11 Jul 2011
The tall claims by the State Government to provide free books to students till Class VIII in government schools have fallen flat. The laid back attitude of the state authorities can be gauged from the fact that though it has been two months since the new academic session of 2011 begun, the students of government schools are yet to receive text books.
11 Sep 2016
New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has sought AAP government's reply to a plea challenging its new education reform plan 'Chunauti 2018' which seeks to check dropout rate of students and improve education quality with special focus on the weaker students.
06 Sep 2016
New Delhi: Going by the current trend, India will be half a century late in achieving its global education commitments and the country needs fundamental changes in the education system if it wants to meet the 2030 sustainable development goals, a UNESCO report has said.
01 Jul 2016
New Delhi: Expressing grief over the loss of lives in torrential rains in Uttarakhand, Chief Minister Harish Rawat today announced a compensation of Rs two lakh each to families of the victims.
01 Jul 2016
Pithoragarh/Gopeshwar: Twelve persons were killed and 25 others were missing as torrential rains and landslides hit Uttarakhand's Pithoragarh and Chamoli districts in the wee hours today, burying villages in sludge with many residents trapped under the debris.
24 Jun 2016
New Delhi: The India based automobile giant Hero MotoCorp has started a novel initiative ‘Hamari Pari’ which emphasizes on recognizing the enormous potential of girl child.
02 Jul 2016
Dehradun: At least 14 bodies have been recovered so far from the debris in villages which were buried in a cloud burst in Uttarakhand, police said today. As many as 39 people were feared dead yesterday in the incident that occurred in six villages of Chamoli and Pithoragarh districts, the police said.
21 Jun 2016
New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal yesterday launched an online portal to facilitate loans to financially weak students who wish to pursue higher studies in the national capital after passing their Class XII examination.
28 Jul 2016
Beijing: China today responded cautiously to the transgression by its troops in Uttarakhand, saying it needs to verify the "authenticity of the report" about incursion and asserted that PLA soldiers have always abided by agreements to maintain peace and stability along the border.
27 Jul 2016
New Delhi: Chinese troops recently violated the border in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand area and were seen camping along with arms despite the two nations having agreed to keep it a demilitarised area.