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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

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

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