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India to conduct survey on its languages
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) Home to 216 mother tongues, India Tuesday proposed to conduct a linguistic survey to provide a systematic and comprehensive account of the status of the country's language diversity.

Tuesday, March 13, 2007 3:59:47 PM

Jamia Class 12 biology paper a copy of sample paper?
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) Class 12 students of Jamia Milia Islamia's senior secondary school here were in for a surprise Monday when they found their biology paper to be a copy of a sample paper from a guide book. The school principal said he had not received any complaint so far.

Tuesday, March 13, 2007 1:50:54 PM

Lok Sabha turns violent over maritime university
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) MPs from West Bengal and Tamil Nadu resorted to blows in the Lok Sabha Tuesday over the issue of establishing a maritime university in Chennai.

Tuesday, March 13, 2007 1:05:31 PM

'Missing' Chandigarh girls found, teacher arrested
Chandigarh, March 12 (IANS) Two Chandigarh schoolgirls who were allegedly kidnapped by their teacher here last week were found in Bageshwar town in Uttarakhand state, 350 km from here. The teacher has been arrested.

Monday, March 12, 2007 8:41:11 PM

Three arrested for fake certificate racket
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Three people were arrested Monday for allegedly selling fake mark sheets in the national capital, said police officials here.

Monday, March 12, 2007 7:01:21 PM

Exam time boosts sales of memory enhancers
Bhopal, March 12 (IANS) With school examinations going on, ayurvedic medicines claiming to enhance memory have become big business in Madhya Pradesh and chemists stocking the drugs expect a cumulative sale of Rs.250 million this season.

Monday, March 12, 2007 8:28:31 AM

Families of missing girls protest 'police inaction'
Chandigarh, March 11 (IANS) Family members of two Class 10 girl students of a government school here Sunday attacked the house of the male teacher who is suspected to have kidnapped them and protested alleged police inaction in tracing them.

Sunday, March 11, 2007 10:16:55 PM

Will IITs remain islands of excellence? (COMMENTARY)
At a recent event organized at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in Chennai, Tata Steel managing director B. Muthuraman expressed disenchantment with its graduates. 'We are not likely to recruit them any longer,' he said, adding his company preferred students from other colleges, who, though less endowed, were more amenable to company training. IIT guys tend to think too much of themselves.

Sunday, March 11, 2007 11:48:31 AM

De Bono training chain to teach Indian farmers
Kolkata, March 10 (IANS) Inspired by the globally renowned lateral thinking expert Edward de Bono, his centre of thinking management is planning to reach out to rural India by introducing its cognitive training skills for the farmers to improve their mental skills.

Saturday, March 10, 2007 7:27:44 PM

British widow offers Rs.2 mn for Bihar college
Patna, March 10 (IANS) An India-born British woman has offered a donation of Rs.2 million to a reputed Bihar college to fulfil the wish of her late husband.

Saturday, March 10, 2007 12:41:05 PM

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