Schools

  • Delhi government hires 6,000 teachers to fill shortage in schools 17 hours 19 minutes ago

    New Delhi: To overcome the problem of shortage of teachers in the government schools in the national capital, Delhi government has hired more than 6,000 guest teachers and 10,000 more are expected to join soon, a senior official said. "Several initiatives are being taken to fill the gap of shortage...
  • Rebuked for using mobile phones, two girls commit suicide Yesterday

    Agartala: Two teenage girls committed suicide after their hostel superintendent and parents rebuked them for using mobile phones, police said on Saturday. Three class 10 girls of the Takarjala higher secondary school in Western Tripura were reprimanded for secretly using mobile phones which is against the hostel norms, police said. "After being...
  • Himachal Pradesh student's bullet train model selected for national-level exhibition 2 days ago

    Shimla: A Himachal Pradesh student has created a bullet train model that has been selected for a national-level exhibition, a school official said on Friday. Shilpa, a class 10 student in Government Senior Secondary School at Sudhial near Nadaun in Hamirpur district, has prepared the bullet train model that is based...
  • Why can't government come up with best schools at primary level: SC 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday stressed the need for more initiatives by the government to establish quality primary schools to beat the rush in some of the minority-run institutions in the country. "If the government-run medical colleges are considered as best in the country why can't the government come...
  • Daily pot use sends school hopes up in smoke: study 4 days ago

    Paris: Teenagers under 17 who use cannabis daily are 60 per cent less likely to complete high school or get a degree than peers who have never taken the drug, researchers said on Wednesday. They are also nearly seven times likelier to attempt suicide and are almost eight times likelier to...
  • Online 'ischooledx' launched to help students in traditional schooling September 6, 2014

    Kochi: Aiming to help students do well in studies and hone their innovative skills, a free online school 'ischooledx' has been launched that will provide a platform for students to overcome shortcomings of their traditional schooling. In today's world of cut-throat competition, sometimes nurturing creative and innovative talent of students...
  • Gwalior: Government school's roof crashes ahead of PM's Teachers' Day speech September 6, 2014

    Gwalior: The new roof of a government school building suddenly collapsed on Friday morning before children were supposed to watch Prime Minister Narendra Modi's address on the occasion of Teacher's Day. The incident took place around 10 am in the Janakganj area of the city when the roof of a hall...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories September 5, 2014

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey September 5, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: School children talk to Narendra Modi on Teacher's day September 5, 2014

    On Friday, September 5, the occasion of Teachers' Day, student's across the country listen to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Teacher's Day speech, through live telecast and webcast. He kept his speech short but focused on the key aspects of education in the changing times. ...
  • Assam: Two school girls found hanging from tree, locals allege rape September 6, 2014

    Silchar: In a grim reminder of the Badayun rape-murder, two school girls were hung from the two ends of the same rope from a tree in Assam's Karimganj district. Both the girls, one a Class 10 and the other a Class 9 student, of a school in Nilambazar area had been...
  • Rate Prime Minister Modi's interaction with students September 5, 2014

    On Friday, September 5, the occasion of Teachers' Day, an auditorium in Delhi was packed full house with children from government schools across the city. The centre of attention was Prime Minister Narendra Modi who addressed the teachers and students across the nation through a live telecast and webcast. ...
  • Most schools adhere to directive, show Narendra Modi's address live September 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Thirteen-year old Prerna was beaming with confidence as she walked out of the Manekshaw auditorium after listening to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Teachers' Day address. Prerna Singh, a class Xth student of Kendriya Vidyalaya Pragati Vihar, was one of the many students who interacted with the PM. Prerna now knows...
  • As it happened: Modi's Teachers' Day address and interaction with students September 5, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be addressing lakhs of students across the country on the occasion of Teachers' Day. ...
  • Watch: Students look forward to PM Modi's Teachers' Day address September 5, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address students throughout the country on the occasion of Teachers' Day at 3 pm on Friday. While some students are complaining about having to stay back in schools till 5 pm, many are also excited about the speech. ...
  • Watch: Preparations across the country for PM Modi's Teachers' Day address September 5, 2014

    Schools across the country have made elaborate arrangements for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's address on Teachers' Day. An HRD Ministry notice directing all schools to extend timings to accommodate the Prime Minister's speech sparked off a row. ...
  • J&K: Flood alert causes schools to declare holiday on Teachers' Day September 4, 2014

    Srinagar: Students of Jammu and Kashmir will not be able to listen to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's address tomorrow on the occasion of Teacher's Day as the state government has ordered closure of all the schools in view of heavy rain and floods. The decision to close all the government and...
  • Should it be mandatory for students to listen to PM Modi's Teacher's Day speech September 4, 2014

    With a day to go for Teachers' Day, schools across the country are preparing to telecast Narendra Modi's speech live to students. The question doing the rounds is should it be mandatory for students to listen to PM Modi's Teacher's Day speech. Students all over are excited to listen to...
  • Noida school students to be evaluated on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech on Teacher's Day; circular sparks outrage on social media September 4, 2014

    A school in NOIDA sparked massive outrage on social media on Thursday after an official directive indicated that students will be evaluated on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech on Teacher's Day on September 5. Schools across the country are preparing to telecast Modi's speech live to students on Friday. The...
  • Schools prepare for PM Modi's Teachers' Day speech, West Bengal says won't follow directive September 4, 2014

    New Delhi: With a day to go for Teachers' Day, schools across the country are preparing to telecast Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech live to students on Friday. Government sources say no private school has objected to following the directives. After Prime Minister mingling with children after the Independence Day...
  • 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...
  • Centre's new education policy: Homework on SMS, parental access to teachers' attendance September 1, 2014

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party-led government is all set to revamp the National Education Policy and unveil a new education policy, government sources told CNN-IBN. In this regard, Centre will hold consultations with IITs to fix goals in the fields of technology and mathematics, which will be lay foundation for...
  • Opposition to 'Guru Utsav' brings imposition of Hindi, Sanskrit back into focus September 1, 2014

    New Delhi: The controversy over 'Teachers Day' or 'Guru Utsav' could have been easily averted, if the Centre had made it clear that it is not mandatory for the schools in the very beginning. After many state governments ruled by the opposition including West Bengal have refused to issue a...
  • Narendra Modi narrates story of Hindu god Krishna to students at Japanese school September 1, 2014

    Tokyo: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday visited an elementary school in Tokyo and mingled with the students, narrating them the story of Lord Krishna. Modi wanted to learn how the Japanese education system works and received a presentation in this regard at the Taimei Elementary School on the third day...
  • Modi visits 136-year-old school in Japan, calls himself 'the oldest student' September 1, 2014

    Tokyo: Keen to upgrade the educational standards in India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday visited a 136-year-old school here as a "student" to understand the academic system of Japan which could be replicated back home. He also invited teachers from here to teach Japanese language in India and proposed online...
  • 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...
  • Another incident of ragging surfaces in Gwalior's Scindia School August 30, 2014

    Gwalior: In wake of the ragging of a Class IX student in Gwalior's renowned Scindia School, another such incident has surfaced in the educational institution. This case dates back to 2012. The victim's parents allege that the school authorities and police ignored their complaint and as a result they were...
  • Rajasthan: 8-year-old beaten up by teacher for not bringing book to school, dies of injuries August 29, 2014

    Dausa: In a shocking incident in Rajasthan, an 8-year old girl has died after allegedly being beaten up by her teacher in school. The incident took place at a private school in the Nandera village in Rajasthan's Dausa district on Tuesday. The girl's father has alleged that his daughter was...
  • Another ragging case in Scindia School in Gwalior, parent says son was forced to watch porn August 28, 2014

    Bhopal: There has been another allegation of ragging from the Scindia School in Gwalior. The parent of a Class 8 student from Bareilly has alleged that he wants to withdraw his son from the school due to ragging. The parent in an email has alleged that his son was mentally tortured...
  • Bangalore schools in a dilemma over security guidelines, say they can't afford to implement them August 27, 2014

    Bangalore: Two months after a minor girl was raped in school premises in Bangalore, schools in the city are racing against time to implement security guidelines issued by the police. However, several schools say they won't be able to comply with the guidelines as they don't have the funds. The Iyer...