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Blend east with west in Lucknow's cool Gurukul (Lead)
Lucknow, Dec 31 (IANS) A silent revolution is taking place in the heart of this city. A local school has revived the ancient gurukul system to teach students how to be model Indians in a globalised nation at a time when the country's education system is modelling itself on the west.

Monday, December 31, 2007 2:13:44 PM

Lucknow school trying to revive gurukul system
Lucknow, Dec 31 (IANS) The Indian education system may be modelling itself on the West, but a school here is returning to tradition by trying to revive the ancient gurukul system.

Monday, December 31, 2007 10:11:05 AM

Education helps teen overcome polio
Jodhpur, Dec 31 (IANS) Education opens minds, and sometimes helps conquer peaks too. For Chauthi, crippled with polio as a child, married at 16 and disowned by her in-laws soon after, education has given a new focus to her life and made her self-reliant.

Monday, December 31, 2007 8:26:07 AM

Senior JNU professor to head Kashmir University
Jammu, Dec 29 (IANS) Riyaz Punjabi, a senior professor of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in Delhi, was Saturday appointed the new vice chancellor of the University of Kashmir.

Saturday, December 29, 2007 5:35:29 PM

Right wing historians to challenge Marxists at history congress (Lead)
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) The three-day 68th annual session of the Indian History Congress, the largest professional and academic body of Indian historians, began here Friday with around 1,000 delegates participating to deliberate on various aspects of history and archaeology in the Indian context.

Friday, December 28, 2007 8:33:25 PM

Right wing historians to challenge Leftists in history congress
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) The 68th annual session of the Indian History Congress, the largest professional and academic body of Indian historians, beginning here Friday is all set to witness another round of ideological battle between the right wing and Marxist historians.

Friday, December 28, 2007 11:00:17 AM

Helping parents of NRIs in their twilight years (Feature)
Pune, Dec 27 (IANS) Their children live and work far away, but many parents of non-resident Indians have formed new bonds in their twilight years - not just companionship but also support - thanks to a unique organisation.

Thursday, December 27, 2007 10:00:48 AM

Delhi University to confer doctorate on British PM
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) British Prime Minister Gordon Brown will be awarded an honorary doctorate degree by Delhi University in January during a special convocation. Brown is slated to arrive in Delhi on a state visit mid-January, his first to India since becoming prime minister.

Wednesday, December 26, 2007 10:41:30 PM

Engineering student shot at by friends in Noida (Lead)
Nodia, Dec 26 (IANS) An engineering student has been allegedly shot at by his three friends here after he refused to hang out with them, according to the police.

Wednesday, December 26, 2007 8:47:58 PM

Government invites application for IIM-Lucknow director
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) The ministry of human resources development (HRD) has invited applications for the director's post at Indian Institute of Management-Lucknow (IIM-L). This follows a tussle between the ministry and IIM fraternity earlier this year over the selection of director of IIM-Ahmedabad.

Wednesday, December 26, 2007 4:05:05 PM

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