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90 school kids hospitalised with food poisoning in China


September 5th, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Guangzhou (China), Sep 4 (IANS) A total of 90 children were admitted to hospitals with food poisoning symptoms after having school lunches in China's Guangdong Province Tuesday, local authorities said.... 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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Today is Left-Handers Day!


August 13th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Today is the left handers day that was started way back in 1992.The main aim of this day is to sensitize the people on the challenges ... Read more...

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Two school kids killed in Syria bombing


July 15th, 2012 - 9:01 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, July 15 (IANS) A bomb went off near a school in Syria's central province of Hama, killing two children and injuring at least 10 other people, state-run SANA news ... Read more...

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Haryana school kids to get free uniforms


April 15th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 15 (IANS) All students from Class 1-8 in government schools in Haryana will now get free uniforms, a minister said Sunday."Apart from free text-books, all students from Class ... Read more...

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Government school kids have poorer skills: Report


April 2nd, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Children in government schools in rural areas have poorer mathematical skills compared to those in private schools, says the Annual Status of Education Report by ... Read more...

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Eight school kids injured in accident


March 28th, 2012 - 1:18 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 27 (IANS) Eight school children and a staff member were injured here Tuesday when the speeding school van carrying them overturned as the driver lost control, police said.Three ... Read more...

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The chill returns to Agra


February 18th, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 18 (IANS) The sudden return of intense cold continued unabated across north India, as temperatures dipped across the region. Bright sunshine in most places could not provide any ... Read more...

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Indians, foreigners alike salute Gandhi


January 30th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) Insisting that his teachings remained relevant today, some 300 Indians and foreigners gathered here Monday to mourn the death of Mahatma Gandhi at the very ... Read more...

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Sikkim quake-affected kids meet Dikshit


January 28th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) A group of 20 school kids from the September 2011 earthquake-affected areas of Sikkim Saturday met Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit here as part of ... Read more...

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Height is no problem in basketball, says NBA shorty


January 9th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Muggsy Bogues, the shortest player to have competed in the NBA, has dispelled the perception of millions of diminutive Indians who think they can't be ... Read more...

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Thousands barge into Auto Expo, lead to chaos


January 6th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) Chaos seemed to reign at the Auto Expo Friday as thousands of visitors thronged auto exhibitors' stalls at the Pragati Maidan, completely overrunning the venue, ... 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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Airport metro to run all night on Christmas eve


December 22nd, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22, (IANS) To cater to Delhi residents attending the midnight mass in central Delhi's Sacred Heart Cathedral on Christmas eve, the Delhi Metro's Airport Express line will ... Read more...

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School kids move court against sale of junk food


December 21st, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday sought the central government's response on a petition filed by students of a private school in south Delhi seeking a ... Read more...

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Delhi school kids to form human chain against junk food


December 17th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) The students of Father Agnel School in the capital will form a human chain Monday against the rise in junk food consumption among school-going children. ... Read more...

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Star gazers catch glimpse of year’s last lunar eclipse


December 11th, 2011 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Star gazers of the capital pointed their telescopes towards the moon as it turned crimson, marking the beginning of the last and the longest total ... Read more...

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Rahul behind weak Lokpal bill, says Hazare


December 9th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Ralegan Siddhi (Maharashtra), Dec 9 (IANS) Anna Hazare Friday blamed Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi for the government's weak version of the Lokpal bill and said in the present ... Read more...

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Total lunar eclipse on Saturday


December 7th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) With the year's last lunar eclipse on Saturday, and the next only after three years, citizens can look forward to a view of the moon ... Read more...

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Free passes for school children for SAFF Cup: Maken


December 2nd, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Concerned at the poor turnout at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here, Sports Minister Ajay Maken Friday said school children along with their parents would be ... Read more...

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Sauce tempts kids into eating more greens


December 2nd, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 2 (IANS) You always knew that dressing up greens was the way to get finicky kids to eat healthy. Now a study quantifies just how much it helps. ... Read more...

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MCD will provide 198,000 computers to school kids


November 18th, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) will provide 198,000 computers free of cost to students of class 4 in its schools, a civic agency official ... Read more...

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18 school kids killed in China accident


November 16th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 16 (IANS) At least 20 people, including 18 pre-schoolers, were killed and 45 injured Wednesday when an overloaded kindergarten school bus collided with a coal-laden truck in China, ... Read more...

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Mamata spends time with kids on Children’s Day


November 14th, 2011 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 14 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee merrily chatted with school kids while legendary magician P.C. Sorcar (Jr.) showed magic tricks as the city celebrated Children's ... Read more...

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School kids plea to president to save forests


November 14th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) On the occasion of Children's Day, school children Monday appealed to President Pratibha Patil to join in their fight to save the country's forests ... Read more...

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In shoals, fishes like school kids follow rules


November 8th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 8 (IANS) At school it is all about watching the kid nearest to you and making sure you do what they do. Fish apply the same rules when ... Read more...

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Nature walk for school kids at Dikshit’s house


October 5th, 2011 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) Students from different schools across the city, Tuesday savoured a nature walk at Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit's residence as part of the Wildlife Week ... Read more...

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Athletics track at London Olympic Stadium complete


October 4th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 4 (IANS) The athletics track at the 2012 London Olympic Stadium has been completed.The track in the Olympic Stadium was unveiled Monday, Xinhua reported.World record holder and Paralympic ... Read more...

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World Space Week to be observed from Tuesday


October 3rd, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) The World Space Week (WSW), an annual event that aims to sensitise masses towards space science, will be observed Oct 4-10, an NGO organising the ... Read more...

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Radio show for Gurgaon school kids


September 27th, 2011 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 27 (IANS) A radio show that promises to combine radio broadcasts with classroom learning material and making learning fun was launched Tuesday for school children in Gurgaon."Galli Galli ... Read more...

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18 school kids injured as bus overturns


September 12th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Pratapgarh (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 12 (IANS) At least 18 students were injured, eight of them critically, when their school bus overturned in this Uttar Pradesh district Monday, police said.The accident ... Read more...

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Firm aims to turn Kerala into tennis nursery


September 6th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 6 (IANS) Terumo Penpol -- the country's largest manufacturer of blood bags -- has come out to support an innovative project to turn Kerala into a tennis nursery ... Read more...

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Many slum, civic body-run school kids have worms: Study


September 4th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) A high percentage of intestinal worms has been found among children living in slums and those in Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD)-run schools, according to ... Read more...

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British iPod kids struggling with daily chores


September 1st, 2011 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 1 (IANS) A large number of school kids in Britain are more at home when it comes to using computers than doing simple things of daily life such ... Read more...

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Reading to dogs maintains skill among school kids


August 11th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 11 (IANS) School kids who read out aloud to dogs during the summer break seemed to improve their reading skills.Veterinary researchers from Tufts University in the US paired ... Read more...

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