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95 percent schools don’t comply with RTE guidelines: Study


July 9th, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Over two years after the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act (RTE) was notified by the central government, more than 95 percent ... Read more...

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BBC music conductor, wife accused of rape


June 7th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 7 (IANS) A 67-year-old acclaimed BBC music conductor, who was honoured by the queen for his work on children's music, has been charged along with his wife of ... Read more...

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BJP organ hails Advani, flays others


June 1st, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Coinciding with L.K. Advani's implicit attack on party president Nitin Gadkari, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has criticized some of its leaders but without ... Read more...

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British teachers admit manipulating results


April 2nd, 2012 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
London, April 2 (IANS) A polls has found stressed British teachers feeling forced to manipulate exam results to maintain pupil pass percentage.Many feel their professionalism is at stake as they ... Read more...

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Injured Malayalam comedian’s health improves further


March 12th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode (Kerala), March 12 (IANS) The condition of Malayalam comedian Jagathy Sreekumar, who was injured in a road accident, has improved but he is still on the ventilator, a doctor ... Read more...

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Students hack school website to skip class


February 18th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 18 (IANS) A group of students hacked their school website so their parents could not find out a message assuring parents that it will remain open despite snowfall.The ... Read more...

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Teacher shocks pupils with wild posts on Facebook


February 9th, 2012 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 8 (IANS) A woman schoolteacher shocked parents and pupils at a village primary school by boasting on the social networking site Facebook about drinking, swearing and having ... Read more...

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Marijuana cigarette found in child’s lunchbox in US


December 10th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 10 (IANS) Daycare staff in the US state of Connecticut were stunned as they found a marijuana cigarette in a one-and-a- half-year old child's lunchbox.The Clinton Child ... Read more...

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Teacher in topless photo scandal is back!


October 9th, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 9 (IANS) A schoolteacher in Britain whose leaked topless photographs created a stir among students a few months ago, was understandably mortified and pledged to focus on her ... Read more...

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Teaching a tortoise to yawn, now that’s research!


October 6th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 6 (IANS) After spending six months teaching a tortoise to yawn, a professor in Britain remarked: "Training the tortoise to yawn was very hard."Anna Wilkinson spent a good ... Read more...

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Teacher held for lesbian relationship with girl


September 30th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 30 (IANS) A woman teacher in Britain has been detained under the Mental Health Act for having a lesbian relationship with a teenaged pupil.At an earlier hearing at ... Read more...

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British teacher charged with assaulting ‘defiant’ student


September 16th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 16 (IANS) A British schoolteacher has been arrested and charged with assault for allegedly shoving a "rude and defiant" girl student to the floor, Daily Express reported.Science teacher ... Read more...

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Father-son percussion saga: bound by beats of two eras


September 1st, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) The best teacher that an artiste can have is his parent. The guru-shishya or master-pupil tradition in Indian classical music finds a resounding echo when the beats ... Read more...

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Tutor chops off girl student’s hand in Tripura


August 25th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 25 (IANS) Tripura police Thursday arrested a private tutor for chopping off the hand of a girl pupil and injuring her mother, police here said."Sanjoy Das, 40, had ... Read more...

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British schools send off 900 violent pupils each day


July 30th, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Schools across Britain temporarily send off around 900 violent and foul-mouthed students every day, while 65 are permanently expelled every week, says a new official report.The ... Read more...

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School to ban kids who are not toilet-trained


June 4th, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 4 (IANS) A group of parents here have turned an agitated lot after a primary school threatened to ban their children if they were not sent properly toilet-trained.Headmistress ... Read more...

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British school bans hugs, handshakes


May 27th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 27 (IANS) A school in Britain has reportedly banned students from hugging and shaking hands. Parents have termed the ban "extreme", "crazy" and "ludicrous".The school administration at the ... Read more...

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Schoolgirl wins right to use iPod in exams


May 23rd, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 23 (IANS) A schoolgirl in Scotland who claims she can't concentrate when she doesn't listen to music has been allowed -- in an unprecedented concession -- to use ... Read more...

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Brazil school kids ran as gunman opened fire, shows CCTV


April 8th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 8 (IANS) Many school children ran desperately out of their classrooms after a gunman opened fire in their school in Brazil's Rio De Janeiro city, show dramatic footage ... Read more...

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Barton dismisses Man City star Barry as ‘teacher’s pet’


April 8th, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 8(ANI): Newcastle United midfielder Joey Barton has launched a blistering attack on Manchester City midfield ace Gareth Barry, who was England's skipper against Ghana last week.Barton reckons that Barry is ... Read more...

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Teacher buried pupil who choked to death


April 8th, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 8 (IANS) To avoid blame, a kindergarten teacher in China buried a two-year-old pupil who died after choking on food, a media report said Friday.Tang Chengyan, who ran ... Read more...

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UK school’s ex-pupils call Beckhams ‘working class’


April 6th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 6 (ANI): David and Victoria Beckham's plans to send their children to esteemed private school Haberdashers' Aske's has upset some ex-pupils, who claim the celebrity couple aren't their sort ... Read more...

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Long-lost Frederic Chopin letters recovered by Warsaw museum


March 25th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 25 (ANI): Six letters written by Polish composer Frederic Chopin, thought to be lost in World War II, have been found and donated to a Warsaw museum dedicated to him.The ... Read more...

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Brit female drama teacher plied girl, 13, with alcohol while grooming her for sex


March 22nd, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 22 (ANI): A female drama teacher in Britain has landed in court after it emerged that she seduced a 13-year-old pupil, who went to her for help over bullying.Caroline French, ... Read more...

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Vice President Ansari releases “Bismillah Khan: The Maestro from Benaras”


March 21st, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 21 (ANI): Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari released a book entitled "Bismillah Khan: The Maestro from Benaras" based on the life of music legend late Ustad Bismillah Khan authored ... Read more...

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Biology teacher in US caught partially nude with 17-yr-old pupil


March 17th, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
New York, March 17 (ANI): A biology teacher in the US has been caught after she was found partially nude with a 17-year-old student inside a car.A teacher in Kentucky resigned from ... Read more...

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Queen’s Chaplain leaves wife for woman in congregation


March 5th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 5 (ANI): A Chaplain to the Queen, who has four children, has left his wife amid rumours of an affair with a woman in the congregation.Canon Andrew Clitherow, 60, who ... Read more...

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Muslim teaching asst. ‘felt like jumping in front of bus’ after being racially abused at UK school


February 28th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 28 (ANI): A Muslim teaching assistant in Britain has claimed that he 'felt like jumping in front of a bus' after being racially abused by his pupils, and was forced ... Read more...

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Police investigate death of baby at Oprah Winfrey’s South African school


February 22nd, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 22 (ANI): Police in Johannesburg are considering whether to file charges after authorities found a dead newborn baby on the grounds of Oprah Winfrey's elite South African high school.In ... Read more...

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Brit student expelled over ‘dangly bits in teacher’s mug’ prank


February 20th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 20 (ANI): A pupil in Britain has been expelled and three others have been suspended for their involvement in a sick prank - he and his friends took a ... Read more...

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School fees now deductible from income tax in Mexico


February 16th, 2011 - 9:44 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 16 (IANS/EFE) Mexico has passed a new law that allows citizens to deduct the payment of private school fees from their income tax.The rule will apply to education ranging ... Read more...

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“People will pay for what has been done to Pak,” 7/7 mastermind indoctrinated pupil


February 15th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 15 (ANI): Mohammed Sidique Khan, the ringleader of the 7/7 bombing plot, who was working as a mentor in a primary school in Beeston, had reportedly tried to persuade a ... Read more...

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Kids who use library ‘twice as likely to be above-average readers’


February 5th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 05 (ANI): A new research has revealed that children who use their local library are twice as likely to be above-average readers.The study revealed a strong link between library use ... Read more...

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13-yr-old Indian girl falls to death from 11th floor apartment


January 31st, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Jan 31 (ANI): A 13-year-old Indian girl fell to death from her 11th floor apartment on Al Falah Street, Abu Dhabi on Saturday afternoon.Asma, an 8th grade pupil, fell down through ... Read more...

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Teaching ban on ‘lesbian’ Brit teacher who sent ex-colleague sexual notes, roses


January 30th, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 30 (ANI): A Brit teacher, sacked for threatening to stab a pupil, has been banned from the profession after sending a female ex-colleague with gifts and sexually explicit messages.Disgraced former ... Read more...

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