US teacher held for sexual relation with student

August 12th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, August 12 (IANS) A special needs schoolteacher in the US has been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a former student half her age.Kelly McKenzy Watson, 34, met the ... Read more...

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Mental illness behind her, but nowhere to go (Feature)

July 31st, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) In the dimly-lit lobby of a shelter for the mentally-ill homeless, she sits reading the tattered printout of an e-mail from her US-based brother. The ... Read more...

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No humour please, we are Indians!

May 17th, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) In 1923, iconic Bengali humorist Sukumar Ray described a curious race of beings "who were scared to laugh". With the government forced to apologise for ... Read more...

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Elderly Chinese teacher molests 10 schoolgirls

April 20th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 20 (IANS) A 60-year-old teacher in a primary school of China has been accused of molesting 10 girl students of third-grade, a media report said. According to the ... Read more...

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Manoj Bajpayee takes inspiration from himself

March 27th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 27 (IANS) Actor Manoj Bajpai says he is own inspiration when it comes to acting."As an actor, myself only. I am very passionate about acting and this is ... Read more...

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Swiss woman abducted in Yemen

March 16th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Aden (Yemen), March 16 (IANS) Suspected Al Qaeda militants have abducted a Swiss woman schoolteacher in Yemen, Xinhua reported.The woman, in her 30s, was kidnapped from the western province of ... Read more...

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Teacher shocks pupils with wild posts on Facebook

February 9th, 2012 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 8 (IANS) A woman schoolteacher shocked parents and pupils at a village primary school by boasting on the social networking site Facebook about drinking, swearing and having ... Read more...

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Boy breaks teacher’s leg with karate kick

January 15th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 15 (IANS) A 10-year-old boy in Britain has broken a leg and kneecap of his schoolteacher by attacking her using karate-kick.Diane Whitehead,53, could be off work for up ... Read more...

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‘Scrooge’ teacher reined in over Santa gaffe

December 5th, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Some parents were left really outraged after a New York schoolteacher told their wards there was nothing like Santa Claus. Some of the parents registered their ... Read more...

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Teacher in topless photo scandal is back!

October 9th, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 9 (IANS) A schoolteacher in Britain whose leaked topless photographs created a stir among students a few months ago, was understandably mortified and pledged to focus on her ... Read more...

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This Navratras, fast with paneer jalebi, malai poori

October 2nd, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Oct 2 (IANS) One usually associates Navratra fasts with a test of will and a bland, sparse platter that's supposed to cleanse the body of toxins. But come to ... Read more...

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Paedophile schoolteacher films himself abusing girls

June 11th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 11 (IANS) A primary schoolteacher in Britain has been accused of filming himself with girls as young as 13 while sexually abusing them.Nigel Leat, 51, filmed scenes of ... Read more...

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In fine print: Adventure, Mumbai, faith and drama (IANS Books This Week)

June 9th, 2011 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) The bookshelf this weekend is exciting with new titles by the Turks of story-telling.1. "River of Smoke"; Written by Amitav Ghosh; Published by Penguin India; ... Read more...

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American celebrates Osama’s death by shaving after 3,454 days

May 4th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): An American has chosen a unique way to celebrate the killing of Al Qaeda mastermind Osama bin Laden. Gary Weddle shaved for the first time after 9/11 - ... Read more...

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Russian female activists protest corruption by stripping for calendar

April 9th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 9 (ANI): Female activists in Russia protested Government corruption by stripping and posing in sexy lingerie for an erotic calendar.Youth movement Nashi published the photos and said it planned ... Read more...

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Teacher in Britain films sex with students, faces jail

April 5th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 5 (IANS) A 29-year-old schoolteacher in Britain, who filmed himself having sex with three underage girls, will face imprisonment, a media report said.Christopher Drake, a physical education teacher, ... Read more...

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Maoists kill schoolteacher in West Bengal

April 2nd, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
Jhargram (West Bengal), Apr 2(ANI): Maoist rebels killed a schoolteacher in West Bengal's West Midnapore district on Saturday.Parbat Mahato (42), a worker of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M)'s youth wing, ... Read more...

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Susan Sarandon plays paedophile schoolteacher on ‘30 Rock’

March 19th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 19 (ANI): Oscar-winning actress Susan Sarandon made a cameo appearance on the hit NBC comedy '30 Rock', taking on a surprising new role - as a sex offender.She made her ... Read more...

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Indian-origin husband found guilty of ‘2006 pregnant woman’s’ murder

February 6th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Ottawa, Feb 6 (ANI): An Indian-origin former British Columbia schoolteacher has been found guilty of murdering his pregnant wife in 2006.Mukhtiar Panghali Singh was found guilty of murdering his wife, Manjit, ... Read more...

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Concord High School Remembers Challenger Astronaut Christa McAuliffe

January 29th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) As the Kennedy Space Center commemorated the 25th anniversary of the Challenger disaster, the scenario at Concord High School was no different. A special assembly was ... Read more...

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Tucson boy sells toys to raise $2.85 for Congresswoman Giffords

January 21st, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tucson, Jan 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A nine-year-old boy was moved with compassion to donate his “widow’s-mite” to injured Congresswoman, Gabrielle Giffords.The boy, Isaac Saldana, told Huffingdon Post that he was compelled to ... Read more...

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Scots teacher suspended ‘after being spotted on sex website’

January 20th, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 20 (ANI): A schoolteacher in Scotland has been suspended following allegations that he was trawling a "dogging" website for sex.Tommy Murphy, head of the business department at St Matthew's Academy ... Read more...

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Six villages in Jharkhand get electricity for the first time

December 4th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
By Girija Shankar OjhaRangarh (Jharlhand), Dec.4 (ANI): Six villages in Jharkhand's Ramgarh district have been provided electricity for the first time.Under a government programme, villages like Kandher, Seor, Siduaar and Kachudaag got ... Read more...

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Lucknow teacher booked for assaulting student

October 30th, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 30 (IANS) A schoolteacher here has been booked for beating a nine-year-old student who suffered ear injuries and was taken to hospital as he fainted, police said Saturday.Ashutosh Kashyap, a ... Read more...

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Jury finds Belgium woman guilty of ’skydiving murder’

October 21st, 2010 - 9:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tongres, Oct 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A jury in Belgium found a 26-year-old Belgian schoolteacher guilty of murder despite claiming her innocence throughout the trial.Els Clottemans is accused of sabotaging the parachute of ... Read more...

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Vice presidency means no privacy says Joe Biden’s wife

October 18th, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 18 (ANI): Jill Biden, wife of the US's vice president Joe Biden has said that privacy and romantic dinners go out the window when you become Mrs. VP."Joe and ... Read more...

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Sally Davies Shows McDonald’s Happy Meal Doesn’t Rot

October 13th, 2010 - 2:57 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Artist and photographer Sally Davies made a very disturbing point when she decided to set a Happy Meal from McDonalds out in her kitchen, to see and document ... Read more...

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Rajasthan hotel owner held for assaulting foreigner

October 11th, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Jodhpur (Rajasthan), Oct 11 (IANS) A hotel owner in Rajasthan's Jodhpur district has been arrested for allegedly molesting and assaulting a tourist from Netherlands who had to spend the night in the ... Read more...

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Students take on militants in Manipur

September 15th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Sep.15 (ANI): In a daring act against the militants, students of Johnstone Higher Secondary School here recently overpowered an armed militant as he entered their school premises to extort money for ... Read more...

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British tourist alleges molestation in Rajasthan

September 6th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bundi (Rajasthan), Sep 6 (IANS) Another incident of a foreign tourist being harassed in Rajasthan has emerged with a British woman alleging that she was molested by a schoolteacher here. Police, however, ... Read more...

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Bipasha to stars: do issue-based films for free

August 31st, 2010 - 9:47 am ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) Bipasha Basu, who was just seen in "Lamhaa" and is now getting ready to do a film on honour killings, feels issue-based films ... Read more...

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Legless Indian man with incredible dance moves becomes net sensation

August 25th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 25 (ANI): A legless Indian man's incredible dancing skills have made him a star on the Internet.Vinod Thakur shot to fame after appearing on the reality show 'India's Got Talent' ... Read more...

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Disney India to release ‘Do Dooni Char’ Oct 8

August 19th, 2010 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Walt Disney India announced Thursday that it would distribute Planman Motion Pictures' forthcoming movie "Do Dooni Chaar" starring Neetu and Rishi Kapoor in the domestic market from ... Read more...

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Maoist kill schoolteacher in Orissa village

August 16th, 2010 - 10:02 pm ICT by ANI
Koraput (Orissa), Aug 16 (ANI): A group of Maoists killed a teacher by slitting his neck at Gotiguda village under Narayanpatna area of Orissa's Koraput District on Sunday.According to police, the ... Read more...

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Woman set to become senior Muslim cop in Gujarat

August 13th, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
By DharmeshSurat, Aug 13 (ANI): Yasmin Sajid Sheikh, is all set to become the first senior policewoman from her community in Hindu dominant Gujarat.The 32-year-old schoolteacher cleared the Gujarat State Public Commission ... Read more...

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