World News | Reuters | Thursday August 22, 2013
Students and teachers at a Pakistani Islamic school designated as a "terrorist training centre" by the United States furiously rebutted the charges on Wednesday and said they had not had a chance to defend themselves against the accusations.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday August 20, 2013
The US Treasury today set economic sanctions on a Pakistan Islamic school it branded a "terrorist training center" supporting Al Qaeda and the Taliban.
Mumbai News | Reported by Rashmi Rajput; edited by Mala Das | Monday July 29, 2013
A 35-year-old school bus attendant was today sentenced to seven years in jail by a Mumbai court for molesting a four-year-old nursery student earlier this year. Ramesh Rajput was convicted on charges of sexual assault under the Protection of Children Against Sexual Offences Act (PCSOA) 2012.
India News | Reported by Manish Kumar; edited by Mala Das | Tuesday July 23, 2013
Serum tests conducted on blood samples of four children, who are in critical condition after consuming the fatal free lunch at their school last week in Bihar's Chhapra, indicate that the victims were exposed to "acute poisoning". The results of the tests, held in Mumbai, suggest that a toxic substance was mixed with the food immediately before it ...
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday June 7, 2013
Over 83 per cent students today cleared the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) examination of Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education, with girls once again outshining the boys.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday May 17, 2013
Girls have once again outperformed boys in this year's ICSE Class-X and ISC Class-XII examinations, the results for which were declared today.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 23, 2013
The blind students from Narendrapur Ramakrishna Mission Blind School and Light House for the Blind cut the cake in the evening.
Mid-Day, Mumbai | Thursday April 4, 2013
How many bartenders do you know with a degree from the London School of Economics and who can talk intelligently about political strife in Rwanda and the after-effects of sipping vodka infused with Viagra? Celebrated mixologist Ulric Nijs who's been there,...
Mumbai News | Reported by Rashmi Rajput, Edited by Swati Gupta | Monday March 25, 2013
A woman with a South African passport has been arrested with Methamphetamine drugs, popularly known as Meth, at the Mumbai airport where she was flying in from Mozambique. Police says the seven kg haul is worth Rs 7 crores.
Mumbai News | Written by Rashmi Rajput | Sunday March 17, 2013
In the complaint, the parents of the class I student have alleged that on March 13, the boy was chained and paraded in the school as punishment because he was talking in the class.
Mumbai News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday March 13, 2013
In a touching gesture, an eight-year-old schoolboy donated his savings from pocket money and birthday party for the cause of drought-hit people in Maharashtra in Mumbai on Tuesday, an official said.
Mumbai News | Press Trust of India | Thursday March 7, 2013
In wake of growing incidents of child molestation by conductors, city police have asked all schools in the metropolis to install closed-circuit television cameras (CCTVs) in their buses which ferry students.
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Tuesday March 5, 2013
We are living in an era where everybody is famous for 15 minutes - or until the next Facebook photo update - and they want to spend that time looking good. And while vanity may not be a vice anymore, it can get unnerving to watch pre-pubescent girls from primary and middle school sections visiting dieticians so the picture on their profile resemble...
Mid-Day, Mumbai | Monday March 4, 2013
Hungry after the clock has struck midnight, but all you learnt at cooking school was how to make maggi? Fear not, help is just a call away from your new 2 am friends. Mad Bites, an online service offers a variety of Indian and Italian fare delivered to...
India News | Reported by Anurag Dwary, written by Saurabh Gupta, edited by Mala Das | Wednesday February 27, 2013
It was a record that brought India's greatest cricketer, Sachin Tendulkar, into the limelight. The document that was witness to a historic partnership has been destroyed forever. Burnt by the Mumbai School Sports Association for, believe it or not, lack of storage space.
Mumbai News | Written by Rashmi Rajput | Monday February 25, 2013
A cleaner of a school bus in Mumbai has been arrested for allegedly molesting a three-year-old girl. The girl is a student of a school in Malad in western suburban Mumbai.
NDTVCricket | Friday February 15, 2013
Arman is touted as the next big batting star that teenage cricket has to offer in India.
Mumbai News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday February 14, 2013
A six-year-old school boy was killed and five others injured when a truck collided with an autorickshaw ferrying students in a Maharashtra town on Thursday, police said.
Press Trust of India | Sunday February 10, 2013
The initiative, organised by KOOH Sports, a sports promotion company based Mumbai, has seen participation of over 10,000 children from around 800 schools across the country in the selection process spread over two months.
Mumbai News | Press Trust of India | Saturday February 9, 2013
Observing that the law takes a stern view of crimes such as rape, the Bombay High Court upheld the conviction of 20 accused in the rape case of a 16-year-old school student who was allegedly drugged by her neighbour, sexually assaulted and forced into prostitution.
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Wednesday January 30, 2013
The skull that geologist Michael John Oates stumbled upon at the marshlands near Delhi Public School (DPS) in Nerul (West) on Sunday now has an identity.
Mumbai News | Reported by Rashmi Rajput; Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Saturday January 19, 2013
A four-year-old girl was allegedly molested by the conductor of her school bus in Mumbai, but in an apparent goof-up, a case of rape was registered against him, a senior Mumbai police officer said today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 15, 2013
David Headley, who was involved in the Mumbai terror attack, was a liar and ditched his school time pal Tahawwur Rana, the Pakistani-Canadian's attorney told a Chicago court on Tuesday, claiming that their friendship was over and they would never meet again.
Mumbai News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 8, 2013
The Mumbai police registered a case against three teachers of a school in Wadala in suburban Mumbai on Tuesday for allegedly molesting a 15-year-old girl student, the police said.
Mumbai News | Written by Saurabh Gupta, edited by Samira Shaikh | Saturday December 15, 2012
52-year-old Professor Sandeep Desai is a familiar face on Mumbai's local trains. He goes around begging on the crowded local trains to raise funds for running English medium schools for underprivileged children in rural Maharashtra and Rajasthan. Desai has been doing this for more than two years and has raised more than 50 lakh rupees that is used ...
People | Agencies | Wednesday November 21, 2012
Mohammed Ajmal Amir Kasab, who was executed on Wednesday, was a school drop-out from a small village in Pakistan who earned infamy as the sole surviving gunman from the 26/11 Mumbai attacks of 2008.
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Wednesday October 24, 2012
Although Navi Mumbai has earned the title of a 21st century city owing to its state-of-the-art infrastructure and civic facilities, one area within its jurisdiction does not have a school. Due to which nearly 300 students from Sambhaji Nagar Warlipada in Rabale, are forced to walk for four to six kilometres to get to the nearest school.
Mumbai News | Press Trust of India | Saturday October 13, 2012
School students today took out a rally in support of Pakistani teenage rights activist Malala Yousufzai, who was critically injured after being shot, allegedly by the Taliban.
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Friday October 5, 2012
If you are a parent of a year-old infant who you want to educate in an upscale English medium school, it might be a good idea to give the nappies and bottles a wide berth for a day and make a trip to the school of your choice to make sure they still have place for your infant.
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Monday September 17, 2012
A Shiv Sena rally against price rise yesterday was reminiscent of the old-school protest from the 1990s, involving as it did the banging of steel plates with spoons while bicycles and bullock carts trundled along the streets.