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Court verdict on private colleges setback for Achuthanandan
Thiruvananthapuram, May 7 (IANS) The V.S. Achuthanandan government suffered a serious setback with the Supreme Court Monday upholding a high court ruling striking down several clauses of the state's professional colleges act, doing away with the quotas and fee structures prescribed by the Left government.

Monday, May 07, 2007 10:14:54 PM

Premier institutes launch leadership course for manufacturing sector
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) With the growing demand for highly-skilled manpower for Indian manufacturing industry, some premier technology and business schools have joined hands Monday to launch a postgraduate programme for executives working in the manufacturing sector.

Monday, May 07, 2007 8:53:25 PM

SC permits private colleges in Kerala to conduct CET
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday allowed a consortium of private medical and engineering colleges in Kerala to conduct a separate common entrance test (CET) for ensuing academic year.

Monday, May 07, 2007 8:52:42 PM

Women's outfit opposes sex education in Kashmir
Srinagar, May 7 (IANS) The women's separatist outfit, Dukhtaran-e-Milat (DeM) Monday opposed introduction of sex education in Kashmir schools despite officials having no such plans.

Monday, May 07, 2007 7:26:52 PM

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

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