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Government increases teachers' retirement age to 65 years
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The central government has increased the retirement age for teachers in centrally-aided educational institutions from 62 to 65 years.

Thursday, March 15, 2007 10:39:22 PM

Virginia university students on study trip to India
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment Meira Kumar told a group of students from Virginia University, US, Thursday that a team set up by the government is examining ways to implement reservation in private sector.

Thursday, March 15, 2007 9:07:40 PM

'Kidnapper' teacher attacked by victims' families
Chandigarh, March 14 (IANS) Police custody may not be the safest of places for an accused. A teacher, accused of kidnapping two girl students, realised it when he was beaten by friends and relatives of the victims inside a police station here Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 14, 2007 11:16:03 PM

Over 27,000 rescued child labours put in schools
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) A total of 27,235 child labour, rescued in 2006-07 were put in mainstream education, Minister of State for Labour and Employment Oscar Fernandes said Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 14, 2007 9:38:10 PM

Lalu plans lecture tour to US varsities, Silicon Valley
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Railway Minister Lalu Prasad is not just moving wheels, he is set to move men of substance, as well.

Wednesday, March 14, 2007 8:36:54 PM

Nine US research scholars' visas denied
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Nine scholars from the US were denied visas to pursue their research projects in India because of the sensitivity of their assignments, the Rajya Sabha was informed Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 14, 2007 4:15:41 PM

Campaign launched to implement right to education
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) A nationwide campaign has been launched to urge the government to give teeth to the Right to Education Bill, which aims at making education compulsory for all children aged 6-14 in India.

Wednesday, March 14, 2007 2:59:33 PM

Engineering college? In Andhra, it is a guesthouse!
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) For the last 34 years, two acres of land leased to the Warangal Regional Engineering College in Andhra Pradesh has been used for running a state tourism restaurant and a guesthouse.

Wednesday, March 14, 2007 2:42:46 PM

A tale of brilliance and perseverance (FEATURE)
Lucknow, March 14 (IANS) Sushma Verma, 7, and Jabbar Hussain, 65, are creating history in Uttar Pradesh for much the same reason. Both are appearing for the Class 10 examination this year. The difference: Sushma is probably the youngest child in the country to take the test, while Hussain is going for it the 37th time.

Wednesday, March 14, 2007 10:24:22 AM

Anirudhdh hurt during fight scene
Young Kannada actor Anirudhdh fractured his right hand while doing a fight sequence for 'Nagu Nagutha Nali'. The doctors have recommended six weeks of rest.

Wednesday, March 14, 2007 10:22:42 AM

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