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Childhood peers can predict your success as adults


September 21st, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Sep 21 (IANS) Even on the playground, our childhood peers know us better than we do ourselves and may be able to best predict our success as an adult.Lisa ... Read more...

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Over six mn Latin American, Caribbean kids not in school


September 1st, 2012 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Sep 1 (IANS/EFE) Around 6.5 million of the 117 million children and adolescents in Latin America and the Caribbean do not attend school, the regional office of Unicef said ... Read more...

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Harvard probes dozens of students on cheating allegation


August 31st, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 31 (IANS) Harvard University said it is investigating dozens of undergraduate students over allegations of cheating on a take-home final exam in the last semester.The Harvard College Administrative ... Read more...

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Boy drowns to death in school pool


August 16th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 16 (IANS) In a tragic incident, a fourth standard boy drowned to death in the school's swimming pool here, police said Thursday.M. Ranjan of Padma Seshadri Bal Bhavan ... Read more...

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Bengal student kills herself after being punished


July 27th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 26 (IANS) A school student in West Bengal's Howrah district allegedly committed suicide by jumping to her death from the institution's roof after she was pulled up for ... Read more...

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Three Tamil Nadu teachers suspended for beating student


July 21st, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 21 (IANS) Three teachers of a private school in Tamil Nadu have been suspended for beating up a Class 9 student, the school's headmaster said Saturday. He, however, ... Read more...

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Peru’s president relieves 22 generals


July 4th, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Lima, July 4 (IANS/EFE) President Ollanta Humala relieved 22 generals of their commands in an effort to reinvigorate strategically important units of the Peruvian army, a media report said.Personnel changes ... Read more...

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Law student uploads woman’s details on internet, held


May 12th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) A law student was arrested for harassing a woman, who studied with him in school, by uploading some photographs and her phone number on ... Read more...

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Bengal schoolboy brings pistol to shoot principal


April 17th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 17 (IANS) A high school student in West Bengal's Murshidabad district was caught with a gun and bullets which he had brought purportedly to kill the principal who ... Read more...

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Horrible week for Karnataka students: Girl made to beg, two dead


March 28th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 28 (IANS) A father forced his daughter to beg on streets for not studying well, another girl committed suicide as a question paper leak led to an exam ... Read more...

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Jessie J to write autobiography


March 15th, 2012 - 4:33 am ICT by IANS
London, March 15 (IANS) British singer Jessie J will soon add author to her resume as she is writing her life story.The 23-year-old, whose real name is Jessica Ellen ... Read more...

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Artists record song for pope’s visit to Mexico


March 12th, 2012 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 12 (IANS/EFE) Artists, including Mijares and Danna Paola, have recorded the song "Mensajero de la Paz" (Messenger of Peace) to welcome Pope Benedict XVI to Mexico later ... Read more...

Posted in World |

For being a topper, engineering student pays with life


February 27th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Hisar (Haryana), Feb 27 (IANS) A second year mechanical engineering student of a private college here was killed Monday allegedely by two of his batchmates who had developed an animosity ... Read more...

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‘Carnage’ sharp, incisive laugh-riot; Foster, Winslet steal the show (IANS Movie Review - Rating: ****)


February 26th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Carnage": Cast: Jodie Foster, Kate Winslet, Christoph Waltz and John C. Reilly; Director: Roman Polanski; Rating: ****The truth, as we all know is mostly that which we are completely ... Read more...

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V-Day fallout: Agra boy killed by classmates (Lead)


February 17th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 17 (IANS) A 15-year-old boy was killed by two of his classmates after they had an altercation on the Valentine's Day over his befriending a girl, and the ... Read more...

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Valentine’s Day fallout: Agra boy killed by classmates


February 17th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 17 (IANS) A 15-year-old boy was killed by two of his classmates after they had an altercation on the Valentine's Day over his befriending a girl, and the ... Read more...

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Chennai student kills teacher for complaining to parents (Second Lead)


February 9th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 9 (IANS) A Class 9 student of a reputed public school here Thursday stabbed to death his teacher for complaining to his parents about his poor academic performance.The ... Read more...

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Bengal celebrates Saraswati Puja


January 28th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 28 (IANS)Bengal celebrated the day of knowledge by worshipping Goddess Saraswati with colour, ceremonies and fervour - and no studies.Saraswati puja, the rite of worship to the goddess ... Read more...

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Zooey Deschanel was bullied at school


January 20th, 2012 - 3:32 am ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 20 (IANS) Actress Zooey Deschanel admits she was bullied throughout her school days and she cried every day."Girls spit in my face. People were so mean to ... Read more...

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Young, brave hearts to be honoured (Lead)


January 18th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Eleven-year-old Om Prakash Yadav didn't think twice before entering a burning school van to rescue the kids trapped inside. He saved eight lives, but ... Read more...

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24 children to get National Bravery Awards


January 18th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi. Jan 18 (IANS) An 11-year-old boy who saved eight of his school mates from a burning van in Uttar Pradesh, and a 14-year-old girl who rescued her ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Late ex-army man’s widow seeks stay on release of film (Lead)


December 26th, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) The widow of a late former Indian Army man has approached the Delhi High Court seeking direction to stay the release of film "Zilla ... Read more...

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Underage girl forces classmates into prostitution in China


December 7th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 7 (IANS) A 13-year-old-girl in China pushed her three underage friends into prostitution after suspecting them of disclosing her secret that she was working as a prostitute at ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

China probes schoolgirl’s suicidal jump


November 22nd, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 22 (IANS) Authorities in China are probing the death of a 13-year-old schoolgirl who is suspected to have jumped to her death last week following corporal punishment meted ... Read more...

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Chinese youth turn metrosexual


November 20th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 20 (IANS) Metrosexuals -- heterosexual urban males who pay attention to their personal appearance and lifestyle -- are slowly taking Chinese cities by storm. People say China has ... Read more...

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Indian Vs Indian slugfest in the Big Apple


October 30th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 30 (IANS) Two Indian Americans have been caught on the opposite sides of the fence. One was the poster boy of Wall Street, the other the ... Read more...

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Pressed to ‘wear a wire’ to trap Rajat Gupta: Raj Rajaratnam


October 25th, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 25 (IANS) Convicted hedge fund tycoon Raj Rajaratnam claims US prosecutors pressed him to "wear a wire" and record conversations with his Indian-American friend Rajat Gupta, Goldman Sachs ... Read more...

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Bangaloreans hop onto Metro for joy ride


October 20th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 20 (IANS) Hundreds of Bangaloreans Thursday evening hopped onto the sleek air-conditioned coaches of the Metro rail for a joy ride and get a bird's eye view of ... Read more...

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A British school where kids learn head massage


October 3rd, 2011 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 3 (IANS) A primary school in Britain trains its students in head massage, a daily practice which is claimed to have helped them in remaining calm.Pupils as young ... Read more...

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Stressed? better be with your best friend


September 25th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 25 (IANS) Spending time with your closest buddy during difficult times can be quite helpful, as a study conducted on children has found being in such company ... Read more...

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Boy, 10, shoots teacher in Brazil before killing self


September 24th, 2011 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 24 (IANS) A 10-year-old student in Brazil shot at his teacher in front of classmates before turning the gun on himself.David Nogueira blasted Rosileide Queiros de Oliveira, ... Read more...

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Police hunt for Facebook lover for girlfriend’s suicide


September 22nd, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 22 (IANS) Police are looking for a Facebook lover charged with abetting the suicide of his girlfriend studying at the Indian Institute of Management-Bangalore (IIM-B) here, an ... Read more...

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Birth month influences your career choice: Study


September 5th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 5 (IANS) A baby's birth month seems to influence his choice of profession later in life, a study suggests. Researchers commissioned by the Office for National Statistics based ... Read more...

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Hundreds step forward to pay Anna’s medical bills


August 31st, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Hundreds of Anna Hazare supporters have stepped forward to pay the activist's hospital bill if the 74-year-old is charged. The help poured in a ... Read more...

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Fans give makeover to school that Rajinikanth attended


August 26th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 26 (IANS) Fans and friends of Rajinikanth have decided to give a makeover to the Model Primary School, in which the Tamil superstar studied five decades ago.The Government ... Read more...

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