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Alter, not ban, sex education for children, say experts
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) Just because some parts of the material on sex education for school children are objectionable to certain people, sex education cannot be banned in totality. The material can always be reviewed and altered, said experts here Tuesday.

Tuesday, December 18, 2007 7:44:55 PM

Spare the school bully, blame the system (Opinion)
The shooting of a schoolboy by two other boys at Euro International School in Gurgaon projects the prevalence of violence in schools, the need for parental-teacher intervention and above all the imperative focus on how to deal with both the bully and the victim in an atmosphere of social congeniality.

Tuesday, December 18, 2007 10:25:52 AM

70 percent engineering colleges are in just four states
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) Pointing out that 70 percent of the country's engineering colleges are located in only four states, Human Resource Development Minister Arjun Singh Monday called for removing regional disparities in the availability of technical education.

Monday, December 17, 2007 8:58:42 PM

Nalanda dream gets thumbs-up at Tokyo meet
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) India's dream of reviving Nalanda, the ancient seat of Buddhist learning, moved a step closer to reality with the mentor group headed by Nobel laureate Amartya Sen fleshing out the details of the proposed international university which will act as a bridge between East Asia and South Asia.

Monday, December 17, 2007 7:11:06 PM

Apparel institute in talks for overseas tie-ups
Ahmedabad, Dec 17 ((IANS) The city-based Institute of Apparel Management (IAM) is exploring tie-ups with institutes in Britain and the US for facilitating management programmes for working professionals in retail merchandising.

Monday, December 17, 2007 6:13:46 PM

Social divide, poor quality hit Jharkhand's mid-day meals
Ranchi, Dec 17 (IANS) The mid-day meal scheme meant to provide students nourishment and also an incentive to keep them in school is facing problems in Jharkhand, thanks to the age-old practice of untouchability and poor quality food.

Monday, December 17, 2007 7:44:37 AM

IIT Delhi rejects Dow Chemicals' sponsorship offer
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Responding to calls from the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) alumni, students and supporters of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy victims' families, the IIT Delhi has rejected Dow Chemicals' offer to sponsor an international event in its campus.

Saturday, December 15, 2007 10:35:20 PM

Father of Gurgaon shooting accused arrested (Second Lead)
Gurgaon, Dec 14 (IANS) Azad Yadav, the father of one of the teenagers who allegedly shot dead a classmate here, surrendered at a police station Friday evening after being on the run for the past four days.

Friday, December 14, 2007 10:32:28 PM

Father of Gurgaon shooting accused arrested (Lead)
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Azad Yadav, the father of one of the Gurgaon teenagers who allegedly shot dead a classmate, was arrested Friday hours after he told a private news channel that the gun used in the killing did not belong to him.

Friday, December 14, 2007 8:48:59 PM

Private schools can frame nursery admission rules: apex court
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Adding to the confusion over nursery admissions, the Supreme Court Friday allowed unaided private schools to frame their own separate rules and guidelines to admit students in nursery classes, including holding 'informal interactions' with children and their parents but only after the admission.

Friday, December 14, 2007 8:27:47 PM

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