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China to deploy more security guards at schools


August 17th, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 17 (IANS) China will deploy more security guards in schools as well as at kindergartens. The country witnessed a string of attacks on school students two years back.The ... Read more...

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Shakira hails Barcelona soccer club as model of teamwork


June 22nd, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, June 22 (IANS/EFE) Colombian songstress Shakira said here Tuesday that she wants a world that emulates the teamwork of the title-winning F.C. Barcelona soccer club to "win the ... Read more...

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Obama was taunted for his ‘big ears’ as a child


March 11th, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar. 11 (ANI): U.S. President Barack Obama has confessed that he was taunted as a kid over his "big ears" and his unusual name.Participating in a White House summit on ... Read more...

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Barack Obama admits he was a victim of bullying


March 11th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 12 (ANI): Barack Obama has confessed that he was bullied as a kid.While opening a White House summit on preventing bullying, the US President said that he was taunted ... Read more...

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Oz school bans kids from running around during recess


November 29th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 29 (ANI): A school in Australia has banned its students from running around during playtime, as the playground is too crowded.Armadale Primary has also introduced two lunch times and is ... Read more...

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Little bullying can be good for kids


May 28th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 28 (IANS) A little bullying during childhood can be good for children since they learn to stand up for themselves in difficult situations, reveals a new study. The study revealed that ... Read more...

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Tom Cruise opens up about bizarre couch-jumping


May 27th, 2010 - 2:31 am ICT by IANS
London, May 27 (IANS) Hollywood actor Tom Cruise has for the first time opened up about a bizarre couch-jumping incident during an interview with Oprah Winfrey while proposing actress Katie Holmes ... Read more...

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Tom Cruise explains bizarre Oprah couch incident


May 26th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 26 (ANI): Hollywood actor Tom Cruise has opened up about his bizarre couch-jumping incident during an interview with Oprah Winfrey.The 47-year-old actor was reportedly jumping up and down on ... Read more...

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Oz primary school bans mixed sex hugging among pupils!


October 20th, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, October 20 (ANI): An Australian primary school has banned mixed-sex consensual hugging, giving reason: it sets a "bad example" to younger students.Largs Bay Primary School in South Australia apparently took the ... Read more...

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MJ nearly scrapped ‘Thriller’ release


September 27th, 2009 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 27 (ANI): Michael Jackson nearly scrapped the release of his superhit album 'Thriller' that went on to become the biggest-selling record in history.The King of Pop, in lost tapes ... Read more...

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Chinese school urges students to adjust ‘body rhythm’ for toilet breaks!


May 4th, 2009 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 4 (ANI): A Chinese school is offering a rather unusual advice to its students, "Adjust your body rhythm as soon as possible to completely rule out needing toilet breaks ... Read more...

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Stephanie Rice was bullied at school


January 23rd, 2009 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 23 (ANI): Aussie swimming champ Stephanie Rice has revealed that she was bullied during her teenage years in school.Rice, 20, a three times gold medal winner at the Beijing ... Read more...

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Workplace bullying rampant Down Under


December 14th, 2008 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 14 (ANI): Bullying in workplace is more rampant in Australia than in the schoolyard, according to an expert.Grade four students across 40 countries were surveyed in the US-based ... Read more...

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McFadden accused of being ‘homophobic’


August 18th, 2008 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) Irish singer Brian McFadden has sparked outrage in New Zealand after warning heterosexual men not to wear the colour pink. The former Westlife star was guest-hosting an Auckland ... Read more...

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Substandard building practices blamed for deaths in China


May 20th, 2008 - 9:19 am ICT by admin
By Till Faehnders Dujiangyan (China), May 20 (DPA) Hundreds of children who died could have survived the recent, devastating earthquake in China, experts said. The construction experts blamed widespread, substandard building construction for ... Read more...

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Geri Halliwell is now a children’s book author


April 28th, 2008 - 4:28 pm ICT by admin
London, Apr 28 (ANI): English pop singer Geri Halliwell is taking a walk down a very different career path - children's book author. Halliwell revealed how she has based her quirky new ... Read more...

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