Schoolchildren

Bihar schoolchildren to get pulao once a week in mid-day meal, announces Nitish Kumar government

Bihar schoolchildren to get pulao once a week in mid-day meal, announces Nitish Kumar government

Millions of schoolchildren in Bihar schools will soon be served 'pulao' once a week as part of their mid-day meals, officials said on Monday.

Mar 07, 2016, 16:28 PM IST

At least 2 killed, 3 severely injured in French Alps avalanche: Media

At least two people were killed and three others severely injured on Wednesday when an avalanche engulfed skiers in the French Alps, including of a group of school children from Lyon and their teacher.

Jan 14, 2016, 03:20 AM IST

Airstrike on school kills 12 children in Syria's Aleppo

At least 12 school children were killed on Monday in an airstrike on a school in Syria's Aleppo province, a monitor group reported.

Jan 11, 2016, 23:15 PM IST

UK: Indian-origin man filmed driving naked by schoolchildren

An Indian-origin former prison guard in the UK has been banned from the roads for six months by a court after being filmed driving naked by school children.

Sep 20, 2015, 00:15 AM IST
Sri Lankan great hopeful for cricket revival in Pakistan

Sri Lankan great hopeful for cricket revival in Pakistan

Former Sri Lankan captain Sanath Jayasuriya expressed optimism Friday that more international cricket matches would be held in Pakistan and said the security situation was improving in the country.

Jul 31, 2015, 22:15 PM IST

FTII alumni, faculty to groom 'Little Directors', says CFSI

 Schoolchildren from across the country will get a chance to be mentored in the art of filmmaking by alumni and faculty of the prestigious Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune, as per a unique programme by Children's Film Society, India (CFSI).

Apr 10, 2015, 15:47 PM IST

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.

Nov 11, 2014, 03:57 AM IST

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.

Nov 06, 2014, 22:50 PM IST

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.

Nov 04, 2014, 16:51 PM IST
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.

Nov 02, 2014, 22:34 PM IST

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.

Oct 31, 2014, 18:24 PM IST

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.

Oct 01, 2014, 18:12 PM IST

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.

Mar 26, 2014, 16:39 PM IST

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.

Feb 01, 2014, 22:23 PM IST

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.

Dec 22, 2013, 14:54 PM IST

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.

Nov 15, 2011, 22:27 PM IST

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.

Jan 28, 2011, 20:26 PM IST

Japan knife man wounds 13, mostly schoolchildren

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

Dec 17, 2010, 10:24 AM IST

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.

Apr 28, 2010, 16:46 PM IST

China quake: 207 schoolchildren killed

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

Apr 23, 2010, 10:10 AM IST