Thursday, 30 June, 2022
TopicSchool children

Topic: school children

Jeep Meridian adds to ‘three-row’ cars mushrooming in India. But it’s got a ‘family’ appeal

Car manufacturers in India must face the truth. 'Three-row' cars are just two-row vehicles with extra luggage space.

Video of students taking oath not to vote for BJP is from 2018. Viral clip is out of context

Social media users called it a 'conspiracy' in schools against the country. The video is from 2018 & has been pulled out of context.

Set up task force to plan for reopening of schools — Scientists, doctors write to CMs of 3 states

In an open letter to CMs of Delhi, Maharashtra & Karnataka, the experts also suggested vaccinating school staff on a priority basis and reducing the gap between doses.

Covid impacted 247 mn children in India due to closure of 1.5 mn schools, UNICEF study shows

The UNICEF report also stated that online education is not an option for all as only one in four children has access to digital devices and internet connectivity in the country.

‘O ho ho school time, Action ka school time’ — the unforgettable ad jingle for every 90s kid

An unforgettable advertisement from the 1990s, the Action Shoes ad combined all the fun and nostalgic parts of school life.

School kids can soon take up internships, gain vocational knowledge with potters, electricians

Ministry of Education instructs states and union territories to start 'bagless period' of vocational education for classes 6-12, in line with new NEP.

Karnataka anti-CAA school play: Should children not participate in political movements?

The questioning of 85 children of a Karnataka school by the police over a play that was allegedly staged against the Citizenship Act has drawn sharp criticism.

Hoaxposed: Video of children twerking in school is actually from Cuba

The video went viral in India on the back of claims that it happens in the country’s ‘convent’ schools.

On Camera

YourTurn

Representational image | Islam devotees offer Friday prayers during Ramadan, Patna, April 2022 | PTI

Quran says no one can limit others’ freedom. Udaipur killing violates Islam’s golden rule

Throughout history, Islamic scholars have uniformly agreed that respecting and obeying the law of the land is an essential aspect of faith.
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.

Defence

The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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