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Delhi govt to train school students in drug abuse prevention

delhi school drug abuse prevention

Delhi government today launched a campaign on drug abuse prevention for students studying in its schools in order to create awareness among them. “The campaign will target vulnerable areas and will include activities such as poster making, quizzes, short movie screenings and interactions to help raise awareness about the menace and consequences of drug abuse …

Delhi: Portal for complaint against pvt schools launched

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With an aim to tighten the noose around errant private schools, the Delhi government today launched a web portal for parents to register their complaints against such institutes at a single platform. Launching the portal, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said people can register their complaints against private schools pertaining to fee hike and others …

Indian Army recruitment rally in Yavatmal in January 2017

indian army recruitment rally 2017

The Army Recruitment Office will be conducting Indian Army recruitment rally 2017 from January 6 to 17 at Yavatmal here, a senior official today said. The response after the online process started for the rally is encouraging and 2,500 youths have registered themselves for the rally till now, ARO Director Col Sudhir Singh said. The …

Class X board exam for CBSE schools from 2017-18: Javadekar

Class X board exam for CBSE schools from 2017-18

Government will reintroduce compulsory class X board exam for CBSE schools from the 2017-18 academic year, Union HRD minister Prakash Javadekar said here today. In an informal conversation with reporters after a meeting with the Rajasthan Education Minister, he informed about the decision to re-introduce class X board examination. Javadekar also said state governments will …

Manish Sisodia starts a blog to share his observations & experiences

manish sisodia starts a blog

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia has started a blog where he will pen and share his observations and experiences as Education minister with the people. In his blog – Education Minister’s Notes, Manish Sisodia will also flag the shortcomings of the education sector while seeking people’s suggestions to bring improvements as well. “The main …

Thousands of students appear for board exams in Kashmir

Thousands of students appear for board exams in Kashmir

Thousands of students today appeared in the annual board exams in Kashmir, where life is showing signs of limping back to normalcy. There was a significant increase in movement of people and transport across the Valley as the annual board examinations began today, officials said here. About 484 centres have been set up for about …

IGNOU to launch certificate course on sand art

ignou to launch certificate course on sand art

Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has decided to launch a certificate course on sand art as a first of its kind in the country in a bid to popularise the art form. Internationally acclaimed sand artist Sudarsan Patnaik, who is all set to help in designing and developing the unique course, said it would …

IT initiative connects 15,000 Kerala schools on wiki platform

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Thiruvananthapuram: [email protected], a Kerala government initiative to impart IT education in schools, is bringing in ‘School Wiki’ on the lines of Wikipedia, with an aim to promote knowledge generation and sharing among school students and teachers in the state. [email protected] officials here said the revamped ‘School Wiki’ would be ready by November 1, the state …

Punjab Government regularises 30,000 temporary staff in service

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Just about three months ahead of the assembly elections, the Punjab government on Tuesday announced the regularisation in service of over 30,000 temporary staff with immediate effect. These employees are working on contract, ad hoc, daily wages, temporary and work-charged basis in government departments, boards, corporations and societies in the state. “The decision will also …