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Faster development when India fully literate: Ansari


September 9th, 2012 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 8 (IANS) Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari Saturday said India's development would be fast-tracked from the day the country attained complete literacy.Speaking at the Sakshar Bharat prize ... Read more...

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Tripura people safe in Karnataka, other states, says Manik Sarkar


August 20th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 20 (IANS) The students, professionals and other people from Tripura staying in Karnataka, Maharashtra and other states were safe and there were no reports of any attack on ... Read more...

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Tripura people safe in Karnataka, other states, says Manik Sarkar


August 20th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 20 (IANS) The students, professionals and other people from Tripura staying in Karnataka, Maharashtra and other states were safe and there were no reports of any attack on ... Read more...

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Mumbai clashes reflect pseudo-secular politics: BJP


August 13th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday referred to the violence in Mumbai during a rally on Assam clashes as the "most perverted form of ... Read more...

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Kerala tourism goes hitech


July 9th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 9 (IANS) Kerala Tourism, ahead of the new season starting in two months, will launch a fresh set of mobile-based services and IT-based projects to make the ... Read more...

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Six kids missing from Rohtak shelter home traced


May 16th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Rohtak (Haryana), May 16 (IANS) Haryana Police here have located the six children who went "missing" from a controversial shelter home in this town, 70 km from New Delhi, ... Read more...

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Chinese province hit by sex crimes


April 24th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 24 (IANS) Sexual assault accounts for over 75 percent of all crimes committed against teenaged girls in a Chinese province. The perpetrators were often neighbours, friends and relatives, ... Read more...

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Give disabled children a choice, amend RTE: NAC


April 12th, 2012 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The Sonia Gandhi-led National Advisory Council (NAC) wants the human resource development (HRD) ministry to amend the right to education (RTE) law to ensure ... Read more...

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Big B to be honoured for polio work


April 6th, 2012 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 6 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who is Unicef's brand ambassador against polio, says he will be honoured for his contribution to the cause."And the organisation that acknowledges ... Read more...

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Hope for NRI kids, parents stick to uncle pact


March 23rd, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) After their much-publicised flip-flops, NRI couple Anurup and Sagarika Bhattacharya have re-signed an agreement to hand over their children to their uncle Arunabhash, with India ... Read more...

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400 students caught cheating, expelled


February 24th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 24 (IANS) More than 400 students caught cheating in Class X exams have been expelled and some 100 parents who helped them to copy have been arrested in ... Read more...

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Why does censor board love Karan Johar?


January 28th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) The censor board loves Karan Johar. The filmmaker not only happily toned down the violent content of his latest production "Agneepath" as per the censor ... Read more...

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Facebook’s releases list of most popular ’shared’ news items


November 30th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Facebook has released the list of the top 40 most "shared" news in the past year. The popular social networking site published the list on Wednesday. ... Read more...

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‘Anna wears a Gandhi cap but thinks like Taliban’


November 23rd, 2011 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Anna Hazare's prescription to flog drunkards to curb alcoholism invited sharp reactions from politicians and activists Wednesday.Terming Anna's remedy as reminiscent of the Taliban, ... Read more...

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Court nod for girl choosing to stay with father


November 7th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) After a 12-year-old girl told the court she wanted to live with her father, the Delhi High Court transferred her custody while the mother has ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka records over 7,000 child abuse complaints


November 6th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Nov 6 (IANS) Over 7,000 complaints of children being abused have been recorded in Sri Lanka this year, an official said Sunday.The National Child Protection Authority said most of ... Read more...

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Moscow holds contest for grandmoms


November 1st, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Moscow will hold Wednesday its first contest for grandmothers, Moscow Super-Babushka 2011, authorities said.A total of 105 women aged over 50 have put forward their ... Read more...

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Court appoints guardians for 86-year-old litigant


September 29th, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has appointed two guardians to look after an 86-year-old man who wished to withdraw his civil suit against his relatives over ... Read more...

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Maurice Sendak defends his new book


September 21st, 2011 - 11:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Maurice Sendak’s latest children book has received a cold reception especially from parents. “Bumble-Ardy” is the first children’s book that Sendak has written but several parents ... Read more...

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60 children fall ill after mid-day meal


September 14th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 14 (IANS) Around 60 students of a South 24 Parganas district school in West Bengal fell ill after consuming the mid-day meal, police said Wednesday."Around 50 to 60 ... Read more...

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Court seeks report on students being taken for rally


September 9th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 9 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Friday sought a report from the West Bengal government in a case filed after several school students Thursday were allegedly forced to ... Read more...

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China to crack down crimes that violate minors


August 21st, 2011 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 21 (IANS) China has ordered a crackdown on crimes that "violate the interests of minors" in a bid to "safeguard social stability", a top official said.Chinese vice minister ... Read more...

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Mythical monster threatens New Zealand rail project


July 26th, 2011 - 10:23 am ICT by IANS
Auckland, July 26 (IANS) Do not destroy the grounds protected by the "monster", New Zealand's indigenous people told the government and asked it to stop work on a $2 billion ... Read more...

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Room for admission seekers, the St Stephen’s way


June 27th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) It's first time in Delhi for Nagaland residents Marisha and her father. At a loss on where to stay while seeking admission in Delhi University, ... Read more...

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Mental health check-up not to be compulsory in China


June 14th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 14 (IANS) Mental health examination of Chinese people would not be compulsory and could be done at the discretion of the patient's guardians, says a new draft mental ... Read more...

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China mulls new mental health law


June 13th, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 13 (IANS) China is mulling over a law that gives people the freedom to decide if they need a mental health check instead of compulsory tests for mental ... Read more...

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Post-Class 10 scholarships hiked for Schedule Tribes students


June 2nd, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) The central government Thursday raised the scholarships for Scheduled Tribes students after Class 10 to encourage education after matriculation.Home Minister P. Chidambaram announced the ... Read more...

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Heads must roll over Karachi attack, says Pakistani daily


May 25th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 25 (IANS) Heads must roll over the terror attack at a key Karachi military base, said a Pakistani daily, declaring that the "trust in the hitherto unquestioned competence ... Read more...

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Vinay Anand to fight against dowry in ‘Trinetra’ (With Images)


May 20th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Bhojpuri star Vinay Anand will be seen as an angry young man in "Trinetra", an action drama that foucuses on social evils, including dowry.Vinay will ... Read more...

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Stop exit polls, demands Left Front


May 12th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 12 (IANS) Incensed with exit polls that predict the end of its 34-year reign in West Bengal, the Left Front Thursday demanded that the Election Commission consider stopping ... Read more...

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Over 50,000 children living on Delhi streets


April 28th, 2011 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) The national capital's streets are home to over 50,000 children, almost one percent of Delhi's total child population, says a new study by an NGO.According ... Read more...

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Students faint after made to stand in sun


April 20th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Meerut (Uttar Pradesh), April 20 (IANS) Several students in a prominent Uttar Pradesh school Wednesday fainted and many became sick after they were forced to stand in the sun as ... Read more...

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Virginia school super apologizes for mock auction of black students


April 10th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 10 (ANI): The superintendent of Norfolk schools, Virginia, has apologized for a classroom activity in which a teacher staged a mock auction of black and mixed-race students as part of ... Read more...

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Taking education to the next level of human reformation


March 23rd, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
By Stanzin AngmoLadakh, Mar 23 (ANI): "Educational refugees" is a term, which aptly describes scores of Ladakhi students pursuing higher education, far away from home in places and cities unfamiliar to them. ... Read more...

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31 schools ready to re-open following devastating Christchurch earthquake


March 6th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, Mar 6 (ANI): After a devastating earthquake in Canterbury, 31 affected schools have reportedly indicated that they will open for students over the next three days.Fifty-five other schools were confirmed ... Read more...

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