Shiv Sena defends Maharashtra govt's move to classify madrasas as non-schools

Amid outrage over Maharashtra government's decision to de-recognise madrasas which only educate students on Islam, the Shiv Sena Saturday said the move should not be seen as one intended to strike a blow to religious education in the state.

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Why Bal Bharti School cancelled admission of 60 students?

Bal Bharti School of Pritam pura, Delhi, cancelled the admission of 60 students on Thursday by giving the reference of DM’s order that the students got illegal admission in Economically Weaker Section (EWS) class.

Special school launched for construction workers' children in Noida

A special school has been launched for the children of construction workers in Noida.

Maharashtra govt mulls including yoga lessons in school

The Maharashtra Government is considering to include lessons on yoga in school curriculum, state School Education Minister Vinod Tawde said on Sunday.

Michelle Obama talks about power of education with UK schoolgirls
Michelle Obama talks about power of education with UK schoolgirls

US First Lady Michelle Obama today interacted with students at an all-girls school here and spoke passionately about the power of a good education as she announced plans for USD 200 million to promote girls' education in developing countries.

Why girls are outshining boys at school
Why girls are outshining boys at school

A feeling of estrangement from school and a belief in traditional gender roles that men should lead women are two possible major causes behind the worldwide trend of boys falling behind at school, says a study.

Students riot in Congo after final exams cancelled

Thousands of students rioted Friday in Congo`s capital Brazzaville, attacking schools and the education ministry after authorities cancelled the final day of end-of-year exams over alleged "massive fraud".

UP govt to issue ID cards of drivers ferrying school kids

The district administration here has issued a notification for compulsory identification cards of drivers ferrying school kids under its initiative 'Mission Bharosa', ensuring safety of the students.

Gujarat govt to hold school enrolment drive

Aiming for 100 percent enrolment and reduction in drop-out ratio in primary schools, the Gujarat government will hold 'Shala Praveshotsav' (school enrollment drive) in the second and third week of June across the state.

Tunisia soldier opens fire on comrades near Parliament

Gunfire erupted near a mosque and military base in the Tunisian capital Tunis on Monday, and a nearby school was evacuated, state news agency TAP and a security official said.

Mentally challenged girl raped in govt-run school in Nagpur, two booked

A 17-year-old mentally challenged girl was allegedly raped by two persons in the hostel of a government-run school here following which she became pregnant, police said on Thursday.

UP: Vice-principal held for sharing objectionable message on phone

The vice-principal of a private school here has been arrested for allegedly circulating objectionable content related to a particular community on a mobile messaging app, police said on Wednesday.

Minor shot dead by jilted lover in UP

A 16-year-old girl was allegedly shot dead by a jilted lover who later surrendered before the police in Narhera village here.

Unidentified people escape with school bus in Jammu and Kashmir

A group of unidentified people on Saturday night escaped with a private school bus near the international border in Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

Jalandhar: Woman beats up school principal

A woman allegedly beat up school principal in Jalandhar after her daughter was stopped from carrying a mobile phone.

Headmaster suspended for sexually harassing students

Headmaster of a government middle school in Bihar's Sheikhpura district was on Saturday suspended on the charges of sexual harassment of girl students.

Include road safety in school curriculum: Gadkari asks states

Road safety is likely to be part of school curriculum across the country as Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari has asked state education boards to introduce this subject in the syllabus.

Limit usage of school/college vehicles to 8 years, suggests SITCO

South Indian Transport ministers meeting here on Friday resolved to restrict the usage age of vehicles run by educational institutes to 8 years, even as it suggested scrapping all other general vehicles which are more than 15 years old.

Ed Sheeran's primary school gig
Ed Sheeran's primary school gig

Singer Ed Sheeran performed a gig at a primary school after they renamed themselves in his honour.