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Kerala lets its women teachers wear salwar-kameez
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 4 (IANS) The Kerala government Monday gave its nod for a change in the dress code for schoolteachers in the state, allowing female teachers to wear Punjabi dress salwar-kameez.

Monday, February 04, 2008 9:54:42 PM

Bihar university puts off law exams to stop cheating
Patna, Feb 3 (IANS) A university in Bihar has indefinitely postponed law examinations to stop students from cheating or using unfair means, officials said Sunday.

Sunday, February 03, 2008 4:56:07 PM

Kerala government to run British Council Library
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 3 (IANS) The British Council Library in the Kerala capital will be run by the state government from April 1 after the British Council of India decided to close it down.

Sunday, February 03, 2008 3:17:50 PM

Full literacy by 2015 may be unrealistic for India
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Will India be able to achieve complete literacy by 2015? This is the million-dollar question bothering many educationists with different official agencies making contradictory claims.

Sunday, February 03, 2008 8:30:27 AM

Denied 'right' to cheat, students go on rampage
Patna, Feb 2 (IANS) Hundreds of law students in Bihar boycotted exams and went on a rampage Saturday after they were not allowed to carry books and mobile phones inside the examination centre.

Saturday, February 02, 2008 9:16:54 PM

Thales lures more Indians to France's top grad schools
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) French defence and electronics major Thales will give more scholarships to high-performing Indian students as it seeks to attract the 'world's best talent' to France's top-notch graduate schools.

Friday, February 01, 2008 11:46:07 AM

India calls SAARC education experts to promote regional ethos
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) India's top school education body is calling in experts from SAARC countries to devise a school curriculum that will help students imbibe the common ethos of the region.

Friday, February 01, 2008 10:09:03 AM

India's literacy rate increase sluggish
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Literacy in India is increasing at a sluggish rate of 1.5 percent per year, says a recent report of the National Sample Survey Organisation (NSSO). The good news is the rate of increase in literacy is higher in villages than in cities.

Friday, February 01, 2008 8:05:20 AM

Tamil Nadu for status quo on scholarship scheme
Chennai, Jan 31 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government will ensure status quo on a scholarship scheme for the Scheduled Castes and Most Backward Castes students in higher education after a group of students protested the central government's new rules limiting the educational aid.

Thursday, January 31, 2008 6:10:40 PM

Posco gives scholarships to 28 students in Orissa
Bhubaneswar, Jan 31 (IANS) Posco-India, a subsidiary of South Korean steel major Posco, Thursday gave scholarships to 28 students in Orissa, a company statement said.

Thursday, January 31, 2008 3:48:23 PM

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