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ChildFund to give Rs.200 crore for south India youth

August 4th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 4 (IANS) ChildFund India would contribute Rs.200 crore for the skill development of youth in south India over the next five years, the international child development organisation said ... Read more...

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Over 15.67 crore released for saving manuscripts

July 19th, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Over Rs.15.67 crore have been released this year for upgradation and maintenance of rare manuscripts at 98 resource and conservation centres across the country, the ... Read more...

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4,000 Kerala schools to get high-speed net

February 26th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 26 (IANS) At least 4,000 Kerala schools will get access to high-speed broadband internet connectivity, thanks to a deal between the state government and the state-run BSNL.IT@School Project of ... Read more...

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Modi inaugurates major farming development scheme

January 21st, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Jan 21 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Friday inaugurated a first of its kind public-private partnership (PPP) with US farm equipment major John Deere, which could impact over 50,000 ... Read more...

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RBI governor tells banks to speed up reach to people

December 6th, 2010 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 6 (IANS) Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Duvvuri Subbarao Monday urged state-run banks to speed up financial inclusion to reach the people by opening up more Financial Inclusion Resource ... Read more...

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Subhashini Chandran named 2010 Yale World Fellow

May 1st, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, May 1 (IANS) Subhashini Chandran, a business and social entrepreneur who owns and manages the largest privately owned tea plantation business in India, has been named of one the ... Read more...

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Karnataka legislators differ over Premji varsity bill

March 12th, 2010 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 12 (IANS) Law makers in Karnataka Friday fought in the state assembly over the passage of the Azim Premji University Bill, as the opposition parties wanted a joint house ... Read more...

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Immigration officials call for making migration simple

December 3rd, 2009 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 2 (IANS) Immigration officials from Europe and Asia have suggested several ways to tackle increasing illegal migration across the globe, including a joint study between the continents and stronger laws ... Read more...

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Massive drive to sensitise Uttar Pradesh villagers against AIDS

October 16th, 2009 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Gorakhpur, Oct 16 (ANI): The Gorakhpur Environmental Action Group, a voluntary organization, has started a massive AIDS and HIV awareness campaign in the Sardarganj and Campierganj areas of Gorakhpur district in Uttar ... Read more...

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PM lays foundation stone of ISRO campus in Delhi

August 25th, 2009 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday laid the foundation stone of the Indian Space Research Organisation's (ISRO) first campus in the national capital and urged space scientists ... Read more...

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Himachal seeks funds to strengthen local institutions

March 1st, 2009 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 1 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh has sought funds from the central government to strengthen Panchayati Raj (local government) institutions in the state, an official release said Sunday. A request to sanction a ... Read more...

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A school chain which takes Sanskrit shlokas, Gandhi to the world

July 20th, 2008 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
By Azera Rahman New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The corridors of the school resonates with the chants of Sanskrit shlokas each day. Never mind the somewhat muddled and imperfect pronunciations, the spirit of ... Read more...

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India, neighbours join hands against child labour

June 12th, 2008 - 9:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) Representatives from Pakistan and Nepal joined India's officials and members of civil society groups here Wednesday to demand concerted efforts to curb child labour across the subcontinent. ... Read more...

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Posters, storybooks spread AIDS awareness in rural India (Feature)

June 1st, 2008 - 10:35 am ICT by admin
By Ranjana Narayan New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) A Nandalal Bose-inspired 'patua' style painting of a loving couple as a poster endorsing the use of condoms; a storybook in tribal Santhali language talking ... Read more...

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