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Bangalore's British Council Library gets a makeover

Established in 1960, the British Library (as it is popular among folks of Bangalore) operated out of the first floor of Koshy's Parade Cafe (Koshy's Bar and Restaurant) in St Marks Road.

Pune: British Council to screen three children’s films over weekend

‘Goodbye Christopher Robin’ is a film about the relationship between children’s author A A Milne and his son Christopher Robin, whose toys inspired the magical world of Winnie the Pooh.

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Pune: British Council to organise two-day summer workshop for children

The workshop, themed Media Magic, is planned to introduce the children to the workings of communication channels like newspapers, television, and social media.

Work and Play

Tate London’s Emily Pringle is working towards bringing art education model to India.

UK to put £1.5 mn in Indian museums, arts & culture scene

there are 2,500 museums in UK, India has only over 800.

‘English a hurdle at IIT-B too, 1/10th freshers fail to communicate’

Student media body editor said talks were under way with the British Council to conduct formal structured classes for freshers.

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BMC to ink MoU with British Council today

The BMC will sign a MoU with the British Council to improve the quality of education in semi-English-medium municipal schools.

Focus on drop-out rates, Rs 2,660 crore set aside

The dropout rate, according to the paper, has gone up from six (out of 100 students) in 2008-09 to nine in 2012-13.

British Council announces education seminars

On the occasion, British High Commissioner, David Lelliott, announced scholarship programmes which include 370 scholarships worth 1 million pounds.

The all-stars folk

Kan,a UK-based group,looks to popularise folk music in India with a series of gigs and workshops.

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Sir Ian McKellen At British Council Gig To Mark Shakespeare's 400th Birthday

REGARDED as one of the finest actors, Sir Ian McKellen is popular as Magneto in the X-Men series and Gandalf in The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit trilogies. During the first stop of “Shakespeare Lives” — a global programme curated by the British Film Institute to celebrate the playwright’s works and his influence […]

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