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  • Student Found Dead In Delhi School Toilet, Boys' Fight Caught On CCTV
    A Class 9 student found dead in the toilet of his school in Delhi on Thursday was murdered by students who were bullying him, his family has alleged. "Bring back my son, they killed my son," wept 16-year-old Tushar Kumar's mother. Three students have been held, said the police, revealing that the boy was "punched in the face" in a "dadagiri-type" (bullying) fight
  • Fire Erupts At Shoe Factory In Delhi's Peera Garhi
    A massive fire broke out at a shoe factory in west Delhi's Peeragarhi area this morning. At least 20 fire engines rushed to the spot. The fire spread to the basement, first and second floors of the factory. One fireman was injured as the personnel tried to bring the situation under control.
  • 'Sorry Mom,' Wrote Hyderabad Girl Found Hanging After School Shaming
    A 14-year-old girl allegedly hung herself last evening at her home in Hyderabad after being thrown out of class during an exam for not paying the fees. The police say a note was found near her body, which said "They didn't allow me to write the exam. Sorry, Mom."
  • China Scholar Misses Seminar On Sino-India Ties For Want Of A Visa
    A two-day high-profile seminar beginning in Kolkata today on China-India relations has had a last minute setback. On Tuesday, the only speaker from China - a professor at Shanghai University, Guo Xuetang - informed organisers he would not be able to attend the seminar because of visa issues.
  • Student Allegedly Barred From Class Over Non-Payment Of Fees, Kills Self
    A 14-year-old girl ended her life after authorities at the private school where she studied allegedly didn't allow her to attend classes after she failed to pay the fee, police said.

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