ICMR experts favour phased reopening of schools with multi-layered Covid mitigation steps

Experts cited a UNESCO report, which stated that school closures in India for more than 500 days have affected over 320 million children.

published on : 28th September 2021

Leading indicators suggest economy on recovery path: Economist NR Bhanumurthy

Bhanumurthy pointed out that one leading indicator that could be considered is the robust government revenue collections, higher than the budget estimates.

published on : 26th September 2021

Parents, teachers protest to demand reopening of schools in Delhi

The government had clarified that no student would be forced to attend physical classes and the consent of parents would be mandatory. 

published on : 26th September 2021

Jharkhand police start ‘Gadget bank’ to fund impoverished kids

Over 65 per cent students enrolled with government schools in the state have no access to online classes being conducted centrally, reports Mukesh Ranjan.

published on : 26th September 2021

Technology for a smart childhood

A plethora of recently launched toys, tools and technologies are focussing on the development of children from early childhood.  

published on : 26th September 2021

Four accused of plotting attack on Pennsylvania high school on Columbine anniversary

A 15-year-old girl and a 15-year-old boy are charged as adults and two other teenagers face juvenile charges in the plan to attack Dunmore High School, outside Scranton, on April 20, 2024

published on : 25th September 2021

Covid: DoE asks CBSE to waive-off board exam fees of Class 10, 12 students of Delhi govt schools

Delhi's Directorate of Education said they have been receiving a number of requests from parents expressing their inability to pay examination fee due to loss of income due to the ongoing pandemic.

published on : 25th September 2021

Private schools in Kerala urge government to resume primary classes at a later stage

The managements of unaided schools have decided to make parental consent mandatory for students to attend school-based classes

published on : 25th September 2021

Lack of teachers, basic amenities at Eklavya school

The facility, which caters to tribals, doesn’t even have compound wall or drinking water

published on : 25th September 2021

School reopening in Kerala: Classes till noon, two students on a bench

Limiting the number of children on a bench to two, conducting classes till noon and not serving mid-day meal in schools.

published on : 25th September 2021

Schools to reopen in entire Maharashtra from October 4

Physical classes would not resume yet for standards 1st to 7th in urban areas and standards 1st to 4th in rural areas.

published on : 24th September 2021

All study and no play for these school students

A week ago, they got a message saying classes will be held from 7.45 am to 4.45 pm

published on : 24th September 2021

Comprehensive guidelines on school reopening in Kerala soon

Instructions will be based on ‘bio-bubble’ model: Min Veena George

published on : 24th September 2021

Since reopening, 400 TN schoolchildren tested Covid positive: Health secy

Around 400 students have tested positive for Covid-19 since the resumption of physical classes for class 9, 10, 11, and 12 since September 1.

published on : 24th September 2021

Vaccinated pregnant women pass high level of antibodies to babies: Study

The research team led by NYU Grossman School of Medicine in the US found that 100 per cent of the infants had protective antibodies at birth.

published on : 23rd September 2021
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