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UAE students to get training in US


March 28th, 2012 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 27 (IANS/WAM) A group of students from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will undertake a training programme in the US.Thirty-five students from different high schools will undergo ... 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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Bengal clears school upgradation, teacher appointments


March 6th, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 5 (IANS) The West Bengal cabinet Monday cleared for upgradation 999 high schools to higher secondary level along with the appointment of 3,996 assistant teachers on a permanent ... Read more...

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Orissa floods: Exam fees for students waived


October 2nd, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 2 (IANS) Orissa Sunday announced waiving of examination fees of class 10 students in the regions affected by last month's floods.The examination fee of students studying in class ... Read more...

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Intel donates 625 laptops for Kerala e-learning school project


October 2nd, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 2 (IANS) IT major Intel is donating 625 Classmate Laptops to six government high schools in five districts of Kerala as part of the government's IT@School Project.The Kerala ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda-linked group bans English in Somali schools


September 10th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS/AKI) Al Qaeda-linked militant outfit Al Shabab has banned the teaching of English in schools in Somalia, and has ordered teachers to replace it with Arabic, a ... Read more...

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China promotes calligraphy as hand-writing gets sloppy


August 28th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 28 (IANS) China's primary and secondary schools have been ordered to increase calligraphy classes as widespread use of computer keyboard has made children's handwriting "sloppy", the government said.A ... Read more...

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Data base of six million Kerala students to be prepared


August 19th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 19 (IANS) Creating a record of sorts, Kerala's state-owned IT@School project is to prepare -- through a software known as Sampoorna -- a complete data base of more ... Read more...

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Kerala’s IT@School Project to train Parents


August 14th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 14 (IANS) Kerala's IT@School Project will now include parents of students and introduce them to information communication technology, as part of a 100-day state government programme starting in ... Read more...

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Unicef helps Pakistan’s underdeveloped schools


June 29th, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 29 (IANS) Unicef has launched a new mission - to help educate 28,000 children in a remote underdeveloped district in Pakistan's northwestern province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.A delegation ... Read more...

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Bhopal’s ‘editor’ cobbler on mission to empower (With Image)


March 29th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 29 (IANS) Suresh Nandmehar's tiny shoe repair shop at a footpath here is crowded every evening. As you approach it, you can hear words like social empowerment, caste ... Read more...

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4,000 Kerala schools to get high-speed net


February 26th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 26 (IANS) At least 4,000 Kerala schools will get access to high-speed broadband internet connectivity, thanks to a deal between the state government and the state-run BSNL.IT@School Project of ... Read more...

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California school district uses GPS to track students who skip class


February 20th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 20 (ANI): A California school district is using GPS devices to keep tabs on students who have a penchant for skipping classes.As part of a volunteer six-week pilot program, the ... Read more...

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Now, rural Bihar honing its English communication skills


February 11th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Madhubani District (Bihar), Feb.11 (ANI): Don't be surprised if you get a greeting of Good morning rather than Namaste from pupils in Bihar's essentially rural Madhubani District these days.They are not ... Read more...

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Kalam to address Delhi Private School in Sharjah


January 23rd, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Sharjah, Jan 23(ANI): Former Indian President Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam will preside over an event to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the Delhi Private School (DPS) in Sharjah.According to Gulf News, as ... Read more...

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Schools to shut for two days against Jaitapur n-power plant


January 10th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Ratnagiri (Maharashtra), Jan 10 (IANS) About 70 schools in and around Madhban village, where the Jaitapur nuclear power plant is coming up, will remain closed for two days as part of protests ... Read more...

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Snow shuts down high schools in Kashmir


December 30th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 30 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government Thursday announced the closure of all high and higher secondary schools in the Kashmir Valley, reversing its own decision of keeping these educational ... Read more...

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When Pitt and Depp looked far from the heartthrobs they are today


December 21st, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 21 (ANI): Today they demand millions for every film they act in, but there was a time before Brad Pitt and Johnny Depp were popular.The two heartthrobs, in their ... Read more...

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High School Grades Might Influence Health


December 11th, 2010 - 1:41 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Dec 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study suggests that those students who make better scores on high school will be more likely to lead healthier lives as adults. This would lead one ... Read more...

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Chinese teenage helpline swamped with sex queries


December 5th, 2010 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 5 (IANS) A mental health helpline set up for teenagers in China is now being flooded with queries - most of them related to sex.Zhu Guangyu, in charge of the ... Read more...

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Seattle Public Schools To Remain Closed Today


November 23rd, 2010 - 3:59 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The heavy snow fall in Seattle created a lot of problems amongst its citizens. It had literally paralyzed the regular life of the people, who had ... Read more...

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Hyper-texting teens more likely to have sex, drugs


November 10th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 10 (IANS) Teenagers who text 120 times a day are nearly three-and-a-half times more likely to have sex and resort to alcohol and drugs.Researchers said there was a definite ... Read more...

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Jay-Z reveals his rags to riches story


November 5th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 5 (ANI): Rapper Jay-Z has opened up about his rise from a crack dealer to a superstar in his autobiography, 'Decoded'.The internationally acclaimed rapstar says that he was first ... Read more...

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ACT Test Registration For December 11 Has Started


October 23rd, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Registration has been opened for December 11, 2010 ACT achievement test, for students who want to pursue their further studies in several colleges in the United ... Read more...

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Disaster training for Mizoram teachers


October 20th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, Oct 20 (IANS) The Mizoram government is training teachers in disaster management to cope with natural tragedies.According to a senior official, the scheme was undertaken under a central government- UNDP Disaster ... Read more...

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Secretary of Education Arne Duncan Announces $100M In Grants


October 2nd, 2010 - 2:05 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan announced today that almost one hundred million dollars in grants will be issued to help state and local initiatives which will improve ... Read more...

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Secretary of Education - Arne Duncan announces $100 million in grants


October 2nd, 2010 - 1:53 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Oct 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Secretary of Education Arne Duncan has announced $100 million in grants. The goal of these grants would be to support and aid all the local initiatives, which would ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Orissa plans colour code for schools


September 28th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 28 (IANS) Orissa is considering a colour code for all state-run school buildings, a minister said Tuesday. "We are planning to implement a colour code for all school buildings in a ... Read more...

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Chinese students form longest human chain


August 12th, 2010 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 12 (IANS) As many as 10,267 high school students in China Thursday formed a rectangular chain, entering the Guinness World Records for making the world's longest human domino chain. The students ... Read more...

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MTV Focuses On Challenge Day


July 21st, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar July 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) As schools across America gets ready to celebrate Challenge Day, the TV audience have one more reason to rejoice as they will now get to know ... Read more...

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‘If You Really Knew Me’ On MTV Attracts Attention


July 21st, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) "If You Really Knew Me", The latest offering from MTV which focuses on the dynamics of high school premiered last night at 11. The students are ... Read more...

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Gujarat schools to get novel study help


July 16th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, July 16 (IANS) In a novel move, a special audio-visual programme will be beamed across schools in Gujarat to help students understand difficult subjects in an easy manner. The programme will ... Read more...

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Al Gore Affair Denied By Laurie David


June 19th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri June 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The ex wife of Larry David has vehemently denied that she was involved in a clandestine affair with ex Us vice President Al Gore.Laurie David ... Read more...

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Quidditch mania sweeps central park


June 1st, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jun 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) J.K. Rowling, the author of the Harry Potter series, invented the Quidditch game in one of Harry Potter series. In the book, witches and wizards play ... Read more...

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Pepsi Refresh Project Winner For April Announced


June 1st, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri June 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) When a MNC like Pepsico announces a competition for making the earth a cleaner and greener face it is bound to draw attention and inspire NGOs ... Read more...

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