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.
10 Nov 2014
Dehradun: On the 14th anniversary of Uttarakhand's formation, Chief Minister Harish Rawat said while the state has achieved a lot in all these years, several sectors, including education, are showing a declining trend.
23 Nov 2015
London: People diagnosed with schizophrenia who are prone to hallucinations are likely to have structural differences in a key region of their brain than healthy individuals and people with schizophrenia who do not hallucinate, says a new study.
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.
09 Dec 2015
New Delhi: Every daily newspaper is burdened with immense pressure of compiling hundreds of incidents happened in the entire day by the same night. Weeks, months and years pass but the pressure of this daily phenomenon refuses to die down. Long ago, amidst this stormy lifestyle a question arose that if our far sighted vision is getting blurred due to stress of urgency.
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.
14 Aug 2014
Dehradun: Surprise inspection of schools will be conducted in Uttarakhand on a weekly basis to check absenteeism among teachers and to ensure improvement in the quality of education.
18 May 2016
Dehradun: Soaring temperatures in Uttarakhand reignited forest fires in the hill state today, with nearly 180 hectares of green cover gutted in the fresh fire incidents in Uttarkashi district.