the course every weekend, China ... Read more...

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India launches phase-II of African e-network project (LEAD)


August 16th, 2010 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) From talking about Ugandan students in India to thanking African nations for the hospitality extended to Indian ships, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Monday gave a personal ... Read more...

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Olonga, Zimbabwe’s first black cricketer, for renewing sports ties


August 16th, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Edinburgh, Aug. 16 (ANI): Henry Olonga, Zimbabwe's first black cricketer, has called for renewing sporting and cultural ties with his homeland ahead of a proposed match there with the Scottish team.Olonga, ... Read more...

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Students wait for fee refund from closed European varsity


August 12th, 2010 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 12 (IANS) Twenty-nine students from different towns of Punjab and Haryana are waiting for the refund of their tuition fees, amounting to Rs. 87 lakh, from a Dutch university that ... Read more...

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Bank of Baroda to open more branches in Trinidad


June 14th, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Paras Ramoutar Port-of-Spain, June 14 (IANS) The Bank of Baroda, one of India's largest public sector banks, is considering opening more branches in Trinidad and Tobago, home to a large Indian origin ... Read more...

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India, Canada to cooperate in areas of food processing industries: Sahai


June 7th, 2010 - 10:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 7 (ANI): Minister of Food Processing and Industries Subhodh Kant Sahai on Monday said India and Canada will cooperate in the field of growth and development of technologies for ... Read more...

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UAE schools to follow three-semester system


May 26th, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 26 (IANS/WAM) Schools in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will have three semesters from the next academic session, the ministry of education announced Wednesday. The new system will be implemented in ... Read more...

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Female teachers beaten at Rajasthan Minister’s residence


May 14th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Jaipur (Rajasthan), May 14 (ANI): In a shocking display of brutality, over hundred female teachers sitting in protest inside the residence of Rajasthan Minister of Education Bhanwarlal Meghwal were beaten by the ... Read more...

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Indian-origin woman is Leader of Opposition in Trinidad and Tobago


February 26th, 2010 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
By Paras Ramoutar Port-of-Spain, Feb 26 (IANS) Indian-origin Kamla Persad-Bissessar has became the first woman Leader of the Opposition in the Trinidad and Tobago parliament, ousting former premier Basdeo Panday from the post.Kamla ... Read more...

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Indian origin woman wins Trinidad and Tobago party poll


January 25th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Paras Ramoutar Port-of-Spain, Jan 25 (IANS) Kamla Persad-Bissessar has become the first woman in Trinidad and Tobago to become the top leader of any political party in the country. She emerged victorious ... Read more...

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Mongolian president lays stress on improving bilateral ties with India


September 14th, 2009 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 14 (ANI): Mongolian President Tsakhia Elbegdorj who arrived on four-day state visit to India, on Monday stressed on the need for strengthening bilateral relations with India.Elbegdorj was ... Read more...

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Mongolian President to visit India from Sept. 13 to 16


September 9th, 2009 - 7:08 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep. 9 (ANI): Mongolian President Tsakhia Elbegdorj and his wife will pay a state visit to India from September 13 to 16.Elbegdorj will be accompanied by a high ... Read more...

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Oz Deputy Prime Minister launches new diploma of primary education


September 1st, 2009 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.1 (ANI): Australia's Deputy Prime MInister and Minister of Education, Ms Julia Gillard launched an ICT Enabled Diploma of Primary Education at the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) in ... Read more...

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Open Source Software saves Indian IT@schools program $2 million


July 23rd, 2009 - 9:46 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
Government authorities in the Indian State of Kerala will save more $US2.27 million by using Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) on computers to be installed in schools throughout the state as ... Read more...

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Free software saves Kerala schools Rs.11 crore


July 23rd, 2009 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 23 (IANS) By opting for the free and open software platform (FOSS) for the state-sponsored IT@School project, Kerala's General Education Department has saved Rs.11 crore.The project's Executive Director K. Anvar ... Read more...

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Saudi Arabia appoints first female minister


February 14th, 2009 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Riyadh, Feb 14 (DPA) Saudi Arabia appointed the country's first female cabinet official Saturday as part of a wide-ranging cabinet reshuffle.Saudi King Abdullah appointed Nour Fayez as deputy minister for women's education, ... Read more...

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DPM says demonstrations by students permissible


September 3rd, 2008 - 3:01 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education says that political demonstrations by university and secondary school students are permissible, although students should do so in a safe and orderly manner.In response ... Read more...

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53,000 Chinese student volunteers in Beijing Olympics


August 15th, 2008 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Beijing, Aug 15 (Xinhua) More than 53,000 Chinese student volunteers are engaged in the Beijing Olympic Games, while around 400 million Chinese have been taught about the Games to promote awareness, an ... Read more...

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DPM Somchai affirms spouse not intent on starting new political party


August 5th, 2008 - 11:36 am ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education Somchai Wongsawat (สมชาย วงศ์สวัสดิ์) denied rumors that his spouse, Mrs. Yaowapa Wongsawat (เยาวภา วงศ์สวัสดิ์), would be establishing a new political party.Mr. Somchai indicates that ... Read more...

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D. Purandeswari inaugurates IIT, Rajasthan


August 2nd, 2008 - 11:11 pm ICT by ANI
Kanpur, August 2 (ANI): Minister of State for Higher Education D. Purandeswari on Saturday inaugurated IIT, Rajasthan at the Campus of IIT, Kanpur today.In her address Prandeswari said the idea of ... Read more...

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Afghanistan calls for cultural cooperation with Iran


June 28th, 2008 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 28 (IANS) Afghanistan's Vice President Mohammad Karim Khalili Saturday said his country should boost cultural cooperation with Iran given the two sides' strong religious, lingual and historical commonalties. Addressing the ... Read more...

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