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‘Over 95 lakh Muslim students benefited through scholarships’


August 23rd, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) More than 95 lakh Muslim children benefitted under the government's pre-matric scholarship scheme till the end of March this year, the government said Thursday.Minister of ... Read more...

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Educational aid for poor: BJP to raise issue in parliament


August 18th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 18 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) would raise in parliament the issue of educational assistance to all poor students regardless of religion, said a leader of ... Read more...

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Real estate lobby to help fund education in the sector


August 16th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 16 (IANS) Aiming to promote excellence and bring in global standards in the real estate arena, the sector's apex body Confederation of Real Estate Developers' Associations of India ... Read more...

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Over 40,000 scholarships provided to minority community


July 13th, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Ne w Delhi, July 12 (IANS) As many as 42,476 scholarships were awarded to students from minority communities during 2011-12 under the merit-cum-means scholarship scheme of the ministry of minority ... Read more...

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Budget: Minority girl students to get free cycles


March 16th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The government Friday pledged to give free cycles for girl students from minority communities and has earmarked Rs.4.5 crore for the scheme aimed at ... Read more...

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Peyton Manning makes donation to scholarship fund


February 20th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Feb 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) University of Tennessee alum Peyton Manning has increased his donation to the school’s scholarship fund which was instituted in 1998. Manning and wife Ashley made the donation ... Read more...

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India grants scholarships to Sri Lankan students


January 19th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Galle (Sri Lanka), Jan 19 (IANS) India will extend more scholarships to meritorious Sri Lankan students in high schools and universities in the island, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna ... Read more...

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Britain offers 100 scholarships to Indian students


November 16th, 2011 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 16 (IANS) Britain will grant 100 scholarships to bright Indian students enrolling in post-graduate engineering, science and technology programmes in the Queen's University in Northern Ireland from September ... Read more...

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PM to inaugurate conference on Dalits


June 16th, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will Friday inaugurate here a conference of ministers of welfare and social justice from states to discuss issues related to ... Read more...

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Khurshid launches student module of OSMS for minority community students


April 15th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 15(ANI): Union Minority Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Friday launched the student module of the Online Scholarship Management System (OSMS) for merit-cum-means based scholarship scheme of his ministry."With this ... Read more...

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Social Justice and Empowernment Ministry utilizes over 97 percent of 2010-11 plan budget


April 3rd, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 3(ANI): Union Social Justice and Empowerment Ministry has utilized 97.2 percent of its allocated budget of Rs.4300 crores (revised estimates) for the financial year 2010-11."A total expenditure of ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh has no scholarship scheme for madrasas


March 28th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 28 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's Bharatiya Janata Party government Monday informed the state assembly that it has no scheme in existence to provide scholarship to students enrolled in madrasas."There ... Read more...

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Rangrajan panel rolls out job plan for Kashmiri youth


March 3rd, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 3 (IANS) An expert group headed by former Reserve Bank of India governor C. Rangarajan Thursday rolled out a job plan for the youth of Jammu and ... Read more...

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Education gets 24 percent hike in budget allocation


February 28th, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Observing that education is the key to reaping the benefits of the demographic dividend in the form of a young population, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Monday ... Read more...

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A Pakistani with two PhDs in four years


January 31st, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 31 (IANS) A Pakistani national has startled his peers and countrymen by completing two PhDs in just four years.Kashif Mehmood has done his PhDs in Business Administration and Computer Science ... Read more...

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Govt. formulates schemes for assistance to widows of CPF personnel


November 16th, 2010 - 10:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 16 (ANI): Minister of State in the Ministry of Home Affairs Ajay Maken on Tuesday informed that the Central Government has formulated schemes for assistance to the widows of ... Read more...

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Rs.120 crore to Andhra for scholarship


October 5th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) The central government has released Rs.120 crore to the Andhra Pradesh government under the centrally-sponsored scheme of post-matric scholarship for students belonging to the Scheduled Castes, said ... Read more...

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120 students to help manage Delhi traffic during CWG


August 6th, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) As many as 120 university students, including 12 girls, Friday joined as volunteers to help the Delhi Traffic Police during the Commonwealth Games that start Oct 3. Inducting ... Read more...

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Centre approves CPMF scholarship scheme to attract young medicos


June 30th, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 30 (ANI): Union Home Minister P Chidambaram on Wednesday said that the Centre has approved a scholarship scheme for medical students and institutions willing to serve in Central paramilitary ... Read more...

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Scholarship scheme for medicos to attract them to para-medical services


June 29th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 29(ANI): The Union Home Ministry on Tuesday approved a scholarship scheme for offering scholarship to twenty-five candidates getting admission to selected medical colleges in the country.The Central Para-Military ... Read more...

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Rs.1,300 crore spent on ‘quality’ education of SC students


February 25th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) The government is committed to the welfare of the marginalized sections of society through public-private partnerships for economic and social development, says the Economic Survey for ... Read more...

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Britain opens Chevening scholarship for leadership training


December 23rd, 2009 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) The British government has announced the Chevening Gurukul scholarship for 2010 under its flagship scholarship scheme for mid to senior level professionals in India. The programme, announced ... Read more...

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Be flexible in granting scholarships, court tells government


December 1st, 2009 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Coming to the aid of a girl student whose application for the Prime Minister's Merit Scholarship Scheme was rejected, the Delhi High Court Tuesday asked the government ... Read more...

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Identify preserve Guru - Shishya culture; President Patil


July 14th, 2009 - 8:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 14 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil called on the Sangeet Natak Akademi to identify and provide assistance to teachers of folk traditions living in penury to preserve the country's ... Read more...

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Education gets boost with Rs.445 bn allocation (Second Lead)


July 6th, 2009 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July (IANS) India Monday pegged its expenditure outlay at Rs.44,528 crore (Rs.445.28 billion) for both school and higher education which is around 20 percent more than the last fiscal. ... Read more...

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More girls to benefit from Mayawati’s scholarship scheme


June 5th, 2009 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 5 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Friday decided to include married girls in a scholarship scheme for female students from poor families. A decision to this effect was taken at ... Read more...

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Pakistani woman makes a mark in the Who is Who book


December 22nd, 2008 - 7:07 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec 22 (ANI): A Pakistani woman named Shazia Qureshi has got her name included in the Who Is Who book after she became the first female principal of the Punjab ... Read more...

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PM calls for private investment in science research


December 13th, 2008 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Stressing that only 112 out of every million Indians are involved in scientific research, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday asked the private sector to spend more on ... Read more...

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`Million scholarships for young students to pursue science’


December 3rd, 2008 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 3 (IANS) To catch them young and make them pursue a career in science, the United Progressive Alliance government is offering scholarships to one million young students in the age ... Read more...

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Backward classes to get residential plots in Haryana


August 26th, 2008 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 26 (IANS) The Haryana government will launch a scheme this year to give plots, measuring 100 square yards, to families belonging to the backward classes, Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda ... Read more...

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Schoolchildren cheer PM with ‘Singh is King’ chant(Highlights of I-Day function at Red Fort)


August 15th, 2008 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Affectionately chanting "Singh is King", many of the 3,500 school students at the Red Fort here Friday appeared to say that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was a ... Read more...

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NRI/PIO scholarships common test to be held in Oct


August 5th, 2008 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) A common entrance test will be held Oct 26 in 40 countries to select overseas Indian students for the government’s scholarships for pursuing undergraduate courses in India, ... Read more...

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Himachal to give scholarships to OBC students


June 5th, 2008 - 1:22 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 4 (IANS) To improve the education level in the state, the Himachal Pradesh government Wednesday took a number of decisions including the introduction of a scholarship scheme for other backward ... Read more...

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Scholarship scheme to needy meritorious students approved


May 9th, 2008 - 4:28 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 9 (ANI): The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) today gave its approval to implement the centrally sponsored National means-cum-merit- Scholarship during the 11th Five Year Plan and ... Read more...

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Poor minority students deprived of scholarship in Bihar


April 24th, 2008 - 3:54 pm ICT by admin
Patna, April 24 (IANS) Hundreds of poor minority students, mainly Muslims, were deprived of a central government scholarship in Bihar due to the apathy of the state government, activists of various Muslim ... Read more...

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