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Political activists, students demand IIT for Orissa
Bhubaneswar, May 10 (IANS) Hundreds of students and political activists Thursday demanded the central government set up an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in Orissa, a day after the government said it had no such plan.

Thursday, May 10, 2007 8:04:50 PM

15 percent free seats must, court tells schools
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday reiterated its direction to the public schools, built on subsidised government land, to evolve a consensus among them to reserve at least 15 percent of seats for free studentship.

Thursday, May 10, 2007 7:51:47 PM

Achuthanandan's son's PhD admission violates norms?
Thiruvananthapuram, May 9 (IANS) Allegations Wednesday surfaced that Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan's son Arun Kumar had reportedly secured admission in Kerala University for doing his Ph.D in bio-informatics in violation of the university norms.

Wednesday, May 09, 2007 7:11:53 PM

'Girl stars' shine - and tell others how to
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) One has hit the jackpot in the junk yard, another's life has flowered thanks to the yellow striped honey bees.

Wednesday, May 09, 2007 4:32:04 PM

Order reserved on referring quota issue to constitution bench
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday reserved its order on the union government's plea to refer the issue of quotas for other backward classes (OBC) in centrally funded higher educational institutions to a constitution bench.

Wednesday, May 09, 2007 3:44:51 PM

Dalit children now have a forum to speak out
Bhopal, May 9 (IANS) Kamod Singh Ahirwar, 18, and Lal Singh, 14, now know where young Dalits like them can air their grievances.

Wednesday, May 09, 2007 9:14:17 AM

Running a library solely for villagers (FEATURE)
Bhubaneswar, May 9 (IANS) His passion for books and urge to spread knowledge among villagers led Pradipta Mohanty to start his own library where people could read and borrow books free of charge.

Wednesday, May 09, 2007 9:12:28 AM

Court asks schools to decide on reservation for poor students
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday asked public schools on subsidised land to evolve a consensus among them to reserve at least 15 percent of their seats for free education of poor students and report to the court within a week, saying it brooked no more delay.

Tuesday, May 08, 2007 9:47:04 PM

Apex court may refer quota law to constitution bench Wednesday
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court will decide Wednesday if a constitutional bench should examine the central law for 27 percent quotas for other backward classes (OBC) in centrally-funded higher educational institutions.

Tuesday, May 08, 2007 5:25:20 PM

Teach traffic rules in school: Rajasthan Police
Jaipur, May 8 (IANS) The Rajasthan police department has suggested to the state government to introduce a chapter on traffic rules in school curriculum as is being done in Punjab.

Tuesday, May 08, 2007 3:48:53 PM

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