Representational photo: Utkramit Madhya Vidyalaya, Dumka, Jharkhand

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Jharkhand School Principal Helps Pupils To Imbibe Self-Reliance

To teach students the importance of self-sufficiency, the principal of 'Utkramit Madhya Vidyalaya' in Jharkhand’s Dumarthar village has been helping students to prepare classroom essentials. Interestingly, the principal Sapan Kumar has taught his students to make chalks, brooms, mats, and blackboards using available raw materials as he could not afford them. Students currently produce around 200 chalks a day along with palm leaves mats for… read-more

Tue, 15 Dec 2020 - 12:28 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Jharkhand, Dumka, Dumarthar, Sapan Kumar, Self-reliant

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Congress Activist Shot Dead By Relative In Jharkhand's Dumka District

A female Congress worker was shot dead by her husband’s relatives in Jharkhand's Dumka district on November 7. The 35-year-old Pushpa Himatsingka was murdered in broad daylight in her shop. Husband of the deceased has accused his nephew for firing at his wife following business disputes. The family also blamed the police for neglecting their complaints regarding threat to Pushpa’s life. Her son Keshav(12) said the shooters also tried to shoot… read-more

Sun, 08 Nov 2020 - 12:59 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Dumka, Ranchi, Jharkhand news, National news

Jharkhand Elections

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Jharkhand By-polls: No Impact Of COVID-19 On Total Voter Turnout

According to Jharkhand Chief Electoral officer, the total percentages in both Dumka and Bermo Constituencies have remained very close to the 2019 elections. The total voter turnout in Dumka was 65.27% while it was 60.20% in Bermo. Despite the pandemic and harvest season, the voters have shown active participation in the by-poll elections which was also appreciated by the poll officials and the political parties.

Wed, 04 Nov 2020 - 08:26 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Jharkhand, by-elections, Elections 2020, Dumka

A teacher takes classes in Mohalla schools with painted walls

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Jharkhand: Teachers, Volunteers Conduct Mohalla Schools in Dumka

Teachers and volunteers in Jharkhand’s Dumka district are teaching students in unique Mohalla schools. The students solve questions on the blackboards painted on walls while the instructor uses speakers to teach. According to the district administration, around 450 zones face poor mobile-connectivity, hence affecting online education. The Education Superintendent of Dumka, said the idea was inspired by teacher Shyam Gandhi, who began teaching… read-more

Tue, 29 Sep 2020 - 10:45 AM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: Jharkhand, Dumka, NEP, Online classes, Covid-19, Lockdown, volunteer, blackboard

Courtesy: The Indian Express