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Why sign rights treaties?

One prominent idea holds that treaty-ratifying countries are essentially bought off: They agree to lend support to the human-rights movement in exchange for material good, such as foreign aid or more trade. However, a new study co-authored by an MIT political scientist finds that not to be the case; the actions of states, it concludes, are not

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Oracle to Close IT Skills Gap in Africa

Oracle Corporation (http://www.oracle.com) today (Wednesday) announced an initiative designed to enrich and increase the skills capacity of IT practitioners in Africa. The four-pronged program was devised as a response to the rapid adoption of new technologies by governments and businesses in Africa, exacerbating the shortage of suitably skilled

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Does education minister need a degree?

Recently, following the appointment of Smriti Irani as Union Minister for Human Resource Development in India, there was a raging controversy over the educational qualification of the minister. After some heated arguments, for and against, the question lingering was: ‘Does the education minister need a degree?’

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India, now, gets full marks in education

itsmycollege.com, a free and safe cloud-based education and networking platform launched today. While India is gaining International recognition for

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Building amazon of learning

Raju Vanapala, the man behind way2sms.com, is on a mission to build a global marketplace for instructor-led online learning with his LearnSocial venture. In an interview with Education Insider, Vanapala talks about the success of way2sms and his new initiative LearnSocial. “In simple terminology, we are building amazon of learning,” Vanapala tells

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Getting the salt out

The method they propose for treating the “produced water” that flows from oil and gas wells throughout their operation is one that has been known for decades, but had not been considered a viable candidate for extremely high-salinity water, such as that produced from oil and gas wells. The technology, electrodialysis, “has been around for at least

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