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British students opt for sex work to pay debt

London , March 27 A study conducted by Britain's University of Swansea reveals that more than a fifth of students have thought about being involved in the sex industry.

Stereotypes affect maths performance of women

New Delhi

New York, March 27, (IANS) Gender stereotypes about women's ability in mathematics negatively impact their performance, says a new study from Indiana University (IU) in the US.

Students protest against move to deregulate fees in Australia

Canberra , March 25

Thousands of students on Wednesday protested across Australia against the federal government's proposed deregulation of higher education fees.

An hour of homework helps kids shine in maths

London , March 24

Do you force your kids to spend too much time on maths and science? Researchers have found that just an hour of homework can produce very good results.

Surfing internet positive for education: Pew survey

Washington , March 23

A majority of people in emerging and developing nations say the internet is good for spreading education, reveals a new survey done across 32 countries.

British students entering sex trade to pay debts: Survey

London , March 27

In order to pay off their debts and meet the cost of living, many British students are selling their bodies for sex, a significant Survey claims.

Cambodian PM accuses Michelle Obama of making 'false promises'

Bangkok , March 26

Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen has accused US first lady Michelle Obama of making "false promises" during her recent visit to the country to promote girls' education, media reported Thursday.

Myanmar releases 20 students

Yangon , March 25

Twenty students who were detained in Myanmar for taking part in protests and demanding education reforms in Latpadan town have been released, officials said on Wednesday.

Six new Indian schools to open in Qatar

Doha , March 23

Six new Indian schools are among 91 new private schools given approval to open by authorities in Qatar.

Starting school late bad for your kids

New York , March 20

While children who are older when they start school do well academically and socially in the short term, they are more likely to drop out and commit serious crimes as teenagers, new research has found.