British Council to provide scholarship to 500 Indian students

British Council to provide scholarship to 500 Indian students

Alan Gemmell Obe NEW DELHI, SEP 27 (AGENCIES) | Publish Date: 9/27/2018 12:30:32 PM IST British Council, India Director, Alan Gemmell Obe Thursday said the Council would give a scholarship to 500 students from India for academic exchange programme in United Kingdom universities. The British Council will give a scholarship to 500 Indian students for academic exchange programme in 44 UK universities this year, he said. Obe said so far 105 women from India including six from North East have already availed scholarship from the council to study at a…

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British Council scholarship for Indian students: Obe

British Council scholarship for Indian students: Obe

British Council, India Director, Alan Gemmell Obe ITANAGAR: British Council, India Director, Alan Gemmell ObeThursday said the Council would give scholarship to 500 students from India for academic exchange programme in United Kingdom universities. The British Council will give scholarship to 500 Indian students for academic exchange programme in 44 UK universities this year, he said. Obe said so far 105 women from India including six from North East have already availed scholarship from the council to study at university in UK. “We are hopeful that more students from Arunachal and other states…

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Theresa May to promise to take action for British industry

Theresa May to promise to take action for British industry

Prime Minister Theresa May is to unveil a new, more interventionist, industrial strategy on Monday, designed to boost the post-Brexit UK economy. The government will be “stepping up to a new, active role”, Mrs May said. She will launch the new strategy at her first regional cabinet meeting, to be held in the north-west of England. Broadband, transport and energy are highlighted in a bid to “align central government infrastructure investment with local growth priorities”. The 10-point plan involves: Investing in science, research and innovation Developing skills Upgrading infrastructure Supporting…

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British people don’t want religious school selection – so why is the Government pushing ahead with it?

British people don’t want religious school selection – so why is the Government pushing ahead with it?

“My son, who is now five, has missed out on a placement at all the schools in our catchment area. I am a single working mum and am struggling to cope getting him to a school miles away. It is affecting my job as we need to use public transport and three bus journeys to get him to school, which means I am often late for work. Over the last year he has slipped further and further down the waiting list and I am now very desperate for help.” This…

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Argentinian scholarship scheme hosted by British universities

Argentinian scholarship scheme hosted by British universities

The UK has for the first time become a host nation for an Argentinian government scholarship scheme. The BEC.AR Argentine Presidential Fellowship in Science and Technology was set up in 2012. It now gives about 100-150 students a year the chance to pursue master’s degrees in science, technology, engineering and maths subjects. Funding covers tuition fees, travel expenses, maintenance, health insurance and visa costs. Host countries include Australia, Brazil, Chile, France, South Korea, Spain and the US. As a powerful indicator of the desire for better relations between the two nations…

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Recruitment company employing private investigators to probe British troops in Iraq given more than £20m

Recruitment company employing private investigators to probe British troops in Iraq given more than £20m

The recruitment company that employs private investigators to probe the conduct of British troops in Iraq has been received more than £20 million in taxpayers money, it can be disclosed. Ministers revealed the huge sums paid to Red Snapper Recruitment amid growing calls for the inquiry into alleged historic abuse be shut down. Mike Penning, the armed forces minister, said in a parliamentary written answer that Red Snapper had been paid £20.8 million since winning the contract to provide staff for the Iraq Historic Allegations Team (Ihat) in 2013. The…

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British Council launches IELTS scholarship for Indian students

British Council launches IELTS scholarship for Indian students

Jalandhar: In the backdrop of a decline in number of Indians opting for International English Language Testing System (IELTS), the British Council on Saturday launched a scholarship for students in the country who wish to study abroad. The British Council will select “eight students” from India and each of them would get an award of Rs 3 lakh towards the cost of tuition fee, Kevin Mclaven, First secretary, education services, British High Commission, told reporters. The programme is being launched in three countries simultaneously including India. Mclaven said the award…

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