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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

'Taare Zameen Par' in real life
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) Does Y come before X, or vice versa? This problem of sequencing that the protagonist in Aamir Khan's latest 'Taare Zameen Par' faces is typical of children suffering from dyslexia, or learning disability, and reflects in their poor performance in studies, especially maths.

Wednesday, December 26, 2007 11:14:40 AM

Jharkhand offers money bait to check school dropout rate
Ranchi, Dec 25 (IANS) Jharkhand's ministry of resources development (HRD) has decided to give monetary incentives to students in the government-run schools in order to curb the dropouts menace.

Tuesday, December 25, 2007 2:52:57 PM

Panjab University to hold 'degree mela' to give old degrees
Chandigarh, Dec 25 (IANS) The Panjab University here will hold a 'degree mela' to give away degrees to students, some of whom passed out during the 1950s but forgot to collect these.

Tuesday, December 25, 2007 1:07:35 PM

Bangle seller spreads light of knowledge in Jharkhand
Dhanbad (Jharkhand), Dec 25 (IANS) She sells bangles by the day to earn a living. But come evening and Hakim Bibi, who was illiterate until only 13 years ago, turns teacher to the young and old in her impoverished Jharkhand village.

Tuesday, December 25, 2007 7:43:38 AM

Tourism ministry starts `earn while you learn' scheme
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) College students keen to earn while studying can now enrol themselves into a tourism course, which will help them land jobs and also give them an insight into the booming industry.

Monday, December 24, 2007 5:56:41 PM

'History books need to focus on flora and fauna'
Sawai Madhopur (Rajasthan), Dec 23 (IANS) Vice President Hamid Ansari said Sunday that history books need to bring a synergy between human history and those of animals, flora and fauna.

Sunday, December 23, 2007 8:42:16 PM

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