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‘Education City’ emerges in Chhattisgarh’s Maoist zone


July 16th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 16 (IANS) It lies at the heart of the Maoist badlands in Chhattisgarh but is now set to acquire the tag of Education City with the creation ... Read more...

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Over 21 percent hike in RTE funds


March 16th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Friday announced a hike of over 21 percent in the budget allocation for providing free and compulsory education to children ... Read more...

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Enrolment of girls at primary level growing: Economic Survey


March 15th, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The enrolment of girls in primary and upper primary levels has grown steadily over the years, the Economic Survey 2011-12 presented by Finance Minister ... Read more...

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Sonia, Priyanka descend on Rae Bareli, slam Mayawati (Third Lead)


February 15th, 2012 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Rae Bareli, Feb 14 (IANS) Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and her daughter Priyanka Tuesday made a joint appearance for the first time in the Uttar Pradesh assembly election campaign ... Read more...

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Sonia, Priyanka descend on Rae Bareli, flay Mayawati (Second Lead)


February 14th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Rae Bareli, Feb 14 (IANS) Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and her daughter Priyanka Tuesday made a joint appearance for the first time in the Uttar Pradesh assembly election campaign ... Read more...

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School comes to them in big yellow bus (Feature)


September 16th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) With a book in hand and an eye on the clock, Sumit, 13, knows he isn't prepared for his test. But at exactly 3 p.m., ... Read more...

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Kashmir’s literacy rate rises by 10 percent in 10 years


March 27th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Mar.27 (ANI): Teachers in Jammu and Kashmir say that the literacy rate in the state has increased by 10 percent in the last decade.A report by the state's Education Ministry recently ... Read more...

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Government will universalise secondary education: Patil


February 21st, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Monday said that after Right to Education for primary education, the government is committed to universalising secondary education."My government is committed to universalizing ... Read more...

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President Patil pitches on the need to produce world-class human resource


December 10th, 2010 - 8:52 pm ICT by ANI
Ranchi, Dec 10 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Friday said globalisation has created an inter-related and an inter-linked world, and asked educational institutions in the country to rise to the challenge ... Read more...

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Adult education programme can benefit from literacy drive


November 29th, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Minister of State for Human Resource Development D. Purandeswari Monday said the adult literacy programme "Saakshar Bharat" should look on to benefit from the infrastructure created under ... Read more...

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Hamid Ansari stresses on quality education


November 11th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) Even as the government prepares for the implementation of the Right to Education Act, Vice President M. Hamid Ansari Thursday said the quality of education still remains ... Read more...

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Canon India announces strategic e-governance initiative for Rajasthan


August 19th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.19 (ANI-Business Wire India): Canon India Private Limited, India's No 1. Complete Digital Imaging Company today announces strategic initiatives in the field of education.Canon India along with its channel ... Read more...

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Chandigarh to spend Rs.48 crore on schools


May 22nd, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 22 (IANS) The Chandigarh administration will spend nearly Rs.48 crore this fiscal to upgrade facilities and infrastructure in existing schools and construct new schools in this union territory, an official ... Read more...

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No dilution in dealing with Naxals: Chidambaram


May 3rd, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 3 (ANI): Union Home Minister P Chidambaram on Monday said there is no dilution in the government's two-pronged policy to deal with the Naxal menace.Addressing a meeting of ... Read more...

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Centre to continue two-pronged approach to contain Naxals: Chidambaram


April 23rd, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, April 23, (ANI): Union Home Minister P Chidambaram on Friday said the government would continue to follow a two-pronged approach to deal with the Naxal problem.Chidambaram was addressing the Home ... Read more...

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India gets $1 bn World Bank loan to improve education


March 19th, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 19 (IANS) The World Bank has approved two education projects worth $1.05 billion for India, designed to boost the number of children enrolling in and completing elementary school, and to ... Read more...

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Government committed to overhaul education infrastructure: Patil (Lead)


February 22nd, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) From investing more in primary education to allowing foreign universities to open campuses in India, the central government is working to bring a paradigm shift in ... Read more...

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Central government to pay 90 percent of high school expenses in northeast


January 1st, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 1 (IANS) The central government will provide 90 percent of the amount required to enroll and educate high school students in the northeastern states, a minister said here Friday. The students ... Read more...

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Critical appraisal: Gogoi focuses on midday meals, roads, water


October 15th, 2009 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Oct 15 (IANS) For the second straight day, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Thursday made a critical appraisal of his government's performance, specifically targeting the midday meal scheme in schools, road ... Read more...

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21400 new schools, 52000 teachers to be recruited: Sibal


September 10th, 2009 - 10:59 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 10(ANI): Union Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal on Thursday announced that more than 21400 new schools will be opened and over 52,000 teachers will be recruited during the ... Read more...

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Punjab’s poor find Rural Health Scheme of great benefit


June 26th, 2009 - 10:43 pm ICT by ANI
By Avtar Singh Abohar, June 26 (ANI): The healthcare services initiated by the Central and State Governments in Punjab have helped to provide better health care for the people in rural areas. ... Read more...

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Only Congress has competence to deal with financial crisis: Chidambaram


April 15th, 2009 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 15 (IANS) Only a Congress-led government has the "high degree of competence" to deal with the problems in the financial sector, Home Minister P. Chidambaram said here Wednesday. "The Congress ... Read more...

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Kashmir youth to get free computer education


March 12th, 2009 - 7:59 pm ICT by ANI
By Afzal Butt Srinagar, Mar 12 (ANI): For orphans and youth in Kashmir, a new ray of hope has emerged in the form of free computer education. The Central Government''s ''Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan'' ... Read more...

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Arjun Singh appeals to States to raise budgetary support for education


February 10th, 2009 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.10, (ANI): Human Resource Development Minister Arjun Singh on Tuesday appealed to all States to raise their budgetary support for education and welcomed members who have been nominated to ... Read more...

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Teachers in Madhya Pradesh sell textbooks as scrap, suspended


January 19th, 2009 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 19 (IANS) Two teachers have been suspended on the charge of selling as waste paper three quintal school textbooks that were meant to be distributed free of cost to students ... Read more...

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PM stresses on reducing inequity and inequality


January 16th, 2009 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 16 (ANI): Terming the local governments as unsung heroes of the nations march towards development and prosperity, Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh stressed supremely on reducing inequity and ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh to address Ninth India-EU Summit


September 29th, 2008 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorMarseilles (France), Sept 29 (ANI): Visiting Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh will address the Ninth India-European Union Summit here today, a day before India and France ink a ... Read more...

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11th Five Year Plan is India’s education plan: PM


September 4th, 2008 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Felicitating the teachers who were awarded the National Teachers' Award here Thursday, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said that education was a priority for the government and the ... Read more...

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Punjab children learning through radio


August 27th, 2008 - 9:52 pm ICT by ANI
By Karan Kapoor Ludhiana, Aug.27 (ANI): Thousands of primary schools are being provided education through Radio in Punjab, as part of the Sarva Sikhsa Abhiyan (education for all) by the Punjab government. ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh unveils Youth Policy 2008


August 7th, 2008 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Aug 6 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government Wednesday unveiled its Youth Policy-2008 which emphasizes on economic and social empowerment of the state's youth. The policy was approved by the state cabinet ... Read more...

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Charity brings light into lives of 700,000 poor Indian children


March 21st, 2008 - 11:46 am ICT by admin
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) They are no Bill and Melinda Gates, Microsoft's first couple known for their philanthropy; neither are they fresh-faced non-resident Indians just back to their roots, ... Read more...

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Not biscuits, cooked food in Mid-Day Meal Scheme: Minister


March 17th, 2008 - 10:09 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Biscuit manufacturers hoping to dig into the expansive market of Mid-Day Meals Scheme were left high and dry when the government Monday said biscuits do not qualify ... Read more...

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Rehabilitation of child labourers in Punjab


March 2nd, 2008 - 2:00 pm ICT by admin
By Sunil Sharma Chandigarh, Mar 2 (ANI): To overcome the menace of child labour, several NGOs and the administration have launched special campaigns to rehabilitate child labourers and beggars. The challenge is to ... Read more...

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Manmohan slams Left Front govt in Tripura for slow development


February 19th, 2008 - 10:45 pm ICT by admin
Agartala, Feb 19 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh today criticised the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M)-led Left Front government in Tripura for slow development. Campaigning for the February 23 State Assembly election ... Read more...

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PM assures Mayawati of Central help to promote Uttar Pradesh’s development


February 18th, 2008 - 10:20 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 18 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh today assured Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati of all possible Central help to promote the development of the State. "The Central Government will ... Read more...

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