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Rahul faces hostility from Amethi college girls


September 13th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 13 (IANS) Congress MP Rahul Gandhi faced hostile college girl students on the first day of his two-day visit to his parliamentary constituency Amethi Thursday.Angry over the ... Read more...

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Two teachers booked for raping students


August 16th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 16 (IANS) Two teachers were Thursday booked for raping two girl students at a government school by blackmailing them on the basis of video clips showing them in ... Read more...

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Patnaik highlights government’s achievements on I-Day


August 15th, 2012 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 15 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Wednesday turned his Independence Day address into an occasion to highlight his government's performance.After hoisting the tricolour at the Independence Day ... Read more...

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Unemployment allowance to be given from September: Akhilesh


August 14th, 2012 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 13 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Monday announced that the provision of taking work from beneficiaries of the unemployment allowance has been done away with ... Read more...

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Cheaper bus travel for over a million students in Karnataka


August 11th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 11 (IANS) Karnataka Saturday reduced annual bus pass rates for students by up to Rs. 200, a step which will benefit nearly 1.5 million students.The rates are being ... Read more...

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Girl power in Jamia (To go with: Turkish language course flavour at Jamia)


August 5th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
There has been increase of about 12 percent in girl students in Jamia Millia Islamia, following a 10 percent reservation for girls. With this, the percentage of girls on the campus ... Read more...

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10 missing girl students found pushed into flesh trade


August 4th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 4 (IANS) Ten of the 24 girl students of a government residential school in Bihar, who went missing five years ago, were pushed into flesh trade, police said ... Read more...

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UP to provide broadband service to all panchayats


July 31st, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 31 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Tuesday decided to go ahead with the National Optical Fibre Network (NOFN) project under which all village panchayats (councils) in the state ... Read more...

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Andhra college girl loses voice after ragging by seniors


July 22nd, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 22 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a college girl student in Andhra Pradesh lost her voice after ragging by her seniors.The incident took place at the hostel of ... Read more...

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Over 40,000 scholarships provided to minority community


July 13th, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Ne w Delhi, July 12 (IANS) As many as 42,476 scholarships were awarded to students from minority communities during 2011-12 under the merit-cum-means scholarship scheme of the ministry of minority ... Read more...

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As militancy fades, girls return to school in Jammu’s remote regions


July 4th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 4 (IANS) For the girls of Mahore in Jammu and Kashmir's Reasi district where militants used to have a free run, it is time to realise their dreams ... Read more...

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Jamia V-C felicitates first Anglo Arabic girl’s batch


June 1st, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Jamia Millia Islamia Vice Chancellor Najeeb Jung Friday felicitated 15 girl students, the first batch of girls who have recently been admitted to the 300-year-old ... Read more...

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Jamia to felicitate girl students admitted in male bastion


May 31st, 2012 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) A batch of about 15 girl students, who have made history by taking admission in an institution which has for the last 300 years ... Read more...

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Acid attack on woman volleyball player in Haryana


May 26th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Rohtak (Haryana), May 26 (IANS) A teenage girl, who is a junior national volleyball player, was hospitalised with serious injuries after two motorcycle-borne youth threw acid on her while she ... Read more...

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Assam plans food supplement for high school girls


May 24th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 24 (IANS) Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma Thursday said the government was considering providing some food supplement to high school girls before administering them iron and folic ... Read more...

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Girls outdo boys in CBSE class 10 exams


May 24th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Girl students outperformed boys in the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) class 10 examinations, the results of which were released Thursday.Girls recorded a pass ... Read more...

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AMU elects its first woman in teachers association


May 1st, 2012 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Aligarh, May 1 (IANS) After being in the news for alleged gender bias, the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) has for the first time elected a woman to its influential teacher's ... Read more...

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Amity students hold candlelight vigil for Dana Sangma


April 27th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, April 27 (IANS) Students from various faculties at the Amity campus here gathered Friday for a condolence meeting and observed a candlelight vigil for MBA aspirant Dana Sangma who ... Read more...

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Elderly Chinese teacher molests 10 schoolgirls


April 20th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 20 (IANS) A 60-year-old teacher in a primary school of China has been accused of molesting 10 girl students of third-grade, a media report said. According to the ... Read more...

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12 Andhra students hospitalized after corporal punishment


April 3rd, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 3 (IANS) In another shocking incident of corporal punishment, a woman teacher in Andhra Pradesh's Nellore district severely punished 12 girl students who had to be hospitalized.The incident ... Read more...

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Briton jailed for having sex with school girl


March 24th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 24 (IANS) A maintenance worker of a British school has been jailed for three years for having sex with one of two 15-year-old girl students he seduced.Matthew Moses ... Read more...

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Budget: Minority girl students to get free cycles


March 16th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The government Friday pledged to give free cycles for girl students from minority communities and has earmarked Rs.4.5 crore for the scheme aimed at ... 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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Ambitious plans for Muslims ahead of Tripura polls


February 29th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 29 (IANS) Ahead of the next year's assembly polls, the Left Front government has undertaken a "welfare package" for the benefit of the minority Muslims in Tripura, a ... Read more...

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Be disciplined, do social work: Patil tells students


February 8th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kurukshetra (Haryana), Feb 8 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Wednesday urged students to be more disciplined and devote time for social work.She made the remark while addressing students and faculty ... Read more...

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Heavy snowfall in Pakistan province


February 4th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 4 (IANS) The Murree region in Pakistan's Punjab province has witnessed heavy snowfall.A bus carrying girl students was stuck in snow on the Murree-Bhurban road Friday. Efforts were ... Read more...

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A milestone for girls in a Uttar Pradesh village


December 20th, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Muslimpatti (Uttar Pradesh), Dec 20 (IANS) It is a milestone in education for this remote village in Azamgarh district -- 90 percent of its girls are educated and the number ... Read more...

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Free sanitary napkins for students in government schools


November 29th, 2011 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) In order to promote personal hygiene among young girls, the Delhi government Monday launched a scheme to distribute free sanitary napkins to girls studying in ... Read more...

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Empowering children to tackle their problems themselves


November 14th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Eleven-year-old Azad Kumar, a class five student at Pindara village in Varanasi was disgusted when his teacher asked him to clean toilets. Voicing his views ... Read more...

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Principal arrested for molesting girl students


November 4th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Moradabad (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 4 (IANS) A principal of a private school in this Uttar Pradesh district has been arrested on charges of molesting two minor girl students, police said ... Read more...

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Indian innovation in education gets noticed in Qatar


November 2nd, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Doha, Nov 2 (IANS) Two unusual and innovative educational projects from India are among a list of "16 pioneers around the world" selected by a new book on the subject ... Read more...

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Pakistani teacher blackens faces of girl students


October 30th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 30 (IANS) A woman teacher at a private school in Pakistan allegedly punched seven girl students and blackened their faces after they failed to complete their assignments, Geo ... Read more...

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Supreme Court: Provide toilets in government schools


October 18th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Provide toilet facilities in all government schools by Dec 31, the Supreme Court Tuesday told all the states and union territories (UT). Temporary facilities must be ... Read more...

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Headmaster held for molesting girls


September 26th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 26 (IANS) The headmaster of a government school in Uttar Pradesh's Allahabad district was arrested Monday on charges of forcing girl students to remove their uniforms on the ... Read more...

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Students hospitalised after consuming iron pills


September 20th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 20 (IANS) As many as 60 students of a central government-run girls' school in Uttar Pradesh's Shahjahanpur district were hospitalised Tuesday as they took ill after consuming iron ... Read more...

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