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  • Have the authorities ailed to tackle the menace of bullying in schools? 2 days ago

    The Class IX student who was found lying in a sub-conscious state in his hostel room in a prestigious boarding school, was ragged by his seniors, confirmed a report by the Sub-Divisional Magistrate. ...
  • Scindia school ragging: Case registered against three students, house masters 2 days ago

    Gwalior: After the SDM confirmed ragging of a Class IX student in the prestigious Scindia School in Gwalior, police have registered a case against three of his seniors and two assistant house masters. On Monday, the Sub Divisional Magistrate submitted a report which confirmed that the student, son of a Bihar...
  • Gwalior: Bihar Minister's son was ragged, confirms SDM report 3 days ago

    Gwalior: The Class IX student who was found lying in a sub-conscious state in his hostel room in a prestigious boarding school, was ragged by his seniors, confirmed a report by the Sub-Divisional Magistrate. The SDM report also claims that a confrontation over some photographs on a social networking...
  • Chinese students flock to Gujarat to learn Hindi in wake of growing trade with India 3 days ago

    Gandhinagar: With trade relations between India and China thriving, several Chinese nationals are now flocking to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state of Gujarat to learn Hindi. 22-year old Li Chaoling, a BA student at China's Yunnan Minzu University is in India to learn Hindi. Growing business relations between India...
  • 4.5 lakh aspirants appear in UPSC preliminary examination, 1.27 lakh more from last year 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Over 4.5 lakh aspirants on Sunday appeared in civil services preliminary examination which passed off incident-free at various centres across the country after bring mired in controversy following protests over change in pattern. 4,51,602 candidates took the examination, about 1.27 lakh more than the last year, at 2,137...
  • UPSC prelim exams today, police on toes in national capital 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Civil services aspirants will appear for their preliminary examinations on Sunday as scheduled after the Supreme Court had refused to postpone the examination. As valiant demonstrations were witnessed in the past one month across the country specially north India over alleged language bias in the examination, police in national...
  • 18-year-old British Indian hailed as brainiest student in Britain 5 days ago

    London: An 18-year-old British Indian boy has become Britain's brightest student after getting perfect fives in all major subjects with 100 per cent score, a media report said. Asanish Kalyanasundaram, who hails from Lancahsire in northwest England, got the highest possible grades in maths, physics, chemistry, biology and critical thinking, as...
  • We want to execute the toilet plan as fast as possible: TCS August 19, 2014

    Mumbai: Four days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked parliamentarians and corporate sector to help build separate toilets for girls in schools across the country by next year, Tata Consultancy and Bharti Foundation have decided to pledge Rs 100 crore each in this regard. TCS will earmark a budget of...
  • TCS pledges Rs 100 crore for PM's 'Clean India' initiative August 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Country's largest software services firm Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) on Monday said that it has pledged Rs 100 crore toward financing hygienic sanitation facilities for girl students across 10,000 schools. TCS will earmark a budget of Rs 100 crore to be spent on this initiative, which will help children,...
  • Indian American student to sue New York City August 9, 2014

    Washington: A 19-year-old Indian American student is set to sue the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and New York City for the physical injuries and trauma she suffered while riding a subway train which jumped tracks. Melanie Chandan, a student of Hunter College, said she injured her knees, arms, head and neck due...
  • Gas leakage; 85 students admitted to hospital in Kerala August 7, 2014

    Thiruvananthpuram: 85 students from one college and two schools near Chavara in Kollam district in Kerala were admitted to a hospital after an alleged incident of gas leakage from the Kerala Minerals and Metals Plant LTD, Chavara. The students complained of nausea, dizziness and some even puked and were rushed to...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Tribal students demand 50% domicile quota in Tata Football Academy August 6, 2014

    Activists of tribal students, Adivasi Chatra Ekta, demonstrated in front of the Tata Football Academy (TFA) for the second day today demanding preference to local talents in recruitment of cadets. Led by Chatra Ekta leader Jasai Mardi, over one hundred activists sat on a dharna since Monday demanding 50 per cent...
  • Karnataka: 70-year-old teacher arrested for sexually abusing minor girl in school premises August 5, 2014

    Bangalore: A 70-year-old teacher was arrested in Ramnagara district of Karnataka on Tuesday for allegedly sexually abusing an eight-year-old student. The principal was arrested for abetting the crime. The incident comes barely a month after alleged gangrape of a six-year-old girl at a high-profile school in Bangalore that evoked public outrage. The...
  • New financial scheme for differently abled students in Sikkim August 4, 2014

    Gangtok: Sikkim government has framed a new financial scheme for the benefit of differently-abled students in an effort to enable them to avail education and secure a meaningful livelihood, an official said on Monday. Students with disabilities can now avail scholarship from the government under this...
  • Student files action lawsuit against Facebook August 3, 2014

    London: An Austrian law student has filed a class action lawsuit at a commercial court in Vienna against Facebook over privacy violations. Max Schrems wants to receive damages of 500 euros (Rs.41,000) per user for the violations by the social network, urging the 1.32 billion Facebook users to join him in...
  • 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...
  • School teacher arrested for molesting students July 31, 2014

    A teacher of a prestigious school here was on Thursday arrested on charges of molesting girl students, police said. Maths teacher Nagendra Singh was arrested after the school principal filed a police complaint. "We arrested the maths teacher of the school situated in Bhankrota today after an FIR was registered against him...
  • J&K: Protests errupt after student's body found in suspicious circumstances July 30, 2014

    Srinagar: Protests erupted in South Kashmir's Kulgam district after a teenager who was missing since last Tuesday was found dead on Wednesday morning by residents, an official said in Kulgam. Yawar Amin Ganaie, a class 10 student, was found dead in Raekhama village of Shopian this morning, police said. As the...
  • Bangalore rape: School reopens for primary students, parents jittery July 30, 2014

    Bangalore: The Bangalore school where a 6-year-old was allegedly gangraped will re-open for primary students on Wednesday. However, a day after horrific twists and turns in the case, parents are uncertain about sending their kids to the school. The uncertainty comes after police arrested two gym instructors who they claim...
  • CAT 2014: Students to get 30 minutes more to attempt questions July 29, 2014

    Candidates appearing for the Common Admission Test (CAT) for entrance to IIMs and other prestigious business schools on November 16 and 22 will get 30 minutes more as number of questions will be more this time. "Earlier, candidates appearing for CAT were getting 140 minutes to solve the paper, but now...
  • Birth control implant for students headed to India July 29, 2014

    Durban: A group of South African students to be flown to India for training at an Indian university are to be given contraceptive implants to prevent them becoming pregnant, media reported on Tuesday. "We will be injecting them with Implanon (matchstick-sized contraceptive implant) so they don't fall pregnant," Sibongiseni Dhlomo, member...
  • Did police botch up its probe into the Bangalore school rape? July 29, 2014

    The Bangalore Police on Tuesday two gym instructors in the rape case of a six-year-old student in the school premises. The police has ruled out the involvement of the skating instructor Mustafa. CNN-IBN takes calls from across the country and takes views over the issue. ...
  • Bangalore: Police say school girl was gangraped, arrest 2 gym instructors July 29, 2014

    Bangalore: The Bangalore Police on Tuesday said that the six-year-old girl was gangraped in the school premises and arrested two gym instructors in the case. Bangalore Commissioner MN Reddi said, "This is a case of gangrape. The incident happened on July 3." The police has ruled out the involvement of the...
  • New guidelines for Bangalore schools: Should they be followed by schools across India? July 28, 2014

    The school in Bangalore, where a six-year-old student was raped will re-open on Monday after being shut for nearly ten days. The school management has assured parents that it will meet their demands for round the clock security. The Bangalore Police also issued safety guidelines to all schools in the...
  • B Tech student arrested for raping, blackmailing 23-year-old Facebook friend July 28, 2014

    An engineering student has been arrested for allegedly raping and blackmailing a 23-year-old woman software engineer by making an obscene video clip of her, police said. Rishabh Katodia (25), a civil engineering student who belongs to Bhavnagar in Gujarat, was arrested on Sunday after a written complaint was filed by the...
  • Student rape: Bangalore school re-opens today for classes 5 to 12 July 28, 2014

    Bangalore: The school where a six-year-old student was raped will re-open on Monday after being shut for nearly ten days. The school has re-opened for classes 5 to 12, but will only open on Wednesday for classes 1 to 4. The school management has assured parents that it will meet...
  • DU student accuses friend of rape, files FIR July 27, 2014

    A 25-year-old Delhi University student has filed a complaint against one of her friends, saying he raped her in a flat in Ghaziabad near the capital, police said Sunday. The woman filed a complaint at the Mehrauli police station in south Delhi. Police said the woman, a resident of Mehrauli area, had...
  • PMT scam: Shimla CBI unit seeks info on students of GRMC July 27, 2014

    The ambit of ongoing probe into the alleged Pre-Medical Test (PMT) scam in Madhya Pradesh may become wider with the Shimla unit of CBI seeking details of certain medical students and graduates of the city-based Gajra Raje Medical College (GRMC). A communique by the Deputy Superintendent of CBI, Shimla, N K...