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  • We want to execute the toilet plan as fast as possible: TCS 3 days ago

    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 4 days ago

    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...
  • UPSC examination row: NSUI to hold hunger strike today at Jantar Mantar July 27, 2014

    New Delhi: The United Public Service Commission row is likely to gain more momentum with Congress's student wing, National Students Union of India scheduled to hold hunger strike at Jantar Mantar in the national capital on Sunday. As many as 20 protesting students were arrested on Saturday for blocking roads in...
  • UPSC CSAT row escalates, aspirants detained, MPs raise issue in Parliament July 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Several Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) civil services aspirants protesting against the alleged language bias in the CSAT paper were detained by Delhi Police on Friday when they were marching towards Parliament. The aspirants were detained from near Rail Bhawan in central Delhi and taken to the Parliament...
  • Student rape case: Bangalore school to re-open on Monday for classes July 25, 2014

    Bangalore: The school where a six-year-old student was raped will re-open on Monday for classes. The school has given assurances to the parents that their demands around security concern will be met. Two arrests have been made in the case so far. School chairperson Rustom Kerawalla was, however, given a...
  • WB: 2nd year college student attacked with acid in Burdwan July 24, 2014

    Kolkata: A second year college student was attacked with acid on Thursday morning in Burdwan district of West Bengal while she was at home. The attackers knocked on her door and fled after throwing acid on her. The girl has been admitted to the hospital and her condition was stable. However, the reason...
  • Student rape: Bangalore police chief fails to explain his transfer July 22, 2014

    Two weeks after a 6-year-old girl was raped in her school premises in Bangalore, Police Commissioner Raghavendra Auradkar has been transferred. The police chief, however, said that he cannot explain why he was transferred. The move also raised question whether it was a face-saving move by the Karnataka government. ...
  • Corporal punishment: Will deal with the guilty teacher firmly, says CM July 21, 2014

    The teacher who was caught on camera beating visually challenged children mercilessly in a school in Andhra Pradesh would be dealt with firmly, said Chief Minister Chandrashekhar Naidu. ...
  • Bangalore student rape: Culprits to be booked under Goonda Act, says CM July 21, 2014

    Bangalore: Facing the public's ire for 'sleeping' in the Assembly during a debate on sexual offences, Karnataka Chief Minister K Siddaramaiah is making sure that the culprits in the rape of a six-year-old inside the premises of a top Bangalore school do not slip .. Speaking to CNN-IBN on the heinous...