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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

Tough maths section in CAT stumps aspirants
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) For the thousands who took the Common Admission Test (CAT) exam Sunday seeking admission to the prestigious management schools, it was either a day of jubilation or dejection. Most, however, agreed that the mathematics section of the paper was a googly.

Sunday, November 18, 2007 3:01:24 PM

IIM-A needs more of quality faculty, funds, infrastructure
Ahmedabad, Nov 17 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A), faces three impediments in its growth and expansion: shortage of quality faculty in the country, funds, and infrastructure, the business school's new director, Samir Barua, said Saturday.

Saturday, November 17, 2007 5:26:21 PM

Transgender to campaign for gender justice in education
Chennai, Nov 17 (IANS) A 28-year-old transgender who was forced to grow up as a boy and who is now aspiring to be a television host in Tamil Nadu is campaigning for gender justice in education.

Saturday, November 17, 2007 9:02:45 AM

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

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