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Mumbai police clueless over suicide at MLA’s room


September 18th, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Mumbai police are still clueless over the suspected suicide of a 27-year-old woman, whose body was found in an NCP legislator's room in Manora MLA Hostel ... Read more...

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Rajasthan colleges told to set up anti-ragging panels


September 11th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 11 (IANS) Rajasthan government has directed all government colleges in the state to form anti-ragging committees to curb harassment of junior students, officials said Tuesday.A committee at ... Read more...

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NEC to construct hostel for northeast students in Bangalore


September 3rd, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 3 (IANS) The North Eastern Council (NEC), the nodal agency for economic and social development of the region, Monday announced that it would construct a hostel exclusively for ... Read more...

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Briton sets afire French man dressed as Mummy


August 27th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 27 (IANS) A French tourist who had wrapped himself in toilet paper to appear like an Egyptian mummy for a fancy-dress party in Sydney was allegedly set afire ... 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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Russell Crowe to play Dracula?


July 13th, 2012 - 6:35 am ICT by IANS
London, July 13 (IANS) Actor Russell Crowe is set to star as Count Dracula in director Eli Roth's new movie "Harker".The 48-year-old will take on the role in the ... Read more...

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Visva Bharati shocker: Varsity team visits student


July 12th, 2012 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 11 (IANS) A team from the Visva-Bharati University Wednesday visited the house of the 10-year-old girl, four days after she was allegedly made to lick her own urine ... Read more...

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Vishva Bharati case: Girl yet to recover from shock (Lead)


July 10th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 10 (IANS) Traumatised and shocked, the 10-year-old girl who was allegedly made to drink her own urine in the Visva-Bharati campus as a punishment for bedwetting is ... Read more...

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Vishva-Bharati case: Girl refuses to go back to school


July 10th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 10 (IANS) The 10-year-old student who was allegedly made to drink her own urine in West Bengal's Visva-Bharati campus as a punishment for bedwetting says she does not ... Read more...

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Viswa-Bharati shocker: PMO seeks report, earden gets bail (Roundup)


July 9th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata/New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The case of a Class 5 student allegedly made to drink her own urine in West Bengal's Viswa-Bharati campus, founded by Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore, ... Read more...

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Viswa-Bharati row: Warden gets bail, court censures police (Lead)


July 9th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 9 (IANS) The case of a Class 5 student being allegedly made to drink her own urine at a school in West Bengal's Viswa-Bharati, founded by Nobel laureate ... Read more...

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PMO seeks report in Visva-Bharti incident


July 9th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The Prime Minister Office(PMO) Monday sought a report in the incident of a class 5 student of West Bengal's Visva-Bharati university school being allegedly forced ... Read more...

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Child panel demands report in Visva-Bharati incident


July 9th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) India's apex child rights panel Monday asked West Bengal and the Visva-Bharati university to take action within 10 days in the incident of a class ... Read more...

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Viswa Bharati case: warden and parents held


July 9th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 9 (IANS) The case of a Class 5 student being allegedly made to drink her own urine in West Bengal's Viswa Bharati campus, founded by Nobel laureate Rabindranath ... Read more...

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Shantiniketan school girl made to drink urine for bedwetting (Lead)


July 8th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Kolkata, July 8 (IANS) A four member fact-finding committee has been constituted to look into a complaint that a class five student of Visva-Bharati's Patha Bhavan school in West ... Read more...

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Shantiniketan school girl made to drink urine for bedwetting


July 8th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 8 (IANS) A four member fact-finding committee has been constituted to look into the allegation that a class five student of Visva-Bharati's Patha Bhavan school was forced to ... Read more...

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Student ragging, murder: Two varsity officials face case


July 2nd, 2012 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 2 (IANS) A court here Monday directed the Uttar Pradesh Police to register a fresh first information report (FIR) against two officials and a student of a private ... Read more...

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Women’s hostel opened in corrupt official’s seized house


June 15th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 15 (IANS) Sending a strong message to its corrupt public servants, Odisha has converted the confiscated house of a tainted government official into a working women's hostel, an ... Read more...

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Court allows rusticated MBBS student to sit for exam


June 8th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday directed the Army College of Medical Sciences here to allow a rusticated MBBS student to sit for the college's internal ... Read more...

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Teacher’s mission to return dropouts to school pays off


June 8th, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 8 (IANS) Poverty had forced them to dropout of school and work for a livelihood. But their teacher did not give up.Manojit Dutta, a man on a mission ... Read more...

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Super 30’s IIT-JEE success story brings joy again


May 18th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 18 (IANS) A daily wage labourer, a security guard, a grocer, a marginal farmer and a truck mechanic are among the proud fathers whose sons have cracked the ... Read more...

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Teenagers detained for defiling religious books in Mizoram


May 11th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Aizwal, May 11 (IANS) Three teenagers have been detained in Mizoram for defiling religious books, police here said Friday."The teenagers were handed over to police by their parents at Kolasib ... Read more...

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Meghalaya CM demands law for safety of N-E students


April 30th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma Monday called for a stringent law to address the safety concerns of students from the Northeast and to regulate the ... Read more...

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Gang in Britain jailed for rape as Eid celebrations


April 21st, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 21 (IANS) A group of Muslim men in Britain was jailed for a total of 38 years after they abducted and raped two teenage girls as part ... Read more...

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Beef festival turns Osmania into battlefied, student stabbed


April 16th, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 16 (IANS) A student of the Osmania university here was stabbed for supporting a beef festival organised by several student groups opposing "food fascism" in hostels, police ... Read more...

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40 students fall ill in Pakistan


March 3rd, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 3 (IANS) As many as 40 students who were undergoing training to be nurses fell sick at a medical college in Rawalpindi, a media report said.The 40 ... Read more...

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Presidency University student alleges harassment by seniors


January 21st, 2012 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 20 (IANS) A first year student of the Presidency University Friday lodged a police complaint against his seniors alleging them of mentally harassing them.Sajan Dewan, a boarder of ... Read more...

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Ghaziabad student kills self at home


December 29th, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Dec 28 (IANS) An Amity University student pursuing his Master's degree in business administration committed suicide in Ghaziabad by shooting himself from the revolver of his father, police said ... Read more...

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Man jailed for 28 years for torturing neighbour to death


December 23rd, 2011 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 23 (IANS) A man in Britain has been sentenced to 28 years in jail for torturing his neighbour to death to make him reveal his bank account's PIN ... Read more...

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Aspiring engineer shot dead by two students


December 2nd, 2011 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 2 (IANS) Two students of a government-run polytechnic shot dead a B.Tech student in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur district Friday, police said.Gunjan Tiwari, 20, a B.Tech third year ... Read more...

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Bringing positive life to positive children (With Image) (Dec 1 is World AIDS Day)


November 29th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Belgaum (Karnataka), Nov 29 (IANS) They sit on a mat in a modest building, innocent eyes wandering while a blackboard in the background reads "all is well". Parvati and Amar ... Read more...

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When police mistook teachers for cheats in China


November 22nd, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 22 (IANS) A group of village teachers in China were assaulted by the police after being mistaken for swindlers in Guangdong province, their group leader said.The six teachers, ... Read more...

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West Bengal pilloried for dismal educational record


October 21st, 2011 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 21 (IANS) A public hearing conducted by National Commission Protection Child Rights (NCPCR) unveiled a horrific picture of the rampant violation of the right to education act in West ... Read more...

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Federations should be allowed to run academies in CWG stadiums: Malhotra


October 12th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Vijay Kumar Malhotra, acting president of the Indian Olympic Association, Wednesday said the government should allow the national sports federations to run academies at the ... Read more...

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From shelters and slums, they gather to sing for Gandhi


September 30th, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Many of them have no families and stay in shelter homes while some are physically handicapped. But despite the odds, these kids are all set ... Read more...

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