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Teachers using ‘guide books’ to face action in Punjab


September 14th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 14 (IANS) Teaching students from "guides" is likely to prove costly for government school teachers in Punjab after the state government Friday imposed a complete ban on the ... Read more...

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Court notice on pre-primary classes in state-run schools


September 6th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has issued notice to the central government on a plea seeking directions to the state government and civic agencies to start ... Read more...

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Rajasthan warns teachers on smoking, tobacco consumption


September 6th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 6 (IANS) Teachers in Rajasthan government schools have been warned that they will face suspension if they are found smoking or chewing tobacco products in the classroom, officials ... Read more...

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17 Delhi schools to get potable water units


September 1st, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Seventeen Delhi government schools would get solar-powered water treatment plants to provide potable water to over 750 students daily in each institution, Chief Minister Sheila ... Read more...

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Delhi to have 94 more government schools


July 27th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The Delhi government will open 94 new schools in the national capital in the current academic session, a Delhi minister said Friday.the capital currently ... Read more...

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Capital tales: Books get voices to reach more children


July 19th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) It is 9 a.m. on a Saturday. A group of nearly 100 schoolchildren aged 5-16 waiting at the gates of the American Centre in the ... Read more...

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Himachal to give free net books to 4,000 school toppers


July 18th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 18 (IANS) After Punjab and Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh also Wednesday announced it would give free net books to 4,000 topper students of Class X passing out ... Read more...

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Cameras to nab cheaters in Pakistan exam halls


July 12th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 12 (IANS) Pakistan plans to use cameras to stop cheating during exams.The government intends to use modern digital cameras for checking illegal practices in examinations, said Visual Education ... Read more...

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Rain, storm lashes Delhi ahead of monsoon’s formal arrival (Lead)


July 6th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Delhi residents finally heaved a sigh of relief Friday as pre-monsoon showers lashed several parts of the city and brought down the mercury. The weather ... Read more...

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As militancy fades, girls return to school in Jammu’s remote regions


July 4th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 4 (IANS) For the girls of Mahore in Jammu and Kashmir's Reasi district where militants used to have a free run, it is time to realise their dreams ... Read more...

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Jaipur schools closed till July 8


July 1st, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 1 (IANS) With no respite from heat in sight as the monsoon has been delayed in Rajasthan, the Jaipur district administration has extended the summer vacation for ... Read more...

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Heat keeps grip on Delhi, schools vacations extended (Lead)


July 1st, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Delhi continued to swelter in the summer heat Sunday with the maximum temperature jumping seven degrees above the average to 43.5 degrees Celsius. No respite ... Read more...

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Agra schools’ summer vacations extended till July 7


July 1st, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, July 1 (IANS) Agra district administration Sunday ordered the extension of summer vacations for all schools till July 7, due to the intense heat wave continuing in the district.District ... Read more...

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Whose holiday homework is it: Parents or kids?


July 1st, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) It is not schoolchildren who are fretting over completing holiday homework but parents who are busy completing collages and projects as the capital's schools re-open ... Read more...

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Monsoon finally hits Bihar, widespread rains expected


June 20th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 20 (IANS) The much-awaited monsoon has entered Bihar, rains lashing several parts of the state Wednesday and bringing much-needed relief to people, particularly farmers, an official here ... Read more...

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‘Delhi government schools performed best in CBSE exams’


May 28th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Delhi's Education Minister Arvinder Singh Lovely Monday said that schools under the Delhi government have performed the best among government-run schools across the country ... Read more...

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CBSE results: Central schools outshine private schools in Delhi


May 28th, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Central government schools like Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas (JNV) and Kendriya Vidyalayas (KV) in Delhi have fared better than private schools in this year's Central ... Read more...

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Haryana school kids to get free uniforms


April 15th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 15 (IANS) All students from Class 1-8 in government schools in Haryana will now get free uniforms, a minister said Sunday."Apart from free text-books, all students from Class ... Read more...

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Mizoram school teachers not getting salaries


April 9th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, April 9 (IANS) Despite a series of agitations, over 4,835 teachers of 541 government schools in Mizoram have not been paid their salaries since January due to a lack ... Read more...

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95 percent schools lack RTE infrastructure


April 8th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Two years after the Right to Education (RTE) Act came into force, more than 95 percent of schools across India still don't comply with RTE ... Read more...

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Punjab to fill all vacancies of teachers


April 2nd, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 2 (IANS) The Punjab government Monday announced that all vacancies of school and college teachers will be filled soon.Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal gave approval to fill all ... Read more...

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Government school kids have poorer skills: Report


April 2nd, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Children in government schools in rural areas have poorer mathematical skills compared to those in private schools, says the Annual Status of Education Report by ... Read more...

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Urdu medium schools for Muslims in UP


April 2nd, 2012 - 2:16 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 2 (IANS) To promote education among Muslims, Uttar Pradesh government has decided to set up Urdu medium government schools at the primary, middle and higher secondary levels in ... Read more...

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‘37 percent Delhi government school toilets very dirty’


March 30th, 2012 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Thirty seven percent of toilets in the capital's government schools are "very dirty" and in "subhuman" condition, a survey done by the NGO CRY has ... Read more...

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Ravi Shankar denies denigrating some schools


March 21st, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar Wednesday denied saying that government schools produced Maoists and should be shut down."I did not say that all government ... Read more...

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Government schools battle stomach worms


February 20th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) With stomach worms infecting thousands of children in the capital, the Delhi government will initiate a programme in its schools from Tuesday to target the ... Read more...

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Schools seek government aid for educating disabled


January 30th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) Private unaided schools here have sought government aid and two years for putting in place infrastructure for teaching disabled children -- as desired by the ... Read more...

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A key Bihar lesson - don’t forget the private tuition!


January 22nd, 2012 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 22 (IANS) Shakuntla Sinha knows where to cut corners to keep the house running with her husband's Rs.15,000 salary. The couple maintain a strict, austere lifestyle and rarely ... Read more...

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Lakhs of students participate in Surya Namaskar in Madhya Pradesh


January 12th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 12 (IANS) Amid a fatwa from Muslim clerics and objections from the Christian community, the Madhya Pradesh government Thursday held its proposed Surya Namaskar yogic exercise in government ... Read more...

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Dubai-born Kashmiri brings ‘change’ to her village (With Images)


January 8th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 8 (IANS) Moved by the plight of her remote village in Jammu and Kashmir state, a Kashmiri woman born and brought up in Dubai relinquished what could have ... Read more...

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Cold wave: Haryana shuts all schools, Punjab alters timings


January 5th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 5 (IANS) The Haryana government Thursday ordered all schools in the state to remain closed till Jan 16 in view of the intense cold wave and foggy conditions ... Read more...

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Maths dunces: British primary schools to ban calculator use


December 3rd, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 3 (IANS) Primary schools in Britain will ban the use of calculators by 11-year-old students in a bid to prevent the kids from becoming maths dunces, according to ... Read more...

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Free sanitary napkins for students in government schools


November 29th, 2011 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) In order to promote personal hygiene among young girls, the Delhi government Monday launched a scheme to distribute free sanitary napkins to girls studying in ... Read more...

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No dearth of funds for education: Dikshit


November 18th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Friday said there will be no paucity of funds for education as it was her government's top priority."There would be ... Read more...

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Militants blow up two schools in Pakistan


November 13th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 13 (IANS) Militants Sunday blew up two government schools in Pakistan's northwest tribal region. There was, however, no loss of life, Geo News reported.A girls' school was ... Read more...

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