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Delhi: Schools shut till November 5, Public Health Emergency declared

01 Nov 2019

Delhi: Schools shut till November 5, Public Health Emergency declared

Every year, Delhi goes through the same old story- The government complains about stubble burning in neighboring states, Punjab, Haryana do little to stop the process, and people are asked to be "responsible" during Diwali.

Delhi heatwave: Government extends schools' summer vacation by one week

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.

Delhi: 2,500 liter diesel found in school's basement

28 Apr 2019

Delhi: 2,500 liter diesel found in school's basement

In a concerning incident, nearly 2,500 liter of diesel was recently found inside the basement of KR Mangalam School in Delhi, prompting authorities to launch an investigation.

Delhi schools preparing students to deal with alarming air-pollution level

04 Nov 2018

Delhi schools preparing students to deal with alarming air-pollution level

Shifting the morning assembly of students indoors, mandating them to wear masks during outdoor activities, and distributing gooseberries are among the measures taken by the schools in Delhi and adjoining areas to deal with the alarming level of air pollution.

Delhi: Human skeleton found inside tank of MCD primary school

25 Oct 2018

Delhi: Human skeleton found inside tank of MCD primary school

A human skeleton was found inside a tank in an MCD school in Mukhmelpur village of Alipur area in Delhi's Rohini district, police said on Thursday.

128 private schools in Delhi roll back 'arbitrary' fee hike

24 Aug 2018

128 private schools in Delhi roll back 'arbitrary' fee hike

Around 128 schools in Delhi have rolled back their "arbitrary" fee hikes following complaints from parents, an official said.

Comply with student-safety guidelines or lose recognition: Delhi-govt warns schools

19 Aug 2018

Comply with student-safety guidelines or lose recognition: Delhi-govt warns schools

The Delhi government has warned schools in the national capital of withdrawal of recognition and initiation of disciplinary proceedings against principals if student safety guidelines are not complied with.

Delhi-govt doesn't want students to fly kites for right reasons

13 Aug 2018

Delhi-govt doesn't want students to fly kites for right reasons

The Delhi government has directed all schools in Delhi to discourage students from flying kites due to the danger it possesses.

Report any untoward incident to us: Delhi govt to schools

12 Aug 2018

Report any untoward incident to us: Delhi govt to schools

Delhi government has directed all schools in Delhi to immediately report to it about any untoward incident such as accident, violence, molestation or protest before it reaches the media so that quick action can be taken and also there is no "embarrassment" to the education department.

Delhi: Alarming rise in lizards in mid-day meals during monsoons

26 Jul 2018

Delhi: Alarming rise in lizards in mid-day meals during monsoons

A standing committee meeting of North Municipal Corporation of Delhi (NMCD) on Wednesday expressed concern over alarming rise in the number of lizards in mid-day meals served in government schools of Delhi.

Delhi govt issues fresh guidelines to schools ensuring students' safety

25 Jul 2018

Delhi govt issues fresh guidelines to schools ensuring students' safety

The Delhi government has issued fresh guidelines to schools for ensuring students' safety, with a special focus on the security of the pupils traveling to schools by private vans.

Delhi: 9 hospitalized after consuming mid-day meal at Anganwadi center

24 Jul 2018

Delhi: 9 hospitalized after consuming mid-day meal at Anganwadi center

At least eight children and a staffer of an Anganwadi center in Delhi's Uttam Nagar area were hospitalized in Deen Dayal Upadhyay Hospital when they complained of vomiting and lost consciousness after consuming mid-day meal today, the police said.

Delhi government issues guidelines to schools for 'Tobacco-free zones'

23 Jul 2018

Delhi government issues guidelines to schools for 'Tobacco-free zones'

The Delhi government has issued guidelines to all schools in the national capital for making them "tobacco-free zones", including summoning parents of those children who are found in possession of tobacco products.

Class 7 student attacked by classmate with pencil sharpener blade

14 Jul 2018

Class 7 student attacked by classmate with pencil sharpener blade

A Class 7 student of a Central School in south-east Delhi's Badarpur area was allegedly attacked by his classmate with a pencil sharpener blade following a fight over sharing a seat.

Kejriwal, Sisodia visit school which locked kindergarten girls for 5hrs

12 Jul 2018

Kejriwal, Sisodia visit school which locked kindergarten girls for 5hrs

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy CM Manish Sisodia today visited the school where 16 kindergarten students were allegedly confined in the basement for non-payment of fees.

Delhi: Over 25 students fall ill after consuming mid-day meal

11 Jul 2018

Delhi: Over 25 students fall ill after consuming mid-day meal

Over 25 students fell ill after consuming mid-day meal at a government school in Delhi's Narela area and were rushed to a hospital, the police said.

Delhi: 16 kindergarten-girls locked inside school-basement for not paying fees

11 Jul 2018

Delhi: 16 kindergarten-girls locked inside school-basement for not paying fees

A case was registered against Rabea Girls' Public School, Delhi, for allegedly locking up 16 girls, aged 4-5 years, in a basement over non-payment of fees by their parents.

Delhi: Dead lizard in mid-day meal makes two girls ill

08 Jul 2018

Delhi: Dead lizard in mid-day meal makes two girls ill

The alleged presence of a dead lizard in mid-day meals served to students of Kalyanpuri's Rajkiya Sarvodaya Kanya Vidyalaya in East Delhi made two girls sick on Saturday.

EWS admissions: Delhi Government warns private schools against demanding Aadhaar

27 Mar 2018

EWS admissions: Delhi Government warns private schools against demanding Aadhaar

The Delhi government has warned private schools against demanding Aadhaar details of children belonging to economically weaker section/disadvantaged group category and refusing admission to such students on either on grounds of distance range or the pretext of minor spelling errors.

Delhi: Man found dead inside school

04 Mar 2018

Delhi: Man found dead inside school

A 45-year-old man named Devi Dayal, who worked as a night watchman at a school in Seempauri area was found dead today.

Delhi: School cab driver arrested for molesting 10-year-old girl

16 Feb 2018

Delhi: School cab driver arrested for molesting 10-year-old girl

A 29-year-old school cab driver has been arrested for allegedly molesting a 10-year-old school girl while dropping her home in outer Delhi's Mangolpuri area.

Delhi government announces 'Happiness Classes' in schools

08 Feb 2018

Delhi government announces 'Happiness Classes' in schools

The Delhi Government on Wednesday announced about introducing 'happiness classes' in all its schools from Nursery to Class VIII, for the academic session starting from April.

Delhi: 14-year-old boy allegedly beaten to death in school

02 Feb 2018

Delhi: 14-year-old boy allegedly beaten to death in school

Months after the Ryan murder case, a Class 9 student in Delhi's Karawal Nagar was found unconscious in his school toilet after allegedly being beaten by his schoolmates.

15-year-old boy allegedly sodomized by classmates in Delhi

31 Jan 2018

15-year-old boy allegedly sodomized by classmates in Delhi

A Class 9 student of a government in school in Delhi's Uttam Nagar has alleged he was sodomized by four of his classmates.

Nursery admissions to open from December 27: All details here

20 Dec 2017

Nursery admissions to open from December 27: All details here

The Directorate of Education (DoE) has ordered that nursery admissions in 1,700 schools of Delhi will begin from December 27 for 75% of the seats.

Delhi: Teen moves HC over filthy pond near her school

14 Nov 2017

Delhi: Teen moves HC over filthy pond near her school

A 16-year-old girl has knocked the Delhi High Court's door, seeking directions to the authorities to clean a pond near her school.

Delhi: 6-year-old raped by housekeeping staff in school toilet

05 Oct 2017

Delhi: 6-year-old raped by housekeeping staff in school toilet

In yet another horror in the national capital, a six-year-old girl studying in Class-I in a private south Delhi school has been brutally raped by a housekeeping staff member in a toilet.

School's negligence shatters dreams of young swimmer

11 Sep 2017

School's negligence shatters dreams of young swimmer

23-year-old Riya Gupta was once a swimming champion who is now confined to a wheelchair due to a quadriplegic medical condition.

Delhi: Excess fee notice compels schools to start fee refunding

26 Aug 2017

Delhi: Excess fee notice compels schools to start fee refunding

On 21 Aug, Delhi's government served show-cause notices to 449 private schools, including DPS Mathura Road and Pusa Road's Springdales, over the charging of excess fees by them.

Ryan International School principal booked for negligence over child's death

14 May 2017

Ryan International School principal booked for negligence over child's death

Over a year after 6-year old Divyansh Kakrora died after drowning in the water tank of Ryan International School in Vasant Kunj, police have booked the school authorities for negligence.

Delhi Police yet to fix liability in gas leak incident

08 May 2017

Delhi Police yet to fix liability in gas leak incident

The Delhi Police are yet to figure out accountability for the chemical leakage in Tughlaqabad, which caused over 450 people to be hospitalized.

Tughlaqabad: Over 487 students, teachers in Delhi hospitalized after gas-leak

07 May 2017

Tughlaqabad: Over 487 students, teachers in Delhi hospitalized after gas-leak

487 people, including school students, teachers and residents of Tughlaqabad were hospitalized after a container of 2-Chloro-5-chloromethylpyridine leaked from a nearby depot. NDRF authorities managed to contain the leak.

Delhi school fears 'bad name' if rape survivor attends classes

28 Apr 2017

Delhi school fears 'bad name' if rape survivor attends classes

Parents of a rape survivor in Delhi have alleged that her school has asked them not to send her to classes as it would "tarnish" their institute's name.

Delhi: Elderly Muslim man humiliated, told 'go to Pakistan'

25 Apr 2017

Delhi: Elderly Muslim man humiliated, told 'go to Pakistan'

Youths on the Delhi Metro denied an elderly Muslim man a seat, and hurled insults at him over his appearance.