Friday, 28 January, 2022
TopicSchool students

Topic: school students

‘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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Why 20 crore missing jobs are the biggest challenge for FM Sitharaman in Budget 2022 math

For India’s employment-to-population ratio to be at the global average, nearly 60 crore people need to be at work. Currently, only a little more than 40 crore are.

Why 20 crore missing jobs are the biggest challenge for FM Sitharaman in Budget 2022 math

For India’s employment-to-population ratio to be at the global average, nearly 60 crore people need to be at work. Currently, only a little more than 40 crore are.

Defence

The Indian Army's Akash missiles on display during the 73rd Republic Day Parade, at Rajpath, in New Delhi | ANI

Not just 1st R-Day, 26 Jan 1950 also significant as Indian Army, Navy shed ‘Royal’ prefix

Both the ‘Royal’ prefix for the Navy and Air Force in India, as well as the absence of such a label for the Army, have their roots in British military and political history.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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