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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

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

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