underprivileged students

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...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Luring day-trippers - Delhi’s HOHO buses change gear (Feature) (With Images)


July 15th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The children's laughter and chatter grow as the luxury bus rolls from Qutab Minar. The next stop is Lotus Temple for the bus, begun initially ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Coaching for 30 poor IIT aspirants in Maharashtra


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) A private initiative will enable 30 underprivileged students from Maharashtra to pursue their dreams of admission to an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), an official said ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

School-on-wheels launched in Delhi


June 27th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) A non-governmental organisation (NGO) Wednesday launched a mobile learning centre for slum children in Delhi. The school-on-wheels was flagged off by east Delhi Mayor Annapoorna ... Read more...

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Super 30’s IIT-JEE success story brings joy again


May 18th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 18 (IANS) A daily wage labourer, a security guard, a grocer, a marginal farmer and a truck mechanic are among the proud fathers whose sons have cracked the ... Read more...

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27/30: Bihar’s Super 30 shines again in IIT-JEE results


May 18th, 2012 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 18 (IANS) In another big score, 27 of the 30 students from Bihar's Super 30, a free coaching centre for underprivileged students, have cracked the highly competitive Indian ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama to felicitate Super 30 founder


February 17th, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 17 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama will Saturday felicitate Anand Kumar, who founded Bihar's free coaching centre Super 30 and helped many underprivileged students enter the prestigious Indian ... Read more...

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Bihar’s Super 30 impresses Hollywood’s James Cameron


December 14th, 2010 - 9:27 am ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 14 (IANS) Hollywood filmmaker James Cameron was all ears when Anand Kumar, who founded Bihar's Super 30 free coaching centre for students, narrated the real life stories of hope that ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Bhaichung launches Bhaichung Bhutia Football School


October 30th, 2010 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) India captain Bhaichung Bhutia Saturday launched a Bhaichung Bhutia Football Schools youth development programme in association with former Portugal coach Carlos Quieroz.During the launch, Bhutia said the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Bihar’s Super 30 in Newsweek list of 4 most innovative schools


September 18th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 18 (IANS) Bihar's free coaching centre Super 30, which helps economically backward students crack the Indian Institute of Technology-Joint Entrance Examination (IIT-JEE), has been selected by American magazine Newsweek ... Read more...

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Punjab to copy Bihar model for rural IIT aspirants


March 31st, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 31 (IANS) Impressed with the success of Bihar's "Super 30" programme for rural students, the Punjab government is set to replicate the model here to facilitate its marginalised and underprivileged ... Read more...

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Enthusiasts in Bangalore run to celebrate Women’s Day


March 7th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Mar 7 (ANI): Over 800 enthusiasts in Bangalore hit the streets today to participate in a run on the eve of International Women's Day.The two marathons, 5 and 10 kilometres ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Kolkata students take out street march for the underprivileged


November 13th, 2009 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
By Ajitha MenonKolkata, Nov 13 (ANI): Holding placards and banners, privileged and underprivileged students participated in a walkathon here today.Organised by the Smile Foundation, a non-profit organisation, the walkathon saw participation of ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Indian Army’s 19 Maratha Light Infantry celebrates Diamond Jubilee


September 24th, 2009 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Gangtok, Sep 24 (ANI): The 19th battalion of the Maratha Light Infantry celebrated the Diamond Jubilee of its merger with Indian Army from the earst while British Army on Wednesday.Maratha Light Infantry ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Padho Punjab-a mission to spread literacy in rural Punjab


September 18th, 2009 - 10:35 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh Robin Amritsar, Sep.18 (ANI): Education in government-run-schools of Punjab has been found to be lacking the kind of quality and standard expected of it.A survey conducted under `Padho ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

IGNOU starts ‘learning revolution’ through 100 community colleges


July 4th, 2009 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) Saturday started 100 community colleges to bring a "learning revolution" among under-privileged students across the country. Launching the community college programme ... Read more...

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IGNOU to start 100 community colleges for have-nots


July 3rd, 2009 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) In a unique initiative, the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) will start 100 community colleges to educate underprivileged students using the unutilised capacities of educational institutions ... Read more...

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West Bengal teacher donates Rs.8 mn for poor students


June 3rd, 2009 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 3 (IANS) He was the assistant headmaster of a school in West Bengal and on retirement, he decided to donate his entire life savings to help poor students continue their ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

No politics for Vijay


April 15th, 2009 - 10:07 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
At the occasional gathering of Vijay's Welfare Association held in Mumbai Ray Road, Vijay's father S.A. Chandrashekar donated 2 computers and 10 sewing machines to the underprivileged students. Vijay's mother Shiba Chandrasekar ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Tamil Nadu runs for a cause


August 31st, 2008 - 8:29 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Aug 31 (ANI): Hundreds of enthusiasts, including physically challenged participated in a marathon organised to create awareness about the underprivileged children in Tamil Nadu on Sunday.The marathon was organised by ... Read more...

Posted in National |

For needy Muslim students, a golden chance to study engineering


July 18th, 2008 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
By Azera Rahman New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) It's a novel idea that has helped 1,100 needy students - especially Muslims - from select Indian states get into engineering and paramedical institutes. And ... Read more...

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Supreme Court’s verdict on affirmative quota hailed


April 10th, 2008 - 10:42 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Apr 10 (ANI): The Supreme Court's decision approving the government's plan for affirmative action through quotas in colleges and universities for socially and economically backward classes was hailed by ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

NRIs in Saudi Arabia to educate poor in India


February 28th, 2008 - 11:40 pm ICT by admin
Dubai, Feb 28 (IANS) Expatriate Indians based in Saudi Arabia have launched a new forum to promote education and literacy among the poor and the underprivileged in India, particularly in Bihar and ... Read more...

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