Scholarship

  • AMU student gets USD 1.2 lakh Presidential scholarship 08-03-2014 05:37 PM

    A research scholar of Aligarh Muslim University, a former resident of a riot relief camp in Gujarat, has been granted the prestigious Presidential scholarship by Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago. Sheth Zulfikar Yousuf, who hails from a modest background in Himmatnagar of Gujarat and got the USD 1.2 lakh scholarship...
  • UPA woos minorities, to fully sponsor pre-matriculation scholarships 26-02-2014 11:43 PM

    New Delhi: In yet another move to woo voters, the Union government has decided to fully fund the pre-matriculation scholarships for minority students. Earlier, Centre sponsored the scholarships only partially. Minority Affairs Minister Rahman Khan informed about the latest offering by the government on Wednesday. Last year in May, Supreme...
  • Scholarship scam: Case to be registered against 23 persons 25-02-2014 07:47 AM

    The district administration has ordered to register cases against 23 people, after a scam to the tune of Rs 15 crore in the distribution of scholarships meant for reserved category students in paramedical colleges was exposed recently. "A probe has been ordered after getting the report of a two-member committee...
  • Need to make educational scholarships demand driven: Montek Ahluwalia 09-02-2014 07:33 PM

    Mumbai: Stating that the money allocated for educational scholarships is going unutilised, Planning Commission's Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia said on Sunday the scholarships should be made demand driven. "Scholarships should be demand determined so that those who rightfully need the help get it," Ahluwalia said at a seminar. He...
  • Give thrust to problem solving in higher education: Murthy 12-11-2013 08:30 PM

    Infosys co-founder and Executive Chairman NR Narayana Murthy, on Tuesday, said higher education and research in the country has to give more thrust towards solving problems. "I'm very positive about the trend of scientific research in India; ....a thrust has to given by higher education and scientific research in the...
  • PM Scholarship Scheme bungling by NGOs being probed: Omar Abdullah 04-10-2013 03:07 PM

    Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Friday said the crime branch of the state police would investigate cases of alleged bungling by non-governmental organisations in the Prime Minister's Special Scholarship Scheme. Omar Abdullah told the state legislative council: "Cases of bungling by NGOs in the Prime Minister's Special Scholarship...
  • Tokyo university offers scholarship to two students of coaching centre Super 30 11-09-2013 01:21 PM

    Impressed with remarkable performance of Super 30, Japan's Tokyo university on Wednesday offered scholarship to two students of the group run by mathematician Anand Kumar to study there. The offer was made by a team of Tokyo university that visited Super 30 in Patna to have face-to-face interaction with students...
  • Delhi HC directs AICTE to release scholarship for M Tech students 16-08-2013 07:07 PM

    The denial of scholarship by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) to students pursuing technical courses is "arbitrary" and "unreasonable", the Delhi High Court has said and directed release of scholarship money to GGSIP University M Tech students who had taken admission for 2010-2011. Allowing the plea of a...
  • Bahuguna announces scholarships for girl students from minority communities 08-08-2013 10:54 PM

    Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna on Thursday announced scholarships to be given to meritorious girl students from minority communities, who score above sixty per cent marks in examinations. The announcement formed part of his message to the people of the state on the eve of Eid-ul-Fitr. Greeting people of the...
  • J&K: Sufaira Jan will not be denied passport because of her uncle's terror links, says Omar 05-08-2013 10:31 PM

    Srinagar: Just hours after CNN-IBN highlighted the bureaucratic hassles faced by a 15-year-old girl from Jammu and Kashmir in getting her passport, this even as she had won a scholarship to the US under the youth exchange program, the state government has acted. Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah...
  • J&K girl gets US scholarship, but uncle's terror links means no passport 05-08-2013 01:12 PM

    A 15-year-old girl from Jammu and Kashmir has been denied passport to travel to the United States as her uncle is a former terrorist. Sufaira Nazir, who lived in an orphange since she was six years old, has won a scholarship under the youth study programme in the US. But...
  • My mother and Kranti, the NGO, are my inspirations: Shweta Katti 19-07-2013 04:23 PM

    Shweta Katti, an 18-year-old girl, fought the social stigma of growing up in a red light district in Mumbai. She has also managed to become the first person from her neighbourhood to get a US scholarship. Mumbai resident Shweta Katti joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on her journey from...
  • Narendra Modi engages with Gujarati Muslims, is shown a presentation on 2002 Godhra riots 30-06-2013 08:43 AM

    Gandhinagar: The 2002 riots in Gujarat continue to pose a challenge to state Chief Minister Narendra Modi. At a conclave in Gandhinagar on Saturday, the BJP leader was shown a presentation on the riots and was asked tough questions, including on post-Godhra rehabilitation programme. "I spelt out the perception that...
  • Young guns get Cambridge's Manmohan scholarship 18-07-2008 08:58 PM

    Brisbane: Australia move on to the second Test against South Africa charged with renewed belief they can win the three-match series but coach Mickey Arthur has warned his team they cannot afford another slow start. The Gabba Test may have ended in a draw on Tuesday but Australia will take...
  • Lookaheads: What's making news today 09-05-2008 09:27 AM

    Mumbai: He might be out of the India squad, but Harbhajan Singh is seen as a player who has the credentials to lead the country at some time in the future by former skipper Sourav Ganguly. Harbhajan's captaincy was brilliant in the Champions League and yesterday too [for Mumbai Indians...
  • Indian language courses a hit in US 01-04-2007 10:06 AM

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