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Kiwi father forced daughter to pray after sexually abusing her

October 31st, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Oct 31 (ANI): A NZ father, who made his young daughter pray for forgiveness with him after he had sexually abused her, has been jailed.Christchurch Court News website reported that the ... Read more...

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67,000 children skip school in Britain everyday

March 26th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 26 (IANS) As many as 67,000 children skip school in Britain as truancy levels continue to rise, official data has revealed. Pupils missing school due to "unauthorised absences" is now 44 ... Read more...

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Haiti school building collapse toll rises to 90

November 10th, 2008 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Nov 10 (IANS) The death toll from the school building collapse in Petionville, in the eastern outskirts of the Haitian capital, has risen to 90, EFE news agency reported Monday, ... Read more...

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Oz youngsters using illegal drug ice

August 4th, 2008 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 4 (ANI): Most youngsters Down Under are experimenting with illegal drug ice as they find it glamorous, warn senior police officials.With the drug abuse posing a huge threat to ... Read more...

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Hand sanitizer use cuts absenteeism rates in schools

June 2nd, 2008 - 3:38 pm ICT by admin
Washington, June 2 (ANI): Researchers at Children's Hospital Boston recently studied whether disinfecting frequently-touched surfaces and using alcohol-based hand sanitizers could help reduce illness-related student absenteeism, and found positive results."The ... Read more...

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