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The Press Trust of India Ltd., commonly known as PTI, is the largest news agency in India. It is headquartered in New Delhi and is a nonprofit cooperative among more than 500 Indian newspapers and has about 500 full-time employees as of 1 Jan 2020 including about 400 journalists and 500 part time correspondents in most of the district headquarters in the country..

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School where Mahatma Gandhi studied shuts down after 164 years

School where Mahatma Gandhi studied shuts down after 164 years

PTI  |  Friday, May 05, 2017, 10:05 [IST]
Rajkot, May 5, 2017: The Alfred High School, the 164-year-old institution where Mahatma Gandhi studied has been shut down by the authorities to make way for a museum. The proposal to convert this state-run Gujarati medium school, also known as Mohandas ...
4 colleges for architecture, nursing may come up in J&K

4 colleges for architecture, nursing may come up in J&K

PTI  |  Thursday, May 04, 2017, 16:05 [IST]
New Delhi, May 4, 2017: Two colleges each for architecture and nursing are likely to come up in Jammu and Kashmir with the state government proposing the idea to the Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD). The idea of setting up ...
Berhampur University to reintroduce entrance for PG admission

Berhampur University to reintroduce entrance for PG admission

PTI  |  Wednesday, May 03, 2017, 12:55 [IST]
Odisha, May 4, 2017: Berhampur University will reintroduce entrance test for the selection of aspirants as part of its admission process for the academic year 2017. Further, the university has directed the National Informatics Centre (NIC) to conduct the admission process ...
HRD puts plan for common engineering entrance exam on hold

HRD puts plan for common engineering entrance exam on hold

PTI  |  Friday, April 28, 2017, 14:45 [IST]
New Delhi, April 28, 2017: The Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry has put on hold a move for a single entrance test for engineering courses across the country till states reach a consensus. The All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE), ...
Nalanda University to collaborate with Japan's Kanazawa University

Nalanda University to collaborate with Japan's Kanazawa University

PTI  |  Friday, April 28, 2017, 14:35 [IST]
April 28, 2017: The Nalanda University (NU) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Kanazawa University of Japan for academic collaboration, a NU statement said today. Mori Masahide, Head of the School of Humanities, Indian Buddhist Studies, Comparative Culture ...
BMC to start internet-based virtual classrooms in schools

BMC to start internet-based virtual classrooms in schools

PTI  |  Friday, April 28, 2017, 11:36 [IST]
Mumbai, April 28, 2017: In a bid to provide a quality learning experience to students, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has decided to introduce internet-based virtual classrooms in the civic-run schools, a BMC official has said. The BMC has also decided to ...
A 13-year-old mathematical wonder Aditi Sharma

A 13-year-old mathematical wonder Aditi Sharma

PTI  |  Wednesday, April 26, 2017, 12:45 [IST]
New Delhi, April 26, 2017: Complex calculations are a source of nightmares for most, but for 13-year-old Aditi Sharma who can perform mathematical problems in a matter of seconds, it is, quite literally, child's play. Aditi emerged as the winner of ...
VIT varsity waives total fees for B.Tech course to Board Toppers

VIT varsity waives total fees for B.Tech course to Board Toppers

PTI  |  Monday, April 24, 2017, 15:25 [IST]
April 24, 2017: Leading education major VIT University has offered 100 per cent fee waiver for state and central board toppers for a full duration of four years in the B.Tech course under the GV School Development Programme "Under the G ...
CII signs MoUs with 3 Singapore Universities

CII signs MoUs with 3 Singapore Universities

PTI  |  Friday, April 21, 2017, 10:16 [IST]
April 21, 2017: The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) today signed agreements with three Singapore universities to provide training opportunities to students. The memorandum of understandings (MoUs) will allow the universities and International Enterprise (IE) Singapore, a business promotion ag...
IIIT-H creates seed fund network to invest in tech startups

IIIT-H creates seed fund network to invest in tech startups

PTI  |  Thursday, April 20, 2017, 16:45 [IST]
Hyderabad, April 20, 2017: IIIT-Hyderabad today announced the creation of a seed fund network to invest in tech startups in its incubator and elsewhere. However, it did not disclose the fund size. The fund will be from a network of investors ...
Bharathiar University signs MoU with South African varsity

Bharathiar University signs MoU with South African varsity

PTI  |  Thursday, April 20, 2017, 15:35 [IST]
April 20, 2017: Bharathiar University today announced it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the University of Johannesburg, South Africa, providing for cooperation in academic activities. The MoU would pave the way for the fine blend of academic learning ...
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