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Child rights panel to hold public hearing in Tamil Nadu
Chennai, Jan 21 (IANS) The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) will hold a public hearing here Jan 23 on allegations of child abuse by Tamil Nadu schools and hostels. The hearing is in response to an appeal made by a coalition of 22 NGOs.

Monday, January 21, 2008 7:31:40 PM

Oxford to set up business research centre in India
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The Oxford University Monday reached an agreement with Hindustan Construction Co (HCC) to set up a business research centre in Maharashtra and offer executive courses to working professionals.

Monday, January 21, 2008 4:40:34 PM

'Doctor Brown' hails 'best university in India'
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Visiting British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, a former university lecturer himself, was Monday conferred the doctor of letters (D.Litt.) degree by the Delhi University for 'improving the quality of human life and promoting better human values'.

Monday, January 21, 2008 3:55:38 PM

Oxford wants to learn from India's growth story (Lead)
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Oxford University, one of the world's most venerable educational institutions, wants to 'learn' from India's growth story, its Vice Chancellor John A. Hood has said.

Monday, January 21, 2008 3:51:53 PM

We want to learn from India: Oxford vice chancellor
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) As the Indian economy continues to surge ahead, Oxford University Vice Chancellor John A. Hood Monday said the institution wants to learn lessons from India's growth for a better world.

Monday, January 21, 2008 1:54:14 PM

Illiterate Rajasthan prisoners to be educated
Jaipur, Jan 21 (IANS) Rajasthan has decided to provide free basic education to illiterate inmates in all its jails.

Monday, January 21, 2008 9:37:36 AM

IIM alumni enhance graduate employability
Jaipur, Jan 20 (IANS) Alumni of the six Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs), the country's premier business schools, came forward Sunday with a slew of customised courses here to enhance the graduates' prospects of employment.

Sunday, January 20, 2008 7:51:12 PM

PepsiCo starts contest for management students
Pune, Jan 20 (IANS) Cola giant PepsiCo has launched a contest to tap young talent from the country's top management schools.

Sunday, January 20, 2008 2:37:28 PM

'India's call-centre employees need to speak better English'
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Indians working in call centres have a thick accent and need to strengthen their knowledge of English to be globally competitive, says a top official of the US-based Educational Testing Service (ETS) that designs tests like TOEFL. 'It's an interesting situation here. People may read and write good English but spoken English needs improvement,' said David L. Hunt, vice president of ETS, which is headquartered in Princeton.

Sunday, January 20, 2008 8:26:24 AM

IIM-Lucknow to manage teacher-student meets at schools
Lucknow, Jan 19 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow (IIM-L) will play 'guru' to 20 teachers and 60 students from secondary schools from across the country here Sunday, in an effort to improve the rapport between the teacher and the taught.

Saturday, January 19, 2008 8:16:28 PM

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