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Apex court rebukes top Uttar Pradesh officials
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday rebuked two top Uttar Pradesh government officials for their failure to appoint over 250 candidates who had successfully appeared in a job selection examination nearly a decade ago.

Friday, November 16, 2007 7:31:11 PM

SMS to know CAT answers within hours of exam
Mumbai, Nov 16 (IANS) Months of fretting after taking the Combined Admission Test (CAT) for admissions to top management institutes may become a thing of the past with the launch of an SMS service that will give the answers within hours of taking the exam.

Friday, November 16, 2007 4:31:28 PM

A special gift for children in Thar desert
Barmer, Nov 16 (IANS) Children's Day this year brought a special gift to kids in Rajasthan's Barmer district - a school they had lost to unexpected floods in the Thar desert in August 2006.

Friday, November 16, 2007 7:39:32 AM

Teacher booked after two girl students commit suicide
Mansa (Punjab), Nov 15 (IANS) A government school teacher was booked Thursday in this south Punjab town after two girl students consumed poison alleging humiliation at his hands.

Thursday, November 15, 2007 8:50:56 PM

Home ministry to introduce traffic rules in NCERT books
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) Alarmed by the growing number of road accidents and subsequent deaths, the home ministry is planning to include traffic guidelines as part of the school curriculum so that youngsters can imbibe good driving culture.

Thursday, November 15, 2007 4:34:54 PM

Pakistan theme tops fiction and non-fiction bestsellers list
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) There are no new surprises in the bestsellers list this week but Pakistan theme tops both fiction and non-fiction lists. 'Deception: Pakistan, The United States and The Global Nuclear' which traces the journey of Pakistan's nuclear bomb climbs to the top of the non-fiction list. Pakistan-born Harvard Law School graduate turned journalist-writer Mohsin Hamid's 'The Reluctant Fundamentalist' is at the top in the fiction list.

Thursday, November 15, 2007 4:30:00 PM

Delhi court's 'no' to nursery admission guidelines
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday refused to accept the Delhi government's guidelines for admission of children in nursery classes in the private schools that have rejected an expert panel's recommendations.

Wednesday, November 14, 2007 8:40:02 PM

Apex court summons top Uttar Pradesh officials
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday asked the Uttar Pradesh education secretary and the state's Public Service Commission chairman to appear before it Friday and explain why over 250 candidates were still awaiting appointment despite clearing job selection examinations a decade ago.

Wednesday, November 14, 2007 5:39:23 PM

Schools at the doorstep of labourers' children (Feature)
Pune, Nov 12 (IANS) Twelve-year-old Tanuja looks way older than her age. She is the eldest daughter of parents who are construction workers.

Monday, November 12, 2007 8:54:34 AM

Now Virginia University to train Indian managers
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) Virginia University in the US is set to enter the fast-paced education scene in India with certificate programmes for senior managers of Indian companies - for a steep fee of Rs.200,000 per candidate.

Sunday, November 11, 2007 12:14:25 PM

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