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Friday, May 27, 2022



Tamil Nadu: Student in Class X for two straight years despite pandemic all-pass

May 06, 2022 6:08 pm

The matter came to light a few days ago when the government school near Gudiyatham in Vellore district issued hall tickets for Class X students for their board examinations starting on Friday.

Bible row in Bengaluru school: NCPCR seeks report, minister says notice issued

April 27, 2022 2:00 am

On Tuesday, members of Hindu Janajagruti Samiti, which has accused Clarence High School of encouraging conversion, met Karnataka Primary and Secondary Education Minister B C Nagesh and submitted a memorandum, seeking intervention.

Remembering Sabiha Hashmi: The teacher, the mentor

April 16, 2022 1:10 pm

Mrs Hashmi, who passed away on April 5, lives in the stories of her students' lives, having blessed so many with her peerless grace, dignity, and kindhearted tutelage

Meeting held to discuss pricing of school items

April 06, 2022 5:53 am

Issues relating to the non-issuance of proper bills under the provisions of GST law and proper pricing of school books were discussed. Vinay has instructed the excise and taxation officers to not allow any laxity in the issuance of bills to the customers and to levy maximum penalty on defaulters.

Solar panels to be set up in all high schools in Odisha's Ganjam district

March 31, 2022 8:03 pm

"Our aim is to make the high schools energy independent through sustainable solar energy. This initiative will also help us to promote awareness among students about renewable and alternative energy resources," Ganjam Collector Vijay Kulange said. 

Trolley school helps Philippine children keep studies on track

February 26, 2022 11:15 am

Kitted out with a whiteboard, colourful charts, and a stack of books, the tiny, mobile school slides along from village to village three times a week, bringing education to impoverished children near the city of Tagkawayan as the COVID-19 pandemic keeps schools shut in much of the Southeast Asian archipelago

Karnataka: Boy sporting vermillion stopped from entering PU college, Bajrang Dal stages protest

February 18, 2022 9:54 pm

Founder of Sri Rama Sene Pramod Mutalik lashed out at the college authorities and said vermilion is not a religious symbol but a part of the culture of the country.

Back in school at 98, Kenyan woman sets example for next generation

February 10, 2022 9:51 am

"I make her to be my class monitor looking for the noise makers in class. So, she managed to do that work. When I go outside, the class remains silent," said Leonida Talaam, her class teacher.

Fund released for school named after freedom fighter Sangolli Rayanna: Karnataka CM

January 27, 2022 8:12 pm

Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai added that discussions are on with the Defence Ministry to adopt the school.

Karnataka school headmistress suspended over namaz in class

January 28, 2022 3:36 am

Last Sunday, pro-Hindu outfits barged inside the school and held a protest after a purported video went viral where a few Muslim students were seen performing namaz.


Back to Class: After nine months, school, colleges reopened in various states

January 04, 2021 7:45 pm

The schools in Bihar, Puducherry and Pune reopened today following the guidelines issued by the government. Most states have approved the opening of schools only for students appearing for the board exams (classes 9 to 12).

Going to school in the monsoon

August 10, 2014 12:15 pm

Students of certain villages across the country are still struggling to reach their schools. Here is a look how.


Class-3 student allegedly molested by teacher in Hooghly

February 26, 2016 10:07 am

Hooghly (WB), Feb 26 (ANI): A student of class 3 was allegedly molested by a teacher in Hooghly district of West Bengal. The family of the student created uproar outside the school. They broke a glass of a police van and injured two police officials. However, the situation was controlled by the Bhadreswar police.

17 students critical after consuming mid-day meal in Palghar

February 26, 2016 9:23 am

Palghar (Maharashtra), Feb 26 (ANI): Over 100 students fell ill after consuming mid-day meal at a government-run school in Palghar district of Maharashtra. An official of the district education department Prakash Mokashi said action will be taken against the guilty. Jyoti Jadav, a student of the same school, said her stomach started aching after consuming the meal. 17 of the Kasa village primary school students are still critical.The police have sent food samples for tests to a laboratory in Mumbai.

Bikers open fire outside Loreto School in Kolkata

February 15, 2016 7:15 am

Kolkata, Feb 15 (ANI): A person was injured after two motorcycle-borne miscreants fired gun shots outside the Loreto School at Convent road in Kolkata on Monday. The victim was shot in the leg and was rushed to the nearby hospital. The site where the victim was shot is reported to be near the jute mill. Police have reached the spot to identify further details and a man-hunt has been launched against the miscreants. Meanwhile, security has been heightened outside the school in light of the shooting.

Jaitley meets school media contest winners

January 27, 2016 11:11 am

New Delhi, Jan 27 (ANI): The winners of Ministry of Information and Broadcasting's Republic Day School Media Contest met Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and veteran Indian shooter and politician Rajyavardhan Rathore on Wednesday. The winners were awarded certificates and prizes for their contribution. The contests were held on Ministry's Facebook and Twitter page, where graffiti were invited from participants on various flagship programmes of the government. The competition was open for a fortnight from 1 to 14 January.

Six dead, 20 injured in school bus accident

January 21, 2016 8:18 am

Junagadh (Gujarat), Jan 21 (ANI): A school bus in Gujarat’s Junagadh area met with an accident on Thursday. Six people, including four children and two women, have been killed in the accident. More than 20 children have been grievously injured. Medical aid is being provided to the injured children.