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Lok Sabha passes OBC bill
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) The Lok Sabha Thursday passed the path-breaking bill to reserve 27 percent of seats for students belonging to other backward classes (OBCs) in centrally-administrated higher education institutions in the country.

Thursday, December 14, 2006 7:02:09 PM

Striking Bihar teachers hospitalised
Patna, Dec 14 (IANS) About a dozen temporary panchayat teachers who had been on a hunger strike for the last three days to demand a pay hike and a change in status were Thursday admitted to hospital here after their health deteriorated.

Thursday, December 14, 2006 6:43:48 PM

Singapore seeks educational partnership with India
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) After the US, Britain and China, an educational delegation from Singapore is here to woo students and forge alliances with Indian institutes.

Thursday, December 14, 2006 3:50:45 PM

Indian bikers on mission to spread education awareness
Pune, Dec 14 (IANS) Two men from Bangalore have embarked on an adventurous bike tour of South and Southeast Asia to spread awareness on the lack of quality education for deprived children.

Thursday, December 14, 2006 8:45:41 AM

Government admits 'poor quality' of science education
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) In spite of international recognition of India's advancements in science and technology, science at the high school level and above suffers from 'poor quality', admits the ministry of human resource development (HRD).

Thursday, December 14, 2006 8:26:56 AM

Aptech expands operations to Egypt, Malyasia
Chennai, Dec 13 (IANS) IT learning services giant Aptech Ltd has signed a pact with Egypt's Information Technology Institute to start high-end technical training courses in the country and has opened its own office in Kuala Lumpur.

Wednesday, December 13, 2006 5:31:02 PM

Police cane-charge teachers demanding pay hike
Raipur, Dec 12 (IANS) Over 100 teachers were injured, many on the head, in a police baton-charge on a peaceful rally by around 14,000 contract teachers demanding a pay hike in the Chhattisgarh capital Tuesday afternoon.

Tuesday, December 12, 2006 7:16:00 PM

Art of Living to set up university in Orissa
Bhubaneswar, Dec 12 (IANS) The Art of Living Foundation of spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar will set up a university in Orissa by 2008 that will be an 'amalgamation of science and spirituality'.

Tuesday, December 12, 2006 6:46:24 PM

Madhya Pradesh to set up medical university
Bhopal, Dec 12 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government is considering setting up a medical and health university to promote the study of various systems of medicine, Health Minister Ajay Vishnoi said Tuesday.

Tuesday, December 12, 2006 6:07:04 PM

Teacher breaks boy's arm for failing in test
Ranchi, Dec 12 (IANS) A teacher here fractured a student's arm after he got zero in his weekly English test.

Tuesday, December 12, 2006 2:45:47 PM

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