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‘Special’ mothers to take care of ’special’ children (Feature)

September 18th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 18 (IANS) Two years ago 40-year old Anuradha, who is HIV positive, came to Jaipur with a frail body and weak mind clouded with uncertainty about her future. ... Read more...

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India last stop for Stanford-bound ICSE topper (With Image)

May 22nd, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 22 (IANS) This 17-year-old knew he would do well in his Grade 12 exams but becoming the ICSE topper worldwide with 99.5 percent marks was unimaginable. India-born Rohan ... Read more...

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When Zia-ul Haq was punished in Shimla

March 2nd, 2012 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 2 (IANS) He was a Pakistani dictator feared by many, but there was a time when Zia-ul Haq found himself at the receiving end. The incident dates back ... Read more...

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Software that tracks your child, identifies right career

November 13th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 13 (IANS) It can identify the right career for your child, tell you when he's mischievously missing from the class and message you his test scores as soon ... Read more...

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As a student I wasn’t very studious, says Pakistan PM

September 2nd, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 2 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has admitted that he was "not very studious" when he was a student.Talking to a group of youngsters in a ... Read more...

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Big B tweaked uncomfortable parts in his role in ‘Bbuddah…’

June 24th, 2011 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan will be seen in a different, flamboyant and colourful avatar in upcoming film "Bbuddah…Hoga Terra Baap", but he has tweaked the ... Read more...

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Hand-held home learning device for students launched

March 8th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 8 (IANS) Hyderabad-based Edutor Technologies Tuesday launched Edutor Advantage e40, India's first hand-held home learning device for school students.After a six-month pilot project, the firm, floated by a ... Read more...

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I need to come into my own: Prateik on comparison with mom

February 8th, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Feb 8 (IANS) He feels his mother Smita Patil was an "awesome" actress and Prateik Babbar is comfortable though not overjoyed with the constant comparisons with his mom. ... Read more...

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Magician Sorcar to set up school in Tripura

November 9th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Nov 9 (IANS) Leading magician P.C. Sorcar (Jr) will establish a day boarding school in Tripura.Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar Tuesday laid the foundation of the school - P.C. Sorcar Foundation ... Read more...

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Brit parents bribe, lie to get children into best schools

November 1st, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 01 (ANI): Thousands of Brit parents are ready to lie and bribe to get their kids admitted to a decent secondary school, suggests a new poll.For parents who are ambitious ... Read more...

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Education key to empowering people: President

October 28th, 2010 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 27 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Wednesday said that education is the most potent instrument for empowering people and called upon schools and teachers to promote high moral and cultural ... Read more...

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Does good company fetch one good grades at school?

June 4th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 4 (IANS) Extra classes, extra-curricular activities, tutoring, parents' gentle prodding - all may count in giving a child that edge in academics. But parents still puzzle over what the right ... Read more...

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600 Abu Dhabi students chosen for ’summer abroad’ programme

May 1st, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 1 (IANS/WAM) Six hundred Abu Dhabi students of grades 10 and 11 will visit Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand and the US as part of a "summer abroad" programme. The ... Read more...

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Nana Patekar Did Not Slap Me and it Was Not a Chore But a Pleasant Task to Direct Him - Milind Ukey

April 14th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 14, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): On the eve of the release of his film Paathshaala, Milind Ukey tells Jyothi Venkatesh over a cup of tea in the office of producer Ahmed Khan ... Read more...

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India needs educated citizens in knowledge century: President

April 12th, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Nabha (Punjab), April 12 (IANS) President Pratibha Devisingh Patil Monday exhorted students to contribute to nation-building through their talent and knowledge, saying India will certainly emerge a stronger country when ... Read more...

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I haven’t done ‘Paathshaala’ for commercial reasons: Shahid

April 12th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 12 (IANS) Actor Shahid Kapoor, who will be seen as a school teacher in director Milind Ukey's "Paathshaala", says he has not done the film for any commercial reason, ... Read more...

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Arrested student not in official team: Panjab University (Lead)

February 19th, 2010 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 19 (IANS) The Panjab University (PU) Friday said that its law student Nitin Jindal, who was arrested in Boston on charges of molestation while on a college trip, was not ... Read more...

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School’s explanation sought for girl’s disability after accident

February 19th, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday issued notice to a public school seeking its explanation for an accident that led a girl becoming permanently disabled after she was ... Read more...

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Central university teachers to go on two-day strike

January 28th, 2010 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Over 25,000 teachers of all central universities will go on strike for two days beginning Thursday, demanding faster promotion based on teaching experience. "The University Grants ... 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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Hong Kong teacher accused of sex with 13-year-old pupil

November 20th, 2009 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Nov 20 (DPA) A Hong Kong teacher has been charged with having sex with a primary school pupil and keeping pictures of the encounters on his computer, a court report ... Read more...

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Mama Mia, a musical play staged by schoolchildren in Shillong

October 12th, 2009 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
By D. HenpilenShillong, Oct.12 (ANI): To promote theatre art in Meghalaya, a musical play was staged which also offered a platform to schoolchildren to showcase their talent.The play was a romantic ... Read more...

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Tim Tebow’s Girlfriends Always Become ‘The Talk Of The Town’

July 10th, 2009 - 6:32 pm ICT by GD
Tim Tebow surely is one of those players who have made a big name for himself in 'off-field' matters rather than his skills on field. His 'extra' curricular activities and his list ... Read more...

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DPS boy tops CBSE class 12 exam in Delhi

May 22nd, 2009 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Delhi Public School (DPS) student Subhashish Bhadra scored 98 percent in his Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) class 12 exams to top the Delhi region. "Subhashish Bhadra ... Read more...

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Heavy load of activities make kids thrive emotionally

October 5th, 2008 - 3:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 5 (ANI): A heavy load of scheduled activities does not increase childrens levels of stress, instead it helps them thrive emotionally, according to a new study.During the study, researchers ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi ‘looking for an open-minded girl’ (Lead)

July 5th, 2008 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, July 5 (IANS) When a group of school students here asked him about his marriage plans, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi smiled and said he was not averse to the idea. "I ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi interacts with children in Bhopal

July 5th, 2008 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, July 5 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi who arrived here Saturday interacted with schoolchildren after inaugurating Sanskar Valley school's boys and girls hostel. The students asked him about his entry ... Read more...

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Steep school expenses encouraging one-child norm

June 29th, 2008 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Rising school expenses are forcing young parents in India to have only one child, a study by a business chamber says. The study by the social development ... Read more...

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IIT-D asked to review SC/ST students’ expulsion

June 17th, 2008 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi , June 17 (ANI): Indian Institute of Technology- Delhi has been asked by the National Commission for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes to review the expulsion of 12 undergraduate ... Read more...

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AIIMS looking for an NRI doctor as director

May 27th, 2008 - 5:12 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) As the tenure of P. Venugopal ends in the first week of July, the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here is looking for a new ... Read more...

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Tension causing diabetes in children: expert

May 14th, 2008 - 3:29 pm ICT by admin
Ahmedabad, May 14(IANS) An increasing number of children are suffering from diabetes due to stress since parents pressure them to excel in both academics and extra curricular activities, says a medical expert. ... Read more...

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Pallam Raju urges NCC cadets to be involved in social activities

April 24th, 2008 - 4:29 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Apr 24 (ANI): Minister of State for Defence Dr. MM Pallam Raju today urged National Cadet Corps (NCC) cadets to get more involved in social activities. Addressing the cadets ... Read more...

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Early alcohol prevention programs for tweens is imperative: Study

April 3rd, 2008 - 12:48 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Apr 3 (ANI): With an increasing number of youngsters getting addicted to booze, a new study has looked at how important it is to have early alcohol preventive programs ... Read more...

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Researchers show how extra-curricular activities help prevent juvenile delinquency

March 23rd, 2008 - 2:51 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 23 (ANI): A new study on juvenile delinquency has found that participation in extra-curricular activities can definitely minimize the risky behaviors in young men and women.However, the study also ... Read more...

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Do extra-curricular activities help prevent delinquency

March 23rd, 2008 - 2:06 pm ICT by admin
London, March 23 (IANS) Parents concerned about the involvement of their teenaged children in risky or criminal behaviour have traditionally involved their kids in sports and community activities. Do those activities really ... Read more...

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