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‘Sur Kshetra’ no less than India-Pakistan cricket match: Reshammiya


September 12th, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 12 (IANS) Composer-singer Himesh Reshammiya has turned mentor for the Indian contestants on music reality show "Sur Kshetra" and compares the excitement with a cricket match between ... Read more...

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‘British kids don’t find reading interesting’


September 8th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 7 (IANS) A study in Britain has warned of children increasingly viewing reading as not so interesting an activity possibly due to their involvement with the internet and ... Read more...

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Seven killed in South Africa road accident


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:22 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Aug 22 (IANS) At least seven people were killed, including six pupils, and 13 others injured after the truck they were travelling in crashed in a South African ... Read more...

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British schools spend sports time on Indian dance: Cameron


August 10th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) Defending a decision to scrap two-hour-a-week allotted for sports in British schools, Prime Minister David Cameron has said the schools were using the time on ... Read more...

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Eyes tell whether straight or gay


August 6th, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) The pupil in the eye shoots open when people become aroused, which leads others to know whether one is gay or straight, scientists have said.A sex ... Read more...

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British schools face space crunch


July 27th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) Nearly one million extra school places will be needed within eight years as rising birth rates and immigration push pupil numbers to a 50-year high, the ... Read more...

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Scientists say that blindness can be simply cured by an injection in the eye


July 26th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists have recently discovered that there is a possibility for curing blindness. US scientists have discovered a chemical that can be injected in the eyes that ... Read more...

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59 percent of Indian students to Britain fake: Report


July 25th, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) A total of about 63,000 fake students entered Britain in 2011, and 59 percent of the total number of Indian pupils were bogus, a report by ... Read more...

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British kids cannot escape Maths, English any more


July 3rd, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) The British government is all set to ensure that pupils in the country do not skip learning Mathematics and English, as they will now be forced ... Read more...

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Chinese kids fall ill after drinking soda water


June 6th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 6 (IANS) A total of 26 pupils in a Chinese province displayed symptoms of poisoning after drinking soda water offered for free by street vendors Wednesday.The pupils from ... Read more...

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Many British pupils cannot even catch a ball


May 31st, 2012 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
London, May 31 (IANS) A British expert has warned that over thousands of children in the country are unable to throw or catch a ball since schools and parents are ... Read more...

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Food poisoning kills 12 in China


May 10th, 2012 - 9:56 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 10 (IANS) Over 400 people suffered from food poisoning in China this year, and 12 of them have died, the health ministry said Wednesday.From January to March, the ... Read more...

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British teachers to be paid for performance?


May 1st, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 1 (IANS) School teachers in Britain should be paid according to their performance in the classroom, British MPs have recommended.MPs on the education select committee have said teachers' ... Read more...

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‘Face’s left side more appealing’


April 22nd, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 22 (IANS) Left side images of the face are rated as more aesthetically pleasing than that of its right side, possibly because the left cheek reflects greater emotional ... Read more...

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British teachers wish to prosecute students


April 9th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 9 (IANS) British teachers have called for prosecuting students who falsely accuse them of assaults following concern over a rising number of malicious allegations.The teachers' trade unions ... Read more...

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Man contacts M15 to get estranged wife arrested


April 5th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 5 (IANS) A man who tried to get his estranged wife arrested by emailing MI5 and claiming she had planted a bomb at a school was jailed for ... 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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British teachers warn of rising pupil-violence


March 30th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 30 (IANS) Over-indulged children who are aware more of their rights than responsibilities are fuelling violence in the classroom, British teachers have warned.One in three British teachers has ... Read more...

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Every fifth British adult is illiterate: Report


March 29th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 29 (IANS) One in every five adults in Britain is functionally illiterate, or has insufficient reading and writing skills for ordinary practical needs, a report has revealed.It means ... Read more...

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Indonesian jailed for preaching jehad


March 29th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, March 29 (IANS) An Indonesian court has sentenced an Islamic school principal to 17 years in prison for preaching on jehad that led to terrorism.Abrory bin Al Ayub, alias ... Read more...

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Kids with mother tongue English a minority in British schools


March 23rd, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 23 (IANS) Children whose mother tongue is English are now in the minority at more than 1,600 schools across England, and Urdu, Bengali, Gujarati and Tamil are among ... Read more...

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Two killed in US school bus crash


March 13th, 2012 - 4:11 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 13 (IANS) The driver of a school bus and a student were killed when their vehicle crashed in the Indiana state of the US Monday.The bus was transporting ... Read more...

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Taliban set ablaze Afghan school


March 10th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, March 10 (IANS) Suspected Taliban militants have set a school on fire in Afghanistan, Xinhua reported Saturday.The incident took place Friday night in Badghis province, over 550 km ... Read more...

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15 students injured in Bangladesh clash


March 3rd, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 3 (IANS) At least 15 students were injured Saturday when pupils of two private universities in the Bangladesh capital clashed over the alleged stalking of a female student.Hundreds ... 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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British teachers want toilet-trained pupils


February 8th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 8 (IANS) Many teachers in Britain are fretting and frowning to notice how parents are sending their kids to schools even without toilet-training.Teachers have reported a huge rise ... Read more...

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South African pupils prefer English in schools


February 8th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Feb 8 (IANS) Even though the most common language spoken at home by South Africans is Zulu, over 60 percent of pupils have said they would like to study ... Read more...

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British pupils to learn from failure


February 7th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 7 (IANS) A British school has launched a week-long programme in which students will be taught how to learn from failure, no matter whether they come across it ... Read more...

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Anger management lessons for pupils at British school


January 24th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 24 (IANS) A British school is compelled to offer anger management lessons to its pupils as young as five after 40 of its rowdy students were excluded for ... Read more...

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Four school kids killed in China accident


December 25th, 2011 - 9:10 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 25 (IANS) An overloaded van carrying 12 school students plunged into a 60-metre-deep valley in China, killing six people including four pupils, officials said.The eight-seater van that was ... Read more...

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Slovakia launches website with e-books


December 23rd, 2011 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 23 (IANS) In a first of its kind anywhere in the world, the European nation of Slovakia has launched a new website to provide the public with digitised ... Read more...

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British kids will get failed teachers


December 17th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 17 (IANS) Hundreds of new schoolteachers in Britain are going to teach pupils in their classrooms despite having struggled themselves up to 39 attempts to clear even basic ... Read more...

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School with Indian kids named Britain’s best


December 16th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 16 (IANS) A primary school in Britain where the majority of students are of Indian and Asian origin has achieved the best exam results in the country.Students at ... Read more...

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School coach driver sacked for playing Sudoku while driving


November 29th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Nov 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A school bus driver in London has been sacked for playing Sudoku while riding. A 12-year-old student brought the dangerous behavior of the unidentified driver to the ... Read more...

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Britain to set up special maths schools


November 27th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 27 (IANS) A number of schools specialising in maths would be set up in Britain as the government sees the subject as a "fundamental strategic priority" in education.This ... Read more...

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