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French university signs accord on students exchange
New Delhi, 27 Jan (IANS) Students enrolled in humanities courses at St. Stephens College of the University of Delhi and at the University of Madras will get a chance to complete a year of their studies at a reputed French university under a student exchange programme.

Sunday, January 27, 2008 4:01:36 PM

Feast awaits book lovers at World Book Fair
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Book lovers from across India will get an opportunity to browse through millions of books and broaden their horizon of knowledge at the 18th New Delhi World Book Fair beginning Feb 2.

Sunday, January 27, 2008 12:55:06 PM

Law teachers could soon practise what they preach
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) If the government has its way, teachers in Indian law schools will be able to practise in courts and work as consultants too.

Sunday, January 27, 2008 8:29:52 AM

India, France sign 21 agreements in education
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) France is now aggressively courting Indian students and linking up with educational institutes here with the establishment of an Indo-French educational consortium and signing of 21 inter-university agreements.

Saturday, January 26, 2008 10:31:40 PM

Schools to start online counselling to curb child abuse
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Schools in the national capital region (NCR) would take the help of experts and start online counselling to curb child abuse and corporal punishment, Women and Child Welfare Minister Renuka Chowdhury said here Friday.

Friday, January 25, 2008 10:34:17 PM

Madhya Pradesh colleges to have semester system soon
Bhopal, Jan 25 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government has decided to do away with the annual examination system in colleges and asked them to adopt semester system from the next academic session, official sources have said.

Friday, January 25, 2008 5:36:18 PM

Bihar to get IIT and IIM of its own in 2008
Patna, Jan 25 (IANS) Bihar's dream of setting up an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) and an Indian Institute of Management (IIM) of its own is likely to become a reality in 2008, sources in the chief minister's office said here Friday.

Friday, January 25, 2008 5:35:36 PM

Uttar Pradesh asked for report on Dalit discrimination
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) The central government has sought a detailed report from Uttar Pradesh following reports that children in a state-run school in Etawah district refused to eat food prepared by Dalit cooks.

Friday, January 25, 2008 3:39:09 PM

States lobby for 30 world-class universities
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Several states are competing with one another to house one or more of the 30 world-class universities mooted by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to upgrade the higher education system and serve as 'launching pads' for India's rightful place in the knowledge economy.

Friday, January 25, 2008 11:43:04 AM

Rajasthan teacher's vow of silence angers students
Jaipur, Jan 24 (IANS) A teacher has been on 'maun vrat', vow of silence, for almost a year in a village school in Rajasthan. Now, the angry students feel they have had enough and have put a lock on the school gate.

Thursday, January 24, 2008 3:52:59 PM

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