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Kalam asks business houses to adopt schools
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Monday asked corporate and industrial houses to adopt schools, particularly in rural and semi-urban areas, and provide them infrastructure facilities.

Monday, May 07, 2007 6:29:43 PM

Apex court to hear petitions challenging quota tomorrow
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court will hear Tuesday a batch of petitions challenging the constitutional validity of a law providing 27 percent reservation for Other Backward Classes (OBCs) students in elite central educational institutions for 2007-2008.

Monday, May 07, 2007 6:29:01 PM

Jharkhand teacher tells kids about benefits of hooch
Ranchi, May 7 (IANS) They learn the three Rs of course, but students in a Jharkhand school are also being taught the benefits of drinking 'hadia', the local intoxicant made of rice and the mahua fruit.

Monday, May 07, 2007 2:04:31 PM

Several countries offer to revive Arabic-Persian university
Patna, May 7 (IANS) An Arabic-Persian university in Patna, which is almost in a state of non-existence, might soon overcome the crisis as some West and Central Asian countries have offered funds to revive it.

Monday, May 07, 2007 8:55:13 AM

IIT-Bombay has grand plans to celebrate golden jubilee
Mumbai, May 6 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay (IIT-Bombay) is chalking out plans to celebrate its golden jubilee later this year in a big way and various events spanning over a year are being planned.

Sunday, May 06, 2007 12:00:53 PM

Delhi - the gateway to a world of dreams for students
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Sitting on a low stool in the Patel Chest Institute lane near Delhi University or eating at the buzzing Ganga Dhaba of the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), it is impossible to miss groups of students from Bihar, Orissa or the Northeast hanging around.

Sunday, May 06, 2007 10:37:31 AM

Record number of candidates for diaspora scholarship scheme
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) A record number of 223 students from the Indian diaspora will vie for the Scholarship Programme for Diaspora Children (SPDC) 2007-08 awarded by the Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs (MOIA) in an examination to be held in 15 countries Sunday.

Saturday, May 05, 2007 5:54:15 PM

Jaipur to get 200 kids' computer education centres
Jaipur, May 5 (IANS) Jaipur will soon have over 200 learning centres to promote computer education among underprivileged schoolchildren by providing them access to educational content and games, officials said Saturday.

Saturday, May 05, 2007 5:32:46 PM

Jammu University invited to open campus in Mauritius
Jammu, May 5 (IANS) Mauritius has asked Jammu University to open a branch campus in the island nation.

Saturday, May 05, 2007 12:52:41 PM

Jamia inaugurates department named after Arjun Singh
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Having named its departments and buildings after luminaries like Nelson Mandela, Fidel Castro, Sarojini Naidu and Noam Chomsky, the Jamia Milia Islamia Friday evening inaugurated a department in the name of Human Resource Development Minister Arjun Singh.

Friday, May 04, 2007 11:38:18 PM

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