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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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NEC to construct hostel for northeast students in Bangalore


September 3rd, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 3 (IANS) The North Eastern Council (NEC), the nodal agency for economic and social development of the region, Monday announced that it would construct a hostel exclusively for ... Read more...

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IGNOU opens admissions for biodiversity programme


September 2nd, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University Sunday invited applications for admission to its online programme in biodiversity."IGNOU's chair for sustainable development (CSD) invites applications for ... Read more...

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Man held after people shot near Texas varsity


August 14th, 2012 - 2:27 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 14 (IANS) Police took a man into custody Monday after "multiple people" were shot near a university in Texas, CNN reported.Several law enforcement officers were among the people ... Read more...

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Nuke scientist is Kashmir varsity chancellor


August 13th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 13 (IANS) Eminent nuclear scientist Srikumar Banerjee has been named the first chancellor of the Central University of Kashmir, it was announced Monday.Banerjee was among the scientists who ... Read more...

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273 acres available to AMU to start campus: Banerjee


July 30th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 30 (IANS) In a bid to resolve the dispute over land allotted to Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) campus in Murshidabad, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday ... Read more...

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Chinese varsity offers tree-climbing class


July 24th, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 24 (IANS) Interested in climbing trees, but don't know how? Help is at hand. A Chinese university is now offering a class that would train students to "move ... Read more...

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Delhi University gets ready to curb ragging


July 20th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Delhi University will put in place strict measures to counter ragging when the new session starts July 24, said an official.The university will set up ... Read more...

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IGNOU opens admissions for performing arts courses


July 17th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has started admission to various courses in performing arts such as singing, dancing and acting, the varsity said ... Read more...

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IGNOU opens admission to tourism courses


July 16th, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has begun admission to various courses in tourism management and studies, the university said Monday.The varsity offers courses ... Read more...

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Bastar to get central tribal varsity


July 15th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 15 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh Scheduled Tribes Advisory Council, a powerful statutory body looking after developmental aspects in tribal areas, has given the green signal for setting up a ... Read more...

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IGNOU opens admission for three visual arts courses


July 12th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has started the admission process for three courses in visual arts with an aim to develop creative and ... Read more...

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IGNOU extends last date for MBA admissions


July 10th, 2012 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has extended the last date for admission to its management programmes to July 16, a statement said Tuesday."Those ... Read more...

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Assad mystery lover to get PhD from British varsity


July 8th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) A Syrian woman, said to be the mystery lover of embattled President Bashar al-Assad, will soon get a doctorate from a top university in Britain, according ... Read more...

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Sexting teenagers more likely to have sex


July 4th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 4 (IANS) Beware parents! Teenagers are sexting nude pictures of themselves far more than previously thought, as a study in seven US schools has revealed nearly a third ... Read more...

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Student ragging, murder: Two varsity officials face case


July 2nd, 2012 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 2 (IANS) A court here Monday directed the Uttar Pradesh Police to register a fresh first information report (FIR) against two officials and a student of a private ... Read more...

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Student clashes: Court gives directions to Himachal varsity


June 21st, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 21 (IANS) Shocked by student groups' violence on campus, the Himachal Pradesh High Court Thursday ordered the state university here to ask the students to remove all their ... Read more...

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Jamia shortlists MA and MPhil English candidates


June 20th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) The Jamia Millia Islamia has declared the short-list of candidates for interview to M.A. and M.Phil English courses for the 2012-13 academic session, the varsity ... Read more...

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IGNOU extends last date for admission applications


June 20th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) The last date for submitting applications for admission to the undergraduate, post-graduate and all certificate programmes for the 2012-13 session of the Indira Gandhi National ... Read more...

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IGNOU online course on sustainable science


June 19th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has started its admission process for an online diploma course in sustainable science, an official said Tuesday.The last ... Read more...

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China to maintain 8 percent growth for over 20 years


June 19th, 2012 - 10:35 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 19 (IANS) China still enjoys a huge development potential and will maintain an eight percent growth rate for at least next 20 years, according to Justin Yifu Lin, ... Read more...

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IGNOU’s preparatory course for students desiring higher education


June 14th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has started the admission process for a preparatory course for those aspiring to pursue higher education but who ... Read more...

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UK varsity offers scholarship for Indian managers


June 7th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) The University of Salford, a British university, has offered scholarship for one Indian manager to study in its MBA programme.The Global Leadership Scholarship is worth ... Read more...

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Many British pupils cannot even catch a ball


May 31st, 2012 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
London, May 31 (IANS) A British expert has warned that over thousands of children in the country are unable to throw or catch a ball since schools and parents are ... Read more...

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IGNOU announces admission for July courses


May 17th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The India Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has started the admission process for the July 2012 session for masters, bachelors, diplomas and certificate programmes.The last ... Read more...

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Jamia declares B.Ed result hours after exam


May 10th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The Jamia Millia Islamia Thursday declared the results of its Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) course a few hours after the exam got over, leaving the ... Read more...

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Vice chancellor, officials confined in office overnight in Bengal


April 26th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 26 (IANS) The vice-chancellor of the Aliah University and other officials had to spend the whole of Wednesday night confined in an office of the university's Salt lake ... Read more...

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Mumbai limps on second day after railway fire


April 19th, 2012 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Mumbai continued to limp for the second day Thursday as Central Railway (CR) suburban train services remained disrupted, impacting commuters and students. Work on a fire-ravaged ... Read more...

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IGNOU launches courses in water conservation


April 9th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has started its admission process for two special courses in water harvesting, a statement said Monday. Admissions are ... Read more...

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‘More autonomy for states to implement rural schemes’


April 8th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 8 (IANS) As part of innovations in the 12th Five Year Plan, the centre plans to introduce flexibility in implementing its flagship rural development programmes all over the ... Read more...

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Be sensitive to women’s requirements: Jairam Ramesh


April 8th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 8 (IANS) Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh Sunday called upon the bureaucracy to be more gender sensitive while constructing low cost toilet blocks in villages as it is ... Read more...

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Give Calcutta varsity same status as Presidency: Governor


March 22nd, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 22 (IANS) West Bengal Governor M.K. Narayanan Thursday suggested that the over 150-year-old Calcutta University be given the same special status as the Presidency University and likewise ... Read more...

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Iran’s Al-Mustafa varsity plans branch in Hyderabad


March 1st, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 1 (IANS) Iran's Al-Mustafa International University proposes to set up its branch here and has sought allotment of land for the purpose.Iranian consul general in Hyderabad Mahmoud Safari ... Read more...

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12 injured in Pakistan varsity clash


February 27th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 27 (IANS) At least 12 students were injured when two rival groups clashed at a university in the Pakistani port city of Karachi Monday, the Geo News reported.The ... Read more...

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Notice to government over re-appointment of Jamia Hamdard VC


February 16th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notices to the central government through the human resource development minsitry, the University Grants Commission (UGC) against the continuation ... Read more...

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