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Furtado was a ‘hopeless rebel’


September 17th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 17 (IANS) Singer Nelly Furtado says she was part of a gang during her high school days, and she was the most hopeless rebel in the gang.As ... Read more...

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Kolkata students rally on World Humanitarian Day eve


August 18th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 18 (IANS) Amidst a chorus of Michael Jackson's "We are the World", around 2,000 students took to the streets here on the eve of World Humanitarian Day ... 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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Principal suspended for punishing girls


March 1st, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, March 1 (IANS) The principal of a government girls school in Punjab's Tarn Taran district was suspended Thursday following complaints that he had given corporal punishment to students, officials ... Read more...

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‘New class 10 ICT textbook with animation and GIS’


February 27th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 27 (IANS) For the first time in the country, class 10 students in Kerala would be taught cartography using the detailed geographical information system (GIS) and will also ... Read more...

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Kashmir education minister resigns over examgate


February 10th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 10 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Education Minister Peerzada Sayed, whose son was involved in using unfair means for his Class 10 examinations, has resigned.According to family sources, ... Read more...

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Kashmir education minister cheated for son’s exam? (Lead)


January 30th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar/Jammu, Jan 30 (IANS) In a major embarrassment for senior Congress leader and Jammu and Kashmir Education Minister Peerzada Sayeed, a newspaper in Srinagar Monday carried the facsimile of an ... Read more...

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Kashmir education minister cheated for son’s exam?


January 30th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 30 (IANS) In a major embarrassment for senior Congress leader and Education Minister Peerzada Sayeed, a local newspaper Monday carried the facsimile of an answer sheet in two ... Read more...

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Teacher kills colleague in Maharashtra


January 27th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 27 (IANS) A school teacher died Friday after remaining in coma for two days following a physical fight with a colleague in Maharashtra's Aurangabad district, police said.According to ... Read more...

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Replace tent classrooms with portable cabins: Court (Lead)


January 25th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Taking a serious note of schools being run from tents, the Delhi High Court Wednesday directed the government to immediately replace the temporary structures with ... Read more...

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Salwan Marathon, an organisational marvel


November 6th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) The Salwan Marathon, easily the world's leading marathon for school children, attracted a record 47,000 runners from 780 schools from the National Capital Region this ... Read more...

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Indian Army veteran fights toughest battle in Nepal


August 14th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 14 (IANS) As India readies to celebrate its 65th Independence Day Monday, the battle however is far from being over for an Indian Army veteran, who is now ... Read more...

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Stars help Karnataka students watch World Cup climax


April 2nd, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 2 (IANS) Women in several parts of Karnataka offered special prayers, die-hard fans broke coconuts and astrologers studied star alignments -- all for India's victory in the cricket ... Read more...

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Former employees of Madonna’s charity sue for unfair dismissal


March 29th, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 29 (ANI): Queen of PopMadonna is being sued by former employees of her Raising Malawi charity for unfair dismissal after being sacked from her 15-million-dollar girls' academy.The singer declared ... Read more...

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Breastfed babies ‘grow up to be more intelligent’


March 14th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 14 (ANI): Babies who are breastfed grow up to be more intelligent, suggests a new study.The most comprehensive British study of breastfeeding to date has shown that it continues to ... Read more...

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Brit school to teach sixth formers first cabin crew course


January 25th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 25 (ANI): A secondary school in Britain is set to teach its sixth formers the first cabin crew course, which on completion they will be awarded the equivalent of a ... Read more...

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Madonna wants to expand Malawi charity


January 13th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 13 (ANI): Queen of Pop Madonna has revealed that she wants to expand her Malawi girls' school.The pop star opened the Raising Malawi Academy for Girls in 2010 but ... Read more...

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Chinese students hospitalised after eating noodles


December 24th, 2010 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 24 (IANS) Over 20 students in China's Heilongjiang province fell sick after eating noodles in school and had to be rushed to hospital, officials said Friday.The students of Deqiang Primary ... Read more...

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Islamabad Police files case against alleged CIA official


December 15th, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec. 15 (ANI): Islamabad Police have filed a case against US citizen Jonathan Banks, for allegedly being the CIA chief in Pakistan and controlling the drone attacks.Acting on an application of ... Read more...

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Cat Survives Ride In Car Engine


December 13th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
December 13, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The cold winter months certainly have small animals running to the warmest of places to crawl and keep themselves warm enough. So was the case ... Read more...

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Married US teacher who got teen pupil pregnant jailed for 3 years


December 9th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 09 (ANI): A married US teacher, who got a teenage girl pregnant, has been jailed for three years.Timothy King's 'glittering career' was left in tatters after one of the ... Read more...

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Brit women spend over 5 years of their lives shopping!


November 27th, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 27 (ANI): Retail therapy has always been a popular pastime among women, and now a new study has revealed that British women spend more than five years of their lives ... Read more...

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Brit parents bribe, lie to get children into best schools


November 1st, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 01 (ANI): Thousands of Brit parents are ready to lie and bribe to get their kids admitted to a decent secondary school, suggests a new poll.For parents who are ambitious ... Read more...

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White noise sessions in class improves learning in kids


September 29th, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 29 (ANI): Playing white noise in class can boost memory in inattentive kids, says a new study.Researchers tested the effect of the meaningless random noise on a group of 51 ... Read more...

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Malaysian educationists welcome proposal to increase Tamil schools


September 26th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Sept 26 (ANI): Malaysian educationists and community leaders have reportedly welcomed the proposal to allot land for national-type schools in areas where the majority of residents are Chinese or Indians.The ... Read more...

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Teacher conveys apology for using racial slurs against Malay Indian students


September 2nd, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
George Town (Malaysia), Sep.2 (ANI): A teacher of a secondary school in Malaysia's Bukit Jambul area has issued an apology for using racial slurs and vulgar words against five Malay Indian students.The ... Read more...

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Students should not be forced to wear headscarf: Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister


August 29th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 29(ANI): Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin has said that the incident in which school teachers forced a female Muslim student to wear headscarf should have been avoided.Yassin, ... Read more...

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Administration gears up for upcoming elections in Bihar


August 19th, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0Patna, Aug 19 (ANI): Administration has geared up to conduct the ensuing polls to the state legislature as evident from the Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) being checked at several ... Read more...

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Maoists damage school in Chhattisgarh


July 19th, 2010 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur July 19 (IANS) Nearly a hundred Maoists damaged a school building Monday in Chhattisgarh's restive Bastar region, police said. The guerillas carried out the attack early Monday at Puspal village, some 500 ... Read more...

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British PM worried over his children’ schooling


July 11th, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 11 (ANI): British Prime Minister David Cameron has revealed that he is terrified at the thought of sending his kids to a state secondary school because there are so ... Read more...

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Sri Lankans scared of holding hands in public


July 10th, 2010 - 9:49 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 10 (IANS) Young couples in Sri Lanka are now afraid to even hold hands or kiss in public after police rounded up over 300 people for "indecent behaviour". Though holding hands ... Read more...

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Malaysian authorities probing sex education classes at Tamil primary school


July 2nd, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, July 2 (ANI): The Public Complaints Bureau (PCB) is investigating a Tamil newspaper report that a Tamil primary school was holding sex education classes in Gemas and Johor in Malaysia. ... Read more...

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Sir Patrick Stewart dedicates knighthood to childhood schoolteacher


June 3rd, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 03 (ANI): Veteran actor Sir Patrick Stewart, who recently received knighthood, has dedicated his achievement to his childhood schoolteacher.The 'Star Trek' star received the honour from the Queen in a ... Read more...

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Court worried about poor mid-day meal


May 26th, 2010 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday expressed concern over the quality of mid-day meals served in government schools in the capital. A division bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra ... Read more...

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Hong Kong student jumps to his death in front of 600 people


May 25th, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, May 25 (DPA) A Hong Kong student jumped to his death in front of 600 of his fellow pupils, teachers and his younger brother at a school assembly, police said ... Read more...

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