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Campaigning ends for Andhra by-elections


June 10th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 10 (IANS) A bitter campaign came to an end Sunday in the Nellore Lok Sabha and 18 Andhra Pradesh legislative assembly constituencies for Tuesday's by-poll, which are ... Read more...

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Military school students to learn Chinese


April 4th, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chail (Himachal Pradesh), April 4 (IANS) The defence ministry has decided to introduce Chinese language from this academic session in one of its prestigious residential schools here, said an official ... Read more...

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Congress promises jobs, minority quota in UP (Lead)


January 31st, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 31 (IANS) Massive employment opportunities for the youth, expansion of educational and health facilities, quotas for minorities and free electricity connections to poor were among the promises the ... Read more...

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Congress promises jobs, free electricity in UP


January 31st, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 31 (IANS) Massive employment opportunities for the youth, quotas for minorities and free electricity connections to the poor were among the promises the Congress made Tuesday in its ... Read more...

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Bengal plans day care centres for maids’ children


November 12th, 2011 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 11 (IANS) The West Bengal government is planning to open day care schools and creches for children of maids who come to the city from the suburbs."We ... Read more...

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Maharashtra probing 140,000 fake school students scam


September 15th, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) The Maharashtra education department will carry out a survey of all government-aided schools in the state to verify genuine and bogus students, after a project revealed ... Read more...

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Teaching in the shadow of the gun in insurgency-hit Bastar


September 5th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Dantewada (Chhattisgarh), Sep 5 (IANS) In the insurgency ridden Bastar region of Chhattisgarh, government school teachers risk losing their lives if they fail to indoctrinate young minds into joining the ... Read more...

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Sibal stresses on need to develop special plan for development of PwDs


April 18th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 18 (ANI): Union Minister for Human Resource Development Kapil Sibal today said that there is a need to develop a special national plan for the skill development of people ... Read more...

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CBSE board exams on; physics paper disappoints students (Lead)


March 1st, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) examinations started Tuesday on a disappointing note to many, with several class-12 students complaining that the physics paper was too ... Read more...

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Students tense as CBSE exams begin


March 1st, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Doing their last minute revision, anxious students were seen making their way to examination centres across the capital Tuesday for the start of the Central Board of ... Read more...

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Himachal to rehabilitate nomadic Gujjars


February 16th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 16 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government Wednesday finalised a series of schemes for the rehabilitation of the nomadic Gujjar community in the state, an official said.A government spokesperson told IANS ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh to open schools in Maoist strongholds


December 5th, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Dec 5 (IANS) Chhattisgarh will open three residential schools for boys in areas worst hit by Maoist violence, a statement said Sunday."The government will construct three ashram (residential) schools for boys ... Read more...

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Troopers housed in schools due to exigency: Chhattisgarh


October 28th, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government has told the Supreme Court that due to administrative exigencies and lack of infrastructure it was housing security forces involved in anti-Maoist operations in ... Read more...

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Sonia concerned over teacher absenteeism in rural schools (Lead)


September 8th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) National Advisory Council chairperson Sonia Gandhi Wednesday expressed concern over teacher absenteeism in government schools in rural areas and said they should make efforts to reach ... Read more...

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Sonia concerned over teacher absenteeism in rural areas


September 8th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) National Advisory Council chairperson Sonia Gandhi Wednesday expressed concern over teacher absenteeism in government schools in rural areas and said they should strive to reach the ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh to get more tribal schools


July 8th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) The central government has approved six new residential schools for tribals in Madhya Pradesh, officials said Thursday. According to officials from the tribal affairs ministry, the allocation ... Read more...

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Centre to provide more funds northeast tribal development: Bhuria


July 7th, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 7 (ANI): Union Minister for Tribal Affairs Kanti Lal Bhuria has said that the Centre will provide more funds under various tribal welfare schemes to the North-East for overall ... Read more...

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Global outrage over Indian lawmaker’s call to remove Andaman tribe’s children


July 1st, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 1 (ANI): An Indian lawmaker's call for the children of a recently-contacted Andaman Island tribe to be removed from their parents and sent to residential schools has sparked worldwide outrage.Indigenous ... Read more...

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Education can help end child labour: experts


June 12th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) The Right to Education Act, which calls for free and compulsory education for everyone under the age of 14, will help to eliminate child labour in India, ... Read more...

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Freedom fighter Biswanath Patnaik dead


March 29th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 29 (IANS) Freedom fighter and Gandhian Biswanath Patnaik, who was known for his work among the poor in Orissa, died early Monday at his ashram at Baliguda town, an official ... Read more...

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School board exams kick off (Lead)


March 3rd, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Thousands of anxious students were seen making their way to examination centres across the capital Wednesday for the start of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) ... Read more...

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Students tense as CBSE exams begin


March 3rd, 2010 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Doing their last minute revisions, anxious students were seen making their way to examination centres across the capital Monday for the start of the Central Board of ... Read more...

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HRD, Railway Ministries sign MoU for educational infrastructure on railway land


February 16th, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 16(ANI): Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry and Railways Ministry on Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to develop educational infrastructure on railway land across the country.The ... Read more...

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Chattisgarh seeks central assistance for development in Maoist hit areas


September 2nd, 2009 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Raipur, Sep 2 (ANI): The Chhattisgarh Government on Wednesday placed a demand for grant of Rs 94.22 crore from the Central Government to develop educational facilities in the Maoist- affected areas.According to ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh seeks Rs.942 mn for building schools in Maoist-hit areas


September 2nd, 2009 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 2 (IANS) Chhattisgarh has sought an assistance of Rs.94.22 crore (Rs.942 million) from the central government to build educational infrastructure in the Maoist-hit areas, an official said Wednesday. "The demand for ... Read more...

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Scare as swine flu victim flees Maharashtra hospital


August 10th, 2009 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Pune/Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) The Maharashtra police Monday launched a manhunt for a teenaged student who ran away from a hospital in Satara district where he was being treated as a suspected ... Read more...

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Health disparities in indigenous people tied to cultural loss


July 3rd, 2009 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 3 (ANI): The health disparities prevalent in indigenous people around the world are closely tied to cultural loss including, loss of language, globalisation and removal from the land.Dr. Malcolm King, ... Read more...

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Congress civic chief murdered in Maharashtra


May 26th, 2009 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Lonavala (Maharashtra), May 26 (IANS) The civic chief of Lonavala township in Mahashtra was killed and another civic leader seriously wounded, when two unidentified persons barged into their office Tuesday afternoon and ... Read more...

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Maoists using children as human shields: Chhattisgarh legislator


May 24th, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Sujeet Kumar Raipur, May 24 (IANS) Maoists are forcibly taking away children from villages and using them as human shields against security forces, alleges a Chhattisgarh legislator, whose constituency is badly ... Read more...

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Underprivileged girl students learn theatre skills in Uttarakhand


May 6th, 2009 - 7:12 pm ICT by ANI
By Vipul GoelSitarganj (Uttarakhand), May 6 (ANI): Girl students at the Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya (KGBV) in Sitarganj in Uttrakhand are learning theatre and drama skills for their personality development.Most of the ... Read more...

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Tense students head to test centres as board exams begin


March 2nd, 2009 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Anxious students made their way to exam centres across the city, doing last minute revision, while parents gave timely tips outside as the Class 10 and 12 ... Read more...

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Haryana announces incentives to promote Sanskrit


December 5th, 2008 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 5 (IANS) Sanskrit is all set to get a major boost in Haryana. The state government has announced various grants for gurukuls (traditional residential schools) to promote the ancient ... Read more...

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30 girl students hospitalised in Uttar Pradesh


November 3rd, 2008 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 3 (IANS) At least 30 girl students of the Kasturba Gandhi Balika School in Uttar Pradesh's Mirzapur district have been hospitalised during the last 24 hours after they took ill. ... Read more...

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Canadian Sikhs reject PM Harper’’s apology for 1914 Komagata Maru incident


August 4th, 2008 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, Aug.4 (ANI): Sikhs based in the British Columbian town of Surrey have rejected Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper apology Sunday for the 1914 Komagata Maru incident in which hundreds of ... Read more...

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Fewer Canadians back apology to Indians for Komagata Maru


June 9th, 2008 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 9 (IANS) As Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper gets ready to apologise to the country's original inhabitants for the way they were mistreated in residential schools, an opinion poll shows ... Read more...

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