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  • Hong Kong student leaders arrested as police clear protest site 22 hours 38 minutes ago

    Hong Kong: Hong Kong police cleared activists from one of the largest protest sites in the city on Wednesday and arrested Joshua Wong and Lester Shum, two of the student leaders at the heart of the pro-democracy movement that has shaken the Asian financial hub. Scuffles broke out when riot police...
  • Delhi: AAP looking to tap students to expand volunteer base 3 days ago

    New Delhi: In order to increase its volunteer base ahead of Delhi Assembly elections, the AAP's students' wing has launched an initiative to enrol students to work for the party in the national capital. It has already started a campaign 'Vacation for the Nation' under which it has begun enrolling students...
  • Delhi: Another Manipuri youth found dead, third in 48 hours 5 days ago

    New Delhi: A 21-year-old youth from Manipur died under mysterious circumstances on Thursday night in south Delhi's Munirka area, in the third death of students from the hilly state in the city in the last 48 hours. The deceased, identified as Thangsolian (21) lived in a room on the first floor...
  • Two people shot on Florida State University campus 6 days ago

    Tallahassee: Two people were shot at the Florida State University campus in Tallahassee, an official at the Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare hospital said on Thursday. "We have two victims from a shooting that happened on the Florida State University campus," said a nursing supervisor, who declined to provide additional detail on the...
  • Bengaluru: Three labourers arrested for assaulting Manipuri student 6 days ago

    Bengaluru: The Bengaluru Police has arrested three people in connection with the assault on 22-year-old Manipuri student in the IT city. All the accused are labourers from Andhra Pradesh, said police. The victim, who was attacked by the accused when he objected to the harassment of a girl, has suffered...
  • Kerala: Class 10 student stabbed under the eye with compass, drowned in pond by classmates 1 week ago

    Kasargod: In a shocking incident, a Class 10 student was murdered in Kerala by his two classmates last Friday. The three were returning from school on Friday when they picked up a fight. The deceased was reportedly stabbed under his eye with a compass by one of the accused. The two...
  • West Bengal: Student's body found on railway tracks, family alleges murder November 18, 2014

    Howrah: A first year college student was found dead near the railway tracks at Howrah's Uluberia station in West Bengal on Friday. The 20-year old was allegedly being ragged and beaten by some seniors in his college. The victim Akash Agarwal was a pharmacy student of Calcutta Institute of Pharmaceutical...
  • WB: 1st year student found dead near railway tracks in Howrah after being ragged by seniors November 16, 2014

    Kolkata: A first year college student from Bihar was found dead near railway tracks at the Uluberia station in Howrah, West Bengal on Sunday. The student was allegedly being ragged and beaten by some seniors in his college. The victim's father claimed that he was murdered and the body was...
  • Delhi University installs special technology for blind students in libraries November 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi University is in the process of installing a special technology which can scan books and transcribe text to speech in all its libraries, a move which the varsity claims is a first-of-its-kind initiative for visually-challenged students by an Indian university. The technology called 'Inclusive Print Access Project'...
  • PM Modi must look after all the international students, says Indian taxi driver November 14, 2014

    CNN-IBN's Marya Shakil spoke to an Indian taxi driver in Brisbane. Indian origin cab driver said that he would not mind going back to India if given better job opportunities. "PM Modi must look after all the international students," said the cab driver. ...
  • Modi wows students at Australia's Queensland University of Technology November 14, 2014

    Brisbane: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday wowed Queensland University of Technology students, freely mingling with them during a visit, and made it a point to tell them that it is Jawaharlal Nehru's birthday as he sent his best wishes to children. Within hours after his arrival following an overnight flight...
  • Allahabad HC directs AMU to allow undergraduate girl students in university's central library November 14, 2014

    Allahabad: In a major move, the Allahabad High Court has removed restriction on undergraduate girls from using the central library of Aligarh Muslim University. The court has also sought a reply from the varsity's Vice Chancellor Zameeruddin Shah who had recently stirred a hornet's nest by not allowing girls into...
  • Odisha: Mid-day meals continue to be cooked in unhygienic conditions November 14, 2014

    Cuttack: In Odisha, there are 73,000 schools where mid-day meals are provided to students everyday. The government spends around Rs 800 crore per year on these mid-day meals. Per student per meal, the amount spent is a little over Rs 4. But what is more important to know, is under...
  • A grim Children's Day for the flood-affected in Jammu & Kashmir November 14, 2014

    Kulgam: While children across the country celebrate Children's Day with great fervour, the kids in Jammu and Kashmir are yet to come to terms with the damage the floods caused in their region recently. Gund village in the Kulgam district is of one of the worst-hit places and most of...
  • Despite spate in rape incidents, Bangalore schools yet to follow safety guidelines November 14, 2014

    A tour of a government school in Bangalore will demonstrate one that the IT city and its government is yet to act upon many guidelines that ensures safety of students in educational institutions. ...
  • Delhi: Students face poor conditions in MCD school in pursuit of education November 14, 2014

    New Delhi: No drinking water, no clean toilets- this is the state of most of the government schools in the national capital. On the occasion of Children's Day, Citizen Journalist Vandana Anand highlights the lack of basic facilities in her Municipal Corporation Pratibha Primary School in Delhi's New Seemapuri area....
  • Centre seeks explanation from AMU over VC's remarks not allowing girls to use central library November 12, 2014

    Aligarh: The Aligarh Muslim University Vice Chancellor's remarks that girls should not be allowed in the central library as more boys will follow them has created an uproar. The Centre has called the statement as an insult to daughters and has sought an explanation from the university. Girl students at the...
  • Karnataka: Pre-University Principals' Association issues diktats for girl students November 9, 2014

    Bengaluru: The Pre-University Principals' Association in Karnataka has issued a controversial set of guidelines to pre-university colleges in South Bengaluru over safety and security of women. Colleges will be expected to monitor the time when female students enter and exit the college. College authorities also have to ensure that birthday parties...
  • Bangalore: 'Guidelines' on snooping on students mere recommendation, says official November 9, 2014

    Speaking on the controversial guidelines to south Bangalore colleges over snooping on students, the Secretary of pre-University principal's association, Manjunath told CNN-IBN, "These are not guidelines, these are merely recommendation. We are not monitoring internet activities of students every time. Its just only when they are inside college premises." ...
  • Karnataka: Pre-University Principals' Association issues guidelines, colleges to snoop on students November 8, 2014

    Bengaluru: The Pre-University Principals' Association in Karnataka has issued a controversial set of guidelines to pre-university colleges in South Bengaluru over safety and security of women. Colleges will be expected to monitor the time when female students enter and exit the college. College authorities also have to ensure that birthday...
  • Government will punish schools found flouting safety, security norms: Karnataka Minister November 8, 2014

    Karnataka Education Minister Kimmane Ratnakar said that the government will punish all school officials found flouting safety and security regulations. The remarks came days after a Bangalore school, where a 6 year old student was raped, re-opened with extra security measures. Ratnakar said, "After the Vibgyor school incident, we issued...
  • Hong Kong protest leaders request formal meeting with Beijing November 7, 2014

    Hong Kong: Hong Kong protest leaders made a formal request to speak with China over political reform, calling on a pro-Beijing politician to act as their mediator. Protest numbers have dwindled since mass rallies mobilised tens of thousands demanding fully free elections for the city's next leader. But demonstrators are...
  • Bangalore rape: High Court pulls up schools, tells them it is their responsibility to ensure students' security November 7, 2014

    Bangalore: In wake of the spate in crime against children in educational institutions, Karnataka High Court on Friday pulled up private schools asking them to ensure students' security. In its ruling, the court said that the schools should act as guardian to the students as government cannot monitor schools round the...
  • Bangalore school where 6-year-old was sexually assaulted reopens November 6, 2014

    The Bangalore school where a six-year-old student was allegedly sexually assaulted by her teacher has reopened after it was shut down following the gruesome incident. ...
  • Bangalore: BJP protests sexual assault of six-year-old in school November 5, 2014

    Bangalore: After the common man, it is the Bharatiya Janata Party workers who have taken to the streets in Bangalore protesting the alleged sexual assault on a six-year-old girl in a reputed school. While the protests were on, a meeting between the school management and the parents were on regarding the...
  • Delhi: Nursery admissions likely to be delayed this year too November 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Just as the parents of nursery aspirants were bracing for admission season, the Delhi High Court has directed Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung not to issue admission guidelines. The court wants the Governor to wait till it takes a final decision. This decision has left hundreds of parents like...
  • Bangalore: Protests outside school where a six-year-old was sexually assaulted November 3, 2014

    Bangalore: Protests have erupted outside the school in Bangalore where a six-year-old was sexually assaulted by her teacher. Parents of the six-year-old are amongst the protestors. They demand the arrest of the school Vice Principal. "We were told there is a parents meeting. Why isn't there one? My daughter had...
  • DU students to be trained for 'Swachh Bharat' campaign November 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi University students will now be trained to work in the five villages adopted by the varsity as part of the Centre's Swacch Bharat campaign. The DU has adopted five villages -- Majra Dabas, Jatkhore, Sevapuri, Timarpur, Nandnagri -- on the outskirts of the northern part of the national...
  • Delhi: Youth acquitted of charges of raping DU student November 2, 2014

    New Delhi: A Delhi court has acquitted a youth of the charges of raping and beating up a student of Delhi University with the help of his sister-in-law, saying that the girl's version is "neither corroborated by medical nor forensic evidence". Additional Sessions Judge Virender Bhat acquitted the youth and...
  • Nepalese students on exposure visit to Calcutta University November 1, 2014

    Kathmandu: A group of Nepalese students is visiting Calcutta University to share their experiences and interact with leading educational personalities in India under a student exchange programme announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to the country. Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to Nepal on August...