Schools

  • Kerala school locks up UKG student in dog house, principal arrested Yesterday

    Thiruvananthapuram: In a shocking incident in Kerala, a school locked up a UKG student in a dog house for talking in the classroom. The incident happened last week and was reported by the child's elder sister. The school, Jawahar English Medium in Kodapanakunnu, has denied the allegations. The police, however, has taken...
  • IIPM not entitled to run BBA, MBA course, advertise itself as management school, B-School: Delhi HC 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Indian Institute of Planning and Management (IIPM) and its Dean Arindam Chaudhuri have been restrained by the Delhi High Court from describing courses conducted by it as 'MBA, BBA, Management Course, Management School, Business School or B-School' as they are not recognised. The court also imposed a fine of...
  • 41 private schools should refund excess fees to parents: Panel to Delhi HC 3 days ago

    New Delhi: A judicial panel set up by the Delhi High Court has recommended that 41 private schools should refund the excess fees they had charged from parents of students in 2009 with interest. A three-member committee, headed by former Rajasthan High Court Chief Justice Anil Dev Singh, set up...
  • Satyajit Ray's character 'Professor Shonku' in West Bengal's school curriculum 3 days ago

    Kolkata: Satyajit Ray's ever popular science fiction character "Professor Shonku" and his adventures will form part of West Bengal's school curriculum from next year. The legendary filmmaker's son Sandip Ray, who holds the copyright of his father's works, has granted permission to the Bengal government to use six stories in the...
  • Army Public School opened in Srinagar 3 days ago

    Srinagar: Army Public School in Srinagar has resumed normal operations after the flood water was drained out from the Cantonment area, a defence spokesman said on Saturday. "Army Public School Srinagar at Badami Bagh Cantonment opened for Classes IX to XII on September 18 and Classes I to VIII on...
  • China shuts down 'grin and bear it' women virtue class 3 days ago

    Beijing: A Chinese province has shutdown a "female virtue class" run by a traditional Chinese study school following criticism that it taught women to be obedient housewives by preaching morals like "grin and bear" violent acts and "never divorce". "If you are hit, don't hit back; If you are scolded,...
  • J&K floods: School lends helping hand in relief operations despite its own devastation 5 days ago

    Srinagar: As the flood-ravaged state of Jammu and Kashmir limps back to normalcy, many organisations continue to volunteer to help the victims. One such organisation is Srinagar's prestigious Presentation Convent school, which despite the damage it suffered is serving the common man. Inside the school, the damage is unspeakable. Hallways...
  • New DNA sequencing technique to improve TB diagnosis 6 days ago

    London: Tuberculosis diagnosis has got a major boost with scientists developing a new approach that relies on direct sequencing of DNA extracted from sputum to detect and characterise the bacteria that cause the disease. Researchers working in the UK and The Gambia, developed a new approach to the diagnosis of tuberculosis...
  • I want to become a scientist, says student after Mangalyaan achievement 6 days ago

    CNN-IBN spoke to a few students at the Meridian School in Hyderabad to find out how children are responding to India's Mangalyaan achievement. "I am very proud to be an Indian. I want to have a house on Mars," said a student. ...
  • Turkey lifts ban on hijab in schools 6 days ago

    Ankara: Female students in Turkey are free to wear the Islamic veil, or the hijab, to class, the country's Education Minister Nabi Avci has announced. Avci's announcement on Tuesday came after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan decided Monday to repeal a law stipulating that girls keep their heads uncovered in high school...
  • New programme helps shy kids learn 1 week ago

    New York: Researchers have developed a new programme that helps shy kids to become more engaged in their class work and improve their math and critical thinking skills. The programme helps teachers modify their interactions with students based on an individual's temperament, said researchers at New York University's Steinhardt School of...
  • Punjab government to start campaign for clean, green schools September 22, 2014

    Chandigarh: In a bid to make government schools clean and green in Punjab, the state Education department will start a monthlong campaign from Friday. This decision was taken during a highlevel meeting held under the chairmanship of Education Minister Daljit Singh Cheema at his office on Monday, an official spokesperson...
  • J&K floods: 10yearold returns to marooned house to retrieve school bag September 20, 2014

    Srinagar: Days after he was airlifted along with his family to safety, 10yearold Taukeer Ahmed was on Saturday on a rescue boat returning to his marooned house in Raj Bagh locality to retrieve his most loved possession his school bag. Taukeer, a class five student of a prestigious school in...
  • HC slams Delhi government on its policy for giving uniforms to EWS kids September 18, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday slammed the "insensitive" city government for its "wonky policy" with regard to providing uniforms to children of economically weaker sections studying in private schools, saying it will create a "class divide" among children as well as "change their moral fabric". "Your policies are...
  • China's first lady Peng Liyuan visits Tagore International school, students exhibit their skills September 18, 2014

    Students of Tagore International School flaunt their Mandarin skills on Thursday when Chinese President Xi Jinping's wife Peng Liyuan visits the school for an interaction with students. Peng interacted with a select group of students and did some calligraphy. ...
  • Delhi: Cultural extravaganza in Tagore International school September 18, 2014

    Lady Peng Liyuan on Thursday met the students of the Tagore International School in the national capital. CNNIBN's Jagriti Chandra spoke to some students who performed for the first Lady. "We could present our culture, which is diverse. She loved our performances, she was overwhelmed," students said. ...
  • China's First Lady Peng Liyuan visits Tagore International school September 18, 2014

    China's First Lady Peng Liyuan on Thursday met the students of the Tagore International School in the national capital. Students sang a song in Mandarin for the first lady. They also performed a classical dance rendition of Tagore's poem. ...
  • Watch: Students of Tagore International School prepare Mandarin melodies for the Chinese First Lady September 18, 2014

    Students of Tagore International School in New Delhi will get a chance to flaunt their Mandarin skills on Thursday when Chinese President Xi Jinping's wife Peng Liyuan visits the school for an interactive session. ...
  • China's first lady to visit Tagore International School today September 18, 2014

    New Delhi: China's first lady Lady Peng Liyuan is scheduled to visit the Tagore International School in the national capital on Thursday morning. The school has a distance learning programme with a school in Shanghai as part of which Indian students learn Tai Chi and students in China learn Kathak...
  • Man assaults school headmistress, teacher in Goa September 17, 2014

    Panaji: A 29yearold man on Wednesday allegedly assaulted three staff, including headmistress and a teacher, of a school at a village near Panaji and was arrested, police said. Parikshit Raikar (29) was arrested by Vasco police for trespassing into the school premises at Dabolim village, about 35 kms from here, and...
  • IIM Calcutta ranked best Bschool in Asia September 15, 2014

    Kolkata: The premier Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Calcutta has been ranked as the best Bschool from Asia in the FT Masters in Management Global Rankings. It has been recognised at rank 13 of the 2014 Financial Times Master in Management (MiM) ranking leaping by 6 places from 2013, for...
  • Delhi government hires 6,000 teachers to fill shortage in schools September 14, 2014

    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 September 13, 2014

    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 nationallevel exhibition September 12, 2014

    Shimla: A Himachal Pradesh student has created a bullet train model that has been selected for a nationallevel 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 September 11, 2014

    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 minorityrun institutions in the country. "If the governmentrun 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 September 10, 2014

    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 cutthroat 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 CNNIBN's nonstop 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. ...