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Indian Government mooting skill development programme in prisons

Indian Government mooting skill development programme in prisons

September 30, 2016

The Government of India is considering the introduction of skill development programmes as part of its prison reform agenda.

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The campus art of Kolkata

The campus art of Kolkata

September 19, 2016

Kolkata, the capital of West Bengal, an eastern state of India, is always buzzing with political activity - whether it is election-related rallies, protest movements or film screenings with socio-political commentaries. The city is full of political art extensively found around e...

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Myanmar President Htin Kyaw’s first State visit to India

Myanmar President Htin Kyaw’s first State visit to India

August 30, 2016

Myanmar President Htin Kyaw’s four-day visit to India can propel the bilateral strategic, political, economic and cultural ties to a new high, coming as it does, at the start of a crucial transition of Myanmar towards democracy after decades of military rule. Leaders of both t...

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India world’s third largest home for tech start-ups, according to ASSOCHAM

India world’s third largest home for tech start-ups, according to ASSOCHAM

August 24, 2016

A recent study by The Associated Chambers of Commerce of India (ASSOCHAM) has established India as the third largest hub for tech start-ups in the world, with recommendations to strengthen and ameliorate the eco-system for the entrepreneurs of the country. ASSOCHAM conducted a ...

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Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur completes 65 years

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur completes 65 years

August 21, 2016

Founded as Easter Higher Technical Institute, and later renamed as Indian Institute of Technology, India’s best technology institution began its journey in 1950. The first foundation stone was laid at Kharagpur in West Bengal, Eastern India, paving the way for many other IITs a...

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Global Panorama Showcase in Kolkata focuses on tourism in eastern India

Global Panorama Showcase in Kolkata focuses on tourism in eastern India

July 29, 2016

The Global Panorama Showcase (GPS) concluded in Kolkata after three days of unique business meetings, knowledge sharing and networking among travel trade professionals of the eastern India.

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Slum Kids in New Delhi

Slum Kids in New Delhi

July 27, 2016

Childhood is metaphorically called the time of kingship. But not every child is born with silver spoon. Some are deprived and destitute like the kids living in the slums around India. According to the last data collected by the National Sample Survey Organisation, one-eighth of I...

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Top technology Indian institutes admitting international students

Top technology Indian institutes admitting international students

July 27, 2016

Indian Institute of Technology (IITs) to conduct a Joint Entrance Examination for international students and boost ranking among global schools.

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Indian girl raped again by same men after three years

Indian girl raped again by same men after three years

July 20, 2016

The protestors in the streets of Rohtak, Haryana (North India) are filled with rage after a girl was raped again by the same five men who raped her in 2013 and are out on bail since then.

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Government seeks to revamp the Ladli Scheme for girl child

Government seeks to revamp the Ladli Scheme for girl child

July 16, 2016

Ladli scheme was launched in India in 2008 for the upliftment of the girl child and the Aam Aadmi Party government (AAP) in New Delhi, the Indian capital, now seeks to revamp the scheme with some liberalisations for the beneficiaries.

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Indian tourists use marginally planes for domestic trips

Indian tourists use marginally planes for domestic trips

June 30, 2016

In a fast growing Indian tourism market, plane is more and more popular but still used by a minority, as most Indians still prefer to travel by bus or train and stay with their friends or relatives, for expenses to remain reasonable, as per the last National Sample Survey Organis...

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Jammu & Kashmir schools open to differently-abled children

Jammu & Kashmir schools open to differently-abled children

June 24, 2016

More than 24,000 children with special needs have been enrolled in government schools in the Indian state of Jammu & Kashmir (North) and the state government is also making efforts to convert all existing schools differently-abled friendly.

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