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Covid impact: Revised promotion policy for class 9,11 to continue this year, says edu dept

India, March 18 -- New Delhi The Delhi Directorate of Education, citing "exceptional circumstances" arising out of the Covid-19 pandemic, on Wednesday announced that it was extending the one-time rev... Read More


Students miss school, interactions with mates

New Delhi, March 18 -- When the Covid-19 pandemic struck last March, leading to the closure of schools, 15-year-old Vedant Gidra, a resident of Delhi's Shalimar Bagh, who had just been promoted to Cla... Read More


Sisodia orders probe in financial irregularities of 12 DU colleges

India, March 13 -- New Delhi Deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia on Friday ordered a probe in the alleged irregularities in 12 Delhi University (DU) colleges which have not paid salaries to their te... Read More


Street plays, music and dance performances, trivia mark first Deshbhakti event at Central Park

India, March 13 -- The Delhi government on Friday kick-started a 75-week celebrations - to mark 75 years of India's independence - with street plays, music and dance performances, and trivia on Delhi'... Read More


Education gets biggest share of Delhi Budget pie once again; allocation bumped up this year

India, March 10 -- The biggest share of the Delhi budget was allotted to the education sector once again, an area that the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government in the Capital has made its highest priority... Read More


Delhi Budget: Sisodia proposes virtual school, teachers' training institute

India, March 9 -- Delhi finance minister Manish Sisodia, who holds the education portfolio, on Tuesday proposed setting up of a virtual model school, an increase of seats in higher education, and a te... Read More


Child abuse survivor who's now the first legal port of call

India, March 6 -- New Delhi: Lawyer Simranjeet Kaur Gill, 34, says she chose to stay back in Mohali when her family moved to Canada a decade ago. "I've survived child abuse, and knew that I had to wo... Read More


Dentist, activist turns journalist to keep the protesters informed

New Delhi, March 6 -- As student-activist Navkiran Natt, 29, joined the farmers' agitation in November and watched it expand, she thought it was important to keep the protesters informed while prevent... Read More


Fighting disinformation with facts, movies and social media

India, March 5 -- When student-activist Navkiran Natt, 29, joined the farmers' agitation in November and watched it grow, she realised the need to counter misinformation on the protests. Thus, the fou... Read More


Cardiologist all the way New Jersey has his finger on the pulse of protesters

India, March 5 -- When Swaiman Singh, 34, a cardiologist from New Jersey, joined the farmers' agitation in November, he did not anticipate that the agitation would go on for 100 days, and beyond. "I'... Read More