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Aadhaar used for first time in northeast


September 7th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 7 (IANS) Aadhaar was used for the first time in the northeastern region Friday with 194 elderly people in Tripura receiving pension on the basis of their new ... Read more...

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Tribal students to benefit from new central scheme


September 6th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) About 22 lakh tribal students will benefit from a new centrally sponsored scheme for pre-matric scholarships for scheduled tribe students in Class 9 and 10 ... Read more...

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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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Banks to disburse UP scholarships


August 13th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 13 (IANS) Faced with complaints of corruption and irregularities, the Uttar Pradesh government Monday said that scholarships to students from among minorities in per-matric classes will be ... Read more...

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President Mukherjee meets Fijian counterpart


August 7th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday met his Fijian counterpart Ratu Epeli Nailatikau and called for expansion of trade and investment between the two countries.The president ... Read more...

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Penn state opens practice


August 6th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Penn, Aug 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Penn State has now returned to their field activities after a long offseason. They are now undertaking their filed practices. The head coach who is ... 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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Aadhaar to pilot pensions, wages in 50 districts, says Ramesh


July 1st, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 1 (IANS) Aadhaar numbers, the unique 12-digit identification numbers given to residents of India, will soon be used to provide pensions, wages to workers and scholarships to students ... Read more...

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Pakistani scholarships for 600 Afghan students


July 1st, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 1 (IANS) Pakistan is offering 600 scholarships for Afghan students to enable them to study different disciplines at prominent institutions.Pakistan has been offering fully funded scholarships since 2009, ... Read more...

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Highlights of Delhi budget


May 29th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Highlights of the Delhi budget for 2012-13 presented Monday by Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit:- Scholarships for students belonging to th Scheduled Castes (SC), the Scheduled Tribes(ST), other backward classes (OBCs) and ... Read more...

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Bullock to be honoured for charity


May 10th, 2012 - 10:01 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 10 (IANS) Actress Sandra Bullock is being honoured for her charity work.The actress has been selected to be admitted into 2012 Warren Easton Hall of Fame ... Read more...

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Increase productivity, Bengal labour minister urges workers


May 1st, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 1 (IANS) Observing that industry and labour are complementary to each other, West Bengal Labour Minister Purnendu Bose Tuesday urged workers to strive for increased productivity."Along with the ... Read more...

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British university joins hands with Mumbai college


April 6th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 6 (IANS) Britain-based University of Westminster Friday signed a memorandum of understanding with Mumbai's HR College of Commerce and Economics to expand its Indian scholarship programme, officials said."India ... Read more...

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Portman named Free The Children ambassador


April 5th, 2012 - 7:35 am ICT by IANS
Los Angles, April 5 (IANS) Actress Natalie Portman has been roped in as the ambassador for Free the Children, a charity that helps youngsters in developing countries.Portman says she is ... Read more...

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CBSE invites scholarship applications


March 27th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) The Central Board for Secondary Education (CBSE) Tuesday invited applications for renewal of scholarship from the students awarded central sector scheme scholarships in 2008, 2009 ... Read more...

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Australia awards 26 high achieving Indians


February 23rd, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) With a steep rise in the number of Indian students seeking admission to Australia, students and researchers from diverse backgrounds have won awards to study ... Read more...

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Pakistan for better ties with Afghanistan


January 4th, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 4 (IANS) Pakistan wants to reach out to its neighbours, Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar said, while advocating better relations with Afghanistan.Khar made the observation when Afghanistan's ambassador ... Read more...

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Spanish singer to perform at laundromats


October 18th, 2011 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Miami, Oct 18 (IANS/EFE) Spanish singer Shaila Durcal will perform in US laundromats to promote a college scholarship fund.Accompanied by mariachis, the singer will visit laundromats in Miami and Los ... Read more...

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Karzai thanks India for help in reconstruction


October 4th, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai thanked India Tuesday for helping in reconstruction and rehabilitation of his country in the past 10 years.Thanking India for helping ... Read more...

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Karzai makes implicit criticism of Pakistan


October 4th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai Tuesday implicitly criticized Pakistan, saying his country understood the dangers of using terrorism as an instrument of state policy.Addressing the ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh not utilising central funds effectively: Khurshid


August 15th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Refuting Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati's accusation that the central government had neglected her state, Union Law Minister Salman Khurshid Monday said the state has ... Read more...

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Rs.1,200 crore scholarship plan for Kashmir approved


August 4th, 2011 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) The government Thursday approved a Rs.1.200 crore scholarships scheme for students in the job-starved Jammu and Kashmir to pursue higher studies outside the state.The ... Read more...

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Rapper Snoop Dogg takes football to Chicago


August 1st, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Chicago, Aug 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rapper Snoop Dogg has taken his football league to Chicago. Snoop outlined his plans on Saturday at the Chicago Indoor Sports Facility."The thing is if we don't ... Read more...

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Will follow Sachar’s advice on minority welfare: Mamata


July 30th, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 30 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday met Justice (retd) Rajinder Sachar and said her government will follow the suggestions of the former judge who ... Read more...

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Mamata announces sops for Muslims


July 30th, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 30 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, unveilinging scholarships and sops for the state's minorities, Saturday accused the previous Left government of sowing confusion by announcing ... Read more...

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Government committed to welfare of minorities: Khurshid


July 9th, 2011 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Minorities Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said the government was committed to the welfare of minorities in India as the government Friday began monitoring the ... Read more...

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Scholarships for Himachal students living far from school


July 8th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 8 (IANS) Students in Himachal Pradesh travelling more than 5 km from their home to school daily are entitled to get a scholarship, the state government announced Friday. ... Read more...

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FICCI hosting seminar on African Fellowship


June 27th, 2011 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, June 27 (IANS) In an important initiative to bolster knowledge on African issues, a seminar will be organised here by an apex Indian industry body Tuesday to focus ... Read more...

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India asks UN to make African Union effective partner


June 22nd, 2011 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, June 22 (IANS) Citing its own example of institutionalising ties with Africa, India has asked the United Nations to heed the views of the African Union in ... Read more...

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Samsung to offer scholarships to IIM-A students


June 2nd, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, June 2 (IANS) Digital technology firm Samsung India Electronics Thursday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A) to roll out a scholarship ... Read more...

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Post-Class 10 scholarships hiked for Schedule Tribes students


June 2nd, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) The central government Thursday raised the scholarships for Scheduled Tribes students after Class 10 to encourage education after matriculation.Home Minister P. Chidambaram announced the ... Read more...

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Two Jamia girl students get scholarships


April 29th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) Two girl students of the Jamia Millia Islamia were awarded scholarships worth Rs.25,000 per year for their academic performance, a varsity official said Friday.Uzma Yousuf, ... Read more...

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Parallel Pakistani education website baffles officials


April 26th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 26 (IANS) Officials of Pakistan's Higher Education Commission (HEC) were left baffled when they found that a website similar to their official one has appeared out of nowhere.The ... Read more...

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Woman finds winning lottery ticket while cleaning purse


April 7th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Georgia, April 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Georgian woman stumbled upon an old winning lottery ticket when she decided to clean her purse. The ticket had the winning numbers 18, 25, 28, ... Read more...

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USAID has not put any funding for Pakistan’s HEC on hold: US Embassy


April 7th, 2011 - 10:55 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 7(ANI): The US Embassy in Islamabad has refuted media reports that the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has put its 250-million-dollar project in Pakistan on hold in the ... Read more...

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