Wednesday, 26 January, 2022
TopicDelhi schools

Topic: Delhi schools

Will push DDMA for immediate reopening of schools for classes 9-12, Delhi Deputy CM Sisodia says

Sisodia says the Delhi government will also push for the withdrawal of weekend curfew and odd-even rule for markets in the national capital.

Delhi schools to remain shut from tomorrow till further orders over rising air pollution

The decision came after the Supreme Court Thursday pulled up the Delhi government for resuming physical classes in schools amid a rise in the air pollution levels in the city.

Manish Sisodia asks Modi govt to delay students’ survey as they’re still not back in school

Union Ministry of Education announced Wednesday that National Achievement Survey would be conducted across India Friday, for children studying in classes 3, 5, 8 and 10.

Several Delhi schools to reopen for all classes from Monday, others after Diwali

50% students per classroom, mandatory thermal screening, staggered lunch breaks & alternate seating arrangements are among the guidelines announced by the Delhi govt for the reopening.

Delhi schools to reopen for all classes from 1 November, online classes to continue

Delhi deputy CM Manish Sisodia said schools should call more than 50% of the students to class but underlined that parents can't be forced to send their ward to the institution.

Week after reopening, Delhi govt schools are buzzing, private classrooms emptier than ever

Govt school principals say attendance is in the 70-80% range since 1 September. Private schools, dogged 3rd Covid wave fears & commute issues, peg number at 10%.

Beaming Delhi students return to school after 17 months, but rains, Covid worries hit attendance

Schools for classes 9 to 12, colleges and coaching centres reopened Wednesday in Delhi in a phased manner.

Delhi govt directs private, unaided schools to vaccinate staff ahead of reopening on 1 September

Following a marked improvement in the Covid situation, the Delhi government Friday announced that schools for classes 9 to 12, colleges and coaching institutions will reopen from 1 September.

Delhi schools to reopen in phased manner beginning 1 September

The phase-wise reopening will take place with Classes 9-12 returning to schools from 1 September and Classes 6 -8 resuming from 8 September, sources said.

Over 200 school buses, vans impounded in Delhi in 2019-20, a sharp drop from previous year

In a reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha Monday, road transport and highways ministry also listed measures being taken to ensure safety of transport for school children. 

On Camera

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How Vladimir Putin keeps everyone guessing

Over the years, Putin has always had the upper hand tactically vis-à-vis the West because he’s had what’s called escalation dominance. But experts say he may have gone a big step too far.
AU Small Finance Bank Managing Director and Chief Executive Sanjay Agarwal. | Photo by special arrangement

MSME sector requires hand-holding, Budget measures needed: AU Small Finance Bank MD & CEO

The sector has faced continued distress since the Covid-19 pandemic struck in March 2020. Govt data says about 9% of MSMEs shut down due to the pandemic.

Defence

The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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