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Friday, February 26, 2021



Punjab: Primary classes begin, but ‘no plan to vaccinate teachers yet’

January 28, 2021 2:18 pm

A health official said considering that the vaccine cannot be administered to persons below 18 years of age, it was of utmost importance to vaccinate teachers before opening schools so that students were safe.

Plastic shields, swab testing: Here's how schools reopened worldwide

January 24, 2021 10:57 am

While, face masks, hand sanitisers, social distancing are the common COVID-19 guidelines followed in most of the countries, schools in Denmark did not make face masks mandatory for students.

School attendance low after reopening: 3 states to House panel

January 13, 2021 9:25 am

While schools in Assam are recording around 50% attendance, Uttar Pradesh’s figure stood at roughly 40%. Jammu and Kashmir too reported low attendance during the interaction.

COVID: Schools are in lockdown and e-learning is a struggle

January 07, 2021 4:44 pm

Germany is notorious for lagging behind in digitalization. Now, students have technical troubles as schools remain closed. But even countries with a better track record are having problems with remote learning.

Pune Municipal Corporation schools to resume Classes for 9 to 12 from January 4

December 25, 2020 7:25 pm

Schools also gave instructions to teaching and non-teaching staff to attend from December 28

Tripura revises decision to reopen schools, colleges once again; class to restart from December 7

December 03, 2020 5:57 pm

Education Minister Ratan Lal Nath has said that classwork for 10th and 12th standard in schools would resume along with college classes from December 7.

Tripura decides to go ahead with reopening schools, colleges after reviewing COVID-19 situation

November 27, 2020 5:04 pm

TBSE president Professor Mihir Deb said the decision was taken keeping in view the COVID situation since students are scheduled to appear in their matriculation and higher secondary examinations early next year

Parents anxious as Delhi schools await directions on nursery admissions

November 24, 2020 1:31 pm

“The matter is under submission with the government and we too are waiting for directions but it is clear that the timeline is very likely to be altered this time,” said an official in the education department.

Trendspotting: Those were the days my friend

November 07, 2020 10:27 am

As schools across the country ‘prepare’ to reopen in a phased manner, there are mixed feelings that many are dealing with

Schools to reopen in Andhra Pradesh from November 2 on odd-even basis

October 21, 2020 11:10 am

While classes 1,3,5,7 will be held on one day, students of classes 2, 4, 6, 8 will attend on the next day. If the school has has a strength of more than 750, classes will be held once in three days, CM YS Jagan Mohan Reddy said.


Social distancing, sanitisers; schools reopen in West Bengal after 11 months

February 12, 2021 10:23 pm

After a gap of 11 months, schools in West Bengal reopened for classes 9-12, with strict adherence to the COVID-19 protocol. The classes will be held on a rotational basis every alternate day


Valley observes shutdown on Guru’s 3rd death anniversary

February 09, 2016 9:42 am

Srinagar, Feb 09 (ANI): Separatists called for a shutdown in the Kashmir Valley on Tuesday on Afzal Guru’s third death anniversary. Guru was executed for his involvement in the 2001 Parliament attack case. In Srinagar, shops, schools and government installations remained closed as a precautionary measure, while roads wore a deserted look as most people remained indoors. The armed security personnel patrolled residential and market areas to prevent any untoward incident. In 2013, Guru was hanged in the national capital, sparking clashes in Kashmir. Dozens of people were injured during the protests.