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Teachers using ‘guide books’ to face action in Punjab


September 14th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 14 (IANS) Teaching students from "guides" is likely to prove costly for government school teachers in Punjab after the state government Friday imposed a complete ban on the ... Read more...

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Teenaged couple commits suicide in Delhi


September 12th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) In a tragic incident, a teenaged couple - both school students and apparently in a relationship - ended their lives Wednesday by jumping to death ... Read more...

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Azim Premji Foundation re-launches teachers portal


September 5th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 5 (IANS) Azim Premji Foundation, set up by IT czar Azim Premji, Wednesday marked Teachers Day by launching "a new and significantly improved version" of the 'Teachers of ... Read more...

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NHRC issues notice to Tamil Nadu


August 29th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The country's apex human rights panel Wednesday issued notice to Tamil Nadu, seeking reports in four weeks over the Scheduled Castes children being denied admission ... Read more...

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Principal suspended for drawing absent teacher wife’s salary


August 22nd, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 22 (IANS) A principal of a government school in Patiala was suspended Wednesday by the Punjab government after it came to light that he was drawing the salary ... Read more...

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Rajasthan town remains tense after clash, curfew on


August 17th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, August 17 (IANS) Markets in Rajasthan's Sirohi town remained closed Friday even three days after a communal clash broke out between two groups of people that left six people ... 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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77 go to jail for exam fraud


August 14th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 14 (IANS) Seventy-seven people, including some parents, have been sent to prison in Bihar for allegedly helping students to cheat in an exam for government jobs, police said ... Read more...

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A classroom on wheels for Delhi’s slum kids (Feature) (With Images)


August 12th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Raja Kumar, 13, hadn't dreamt he would ever go to school. He lived on Delhi's streets, rummaging through garbage for a living and playing ... Read more...

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Teachers rent out Pakistani school during vacation


July 30th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 30 (IANS) Teachers of a government school in Pakistan's Sindh province gave the institute premises on lease to tailors, mat-weavers and vegetable vendors, and permitted paid parking for ... Read more...

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Rajasthan school teacher beats kids, held


July 22nd, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 22 (IANS) A Rajasthan government school teacher was arrested Sunday for severely beating up a group of five children from nearby colonies for playing in the premises and ... Read more...

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Teen-aged schoolboy stabbed to death in Delhi


July 21st, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) A 17-year-old schoolboy was stabbed to death by two other boys in the national capital Friday, police said.Sanjay was attacked in Pul Prahladpur while he ... Read more...

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NHRC asks Bihar for report on students’ thrashing


July 19th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Thursday issued notice to the Bihar government following a report that two school children were beaten till they fainted ... Read more...

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Two minors raped in Delhi


July 10th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Two minors, including a six-year-old girl, were raped in separate incidents here Tuesday, police said, adding that both the accused - a juvenile and a ... Read more...

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Class 5 student hangs himself to death in Delhi


July 9th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) A 12-year-old class 5 student committed suicide by hanging himself from a ceiling fan inside his home here, police said Monday.Rohit, who stayed in east ... Read more...

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No breakthrough in Bihar NIT student’s abduction yet


July 3rd, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 3 (IANS) Ten days after an engineering student was abducted for ransom from the Bihar capital, police have failed to make any breakthrough for his safe recovery.Ravi ... Read more...

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Group to build 500 schools across country


June 23rd, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 23 (IANS) Round Table India (RTI), a non-profit organisation which has tie-ups with several state governments, will build 500 school blocks across the country in the next five ... Read more...

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Pakistani school teacher gunned down in Quetta (Lead)


June 20th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 20 (IANS) A Pakistani social activist and vice principal of a government school was shot dead by motorcycle-borne gunmen in Quetta city, police said.Mir Nazir Marri, of the ... Read more...

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Missing engineer’s mother asks PM to help trace son


June 18th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 18 (IANS) The mother of engineer Fasih Mehmood, who has gone missing after being allegedly arrested in Saudi Arabia and deported to India, Monday sought help from ... Read more...

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Rawalpindi women can now stroll in schools


June 15th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 15 (IANS) Resident women in Pakistan's Rawalpindi city can now enjoy their evenings taking a leisurely stroll in their neighbourhood schools where playgrounds have been converted into parks.Under ... Read more...

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Assam, Microsoft in learning enhancement pact


June 13th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 13 (IANS) The Assam government and Microsoft India signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) here Wednesday that aims to improve the readiness of educators on using technology in ... Read more...

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Birthday party culture comes to UP government schools


June 13th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 13 (IANS) To bridge the rural-urban divide among students, the Uttar Pradesh government has asked its primary schools, run by the basic education department, to celebrate birthdays of ... Read more...

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Sibal advocates higher pay for teachers (Lead)


May 29th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Expressing concern over the "poor quality" of teachers, Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal Tuesday said they needed to be paid more to ensure quality ... Read more...

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Ford to spend $250,000 on seven Tamil Nadu villages


May 22nd, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 22 (IANS) Global automotive giant Ford Motor Company will spend $250,000 on the education, safety, environment and health and welfare of the seven village communities around its plant ... Read more...

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Government school headmaster beaten to death in Bihar


May 21st, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 21 (IANS) The headmaster of a government-run middle school was beaten to death by some people Monday in Bihar's Munger district, police officials said.Ashok Kumar, headmaster of Bhadwakol middle ... Read more...

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Murder accused flees Haryana jail, nabbed in Delhi


May 9th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) A 21-year-old murder accused who escaped from a Haryana jail in January to fulfil his mission of killing half a dozen of his enemies ... Read more...

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Storm kills three, damages many houses in Tripura


April 8th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 8 (IANS) At least three people, including a child and a government school teacher, were killed and two injured as a cyclonic storm accompanied by rains lashing several ... Read more...

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Boy barred from exam over grandpa’s death


April 7th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 7 (IANS) A Class II school student in Madhya Pradesh was barred from taking his examination because his grandfather died a few days ago and his teacher told ... Read more...

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Government school kids have poorer skills: Report


April 2nd, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Children in government schools in rural areas have poorer mathematical skills compared to those in private schools, says the Annual Status of Education Report by ... Read more...

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‘37 percent Delhi government school toilets very dirty’


March 30th, 2012 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Thirty seven percent of toilets in the capital's government schools are "very dirty" and in "subhuman" condition, a survey done by the NGO CRY has ... Read more...

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Boy shot dead by drunk Delhi cop (Lead)


March 12th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) A 12-year-old boy was shot dead by a drunk Delhi Police constable at a marriage ceremony in the capital, police said Monday. He was thrashed ... Read more...

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Boy shot dead by drunk Delhi police cop


March 12th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) A 12-year-old boy was shot dead by a drunk Delhi police constable, who opened fire during a marriage ceremony in the capital, police said Monday.The ... 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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Scolded by father, Class 8 girl ends life


February 23rd, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Feb 23 (IANS) A 12-year old girl in Rajasthan jumped into a well and died after she was scolded by her father for not studying property, police said Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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Locked in dark room by teacher, six-year-old dies


February 21st, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Karnal (Haryana), Feb 21 (IANS) A six-year-old boy in Karnal district was locked up in a dark room by his kindergarten teacher for not doing his homework and died of ... Read more...

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