Thursday, 1 December, 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

Prannoy Roy in Abu Dhabi

You can call NDTV elitist, anglicised. But it defended democracy, gave us Ravish Kumar

In all these years of covering elections on NDTV, I do not recall a single occasion when I was asked or even hinted to say or not say something. I disagreed with Prannoy Roy off-screen and on-screen and that was never a problem.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.