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Delhi engineer’s vehicle promises safer rural transport (With Image)


January 24th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) India's rural mobility scenario could soon see a much-awaited change with a Delhi engineer's indigenously developed vehicle set to give the locally made but accident-prone ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Music classes keep away Mexican youth from drugs


July 11th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, July 11 (IANS/EFE) Music and dance lessons have kept dozens of children and young people from taking drugs and dropping out of school in areas of Mexico City ... Read more...

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Australia’s ‘Punji hunting’ gang member walks free from court


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 3 (ANI): A teen member of a "Punji hunting" gang, which bashed and robbed six Indians in Melbourne, walked free from court after a judge said he had made "extraordinary ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Quarter of Spanish children at risk of poverty: Unicef


November 17th, 2010 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Nov 17 (IANS/EFE) One in four children in Spain live in homes at risk of poverty, Unicef said Tuesday in a report that identifies the offspring of immigrants as "especially vulnerable".While ... Read more...

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Father’s incarceration raises chances kids will use drugs


September 29th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 29 (ANI): A new study has suggested that father's incarceration is linked with substantially elevated risks for illegal drug use in adolescence and early adulthood.Researchers from Bowling Green State University ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Millionaire and Segway owner Jimi Heselden dies after driving off cliff


September 28th, 2010 - 12:09 am ICT by BNO News
LEEDS, ENGLAND (BNO NEWS) -- British millionaire Jimi Heselden, Chairman of Hesco Bastion Ltd. and owner of upright scooter manufacturer Segway, was found dead on Sunday after driving off a cliff on ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

No More Wait For “Waiting For Superman”


September 27th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez, Sep 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The documentary film "Waiting for Superman" directed by Davis Guggenheim released this weekend in limited theaters around the United States of America. The documentary based on ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

”Waiting For Superman” Trailer Is Out


September 21st, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez, Sep 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A much awaited documentary film, "Waiting for Superman" will be released on Friday. The film centers on the issue of education in America where one student ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Children’s basic rights violated at CWG sites (Lead)


August 4th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Yet another black mark against the Commonwealth Games organisers. Children of over 400,000 construction workers at the Games sites are deprived of basic rights like sanitation, schooling ... Read more...

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Basic rights of children violated at CWG sites: report


August 4th, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Construction workers' children at the Commonwealth Games sites are deprived of sanitation, schooling and healthcare, said a report released here Wednesday. The report from NGO Child Relief and ... Read more...

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Prosecutor wants to put Detroit parents in jail for missing teacher conferences


July 7th, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Detroit, July 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Demarco Harris robbed and shot a woman in a Detroit street, without his parents knowing the whereabouts of their son, according to the Detroit police.The parents ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Report of nine-year-old giving birth under Malaysian probe


June 24th, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, June 24 (ANI): Malaysian authorities are investigating a report by a vernacular newspaper that a 9 year-old-girl gave birth to a boy after her alleged affair with a 14-year-old neighbour.Phee ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Sri Lanka’s only Tamil chief minister visits India


June 7th, 2010 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
By M.R. Narayan Swamy New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Formerly a Tamil Tiger child soldier, Sri Lanka's only Tamil chief minister is visiting India to learn a little more about how to run ... Read more...

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‘Difficult’ Shakespeare, Wordsworth dumped by Oz schools


March 1st, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 01 (ANI): A radical HSC English course in Australia has done away with Shakespeare and Wordsworth to make it more relevant for students who have to stay at school until ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bihar to upgrade 2,400 middle schools to high schools


February 1st, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 1 (IANS) Bihar has decided to upgrade 2,400 middle schools into high schools to provide thousands of students the opportunity to complete higher education near their homes, officials said Monday. Sources ... Read more...

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Skydivers make ‘Largest Wingsuit Formation Dive’ in US


January 23rd, 2010 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 23 (ANI): Nearly 70 skydivers from across the globe jumped from up to 13,000ft to make the 'Largest Wingsuit Formation Dive' in the US history.The 68 participants, from 16 different ... Read more...

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Australia’s marine environments facing pressure


November 27th, 2009 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, November 27 (ANI): A new report by Australian scientists has found that marine environments in the country, such as the Great Barrier Reef, are not faring well, and are under a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Al Pacino traded body for food, shelter


October 13th, 2009 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 13 (IANS) Hollywood star Al Pacino has revealed he traded his body for food and shelter when he was living as a struggling actor in Sicily, Italy. "The Godfather" actor spent ... Read more...

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Hip-hop classes to spark bored pupils” enthusiasm in learning!


August 17th, 2008 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 17 (ANI): Educational experts have come up with a new idea to prevent bored and disruptive students from dropping out of school - hip-hop classes. In a bid to spark ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Free beauty care training to empower poor widows


April 1st, 2008 - 5:28 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Giving them free education in beauty and hair care and helping them set up their own business, the Loomba Trust Entrepreneurship programme launched Tuesday as a pilot ... Read more...

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Sonia asks states to provide the right to education to children


November 20th, 2007 - 9:06 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Nov 20 (ANI): Congress party president Sonia Gandhi today asked the state governments to hasten the process of enacting a law for endowing children with the right to education. Inaugurating the ... Read more...

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