Sunday, 3 July, 2022
TopicSainik Schools

Topic: Sainik Schools

Sainik schools will admit girls too, must ensure equal representation for women: Modi on I-Day

In his I-Day speech, Modi says New Education Policy will become a major force in fight against poverty as it will empower the poor child with education in regional languages.

J&K govt identifies land for Kashmir’s first Sainik colony to house Valley’s ex-servicemen

Twenty-five acre grazing land has been identified in Budgam and its transfer will take place after completion of all the bureaucratic processes.

‘A gentleman, doting parent’: Sainik schools alumni association pays tribute to Col Babu

All India Sainik Schools Alumni Association posted a video as a mark of tribute to Col Santosh Babu, who died in the clash between Indian and Chinese forces in Galwan.

Defence ministry approves admission of girls to 5 Sainik schools for 2020-21

The minister of state for defence Shripad Yesso Naik said girls will be admitted in all 31 Sainik schools across the country as soon as a "time-bound action" is taken.

All-boys Sainik Schools will finally induct girls from 2021, to reserve 10-20% seats

State govts have already told Sainik Schools to start developing the necessary infrastructure and medical facilities to induct girls.

Military officers who faced ‘ragging’ at NDA say cadets need to be broken in

A former NDA instructor and a serving officer told me training of cadets is ‘still inadequate’ and ‘ragda’ should in fact increase.

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Kanhaiya Lal Teli’s body being taken for last rites in Udaipur on 29 June 2022 | Photo: ThePrint | Manisha Mondal

India’s blasphemy beheadings have a new audience—and they’re sitting behind smartphones

Videos on social media have become a key feature of blasphemy killings. Each inspires communal competitors to stage a more macabre act of revenge.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.


File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Egyptian president Abdel Fattah Al Sisi on the latter's first visit to India | Photo: Twitter/@narendramodi

India and Egypt work towards building strategic relationship with focus on defence & security

From holding joint military exercises to exporting wheat as Russia and Ukraine stop supplies, New Delhi and Cairo are redrawing their relationship as geopolitical tensions rise.    

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.