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‘More Indian teens using networking sites to communicate’


May 23rd, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) An increasing number of teenagers in India are using social networking sites to remain in touch with each other with mobiles as their favourite gadget, ... Read more...

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China searches for actor to play model citizen


May 18th, 2012 - 9:56 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 18 (IANS) A Chinese movie is finding it hard to find an actor, not taller than 5'10", for performing the role of country's model citizen Lei Feng, ... Read more...

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Violent teens may be emulating parents’ example


April 29th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 29 (IANS) Teens who fight may be emulating adult relatives or have parents with aggressive attitudes, according to a new study led by an Indian origin researcher.Rashmi Shetgiri, ... Read more...

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School bullies more likely to be into drugs


March 6th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 6 (IANS) Middle and high school bullies are more likely to be into cigarettes, drugs and alcohol than their victims and others."Our findings suggest that one deviant behaviour ... Read more...

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7-hour sleep helps high school students do better


February 13th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 13 (IANS) High school students seem to do better in studies when they have seven hours of sleep, rather than nine recommended by federal guidelines, a study reveals."We're ... Read more...

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Two kidnappers lynched in Mexico


February 12th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 12 (IANS/EFE) A mob in Mexico lynched two suspected kidnappers after they allegedly tried to abduct two high school students, officials said. A third kidnapper was saved ... Read more...

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Chinese kids want some freedom at home


February 8th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 8 (IANS) A lot of children in China's Shanghai city wish they have some freedom to lead life their way.This freedom, according to a survey, may ... Read more...

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China spends $79 mn from lottery on poor


January 27th, 2012 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 27 (IANS) A total of 500 million yuan (around $79 million) from China's lottery earnings has been used to financially support underprivileged school students and teachers, the education ... Read more...

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Blogging relieves teens of social anxiety


January 5th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Jan 5 (IANS) Blogging could relieve teenagers from social anxiety, improve their self-esteem and help them relate better to their friends, says a study. Maintaining a blog has ... Read more...

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Lea Michele doesn’t regret GQ photoshoot


November 17th, 2011 - 4:39 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 17 (IANS) "Glee" actress Lea Michele has no regrets about her controversial GQ magazine photoshoot and says she would not mind to pose again."People were really offended by ... Read more...

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Chinese students don’t know much about safe sex


November 14th, 2011 - 9:42 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 14 (IANS) School students in China do not have much knowledge about safe sex, and teachers worry about being considered "dirty" by parents if they talk about sex ... Read more...

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Undeserved self-praise can lead to dejection


October 20th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 20 (IANS) People who try to boost their self-esteem by telling themselves they've done a great job when they haven't could experience dejection. High and low performers felt ... Read more...

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Balanced use of time - way to happiness


October 20th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 20 (IANS) The mantra for happiness in consumer society is a sensible and balanced use of time -- too little or too much of it can be counter-productive, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Students skip classes to rally for Anna


August 17th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Several colleges and even some schools in the capital logged meagre attendance Wednesday with students playing truant to express solidarity with anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare."We ... Read more...

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International Mathematical Olympiad opens in Amsterdam


July 18th, 2011 - 3:52 am ICT by IANS
Amsterdam, July 18 (IANS) The 52nd edition of the International Mathematical Olympiad for high school students opened here Sunday, Xinhua reported.More than 560 contestants from 101 countries and regions are ... Read more...

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‘Gita’ teaching sparks row in Karnataka


July 17th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 17 (IANS) Karnataka's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government has landed in a row over its support to teaching of Hindu holy book 'Bhagvad Gita' in schools.The controversy ... Read more...

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Obesity depends on your society


July 12th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 12 (IANS) Teenaged boys from well-off Chinese families who say they are physically active and eat plenty of vegetables but few sweets, are more likely to be overweight, ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi meets assaulted Uttar Pradesh girl


June 27th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Monday met at a hospital here a Dalit girl who was blinded by her assailants after she resisted rape ... Read more...

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Congress slams Mayawati over attack on minor girl


June 19th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Slamming the Uttar Pradesh government and Chief Minister Mayawati over the blinding of a minor girl in the state when she resisted rape, the Congress ... Read more...

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Child rights panel mulls action on girl’s blinding


June 19th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) Chairperson Shantha Sinha Sunday condemned the blinding of a minor Dalit girl in Uttar Pradesh when she ... Read more...

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Minor girl blinded with knife in UP


June 19th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 19 (IANS) A minor girl in an Uttar Pradesh village was blinded with a knife by two boys when she resisted their rape attempt, police said Sunday. ... Read more...

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11-year-olds in US can now order condoms via mail


April 15th, 2011 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 15 (IANS) Children as young as 11 in Philadelphia city in the US can now order free condoms via mail in a new campaign launched to ... Read more...

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UK kids as young as 7 have Facebook accounts, get ‘cyber bullied’


March 15th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, March 15 (ANI): Studies in UK have found that children as young as seven have their own Facebook pages and some are being cyber-bullied.Experts said "delusional" parents are enabling the ... Read more...

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Glee criticised for featuring convicted sex offender Gary Glitter’s song


March 11th, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 11 (ANI): Producers of television series Glee have been criticised by executives at a children's charity for featuring a song by convicted sex offender Gary Glitter in a classroom ... Read more...

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Australia faces underage alcohol addicts


February 12th, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 12 (IANS) Kids as young as 10 years in Australia are undergoing treatment for alcohol addiction, while five teenagers and young people die each week in incidents related to heavy ... Read more...

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10 yr-olds seek rehab for alcohol addiction in Australia


February 12th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 12 (ANI): Children as young as 10 are seeking treatment for alcohol addiction in Australia, it has emerged.Five Oz teens and youths die a week in incidents tied to binge ... Read more...

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America Ferrera to be honoured with ‘Inspira Award’


February 9th, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 9 (ANI): 'Ugly Betty' star America Ferrera is set to be honoured by the Hispanic Heritage Foundation in Washington.The actress will receive the Inspira Award at the 12th Annual National ... Read more...

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High school students in Oz grow up to be heart attack victims: Study


February 9th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 9 (ANI): A survey of secondary students in Australia has revealed that teens of today will end up being victims of heart attack in the future.The largest survey of Australian ... Read more...

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Rock ‘N Roll Hall Of Fame To Pay Tribute To Female Artists


February 4th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Feb 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The women, who have always played an important role in enhancing the acceptability and popularity of music, will now be revered by the Rock and Roll ... Read more...

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Working more than 20 hours a week in high school could be harmful


February 4th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 04 (ANI): High school students who work more than 20 hours a week during the school year could face academic and behaviour problems.That's the finding of a new study by ... Read more...

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Modern schoolbags worth $2k are not without laptop, iPod and phone


January 23rd, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 23 (ANI): Once upon a time, school bags were used to carry a few books, pencils and a lunchbox, but today's school bags are not without a laptop, an iPod ... Read more...

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Fury as Facebook gossip page allows Oz teens to spread sex rumours


January 19th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 19 (ANI): A gossip page on social networking site Facebook has angered parents in Australia, as it allows teens to spread malicious rumours about the sex lives of Territory ... Read more...

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US teens in soup after ‘posting fake nude pic of classmate on Facebook’


January 18th, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 18 (ANI): Two teenage girls from Florida have been charged under the state's cyberbullying law for allegedly posting fake nude photographs of a classmate on Facebook.According to The Naples ... Read more...

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Iran altering education system to get rid of Western influence


January 2nd, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Jan 2 (ANI): Iran is making changes by putting in Islamic values in its education system to reportedly get rid of Western influence.The Washington Post quoted Education Ministry officials as saying ... Read more...

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Condom cell phone charms become a rage among Chinese teens


December 28th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 28 (ANI): High school students in the Nanning region of China have been carrying sexy cell phone charms - individually wrapped condoms.According to China Hush, the charms are ... Read more...

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