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Brit primary school staff to get English lessons to rid them of their slang


October 4th, 2010 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 4 (ANI): Primary school staff in Britain are to be given English lessons because their accents, poor grammar and use of slang are hampering the education of pupils.Ofsted inspectors decided ... Read more...

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Brit-Indian teacher charged after ’sex with two pupils’


September 23rd, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 23 (ANI): A female teacher at an all-boys school in Britain has been charged with sex offences against two pupils.Hina Patel, 37, a teacher at a Merseyside boy's school, was ... Read more...

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UK minister wants unemployed Brit youths to be sent to India


September 19th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 19 (ANI): British Cabinet Minister Vince Cable has stirred controversy by suggesting that unemployed young Britons should be sent to India to find work, and jokingly added, that he ... Read more...

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Famous British school recreated in China


September 13th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS) A famous British school that was founded some 150 years ago has been recreated in a Chinese city, it was reported here. Wellington College International has been constructed in ... Read more...

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Malay Indian educationist says racist remarks in schools nothing new


August 28th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Aug.28 (ANI): A former teacher and former president of the National Union of the Teaching Profession (NUTP), the country's largest teachers organisation, P. Ramanathan, has said racist remarks are nothing ... Read more...

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Maoist activist held for role in teacher’s killing


August 2nd, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 2 (IANS) A Maoist activist was arrested Monday for his alleged involvement in the killing of a primary teacher in West Bengal's West Midnapore district on July 23, police said. Kartik ... Read more...

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Mick Jagger returns to school to inaugurate new rooms


July 17th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 17 (ANI): Sir Mick Jagger delighted students at his former school by making a personal visit to debut new rooms at an arts centre named in his honour.The Rolling Stones ... Read more...

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Haryana schools to have management committees


July 5th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 5 (IANS) Government schools in Haryana will have management committees for their overall development and proper implementation, monitoring and supervision of the Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA), the state government ... Read more...

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Meet the teen Spiderman fan who climbs walls using a self-invented gadget


June 29th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 29 (ANI): At 13 years old Hibiki Kono may come across as any other superhero fan. But the schoolgoer has proved that his ingenuity sets him apart from other teens ... Read more...

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Headmaster beheaded, schools torched in Afghanistan


June 27th, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 27 (DPA) Suspected Taliban militants beheaded a headmaster and torched two schools in southern Afghanistan, officials said Sunday. Sakandar Shah Mohammadi, head of Al Berooni School in Qara Bagh district ... Read more...

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Nine Assam school kids caned, government talks tough


June 13th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 13 (IANS) The Assam government Sunday warned of exemplary punishment to errant teachers for caning students after nine school kids were physically tortured by a drunken headmaster. "We shall take stern ... Read more...

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Assam’s Garbhanga Reserve Forest villages march towards development


May 20th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by ANI
By Peter Alex ToddGuwahati, May 20 (ANI): With peace gradually returning to insurgent hit Assam the focus is shifting towards development and growth.Villages in the Garbhanga Reserve Forest of the state's ... Read more...

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Brit school banned from flying own flag because it is ‘advertising’!


May 11th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 11 (ANI): A village school in Britain has been banned from flying a flag that was designed by its own pupils as it was deemed to be "advertising".St Mary's Primary ... Read more...

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Peace returns to “Phatikcherra,” once a hotbed of militancy in Tripura


May 5th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
By Pinaki DasAgartala, May 3 (ANI): Peace is gradually returning to many areas of northeast through government efforts and better linkages between the region and other parts of the country.Phatikcherra, in ... Read more...

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20-year grudge over caning sees ex-pupil thrash teacher


April 22nd, 2010 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 22 (IANS) A Briton, who harboured a 20-year-old grudge for being caned in school, viciously attacked his former teacher in an Indian restaurant after saying that he had been beaten ... Read more...

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Bitten by learning bug, teacher clears 58 subjects in board exams


April 7th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Asit Srivastava Allahabad, April 7 (IANS) His passion for learning seems unending. This headmaster of a government school has been appearing in class 10 and 12 board exams for the past over ... Read more...

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A teacher after your heart, from Ruskin Bond (IANS Book Review, With Images)


March 17th, 2010 - 10:17 am ICT by IANS
By Paloma Ganguly Book: "Mr. Oliver's Diary"; Author: Ruskin Bond; Published by Puffin; Price: Rs.150What, you wonder, can be new in the story of a not-yet-40, bald and a bit lonely teacher at ... Read more...

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It’s third time lucky for Orissa class 10 student


March 16th, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 16 (IANS) Orissa class 10 student Ranjit Kumar Sethi was forced to appear thrice for his board exams before being told he had passed the first time around! In ... Read more...

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Vatican Breathes Fire On Roman School For Condom Machine Installation


March 13th, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Rome, Mar 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A high school in Rome has drawn flak from the Catholic Church for installing condom-vending machines meant for the students in its premises. The Church ... Read more...

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Condom Machines In Roman School Disapproved By Vatican


March 12th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Rome, Mar 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Vatican has strongly criticized the decision of a high school in Rome to install condom vending machines in its premises. The Keplero High School ... Read more...

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Girls re-enter schools in Rajouri


March 12th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Mar 12 (ANI): The Jammu and Kashmir Government has encouraged hundreds of girl students to rejoin school in militancy-hit Rajouri District.The girls are returning under the Central Government's Sarva Shiksha ... Read more...

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School in Rome under fire for installing condom machines


March 11th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 11 (ANI): The headmaster of a school in Rome has come under criticism from the Vatican after he installed condom vending machines for students.Critics in the Vatican have seen ... Read more...

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Pope Benedict’s brother admits slapping pupils at German choir school


March 10th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 10 (ANI): Pope Benedict XVI's brother has admitted that he slapped choirboys at the German choir school that he headed for 30 years.Georg Ratzinger, 86, now regrets using corporal punishment ... Read more...

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Oz schoolchildren punished for posting racist comments against Aborigines on Facebook


March 9th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar. 9 (ANI): A group of school students are being punished for posting racist comments about Australian Aborigines on Facebook.On Friday, the offending material was removed from Facebook and ... Read more...

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Family of abducted teacher appeals to Maoists


March 6th, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 6 (IANS) The family of an abducted school teacher in West Bengal Saturday appealed to the Maoists to show mercy and release him, even as police and joint forces launched ... Read more...

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Orissa police arrest headmaster, teacher for sexually assaulting girls


March 4th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Nabarangpur (Orissa), Mar 4 (ANI): Orissa Police on Thursday arrested the principal and a teacher of a boarding school in Nabarangpur District of the state for raping teenaged girl students.A male cook, ... Read more...

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Orissa school staff held for sexually assaulting girls


March 3rd, 2010 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 3 (IANS) The headmaster, a teacher and a cook of a residential school in Orissa's Nabrangpur district were arrested Wednesday following allegations that they had sexually assaulted some girl students, ... Read more...

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Hands crippled by polio, girl writes exam with pen in mouth


March 1st, 2010 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 1 (IANS) Nasima Khatun, 16, cannot hold a pen in her hands and write. A polio attack when she was five has left her hands crippled. But she has appeared ... Read more...

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Headmaster suspended for molesting girl students


February 25th, 2010 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 25 (IANS) A headmaster of a residential school in Orissa's Koraput district was suspended Thursday after allegations that he molested two girl students a number of times in the school ... Read more...

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Chandigarh gets sensory park for visually impaired


February 15th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
By Sunil SharmaChandigarh, Feb 15(ANI): 'Institute for the Blind' has created a sensory park with the help of Chandigarh administration and Municipal Corporation for the use of visually challenged persons.This park ... Read more...

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13-year-old Australian schoolboy charged with murder


February 15th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 15 (DPA) A 13-year-old Australian schoolboy was charged with murder Monday for stabbing a 12-year-old fellow pupil to death in a playground fight at a Catholic school in Brisbane. Police found ... Read more...

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Gouping of 12 navies is not security bloc: Indian Navy chief


February 5th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Ritu Sharma Port Blair, Feb 5 (IANS) Thirteen navies, from India to Australia, gathered here Friday to participate in the largest regional exercise that underlines India's growing reputation as a blue-water maritime ... Read more...

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Price rise eating into midday meals at Bengal schools


January 30th, 2010 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
By Pradipta Tapadar Kolkata, Jan 30 (IANS) Midday meals - a surefire way of ensuring attendance in West Bengal's state-run schools - are taking a hit due to the escalating prices of rice ... Read more...

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The Brit school that calls in Mozart, Verdi, Blake to calm disruptive pupils!


January 19th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 19 (ANI): A school in Britain makes students listen to Mozart and Verdi's music apart from transcribing William Blake's poetries, as a part of punishment for unruly behaviour.West Park School ... Read more...

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Four dead in shopping centre shooting in Finland


December 31st, 2009 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, Dec 31 (DPA) A gunman killed three men and a woman in a shopping centre in the Finnish city of Espoo Thursday. The man, still on the loose, was identified by police ... Read more...

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