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PM's job an advanced training course: Putin

May 3, 2012 at 6:38 AM

Moscow, May 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Outgoing Russian prime minister Vladimir Putin has said that working in the government was a real test for him. He compared it to an advanced training course.

Singapore 4th most desirable place to work: Survey

May 2, 2012 at 6:56 PM

Singapore, May 2 (IANS) Singapore has moved up two spots to become the world's fourth most desirable place to live and work, while the US, Britain and Australia remained the top three relocation destinations, a survey revealed Wednesday.

Need for strong legal tool to combat graft: Bedi

May 2, 2012 at 4:08 PM

Social activist Kiran Bedi has said that there is a need for strong legal tool to combat graft.


Drowsiness linked with learning problems at school

May 2, 2012 at 3:46 PM

Washington, May 2 (IANS) Children suffering from excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) may have learning, attention and behaviour problems even though clinical tests show they are sleeping long enough at night.

UK school smashes world record for largest ever human Olympic rings

May 2, 2012 at 12:42 PM

London, May 2 (ANI): More than 2000 students and their teachers in Britain joined together in colourful clothing to form the world's largest ever human Olympic rings logo.

When Victoria forgot son Brooklyn at home

May 1, 2012 at 8:02 PM

Los Angeles, May 1 (IANS) It was like a "Home Alone" situation in the Beckhams' household. Former Spice Girl Victoria Beckham once left her 13-year-old son Brooklyn in the kitchen and realised this only when she was driving down the road without him.

British teachers to be paid for performance?

May 1, 2012 at 7:54 PM

London, May 1 (IANS) School teachers in Britain should be paid according to their performance in the classroom, British MPs have recommended.

6 children hurt in UP school roof collapse

May 1, 2012 at 7:14 PM

Lucknow, May 1 (IANS) Six children were injured Tuesday when the roof of their school classroom collapsed at Chilla village in Khurja.

It was the worst nightmare for me: Survivor

May 1, 2012 at 5:54 PM

Guwahati, May 1 (IANS) It was perhaps the worst nightmare in his life for Abubakkar Siddique, a passenger on the ferry that capsized in the Brahmaputra river Monday evening in lower Assam's Dhubri district.

Same graduation year drives online social networks

May 1, 2012 at 3:30 PM

Washington, May 1 (ANI): Social networks on Facebook tend to form around graduation year or university housing rather than other interests, researchers have found.

South Korea's consumer price growth slows

May 1, 2012 at 2:50 PM

Seoul, May 1 (IANS) South Korea's consumer price growth slowed to 2.5 percent in April, a report showed Tuesday.

Posh forgot eldest son Brooklyn on school run

May 1, 2012 at 12:50 PM

London, May 1 (ANI): Victoria Beckham has confessed that she once got so busy attending to daughter Harper that she accidentally drove off without Brooklyn as she set off on the school run in Los Angeles.

Chinese teen commits suicide over dress code

May 1, 2012 at 9:30 AM

Beijing, May 1 (IANS) A 14-year-old student who jumped to her death in China to protest her school's dress code has triggered an online debate among the netizens.

170 Mexican kids sick after having food at school

May 1, 2012 at 9:22 AM

Mexico City, May 1 (IANS/EFE) About 170 children and six adults fell sick after having food at a party at an elementary school in the Mexican Pacific resort city of Acapulco, authorities said.

Dalai Lama returns to Dharamsala, gets warm welcome

April 30, 2012 at 10:18 PM

Dharamsala, Apr 30(ANI): Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama returned to rousing welcome here today. He had gone on an 18-day official visit to the United States of America (USA) and Canada.

America continues drone strikes in Pakistan

April 30, 2012 at 5:38 PM

Islamabad, Apr 30 (ANI): A fresh drone strike by America in Pakistan's North Waziristan Agency, which killed three suspected militants and injured two, clearly indicates that the Central Investigation Agency would press ahead with its drone strikes in that country, despite the Parliament's demand to end the attacks.

Pakistan may boycott Chicago summit following fresh drone strikes by U.S.

April 30, 2012 at 5:38 PM

Islamabad, Apr 30 (ANI): Pakistan may boycott the upcoming NATO Summit in Chicago and delay its decision to reopen NATO supply routes in retaliation for the latest U.S. drone attack in North Waziristan Agency, Pakistan officials said.

Now, Ekta Kapoor in front of the camera

April 30, 2012 at 4:58 PM

New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) After becoming a successful producer, Ekta Kapoor faces the camera for the first time for her media school.

Stella McCartney 'overly paranoid' about kids

April 30, 2012 at 4:10 PM

London, Apr 30 (ANI): Stella McCartney, who once called her dad Sir Paul McCartney a 'tight b------' for sending her to a local comprehensive instead of a private school where she could have avoided becoming the victim of bullies, now realizes that value of denying kids some of the benefits that a fortune can bring.

Becks treats eldest son Brooklyn to basketball match

April 30, 2012 at 3:14 PM

London, April 30 (ANI): David Beckham never shows favouritism to any of his sons and treats them equally.

Able though disabled

April 30, 2012 at 3:14 PM

Srinagar, Apr 30 (ANI): From nursery to class 8th, Wasim Feroz Matoo's mother carried him to school in morning, waited for his classes to get over and then brought him back to the house, keeping aside all her daily chores and leisure. She sacrificed a lot to get her physically disabled son quality education.

Bangladeshi computer wiz kid eyes Guinness records

April 30, 2012 at 10:42 AM

Dhaka, April 30 (IANS) A six-year-old boy from Bangladesh who began typing as a three year-old and knew how to programme and download games at the age of four, is hoping to become the world's youngest computer expert and get recognition from the Guinness World Records.

No 'safe' or 'better' position for phone that makes texting behind wheel less dangerous

April 29, 2012 at 8:10 PM

Washington, April 29 (ANI): A new research led by high school students has revealed that texting while driving is unsafe regardless of where the phone is positioned.

Three killed in Pakistan drone strike

April 29, 2012 at 7:38 PM

Islamabad, April 29 (IANS) At least three suspected militants were killed and two others injured Sunday when drones fired two missiles at a government-run girls school in Pakistan's northwest tribal area, a media report said.

Rosie O'Donnell shows up at Oprah Winfrey event amid feud rumours

April 29, 2012 at 5:54 PM

New York, Apr 29 (ANI): Rosie O'Donnell, who is said to be falling-out with Oprah Winfrey, has put the rumours to rest by turning up to support her former boss at a benefit gala.

Prince Charles' trust funds burlesque dancer's nipple tassels and corsets

April 29, 2012 at 2:10 PM

London, Apr 29 (ANI): Felicia Noir, a saucy burlesque dancer, is said to have splashed out on nipple tassels courtesy Prince Charles' charity.

Staying active key to youthful brain: Study

April 29, 2012 at 1:38 PM

Stockholm, April 29 (IANS) Aging may be inevitable, but staying physically and mentally active is the key to maintaining a youthful brain, says a new study.

Shimla convent school allows students to wear turban

April 28, 2012 at 7:14 PM

Shimla, April 28 (IANS) An over one-and-half-month old controversy over wearing of full-sized turban by Sikh students ended Saturday with a prominent boys' school here allowing them to wear the headgear, an official said.

Saldana finds ballet difficult

April 28, 2012 at 2:58 PM

London, April 28 (IANS) Actress Zoe Saldana says doing ballet in her teens made her feel like dying from inside.

Kashmir's Barelvi, Ahle Hadith leaders deny sectarian tension

April 28, 2012 at 10:26 AM

Srinagar, April 28 (IANS) Amid talk of tension between Kashmir Valley's predominant Barelvi Muslims and the fast spreading Ahle Hadith school of thought, their leaders have dismissed it as 'false propaganda' and say Kashmiris can ill afford sectarian strife after two decades of bloodbath.

Camel killed in Kazakhstan to end suicides

April 28, 2012 at 8:34 AM

Moscow, April 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) People in a Kazakh town have sacrificed a white camel in a bid to end an adolescent "suicide epidemic" blamed on an evil spirit that comes as a vision to instigate boys to kill themselves.

129 Chinese kids hospitalised after school meal

April 28, 2012 at 6:34 AM

Beijing, April 28 (IANS) As many as 129 kindergarten students in China's Yunnan province fell ill after having breakfast at school, officials said.

US school bans hallway embraces

April 27, 2012 at 6:18 PM

New York, April 27 (ANI): A popular Brooklyn charter school in Windsor Terrace has issued a strict ban on hugging between classes.

Ex Pak blind captain Razzaq describes India as toughest opponent

April 27, 2012 at 5:14 PM

Karachi, Apr 27(ANI): Former Pakistan blind cricket team captain Abdul Razzaq has rated India as his toughest opponent in the sport

Only five percent primary teachers clear eligibility test

April 27, 2012 at 3:30 PM

New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Expressing concern over the poor quality of school teachers, Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Kapil Sibal Friday said only 5.5 percent had cleared the primary school teachers eligibility test in 2012.

Bullied kids 3 times likelier to hurt themselves in later life

April 27, 2012 at 1:23 PM

London, April 27 (ANI): Children who are bullied in childhood are up to three times more likely to self harm up to the age of 12, a new study has revealed.

Church asks British schools to oppose gay marriages

April 27, 2012 at 9:14 AM

London, April 27 (IANS) The Roman Catholic Church has contacted its schools in England and Wales and asked them to encourage pupils to oppose gay marriages and promote traditional heterosexual relationships.

Parents fume over turban curbs in Shimla school

April 26, 2012 at 8:58 PM

Shimla, April 26 (IANS) Vice President M. Hamid Ansari's alma mater St. Edward's School here has refused to allow Sikh students to wear full-sized turban, parents alleged Thursday. They were told to wear "patka" or "under-turban" only. The school denied imposing any restrictions.

An 'untouchable' sarpanch, she touches many lives (Feature) (With Image)

April 26, 2012 at 11:05 AM

Mumbai, April 26 (IANS) She was born into a community once considered untouchable in the Indian caste hierarchy and was married off at the age of nine. But 55-year-old Babai Sathe, now a village head, has touched the lives of hundreds of people in Maharashtra.

'Sexting' putting girls at risk of bullying and sexual abuse

April 25, 2012 at 2:41 PM

London, April 25(ANI): Young school girls who send explicit photographs of themselves by text message are putting themselves in danger of bullying and sexual abuse, child safety experts have warned.

Lack of support at times of stress may trigger anorexia or bulimia

April 25, 2012 at 2:01 PM

Washington, April 25(ANI): Eating disorders can be caused by lack of support following traumatic events such as bereavement, relationship problems, abuse and sexual assault, according to a new study.

30mn Indian school children have no access to toilets

April 25, 2012 at 1:45 PM

New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Nearly 30 million school children in the country still have no access to toilets, even as schools have made significant progress in providing the facility in recent years, a study by UNICEF's Water, Sanitation, Hygiene(WASH) programme revealed Wednesday.

Demi Lovato opens up about battle with drugs, alcohol and eating disorder

April 25, 2012 at 1:24 AM

Washington, Apr 24 (ANI): Demi Lovato, who has had to deal with lot of "emotional and physical issues," including an eating disorder and self-harm, has opened up about her demons.

Family dinners help kids stave off obesity

April 24, 2012 at 3:40 PM

London, April 24 (IANS) Eating together as a family induces kids to eat more fruits and vegetables and helps them stave off obesity, according to researchers at Rutgers State University of New Jersey, US, based on analysing results from 68 separate studies.

Shanghai boys to learn how not to lose masculinity

April 24, 2012 at 3:16 PM

Shanghai, April 24 (IANS) A school in the Chinese metropolis of Shanghai has set up an experimental "boys only" class, as in many schools girls outnumber boys and get better test scores, because of which boys were said to be "losing their masculinity".

Jennifer Hudson cries as she faces man accused of murdering family

April 24, 2012 at 1:41 PM

London, Apr 24 (ANI): Jennifer Hudson broke down in tears as she faced the man accused of murdering her family across a courtroom.

Zeta-Jones sings at school fundraiser

April 24, 2012 at 1:24 PM

New York, April 24 (IANS) Actress Catherine Zeta-Jones let the singer in her loose at a fundraiser for her children's school.

Jennifer Hudson cries as she faces man accused of murdering family

April 24, 2012 at 1:08 PM

London, Apr 24 (ANI): Jennifer Hudson broke down in tears as she faced the man accused of murdering her family across a courtroom.

Kiran Bedi supports new crime show

April 24, 2012 at 12:04 PM

New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Crime shows like "CID" and "Crime Patrol" have caught the fancy of the audience for years, and the latest to join the list is "Savdhan India", which aims at making people aware of how a criminal mind functions. Retired police officer Kiran Bedi says such an initiative was much needed.

Food poisoning sickens 40 students in east China

April 23, 2012 at 5:00 PM

Beijing, Apr 23 (Xinhua-ANI): About 40 students at a middle school in east China developed food poisoning symptoms after eating lunch at school canteen on Monday, local authorities said.

No gender bias in science: Missile scientist Tessy Thomas (Interview)

April 23, 2012 at 11:24 AM

Hyderabad, April 23 (IANS) She sees no paradox in a woman working to develop Agni-V, the indigenously developed, 5,000-km range, nuclear-capable ballistic missile that some would call a weapon of mass destruction. Scientist Tessy Thomas, who guided the team behind it, calls it a 'weapon of peace' and says there is no gender discrimination in science.

Oxnard teacher who allegedly appeared in porn film wants job back

April 22, 2012 at 9:49 PM

Washington, April 22 (ANI): An Oxnard teacher who was fired for allegedly appearing in a pornographic movie is now fighting to get her job back.

10,000 students to campaign against smuggling, counterfeiting

April 22, 2012 at 6:04 PM

New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Over 10,000 school students will participate in a five-day campaign in the national capital against smuggling and counterfeiting from April 30, industry body FICCI, its orgainser, said here Sunday.

Indianapolis man is first to make 1 million Wikipedia edits

April 22, 2012 at 2:29 PM

London, April 22 (ANI): An Indianapolis man who is one of Wikipedia's crew of volunteer editors has become the first to edit the online encyclopedia a million times - averaging 385 edits per day since he began in 2005.

Leopard 'evicted' from Mumbai school after 20 hrs

April 22, 2012 at 12:53 PM

Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) A leopard, which had sneaked into a private school two days ago was trapped and evicted early Sunday after a 20-hour operation by the forest department and police, an official here said.

Jealous teens lashing out at pretty faces

April 22, 2012 at 12:45 PM

Wellington, April 22 (ANI): Teenage girls are attacking the faces of pretty victims as jealousy, boys and violent films drive fighting among women.

Man beats lover's child to death in Britain

April 21, 2012 at 9:25 PM

London, April 21 (IANS) A five-year-old in Britain died after his mother left the little boy with her violent lover who beat the little boy to death, a court heard.

Weekend snooze may help fight obesity for school-age kids

April 21, 2012 at 3:01 PM

London, April 21 (ANI): A weekend lie-in may help reduce risk of obesity in youngsters, say researchers.

Escaped bears kill two in Japan

April 20, 2012 at 9:57 PM

London, April 20 (IANS) Two women were attacked and killed by a group of bears who escaped from their cages in Japan's Hachimantai bear park in Akita region.

Elderly Chinese teacher molests 10 schoolgirls

April 20, 2012 at 9:49 PM

Beijing, April 20 (IANS) A 60-year-old teacher in a primary school of China has been accused of molesting 10 girl students of third-grade, a media report said.

Indian High School in Dubai to probe reports of students' humiliation by teacher

April 20, 2012 at 1:57 PM

Dubai, April 20 (ANI): The management of an Indian High School in Dubai is investigating reports of students being humiliated by a teacher after parents complained about an incidence.

Chris Evans likes 'girls with good ass'

April 19, 2012 at 7:17 PM

Washington, Apr 19 (ANI): Chris Evans has revealed that he likes girls who are "self-deprecating" and have a "good ass".

Jason Biggs 'scared' of explaining 'American Pie' scenes to kids

April 19, 2012 at 5:41 PM

Washington, Apr 19 (ANI): Jason Biggs has revealed that the fact that worries him the most about future fatherhood is that at some point he'll have to explain his raunchy behaviours in the 'American Pie' films to his kids.

151 Bihar primary teachers fail test, sacked

April 19, 2012 at 4:21 PM

Patna, April 19 (IANS) The Bihar government has sacked 151 primary school teachers after they failed to clear two consecutive eligibility tests, officials Thursday said.

Today's kids 'growing up addicted to online pornography'

April 19, 2012 at 3:57 PM

London, Apr 19 (ANI): UK MPs have been warned that a "guinea pig" generation of children is growing up addicted to hardcore Internet pornography.

100 students suffer food poisoning on China campus

April 19, 2012 at 1:41 PM

Beijing, April 19 (IANS) About 100 university students in China's Sichuan province required medication for vomiting and diarrhea Wednesday afternoon following a suspected food poisoning incident, Xinhua reported Thursday.

Poor literacy major problem for Indian youths, says report

April 19, 2012 at 1:33 PM

New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Poor literacy remains a major hurdle for Indian youths in terms of employment opportunities and levels of education in India are greatly influenced by gender, caste and class differences, says a new report.

I was molested as a child: Vanessa Williams

April 18, 2012 at 4:53 PM

London, April 18 (IANS) Singer actress Vanessa Williams has revealed she was sexually abused when she was 10. She says the traumatising experience caused her to become highly sexualised at an abnormally young age.

Rugby player who 'woke up gay' after stroke says he's happier than ever

April 18, 2012 at 4:05 PM

London, Apr 18 (ANI): When 19-stone rugby player Chris Birch suffered a stroke during a freak accident, his life was transformed in a way that no one could have ever predicted.

Salsa anyone? India swings to the Latino beat

April 18, 2012 at 1:17 PM

New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Latino dances are now the world's hottest cultural diplomacy tool connecting people across continents. And in India, it is the new beat on dance floors.

Kazakh men use national flag to collect trash

April 18, 2012 at 1:49 AM

Moscow, April 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Police in Kazakhstan have launched a criminal investigation into a report about a group of men using the national flag to collect garbage.

Bengal schoolboy brings pistol to shoot principal

April 17, 2012 at 9:33 PM

Kolkata, April 17 (IANS) A high school student in West Bengal's Murshidabad district was caught with a gun and bullets which he had brought purportedly to kill the principal who had earlier scolded him.

China debates as student lambasts exams

April 17, 2012 at 4:38 PM

Shanghai, April 17 (IANS) A school student has spoken up against the country's exam-oriented education system, triggering debate in China.

Butler parties with brunette

April 17, 2012 at 5:19 AM

Los Angeles, April 17 (IANS) Actor Gerard Butler was seen enjoying a dance with a mystery brunette at the Coachella Music Festival in Palm Springs and it seems he did not care about being seen out and about.

Bosnian school bus plunges down ravine

April 17, 2012 at 3:35 AM

Sarajevo (Bosnia), April 17 (IANS) A total of 10 people were hospitalised Monday after a bus carrying students slid off a road and plunged into a ravine near a Bosnian city here.

Jacob Zuma's sixth marriage 'not to be paid for by taxpayers' money'

April 16, 2012 at 4:59 PM

Johannesburg, April 16 (ANI): South African President Jacob Zuma has revealed that his wedding to his fourth wife, Bongi Ngema, which will be held next weekend, will be a private family ceremony in Nkandla.

Meet the real life Marge Simpson

April 16, 2012 at 3:47 PM

London, Apr 16 (ANI): Marge, the fictional main character in the American animated sitcom 'The Simpsons', has three kids and lives in the US town of Springfield, just like her animated namesake.

Jai Gulabrai looks like an Indian, has the heart of a Ghanaian (With Image)

April 16, 2012 at 12:03 PM

Accra, April 16 (IANS) He looks every inch an Indian. But that is all about 67-year-old Jai Gulabrai because he has adapted to all of Ghana's ways and is a Ghanaian at heart like any other second generation Indian born and nurtured in the country.

'Star Trek' tricorder comes closer to reality

April 16, 2012 at 11:47 AM

Wellington, Apr 6 (ANI): A Canadian scientist has come up with a scientific measurement device inspired by the tricorders used in Star Trek - the classic TV series that has spawned several spin-offs in over 45 years.

Haryana school kids to get free uniforms

April 15, 2012 at 9:39 PM

Chandigarh, April 15 (IANS) All students from Class 1-8 in government schools in Haryana will now get free uniforms, a minister said Sunday.

Simon, Dannii had an affair

April 15, 2012 at 7:31 PM

London, April 15 (IANS) Music mogul Simon Cowell had a secret affair with singer Dannii Minogue, while they appeared on "The X Factor" in Britain.

UK schools to put witchcraft and druids on religious education syllabus

April 15, 2012 at 5:23 PM

London, Apr 15 (ANI): Schools in Britain are set to include paganism in their official religious education syllabus for the first time.

Great education debate: will it create a revolution or social friction?

April 15, 2012 at 4:19 PM

New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) The beginning of a revolution in education or a cloud on the autonomy of private institutions and a financial burden on the middle class?

Beckham's kids love tipsy mom

April 14, 2012 at 6:35 PM

London, April 14 (IANS) Former Spice Girl Victoria Beckham's children love it when she gets tipsy.

Bullying in cyberworld differs from that in school

April 14, 2012 at 5:15 PM

Washington, April 14 (ANI): The dynamics of online bullying are different from traditional bullying, a University of British Columbia research has found.

Now, eco-car that manages 584 miles per gallon

April 14, 2012 at 4:12 PM

London, April 14 (ANI): In what could be an answer to fuel scarcity, a team of engineers from the California Polytechnic State University has designed a vehicle that does a whopping 584mpg.

Beckham boys like to cuddle up with 'tipsy' mum Posh

April 14, 2012 at 2:19 PM

London, Apr 14 (ANI): Victoria Becham has revealed that her kids like it when she has had a couple of glasses of wine in the evening because it ensures they can get the ultimate treat - sleeping in the same room as mum and dad.

ISB signs MoU to offer executive education in Pakistan

April 13, 2012 at 9:39 PM

Hyderabad, April 13 (IANS) In the first such tie-up, the Indian School of Business (ISB), one of the top B-schools in the world, Friday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Karachi's Institute of Business Administration (IBA) to provide executive education in Pakistan.

Lady Gaga's tweet sparks outrage from eating disorder campaign groups

April 13, 2012 at 7:39 PM

London, Apr 13 (ANI): Lady Gaga's tweet about her diet and exercise regime has sparked a backlash from fans and eating disorder campaign groups.

'Genius' Brit girl age 4 joins Mensa with IQ of 159

April 13, 2012 at 1:39 PM

London, Apr 13 (ANI): A four-year-old girl has stunned academicians with an IQ of 159, just one point below Stephen Hawking and Albert Einstein.

Bombs hurled at Bahrain school

April 12, 2012 at 10:51 PM

Manama, April 12 (IANS) Two home-made bombs were Thursday hurled into a school in Bahrain, but there were no casualties in the blasts, Xinhua reported.

25 percent seats for poor under education act upheld

April 12, 2012 at 9:55 PM

New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday upheld the constitutional validity of the right to education act that mandates unaided private schools keeping 25 percent of seats for students from economically and socially weaker sections of society.

Brad Pitt was a basketball reject

April 12, 2012 at 8:59 PM

Los Angeles, April 12 (IANS) Actor Brad Pitt says he couldn't make it to the first squad in high school and formed his own basketball team with other rejects.

NZ school kids send 'sex images' using smartphones

April 12, 2012 at 5:07 PM

Wellington, Apr 12 (ANI): Misuse of cellphone by school children has forced a major policy review of mobiles and Internet by a school in New Zealand.

John Cleese recalls school bullies teasing him with cries of 'cheese'

April 12, 2012 at 2:52 PM

London, Apr 12 (ANI): John Cleese has revealed that he was a victim of bullying in his school days.

I was bullied as a kid, says Justin Bieber

April 12, 2012 at 2:52 PM

Washington, Apr 12 (ANI): Justin Bieber has admitted that he fell victim to tormentors before becoming famous.

Brit parents spend '50 hrs per month ferrying their kids around'

April 12, 2012 at 11:55 AM

London, Apr 12 (ANI): Some mothers and fathers in Britain spend around 50 hours per month chauffeuring their children to various locations, a new study has revealed.

Give disabled children a choice, amend RTE: NAC

April 12, 2012 at 11:07 AM

New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The Sonia Gandhi-led National Advisory Council (NAC) wants the human resource development (HRD) ministry to amend the right to education (RTE) law to ensure that disabled children have the choice to study either in an ordinary or a special school.

First robotic fish tested

April 12, 2012 at 6:59 AM

Rome, April 12 (IANS) The world's first robotic fish has successfully debuted among real fish, paving the way for better understanding of animal behaviour, an expert said.

Poor school students' quota: Apex court verdict Thursday

April 11, 2012 at 9:07 PM

New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court will Thursday pronounce its verdict on a batch of petitions challenging the constitutional validity of the right to education law that requires private schools to earmark 25 percent seats for poor students.

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