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Morning Breaking: Schools located within 5 km of LoC re-open today

Around 84 educational institutions within 5 km of the LoC in Rajouri in the Jammu region, which were closed in the wake of shelling by Pakistan, were re-opened on Thursday.

Mar 08, 2019, 08:20 AM IST

2441 schools selected for establishing Atal Tinkering Laboratories in schools across India

HRD ministry said on Thursday that it had in 2015 launched the Rashtriya Avishkar Abhiyan (RAA), a convergent framework to encourage children to learn science and mathematics.

Apr 05, 2018, 23:19 PM IST

Delhi govt issues 117-point checklist to schools on student safety

The checklist has been prepared in the wake of the brutal killing of a schoolboy in a Gurgaon school and the rape of a minor girl by a school attendant in Delhi, officials said.

Nov 19, 2017, 13:24 PM IST

Schools along LoC closed due to Pak shelling in J&K

Both government and private institutions along the LoC in Shahpur, Kandi and other areas of Poonch have been closed, the official said.

Nov 17, 2017, 16:04 PM IST

Maharashtra government directs schools to observe November 7 as 'Students' Day'

The Maharashtra government has directed its schools and junior colleges in the state to observe November 7 as 'Students' Day', to mark Dr B R Ambedkar's entry into school education 117 years back in 1900.

Nov 05, 2017, 15:27 PM IST

Police to conduct background checks of staff in Jammu schools

The move follows rising concern about safety of children at schools after a seven-year-old boy was found dead with his throat slit in the washroom of a prominent school in Gurugram.

Sep 13, 2017, 17:08 PM IST

CISCE asks schools to furnish safety updates

"Kindly furnish the safety audit measures that are presently being followed by your school. The information is urgently required and must be emailed to council@cisce.Org not later than September 16, 2017," it said.

Sep 13, 2017, 15:31 PM IST

Private schools can't be the answer to the nation's needs: Sonam Wangchuk

"The nation needs masses and government schools are like oceans while private schools are like ponds," Wangchuk, whose education reforms in government schools has been hailed globally, told a CII event here.

Sep 09, 2017, 22:31 PM IST

Delhi schools allay parents' safety concern after Gurugram boy's murder

"Generalising the opinion that schools do not have enough safety measures in place would be unfair," said a member of the National Progressive Schools' Conference, an association of over 1,000 private schools in the national capital.

Sep 08, 2017, 21:06 PM IST

Many Delhi schools don't have science, commerce stream

The Public Interest Litigation (PIL) pointed out that the distribution of schools offering science and commerce streams is "alarmingly uneven".


Sep 07, 2017, 22:49 PM IST

Dera chief sentencing: Noida, Delhi schools likely to stay open; Gurgaon, Ghaziabad schools closed

Ahead of Dera chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh's sentencing, district administration ordered all schools in Ghaziabad to remain shut on Monday.

Aug 28, 2017, 07:31 AM IST

Darjeeling, Kurseong, Kalimpong students can be allowed in ICSE schools in plains

"The move is essential as students who will appear for their board examinations have to finish the syllabus and Class 9 students have to complete their board registration by September 10," De said in view of the indefinite shutdown in the hills which entered its 68th day today.

Aug 21, 2017, 17:14 PM IST

Jammu: 100 open-sky schools to get buildings

Students in remote areas of the district face hardships due to lack of proper infrastructure at open-sky schools, which functioning without buildings and often face closure due to bad weather.


Aug 20, 2017, 17:41 PM IST

BMC proposes to make singing of Vande Mataram compulsory in schools

Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation on Thursday passed a notice of motion to make national song Vande Mataram compulsory in BMC-run schools.

Aug 10, 2017, 17:28 PM IST

Uttarakhand shocker: Class 6 student asked to remove her clothes by teacher in Roorkee

The principal of the school has suspended the teacher.

Aug 04, 2017, 08:05 AM IST

US education official to visit India for exchange programme

Indiana State Superintendent of Education Jennifer McCormic's visit to India will be the very first initiative by Indiana with India.


Jul 27, 2017, 15:43 PM IST

Madras HC -Vande Mataram row: Congress frowns over involvement of judiciary

Justice M. V. Muralidharan said that schools must be made to follow it at least once a week either on Monday or Friday, whereas, the National Song must be sang in offices once a month.

Jul 26, 2017, 11:13 AM IST

Telangana govt lessens burden on school kids, caps weight of bags - Details here

According to the Government Order, the maximum weight of a school bag with textbooks and notebooks should not exceed 1.5 kg for Class I and II and 2 to 3 kg for Classes III to V.

Jul 19, 2017, 20:22 PM IST

Schools in Goa told to reschedule term exams for FIFA matches

In the wake of upcoming U-17 FIFA world cup matches being played in Goa, the State Education department has asked schools to reschedule their first terminal examinations before October 7.

Jul 11, 2017, 12:14 PM IST

Premature babies often catch up to peers in school: Study

A study following more than 1.3 million premature babies born in Florida found that two-thirds of those born at only 23 or 24 weeks were ready for kindergarten on time, and almost 2 percent of those infants later achieved gifted status in school.

Jun 12, 2017, 23:54 PM IST