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House sparrow is Delhi’s state bird (With Images)


August 14th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) The humble house sparrow was Tuesday conferred the status of Delhi's 'state bird'.The decision was announced at a function to inaugurate the "Rise For The ... Read more...

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30mn Indian school children have no access to toilets


April 25th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Nearly 30 million school children in the country still have no access to toilets, even as schools have made significant progress in providing the facility ... Read more...

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Bagan’s 1911 Shield triumph to become part of school texts


April 10th, 2012 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 10 (IANS) Students pursuing the higher secondary course in West Bengal are all set to read about Mohun Bagan's famous IFA Shield triumph in 1911 in their ... Read more...

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Film study should be included in school curriculum: Benegal


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 22 (IANS) Renowned filmmaker Shyam Benegal Thursday said study of film language should be included in the school curriculum either at the primary or secondary level to ... Read more...

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Maharashtra plans anti-tobacco awareness in schools


March 2nd, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 1 (IANS) Concerned over the growing tobacco product consumption among the youths, the Maharashtra government has decided to introduce a tobacco awareness course as a subject in schools, ... Read more...

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Kerala to give ayurveda highest priority


February 15th, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 14 (IANS) The six-day long Global Ayurveda Festival that concluded here Tuesday saw the Kerala government giving its assurance that it will do everything possible to promote ayurveda ... Read more...

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Court allows nursery admissions at 3-plus (Second Lead)


January 27th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS)The Delhi High Court Friday gave the go-ahead to the existing nursery admission process in the capital's private unaided schools, allowing them to admit children aged ... Read more...

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British women are more obese


November 26th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 26 (IANS) In very alarming statistics, it has been found that Brtish women are more obese, and at young age too - so fat that it threatens their ... Read more...

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Add Steve Jobs’ speech to school curriculum, says BJP MP


October 7th, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesman Tarun Vijay Friday described Apple co-founder Steve Jobs as "a self-realised yogi and a spiritual achiever" and demanded that ... Read more...

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Lia Diskin, a Gandhian in Brazil


September 30th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Sep 30 (IANS) Completely and selflessly devoting her life to the ideals of Mahatma Gandhi, Lia Diskin, an Argentine woman and a life-long follower of the message of ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha adjourned twice over ministry reply on freedom fighter


August 29th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha was adjourned twice Monday following protests by members over the human resource development (HRD) ministry's reply on the demand for including the contribution ... Read more...

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RBI to launch schemes for raising credit flow to northeast


May 20th, 2011 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 19 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has asked banks to introduce bankable schemes and open financial literacy and credit counselling centres in the northeast to improve ... Read more...

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Include social work in curriculum: Activists


April 19th, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 19 (IANS) Volunteering and social work should be included in school curriculum to draw more youths into the social sector, a leading activist has said."Volunteering and social work ... Read more...

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Book row: Malaysian-Indians to stay in review panel


March 18th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, March 18 (IANS) Three Malaysian-Indian members of a panel, looking into the contents of a controversial novel detailing the Hindu caste system, will remain part of the team ... Read more...

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Make sports a part of school curriculum, urges Ranbir Kapoor


March 15th, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) It's time to play, says Bollywood heartthrob Ranbir Kapoor who has joined a campaign to urge school authorities to make sports a part of ... Read more...

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Central Vigilance Commission to evolve more preventive vigilance regime


December 9th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 9 (ANI): Central Vigilance Commissioner P.J. Thomas on Thursday said the Commission has been continuously working to enhance standards of vigilance administration and to evolve a more preventive vigilance ... Read more...

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Delhi prepared for CWG but needs discipline: Dikshit


September 5th, 2010 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) With less than a month left for the Commonwealth Games, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Sunday said the capital is well-prepared to host the Games but needs ... Read more...

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Achuthanandan highlights government’s achievements on I-Day


August 15th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 15 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan Sunday turned his Independence Day address into an occasion for highlighting his government's performance in the past four years. In his speech after taking ... Read more...

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German acrobats leave school students spellbound in Kochi


July 25th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Bu Juhan SamuelKochi, July 25 (ANI): It was a visual treat for school students, when a group of 14 German acrobats enthralled them with a virtuoso performance in Kochi.The German Gymnastics and ... Read more...

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Changes in Uttar Pradesh school curriculum leaves students in quandary


July 7th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), July 7 (ANI): With the Uttar Pradesh Secondary Education Council (Uttar Pradesh Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad) changing its secondary and higher secondary curriculum for the year of 2010-2011 and 2012, ... Read more...

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Common entrance for medical,engineering streams soon (Roundup)


June 19th, 2010 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Moving to make the educational system more student friendly, a common entrance examination for the engineering and medical streams is on the anvil, as are other measures ... Read more...

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Common entrance for medical, engineering courses soon (Lead)


June 18th, 2010 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) A common entrance examination for engineering and medical streams is on the cards as the government moves towards making education more student friendly. Human Resource Development ... Read more...

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Delhi prone to chemical and industrial fires: Minister


April 20th, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) At a time when Delhi is witnessing several fire incidents, Urban Development Minister A.K. Walia Tuesday admitted that the national capital is prone to chemical and ... Read more...

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Now, school textbooks, e-module from Encyclopaedia Britannica


March 10th, 2010 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) Encyclopaedia Britannica textbooks and an online study module will hit Indian schools from April 2010 in four subjects - computer science, mathematics, environmental studies and ... Read more...

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Why teach only Gita in schools: Madhya Pradesh minorities


March 10th, 2010 - 10:25 am ICT by IANS
By Sanjay Sharma Bhopal, March 10 (IANS) Minorities in Madhya Pradesh have criticised plans to introduce the Bhagvad Gita in state-run schools, saying the scriptures of other religions should also be part ... Read more...

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Mobile library launched in Assam’s Majuli Island


March 9th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Majuli Island (Assam), Mar 9 (ANI): In a bid to eradicate backwardness and spread awareness and knowledge, a mobile library service has been launched in Majuli Island in Assam.Mitu Khataniyar started ... Read more...

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Physical activity at school keeps child fit


February 24th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 24 (IANS) A structured physical activity programme at school can improve children's fitness and decrease body fat, confirms a new study. Researchers in Switzerland studied 540 seven and 11-year-olds in 15 ... Read more...

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For Oz students, oral sex “has become the new kissing”


January 31st, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, January 31 (ANI): Teachers at a primary school in Tasmania, Australia are worried over students talking about having oral sex.Roz Madsen from the Australian Education Union said that the teachers are ... Read more...

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Environment education to be compulsory in Uttar Pradesh


January 28th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 28 (IANS) Environment education will be a part of the school curriculum in Uttar Pradesh from the next academic session. State environment principal secretary Alok Ranjan told IANS here Thursday: "The ... Read more...

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The Brit school where meditation lessons will be given to beat stress


January 12th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 12 (ANI): Brit students at a leading public school are to receive weekly 40-minute classes in meditation and stress relief as per a new addition to the school curriculum.The Tonbridge ... Read more...

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Tibetan culture can benefit humanity: Dalai Lama


December 27th, 2009 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Dec 27 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, Sunday said it is important to preserve and promote Tibetan culture which has the potential to benefit humanity. "There is a ... Read more...

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Chennai activists promote city’s heritage among school kids


December 1st, 2009 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Dec 1 (ANI): Social activists took school children on a heritage tour of Chennai city in a bid to create awareness among the new generation.Belonging to the Indian National Trust ... Read more...

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Road safety should be in school curriculum: Karunanidhi


November 30th, 2009 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 30 (IANS) Road safety should be taught as part of school curriculum and cannot be just left to the government and the police to manage, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. ... Read more...

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Kerala adopts free and open source software in education


November 15th, 2009 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 15 (IANS) The Kerala government has adopted free and open source software (FOSS) for the state education department and for e-governance. The curriculum department Saturday has also recommended extension of ... Read more...

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Sports becomes part of school curriculum in Kerala


November 8th, 2009 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 8 (IANS) Sports will be a part of the curriculum for Classes 1-12 in all Kerala schools, officials said Sunday. In a joint press conference, state Education Minister M.A. Baby and ... Read more...

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