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Indian-origin teacher Gurnimrat Nimmy Sidhu receives Oxford University teacher award

Gurnimrat ‘Nimmy’ Sidhu, an Indian-origin teacher has been honoured with ‘University of Oxford Inspirational Teacher Award’. She received her trophy in Oxford along with 11 other teachers for helping their students get into the world-famous varsity. Sidhu who is head of science at Oaks Park High School in north-east London, was nominated for this award ..

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Shivani Agarwal and Maharaja Pandit selected for prestigious Radcliffe Fellowship by Harvard University

Shivani Agarwal and Maharaja Pandit are two Indians who have been selected for the prestigious Radcliffe Fellowship by Harvard University. Both of them are among the 50 scholars, scientists and artists who will begin their one-year fellowships at the Radcliffe Institute in September 2015. Shivani Agarwal is from Indian Institute of Science has been selected ..

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India, China ink 24 key agreements to boost ties in trade, economy, education

India and China signed 24 key agreements to strengthen their bilateral relationship in several fields including trade and commerce, education, skill development, railways, human resource and other areas. The agreements were signed in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang after delegation level talks in Beijing. Key agreements signed ..

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India, Russia sign 11 MoIs for higher academic cooperation

The Institutions of higher learning in India and Russia have signed 11 Memorandum of Intents (MoIs) to establish the Network of Institutions of Higher Education. As per MoIs, leading Russian and Indian Academic Institutes will combine their efforts to train highly qualified staff for innovative economy and expand scientific, technical and technological cooperation. The establishment ..

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Microsoft launches Edu-Cloud with aim to Make Learning Fun

Information technology giant, Microsoft has launched a cloud computing-based offering Edu-Cloud with an aim to Make Learning Fun. It seeks to enhance digital learning and teaching in schools and higher education institutions in India through virtual learning platforms. Edu-Cloud by with the help of cloud computing technology will create, deliver and manage educational content from ..

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