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Parents kill three kids, themselves over property dispute


September 14th, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Yamunanagar (Haryana), Sep 14 (IANS) A couple committed suicide by jumping before a train at the Gandhi Nagar railway crossing here, clutching three children close.Police officials recovered a suicide note ... Read more...

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Woman faces jail for sex with teenage boys


August 7th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) A mother of four in Britain is facing jail after admitting to a sex session with her daughter's schoolboy friends.Kelly Baker, 35, was warned by a ... Read more...

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School children work on ‘designs for change’


July 30th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, July 30 (IANS) One idea, one week, one billion lives to change: The annual Design For Change (DFC) challenge for schoolchildren has begun across India.This year, the DFC contest ... Read more...

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Team Anna launches fast, targets Pranab, PM (Roundup)


July 25th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Kicking off an indefinite fast, Team Anna members Wednesday renewed their push for a stringent Jan Lokpal bill and upped the ante by hurling ... Read more...

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Team Anna begins indefinite fast for a stringent Lokpal (Second Lead)


July 25th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Team Anna members Wednesday began their indefinite fast at Jantar Mantar in the capital in support of a stringent Jan Lokpal bill and demanding ... Read more...

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Has Srinagar gone to the dogs, residents ask (Jammu and Kashmir Newsletter)


July 20th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar/Pampore, July 20 (IANS) Has Jammu and Kashmir's summer capital finally gone to dogs? That's what many among Srinagar's 1.3 million residents are asking, considering the city is home to ... Read more...

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Capital tales: Books get voices to reach more children


July 19th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) It is 9 a.m. on a Saturday. A group of nearly 100 schoolchildren aged 5-16 waiting at the gates of the American Centre in the ... Read more...

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Whose holiday homework is it: Parents or kids?


July 1st, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) It is not schoolchildren who are fretting over completing holiday homework but parents who are busy completing collages and projects as the capital's schools re-open ... Read more...

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16 teens die in Bolivia bus accident


June 8th, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico, June 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 16 teenagers were killed and 32 injured after their bus plunged 120 meters into a ravine in the northwest of Bolivia, Nuevo Herald ... 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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Rashtrapati Bhavan green initiative gets new logo (With image)


May 30th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) The Rashtrapati Bhavan's sustainability initiative - Roshni Prachodaya Society (Roshni) - Wednesday got a new logo selected by President Pratibha Patil.The logo, created by ... Read more...

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Rashtrapati Bhavan’s green initiative to get new logo


May 27th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Rashtrapati Bhavan's sustainability initiative, Roshni Prachodaya Society (Roshni), will get a new logo Wednesday with President Pratibha Patil picking the winner from 3,276 entries ... Read more...

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One killed, 12 students injured in UP road mishaps


May 3rd, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 3 (IANS) A school student was killed and more than a dozen others injured in two separate road accidents in Uttar Pradesh Thursday, police said.The first incident took ... 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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Gillard urges students to be careful on internet


April 5th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 5 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has urged students to be careful on the internet following an incident in which some schoolgirls uploaded a sex-prank videoclip.Urging schoolchildren ... Read more...

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Snowstorm storms upper Midwest


February 25th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The US Midwest experienced massive snowstorm on Friday as several flights were canceled. Roads have been closed because of their slippery nature. Several schools were closed ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh celebrates 63rd Republic Day


January 26th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 26 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Governor Ram Naresh Yadav unfurled the national flag and took salute at a ceremonial parade on the occasion of 63th Republic Day at the ... Read more...

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Mild snowfall on R-Day in Kashmir


January 26th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 26 (IANS) A mild snowfall greeted Kashmiris here on the morning of India's 63rd Republic Day Thursday, with streets looking deserted amid heightened security.The weather office has forecast ... Read more...

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Iraq bans visits to Saddam Hussein’s grave


January 22nd, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Jan 22 (IANS) The Iraqi authorities Sunday banned individuals from visiting former Iraqi president Saddam Hussien's grave over two years after having already prohibited organised visits to it in ... Read more...

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Murdered British charity worker rules slum children’s hearts (With Images)


December 23rd, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Dec 23 (IANS) He may have been brutally murdered here five years ago, but British charity worker Michael Blakey continues to live in the hearts of schoolchildren who have ... Read more...

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Jamie Oliver blames Michael Gove for eroding healthy school food standards


November 25th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Nov 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver says Britain’s Education Secretary Michael Gove should be blamed for ‘eroding’ the food standard of schools in the country. Jamie believes that the ... Read more...

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Type 2 diabetes rising among kids: Experts


November 11th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 11 (IANS) Type 2 diabetes, the most common form of the illness, is on the rise among children under 15-years-old, with altered lifestyles and bad food habits increasing ... Read more...

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Nobel menu card show comes to capital


October 13th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) The legacy of the Nobel will tour India in a five-city roadshow Oct 15-23 with 25 events showcasing the culture, art and spirit of innovation ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama to help break Guinness record for ‘jumping jacks’


October 7th, 2011 - 10:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Oct 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) US First Lady Michelle Obama is seeking to get her name in the Guinness Book of World Records when she joins about 20,000 participants to become the ... Read more...

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2-year celebrations to mark Birla planetarium golden jubilee


September 30th, 2011 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 29 (IANS) Asia's first and arguably biggest astronomical observatory, Kolkata's M.P. Birla Planetarium, has lined a host of programmes including opening its gates to 50,000 schoolchildren for a ... Read more...

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Humble Sachin helps telethon raise Rs.7 crore for schools


September 19th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar was humility personified as a daylong telethon here helped raise Rs.7 crore - Rs.2 crore more than the target - for ... Read more...

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British police to guard schoolkids from street robbery


September 5th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 5 (IANS) With incidents of street robbery becoming commonplace in Britain, at least 1,000 policemen will be deployed to safeguard schoolchildren on London streets while travelling to and ... Read more...

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Britain prepares to discipline schoolchildren


September 2nd, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 2 (IANS) Schools in Britain are being empowered with an increased authority to ensure a disciplined environment, as teachers will get the right to use physical force while ... Read more...

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Medvedev wants tycoons to share success tips with kids


September 1st, 2011 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 31 (IANS) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev is likely to suggest to Russian billionaires to share their experiences of achieving success with schoolchildren, RIA Novosti reported.Speaking at a ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha adjourned twice over ministry reply on freedom fighter


August 29th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha was adjourned twice Monday following protests by members over the human resource development (HRD) ministry's reply on the demand for including the contribution ... Read more...

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Chennai continues to rally in support of Anna (Lead)


August 20th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 20 (IANS) The fifth day of the agitation Saturday in support of Anna Hazare's demand for a stronger Lokpal bill was marked by continued fasts, a procession, a ... Read more...

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Bihar’s cycle of development - now labourers to get bikes


August 19th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 19 (IANS) First schoolgirls, then boys and now labourers. Pedalling its way to development, the Bihar government has now decided to empower casual labourers with bicycles to improve ... Read more...

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Free medicines for all in Rajasthan from Oct 2


August 15th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 15 (IANS) Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot Monday said free medicines will be provided in government hospitals in the state to all sections of society from Oct 2 ... Read more...

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Rainwater tanks among I-Day sops in Himachal


August 15th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 15 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal, in a list of incentives announced on Independence Day Monday, said every household in the state would be provided ... Read more...

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A perky Jai Hind; a speech sans applause (I-Day sidelights)


August 15th, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Most people have got used to the rather dour manner in which Prime Minister Manmohan Singh delivers his speeches, except when he consciously chooses ... Read more...

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