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Steps being taken to Reduce the weight of School Bags

New Delhi, Nov 21: The Central Government has taken various steps to reduce curriculum load and the weight of school bags. The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) has not recommended any textbook for early childhood education. It has recommended only two books (Language and Mathematics) for classes I & II and three books for classes III to ...

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Delhi government orders probe into the death of a six-year-old school boy

New Delhi, Jan 31: The Delhi government has order a probe into the death of a six-year-old boy at his school in south Delhi. The boy was found dead in a water storage tank in his school. “Ordered DM New Delhi to probe in Ryan child death case. To find facts, responsibility & ascertain exact role of school mgmt,” Delhi ...

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Sonam Kapoor celebrated Republic Day at Neerja Bhanot’s school

Mumbai, Jan 27: Sonam Kapoor was the chief guest at the Republic Day flag hoisting ceremony at Bombay Scottish School, today. However, the actress had not been invited as an alumni of the institution, or a celebrity. Instead, she has been asked to do the honours because Neerja Bhanot, who Sonam will be essaying in the forthcoming movie Neerja, was ...

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4 killed in Canada school shooting

Toronto, Jan 23: At least four people were killed in a shooting at Saskatchewan province in Canada on Friday, media reports said. The suspect has been taken into custody. Several people have been injured in the incident. Following the shooting at La Loche Community School, students have been moved to safety, reports said. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau condemned the ...

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Pt. Tarun Bhattacharya inks bond with school to provide music lessons to kids

Kolkata, Dec 24 : Santoor maestro Tarun Bhattacharya believes that every kid should take up music and to make it a reality the Grammy Award nominee and his wife Guru Sanchita Bhattacharya, a renowned Odissi dancer, teamed up with Little Steps, a kids school in Kolkata’s Lake Terrace area to provide music and dance lessons to children. Speaking to reporters ...

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Globsyn Business School hosts GMC 2015

Kolkata, Dec 19 : Globsyn Business School, a B-School in Kolkata, hosted the Globsyn Management Conference 2015, here on Friday. The conference was attended by industry experts, who sat down for a panel discussion, lending out their valuable advice and plans on how to tackle the business sector. Principal advisor of Ashoka University, Malabika Sarkar, the chief guest of GMC ...

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Pakistan spy racket: School teacher arrested in J & K for spying for ISI

New Delhi, Dec 5 : The Delhi Police on Saturday arrested a school teacher from Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir in connection with the alleged spying racket working on behalf of Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) agency, reports said. With this arrest, the total number of people held in the racket so far in the Rajouri district has gone up ...

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Kolkata: Students block road to protest school shut down

Kolkata, Dec 2: The students of Beck Bagan Central Model School on Wednesday morning blocked an important road near Park Circus in Kolkata to protest against the authority’s decision to shut down the present school building and shift it to another location, ahead of annual examination. According to reports, acting on the Supreme Court’s order, the authority of Central Model ...

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Pakistan school massacre: Four convicts hanged

Rawalpindi, Dec 2 : Pakistan on Wednesday executed four militants convicted for their involvement in the Army Public School (APS) massacre in Peshawar last year. “Four militants involved in the attack on the APS school were hanged this morning in Kohat prison,” a Peshawar security official was quoted as saying by Dawn News. They were reportedly members of the Toheedwal ...

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Dropout Rate of School Children

New Delhi, Aug 5: To ensure quality outcomes in government schools, the Central Government through Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan has supported State / UTs on (i) early grade reading, writing & comprehension and early mathematics programmes through a sub-programme namely “Padhe Bharat Badhe Bharat”; (ii) sharing an exemplar on continuous comprehensive evaluation in elementary education developed by the NCERT; (iii) notifying ...

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