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Goa to start cell for special children


August 11th, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 11 (IANS) The Goa education department will soon start a cell to cater to the requirements of students with special needs, according to a member of a special ... Read more...

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Amartya Sen appointed chancellor of Nalanda University


July 20th, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Patna, July 19 (IANS) Nobel laureate Amartya Sen was Thursday appointed as the first chancellor of the upcoming Nalanda International University in Bihar, an official said."Decision to appoint Amartya Sen ... Read more...

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NCPCR seeks report from Karnataka on RTE opposition (Lead)


July 19th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The country's apex child rights panel Thursday sought a report from Karnataka after incidents of discrimination against poor students in defiance of provisions of the ... Read more...

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Child rights body seeks report from Karnataka on RTE opposition


July 19th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The National Commission on Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) Thursday sought a report from the Karnataka government after incidents of discrimination against poor students in ... Read more...

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Opposition to RTE takes bizarre turn in Karnataka


July 19th, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 18 (IANS) Opposition to the Right to Education (RTE) has taken shocking turns in Karnataka after a school cut off locks of hair of four students from poor ... Read more...

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As militancy fades, girls return to school in Jammu’s remote regions


July 4th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 4 (IANS) For the girls of Mahore in Jammu and Kashmir's Reasi district where militants used to have a free run, it is time to realise their dreams ... Read more...

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Monsoon finally hits Bihar, widespread rains expected


June 20th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 20 (IANS) The much-awaited monsoon has entered Bihar, rains lashing several parts of the state Wednesday and bringing much-needed relief to people, particularly farmers, an official here ... 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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Tripura to launch disaster management project in schools


April 23rd, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 23 (IANS) Tripura will launch a disaster management programme in its schools to enhance the state's preparedness in an event of a natural calamity striking it, an ... Read more...

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Kerala education department on eMission to Brazil


March 17th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 17 (IANS) A two-member team of top officials of the state education department left for Brazil Saturday to explore possibilities of collaboration between Kerala and the south American ... Read more...

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NHRC issues notice to Haryana on child’s death


February 29th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notice to the Haryana government on the death of a child who was allegedly locked up in ... Read more...

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Kashmir’s examgate: education minister indicted? (Lead)


February 8th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 8 (IANS) After seven days of inquiry, Jammu and Kashmir Police have reportedly indicted state Education Minister Peerzada Mohammad Sayeed for using "unfair means" to favour his son ... Read more...

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Kashmir’s examgate: education minister indicted ?


February 8th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 8 (IANS) After seven days of inquiry, Jammu and Kashmir Police crime branch has reportedly indicted state Education Minister Peerzada Mohammad Sayeed for using "unfair means" to ... 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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Bengal to bar students, teachers from political rallies


September 15th, 2011 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 15 (IANS) The West Bengal government Thursday filed an affidavit before the Calcutta High Court, stating it will prohibit students, teaching and non-teaching staff of schools from taking ... Read more...

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Goa schools oppose ‘no fail’ policy this academic year


May 17th, 2011 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 16 (IANS) The Goa government's decision to implement the "no-fail" policy from classes 1 to 8 as advocated in the Right to Education (RTE) law this academic year ... Read more...

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Rajasthan to try to get drop-outs back to school


April 7th, 2011 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 7 (IANS) Rajasthan will start a massive drive across the state from July 1 to bring over a million school drop-outs back to the classroom, Chief Minister Ashok ... Read more...

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Kerala’s ICT textbook to teach audio, video technology


February 21st, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 21 (IANS) The text book on information and communication technology (ICT) for Kerala's class-nine school students will help them learn audio recording and video editing, an official said Monday. ... Read more...

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Apex court issues notice in 2004 Tamil Nadu school fire case (Lead)


February 4th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday issued notice to the central and Tamil Nadu governments on a petition seeking compensation to the families of 94 students who died in ... Read more...

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30th edition of science exhibition concludes in Agartala


January 2nd, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by ANI
By Pinaki DasAgartala, Jan.2 (ANI): The 30th edition of ongoing five-day science exhibition concluded on Saturday in Agartala.This exhibition was organised under the aegis of provincial Science and Technology of the State ... Read more...

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Manipur holds science exhibition


December 25th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
Manipur, Dec.25 (ANI): The 31st edition of the annual science exhibition was held in Manipur recently with the aim of encouraging young scientists and innovators in the region.Over 60 students from ... Read more...

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Extortionists torch school in Mexican border city


December 7th, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Ciudad Juarez (Mexico), Dec 7 (IANS/EFE) Extortionists set fire to a school in the Mexican border city of Ciudad Juarez after the institute's owners reportedly refused to pay protection money, authorities said.The ... Read more...

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Punjab wants NRIs to help upgrade rural schools


December 3rd, 2010 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 3 (IANS) The Punjab government wants well-settled Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) from the state to contribute to upgrade government schools in the state's rural areas.Punjab Education Minister Sewa Singh Sekhwan Friday ... Read more...

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Many Delhi school kids drop out for work, marriage (Nov 14 is Children’s Day in India)


November 14th, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Prathiba Raju New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The right to education act might have made education compulsory for children in the 6-14 age group, but very few government schools in Delhi seem ... Read more...

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Two Malaysian school principals suspended for making racist remarks


October 18th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 18 (ANI): Minister in the Malaysian Prime Minister's Department Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz has said that two school principals who uttered racist remarks were suspended immediately pending investigations."The principal ... 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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Malaysian teacher issued memo for vulgar racial slurs against students


August 31st, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
George Town, Aug 31 (ANI): A Malaysian teacher has been issued a memo for racial slurs and using vulgar words against students during a pre-National Day celebration at a school in Bukit ... Read more...

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Malay Chinese chief says principal should go for counselling for non-Malay racist remark


August 17th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Petaling Jaya (Malaysia), Aug.17 (ANI): The Malaysian Chinese Association (MCA) has demanded that the school principal who had racially described her non-Malay and Malay Indian students as Penumpang (passengers) in the country ... Read more...

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Goa to warn tourists about swine flu


August 13th, 2010 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 13 (IANS) With one swine flu death and 30 H1N1 cases reported in Goa this year, the state government has now started cautioning tourists coming to Goa about the disease. State ... Read more...

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Dikshit releases film on violence against women


August 12th, 2010 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Thursday released a film made by an NGO on violence against women. "Seema aur Salim ki Diary" has been prepared by the ... Read more...

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Asbestos in schools: Cancer threat to students


July 25th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 25 (IANS) Over one-third of schools in Australia's Queensland state have detected a threat to students' health due to the presence of the deadly carcinogenic substance asbestos in the school ... Read more...

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Himachal school gets clean chit on students’ assault


July 3rd, 2010 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 3 (IANS) The prestigious Dagshai Public School in Himachal Pradesh's Solan district was given a clean chit by police Saturday over a complaint by five students alleging manhandling and assault ... Read more...

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Audit panel to submit report of 25 private schools


July 3rd, 2010 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday asked the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) to submit the report on the accounts of 25 private schools in the capital, including ... 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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Delay in delivery of books at schools rocks Kerala house


July 1st, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 1 (IANS) The Congress-led opposition Thursday lashed out at Kerala Education Minister M.A. Baby for his failure to ensure timely delivery of textbooks at government schools. Seeking to move an ... Read more...

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