Girls School

  • HC directs state government to ensure toilets in all girls' schools January 30, 2014

    Jharkhand High Court on Thursday directed the state government to ensure toilets were constructed in all remaining girls' schools across the state before the next academic session. The direction to the HRD secretary was issued by the division bench of Chief Justice R Banumathi and Justice S Chandrasekhar. Earlier the high court...
  • 9 more arrested in vandalism of Christ Church Girl's school in Kolkata September 15, 2013

    Nine persons, including two women, were arrested on Sunday in connection with vandalism at Christ Church Girl's school, a class V student of which had died after allegedly being confined to a toilet by her seniors on September 11. Of the nine arrested, five are people who have no connection to...
  • WB: School principal sent to 3 days police custody over a student's death September 13, 2013

    Principal of Christ Church Girls' School Helen Sarkar, who was arrested following the death of a student, was on Friday produced before a local court which remanded her in three days' police custody. "Sarkar was produced before the Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate's court in Barrackpore on Friday, which remanded her in...
  • 50 girls of residential school flee as food with worms was served for days July 31, 2013

    Distressed over food containing worms being served to them, 50 girl students of a residential school, who had refused to eat meals for four days, fled the premises, prompting an inquiry following which five employees, including a warden and a cook, have been sacked. The students of Kasturba Gandhi residential girls school in Hafizganj area claimed...
  • Angry protesters set girls' school on fire in Lahore November 1, 2012

    Lahore: A large number of people, including activists of religious parties, ransacked and set on fire a girls' school in Lahore and clashed with police following reports that a question paper for a test had contained blasphemous references to the Prophet, police said on Thursday. Activists of groups like the...
  • Over 80 schools, colleges affected by swine flu in Jaipur November 20, 2009

    Ajmer, Rajasthan: More than 80 schools and colleges have been hit by the H1 N1 virus in Jaipur including the Mayo Girls school, where 10 students were confirmed to have swine flu. Most of the confirmed cases in the state have been school children. Many parents complained the school was not...
  • Madonna launches girls school in Malawi October 27, 2009

    London: Pop diva Madonna marked the launch of her $13.5 million girls' academy in Malawi by planting a sapling and vowing to provide the locals with the same education opportunities that she got. Madonna flew down to the homeland of her two adopted children -- David Banda and Mercy James --...
  • After school, Amar names his new house 'Aishwarya' January 28, 2008

    Lucknow: Besides a proposed girls college in Uttar Pradesh, Samajwadi Party General Secretary Amar Singh's new Lucknow residence too has been named after Bollywood actress and his friend Amitabh Bachchan's daughter-in-law Aishwarya Rai. This came to light when Singh took the Bachchan family to his recently built plush bungalow in the...
  • UK school bars Sikh girl again for wearing Kada November 13, 2007

    London: The Sikh girl at the centre of a controversy over wearing a kada at a Welsh school was excluded once again Tuesday morning when she turned up with her mother and two officials from a local race equality council. Sarika Singh, 14, went to the Aberdare Girls School in Wales...