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Odisha to promulgate ordinance to confer land rights to slum dwellers, enhance teacher's salary

Jan 01, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

The other proposals which received the cabinet's go ahead were amendment to Odisha Gram Panchayat Act, Panchayat Samiti Act and Zilla Parishad Act. Disaster management was included in the activities list of panchayati raj bodies, the chief secretary added.

Guest Teachers In Delhi Protests Outside Manish Sisodia's Residence

Dec 25, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The protest was organized by the All India Guest Teachers Association.

Congress MLA Slams BJP, Says 50% Teacher Posts Vacant In Mewat Schools

Haryana Education Minister Kanwar Pal told the House that at present a total of 8,506 posts of different categories of teachers are sanctioned in the Mewat cadre. At present, 4,325 teachers are working in 938 government schools of Nuh district, he said.

Maharashtra Teachers Queue Up For English Classes As Schools Turn Bilingual

Dec 06, 2021 Haima Deshpande

The Shiv Sena which is in power in the BMC as well as in Maharashtra has not been too gung-ho over English in the previous years. But that seems to be changing.

J&K LG Condemns Killing Of Two Teachers In Srinagar

The continuous killing spree in the past three days in Kashmir has left at least seven civilians dead, including famous chemist Pandit ML Bindroo.

06 October, 2021

Low Wages, No Contract: UNESCO Report Shows School Teachers In India Caught In Web Of Neglect

Rakhi Bose

UNESCO’s recent State of the Education Report for India 2020, found that 42 per cent of the teachers across private and government sectors in India were working without a contract and earning less than Rs 10,000 a month.

18 September, 2021

CBSE All Set To Carry Out Central Teacher Eligibility Test between Dec 16-Jan 13

Outlook Web Desk

The test will be conducted in 20 languages throughout the country in computer based test mode, the board said.

25 August, 2021

School Teachers To Be Vaccinated On Priority Before Teachers' Day: Health Ministry

Outlook Web Desk

'In addition to the plan to provide vaccines to every state this month, more than 2 crore vaccine doses are being made available', said Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya

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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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