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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

Cabinet approves establishment of All India Institute of Ayurveda
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) The union cabinet Thursday approved the setting up of an All India Institute of Ayurveda in the national capital.

Thursday, January 24, 2008 3:27:54 PM

Chhattisgarh sacks bureaucrat who met jailed activist
Raipur, Jan 24 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government has sacked its education advisor for meeting a human rights activist who is in jail for his alleged links with Maoist rebels in the state.

Thursday, January 24, 2008 2:26:09 PM

Abused Tamil Nadu children turn to rights commission
Chennai, Jan 24 (IANS) A seven-year-old boy was made to stand for an hour under a blistering sun and later suspended for wearing henna on his hands while a case of rioting was registered against a three-year-old. Several children like them in Tamil Nadu are now fighting legal battles to secure their rights.

Thursday, January 24, 2008 1:26:16 PM

Chandigarh officials left begging for beggars!
Chandigarh, Jan 24 (IANS) They were ubiquitous at market places, traffic intersections and other busy spots. But suddenly Chandigarh's beggars seem to have disappeared into thin air - perhaps in a bid to avoid a rehabilitation scheme!

Thursday, January 24, 2008 10:08:54 AM

200 IIT alumni to mentor 1,000 budding entrepreneurs
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Come the Republic Day and over 200 successful entrepreneurs from the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) will coach 1,000 budding entrepreneurs from 16 cities how to launch a business and nurture it.

Wednesday, January 23, 2008 10:07:20 PM

Chhattisgarh teachers exempted from non-teaching jobs
Raipur, Jan 23 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government Wednesday said about 160,000 teachers of 38,680 government schools would not to be deputed for non-teaching jobs such as census, pulse polio drive or voters' list preparations.

Wednesday, January 23, 2008 2:53:57 PM

As board exams loom, homes turn into battle zones (Lead)
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) In thousands of Indian homes, fretting parents are busy banishing TV and online entertainment while their exasperated wards are on a short fuse. These are homes where children are set to take their crucial board examinations in March.

Wednesday, January 23, 2008 2:41:00 PM

Frayed nerves as board exams draw nearer
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) It is that time of the year again. Irritation levels are running high in homes where students are preparing for their board exams with fretting parents and their exasperated wards always seeming to be on a short fuse.

Wednesday, January 23, 2008 10:26:25 AM

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