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22 October, 2018 5:07 AM How Harvard Selects A Student: One Admitted For Every 19 Rejected

The numbers are ruthless: Out of more than 40,000 applications a year to Harvard University, not quite 2,000 make the final cut. Just one admitted for every 19 rejected. Every year high school seniors with straight A's, perfect test scores and stellar recommendations wonder why they didn't make it. Now, the curtains have been lifted on Harvard's decision-making 40

20 October, 2018 12:52 PM How School Support May Help ADHD Children

One-to-one support and a focus on self-regulation may improve academic outcomes of children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), a new study suggests. ADHD refers to a chronic condition including attention difficulty, hyperactivity and impulsiveness. "Children with ADHD are of course all unique. It's a complex issue and there is no one-size-fits-all 43

20 October, 2018 12:07 PM Amritsar train mishap: List of accident caused by trespassing in history of railways

At least 59 people were killed and several injured on Friday after a speeding train ran through a crowd in Punjab's Amritsar. The accident happened during Dussehra celebrations following which an air of gloom prevailed amongst the people in the state. The schools and offices in the state were shut. However, this is not the first accident where lives 51

19 October, 2018 5:44 PM Govt likely to appoint new CEA in next 1-2 months

New Delhi: The government is likely to appoint a new chief economic advisor (CEA) in the next one or two months, sources said. A search committee appointed by the finance ministry is expected to finalise the list of suitable candidates soon and appointment is likely in 1-2 months, they said further. The government on June 30 invited applications for the appointment 51

19 October, 2018 1:07 PM Man Shot Dead By 3 Gunmen In Bihar

A man was shot dead by three gunmen in the early hours of Friday in Kaimur district, police said. The incident occurred near Gangapur school under the jurisdiction of Chainpur police station, the police said, adding, the man, a resident of Baburhan village, was killed when he was returning home from Patna. He disembarked from the bus at Hajra Pul, a bus stop near his village 377

19 October, 2018 12:43 PM Dehradun Schools Denying Admission To Girl Who Was Raped, Allege Parents

Parents of a Class 10 student, who was gang-raped at a boarding school in Dehradun, have filed a police complaint alleging that schools in the city are denying her admission on the ground that she will spoil the atmosphere on campus, police said on Friday. As per the complaint, the girl's parents approached a couple of schools but she was denied admission 46

19 October, 2018 3:50 AM Haryana 7-Year-Old Girl Allegedly Raped While Returning From School

Seven-year-old girl was allegedly raped in Haryana's Rewari. After reaching home, the girl, who was bleeding, fell on the floor. A seven-year-old girl was allegedly raped while returning from school in Haryana's Rewari district. The incident took place on October 16 when a 38-year-old man allegedly kidnapped the minor girl, took her to the fields nearby 41

17 October, 2018 4:22 AM Class 6 boy flees home, calls parents to 'reach in 5 minutes', dad hears 'Rs 5 lakh ransom'

The boy left home for school but instead, hitchhiked a ride from a stranger on a motorcycle to Bisrakh in Greater Noida. Noida: Scolded by family members, a Class 6 student left home for a few hours here, prompting his parents to approach the police fearing a kidnap and the "ransom" amount being Rs 5 lakh, officials said on Tuesday. The 11-year-old boy, who lives 44

16 October, 2018 10:55 AM Bihar Topper Scam: Probe Agency Attaches 28 More Assets Of Main Accused

Assets worth Rs 10 crore of Bachha Rai, the main accused in 2016 Bihar topper scam have been attached. The Enforcement Directorate on Tuesday attached 28 assets worth Rs 10 crore of Bachha Rai, the main accused in 2016 Bihar topper scam. Earlier in March, the probe agency had attached properties worth Rs 4.53 crore of the alleged kingpin of the toppers' 56

16 October, 2018 8:28 AM CBSE Asks Schools To Celebrate 'Rashtriya Ekta Diwas' On Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's Birthday

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has instructed all its affiliated schools to observe Rashtriya Ekta Diwas (National Unity Day) on October 31, 2018. October 31 is the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. CBSE will also be organizing Run for Unity at its state/district headquarters and has urged schools to participate in the same. A circular 51