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Wipro to train school teachers in US


August 29th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 29 (IANS) Indian IT major Wipro Limited will train 120 school teachers in partnership with the University of Massachusetts in Boston, US, over the next three years ... Read more...

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Brain drain by foreign students may hit British economy


December 5th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 5 (IANS) A rising number of foreign students who return home after studying science, maths and engineering at British universities could hit Britain's manufacturing economy with a brain-drain, ... Read more...

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Skilled Indians face a 70-year green card wait!


October 6th, 2011 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 6 (IANS) A highly skilled Indian national sponsored today for the most common skilled employment-based immigrant visa could wait 70 years to receive a green card, conclude two ... Read more...

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Study science, maths to keep ‘hungry’ Indian, Chinese at bay: Obama


June 14th, 2011 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 14 (IANS) Citing a growing challenge from job-hungry students in India and China, US President Obama wants more Americans to study science, maths and engineering to keep "jobs ... Read more...

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Rebuilding Indian students’ faith post-Oz attacks: Varghese


February 16th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) The Australian government is trying its best to rebuild the faith of Indian students after the 2009 "racist attacks" on students studying in the country, the Australian ... Read more...

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Women fear stereotyping by male service providers


February 15th, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 15 (IANS) Women prefer female service providers in situations where they might fall prey to stereotypes about their math and science abilities. "One of the most widely held stereotypes in ... Read more...

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Women afraid of being stereotyped by male service providers


February 15th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): A new study has found that women prefer female service providers in situations where they might fall prey to stereotypes about their math and science abilities."One of the ... Read more...

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L&T bags Rs.1,610-crore contract for power project


September 27th, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) Larsen and Toubro (L&T) said Monday it has got a Rs.1,610-crore contract from Visa Power to build two power plants of 600 MW each in Chhattisgarh. The plants in ... Read more...

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NASA launches free online video game about lunar adventure


July 7th, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 7 (ANI): NASA has launched Moonbase Alpha - an exciting new, free online video game about lunar adventure.Players can step into the role of an exploration team member in a ... Read more...

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NASA Provides Keys To Virtual Moonbase


July 4th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 4, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): NASA has manufactured Moonbase Alpha. This happens to be a pragmatic multiplayer game. The game will permit players to undergo an imaginary day in ... Read more...

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US degree may become passport to green cards


May 1st, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 1 (IANS) An advanced degree from US universities may well prove to be a passport for a US green card, or permanent residency, if a proposal by top Democratic senators ... Read more...

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Moonwalker Aldrin to dance with stars in reality TV show


March 23rd, 2010 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 22 (DPA) Buzz Aldrin, the astronaut who was the second man to walk on the moon, is taking a giant step into the hit reality TV series "Dancing With ... Read more...

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Parents influence child’s pursuit of math, medicine


February 22nd, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 22 (IANS) Parental influence and access to math courses are crucial to their children's pursuit of careers in science, technology, engineering, math or medicine (STEMM), according to new research. Jon ... Read more...

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Parents major influence on child’s decision to pursue careers in science


February 21st, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 21 (ANI): The pathway to careers in science, technology, engineering, mathematics or medicine (STEMM) begins at home, says a researcher.According to Jon Miller, MSU Hannah Professor of Integrative Studies, and ... Read more...

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Girls are just as good as boys in mathematics


January 6th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 6 (IANS) Girls worldwide are just as good or bad at maths as boys, even though the latter are more confident in their abilities, according to a new international analysis. But ... Read more...

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Larsen and Toubro bags Rs.6,897 crore order


November 3rd, 2009 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 3 (IANS) Construction and engineering major Larsen and Toubro (L&T) Tuesday said it had bagged a Rs.6,897 crore order from Maharashtra State Power Generation Co. (Mahagenco) to build three boiler ... Read more...

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H-1B bill seeks to ’staple’ green cards to PhDs


April 8th, 2009 - 10:33 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 8 (IANS) A new bill has been introduced in the US Congress to exempt foreign graduates of US PhD programmes from counting towards a cap on H-1B visas and give ... Read more...

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Video games, cell phones not likely to affect kids’ studies


March 30th, 2009 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 30 (IANS) Using cell phones or playing video games are not likely to dent children's academic performance, according to new research. In fact, cell phones had no effect on ... Read more...

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Cell phones, video games dont harm kids academic performance


March 25th, 2009 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 25 (ANI): Cell phones and video games have no detrimental effects on students academic performance, says a new study.Lead researcher Linda Jackson, Michigan State University professor of psychology revealed ... Read more...

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US court rejects move to stop extended student visas


August 17th, 2008 - 9:56 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 17 (IANS) An attempt to halt the Bush administration's move to extend student visas from one year to 29 months - a move it said would give them ... Read more...

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Foreign skilled workers may reduce local Brits to pouring concrete


August 11th, 2008 - 3:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.11 (ANI): Foreign engineers and scientists might be leading an industrial renaissance in Britain, but their presence in the country could eventually reduce local Britishers, especially the younger generation to ... Read more...

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