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  • AP: Teacher, one other arrested for caning visually challenged children 1 week ago

    Hyderabad: The teacher of a school for blind, another person, who were seen in a video mercilessly caning visually impaired children have been arrested by the police on Monday. The incident, which took place two days back, came to light on Monday after local TV channels showed a video footage of...
  • PM Modi can choose his staff: Jaitley on Nripendra Misra's appointment July 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday slammed the opposition parties for their remarks over the appointment of Nripendra Mishra saying Prime Minister Narendra Modi has the right to choose his staff. The BJP and the Congress are set for a face-off over the appointment of the Prime Minister's...
  • TRAI Bill to be tabled in LS today to pave way for Misra's appointment as PM's principal secretary July 11, 2014

    New Delhi: The Telecom Regulatory Authority Amendment Bill will be placed in the Lok Sabha on Friday when the House reconvenes after the Budget. The Bill has to be amended to allow the appointment of former TRAI Chairman Nripendra Misra as principal secretary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Before the Ordinance...
  • 100 years of World War I: June 28, 1914 - the day that changed the world June 27, 2014

    Sarajevo: Sunny Sarajevo was in festive mood on June 28, 1914 for the visit of Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand. But it was to be a dark day, and one that changed the world. By 11 o'clock, the heir to the Austro-Hungarian empire would be dead, an assassination that plunged Europe into...
  • 'Students will not suffer, courses under the FYUP will be reformed' June 25, 2014

    The curriculum and the syllabus will be restructured for those students enrolled under the Four Year Undergraduate Programme, when FYUP is scrapped. DU Principals Association spokesperson SK Garg said that students enrolled under the FYUP will not suffer, as their course will be restructured."Their curriculum will be restructured in their...
  • UGC vs DU: Is the 3-year vs 4-year course debate caught in a web of politics? June 23, 2014

    There has been an open war between the University Grants Commission and the Delhi University over the 4-year Undergraduate Program offered by the university. The conflict has now hit the admissions process which was scheduled to begin on Tuesday. The Delhi University Principals Association has said that the admissions process...
  • 54 government school headmasters suspended for misusing Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan funds June 23, 2014

    A total of 54 headmasters of government-run primary and middle schools in Bihar have been suspended for misusing funds from the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) to build their own homes instead of constructing classrooms, officials said. The suspended headmasters had been provided SSA funds amounting to Rs.5 crore to construct new...
  • Cabinet decides to bring a bill to amend TRAI act June 18, 2014

    New Delhi: An ordinance which removed legal hurdles in the appointment of former TRAI chairman Nripendra Misra as principal secretary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be brought in the Budget session of Parliament in the form of a bill. The decision to bring a bill to amend the TRAI...
  • School principal shot at, escapes unhurt in Outer Delhi June 18, 2014

    New Delhi: The principal of a public school was allegedly shot at by two unidentified armed assailants inside the premises of the school in Narela of outer Delhi. However, 48-year-old Ram Pal Tyagi, Principal of Daffodil Public school in Narela, escaped unhurt as the assailants missed their target, police said...
  • Why Ordinance route was adopted for N Misra's appointment: Congress May 28, 2014

    New Delhi: The Congress on Wednesday questioned the appointment of former TRAI Chairman Nripendra Misra as Principal Secretary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi asking why the government adopted the Ordinance route in this regard. Congress general secretary and Chairman of AICC Communication Department Ajay Maken, at the same time, made it...
  • N Misra appointed as Principal Secretary to PM through ordinance May 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Telecom Regulatory Authority of India chairman Nripendra Misra was appointed as the Principle Secretary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi after the government promulgated an Ordinance to amend a law that could have prevented him from getting the key post. The Ordinance was necessary because of a legal...
  • Korea ferry tragedy: Vice principal saved from sinking ship found hanging April 18, 2014

    Seoul: Police say a high school vice principal who had been rescued from a sinking South Korean ferry has been found hanging from a tree. The news of the death came on Friday as rescuers scrambled to find hundreds of people still missing from the ferry and feared dead. The passengers...
  • Jaipur: Principal attempts to rape hosteller, angry mob beats him up December 16, 2013

    Jaipur: There seems to be no end to cases of sexual assault in the country with a fresh case being reported from Jobner town in Jaipur where a school principal allegedly attempted to rape a hosteller. According to reports, as soon as the incident came to light, other girl students went...
  • TN: 3 students arrested for killing college principal inside campus October 10, 2013

    Tuticorin: The Principal of Infant Jesus Engineering College in Tuticorin was allegedly hacked to death by students. The principal was hacked to death in the college on Thursday morning allegedly by three students who were ordered to vacate the hostel on grounds of indiscipline. Police said the Principal Suresh (55) of...
  • 52-year-old government school principal arrested for rape of 16-year-old student October 3, 2013

    Six months after he allegedly raped a teenaged student in the school premises, a 52-year-old principal of a government school was arrested on Thursday in Kondagaon district of Chhattisgarh. Radheshyam Netam, principal at a higher secondary school in Ghanora village, around 250 kms away from Raipur, was apprehended on a complaint...
  • Kolkata student death: I was forced to resign, says school principal September 18, 2013

    The principle of a school in Kolkata, where an 11-year-old student died under mysterious circumstances on Thursday, was on Monday released on bail. ...
  • Kolkata student death: School principal get bail September 16, 2013

    Kolkata: The principle of a school in Kolkata, where an 11-year-old student died under mysterious circumstances on Thursday, was on Monday released on bail. The principal of Christ Church School was on Thursday arrested and sent to judicial custody. Hundreds of parents on Thursday ransacked the school, broke furniture and vandalised...
  • Kolkata school principal arrested over student's death September 12, 2013

    Kolkata: The principal of Christ Church School on Thursday was arrested over an 11-year-old student's death. Principal Helen Sarkar had agreed to resign but the parents demanded that she submit resignation on the school's letter head. Hundreds of parents ransacked the school, broke furniture and vandalised school records earlier today. Parents...
  • Kolkata school principal agrees to resign over student's death September 12, 2013

    Kolkata: The principal of Christ Church school on thursday agreed to resign over an 11-year-old student's death. Parents are, however, demanding that the principal Helen Sarakar must submit her resignation on the school's letter head. Hundreds of parents ransacked the school by breaking furniture and vandalising school records earlier today....
  • Kolkata: Parents force principal to apologise over student's death September 12, 2013

    Kolkata: The principal of the Christ Church School in Kolkata on Thursday was forced to apologise after an 11-year-old died under mysterious circumstances. Hundreds of parents ransacked the school in Dum Dum and demanded the arrest of the school principal Helen Sarkar for dereliction of duty. The principal later apologised to...
  • Students assault teachers in West Bengal colleges September 1, 2013

    Students stopped from copying in an examination or irate over a college principal intervening in their fight, went on a rampage with two separate cases of teachers being assaulted reported from West Bengal on Saturday. Several teachers and invigilators were assaulted by students after they tried to prevent "mass cheating" during...
  • Mid-day meal tragedy: School principal's jail custody extended by 14 days August 7, 2013

    The principal of the government school at Chhapra in Bihar where 23 students had died after eating poisonous mid-day meal was on Wednesday remanded in jail custody for 14 more days. Chhapra Chief Judicial Magistrate Arun Kumar Jha extended the judicial custody of Meena Devi by 14 days till August...
  • Man arrested for demanding Rs 50,000 from school principal and teacher July 29, 2013

    A man was arrested on Sunday from Dhawapur village in Bihar's Jehanabad district for demanding Rs 50,000 ransom from a school principal and another teacher, police sources said. Acting on the complaint, the police arrested one Pappu Yadav for demanding extortion of Rs 50,000 from the government upgraded secondary school principal...
  • Chhapra school principal's polygraph test to be conducted at Delhi July 26, 2013

    Bihar police on Friday decided to take jailed principal of Chhapra school, accused in the death of 23 children after eating poisonous midday meal, for polygraph test to Delhi. "Polygraph test of Principal Meena Devi will be conducted at Central Forensic Science Laboratory Delhi by an expert," Director General of Police...
  • Mid-day meal tragedy: Chhapra school principal sent to judicial custody July 25, 2013

    Principal of Chhapra school was on Thursday produced before a district court which send her to judicial custody. Under heavy police security, Meena Devi was produced by the police in the court of Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) Arun Kumar Jha who send her to 14 day judicial custody. The principal of Dharmasati...
  • Bihar mid day meal tragedy: Arrested principal wants CBI probe July 24, 2013

    Patna: Minutes before she was arrested, Meena Devi, principal of a primary school in Bihar where 23 children died after eating contaminated food, demanded a CBI probe into the tragedy. "I am innocent and (have been) deliberately framed in the case. I demand a CBI probe," she told a Hindi TV...
  • Taliban fighters kill principal of govt high school in Pak June 3, 2013

    Islamabad: The principal of a state-run high school was killed by Taliban fighters in a region near Peshawar city of northwest Pakistan, according to a media report on Sunday. Dozens of heavily armed militants entered the home of Haji Rehman at Pastawana in Frontier Region Peshawar on Saturday night and...
  • Teacher burnt alive in Bihar, headmaster surrenders June 2, 2013

    Patna: A school headmaster, the main accused in the alleged burning alive of a schoolteacher, surrendered in court on Saturday, police said. After surrendering, Sanjay Singh claimed he was innocent. School teacher Ranjit Kumar Razak, 40, was burnt alive May 30 in Bihar's Purnia district. Sanjay Singh had been booked on...
  • Interpersonal communication lacking in education: Joshi May 29, 2013

    Greater Noida: One of the most important aspects lacking in the education system is interpersonal communication, CBSE Chairman Vineet Joshi said on Tuesday. This aspect was important as an individual has to connect with everyone -- children, parents, peers or colleagues-- around them, he said. Interpersonal communication means a deeper...
  • The Last Word: Should Srinivasan resign as president of BCCI? May 27, 2013

    BCCI President N Srinivasan continues to remain defiant saying he has done nothing wrong and has no reason to resign. ...