Wednesday, 5 October, 2022
TopicSchool students

Topic: school students

SOS wand for trekkers & robot for flood aid — teen ‘change-makers’ make waves at IIT bootcamp

SOS wand for trekkers & robot for flood aid — teen ‘change-makers’ make waves at IIT bootcamp

‘My daughter’s studies can wait’: Covid pushes girl child out of school as family incomes drop

Education ministry data shows 35 lakh children are currently out of school, which includes those who dropped out during the pandemic.

India has a long way to go until kids’ learning levels improve, Pratham’s Rukmini Banerji says

Recipient of the 2021 Yida Prize for Education Development, Dr Rukmini Banerji said the education sector in India still has a long way to go.

Consider dedicated education channel for students amid Covid: Bombay HC to Maharashtra govt

The Bombay HC bench asked the state govt to set up the channel in consultation with Centre so that students, particularly in rural areas, do not suffer during Covid.

There is a strange silence in Kashmir and it spells only misery for students, businesses

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

Days after PM’s ‘baal mitra’ call, CBSE invites students to join awareness programme on Covid

CBSE, in association with the health ministry and UNICEF, launched ‘Young Warrior’ programme that seeks to engage 50 lakh young people in spreading awareness about the pandemic.

Delhi govt schools see poor attendance after a week of reopening, fear rise in dropout rates

Many govt schools in Delhi have seen only 50-60% attendance in the week since schools reopened. Authorities say students may have dropped out due to financial constraints.

Timetables, tech & lockers — how schools are making sure student bags are the right weight

Issue of heavy school bags took centre stage again with govt's School Bag Policy that restricts bags to weighing no more than 10% of children's average weight at different ages.

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File photo of Pakistan's Finance Minister Ishaq Dar | Reuters

Ishaq Dar, new Pakistan finance minister—a Nawaz Sharif’s mole in Shehbaz Sharif’s cabinet

Insanity is doing the same thing and expecting different results, Albert Einstein said. But Paksitanis don't get it--Dar's been appointed FM for the fifth time.
Beneficiaries of the PM-GKAY PDS centre in Odisha | Representational image | ANI

Free grains, fuel tax deferred – Gujarat, HP on its mind, Modi govt puts politics over economy

RBI's rate hike also among decisions announced last week that might pay political dividends in state polls, but could come with commensurate economic costs, say economists.

Defence

IAF chief Air Chief Marshal V. R. Chaudhari with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh | Twitter/ @IAF_MCC

Need organisation structure best suited to Indian conditions, IAF on theatre commands

The IAF chief said the model of integration that India adopts must be future-ready, must reduce levels of decision-making, and capitalise on the strength of all three services.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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