Higher Secondary Schools In All Bihar Panchayats To Reduce Fertility Rate: Nitish Kumar

There are around 8500 panchayats across the state, official sources said.   Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday said that higher secondary schools will be opened in all the panchayats of the state by April next year. “We have decided to open a higher secondary school in every panchayat in order to reduce fertility Read More

Schools, Colleges Holiday Declared In 11 Kerala Districts, Exams Postponed

Kerala rains: Examinations of several universities and Kerala PSC have been postponed.   New Delhi:  After ‘red alert’ was sounded in several districts of Kerala where heavy rains, gusty winds and widespread landslips have wreaked havoc in several areas, a holiday has been declared for all educational institutions on August 9 (tomorrow) in 11 districts Read More

Chinese schools ‘robbing young of individuality’

Image captionThe Chinese school day starts at 7am and ends 12 hours later China’s education system is robbing its young people of the chance to become unique individuals, a leading educationalist says. Author and academic Sir Anthony Seldon says China’s strict schooling style needs to change or its youngsters will suffer, along with its economy. Read More

Girls in government schools in UP to get free sanitary pads

LUCKNOW: In a laudable move, the Uttar Pradesh government will soon provide free sanitary napkins to reduce the absenteeism of girls in schools during their periods, an official said, adding the move follows growing concerns over personal hygiene of girls attaining puberty. Nodal teachers will be appointed by the education department to distribute sanitary napkins Read More