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#CBSEClass12Results: Cook's daughter Sana Niyaz tops Delhi government-schools with 97.6%

04 May 2019

#CBSEClass12Results: Cook's daughter Sana Niyaz tops Delhi government-schools with 97.6%

Sana Niyaz, the daughter of a cook at an Old Delhi restaurant, has emerged the topper of all the Delhi government schools in the CBSE Class 12 exams.

One dies, five fall ill after eating hostel-food in Odisha

25 Mar 2019

One dies, five fall ill after eating hostel-food in Odisha

A minor girl student died and five others fell ill after consuming a meal in the hostel of a government-run school in Odisha's Gajapati district, officials said yesterday.

Norwegian pays Rs. 28,000 for street-haircut in Ahmedabad. Here's why

13 Feb 2019

Norwegian pays Rs. 28,000 for street-haircut in Ahmedabad. Here's why

Small street businessmen in India often hoodwink foreign tourists by charging them over double the original price.

25% Class-4 students in rural India can't read Class-2 books

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.

Delhi: 12-year-old attacks teacher with iron rod for being scolded

28 Oct 2018

Delhi: 12-year-old attacks teacher with iron rod for being scolded

In a shocking incident, a 12-year-old at a government school in Delhi's Saket attacked his teacher with an iron rod for scolding him.

When will Delhi-govt shift students from 99-year-old school-building, asks HC

23 Sep 2018

When will Delhi-govt shift students from 99-year-old school-building, asks HC

The Delhi HC has asked the AAP government by when it can shift students from one of its schools, the 99-year-old building of which is dilapidated.

This Karnataka government school has just one student

03 Sep 2018

This Karnataka government school has just one student

Even as the Karnataka government plans to shut schools with low strength, there is an Urdu-medium school, some 65kms from Mysuru, running with just one student and two teachers.

Morning prayer now mandatory for students, staff in Bihar schools

12 Aug 2018

Morning prayer now mandatory for students, staff in Bihar schools

The Bihar government has made it mandatory for students and staff of schools run by it to hold morning prayers in which state songs will be crooned using loudspeakers to instill discipline and punctuality among them.

887 students fell ill consuming mid-day meals in last 3yrs

26 Jul 2018

887 students fell ill consuming mid-day meals in last 3yrs

The HRD Ministry had received 30 complaints from across the country regarding the poor quality of mid-day meals during past three years and 887 students were reported ill after having those meals during the period, the Rajya Sabha was informed today.

Karnataka: Govt school painted to resemble train to attract students

14 Jul 2018

Karnataka: Govt school painted to resemble train to attract students

A government school in Nanjangud taluk in Karnataka's Mysuru district has been painted to look like a train to check migration of its students to private schools.

UP: School books to include chapter on Yogi Adityanath's Guru

16 Jun 2018

UP: School books to include chapter on Yogi Adityanath's Guru

In government-run schools of Uttar Pradesh, the syllabus in schools will include chapters on Baba Gorakhnath (Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's Guru), freedom fighters Bandhu Singh and Rani Avanti Bai, and warrior brothers Alha-Udal of the 12th century.

Rajasthan: 'Sanskaar' classes to become part of school curriculum

13 Jun 2018

Rajasthan: 'Sanskaar' classes to become part of school curriculum

The approximately 86,000 government schools in Rajasthan will have 'sanskaar' classes in the curriculum for 2018-19, the education department has decided.

#FightForJustice: This 80-year-old award-winning-teacher's been fighting for 'reward' for six-decades

10 Jun 2018

#FightForJustice: This 80-year-old award-winning-teacher's been fighting for 'reward' for six-decades

Ramavtar Sharma, a winner of National Award to Teachers, has been chasing officials for his extra increment reward for nearly six decades.

How AAP is changing Delhi's troubled education system

25 May 2018

How AAP is changing Delhi's troubled education system

Education is the most neglected sector in this country, but Delhi's Aam Aadmi Party has always worked towards reversing the trend.

Manushi Chhillar, Haryana CM announce free sanitary napkins for schoolgirls

01 Dec 2017

Manushi Chhillar, Haryana CM announce free sanitary napkins for schoolgirls

Now that Manushi Chhillar has won the Miss World crown, she is taking on the social campaigns she said she would.

UP government schools: Exam Centres to now have CCTV cameras

16 Oct 2017

UP government schools: Exam Centres to now have CCTV cameras

The UP state government has decided to provide all school examination centres with CCTV cameras by December 2017 to deter the use of unfair practices by students.

Delhi- Govt schools outperform privates ones in Class XII CBSE

29 May 2017

Delhi- Govt schools outperform privates ones in Class XII CBSE

In a heartening trend, CBSE Class XII students of government schools in Delhi have outperformed their counterparts in private schools for the second year in a row.

Has Aadhaar linkage improved mid-day meals?

07 May 2017

Has Aadhaar linkage improved mid-day meals?

The government is set to assess the efficacy of linking Aadhaar to the mid-day meal scheme. If found effective it will continue as is, but if there is space for improvement the government will introduce changes.

Aadhaar-linked Mid-day Meal Scheme: 4.4 lakh ghost students eliminated

28 Mar 2017

Aadhaar-linked Mid-day Meal Scheme: 4.4 lakh ghost students eliminated

Linking up Aadhaar numbers to the Centre's Midday Meal Scheme has reportedly removed 4.4 lakh ghost students from schools across Jharkhand, Andhra Pradesh, and Manipur.