New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Around 5,000 private school-van operators Monday called off their strike within hours of launching it as the Delhi government gave them a month's time to meet the guidelines set by the Supreme Court.`
Monday, December 03, 2007 8:34:45 PM
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Young engineers of the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are refusing lucrative jobs at Dow Chemicals (which owns Union Carbide) on moral grounds, as the company has been held responsible for the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy that killed over 5,000 people and left thousands permanently disabled.
Monday, December 03, 2007 6:43:30 PM
Jammu, Dec 3 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's ruling alliance partner Peoples Democratic Party Monday came out with a policy for the youth, which focuses on education, employment and empowerment.
Monday, December 03, 2007 6:39:19 PM
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday set aside its earlier order, which gave freedom to unaided minority schools in the national capital in matters of nursery admissions, and made it clear that these schools have to adhere to the norms of the state government.
Monday, December 03, 2007 5:27:14 PM
Shillong (Meghalaya), Dec 1 (IANS) Union Human Resource Development Minister Arjun Singh Saturday laid the foundation stone of the country's seventh Indian Institute of Management (IIM) here.
Saturday, December 01, 2007 7:48:29 PM
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Holding placards and banners on AIDS awareness, school and college students held a three-km march near Delhi University on World AIDS Day Saturday and spoke about the disease and its prevention to the people on the way.
Saturday, December 01, 2007 6:02:46 PM
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) High illiteracy rate will only be reduced if governments accord priority to literacy and recognize it as a right, said participants at the end of the two-day global literacy meet here Friday.
Friday, November 30, 2007 9:07:11 PM
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) India is among the bottom five countries in South and West Asia when it comes to female literacy rate, says a new report released by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, Cultural Organisation (Unesco).
Friday, November 30, 2007 4:15:44 PM
Ahmedabad, Nov 30 (IANS) The Greeks and Romans are known to have practised it and, until not so long ago, it was a much sought after skill in India too. But stenography or shorthand writing has all but disappeared now.
Friday, November 30, 2007 8:55:08 AM
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday asked the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) to admit a student, who had complained of caste discrimination, to the course of his choice.
Thursday, November 29, 2007 10:14:59 PM
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