Noida (UP): The district authorities have imposed a penalty of Rs 8.30 lakh on 17 private schools for charging excessive fees from students, officials said on Saturday. The maximum penalty of Rs 1 lakh was imposed on Jagran Public School, Noida, the Gautam Buddh Nagar administration said in a statement. Rs
Kathmandu: Many schools across Nepal have made it mandatory for students to learn Mandarin lured by the Chinese government’s offer to cover salaries of teachers who teach the language, a media report said on Saturday. Principals and staff of at least 10 renowned private schools told Nepalese daily The Himalayan Timesthat
At least 290 people died and more than 500 were injured following explosions at churches and hotels. WASHINGTON: The mother of a classmate remembered Kieran Shafritz de Zoysa as “an extremely artistic, sensitive, brilliant and thoughtful child.” A neighbor on his street in Northwest Washington said he expected the boy
A recent circular from the Director of Matriculation Schools in Tamil Nadu prohibiting schools across the state from conducting special classes in summer is being welcomed by stakeholders. On Tuesday, a circular issued by the Director stated that it is mandatory to provide holidays for students during the summer since
To make the students more fluent in English, last year, the Uttarakhand Education Department had changed the medium of instruction in schools for certain subjects to English for students of class 3 and class 6, starting from the academic session of 2018-2019. However, it seems the concerned authorities didn’t register
India is building more than 14,000 bunkers suitable for families living along its border with Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir, hoping to keep them safe near their homes instead of evacuating them as artillery shells scream over. On Tuesday evening, Pakistan used heavy calibre weapons to shell 12 to 15
Representative image The government on March 2 issued an “alert” for all airports and airlines in the country, asking them to “enhance the existing security measures”, as it has received intelligence inputs in the aftermath of the Pulwama attack and subsequent developments. The Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) issued
Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti on March 2 termed the ban on Jamaat-e-Islami (JeI) an act of “vengeance” by the Centre, saying it would have “dangerous consequences”. “There is an atmosphere of vengeance in the state, especially in the Valley after JeI youths and leaders were arrested.