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Call for focus on moral studies

The Madras high court has directed the school education department to take a decision on a representation seeking introduction of moral studies as a separate subject in primary education and review th

UK wants to smack kids?

London mayor Boris Johnson has joined Labour MP David Lammy in calling for the controversial easing of laws to allow smacking of children by their parents in Britain.

Mr Lammy, whose constituency in

Nine children killed as vehicles collide amid heavy fog

Nine children on their way to school were killed and 20 others injured when the bus carrying them collided head-on with a truck amid heavy fog on Saha-Shahabad road near Ambala on Monday morning. Poli

Marriage, work forcing kids out of Delhi schools


New Delhi: The right to education act might have made education compulsory for children in the 6-14 age group, but very few government schools in Delhi seem to be aware of this as they have been allow

Pope to UK: Sorry for sex abuse of kids

London, Sept. 18: The Pope Benedict XVI said on Saturday he was deeply ashamed of the “unspeakable” sexual abuse of children by priests, telling the British faithful during a Mass in Westminster Cathe

'Children of fighting couples get spanked'

Parents who engage in domestic violence are most likely to spank their children, a new American study has claimed.

The study, one of the first to analyse whether children of fighting couples get spa

US bans adoptions from Nepal

Kathmandu, Aug. 7: The Barack Obama government has halted the adoption of abandoned children from Nepal indefinitely due to growing allegations of child trafficking and falsification of documents, oft

New plan to aid pre-schoolers

New Delhi, July 11: In an effort to make life less stressful for pre-school children, the Union human resource development ministry is likely to come up with an education policy for this age group sh

Pledge to educate children: PM


Right to Education as a fundamental right formally came into effect Thursday with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh urging all stakeholders to make it a success by empowering people through education.



Examinees (right) come out after the exam in New Delhi on Wednesday. PHOTOS: PTI

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