Monthly Archives: October 2012

The Australian: Lesson given in mutual respect

Teachers’ behaviour affects students in a significant way. TheAustralian

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Facebook via WWF India: The Ganges river dolphin became the world’s first protected species when the emperor Ashoka gave it special status during his reign.

The Ganges river dolphin became the first protected species of the world. Facebook

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BBC: How the world’s oceans could be running out of fish

As excessive fishing continues to deplete the fish population of the ocean, they face a risk of extinction. BBC

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National Geographic: New Planets Found in Star Cluster—Would Have Dazzling Nights

A new planet was discovered amidst cluster of stars. NationalGeographic

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National Geographic: Jesus May Have Had a Wife, Ancient Text Suggests

Piece of papyrus reveals that Jesus Christ may have been married. NationalGeographic

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Yahoo: New, Colorful Monkey Species Discovered

Colourful monkey species have been discovered in Congo. Yahoo

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The Hindu: Be prepared for education on phones: Ponnala

According to Andhra Pradesh Minister for Information Technology Ponnala Lakshmaiah, academia should prepare for smart phone technology which will play a pivotal role in the future. TheHindu

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TOI: Schools creating fake Facebook IDs to spy on kids

Many schools are creating fake Facebook IDs to spy on students. TOI

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Business Standard: CBSE to hold first common entrance test for MBBS, BDS on May 5

CBSE will be conducting the first common entrance test for MBBS and BDS on May 5, 2013. BusinessStandard

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Express India: ICSE English curriculum may change from 2013

From 2013, the ICSE English syllabus may change. ExpressIndia

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