Boycott

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Name: Boycott
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 47 mins ago - 6 reports

Teachers consider boycott over testing of four-year-olds | Education

Children in a reception class. Photograph: Sarah Lee for the Guardian Plans by the government to test children as young as four as soon as they start formal schooling could be challenged by teachers in a mass campaign of non-compliance.A motion to be ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 47 mins ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 6 reports

Trouble for Geelani! Case registered against separatist l...

Srinagar: A case has been registered against hardline Hurriyat Conference leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani under the Unlawful Activities (prevention) Act for allegedly calling for a boycott of elections. Geelani had given the alleged boycott call ...You ... [Published Rediff Realtime News - 12 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 3 reports

16:44 Boycott threat over reception tests

Teachers are threatening to boycott the Government's new compulsory tests for four-year-olds, warning the move is "dangerous" to pupils' education.Ministers announced plans last month for children to sit papers in literacy and numeracy in the first few ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 7 hours ago]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 2 reports

JKLF holds an election boycott candle march

SRINAGAR, Apr 19: Senior leaders of JKLF including Bashir Ahmad Butt were arrested when they were leading a candle march at Lal Chowk this evening.The candle march was organized in connection with the election boycott campaign and started from Maisuma. ... [Published Kashmir Times - 15 hours ago]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 2 reports

Gays Boycott Beverly Hills Hotel Over Sultan of Brunei Ownership...

Gays Boycott Beverly Hills Hotel Over Sultan of Brunei Ownership... (First column, 7th story, link ) ... [Published Drudge Report Feed - 23 hours ago]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 2 reports

Lenny Henry suggests boycott of BBC licence fee unless corporation diversifies and gets more black and ethnic people on television

Culture minister hosting a roundtable with TV figures to discuss diversityHenry wants black and ethnic minority people to have money ring-fenced to make specialist programmesHenry ... [Published Capital Bay - 23 hours ago]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 2 reports

Clear dues first‚ say clubs

KATHMANDU: Four ‘A’ Division outfits — Machhindra Football Club, Himalayan Sherpa Club, Friends Club and Saraswoti Youth Club — today decided to boycott all the programmes of the All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) demanding the clearance of the preparation ... [Published Himalayan Times - Apr 19 2014]
Entities: Boycott, Red bull, Kathmandu
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 5 reports

Syed Ali Shah Geelani urges people to boycott elections in Kashmir

Srinagar, April 18 (ANI): Hurriyat Conference (G) Chief Syed Ali Shah Geelani, on Friday urged people to boycott parliamentary polls in Jammu and Kashmir. Jammu and Kashmir observed its first day of... ... [Published Sify - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 4 reports

Bouteflika poised for fourth term

Polling stations across Algeria closed their doors at 8pm Thursday (April 17th) and supporters of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika are already claiming victory."President Bouteflika has won comfortably in the eastern provinces, and we're going out onto ... [Published Magharebia - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 2 reports

4/19/2014: PATIALA FIRST: 300 families to boycott elections

FATEHGARH SAHIB: Hundreds of residents of ward no 17 in Humayunpur village on Friday staged a protest at the railway road, Sirhind, and decided to boycott the Lok Sabha elections. They said ward no 17 in Humayunpur village had been neglected as no... ... [Published Hindustan Times - Apr 19 2014]
Entities: Patiala, Boycott, Elections
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 2 reports

Muzik nightclub facing boycott after ban on dance parties at Exhibition Place

Toronto's Exhibition Place has banned all-ages dance parties from its grounds, causing a wave of online protest and a boycott against the club that requested the clamp down on the events.Muzik is the nightclub on Exhibition Grounds that petitioned the ... [Published CBC - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

AT&T Threatens to Boycott Spectrum Auction Over Proposed Rules

Source:Next year, the Federal Communications Commission will host an auction for airwaves that are currently unused but are owned by television broadcasters. In effect, the auction would open up this portion of the spectrum for wireless carriers, which could ... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Apr 18 2014]

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...in Brighton on Monday argues that too much emphasis is being placed on assessment, which forces children and teachers to prepare for tests. "This in turn creates an unhealthy environment ..."
"We start them ever younger and forcing them into this sort of quasi-school, formal setting when developmentally it is actually quite damaging to good child development."
"Whether we like it or not, there is a connection between politics and religion" says Kassis. "So visiting the holy shrines … it can wait...

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