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Parents stop sending girls to school in Pakistani Punjab


September 10th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 10 (IANS) People in a village in Pakistan's Punjab province have stopped sending their daughters to a school after it was merged with a boys' institute, saying co-education ... Read more...

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9 killed in wave of sectarian violence in Quetta


September 1st, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 1 (IANS) At least nine people were killed and a dozen others injured in a wave of sectarian violence that hit Quetta city, the provincial capital of Pakistan's ... Read more...

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Girls’ school blown up in Pakistan


June 1st, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 1 (IANS) A primary school for girls in a Pakistani village has been blown up by unidentified terrorists, Daily Times reported Friday.The attack took place late Wednesday on ... Read more...

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Shanghai boys to learn how not to lose masculinity


April 24th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, April 24 (IANS) A school in the Chinese metropolis of Shanghai has set up an experimental "boys only" class, as in many schools girls outnumber boys and get better ... Read more...

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Shanghai may get its first boys school


March 23rd, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 23 (IANS) Shanghai may soon have its first boys school if a plan by an education official gets the go-ahead.The single-sex school solution is being proposed in a ... 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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Woman teacher leaves home, kids to join ULFA


February 24th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 24 (IANS) Police in Assam's Dibrugarh district are on the lookout for a woman school teacher, who has reportedly left her home to join the anti-talk faction of ... Read more...

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Three killed in suicide attack at Pakistan police station (Lead)


February 24th, 2012 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 24 (IANS) Three policemen were killed and six injured Friday when three heavily armed suicide attackers went on a shooting spree and lobbed grenades at a police station ... Read more...

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Two killed in attack on Pakistan police station


February 24th, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 24 (IANS) Two policemen were killed and six injured Friday when Taliban guerrillas stormed a police station in Pakistan's Peshawar city, a media report said.The brazen attack ... Read more...

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Militants blow up two schools in Pakistan


November 13th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 13 (IANS) Militants Sunday blew up two government schools in Pakistan's northwest tribal region. There was, however, no loss of life, Geo News reported.A girls' school was ... Read more...

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Girls school blown up in Pakistan


November 10th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 10 (IANS) Unidentified bombers blew up a government school for girls in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. No person was hurt in the incident, a media report said ... Read more...

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Una Healy having a girl


November 8th, 2011 - 4:42 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 8 (IANS) Irish singer-songwriter Una Healy has revealed she is having a baby girl with boyfriend Ben Foden.The Saturdays singer and her rugby player boyfriend Foden have revealed ... Read more...

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Youth in police custody for kidnapping schoolgirl


November 5th, 2011 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 4 (IANS) A youth was Friday sent to two days police custody by a local court on charges of kidnapping a teenaged student of a leading girls' school ... Read more...

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Haqqanis did not exist during my reign: Musharraf


October 7th, 2011 - 4:48 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 7 (IANS) Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf has said that the militant Haqqani network did not exist during his rule.It is the duty of the government to ... 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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Bomb scare on train in Rajasthan


September 19th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Ajmer, Sep 19 (IANS) A bomb scare has been reported on board a train on way to Rajasthan's Ajmer town Monday, police said.Police have detained a man and said ... Read more...

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I’m obsessed with cooking show: Lady Gaga


May 31st, 2011 - 2:27 am ICT by IANS
London, May 31 (IANS) Pop star Lady Gaga says she is obsessed with cooking shows and loves experimenting with new recipes."When I get time off, I like to watch cooking ... Read more...

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CBSE results: Delhi’s Urdu-medium schools do well


May 23rd, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Hampered by non-availability of textbooks in the students' mother-tongue, lack of teachers, and cramped accommodation, Delhi's Urdu-medium schools have still managed to post pass percentage ... Read more...

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On official trip to Pakistan, UK minister joins family wedding


April 16th, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 16 (IANS) A Pakistani-origin British cabinet minister, who went on an official trip to the country to witness the devastation caused by floods, slipped out to attend a ... Read more...

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Baroness Warsi used taxpayer-funded Pak trip to attend lavish family wedding


April 16th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 16 (ANI): Tory party co-chairman Baroness Warsi, the first Muslim woman to serve in the British Cabinet, had used a taxpayer-funded official visit to Pakistan to attend a family wedding ... Read more...

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Pabna in Bangladesh celebrates Suchitra Sen’s 80th birthday


April 8th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 8 (IANS) Bangladesh's Pabna district celebrated Bengali screen legend Suchitra Sen's 80th birthday this week with a call to preseve her ancestral home as a heritage site and ... Read more...

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Nine killed in Quran burning protest in Afghanistan


April 2nd, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kandahar, April 2 (IANS) At least nine people were killed and over 70 others injured as thousands of people staged an angry demonstration in Kandahar city Saturday to condemn ... Read more...

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Unidentified terrorists destroy govt. primary girls school in Pak’s Landikotal town


March 18th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 18 (ANI): Terrorists reportedly blew up a government primary school for girls in Landikotal town of Pakistan on Thursday.The Daily Times quoted local sources as saying that the unidentified terrorists ... Read more...

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Old friends, old memories at Panjab University’s alumni meet


February 21st, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma and Ritika Sharma Chandigarh, Feb 21 (IANS) Rather nostalgic about the times gone by, walking down the memory lane, and cracking jokes, the old-timers of the Panjab ... Read more...

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Dead newborn baby found at Oprah Winfrey’s South African girls school


February 19th, 2011 - 11:49 am ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 19 (ANI): A dead body of a newborn baby has reportedly been found at Oprah Winfrey's girls school in South Africa.According to police, a 17-year-old student at the Oprah ... Read more...

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Be catalyst for change, Alva tells Muslim girls


February 3rd, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, Feb 3 (IANS) Millions of girls representing the rural poor, the scheduled castes and tribes, the minorities and the urban slums remain out of the educational umbrella because of the way ... Read more...

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Mother of two enrols in class 1 with her kids


January 17th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 17 (IANS) A 25-year-old woman in Pakistan enrolled in class 1 with her two children - in fulfilment of her lifelong dream to be educated.Asma, a resident of Daudkhel in ... Read more...

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Madonna wants to expand Malawi charity


January 13th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 13 (ANI): Queen of Pop Madonna has revealed that she wants to expand her Malawi girls' school.The pop star opened the Raising Malawi Academy for Girls in 2010 but ... Read more...

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Rajkot school opens separate wing for girls


January 2nd, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by ANI
Rajkot (Gujarat), Jan.2 (ANI): Rajkumar College, a boarding school in Gujarat's Rajkot city, has come up with a separate wing for girls, which is all set to become functional from the ... Read more...

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LittleGossip.com allows you to make obscene comments


December 22nd, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 22 (IANS) A new website that encourages schoolkids to write anonymous and obscene comments about their peers has exploded in popularity among pupils in the past month. Perhaps surprisingly, they ... Read more...

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‘Bitchy’ website lets pupils make anonymous comments about each other


December 22nd, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 22 (ANI): LittleGossip.com, a website that allows students to spread malicious rumours about fellow pupils' looks, sex lives and drug habits, has become a big hit in Britain.The website ... Read more...

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Islamabad Police files case against alleged CIA official


December 15th, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec. 15 (ANI): Islamabad Police have filed a case against US citizen Jonathan Banks, for allegedly being the CIA chief in Pakistan and controlling the drone attacks.Acting on an application of ... Read more...

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British teacher charged with having sex chats with pupils


December 4th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 4 (IANS) A teacher at an all-girls' school in Britain is facing charges of unacceptable professional conduct after she had explicit sex chats with her students.Lindsay Brown of the Southfield ... Read more...

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Ruchika case: School principal innocent, says church official


December 3rd, 2010 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 2 (IANS) The principal of the Sacred Heart School, where teenaged molestation victim Ruchika Girhotra studied but was expelled from allegedly at the behest of tainted Haryana cop S.P.S. ... Read more...

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School makes girls perform bike stunts


December 1st, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 1 (IANS) A renowned girls' school in Moradabad district of Uttar Pradesh is facing enquiry after a local TV channel aired footage of students performing stunts on bikes as part ... Read more...

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