Thursday, 29 September, 2022

Topic: dropout

School dropout rate among girls gone down in 4 yrs says Modi govt, claims credit for schemes

Minister of state for education, Annapurna Devi, told parliament that dropout rate among girls has gone down, the sharpest of which has been at secondary level — a decline of nearly 5%.

Not distance or cost but this is the main reason kids are dropping out of school, NFHS-5 finds

Nearly 36 per cent of boys and 21 per cent of girls surveyed said they dropped out of school because they were ‘not interested in studies’. But this isn’t a new trend.

Fewer kids enrolled in schools at pre-primary, Class 1 levels during pandemic, govt data shows

Enrolment of students at pre-primary level, class 1 down by 29.1 lakh and 18.8 lakh respectively in 2020-21 from 2019-20, but dropout rate at primary & secondary levels has reduced.

How a homeless high school dropout became CEO of a $1 billion company

Taihei Kobayashi's rags-to-riches story is among the most remarkable to emerge from a small-cap stock boom that’s minting fortunes in Japan.

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(L-R) Niharika NM, Danish Sait, Kusha Kapila and Tanmay Bhat on Koffee with Karan | YouTube screenshot

Koffee With Karan finale saves a boring season. Power has moved from Bollywood to influencers

The Koffee with Karan finale was finally entertainment, entertainment, entertainment, after the most boring season in a boycott-Bollywood world.
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell address the media on the Ukraine crisis in Brussels, Belgium, on 28 September 2022 | Yves Herman/Reuters

Oil price cap to blacklistings — EU slaps new ‘biting’ sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

Ursula von der Leyen, who proposed the fresh sanctions said the European Union is 'determined' to make Russia pay the price for the further escalation with Ukraine.


File image of Lieutenant General Anil Chauhan Twitter@adgpi

Centre appoints ‘China expert’ Lt Gen Anil Chauhan as new CDS

Lt Gen Chauhan retired as the Eastern Army Commander on 31 May, 2021. Prior to that, he was the Director General of Military Operations during the Balakot air strike in 2019.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.