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Birthday party culture comes to UP government schools


June 13th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 13 (IANS) To bridge the rural-urban divide among students, the Uttar Pradesh government has asked its primary schools, run by the basic education department, to celebrate birthdays of ... Read more...

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‘B’ for bomb, ‘ch’ for chaku…in UP school books


April 26th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 26 (IANS) Upside down pictures of India's national flag, chapters to teach the Hindi alphabet that say 'b' for 'bomb' and 'ch' for 'chaku' (knife)...These glaring anomalies have ... Read more...

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A septuagenarian gives voice to art of mimicry


February 21st, 2012 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 21 (IANS) For some mimicry is an art, for others just imitation, but for Subhendu Biswas it is a science. The septuagenarian - who says everything about him ... 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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John, Soha pledge support for child education


February 1st, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 1 (IANS) Bollywood actors John Abraham and Soha Ali Khan have pledged their support to P&G;'s Shiksha campaign, which aims to provide education to underprivileged children."I have ... Read more...

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Abhay Deol, Neha Dhupia support child education


January 20th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Bollywood actor Abhay Deol and Neha Dhupia have pledged their support to P&G;'s signature campaign Shiksha, which aims at spreading education in India.Abhay and Neha ... Read more...

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For homeless Delhi kids, winter means more sedatives


December 22nd, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) The national capital's freezing winters bring an agonising time for the homeless. For many, especially children, the only way to escape the cold is to ... Read more...

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Can postpone Uttar Pradesh school exams for polls: CEC


December 22nd, 2011 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) With the Mayawati government having announced holding of high school and state board examinations between January and April next year, Chief Election Commissioner S.Y. ... Read more...

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Mayawati’s style of playing hide and seek with EC


December 16th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 16 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati has found a novel way of playing hide and seek with the Election Commission ... Read more...

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Right to Education campaign launched from Haryana


November 11th, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 11 (IANS) Touted as the biggest-ever social campaign in India, the "Shiksha ka Haq" (Right to Education), which will see students getting free uniforms and books, was ... Read more...

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Nearly five lakh classrooms needed: Minister


September 3rd, 2011 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) Approximate 2.91 and 1.77 lakh classrooms are required at the elementary and secondary stage of education respectively in the country, Minister of State for Human ... Read more...

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Right to education to extend to secondary schools


August 12th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) After bringing primary education up to Class 8 under the Right to Education Act, the centre is now contemplating making secondary education a matter of ... Read more...

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Amartya Sen lauds Bihar’s progress in elementary education


July 5th, 2011 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 5 (IANS) Nobel laureate Amartya Sen Tuesday lauded the progress made in Bihar's elementary education in the last few years but stressed the need to do much more ... Read more...

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Girls surpass boys in Uttar Pradesh Class 12 exams


June 6th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Allahabad, June 6 (IANS) Over 90 percent of the girls who took the Uttar Pradesh state board's Class 12 exams passed as compared to 70 percent of the boys, an ... Read more...

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Educate as many kids as possible, Rani Mukerji urges people


April 5th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 5 (IANS) After doing various roles on big screen, Bollywood actress Rani Mukerji is set for a new role in real life - she endorses Procter & Gamble's ... Read more...

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Highlights of Pranab Mukherjee’s budget for 2011-12


February 28th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Highlights of the budget for 2011-12 presented by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee in the Lok Sabha Monday:* Expenditure in 2011-12 estimated at Rs.12,57,729 crore, an increase ... Read more...

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Principal booked for selling text-books as scrap


December 31st, 2010 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Mirzapur (Uttar Pradesh), Dec 30 (IANS) A principal of a government school and another official were Thursday booked in this Uttar Pradesh district for selling as scrap textbooks that were meant to ... Read more...

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Hamid Ansari calls for more funds for State Universities to improve higher education


December 20th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Dec 20 (ANI): Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari on Monday said that higher education cannot improve in India unless State Universities, which are the backbone and represent the bulk of enrolment, ... 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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‘English Devi’ set to find more devotees in India


October 29th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Sharat Pradhan Lakhimpur-Kheri (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 29 (IANS) An eager bunch of devotees await 'English Devi' in many towns and hamlets of India -- or so it seems from the requests pouring ... Read more...

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Max New York Life launches two new ULIPs


September 9th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept. 9 (ANI-Business Wire India): Continuing a tradition of delivering products with superior customer value, Max New York Life Insurance Co. Ltd, one of India's leading life insurance companies announced ... Read more...

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Fund utilisation under Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan satisfactory: Sibal


August 20th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 20 (ANI): Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Kapil Sibal on Friday said foreign funds makes up for six per cent of total allocation for the ambitious Sarva Shiksha ... Read more...

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Shortage of over twelve lakh teachers in the country: Sibal


August 6th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 6 (ANI): Union Human Resource and Development (HRD) Minister Kapil Sibal on Friday said there is a there is a shortage of over twelve lakh teachers in the country ... 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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States want more funds to spread education (Lead)


June 13th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Most states are demanding more funds to implement the landmark Right to Education Act to provide compulsory and free education to all children below 14 years of ... Read more...

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States demand more funds for right to education


June 13th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Most states are demanding more funds for implementation of the landmark Right to Education Act in meetings with Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Kapil Sibal, an official ... Read more...

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66-year-old fails in Class 10 boards for 45th time


June 2nd, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 2 (IANS) It was 45th time unlucky for 66-year-old Jabbar Husen from an Uttar Pradesh village who has failed his Class 10 exams again this year -- but the never-say-die ... Read more...

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Girls outperform boys in Uttar Pradesh board exams


May 27th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 27 (IANS) Girls have done better than boys in the Class 12 Uttar Pradesh board exams, the results of which were declared Thursday, an official said. "The total pass percentage of ... Read more...

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Lalu Prasad denies expressing support for Maoists


May 21st, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 21 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad Friday denied he supported Maoists or their violence, saying his remark had been "presented wrongly". "I never supported Maoists and their violence. My ... Read more...

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Centre grants Rs. 192 crore for development in naxal affected areas


April 30th, 2010 - 9:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 30 (ANI): Union Home Secretary G K Pillai said on Friday that the Centre has released Rs. 192 crore under various projects to areas disturbed by the Left Wing ... 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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Centre woos to set up new schools in deficit areas


March 12th, 2010 - 10:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 12 (ANI): The Union Government on Friday said the centrally sponsored scheme Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA) launched in 2009 envisages setting up of new secondary schools in deficit ... Read more...

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J-K to make rural service must for medicos


March 5th, 2010 - 10:50 pm ICT by ANI
Jammu, Mar 5 (ANI): The Jammu and Kashmir Government is contemplating to make rural services mandatory for all doctors to improve health facilities in rural areas of the state.Addressing the National ... Read more...

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Sibal calls for quality in education system


January 28th, 2010 - 11:08 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 28(ANI): Union Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal on Thursday said that quality should be at the forefront of the education system, and access to quality education must be ... Read more...

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