August 2012 Archives

Funding for US - India educational collaborations

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The second round of Request for Proposals for the Obama-Singh 21st Century Knowledge Initiative Grant Program has been announced. This Initiative is the result of an agreement between the governments of India and the United States, who have committed a sum of $5 million each to strengthen academic institutional partnerships between the two countries. This fund will be used to disburse grants to institutions that are keen to deepen academic relationships between the two countries.

Details of the Request for Proposal and the Proposal Submission Instructions are available here: www.usief.org.in/osi . The deadline to receive proposals is November 1, 2012.

Indian theses available online

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As of today, some 69 Indian Universities have agreed to post their M.Phil and Ph.D. theses online in a digital repository called Shodganga. This number is expected to grow.

Search theses at Shodganga.

India Fest 2012

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India Association of Minnesota (IAM) cordially invites you to participate in IndiaFest on Saturday, August 11, 2012 at the St. Paul Capitol Ground, from 12-6 PM.

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The Taraknath Das Foundation provides grants for Indian citizens doing graduate work in the U.S. The grants range from $4,000 to $6,000, and are given across all disciplines. The deadline for applying is September 1, 2012. For more information and an application form, please go to Columbia University's South Asia Institute website.

Selected New Titles in Ames Library - August 2012

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Below you can read a list of selected new titles added to the Ames Library of South Asia in July 2012. Or click here to download a copy.

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