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Delhi University assures HC on biometric attendance for teachers


September 19th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Delhi University (DU) Wednesday assured the Delhi High Court that it would "expeditiously" adopt and implement the biometric attendance system for teachers to ensure punctuality.Following ... Read more...

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Rajasthan colleges told to set up anti-ragging panels


September 11th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 11 (IANS) Rajasthan government has directed all government colleges in the state to form anti-ragging committees to curb harassment of junior students, officials said Tuesday.A committee at ... Read more...

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Court notice to Delhi University on teachers’ attendance


August 29th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the Delhi University and the University Grants Commission (UGC) on a plea for introducing biometric attendance system ... Read more...

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Dhumal steps in to end St Bede’s strike


July 17th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 17 (IANS) With the strike by the faculty of St. Bede's, the country's oldest all-women college here, continuing for over a week, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar ... Read more...

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Strike in India’s oldest women’s college


July 13th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 13 (IANS) The entire teaching and administrative faculty of St. Bede's, the country's oldest all-women college in the Himachal Pradesh capital, have gone on strike over reduction ... Read more...

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‘Punjab colleges staff go without salaries for months’


May 15th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 15 (IANS) Teaching and non-teaching staff in colleges across Punjab have gone without salaries for the past few months, a senior teachers' leader said Tuesday."A total of 1,036 ... Read more...

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Parliamentary panel questions shortage of university teachers


May 10th, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The shortfall of teaching staff in universities across states has drawn the attention of a parliamentary panel which has slammed the human resource development (HRD) ... Read more...

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Digital textbooks enter US varsity


February 28th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 28 (IANS) As California State University (CSU), the largest public university system in the US, starts renting digital textbooks to students, the indisputable dominance of printed textbooks ... Read more...

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Now ‘etiquette’ course for modern ladies in China


February 10th, 2012 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 9 (IANS) A Chinese university has left many people with raised eyebrows by offering lessons for "modern ladies" in etiquette learning that will cost 48,000 yuan (over $7,600) ... Read more...

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Court issues notice on lack of teachers in air force school (Lead)


January 2nd, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday sought a response from the Delhi government on a petition seeking filling up of vacant posts of teachers in the ... Read more...

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Punjab, Chandigarh college teachers on strike again


December 13th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 13 (IANS) Hundreds of teachers of private colleges across Punjab and Chandigarh went on a three-day strike Tuesday to protest the state government's failure to implement their demands, ... Read more...

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Government teachers in Mumbai get salaries online


December 1st, 2011 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 1 (IANS) For the first time, teachers and non-teaching staff of all government-aided schools in the city received their salary Thursday online through a nationalised bank, an official ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s primary schools lacking in sanitary workers: Report


November 15th, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 15 (IANS) More than two-thirds of 152 boys' primary schools in 89 districts across Pakistan are without non-teaching staff like peons, sanitary workers and security guards, according to ... Read more...

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12.5 percent interim pay for Karnataka employees


November 1st, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 1 (IANS) The Karnataka government Tuesday announced interim relief amounting to 12.5 percent of basic pay to its over five lakh employees as a "Rajyotsava (state formation day)" ... Read more...

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Now, online, on-time salaries for Mumbai teachers


October 5th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 5 (IANS) Come Nov 1 and Mumbai's 30,500 teaching and non-teaching staff of government-aided schools would get salaries directly credited to their accounts. As a Dussehra gift, the Maharashtra ... Read more...

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Maharashtra starts eliminating fake school students


October 3rd, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 3 (IANS) To weed out bogus pupils, the Maharashtra government Monday initiated a drive to verify the number of students on the rolls of aided private and ... Read more...

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Intel donates 625 laptops for Kerala e-learning school project


October 2nd, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 2 (IANS) IT major Intel is donating 625 Classmate Laptops to six government high schools in five districts of Kerala as part of the government's IT@School Project.The Kerala ... Read more...

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School principal suspended for cross-dressing


October 1st, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
San Juan, Oct 1 (IANS/EFE) The principal of a primary school in the western Puerto Rican town of Aguada was suspended for cross-dressing as the late Spanish singer Rocio Jurado ... Read more...

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Maharashtra probing 140,000 fake school students scam


September 15th, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) The Maharashtra education department will carry out a survey of all government-aided schools in the state to verify genuine and bogus students, after a project revealed ... Read more...

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Data base of six million Kerala students to be prepared


August 19th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 19 (IANS) Creating a record of sorts, Kerala's state-owned IT@School project is to prepare -- through a software known as Sampoorna -- a complete data base of more ... Read more...

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Six held for killing Kolkata varsity official


July 29th, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 29 (IANS) Five students and one teacher of Rabindra Bharati University were arrested Friday for beating to death a non-teaching staff after a scuffle over parking motorcycles, police ... Read more...

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Government has ‘complete trust’ in IIT, IIM faculty: Sibal


May 26th, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Objecting to Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh's view that the IIMs and IITs did not have world-class faculty, Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Kapil Sibal Thursday ... Read more...

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Teacher dies, 40 students injured as bus overturns


May 5th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 5 (IANS) A teacher was killed and at least 40 students injured when their school bus overturned in Uttar Pradesh's Baghpat district Thursday, police said.The accident took place ... Read more...

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Work-related burnout affects good lecturers the most


May 3rd, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 3 (IANS) Conscientious academics are the most likely to suffer from work-related burnout, researchers say.Positive traits that can make lecturers more appealing teachers, such as openness, also make ... Read more...

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Time for regime change in Bengal, says PM (Lead)


April 23rd, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Katwa (West Bengal), April 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said it was time for a regime change in West Bengal and promised an industrial revolution and a ... Read more...

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Tagore anthology in Polish released


April 10th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, April 10 (IANS) A Polish anthology of Nobel laureate Rabrindranath Tagore, translated from the original Bengali instead of from English, was released here by the Indian ambassador to Poland."I ... Read more...

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Sit-in at Visva Bharati in Hazare’s support


April 8th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 8 (IANS) Teachers, non-teaching staff and former students of Visva Bharati University founded by Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore Friday held a sit-in to express their solidarity with social ... Read more...

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College offers World Cup final treat


April 1st, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 1 (IANS) In a "visual treat" for its students, a college here Friday announced that students can now capture the much-awaited India-Sri Lanka World Cup final action ... Read more...

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Gujarat ITI staff entitled to bonus, rules high court


January 17th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Jan 17 (IANS) Employees of Gujarat's industrial training institutes (ITIs) are entitled to be treated at par with state government employees for the purpose of salary and other monetary benefits like ... Read more...

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EU approves first package of €100 million in support of the Palestinian people


December 23rd, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS (BNO NEWS) -- The European Commission on Wednesday decided to provide an initial financial package worth €100 million ($131 million) to the Occupied Palestinian Territory under the 2011 budget, the European ... Read more...

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CRPF organises seminar on education scenario in Kashmir


December 12th, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Dec.12 (ANI): Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) 82 battalion in association with the Human Care Foundation, a non-governmental organisation, organised a day-long seminar on "Education Scenario in Kashmir" here on Sunday.Students, ... Read more...

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West Bengal Left Front starts seven-day protest


November 25th, 2010 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 24 (IANS) West Bengal's Left Front led by Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Wednesday started a seven-day sit-in to protest against the countrywide price rise and the alleged Maoist-Trinamool Congress ... Read more...

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Accountant dies on hearing corruption charge


November 9th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Nov 9 (IANS) An accountant of a school in Pakistan's Multan city suffered a heart attack and died after the teaching staff levelled corruption allegations against him and the principal.Ehsan Ghauri, ... Read more...

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Pizza Express teaching staff how to flirt with customers


October 13th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 13 (ANI): Pizza Express, is teaching its staff the art of flirting with patrons in a bid to relax them, it has emerged.The family-friendly restaurant, famous for serving up "bambinoccinos" ... Read more...

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UAE minister opens education meet


September 18th, 2010 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 18 (IANS/WAM) UAE's Education Minister Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan Saturday opened the 23rd conference of the Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT). Economy Minister Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, senior ... Read more...

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