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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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Student barred from exam dies


September 3rd, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 3 (IANS) A Class 10 student barred from taking an examination by his school in Jammu and Kashmir succumbed to his injuries, more than a week after he ... Read more...

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Narrow escape for school children


August 19th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 19 (IANS) Several students, including foreigners, of an international school had a narrow escape here Sunday when their hostel room caught fire, an official said.The fire was reported ... Read more...

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Rights panel notice to Karnataka on school kids


August 14th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Tuesday issued notice to the Karnataka government over allegations that tufts of hair were cut from heads of ... Read more...

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‘Pranab showed leadership even as a teenager’


July 24th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 24 (IANS) President-elect Pranab Mukherjee had shown sparks of brilliance even as a teenager when he had persuaded a minister to order the renovation of his school's ... 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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NCPCR seeks report from Karnataka on RTE opposition (Lead)


July 19th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The country's apex child rights panel Thursday sought a report from Karnataka after incidents of discrimination against poor students in defiance of provisions of the ... Read more...

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Class 12 students win battle against school, board in apex court


July 16th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 16 (IANS) Three Class 12 students have won a major battle against their school and the powerful Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CICSE) in the Supreme ... Read more...

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Chinese teacher sacked for sexual misconduct


June 29th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, June 29 (IANS) A teacher has been fired from a Shanghai school after some of his former students took to the Internet to break their 15-year silence on his ... Read more...

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Birthday party culture comes to UP government schools


June 13th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 13 (IANS) To bridge the rural-urban divide among students, the Uttar Pradesh government has asked its primary schools, run by the basic education department, to celebrate birthdays of ... Read more...

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Elite Dalhousie school in trouble over land deal (Lead)


May 14th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Dalhousie/Shimla, May 14 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh's famous Dalhousie Public School (DPS) could be shut down with a one-man commission recommending that the entire premises may be acquired as there were ... Read more...

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Elite Himachal school in trouble over land deal


May 14th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Dalhousie/Shimla, May 14 (IANS) The 40-year-old chapter of academic excellence being run by Dalhousie Public School (DPS) may be slammed shut, with a one-man commission of the Himachal Pradesh government ... Read more...

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6 children hurt in UP school roof collapse


May 1st, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 1 (IANS) Six children were injured Tuesday when the roof of their school classroom collapsed at Chilla village in Khurja.The students were attending a class at Saraswati Vidya ... Read more...

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Leopard ‘evicted’ from Mumbai school after 20 hrs


April 22nd, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) A leopard, which had sneaked into a private school two days ago was trapped and evicted early Sunday after a 20-hour operation by the forest department ... Read more...

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Kanpur boy who never missed a class in 14 years


April 8th, 2012 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Kanpur, April 8 (IANS) In a country where bunking classes is common, a 17-year-old Muslim boy stands out in stark contrast. He has not missed a single class in 14 ... Read more...

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13 school children killed as bus falls in canal (Lead)


March 20th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 20 (IANS) In a ghastly accident, 13 school children were killed and 25 were injured when a private school bus fell into a canal in Andhra Pradesh's Khammam ... Read more...

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Europe’s youngest app developer Aaron Bond expelled from school


March 8th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Mar 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Europe’s youngest app developer, 14-year-old Aaron Bond, has been expelled from his school and given police reprimand after he was caught breaking into his school’s computer system. ... Read more...

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30 Bangalore school kids caught smoking ‘hookah’ in club


March 5th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 5 (IANS) In a surprise raid on a snooker club in the heart of Bangalore, a team of civic body officials Monday caught about 30 students of a ... Read more...

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NHRC issues notice to Haryana on child’s death


February 29th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notice to the Haryana government on the death of a child who was allegedly locked up in ... Read more...

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Chardon High School shooting case injures four


February 27th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Chardon, Ohio, Feb 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The police in Ohio have arrested a gunman who opened fire at the cafeteria at a high school. The incident left at least four people needing ... Read more...

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Locked in dark room by teacher, six-year-old dies


February 21st, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Karnal (Haryana), Feb 21 (IANS) A six-year-old boy in Karnal district was locked up in a dark room by his kindergarten teacher for not doing his homework and died of ... Read more...

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British girl has contraceptive implant at school


February 9th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 9 (IANS) A 13-year-old girl in Britain had a contraceptive implant fitted at her school since she felt "like having sex" with her boyfriend.The girl's mother said she ... Read more...

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RTE Act: Assam child rights body to survey schools


February 7th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 7 (IANS) After receiving several complaints, the Assam child rights panel has decided to conduct a survey in all schools in the state to find out if provisions ... Read more...

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Teacher kills colleague in Maharashtra


January 27th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 27 (IANS) A school teacher died Friday after remaining in coma for two days following a physical fight with a colleague in Maharashtra's Aurangabad district, police said.According to ... Read more...

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Teen trio admit smearing the cake with poop


December 24th, 2011 - 1:34 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Pennsylvania, Dec 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Thee teenagers who admitted adding feces to a friend’s cake have been given various punishments. The trio have been ordered to do communal work and serve probation ... Read more...

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Odisha schools to revise class time due to cold wave


December 20th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 20 (IANS) With a cold wave sweeping most parts of the region, schools in Odisha's forested Kandhamal district have been asked to hold day-classes, an official said Tuesday.The ... Read more...

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Incidents of ragging in Sainik Schools being probed: Antony


December 19th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) With "stray" incidents of ragging in Sainik Schools run by the defence ministry being reported from across the country, these were being probed and action ... Read more...

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Court orders Ramjas School to roll back tuition fee hike


December 5th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday directed Ramjas School in west Delhi's Anand Parbat area to roll back Rs.400 hike in its monthly tuition fees announced ... Read more...

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Class 10 student rapped for uploading classmate’s obscene photo


November 18th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday came down heavily on a class 10 student, who had uploaded a morphed "obscene" picture of one of his ... Read more...

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Notice to Delhi government over schoolboy’s injury


November 2nd, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the state government on an NGO's complaint that school authorities had failed to ensure timely treatment for ... Read more...

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Child rights panel tells Bengal schools to return students’ money


November 1st, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 1 (IANS) Days after India's apex child rights panel exposed rampant violations of the Right to Education Act in West Bengal's government schools, several of the schools have ... Read more...

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Bhutan king to marry India-educated bride Oct 13


September 16th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Sanawar (Himachal Pradesh), Sep 16 (IANS) The date is set for a royal wedding. Bhutan's 31-year-old king Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck will tie the knot with his India-educated bride, Jetsun ... Read more...

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Bengal to bar students, teachers from political rallies


September 15th, 2011 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 15 (IANS) The West Bengal government Thursday filed an affidavit before the Calcutta High Court, stating it will prohibit students, teaching and non-teaching staff of schools from taking ... Read more...

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60 children fall ill after mid-day meal


September 14th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 14 (IANS) Around 60 students of a South 24 Parganas district school in West Bengal fell ill after consuming the mid-day meal, police said Wednesday."Around 50 to 60 ... Read more...

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13 injured in school room wall collapse


September 14th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 14 (IANS) At least 13 students were injured, five of them critically, when a wall of their school collapsed in Uttar Pradesh's Allahabad district Wednesday, police said.The accident ... Read more...

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