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Principal suspended for drawing absent teacher wife’s salary


August 22nd, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 22 (IANS) A principal of a government school in Patiala was suspended Wednesday by the Punjab government after it came to light that he was drawing the salary ... Read more...

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Bihar axes appointment of 11 school teachers


May 30th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 30 (IANS) The Bihar government has cancelled the appointment of 11 teachers in primary schools in Kaimur district after their training certificates were found unacceptable, officials said Wednesday.District ... Read more...

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Principal suspended for punishing girls


March 1st, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, March 1 (IANS) The principal of a government girls school in Punjab's Tarn Taran district was suspended Thursday following complaints that he had given corporal punishment to students, officials ... Read more...

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Chennai student kills teacher for complaining to parents (Lead)


February 9th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 9 (IANS) A Class 9 student Thursday stabbed to death a teacher in his school here for complaining to his parents about his poor academic performance.Mohammed Irfan of ... Read more...

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Bihar withholds pay of 300 teachers for fake admissions


January 14th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 14 (IANS) The Bihar government has decided to withhold the salary of 300 teachers in Patna district suspected to be involved in a fake admissions racket, officials said ... Read more...

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A good act lands principal in trouble


October 17th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 17 (IANS) The acting principal of a government school in Bihar has been using his own money to pay the nine teachers he hired to beat a teacher ... Read more...

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Bihar opens school in tainted officer’s seized house


September 8th, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 8 (IANS) History was made Thursday when the Bihar government fulfilled its promise of opening a primary school in the confiscated Patna property of a high-ranking civil servant ... Read more...

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A Jharkhand school where all students failed in board exams


June 2nd, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 2 (IANS) Amid all the buzz over encouraging board exam results all over India, Jharkhand's Deoghar district has a school where all its 147 students have failed in ... Read more...

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Sexual health book in Pakistan schools draws protests


April 11th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, April 11 (IANS) A school book on sexual health, which exhorts use of "secure procedure" during sexual intercourse, has been termed controversial as a parent asked "Is this what ... Read more...

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Steamy scenes in Indian films irk Malaysian group


January 31st, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 31 (IANS) The Consumer Association of Penang state has complained that Tamil and Hindi movies screened in Malaysian theatres showed "violent and steamy scenes" although the films were vetted ... Read more...

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Education department’s e-mail hacked, porn sent to schools


January 20th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Parminder Singh Bariana Hoshiarpur, Jan 20 (IANS) In an incident that left school teachers in Punjab's Hoshiarpur district red-faced, the official e-mail address of the education office here was hacked Thursday and ... Read more...

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A Pakistan school runs in graveyard


October 27th, 2010 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 27 (IANS) Believe it or not, a government primary school in Pakistan's Rawalpindi city is run at a graveyard. And the school shuts whenever a body is brought for burial.The ... Read more...

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Prohibitory orders in violence-hit Hisar (Lead)


September 15th, 2010 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hisar (Haryana), Sep 15 (IANS) Prohibitory orders were issued in this violence-hit Haryana district Wednesday to maintain law and order and deal with any untoward incident in the wake of an agitation ... Read more...

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Headmistress jailed for torturing youth


August 11th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 11 (IANS) A court in Andhra Pradesh's Warangal district Wednesday sent the headmistress of a government-run primary school to 14 days judicial custody for torturing students with a burning log. Police ... Read more...

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Headmistress tortures students with burning wood


August 10th, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 10 (IANS) In a shocking incident, the headmistress of a government-run primary school in Andhra Pradesh's Warangal district tortured students with a burning wood as they were making noise in ... Read more...

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Chennai’s 100-year-old Guindy Snake Park in modernization mode


June 30th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, June 30 (ANI): The modernization of the hundred-year-old Guindy National Snake Park in Tamil Nadu's Chennai city has led to an increase in the flow of tourists here.The snake park has ... Read more...

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Nine Assam school kids caned, government talks tough


June 13th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 13 (IANS) The Assam government Sunday warned of exemplary punishment to errant teachers for caning students after nine school kids were physically tortured by a drunken headmaster. "We shall take stern ... Read more...

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Charles Dickens’ novels get ‘yo speak’ treatment!


June 4th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 04 (ANI): Martin Baum has translated 16 Charles Dickens novels into text-speak or the language of the street.It implies that sentences have received a dialectical touch. For example, the sentence, ... Read more...

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Principal posted to Haryana after slapping student


May 26th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 26 (IANS) The principal of a leading government school of this union territory (UT) who was from the Haryana cadre was posted back after she was found guilty of slapping ... Read more...

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School kids made to walk on embers, glass in Gujarat (With Images)


April 22nd, 2010 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Surat (Gujarat), April 21 (IANS) Some in tears and most in obvious agony. Students, only 10 to 14 years old, of a school in Gujarat's Surat town were made to walk barefoot ... Read more...

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Women can’t be forced to wear veil, rules Dhaka court


April 9th, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 9 (IANS) Muslim women cannot be forced to wear the veil while at work or in public, the Dhaka High Court has ruled while stating that it should be ... Read more...

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Tamil films blamed for crime by Indians in Malaysia


March 22nd, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, March 22 (IANS) A Malaysian Indian official has blamed Tamil cinema for young people from the community taking to crime. N.V. Subbarow, education officer of the Consumer Association of Penang (CAP), ... Read more...

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Apex court raps Delhi for not filling teachers’ posts


March 9th, 2010 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) The Delhi Government had to contend with the Supreme Court's rap Tuesday for its failure to fill up over 200 vacant posts of government school teachers and ... Read more...

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Three people held, eight teachers suspended for mass cheating (Lead)


March 5th, 2010 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 4 (IANS) Three people were arrested and eight teachers suspended after an inspection of an examination centre in Madhya Pradesh's Morena district Thursday exposed mass copying on the first day ... Read more...

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Jharkhand to probe officer’s misbehaviour with woman staff


January 20th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 20 (IANS) A probe has been ordered into the alleged misbehaviour of an education officer with a Dalit woman warden of a Ranchi residential school. Veena Kumari was a warden ... Read more...

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Ruchika’s principal returns state award


January 11th, 2010 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 11 (IANS) Four days after a magisterial inquiry held the Sacred Heart Senior Secondary School here guilty of being unfair in expelling teenage molestation victim Ruchika Girhotra for fee default, ... Read more...

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I am the real victim: abducted Nepali woman’s husband


January 5th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Jan 5 (IANS) The influential husband of Nepali student Neetu Singh, whose deportation by Indian police for allegedly "anti-Indian activities" triggered an outcry in India, says he was the ... Read more...

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Neetu Singh’s husband to return to Nepal


January 3rd, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Jan 3 (IANS) Caught in a raging controversy in India after the deportation of his estranged wife Neetu Singh by the Maharashtra Police, Nepali power broker Amresh Kumar Singh ... Read more...

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Inquiry officer likely to question Ruchika’s school principal


December 31st, 2009 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Chnadigarh, Dec 31 (ANI): Sister S Sebastina former principal of the Sacred Heart School which expelled Ruchika Girhotra in 1990, is likely to be questioned by the Chandigarh Administration.Ruchika was in class ... Read more...

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Dead rat in midday meal creates panic in Bihar


December 18th, 2009 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 18 (IANS) Panic spread among students in Bihar's Saran district after a dead rat was found in a midday meal, school officials said Friday. Dozens of students were stunned when a ... Read more...

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Bankruptcy rate up for Malay Indians


December 7th, 2009 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 7(ANI): The number of Malaysian Indians declared bankrupt with their properties seized for auction has grown over the years and many of them were women aged below 30.Consumer Association ... Read more...

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Tussle on between Chandigarh’s oldest boys school, administration


November 20th, 2009 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 20 (IANS) Chandigarh's oldest boys school has sought the intervention of the National Commission for Minority Educational Institutions against the union territory administration for "interfering" in the school's internal matters. ... Read more...

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Chandigarh teacher showed kids pornographic sites: Parents


November 5th, 2009 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 5 (IANS) Parents of a child studying in a private school here Thursday filed a complaint with the union territory authorities alleging that a teacher of the school was showing ... Read more...

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Court asks government school to admit girl


September 24th, 2009 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Taking a serious view of a 12-year-old girl being denied admission to a government school, the Delhi High Court asked the school to admit her within a ... Read more...

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Living under a dusty black cloud near Raipur (Letter from Raipur)


September 23rd, 2009 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
By Sujeet Kumar Siltara (Chhattisgarh), Sep 23 (IANS) Every morning as the sun rises, you can see a thick layer of black dust over 40 villages on the outskirts of Chhattisgarh capital ... Read more...

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