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IIMs to be empowered to award degrees
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) The government Thursday said it was formulating a law to empower the premium Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) to offer degrees like universities without curtail their autonomy.

Thursday, September 27, 2007 4:32:32 PM

BITS students stock fund to learn market
Jaipur, Sep 27 (IANS) Students at the Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) Pilani, in Rajasthan, have started an investment fund to learn the intricacies of investing in stock markets.

Thursday, September 27, 2007 3:44:27 PM

IITians run school for children of migrant labourers
Hamirpur (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 27 (IANS) The children of Bidokhar village call it Apna Skool, or our school. An NGO - formed by the faculty and student of Kanpur's Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) - has set up the non-formal school in Hamirpur district of Uttar Pradesh for elementary education of children of migrant labourers.

Thursday, September 27, 2007 9:56:05 AM

500 women constables to patrol Delhi University
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) At least 500 women constables will be deployed at the Delhi University (DU) campus following molestation last week of two north-eastern girl students by some men appearing in a police entrance exam.

Wednesday, September 26, 2007 9:14:21 PM

No time limit on reservations, apex court told
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The central government asserted before the Supreme Court Wednesday that there cannot be any time limit on reservation. 'No time limit can be fixed for the measures of social engineering,' it stated in defence of a law granting 27 percent reservation for other backward classes in centrally-run higher educational institutions.

Wednesday, September 26, 2007 6:00:19 PM

Punjab teachers climb water tank, do a 'Sholay'
Kapurthala, Sep 25 (IANS) They may not be remotely related to actor Dharmendra but what nine teachers in Punjab, including five women, did in this town Tuesday evening brought back memories of the Bollywood star's water tank scene in the 1975 blockbuster 'Sholay'.

Tuesday, September 25, 2007 11:17:00 PM

Government begins court defence of quota law
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Caste is 'not merely a primary index for social backwardness' but the sole criteria for determining social backwardness, the central government told the apex court Tuesday.

Tuesday, September 25, 2007 8:52:04 PM

Over 600 post-graduates to wait one more month for degrees
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Over 600 post-graduates of the premier All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) will have to wait one more month to get their degree certificates.

Tuesday, September 25, 2007 8:21:17 PM

Corporate giants reach out to underprivileged kids
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Magic shows, movies and a whole lot of goodies. Children from humble backgrounds across the capital Tuesday had a field day as two corporate giants, PVR and Nirulas, on two separate occasions, entertained them - and promised them something even bigger: education.

Tuesday, September 25, 2007 7:21:27 PM

British Council invites essays on corporate social responsibility
Chennai, Sep 25 (IANS) The British Council is holding an essay writing competition for teachers and research scholars in India and other south Asian countries on corporate social responsibility projects in the region.

Tuesday, September 25, 2007 5:44:01 PM

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