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Everyone in this Kerala village has passed class IV
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 5 (IANS) A Kerala village has become the first in the country where the entire population is educated at least till Class IV.

Saturday, January 05, 2008 5:10:32 PM

Jharkhand students to go on heritage tours
Ranchi, Jan 5 (IANS) The Jharkhand art and culture department will start heritage tours for schoolchildren to increase their awareness about the state.

Saturday, January 05, 2008 4:01:29 PM

US varsity assures support to dead Indian student's parents
Kolkata, Jan 5 (IANS) Four days after a Kolkata girl was apparently killed in a road mishap in Chicago, the authorities of Ohio's Bowling Green State University where she was studying contacted her parents assuring all possible assistance in sending the body back home.

Saturday, January 05, 2008 11:32:08 AM

AMU cracks down on errant students
Aligarh, Jan 4 (IANS) For the first time in its history, the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) has expelled 22 students for varying periods and imposed fine on 10 others, to send a message that there would be no compromise with discipline.

Friday, January 04, 2008 10:46:17 PM

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

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