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Court issues notice to centre on filling UGC chairman seat


September 5th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the central government to respond on a petition seeking direction to fill the seat of UGC chairman ... Read more...

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Posts for SCs, STs lie vacant in central universities


August 20th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Even as the government is pushing for affirmative action for the Scheduled Castes (SCs) and the Scheduled Tribes (STs) in the field of education, most ... Read more...

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East Asian nations need to cooperate on education: India (With Images)


July 5th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, July 5 (IANS) East Asian countries need to promote educational cooperation, facilitate exchange of qualified people and earmark seats for students from member countries in reputed institutions in ... Read more...

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Tripura to have IIIT in Bodhjungnagar


July 3rd, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 3 (IANS) Tripura will set up an Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) in Bodhjungnagar, one of northeastern region's biggest industrial zones, a state official said Tuesday."State-owned ... Read more...

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Bhandarkar, Benegal honoured with Hindi promotion award (With Images)


June 20th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Wednesday honoured filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar with Ganga Sharan Singh Award along with Shyam Benegal and Girish Karnad for their contribution to ... Read more...

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India to help Vietnamese teachers in English training


March 29th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Vietnam will be sending teachers to India for English training, besides sourcing English teachers from India, according to the ministry of human resource development. The ... Read more...

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Bilingual dictionaries to promote India’s mother tongues


March 12th, 2012 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) The campaign to preserve vernacular mother tongues and make knowledge accessible to students through translation across the linguistic arc has taken a big stride with ... Read more...

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Court notice to Kendriya Vidyalayas on admitting poor students


February 9th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday issued notice to the Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS), the ministry of human resource development and the Directorate of Education on ... Read more...

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Indefinite shutdown of ICFAI University in Tripura


January 31st, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 31 (IANS) Following a two-month-long tussle between the university management and the employees, authorities at Tripura's ICFAI University Tuesday ordered closed the varsity for an indefinite period.The Hyderabad-based ... Read more...

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Tihar’s illiteracy rate falls


January 31st, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Illiteracy among prisoners in the Tihar Jail here has fallen from 40 percent in 2010 to 10 percent in 2011, Director General (Prisons) Neeraj Kumar ... Read more...

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How to boost innovation: Key points


November 15th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) Here are some key innovation initiatives announced Tuesday:Prime Minister Manmohan Singh launched the India Innovation portal that will serve as an information repository for ... Read more...

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Differently-abled students in Kerala to be made computer literate


November 1st, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 1 (IANS) Kerala's state-run IT@School Project will empower close to two lakh differently-abled students in computer learning through a special ICT training programme, an official said Tuesday.As the ... Read more...

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Indian higher education leadership programme with Yale University


October 14th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 14 (IANS) A first of its kind programme for leaders of Indian higher education at Yale University has been highlighted as an example of dynamic and innovative cooperation ... Read more...

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IGNOU to spread e-literacy at grassroots level


July 26th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) hosted a day-long brainstorming session to create awareness about information technology (IT) and its utility in all walks ... Read more...

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199 mn Chinese join rural pension programme


July 26th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 26 (IANS) As many as 199 million Chinese joined the country's rural pension insurance programme by the end of June, an official said.Ministry of Human Resource and Social ... Read more...

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IGNOU to power India-Africa Virtual University


May 25th, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) Wednesday announced details of a virtual university for Africa, a day after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh promised ... Read more...

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China to double workers’ wages in five years


April 19th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Apr 19 (ANI): China is likely to increase the average wages of workers by 15 percent annually in a bid to achieve a two-fold increase in pay by the end of ... Read more...

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Kerala’s ICT textbook to teach audio, video technology


February 21st, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 21 (IANS) The text book on information and communication technology (ICT) for Kerala's class-nine school students will help them learn audio recording and video editing, an official said Monday. ... 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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Sibal launches new MHRD web page dedicated to NRIs, PIOs


January 6th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 6 (ANI): Union Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal on Thursday launched a new web page in the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) website dedicated to Non Resident ... Read more...

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India to align copyright norms with global standards


October 15th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) India will align its copyright regulations with international norms to curb rising piracy and violations of intellectual property rights."The Copyright Amendment Bill 2010 contains better provisions ... Read more...

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Court notices to government, CBSE on seat allotment system


September 15th, 2010 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notices to the Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD), Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), and the Chairman of the Central ... Read more...

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Union Minister Kapil Sibal apologies to Anand over citizenship controversy


August 24th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug. 24 (ANI): Union Human Resource and Development Minister Kapil Sibal on Tuesday expressed regret to World Chess Champion Vishwanathan Anand regarding a recent controversy about conferring an honorary ... Read more...

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Hyderabad varsity denies chess champ Anand doctorate over citizenship doubts


August 24th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.24 (ANI): The University of Hyderabad has denied world chess champion Viswanathan Anand an honorary doctorate after the Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) said that it is confused ... Read more...

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Make Yoga part of school education: Plea in Delhi High Court


August 4th, 2010 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) and the NCERT seeking reply on a public interest litigation (PIL) which ... Read more...

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Class 12 boy thrashed for using mobile in school, hospitalised


July 23rd, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 23 (IANS) A Class 12 student of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya in Uttar Pradesh's Etawah district had to be hospitalised after being allegedly thrashed by his teachers for using a mobile ... Read more...

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Special train to Dhaka for Tagore anniversary celebrations


July 15th, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) From renovating Tagore auditoria, establishing new ones in major cities, publishing a book on his paintings to running a special train to Dhaka, the government has ... Read more...

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Ban dissection in colleges, urges PETA


June 29th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) Tuesday urged the University Grants Commission (UGC) to ban dissection in zoology classes in universities and colleges. The animals rights group ... Read more...

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Case against trio who visited La Martiniere as HRD team


June 27th, 2010 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 27 (IANS) A case has been filed against the three people who visited La Martiniere for Boys School claiming that they had been sent by the union human resource development ... Read more...

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Ministry seeks information on trio who visited La Martiniere


June 25th, 2010 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) The La Martiniere for Boys school Thursday claimed that the human resource development (HRD) ministry has sought details of the three people who visited the school Wednesday claiming ... Read more...

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Budding lawyers need to pass test: BCI (Lead)


June 2nd, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Fresh law graduates will have to clear a new test from this year to be eligible to practise in court, the Bar Council of India (BCI) said ... Read more...

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Comic on Internet piracy launched for schoolkids


May 24th, 2010 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) A recently formed Bollywood-Hollywood anti-piracy coalition between the Motion Picture Distributors Association (MPDA) and Bollywood studios Monday launched here a comic book for schoolchildren about the dangers of ... Read more...

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Nationwide sanitation drive kicks off with Aamir Khan as brand ambassador


April 28th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 28 (ANI): Bollywood actor Aamir Khan has been roped in as the brand ambassador for the country's new nationwide campaign on sanitation, targeting schoolchildren.Union Human Resource and Development ... Read more...

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IIT-Delhi to launch virtual lab within a year


April 22nd, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi (IIT-Delhi) is planning to launch a virtual laboratory within a year to help engineering students in India, IIT professor and director Surendra ... Read more...

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Another mountain to be climbed, will funds disable him? (With Images)


April 9th, 2010 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
By Richa Sharma New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Losing a leg in a train accident hasn't stopped 65-year-old Manindra Paul from climbing mountains. But as he aims for Mount Kamet, India's third highest ... Read more...

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