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Number of out-of-school children goes down to 17 lakh

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 20:36

India now has 17.24 lakh out-of-school children, compared to 81.5 lakh in 2009, and an amount of Rs.339.97 crore has been sanctioned for special training centres for such children, parliament was informed Monday.

China school minivan accident kills eight children

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 10:02

Eight children were among 11 people killed when a kindergarten minivan plunged into a reservoir in central China, state media reported Friday.

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Last Updated: Wednesday, May 07, 2014, 12:58

Make the change to see the change, says Anil Gupta1.

Teacher sentenced to death in China for raping school children

Last Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014, 16:58

A 56-year-old school teacher in central China was on Monday sentenced to death with a two years` reprieve for raping two girl students and molesting several others.

Japanese city bans kids from using cellphones after 9 pm

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 16:39

In an unusual move to curb smartphone addiction in kids, a Japanese city is banning schoolchildren from using cellphones after 9 pm.

30% class III kids have problems with multiplication: Survey

Last Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014, 23:19

Sixty-six per cent of Class III students in the country are able to answer mathematics questions correctly but 30 per cent still have problems handling simple multiplication, a survey released today said.

School children rally for tiger conservation

Last Updated: Monday, February 10, 2014, 20:36

About 1,500 children from schools across Kolkata today participated in a rally to spread awareness on tiger conservation.

Schoolchildren among 14 killed by Indonesia volcano eruption

Last Updated: Saturday, February 01, 2014, 22:23

Fourteen people, including four schoolchildren, were killed on Saturday after they were engulfed in scorching ash clouds spat out by Indonesia`s Mount Sinabung in its biggest eruption in recent days, officials said.

Five Syrian schoolchildren among 7 killed in Homs: Agency

Last Updated: Sunday, December 22, 2013, 14:54

A car bombing today in the central Syrian province of Homs killed seven people, five of them schoolchildren, reports said.

Nineteen students sick in China from poisoned yoghurt

Last Updated: Saturday, December 21, 2013, 12:50

Nineteen primary school children in China have been hospitalised after drinking yoghurt said to be laced with rat poison and herbicide, the Xinhua state news said.

Cold wave claims one life in Northern Gujarat

Last Updated: Friday, December 20, 2013, 22:12

Bitter cold in Northern Gujarat claimed the life of an unidentified 55-year-old man, whose body was found on a footpath near Kirtistambh in Palanpur on Friday, the police said.

Bihar: 51 taken ill after eating `prasad`

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 19, 2013, 15:08

At least 51 people, including 20 children, were taken ill after eating `prasad` (offering to the deity) at a village in Bihar`s Arwal district, officials said.