Sunday, 29 May, 2022
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TopicIndian schools

Topic: Indian schools

Which state’s topped Modi govt’s education survey? Clue: It was below national avg last time

National Assessment Survey, released by Ministry of Education earlier this week, shows Punjab scored above the national average in all categories.

Schools often become breeding grounds for rape culture. Bois Locker Room is one instance

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

A gay student’s suicide in Faridabad terrifies me. Schools are not safe for queer children

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Bhagavad Gita taught in schools, colleges, even technical institutes — govt tells Parliament

Responding to a question about efforts made towards inclusion of Hindu scripture in curriculums, Dharmendra Pradhan said even Class 6,7 history books have references.

Govt drafts manual to ensure ‘passionate’ teachers at all levels, suggests regular skill upgrade

The draft 'National Professional Standard for Teachers' manual was released for public comment last month, after which it will be presented to the education ministry for approval.

Bring kids back to schools or decades of progress will be reversed, warns medical colleges body

In a 30-page document, the IAPSM outlines the risks involved in keeping schools closed and highlights the protocols that can be adopted to reopen such institutions.

In Covid year, UP dispatched 3 midday meal rations, but some students are still waiting

After two Covid waves, the long wait for dry ration and absence of cooked meals have started defeating one of the purposes of midday meal scheme — luring poor students to school.

53% Indian parents willing to send kids back to school, up from 20% in June, survey finds

Percentage of parents who are hesitant to send their children to school declined from 76% in June to 44% in August, according to survey by LocalCircles.

Only 8 states and UTs have re-opened or want to reopen schools, govt tells Parliament

Among the Union Territories, only Lakshwadeep and Puducherry have re-opened for all classes. The rest have only allowed lessons from Class 9 and above.

Activity, art, stories: New Modi govt scheme targets basic literacy, numeracy by Class 3

Modi govt's NIPUN Bharat scheme is in line with the new National Education Policy, and a budget of Rs 2,688.18 crore has been allotted to it for financial year 2021-22.

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What are UST & Luna and why the fall of 2 ‘stablecoins’ led to a crypto crash in India

Along with crash in value of UST and Luna coins, Indian market for crypto assets also reeling under strict control imposed by government, with the imposition of TDS on all crypto transactions.

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NSA Ajit Doval with NSAs from the other countries at the meeting at Dushanbe, Tajikistan | Photo: Courtesy the NSA's office

NSA Ajit Doval pushes for ‘terror free’ Afghanistan, says India stands with Afghan people

Doval's comments came at 4th Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan attended by national security advisors from Tajikistan, India, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Kyrgyzstan & China.

Why it’s obscene to tell Ukraine to give in & how war-upended global balance of power brings openings for India

Global order is in flux, and India is being wooed by all. It opens up economic, strategic & military possibilities unimaginable till recently. It is for India to take this opportunity.
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