Urdu teachers to be appointed in all schools in Bihar

The Bihar government on Monday announced that it will appoint Urdu teachers in all state-run school in a bid to promote the language.

Gujarat directive on 'Saraswati Vandana' in schools kicks up storm

 The Ahmedabad School Board has whipped up a controversy with its circular asking all schools to hold 'Saraswati Vandana' on Vasant Panchami tomorrow, drawing accusations of promoting ruling BJP's Hindutva agenda and warnings of legal action and protest by Congress.

France takes battle against radical Islam into schools

France announced new measures on Thursday aimed at helping schools combat radical Islam, racism and anti-Semitism in reaction to deadly Islamist attacks two weeks ago.

Lucknow schools upto Class 8 to close due to cold

In the wake of intense cold conditions in the state capital, the district administration on Friday ordered closure of all the schools upto class 8 till January 21.

Dutch Jewish school closed after anti-terrorist raid in Belgium

The only Orthodox Jewish school in the Netherlands was closed on Friday as a precautionary measure after an anti-terrorism raid in Belgium left two suspects dead.

Yoga to be made compulsory in all schools of Haryana: Khattar

Haryana government has decided to make yoga compulsory in schools across the state, as per news report on Monday.

Sub-zero winds grip central, eastern US, schools close

Schools in Chicago, Boston and other large cities closed on Thursday as sub-zero temperatures and bitter winds gripped central and eastern United States for a third day and meteorologists warned there was little relief in sight.

Sub-zero winds grip central, eastern US, schools close

Schools in Chicago, Boston and other large cities closed on Thursday as sub-zero temperatures and bitter winds gripped central and eastern United States for a third day and meteorologists warned there was little relief in sight.

Schools in Ebola-hit Liberia to reopen in February

 Schools in Ebola-ravaged Liberia will reopen in February, six months after they were closed in a bid to contain the spread of the killer virus, the Education Ministry said on Monday.

Odisha formulates new guideline to curb school student dropout

 In an effort to curb student dropout, the School and Mass Education department has decided to implement a new set of guidelines with effect from tomorrow.

High fees force expat students to quit Saudi Arabia schools

High fees at private schools in Saudi Arabia have forced over three lakh expatriate students to quit them because their parents cannot afford it, according to a report.

45,000 schools in MP without toilets

Around 45,000 schools in Madhya Pradesh do not have toilets and efforts are on to construct them by June next year, state government said on Monday.

Home Ministry drafts guidelines for schools to fight terror attacks

In wake of the Taliban attack on a school in Pakistan's Peshawar, Home Ministry has drafted new SOPs for schools to fight terror attacks.

Both Houses of Bihar Legislature condole Pakistan terror attack

Both Houses of Bihar Legislature on Friday condoled the death of Pakistan terror attack victims, 132 among whom were children.

Peshawar school attack plotted by Taliban's Maulana Fazlullah in Afghanistan?
Peshawar school attack plotted by Taliban's Maulana Fazlullah in Afghanistan?

Having pledged to eliminate terrorists from Pakistan in the wake of ghastly Peshawar school attack by the Taliban, the country's Army has intensified anti-terror strikes, killing dozens of militants in Tirah valley area of Khyber tribal region.

Peshawar: “Have killed all children...What do we do now”
Peshawar: “Have killed all children...What do we do now”

Two days after a horrendous attack by the Taliban on an Army-run school left Pakistan numb with grief, the minutes of one of the last conversations one attacker and his handler held were revealed on Thursday.

Delhi school students to pay tribute to Pakistan terror victims today

Over 1,500 students from different government schools will on Thursday pay tribute to the Pakistan terror attack victims.

Cops told to keep 'discreet' watch on schools in Maharashtra

Maharashtra Government has directed the police to "discreetly" keep a watch on schools across the State in the wake of an alert sounded by the Centre in the backdrop of terror attack on a Pakistani school.

Pak school attack toll climbs to 148

Seven more adults wounded in the brutal terror attack on a school run by Pakistan army here succumbed to their injuries on Wednesday, taking the number of those fallen to the bullets of Taliban militants to 148, most of them children.

Anger and grief as Pakistan buries students massacred at school

A shocked Pakistan on Wednesday began burying 132 students killed in a grisly attack on their school by Taliban militants that has heaped pressure on the government to do more to tackle the insurgency.