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Mixed response to shutdown call in Tamil Nadu


September 20th, 2012 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 20 (IANS) It was a mixed response in Tamil Nadu to the opposition sponsored nationwide shutdown Thursday with buses plying on the roads and government offices as well ... Read more...

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SC declines review of right to education verdict (Lead)


September 19th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court has declined to entertain petitions seeking a review of its verdict upholding the constitutional validity of the right to education act that ... Read more...

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Myanmar government allows opening of 20 private schools


September 10th, 2012 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
Yangon, Sep 10 (IANS) The Myanmar government has approved opening of 20 private schools following the enactment of the Private School Law since last year-end, Xinhua reported.According to 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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Panel wants 64 schools to refund excess fee


September 1st, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Sixty-four private city schools have illegally collected higher fee from students since September 2008, a committee has informed the Delhi High Court while recommending a ... Read more...

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Delhi panel gives report to court on school fees hike


August 23rd, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) A committee set up to examine the accounts of private schools allegedly charging high tuition fees Thursday submitted its interim report to the Delhi High ... Read more...

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British college teacher found guilty of sexual abuse


July 25th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) A college teacher in Britain has been found guilty of sexually abusing five boys while working as a teacher in private schools, a media report said.Bruce ... Read more...

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NCPCR seeks report from Karnataka on RTE opposition (Lead)


July 19th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The country's apex child rights panel Thursday sought a report from Karnataka after incidents of discrimination against poor students in defiance of provisions of the ... Read more...

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Child rights body seeks report from Karnataka on RTE opposition


July 19th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The National Commission on Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) Thursday sought a report from the Karnataka government after incidents of discrimination against poor students in ... Read more...

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Opposition to RTE takes bizarre turn in Karnataka


July 19th, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 18 (IANS) Opposition to the Right to Education (RTE) has taken shocking turns in Karnataka after a school cut off locks of hair of four students from poor ... 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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Hot, windy day in Delhi, rain likely Wednesday (Lead)


July 3rd, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) It was hot and windy day in the national capital Tuesday with the skies partly cloudy and maximum temperature five notches above teh season's average ... Read more...

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Delhi has hot Tuesday, rain likely


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) It was a hot morning in the capital Tuesday with the minimum temperature settling a whopping six notches above the season's average at 32.6 degrees ... Read more...

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Delhi continues to swelter, monsoon likely after July 3 (Lead)


July 2nd, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Hot and sultry weather conditions may continue in the national capital for a few more days as the weather office forecast light rains Monday ... 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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Haryana schools to re-open July 9


July 1st, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 1 (IANS) In view of the scorching heat, the Haryana government Sunday announced that summer vacations in government, aided, recognised and private schools would be extended till July ... 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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Summer break extended in Delhi schools (Lead)


July 1st, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Thanks to the scorching summer heat, most schools in Delhi will now reopen July 9, a week behind schedule.The Delhi government Sunday directed all its ... 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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Crackdown continues against errant bus operators in Andhra


June 23rd, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 23 (IANS) For the sixth day Saturday, transport authorities in Andhra Pradesh continued their drive against privately run commuter and school buses plying in violation of rules following ... Read more...

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Birthday party culture comes to UP government schools


June 13th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 13 (IANS) To bridge the rural-urban divide among students, the Uttar Pradesh government has asked its primary schools, run by the basic education department, to celebrate birthdays of ... Read more...

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Dhumal administers green pledge to public


June 5th, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 5 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal, on the occasion of the World Environment Day Tuesday, administered a pledge to the people of the state to ... 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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Residents’ groups back Maken move on playgrounds


May 17th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Resident Welfare Associations (RWAs) in the capital have extended support to Union Sports Minister Ajay Maken's proposal to throw open private schools' playgrounds to neighbourhood ... Read more...

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Only five percent primary teachers clear eligibility test


April 27th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Expressing concern over the poor quality of school teachers, Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Kapil Sibal Friday said only 5.5 percent had cleared the primary ... Read more...

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Great education debate: will it create a revolution or social friction?


April 15th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) The beginning of a revolution in education or a cloud on the autonomy of private institutions and a financial burden on the middle class?The ... Read more...

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‘Not sure about filing for review on RTE decision’


April 13th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) A day after the Supreme Court ruled that it was mandatory for private schools to reserve 25 percent of their seats for the poor, the ... Read more...

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25 percent seats for poor under education act upheld (Second Lead)


April 12th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday upheld the constitutional validity of the right to education act that mandates unaided private schools keeping 25 percent of seats for ... Read more...

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Government welcomes education act verdict, schools not too happy


April 12th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court upholding the constitutional validity of the right to education act and mandating that unaided private schools keep 25 percent seats for students ... Read more...

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Sibal welcomes apex court decision on RTE


April 12th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal Thursday welcomed the Supreme Court verdict upholding the constitutional validity of the right to education (RTE) act that mandates ... Read more...

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NCPCR hails SC order on quota for poor in schools


April 12th, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) Thursday welcomed the apex court order upholding a 25 percent quota for poor children in unaided ... Read more...

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SC upholds seats for poor under Right to Education (Second Lead)


April 12th, 2012 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday upheld the constitutional validity of the right to education (RTE) act that mandates unaided private schools to keep 25 percent seats ... Read more...

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Seats for weaker sections under Right to Education valid: SC (Lead)


April 12th, 2012 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday upheld the constitutional validity of the Right to Education (RTE) that mandates unaided private schools to earmark 25 percent seats for ... Read more...

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Poor school students’ quota: Apex court verdict Thursday


April 11th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court will Thursday pronounce its verdict on a batch of petitions challenging the constitutional validity of the right to education law that requires ... 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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