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Low literacy level among Muslims worrying: Ansari
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Vice-President Mohammad Hamid Ansari Tuesday expressed concern over the low literacy level among Muslims, and exhorted the community to confront the evil of ignorance by focusing on 'autonomous correction of social customs hampering progress'.

Tuesday, October 30, 2007 11:03:27 PM

Punjab B-school celebrates Mukesh Ambani's richness
Chandigarh, Oct 30 (IANS) A business school in Punjab Tuesday celebrated published reports that Indian industrialist Mukesh Ambani has become the world's richest man Monday, even though his company clarified that the conclusions were based on wrong calculations.

Tuesday, October 30, 2007 8:05:27 PM

UPSC condemned for branding Bhagat Singh a 'terrorist'
Chandigarh, Oct 30 (IANS) A students organisation here has threatened to launch a stir against the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) and the central government for branding Bhagat Singh a 'terrorist' in the civil services mains examination last week.

Tuesday, October 30, 2007 6:31:12 PM

Punjab to set up Guru Granth Sahib world university
Chandigarh, Oct 29 (IANS) The Punjab government Monday announced that a world-class professional university, the Guru Granth Sahib World University, would be set up in the Sikh holy city of Fatehgarh Sahib.

Monday, October 29, 2007 11:18:12 PM

Ragging rampant in Kerala's professional colleges
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 29 (IANS) An attempted suicide by a first-year veterinary student following harassment by seniors in Kerala led to media reporting about similar cases and highlighting the menace of ragging in the state.

Monday, October 29, 2007 5:14:06 PM

Beauty school, computer training...all on wheels
Jaipur, Oct 29 (IANS) From beauty tips to computer education to healthcare, it will all be rolled out on wheels in Rajasthan as the state government tries to reach out to rural areas.

Monday, October 29, 2007 11:10:21 AM

UPSC question on Bhagat Singh's 'terrorism' sparks protests
Chandigarh, Oct 26 (IANS) Protests were held in Chandigarh Friday after a question in the civil services main Examination, conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), asked the students to evaluate the 'revolutionary terrorism' of one of the best known martyrs of Indian freedom struggle - Bhagat Singh.

Friday, October 26, 2007 10:19:50 PM

Patna schoolboy dies after being thrashed by teacher
Patna, Oct 26 (IANS) A 17-year-old class 12 student in Bihar's Bhagalpur town died Friday afternoon after he was reportedly thrashed by his school teacher.

Friday, October 26, 2007 6:55:11 PM

Indian higher education institutes to have more students
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) The Indian government has drawn up an ambitious plan to increase the number of students in its institutes of higher education. Over the next five years, the government plans to raise the enrolment in these institutions from the present 11 percent to 15 percent.

Friday, October 26, 2007 10:11:10 AM

Class 11 boy dies after being punished for coming late (Lead)
Ahmedabad, Oct 25 (IANS) A Class 11 student of a well-known school here died Thursday after he was apparently asked to circle the school grounds seven times for coming late.

Thursday, October 25, 2007 6:19:14 PM

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