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US school student with two guns shoots teacher

INDIANA, US: A student armed with two handguns shot a teacher and another student at a school in Indiana on Friday, and media reports said the teacher swatted away the shooter’s guns and wrestled him to the ground, protecting others in the classroom. The incident at Noblesville West Middle School was the latest in a series of shootings at U.S. schools and colleges fuelling debate about how to keep campuses safe. The suspect had excused himself from class and came back armed with the pistols and opened fire in a science…

Woman jailed for a year for slapping teacher

LYON: A French court sentenced a mother of five to a year behind bars for slapping one of her children's teachers in the face, prosecutors said Wednesday, confirming a penalty seen as unusually harsh. The court in the central town of Roanne went beyond the state's recommendations in sentencing Elizabeta Elmaz for smacking the principal of her child's primary school several times and pulling her hair in front of other children, parents and teachers. The public prosecutor had called for Elmaz, an ethnic Roma woman from…

8-year-old boy allegedly tortured to death by seminary teacher

KARACHI: In the latest incident of corporal punishment on children, an eight-year-old boy died after allegedly beaten up by a seminary teacher in the city’s Bin Qasim Town on Sunday, ARY News reported. The local police said the child was meted out harsh punishment first by his family members and then by the teacher for not going to a seminary for religious lessons. His parents alleged their son was subjected to torture by his teacher, which resulted in his death. However, they seemed to be reluctant to seek legal…

Ever heard of a 10 year old professor? Well, meet one!

Mohmand Agency: Thinking of a 10 year old what's the first thing that comes to one mind? A carefree child someone who loves to play with his friends and toys? But ever thought of a 10 year old professor? No? Well, meet one.  Mohmad Agency’s Hammad Safi seems to be creating history. At 10 years old he is a professor at a private English university teaching students twice his age! “I don’t get bored, I enjoy it a lot. There are so many students, I teach them, I give them lecture, I have a lot of fun. Behind my success is…

WATCH: Father runs over teacher for blocking school entrance

SURREY: A man has been sent to prison for 10 months after jailed for 10 he knocked down a school teacher and almost hit two children in a fit of road rage. Rainier Schoeman, 22, drove a short distance with teacher Gareth McCarthy on his bonnet before the teacher fell off. Winston Churchill School in Woking had written to parents asking them not to drop their children off in the school grounds. Mr McCarthy was asked to stand at the entrance gates to enforce the rule, but Mr Schoeman refused amid a little bickering.…

WATCH: Female Indian teachers ‘fight’ in front of students

MOHALI: A shocking video has emerged from a district in Mohali, India where female school teachers are caught fighting in front of students. As seen in a mobile camera footage, teacher and the principal of a government high school in Dera Bassi were caught fighting with each other, as the students looked on. According to a Hindustan Times report, Veena Bassi, the headmistress and science teacher, Kailash Rani, have long been involved in bitter squabble and the fight finally erupted. …

Teacher, two students stabbed at Sydney school

SYDNEY: A teacher and two students were stabbed at a high school in Sydney Thursday with a teenager arrested nearby carrying three knives, but police ruled out any terror links. Images from the scene showed a meat cleaver among items seized from the 16-year-old boy, a fellow student. "I didn't kill anyone. You have to tell my brother," he was heard saying while being taken away in handcuffs by police, the Sydney Morning Herald reported. A 48-year-old female teacher and two students -- a 16-year-old boy and a…

Missing activist Salman Haider finds way back home

KARACHI: Salman Haider, poet and rights activist who went missing earlier this month from the federal capital has reached his home the previous night, police and family sources confirmed on Saturday. Brother has also confirmed media reports that “Salman has safely returned home”. However, no official statement was released on his return or reappearance until this story was filed. Haider, who has written for the country’s largest English-language newspaper and teaches at Fatima Jinnah Women’s University in the city…

WATCH: Teacher suspended over ‘shooting’ President Trump

An American teacher has been suspended over a video of her shooting President United States Donald Trump with a water gun in her classroom and yelling ‘die’ at him. The art teacher, Payal Modi’s video clip went viral after the teacher posted it on her Instagram account in which she can be seen firing with water gun at an image of the US president during a broadcast of his inauguration projected on white board. It could not be clear whether the laughter at the background in the eight-second clip…

Unidentified gunmen kill local journalist in Quetta

QUETTA: Unknown attackers shot dead a local journalist in the south-western Balochistan province, close to Afghan and Iranian border, police said. Muhammad Jan, 37, who worked for a local Urdu language daily newspaper, was shot late on Thursday while on his way home on a motorcycle in Qalat district, some 160 kilometres south of Quetta, the provincial capital. "Two attackers on motorcycle opened fire on him, using a pistol and killing him on the spot," senior police officer Muhammad Ali. The attackers fled the…