Friday, 19 August, 2022
TopicSchools in Delhi

Topic: Schools in Delhi

School closures because of air pollution ‘misplaced, achieve nothing’: Delhi child rights body

DCPCR chief Anurag Kundu has written to Commission for Air Quality Management, saying the loss of 600 days due to Covid and pollution could have long-term implications.

Physical classes in Delhi’s schools and colleges to resume from 29 November

Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai said only CNG and electric vehicles, barring those engaged in essential services, will be allowed to enter Delhi from 27 November.

Schools for junior classes in Delhi to reopen after festival season, says DDMA

In a meeting chaired by Lt Governor Anil Baijal Wednesday, DDMA said that the Covid situation in Delhi is 'good' but precautions must be maintained.

Delhi schools allowed to open for Class 10, 12 from 18 Jan, students to get parents’ nod

The order has been given to conduct activities related to pre-board preparations and practical work. However, physical attendance is not compulsory.

Delhi govt will not open schools unless fully convinced on Covid progress, says Kejriwal

Delivering his Independence Day speech at Delhi Secretariat, Delhi CM said the Covid situation in the national capital is under control as compared to what it was two months back.

Majority of parents in Delhi-NCR want annual ‘smog break’ in schools: Survey

At least 74 per cent of respondents surveyed by advocacy group wanted scheduled holidays when the capital’s pollution levels are at its worst.

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Sir Ganga Ram hospital Consultants, Residents and DNB students hold placards during a protest in New Delhi, on 30 December 2021 | PTI

Distrust of Indian doctors isn’t new. Class-caste bias always ruled medical profession

As a practising doctor, I discovered large question marks on claims of a trustful patient-doctor relationship in the past. The routine dehumanisation of underprivileged patients remains a rarely mentioned topic.
Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.


Su-57, the Russian 5th generation fighter aircraft Photo by Snehesh Alex Philip

Russia wants to build next generation tanks, submarines with India

As the second regiment of the S-400 Triumf air defence system starts getting delivered, Russia said it expects the serial production of AK 203 rifles in Amethi to begin in late 2022-early 2023.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.