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CBSE paper leak: Principal of Mother Khazani Convent School arrested

CBSE paper leak: Principal of Mother Khazani Convent School arrested

New Delhi [India], Jul 4 (ANI): The Delhi Police on Wednesday arrested the principal of the Mother Khazani Convent School, Praveen Kumar Jha in connection with the Central Board of Bureau Investigation (CBSE) paper leak case. Earlier, three people had already been arrested by the police. In April, two teachers of a Bawana school and

To protect from sexual abuse, 'good touch -bad touch' training to girls students

To protect from sexual abuse, ‘good touch -bad touch’ training to girls students

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): With the rising incidents of sexual abuse with girl school students, the Punjab Government has started awareness campaign in the Schools across the Punjab. Girls students will be told about the ‘ Good touch’ and ‘ Bad touch’. On the advice of Punjab Women Commission, the Schools’  heads have been directed to hold

Against 32,000 seats, not even 22,000 apply for Punjab B Ed entrance test

Against 32,000 seats, not even 22,000 apply for Punjab B Ed entrance test

Chandigarh – The craze among students to pursue Bachelor of Education (B Ed) course for carving a career for themselves in teaching seems to have died down as the state is struggling to get at least as many as applicants so that all 32,000 seats are filled. Forget the entrance test to choose the best

Sangrur girl tops AIIMS MBBS entrance exam-18

Sangrur girl tops AIIMS MBBS entrance exam-18

Sangrur – Eliza Bansal, 17, resident of Lehragaga and student of DAV Senior Secondary Public School, Lehragaga, on Monday brought laurels to the town by securing first position in the MBBS entrance examination2018 of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi. She obtained the first position with 00 percentile.Eliza’s father Vijay Kumar is a

Draft the policy, but will officers send their kids to govt schools ?

Draft the policy, but will officers send their kids to govt schools ?

Worried over the southward graph of the state schools’ performance in the board examinations, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has virtually intended to take the command in his hands, rather than depending on his Cabinet colleague assigned with the education portfolio. Amarinder Singh is keen to improve the system and for that he wants to

356 posts of teachers vacant in CM home district schools

356 posts of teachers vacant in CM home district schools

Patiala – Even as the Punjab Government is making tall claims about bringing in a vast improvement in the education system, in the Chief Minister’s home district the scene is entirely different as a total of 356 posts of teachers of different subjects are lying vacant in more than 250 government schools. Of the total vacant

Institutions refuse to enroll SC students without fee

Institutions refuse to enroll SC students without fee

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): The unaided institutes have refused to enroll to SC students without fee. With this decision, more than two lacs students belong to Schedule Caste can effect to continue their study.  14 associations of unaided colleges, which represent more than 1500 intuitions, have raised their protest for not releasing Rs 1600 crores as fees of

Girls outperform boys yet again in ICSE, ISC results

Girls outperform boys yet again in ICSE, ISC results

NEW DELHI: The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) on Monday declared the results for Classes X and XII with girls once again outshining boys. Class X results recorded a pass percentage of 98.5 per cent. “As much as 96.21 per cent of the students passed Class XII examinations,” said Gerry Arathoon, CEO of the

Cong has chopped off history of Punjab's saints from book: Sukhbir Badal

Cong has chopped off history of Punjab’s saints from book: Sukhbir Badal

Mohali – Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Monday said the Congress government had not only removed the entire history of the ten Sikh Gurus from the Class XII history book of the State education board but also chopped off the history of several saints including Guru Ravi Das and Sant Namdev. He was

History book row: 6-member oversight committee to examine syllabus

History book row: 6-member oversight committee to examine syllabus

Chandigarh – Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday announced the constitution of a 6-member Oversight Committee, headed by eminent historian Prof Kirpal Singh to examine the recommendations of the 2014 panel that had reviewed the History syllabus and to oversee all history books in the future. The Chief Minister, while lashing out at the Opposition

Punjab Govt apologizes for misquoting of words in History book

Punjab Govt apologizes for misquoting of words in History book

Punjab Govt apologizes for misquoting of words in History book. Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): The Punjab Government has regretted for misquoting of words in the controversial History book for class 12th. Some words are published in the book, which are against the status of Sikh religion and traditions. Talking to reporters, the three ministers Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa,

SAD condemns chapters deletion of Sikh Gurus from Class XII history book

SAD condemns chapters deletion of Sikh Gurus from Class XII history book

Chandigarh – The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Saturday demanded a high level probe and stern action against the officials guilty of deleting chapters related to the era of Sikh Gurus from the Class XII history book of Punjab School Education Board (PSEB). Former Education minister Dr Daljit Singh Cheema, who also wrote a letter in

Girls outshine boys, Ludhiana's Puja tops with 98 pc marks

Girls outshine boys, Ludhiana’s Puja tops with 98 pc marks

Mohali/Ludhiana – Puja Joshi of Ludhiana topped the Class XII examination of Punjab State Examination Board (PSEB), which was declared on Monday. The second position was also se cured by Teja Singh, who secured 97.55 per cent marks, while the third position went to Jasnoor Kaur of Muktsar with 97.33 per cent marks. Puja Joshi, Vivek Rajput

PSEB Class XII Result: Malwa shines and Majha stands gloomy

PSEB Class XII Result: Malwa shines and Majha stands gloomy

Bathinda – Generally referred to as the natives of ‘backward’ region of the state, students of Malwa on Monday made all acknowledge their talent. Apart from the overall top three ranks bagged by the students of the region, they also made Malwa stand tall in the district wise overall pass percentage result of the Class XII of

Govt. for stern action against teachers who interrupting work

Govt. for stern action against teachers who interrupting work

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): Intelligence inputs have revealed that some notorious elements have been included in the movement of teachers to disturb the peace. The manhandling and illegal custody of DPI in Ferozepur and some other instances have given the wrong massages to the CM. Sources disclosed that CM has asked to take stern action against such

PSEB reschedules Classes X, XII practicals of NSQF subjects

PSEB reschedules Classes X, XII practicals of NSQF subjects

MOHALI: Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) has rescheduled the practical test of NSQF subjects for Classes X and XII examination March 2018 from April 13 to 20 and the Job Training subject to May 3, 2018.The PSEB Secretary, Hargunjit Kaur said that the last date of uploading the online marks lists of the candidates of

Plea in SC against CBSE move to conduct re-examinations

Plea in SC against CBSE move to conduct re-examinations

NEW DELHI: A plea has been moved in the Supreme Court against the decision of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to cancel and re-conduct the economics exam of Class XII held on March 26 and the mathematics paper of Class X on March 28 over suspicion of alleged question paper leak. The petition, filed by

CBSE to conduct re-exam of Class X Maths, Class XII Eco

CBSE to conduct re-exam of Class X Maths, Class XII Eco

In the wake of reports claiming paper leaks, the CBSE on Wednesday announced reexamination in Class X mathematics and Class XII economics subjects. The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) issued a circular on Wednesday informing about the reexamination and said dates and other details for it would be posted on the board’s website.“The board has

Focus to strengthen primary education in state: Chaudhary

Focus to strengthen primary education in state: Chaudhary

Mohali – “The launching of pre-primary classes in the government schools throughout the length and breadth of state is a landmark achievement of the state government which under the exemplary leader – ship of the Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh stands committed to strengthen the educational infrastructure as education is the very foundation on which a

CBSE class 10, 12 exams to begin tomorrow, over 28 lakh students to appear

CBSE class 10, 12 exams to begin tomorrow, over 28 lakh students to appear

NEW DELHI:  More than 28 lakh candidates will appear for CBSE class 10 and 12 examinations from tomorrow, a board official said today. A total of 16,38,428 candidates have registered for class 10 examination, and 11,86,306 candidates have registered for class 12 examination. After 7 years, the class 10 board exam has been reintroduced from this