Bangalore, Nov 22 (IANS) Australia's La Trobe University Thursday tied up with three leading Indian institutes to promote student exchange programmes and joint research projects, an official of the varsity said here Thursday. The Indian institutes are Jagadguru Sri Shivarathreeswara (JSS) University at Mysore, about 140 km from here, Maharashtra Institute of Technology (MIT) and Cummins College at Pune. "The tie−ups will enable students of JSS, MIT and Cummins to participate in exchange programmes and conduct research projects benefiting students of our university and the three partner institutes," La Trobe's science, technology and engineering faculty dean Brian McGaw told reporters here on the occasion
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Jamia Millia Islamia Thursday honoured leading cardiology Ashok Seth with Doctor of Letters (honoris causa) at the annual convocation ceremony here. Lt
Lucknow, Nov 22 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Thursday interacted with the students of the Indian Institute of Management (IIM)−Lucknow on the eve of an annual entrepreneurship summit due to be held at the prestigious institution. Kalam shared his experiences with the students and faculty and spoke on the important role entrepreneurship plays in nation building
Bhubaneswar, Nov 22 (IANS) Vedanta Foundation Thursday said it has inked an agreement with the Odisha government to help impart quality education to 2,00,000 students in the state's tribal dominated districts. The students from 6th to 10th standard who read in the schools run by state's scheduled tribe and scheduled caste development, minority and backward classes welfare department will benefit from this initiative, foundation spokesman Gaurav Sharma said in a statement
Guwahati, Nov 21 (IANS) The United States government has agreed to give visa to Ratul Khan, a high school topper from Assam, to visit NASA on a state government scholarship, days after his application was rejected. Seven students, who had topped in the exam this year, were selected by the government as part of a Deba Kumar Bora Memorial exposure trip to National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
London, Nov 21 (IANS) A secondary school in Britain plans to recruit a proof reader to check for mistakes in its own teachers' reports.
Chennai, Nov 21 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Management−Tiruchirapalli will offer short courses, apart from the three−year post−graduate programme in business management, for working executives at its newly inaugurated centre here, a senior official said. The new short−term courses will be offered from the next academic year. "We will also utilize the centre here to offer short−term executive education (Management Development Programme) and certification programme.
Chandigarh, Nov 21 (IANS) Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal may have shown great heart in donating Rs.1 crore from the government kitty to his elitist alma mater in Himachal Pradesh recently, but schools in his own state are being asked to raise funds from charity for better facilities. In a recent communication to education officials and school heads across Punjab, the Director General School Education (DGSE) has asked them to generate funds from their own resources
London, Nov 21 (IANS) The University of Cambridge is inviting applications from Indian students for three Manmohan Singh Scholarships to study for PhD and MPhil courses starting in the autumn of 2013. The scholarship was launched in 2007 in the name of India's prime minister, who studied and achieved a First in Economics at St John's College in the late 1950s.
Washington, Nov 21 (IANS) Autar Kaw, an India−born professor of mechanical engineering at the University of South Florida, is among the four recipients of the 2012 US Professor of the Year award. The sponsors US Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) and the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching declared Kaw, a USF professor for 25 years, Outstanding Doctoral and Research Universities Professor
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