Sushmitha Ramakrishnan

Enfield, Yamaha workers protest for better pay

Labourers from Royal Enfield and Yamaha have launched an indefinite protest, demanding better pay and labour protection system.

4 hours ago

Non-inclusive government schools in Tamil Nadu hindering growth of students with disabilities

Although 1.36 lakh students with disabilities were enrolled in schools in 2016-17, only around a tenth of them received appropriate resources according to the policies.

23 Sep 2018

‘New minimum wage cap will lead to exploitation of domestic workers’

The Labour and Employment Department, through an order on August 17, has fixed the minimum wages for employment in domestic work.

19 Sep 2018

Private schools may neglect Class 11 syllabus again: School Education minister KA Sengottaiyan

On Saturday, School Education minister KA Sengottaiyan, announced that separate mark sheets each for 600 marks will be issued for Classes 11 and 12.

17 Sep 2018

Class one admissions down by over 30,000 in Tamil Nadu government schools

Admissions in class 1 in government primary schools have reduced by over 30,000 students, according to data obtained from  School Education Department.

16 Sep 2018

MPhil admissions in Tamil Nadu to drop further as universities adopt 2016 UGC norms

The regulations restrict the maximum number of students a faculty can guide --- however, the quality of research and researchers will improve significantly, say, educationalists.

15 Sep 2018

Class 1 admissions reduce by over 30,000 in Tamil Nadu government institutions

Admissions in class 1 in government primary schools have reduced by over 30,000 students, according to data obtained from  School Education Department.

13 Sep 2018

Biz blocked by barricades

A set of new barricades have been placed by the police officers on Railway Border Road at T Nagar preventing street vendors from carrying out their trade.

12 Sep 2018

Pupil-teacher ratio poor in Tamil Nadu public universities

The student-teacher ratio, as reported by the survey, may, however, be higher than what it is in reality, argued P Duraisamy, Vice-Chancellor of University of Madras.

09 Sep 2018

Tamil Nadu women lead way in MPhil enrolment, reveals All India Survey of Higher Education

More than half the students pursuing Masters of Philosophy in India and a third of all students enrolled for PhD are from TN, according to All India Survey of Higher Education 2017-18.

08 Sep 2018

Green is serious biz. no fancy!

Eight days ahead of Vinayagar Chaturthi, Kosapet is bustling with activity. Nestled within the narrow streets of Purasawalkam, Ganesha idols of every height, colour and profession adorn the street.

05 Sep 2018

Doctors urge to help family stand on their feet

Geetha Subramani’s life changed when she met with a road accident in 2014.

04 Sep 2018

CBSE schools drop lessons to cut ‘load’

The circular emphasised that schools must not ask students to carry more books than the maximum number prescribed for each class.

31 Aug 2018

Teachers fume over ‘unfair’ transfers

Counselling to take place on Sept 10 but some staff have already got the preferred college.

29 Aug 2018

Public toilets remain no-go zones 

Mired in miscommunication among officials, encroachments, and poor maintenance, many structures are merely eyesores

25 Aug 2018