School Children

  • Israel's killing sleeping children in Gaza universal shame: UN 20 hours 52 minutes ago

    Jerusalem: The UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA)on Wednesday condemned Israel's killing and injuring refugees, including children in their sleep and women in a UN designated shelter in Gaza, as a "serious violation of international law by Israeli forces" and as "a source...
  • Pakistan: Truck hits school bus, 17 children dead January 16, 2014

    Islamabad: A truck slammed into a bus bringing school children home from an outing in southern Pakistan on Wednesday, killing at least 17 pupils and three adults, police said. "It was a head-on collision when the truck slammed into the school van on a single track dirt road. Apparently, speeding and...
  • Nita Ambani's Uttarakhand visit brings hope for school children September 28, 2013

    Uttarakhand: Nita Ambani, the founder and chairperson of Dhirubhai Ambani International School visited Rudraprayag Saturday to monitor the work that was being done by the Reliance group, three months after the state of Uttarakhand was wrecked by a massive flood. Nita, who is believed to have a soft corner for children...
  • CJ Show: Your Videos and pictures August 19, 2013

    This week, we feature the videos and pictures that you sent into ibncj.com. We have pics of rain fury, overcrowded railways platform in Mumbai and some of them of children begging on streets and other children related issues from across the country. ...
  • NDMC mid day meal samples fail calorie, protein tests again July 30, 2013

    The mid day meal samples of North Delhi Municipal Corporation have once again failed to pass the calorie and protein test, four months after the problem was first discovered. According to information made available to the Standing Committee on Monday, only six out of 36 samples passed the test for...
  • Face The People: Should 18 become the legal age for drinking? July 17, 2013

    A pub in Gurgaon's DT City Mall is in trouble after police found that alcohol was being served to school children. At the time of the raid, 115 people between ages of 15 and 20 were present in the pub and consuming alcohol. ...
  • Students caught consuming liquor: Gurgaon pub owner taken into custody July 15, 2013

    New Delhi: The police are looking to have the licence cancelled of a pub in Gurgaon's DT City Mall after they found that alcohol was being served to over a 100 school children there. At the time of the raid, 115 people between ages of 15 and 20 were present...
  • Gurgaon: Over 100 school children caught consuming liquor at a pub July 15, 2013

    New Delhi: A pub in Gurgaon's DT City Mall is in trouble after police found that alcohol was being served to school children. At the time of the raid, 115 people between ages of 15 and 20 were present in the pub and consuming alcohol. The legal age for drinking...
  • Northeast Chief Ministers advocate awareness on AIDS June 8, 2013

    Guwahati: With some of the northeastern states still having higher adult HIV and AIDS prevalence rates than the national average, three chief ministers on Friday advocated higher awareness of the disease in rural areas and among school children. At the North East Regional Consultation on HIV/AIDS organised by Forum of Parliamentarians...
  • Delhi: 2 arrested for showing porn clips to children May 10, 2013

    New Delhi: The driver and helper of a South Delhi school were arrested on Thursday for allegedly molesting children on board and making them watch pornographic clips, the police said. Mohammad Shamim and Asgar Ali were arrested in Hauz Khas after a complaint was received that they made school children who...
  • Pramerica spirit of community awards May 5, 2013

    Pramerica spirit of community awards seeks to identify and recognize school children who are doing social service in their free time and making meaningful contributions. ...
  • Ludhiana: 2 feared dead after truck rams into wall of a govt school March 15, 2013

    Ludhiana: Two school children are feared dead after a truck rammed into the boundary wall of a government primary school on Friday. Six children have been injured in the accident. The truck driver has been arrested. The tragedy struck the school in Jandiali near Ludhiana, Commissioner of Police, Ludhiana Division,...
  • UK: Man charged with threat to kill 200 US school children February 11, 2013

    London: A British man was charged on Saturday after he allegedly posted a threat on Facebook to kill 200 people in the US state of Tennessee, causing many children to stay home from school, authorities said. Reece Elliott, 24, from a town east of the northern English city of Newcastle, has...
  • China: Man with knife slashes 22 school children December 15, 2012

    Beijing: A knife-wielding man slashed 22 children and an adult at an elementary school in central China on Friday, state media reported, the latest in a series of attacks on school children in the country. The man attacked the children at the gate of a school in Chenpeng village in...
  • Bangalore: School cook places hot iron rod on KG students December 12, 2012

    Bangalore: In a shocking incident, a woman cook of a private school placed an hot iron rod on the hands of eight kindergarten children for talking loudly in class. The woman cook of the school run by a charity organisation placed the hot iron rod on the hands of the...
  • Third of UK children think Einstein is a reality TV star October 29, 2012

    London: A third of primary school children in the UK believe Albert Einstein is a reality TV star and one-fourth of them think Stephen Hawking is a hairdresser, a new study has found. However, 68 per cent were correctly able to identify Mark Zuckerberg as the founder of social networking...
  • China: 18 school children buried in landslide dead October 5, 2012

    Beijing: All 18 elementary school students buried in a landslide were confirmed dead Friday, while one other person remained missing a day after the hillside collapsed and smothered part of a village in mountainous southwestern China. Rescuers recovered the last of the 18 students' remains early on Friday, about 18 hours...
  • India Positive: Inspiring stories of good work September 9, 2012

    For the past 12 years, Akshaya Patra Foundation has served cooked food to nearly 14 lakh children in government schools across the country. ...
  • Akshaya Patra serves billionth meal to school kids September 3, 2012

    Bangalore: For the past 12 years, Akshaya Patra Foundation has served cooked food to nearly 14 lakh children in government schools across the country. And now, it has reached an important milestone. The foundation just served its billionth meal in August. From a very modest beginning, the foundation now covers most...
  • Bangalore: Kid crushed under own school bus June 22, 2012

    Bangalore: Three-year-old Mohammad Faisal Noorulla died after he hit by his own school bus at around 4 pm on Thursday in Bangalore. Faisal was an LKG student of the Bright School in Thanisandra area of Bangalore. The boy had just got off the bus when the bus driver tried to reverse...
  • Delhi: 2 children killed, 3 injured as tractor hits bike April 7, 2012

    New Delhi: In a horrific incident in Delhi's Aman Vihar, two kids were killed in an accident involving a tractor on Friday morning. The children were being taken to school on a motorbike, when the tractor hit them from the back. Two of the kids are seriously injured while one remaining...
  • Ambala: 10 children killed in bus-truck collision January 2, 2012

    Ambala: Ten children on their way to school were killed and 23 others were injured when the bus carrying them collided head-on with a truck amid heavy fog on Saha-Shahabad road near here this morning. Police said visibility was poor due to a thick blanket of fog in the area and...
  • Thane: 44 children injured in road mishap December 29, 2011

    Thane: Over 40 children were injured on Wednesday night when a school bus carrying them hit a road divider and turned turtle near Lonavala, police said. A female teacher accompanying the students and the driver of the vehicle also suffered critical injuries, they said. According to officials, the children were returning...
  • CJ: fight for proper mid-day meal in Andhra Pradesh August 6, 2011

    Chaitanya turned citizen journalist to expose plight of school children due to corruption. ...
  • Bangladesh: 43 school children killed in accident July 11, 2011

    Dhaka: In a tragic accident, at least 43 school children were killed and over 30 others missing after a over crowded truck carrying them plunged into a canal near Bangladesh's southeastern port city of Chittagong on Monday. Police and witnesses said that the truck carrying an estimated 75 primary school...
  • Teenager dropped from school, commits suicide February 18, 2011

    New Delhi: Apparently depressed over being dropped out of school for not paying the fees, a teenager on Friday committed suicide by hanging himself at his house in Uttam Nagar in west Delhi. Aljin Varghese, a student of class VIII in Adarsh Public School, was found hanging in his room at...
  • Kerala: Van falls into canal, 4 children dead February 17, 2011

    Thiruvananthapuram: A school van fell into a canal in Kerala's capital Thiruvananthapuram on Thursday morning killing four children and a woman. The van belonged to Little Hearts School. The woman was employed as an attendant by the school. The children and the woman were taken out from the Parvathi Puthanar canal...
  • 150 kids fall ill after taking vitamin shots August 28, 2010

    A second government health blunder in less than two weeks. 150 school children fall sick after being administered vitamin shots in Haryana. ...
  • Kids made to walk on burning coal in Gujarat April 22, 2010

    Surat: Some in tears and most in obvious agony. Students, only 10 to 14 years old, of a school in Gujarat's Surat town were made to walk barefoot on a bed of burning coal and glass shards as an exercise in enhancing determination while parents and elders watched mutely, an...
  • Calling school kids: Doodle for Google and win awards August 21, 2009

    Doodle for Google is a chance for any school student across India to put their art work on the home page of Google. Google has called for students and schools to participate in art projects Google will reward for. ...