Kindergarten students locked in the School Basement for Fees

Kindergarten students locked in the School Basement for Fees

In an interesting case from Delhi, parents of some kindergarten children have lodged FIR against a school stating that their children were locked up in the basement because they failed to pay the fee on time. The FIR was lodged under the section 75 of the Juvenile Justice Act (JJ Act), punishment for cruelty to […]

Xavier’s Ranchi stunned by Prof’s Death

Xavier’s Ranchi stunned by Prof’s Death

Ranchi: Students of St Xavier’s College are still in shock over the sudden and untimely death of Ashutosh Roy, professor of English at St Xavier’s College, who was tipped to lead the department, who died in a hit-and-run near his home last week (15 June) A bus is said to have hit 58-year-old  Roy’s scooter […]

Innovation Mission will fire up students in every District

Innovation Mission will fire up students in every District

What us an ATL? The full form is Atal Tinkering lab. Atal Tinkering Labs are innovation play workspaces for students between grade 8 to 12, stimulating innovations combining science and technology. Their aim is to promote innovation and entrepreneurship in schools, universities and industry. Named after former prime minister Artal Behari Vajpayee, these labs are […]

MGC University, Bihar gets 10 percent land: Happy!

MGC University, Bihar  gets 10 percent land: Happy!

Motihari (Bihar): Mahatma Gandhi Central University of Bihar, now running out of a makeshift campus located on the premises of Zila school is set to get 33 acres for its ‘permanent campus’. It is only about 10 percent of what is needed.  According to the original plan, the university is to  be given 302 acres […]

Kids in water to protest school merger

Kids in water to protest school merger

Dhanbad: The new policy of ‘merging’ government schools by the state government forced school kids to protest by standing waist deep in water, reports a local daily. some 47 students from a primary school are protesting the government decision to merge their school with another, a middle school three kilometres away. The proposed school lacks basic […]

JNU students upset: mess rates up by 100%!

JNU students upset: mess rates up by  100%!

New Delhi: In yet another controversial move, the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) has increased its mess rates by 100 per cent, attracting strong reactions from students, says a PTI report. A circular issued by the office of Dean of Students of JNU on February 27 notified revision of charges of mess admission dues, guest and […]

Ranchi schools to submit RTE Quota details

Ranchi schools to submit  RTE Quota details

Ranchi: Are private schools complying with the 25% quota for underprivileged children? Private schools in Ranchi district have to furnish detailed reports of admissions by March 5. District superintendent of education (DSE) Shivendra Kumar said the purpose of seeking the data was to find out if all schools were following the  RTE guidelines and making […]

Bihar Council backs Unpaid University Teachers

Bihar Council backs Unpaid University Teachers

Patna: Around 40,000 serving and retired college and university teachers and employees haven’t been paid in the past five months, and the issue rose in the Bihar Legislative Council on Wednesday.  Members cutting across party lines took up the cause and called for government intervention to resolve it. Congress MLC Dilip Kumar Chaudhary raised the […]

TISS students protest scholarship withdrawal

TISS students protest scholarship withdrawal

New Delhi:  The Tata Institute of Social Sciences students and alumni  staged a demonstration near the Human Resource Development Ministry against the withdrawal of scholarships for SC and ST scholars on February 26, reports PTI. The students of all the campuses of the institute have been protesting since February 21 against the administration demanding tuition, […]

UP: Fake Education Board busted

UP:  Fake Education Board busted

Lucknow, Feb 18 : A fake education board, which operated in several states and  ‘duped’ hundreds of students, was busted by the Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force, and  seven persons arrested, reports PTI. In UP alone, 62 educational institutes are reportedly  affiliated to this board, while three websites – www.upsosb.ac.in, www.upsos.co.in and www.upsos.in – were […]

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