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Over 90,000 teenagers get coronavirus jab in Himachal Pradesh

Jan 04, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

The vaccination campaign was launched at the Government Vijay Senior Secondary School (Boys) in Mandi with Class 12 humanities student Ravi Kumar becoming the first student to get the first dose of Covaxin.

Class 10 Students From Odisha Files Petition In Supreme Court Against Malpractices Of School

Jan 03, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

CBSE's class 10 board examinations were cancelled in April last year amid the COVID-19 pandemic and in May 2021, assessment policy was notified by the board.


Covid-19: Mumbai Schools To Remain Shut Till Jan 31 For Classes 1 To 9 And 11

The students of classes 10 and 12 can attend schools in person. as they are excluded from this decision, said a Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) official.

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

Dec 18, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

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.


Majority parents want schools shut only if there are multiple Omicron cases in their vicinity: Survey

The survey with over 10,000 parents as respondents was conducted amid concerns being raised over the new COVID-19 variant and its rising cases.

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07 December, 2021

Right-Wing Activists Vandalise Missionary School In MP Alleging Conversion Of Students

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Madhya Pradesh vandalism at school: The school in Vidisha district has denied charges of religious conversion. The church has called for an investigation to find out the truth.


24 November, 2021

Schools, Colleges To Resume Physical Classes In Delhi From Nov 29: Gopal Rai

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The physical classes in Delhi’s educational institutes were suspended following high levels of pollution.


22 November, 2021

Chief Minister Dhami Invites Suggestions For Uttarakhand's Development Roadmap For The Coming Years

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The suggestions received from people doing commendable job in different fields will be made part of the roadmap being prepared by the state government for the development of the state in the coming years, he said.


22 November, 2021

Priyanka To Open Skill Schools For Girls In The Name Of "Veeranganas" If Congress Wins In Up

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Jhalkari Bai (November 22, 1830 - April 4, 1858) was an adviser to Rani Lakshmibai of Jhansi and fought alongside her in the 1857 rebellion.


18 November, 2021

Arunachal Govt Announces Education Reforms, Closes 400 Zero Enrolment Schools

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In a statement, Chief Minister Prema Khandu said that the northeastern state is yet to accomplish the desired status in quality education despite having 3000 government schools.


14 November, 2021

After Delhi, Haryana Closes Schools In NCR Districts Due To Pollution

Harish Manav

The Haryana Government has decided that all schools in Gurugram, Faridabad, Sonipat and Jhajjar, will remain closed with immediate effect till November 17.


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25 October, 2021

Karnataka Students Return To Schools After 18 Months As Classes Reopen Post Covid-19

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The officials, however said many schools mostly private institutions have decided to reopen, after the culmination of Diwali.


24 October, 2021

China Passes Law To Ease Homework Pressure On Children

Deutsche Welle

The legislation also seeks to tackle internet addiction and limit the pressure of out-of-school tutoring for children in the country’s ultracompetitive education system.


11 October, 2021

Schools Open in Himachal Pradesh For Class 8, Strict SOPs Enforced

Ashwani Sharma

If temples can open for pilgrims and poll rallies held, why can't schools reopen too, ask parents.


08 October, 2021

Parents Urge Delhi CM To Reopen Schools After Govt Gives Nod To Festive Celebrations

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

In a letter written to Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, 66 parents urged the Delhi government to reopen schools for students below Class 8, at least once a week.


22 September, 2021

Govt Schools’ Enrolment Up By 10,000 In Himachal During Covid-19 Pandemic

Ashwani Sharma

Parents are pulling back their wards from private schools unable to pay their fee and monthly dues charged under different heads during the pandemic.


12 September, 2021

Why School In ‘The Cloud’ Will Be Our New Normal

Sugata Mitra

We can do anything with the Cloud. Buy and sell, eat, cook, get our clothes, houses, cars, watch movies, read books, listen to music, talk, write, communicate, ask, create, teach, learn, heal…. Schools must prepare children for this world.


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11 September, 2021

Delhi Govt’s Seed Money Gives Wings To School Kids’ Business Dreams

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Under the Entrepreneurship Mindset Curriculum incorporated in the school curriculum for Senior School Students, the Delhi government announced the Seed Money Project in 2019 which was the first of its kind in the country.


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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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