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  • Faridabad: Student succumbs to burns 5 days ago

    Faridabad: The Class VIII student who immolated himself in a Faridabad school succumbed to injuries on Monday. The student, who told the police about a teacher who scolded and punished him unnecessarily, had taken the extreme step in November. Based on the statements given by the boy and his...
  • Salman Khan mourns for the students massacred in Peshawar on 'Bigg Boss 8' 6 days ago

    The 'Bigg Boss' 'Weekend Ka Vaar' episode on Saturday was much different from the usual. Host Salman Khan entered the stage dressed in black with out any music or dancing, which some would call his signature entry. With a plain face, he condemned the Peshawar army school massacre where 132...
  • Andhra: Post graduate student throws acid on lecturer for not marrying her 1 week ago

    Guntur: A post graduate student allegedly threw acid on her former lecturer outside a government polytechnic college at Nallapadu in Guntur district on Saturday, apparently to take "revenge" from him for reneging on his promise to marry her, police said. The incident occurred when the young woman, who is currently pursuing...
  • Two terrorists hanged in Pakistan after lifting of ban on death penalty December 19, 2014

    Islamabad: Pakistani authorities on Friday night executed two men convicted for attacks on the army headquarters and former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, days after Pakistan lifted its moratorium on the death penalty. The two are among 17 terrorists who would be executed in the first phase after the end of self-imposed...
  • UP: School principal beats nursery student to death in Bareilly December 17, 2014

    Bareilly: In a shocking news from Uttar Pradesh, a school principal allegedly beat a nursery student to death in Bareilly. The student's father had been unable to pay the school fees for the last two months. But according to the police, the boy was beaten up because he didn't do...
  • Students and teachers stress on the importance of sex education December 17, 2014

    With the increase in violence against women, students and teachers stress on the importance of sex education. "Child's curiosity needs to be answered," says a teacher. ...
  • Peshawar attack: Terrorism overpower humanity December 16, 2014

    Security forces surrounded the Army Public School & College soon after six terrorists of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan stormed the campus on Tuesday morning. ...
  • Pakistan Taliban kills 110 students in an attack on Peshawar school, death toll 131 December 16, 2014

    Peshawar: At least 131 people, a majority of them school students, have been killed by Tehreek-e-Taliban terrorists in an attack on the Army Public School and College in Paksitan's Peshawar. Security forces surrounded the Army Public School & College soon after six terrorists of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan stormed the campus...
  • IIT Delhi students turn down $125,000 offers for domestic firms December 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Domestic offers seem to be gaining traction among some IIT Delhi students, who have turned down international offers with over $125,000 per annum packages to work within the home country. As per details of the annual placement drive shared by the premier engineering institute, the first six days of...
  • AMU budges, to provide transportation to UG students for central library December 5, 2014

    Aligarh: AMU will now provide transportation every Sunday to undergraduates from its Women's College to its main library, days after the university was embroiled in a controversy over not allowing girl students there citing lack of space and security. AMU Vice Chancellor Retired Lt. Gen. Zameer Uddin Shah has issued the...
  • Waah yaar, kamaal karte ho: Salman Khan to Varun Dhawan for experimenting with his role in 'Badlapur' December 5, 2014

    Mumbai: Superstar Salman Khan is all praise for newbie actor Varun Dhawan for trying out a 'different' performance in upcoming film 'Badlapur' and has taken to twitter to tell him this. Varun, 27, who has earlier featured in comical and romantic roles in Bollywood, will be seen in a rowdy...
  • IIT Kanpur students turn down Rs 1-crore package December 4, 2014

    Kanpur: Considerations of professional fulfilment and a desire to pursue higher studies have trumped offers of eight-figure salaries during placements at IIT Kanpur as four students chose to turn down jobs which would have paid them more than Rs 1 crore yearly. It is not everyday that a job-seeker turns down...
  • 'Badlapur's' beginning is not to be missed, stresses director Sriram Raghavan December 3, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Sriram Raghavan says if audiences miss the initial scenes of his next movie 'Badlapur', they should try and catch another show of the Varun Dhawan-starrer. The filmmaker and the cast of the film unveiled its teaser here Tuesday. Talking about the movie, Raghavan said: "In the early part of the...
  • Bengaluru: Eight-year-old sets herself ablaze, leaves behind suicide note December 2, 2014

    Bengaluru: In a disturbing incident, an eight-year-old girl has committed suicide by setting herself ablaze in Bengaluru. The minor was alone at home when she took the extreme step. She has also left behind a suicide note wherein she blames no one but herself for taking her life. It has been learnt...
  • UP: 4 girls fight with tempo driver, his accomplice as they drove them to a desolate road in Azamgarh December 2, 2014

    Azamgarh: Just two days after the nation witnessed the bravery of two girls from Rohtak who stood up to eve-teasers, four girls from Azamgarh in Uttar Pradesh fought with a tempo driver and his accomplice when they tried to drove them to a desolated road instead of taking them to...
  • Sherwood College student's death: Family meets Maneka Gandhi, seeks justice December 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Family of the Sherwood school student Shaan Shreshta, who died of septicemia in November, met Union Women and Child Welfare Minister Maneka Gandhi in Delhi on Thursday. The grieving family has demanded action against the college's principal. Maneka Gandhi has assured the family members that she would...
  • Steep rise in number of Indian students in European universities November 30, 2014

    New Delhi: The number of Indian students going to European universities for tertiary level education has increased from 3,348 in 2000 to 51,556 in 2009, a statement said on Sunday. The number of Indian students is the second highest after the Chinese students going to the European universities for education. According to...
  • Hyderabad: Scuffle between college students turns fatal, one dead November 30, 2014

    Hyderabad: A scuffle between students in a prestigious institute in Hyderabad turned fatal for one of them who died of head injuries on Saturday. The 20-year-old deceased got into a fight with his senior after the latter allegedly harassed one of his classmates. Police have registered a case against the accused...
  • Rajasthan University students, police clash outside varsity campus November 28, 2014

    Jaipur: The students of Rajasthan University on Friday clashed with police during their protests against them outside the varsity campus. The police resorted to using mild force to prevent students from blocking the road as they pelted stones at policemen. One student attempted self-immolation in which four students were injured....
  • New Banares Hindu University VC Girish Chandra Tripathi takes charge November 28, 2014

    Varanasi: The newly-appointed vice-chancellor of BHU said that any decision on whether to hold students' body or student council elections at the varsity would only be taken after thorough discussions with faculty members and students. Girish Chandra Tripathi on Thursday took charge as the 26th vice-chancellor of Banaras Hindu University...
  • Class 8 student who set himself on fire battles for life in Faridabad November 27, 2014

    A class 8 student is battling for his life after he set himself on fire inside the school premises in Faridabad. The child was allegedly harassed by school authorities for poor performance. His relatives claim that his grades had been slipping and teachers were taunting him. He was also upset...
  • Hong Kong student leaders arrested as police clear protest site November 26, 2014

    Hong Kong: Hong Kong police cleared activists from one of the largest protest sites in the city on Wednesday and arrested Joshua Wong and Lester Shum, two of the student leaders at the heart of the pro-democracy movement that has shaken the Asian financial hub. Scuffles broke out when riot police...
  • Delhi: AAP looking to tap students to expand volunteer base November 23, 2014

    New Delhi: In order to increase its volunteer base ahead of Delhi Assembly elections, the AAP's students' wing has launched an initiative to enrol students to work for the party in the national capital. It has already started a campaign 'Vacation for the Nation' under which it has begun enrolling students...
  • Delhi: Another Manipuri youth found dead, third in 48 hours November 21, 2014

    New Delhi: A 21-year-old youth from Manipur died under mysterious circumstances on Thursday night in south Delhi's Munirka area, in the third death of students from the hilly state in the city in the last 48 hours. The deceased, identified as Thangsolian (21) lived in a room on the first floor...
  • Two people shot on Florida State University campus November 20, 2014

    Tallahassee: Two people were shot at the Florida State University campus in Tallahassee, an official at the Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare hospital said on Thursday. "We have two victims from a shooting that happened on the Florida State University campus," said a nursing supervisor, who declined to provide additional detail on the...
  • Bengaluru: Three labourers arrested for assaulting Manipuri student November 20, 2014

    Bengaluru: The Bengaluru Police has arrested three people in connection with the assault on 22-year-old Manipuri student in the IT city. All the accused are labourers from Andhra Pradesh, said police. The victim, who was attacked by the accused when he objected to the harassment of a girl, has suffered...
  • Kerala: Class 10 student stabbed under the eye with compass, drowned in pond by classmates November 20, 2014

    Kasargod: In a shocking incident, a Class 10 student was murdered in Kerala by his two classmates last Friday. The three were returning from school on Friday when they picked up a fight. The deceased was reportedly stabbed under his eye with a compass by one of the accused. The two...
  • West Bengal: Student's body found on railway tracks, family alleges murder November 18, 2014

    Howrah: A first year college student was found dead near the railway tracks at Howrah's Uluberia station in West Bengal on Friday. The 20-year old was allegedly being ragged and beaten by some seniors in his college. The victim Akash Agarwal was a pharmacy student of Calcutta Institute of Pharmaceutical...
  • WB: 1st year student found dead near railway tracks in Howrah after being ragged by seniors November 16, 2014

    Kolkata: A first year college student from Bihar was found dead near railway tracks at the Uluberia station in Howrah, West Bengal on Sunday. The student was allegedly being ragged and beaten by some seniors in his college. The victim's father claimed that he was murdered and the body was...
  • Delhi University installs special technology for blind students in libraries November 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi University is in the process of installing a special technology which can scan books and transcribe text to speech in all its libraries, a move which the varsity claims is a first-of-its-kind initiative for visually-challenged students by an Indian university. The technology called 'Inclusive Print Access Project'...