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CII to adopt 15 technical institutes in Rajasthan
Jaipur, Dec 22 (IANS) Rajasthan's 15 Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) will be turned into centres of excellence, thanks to a decision of the industry body Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).

Saturday, December 22, 2007 6:52:48 PM

Haryana schoolboy dies after forced to run
Karnal, Dec 20 (IANS) A class 11th student of a government school in Haryana died after physical education teacher allegedly forced him to run laps as a punishment for coming late to school.

Thursday, December 20, 2007 7:52:56 PM

Dalai Lama to teach leadership at IIM-A
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) After Railway Minister Lalu Prasad, it's now the turn of Buddhist spiritual leader the Dalai Lama to teach management and leadership qualities at the premier Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A).

Thursday, December 20, 2007 9:05:47 AM

India to set up education loan guarantee authority
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) India is to set up a Higher Education Loan Guarantee Authority (HELGA) that will make it easier for needy students to secure bank loans for education and also pay the interest till they complete their course.

Wednesday, December 19, 2007 6:42:03 PM

Shashi Tharoor to start finishing school in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 19 (IANS) Former UN Under-Secretary General and chairman of Dubai-based Afras Projects India Shashi Tharoor signed an agreement Wednesday to start a finishing school in Kerala for the young software professionals at the Technopark here.

Wednesday, December 19, 2007 5:55:41 PM

Amartya Sen calls for accountability in education
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Nobel laureate Amartya Sen Wednesday called for accountability in delivery of elementary education and urged authorities to utilise resources generated from economic growth in pubic services.

Wednesday, December 19, 2007 4:42:45 PM

Call it sexuality education, not sex education: experts
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) The term sex education, that is often misunderstood, should be modified and called sexuality education to give it a broader meaning to include its biological, socio-cultural and psychological dimensions, speakers at a two-day meet on the subject suggested here.

Wednesday, December 19, 2007 12:33:48 PM

Budding Punjabi poets meet on Orkut, produce book
Chandigarh, Dec 19 (IANS) Some hail from as far as the US and Australia, though most are from Punjab, but love for Punjabi poetry brought 13 budding poets together on social networking site Orkut and they have now come out with a book.

Wednesday, December 19, 2007 11:19:15 AM

Male-female gap in literacy widening: UN report
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) The male-female gulf in literacy rates in Asia and Africa seems to be widening, says a UN report. In India, more than half of young women aged 15-19 years have no primary education.

Wednesday, December 19, 2007 8:49:30 AM

Gandhi's dream schools in a shambles (Feature)
Patna, Dec 19 (IANS) Mahatma Gandhi's dream of providing education with a difference to the poorest of the poor is dying in Bihar's West Champaran district. The schools set up by him are in a shambles.

Wednesday, December 19, 2007 7:54:51 AM

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