07 Nov 2019
Gujarat-shocker: Two blind teachers rape minor blind girl for months
In a gruesome incident reported from Gujarat, a minor girl alleged that she was repeatedly raped by two blind teachers of a special school in Ambaji.
22 Aug 2019
#CareerBytes: Best-recommended IIT/JEE foundation books for students of Classes 6-10
The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE), the gateway to top institutes like IITs and NITs, is the most popular exam for engineering aspirants.
30 Jun 2019
Delhi heatwave: Government extends schools' summer vacation by one week
Summer vacation for school students in Delhi has been extended by a week in view of the heatwave conditions in the national capital.
31 Mar 2019
ISRO's Young Scientist Programme for school students: Registration ends soon
The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) announced the launch of a special two-week Young Scientist Programme or YUva VIgyani KAryakram (YUVIKA) for school children.
07 Feb 2019
Nainital school summons exorcists after principal felt girls were 'possessed'
In a bizarre case, an exorcist was summoned to a co-ed government high school in the town of Bhimtal in the Nainital district after the principal of the school got convinced that some of his students had been "possessed".
28 Jan 2019
MHRD could extend right to free education till Class 12
The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) has said that it is considering a proposal to extend children's right to free education till Class 12.
17 Jan 2019
25% Class-4 students in rural India can't read Class-2 books
The Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) 2018 has shed light on the sorry state of education in rural India, again. It is alarming, to say the least.
10 Jan 2019
Javadekar: Hindi not compulsory under New Education Policy (NEP)
Hours after reports stated that the New Education Policy (NEP) draft contained a provision for making Hindi compulsory in all schools till Class 8, HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar dismissed such claims, calling these reports 'mischievous'.
20 Sep 2018
How amusement-park trip reunited Delhi-boy with family, 9 years later
16-year-old Hassan Ali, who was living at child care institute (CCI) in Gurugram for the last nine years, had given up hope of reuniting with his family.
01 Sep 2018
5 girl students of Class 8 go missing in Mumbai
Five girls, students of a South Mumbai school, have gone missing. The girls who are studying in Class 8 at the private school did not return to their respective homes from school yesterday afternoon, after which their parents approached the police.
23 Jul 2018
WB: Expert panel to look into 'pass-fail' reintroduction in govt-schools
West Bengal Education Minister Partha Chatterjee today said the state government has formed an expert committee to look into the possibility of reintroducing the pass-fail system in the state-run schools.
19 Jul 2018
Kochi: School rusticates five students, after parents protest unreasonable fee-hike
A Kochi school allegedly rusticated five students after their parents questioned the unreasonable fee hike.
09 Jul 2018
Rajasthan: Cook suspended for throwing-away food touched by lower-caste student
A woman cook was today removed from a government school in Rajasthan's Udaipur district after she allegedly threw away the midday-meal touched by a lower caste girl student.
08 Jul 2018
How IIIT-B student turned 'learning opportunity' to Rs. 1.2cr Google-package!
For 22-year-old Mumbaikar Aditya Paliwal, what began as a learning opportunity resulted in a job offer from Google's prestigious New York-based Artificial Intelligence (AI) team, at a bumper package of Rs. 1.2cr!
02 Jul 2018
Kejriwal, Dalai Lama introduce 'Happiness Curriculum' for Delhi govt schools
The Delhi government today launched "Happiness Curriculum" for its school students, with the Dalai Lama gracing the occasion and saying that India can lead the world by uniting the modern and ancient knowledge and help it overcome "negative emotions" of the mankind.
05 Apr 2018
Mumbai: 1L students quit BMC schools for lack of Class-8
A Mumbai-based activist has filed a complaint with the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) claiming that over one lakh students of BMC-run schools have dropped out for lack of Class 8 in many schools.
27 Feb 2018
Marathi might be made compulsory in CBSE, CISCE schools
Maharashtra Education Minister Vinod Tawde on Tuesday said that the state government is considering to make the Marathi language a compulsory subject up to Class 10 in CBSE and CISCE schools.
21 Feb 2018
Class 7 Gurugram student threatens teacher, her daughter with rape
A Class 7 student of a reputed private Gurugram school was suspended for allegedly threatening his teacher and her daughter with rape.
20 Dec 2017
Meet Anjum Bashir: Kashmir civil service exam topper
Anjum Bashir Khan Khattak, a 27-year-old math government school teacher, has topped the Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission (JKPSC) exam.
16 Sep 2017
Billionaire Jain couple of MP renounces world to become monks
A billionaire Jain couple from MP's Neemuch has made headlines after announcing their decision to leave behind their property and three-year-old daughter to become monks.
02 Aug 2017
Ghaziabad: GD Goenka student dies after falling in school
A class IV student, Armaan Sehgal from GD Goenka School in Ghaziabad's Indirapuram succumbed to death after falling on the second-floor corridor of the school building on Tuesday morning.
04 Jun 2017
Disabled girl disowned by parents, cracks UPSC
Odds have always been against Ummul Kher as someone living with a fragile bone disorder and disowned by parents at 14, because she wanted to study beyond Class 8.
25 Nov 2016
What's up with 'Aamchi Mumbai'?
State government is ticking all the right boxes ahead of civic polls.