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Bahrain Polytechnic 2016-17 graduation ceremony in November
Oct 16

Bahrain Polytechnic 2016-17 graduation ceremony in November

Manama : Huda Alhalwachi, Manager of Enrolments, Progression & Results, announced that the graduation ceremony for the academic year 2016-17 will be on 29th November 2017 at the Shaikh Abdulaziz bin Mohammed Al Khalifa Hall located at the University of Bahrain campus in Sakhir. Alhalwachi stated that...

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NMS Team register impressive show in the CBSE Cluster Tournament
Oct 16

NMS Team register impressive show in the CBSE Cluster Tournament

Manama : New Millennium School hosted CBSE Cluster Badminton Tournament for Boys and Girls (Bahrain Chapter). The School Team put up an impressive show in the inter school tournament.  Chairman Dr. Ravi Pillai, Managing Director Geetha Pillai & Principal Arun Kuumar Sharma congratulated the...

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Budding scientists of Bahrain Indian School
Oct 16

Budding scientists of Bahrain Indian School

Manama : Bahrain Indian School – BHAVANS organised a “Budding Scientist Competition” for students of Grade I in order to motivate and promote the ideas of the curious and intelligent young minds.  Budding scientists of Grade I participated with full enthusiasm and was eager to share their...

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ISB to set up Special Education Centre
Oct 08

ISB to set up Special Education Centre

Manama : The Indian School Bahrain (ISB) is planning to set up a Special Education Centre for educating students with special educational needs in a way that addresses their individual differences and needs.  This was announced by ISB Chairman Prince S Natarajan at a press conference held in connection...

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Registration for primary school admission begins in Bahrain
Oct 08

Registration for primary school admission begins in Bahrain

Manama : The Ministry of Education has announced that registration of new students for the academic year 2018-2019 will be open at primary schools and primary-intermediate schools from Sunday, October 8, to Thursday, October 12.The circular sent to principals of the relevant schools said that registration will be at...

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Bahrain Education Ministry bans ‘slime’ toys from public schools
Oct 07

Bahrain Education Ministry bans ‘slime’ toys from public schools

Manama : ‘Slime’ toys the old, new craze among kids all over the world are banned from classrooms in Bahrain.  Education Ministry, in a circular issued on October 3, instructed principals of public school to prohibit the do-it-yourself toys from campus.  Originally designed to...

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Montessori Nursery gets accreditation
Oct 02

Montessori Nursery gets accreditation

The Children’s House Montessori Nursery School has gained accreditation under the Montessori Evaluation and Accreditation Board (MEAB) scheme. The scheme offers support and guidance to Montessori schools in order to ensure that Montessori provision is of a high quality. The scheme, which includes a visit by a...

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RCSI Bahrain President honoured
Oct 02

RCSI Bahrain President honoured

Acknowledging the role of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland – Medical University of Bahrain (RCSI Bahrain) in international medical education, the name of the university’s president, Professor Sameer Otoom, has been added to the list of highly respected and distinguished medical professionals...

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Training for Polytechnic staff to boost efficiency
Oct 02

Training for Polytechnic staff to boost efficiency

In an aim to enhance the efficiency of its employees in terms of creativity, excellence and leadership, Bahrain Polytechnic has partnered with the Ministry of Education’s Gifted Student Center to provide a number of workshops for its staff and management in relation to their area of specialization. These...

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 Peace prevail
Oct 01

Peace prevail

The quirks in nature be it in people or places prevail in plenty. Through the history of warfare, strife and struggle gnawed the fiber of humanity. The solace in the aftermath of war, soon forgotten and ensues another futile conflict. These idiosyncrasies persist repeatedly for sufferings on humankind to...

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Bahrain Indian School celebrates Hindi Divas
Oct 01

Bahrain Indian School celebrates Hindi Divas

Manama : Bahrain Indian School (BIS) celebrated ‘Hindi Divas’ to commemorate the day when the Constituent Assembly of India accepted Hindi as the official language of the country. Under the guidance of the Hindi Department teachers and students of Grade VI, VII and VIII presented a special assembly wherein...

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NMS-DPS celebrates Gandhi Jayanti
Oct 01

NMS-DPS celebrates Gandhi Jayanti

Manama : To commemorate the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, leader of the Indian independence movement and pioneer of the philosophy and strategy of non-violence, students of New Millennium School-DPS, Bahrain celebrated Gandhi Jayanti, which is also celebrated by the UN as the International Day of Non-Violence.

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West Virginia launches Civil Engineering Degree in Bahrain
Sep 29

West Virginia launches Civil Engineering Degree in Bahrain

Manama : West Virginia University launched its inaugural Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering programme with a Student Orientation Programme yesterday in Bahrain.  The degree programme, the first to be offered by West Virginia University in the Middle East, started accepting applicants for the...

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Aryabhata overall champions at ISB Youth Festival ‘Tarang’
Sep 29

Aryabhata overall champions at ISB Youth Festival ‘Tarang’

Manama : Aryabhata House has emerged as the overall champions in the Indian School Bahrain (ISB) Youth Festival Tarang 2017 which concluded last night with a glittering grand finale at the school campus in Isa Town.   Aryabhata won the overall championship with 1767  points in a hotly contested...

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Work hard to achieve further success, says Shaikh Nasser
Sep 29

Work hard to achieve further success, says Shaikh Nasser

Manama : Under the patronage of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa and in the presence of Personal Representative of HM the King for Charity Work and Youth Affairs and Board of Trustees Chairman of Nasser Rehabilitation and Vocational Training Centre HH Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, a graduation...

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ISB youth festival ‘Tarang 2017’ grand finale tomorrow
Sep 27

ISB youth festival ‘Tarang 2017’ grand finale tomorrow

Manama : On the fourth day of the Indian School Bahrain (ISB) Youth Festival Tarang 2017, participants in folkdance and cinematic dance regaled the packed audience in the Jashanmal auditorium in Isa Town.    The first prize in Folk Dance -A Level  was won by CV Raman House. Vikram Sarabhai House...

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Indian School Bahrain  Youth Festival: Aryabhata leading
Sep 26

Indian School Bahrain Youth Festival: Aryabhata leading

Manama : Aryabhata House is leading with 511 points on the third day of the Indian School Bahrain (ISB) Youth Festival Tarang 2017 taking place at the school campus in Isa Town on five venues.  On the second position is JC Bose House with 473 points. Vikram Sarabhai House with 422 points is third and...

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Bahrain Polytechnic moves to AWS Cloud Technology
Sep 25

Bahrain Polytechnic moves to AWS Cloud Technology

Manama : In coordination with Almoayyed Computers, Bahrain Polytechnic has successfully started the migration of their ICT infrastructure to Amazon Web Services (AWS) by transferring its Learning Management System to AWS, being one of the first governmental institutions to implement this technology in their...

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Pakistan School honours students
Sep 25

Pakistan School honours students

Manama : Pakistan School held a special event to honour the students for their performance in the Pakistan National Day celebrations held in Pakistan Club. School Chairman Sami ur Rehman praised the 18 students who were then presented with cash awards, certificates of appreciation and gifts.  Acting...

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AMAIUB conducts Faculty Development Training
Sep 25

AMAIUB conducts Faculty Development Training

Manama : In preparation for the opening of classes, AMA International University (AMAIUB), through its Faculty Development Office, conducted the Faculty Development Training from September 11 to 14. The series of lectures and workshops aimed to update the faculty with the current trends in the areas of teaching,...

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Students summer camp a big success, says INJAZ Bahrain
Sep 24

Students summer camp a big success, says INJAZ Bahrain

Manama : INJAZ Bahrain announced it has successfully concluded the latest edition of its summer camp with the participation of over 350 students and 55 volunteers from Bahrain’s primary and secondary schools as well as university interns.  The camp titled  ‘INJAZ Bahrain Summer Camp...

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Royal University of Women holds orientation day
Sep 24

Royal University of Women holds orientation day

Manama : The Office  of Student Affairs at the Royal University for Women (RUW) held its annual Student Orientation Programme on 17 and 18 September 2017.  The programme, according to RUW President Prof. Mazin Jumah, is an integral part of welcoming new students to the RUW family as well as a...

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ISB youth festival ‘Tarang’ begins
Sep 23

ISB youth festival ‘Tarang’ begins

The Indian School Bahrain (ISB) is all set to celebrate Tarang 2017, the biggest School Youth Festival in the Gulf countries, with the participation of over 3000 students in 126 events. The stage events will start today at 6pm with the Arabic dance and Hindi speech at the Jashanmal Auditorium in Isa Town campus. The...

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Science and Computer Science Week at NMS-DPS
Sep 23

Science and Computer Science Week at NMS-DPS

New Millennium School- DPS Bahrain celebrated the Science and Computer Science Week from September 17 to 20 to encourage the students about the latest inventions and technologies. It also aimed to extract information and develop the curiosity and knowledge about the subject of discoveries.   

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Bahrain Minister reaffirms education for all
Sep 19

Bahrain Minister reaffirms education for all

Manama : Education Minister Dr. Majid bin Ali Al Nuaimi visited Oqba bin Nafie Primary Boys’ School and reviewed the ministry-provided services to autistic schoolchildren in the school yesterday. During his visit to the school, the minister inaugurated a new classroom for autistic schoolchildren including...

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British School of Bahrain reopens doors to students
Sep 18

British School of Bahrain reopens doors to students

Manama : The British School of Bahrain (BSB) has reopened its doors to students aged 3 to 18 years after the long summer holiday for the start of the New Year.  There is a change in leadership in the Junior section of the school, as Robert Howe, after several years of sterling services to the school as...

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Indian School Bahrain Mega Fair Ticket Launched
Sep 18

Indian School Bahrain Mega Fair Ticket Launched

Manama : The ticket launching ceremony of the Indian School Bahrain Mega Fair and Food Festival 2017 was held yesterday in the Jashanmal auditorium, Isa Town.   Zayani Motors General Manager Mohammed Zaki, Capital Transport Managing Director Khalid Bucheery and Crown Electro- Mechanical Services Director S....

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School assembly cut short due to harsh weather in Bahrain
Sep 18

School assembly cut short due to harsh weather in Bahrain

Manama : The school morning assembly has been reduced to five minutes only due to harsh temperature and humidity.Education Minister Dr. Majid bin Ali Al-Nuaimi to hold morning assemblies inside sport halls or shaded areas and restrict the procedure to the national anthem and main instructions.Schools which lack sports...

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UoB Starts Academic Year
Sep 17

UoB Starts Academic Year

Manama : University of Bahrain launched its improved orientation programme to approximately 2,500 new students yesterday.   The orientation will now be over two semesters with major changes including doubling the amount of English language taught in addition to the introduction of Maths and ICT, the university...

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Making a difference
Sep 17

Making a difference

Manama : NMS-DPS Bahrain is run under the aegis of the Delhi Public School Society. Affiliated to the CBSE, the school aims at an all-round development of student’s personality so as to enable them to be future leaders. The New Millennium School – DPS Bahrain has become the first CBSE, Indian curriculum...

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UOB, Oxford to team up  for seawater research in Bahrain
Sep 11

UOB, Oxford to team up for seawater research in Bahrain

Manama : The University of Bahrain (UOB) is just about to start on a long-term research project this month with Oxford University. This week Oxford was rated number one university in the world by the prestigious Times university ranking.  UOB is collaborating with Oxford university on a four year project...

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New school at Sanabis: PM’s directive ignored
Sep 10

New school at Sanabis: PM’s directive ignored

Manama : Another school year begins today, but residents of Sanabis are still waiting for a new school to come up in their town to accommodate the increasing number of students at Sanabis Primary Girls’ School. One year after the Prime Minister HRH Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa visited the school...

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AGU Alumni Association launches  Smart App for graduate students
Aug 28

AGU Alumni Association launches Smart App for graduate students

Manama : The Arabian Gulf University (AGU) Alumni Association has launched its smart application for university graduates, concurrent with the upcoming 2017-2018 academic year.  The application for mobile phones and smart devices aims to innovate means of communication with graduates which are...

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Adventurous journey for students of ‘Ithra’ programme
Aug 28

Adventurous journey for students of ‘Ithra’ programme

Manama : Six students from Al Mabarrah Al Khalifia Foundation’s ‘Ithra’ training programme participated in the “Adventurous Journeys” organised by El Hassan Youth Award in Jordan. The six-day programme was held from 14 to 19 August 2017. During the trip, students participated in a...

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University of Bahrain  join hands with Microsoft
Aug 28

University of Bahrain join hands with Microsoft

Manama : The University of Bahrain (UOB) yesterday announced the signing of an agreement with Microsoft to help Bahrain establish itself as a major regional Fintech player and attract overseas investment as a startup hub.   Commenting on the deal, Professor, Riyad Yousif Hamzah, President of the...

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AMA International School to participate in WARC
Aug 22

AMA International School to participate in WARC

Manama : The AMA International School will be a part of the World Robot Competition 2017 (WARC 2017). The WARC 2017- RoboCom Challenge will be held in Beijing from August 22nd to 25th 2017. The contest is part of the World Robot Conference 2017 (WRC 2017).  This competition is an event for science and...

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GPIC honours students
Aug 18

GPIC honours students

Manama : Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (GPIC) organised a ceremony to honour 280 students whose parents are employees of the company. The event was held under the patronage of Dr Abdulrahman Jawahery, President of GPIC.  Also present, were the GPIC labour union Chairman, Yaqoob Yousef, union...

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Parents beware! Undue absence of your ward will land you in soup
Aug 10

Parents beware! Undue absence of your ward will land you in soup

Manama : Parents would face legal accountability if their wards are unjustifiably prevented from attending classes for more than ten continuous days, Education Minister Dr. Majid Al Nuaimi has warned. Dr. Al Nuaimi affirmed that the Ministry would take legal steps against the parents who do not ensure their...

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AMA International University holds annual Career Day
Jul 27

AMA International University holds annual Career Day

Manama : AMA International University Bahrain  (AMAIUB) held its annual Career Day at the InterContinental Regency Hotel in Manama yesterday. Held under the patronage of Labour and Social Development Minister Jameel Humaidan, under the theme “Your Career is Your Future”, the fair included a...

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An ode to the cosmic losses on the smaller scale
Jul 10

An ode to the cosmic losses on the smaller scale

An ode to the trapping of butterflies Whose death has never had an effect of any type Lost my phone Have no more contacts Bit my tongue My alibi now unbacked An ode to the fits of tears You never bothered to wipe. Stubbed my toe My walk is in danger An ode to Expectations Who they said you didn’t have...

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Jane Doe
Jul 10

Jane Doe

13.7 billion years ago, when the matter of the universe was concentrated into a single incredibly tiny point, our journey began. We were born from a speck amidst the darkness. We bloomed when no one believed in us, a lotus flower reaching for the light. One second after the Big Bang, protons and neutrons, you and I...

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Being “Biodieverse”
Jul 10

Being “Biodieverse”

What if trees gave out wifi signals? We would then be planting trees as though they were an asset we couldn’t live without, and create a world where environment wouldn’t need protecting. Too bad they only give out the oxygen for us to breathe. Story telling has existed for as long as humans have been able...

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St Christopher’s School holds prize day
Jul 09

St Christopher’s School holds prize day

Manama : St Christopher’s School held ‘Prize Day 2017’ at the St Chris Saar Campus recently to recognise the accomplishments of the Senior School Students. The event was held in the presence of Guest of Honour, British Ambassador Simon Martin. Masters of Ceremony were: Deputy Head...

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NMS-DPS takes part in Scholar’s Cup
Jul 07

NMS-DPS takes part in Scholar’s Cup

Manama : The students of New Millennium School – DPS Bahrain, after qualifying at the regional round in January, participated in the Global Round at Hanoi from June 26 to July 1.  Thirteen students participated in the Junior and Senior categories where students explored guiding questions in history,...

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New president nominated  to head Kingdom University
Jul 05

New president nominated to head Kingdom University

Manama : A new president has been nominated to head Kingdom University, which has received its final warning from Education Ministry last week, over safety related violations. This came as the ministry announced yesterday that the Higher Education Council General Secretariat received the nomination...

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No leniency for varsities breaking rules: Ministry
Jul 03

No leniency for varsities breaking rules: Ministry

Manama : Education Ministry yesterday rebuffed the allegation of a private university that a final warning issued recently by the ministry was “surprising”.  “Kingdom University was warned about its violations since June 14”, and that “issuing a final warning against it is...

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Al Noor KG celebrates graduation
Jul 02

Al Noor KG celebrates graduation

The Kindergarten Section of Al Noor International School celebrated its end of year graduation on June 12, 13 and 14 at the school campus, were the children received their graduation diplomas.  School Chairman Ali Hasan attended the function along with Director Dr. Muhammad Mashood, Acting Principal Ameen...

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For a bright future
Jun 30

For a bright future

Manama : New Millennium School-DPS awarded the academic achievers of 2016-17 session during ceremonies held on 18 and 19 June 2017.   One Thousand One Hundred Seven students of classes I to XII were awarded with badges, certificates, blazers, ties, gold and silver medals.

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University warned over security lapses
Jun 29

University warned over security lapses

Manama : A private university has been given a seven-day ultimatum to meet the security, safety and professional health requirements by the Higher Education Council (HEC). The Kingdom University was ordered to submit an official certificate from the Civil Defence Directorate within a  week or ...

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St Chris excels in DELF Exam
Jun 26

St Chris excels in DELF Exam

St Christopher’s School students have achieved top results in (Diplôme d’Etudes en Langue Française) DELF French examinations.  Thirty-five students from the Junior School and forty-six students from the Senior School sat for the DELF French examinations in May at the Alliance...

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