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Improve quality of education: President (Second Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday described teachers as nation builders and called for improving the quality of education in the ... Read more...

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Improve quality of education: President (Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Honouring meritorious teachers from different parts of the country, President Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday said it is important to improve the quality of education in ... Read more...

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Improve quality of education: President on Teachers Day


September 5th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Honouring meritorious teachers with the national award on Teachers Day, President Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday said it is important to improve the quality of education ... Read more...

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Wipro to train school teachers in US


August 29th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 29 (IANS) Indian IT major Wipro Limited will train 120 school teachers in partnership with the University of Massachusetts in Boston, US, over the next three years ... Read more...

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Debt-ridden Bengal announces increment for government college teachers


August 21st, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 21 (IANS) The West Bengal government Tuesday announced that it would provide increment to those professors of government colleges who have undergone higher studies such as M.Phil and ... Read more...

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Chandy announces welfare measures on I-Day


August 15th, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 15 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on the Independence Day announced a series of welfare measures, among them free treatment for poor women and children in all ... Read more...

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Special attention to needs of children: PM (Lead)


August 15th, 2012 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) The Congress-led UPA government was paying special attention to the needs of children and had made education mandatory by law, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ... Read more...

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Special attention to the needs of children: PM


August 15th, 2012 - 9:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) The Congress-led UPA government was paying special attention to the needs of the children and had made education mandatory by law, Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

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Tetra Pak India joins Coca-Cola-NDTV ‘Support My School’ campaign


August 7th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) A revitalised upper primary school in Rajasthan's Alwar district was Tuesday dedicated under the Coca-Cola-NDTV "Support My School" campaign by Tetra Pak India and ... Read more...

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Politics, unionism in education cannot be separated: Amartya Sen


July 18th, 2012 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 17 (IANS) Observing that politics cannot be separated from unions formed by teachers or students, Nobel laureate Amartya Sen Tuesday emphasised on the need for using the synergy ... Read more...

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Rebuilding education from the ruins: Afghan minister (Interview)


July 1st, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) As Afghanistan engages in rebuilding its educational institutions destroyed by the Taliban, bringing women back into schools and colleges continues to be a challenge, ... Read more...

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Kerala readies for next round of migration study


May 25th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 25 (IANS) The Centre for Development Studies here has started the ground work for the seventh round of the comprehensive study on international and internal emigration from the ... Read more...

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Kerala to launch virtual classrooms in 34 ITIs


May 14th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 14 (IANS) Kerala will introduce virtual classrooms in 34 industrial training tnstitutes (ITIs) in the state to improve quality of education in these institutions, a minister said Monday."Students ... Read more...

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Students’ death in roof collapse shocks Pakistani daily


May 10th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 10 (IANS) A Pakistani daily, shocked at the death of nine students in a roof collapse, has demanded the revival of the "moribund system of school inspections to ... Read more...

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Only five percent primary teachers clear eligibility test


April 27th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Expressing concern over the poor quality of school teachers, Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Kapil Sibal Friday said only 5.5 percent had cleared the primary ... Read more...

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‘Invest in research, technology for future of IITs’


April 16th, 2012 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Increased investment in research, higher monetary assistance and development of technology for industries are the three steps that will ensure a bright future for the ... Read more...

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With business in mind, African students seek education in India (With image)


March 15th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Ludhiana, March 15 (IANS) Dulce Vania from Mozambique is studying for a management degree in India and is also a budding entrepreneur - she exports human hair to her homeland."I ... Read more...

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No harassment of schools over right to education: Bihar


February 19th, 2012 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 18 (IANS) Bihar Education Minister P.K. Shahi Saturday announced here that the government will not harass or force private schools to follow the rules of the right to ... Read more...

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Samsung sets up fund for poor kids’ education


February 16th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) As a gesture of philanthropy, electronics major Samsung Thursday committed to spend Rs.100 from the sale of every Galaxy Note, the company's latest android phone, ... Read more...

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Britain to give Bangladesh $350 mn aid


January 16th, 2012 - 8:18 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 16 (IANS) Britain will provide 230 million pounds (over $350 million) to Bangladesh for improving quality of primary education and health sector over a period of next five ... Read more...

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A handicapped man on noble mission to educate (With Images)


January 15th, 2012 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mahuwara Khurd (Azamgarh), Jan 15 (IANS) He can't walk without support but that hasn't stopped Amarnath Rajbhar from helping others stand on their own feet. The physically challenged man has ... Read more...

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States being forced to accept RTE: Tripura


January 9th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 9 (IANS) Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar Monday said the central government has enforced the provisions of Right To Education Act, including the condition of 'no detention policy' ... Read more...

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Building character skills key to improved education


January 2nd, 2012 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 2 (IANS) A programme aimed at building social, emotional and character skills also significantly improves quality of education as it leaves more time for teachers to teach and ... Read more...

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Tripura to apply ‘no detention policy’ in schools amid concern


December 27th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Dec 27 (IANS) Shifting from their previous stand, Tripura's Left Front government Tuesday announced that it would apply a 'no detention policy' up to the eighth standard in the ... Read more...

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‘Fund infusion wont help education without correcting deficiencies’


December 2nd, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Even as India readies to infuse huge funds into the education sector in the 12th Five Year Plan (2012-17), the government will need to make ... Read more...

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President for farmer-industry partnership


October 30th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Sunday suggested that a committee of governors be set up to evolve mutually beneficial models for a farmer-industry partnership, focusing on ... Read more...

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Primary schools not child-friendly: Survey


October 28th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Primary schools in India are not child-friendly, a survey said Friday, even as the right to education (RTE) is lauded for increasing enrolment of ... Read more...

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Kerala children walk to support rural students


September 18th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 18 (IANS) Five hundred students here in Kerala Sunday participated in a walkathon to raise awareness about the challenges faced by rural school children.The walkathon was organised by ... Read more...

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Bengal industry minister rues ‘talent mismatch’


September 7th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 7 (IANS) There exists a huge mismatch between the talent pool in West Bengal and needs of businesses and economy, state Industry Minister Partha Chatterjee said Wednesday."We have ... Read more...

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Bihar launches education quality campaign


September 5th, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 5 (IANS) After achieving success in school enrollment, the Bihar government -- on the occasion of Teachers' Day Monday -- launched a scheme to improve the quality of ... Read more...

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How to improve education? Bihar asks students (Feature)


July 26th, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Patna, July 26 (IANS) Vivash Kumar Jha is both nervous and excited. The overwhelming feeling of topping the Class 12 board exams had not even sunk in when the 17-year-old ... Read more...

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Raise grain output, invest in research, says PM


July 16th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) India needs to increase its foodgrain production, improve crop yields by increasing spending on research and improving quality of education in agricultural universities if ... Read more...

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Delhi Public School now in Ghana


June 21st, 2011 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Accra (Ghana), June 21 (IANS) An Indian steel manufacturing company in Ghana is spending $10 million to construct an international school under the Delhi Public School (DPS) franchise.The aim is ... Read more...

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U.S. to aid Indonesia’s education with $165 million


May 13th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by BNO News
AMBON, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- The government of the United States is planning to aid Indonesia's education program with a $165 million to fund several programs, officials said Friday.U.S. Consul General for ... Read more...

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RTE Act violations: Dirty school toilets major complaint (Lead)


April 21st, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Dirty, non-functional toilets form a major chunk of the complaints filed by parents in Delhi under violation of the Right to Education (RTE) Act.According to ... Read more...

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