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Thousands of Brit kids seek help each week to cope with cyberbullying

Thousands of Brit kids seek help each week to cope with cyberbullyingLondon, Apr 22: Cyberbullying has become the biggest trauma for school kids, with almost 10,000 children each week seeking help to cope with online abuse.

Terrorised schoolkids are turning to a support website for advice after being subjected to abusive mobile phone texts and emails.

The shocking results from www. cybermentors. org. uk, set up six weeks ago, show the true scale of the problem for the first time.

The scheme has been launched by charity Beatbullying, and has the backing of British PM Gordon Brown.

Chargoggagoggmanchauggagoggchaubunagungamaugg, wrongly spelt!

Chargoggagoggmanchauggagoggchaubunagungamaugg, wrongly spelt!London, Apr 22: The longest place name in United States, Lake Chargoggagoggmanchauggagoggchaubunagungamaugg, has been misspelt for years on signposts, admit officials.

After researching historical spelling combinations and the local newspaper the Telegram & Gazette of Worcester, local Chamber of Commerce officials have agreed that some signs at the lake in Webster, Massachusetts - known as Webster Lake for short - has been wrongly spelt.

Girl Dies After Asthmatic Attack; School Faces Anger

Girl Dies After Asthmatic Attack; School Faces AngerAkriti Bhatia, a class XII student of Modern School, Vasant Vihar in New Delhi, died after having an asthma attack in the school premises on Tuesday.

Following this, the school is facing the rage as the family members and friends of the girl blamed school authorities for reacting late in taking her to the hospital.

The 17-years-old Aakriti Bhatia died on her way to the hospital.

However, the school authorities denied there was any delay from their side.

Lounge culture goes popular in Chandigarh

Lounge culture goes popular in ChandigarhChandigarh, April 20: People fond of liquor can now enjoy their stay in Punjab as a dream destination. Anyone feeling like having a swig of his or her favorite brew, to simply drive down to his favourite Lounge bar in Chandigarh.

Of late, nightlife in Chandigarh has started getting popular.

The nightlife entertainment service providers have introduced theme lounges.

`Rock In Rio’ is Chandigarh’s first music lounge, which offers an innovative, unexplored and a thrilling experience for rock lovers.

Punjab students to attend global youth leaders conference in July

Punjab students to attend global youth leaders conference in JulyLudhiana, April 20: A group of seven students of Ludhiana are all set to attend an international conference in which 400 students from 100 countries would be participating.

The Global Young Leader conference will discuss issues related to world politics, international relations, law, media, business and global economy.

International issues like terrorism, poverty, economy, AIDS, environment and inter-country disputes would be discussed in the conference.

Is 8 inch long Tilly the smallest dog in Britain?

Is 8 inch long Tilly the smallest dog in Britain?London, Apr 20: Tilly the Chorkie, standing just six inches tall and measuring eight inches from nose to tail, is probably the smallest dog in Britain.

Tilly, a cross between Yorkshire Terrier and a Chihuahua, was born on January 15 and she was around three inches long and weighing less than four ounces at the time of her birth.

Though she is fully-grown, she is only 8 inches tall and her owner Karen McPhearson has been told her growing days are over.