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Poynter Collaborative Journalism Workshops in Chennai, Kochi & Bengaluru

CHENNAI: Through a grant from the U.S. Consulate in Chennai, The Poynter Institute ( www.poynter.org ) will conduct a series of journalism workshops in India during March 2014.  The workshops will share American journalism training ideas and best practices with Indian journalists and educators, while exploring how to strengthen the ties between journalism and education in ...
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U.S. and India Strengthen Children’s Reading Skills

New Delhi – The United States and India launched a reading initiative to improve the reading skills of millions of primary school-aged children in India.  The READ (Read-Engage-Achieve-Dream) Alliance is a $3.2 million partnership between the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Indian Center for Knowledge Societies (CKS). Announcing the first call for ...
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American Center Offers Free Course On Entrepreneurship

Beginning March 19, the American Center will host a free course on entrepreneurship with online lectures from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology ( http://ocw.mit.edu/index.htm )  and edX ( https://www.edx.org/ ) and in-person discussions with American and local experts on business and entrepreneurship.  In order to participate, applicants need to simply sign up to audit the course at ...
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U.S. And India Strengthen Children’s Reading Skills

The United States and India launched a reading initiative to improve the reading skills of millions of primary school-aged children in India.  The READ (Read-Engage-Achieve-Dream) Alliance is a $3.2 million partnership between the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Indian Center for Knowledge Societies (CKS). Announcing the first call for proposals under READ’s ...
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Fact Sheet: Promoting Energy Access through Clean Energy (PEACE) – an initiative of the U.S.-India Partnership to Advance Clean Energy

During Prime Minister Singh’s September 2013 visit to the United States, Minister of New and Renewable Energy Dr. Farooq Abdullah and Secretary of Energy Dr. Ernest Moniz agreed to a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Governments of the Republic of India and the United States of America to launch a new initiative — Promoting ...
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