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Need for Kerala to reform higher education: Experts


September 14th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 14 (IANS) Panellists at the Emerging Kerala 2012 Global Connect conference here Friday agreed that Kerala must revamp its higher education sector to create world-class institutions.The panellists ... Read more...

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Won’t educate daughter in LA: Williams


September 11th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 11 (IANS) Singer Robbie Williams has already made plans for his unborn daughter's education and says it will not happen here.Williams' wife, model Ayda Field, will ... Read more...

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Micro-financing empowers women in Jammu and Kashmir


September 9th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 9 (IANS) Microfinance is empowering women, especially the poor and widows, in Jammu and Kashmir, thanks to NGO Kashmir Women's Credit Cooperative Ltd (KWCCL) that is providing loans ... Read more...

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UAE, UNESCO sign educational agreement


September 8th, 2012 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Sep 7 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the UNESCO have signed an agreement on the operation of the the Sharjah-based Regional Centre for Educational Planning (RCEP).The agreement ... Read more...

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Take steps to educate your children, Vidya urges women (With Images)


September 7th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Bollywood actress Vidya Balan unveiled a giant abacus in Lusa village in Uttar Pradesh Friday and urged women to take steps to ensure the ... Read more...

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‘Education system not keeping pace with evolving technology’


September 6th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) India's education system is not keeping pace with rapidly evolving technology, resulting in difficulty in finding suitable candidates where millions are unemployed, FICCI president R.V. ... Read more...

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Bill to eliminate manual scavenging tabled in Lok Sabha (Lead)


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) A bill that seeks to prohibit manual scavenging, rehabilitate those engaged in such inhuman employment and impose stringent measures to stop such practices was introduced ... Read more...

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SRK learnt life’s important lesson in Kashmir


September 3rd, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 3 (IANS) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who was shooting for Yash Chopra's untitled directorial project in Kashmir, has wrapped up his schedule and says he is taking ... Read more...

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China to ensure security at every school by 2013


August 18th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 17 (IANS) With a number of murder incidents taking place in Chinese schools in recent years, the country has decided to beef up security measures at schools ... Read more...

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Focussed on welfare schemes for SC, ST, minorities: PM (Lead)


August 15th, 2012 - 10:15 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) The government was giving special attention to the welfare of the Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and other weaker sections, including the minorities, by coming ... Read more...

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China punishes 16 officials for school bus accident


August 2nd, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 2 (IANS) Sixteen officials in a northwest China city have been punished for a school bus crash that killed 19 kindergarten students last year, authorities announced Thursday.The punished ... Read more...

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Premature to call Pune blasts a terror attack, says Patil


August 2nd, 2012 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Pune, Aug 2 (IANS) Home Minister R.R. Patil said it was "premature" to term the apparently-coordinated low-intensity explosions in Pune as an act of terror. "Investigations are still under way ... Read more...

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Patil reviews Maharashtra security


August 2nd, 2012 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 1 (IANS) An alert was sounded in Maharashtra and Home Minister R.R. Patil at a meeting here Wednesday reviewed the security in the state in the wake of ... Read more...

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Delhi to have 94 more government schools


July 27th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The Delhi government will open 94 new schools in the national capital in the current academic session, a Delhi minister said Friday.the capital currently ... Read more...

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Former Russian spies wanted kids to become same: WSJ


July 27th, 2012 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 27 (IANS) A ring of Russian sleeper spies -- which included glamorous redhead Anna Chapman -- that was broken up in the US in 2010 intended to turn ... Read more...

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Punjab to act against schools not adopting Punjabi


July 23rd, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 23 (IANS) The Punjab government Monday said strict action would be taken against educational institutions not adopting Punjabi as a compulsory language for teaching and official work.A spokesman ... Read more...

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Daily rues Pakistan’s ghost schools


July 21st, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 21 (IANS) Ghost schools "exist on paper and never operate", said a leading Pakistani daily that lamented the continuing emergency in the country's education system.An editorial in the ... Read more...

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Primary education in India: Learn from ASEAN, says Amartya


July 21st, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Patna, July 20 (IANS) Nobel laureate Amartya Sen Friday stressed the need for India to provide primary education to all its people on the lines of Southeast Asian countries."India has ... Read more...

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Dhumal steps in to end St Bede’s strike


July 17th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 17 (IANS) With the strike by the faculty of St. Bede's, the country's oldest all-women college here, continuing for over a week, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar ... Read more...

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Controversy over dress circular to Kerala teachers


July 3rd, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Kochi, July 2 (IANS) Kerala's education department Monday sent a circular to woman teachers to turn up at a function in a saree and green blouse, inviting allegations that the ... Read more...

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Pressmart launches tablet-based education solution


July 2nd, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 2 (IANS) Online publishing provider Pressmart Monday announced the launch of MOCA (Mobile Learning Classroom Application), a paperless, tablet based end-to-end solution for schools.The Hyderabad-based firm announced deployment ... Read more...

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Freezing influx, brain drain necessary to develop Goa: CM


July 2nd, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 2 (IANS) Goa needs to freeze migration into the state and reverse the brain drain from the state to retain its unique identity as well as develop ... 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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14 punished in China over delay in exam


June 30th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 30 (IANS) Fourteen people have been punished in China for a 10-minute delay in distributing answer-sheets to seven students appearing in the national college entrance exams.According to authorities, ... Read more...

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Child’s death elevates risk of mom’s demise


June 29th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 29 (IANS) Mothers face a 133 percent increase in the risk of dying within the first two years of the death of their child, a study says.Researchers William ... Read more...

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CABE to form panel on teachers’ training


June 6th, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) With teachers' training high on the government's agenda, the Central Advisory Board of Education (CABE)has decided to look into developing a framework for the new ... Read more...

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Infosys has trained 100,000 graduates at Mysore campus


May 31st, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 31 (IANS) IT bellwether Infosys has trained about 100,000 graduates in writing software codes and formulating algorithms at its global education centre in Mysore campus during the past ... Read more...

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Tagore’s texts made into pictorial editions (With Images)


May 29th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Three children's texts written by Rabindranath Tagore have been produced in pictorial editions in Hindi, English and Bengali by the traditional "pata chitra" painters of ... Read more...

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Pay teachers well to attract talent: Sibal


May 29th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Expressing concern over the "poor quality" of teachers, Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal Tuesday said teachers needed to be paid more to ensure quality ... Read more...

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‘Delhi government schools performed best in CBSE exams’


May 28th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Delhi's Education Minister Arvinder Singh Lovely Monday said that schools under the Delhi government have performed the best among government-run schools across the country ... Read more...

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Ministers take high ‘moral ground’ after conviction (Punjab Newsletter)


May 12th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 12 (IANS) This could be termed the height of irony, even in the strange world of politics. Two ministers in Punjab's Parkash Singh Badal-led government, convicted in ... Read more...

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Assam to change higher secondary curriculum


May 5th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 5 (IANS) Assam's higher secondary curriculum is set for a change with the state government planning to introduce subjects that will increase the employability of the students.It has ... Read more...

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Caste prejudices hit Bihar’s anganwadi centres: Report


May 3rd, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 3 (IANS) Caste and religious prejudices in Bihar's villages are affecting the central government's education and health schemes - such as anganwadis - for impoverished families, says a ... Read more...

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Marathon runner proposes ahead of finish line


April 26th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 26 (IANS) A marathon runner in London stopped 800 yards from the finish line, and got down on one knee in front of his girlfriend and proposed.The action ... Read more...

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Fill vacant seats for poor students in summer vacations: Court


April 20th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday directed the state government's education department to complete admission process for vacant seats for students from the economically weaker section ... Read more...

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