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  • Four accused for assaulting northeast students in Bengaluru arrested 4 days ago

    Bengaluru: Four accused of assaulting two students from Arunachal Pradesh have been arrested by Bengaluru Police on Friday. The four men allegedly assaulted two students from Arunachal Pradesh while they were returning from an ATM. Reportedly, they passed lewd and racist remarks to the students. When the students challenged them,...
  • Bengaluru: Men allegedly assault students from Arunachal Pradesh, pass lewd remarks 5 days ago

    Bengaluru: In a shocking incident from Bengaluru, two men allegedly assaulted two students from Arunachal Pradesh while they were returning from an ATM. Two men allegedly passed lewd and racist remarks to the students. When the students challenged them, they allegedly manhandled the girl student. One of them allegedly claimed...
  • Fight For Safer Schools 1 week ago

    Disturbed by the rising number cases of molestation in Bangalore schools. Maithreyi Nadapana turns Citizen Journalist to demand stringent laws for safety of children in schools. Shylaja Varma reports. ...
  • Relief for St Stephen's Devansh Mehta, SC stays his suspension order April 17, 2015

    New Delhi: In a relief for St Stephen's student Devansh Mehta, the Supreme Court on Friday stayed his suspension order. Mehta was suspended by the college on Wednesday for launching an online magazine. Meanwhile, the Delhi High Court has sent a notice to the prestigious college of the Delhi University. Students...
  • Now, Indians can extend stay in France after completing studies April 12, 2015

    Paris: Indian students in France can now extend their stay in the country beyond completion of their studies as can French students in India. This is possible under an agreement signed between the two sides during the visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi which concluded on Sunday. The two sides agreed...
  • Tamil Nadu: Woman teacher reported missing with class 10 student April 12, 2015

    Tirunelveli: A private school woman teacher at Kadayalanallur had been reported missing along with her tenth standard student since March 31. Police, who registered a case on a complaint from the parents of the 15-year-old student, said initial investigation revealed that the duo had developed intimacy. The teacher was 23 years old...
  • Disabled students' count in Indian institutions at 0.56 per cent April 4, 2015

    New Delhi: Of 15,21,438 students studying in 150 colleges and universities across the country, there are only 8,449 students with disabilities which is mere 0.56 per cent of the total students, according to a survey on status of disability in higher education. According to the third edition of the survey...
  • SC says no to Jat students' plea seeking reservation in admission to PG medical courses March 31, 2015

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected plea of Jat students seeking reservation in admission to Post Graduate (PG) medical and dental courses. Supreme Court rejects plea, saying that at the time of All India counselling these Jat students were treated as Other Backward Class (OBCs). "There is no...
  • Bihar: 760 students expelled, 8 policemen arrested in mass cheating racket March 21, 2015

    Patna: As shocking visuals of large-scale copying by students during state Board matriculation exams in Bihar emerged, 760 students have been expelled over the mass cheating racket. Eight policemen have been arrested for aiding students in cheating. Visuals showed parents and helpers scaling three to four storey exam centres to pass...
  • IT Act being misused by state governments, police: Milind Deora March 18, 2015

    Former Minister of State for Communication and Information and Technology Milind Deora condemned the arrest of a class 11th student for an objectionable Facebook post against Uttar Pradesh Minister Azam Khan. Deora said, "State governments and the police are misusing this section of the act." ...
  • Class 11th student arrested for objectionable post against Azam Khan on Facebook March 18, 2015

    A class 11th student in Bareilly was arrested by the Uttar Pradesh Police for allegedly putting up objectionable posts and attributing them to minister Azam Khan. A FIR was lodged against the boy by a sympathiser of the minister. The student was arrested under the controversial Section 66A of the...
  • Karnataka: Four students from Ivory Coast thrashed by locals at Kothanur March 11, 2015

    Kothanur: Four students from Ivory Coast were allegedly thrashed by locals at Kothanur in Karnataka late on Monday night. The police has said that there was no assault but only a verbal scuffle that happened. "It is a case of mistaken identity as another African had created ruckus earlier leaving...
  • Attack on 21-year-old Assamese student not racially motivated, says Delhi Police March 9, 2015

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Monday said the attack on a 21-year-old Assamese student was not racially motivated. Police said the victim was beaten up by locals in south Delhi's Amar Colony when he was trying to break the lock of someone else's house, mistaking it to be his...
  • 21-year-old Assamese student beaten up by locals in south Delhi March 8, 2015

    New Delhi: A 21-year-old Assamese student was allegedly beaten up by locals in south Delhi's Amar Colony when he was trying to break the lock of someone else's house, mistaking it to be his own, apparently in an inebriated state. The youth, identified as Arbazuddin, hails from Guwahati and had...
  • Now, free legal advice, training at DU's legal aid clinics March 1, 2015

    New Delhi: To extend free advice on questions of law and offer consultations on matters like property rights, Delhi University is hosting legal aid clinics which will not be restricted only to the varsity fraternity but open to all. The clinics, which will also impart para-legal training to DU students and...
  • Mann Ki Baat: Compete with yourself, not others, says PM Modi to students February 22, 2015

    New Delhi: With the exam season approaching, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed students through his monthly radio broadcast 'Mann ki Baat'. Modi asked students to avoid exam pressure and said, "Many students get nervous during exam time. I don't think one should get nervous, have faith in yourselves....
  • Few takers for Indian languages in the US February 21, 2015

    Washington: Despite the Indian economy's rapid growth and the increase in Indo-US ties, Indian languages follow a path less travelled as few students take them up for study in the US, according to a new survey. The Modern Language Association (MLA) has released its quadrennial language enrollments survey of foreign languages...
  • Jaipur resident demands student loans be made available at better rates February 19, 2015

    Wasim, a private student of class 12 and who also works at an ice cream parlor in Jaipur, wants student loans to be made available at better interest rates so that he can do his MBA from a good institute and set up his own business. He is also hoping...
  • As PM Modi pushes for renewable energy, Chennai engineering students invent eco-friendly scooter February 19, 2015

    Chennai: Even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi pushes for renewable energy, four engineering students in Chennai have invented a solar-powered scooter. The idea behind the eco-friendly scooter is to reduce people's dependence on fossil fuels. Sharath Rajan, student at SA Engineering College, said, "Nowadays many of us are using petrol...
  • Watch: What ISB Hyderabad students demand from 2015-16 Budget February 16, 2015

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will table the 2015-16 Budget on February 28, Saturday. Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, students demand focus on health care. Another student demands clarity on Goods and Service Tax even if it is not implemented immediately so that MNCs that are waiting and watching to invest...
  • Hindu Mahasabha to be on prowl on Valentine's Day, youth undaunted February 14, 2015

    New Delhi: While youth in Delhi warm up to celebrate love with red roses and colourful gifts on Valentine's Day on February 14, the Hindu Mahasabha on Friday said their volunteers would have couples spliced up if found in an act of "indecent display of love" in public space. With white...
  • Obama condemns 'outrageous murders' of Muslim students February 14, 2015

    Washington: US President Barack Obama condemned the "brutal and outrageous murders" of three Muslim students in the state of North Carolina earlier this week and said that no one should be targeted for their looks or modes of worship. "No one in the United States of America should ever be targeted...
  • PM Modi to reach out to students through 'Mann ki Baat' broadcast February 9, 2015

    New Delhi: With the exam season approaching, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will reach out to students through his monthly radio broadcast 'Mann ki Baat' in February for which he has sought inputs from those appearing for the board exams and their parents. "Was thinking about this month's radio programme and thought....
  • Imtiaz Ali: Indian cinema is instrumental in shaping the sense of morality that exists in the society February 7, 2015

    Gurgaon: The glitz and glamour of cinema must go beyond entertainment to have the right impact on society, believes filmmaker Imtiaz Ali, who says he tries to make socially responsible films. "I realise the power of the medium that we work in and there is a sense of responsibility that I...
  • About 250 students locked up in a Kerala school for not paying fees February 5, 2015

    Thiruvananthapuram: About 250 students were allegedly locked up in a school in Kerala's Kozhiokode district for non payment of fees. The police have registered a case and the investigation is on progress. The school management has maintained that the children were locked in by the parents who were in school. ...
  • Can't believe: Varun Dhawan reacts to the response 'Badlapur' trailer has received January 21, 2015

    Actor Varun Dhawan is excited by the response that his dark, intense revenge drama 'Badlapur' has garnered. The actor feels the appreciation will act as an impetus for the small budget movie. Just two songs from the film have been released -- 'Jee karda' and 'Jeena jeena' -- but both...
  • New song 'Jeena jeena' form 'Badlapur' brings out the romantic in Varun Dhawan January 16, 2015

    Mumbai: Actor Varun Dhawan is turning into a hopeless romantic! No, he has not found the love of his life but it's a song from his dark, intense revenge drama 'Badlapur' that's making him go all gooey inside. The actor took to micro-blogging site Twitter to share his views on the...
  • 25,000 students from UK to come for studies in India January 14, 2015

    Patna: Expanding Indo-British partnership in education sector for mutual benefits, as many as 25,000 students from the United Kingdom will come to India to study in the Indian universities over the next five year, a senior British High Commission official said on Wednesday. The British Council has devised a project called...
  • Only 50% class 5 students can read class 2 text, poor mathematical ability serious concern: ASER January 14, 2015

    While more than 96 per cent of the children in the 6-14 age group are attending school, there are still some worrying signs as reading and mathematical abilities are still not up to the mark. According to the 10th Annual Status of Education Report (ASER 2014) released on Tuesday in...
  • Bengal minister urges Jadavpur students to end fast, one hospitalised January 9, 2015

    Kolkata: Even as West Bengal Education Minister Partha Chatterjee appealed to a section of Jadavpur University students to end their indefinite hunger strike, a fasting agitator was rushed to the hospital late on Friday after his health deteriorated. Shibam Ghosh, a third year engineering science student, is one of the 12...