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Karnataka's Decision To Retain Eggs In School Meals Approved By Centre In 7 Districts

The Karnataka government's plan to maintain eggs on the mid-day meal menus of seven backward districts in the coming academic year has been authorized by the Centre. Many religious diviners in the state were against the pilot program. Only Raichur, Yadgir, Bidar, Kalburgi, Koppal, Bellary, and Vijayapura would benefit from the expansion. The Centre has instructed the state government to supply the eggs by the third quarter of 2022-23. 

Sun, 22 May 2022 - 07:30 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Karnataka, Eggs, Schools, school meal, Mid-day meals

Courtesy: Indian Express

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Punjab Education Minister To Provide Free Uniforms To Government School Students

For the academic year 2022-23, Punjab Education Minister Gurmeet Singh Meet Hayer said that his department will provide free uniforms to 15,49,192 government school pupils from Grades 1 to 8. The education department has issued a grant of Rs 92.95 crore for students. The school management committees (SMCs) will distribute the free uniforms. Education authorities were told by the minister not to buy uniforms from any specific store. 

Fri, 20 May 2022 - 12:40 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Punjab, Punjab Government, Schools, Uniform, Education Minister

Courtesy: NDTV

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Odisha School Timings Revised Amid Heatwave

Schools in Odisha have reopened with revised timings, as per the state government instructions, thanks to concerns over ongoing heatwaves in the region. The Odisha education department announced on 1st May, "Keeping the current scenario of heatwave into consideration, the teaching hours for all schools have been rescheduled." The school hours in the state will now be from 6:00 AM till 9:00 AM.

Mon, 02 May 2022 - 07:29 PM / by Varun Das

Tags: heatwave, Heatwaves, Schools, Odisha, Education

Courtesy: ANI

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Bengaluru Official Seeks Report Over Bible Imposition In School Cotroversy

A Bangalore official recently visited the Clarence High School amid reports that the school authorities have been forcing the Bible on their students. Jerry George Mathew, the school principal, has insisted that it is a law-abiding and peace-loving school community. He acknowledged that the school policy has ignited a huge controversy. He shared that the school has consulted their advocates regarding this matter.

Mon, 25 Apr 2022 - 04:10 PM / by Varun Das

Tags: politics, Religion, Schools, students, Karnataka

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

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'No Need To Shut Schools,' Say Experts Amid COVID-19 Surge

ICMR Additional DG, Dr Samiran Panda, has opined that there is no need to shut schools over a spike in Covid-19 cases. He also stated that children are not the drivers of the Covid-19 spread. He further stressed that school closures negatively affect children. Dr Chandrakant Lahariya, an epidemiologist and physician, also noted that Covid-19 tends to be mild or asymptomatic in most children.

Thu, 21 Apr 2022 - 01:44 PM / by Varun Das

Tags: Covid-19, Schools, pandemic, Coronavirus, Lockdown

Courtesy: The Times of India

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Students, Teachers Attend Fire Safety Week In Panvel, Uran: Maharashtra

As many as 600 students and 25 faculty members observed the National Fire Safety Week event organised at NAD Kendriya Vidyalaya Karanja this past week. The students and teachers were taught about some fire prevention measures with live demos by the fire brigade personnel of the CISF Unit ONGC, Mumbai. Towards the end of the event, a quiz was held on the topic of fire safety measures.

Wed, 20 Apr 2022 - 08:24 PM / by Varun Das

Tags: Training, Education, Safety, Schools, students


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Textbook Lists Shocking Merits Of Dowry System, Surfaces

An image of a page from a book lists out the "merits and advantages" of the dowry system, in a post that has now gone viral. The book is, as per media reports, reading material for nursing students and apparently, its cover mentions that the book is written as per the Indian Nursing Council syllabus. Shiv Sena leader Priyanka Chaturvedi and Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan called to act immediately.

Tue, 05 Apr 2022 - 03:12 PM / by Devadutta Deb

Tags: Education, Maharshtra, New Delhi, Schools, College

Courtesy: Zee News

Class 10 term-1 examination 2021 Result announced

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CBSE 10th Term-1 Result 2021 Declared, Confirms Official

The CBSE has declared the result of the Class 10 term-1 examination 2021. "Only the scores, in theory, have been communicated as internal assessment or practical scores are already available with the schools," the official said. Earlier, in 2021, CBSE had decided to conduct board examinations 2022, in two terms. Notably, the date sheet for the Term-2 has been announced and will start on April 26.

Sat, 12 Mar 2022 - 02:26 PM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: CBSE, 10th Result, Schools, Term-1 exams, Term-2 exams

Courtesy: The Times of India

Hijab Controversy


Section 144 Imposed In Areas Around All High Schools In Udupi

The administration imposed Section 144 of CrPC in areas around all high schools in Udupi from February 14 till 19. As per reports, All sorts of gatherings including protests and rallies are banned, also, Inciting slogans and speeches are strictly barred. The order is applied within a 200-metre radius of high schools. Notably, the decision was taken by the state government in view of the hijab-saffron shawl controversy.

Sun, 13 Feb 2022 - 03:42 PM / by Shaloo Priya

Tags: Karnataka, hijab controversy, section 144, Schools, Udupi

Courtesy: India Today

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Tamil Nadu Announces COVID-19 Relaxation, Allows Resuming Primary Classes

In the view of the declining COVID-19 cases, the Tamil Nadu Government, announced relaxations. State CM MK Stalin held a review meeting and approved reopening of primary schools (including Kindergarten students) funerals and marriages with 100 and 200 people, exhibitions. However, ban on political, cultural and religious events/gatherings along with the continuing imposed restrictions will continue till March 2. TN is one of the states, with… read-more

Sat, 12 Feb 2022 - 04:22 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Tamil Nadu, MK Stalin, Covid-19, Schools, Lands

Courtesy: Hindustan Times