Egypt univ ousts girl over video in which she is hug­ging a boy

The Times of India (New Delhi edition) - - TIMES GLOBAL - The 6.5-foot go­liath statue of a hippo in bronze, weigh­ing at a whop­ping 1,500 pound was

Egypt’s

Al-Azhar univer­sity on Sun­day said it had ex­pelled a fe­male stu­dent after she ap­peared in a video hug­ging a male col­league, ac­cus­ing her of un­der­min­ing the school’s rep­u­ta­tion. The video, which went vi­ral ear­lier this month, showed a young man car­ry­ing a bou­quet of flow­ers kneel­ing be­fore a young woman and then hug­ging her in what ap­peared to be a mar­riage pro­posal.

Thieves steal bronze hippo weigh­ing 1500 pounds

re­ported stolen on Fri­day. Re­port­edly, the hippo is be­lieved to have been stolen when some­one forced their way into Chil­stone Gar­den Or­na­ments in Tun­bridge Wells.The Kent Po­lice shared a post on Face­book ap­peal­ing for in­for­ma­tion on the statue. The Face­book post sees po­lice con­sta­ble Nick Ling­ham as say­ing that the hippo is ‘ex­tremely heavy’ and pre­vi­ously took five peo­ple to lift.

Leave $350 hats at home, school asks stu­dents

Ad­min­is­tra­tors at a New York mid­dle school are beg­ging stu­dents to leave their win­ter hats made by Ital­ian ap­parel com­pany Mon­cler at home be­cause the pricy tops keep get­ting lost. The ad­min­is­tra­tors at Great Neck North Mid­dle School on Long Is­land

Pak var­sity to ob­serve ‘sis­ters’ day’ on Feb 14

A Pak­istani univer­sity will cel­e­brate Sis­ters’ Day on Fe­bru­ary 14 to pro­mote “Is­lamic tra­di­tions”, ac­cord­ing to the vice chan­cel­lor. Fe­male stu­dents can be gifted scarves and Abayahs (clothes) as de­cided by Vice Chan­cel­lor Zafar Iqbal Rand­hawa of the Univer­sity of Agri­cul­ture in Faisal­abad and other de­ci­sion mak­ers, Dawn news re­ported. He claimed that cel­e­brat­ing Sis­ters’ Day would al­low “a soft im­age to de­velop”, and that peo­ple will re­alise that this is how much sis­ters are loved in Pak­istan.

Reuters

Peo­ple bathe in the Baltic sea dur­ing a group win­ter ex­er­cise in Gdansk, Poland, on Sun­daywrote a let­ter to par­ents say­ing the time spent look­ing for lost Mont­cler hats has been “dis­rup­tive to the stu­dents’ fo­cus and time.”

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