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Andy Murray Survived Mass School Shooting


September 12th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) 25 year old tennis star from Britain Andy Murray won the US open championship on Monday night. He also has a gold medal from the London ... Read more...

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The easiest test in the world (The Funny Side)


August 3rd, 2012 - 10:16 am ICT by IANS
Asia IS the best place to be educated, according to a global survey I read recently. I was astonished. Education elsewhere must be REALLY bad. I mentioned this to a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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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Chinese varsity offers tree-climbing class


July 24th, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 24 (IANS) Interested in climbing trees, but don't know how? Help is at hand. A Chinese university is now offering a class that would train students to "move ... Read more...

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‘Pranab showed leadership even as a teenager’


July 24th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 24 (IANS) President-elect Pranab Mukherjee had shown sparks of brilliance even as a teenager when he had persuaded a minister to order the renovation of his school's ... Read more...

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Pranab avoided going to school, says elder sister


July 22nd, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kirnahar (West Bengal), July 22 (IANS) As a child, President-elect Pranab Mukherjee did not like to go to school but liked to play a priest, his elder sister Annapurna ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Three Tamil Nadu teachers held for beating student (Lead)


July 21st, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 21 (IANS) Three teachers of a private school in Tamil Nadu were arrested for beating up a Class 9 student, police said Saturday. They were earlier suspended by ... Read more...

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Three Tamil Nadu teachers suspended for beating student


July 21st, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 21 (IANS) Three teachers of a private school in Tamil Nadu have been suspended for beating up a Class 9 student, the school's headmaster said Saturday. He, however, ... 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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Crackdown against unruly mobikers in Srinagar


June 5th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 5 (IANS) Alarmed by unruly mobike riders zooming through the streets of Srinagar at break-neck speeds, the traffic department Tuesday launched a crackdown against them.Throwing traffic safety rules ... Read more...

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School principal beaten to death over land in Bihar


May 22nd, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 22 (IANS) The principal of a government-run school was beaten to death by some villagers Tuesday over a land dispute in Bihar's Samastipur district, police officials said.Pramod Kumar Jha, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Chinese school bans contact between sexes


April 5th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 5 (IANS) A Chinese school does not allow female and male students to show up on campus in pairs.A student complained that the school in Hangzhou also insists ... Read more...

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BJP questions PM on Trivedi’s ouster


March 20th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday questioned the resignation of Dinesh Trivedi as railway minister saying that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Finance Minister ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Europe’s youngest app developer Aaron Bond expelled from school


March 8th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Mar 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Europe’s youngest app developer, 14-year-old Aaron Bond, has been expelled from his school and given police reprimand after he was caught breaking into his school’s computer system. ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

RTE Act: Assam child rights body to survey schools


February 7th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 7 (IANS) After receiving several complaints, the Assam child rights panel has decided to conduct a survey in all schools in the state to find out if provisions ... Read more...

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Teacher suspended for making students slap each other


December 19th, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 19 (IANS) A woman teacher in a school in China has been suspended for allegedly making students slap each other as punishment for their indiscipline. A nine-year-old student ... 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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Bangladesh to recruit 15,000 teachers


September 26th, 2011 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 26 (IANS) The Bangladesh government has approved the appointment of 15,000 new teachers for state-run primary schools in a bid to address an acute shortage of educators across ... Read more...

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Bengal to bar students, teachers from political rallies


September 15th, 2011 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 15 (IANS) The West Bengal government Thursday filed an affidavit before the Calcutta High Court, stating it will prohibit students, teaching and non-teaching staff of schools from taking ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

CBI issues look out notice against Ramdev aide


July 25th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has issued a look out notice for yoga guru Baba Ramdev's aide Acharya Balkrishna, who has been booked for ... Read more...

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Royal family lucky to have Kate as daughter-in-law, says Prince Charles


April 30th, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 30 (ANI): The Prince of Wales has spoken highly of his new daughter-in-law, Kate Middleton, saying the royal family is "lucky to have her".As he addressed 650 guests at ... Read more...

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Britons are selfish, unfit, antisocial: Study


April 13th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 13 (IANS) More and more people in Britain feel miserable and suffer from depression because they are "selfish, unfit, and antisocial", says a new study.A campaign to promote ... Read more...

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Thousands in Goa demand English as medium of instruction


March 21st, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 21 (IANS) Thousands of people, mostly parents of school-going children and nearly all of Goa's Catholic legislators, converged here Monday demanding that grants must be given to primary ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Warner Bros’ tour to take you through Harry Potter and his magical world


March 7th, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 7 (ANI): Hollywood studio Warner Brothers revealed a new Harry Potter tour in Hertfordshire which will open in spring next year.The tour will be organised at the Leavesden studios ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Headmaster, teacher held for boy’s death in Karnataka


January 11th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 11 (IANS) A headmaster and a physical instructor of a private school in Uttara Kannada district were arrested Tuesday for the death of a 14-year-old student who collapsed after being ... Read more...

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Bitter cold forces review of Kashmir winter school


December 25th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 25 (IANS) The bitter cold in the Kashmir Valley has forced authorities to mull closing the winter schooling that was started to make up for the classes lost during the ... Read more...

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Children among 200 ill after school meal


December 13th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 13 (IANS) Over 200 people, most of them children, are being treated for food poisoning after eating a meal served by a school in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district, ... Read more...

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Teacher found hanging inside school’s classroom


December 3rd, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 3 (IANS) A teacher in a government school in Uttar Pradesh was Friday found hanging from a ceiling fan inside a classroom, police said.Pannalal Shukla, headmaster of the Yakootganj ... Read more...

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Teacher booked for beating girl student to death


November 23rd, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 23 (IANS) A teacher of a government-run primary school here has been booked for allegedly beating up a girl student causing her death, police said Tuesday.Ram Ratan, an ad-hoc teacher ... Read more...

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Potato Santa Clause Launched Into Space By Children


November 19th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) After several astronauts, guess whose turn was it to make a visit to the space? It was none other than Santa Clause, to make his first ... Read more...

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Three killed in Bangladesh bomb blast


November 14th, 2010 - 3:12 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 14 (IANS) Three people were killed and two seriously injured Saturday night in a bomb attack on the house of an Awami League lawmaker in Bangladesh, a media report said. ... Read more...

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Preview Of Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part I: Creepy And Nerve-Racking


November 13th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 13, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint starrer ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows- Part I’ has already made its premiere and the film has triggered ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

55 Bangladesh kids fall ill after eating biscuits


October 28th, 2010 - 6:01 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Oct 28 (IANS) At least 55 children fell ill after eating biscuits distributed by the UN World Food Programme in Bangladesh's Gaibandha district, officials said.The biscuits were supplied under the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Facebook, Twitter ‘encourage kids to spread gossip and insults’


October 17th, 2010 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
London, Oct 17 (ANI): A leading headmaster in the UK has slammed social networking websites Facebook and Twitter for undermining kids' moral development by rewarding the use of 'inneuendo, half-truth and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

British school bans fountain pens


October 12th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 12 (IANS) A school in Britain has banned the use of fountain pens, because they "stop pupils from getting top exam results".Jack Williams, 37, headmaster of the Hillcrest Grammar and ... Read more...

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