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Indian-American engineer-physicist named US varsity VC (With Images)

June 19th, 2012 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 19 (IANS) Mitra Dutta, a distinguished Indian-American engineer-physicist, who has studied at Guwahati and Delhi universities, has been named vice chancellor for research at the University of Illinois ... Read more...

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Protect skin with sunscreen, but use lightly

May 20th, 2012 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) It's good to apply sunscreen before you step out of home in the scorching sun. But don't use it too frequently or in large dabs, ... Read more...

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Indian American Satish Tripathi appointed US varsity president

April 21st, 2011 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 20 (IANS) Reputed Indian American computer scientist Satish K. Tripathi, a Banaras Hindu University alumnus, has been appointed president of the prestigious University at Buffalo (UB) in New ... Read more...

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AMU holds talks over tie up with American varsities

March 31st, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh/New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) A team of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) officials Wednesday held talks with representatives of American universities in New Delhi on academic collaboration between US varsities and AMU. ... Read more...

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Wipro tops list of H-1B visa professionals in 2009

January 6th, 2010 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 6 (IANS) With 1,964 H-1B visas in 2009, Indian IT major Wipro has topped the list of firms that got the coveted US visas for highly skilled ... Read more...

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Indian universities must become hub of research: Sam Pitroda

December 17th, 2009 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) National Knowledge Commission chairperson Sam Pitroda Thursday said Indian universities must become the hub of research to capture the synergies that exist between teaching and research. "Universities ... Read more...

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Asian universities “snapping at the heels” of UK, US universities

October 8th, 2009 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 8(ANI): Though UK and US universities have been where students have preferred to study over the past few years, Asian universities are posing a tough challenge with academia advancing in ... Read more...

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India, US sign accord on crop research

July 21st, 2009 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 21 (IANS) The University of Florida (UF) and the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) have decided to establish a distance education centre in Patancheru near here. ... Read more...

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Canada forges new links with India in research, higher education

July 8th, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 8 (ANI): With two new initiatives in research and higher education, Canada continues to forge new links and strengthen existing ties with India. David Malone, who was Canada's High ... Read more...

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Panjab University signs pact with Australian varsity

January 14th, 2009 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 14 (IANS) Panjab University (PU) signed an agreement on academic collaboration with the University of Western Australia (UWA) Wednesday."This collaboration will include both the staff and student exchange programmes and ... Read more...

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Waterloo rated as Canada’s top research university

November 6th, 2008 - 9:46 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Nov 6 (IANS) The University of Waterloo, based in the city of Blackberry near here, has been rated as the top research institution in Canada.In the annual ``Canada Top 50 Research ... Read more...

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Dutch research universities to seek partnership with India

March 4th, 2008 - 10:33 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) A Dutch delegation, comprising top scientists and university presidents, will be arriving in India on a seven-day visit, starting March 8, to strengthen scientific cooperation in education ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves setting up of IISERs in Bhopal and Thiruvananthapuram

November 14th, 2007 - 2:50 am ICT by admin

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