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  • Bangalore rape: School reopens for primary students, parents jittery 3 days ago

    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...
  • A blind primary school teacher, cancer survivor, 16-year-old headmaster: Meet 7 teachers in India who are making a change 5 days ago

    From the time you learned how to scribble ABCs on a three-ruled notebook to the time you graduated out of college, it was always the teacher who guided you through every stage in life. The lessons you learn in life aren't necessarily delivered under the roof of a school. You...
  • 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. ...
  • AP: Teacher, one other arrested for caning visually challenged children July 22, 2014

    Hyderabad: The teacher of a school for blind, another person, who were seen in a video mercilessly caning visually impaired children have been arrested by the police on Monday. The incident, which took place two days back, came to light on Monday after local TV channels showed a video footage of...
  • Bangalore: Violent protests outside school over 6-year-old's rape July 21, 2014

    Bangalore: Two weeks after a 6-year-old girl was raped in her school premises in Bangalore, there is no stopping the outrage. ABVP workers protested outside the school in Bangalore where the incident took place. ABVP workers tried to break the security barricades put into place. When the police tried to stop...
  • Bihar teacher fails to name India's president, faces probe July 19, 2014

    For a woman school teacher in Bihar, Pratibha Patil is still India's president and Smriti Irani the governor of the state. These answers shocked a district magistrate who has ordered a probe into the authenticity of the teacher's qualification based on which she got a job in a government school. The incident...
  • First lady salutes Grammy Museum, music teachers July 17, 2014

    Los Angeles: Michelle Obama says every arts organization in the country should embrace the mission of the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles, which focuses on education. Six million American children attend schools with no art or music classes, she said Wednesday at the museum's inaugural Jane Ortner Education Award Luncheon. "Arts are...
  • Delhi University Teacher's Association, student groups to sit on dharna today July 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi University Teacher's Association along with all the student groups will hold a dharna at the Arts Faculty Gate on Tuesday from 2 to 4 pm. The protest is to press for an immediate meeting of the Delhi University Academic Council. The protestors are demanding a fast...
  • Bihar: Class 2 student bitten on various body parts by boarding school teacher July 6, 2014

    Sheikhpura: A class II student was bitten on several parts of his body by a teacher in his hostel room at a public boarding school in Sheikhpura. Sub-divisional police officer Naresh Kumar Sharma said on Sunday, the incident at the Residential Public School at Barbigha took place two days ago and...
  • 70 teachers primary government schools found absent from duty July 5, 2014

    70 teachers of government-run primary schools were found absent from duty during checking by a team of the education department in Muzaffarnagar district, an official said. "During checking in different government-run primary schools on Friday, 70 teachers were found absent from duty. One day's salary would be deducted of the absentee...
  • Teachers' recruitment scam; HC extends bail of seven convicts July 4, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday extended till July 25 the interim bail of seven convicts in the Junior Basic Teachers' recruitment scam case also involving former Haryana Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala and his MLA-son Ajay Chautala. A bench of Justice Siddharth Mridul granted the relief to seven...
  • Teacher booked for beating KG student urges HC to quash case July 2, 2014

    Mumbai: A school teacher accused of beating a Kindergarten student with a ruler has urged the Bombay High Court to quash the case, saying section 324 IPC (causing hurt by dangerous weapon) cannot be invoked in this matter. A wooden foot ruler is not a dangerous weapon and hence she...
  • DU admissions likely to begin next week, pro-FYUP students protest June 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Admissions in Delhi University are likely to begin from next week, now that the week long deadlock between the university and the University Grants Commission has finally come to an end. This came after DU agreed to revert to the three-year undergraduate system, rolling back the Four-year Undergraduate...
  • BSP stages walkout over non-appointment of primary teachers June 24, 2014

    Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) members on Tuesday staged a walkout in the legislative assembly alleging that the state government was not serious in appointment of primary teachers. The walkout was staged during the question hour when leader of Opposition, Swami Prasad Maurya sought to know the time frame of appointment of...
  • Gaining teacher training, 35 women plan to uplift their communities June 24, 2014

    How do you help your backward community living in remote, virtually inaccessible villages to progress if most of them are uneducated? Simple, finish your own studies, train as teachers and then use your knowledge to spread the cause in your home - as these nearly three dozen women are doing. The...
  • Teachers to give wake-up calls to parents at 5 am in Mangalore district June 19, 2014

    Mangalore: The parents of the children who are studying in 10th standard will get a wake up call from their teachers at 5 o'clock in the morning from next month. The teachers will ask if their child has woken up or still asleep. If the child is still sleeping, the...
  • 3 Indians arrested for taking private tuitions in Saudi Arabia June 10, 2014

    Riyadh: Three Indian teachers in Saudi Arabia have been arrested in Riyadh for giving private tuitions, an illegal and punishable offence in the kingdom. Riyadh Police raided the house of three Indian teachers, employed with the International Indian School here, and found them with students gathered for private tuitions, Arab News...
  • DU teachers, students urge Smriti Irani to scrap four-year programme May 30, 2014

    New Delhi: A delegation of teachers and students from the Delhi University (DU) on Friday met HRD Minister Smriti Irani and submitted a memorandum urging her to scrap the four-year undergraduate programme and sack DU Vice Chancellor Dinesh Singh. Irani told the delegation that she understood their concern, the urgency to...
  • Harish Rawat for penalising teachers who don't teach May 29, 2014

    Expressing unhappiness over a 10 per cent dip in board results of government schools in Uttarakhand, Chief Minister Harish Rawat said non-performing teachers should be penalised. Attributing the 10 per cent drop in pass percentage of state run schools to recklessness on part of teachers and education department officials, he said...
  • Small-screen adaptation of Cameron Diaz's 'Bad Teacher' to go on air Friday May 15, 2014

    New Delhi: A new TV series on the lines of the 2011 comedy film "Bad Teacher" is set to go on air Friday. The TV spin-off of the Cameron Diaz-starrer will be telecast on STAR World Premiere. Starring new girl on the block Ari Graynor in the lead role, made memorable by...
  • US: Pedophile teacher abused dozens as clues remained hidden May 13, 2014

    He was one of the most beloved teachers in the small world of international schools that serve the children of diplomats, well-off American expatriates and local elites. He was often the first to arrive in the morning, and the last to leave each day. He led students on class trips...
  • School teacher arrested for raping 15-year-old student in Barmer May 3, 2014

    A private school teacher was on Saturday arrested for allegedly raping his minor student in the district, police said. The victim, a 15-year-old girl and a class IX student, alleged that she was raped by her teacher Thakraram (30) on Thursday at an isolated place in Sheo town, police said. The accused...
  • Police seize Rs 25 lakh from private college principal's residence May 1, 2014

    Police on Thursday seized Rs 25 lakh from a private college principal's residence and detained him at Beta Chowk in Bihar's Darbhanga district. Acting on a tip off, a police team raided Dr Zakir Hussain Teachers' Training College Principal Dr M Hasan's residence and seized Rs 25 lakh in Indian and...
  • Delhi: School teacher arrested for sexually harassing five students April 29, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Tuesday arrested a government school teacher for allegedly sexually harassing five girl students. The matter came to light on Tuesday when the parents of the students protested outside the school premises in Jahangirpuri in northwest Delhi. The police also detained some protesters in order to maintain...
  • Delhi: Woman teacher accuses principal, manager of molestation April 23, 2014

    New Delhi: A teacher of a well-known school has accused her school principal and manager of molesting her in Vasant Vihar area of south Delhi. According to police, based on complaint filed by the woman, a case has been registered against school principal and manager at Vasunt Kunj (north) police station. Woman...
  • EC's notice to Mulayam for allegedly threatening teachers to vote for SP April 18, 2014

    The Election Commission on Friday issued a show cause notice to ruling Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav for allegedly threatening school teachers appointed on contract by Uttar Pradesh government to either vote for his party in Lok Sabha polls or risk losing permanent status. Holding that Yadav has prima facie violated...
  • Muslims no more swayed by appeal of religious leaders: AMU teachers April 11, 2014

    Aligarh Muslim University Teachers Association has criticised the practise of religious leaders issuing appeals in support of political parties and said such calls will have no impact on the Muslim community voters. "Using religious personalities or religious symbols for political objectives is dangerous. Neither do we approve of the Delhi Jama...
  • Should re-exams for teachers' hiring be held, HC asks RPSC, education department April 3, 2014

    Rajasthan High Court on Wednesday sought replies from the state Public Service Commission (RPSC) and the secondary education department on the re-conduction of recently held II Grade Teachers recruitment examination. Alleging mass-copying in an "organised manner" at different cities of the state in the teacher's exam, one Lalaram and others had...
  • Government decides to transfer teachers from overstaffed schools to those short-staffed March 29, 2014

    The Uttarakhand government has said the teachers from overstaffed government schools in the state would be transferred to the ones suffering from perennial shortage of staff. Issuing directives to this effect in Dehradun, Chief Secretary Subhash Kumar has sought a district-wise list from the Education Department of government-run schools having teachers...
  • Teacher accidentally projects porn onto classroom's big screen, sacked March 3, 2014

    A professor allegedly projected X-rated porn onto a classroom's big screen that found its way online. He has been sacked, The Mirror reported. The unnamed teacher was surfing adult website Pornhub after a lesson at a business school in Zurich and forgot to unplug the projector first. While the classroom was...