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Bihar govt sacks 1,137 teachers over fake degree, invalid documents

Bihar govt sacks 1,137 teachers over fake degree, invalid documents

| July 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: Bihar government on Tuesday said that the services of 1,137 fixed pay teachers in schools have been terminated as they had acquired the job on the basis of fake and invalid documents and initiated action against those responsible for their appointment. This was told by state education minister Brishen Patel in legislative assembly in […]

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Brain-storming begins on IIM land – Govt hopes for space in Patna, industrialists call for quick work on options

Brain-storming begins on IIM land – Govt hopes for space in Patna, industrialists call for quick work on options

| July 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: Bihar has begun picking its brains on how to provide land for the proposed Indian Institute of Management (IIM), the announcement of which was made in the general budget on Thursday. Though state education minister Brishen Patel said it was “too early” to start the land hunt, sources in the department told The Telegraph […]

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Plan to develop astro-tourism

Plan to develop astro-tourism

| July 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: The state government has formulated an ‘Astro-Tourism Project’ to preserve and develop the historical locations associated with renowned astronomer and mathematician Aryabhata, namely Khagaul, Taregna and Taregna Top, barely 35km from Patna.Replying to a question of Neeraj Kumar (JD-U) and Harendra Prasad Pandey (BJP), science and technology minister Shahid Ali Khan informed the legislative […]

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Bihar Sacks More Than 1,000 Teachers Over Fake Degrees

Bihar Sacks More Than 1,000 Teachers Over Fake Degrees

| July 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: Bihar has sacked 1,100 school teachers in the last five years for faking their own education qualifications, an official said Tuesday.The state government has launched an investigation into the eastern state’s primary and secondary teachers to check the authenticity of their degrees, said senior state education official RS Singh to news agency AFP.“We have […]

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Government ready for recheck of ISc answer-sheets

Government ready for recheck of ISc answer-sheets

| July 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: The state government is ready to amend the existing Bihar School Board Examination Act for paving the way for re-evaluation of Intermediate science examinees’ answer-sheets. The existing Act allows only retotalling of answer-sheets. As many as 1.80 lakh ISc examinees have applied for the scrutiny of their answer-sheets. Replying to a question of Baidyanath Prasad (BJP) […]

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