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With half of Somaliland children not in school, UNICEF and partners launch education access programme

Access to education in Somaliland is extremely limited, with more than 50 per cent of children in Somaliland out of school. In an effort to address t...

With half of Somaliland children not in school, UNICEF and partners launch education access programme

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More than half of world’s refugee children ‘do not get an education’, warns UNHCR Refugee children in their millions are missing out on an education, the UN said on Friday, in an appeal to host countries to back more inclusive policies to prevent them from “languishing” in camps fo...
17:34 2019-08-30

'Education under fire' as attacks on Afghan schools jump, UNICEF says Attacks on schools in Afghanistan increased almost threefold last year, making it increasingly difficult to ensure an education for children in many parts of the country, the United Nations children's...
02:34 2019-05-28

Two years after exodus, Myanmar’s ‘desperate’ Rohingya youth need education, skills: UNICEF The daily struggle to survive for Myanmar’s Rohingya people in one of the world’s largest refugee settlements, has caused “overwhelming” despair and jeopardized the hopes of an entire generation, the ...
14:34 2019-08-16

WHO/UNICEF report: Almost 20M children weren't vaccinated in 2018 Nearly 20 million children worldwide were not properly vaccinated last year, leading to greater concern about potential outbreaks of preventable illnesses, a new U.N. report said....
19:51 2019-07-16

Children’s lives in Mediterranean Sea must take priority over politics, says UNICEF The fate of 130 children on board two rescue ships in the Mediterranean Sea should not be put at risk by political point-scoring, the UN said on Thursday, amid ongoing uncertainty about whether the ve...
20:34 2019-08-16

Stall in vaccination rates putting children at risk, says Unicef Agency blames war, inequality and complacency for 20 million children missing immunisationA dangerous stagnation in vaccination rates is putting children at risk of preventable diseases around the wor...
18:34 2019-07-15

Around 600,000 Afghan children face death through malnutrition without emergency funds: UNICEF In Afghanistan, children suffering from the most serious form of malnutrition may die, unless $7 million in funding is found within weeks, UNICEF said on Friday....
19:34 2019-05-24

Indonesian forest fires putting 10 million children at risk, says Unicef Millions aged under five are particularly at risk from the slash and burn fires due to undeveloped immune systemsIndonesian forest fires are putting nearly 10 million children at risk due to air pollu...
05:34 2019-09-25

‘There has never been a more urgent time,’ to safeguard children’s right to safe water and sanitation, says UNICEF Access to safe drinking water is a right critical to a child’s survival, yet protracted crises have left some 420 million children without basic sanitation, and 210 million lacking access to safe drin...
09:34 2019-08-28

Millions of Bangladeshi children at risk from climate crisis, warns UNICEF More than 19 million children in Bangladesh are at risk from devastating floods, cyclones and other environmental disasters linked to climate change, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned on Friday i...
14:38 2019-05-21

Stateless Rohingya refugee children living in ‘untenable situation’, UNICEF chief With around half a million in effect, stateless Rohingya refugee children living in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar camp, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) chief stressed on Friday that the interna...
16:17 2019-05-21

Some 300,000 Venezuelan children in Colombia need humanitarian assistance; UNICEF looks to boost response funding Without increased support, the health, education and well-being of at least 327,000 children from Venezuela living as migrants and refugees in Colombia will be in jeopardy, the UN Children’s Fund (UNI...
14:32 2019-05-21

Poll Panel's Mega Verification Programme To Launch On September 1 The Election Commission's new mega Electors Verification Programme (EVP), which seeks to update electoral rolls through crowd sourcing, is set to be launched on September 1 across the country,......
04:00 2019-09-01

U.S. women with less income, education often lack access to infertility care (Reuters Health) - Although women from all walks of life tend to experience infertility at similar rates, a new U.S. study suggests there are wide disparities in access to treatment....
00:34 2019-07-18

World Health Organization and UNICEF shows that 20 million children worldwide did not get lifesaving vaccines NBC NEWS-Millions of children are not getting the vaccines that could save their lives according to new reports. New report from World Health Organization and UNICEF World Health experts say nearly 20...
10:34 2019-07-16

Ebola emergency meeting to go ahead as UNICEF warns of higher risk to very youngest children Ahead of a key expert meeting conevned by the United Nations to decide whether to declare the ongoing Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) an international health emergency, th...
17:34 2019-07-16

Yemen update: UNICEF chief condemns attack in Taiz that claims lives of seven children Nowhere is safe in Yemen, the head of the UN Children’s Fund UNICEF said, after an attack in the city of Taiz claimed the lives of 12 civilians, including seven youngsters – the latest victims of the ...
19:01 2019-05-27

UNICEF backpacks used as a haunting symbol to call for greater protection of children living in conflict As children in many parts of the world return to school, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) launched a haunting installation on Sunday that displays 3,758 school backpacks as headstones to il...
04:00 2019-09-09

Facebook code allowed partners 'continued data access' despite shutdown Facebook is embroiled in yet another data privacy debacle even as it's settling with the government over past actions. In a statement acknowledging its FTC settlement, the company revealed that ...
19:51 2019-07-24

Sudan: ‘The violence must stop’, says UNICEF chief, ‘gravely concerned’ over death of 19 children since military backlash At least 19 children have reportedly been killed in Sudan and another 49 injured since a military backlash against protesters began earlier this month, prompting the head of the UN Children’s Fund (UN...
21:51 2019-06-11

UPDATE 1-UK to suspend parliament for routine short period to launch policy programme British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will ask Queen Elizabeth to suspend, or prorogue, parliament for a matter of days from next Tuesday to launch its new legislative agenda....
21:00 2019-10-02

Prince Harry's wife Meghan backs better access for women to higher education Meghan, wife of Britain's Prince Harry, said on Tuesday that empowering women through education could be transformational for communities during a visit to Johannesburg University in South Africa....
13:34 2019-10-01

UNICEF must triple budget to combat Ebola outbreak in DR Congo; complex crisis impacting unprecedented number of children With an unprecedented number of children affected by the Ebola virus outbreak in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Tuesday said it would ne...
17:51 2019-07-31

FROM THE FIELD: Children in warzones denied right to education  Millions of children around the world are being denied a “safe place to learn”, due to ongoing conflicts according to the UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF....
18:34 2019-06-27

Alternative education for HIV-positive children in Ethiopia Holistic models of care for HIV-positive children are almost non-existent in Ethiopia. In an area south of the capital with a high prevalence of of virus that can lead to AIDS, one school is an except...
00:51 2019-09-18

‘Education is Under Fire’ in Afghanistan, the U.N. Children’s Agency Says Schools in Afghanistan saw the number of attacks triple in a year, according to UNICEF, stoking further concern of deteriorating security and access to education in the country. According to a report ...
17:34 2019-05-28

Pennsylvania school district threatens to place children in foster care if parents don't pay off school lunch debt William Thomas Cain/ Getty Wyoming Valley West School District in Pennsylvania sent letters to 1,000 parents, threatening to place their children in foster care if school lunch debts are not paid off...
04:00 2019-07-22

On the Global Day of Parents, UNICEF is urging support for parents to give children ‘the best start in life’ Kicking off on Saturday the first-ever global Parenting Month, the United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, is calling on world leaders to invest in family-friendly policies that support parents to giv...
16:51 2019-06-01

Trump admin axing education, recreation programs for migrant children The influx of children crossing the border without a parent or legal guardian was putting a "tremendous strain" on the resources of the agency tasked with housing them, the Trump administration says....
02:51 2019-06-06

Friday's Daily Brief: Security Council Ebola response, UNICEF chief on 'devastating week' for children in Middle East and North Africa, climate and migration links Our main stories today: Security Council concern over DRC Ebola outbreak, head of UNICEF deplores ‘devastating week’ for children in MENA region, climate crisis to have ‘extensive’ effect on human set...
20:34 2019-08-02

Via partners with BusBot to launch autonomous bus trial in New South Wales Ride-sharing startup Via will launch a driverless shuttle program in New South Wales, Australia, in partnership with local bus operator Busways.Read More...
21:01 2019-07-11

Palestinian children’s education deeply impacted by ‘interference’ around West Bank schools, UN warns Alarmed by a high number of reported incidents of interference in or near Palestinian schools in the West Bank since the beginning of the school year in September, the UN called on Wednesday for them ...
15:51 2019-05-21

Assistant U.S. Education Secretary visits Tucson’s University High School TUCSON- Assistant U.S. Secretary of Education Scott Stump visited University High School in Tucson Monday morning as part as the department’s 2019 national Back to School tour. University High S...
00:51 2019-09-17

School closures triple in Central and Western Africa as education comes under fire A surge in “deliberate” attacks against students, teachers and schools in West and Central Africa has led to a tripling in school closures in the last year and left almost two million youngsters “robb...
21:00 2019-08-23

UPDATE 2-China's Luckin partners with Louis Dreyfus to launch juices China's Luckin Coffee Inc and International commodity merchant Louis Dreyfus Company (LDC) plan to develop a juice business, as the coffee chain expands into new drink categories in its battle with St...
15:00 2019-09-26

UN global education envoy urges new funding for ‘lost generation’ of children forced out of classrooms by conflict A child’s “real passport” to the future – education – should be stamped in the classroom, not at a border checkpoint, UN Special Envoy for Global Education Gordon Brown said on Tuesday. ...
15:51 2019-05-21

State Education Department ordered Jewish school to accept unvaccinated kids Amid a record-setting nationwide measles outbreak driven largely by New York cases, the state ordered a Long Island school to accept unvaccinated kids into its classes and after-school activities. The...
05:34 2019-06-02

Special education teacher sexually assaulted 9-year-old student in school: cops A special education teacher sexually assaulted a 9-year-old girl in the basement of a Brooklyn school on multiple occasions, police sources said Saturday. School paraprofessional Kevin Lemon, 28, alle...
18:34 2019-09-28

MG Motor India And Tech Partners Launch A New Developer And Grant Program For Startups MG Motor has launched a new program for startups which have some unique and innovative ideas and will be investing up to Rs. 25 lakh on selected startups....
23:00 2019-09-25

Teenager who went viral after arguing with his teacher that there are only two genders barred from returning to the school to finish his education A teenager who went viral after arguing with his teacher that there are only two genders will not be allowed to return to the school where he filmed the confrontation....
11:51 2019-07-03

Boston’s kindergartners start year with $50 savings account for post-high school education Kindergartners in Boston’s public school system will begin the year with $50 in a savings account they can put towards pursuing higher education.       ...
07:00 2019-09-11

‘Anthem’ heads to EA Access after rocky launch Anthem, the open-world action RPG by Bioware and EA, had a less than stellar debut earlier this year. The game is now available to EA Access and Origin Access subscribers, giving the troubled title on...
07:34 2019-09-13

Detained migrant children must have access to soap and other basic needs, court rules Trump administration had argued that officials were not required to provide hygiene productsMigrant children detained by the US government must have access to soap, toothpaste and other basic hygiene ...
16:00 2019-08-16

Migrant children held in Texas facility need access to doctors, says attorney ‘Inhumane’ conditions for detained children amount to ‘emergency public health crisis’, says attorney who visited centerHundreds of children at a migrant detention center in Texas are being held in “i...
07:34 2019-07-08

Verizon might launch three new Unlimited plans, 5G access is included for a fee Word is Big Red plans to rehash its Unlimited plans or launch three new ones very soon. Apparently, Verizon jumped the gun on its new products, but the carrier quickly removed any mention of the new p...
03:17 2019-07-04

Air pollution in Birmingham 'shortens lives of children by half a year' City one of five required by government to set up a clean air zone to tackle nitrogen dioxide and PM2.5sPrimary school children who grow up in Birmingham could lose half a year of their lives due to i...
08:51 2019-07-08

Back to school, and back to another year of our dumb education funding system The property tax-dependent education funding system creates a massive disconnect between the consumers of education and those providing it, Jake Novak writes....
22:34 2019-09-04

Boris Johnson’s girlfriend denied entry to US after Somaliland visit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s gal pal Carrie Symonds has been barred from entering the US on business — apparently because of her trip to Somaliland last year, according to a report. Sy...
16:34 2019-08-21

| Somalia lodges protest after Kenya calls Somaliland a country Somalia protested formally to Kenya, the foreign ministry in Mogadishu said Monday, after Nairobi referred to the self-proclaimed Republic of Somaliland as a country....
05:51 2019-07-02

26 children die in boarding school fire Twenty-six children have died after a fire broke out in a boarding school in a suburb outside the Liberian capital Monrovia, a government spokesman told CNN....
07:17 2019-09-19

Half-Life 3 teased by Gabe Newell at Valve Index launch party Half-Life 3 has once again been teased by Gabe Newell – this time at an event celebrating the launch of the Valve Index VR headset.We’ve been waiting for Half Life 3 for a long time now ...
13:34 2019-07-01

Battle over education Arizona education vouchers grows PHOENIX (AP) – A Republican state representative and Arizona’s Democratic superintendent of public instruction are sparring over a backlog of pending applications from families for private...
03:17 2019-07-22

4 Your Health: School children are losing weight Preschoolers on the WIC food program are losing weight. NBC News Obesity rates for preschoolers on government food programs have dropped. That is according to a new CDC study that included over 12 mil...
19:51 2019-06-19

FDA warns Juul about advertising to school children The Food and Drug Administration put Juul Labs Inc., on notice Monday for allegedly advertising their products as “much safer than cigarettes” to kids in a school presentation....
10:00 2019-09-10

7 children were killed after Kenya school collapse A part of a school building collapsed in the Kenyan capital Nairobi, killing seven children and injuring dozens more, Kenya Red Cross spokesperson Peter Abwao told CNN....
15:34 2019-09-23

Kenya school collapse kills several children A school building has collapsed in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, killing at least seven children. Scores were also injured in the accident, which residents and others blame on shoddy construction....
22:00 2019-09-23

Half of public school kids in Bronx District 9 fail state math test The numbers are damning. More than half of public school kids in the Bronx’s District 9 who took a pivotal state algebra exam last year failed the test — while just 2% notched scores in the top tier, ...
08:51 2019-07-03

CBOE Holdings' C2 Options Exchange to Launch in Late October; Trading Access and Initial Rollout Details Announced CHICAGO, Aug 31, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE) today announced that C2 Options Exchange, Incorporated (C2), the company's new all-electronic exchange,...
10:51 2019-05-23

Chinese man kills 8 children in attack on first day of school: police A man — who recently served time for attempted murder —allegedly killed eight children and injured two others who were attending their first day of school in China, police said....
01:00 2019-09-04

At Least 7 Children Dead in Nairobi School Collapse, Officials Say (NAIROBI, Kenya) — A school collapsed in Kenya’s capital on Monday and killed at least seven children, officials said, while some outraged residents alleged shoddy construction. Two other ...
20:34 2019-09-23

Where are my parents? School on standby to help children in aftermath of ICE raids The Mississippi ICE raids happened in small towns near Jackson with a workforce made up largely of Latino immigrants.        ...
23:34 2019-08-08

MS school bus crash: Driver dead, 8 children hurt A school bus driver is dead and eight children have injuries after a school bus rolled over in northern Mississippi. Police at the scene said it's unclear if the driver died due to a medical cond...
16:00 2019-09-11

3, Including Two Children, Dead In Fire At School In Faridabad Near Delhi Three people including two children were killed after a fire broke out at a private school in Faridabad near Delhi on Saturday, bringing back memories of the devastating blaze at a coaching centre in....
12:34 2019-06-08

Kashmir parents keep children out of school as tensions remain high Many fear further unrest after violent clashes between Indian police and protestersClassrooms in Indian-administered Kashmir were mostly empty on Monday, despite a government notice that schools would...
20:34 2019-08-19

Driver dead, at least 8 children injured in school bus crash in Mississippi BENTON COUNTY, Miss. (WMC) – A school bus driver is dead and at least eight children were injured in a crash in Benton County, Mississippi Tuesday morning. The crash happened before 8 a.m. n...
08:34 2019-09-11

Bunker Built At Government School Near J&K Border For Children's Safety As part of the government's initiative to provide bunkers for civilians near border areas, a government school in Kalsian area of the district has got a bunker which can be used for running classes......
08:00 2019-06-05

Drivers in Idaho keep harassing busloads of immigrants' children on their way to pre-school Francis Dean/Corbis via Getty Images Idaho motorists have reportedly been harassing buses carrying children under the age of five. A nonprofit that owns the buses announced they're going to remove an...
22:34 2019-08-22

Ethnic minority children are exposed to more noise pollution at school Schoolchildren in the US who are from poorer or ethnic minority backgrounds are much more likely to be exposed to noise pollution from cars and planes...
19:51 2019-06-13

30% Maharashtra Children Diabetic Due To School Canteen Food: Study A state government study has found that a third of the school children in Maharashtra suffer from diabetes or hypertension, primarily because of the food they consume from their school canteens, a top...
22:00 2019-08-26

I’ve had children at school for 27 years. At last I can stop pretending to like it | Suzanne Moore No more parents’ evenings, PTA meetings and tedious texts about rules – I can’t wait for my youngest to leave next weekSchool’s out for ever. Just one more week and I will be free. FREE! I cannot tell...
00:51 2019-06-04

Teva to launch generic version of EpiPen for young children Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd said on Tuesday its generic version of Mylan's EpiPen for young children will be available in most retail pharmacies at a price of $300 for a 2-pack....
15:00 2019-08-20

'No place' at school for migrant children lacking German skills, says CDU lawmaker A lawmaker from Angela Merkel's conservative party is under fire for saying migrant children who lack sufficient German language skills should be kept out of school. Critics say he is pandering to rig...
19:00 2019-08-06

DeVos, charters, & ‘school choice’ hurt African American children Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and charter school operators have denounced the NAACP’s opposition to charter school expansion, arguing that charters provide the best path to improve educational oppor...
21:51 2019-07-12

Children cheer as bull dies a slow death at bullfighting school Shocking video shows a bull slowly being killed in front of cheering children as young as 6 at a bullfighting school. European animal rights group One Voice infiltrated a French bullfighting school as...
00:00 2019-08-20

Hospital school supply drive helps patients at Banner Children’s TUCSON- Banner Children’s Hospital kicked off its hospital school supply drive Monday, with the partnership from Hughes Federal Credit Union. The hospital school program at Diamond Children̵...
08:34 2019-08-20

Nigeria: Police free chained, abused children from Islamic school Nigerian police have freed more than 300 men and boys from an Islamic school in the northern city of Kaduna, where some of the students had been held in chains. Seven of the school's staff members wer...
07:34 2019-09-28

500,000 Children Could Lose Free School Meals Under Trump Administration Proposal A rule to tighten access to food stamps would also cut more than a half-million children from automatic eligibility for free school meals, a Virginia representative said....
18:00 2019-07-31

Migrant Children May Lose School, Sports and Legal Aid as Shelters Swell Citing financial constraints, the administration said it would begin restricting or canceling education, legal and recreational services for migrant children housed in shelters....
02:34 2019-06-06

Florida officer who arrested 2 elementary school children fired; charges dropped Chief Orlando Rolón said Officer Dennis Turner didn't follow department policy requiring him to get approval before arresting minors younger than 12.        ...
18:00 2019-09-24

School shooter drills are unnecessarily terrifying children: New York Post columnist School shooter drills are terrorizing children unnecessarily and they should not be a staple in the everyday lives of students, New York Post columnist Karol Markowicz has argued....
17:17 2019-06-04

Children Face Foster Care Over School Meal Debt, District Warns A Pennsylvania school district notified parents, whose children had a meal debt of $10 or more, of the potential consequence but officials said the letter was not sanctioned by the superintendent....
23:34 2019-07-20

Council mistakenly sends school admission letters to parents of dead children A local council has apologised after it mistakenly sent letters to 41 grieving families inviting them to apply for a school place for their dead child....
18:00 2019-10-02

Hong Kong school children form human chain after weekend of protests Hundreds of uniformed school students, many wearing masks, formed human chains in districts across Hong Kong on Monday in support of anti-government protesters after another weekend of clashes in the ...
10:00 2019-09-09

Driver dead in Mississippi school bus crash, 4 children airlifted from scene: reports A school bus rolled over in Mississippi on Tuesday morning leaving the driver dead and several children seriously injured, according to local reports....
08:00 2019-09-11

| DEADLY SCHOOL COLLAPSE | Soldiers and volunteers sift rubble after 7 children killed in Nairobi Volunteers and soldiers work at the scene of a deadly school building collapse in Nairobi. A Kenyan government spokesperson confirms that seven primary school children died and dozens more were injure...
05:00 2019-09-24

Sticking It Out: This Couple Has Decided To Stay In Their Two-Person Horse Costume Until Their Children Finish High School Most parents want to give their children the best life possible, which often means sacrificing their own happiness and comfort for the benefit of their kids. Such sacrifices are never easy, but they’r...
23:34 2019-06-06

New York City health chief sounds alarm on vaping rates among middle school children New York City Health Commissioner Oxiris Barbot, a pediatrician, said 1 in 15, middle school students in the city said they currently use electronic cigarettes....
18:00 2019-09-13

New York City health chief sounds alarm on vaping rates among middle-school children New York City Health Commissioner Oxiris Barbot, a pediatrician, said 1 in 15 middle-school students in the city said they currently use electronic cigarettes....
21:00 2019-09-13

A Pennsylvania school district is coming under fire for sending letters to parents threatening to put their children in foster care if lunch debts remain unpaid (WBRE) Parents in an Eastern Pennsylvania school district are no longer being threatened with losing custody of their children if they don’t pay their school lunch debt. The change comes after c...
15:17 2019-07-20

Friday's Daily Brief: Refugee children missing out on school, Ebola in Uganda, Fresh violence in Yemen, 20 years of Timor-Leste independence, Enforced disappearances A recap of Friday's stories: Over half of refugee children missing an education; new Ebola case in Uganda; funding gap in Yemen leaves many at risk; Timor-Leste marks 20th anniversary of independence,...
01:00 2019-08-31

Politician faces backlash for saying children with poor German skills 'have no place yet in elementary school' A prominent politician in Angela Merkel's party is facing backlash for saying that children who speak little German shouldn't be allowed to enter primary school immediately....
05:00 2019-08-07

London takeaway restaurants should 'refuse fast food to children after school to help curb obesity crisis', experts say Takeaway restaurants should refuse to sell fast food to unaccompanied children after school to help curb London's child obesity crisis, experts said today....
10:00 2019-09-05

Sandy Hook parents release harrowing video showing children use back to school 'essentials' to escape gunman A harrowing video put together by family members of children killed in the Sandy Hook mass shooting shows pupils using back to school "essentials" to help them escape a gunman....
11:17 2019-09-19

Half-Human Half-Beasts Love and Lust in Mythology Half-human half-beast creatures are found loving and lusting, warring and whoring in myths and legends of nearly every, if not all, cultures in the world.  ...
05:17 2019-05-28

US-Japan trade deal: half-full or half-empty? Donald Trump says his administration will enter into an initial bilateral trade deal with Japan in the coming weeks. But the fate of cars and a currency clause remain unresolved....
00:51 2019-09-18

BMW accelerates electrification programme i8 sports car heads BMW's current range of electrified models The firm aims to bring 25 electrified vehicles to market in the next four years BMW is speeding up its ambitious electrification progra...
02:17 2019-06-28

Get with the programme: how to make an audio show Our critic switches sides to learn the technical skills involved in making a podcastFor this job, which I love, I spend a lot of time listening to audio: radio programmes, podcasts, soundscapes. I won...
10:00 2019-07-14

US Says It Has No plans To Cap H-1B Work Visa Programme The Trump administration has no plans to cap H-1B work visas for nations that force foreign companies to store data locally, the State Department said on Thursday....
01:34 2019-06-21

Pakistan to UNICEF: Drop Priyanka Chopra Pakistan has demanded that Indian actress Priyanka Chopra be stripped of her UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador role, saying that her "support for war" and the Indian government amid heightened tensions in th...
15:00 2019-08-23

UK to suspend parliament next Tuesday for new policy programme British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will ask Queen Elizabeth to suspend, or prorogue, parliament from next Tuesday Oct. 8 until the following Monday when it will launch its new legislative agenda....
21:00 2019-10-02

Turkey Calls US Bid To Remove It From F-35 Jet Programme Unfair The United States said on Wednesday that it was removing Turkey from the F-35 fighter jet programme, a move long threatened and expected after Ankara began accepting delivery of an advanced Russian......
03:34 2019-07-18

1 In 5 Boys Married Off Before Turning 15, Shows UNICEF Study According to the data, the Central African Republic has the highest prevalence of child marriage among males (28 per cent), followed by Nicaragua (19 per cent) and Madagascar (13 per cent)....
20:00 2019-06-08

Attacks on Afghan schools nearly triple, warns UNICEF A sharp rise in attacks on schools in Afghanistan is preventing a generation of children from getting an education, UNICEF reports. Threats from the Taliban and "Islamic State" mean hundreds of school...
08:17 2019-05-28

WHO and UNICEF in campaign to protect 1.6 million in Sudan from cholera UN agencies are working with the authorities in Sudan to protect more than one million people from cholera, an infectious disease which can kill within hours if left untreated....
21:00 2019-10-01

Australian government stumps up AU$182m for help with its Entrepreneurs' Programme The Department of Industry, Innovation, and Science is after approximately 10 delivery partners that can provide expert advice to help participating businesses grow, innovate, and commercialise....
13:34 2019-09-30

Microsoft Launches Programme to Preserve Cultural Heritage Using AI Microsoft said it will "use AI to work with non-profits, universities and governments around the world to help preserve the languages we speak, the places we live and the artefacts we treasure."...
16:51 2019-07-12

Huawei Mate 20 Pro Back in Android Q Beta Programme Huawei Mate 20 Pro is back on the list of devices that are part of the Android Q beta programme. The phone was earlier removed after US banned Huawei....
16:34 2019-05-31

Ogier and di Grassi headline Extreme E's new driver programme The Extreme E electric off-road SUV racing series has launched a driver's programme to recruit competitors for its first season in 2021, which includes Sebastian Ogier and Lucas di Grassi...
00:34 2019-09-13

OCA add three sports to Hangzhou Asian Games programme for 2022 Karate, sport climbing and baseball/softball have been added to the programme for the 2022 Asian Games at Hangzhou taking the number of approved sports at the event to 40, the Olympic Council of Asia ...
22:34 2019-09-11

Uber Names Melbourne as First Non-US City for Flying Car Programme Uber has selected Melbourne, Australia, as the first non-US city for its aerial ridesharing service that is expected to launch in 2023, as it unveiled new partners for the ambitious initiative....
10:51 2019-06-12

Iran's uranium enrichment programme: the science explained The more enriched the uranium, the less is needed for a nuclear weaponIran has announced it has broken the terms of its nuclear deal for a second time by unveiling plans to enrich uranium beyond the l...
12:34 2019-07-07

Ramdev's International Yoga Day Programme At Har ki Pauri Cancelled A proposed programme in which Ramdev was supposed to lead thousands of people in celebrations of the International Yoga Day on June 21 on the banks of the Ganga at Har ki Pauri has been cancelled....
14:34 2019-06-11

Chandrayaan 2: Proud Of Our Space Programme, Scientists, Says PM Modi Chandrayaan 2 Updates: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today addressed scientists at ISRO, hours after India's attempt to make a "soft" or controlled landing on the Moon's surface and probe the......
07:00 2019-09-07

Indian Astronauts To Be Trained By Russia For Gaganyaan Programme: PM Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that Russia will train the Indian astronauts for the country's ambitious manned space mission -- the Gaganyaan....
03:34 2019-09-05

Save the Children concerned by reports IS-linked women, children fled camp Save the Children said it was deeply concerned by reports hundreds of women and children linked to Islamic State had fled in terror from a camp for displaced people in northern Syria after shells fell...
17:17 2019-10-13

Nordic countries best for young families, Germany among top 10 — UNICEF report Young mothers get up to 85 weeks of paid time off in Estonia and only 8 weeks in Switzerland. Five European countries offer no paternity leave at all....
09:34 2019-06-13

Around 23 million boys have married before reaching 15; ‘we can end this violation’ says UNICEF chief An estimated 115 million boys and men around the world were married as children, 23 million of them before the age of 15, according to the first-ever analysis on child grooms, launched on Friday by th...
06:00 2019-06-07

Horner defends nature of Red Bull F1's young driver programme Red Bull Formula 1 team boss Christian Horner has defended the nature of his company's young driver programme after Pierre Gasly's demotion to Toro Rosso...
12:00 2019-08-31

Alonso embarks on test programme for 2020 Dakar Rally Two-time Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso will test Toyota's Dakar rally car on three different continents over the next few months as he prepares for his next major target in motorsport....
20:34 2019-08-20

Amit Shah To Address BJP's Outreach Programme In Maharashtra's Solapur Union Home Minister Amit Shah is scheduled to address the BJP's "Maha Janadesh Yatra" in Maharashtra on Sunday. Mr Shah will join Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis at the Yatra in the......
04:00 2019-09-01

Singapore defence ministry runs second HackerOne bug bounty programme Dangling bounties ranging from $150 to $10,000, Singapore's Ministry of Defence hopes to uncover vulnerabilities in 11 internet-facing systems and websites with the help of 400 white-hat hackers from ...
13:34 2019-09-30

Saudi Arabia launches military industrial licensing programme Saudi Arabia said on Sunday it had begun accepting license applications for firms in the military industrial sector, a major target under plans to diversify the kingdom's economy away from oil exports...
20:34 2019-09-08

PM Modi's Radio Programme "Mann Ki Baat " To Resume On June 30 Prime Minister Narendra Modi's radio programme "Mann ki Baat", discontinued during the Lok Sabha elections, will resume on June 30, the government said on Tuesday....
04:17 2019-06-12

N Korea Took $2 Billion In Cyberattacks To Fund Weapons Programme: Report North Korea has generated an estimated $2 billion for its weapons of mass destruction programs using "widespread and increasingly sophisticated" cyberattacks to steal from banks and cryptocurrency......
09:17 2019-08-06

UN launches innovative programme to detect and disrupt terrorist travel A new programme aimed at improving the tracking of suspected terrorists, using state-of-the-art software, was launched by the UN Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT) on Tuesday....
15:34 2019-05-21

| Facebook extends fact-checking programme to 10 new African states Facebook announced the expansion of its third-party fact-checking programme to 10 new African countries in partnership with Agence France-Presse and other media....
07:17 2019-10-10

Monday’s Daily Brief: numbers of hungry people rising, millions of children need vaccines, Mali children need more protection In today’s Daily Brief: achieving zero hunger an “immense challenge”, with numbers of hungry rising; 20 million children are missing out on potentially life-saving vaccines, the killing of health work...
23:34 2019-07-15

Report: Google Wifi 2 is half Wi-Fi router, half Google Home Enlarge / The first-gen Google Wifi. (credit: Google) With Google's big 2019 hardware event set for October 15, we're starting to zero in on what exactly to expect from the show. Besides the heavily...
19:17 2019-09-18

Vaccinations create ‘umbrella of immunity’ against global measles outbreaks, says UNICEF Between 2010 and 2017, an average of 21.1 million children missed their first dose of the measles vaccine, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) revealed on Wednesday, stressing its importance t...
17:17 2019-05-21

Pakistan calls on UNICEF to drop actress Priyanka Chopra as an ambassador Pakistan has demanded that Indian actress Priyanka Chopra be stripped of her UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador role, saying that her "support for war" and the Indian government amid heightened tensions in th...
05:00 2019-08-23

WHO and UNICEF issue new guidance to promote breastfeeding in health facilities globally WHO and UNICEF today issued new ten-step guidance to increase support for breastfeeding in health facilities that provide maternity and newborn services. Breastfeeding all babies for the first 2 years...
19:34 2019-05-21

Misinformation and growing distrust on vaccines, ‘dangerous as a disease’ says UNICEF chief  Vaccines save millions of lives, and yet misinformation, limited availability and inadequate access to services have left large numbers of children in jeopardy, prompting the United Nations Children’s...
03:51 2019-06-29

‘Childhood is changing, and so must we’, UNICEF declares, as world marks historic convention Since its adoption 30 years ago, the milestone Convention of the Rights of the Child and its near universal membership has created “unprecedented international solidarity around children’s rights,'' t...
20:00 2019-09-25

North Korea Pursues Nuclear Weapons Programme, Evades Sanctions: UN North Korea is pressing ahead with its nuclear weapons programme while evading sanctions, a United Nations report said, following a series of recent test-launches that have been downplayed by US......
17:00 2019-09-06

ISRO Chief K Sivan Defends Space Programme, Says India Is Not Poor In an apparent rebuttal to those questioning India's space programme in the face of its battle against poverty, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman K Sivan on Monday the country was......
03:00 2019-08-27

Zomato Suspends 'Infinity Dining' Programme Amid #LogOut Protest Infinity Dining was launched about two months ago across three cities and was the major cause of contention between the restaurant owners and the food delivery platform....
15:00 2019-09-13

Amit Shah To Begin Devendra Fadnavis' Outreach Programme Next Month BJP president Amit Shah will kick-start Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis' "Maha Janadesh Yatra" next month while Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend its concluding event, a party......
15:51 2019-07-23

Toyota steps up Fernando Alonso's Dakar Rally preparation programme Fernando Alonso and Toyota Gazoo Racing have unveiled the first stages of the preparation programe for the two-time Formula 1 world champion's planned Dakar Rally debut in 2020...
00:00 2019-08-21

NASA Boss Says 'No Doubt' SpaceX Explosion Delays Flight Programme The explosion that destroyed a SpaceX astronaut taxi in April "no doubt" delays NASA's drive to return Americans to the ISS from US soil later this year....
18:00 2019-06-18

"No Doubt" SpaceX Explosion Delays Flight Programme: NASA Chief The explosion that destroyed a SpaceX astronaut taxi in April "no doubt" delays NASA's drive to return Americans to the International Space Station from U.S. soil later this year, the U.S. space......
13:34 2019-06-18

Google Says 'Internet Saathi' Programme Covers 2.6 Lakh Indian Villages Google India's 'Internet Saathi' programme which aims to empower rural women how to use the Internet has now added two more states -- Punjab and Odisha -- thus reaching 2.6 lakh villages in 20 states,...
13:51 2019-07-16

Kerala To Get $ 250 Million World Bank Loan For Flood Resilient Programme Marking its first ''state partnership'' in India, the World Bank will extend a USD 250 million loan for the Resilient Programme in Kerala, which had been devastated by worst floods in a century last.....
07:34 2019-07-16

Trump Says Hasn't Discussed Joint G7 Message To Iran Over Nuke Programme US President Donald Trump on Sunday denied signing off on a joint G7 message to Iran over its nuclear programme as announced by his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron....
23:34 2019-08-25

Yemen: maternal and newborn health ‘on the brink of total collapse’, UNICEF alerts After more than four years of grinding conflict in Yemen, healthcare for mothers and their babies is “on the brink of collapse”, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned on Friday, in a report that high...
22:17 2019-06-14

Greater investment in family-friendly policies critical to support breastfeeding – UNICEF While the benefits of breastfeeding for both children and mothers are extensive, policies that support nursing, particularly in workplaces, are not yet available to most mothers worldwide, the Head of...
21:00 2019-08-01

‘Vaccines are safe’ and save lives, UNICEF declares, launching new #VaccinesWork campaign Amid a surge in outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases such as measles, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) announced on Thursday a new social media campaign, emphasizing that “vaccines are...
17:17 2019-05-21

One million facing food shortages, nutrition crisis after Mozambique cyclones: UNICEF Such was the extent of devastation caused by two back-to-back cyclones in Mozambique earlier this year, nearly one million people, including 160,000 children under five, are still facing food shortage...
09:17 2019-09-17

Union Budget 2019: Comprehensive Restructuring Of National Highways Programme On The Cards Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Friday said there will be a comprehensive restructuring of National Highways Programme to ensure creation of National Highways Grid of desirable capacity....
14:17 2019-07-05

China expands drug bulk-buy programme, puts pressure on pharma firms China has expanded a pilot drug bulk-buying programme to almost the entire country in an attempt to negotiate lower prices from drug manufacturers, heaping fresh pressure on multinational pharmaceutic...
12:34 2019-09-02

Indian Naval Ship Tarkash Reaches Egypt For Overseas Deployment Programme Indian Naval ship Tarkash arrived at Alexandria in Egypt on Friday for a three-day visit as a part of Western Fleet Overseas Deployment programme, the Navy said....
06:00 2019-06-29

Safer Internet Day: ‘Be kind online’, says UNICEF, urging action to prevent cyberbullying, harassment Online violence, cyberbullying and digital harassment affect over 70 per cent of young people globally, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Tuesday, calling for concerted action to tac...
15:51 2019-05-21

After Rio Grande tragedy, UNICEF chief highlights ‘dire’ detention centres on US-Mexico border The shocking image of a drowned Central American migrant and his infant daughter on the banks of the river dividing Mexico and the United States, continues to evoke strong reactions, the latest from t...
21:01 2019-06-27

CORRECTED-China expands drug bulk-buy programme, puts pressure on pharma firms China has expanded a pilot drug bulk-buying programme to the entire country in an attempt to negotiate lower prices from drug manufacturers, heaping fresh pressure on multinational pharmaceutical comp...
11:34 2019-09-24

John Humphrys pays touching tribute to listeners as he bows out of Today programme after three decades John Humphrys today bowed out of presenting the Today programme after 32 years, thanking his listeners who "gave him a pat on the back and often a kick up the backside"....
11:17 2019-09-19

World Food Programme accesses Yemeni frontline district for first time since conflict began Amid the world’s largest humanitarian crisis still unfolding in Yemen, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) has gained access to the rebel-held northern district of Nihm, for the first time since the war...
16:51 2019-05-31

UNICEF urges ‘transformative shift’ in family-friendly work policies to reap ‘huge’ benefits Because the “earliest years” of life are the most crucial, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) published a list of new family-friendly policy recommendations on Friday it says will likely reap...
06:34 2019-07-19

Sudan: ‘Violence must stop’, says UNICEF chief, ‘gravely concerned’ over 19 child deaths since military backlash At least 19 children have reportedly been killed in Sudan and another 49 injured since a military backlash against protesters began earlier this month, prompting the head of the UN Children’s Fund (UN...
14:17 2019-08-04

Mozambique: UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Orlando Bloom meets the child cyclone survivors who’ve lost everything Visiting storm-ravaged Mozambique, UN Children’s Fund Goodwill Ambassador Orlando Bloom, listened to devastating stories of children who lost everything in Cyclone Idai, while observing on Thursday th...
01:17 2019-05-31

Colorado school officials ask voters to consider tearing down, rebuilding Columbine High School Twenty years after infamous U.S. massacre, Columbine High School faces scrutiny of another kind: Whether it should be torn down and replaced.        ...
06:00 2019-06-07

Colorado school district says won't tear down Columbine High School, site of massacre Colorado school officials on Wednesday abandoned a $60 million proposal to raze and rebuild Columbine High School in an effort to discourage unwanted attention at the site of one the deadliest school ...
04:51 2019-07-25

School uniforms are on the rise — even for toddlers — and it’s changing back-to-school shopping Walmart, Target and Amazon are selling their own brands of polo shirts, pleated skirts and khakis, while Old Navy has “uniform hubs” in all 1,100 of its U.S. stores....
16:34 2019-08-22

N4T School Supply Drive: Flowing Wells Unified School District TUCSON- News 4 Tucson collected school donations for the Flowing Wells Unified School District on Wednesday. An eighth-grade science teacher in the district said that teachers can run out of supplies ...
08:51 2019-07-25

Green Fields School to reopen after bought by Tucson charter school TUCSON – School will be back in session soon at Green Fields School. On Wednesday, Accelerated Learning Laboratory officially bought the now-closed private school, announcing that the science-ba...
01:34 2019-10-04

Probably Awesome! The Kid Who Left High School To Go To Hockey School In Like Canada Or Vermont Seems To Be In Some Sort Of Pre-NHL League Now While we don’t know enough about how the hockey world works to be 100% sure, here’s some news that seems like it’s pretty great: The kid who left high school to go to hockey school in, like, Canada or...
06:51 2019-05-22

Atlanta high school teacher hospitalized after trying to break up student fight, school officials say An Atlanta ninth grader who was fighting with another student on Monday is accused of hospitalizing a teacher after he tried to break up their fight, school officials said.  ...
03:51 2019-10-11

Texas middle school student arrested for allegedly bringing loaded 9mm to school: reports A San Antonio middle school student was arrested Thursday after school officials find a loaded nine-millimeter gun in his pocket, according to a report....
03:51 2019-10-11

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Switzerland leads on innovation, UNICEF ‘lifelines’ for Yemen, Ebola latest, Liberia peacekeepers Our main stories today: the latest Global Innovation Index ranks Switzerland the world’s most innovative country, the head of the UN Mission in DRC warns of a ‘deadly environment’ for health workers, ...
01:51 2019-07-25

Texas high school student arrested after allegedly hitting principal, threatening school shooting A Texas high school student was arrested on Tuesday after allegedly assaulting his principal, a police officer and threatening to use a gun in a school shooting, reports said....
04:34 2019-09-23

Stephen Colbert on Trump: 'Old-school racism minus the school' Late-night hosts continued to discuss the US president’s racist tweets and his attempts to prove that they were not racistLate-night hosts spent a second night disparaging Donald Trump over his racist...
21:51 2019-07-17

One high school fired a gay teacher. Another school protected one. They are married to each other Joshua Payne-Elliott alleges in lawsuit that archdiocese interfered with his contractual and employment relationship with his school.        ...
18:17 2019-07-11

N4T School Supply Drive: Marana Unified School District MARANA- News 4 Tucson kicked off its 3rd annual News 4 Tucson School Supply drive Monday, beginning with Marana Unified School District. Butterfield Elementary School principal Joshua Bayne said that ...
13:51 2019-07-23

School officials consider tearing down, rebuilding Columbine High School Colorado public education officials are mulling a plan to tear down and replace Columbine High School — saying the site remains “a source of inspiration” for potential gun violence, 20 years aft...
18:34 2019-06-07

CEO tried to pay off lunch debt for students at one school district; school board says no Todd Carmichael wanted to cover the cost of lunch bills of students in one Pennsylvania school district whose parents were behind on lunch bills.        ...
22:00 2019-07-24

Baboquivari Unified School District cancels school due to weather SELLS, Ariz. – Baboquivari Unified School District has canceled school on Wednesday, September 25, as a precaution to a severe weather warning. The National Weather Service has issued a flash fl...
01:00 2019-09-26

N4T School Supply Drive: Amphitheater Unified School District TUCSON- News 4 Tucson continued its 3rd annual News 4 Tucson School Supply Drive Tuesday at Amphitheater Unified School District’s La Cima Middle School.  Leslie Ferre is a teacher at the school...
01:00 2019-07-24

School uniforms are on the rise, and it’s changing back-to-school shopping Walmart, Target and Amazon are selling their own brands of polo shirts, pleated skirts and khakis, while Old Navy has “uniform hubs” in all 1,100 of its U.S. stores....
12:00 2019-09-03

Redmi K20 Pro India Launch Date, Asus 6Z Launch, and More News This Week Redmi K20 Pro, Redmi K20 India launch details, Samsung M40 sale, Poco F1 price cut, and Asus 6Z launch were some of the tech news developments this week....
10:17 2019-06-23

Incredible Heroism: This Would-Be School Shooter Wasn’t Able To Get To The Gun He Brought To School Because Two Goth Kids Were Making Out In Front Of His Locker All Day A heartbreaking tragedy was narrowly avoided today thanks to an incredible act of heroism by two high school students: This would-be school shooter wasn’t able to get to the gun he brought to school b...
21:00 2019-07-31

A high school football player in Amite City, Louisiana died Tuesday night, following a practice at his school (WDSU) A 15-year-old football player in Amite City, Louisiana died this week after a late-night practice at his high school. Coaches and teammates say Terrance Allen was walking back to the locker roo...
10:17 2019-06-21

‘Huge’ stakes, ‘daunting’ job to tackle gender-based violence, UNICEF chief tells ground-breaking conference One-in-three girls or women will experience physical or sexual violence in her lifetime, and “the risk multiplies” during a conflict or natural disaster, the Executive Director of UNICEF told delegate...
00:01 2019-05-25

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Mistreatment rife during childbirth, UNICEF Cryptocurrency Fund, Synagogue attack in Germany, World Post Day A recap of Wednesday’s stories: Alarming accounts of women mistreated in childbirth; UNICEF enters new world of cryptocurrency funding; UN chief condemns synagogue attack in Germany; mission chief cal...
05:17 2019-10-10

Idaho high school drops Redskins name after four-hour school board debate, two walk-outs, community vitriol Teton High School in Driggs, Idaho, dropped the Redskins mascot after two student walkouts, hours of debate, and contentious period.       ...
19:17 2019-07-18

Chris Powell joins Gareth Southgate's England staff as part of Elite Coach Placement Programme Former Charlton manager Chris Powell has joined Gareth Southgate's England backroom staff as part of the FA's push to involve more BAME coaches in the game....
14:00 2019-09-02

Chance Of A Lifetime: Millions Of Children Are Buying Barbasol In Bulk After Barbasol Announced 5 Lucky Children Will Win A Trip To Get Shaved At Their Factory If you’ve recently noticed Barbasol flying off the shelves at your local stores, you’re not alone, and it turns out there’s a pretty incredible reason behind it: Millions of children are buying Barbas...
16:00 2019-06-03

Pink defends her kids running in Holocaust Memorial as 'children being children' "Please keep your hatred and judgment to yourselves," Pink wrote in defense of her children Willow, 8, and Jameson, 2.        ...
07:34 2019-07-18

The Education of Elizabeth Warren The former law professor’s path to presidential contender began in Texas bankruptcy courts, where she witnessed desperate families, similar to her own....
13:00 2019-08-25

A Trio of Unlikely Partners: Kim, Xi and Trump Their motives for getting together are deeply divergent, but the interests of the leaders of North Korea, China and the United States occasionally harmonize....
03:51 2019-06-20

Arm partners with Unity to make 3D run everywhere Arm will collaborate with Unity to ensure that 3D applications such as games and entertainment run smoothly on hardware that uses Arm architecture.Read More...
01:17 2019-10-09

Just my type: why new partners are often like exes Study suggests people’s current and former partners tend to be similar in characterWhen a friend or relative introduces their new partner, it can seem like a case of deja vu. Now research has backed u...
22:51 2019-06-10

Childhood allowances: education in spending (NBC News) Most parents are okay with a weekly allowance, if kids are on top of their chores, but the fear of making the wrong decision on allowances is why the old debate rages on. “There reall...
07:00 2019-10-01

How is education linked to Alzheimer's progress? New research asks to what extent, if any, a person's level of education is linked to the presence of Alzheimer's disease and the rate of cognitive decline....
22:17 2019-06-12

Poland: More aligned to US than to European partners? Donald Trump will not be taking part in commemorations to mark the 80th anniversary of the start of World War II. But Warsaw hopes visiting US envoys will still want to talk about strengthening NATO's...
06:34 2019-08-31

Improving cybersecurity in education systems Cybersecurity is one of the fastest growing industries in the world. We already know that businesses, organisations, and government entities must follow certain guidelines in order to protect sensitiv...
06:34 2019-08-15

Megatron partners in marijuana-for-CTE research Former Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson and his business partner, ex-NFL lineman Rob Sims, have partnered with Harvard to research the benefits of medical marijuana for CTE and pain management....
12:34 2019-08-16

UN: Invest in education for refugees 'or pay the price' More than half of all refugee children do not attend school, the United Nations Refugee Agency said Friday, warning host countries to correct the situation or "pay the price."...
10:34 2019-08-30

Nearly all of the NBA's Chinese partners have cut ties with the league Out of the 13 Chinese businesses listed as official partners listed on the NBA China website, 11 have distanced themselves from the sports league amid escalating tensions between China and the NBA....
17:51 2019-10-09

Ring partners with 400 police departments The video doorbell company Ring is working with more than 400 US police departments to streamline their access to user videos, the company announced on Wednesday....
03:34 2019-08-31

Chicago School Professor Fights ‘Chicago School’ Beliefs That Abet Big Tech The University of Chicago has long been associated with the idea that antitrust decisions should be based on prices for consumers, not market dominance. That’s starting to change....
04:51 2019-09-16

'Clearly a racist act': After biracial boy dragged by school bus, school settles lawsuit The teen's mother sued the school district in May, alleging a bus driver intentionally closed the door on her 13-year-old biracial son's backpack.        ...
00:17 2019-07-21

VW ends self-driving Aurora tie-up after startup partners with FCA Volkswagen has ended its partnership with self-driving car software firm Aurora two days after the Silicon Valley startup said it would build autonomous platforms for commercial vehicles with Fiat Chr...
00:17 2019-06-12

Boeing partners with Porsche on electric flying car U.S. planemaker Boeing Co said on Thursday it was working with Volkswagen's sports car brand, Porsche, to develop a concept electric flying vehicle capable of transporting people in urban settings....
19:51 2019-10-10

Google Photos partners with CVS and Walmart for prints No. 1 photo sharing site, with over 1 billion users monthly, looking to expand its reach with analog prints. Adding new share tools to relive memories.       ...
20:34 2019-09-12

Can sex education defuse Pakistan's population crisis? Pakistan's population is expected to nearly double in 30 years. More education on family planning and reproductive health is needed to avert a catastrophe, say experts....
22:17 2019-10-08

Huawei: U.S. blacklisting more partners 'politically motivated' Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies has slammed the U.S. government for a decision to add 46 more affiliates to a blacklist it says is "politically motivated."...
23:00 2019-08-20

Hostinger partners with Flock for business email The web hosting provider Hostinger has announced a new partnership with the business productivity app maker Flock to improve the efficiency and productivity of its customers with a new business email ...
08:00 2019-09-27

Salesforce launches Einstein Analytics for Partners Salesforce introduced features to its partner relationship management product aimed at removing friction by "delivering intelligent insights" to partners.Read More...
08:00 2019-07-18

Army Education Aid Now For Fort Campbell, Others In Kentucky FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) — An education assistance program has been expanded to include soldiers at Fort Campbell as well as Army Reserve and National Guard soldiers throughout Kentucky. The Army Crede...
12:17 2019-06-12

Catalyze your data science education with this $20 bundle Over six courses packed with 130 hours of training, this is where to start understanding today’s data revolution. From key programming disciplines like Python and R Programming to some of the more cri...
19:34 2019-05-28

Mothers' education can matter for diabetic kids Family background can matter for the health of diabetic children, according to researchers in Denmark who found young patients' blood sugar control was linked with the level of education their mothers...
04:17 2019-06-29

Solving these 5 issues will make education AR/VR go mainstream We identified five core challenges facing the path to widespread adoption of mixed reality in education. All will require time and resources to overcome.Read More...
12:51 2019-10-06

Jobs and education help women advance, not abortion Kathryn Kaufman, the managing director for Global Women's Issues at the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, recently wrote that as a Republican and a Christian woman, she supports abortion becaus...
14:00 2019-06-13

ProSieben streaming JV to go live, partners with Facebook German broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 Media will launch its streaming joint venture with Discovery Inc, on June 18, with a premium version planned to go live in the coming winter, CEO Max Conze said on We...
07:17 2019-06-13

Impossible or Beyond: U.S. restaurants find partners to go vegan The world's largest burger chain McDonald's Corp said on Thursday it would test a plant-based meat product with Beyond Meat patties in Canada, joining several other chains looking to serve vegan cus...
22:34 2019-09-26

Dept. of Education fines MSU for Nassar 'failure' Michigan State has been fined $4.5 million by the U.S. Department of Education -- the largest fine in the history of the Clery Act -- for its "complete failure" in handling Larry Nassar and William St...
22:00 2019-09-05

Labor Militancy In Higher Education Is On the Rise Last year saw the highest number of strikes in America in more than 30 years. The strikes by public teachers got the most attention. But a new study shows that workers in higher education are getting ...
21:34 2019-09-03

Porsche partners with Boeing on electric flying car Boeing Co is was working with Volkswagen’s sports car brand, Porsche, to develop a concept electric flying vehicle capable of transporting people in urban settings, the company said on Thursday. Boein...
23:17 2019-10-10

Italy's M5S: From League allies to Democratic partners The Five Star Movement is about to get its second chance to govern, this time in a coalition with the Democratic Party. The loosely defined populists have struggled to carve out a profile for themselv...
01:34 2019-08-30

Medical education not covering basics of nutrition (Reuters Health) - Although diet plays an outsize role in health and wellness and can be crucial to managing many common chronic conditions, medical schools tend not to devote much time to teaching fu...
02:17 2019-10-10

New app hopes to set up young hotties with older partners Looking to meet the old man of your dreams? There’s now an app for that. Called Gaper, the free app specializes in setting up relationships with an age gap. So you, too, could find your next mat...
01:00 2019-08-09

Many teen girls pressured by partners to get pregnant (Reuters Health) - Nearly one in eight sexually active teen girls are pressured by their partners to have unprotected sex and try to conceive when they don't want a baby, a U.S. study suggests....
00:34 2019-07-12

Regulators Have Doubts About Facebook Cryptocurrency. So Do Its Partners. The social media company said it had signed 27 partners to its Libra project. But executives at some of those companies said they were approaching it warily....
21:01 2019-06-27

Politics is hindering the effectiveness of financial education Financial education is not a conservative or liberal issue. While bipartisanship in today's political environment seems to be in short supply, financial literacy should strive to be one of the fe...
18:00 2019-08-28

China's Ping An to invest in education startup iTutorGroup Ping An Insurance Group Co Of China said on Friday it would invest in online education company iTutorGroup, in a move to expand its "smart education" business....
13:17 2019-07-13

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba partners with Salesforce Alibaba recently became the exclusive seller of Salesforce's cloud-based customer relationship management software suite in the Greater China region.       ...
18:34 2019-07-31

Facebook Scrambles to Keep Libra on Track as Partners Waver Visa, Mastercard and other partners that signed on to help build and maintain the Libra payments network are reconsidering their involvement after backlash from U.S. and European government officials....
20:00 2019-10-02

UNESCO warns millions of kids left behind on education Without urgent action, one in six children worldwide will be out of school by 2030, a new UNESCO report warns. Former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark told DW the world is walking towards "an en...
18:51 2019-07-09

TUSD moves closer to approving sex education curriculum TUCSON – The Tucson Unified School Board Sex Education curriculum is moving closer to final approval, after yesterday’s board meeting. The new curriculum through the Tucson Unified School ...
08:51 2019-07-25

Coles partners with Microsoft to transform its business for the future Under the partnership, Coles is building an enterprise data platform in Azure to bolster its analytics capabilities and enable the use of artificial intelligence to drive innovation through its supply...
03:00 2019-07-09

2020 Democrats highlight education proposals during debate Chicago probe among increasing sexual violence cases, Education Department official says — Operators charged in alleged student loan debt relief schemes...
13:34 2019-09-14

Vista Equity Partners purchases Acquia in $1bn acquisition Vista Equity Partners has purchased the web content management and digital experience platform (DXP) company Acquia in a deal valued at $1bn.The private equity firm has a penchant for acquiring tech c...
03:34 2019-09-25

Salvini vows to unite EU populists, lacks willing partners MILAN (AP) — Italy’s victorious right-wing leader, Matteo Salvini, says the European elections have created “a new geography” of anti-elite sentiment in the EU. But it is far from ce...
13:00 2019-05-28

Dozen Goldman partners could possibly exit by 2019-end: WSJ As many as a dozen partners at Goldman Sachs Group Inc are negotiating an exit from the bank and are likely to leave by the end of 2019, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday....
06:00 2019-09-05

WhatsApp Unveils Privacy Education Partnership in India WhatsApp has announced a partnership with the Indian School of Public Policy (ISPP) in New Delhi to bring a series of privacy design workshops to its students....
19:34 2019-07-24

All of the NBA's official Chinese partners have suspended ties with the league All of the NBA's official Chinese partners have suspended ties with the league as it grapples with the fallout from a team manager's controversial tweet about Hong Kong....
22:17 2019-10-09

Toyota partners with AI startup to design robots to help at home Toyota Motor Corp. has designs on making robot helpers for your home, and has enlisted a Japanese startup that specializes in artificial intelligence to jumpstart its plan....
08:34 2019-08-08

Education remains an impossible dream for many refugees and migrants The older refugee and migrant children get, the less likely it is that they will get a quality education: less than a quarter of the world’s refugees make it to secondary school, and just one per cent...
16:17 2019-05-21

Alaska lawmakers near showdown with governor over education cuts Alaska lawmakers were heading for a showdown with Governor Mike Dunleavy on Wednesday to try and stop his bid to slash spending on higher education - a move the state's main university has warned coul...
14:34 2019-07-10

UPDATE 1-Sycamore Partners lowers Chico's offer to $350 mln Private equity firm Sycamore Partners disclosed in a regulatory filing on Wednesday that it had lowered its offer for Chico's Fas Inc to $350 million in cash, because of the U.S. women's apparel retai...
20:51 2019-06-19

In China, Where ‘Education’ Is Indoctrination and ‘Students’ Are Muslim Detainees Seven days of reporting in the Xinjiang region undermine the government’s claim that it’s winding down its network of detention centers. ‘Graduates’ are still being churned out....
03:34 2019-08-10

State law requires more concussion education for student athletes ALBANY — Football season is upon us, and a new law aims to lessen the frequency of concussions and other head injuries in youth football programs across New York. A new law signed Tuesday by Gov. Andr...
18:00 2019-09-04

Gallup: Hope for education differs among poor Americans Americans who live in impoverished neighborhoods nationwide don't agree on whether their children have access to high-quality public schools, new research said Tuesday....
01:51 2019-06-05

NYC spends double the national average on education, has little to show for it New figures released Tuesday show that New York City spends more than twice the national average to educate its public-school students — but recent test scores reveal a sorry return on that investment...
16:51 2019-05-22

Mass protests in Spain after 19 women are murdered by partners ‘Feminist emergency’ demonstrations follow series of high-profile rape casesProtesters will take to the streets of more than 250 towns and cities across Spain on Friday to declare a “feminist emergenc...
12:51 2019-09-20

Ex-education secretary, 5 others held in Puerto Rico probe Puerto Rico’s former secretary of education and 5 other people have been arrested on charges of steering federal money to unqualified, politically connected contractors...
19:34 2019-07-10

Lewis B. Cullman, Patron of the Arts and Education, Dies at 100 Resisting his father’s pleas to join the family tobacco business, Mr. Cullman made a fortune on his own, and, with his wife, proceeded to give it away....
23:17 2019-06-07

US Education Department to investigate UNC Middle East event CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Education is investigating a conference on the Middle East held at the University of North Carolina after a legislator raised complaints that participan...
15:51 2019-06-18

Toys R Us partners with Candytopia to woo shoppers back with new experiences The Candytopia and Toys R Us partnership will open in late October in Chicago and Atlanta. The exhibits will stay open through the 2019 holidays, before moving on to different locations....
17:17 2019-09-19

Mail.Ru and partners team up with Alipay for Russian payment JV Russian internet company Mail.Ru said on Wednesday it had agreed a joint venture with Alipay, the mobile payments arm of Alibaba Group, along with the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) and two oth...
13:51 2019-10-09

Malaysia's Maxis partners Huawei for 5G roll-out next year Malaysia's Maxis Bhd said it has signed an agreement with China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd to launch a fifth-generation (5G) telecommunications network in the Southeast Asian nation when the technol...
17:34 2019-10-04

Education nonprofit moves into historical Cunard Building This is just what the city doctor ordered: More space for training teachers. The Relay Graduate School of Education is opening downtown this week in larger space at the historical Cunard Building at 2...
20:17 2019-06-27

Indigo Partners to acquire 50 A321XLR jets from Airbus Indigo Partners, the private equity firm of veteran low-cost airline investor Bill Franke, agreed on Wednesday to acquire 50 of the new long-range version of Airbus' A321neo jet....
12:34 2019-06-19

Two more universities get into blockchain education with specialized online courses This week sees two more universities get into the blockchain game by offering courses in cryptocurrency, fintech, and distributed ledger technology. Earlier this week, Ireland‘s Minister for Business,...
12:34 2019-05-31

"Was Under No Pressure": Education Panel Chief On "Hindi-Imposition" Row Eminent scientist and academician Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan today denied that his team had come under any kind of pressure while drafting the new education policy, specifically over a three-language....
23:17 2019-06-05

Sycamore Partners lowers Chico's offer to $3 per share Private equity firm Sycamore Partners said in a regulatory filing on Wednesday that it had lowered its offer for Chico's Fas Inc to $3 per share in cash because of the U.S. retailer's deteriorating fi...
20:51 2019-06-19

Ford partners with VW on electric vehicles, self-driving cars Ford and Volkswagen AG will expand their alliance to include electric vehicles and collaborate with Argo AI to develop self-driving vehicles, the companies announced Friday....
00:51 2019-07-13

Sanskrit Most Usable, Scientific Language: Education Minister Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank on Tuesday praised sanskrit as a scientific language and claimed it to be the "first language of the world."...
05:00 2019-08-28

Research: The best way to stop the spread of fake photos is education It can be hard to tell whether a picture is real. Consider, as the participants in our recent research did, these two images and see whether you think neither, either or both of them has been doctored...
20:34 2019-07-02

Twilio turns developer education into a game with TwilioQuest 3 TwilioQuest 3 is launching today as game that trains developers how to create cloud communications solutions, beginning with lessons on how to code.Read More...
08:51 2019-08-06

Migrant kids offered chance at education on converted bus TIJUANA, Mexico – The children crammed into the bus and sat in two neat lines, poring over notebooks at desks where once there had been passenger seats. From the overhead baggage bins, a teacher...
08:34 2019-08-07

Sycamore Partners lowers Chico's offer to $350 million Private equity firm Sycamore Partners disclosed in a regulatory filing on Wednesday that it has lowered its offer for Chico's FAS to $350 million in cash because of the US women's apparel re...
04:34 2019-06-20

‘Riverdale’ to receive award from gay rights education group The cast and creators of “Riverdale” will receive an award from a gay rights education group for the show’s portrayal of LGBTQ relationships in a high school setting...
20:34 2019-09-09

Platinum Partners founder gets new trial, former executive acquitted Mark Nordlicht, the founder of defunct hedge fund firm Platinum Partners who was convicted of fraud, was granted a new trial by a New York federal judge on Friday, and David Levy, a former executive o...
14:00 2019-09-28

Aurora partners with Fiat Chrysler over self-driving tech Self-driving car software startup Aurora said on Sunday it would partner with Fiat Chrysler to build autonomous platforms for commercial vehicles, the latest collaboration with an automaker for the fa...
06:51 2019-06-10

Brazil's brMalls partners with MercadoLibre for online sales - CEO Brazilian malls operator brMalls struck a partnership with Argentina's online marketplace MercadoLibre Inc to connect malls to e-commerce, an executive said on Friday....
14:34 2019-08-10

Comcast partners with Charter, Cox to advance targeted advertising U.S. cable provider Comcast Corp on Tuesday launched a program to further develop an advertising strategy that better targets audiences, as the TV industry looks to lure more advertisers away from dig...
07:00 2019-06-18

56% drop in illegal crossings credited to foreign ‘partners’ The 56% drop in illegal border crossings since a peak in May is being credited in large part to efforts in Central America, especially Mexico, to team up with the Trump administration to curb the flow...
20:00 2019-09-09

Will Empower, Not Undermine Partners, Says PM Modi In Male: Top Quotes Prime Minister Narendra Modi today addressed the Maldives Parliament on his first foreign visit since he took office for the second time. After a grand welcome in Male, PM Modi met Maldives President....
21:51 2019-06-08

Israeli education minister favors gay 'conversion therapy' Israel's education minister voiced support on Saturday for so-called gay "conversion therapy", drawing a disavowal from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, whose government's religious-rightist tilt ha...
02:00 2019-07-14

One China stock to buy and one to avoid as tensions cool, according to MKM Partners Chinese stocks are bouncing back hard after five straight weeks of losses. MKM Partners' JC O'Hara sees one name on the verge of a major breakout, and another ready to break down....
03:34 2019-08-28

Sexual assault survivors are using this sex education app to regain confidence For the ongoing series, Code Word, we’re exploring if — and how — technology can protect individuals against sexual assault and harassment, and how it can help and support survivors. With female sexua...
17:34 2019-07-15

China Ready To Share 5G Technology With Partners, Says Xi Jinping China President Xi Jinping said on Friday that China was ready to share its expertise, including on 5G technology, with partner countries. "China is ready to share technological inventions with all......
17:51 2019-06-07

FCC will auction 2.5GHz spectrum for 5G, remove education requirements As expected, the FCC has done away with educational requirements for fallow 2.5GHz spectrum that could more usefully be utilized for 5G networks.Read More...
00:51 2019-07-11

Here is how Americans spend their money based on their level of education This is how Americans spend their money on depending on their education levels. Veuer’s Natasha Abellard has the story.       ...
16:51 2019-06-13

Let's stop the argument that financial education doesn't work Research continues to validate financial education, leading to better decision-making, heightened confidence and increased self-efficacy. If you impugn our field, you have no understanding of what it ...
15:00 2019-06-13

Why efforts to get kids into STEM could be making education inequality worse Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education is a priority for governments around the world. For example, the UK’s current commitment to increasing investment in research and dev...
21:51 2019-09-16

MG Motor India Partners With Delta Electronics To Set Up EV Charing Infrastructure We'd already told you that MG Motor India will be launching the e-ZS electric car in the country very soon and as part of its commitment to developing the ecosystem for EVs in India, the company today...
17:00 2019-08-29

KFC partners with Beyond Meat to test plant-based nuggets, wings Yum Brands Inc said on Monday it will be testing Beyond Meat Inc's plant-based chicken nuggets and boneless wings at an Atlanta KFC restaurant, the latest fast-food chain trying new options to attra...
22:00 2019-08-26

Gender equality, education and the environment at the forefront of new SDG Advocate campaigns Back in May, six innovative public figures joined the battle to push the world towards reaching the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. Each of the new official SDG Advocates committed thems...
02:34 2019-08-15

Toyota to develop hydrogen fuel cars with Chinese partners FAW, GAC Toyota Motor plans to launch hydrogen fuel-cell car models with its China partners Guangzhou Automobile Group (GAC) and FAW Group [SASACJ.UL], as the Japanese automaker tries to boost its presence in ...
18:00 2019-09-26

Trump tweets support for WV governor amid education debate CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump has tweeted support for West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice as state lawmakers wrangle over education policy. Trump on Monday boosted the Republican governor...
23:00 2019-06-17

Microsoft is axing internal use rights for its products for its reseller partners Microsoft is discontinuing internal use rights for product licenses, as well as cutting previously included on-premises support incidents provided to its reseller partners....
19:34 2019-07-06

Highfields spinoff Solel Partners to start trading later this year Solel Partners is expected to start trading with more than $400 million in capital later this year, after the new hedge fund received commitments from pensions, endowments and the founders' former......
19:51 2019-06-20

Biden education plan would boost U.S. teacher pay, ban assault weapons Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, the front-runner for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, on Tuesday released an education plan aimed at boosting teacher pay and reducing the funding gap...
08:17 2019-05-29

Catholic Church rejects use of gender identity theory in education In a new document aimed at Catholic schools, the Church has rejected the idea that people should be free to choose their gender. The LGBT community has said the document would encourage more hatred an...
09:17 2019-06-11

Moroccan lawmakers vote to bolster French in education system Moroccan lawmakers passed a draft law on Monday evening that would pave the way for strengthening the place of French in Moroccan schools, overturning decades of Arabisation....
05:51 2019-07-23

How 3PL providers can thrive in light of their changing relationship with retail partners This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence,Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscriber...
11:17 2019-07-13

U.S. football fans will have to wait for official sports betting partners As football fans get ready for the start of the National Football League season on Sept. 5, they may think the league will finally endorse a legal U.S. sports betting operator....
04:34 2019-08-28

Japanese partners not left in the dark on Renault talks with FCA, Mitsubishi says The Japanese partners of Renault SA have not been left in the dark by the automaker over its merger talks with Fiat Chrysler, the chairman of Mitsubishi Motors Corp said on Wednesday....
18:00 2019-05-29

German conservative boss warns coalition partners on Europe The woman in pole position to succeed Angela Merkel as chancellor warned her junior coalition partners against blocking the appointment of a German to head the European Commission, saying this would p...
23:00 2019-07-07

2 Crore Additional Seats In Higher Education By 2024: President The government is striving to increase the number of seats in higher educational institutions by one-and-a-half times by 2024, President Ram Nath Kovind said Thursday....
11:34 2019-06-20

Vodafone Idea Partners With Revolt For Providing 4G IoT Connectivity Solutions Vodafone Idea is one of the leading telecommunications service providers and it has partnered with Revolt Intellicorp to offer 4G IoT connectivity solutions on the RV 400 smart-electric bike....
02:51 2019-10-11

Startup Aurora Partners With FCA to Develop Autonomous Commercial Vehicles Earlier this year, Aurora Innovation, a self-driving startup, raised over half a billion dollars from investors. It looks like the company is still doing okay, as Aurora announced yesterday that they...
22:17 2019-06-10

HP Chromebook 14A G5 review: An AMD-powered workhorse for education or business users The 14-inch HP Chromebook 14A G5 has its drawbacks, including a moderate screen resolution, but it offers a very good keyboard and comes at an attractive price....
15:34 2019-05-30

Changing more than pronouns: a non-binary teen fights education laws Santi Ceballos worked to change Arizona’s curriculum laws that focused sex education on heterosexuality and left them outSometimes, other kids call Santi “it”.“It’s sort of like treating me as a diffe...
08:00 2019-05-28

Walmart expands $1 a day education program to deepen push in healthcare Walmart Inc is expanding an education program it began last year by offering healthcare degrees for $1 a day, its latest push to beef up its presence in the fast-growing health and wellness market in ...
20:34 2019-09-24

UPDATE 1-Comcast partners with Charter, Cox to advance targeted advertising U.S. cable provider Comcast Corp on Tuesday launched a program to further develop an advertising strategy that better targets audiences, as the TV industry looks to lure more advertisers away from dig...
23:34 2019-06-18

State news reports Iran’s education minister has resigned TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The state-run IRNA news agency is reporting that Iran’s minister of education has resigned to run for a seat in parliament in February 2020. IRNA said Thursday that President...
21:17 2019-06-06

Strike for the climate, Italy's education minister tells students Italy's education minister encouraged students to skip school and take part in climate protests on Friday, when people in several countries are expected to take to the streets following a worldwide pr...
22:00 2019-09-23

State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia suddenly resigns State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia surprised school officials on Monday by announcing that she’s stepping down after four years at the helm. Elia said she plans to join a national education-a...
09:17 2019-07-16

Streamline The Education System: Top Court To Central, State Governments The entire education system of the country should be streamlined so that students do not have to face stress while seeking admissions to various courses, the Supreme Court said Tuesday....
18:01 2019-06-04

Google and Apple are courting the education sector with new tools for students The new semester is fast approaching and Big Tech is wasting no time in bringing the education sector a swathe of new offerings. With this in mind, Google has announced it’s expanding its college sear...
14:34 2019-08-16

She Left the Education Dept. for Groups It Curbed. Now She’s Back, With Plans. As the architect of higher education policy, Diane Auer Jones is pushing to overhaul accreditation, and, to critics, revive the fortunes of “bottom feeder” for-profit colleges....
05:51 2019-06-10

Biden education plan would boost teacher pay, ban assault weapons Former Vice President Joe Biden, the front-runner for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, on Tuesday released an education plan aimed at boosting teacher pay and reducing the funding gap betw...
23:51 2019-05-28

Tamar partners in talks to amend Israel Electric gas deal A number of partners in the Tamar natural gas field off Israel's coast have offered utility Israel Electric (IEC) a discount on a new gas supply deal....
16:00 2019-09-24

Nasdaq, PJT Partners team up for private equity data venture Investment bank PJT Partners and stock exchange operator Nasdaq Inc said on Tuesday they had agreed a partnership to provide data and technology to the opaque market of selling interests in private eq...
12:34 2019-09-24

Jet Airways' Former Partners, Rivals Scramble To Fill Capacity Void In Jet Airways' absence, cash-strapped Air India is the only Indian carrier that operates wide-body jets capable of non-stop flights to Europe and the US, although Vistara has 6 Boeing Co 787s on......
11:34 2019-06-03

Muslim women reportedly ‘sterilized’ in Chinese ‘re-education’ camps China is forcibly sterilizing women held in its vast network of “re-education” camps that house political and religious prisoners, survivors have claimed. One woman, who was held for more than a year,...
22:34 2019-08-13

Turkey masses forces on border with Syria, leaving the US between 2 key partners Turkish forces massed along the Syrian border on Tuesday ahead of a long-expected invasion of Kurdish-held territories in the Syria's northern region, multiple sources reported....
23:17 2019-10-08

Pope invites leaders to Vatican for global compact on education Pope Francis on Thursday invited world political, cultural, and religious leaders to a meeting at the Vatican next year to agree on "A Global Compact on Education" to better prepare the young for econ...
14:00 2019-09-12

Tariff wars: Duties imposed by Trump and U.S. trading partners U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he would impose a 10% tariff on the remaining $300 billion of Chinese imports starting Sept. 1, after negotiators failed to make progress in U.S.-China tra...
05:51 2019-08-02

Education Dept. questioned about 99% loan forgiveness rejection rate Federal lawmakers are asking the Education Department for answers after an official told a House hearing Thursday a loan forgiveness program rejects 99 percent of applicants, a figure that's drawn at ...
23:17 2019-09-20

State to probe DOE special education schools after Post exposé The state comptroller will audit conditions at the city’s special education schools — after a series of Post articles exposed harrowing conditions at a Queens facility for disabled kids last mon...
05:00 2019-08-17

Higher education doesn't protect equally against secondhand smoke Higher levels of education promote health by helping people avoid many environmental health risks, but this benefit may not extend equally to all races and ethnicities when it comes to secondhand smok...
17:34 2019-08-30

Serena Williams Highlights How Abusers Use Money to Violate Their Partners Earlier this summer, following a disappointing loss at the Wimbledon finals, Serena Williams told reporters, “The day I stop fighting for equality and for people that look like you and me will be the ...
04:00 2019-08-24

Postman raises $50 million to deliver its API collaboration platform to more partners Postman announced today that it has closed a $50 million round of venture capital to continue product development while reaching more enterprise customers.Read More...
15:34 2019-06-19

Corbin Gwaltney, Chronicle of Higher Education Founder, Dies at 97 He saw a void in the 1950s and filled it with coverage of colleges and universities. Today the publication reaches a wide readership online and in print....
23:17 2019-08-01

Samsung asks partners to stockpile Japanese components: source South Korea's Samsung Electronics has sent letters to local partners urging them to stockpile more Japanese components in case Tokyo expands its export restrictions, a source with knowledge of the ma...
14:51 2019-07-18

Exceptional Education: TUSD addresses its policies after recent concerns TUCSON – On Thursday, Tucson Unified School District’s superintendent Dr. Gabriel Trujillo spoke about the exceptional education process and the district’s policies. Growing concern...
11:00 2019-08-24

Federal Judge Grants Platinum Partners Co-Founder New Trial A federal judge in New York on Friday granted a new trial to Mark Nordlicht, the co-founder of defunct hedge fund Platinum Partners who was convicted of fraud earlier this year....
11:34 2019-09-28

Echo Fox co-owner sues team partners over fraud claims The tumult at Echo Fox isn't subsiding any time soon. The esports team's co-owner Rick Fox has sued business partners Amit Raizada and Stratton Sclavos over allegations of both fraud as well...
19:51 2019-10-06

More Trouble For Zomato As Delivery Partners Protest Over Change In Pay Structure Delivery executives of the online food delivery giant Zomato started a massive protest across Mumbai and Bengaluru over company's revised pay and incentive structure that might hurt their earnings....
23:51 2019-09-17

Huawei Feels U.S. Squeeze in U.K., Japan as Partners Curb Business Chip designer Arm is suspending business with Huawei and major mobile-phone carriers in Japan and the U.K. are holding off on new Huawei phones in the face of U.S. restrictions on the Chinese company....
20:17 2019-05-22

Western UN envoys condemn China's Muslim 're-education' camps China is reportedly holding up to 1 million Uighurs in internment camps, described as "concentration camps" by rights groups. Diplomats rarely send open letters to the UN Human Rights Council to slam ...
01:00 2019-07-11

The Trump administration is waging a quiet war on education | Ross Barkan The Trump/DeVos vision of American education? Unshackle the rich and let them turn a profit at the expense of working-class studentsPerhaps nothing illustrates the perverse nature of Donald Trump’s ad...
10:51 2019-06-14

Volvo Cars Partners With POC To Develop Safer Helmets For Cyclists Volvo Cars are one of the pioneers in the development of safer modern cars and the Swedish carmaker is now coming up with something innovative to take the safety quotient one step ahead. It is......
18:51 2019-06-03

Special education teacher gives student with autism award for ‘most annoying’ An Indiana fifth-grader, who has autism, was given a “most annoying male” award by his teacher during a ceremony attended by classmates and the school faculty, according to the boy’s...
05:34 2019-06-05

Education critical to ensure future of forests, and reverse their destruction The UN drew attention to the vital role that forests play in addressing some of the world’s greatest environmental challenges on Thursday, and the importance of tackling the issues that threaten them,...
17:17 2019-05-21

Big pharma pours millions into medical schools — here’s how it can impact education The opioid crisis has highlighted the power of drug manufacturers when it comes to swaying physicians' prescribing habits, but exposure to industry starts much earlier on....
03:00 2019-08-13

Israelis call for education minister to resign over gay conversion remarks Hundreds protest in Tel Aviv after Rafi Peretz says gay conversion ‘therapy’ worksHundreds of demonstrators have called on Israel’s new education minister to resign after the far-right politician said...
18:34 2019-07-15

UN agency: higher education bodies back ‘climate emergency’ The U.N. environment agency says networks and organizations representing more than 7,000 institutions of higher and further education around the world have signed a letter declaring “a climate emergen...
00:51 2019-07-11

Kia Motors India Partners With Vodafone Idea For UVO Connected Car Tech Vodafone Idea's eSIM expertise in the automotive Internet of Things (IoT) will help Kia Motors power the UVO connected car tech via an eSIM on the Seltos and other future cars....
02:17 2019-10-08

West Virginia governor signs sweeping education bill CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has signed an education bill that was passed this week and will allow the state’s first charter schools. The bill drew heavy protests from...
03:34 2019-06-29

Vista Equity Partners lines up binding bid for Kantar - sources Private equity fund Vista Equity Partners has emerged as one of four U.S. bidders vying for a majority stake in WPP's data analytics firm Kantar, two sources close to the deal told Reuters....
18:17 2019-05-22

Linden Lab’s Sansar partners with Monstercat to bring live music into VR Sansar, the social virtual reality platform built by Linden Lab, has partnered with electronic music label Monstercat, to bring live music into VR.Read More...
14:51 2019-07-01

Kansas Supreme Court Signs Off on Increased Education Spending Almost a decade into a fight over education funding, the state’s highest court declared Friday that Kansas finally was spending enough money on its public schools....
23:34 2019-06-14

Eurosport partners EuroLeague Basketball and StubHub join forces "EuroLeague Basketball and StubHub – two key partners of Eurosport – have announced a new partnership that will see StubHub become the official ticketing partner, official fan-to-fan marketplace, and ...
18:34 2019-05-21

Dallas Mavericks player Boban Marjanovic partners with Big Blanket Co. Dallas Mavericks center Boban Marjanovic, one of the NBA's tallest players at 7 feet 3 inches, is reuniting with a former teammate to sell oversized blankets....
01:17 2019-10-12

WHO partners with Facebook to stop the spread of inaccurate vaccine information The World Health Organization said the spread of inaccurate vaccine information is "a major threat to global health that could reverse decades of progress made in tackling preventable diseases."...
05:34 2019-09-06

NASA picks first commercial landing partners for return to the Moon NASA has edged one step closer to fulfilling its dreams of returning to the Moon. The agency has chosen its first three commercial Moon landing service providers, each of which will carry NASA-supplie...
22:17 2019-05-31

Zaw Thet leaves Signia Venture Partners to run AI-driven Exer for fitness Zaw Thet, of Signia Venture Partners, has stepped down to launch Exer, an artificial intelligence mobile technology platform for the fitness industry.Read More...
17:34 2019-05-29

Talos Energy, partners give up oil contract at Mexico's Gulf -sources A consortium led by Talos Energy and Premier Oil has given up a Mexican oil contract in the Gulf of Mexico's shallow waters due to lack of commercial discovery, three sources with knowledge of the mat...
21:00 2019-10-02

Finland's coalition partners agree on tax hikes worth 700 million: media The five Finnish parties in talks on forming a government after an election five weeks ago have agreed on tax hikes worth at least 700 million euros ($783 million), Finland's largest daily Helsingin S...
00:00 2019-05-24

Morocco's Platinum Power partners with China's CFHEC on $300 mln hydropower project Renewable energy investor Platinum Power, minority-owned by U.S. private equity firm Brookstone Partners, has teamed up with China's CFHEC to build a $300 million hydropower plant in central Morocco, ...
19:34 2019-07-10

U.S. Navy says working with partners to defend free flow of commerce and navigation The U.S. Navy's Fifth Fleet said on Thursday it is working closely with the British Royal Navy as well as regional and global partners to preserve and defend the freedom of navigation, a day after thr...
00:34 2019-07-12

Mirrored classroom display highlights scale of massive education crisis A non-profit dedicated to exposing the severity of the global education crisis has been inviting delegates to the UN General Assembly inside a tiny mirrored installation this week, to drive home the r...
11:34 2019-09-27

Democrat Jay Inslee ties climate change into 2020 education plan Democratic presidential candidate Jay Inslee, who has made climate change the major issue in his campaign, said Friday he will incorporate the issue into his education plan....
20:34 2019-07-05

U.N. urges sanctions on Myanmar army businesses, says foreign partners could be complicit United Nations investigators urged world leaders on Monday to impose targeted financial sanctions on companies linked to the military in Myanmar, and said foreign firms doing business with them could ...
16:17 2019-08-05

Private equity: The inside story of Equis and its partners’ $800 million bounty When renewables private equity group Equis Energy was sold to GIP for $5 billion – $3.7 billion of it equity – investors walked away with well over double their initial investment. The founders of Equ...
02:17 2019-10-09

Inference Solutions partners with Pizza Hut Australia to answer calls with chatbots San Francisco-based Inference Solutions has teamed up with Pizza Hut Australia to deploy intelligent call center agents that route customers.Read More...
18:01 2019-07-10

NGL Energy Partners actively looking to expand Delaware basin water business -CEO U.S. pipeline operator NGL Energy Partners LP is looking to expand its position in its growing water solutions business in the Delaware Basin, and sees one or two attractive assets remaining in the la...
19:00 2019-08-08

UPDATE 1-Nasdaq, PJT Partners team up for private equity secondary venture Investment bank PJT Partners and stock exchange operator Nasdaq Inc said on Tuesday they had agreed on a partnership to provide data and technology to the opaque market of selling interests in private...
16:00 2019-09-24

Blackstone weighs Cheniere Energy Partners stake sale: Bloomberg Blackstone Group Inc is considering selling its stake in LNG producer Cheniere Energy Inc's limited partnership seven years after investing about $1.5 billion, Bloomberg reported on Monday, citing p...
22:17 2019-07-22

Browns' Odell Beckham Jr. partners with Swedish watchmaker Daniel Wellington After wearing an expensive Richard Mille watch during an NFL game, Cleveland Browns star wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. is partnering with Swedish watchmaker Daniel Wellington....
05:17 2019-09-19

Israeli education minister under fire for supporting LGBTQ2 conversion therapy Rafi Peretz, who leads a small religious nationalist party, said in a televised interview over the weekend that he supports conversion therapy and has performed it....
22:17 2019-07-14

Jury finds Platinum Partners founder guilty in fraud trial Mark Nordlicht, the founder of defunct hedge fund firm Platinum Partners, was found guilty on Tuesday of defrauding bondholders of an oil exploration company Platinum controlled, but cleared of charge...
20:51 2019-07-09

Hyundai Motor Group Partners With MDGo For Vehicle Safety Systems The AI system is continually learning and refining its interpretation of different accident scenarios. This process of iterative enhancement is facilitated by hospitals inputting real data on......
20:34 2019-06-10

EESL Partners With Apollo Hospitals to Install Public Charging Stations Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a joint venture of PSUs under the Ministry of Power has announced its first partnership with the private sector. The world's largest public energy services.....
19:00 2019-08-18

Facebook signs major partners for its cryptocurrency network and it still sounds terrible Facebook has begun assembling a who’s who of big tech companies to back its soon to be unveiled cryptocurrency, GlobalCoin. The likes of Mastercard, Visa, Uber, and PayPal are all backing the social m...
11:34 2019-06-14

Trump’s Education Department resolves nearly twice as many civil rights complaints as Obama's The Department of Education on Wednesday released new data showing that it has resolved nearly twice as many civil rights complaints as the Obama administration, a direct rebuttal of complaints from l...
21:00 2019-07-10

Bernie Sanders’s Education Plan Laments Rise of Charter Schools In a 10-point declaration of his education policy priorities, the Vermont senator framed efforts to curtail charter schools as a means to “desegregate” public education....
21:00 2019-05-21

Italy’s Prime Minister Delivers Ultimatum to Warring Coalition Partners Giuseppe Conte told the populist government’s battling coalition partners that if they didn’t stop paralyzing the government, he would quit and bring the government down with him....
03:01 2019-06-04

Uber partners with BBVA, Mastercard to offer debit cards in Mexico Uber Technologies Inc. is partnering with bank BBVA and payments processor Mastercard to launch a debit card for drivers in Mexico, an Uber executive said on Tuesday....
18:00 2019-07-02

Quebec education minister provokes controversy with Malala Yousafzai photograph Quebec's education minister has sparked controversy after posing for a picture with Malala Yousafzai, then saying the education advocate would not be allowed to become a teacher in the Canadian provin...
04:51 2019-07-10

Never mind ‘tax raids’, Labour – just abolish private education | Owen Jones As drivers of inequality, private schools are at the heart of Britain’s problems. Labour must be bold and radical on thisThe British class system is an organised racket. It concentrates wealth and pow...
22:00 2019-09-13

Deutsche Post sees interest from potential StreetScooter partners: executive Deutsche Post has received expressions of interest from potential partners for StreetScooter, its electric van business, board member Tobias Meyer said on Friday....
02:34 2019-08-31

Centre To Remove 'Minimum Education' Rule Needed To Get A Driving Licence The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways on Tuesday decided to remove the requirement of minimum educational qualification for driving a transport vehicle....
05:51 2019-06-19

"Beautiful Solution," Tweets AR Rahman After Centre Tweaks Education Draft Amid protests over the draft version of the National Education Policy 2019, the NDA-ruled government at the centre clarified on Sunday that Hindi will not be thrust upon any state. The centre's......
10:34 2019-06-03

BC Partners Nears Deal to Buy Security-Services Company Garda World Private-equity firm BC Partners is nearing a deal to buy a majority stake in Garda World Security, the largest privately owned security-services company in the world....
10:00 2019-07-23

Draft Education Policy Encourages Philanthropic Institutions: Vice President Venkaiah Naidu said the proposed policy has the vision to provide an India-centred education system that contributes directly to transforming the nation into an equitable and vibrant knowledge......
11:34 2019-08-24

| Mugabe's decision to invest in education helped his people - UDM's Bantu Holomisa Robert Mugabe's decision to invest in his country's education while he was the president of Zimbabwe helped the nation even after the collapse of its economy, UDM leader Bantu Holomisa has said....
05:34 2019-09-07

Migrant kids could lose education classes, sports, legal aid at shelters TUCSON — The Trump administration cites funding constraints as the reason its directed the Office of Refugee Resettlement to start cutting English classes, recreation and legal aid to migrant ch...
16:51 2019-06-09

Emirates' Etihad partners with Swiss blockchain platform Winding Tree Etihad Airways, the United Arab Emirates' national carrier, said on Thursday it has teamed up with open-source travel platform Winding Tree to explore using blockchain to distribute products and servi...
08:34 2019-08-09

Education Department Had Hand in College Chain’s Collapse, Documents Show A House committee has a trove of documents that show top Education Department officials trying to prop up a for-profit chain as it careened toward collapse....
12:01 2019-07-23

Airbnb Partners With 23andMe to Make It Easier for People to Get In Touch With Their Roots or Something Airbnb and DNA-testing company 23andMe announced on Tuesday the two companies have partnered to help people “connect with their ancestry” through a heritage travel program.Read more......
05:34 2019-05-22

NASA selects first commercial partners for 2024 Artemis moon landing NASA selected the first companies to deliver payloads to the moon today as part of the Artemis project to return human to the lunar surface by 2024.Read More...
23:17 2019-05-31

4 Years of College, $0 in Debt: How Some Countries Make Higher Education Affordable When we asked people around the world what sort of financial burden they bore for their higher education, we heard how much it varies from country to country....
13:00 2019-05-28

A brutal dictator, warring US partners, and a former al-Qaeda branch: Here's who controls Syria now Reuters Who controls which parts of Syria has changed dramatically since the civil war began in 2011. While Kurdish forces control a large swath of northeastern Syria, a Turkish incursion threatens t...
02:17 2019-10-09

State Education Department moves to boost oversight of private schools The state Education Department proposed revised rules Friday to boost its oversight of private and religious schools. The regulations would require the nonpublic schools to provide “substantially equi...
07:01 2019-06-01

Terror attacks on Afghan schools leave millions with no formal education Terrorist attacks against schools in Afghanistan have forced more than 1,000 to close, meaning nearly half the nation's children won't get a formal education, UNICEF reports....
16:51 2019-05-28

Harley-Davidson Partners With Data Collection Agency To Improve Marketing Meshh, a data collection agency is collecting user behaviour data at motorcycling events to understand how attendees are engaging with the brand, and what areas of marketing Harley needs to focus on....
17:34 2019-07-04