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2 lakh provided lunch at Delhi schools, night shelters: Manish Sisodia

"We have started distributing food in schools so that we can provide food to those people who are facing problem. The Chief Minister's message is that nobody should stay hungry. Currently, food is being distributed at 325 such centres and tomorrow it will increase to 560," Sisodia told media.

Delhi schools closed: All primary schools shut as coronavirus spreads

Three schools in Delhi and adjoining areas on Wednesday announced holidays as a precautionary measure to prevent the spread of the deadly coronavirus. While two schools advanced their spring break, others sent out advisories to parents.

Melania Trump recounts 'Happiness Class' experience at Delhi school

Terming as "unforgettable" her visit to a Sarvodaya School in New Delhi where she attended a 'Happiness Class' session, US First Lady Melania Trump thanked 'extraordinary' students and faculty for a warm welcome.

Shah, Kejriwal spar over Delhi Schools

Home minister Amit Shah and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal sparred over the state of schools. Shah posted videos which showed dilapidated school buildings and rooms with no desks. On the other hand, Kejriwal held a press conference to ‘ëxpose’ the bogus claims of the BJP.

Trump in India day 2: FLOTUS Melania with students in Delhi school

First Lady of the US, Melania Trump arrives at Sarvodaya Co-Ed Senior Secondary School. She is visiting the school as part of her visit to the city today.Trump in India day 2: FLOTUS Melania with students in Delhi school

Trump in India day 2: FLOTUS Melania with students in Delhi school

First Lady of the US, Melania Trump arrives at Sarvodaya Co-Ed Senior Secondary School. She is visiting the school as part of her visit to the city today.Trump in India day 2: FLOTUS Melania with students in Delhi school

Melania Trump to witness 'happiness curriculum' at Delhi school, interact with students

According to the sources, Melania Trump will reach the school in south Delhi around noon and spend over an hour there. During the visit, she is likely to undertake a tour of the school, go to different classes, interact with the students and witness different activities being conducted as part of the 'happiness curriculum', they said.

Coronavirus declared as 'epidemic' in Delhi; schools, colleges, cinema halls to be shut till March 31

Delhi government on Thursday declared coronavirus an epidemic. Schools, colleges, cinema halls to be shut till 31st March in Delhi. Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal announced these measures while talking to media.Coronavirus declared as 'epidemic' in Delhi; schools, colleges, cinema halls to be shut till March 31

Delhi's private schools can only charge tuition fee during lockdown: Manish Sisodia

No private school will be allowed to increase fees during the coronavirus lockdown and only the tuition fee can be charged till the time schools reopen, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia announced on Friday.

Without AAP, Delhi schools, hospitals will go bad again: Arvind Kejriwal

Addressing a roadshow Kejriwal said the people of Delhi have suffered enough and it was only after he came to power that the schools and hospitals in the city started seeing improvements. "We have done a lot in five years. I cared for Delhi as an elder son. I urge you all to vote for AAP so that the development works are not stalled," he said in his address. Kejriwal urged people from "other parties" to not break the development of Delhi by voting for someone else. "If someone else came to power, the condition of school and hospitals will become bad again. You all should vote for the development and those working for it."Without AAP, Delhi schools, hospitals will go bad again: Arvind Kejriwal

RV Verma appointed as non-executive chairman at AU Small Finance Bank

RBI has also approved the re-appointment of managing director Sanjay Agarwal and whole time director Uttam Tibrewal for three years.

Arvind Kejriwal, Manish Sisodia unlikely to accompany Melania Trump during Delhi school visit

As per the original schedule, both Kejriwal and Sisodia were to accompany Melania Trump during her visit to the school, people familiar with the matter said.

View: Govt's relief measures will help those worst affected by the lockdown, but will it do the trick?

Some very hard choices lie ahead for the finance minister-led economic response taskforce.

Southeast Delhi schools to remain closed on Monday: Manish Sisodia

Violent protesters set on fire buses and clashed with police near Jamia Millia Islamia university on Sunday afternoon against the amended citizenship law.

Delhi schools to be shut till Tuesday due to pollution

A Supreme Court panel declared a public health emergency in the Delhi-NCR and banned construction activity till November 5. The panel also asked schools to curtail all outdoor activities and sports to minimise exposure of children to pollution. A Pollution Control Board official said the AQI entered the "severe plus" or "emergency" category.

Amit Shah hits back at Manish Sisodia, says 75,000 students failed in Delhi schools

Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Friday locked horns over the issue of schools in Delhi with the former claiming that over 75,000 students in Delhi school failed this year. Shah's attack came a couple of hours after the Delhi deputy CM challenged the home minister to show one school in any BJP-ruled state that is better than government schools in Delhi.Amit Shah hits back at Manish Sisodia, says 75,000 students failed in Delhi schools

Delhi shuts schools, colleges, cinema halls to counter coronavirus

Delhi has now become the second state to shut educational institutions as well as theaters after Kerala which has maximum confirmed cases of coronavirus in India.

Delhi riots: Schools in northeast Delhi to remain closed till March 7

The Directorate of Education on Saturday declared that the schools in northeast Delhi will remain closed till March 7. This comes in the wake of the large-scale violence in northeast Delhi earlier this week. More than 40 people have been killed in the clashes and arson. The authorities ordered the closure of all the schools in northeast Delhi on Tuesday after the outbreak of violence on Monday.Delhi riots: Schools in northeast Delhi to remain closed till March 7

Delhi-NCR schools to be closed till November 15 due to rising pollution levels

The Supreme Court-mandated anti-pollution authority EPCA on Wednesday ordered schools in Delhi-NCR to be closed for the next two days as pollution in the city hovered close to 'emergency' levels. It also advised people to avoid outdoor exposure and work from home wherever feasible. All schools in Delhi NCR have been ordered closed for November 14 and 15 due to rising pollution levels.Delhi-NCR schools to be closed till November 15 due to rising pollution levels

Abheek Barman passes away: His interests ranged from physics, art, literature to Northeast

While Abheek learned economics at Presidency, Kolkata and Delhi School of Economics, Delhi, his interests went far beyond the confines of the discipline. Arguably, he was the most widely read journalist, whose interests ranged from physics, through art, film and literature to the history of the Northeast.

Ayodhya verdict: Delhi government advises all private schools to remain closed on Saturday

"There are potential security concerns with the SC Ayodhya verdict tomorrow morning. All government schools and many private schools are closed tomorrow, as it is a second Saturday. We are advising all private schools to also remain closed tomorrow," Delhi's Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said in a tweet.

Heat wave: Summer vacation extended by a week in Delhi schools for students upto class 8

The schools for up to classes 8 will reopen from July 8 while for the higher classes will reopen from Monday as per the earlier schedule.

Many schools in Delhi to remain closed on Thursday due to transport strike

Many parents received messages from their children's schools informing them that educational institutes will be closed on Thursday.

Transport bodies to observe one-day strike on Thursday in Delhi

Transport association is going on strike against implementation of Motor Vehicle Act.

Why unrecognised Delhi schools are still trusted

Unrecognised schools such as Lord Krishna do not find a place in the list of bona fide institutions maintained by the directorate of education.

Former chief statistician T C A Anant assumes charge as UPSC member

Former Delhi Police Commissioner Bhim Sain Bassi, Prof. Pradeep Kumar Joshi, Air Marshal A S Bhonsle (retired), Sujata Mehta, Manoj Soni, Smita Nagaraj, M Sathiyavathy and Bharat Bhushan Vyas are members of the UPSC.

Delhi school allegedly locks 16 kids in basement over non-payment of fees

The girls, aged between 4 and 5 years were punished as their parents had not deposited tuition fees on time.

Thunderstorm warning: Delhi govt orders closure of evening schools tomorrow, teams on standby

The traffic police has alerted their field formations to be ready to remove obstacles such as fallen trees and asked commuters to check weather conditions before travelling.

Nothing secret about vision document on Taj: SC to UP government

The Supreme Court told the Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday that the vision document on the Taj Mahal, being prepared by the Delhi School of Planning and Architecture, should be made public.

CIC pitches for ban on junk food near Delhi schools

The transparency watchdog took a grim view of junk food and colas being sold around schools and termed them “a health hazard.”

HC pulls up AAP govt for lack of basic amenities in 'aided' school

AAP govT was pulled up for lack of infrastructure and basic amenities, like water and toilet facilities, in a fully-aided, government school. .

Delhi school-goers to click Earth's images with NASA's astronauts

New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) As part of an international educational programme of NASA, nearly 800 students from across 65 schools in New Delhi and Punjab will get a chance of imaging the Earth from a unique perspective of space.

Students deliberately held back to hide Delhi schools' poor performance: Survey

Total student enrolments in MCD schools fell by 5 per cent from 8,69,540 in 2013-2014 to 8,18,707 in 2015-2016.

CBSE's new leak-proof system delays exams at few centres

The board officials, however, assured that the students would be given extra time to ensure the delay doesn't cause them any loss.

School management committees to have greater say in running Delhi schools

In a circular issued on August 1, the Directorate of Education (DoE) has clarified the role of SMCs and considerably "enhanced" their powers.

Indus Action partners with Mission Taleem to help disadvantaged children fill forms for private schools

This initiative has already impacted 1300 families in Delhi. At present, the number of vacant seats available are 30,000 under RTE Act.

Not mandatory for authority to call for info under RTI: HC

The Delhi High Court said that the authority can only provide information which is available with it to an applicant under the Right to Information (RTI) Act.

26/11 attack: HC refuses to order probe in Karkare's death

Upholding the CIC's September 21, 2017 decision, the high court said there was "no infirmity" in it and added that private unaided schools are open to scrutiny by the Delhi government, but not the general public.

Big shift from Hindi to English in Delhi schools

Five years later, in 2013-14, the picture has flipped completely, with only three districts now having more Hindi medium students than English medium ones.

Delhi schools to shut down during odd-even scheme trial

Delhi government has ordered shutting down of schools for 15 days from January 1 during the trial period of odd-even vehicle formula.

Government asks 1,222 NGOs to validate bank accounts

In a circular, the ministry said all NGOs registered under the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) should receive foreign donations in a single designated bank account.

Delhi govt's proposal to take over 449 private unaided schools gets LG nod

The 449 schools, that include several top notch schools running in the city, too have the option of going to the court to get a stay on the matter.

Delhi schools try out solar power

In a bid to increasing the use of solar power, several public schools are considering setting up roof-top solar power plants.

AAP govt asks schools to install air purifiers

"The ambient air quality of Delhi needs to be improved. In view of the gravity of harm to human health due to inferior ambient air quality, schools should take action to install air filters as per need," a communication sent to schools on Friday reads.

Only employer will decide if employee's work satisfactory: Delhi High Court

Justice Valmiki Mehta made the observation while upholding the termination of services of a teacher by a private school in the national capital.

Delhi school boy breaks six high jump records in 2014

At the 30th Junior Nationals in Vijawada, Tejaswin Shankar, a student of Sardar Patel School, was among the few athletes who won a gold medal for Delhi.

Delhi schools told to put up nursery admission criteria on website

Sumit Vohra, founder of admissionsnursery.com, an online forum of more than 86,000 parents in Delhi, said this will offer some relief to the parents seeking admissions of their children in nursery classe

School buses must have CCTVs, GPS, speed governors: CBSE

"GPS and CCTV arrangement should be made compulsorily in each vehicle and should be in working condition all the time," a CBSE circular said.

25 per cent seats to be reserved for transgender kids in Delhi schools

The Health department will be issuing the required certificate to ascertain the gender and admission to schools will be based on that.

Obama selects 4 Indian American scientists for presidential awards

Washington, Jan 10 (IANS) Four Indian-American scientists have been chosen among 102 researchers who will receive the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) -- the highest honour given by the US government to science and engineering professionals.

Delhi schools violating RTE provisions: Survey

It has been more than four years since Right to Education (RTE) Act was enacted but its provisions are still being violated by government institutions in the capital, according to a survey by an NGO.

Tribunal head's salary: High Court seeks Delhi Finance Secretary's reply

The court was hearing a plea which claimed that Maheshwari had not been paid any salary since his appointment on May 1, 2014.

Monetary policy committee may not cut rate in first meet

"The RBI has two objectives — to reach its 5% inflation target in early 2017 and keep real rates in the 1.5-2% range,marrying the two would open up space for easing by 50bps."

Takeover bid riles private schools

As per the Delhi School Education Act and Rules 1973, the "administrator"— Lieutenant Governor of Delhi — will "manage" the school through an "authorised officer".

President's refusal to accept bill to protect Parliamentary secretaries politically motivated: AAP

Pandey claimed that earlier Supreme Court orders "make it clear" that a post will be considered office of profit only if monetary gains are involved.

Suggest names for panel on free books, uniform to EWS kids: High Court

Delhi government has submitted in the court that it was in favour of bringing uniformity in uniforms and study material provided to EWS kids vis-a-vis other students.

Xi's India Visit: Chinese President Xi Jinping's wife Peng Liyuan visits Delhi school

51-year-old Peng, who is also a renowned singer, shared with the students some personal glimpses of her life, leaving a lasting impression on the young minds.

Qualcomm ties up with NGO, SDMC to provide 3G tablets to Delhi school kids

The chipset major has provided Micromax Funbook 3G P600 tablets, powered by 1 GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, to the school children.

Citi names Samiran Chakraborty Chief Economist for India

Global banking major Citi today said it has appointed Samiran Chakraborty as Chief Economist for India.

How filthy Yamuna helps in keeping Delhi's temperature under control

The surface temperature in and around Yamuna is about half of what's recorded in built-up or open areas in summer.

Turning protectionist will not help growth: Niti Aayog VC Arvind Panagariya

"Turning protectionist will not help because if trade doesn’t grow, the economy would not grow," Arvind Panagariya, vice chairman of the Aayog said.

Govt's protectionist approach to trade policy will impact growth, says Arvind Panagariya

Panagariya’s comment is significant as the Centre has a prime focus of reviving manufacturing and is under tremendous pressure from industries.

Complied with orders on tribunal head's salary: Government to High Court

The court had issued a contempt notice to the Finance Secretary of the city govt for not complying with its order despite repeated warnings.

Conflict in South Asian region impedes poverty reduction: Manmohan Singh

"Unequal access to productive resources as well as massive inefficiency and inequities are probably important factors in explaining a discrepancy between growth and poverty reduction," he said.

Heritage clubs to come up in Delhi schools soon: Dikshit

Government will set up heritage clubs in schools to bring awareness among youths about conservation & maintenance of monuments in Delhi.

Tribunal judges move Delhi HC, say not paid since May

The Delhi government's failure to even formulate preliminary rules to decide salaries of presiding officers has led to a dismal state of affairs.

Five girls killed in Delhi school stampede

Five girls were killed on Thursday and 27 other students injured, five of them critically, in a stampede triggered by rumours of a short circuit in a government school flooded with rain water in North East Delhi’s Khajuri Khas this morning.

Economists for lowering of interest rate, removal of cess to revive investment cycle and growth

Observing that the economic growth has slipped to below 5% in recent years, FM stressed, "the economic growth cannot be compromised at any cost".

Hoax calls in Delhi schools trigger panic

Anonymous calls about terror strikes in two schools today triggered panic in the national capital but extensive searches by police in its premises found that they were hoax.

Nursery admissions in Delhi put on hold again as Supreme Court stays Delhi High Court order

Nursery admissions were put on hold again in Delhi schools with the SC today staying last week's Delhi High Court order allowing its resumption.

Delhi schools to mint Rs 1,200 cr through nursery form sales: Assocham

Leading public schools in Delhi are likely to earn a revenue of over Rs 1,200 crore through the sale of nursery admission forms.

Ms R S Borah named as the first lady Director on the OIL Board

Ms Rupshikha Saikia Borah, on Tuesday, has taken over as Director Finance of Oil India Ltd—India's second biggest state-owned exploration and production firm.

How Udit Mittal built a Rs 10 crore consultancy firm 'Unison International'

Udit Mittal figured he could build a business empire on giving advice while he was in B-school, and gradually build a Rs 10 crore consultancy.

Given the rupee fall, Floriculture of Northeast India facing heat over rising cost of imported planting materials

Floriculture which is fast emerging as vibrant sector in bio diversity hot spot of Northeast India is heavily dependent on imported planting materials.

Relations with India dominate Bhutan polls campaigning

India's decision came when the interim government was in place and his party DPT cannot be blamed for it and the party was telling people this fact.

Independent Evaluation Office to start working next month with Ajay Chibber

IEO will be funded by the Planning Commission and will also advise the Plan panel and programme implementation agencies in meeting evaluation objectives.

Ex-World Bank & McKinsey worker Rohini Dey bets on Indian-Latin restaurant Vermilion

Dey's stints at the World Bank and McKinsey came in handy when she was looking for high-profile investors to help in setting up her restaurant.

Legislator since two years, Amit Mitra arrives on political stage now

Until the attack, Mitra attracted veiled barbs from those who knew him in his days as secretary general of industry lobby group FICCI.

Mohammed Wasim & Ankit Prasad's online art studio TouchTalent to see Rs 40 lakh turnover

A resident of Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, Prasad wanted to have his own set-up. In 2006, he took the first step. “In those days, making a website was a big thing.

Will make Odisha more favourable place to invest: Naveen Patnaik

The Naveen Patnaik government will continue to make Odisha a more favourable place to invest and to do business in the country.

How Delhi Police launched 'Parivartan' to prevent rape and quietly buried it in 2010

Parivartan made a promising start, using pantomimes & workshops to create awareness in schools & localities but petered out in 2010.

How Gurgaon based startup Knimbus helps scientists share findings and connect with peers

Knimbus has built a search and collaboration platform that aims to knock down the ivory towers confining global scientific research.

Former UBS India head Manisha Girotra to join StanChart

The entry of Girotra could change the fortunes of Standard Chartered's M&A activities in India which slid last year after scaling new highs.

Move over Traditional Advertising! Long live Communications!

The communication industry in India, still at the growth stage, is set for another churn within its own band width of communication tools.

Unison International, a recruitment consultancy harnessing manpower

Despite two failed ventures, Udit Mittal has managed to make a success of his recruitment consultancy.

6 of India's top 10 schools in Delhi: Survey

The Shri Ram School (Delhi and Gurgaon) has been declared as the best day school in the country in a recent survey conducted by C-Fore.

ICICI, Infosys, Deloitte, P&G are India's biggest recruiters at the leading business schools

Placements 2011 was an extension of the happy sentiment of 2010. If 2010 was the return of top-notch jobs to campuses, 2011 was the time students were on a roll.

Bangalore University offers Mohandas Pai to co-chair the Bengaluru School of Economics

Bangalore University invited Mohandas Pai to co-chair the Bengaluru School of Economics, being planned on the lines of Delhi School of Economics.

Anti-outsourcing stance not in US' best interests: Gita Gopinath

Gita Gopinath, the first female Indian-origin professor at Harvard's economics department says that the outsourcing issue is deeply political at this point.

India's well placed to take on Round 2 of recession: Joseph Stiglitz

Joseph Stiglitz believes India will be able to withstand another depression & may even reap some indirect benefits.Is worst over for mkts | Want to buy gold? Read on

Next RBI policy meeting on June 3-5

The MPC typically meets bi-monthly and comprises of six members.

Is there a case for a Covid budget?

The lockdown has turned finances upside down. The fall in tax revenue is going to hurt badly.

US embassy says no objection to presence of Kejriwal and Sisodia, but best to focus on education, students

According to the original schedule, Kejriwal and Sisodia were to welcome Melania at the school and brief her about rationale behind introduction of happiness classes as well as Delhi government's overall reform initiatives in the education sector.

Many large companies will honour hiring pledge

Among these are technology and IT firms including Google, Cisco, Capgemini, TCS, Accenture, Wipro and Cognizant. And others such as Hindustan Unilever (HUL), Godrej, PepsiCo, Biocon, consultancy firms Boston Consulting Group (BCG), McKinsey, and Bain & Company, and banking biggies Kotak Mahindra, ICICI Bank, Citi and Axis Bank

National CSR awards on October 29

Companies with a minimum net worth of Rs 500 crore, turnover of Rs 1,000 crore, or net profit of Rs 5 crore are required every year to spend at least 2% of their average profit for the previous three years on CSR activities.

Why tax cut won't fix India's bruised economy

It will be a mistake to reduce tax rates when the tax revenue is below the target and the fiscal deficit is high.

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