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Assad mystery lover to get PhD from British varsity


July 8th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) A Syrian woman, said to be the mystery lover of embattled President Bashar al-Assad, will soon get a doctorate from a top university in Britain, according ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Turkmenistan president fires minister over poor parenting


April 14th, 2012 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Ashgabat, April 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti)Turkmenistan President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov has fired the country's energy and industry minister at a general ministerial meeting over poor parenting skills, Turkmen television reported.President Berdymukhamedov dismissed ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Facebook to become publicly-listed company


January 30th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 30 (IANS) Social network Facebook will soon become a publicly-listed company, valued at $75-100 billion, Sky News reported Monday.According to the Financial Times and The Wall Street ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Protests in Jammu against new job policy


November 3rd, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 3 (IANS) Jammu's students and political groups Thursday protested the National Conference-Congress coalition government's new recruitment policy for what they called an anti-youth proposal to pay low salaries ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Rebecca Black leaves school because of bullying


August 11th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Teenage singer Rebecca Black has pulled out of her school because of bullying. The 14-year-old became an instant sensation hated and loved in the same measure ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Emma Watson leaving Brown University, but denies ‘bullying’


April 25th, 2011 - 11:33 am ICT by ANI
London, April 25 (ANI): It's official. Emma Watson will be transferring from the prestigious Brown University to another school this autumn, but her spokeswoman has denied reports of 'bullying'.The 'Harry Potter' star's ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Was Emma Watson bullied into leaving Brown University?


April 22nd, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 22 (ANI): Rumour mill has it that Emma Watson, who left a top U.S. university in order to continue acting, may have been victim to some good old fashioned bullying.The ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Australian Army says sex scandal ‘isolated’ incident


April 9th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 9 (IANS) A sex scandal that hit the Australian Defence Force Academy (ADFA) and threatened to stain the institution's reputation was described by the defence chief as an ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Oz Air force chief terms filming of two cadets having sex as “absolutely abhorrent”


April 7th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Apr.7 (ANI): Australia's Air Force Chief, Air Chief Marshal Angus Houston has described the "so-called Skype incident" broadcasting a female cadet having sex with a fellow cadet as "absolutely abhorrent".Houston said ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Academics warn cheating is tarnishing Oxford University’s image


March 28th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 28 (ANI): Senior academics at Oxford University have warned that the institute risks being tarnished because of a failure to clamp down on cheating.Nick Bamforth and Colin Thompson, the university's ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Police arrest 16 in gang rape of 11-year-old girl in Cleveland, Texas


March 9th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 9 (ANI): At least 16 people, ranging in age from 14 to 27, have been arrested in connection with the nightmarish gang rape of an 11-year-old girl in Texas.The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Rutgers University Denies Responsibility For Tyler Clementi’s Suicide


December 24th, 2010 - 9:01 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The suicide case of Tyler Clementi took a new turn on this week when the parents of the deceased 18-year-old made it known that they are ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Narcissistic students ‘more likely to cheat’


December 1st, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): A new study has shown that college students who exhibit narcissistic tendencies are more likely than fellow students to cheat on exams and assignments.The results suggested that narcissists ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Oz girl gang’s sick filming of ‘tag team’ fights


November 14th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 14 (ANI): A group of Aussie teenage girls have been found filming unprovoked 'tag team' attacks on fellow students and circulating the footage via mobile phones.According to the Sunday Times, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Scientists discover ‘altruism gene’ that makes you more charitable


November 9th, 2010 - 11:46 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 9 (ANI): Researchers at University of Bonn claim that they have found an 'altruism gene' that makes people more charitable.People with this change gave twice as much money on average ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

PE Teacher Shot By Boy On Account Of Rugby


November 6th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
November 6, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Mr. Jones, the 39 year old Rugby teacher was visited by a teenage boy who had a Beretta air pistol concealed in his clothing. ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

University pals are protective of me, says Emma Watson


November 5th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 05 (ANI): Harry Potter star Emma Watson has admired her "solid group of friends" at America's Brown University for welcoming her into their community and "protecting" her by refusing ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Oxford students wear nappies, drink from baby bottles


October 30th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 30 (IANS) Dozens of girl students of Oxford University were forced to wear nappies, suck on dummies and drink alcohol from baby bottles during an initiation ceremony, a media ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Oxford University girls forced to dress as babies in bizarre initiation ritual


October 30th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 30 (ANI): Shocking images of a number of female students forced into a booze-fuelled initiation ceremony dressed as babies at Oxford University have appeared on Facebook.Pictures from the Babies ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Andre & Korisha Shipley sue morgue for keeping their dead son’s brain with them


October 28th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) When Jesse Shipley was buried in 2005 after he died from a car crash, his parents had no idea that his brain had been removed.However 5 ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Study: Half of the high school students have bullied their fellow students


October 28th, 2010 - 12:48 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new survey that involved some 43,321 American high school students has revealed that almost half of United States’ high school students were bullying in the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

School violence costs India yearly US$7.42 billion


October 26th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Oct 26: School violence costs India annually US 7.42 billion dollars, according to a research report titled "The Economic Impact of School Violence" by United Kingdom headquartered Plan International and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

National Coming Out Day Celebrated By LGBT And Other Communities


October 11th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Yesterday the Americans celebrated National Coming Out Day, the internationally observed civil awareness day for coming out and people discuss about gay, lesbian, bisexual, asexual and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Two Rutgers University Student Charged In Tyler Clementi’s Death


October 1st, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tyler Clementi, an 18-year-old college student was a promising musician who was known for his prowess over his favorite instrument, violin. However, the life of this ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Rutgers University student jumps to death after being filmed having sex


September 30th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 30 (ANI): A university student jumped to his death from a bridge a day after being filmed having sex with a man in his room.Tyler Clementi, 18, who was ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Asher Brown Takes Away His Life Owing To Bullying And Harrassment In School


September 29th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sometimes, the pranks can be dangerous and even fatal. Asher Brown, a 13 year old student committed suicide last Thursday as he could not take the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Prince William gets his helicopter wings


September 17th, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 17 (IANS) Britain's Prince William has graduated as a search and rescue helicopter pilot, a media report Friday said. The second-in-line to the throne will join 22 Squadron's C Flight ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Prince William qualifies as Search and Rescue pilot


September 17th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 17 (ANI): Prince William is all set to graduate as a Search and Rescue Force helicopter pilot and is delighted at finishing the 'challenging' course.The 28-year-old will join 22 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Chinese women prefer to pop the pill than rely on condoms


September 17th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 17 (IANS) Many Chinese women prefer popping the morning-after pill rather than have other contraceptives as they no longer have to rely on their partners to use condoms, said ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

600 booked for violence


September 16th, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 16 (IANS) Cases have been slapped against nearly 600 people in Uttar Pradesh's Banda district for indulging in violence after a truck ran over a student, police said Thursday. Sushil ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Bullied students suffer academically as well: Study


August 21st, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 21 (ANI): UCLA psychologists has found that students who are bullied regularly do substantially worse in school.The study was conducted with 2,300 students in 11 Los Angeles-area public middle schools ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

People shun popular opinions if they already hold opposing views


August 3rd, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 3 (ANI): If you develop a strong opinion on an issue and later found that the majority of people did not have the same stand, you will become more confident ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

UVA Students Seek Path To Atonement


May 10th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Virginia, May 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Students of the University of Virginia got together to pay homage to one of their fellow students, Yeardley Love, after the latter passed away earlier ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Kent State Dedicates May 4th Tour To Commemorate The Shootings On The Same Day 40 Years Back


May 4th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 4, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A formal procedure of ribbon cutting was organized on Monday to observe two chief landmarks linked to the May 4, 1970 campus shootings that liquidated ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

“Smart drugs” use by US college students to illegally boost brainpower


April 26th, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 26 (ANI): A US survey has suggested that college students are illegally boosting their brainpower by using 'smart drugs' like Ritalin and Aderall.The college campus survey revealed the drugs are ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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