Prime Minister Narendra Modi's initiative to reach out to every student through TV, radio and the Internet on Teachers day has failed to enthuse private schools of Delhi which feel that "forcing" them to make arrangements for it will dampen the celebration of the occasion.
Delhi BJP president Harsh Vardhan Thursday urged Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung to ban sale of junk food from all government and private schools in the national capital for the "good health" of children, following a High Court observation.
The Supreme Court Friday declined to stay, for now, a Delhi High Court order directing nursery admissions according to the guidelines issued by the Lt Governor, giving no immediate relief to private unaided schools.
Few weeks ahead of nursery admissions begin in Delhi schools, Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung has issued fresh guidelines following a Delhi High Court order passed recently in response to a PIL moved by a social jurist.
In the wake of the spiralling cases of dengue in the national capital, Delhi government today issued a circular to all schools here suggesting do`s and don`ts for prevention of the disease including wearing of full-sleeve tops and trousers and salwars.