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Two killed, 11 injured in lightning strike in Chhattisgarh


September 21st, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 21 (IANS) Two people, including a girl student, were killed and 11 others injured in a lightning strike in Chhattisgarh's Kanker district, around 125 km from here, police ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi to visit Assam relief camps


September 10th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi will visit relief camps in the strife-torn areas of Assam Tuesday, Congress sources said Monday.Gandhi will start his ... Read more...

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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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Assam joins Pearson Group for skill training in schools


July 21st, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 21 (IANS) The Assam government and Pearson Group Saturday announced a joint initiative to provide vocational skills training for young people in schools in Assam.Assam Chief Minister Tarun ... 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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Bank attaches school for loan default in Maharashtra


July 13th, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Nashik (Maharashtra), July 13 (IANS) The fate of around 600 secondary and higher secondary school students hangs in balance after a bank attached the school building and premises for defaulting ... Read more...

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Around 200 villagers fall sick in western Nepal


May 12th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 12 (IANS) Around 200 people in Myagdi district in western Nepal fell sick in the last four days with an unidentified disease, reports said Saturday.The disease affected a ... Read more...

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Zardari donation will be for ‘noble causes’: Ajmer dargah (With Image)


April 9th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Ajmer, April 9 (IANS) The donation of $1 million offered by Pakistan's President Asif Ali Zardari during his visit to the dargah of Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti will be ... Read more...

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Holi horror: Chemical dye kills teen, sends 235 to hospital (Lead)


March 9th, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 9 (IANS) A 13-year-old boy died and 235 people, mostly children, continued to be in hospital Friday after they mistook a chemical dye to be Holi colour, officials ... Read more...

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Lack of challenges turn schoolboys cynical


March 2nd, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, March 2 (IANS) Lack of challenges and boredom after three or four years of study turns enthusiastic schoolboys into hardened cynics as they reach higher classes."The school does not ... Read more...

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Tearful farewell to murdered teacher


February 10th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 10 (IANS) A woman teacher who was stabbed to death by a student was consigned to flames here Friday, with hundreds of teary-eyed relatives, friends, colleagues and students ... Read more...

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485 ‘Mahatma Gandhi’ kids set world record


January 29th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 29 (IANS) Kolkata Sunday got a new entry into the Guinness World Records, with 485 children dressed as Mahatma Gandhi turning up for a peace walk, making it ... Read more...

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School students to be taught chess to sharpen minds


January 4th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 4 (IANS) Ruy Lopez, Sicilian Defence, Caro-Kann Defence, English Opening -- all these might become popular terms with school students across Tamil Nadu in a couple of years' ... Read more...

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Maoists blow up school in Chhattisgarh minister’s village


December 13th, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Dec 13 (IANS) The outlawed Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) Tuesday blew up a higher secondary school building in a Chhattisgarh minister's village.The incident took place in Kanker district's ... Read more...

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Mahatma’s companion dead


November 28th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 28 (IANS) Pushpa Ranjan Chatterjee, who fasted with Mahatma Gandhi in 1947 here against India's break up and communal riots, died at his home in Hooghly Monday, family ... Read more...

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Pakistani militants return to destroy damaged school


September 8th, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) A group of militants returned to destroy a school in Pakistan's northwest that was partially damaged during their previous attack.The incident took place in Khyber Agency.The ... Read more...

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Jharkhand to provide free bicycles to girl students


August 8th, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 8 (IANS) Jharkhand Human Resources Development (HERD) Baijnath Ram Monday announced that all girl students studying in Class 8 would be provided free bicycles."In the current financial year, ... Read more...

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Campus museums to come up in Kerala, Himachal


June 16th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) The National Museum will launch campus museums in Kochi in Kerala and at Dharamshala in Himachal Pradesh as part of its initiative to promote art ... Read more...

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Girls surpass boys in Uttar Pradesh Class 12 exams


June 6th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Allahabad, June 6 (IANS) Over 90 percent of the girls who took the Uttar Pradesh state board's Class 12 exams passed as compared to 70 percent of the boys, an ... Read more...

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Probe begins into Goa marks-sheet goof-up


May 23rd, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 23 (IANS) The Goa government Monday began probing the goof-up this year in around 12,000 Class XII marks-sheets, a senior official said.State Education Secretary V.P. Rao will ... Read more...

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Girl injured in acid attack


April 14th, 2011 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 13 (IANS) Miscreants Wednesday threw acid-laden bulbs at a young girl and boy on a motorcycle near the Visva-Bharati campus in West Bengal's Birbhum district, police said. The ... Read more...

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PM takes postal ballot route for Assam elections


April 11th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 11 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday cast his vote through a postal ballot in the second and final phase of assembly polls in Assam. His absence ... Read more...

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National Museum to set up 1,000 people’s museums across India


April 9th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) In a bid to preserve local heritage and take museums out of their institutional buildings to the community, the National Museum is initiating a programme ... Read more...

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Students attend Meghalaya Assembly proceedings


April 3rd, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Shillong, Apr 3 (ANI): For the first time ever, twelve school students recently attended the proceedings of the Meghalaya's legislative assembly to get acquainted with various aspects of the functioning of parliamentary ... Read more...

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NCSC 2010 witnessed participation of young scientists from northeast


January 7th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati/Chennai, Jan 7 (ANI): The 18th National Children Science Congress (NCSC), which was recently held in Tamil Nadu's Chennai city witnessed the participation of young scientists from Nagaland, Meghalaya and other states ... Read more...

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Schoolkids man traffic in Ghaziabad


November 23rd, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Nov 23 (IANS) Around 150 students from different schools stepped into the shoes of traffic policemen for a day here as part of an awareness programme."These school children challaned 450 people, ... Read more...

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A school dropout, he documents Goa’s oral tribal history


November 9th, 2010 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar Panaji, Nov 9 (IANS) A school dropout is now emerging as the custodian of Goa's orally rendered tribal history. Too poor to buy a camera, he managed to get one ... Read more...

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Arms, ammunition seized from Shillong school


October 31st, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Oct 31 (IANS) A huge cache of arms and ammunition of the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) was recovered from the Shillong Higher Secondary School in this Meghalaya capital, ... Read more...

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Chennai students urge Centre to proclaim Dr Kalam’s birthday as Students’ Day


October 15th, 2010 - 10:07 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Oct.15 (ANI): Students launched a mass signature campaign here on Friday urging the Central Government to proclaim the day as Students' Day on the occasion of former President Dr. APJ Abdul ... Read more...

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Muralitharan to quit international cricket after World Cup 2011


October 9th, 2010 - 11:25 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Oct.9 (ANI): Sri Lankan spin bowler Muttiah Muralitharan said on Saturday he would retire from the international cricket after the World Cup 2011.The Velammal Matriculation Higher Secondary School in Chennai felicitated ... Read more...

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Students take on militants in Manipur


September 15th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Sep.15 (ANI): In a daring act against the militants, students of Johnstone Higher Secondary School here recently overpowered an armed militant as he entered their school premises to extort money for ... Read more...

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Imphal school students nab militant


September 2nd, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Sep 2 (ANI): Students of the Ananda Singh Higher Secondary School here have nabbed a militant who was trying to extort money from their principal.The extortionist believed to be a cadre ... Read more...

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Air Force rescues stranded school children in Kathua


August 26th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
By Pradeep SharmaKathua (Jammu and Kashmir), Aug 26 (ANI): An Air Force helicopter rescued and airlifted three school children, after they were stranded for nearly four hours at an island in the ... Read more...

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Assam student critical after assault by teacher


August 11th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 11 (IANS) A 13-year-old student in Assam is battling for life at a hospital after he fainted in the classroom following physical assault by his teacher. Sailan Bardhan, a Class 8 ... Read more...

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Civil services topper, an ardent RTI activist


May 9th, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Aamir Nowshahri New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) For Shah Faesal, the first Kashmiri to top the civil services examination, joining the country's most elite service may have been his biggest dream, but ... Read more...

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