New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), one of the premier universities in the country, plans to open entrance examination centres in all the SAARC countries, with the newest one in Pakistan.
Sunday, September 02, 2007 3:56:09 PM
Bangalore, Sep 2 (IANS) Intel Corporation chairman Craig R. Barrett is visiting India and Bangladesh from Monday to strengthen the chip-maker's education and healthcare programmes aimed at using technology for empowering the common folk.
Sunday, September 02, 2007 3:42:17 PM
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Uma Khurana, a teacher accused of forcing girl students into prostitution, was sacked Saturday even as the Delhi government assured that private security will be deployed at state-run girl schools to ensure such incidents do not occur.
Saturday, September 01, 2007 9:22:17 PM
Chennai, Sep 1 (IANS) Tamil Nadu will spend Rs.60 billion for the development of primary and basic education in 2008-09, the state's Minister for School Education Thangam Thennarasu said Saturday.
Saturday, September 01, 2007 4:15:23 PM
Kolkata, Sep 1 (IANS) The inmates of Udayan, a home for children from Kolkata's leprosy colonies that is patronised by former Australian cricketer Steve Waugh, are now taking lessons in multimedia and animation to make a career.
Saturday, September 01, 2007 10:46:14 AM
Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) Seeking to bring about 'a qualitative leap forward' in the country's higher education and research, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday announced that the government has approved the setting up of several new institutes of higher learning across the country.
Friday, August 31, 2007 9:12:26 PM
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) More than 500 Indian students and scholars have secured admission to a number of European universities under the Erasmus Mundus (EM) scholarship funded by the European Union (EU).
Friday, August 31, 2007 9:11:44 PM
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Uma Khurana, mathematics teacher at Sarvodaya Kanya Vidyalaya on Asaf Ali Road in central Delhi, was arrested Friday for allegedly forcing girl students into prostitution and to act in pornographic films.
Friday, August 31, 2007 3:10:52 PM
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Agitating medicos of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) called off their strike Thursday afternoon even as Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss said he had returned their degree certificates to the institute director for corrections.
Thursday, August 30, 2007 9:53:14 PM
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Hundreds of agitated parents damaged public vehicles and hurled stones at a state-run school here Thursday after a sting by a private news channel showed one of its teachers allegedly forcing girl students to act in pornographic films. Nine people including a municipal councillor were injured in the violence and police retaliation.
Thursday, August 30, 2007 3:05:28 PM
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