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Jan 15, 2019
Prakash Javadekar says 10% quota for economically weaker in general category to be implemented from 2019 academic yearThe 10 percent quota is meant for individuals belonging to economically weaker sections whose parental annual earning is not more than Rs 8 lakh and possess less than five acres of agriculture land.
Nov 26, 2018
Weight limit for school bags, no homework for students of classes 1 and 2: HRD ministry's new directives to schoolsAccording to the official order, the HRD ministry has "instructed all the states and Union Territories to formulate guidelines to regulate the teaching of subjects and weight of school bags in accordance with the Government of India instructions".
Oct 24, 2018
Varun Gandhi says PMO 'raised objection' to his remarks on increasing salary of MPs in last 10 yearsBJP lawmaker Varun Gandhi on Tuesday said that when he raised objections about the increase in salaries of MPs, he got a call from the Prime Minister's Office (PMO), asking "why are you increasing our troubles?"
Oct 22, 2018
CBSE will downgrade school level, levy fine up to Rs 5 lakh if institutions violate affiliation bylawsAccording to the new affiliation bye-laws of the CBSE, the board can take various actions against erring schools, including issuing written warning, levying fine up to Rs 5 lakh, and suspending affiliation for a definite period
Sep 17, 2018
Prakash Javadekar seeks to withdraw ‘inappropriate’ words 'begging bowl' from speech over schools seeking help from CentreUnion minister Prakash Javadekar on Sunday said he wants to withdraw two "inappropriate" words "begging bowl" from his speech, in which he had favoured educational institutes to seek support from their alumni, besides government help.
Sep 04, 2018
Typhoon Jebi: Two killed as storm batters Japan; evacuation orders issued after weather agency warns of landslidesThe strongest typhoon to hit Japan in 25 years made landfall Tuesday, killing two and injuring dozens, as it battered the west of the country with violent winds and heavy rainfall.
Aug 13, 2018
Himachal Pradesh highways closed after heavy overnight rain; five buried under landslide, hundreds strandedHeavy downpour led to landslides in many parts of Himachal Pradesh. To avoid any mishaps, schools in Shimla and Mandi district have been closed for the day.
Aug 10, 2018
Madhya Pradesh govt directs madrasas to send video proof of Tricolour rallies on Independence DayA circular titled ‘Tiranga rally’ asked madrasas to organise a competition on Independence Day wherein the best rally would be rewarded on 22 September.
Aug 03, 2018
Militants burn down 12 schools in Pakistan's Gilgit-Baltistan; locals protest for safer educational institutionsThe schools in Chilas town, about 130-kilometre from Gilgit, were targeted late on Thursday night by the militants who set them on fire and damaged school property across Diamer district, police said.
Jul 17, 2018
'Happiness Curriculum' introduced in Delhi govt schools: In world obsessed with marks, studies can still be source of joyThe school is a place which inculcates an environment where students not only learn academically, but also indulge in their all-round development, and this has a greater impact in learners' lives in the long run.