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  • Bihar minister's son hospitalised after alleged ragging in school 52 minutes ago

    New Delhi: A Bihar minister's son was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) in a Delhi hospital on Friday. The minister suspects that his son, a Class 9 student at Scindia School in Gwalior, was ragged. The Gwalior police have registered a suo motu case. A forensic team will be...
  • American Ebola survivor doctor says 'thrilled to be alive' 14 hours 30 minutes ago

    Atlanta: Calling it a "miraculous day," an American doctor infected with Ebola left his isolation unit and warmly hugged his doctors and nurses on Thursday, showing the world that he poses no public health threat one month after getting sick with the virus. Dr Kent Brantly and his fellow medical missionary,...
  • MP: More than 50 school children fall sick after eating mid-day meals Yesterday

    Hoshangabad: Over 50 children on Thursday fell sick after eating mid-day meals in a government primary and middle school at Sukarwada gram panchayat under Babai tehsil, officials said. The kids complained of uneasiness and pain in their stomach after consuming "kadhi-rice" served as part of the school's mid-day meals, school principal...
  • Will try to get Civil Defence subject in school textbooks: Rajnath Singh 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The Home Ministry will take the initiative to introduce civil defence as a subject in school textbooks and curriculum to inculcate knowledge of this important life-saving skill in young minds. Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday said he would write to the Human Resource Development ministry to include the...
  • Modi effect: Chhattisgarh to build toilets in 100 schools 2 days ago

    Responding to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call for 'Clean India' initiative and focus on school sanitation, Chhattisgarh Government has decided to construct toilets in as many as 100 schools. Chhattisgarh Housing Board (CHB) will execute the plan to build the lavatories. "A project has been prepared by Chhattisgarh Housing Board...
  • UP: 3 men gangrape woman, tie her naked to a tree 3 days ago

    Kannauj (Uttar Pradesh): Three men allegedly gangraped a 33-year-old woman and then tied her to a tree in a naked condition in Kannauj district of Uttar Pradesh. Kannauj is the constituency of Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's wife Dimple. The incident took place in Umarda area of Kannauj, on the intervening night...
  • Kerala HC order on school admission jolts state government 4 days ago

    Thiruvananthapuram: On the issue of allocation of new Plus Two schools and batches the Kerala High Court in its interim order said that the schools which were not recommended by the higher secondary director's six member committee will not get the new batches. The order also gave provisional permission to...
  • Woman cop seeks DIG's dismissal after committee probe finds him guilty of harassment 4 days ago

    A committee which was formed to look into the allegation of sexual harassment at work place against DIG of Police Training School in Meerut has found the charges of woman sub-inspector to be true. DIG Devi Prasad Srivastava has been indicted by the four member internal committee. Meanwhile, the woman officer said...
  • Kindergarten horror: Six-year-old mercilessly beaten by school teacher in Ghaziabad 5 days ago

    New Delhi: A six-year-old lower kindergarten student was mercilessly beaten for not doing his homework by a school teacher in Ghaziabad. The incident took place on Saturday. The student suffered severe bruises on his back and hips. The victim's family claims that he was beaten with an iron rod. "The teacher beat...
  • Odisha: School head arrested for sexually harassing Class 3 student 6 days ago

    Baripada: The head of a school in Odisha's Mayurbhanj district was arrested on charge of sexually harassing a minor girl student, police said on Saturday. Father Santosh Geoger of St Joseph's Convent School at Udala was arrested on Friday on the basis of a complaint lodged by the father of...
  • Odisha: 150 students taken ill of food poisoning 6 days ago

    Balasore: Around 150 school students were taken ill on Friday due to suspected food poisoning at the Banabishnupur High school under Soro police station about 40 km from here, the police said. After unfurling of the Tricolour, the students were distributed with some sweets by the school authority. Soon after consuming...
  • 11,800 school teachers to be appointed in Delhi by March 2015 August 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The government will hire over 11,800 school teachers in Delhi by March next year to fill vacancies, Rajya Sabha was informed on Wednesday. Replying to supplementaries during Question Hour, Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju said that online application for 2,375 PGT teachers will be invited in...
  • A perfect romance would be Mills and Boon. School uniform required adjusting the skirt above knee level: 14 things only girls from an all-girls' school will understand August 12, 2014

    It was okay to show off long legs, and it didn't matter if there weren't any boys around. You were used to high pitch and shrill laughter in the school corridors and you still can't believe how most of your friends from co-ed schools were caned in school. It is...
  • Unidentified criminals abduct, murder 2 school teachers August 10, 2014

    Two teachers, both siblings, have been abducted and murdered in Gumla district, the police said on Sunday. Prakash Toppo, a teacher with the Ghaghra Bansari Middle School, was returning home in bike on Wednesday last when he was abducted by unidentified persons near Toto village, Superintendent of Police Bhimsen Tuti told...
  • Shining Engineering Colleges of India: RNSIT, Bangalore is known for honing technical skills August 9, 2014

    In this episode of Shining Engineering Colleges of India, the spotlight is on RNSIT Bangalore. Established in 2001, this institute is known for the great faculty and co-curricular and recreational skills. It is striving towards excellence with ninety percent students placed successfully last year. ...
  • News 360: Ratan Tata clarifies his remarks on lack of industrial development in West Bengal August 7, 2014

    Tata Sons Chairman Emeritus Ratan Tata on Thursday clarified his remarks on the lack of industrial development in West Bengal and said that he never spoke of it in state-only view while reacting to West Bengal Industries Minister Amit Mitra's statement criticising him. ...
  • Caught on camera: Teacher canes 8-year-old differently-abled child August 7, 2014

    Mumbai: In a shocking case in Mumbai, a teacher caned an 8-year-old student in a school for the differently-abled children. The horrific episode was captured on video by a resident of a building next to the school in Mumbai's Matunga area. The incident took place on July 30. The child's...
  • Upset over being scolded in school, 16-year-old boy jumps off train, dies August 7, 2014

    A 16-year-old boy allegedly committed suicide by jumping before a train at Parayee village in Muzaffarnagar, police told reporters on Thursday. The boy, a class eleven student identified as Vibhu Tyagi jumped before a train on Wednesday. The deceased's parents informed police that he was upset with them after being scolded over...
  • Kumbakonam school fire: Ten years after the tragedy, victims' families still await justice August 7, 2014

    Kumbakonam: A district court in Thanjavur recently convicted 10 people and acquitted 11 others in the Kumbakonam school fire accident - a tragedy that left 94 children dead. Ten years after the tragedy, families say they are still waiting for justice. Neither time nor the conviction of 10 people by...
  • 3 school children killed, 15 injured as school bus overturns August 6, 2014

    Three school children, aged between six and twelve, were on Wednesday killed and 15 injured when their school bus turned turtle after being hit by a tanker, police said. The incident took place when the children were on their way to school, police said, adding, the injured were admitted to a...
  • You definitely didn't miss any classes about the reproductive system in class 9: 13 things only boys from an all boys' school have been through August 6, 2014

    Growing up with boys has to be one of the most amazing experiences ever. You can talk about your favourite football game and discuss how to pick women, even though you have hardly been around one. You have all the freedom to crack the worst adult jokes in class and...
  • Delhi: Private taxi driver sexually abuses 5-year-old school girl August 6, 2014

    New Delhi: In yet another shocking case of rape in Delhi, a private taxi driver of a public school allegedly sexually abused a 5-year-old girl. The girl is from a private school in South Delhi and the driver has been arrested. The suspect used to take the child to school in...
  • School takes 'action' against teacher who remained absent for 23 years August 5, 2014

    A 46-year-old school teacher from Madhya Pradesh has created a record by remaining absent for the last 23 years in her 24-year-old long 'career', after which the school education department claimed to have formally initiated what it called "disciplinary action" against her. "Out of her total 24-year-long career, teacher Sangita Kashyap...
  • Video Volunteers expose the big question mark on amenities in schools August 4, 2014

    From cities to our hinterland the story remains the same; schools, access to schools and amenities in schools are a big question mark. Here are two reports coming via Video Volunteers, from Hazaribagh in Jharkhand. ...
  • Students expose pathetic condition of govt schools in Delhi August 7, 2014

    Students expose three govt schools in Trilokpuri - what their schools look like-with no teachers, no fans, no toilets, no drinking water and obviously no classes. ...
  • 6 children faint, 20 fall ill after drinking water at a government primary school August 4, 2014

    At least six children fainted and 20 fell ill on Monday after drinking water at a school in Bihar's Bhojpur district, an official said. All were out of danger after receiving medical treatment. The incident took place at a government-run primary school in Bangawan in the district, about 60 km from...
  • Dave's comment on the introduction of Gita in schools against the social fabric of India: Katju August 3, 2014

    Strongly criticising Supreme Court judge Justice AR Dave's statement that Indians should revert to their ancient traditions, and texts such as Mahabharata and Bhagwad Gita should be introduced to children at an early age, Press Council of India Chairman and former judge of Supreme Court Justice Markandey Katju said that...
  • Hyderabad: Schools install CCTV, parents can access it via mobile application August 2, 2014

    Hyderabad: In the aftermath of the gangrape of a six-year-old student in a Bangalore school, some schools in Hyderabad have taken high-tech measures to ensure safety of their students. Schools have installed closed-circuit television (CCTV) system and parents have been given access through a mobile application. Krishna Chaitanya, parent of a...
  • Private school owners hold demonstration, say fee regulatory committee is biased August 1, 2014

    Private school owners in Rajasthan on Thursday held demonstration, saying the fee regulatory committee appointed by the High court is taking decisions in a "biased manner". "There are large number of schools in the state which are charging nominal fees but the committee is taking decision in a biased manner and without...
  • US denounces shelling of UN school in Gaza July 31, 2014

    Washington: The US on Wednesday condemned the shelling of a UN school in Gaza but refused to pinpoint Israel for it. The US does condemn the shelling of a UN school in Gaza which reportedly killed and injured innocent Palestinians, including children and UN humanitarian workers," Xinhua quoted White House spokesperson...