J&K: 'Background checks essential before hiring school staff'

 A body of private schools in Kashmir has decided to carry out background checks before hiring any staff including teachers and drivers.

Cuba goes all in on English, amid closer US ties

Now that Cuba has restored diplomatic ties with the United States, teaching English in schools will be a priority, the communist party newspaper Granma has reported.

Sanskrit week: CBSE suggests schools to organise shloka events

Reciting and composing Sanskrit shlokas and poems are some of the suggestions made by CBSE to its affiliated schools for the 'Sanskrit Week' celebration between August 26 and September 1, the second such event after the NDA government came to power.

Maharashtra assures action on supply of sub-standard snacks to schools

The Maharashtra government on Monday told the Bombay High Court it will take action against officials concerned if there has been any lapse in stopping supply of sub-standard snacks to schools in tribal areas.

'Nakshatra Vatikas' to be developed in Madhya Pradesh schools

Keen to educate students about constellations and properties of trees, the Madhya Pradesh government will develop 'Nakshatra Vatikas' in government schools.

Govt-appointed panel recommends ban on junk food sale near schools

To deal with increasing obesity among children, a government-appointed committee has suggested a slew of measures including ban on sale of junk food in and around schools.

Govt orders 2-day shutdown of schools in WGH Meghalaya district

The Meghalaya government on Wednesday asked all schools in West Garo Hills district to remain shut for the next 48 hours for the safety of school going children as heavy rainfall has triggered flood and landslips in the state.

Students of this school are barred from singing national anthem. Know why

National Panthers Party (NPP) leader Harsh Dev Singh on Wednesday condemned the diktat issued by the teachers in a government school of Doda district strictly telling the students not to sing the national anthem in the morning assembly and termed the entire episode as `obnoxious`.

Minor girl molested in school by peon in Chhattisgarh​

A Class VI student was allegedly molested by a peon at a government school in Chhattisgarh's Korba district, police said on Friday.

25 lakh children with special needs enrolled in schools: Govt

 Over 25 lakh children with special needs are enrolled in schools and another over 2 lakh who have "profound" special needs are covered under home-based education system, the Lok Sabha was informed on Tuesday.

Is your child's school maintaining proper sanitation facilities? Here’s how you can check
Is your child's school maintaining proper sanitation facilities? Here’s how you can check

For any parent, their child is the source of biggest happiness and worry; more so when it comes to small children.

Most mothers spend the better part of their best years taking care of their offspring. From food to healthcare to sanitation, there's nothing a mother leaves to chance.

Poster war breaks out between BJP, AAP

A poster war has broken out between the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Aam Aadmi Party in Delhi.

Poster war breaks out between BJP, AAP-Part 2

A poster war has broken out between the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Aam Aadmi Party in Delhi.

3,000 Bihar teachers quit fearing action over fake degrees

About 3,000 school teachers in Bihar, who allegedly used fake degree certificates to get jobs, have resigned till date apprehending legal action.

Haryana frames new policy to start moral education in schools

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday said the state government has framed a new policy to start moral education in all schools to inculcate values among children.

J&K govt to upgrade 50 schools with high-tech facilities

 At least 50 schools in Jammu and Kashmir will be upgraded as Model Schools in the next three months which will be equipped with computer labs, smart classrooms and implementation cells to prepare students for the cutting-edge competition.

MCD contractual teachers protest outside Sisodia's residence

Teachers employed on a contractual basis in MCD schools staged a protest outside Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia's residence here on Friday.

Kerala mulls schools in Middle East

 Kerala Education Minister P.K. Abdu Rabb told the assembly on Thursday that the education department would conduct a feasibility study to see if state-run schools can open in Middle East countries.

Jharkhand Education Minister garlands Abdul Kalam's portrait, triggers row
Jharkhand Education Minister garlands Abdul Kalam's portrait, triggers row

In an embarrassment to the BJP-led government in Jharkhand, state Education Minister Neera Yadav paid floral tributes to former president APJ Abdul Kalam, who is alive and in the pink of health, at an event here.

Heavy rains in Thane disrupt normal life
Heavy rains in Thane disrupt normal life

Heavy rains in Thane district of Maharashtra have inundated various parts of the area, bringing normal life to an abrupt halt.