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CFA Society Bahrain launches graduate training program
Feb 16

CFA Society Bahrain launches graduate training program

Manama : CFA Society Bahrain, the Kingdom’s pre-eminent association for local investment professionals, hosted the kick off session of its 2017 round for Mutamahin, one of the top fresh graduate development programmes in the Kingdom. The programme will provide training to over 70 final year university...

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NMS-DPS bid farewell to Grade XII students
Feb 16

NMS-DPS bid farewell to Grade XII students

To bid adieu to the outgoing class XII students, a farewell party was organized by the Grade XI students themed, “Kabh Alvida Na Kehna’’ at New Millennium School-DPS. An array of fun filled activities and performances were dedicated to the seniors. Students shared some special moments jogging down...

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NMS excel in World Scholar's Cup 2017
Feb 16

NMS excel in World Scholar's Cup 2017

Manama : Twenty Seven students got selected for the global round of fourth Annual Bahrain World Scholar’s Cup competition held on February 3and 4.  Students enthusiastically participated in fun, challenging and competitive activities. They undertook debating, collaborative writing, scholar’s...

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Punjabi Divas in Indian School Bahrain
Feb 16

Punjabi Divas in Indian School Bahrain

The Indian School Bahrain (ISB)  celebrated the Punjabi Divas in the Isa town campus. Indian Embassy Second Secretary Anand Prakash who was the chief guest  inaugurated the programme. The   Guest of Honour Dr. Devendar Singh Sandhu  in his address   emphasized the richness of the Punjabi...

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Sports Day celebrated in various Bahrain campuses
Feb 16

Sports Day celebrated in various Bahrain campuses

Manama : Students in Bahrain participated in the  first-ever Bahrain Sports Day held in  the country in an attempt to promote sport and health-enhancing physical activities. To commemorate the Sports Day, a series of sporting events were held at the New Millennium School, DPS-Bahrain. Students from the...

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‘Bashayer Arts’
Feb 06

‘Bashayer Arts’

Bashayer AlMahdi,  known for her ‘Bashayer Arts’ in social media, is a  25-year-old graphic designer who teaches Multimedia at University of Bahrain Arts College.  She is always looking for new opportunities expressing herself in artistic forms.  She started expressing her artistic...

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Perestroika education
Feb 06

Perestroika education

The much awaited change in the CBSE exam pattern is here! The decision may have been influenced by the feedback the Board and MHRD in India must have received from various quarters and stakeholders over the last few years. The list of stakeholders includes students, teachers, parents, managements, higher education...

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Sastrayaan team leaves for Mumbai
Feb 03

Sastrayaan team leaves for Mumbai

Manama : The Science educational tour organized by Science India Forum(SIF) for the benefit of the 16 toppers of the prestigious Sastra Pratibha Contest popularly known as “SASTRAYAAN” left Bahrain for a three day tour to Mumbai, India. The 33 member team includes Sastra Pratibhas, parents and SIF...

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Rotaract Bahrain organizing  Career Day
Feb 03

Rotaract Bahrain organizing Career Day

Rotaract Bahrain, part of Rotary International, is organizing a career day for high school, university students and working professionals. The event was planned in partnership with the Applied Science University and will be held at the university campus in Al Eker on Saturday 4th February, 2017 from 3pm to...

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Bahrain School joins PASCH network
Feb 03

Bahrain School joins PASCH network

Manama : Bahrain School (BS), a Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) School, has become a member of the ‘Schools: Partners for the Future’ (PASCH) initiative. It is a network of more than 1,800 schools, where German is of particular importance. German Ambassador Alfred Simms-Protz unveiled the...

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Ownership row: Julia, Grant stake claim for MNS-B
Feb 03

Ownership row: Julia, Grant stake claim for MNS-B

Manama : Julia Jefferson and Grant Jefferson hope to regain control over Multinational School Bahrain (MNS-B) after the school was “taken over” by their local partners, they said. The duo, who live in Saudi Arabia, are founders of Multinational group of schools.  They set up the school in...

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Students warned of joining unauthorised courses
Feb 02

Students warned of joining unauthorised courses

Manama : Educational authorities in the country have been warned students of enrolling unlicensed courses abroad.   The warning follows Higher Education Council’s General Secretariat recently detected a number of advertisements promoting academic programmes abroad by directly approaching students,...

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RCSI Bahrain hosts first ‘Alumni Talk’ of 2017
Jan 31

RCSI Bahrain hosts first ‘Alumni Talk’ of 2017

The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland – Medical University of Bahrain (RCSI Bahrain) this week welcomed back 2013 graduate, Dr Ali Abdulnabi Mohamed, for the first of edition of its ‘Alumni Talks’ series for 2017. Bahraini Dr Mohamed presented a lecture to a gathering of more than 60 university...

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Rotary Clubs of  Manama, Salmaniya and Adliya foster youth leadership programme honing leadership skills
Jan 29

Rotary Clubs of Manama, Salmaniya and Adliya foster youth leadership programme honing leadership skills

Manama : Fifty university students got an opportunity to hone their leadership skills through a range of programmes and activities including experiential learning and group–work at   the second   Rotary Youth Leadership Award (RYLA) presented by the Rotary Clubs of Bahrain.  The three-day...

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British School of Bahrain’s Sports Day success
Jan 29

British School of Bahrain’s Sports Day success

Manama : The British School of Bahrain’s Key Stage 1 students held their annual Sports Day.  Year 1 and Year 2 children excitedly marched down to the Batelco field for a day of fun. The children all ran their races with great determination and enthusiasm. They demonstrated excellent team spirit and the...

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BSB stages ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’
Jan 29

BSB stages ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’

Manama : The Department of Theatre Studies and Drama at the British School of Bahrain(BSB) will present  Oscar Wilde’s play  “The Importance of Being Earnest,” at BSB campus in Hamala. The BSB production will take place in the multi-purpose hall on the 2nd & 4th of February at 6.00pm...

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Fog in London forces flight cancellations
Jan 23

Fog in London forces flight cancellations

London : A thick fog in London forced the cancellation of around 100 flights at Heathrow Airport on Monday and revived concern about air quality in the capital.  "Foggy weather across the South East has reduced visibility at Heathrow," the airport said in a statement, adding that the cancellations amounted to...

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Charity drive by NMS-DPS students
Jan 23

Charity drive by NMS-DPS students

Manama : New Millennium School – DPS believe in ‘charity’ as a part of its daily mantra. Every year, the funds collected through various school activities are donated to charity organizations in the Kingdom. With an objective to develop an understanding towards the society and its needs, the...

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Talk Show on ​ Emotional Intelligence​
Jan 20

Talk Show on ​ Emotional Intelligence​

The New Horizon School  organized a talk show  for the parents on Emotional Intelligence. The show was held by by renowned educationalist and  author Shahnaz Bahman. Shahnaz insisted on emotional intelligence over academic excellence and highlighted  the need to raise the child in an...

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Green drive at Bahrain Indian School
Jan 20

Green drive at Bahrain Indian School

It’s the necessity and responsibility of humans to respect, protect, and preserve the natural world from its anthropogenic afflictions. Taking this initiative a step ahead, students of Bahrain Indian School (BIS), Budaiya under the guidance of  BIS Educator Kshama Pandey, have gone   beyond classrooms...

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New Millennium School–DPS commence online registration
Jan 19

New Millennium School–DPS commence online registration

Manama : New Millennium School – DPS’s online registration for admission to new academic session begins today. The registration is open for KG I, KG II and for Grade XI. For all other grades, registration may start from the last week of February 2017 depending on the seat availability.   More...

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RCSI Bahrain and RBH agree nursing collaboration
Jan 16

RCSI Bahrain and RBH agree nursing collaboration

The Royal College of Surgeons Ireland – Medical University of Bahrain (RCSI Bahrain) and the Royal Bahrain Hospital (RBH) have agreed to collaborate and engage their expertise on nursing education. The agreement will involve the allocation of RCSI Bahrain undergraduate nursing students to RBH, in accordance with...

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Tamil Day celebrated in Indian School Bahrain
Jan 16

Tamil Day celebrated in Indian School Bahrain

The Indian School Bahrain (ISB) Department of Tamil celebrated the Tamil Day which marks the first day of the four-day long Pongal Festival in the Isa Town campus in a glittering function. Tamil Nadu Ex-MLA  Advocate M G K Nizamudeen who was the Chief Guest of the function lighted the lamp. In his address...

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World Scholar’s Cup in Bahrain
Jan 16

World Scholar’s Cup in Bahrain

The fourth annual Bahrain World Scholar’s Cup Competition will takes place on Friday & Saturday 3-4 February 2017 at St Christopher’s School.  Teams of three students compete in fun, challenging and competitive activities. Students will undertake debating, collaborative writing and answering quiz...

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 ISB starts online registration for admission
Jan 15

ISB starts online registration for admission

Manama : The Indian School Bahrain (ISB) has introduced online facility for admission to various classes except X and XII. This is the first time in the history of the Indian School that parents are given the facility for online registration of admission. The link for the online registration will be provided in the...

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New Indian School celebrates Annual Day
Jan 14

New Indian School celebrates Annual Day

The New Indian School hosts its 26th Annual Day with great exuberance at the Bahrain Keraleeya Samajam. The event was attended  by educational specialists Lulua Abdulrahman Al Jowder and Jasim Mohamed Alsulaiman. Director & Principal, Dr. V. Gopalan welcomed the gathering in which he emphasized on the role of...

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Strathclyde named top UK University
Jan 12

Strathclyde named top UK University

Manama : Strathclyde Business School has been named the UK’s Business School of the Year by the Times Higher Education (THE) for its outstanding overall performance and its innovative and entrepreneurial outlook.  This was announced by yesterday by the Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance (BIBF),...

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Working with Islamic Finance
Jan 09

Working with Islamic Finance

Dr. Sutan Emir Hidayat,  Head of Business Administration and Humanities Department, University College of Bahrain, is the author of the book  “Contemporary Issues and Developments in Islamic Finance” that has been published by the Indonesian Embassy in  Bahrain. In the book published recently  Dr. Hidayat...

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The exam carnival
Jan 08

The exam carnival

The Exam Carnival is around the corner and the countdown. Some are yet to believe that they are about to write the exams; some have missed the deadline to start studies (read January 1, 2017 as per the latest new year resolution), some are still planning when to start; some are asking how to start and some feel there...

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New Millennium School wins Gold medal
Jan 05

New Millennium School wins Gold medal

Manama : New Millennium School – DPS Badminton (Under –19) Team brought laurel to the School by winning Gold in the Indian National Badminton Championship  held in Varanasi, India.   The NMS Team comprising of Vishnu Sreekumar & Rohit Jayakumar participated in the Team Championship....

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Bahrain Polytechnic Celebrates Bahraini Women’s Day
Jan 02

Bahrain Polytechnic Celebrates Bahraini Women’s Day

Bahrain Polytechnic celebrated the Bahraini Women’s Day at Isa Town campus under the patronage of Acting CEO Dr. Mohamed Al Aseeri management, guests and academics participate in the event.   A short speech was delivered by Bahrain Polytechnic Commercial and Community Initiatives Acting...

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 The New Indian School Bahrain celebrates Christmas
Jan 02

The New Indian School Bahrain celebrates Christmas

A wave of thrill and enthusiasm swept across The New Indian School, Bahrain as it celebrated Christmas with full zest and fervor on 21st December at the school premises.  Special assemblies were held for different sections where students and teachers participated in presenting Christmas carols and sharing...

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Bahrain Polytechnic students awarded ICDL certification
Dec 30

Bahrain Polytechnic students awarded ICDL certification

Supported by Dr Mohammed AlAseeri, Acting Chief Executive Officer and  Sh. Ali bin Abdulrahman Alkhalifa, Deputy CEO, Resources and Information Affairs, the Faculty of Humanities celebrated the awards of International Computer Driving License (ICDL)  Certification to 120 students and staff at an awards...

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Bahrain Polytechnic holds Critical Reading Challenge
Dec 30

Bahrain Polytechnic holds Critical Reading Challenge

Bahrain Polytechnic held the first Critical Reading Challenge for students on 6th December 2016. Through the initiative of Chairman of Bahrain Polytechnic’s Board of Trustees Shaikh Hisham bin Abdulaziz Al Khalifa and under the patronage of Dr Mohamed Al Aseeri, Acting CEO of Bahrain...

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RCSI Bahrain hosts ‘International Night’
Dec 25

RCSI Bahrain hosts ‘International Night’

Manama : Students, staff and guests turned out to celebrate the international diversity of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland - Medical University of Bahrain (RCSI Bahrain) at one of the Busaiteen campus’ biggest events of the year. The annual RCSI Bahrain ‘International Night’ showcases the...

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Indian School Bahrain hosts farewell for class XII
Dec 25

Indian School Bahrain hosts farewell for class XII

The Indian School Bahrain(ISB) bid farewell to its outgoing students of Class XII at a  glittering ceremony organized in the Jashanmal auditorium in Isa Town campus. The  event attended by over 1200 pupils  was  fully held by the Student Organizing Committee under the supervision of the senior...

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Nod for school upgradation
Dec 21

Nod for school upgradation

Manama : The Asian School management has announced that permission was granted by the Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi, to upgrade the school to the Senior Secondary Level, pending approval from the Ministry of Education, Kingdom of Bahrain. This was announced as the school celebrated its 33rd...

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 Bahrain Indian School celebrates National Day
Dec 18

Bahrain Indian School celebrates National Day

Manama : Bahrain Indian School (BIS) celebrated the 45th National Day of Bahrain with great zeal and zest. Students and teachers wore red and white attires to celebrate the occasion. The school was adorned with pictures of the Bahraini leadership, flags and messages of patriotism. A special assembly was held to...

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NIS celebrates National Day with zest and fervour
Dec 17

NIS celebrates National Day with zest and fervour

The 45th Bahrain National Day was celebrated in The New Indian School (NIS) with great pomp and grandeur. The entire campus was decked up to suit the mood. A special assembly was organised to mark the event. The assembly began with the flag hoisting ceremony by the Principal, followed by the Bahrain National...

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Indian School Bahrain celebrates National Day
Dec 17

Indian School Bahrain celebrates National Day

Manama : The National Day celebrations at the Indian School Bahrain, Riffa Campus saw a spectacular event where over 4000 students in the age group of 4 to 9 years of the school joined together to form a Human Flag of Bahrain ( 150ft X 90 ft ) and the lettering “ ISB- RIFFA 2016”. This historic formation...

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RCSI Bahrain celebrates National Day
Dec 16

RCSI Bahrain celebrates National Day

Manama : The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland – Medical University of Bahrain (RCSI Bahrain)  celebrated Bahrain’s 45th National Day and the 17th anniversary of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa’s ascension to the throne with a gathering of students and staff at the Busaiteen...

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‘Uplift the spirit of the child’
Dec 16

‘Uplift the spirit of the child’

Manama:   The teachers who will be counsellors have a greater role in uplifting the spirit of the child, said Consultant Clinical Psychologist Dr  Anne Mostafa. She was addressing the teachers who attended the workshop organized by the Department of Counselling of the Indian School Bahrain. Dr. Anne...

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AOU to hold graduation ceremony on tomorrow
Dec 09

AOU to hold graduation ceremony on tomorrow

Manama : The Arab Open University (AOU) will hold a graduation ceremony of the 10th batch of Bachelor Degree holders and the 6th batch of Master Degree holders on tomorrow.Representatives Council Speaker will patronise the celebration which will coincide with Bahrain’s national celebrations. The graduation...

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Bahrain ranks ninth  in reading interest
Dec 08

Bahrain ranks ninth in reading interest

Manama : Bahrain came ninth in a study on the time MENA region residents spent on reading books. Bahrain received a score of 58 per cent in the Arab Reading Index, produced through a partnership between Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation (MBRF) and the United Nations Development Programme / Regional...

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Indian School Bahrain celebrates French Day
Dec 05

Indian School Bahrain celebrates French Day

The Indian School Bahrain (ISB) French Day was celebrated in the presence of Marine Gabana, official from French Embassy  and Thomas Boillot from Alliance Française. ISB  Principal V R Palaniswamy, vice-principals and staff members were present during the occasion.    Around 40 students from...

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Asian School celebrates Indian Constitution Day
Dec 05

Asian School celebrates Indian Constitution Day

To commemorate the Constitution Day of India, the Asian School held various competitions on the Indian Constitution and its formation. Students of Std. VI, VII and VIII participated in Poster Making, Album Making, Collage and Elocution competitions.  Students of Std. IX and X participated in Calligraphy where...

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AL Noor inducts student council
Dec 04

AL Noor inducts student council

Al Noor International School held the  induction ceremony of the newly elected Student Council for the academic year  2016-  2017  in the school hall.  The ceremony was attended by the School Director Dr Muhammad Mashood, Acting Principal   Amin Mohammed Ahmed Hulaiwah, the Head of...

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Six students secure perfect score
Dec 02

Six students secure perfect score

New Millennium School (NMS)- Delhi Public School (DPS) congratulated six students of its Grade XII  for registering outstanding result in SAT Subject Tests (Scholastic Aptitude Test). SAT Exams conducted by College Board, New York are the most widely used admission test by universities around the globe including...

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St Christopher’s School hold Caretakers Day Out ​
Dec 02

St Christopher’s School hold Caretakers Day Out ​

The annual fun day out for all the St Christopher’s School cleaners and caretakers took place last Saturday. Kristina Bourner (Community Service Coordinator), teachers Louise Lonsdale and Janet Palmer, as well as Vanessa Pollard, HR & Facilities Manager, also joined the fun. The first stop was the National...

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Indian School Bahrain wins 7 awards
Dec 02

Indian School Bahrain wins 7 awards

The Indian School Bahrain (ISB) has won seven awards  at the Eighth Faber-Castell Spectra 2016,  the annual art carnival  organized by   the Indian Community Relief Fund (ICRF)which  works under the patronage of the Indian Embassy.  Out of the 12 individual awards, the ISB won 7 awards...

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