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Andhra assembly remains paralysed over Telangana


September 21st, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 21 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh state legislative assembly remained paralysed for the fourth consecutive day Friday with Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) members stalling the proceedings, demanding adoption of ... Read more...

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SC declines review of right to education verdict (Lead)


September 19th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court has declined to entertain petitions seeking a review of its verdict upholding the constitutional validity of the right to education act that ... Read more...

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17 Delhi schools to get potable water units


September 1st, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Seventeen Delhi government schools would get solar-powered water treatment plants to provide potable water to over 750 students daily in each institution, Chief Minister Sheila ... Read more...

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Educational aid for poor: BJP to raise issue in parliament


August 18th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 18 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) would raise in parliament the issue of educational assistance to all poor students regardless of religion, said a leader of ... Read more...

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China spent $15 bn on poor students’ education


August 9th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 9 (IANS) China spent nearly 100 billion yuan ($15.7 billion) to support education for poor students, a media report said Thursday.The total amount spent on sponsoring students reached ... Read more...

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Self respect, not charity is our belief: Magsaysay winner


July 26th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 26 (IANS) Our belief is in self respect, empowering women, removal of poverty through self help groups and not in charity, said Kulandei Francis, a 2012 winner of ... Read more...

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NCPCR seeks report from Karnataka on RTE opposition (Lead)


July 19th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The country's apex child rights panel Thursday sought a report from Karnataka after incidents of discrimination against poor students in defiance of provisions of the ... Read more...

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Child rights body seeks report from Karnataka on RTE opposition


July 19th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The National Commission on Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) Thursday sought a report from the Karnataka government after incidents of discrimination against poor students in ... Read more...

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Bank attaches school for loan default in Maharashtra


July 13th, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Nashik (Maharashtra), July 13 (IANS) The fate of around 600 secondary and higher secondary school students hangs in balance after a bank attached the school building and premises for defaulting ... Read more...

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IIT Council’s decision hasty: Super 30 founder


June 28th, 2012 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Patna, June 27 (IANS) The IIT Council's move to give 20 percent weightage to Class 12 board marks is a hasty decision, Anand Kumar, founder of 'Super 30', which provides ... Read more...

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Fill vacant seats for poor students in summer vacations: Court


April 20th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday directed the state government's education department to complete admission process for vacant seats for students from the economically weaker section ... Read more...

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Great education debate: will it create a revolution or social friction?


April 15th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) The beginning of a revolution in education or a cloud on the autonomy of private institutions and a financial burden on the middle class?The ... Read more...

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Explain delay in giving free school books to poor: Court (Lead)


April 13th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Expressing anguish over the government's failure to print and distribute free books to over 18 lakh poor students in state-run schools, the Delhi High Court ... Read more...

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SC upholds seats for poor under Right to Education (Second Lead)


April 12th, 2012 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday upheld the constitutional validity of the right to education (RTE) act that mandates unaided private schools to keep 25 percent seats ... Read more...

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Poor school students’ quota: Apex court verdict Thursday


April 11th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court will Thursday pronounce its verdict on a batch of petitions challenging the constitutional validity of the right to education law that requires ... Read more...

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Government’s view sought on poor students’ admission to KVs


March 10th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has sought the view of the central government on a plea challenging the legality of the admission guidelines of the Kendriya ... Read more...

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Bihar’s Super 30 coaching idea wins high praise in Canada


February 21st, 2012 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Vancouver, Feb 21 (IANS) Super 30, Bihar's free coaching centre which helps poor students crack the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology-Joint Entrance Examination (IIT-JEE), has won high praise in Canada.Super ... 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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Uttar Pradesh mosques double up as primary schools (With Image)


February 7th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Azamgarh (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 7 (IANS) Amid the mushrooming convent schools, mosques still continue to be popular centres of learning at least up to the primary class level in Uttar ... Read more...

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Hyderabad to host world Urdu editors conference


December 26th, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 26 (IANS) Editors of Urdu newspapers from India, Pakistan and other countries will participate in the World Urdu Editors Conference to be held here Dec 30-31.The two-day event, ... Read more...

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‘Schools admitting poor students unsure of being reimbursed’


September 15th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Private schools are admitting 25 percent children from disadvantaged sections of the society under the Right to Education (RTE) Act but are apprehensive about receiving ... Read more...

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How a ‘rich’ school tagged poor students


August 14th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) St. Andrews Scots Senior Secondary School, a posh school in east Delhi, boasts of "providing value-based education" to its students but is under the scanner ... Read more...

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AIADMK to explain budget proposals through public meets


August 5th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 5 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Friday said the ruling AIADMK would hold public meetings in all the 234 assembly constituencies, highlighting the features of the ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu provides for free cattle, laptops in budget


August 4th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 4 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Finance Minister O. Pannerselvam Thursday presented the state budget for this fiscal, setting aside Rs.8,900 crore for freebies such as laptops, fans, mixers, cattle, ... Read more...

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Supreme Court reserves verdict on right to education (Lead)


August 3rd, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday reserved its verdict on a batch of petitions by private schools challenging the right to education law that mandates them to ... Read more...

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Charity can’t fund education-for-all: Apex court


July 20th, 2011 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday said that public-private partnership for achieving the goal of universalisation of education up to Class 8 has to be based on ... Read more...

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Din of school-bells to ‘wake up’ Maharashtra government


July 19th, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) Next Monday, the bells of government-aided schools all over Maharashtra will ring in unison for a full minute to "wake up" the authorities towards their demands, ... Read more...

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Japanese impressed by Bihar’s Super 30


July 1st, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 1 (IANS) A free coaching centre, Super 30, which helps children of labourers, tea stall owners and peons in Bihar reach the prestigious IIT engineering institutes, ... Read more...

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Seven IITians felicitated


June 28th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Seven poor students who made it to the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) were Tuesday felicitated by Indraprastha Gas Limited (IGL), a statement said."We had ... Read more...

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Three ‘top performing’ MPs to be honoured by Chennai NGO


May 3rd, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 3 (IANS) City based non-governmental organisation (NGO) Prime Point Foundation will honour three members of parliament Saturday for their top performance till date in the 15th Lok ... Read more...

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Super 30 founder welcomes IIT test reforms


March 27th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 27 (IANS) Anand Kumar, who founded Super 30, Bihar's widely acclaimed free coaching centre, has welcomed the reforms announced by the Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) ... Read more...

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Kashmir’s literacy rate rises by 10 percent in 10 years


March 27th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Mar.27 (ANI): Teachers in Jammu and Kashmir say that the literacy rate in the state has increased by 10 percent in the last decade.A report by the state's Education Ministry recently ... Read more...

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Rights of school owners, poor kids can co-exist: Apex court (Lead)


March 15th, 2011 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday said that the right to run an educational institution could not come into conflict with right to education of a child ... Read more...

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Right to education law, spectrum scam top apex court’s agenda


March 13th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) A suit challenging the right to education law, the investigations into the 2G spectrum scam and the black money stashed away by Indians abroad will ... Read more...

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Government questioned on school’s refusal to admit poor


February 1st, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday sought a response from the central and Delhi governments on a plea opposing a private school's refusal to reserve seats for poor ... Read more...

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