7 died as heavy rains lashes Pune; school, colleges to remain shut
Thursday, September 26, 2019, 10:12 AM
School and colleges will remain shut in five Tehsils as death toll due to floods following heavy rains mounted to seven in Pune on Thursday. Pune district collector Naval Kishore Ram has declared a holiday in schools and colleges of Pune city, Purandar, Baramati, Bhor and Haveli Tehsils for Thursday. On Wednesday, the IMD forecasted severe thunderstorm in Mumbai and adjoining regions of Maharashtra.
No students in 45 schools, yet none will be shut: Tamil Nadu Govt
Thursday, July 18, 2019, 8:36 PM
Tamil Nadu School Education Minister K A Sengottayan Thursday told the Assembly that there were no students in 45 schools in the state and asserted that the government, however, has no intention to shut any of them. As a temporary measure, the schools will be used as libraries, he said. Teachers from such schools were being deployed in nearby schools, the minister added.
Pink letterboxes in Ghaziabad for schoolgirls
Monday, July 1, 2019, 4:03 PM
After pink jackets for anti-Romeo squads, Ghaziabad police have decided to install pink letterboxes in all private as well as government schools in the district, where girl students can drop anonymous complaints of harassment. "It is a good initiative and there is no harm in implementing it. But before doing so we will study it," the SSP said.