Nine people, including students, were killed and at least 38 were injured after a tourist bus hit Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) bus in Kerala's Palakkad region. On October 6, Kerala Minister MB Rajesh confirmed the incident, saying the tourist bus was on its way to Ooty, whereas the KSRTC bus was heading to Coimbatore. Moreover, the police rushed to the spot and admitted the injured to hospital.
In Iran, several schoolgirls have joined the protests that have swept Iran since the death of a woman who was detained for breaking the hijab law. On October 5, the hijab protest intensified, with videos verified by the BBC showing teenage students marching on streets, waving their headscarves in the air. They demonstrated the protest inside schoolyards and on the streets, raising voices against the Hijab-law in Islam.
In Jharkhand's Dumka region, a horrific incident, where a teacher was tied and beaten by students, was reported on August 31. Notably, a video of the incident went viral on social media platforms, in which students wearing uniforms were beating teachers strung with a tree, for giving less marks in exams on purpose. The Block Education Officer said, "We received info on incident & held talks with all teachers."
Tamil Nadu Government announced a free breakfast scheme for primary school students, confirmed MK Stalin-led government. Approximately 7.618 students from Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation (CCMC), 1,119 students from Mettupalayam and 730 from Madukkarai Municipalities of Coimbatore district will get benefitted from the scheme. In this regard, the CCMC floated a tender inviting bid to prepare and distribute breakfast in the common kitchen… read-more
In Jharkhand's Bokaro district, school students complained complications when a lightning strike near a government school on July 23. The incident happened around 12:24 pm, when classes were going on at Bandhdih Middle School in Jaridih block, Bokaro. While 50 students of the total 250 complained health complications, six were severely injured and are admitted to hospital. Jaridih block development officer (BDO) Ujwal Kumar Soren confirmed… read-more
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The Karnataka Hijab row is getting bigger as on February 9, the Karnataka High Court bench decided to refer the matter to a larger bench for a judgement. The matter would be tabled before the Karnataka Chief Justice for immediate review. The Court also denied interim relief given to students, allowing hijab and said, it would also be decided by the larger bench.
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Sixteen students of a school in Ghansoli, Mumbai tested COVID-19 positive, on December 18. The positive cases of class 8-11, are admitted to a COVID-19 care unit, confirmed the Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC.) "Till now 811 students in the school have been tested in the past three days and this exercise will be carried out on 600 more students on Saturday," said NMMS official.
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Schools in Afghanistan have been shut for girls from classes 7 to 12, after the Taliban took over. TOLO news reported that girls in the country were concerned about their uncertain future. Furthermore, the Islamic Emirate is yet to allow girls to attend school. Reportedly, the ban is temporary due to lack of resources. An Afghan girl student said, "We hope the classes beyond grade six will be started."
Parliament of China had proposed an education law earlier which has been passed on October 23. The law seeks to cut the pressure of homework and off-site tutoring in core subjects. The law also states that the government has the right to punish parents if their children commit crimes or exhibit very bad behavior. Moreover, this is also to make sure that children get rest and exercise, thereby reducing pressure.
Maharashtra government has announced to declare the results of the class 12 state Board Exam 2021 on August 3 at 4 PM. The students can check their results by visiting the website of mahresult.nic.in. Making the announcement the state's education minister Varsha Gaikwad tweeted, ''The Maharashtra State Board will declare results of Std 12th, 2021 batch on 3rd… read-more
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