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PIO university awaiting cabinet nod
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) The ministry of overseas Indian affairs is awaiting the approval of the union cabinet to set up a university for Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs).

Friday, January 04, 2008 10:17:10 PM

ASI, IIT-Kanpur join hands on scientific applications
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) To equip itself with scientific methods that can be used in archaeology, the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Kanpur-based Indian Institute of Technology (IIT).

Friday, January 04, 2008 8:56:09 PM

India invests $208 million in northeast education infrastructure
Agartala, Jan 4 (IANS) The central government has launched an ambitious Rs.8.17-billion ($208 million) scheme to develop educational infrastructure in India's eight northeastern states, according to an official report.

Friday, January 04, 2008 1:28:14 PM

With funding, MoUs, Cambridge woos Indian students
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) For those aspiring to study at Cambridge University, here's some good news. The university is planning to enhance scholarships, said Alison Richard, vice-chancellor of one of the largest universities in Britain.

Thursday, January 03, 2008 6:20:16 PM

New Cambridge University professorship to honour Nehru
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) To honour India's first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru, an alumnus of Trinity College at Cambridge University, a professorship of Indian Business and Enterprise has been announced at the university.

Thursday, January 03, 2008 5:59:18 PM

Jharkhand giving stipends to prevent child marriage
Ranchi, Jan 3 (IANS) Alarmed at the high rate of school dropouts by girls due to child marriages, the Jharkhand government plans to give stipends to schoolchildren only if the parents sign an undertaking that they will not marry their daughters off below 18.

Thursday, January 03, 2008 5:55:23 PM

Class 10 boy shoots junior at Madhya Pradesh school
Bhopal, Jan 3 (IANS) A Class 10 boy shot dead a Class 8 student with a locally made illicit revolver following a quarrel in the school in Madhya Pradesh's Satna district Thursday.

Thursday, January 03, 2008 5:18:42 PM

Foundation laid for health institute in Andhra
Hyderabad, Jan 2 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy Wednesday laid the foundation stone for the Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS).

Wednesday, January 02, 2008 8:26:29 PM

IIT starts live telecast of lectures
Mumbai, Jan 2 (IANS) In a major initiative, the Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay (IIT-B) Wednesday started telecasting its lectures free of cost to engineering colleges around the country.

Wednesday, January 02, 2008 4:58:12 PM

Former union minister P.C. Chunder dead
Kolkata, Jan 1 (IANS) Eminent academician, Congress leader and former union education minister Pratap Chandra Chunder died in a city hospital Tuesday afternoon. He was 88.

Tuesday, January 01, 2008 8:35:20 PM

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