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Teachers using ‘guide books’ to face action in Punjab


September 14th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 14 (IANS) Teaching students from "guides" is likely to prove costly for government school teachers in Punjab after the state government Friday imposed a complete ban on the ... Read more...

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Azim Premji Foundation re-launches teachers portal


September 5th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 5 (IANS) Azim Premji Foundation, set up by IT czar Azim Premji, Wednesday marked Teachers Day by launching "a new and significantly improved version" of the 'Teachers of ... Read more...

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Wipro to train school teachers in US


August 29th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 29 (IANS) Indian IT major Wipro Limited will train 120 school teachers in partnership with the University of Massachusetts in Boston, US, over the next three years ... 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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Briton clicks himself raping child, jailed


August 12th, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) A man in Britain has been sentenced to nine years in prison after being found guilty of raping a seven-year-old girl and taking photographs of his ... Read more...

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Girl student strip searched in Bengal, two teachers held


August 4th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 4 (IANS) Two school teachers have been arrested in West Bengal's Birbhum district after a class 12 girl student was strip-searched by them on allegations of theft, a ... Read more...

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Now, a toolkit for dyslexic students in Indian schools


July 25th, 2012 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Schools in the country can now have an easy learning tool kit for dyslexic children, making learning easy for such students with reading and spelling ... Read more...

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Controversy over dress circular to Kerala teachers


July 3rd, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Kochi, July 2 (IANS) Kerala's education department Monday sent a circular to woman teachers to turn up at a function in a saree and green blouse, inviting allegations that the ... Read more...

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Bihar to spare teachers of non-teaching assignments


July 1st, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 1 (IANS) Bihar will no more engage school teachers in non-teaching assignments like survey and data collection works, an official said Saturday. The decision comes after protests by ... Read more...

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North Korea girl dies saving Kim portraits


June 28th, 2012 - 10:00 am ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, June 28 (IANS) North Korean officials have posthumously honoured a 14-year-old girl who drowned in a flood while trying to save portraits of leaders Kim Il-Sung and Kim Jong-Il, ... Read more...

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Assam, Microsoft in learning enhancement pact


June 13th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 13 (IANS) The Assam government and Microsoft India signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) here Wednesday that aims to improve the readiness of educators on using technology in ... Read more...

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2,700 students killed in China road accidents in 2011


June 2nd, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 2 (IANS) About 2,700 schoolchildren were killed and nearly 11,500 injured in road accidents in China last year, says the Chinese government.According to statistics from the Ministry of ... 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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Bihar axes appointment of 11 school teachers


May 30th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 30 (IANS) The Bihar government has cancelled the appointment of 11 teachers in primary schools in Kaimur district after their training certificates were found unacceptable, officials said Wednesday.District ... 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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Only five percent primary teachers clear eligibility test


April 27th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Expressing concern over the poor quality of school teachers, Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Kapil Sibal Friday said only 5.5 percent had cleared the primary ... Read more...

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151 Bihar primary teachers fail test, sacked


April 19th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 19 (IANS) The Bihar government has sacked 151 primary school teachers after they failed to clear two consecutive eligibility tests, officials Thursday said.The education department has ordered that ... Read more...

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Three cheers for Indian culture, say IPL’s foreign cheerleaders


April 12th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Back home, they are bankers, school teachers or dancers. But many young women have come to India from foreign shores like Ukraine, Russia, Belgium ... Read more...

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Mizoram school teachers not getting salaries


April 9th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, April 9 (IANS) Despite a series of agitations, over 4,835 teachers of 541 government schools in Mizoram have not been paid their salaries since January due to a lack ... Read more...

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Child abusers, drug dealers as teachers in Britain!


March 26th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 26 (IANS) A number of convicted paedophiles, drug dealers and violent thugs were among over 4,000 criminals who applied for jobs in Britain as school teachers in ... Read more...

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Students demand teachers for their school in Srinagar


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 22 (IANS) Students of a government higher secondary school here came together Thursday for a demand of a different kind - teachers for their school.Dozens of students gathered ... Read more...

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To play for country was his dream: Dravid’s father


March 10th, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 9 (IANS) "Well done my son," is how a proud father Sharad Dravid reacted when asked about legendary batsman Rahul Dravid's career on his retirement from international and ... Read more...

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Test cricket is pretty tough for India: Chappell


March 7th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, March 7 (IANS) Former India coach Greg Chappell mocked the Indian team saying they are not fit for Test cricket. The former Australian captain went a step ahead ... Read more...

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‘Pay subsidies directly to beneficiaries to plug leaks’


February 24th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) To ensure subsidies and welfare schemes reach the intended recipients and there is no siphoning off of funds, a government-appointed committee Thursday recommended that ... Read more...

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Putin’s poll promises to cost state $170 bn


February 17th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Lavish social spending promised by Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin in his bid to return to the presidency will cost the state at least 5.1 ... Read more...

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Computer literacy made must for Karnataka government staff


February 17th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 17 (IANS) Tech-savvy Karnataka will offer Rs.5,000 per annum to its government employees for becoming computer literate, as knowledge of using computers has been made compulsory for its ... Read more...

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Chennai student kills teacher for complaining to parents (Lead)


February 9th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 9 (IANS) A Class 9 student Thursday stabbed to death a teacher in his school here for complaining to his parents about his poor academic performance.Mohammed Irfan of ... Read more...

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Official fired for not sending people to pro-Putin rally


February 7th, 2012 - 9:51 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The director of a training centre lost her job for refusing to ensure her employees' attendance at a rally in support of Russian Prime Minister ... Read more...

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A key Bihar lesson - don’t forget the private tuition!


January 22nd, 2012 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 22 (IANS) Shakuntla Sinha knows where to cut corners to keep the house running with her husband's Rs.15,000 salary. The couple maintain a strict, austere lifestyle and rarely ... Read more...

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Private tuitions by government teachers an offence: Tripura government


January 3rd, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 3 (IANS) The Tripura government, in a strongly worded circular here Tuesday, said it will not allow its teachers to take private tuitions for students."If any government school ... Read more...

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Just 17 incompetent teachers in Britain in 10 years


December 30th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 30 (IANS) Only 17 school teachers have been sacked for incompetence in Britain over the past 10 years, a minister has said.Since 2001, the General Teaching Council for ... Read more...

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Mizoram government teachers not getting salaries


December 20th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, Dec 20 (IANS) Over 4,835 government teachers from 541 schools in Mizoram have not been paid their salaries since October due to lack of funds, state Education Minister ... Read more...

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Mayawati’s style of playing hide and seek with EC


December 16th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 16 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati has found a novel way of playing hide and seek with the Election Commission ... Read more...

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Congress takes a dig at Sidhu for assaulting guard


December 8th, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday took a dig at the BJP MP and former cricketer Navjot Singh Sidhu, who assaulted a security guard at a toll gate ... Read more...

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Biometric attendance for Haryana teachers


September 7th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 7 (IANS) Government school teachers in Haryana will now have their attendance marked on biometric machines, an official said here Wednesday."Attendance of teachers in Haryana will soon be ... Read more...

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