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Bill to develop Karnataka districts in Lok Sabha


September 7th, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) A constitutional amendment bill introduced by Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde in the Lok Sabha Friday seeks to establish a special development board for six most ... Read more...

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Afghan education official shot dead


July 8th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 8 (IANS) An Afghan education official abducted 10 days ago was Sunday found shot dead in the western province of Badghis, Xinhua reported.Mohammad Mehdi was kidnapped along ... Read more...

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‘Punjab colleges staff go without salaries for months’


May 15th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 15 (IANS) Teaching and non-teaching staff in colleges across Punjab have gone without salaries for the past few months, a senior teachers' leader said Tuesday."A total of 1,036 ... Read more...

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Australia welcomes new ethics codes for education agents


April 27th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Australia's Acting High Commissioner to India, Lachlan Strahan, Friday applauded the new 'International Code of Ethics' for education agents.The code aims to ensure that all ... Read more...

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Tripura to launch disaster management project in schools


April 23rd, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 23 (IANS) Tripura will launch a disaster management programme in its schools to enhance the state's preparedness in an event of a natural calamity striking it, an ... Read more...

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Government hopeful of passing important education bills


April 22nd, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) With the budget session of parliament set to resume Tuesday, Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Kapil Sibal and education officials are keeping their fingers crossed ... Read more...

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151 Bihar primary teachers fail test, sacked


April 19th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 19 (IANS) The Bihar government has sacked 151 primary school teachers after they failed to clear two consecutive eligibility tests, officials Thursday said.The education department has ordered that ... Read more...

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Oz students’ racism fight on Facebook erupts onto streets


March 4th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 4 (ANI): A racism fight among Australian students on social networking site Facebook caused a brawl between a student's relatives and the police to erupt.The fight between "Leb" and ... Read more...

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Agra alert for Mayawati’s surprise visit


February 1st, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 1 (IANS) Panic buttons have been pressed and government departments are suddenly in a tizzy as Chief Minister Mayawati will begin her surprise visits across the state this week, ... Read more...

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Obama visit: US rebuffs Pakistan’s bid to globalise Kashmir


October 25th, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) As Pakistan steps up efforts to internationalise the Kashmir issue during President Barack Obama's India visit, the US Monday rebuffed Islamabad, making it clear that it ... Read more...

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Students trickle in as Srinagar schools reopen


September 27th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 27 (IANS) School staff turned up in large numbers as educational institutions here reopened after over three months Monday. While the student inflow was no more than a trickle and ... Read more...

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110,000 pounds for British school sans pupil


August 22nd, 2010 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 22 (IANS) The British government is spending 110,000 pounds on a century-old school which has no students on the rolls but a headteacher, a caretaker and board of governors on ... Read more...

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Students refuse food cooked by Dalits, principal suspended


July 9th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 9 (IANS) The principal of a government-run school in Uttar Pradesh's Ramabai Nagar district was suspended for inaction and negligence after students refused to eat the midday meal prepared by ... Read more...

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Publisher’s employee prime accused in B.Ed paper leak: Police


May 10th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, May 10 (IANS) An employee of an Agra publisher has been identified as the prime accused among the four people arrested for their alleged involvement in leaking the question paper of ... Read more...

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B.Ed exam cancelled after paper leak, four held (Second Lead)


May 6th, 2010 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 5 (IANS) Four people have been arrested in Uttar Pradesh's Farrukhabad district for their alleged involvement in leaking the question paper of a B.Ed entrance test that was cancelled just ... Read more...

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‘Horndog High’ teachers to be charged for alleged lesbian tryst in school


March 31st, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 31 (ANI): Two Brooklyn romance language teachers, who were caught having a naked romp in an empty classroom, are set to be charged with professional misconduct.French teacher Cindy ... Read more...

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Statue of Barack Obama is back, installed in a Jakarta school that he used to attend


February 23rd, 2010 - 11:21 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Jakarta, Feb 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A statue of the US President Barack Obama, as a boy was installed at the Jakarta elementary school, that he once used to study in. The ... Read more...

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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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Lanka government says over 500 child soldiers in its custody


December 24th, 2009 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Dec. 24 (ANI): The Sri Lankan Government has claimed that it has 550 ex-child soldiers in its custody - and about half of them are being given the chance of education.Officials ... Read more...

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Admission form fee fixed at Rs.100 in Chandigarh schools


December 18th, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 18 (IANS) To curb the tendency among private schools to mint money through sale of highly priced admission forms, the Chandigarh administration has fixed a ceiling of Rs.100 per form ... Read more...

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Salute passing cars, students told in Chinese town


October 26th, 2009 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 26 (IANS) Students at a Chinese town have been told to salute each passing car while on their way to and from school, a media report said. The students at ... Read more...

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Orissa task force to improve higher education


October 7th, 2009 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 7 (IANS) Orissa Wednesday constituted a task force consisting eminent academicians to prepare a prospective plan document for higher education, officials said. The task force will be led by Trilochan Pradhan, ... Read more...

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Schools, colleges, malls shut in swine flu-hit Pune (Second Lead)


August 10th, 2009 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Aug 10 (IANS) The Maharashtra government Monday decided to close down all schools, colleges, cinema halls and malls in the Pune-Pimpri-Chinchwad area in an attempt to arrest the spread of swine ... Read more...

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Swine flu outbreak brings life to standstill in Pune


August 10th, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Aug 10 (IANS) In a drastic measure to curb the swine flu pandemic that has already killed three people in this city, the Maharashtra government Monday decided to shut down schools ... Read more...

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After 3 deaths, Maharashtra sets up core panel to tackle H1N1


August 9th, 2009 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) Rattled by three swine flu deaths in six days, the Maharashtra government Sunday set up a core group to monitor the influenza A (H1N1) spread, as four new ... Read more...

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EU offers over $138 mn in aid to Pakistan


June 17th, 2009 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, June 17 (DPA) The European Union (EU) is to give Pakistan over 100 million euros ($138 million) in aid, more than half of it for victims of the recent fighting ... Read more...

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Robin Bain accused for sexually abusing his daughter


May 12th, 2009 - 8:27 pm ICT by GD
Laniet a sister to David Bain and the daughter of Robin Bain, recently told her employer, Stephen Cousins that she was having sexual intercourse with her father and that she was planning ... Read more...

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Class 8-9 students caught answering under-graduate exam


March 17th, 2009 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Luckow, March 17 (IANS) Education officials in Uttar Pradesh were in for a shock when they found students of Class 8 and 9 answering question papers at an under-graduate exam in Azamgarh ... Read more...

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Japanese govt under fire for rewriting wartime history in school textbooks


January 9th, 2009 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 9 (ANI): Japanese government is under attack for its apparent attempts to rewrite its wartime past in the new school textbooks.The government had decided two years ago to delete ... Read more...

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Drunk Oz teacher fired for allegedly flashing breasts at students


December 20th, 2008 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, December 20 (ANI): A teacher had been fired from an Australian high school following allegations that she drank alcohol with students and flashed her breasts at them.The New South Wales ... Read more...

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After Mumbai terror attacks, US delegations postpone trips


December 1st, 2008 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) A much expected visit of officials from the US nuclear industry to India, scheduled to start Tuesday, has been postponed indefinitely as a fallout of the Mumbai ... Read more...

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13,000 people wrongly branded as criminals in the UK


November 13th, 2008 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.13 (ANI): Blunders by British police and the Criminal Records Bureau has led to at least 13,000 people being wrongly branded as criminals or accused of more serious offences, reports ... Read more...

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Now five-year jail term for ‘organised’ exam cheating


July 10th, 2008 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 9 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh state assembly Wednesday passed a bill that provides for up to five years in jail for those found guilty of aiding students to cheat in exams, ... Read more...

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Kerala school book has frog’s picture in place of Gandhi


June 12th, 2008 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Kasargod (Kerala), June 11 (IANS) A school handbook, which has a picture of frog in place of Mahatma Gandhi, has become a cause of embarrassment for education officials in Kasargod district of ... Read more...

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Brit teen’s 16th birthday surprise - a spanking stripper!


November 14th, 2007 - 10:17 am ICT by admin
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