Delhi Schools

  • Delhi private schools agree to telecast Modi's live address on Teachers' Day: sources September 3, 2014

    New Delhi: After much controversy over telecast of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's address on Teachers' Day, all private schools in the national capital have agreed to telecast the address, Delhi Director of Education sources said on Wednesday. Sources added that arrangements have been made to screen the Prime Minister's speech. The...
  • Delhi private schools unhappy over order on Modi's live address on Teachers' Day August 31, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's initiative to reach out to every student through TV, radio and the Internet on Teachers' day has failed to enthuse private schools of Delhi which feel that "forcing" them to make arrangements for it will dampen the celebration of the occasion. The Directorate of Education...
  • Delhi government to improve toilet facilities in schools June 29, 2014

    New Delhi: To ensure proper toilet facilities in government schools in the city, the Delhi government is carrying out sanitation and renovation works in its educational institutions in this regard. In order to deal with poor condition of toilets in government schools, the Education department has set up a time limit...
  • SC asks government to increase number of seat in nursery admission April 28, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday questioned Delhi government's decision for changing "rule of game" in the midst of nursery admission process and asked it to consider increasing 5 to 6 seats in all schools for nursery admissions to accommodate interstate transfer cases to protect the interest of students. A...
  • New notifications issued for admission of EWS students in Delhi schools December 30, 2013

    New Delhi: Directorate of Education on Monday issued new notifications for the admission of economically weaker students (EWS) in Delhi schools. According to new guidelines, the private schools will have to admit 20 per cent of economically weaker students in all fresh admissions made above entry level which was earlier...
  • Delhi: 16 students fall ill after allegedly given iron pills in school July 19, 2013

    New Delhi: Sixteen Delhi school students have been taken ill on Friday but the reason of their illness is still unknown. The parents claim that the children were given iron tablets in school on Thursday which might have reacted. The mid day meal scheme in the government schools have come under...
  • Management Education for Modernising India April 14, 2013

    The show talks about specific kind of requirements and expectations that human resources has for the people that they interview for recruitment in their companies. ...
  • Is management education modernising India? April 7, 2013

    Delhi School of Business, which claims to be empowered with with technology driven learning management systems, held a day long conclave where the panel discussed about 'Management Education for Modernising India'. ...
  • Delhi school rape: Principal, four other officials suspended March 3, 2013

    New Delhi: Even though there has been no breakthrough in the Mangolpuri rape case so far, the principal and four other officials of the school where a 7-year-old child was raped have been suspended by the Muncipal Corporation of Delhi. On Saturday, the police claimed to have recovered vital clues and...
  • School rape incident exposes Delhi's insensitivity March 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Rapid Action Force, police in riot gear and water cannons greeted the residents of Mangolpuri on Saturday as violent protests continued over the rape of a minor girl at an MCD school. A day has passed, but the police are yet to identify the rapist. The police say they...
  • Govt taking crimes against women seriously, have given strict instructions to police: Shinde March 2, 2013

    A 7-year-old girl was allegedly raped inside an MCD school in Mangolpuri on Thursday leading to violent protests in Delhi. "I have given instructions to the police. I said in Parliament yesterday in relation to the Bhandara case in Maharashtra that such cases need to be treated seriously. The government...
  • Delhi school rape: Police quiz more teachers March 2, 2013

    New Delhi: The police claim to have recovered vital clues saying they are close to a breakthrough and have ruled out the role of an outsider in connection with the rape of a seven-year-old girl inside an MCD school in Mangolpuri on Friday. Teachers including 13 female and two male...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey March 1, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories on India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey. ...
  • MCD North Delhi orders inquiry into school rape case March 1, 2013

    New Delhi: The North Delhi MCD on Friday evening ordered an internal inquiry into the rape of a minor girl student at its Mangolpuri school. The inquiry committee consists of four members and it has been asked to submit a report at the earliest. The Delhi Police is on the...
  • MCD school rape: Delhi still India's rape capital? March 1, 2013

    A seven-year-old girl was raped by an unidentified man inside her school premises on Thursday. ...
  • Delhi school rape: Girl was gagged, tied and threatened, says uncle March 1, 2013

    The police has not managed to arrest the suspect so far. ...
  • News 360: Unidentified man rapes minor girl inside MCD school March 1, 2013

    A seven-year-old girl student of a municipal school in Mongolpuri in northwest Delhi was raped by an unidentified man on Thursday. The incident triggered protests. ...
  • Delhi school rape: Police hunt for suspect as violent protests erupt March 1, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police is on the lookout for the suspect in the shocking rape incident inside a municipal school in Mongolpuri in northwest Delhi. A seven-year-old girl student was raped by an unidentified man inside the school premises on Thursday during school hours. A case was registered by...
  • Nursery admissions row: Hearing postponed till Wednesday January 29, 2013

    New Delhi: The hearing in the Delhi nursery admissions row has been postponed till Wednesday. There remains uncertainty over admissions this year as the High Court has stayed the process until it takes a final decision in the matter. Schools have been asked not to admit anyone for the 2013 academic...
  • Close discotheques by 1 am in Delhi: Government panel January 9, 2013

    New Delhi: School buses will be allowed to ply in Delhi only after police verification and all discotheques have been ordered to close by 1 am by the government in a bid to beef up security in the capital. Faced with complaints of delay by police in providing help against the...
  • Delhi schools to remain shut till January 12 January 4, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi government Thursday directed all private and government schools to remain closed till January 12 in view of the intense cold in the capital. Earlier, the administration had ordered schools to be closed till the first week of January. "We were already mulling extending the closure of schools when...
  • Delhi schoolgirls to get selfdefence training December 27, 2012

    New Delhi: Anger and outrage in the city against the gangrape of a 23yearold girl has caused the civic agencyrun primary schools in New Delhi to announce that girl students and woman teachers would be trained to defend themselves. "A selfdefence programme has been launched for girl students and woman teachers,"...
  • Delhi schools' summer vacation extended by 1 week July 1, 2012

    New Delhi: In view of the prevailing heat wave in the capital, the Delhi government on Sunday extended the summer vacation of city schools by one more week. All government schools and majority of private schools were scheduled to reopen on Monday but now they will reopen on July 9. The vacations...
  • CBSE results: Delhi govt schools post 99 pc success May 25, 2012

    New Delhi: The Delhi governmentrun schools have achieved a success rate of 99 per cent in the CBSE Class X examination results announced on Thursday. The overall percentage of students eligible for qualifying certificate in Delhi region went up from last year's 98.52 per cent to 98.83 per cent this...
  • Is corruption in nursery admissions inevitable? January 31, 2012

    An investigation by Network 18 has revealed that Delhi schools are charging illegal fee for nursery admissions. ...
  • Delhi schools demand cash for nursery seats January 31, 2012

    New Delhi: Despite the government laying down strict guidelines about nursery admissions on the basis of a point system, several schools in the Capital are openly flouting the norm. Rather than the child's ability, it is the amount parents are willing to shell out, that guarantees a seat at the nursery...
  • Infosys Prize winner firm on continuing work January 9, 2011

    New Delhi: Anthropologist Nandini Sundar, who won the Infosys Prize 2010, has been studying and raising awareness about the problems of tribals particularly those caught in the crossfire between the naxals and the government. She also teaches sociology at the Delhi School of Economics, Nandini Sundar teaches sociology. Sundar is of...
  • Student opens fires at another in Delhi school July 28, 2010

    New Delhi: A clash between two groups of students in a south Delhi school on Wednesday took an ugly turn when a Class IX student allegedly opened fire on a schoolmate, leaving him injured. The shocking incident took place in Veer Chandra Garwhal Public School in Saket around 9 in the...
  • Delhi schools to be closed during Commonwealth Games February 15, 2010

    New Delhi: All the schools in the national capital will remain closed during the Commonwealth Games to be held here from October 3 to 14, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said on Monday. Announcing the decision after a Cabinet meeting, she said the holiday period during Dusshera has been rescheduled so that...
  • Forbes India: The barefoot economist December 22, 2009

    There are three types of economists: Academics who bury themselves in research reports, activists who campaign hard. And Jean Dreze Call Jean Dreze at Allahabads Gobind Ballabh Pant Social Sciences Institute and chances are receptionists will not know who he is. Email the well known economist by his name and you will...