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Judgement in murder trial of South Korea ferry captain

After five months of dramatic, often painful testimony, a South Korean court Tuesday will deliver its verdict -- and possible death sentence -- on the ferry captain at the centre of one of the country`s worst peacetime disasters.

South African school kids hospitalised after being fed glass

At least 66 South African children have been hospitalised after eating school lunches tainted with crushed glass and stones, education officials said today.

Islamic State Jihadists free 93 Syrian Kurdish hostages

The Islamic State (IS) jihadist group has released at least 93 Syrian Kurds from the flashpoint town of Kobane who were kidnapped in February, a monitor said on Tuesday.

Over 50,000 children turn up for Salwan Cross Country Run
Over 50,000 children turn up for Salwan Cross Country Run

More than 50,000 school children, including 2500 visually impaired and differently-abled children, took part in the 20th edition of the Salwan Cross Country Run, here on Sunday.

Man slashes 3 schoolchildren in China: Official

Chinese authorities say a first-grader in the southeastern province of Jiangxi was slashed to death and two others severely injured in the latest violent attack on children in the country.

Delhi HC to hear on Oct 15 plea to protect school kids from sexual abuse

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday said it will hear on October 15 a plea seeking direction to the Centre to lay down norms to prevent sexual abuse of school-going children in the national capital.

Japanese city bans kids from using cellphones after 9 pm

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

Schoolchildren among 14 killed by Indonesia volcano eruption

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

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

HC comes to aid of SC schoolchildren denied entry

The petitioners alleged that their children were not allowed to enter their respective classrooms as they had not paid the school fees.

Health cards for two crore schoolchildren in Bihar

The Bihar government will provide
health cards to over two crore school children to ensure
regular check-ups and treatment for them.

Japan knife man wounds 13, mostly schoolchildren

A Japanese armed with a knife stormed aboard 2 buses and wounded 13 people.

China executes man who killed eight school children

China executed Wednesday a man who stabbed eight school children to death last month in attacks that shocked the country, state media reported.

China quake: 207 schoolchildren killed

A total of 207 schoolchildren have been killed in the April 14 earthquake in northwest China, Xinhua reported.

Schoolchildren do their bit to clean up Red Fort

Donning the role of heritage
protectors, schoolchildren armed with broomsticks and dustbins
descended on the Red Fort today and lent their services to
clean up the monument.