Down the Ganga- An Express Series Part 1: As Swachh Bharat Abhiyan completes 3 years, 5 states along the Ganga have been declared open defecation free. The Indian Express travels down the river for a reality check.
Manish Sisodia said, "We started a pilot CCTV project in 10 schools — it has taken off in five schools, and we are working on the others. Right now, as an emergency measure, we need to extend the CCTV network for better monitoring."
Manish Sisodia also spoke about the apprehension among traders regarding the GST (Goods and Services Tax), which was enforced two and a half months ago. “They are worried, more so about the impact of the GST on the Indian economy, because that’s what they depend on.
As Opposition targets govt, a fumbling police and a mysterious Facebook post by CM that was taken down an hour later ensure rumours of a cover-up won’t die
The tracks were a part of their lives, yet they never intruded. That changed when, one day, the Utkal Express barged right into their homes.
Audio clip shows request to stop rail traffic for maintenance work was denied
Two station masters said they had no information about any repair work being carried out on the railway track where 13 coaches of the Kalinga Utkal Express derailed on Saturday evening, less than 300 metres from the station.
The train, running from Puri to Hardwar, is taken by a lot of pilgrims like 70-year-old Babu Lal Sharma. “My wife and I were sitting when there was a jolt and our coach toppled over. We managed to escape with a few injuries, but many died,” he said.
According to a report prepared by CPCB in March last year, the cities of Varanasi and Faridabad are the most polluted in winters, with the air quality index regularly showing the severely polluted warning sign. Delhi is at number three, as per the report.
The most shining example of homeschooling, perhaps, is the boy who, in 2010, cracked the IIT-JEE exam, getting rank 33 in the country and standing first in Delhi. Sahal Kaushik, who was 14 at the time, was homeschooled by his mother — a doctor who quit her job to teach her children.
The enquiry was conducted by Additional DCP Esha Pandey, who was posted at North district when the incident came to light in September last year following a PCR call to Mukherjee Nagar police station.
Jain, a 31-year-old Delhi-based architect, is on a mission: spread awareness about the environmental burden that disposable sanitary napkins impose, and the alternatives.
The opposition forced a rethink: the Delhi University eventually passed the courses at the School of Journalism as general courses, while keeping the two diploma degrees as self-financing ones.
Website was stuck due to the municipal elections in the city, states RTI reply.
What was surprising was the dip in pass percentage of private schools, which fell from 92.09 in 2014 to 85.48 in 2015.
In the letter, Kejriwal has said he wants to avoid any controversy between the L-G’s office and the government.
This is the conundrum faced by colleges who are forced to tell applicants that their high marks might not be high enough.
As college season begins, for one group of school students, the challenges are unique. There is a surge in International Baccalaureate graduates but the rest of the system may not have kept pace
Charges of a high-handed coterie surrounding Arvind Kejriwal like fledgling moths to a burning flame persist, and haven’t been properly rebutted.
Since its far-less-than-expected results in Punjab and rout in the Delhi bypoll, AAP has its back to the wall. Hands tied by an adversarial Centre, the way the party reacts to this crisis may well define its future. The Indian Express reports
We are probably the fastest growing party in the country. Our track record, of forming a government in Delhi twice and being the principal opposition in Punjab, is not bad for a party that’s three-and-a-half years old, said Ashutosh
It also asked the board to ensure that a circular issued by it, dated April 19, 2017— directing affiliated school not to indulge in commercial activities like selling of books, uniforms, school bags and stationary — is strictly complied with.
There are close to 17,000 guest teachers in Delhi government schools in the absence of permanent teachers.
Analysis of the result, however, shows that AAP stood second in 127 wards across the city.
MCD Election Results 2017: Delhi Congress chief Ajay Maken said he would resign from all party posts and work as a 'karyakarta' after the party's dismal performance.
Teachers, too, said the clauses about the mandatory presence of teachers, recommendation letters and music are excessive and regressive.
When people have expressed their anger with such apnapan, they become neutral the next time, he said.
A Delhi government spokesperson said the clinics are not functional yet because a High Court judgment says there can be no construction in schools during board exams.
The inspections are important considering that many homes face allegations of poor conditions, including serving inadequate or stale food, poor hygiene conditions and abuse.
The government says all students will get books by April 15
A practical component is not part of subjects such as English, Hindi, Business Studies and History.
The leader said that if BJP or Congress win the MCD polls, they will increase the electricity and power tariffs in Delhi. I told him this cannot happen as these departments are under the Delhi government.
According to the Delhi government, the Ridge area is spread over an area of 7,777 hectares.
The move will affect 3,500 restaurants, hotels from April 1
“Britishers planted ‘vilayati kikar’ in Delhi in 1912-13. It causes shortage of groundwater in Delhi,” said Deputy CM Manish Sisodia.
UGC says system of many colleges being affiliated to a university is unwieldy; teachers and students see this as a step towards privatising education