Students think better while 'standing' on their feet

A new study has revealed that students think better on their feet, literally.

21 foreign students 'critical' after Moscow dorm fire

Twenty-one foreign students were on Thursday in a critical condition in hospital after fire ripped through a student residence in Moscow, an official said.

WB: Schools in Burdwan to teach self-defence skills to students

The Burdwan district administration has decided to introduce self-defence training for girl students in schools.

YouTube and Instagram can bolster learning

Can social media help students who are not doing well in their studies? Yes, says a new research.

Three-fourth of Class 8 students in Himachal schools lack competence: CAG

 It's startling but true. In a state with 82.8 percent literacy, 20 per cent of Class 3 students in Himachal Pradesh's government schools cannot identify alphabets or numbers.

Two students arrested a month after video-recorded gang rape on crowded US beach

No one intervened while a woman was being gang raped in daylight on a crowded public beach in Florida in March, or reported the assault to police.

Centre to sensitise school students on cancer: Nadda

 Union Health Minister J P Nadda on Saturday said the Centre has envisaged to run awareness campaigns in schools to sensitise students about cancer at an early age.

Modi takes selfie with Indian students in France

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi today clicked a selfie with Indian students who gathered around him during his visit to the French Space Agency here.

Loo for VIPs; students ignored, alleges Guj varsity Senate

 Senate members of the Gujarat University here alleged that the varsity's authority paid no heed to students' demand of hygienic toilets for them while it spent over Rs 3 lakh on a lavish washroom for VIPs.

Afghan aid workers found dead; 100 students hospitalised after meal

Authorities in western Afghanistan are investigating whether 100 schoolboys who were hospitalised on Saturday were poisoned, police said, a day after five aid workers kidnapped by the Taliban were found dead.

Morocco bus crash kills 31, mostly school athletes

 Schoolchildren returning from a sports competition in Morocco were among 31 people killed today in a head-on collision between a truck and a bus that caught fire, officials said.

Princeton Students launch petition to ban Big Sean's show
Princeton Students launch petition to ban Big Sean's show

Students at Princeton University aren't happy to have Big Sean as a performer for an upcoming concert at the campus. Two students have started a petition to ban the rapper from the show, alleging that he promotes "rape culture and misogyny" with his lyrics, reported Ace Showbiz.

'Good for Christians if Hindus avoid convent schools'

 Caitu Silva, a legislator of the ruling alliance in Goa, on Wednesday sarcastically said that if Hindus do not want to send their children to minority institution-run convent schools, then Catholic students would stand a better chance of admission.

Warplanes hit Houthi base in central Yemen, students reported killed

Warplanes from a Saudi-led air coalition on Tuesday bombed a military base in central Yemen controlled by Houthi fighters and their army allies, and a website of the Houthi-run defence ministry said two students were killed at a neighbouring school.

'0.56 percent disabled students in top 150 Indian colleges'

There are only 8,449 disabled students, or 0.56 percent, studying in the country's 150 top universities and colleges that have a total strength of 15,21,438, a survey released on Saturday said.

Impossible to achieve target through short-term coaching: UP CS

Uttar Pradesh Chief Secretary Alok Ranjan on Saturday advised students to avoid resorting to "short-term coaching" and achieve their target with dedication and talent.

Weeping families await bodies of murdered Kenyan students

Quietly weeping, families desperate for news of sons and daughters feared killed at the Kenya university massacre by Islamist gunmen wait for hours at a morgue in the capital Nairobi.

BU students face abuse from stranger, block road

Students of some Burdwan University affiliate colleges today blocked the G T Road for sometimes in protest against alleged obscene gesture to girl students by outsiders during a demonstration inside the campus.

BJP minister Girish Mahajan criticised for carrying gun to school event

Maharashtra Water Resources Minister Girish Mahajan of BJP has come in for criticism for attending a deaf and dumb children's event with his revolver tucked in his waist which was very much visible for everyone.

Mexico marks six months since 43 students vanished

 Mexico marked six months Thursday since the disappearance of 43 college students, with parents of the young men protesting to demand the suspension of elections in their home state.