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India to host Burundi’s president next week


September 13th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Marking an upswing in its relations with the African continent, India will host the president of Burundi, a land-locked uranium-rich country in eastern Africa, ... Read more...

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Cheaper bus travel for over a million students in Karnataka


August 11th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 11 (IANS) Karnataka Saturday reduced annual bus pass rates for students by up to Rs. 200, a step which will benefit nearly 1.5 million students.The rates are being ... Read more...

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Drunken driving top road killer: Report


July 31st, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Drunken driving is one of the main causes of fatal road accidents in India, according to an official report released Tuesday identifying over-speeding and overloading ... Read more...

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NRI facilitates computer lessons for Vidarbha farmers


July 15th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, July 15 (IANS) Over 120 farmers, farmers' widows and youth have enrolled for a free computer training centre set up by a non-resident Indian from Oman in a Maharashtra ... Read more...

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Virtual classroom solution, location-based mobile service get Microsoft awards


June 7th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 7 (IANS) A virtual classroom solution for cloud computing that enables the conduct of live, HD quality, two-way audio/video interactive classes at as low as 200 Kbps speeds ... Read more...

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Only five percent primary teachers clear eligibility test


April 27th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Expressing concern over the poor quality of school teachers, Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Kapil Sibal Friday said only 5.5 percent had cleared the primary ... Read more...

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Haryana students to be made aware on NRI marriages


April 25th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 24 (IANS) With an aim to effectively deal with the problems related to the marriages involving non-resident Indians (NRIs), the Haryana government has decided to launch an awareness ... Read more...

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Chinese police crack down on fake training centres


April 19th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 19 (IANS) Beijing police have held about 500 suspects in a crackdown on illegal professional training institutes being run in the Chinese capital.According to the police, victims of ... Read more...

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India pitches for greater development ties with Africa


March 19th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) India Monday pitched for scaling up economic ties with Africa and underlined its commitment to partnering the continent in fulfilling its developmental aspirations."We are committed ... Read more...

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Young African MPs tap India’s democratic experience


March 18th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) India Sunday called for a new people-focused phase in the bilateral partnership with resource-rich Africa as legislators from African countries looked for closer collaboration ... Read more...

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Government’s major thrust on livelihood security, health: President


March 12th, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) The government will work for providing livelihood security to the vast majority of the population and will continue to work for the removal of ... Read more...

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Panel soon on mushrooming of media schools, says Soni


March 10th, 2012 - 1:59 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) The government is planning to constitute a committee to look into the mushrooming of media training schools across the country, Information and Broadcasting Minister ... Read more...

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Online tutorial for professional examination launched


February 12th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 12 (IANS) With the entrance exams for professional courses just a few months away, Technopark-based Oztern Technology has developed an online tutorial for students appearing for engineering and ... Read more...

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India steps up knowledge diplomacy with Africa


January 18th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Stepping up its diplomacy in Africa, India Wednesday unveiled ambitious plans for enhancing collaboration in the area of human resource development and agriculture to ... Read more...

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Job centres for minorities in every district: Mamata


January 10th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 10 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday announced setting up of a minority department in every district and a separate employment exchange for minorities in ... Read more...

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Healthcare spending to go up in 12th Plan: Montek


December 1st, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Expressing concern over the quality of healthcare in India, Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia said Thursday the government will increase spending on the ... Read more...

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‘Construction equipment industry needs more skilled workforce’


November 26th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 26 (IANS) The Indian earthmoving and construction equipment (ECE) industry would require around two million skilled workforce by 2020 for operating and maintaining huge volumes of machinery in ... Read more...

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India, African regional blocs discuss training institutes, projects


November 8th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) Building upon key commitments of its second summit with Africa, India Tuesday discussed the location of training institutes and developmental cooperation with chiefs of leading ... Read more...

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Collaboration for upgradation of ITIs


November 8th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 8 (IANS) Britain-based Bournville College of Further Education's training and consultancy arm will collaborate with companies here for upgradation of Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) and work on ... Read more...

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Vocational training for 1 mn Indians with Swiss help


November 7th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) Switzerland will help the Indian government and corporate sector run a joint programme to provide vocational training to one million Indians by 2022, the Swiss ... Read more...

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President for farmer-industry partnership


October 30th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Sunday suggested that a committee of governors be set up to evolve mutually beneficial models for a farmer-industry partnership, focusing on ... Read more...

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Indian students continue to shun Australia


October 27th, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Oct 27 (IANS) Even while the number of international students coming to Australia continues to fall, Malaysia has replaced India as the second largest source of students in the ... Read more...

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India to set up education planning institute in Burundi


October 19th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Taking its capacity building initiatives in Africa forward, India has inked a pact with Burundi, a landlocked country in eastern Africa, for setting up ... Read more...

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Australian states for vocational student visa changes


October 10th, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Oct 10 (IANS) Irked by the relaxation of visa rules just for university students, governments of the two largest Australian states New South Wales (NSW) and Victoria are now ... Read more...

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India offers $35 million soft loan to Comoros


October 8th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) Intensifying its ties with Africa, India has offered the Comoros a $35 million soft loan which will be used to plug the energy crisis in ... Read more...

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Have strict aviation safety audits: MPs panel


August 15th, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Taking exception to a large number of violations of air-safety norms and the fake pilot cases, a parliamentary panel has called for strict regulations for ... Read more...

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Now college principals can issue learner’s driving licences in Punjab


July 8th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 8 (IANS) Getting a learner's driving licence just got easier in Punjab with the government authorising principals of colleges and other educational institutions to issue these to students ... Read more...

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Punjab allows principals to issue learner’s driving licence


July 8th, 2011 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 7 (IANS) In a first of its kind of decision in the country, the Punjab government Thursday allowed principals of colleges and other educational institutions to issue learner's ... Read more...

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Ghaziabad job office under scanner for violating rules


June 12th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, June 12 (IANS) The district employment office here is under the scanner for allegedly violating government rules in the recruitment of government staff, after a complaint was received that ... Read more...

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US lauds India’s model of engaging Africa


June 10th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 10 (IANS) The US has lauded India's model of encouraging growth in Africa as the two countries gear up to collaborate in the 53-nation continent's agricultural sector."The ... Read more...

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National livelihood mission to rural raise workers’s skills


June 3rd, 2011 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
Udaipur, June 2 (IANS) The National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM), which will be launched by Congress president Sonia Gandhi in Rajasthan's Banswara district Friday, will help raise skills of ... Read more...

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Manmohan departs after landmark Africa trip (Lead)


May 28th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Dar es Salaam, May 28 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday concluded a six-day visit to Ethiopia and Tanzania that took India's burgeoning ties with Africa to a ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh to set up ITIs in Maoist-hit districts


May 28th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 28 (IANS) Chhattisgarh will set up seven Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) in Maoist-hit districts in a bid to stop youths from joining the rebels, officials said Saturday."The central ... Read more...

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Indian venture to empower unemployed youth of Africa


May 8th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) In a step that will strengthen the growing India-Africa partnership, the National Small Industries Corporation (NSIC) of India will build vocational training institutes in 10 ... Read more...

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Skill development for 500 million Indians: A mantra for action (Comment)


February 13th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Sanjiv Kataria The number of references to skill development in the government lexicon has soared over the years. With each budget presented by the UPA government, the number of initiatives ... Read more...

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