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Sunita Williams meets Manmohan Singh, school students (Night Lead)
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Indian-American astronaut Sunita Williams Monday said she was overwhelmed with the love and affection she had received in India and the interest of young Indians in aeronautics and space exploration. She also met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

Monday, October 01, 2007 9:58:20 PM

PM announces Sunita Williams Scholarships
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh told Indian American astronaut Sunita Williams that she was a 'source of inspiration' for youngsters in India, as he announced special scholarships, named after her, for space studies.

Monday, October 01, 2007 7:08:10 PM

Violence in Jharkhand over students' body polls
Ranchi, Oct 1 (IANS) Security was beefed up Monday for all three universities in Jharkhand and colleges affiliated with them after some students beat up a college principal ahead of student's union elections taking place after a gap of 26 years.

Monday, October 01, 2007 3:35:38 PM

Meet to focus on making entrepreneurs
Ahmedabad, Oct 1 (IANS) Surat-based Sardar Vallabhai National Institute of Technology (SVNIT) is holding an entrepreneurship festival called Entru-meet aimed at encouraging students to turn into entrepreneurs.

Monday, October 01, 2007 3:34:40 PM

Sunita Williams wants to see Indians smiling from the moon
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Indian students have enough capability and they should concentrate on exploring the universe more, American-Indian astronaut Sunita Williams said Monday. She expressed her desire to see Indian students smiling from the moon.

Monday, October 01, 2007 2:37:45 PM

Teacher arrested for making student strip
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) A teacher of a private school in the capital was arrested Saturday for allegedly making a seven-year-old girl student strip as punishment for not doing homework.

Saturday, September 29, 2007 9:42:01 PM

Panjab University to go ahead with celebrations minus PM
Chandigarh, Sep 29 (IANS) The Panjab University has decided to go ahead with its diamond jubilee celebrations from Monday despite the last minute pullout by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who studied as well as taught there.

Saturday, September 29, 2007 1:14:51 PM

Apex court stays Muslim quota in Andhra Pradesh
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday stayed further admissions in educational institutions in Andhra Pradesh against a newly-enacted state law granting four percent quota to Muslims students.

Friday, September 28, 2007 3:31:48 PM

Will quota ensure social empowerment, asks Supreme Court
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday asked the government if the new law for enhancing caste-based reservations in higher educational institutions would ensure social empowerment of backward classes that do not have full access to elementary education.

Thursday, September 27, 2007 9:31:14 PM

PM postpones Chandigarh, Himachal visit
Chandigarh, Sep 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday postponed his visit to his alma mater, the Panjab University, here which was to confer him with an honorary doctorate to mark its diamond jubilee Oct 1.

Thursday, September 27, 2007 8:59:51 PM

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