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Madhya Pradesh to have polytechnics in every district
Bhopal, Jan 31 (IANS) With students increasingly aspiring for technical education, the Madhya Pradesh government has decided to open at least one polytechnic institute in every district this year.

Thursday, January 31, 2008 3:25:14 PM

Rajasthan to partner private groups to open primary schools
Jaipur, Jan 31 (IANS) To improve literacy in the state, the Rajasthan government now plans to open 100 primary schools in remote desert areas in partnership with private organisations. On its part, it will provide land free of cost and invest Rs.4 million to construct the school buildings.

Thursday, January 31, 2008 3:24:23 PM

Over 900,000 people took English-language test in 2007
Chennai, Jan 31 (IANS) An international English test attracted over 938,000 candidates world over in 2007, the British Council said here Thursday.

Thursday, January 31, 2008 1:21:30 PM

Madhya Pradesh to bring out dictionary of tribal words
Bhopal, Jan 31 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh is planning to prepare a Hindi dictionary of tribal phrases and words which have unique meanings in tribal dialects, official sources said.

Thursday, January 31, 2008 12:24:54 PM

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

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