Sunday, February 6, 2011

Question 512.g: Back to School again



The Following is the timeline of the development of __Y__ in India, to reinforce India's once unparalleled position in the world

TIMELINE:

  • On December 9, 2006, the New York Times detailed a plan to spend $1 billion to revive __X___ near the ancient site. A consortium led by Singapore and including China, India, Japan and other nations will attempt to raise $500 million to build a new____ and another $500 million to develop necessary infrastructure.
  • On May 28, 2007, Merinews reported that the revived ______'s enrollment will be 1,137 in its first year, and 4,530 by the fifth. In the second phase, enrollment will reach 5,812.
  • On June 12, 2007, News Post India reported that the Japanese diplomat Noro Motoyasu said that "Japan will fund the setting up an _______ in ___X___ in______." The report goes on to say that "The proposed university will be fully residential, like the ancient seat of learning at ___X___ In the first phase of the project, seven_____ with 46 foreign members and over 400 Indians would come up." ... "_____ will impart courses in science, philosophy and spiritualism along with other subjects."
  • On August 15, 2007, The Times of India reported that Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam has accepted the offer to join the revived ____Y_____ sometime in September 2007."
  • On May 5, 2008, NDTV reported that, according to Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen, the foundation of the ______ would likely be in the year 2009 and it could begin in a few years from then. Sen, who heads the___Z____, said the final report in this regard, is expected to be presented to the East Asia Summit in December 2008.
  • On May 11, 2008, The Times of India reported that host nation India and a consortium of East Asian countries met in New York to further discuss __X___ plans. It was decided that ___X___ would largely be a post-graduate research ________ . The objective of ___Y___ was claimed to be "aimed at advancing the concept of an Asian community...and rediscovering old relationships."
  • On December 16, 2010, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao contributed US$ 1 million dollars for the ___Y___ during his visit to India.

Picture of X

Question:

1) ID X 
2) ID Y
3) Z and the blanks for your own pleasure, but i only want X & Y.

ANSWER:


X- NALANDA UNIVERSITY
Y- NALANDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY


Nalanda University

Nalanda International University is the name of a proposed university in Nalanda, Bihar based on the ideal of the ancient university once situated there. It is a dream project of the former Indian president APJ Abdul Kalam.[1] Japan and Singapore have shown interest in financing the construction work, with contributions totalling around $100 million. Recently China alone has donated 1 billion US dollar with pledge to support NIU cause at every level.[2] Gopa Sabharwal has been appointed the first Vice Chancellor of this university in February 2011. The State Government of Bihar handed over 443 acres of sprawling land acquired from local people, to the University, where war level construction work has been initiated. The University is expected to be functional from year 2012. It is supposed to be Asia's biggest and most reputed university with only one of its kind.

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A Nalanda mentor group headed by Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen and comprising Meghnad DesaiNand Kishore Singh (Planning CommissionGovernment of Bihar), Sugata BoseWang Banwei (Beijing University), Ikuo HirayamaGeorge Yeo and Tansen Sen will meet during the next East Asian Summit in 2009 to evaluate the proposed project.[3]

11 comments:

Nanda said...

Nalanda University

St. Jisu said...

X- Nalanda University
Y- Nalanda International University

awesome question.. :)

manish hn said...

X=nalanda, bihar(the original one)
Y= Nalanda international university...
Z=nalanda mentor group

cheers...

Archimonde said...

X- Nalanda University
Y- Nalanda International University

manish hn said...

Pai...dude....theres a wikipedia citation on the 1st point of the timeline....citation 4...edit it re

manish hn said...

not sure if my earlier post went through...nets been a bit dicey lately...so im posting answer to 512g again
X=nalanda,bihar (original one)
Y=nalanda international university
Z=nalanda mentor group..

appuchin said...

x-nalanda
y-nalanda international university

Rohan Danait said...

The Nalanda University, Nalanda INternational University. I might be suicidal but Im going for the theme once again. Is it the list of Seven Wonders if India?

Diabolos said...

x - Nalanda
y - Nalanda International University
Z - Nalanda mentor group

Nagaratna said...

X- Nalanda or Nalanda University
Y- The new Nalanda International University

Aviral said...

X:Nalanda University