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DU Teachers' Association Holds Strike Over Funds

Jan 07, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

Aam Aadmi Party MLA Atishi, who is the chairperson of the Standing Committee on Education (Delhi Vidhan Sabha), called the allegations "completely baseless and mala fide" and said the funds were released well ahead of time.

T'gana BJP prez Bandi Sanjay Kumar released from jail after HC order

Jan 06, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

Talking to reporters after being released from the jail at Karimnagar, Kumar vowed to continue the fight against the government order (GO) for the sake of teachers and other government employees and others.


Delhi Teachers University Bill passed in Assembly

The Delhi Teachers' University will be spread over 12 acres of land in Bakkarwala village. It will have lecture halls, digital labs and a library with world-class facilities for 5000 students.

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.


Sidhu Bashes Kejriwal Over Poll Promises

Sidhu's remarks came a day after Kejriwal accused the leaders of the Congress, BJP and the SAD of constantly bashing his party AAP for the announcements.

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23 October, 2021

Lady Teacher Murder Case: Will Odisha Minister Dibya Shankar Mishra Lose His Job?

Sandeep Sahu

It is becoming increasingly clear that local police did their best to botch up the probe into the 23-year-old’s murder from the very beginning.


20 October, 2021

Odisha Minister In The Dock In Lady Teacher Missing Case

Sandeep Sahu

The police arrested the prime accused Gobinda Sahu, who had escaped from the police barrack in Titliagarh, from a sugarcane field in Budhipadar village on Tuesday evening.


08 October, 2021

Delta Meghwal Case: Rajasthan Court Convicts All Accused; Victim’s Father Says 'Justice Delivered'

Tabeenah Anjum

Five years ago a teenager Delta Meghwal was found dead at her college in Rajasthan’s Bikaner district, following which her parents had alleged that she was raped by her teacher.


07 October, 2021

J&K LG Condemns Killing Of Two Teachers In Srinagar

Outlook Web Desk

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


07 October, 2021

Two Teachers Gunned Down In J&K As Targeted Attacks On Civilians Continue

Naseer Ganai

The wounded teachers were shifted to SKIMS hospital where they were declared brought dead on arrival. The latest incident comes a day after three civilians including owner of Bindroo Medicate was shot dead in Srinagar and Bandipora.


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.


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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.


05 September, 2021

Teachers Day: Has Online Teaching Taken Joy Out Of Classrooms?

Sanjeev Bansal

Online teaching is not a new phenomenon. The first reference of online learning in the world is available from University of Illinois, USA in 1960. Although the Internet had not yet been invented at that time, students began to learn through computer terminals connected to each other to form a network.


05 September, 2021

Happy Teachers’ Day 2021: Five Coaches Who Made Difference For India At Tokyo Olympics

Outlook Web Bureau

On Teacher’s Day, we look at coaches who helped India to a record haul at 2020 Tokyo Olympics


05 September, 2021

Happy Teachers’ Day: Here’s What You Can Watch Today To Mark The Day

Ananya Jain

Six must watch Bollywood movies to bring you nostalgia, this Teacher’s Day


11 August, 2021

TN Teacher Visits Students' Homes To Give Lessons As Pandemic Keeps Schools Shut

G.C. Shekhar

For the past one month Meera Ramanathan, a teacher at the Government Primary School at Kavarapatti near Pudukottai town in Tamil Nadu, has been teaching classes at the homes of her school's students.


29 July, 2021

Monsanto To Pay $185M To School Teachers Who Got Brain Damage From Chemical Exposure

Associated Press (AP)

This was the first of 22 trials involving teachers, parents and students who spent time at the Sky Valley Education Center


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23 June, 2021

Teachers Who Didn’t Get Enough Time To Teach, Just Enough To Die

Saikat Majumdar

In a plague year, what does it mean for a schoolteacher to be the foot solider for the election? Our poorest children have long paid the price of their teachers’ state-mandated absence. Now many of these teachers have paid the price with their lives.


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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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