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The disabled can power economic growth: World Bank
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Given better access to education and jobs, disabled people in India can significantly contribute to the country's economic growth, says a new World Bank report released Tuesday.

Tuesday, November 20, 2007 3:27:15 PM

Kumble's grit finds a chapter in textbooks
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) 'Grit can be defined as determination and courage when faced with extreme challenges. How does one show true grit on the sports field?' Thus begins a chapter titled 'True Grit' in an English course book prescribed for Class 8 kids. You guessed it. The chapter is all about Anil Radhakrishna Kumble, 37, the world's third highest wicket-taker in Test cricket with 560 wickets, who is nowthe new captain of the Indian Test team.

Tuesday, November 20, 2007 10:06:48 AM

'Listen to customer to sell around the world'
Chennai, Nov 20 (IANS) To make products for the global market, Indian manufacturers should embrace the transformational management system that is based on eliminating waste and listening to customers, says a top US consultancy firm.

Tuesday, November 20, 2007 10:05:32 AM

Only one nursery year, Delhi High Court rules
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Tiny tots will have only one year of nursery class at age four before they go straight to Class I, according to the new guidelines for admission to nursery classes in private schools which the Delhi High Court approved Monday, virtually trashing the Ganguly committee recommendations.

Monday, November 19, 2007 6:27:11 PM

Kerala cultural centre opens school in Kashmir
Kozhikode (Kerala), Nov 19 (IANS) With teachers from Kerala, a Muslim cultural centre here has set up a school in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district where hundreds of needy children in the violence-hit region are provided education.

Monday, November 19, 2007 9:20:20 AM

Kerala cultural centre opens school in Kashmir
Kozhikode (Kerala), Nov 19 (IANS) With teachers from Kerala, a Muslim cultural centre here has set up a school in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district where hundreds of needy children in the violence-hit region are provided education.

Monday, November 19, 2007 9:20:20 AM

Education our tool to empowerment, says Muslim women's group
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Some were dressed in black burqa, some in shimmering salwar-kameez, still others in crisp cotton saris. They come from different states and are burdened by innumerable problems, but one issue binds the group of Muslim women - literacy.

Monday, November 19, 2007 8:41:13 AM

Students learn to use RTI for green concerns
Gurgaon, Nov 19 (IANS) From demanding to know the status of and expenses incurred in river-cleaning projects to the level of pollutants being let out into the environment by industries, school students from across the country learnt how to use the Right to Information (RTI) Act to address environmental concerns at a conference here.

Monday, November 19, 2007 8:32:40 AM

Two arrested for impersonation in CAT
Chandigarh, Nov 18 (IANS) Two youngsters were arrested here Sunday when they appeared in the Common Admission Test (CAT) of the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) impersonating genuine candidates.

Sunday, November 18, 2007 11:00:32 PM

B-school distributes exam-kits for CAT aspirants
Chandigarh, Nov 18 (IANS) In a unique gesture, hundreds of aspirants who came to appear for the Common Admission Test (CAT) here Sunday, were provided with free examination kits by the management of a local business school.

Sunday, November 18, 2007 7:49:16 PM

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