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Exempt Tamil Nadu from common dental entrance exam: Jayalalithaa


September 7th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 7 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Friday protested to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh against the nationwide common entrance exam for Dental Council of India (DCI) ... Read more...

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Andhra students intensify stir over cap on fee reimbursement


August 9th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 9 (IANS) Opposition parties and students' groups in Andhra Pradesh Thursday intensified their protest against the government's move to cap the reimbursement of tuition fee of engineering and ... Read more...

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The NRI as bureaucrat: coaching schools warm up to idea


August 7th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Hoping to touch a patriotic chord, private coaching academies are increasingly looking at Indians settled abroad and their children and selling them the idea of ... Read more...

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Chandy seeks PM’s help for educational loans


July 20th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 20 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Friday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who holds the finance portfolio, to direct commercial banks to sanction educational loans to ... Read more...

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Over 40,000 scholarships provided to minority community


July 13th, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Ne w Delhi, July 12 (IANS) As many as 42,476 scholarships were awarded to students from minority communities during 2011-12 under the merit-cum-means scholarship scheme of the ministry of minority ... Read more...

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25,000 people take J&K; professional entrance test


June 23rd, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 23 (IANS) Over 25,000 candidates Saturday sat for the common entrance test (CET) for various professional courses across Jammu and Kashmir, said an official of the board for ... Read more...

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Mumbai gets a new civic chief


April 30th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 30 (IANS) As the current Mumbai civic body chief retired Monday, Sitaram Kunta, an IAS officer of the 1985 batch was named the new municipal commissioner of Brihanmumbai ... Read more...

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Chinese police crack down on fake training centres


April 19th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 19 (IANS) Beijing police have held about 500 suspects in a crackdown on illegal professional training institutes being run in the Chinese capital.According to the police, victims of ... Read more...

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Kashmiri Sikhs give demands charter to Chidambaram


April 12th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 12 (IANS) A Kashmir Sikh group met union Home Minister P. Chidambaram to demand clemency for five Sikhs who hijacked an Indian Airlines plane in 1984 and ... Read more...

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Punjab varsity steps into moviemaking, produces Bengali film


March 7th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 7 (IANS) A technical varsity of Punjab, known for its distance education programme, has forayed into filmmaking and co-produced Bengali film "Darling".Punjab Technical University (PTU) will be co-producing ... Read more...

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Online tutorial for professional examination launched


February 12th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 12 (IANS) With the entrance exams for professional courses just a few months away, Technopark-based Oztern Technology has developed an online tutorial for students appearing for engineering and ... Read more...

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Animation, gaming industry offers scope to students: President


December 2nd, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Dec 2 (IANS) Set to grow at 10 percent per annum over the next two years, the global animation and gaming industry offered tremendous opportunities to students in ... Read more...

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Court reserves order on students plea against varsity


November 18th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday reserved order on a petition alleging that Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIU) adopted different criteria for promoting its professional ... Read more...

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Medical seat sale racket busted in Karnataka


October 3rd, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 3 (IANS) It is not only Munnabhai in the blockbuster "Munnabhai MBBS" who lands a medical seat with a proxy writing the entrance exams for him. There are ... Read more...

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Priority admission for girls in Himachal


September 1st, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 1 (IANS) The single girl child will be given admission on priority basis in government-run schools and colleges in Himachal Pradesh, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said Thursday."To ... Read more...

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Rs.1,200 crore scholarship plan for Kashmir approved


August 4th, 2011 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) The government Thursday approved a Rs.1.200 crore scholarships scheme for students in the job-starved Jammu and Kashmir to pursue higher studies outside the state.The ... Read more...

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Exempt Tamil Nadu from common medical entrance test: Jayalalithaa


August 2nd, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 2 (IANS) Strongly protesting the central government's move to conduct a nationwide common entrance exam for admission to undergraduate and post graduate medical courses, Tamil Nadu Chief ... Read more...

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Distance learning - a last resort for Delhi students!


July 3rd, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) At a time when Delhi University (DU) colleges have put up high cut-offs for admission, its School of Open Learning (SOL) that offers distance learning ... Read more...

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Over a lakh applicants for Jamia’s 7,000 seats


May 13th, 2011 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) The Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) has sold 114,244 forms for the varsity's approximately 7,000 seats with courses like management and engineering the most sought-after, a ... Read more...

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Government offers free vocational coaching to minority students


April 27th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The government is offering students from minority communities free coaching for admission in various technical and professional courses like IT and business management.The other ... Read more...

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Government against privatising education, says Sibal


March 31st, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 31 (IANS) The government will not allow education to be privatised as institutions have to serve a societal purpose, but it was not against "private participation" in the ... Read more...

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For a change, spotlight on arts at job fair


March 3rd, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 3 (IANS) A job fair at Panjab University starting Friday will, for a change, provide a platform for students from arts and non-vocational streams - besides those from ... Read more...

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Lawmakers interrupt Andhra assembly proceedings


February 21st, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Feb.21 (ANI): Proceedings in the Andhra Pradesh State Assembly were adjourned as again on Monday with lawmakers continuing their protest over forming of a separate Telangana state and on revoking ... Read more...

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Paid internship in professional studies in Haryana


February 16th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 16 (IANS) The Haryana government has decided to provide paid internship to students of professional courses in different sections of the school education department in the state.Officials said internship would ... Read more...

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FSU Admissions Open For The Year 2011-12


December 8th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Florida State University has finally opened its admission process for the 2011-2012 session. The university has officially announced that it is all set to take ... Read more...

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India gifts 25 buses to Liberia (With Image)


November 4th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Alaskai Moore Johnson New Delhi/Monrovia, Nov 4 (IANS) India has donated some 25 buses to Liberia to transport students to and from the only institution of higher learning in the West African ... Read more...

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Rural Kashmir has given thumbs up to education


October 19th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
By Basheer Ahmad PeerKupwara (Jammu and Kashmir), Oct.19 (ANI): The last three months' turmoil in Kashmir took a heavy toll on everyday life of ordinary people. As is often the case in ... Read more...

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Rules for common test to medical courses finalised


September 17th, 2010 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The central government Friday informed the Supreme Court that it had finalised the rules and regulations for all India common entrance test (CET) for post-graduate medical courses. The ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu moves apex court over test for aspiring doctors


August 19th, 2010 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 19 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government has moved the Supreme Court expressing its opposition to the central government's proposal to conduct a combined entrance exam for medical colleges from ... Read more...

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Punjab Technical University targets Asia, Africa


August 18th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, Aug 18 (IANS) After launching its centres across India, Punjab Technical University (PTU) is all set to take the education world by storm by foraying into South Asian and ... Read more...

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Disabled innovators get recognition


August 14th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Imtiaz Ahmed Kachvi from Karnataka is polio stricken since the age of two. During one of his trips to Hubli, he suffered bruises on his palms and ... Read more...

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Supreme Court protects Tamil Nadu quota law (Lead)


July 13th, 2010 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday granted protection to Tamil Nadu's quota law which provides 69 percent reservation in educational institutions and jobs to scheduled castes and tribes and ... Read more...

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More professional courses from IGNOU


July 10th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) An executive MBA, eight new finishing school courses and a B.Sc. IT for international market programme are now on the list of offerings at the Indira Gandhi ... Read more...

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Admission open for technical, management courses in Jamia


June 28th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) The admission process for technical, management and some educational programmes is still open in the Jamia Millia Islamia University here, an official statement said Monday. "While the ... Read more...

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Education loan subsidy scheme finalised


June 24th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) To make education loans cheaper, a scheme was finalised Thursday to provide full interest subsidy on the loans taken by students with annual family income below Rs.4.5 ... Read more...

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