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Scholarships for 2.5 mn children from minority communities
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) Two-and-a-half million schoolchildren from India's minority communities will get scholarships for the next five years, with a cabinet panel Wednesday earmarking more than Rs.18 billion for this.

Wednesday, January 30, 2008 7:50:00 PM

Classical Tamil Institute to come up in Chennai (Lead)
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) A Central Institute of Classical Tamil is to come up in Chennai to preserve and develop one of the world's oldest and most widely spoken languages.

Wednesday, January 30, 2008 7:08:53 PM

Centre to set up Classical Tamil Institute in Chennai
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) The union cabinet Thursday decided to set up a Central Institute of Classical Tamil in Chennai to preserve and develop the language.

Wednesday, January 30, 2008 5:01:06 PM

Kalam to attend first board meeting of Nalanda university
Patna, Jan 30 (IANS) A plan of action for setting up the ambitious Nalanda International University modelled after the famed ancient seat of Buddhist learning in Bihar is set to be chalked out during the first board meeting in February, an official said Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 30, 2008 2:29:36 PM

India's teachers get training in peace education
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) In the land of Mahatma Gandhi, the apostle of non-violence, teachers are now getting trained to teach peace as a subject to students.

Wednesday, January 30, 2008 10:49:23 AM

Madhya Pradesh teachers not against sex education
Bhopal, Jan 30 (IANS) In the land of erotic temple sculptures, the debate on sex education continues. An NGO in its latest survey has said the majority of teachers in Madhya Pradesh schools are not against the subject but want a change in the way it is taught.

Wednesday, January 30, 2008 9:17:30 AM

De Bono School to expand operations across India
Kolkata, Jan 29 (IANS) De Bono School of Lateral Thinking and Cognitive Intelligence is planning to expand its operations across India along with the NSHM Knowledge Campus (formerly National School of Hotel Management).

Tuesday, January 29, 2008 8:28:20 PM

Protesting teachers beaten up with sticks in Patna
Patna, Jan 29 (IANS) Dozens of teachers were injured here Tuesday when police beat them up with sticks as around 5,000 teachers were taking out a peaceful rally demanding a pay hike and permanent jobs.

Tuesday, January 29, 2008 6:57:02 PM

India targets 80 percent literacy by 2012
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) The central government is targeting 80 percent literacy by 2012, against the present 65.38 percent, with a whopping Rs.850 billion ($21 billion) earmarked for education during the 11th Five Year Plan.

Tuesday, January 29, 2008 6:20:51 PM

Globsyn launches Ahmedabad B-school campus
Kolkata, Jan 29 (IANS) Globsyn Business School (GBS) Tuesday announced the launch of its Ahmedabad campus.

Tuesday, January 29, 2008 6:20:01 PM

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