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Opposition to RTE takes bizarre turn in Karnataka


July 19th, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 18 (IANS) Opposition to the Right to Education (RTE) has taken shocking turns in Karnataka after a school cut off locks of hair of four students from poor ... 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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A battle won for girls’ education in male bastion (Feature with images)


June 3rd, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) It has been a tough battle for Faiza Nisar Ali who helped steer the entry of girls into the erstwhile male bastion of the historic ... 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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‘37 percent Delhi government school toilets very dirty’


March 30th, 2012 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Thirty seven percent of toilets in the capital's government schools are "very dirty" and in "subhuman" condition, a survey done by the NGO CRY has ... Read more...

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Principal arrested for molesting girl students


November 4th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Moradabad (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 4 (IANS) A principal of a private school in this Uttar Pradesh district has been arrested on charges of molesting two minor girl students, police said ... Read more...

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Child brings in crack drugs to a ’show and tell’ show at school


September 21st, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Missouri, Sept 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 32-year-old mother is in trouble after her kindergarten child took her crack pipes and drugs to a show and tell show at his school. The school ... Read more...

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1,200 British kids expelled from school


August 30th, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 30 (IANS) Over 1,200 pupils aged under seven have been expelled from British schools in the last five years for persistent misbehaviour and violence, a media report said ... Read more...

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She comes of age for school - at 23


August 13th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chittorgarh (Rajasthan), Aug 13 (IANS) Twenty three-year-old Parvati Devi is no ordinary woman. Belonging to a remote village in Rajasthan's Chittorgarh district, she goes hand-in-hand with her six-year-old son to school ... Read more...

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Civic body imparts dengue lessons to schools


June 24th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Doctors and public health nurses in Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) schools were Friday trained on ways to fight vector-borne diseases such as dengue and ... Read more...

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MCD deflects blame on ghost employees fiasco


June 2nd, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) The Delhi government and the media were responsible for the controversy over the issue of salaries being paid to non-existent employees of the Municipal Corporation ... 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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Net privacy expert warns teachers not to befriend pupils on Facebook


April 25th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 25 (ANI): Teachers have been warned not to add pupils as "friends" on social networking sites like Facebook, as it might blur the boundaries between school staff's professional and ... Read more...

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Rajasthan to launch helpline for school kids


April 8th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 8 (IANS) School children in Rajasthan will be able to file a complaint against corporal punishment or discrimination by their schools. The state government is planning to launch ... Read more...

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Pupils sleep in their school after heavy snow traps them


December 8th, 2010 - 12:24 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
South Lanarkshire, Dec 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Heavy snow forced school pupils to spend the night at the premises of their school itself. The inclement weather stranded the students, the school personnel ... Read more...

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Kate Gosselin Explains Why She Is A Supermom


December 4th, 2010 - 11:18 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Gosselin says that she and the school staff decided it together that the two kids, Alexis and Collin, should not go to school. Instead, getting educated at home is better for ... Read more...

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Teacher found hanging inside school’s classroom


December 3rd, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 3 (IANS) A teacher in a government school in Uttar Pradesh was Friday found hanging from a ceiling fan inside a classroom, police said.Pannalal Shukla, headmaster of the Yakootganj ... Read more...

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School makes girls perform bike stunts


December 1st, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 1 (IANS) A renowned girls' school in Moradabad district of Uttar Pradesh is facing enquiry after a local TV channel aired footage of students performing stunts on bikes as part ... Read more...

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British teachers can now frisk students


November 21st, 2010 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 21 (IANS) Britain will lay out new rules soon which would allow school teachers to frisk pupils for mobile phones, electronic gadgets and even pornography and cigarettes in a bid ... Read more...

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Clint McCance’s Outrageous Anti-Gay Comments Spark Controversy


October 28th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Midland School District Vice President Clint McCance has sparked a new controversy after he made certain anti-gay comments on the social-networking site Facebook. The school board ... Read more...

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Situation remains peaceful in Kashmir Valley


October 20th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Oct. 20 (ANI): The situation remained peaceful in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday with no security restrictions imposed throughout the Valley region.No untoward incident was report in the Kashmir Valley today.Some ... Read more...

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Police baton charge Kanpur protesters, 10 hurt


October 13th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 13 (IANS) At least 10 people were injured when police resorted to baton charge after locals in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur district Wednesday staged demonstrations demanding closure of a school where ... Read more...

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Brit primary school staff to get English lessons to rid them of their slang


October 4th, 2010 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 4 (ANI): Primary school staff in Britain are to be given English lessons because their accents, poor grammar and use of slang are hampering the education of pupils.Ofsted inspectors decided ... Read more...

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Children with food allergies are often victims of bullying: Study


September 28th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 28 (ANI): In the first study of its kind, researchers have found that 35 percent of kids with food allergies, who are over the age of five, have been victims ... Read more...

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Chidambaram assails stone-pelters as Kashmir schools reopen


September 27th, 2010 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram expressed happiness over schools reopening in the Kashmir Valley Monday and students attending classes after three-and-half months of closure, and said ... Read more...

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Students trickle in as Srinagar schools reopen


September 27th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 27 (IANS) School staff turned up in large numbers as educational institutions here reopened after over three months Monday. While the student inflow was no more than a trickle and ... Read more...

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Curfew eased in parts of Kashmir Valley


September 25th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Sep 25 (ANI): Curfew was lifted from parts of Srinagar city on Saturday afternoon, besides easing of restrictions in some other parts of the Valley after the law and order situation ... Read more...

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The Jonas Brothers surprise LA school students by a sudden visit


September 23rd, 2010 - 11:31 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Jonas Brothers sprang a big surprise on shocked school students, when they made an impromptu visit to the Loz Feliz Arts Charter School. The Jonas Brothers attended ... Read more...

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Principal booked for hitting Class 1 student


August 21st, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Aug 21 (IANS) The principal of a public school here was booked for allegedly hitting a five-year-old Class 1 student resulting in head injuries to the child, police said Saturday. According to ... Read more...

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Two Women Arrested For ‘Kindergarten Brawl’


August 5th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 5, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Two women have been charged with misdemeanor for an alleged ‘kindergarten brawl’. The fight started during a kindergarten graduation ceremony in South Carolina.The ... Read more...

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Ashley Cole’s school report shows he was a spoilt brat


July 14th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 14 (ANI): Chelsea footballer Ashley Cole was a spoilt brat in his childhood.Cole's school report cards dating from 1993 to 1997 show how the school staff had given up ... Read more...

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Six arrested over child pornography network


July 3rd, 2010 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Turin (Italy), July 3 (IANS/AKI) Six people have been arrested in Italy for being part of an international internet child pornography ring spread across 27 countries. According to police, more than 70 ... Read more...

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They offer water and education to passersby


April 17th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Anil Sharma Alwar (Rajasthan), April 17 (IANS) In a state parched for water and literacy, it's a novel idea. The teachers of a government-run school in Alwar town offer to quench the ... Read more...

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Orissa school staff held for sexually assaulting girls


March 3rd, 2010 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 3 (IANS) The headmaster, a teacher and a cook of a residential school in Orissa's Nabrangpur district were arrested Wednesday following allegations that they had sexually assaulted some girl students, ... Read more...

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Shilpa and Raj fight over cricket!


February 12th, 2010 - 11:54 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
February 11, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): What happens when actress Shilpa Shetty Kundra and hubby Raj decide to play cricket with school kids?The atmosphere at Mt Carmel School in Ahmedabad yesterday was ... Read more...

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