Free Laptops

  • Man rapes school girl on way back from free laptop distribution function 19-11-2013 12:23 PM

    A school girl was raped on her way back from a free laptop distribution function in Faizabad late on Monday, police said. Villagers are angry at a minister who arrived seven hours late for the event, and blame that for the rape. The Class 12th student, one of the beneficiaries...
  • SP disapproves of Centre's proposed free mobile scheme 07-09-2013 03:05 PM

    Samajwadi Party, which promised free laptops to students in last UP assembly polls, on Saturday disapproved of the Centre's proposed move to distribute mobiles to each village family and tablets to students saying the scheme will render the government poor. "The government is working like a father who is rendering...
  • Shivpal Yadav distributes free laptops to 628 students 07-08-2013 09:55 PM

    Uttar Pradesh Public Works Department Minister Shivpal Yadav on Wednesday distributed 628 free laptops to students in Agraas part of a government scheme. Yadav said children who earlier could not even afford books were being provided laptops by the Samajwadi Party government to speed up the learning process. "This is...
  • Akhilesh, Mayawati lock horns over free laptop distribution to students 27-07-2013 01:27 PM

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and former CM Mayawati have got into a war of words over the state government sponsored laptop distribution scheme. While Mayawati tagetted the Samajwadi Party government saying that the scheme was aimed at diverting attention from poor governance, Akhilesh hit back saying that those...
  • UP bags award at 'e-India Governance Summit' for free laptop scheme 26-07-2013 12:17 PM

    The Uttar Pradesh government's ambitious free laptop scheme to class XII passout students has bagged the Certificate of Excellence Award in the category of Best Government Initiative in Education at a conclave held in Hyderabad. A state government spokesperson said the award came Uttar Pradesh's way at the e-India Governance...
  • Karnataka elections: Congress releases manifesto 24-04-2013 03:52 PM

    Bangalore: The Congress on Wednesday promised interest-free loans to farmers, free laptops to pre-university students and rice at Re one per kg to BPL card holders if it came to power in Karnataka, where Assembly elections will take place on May five. Interest-free loans up to Rs two lakh and...
  • Odisha: Free laptops to tribal, Dalit students 07-04-2013 03:58 PM

    Bhubaneswar: Odisha government on Sunday launched State Youth Policy with provisions of free laptops for students belonging to tribal, dalit and BPL categories besides scholarship provision for ST and SC girls who want to study technical subjects. "To bridge the digital divide all the meritorious students at plus two level...
  • UP: Allahabad University students clash 09-03-2013 05:23 PM

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