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A first, Government Schools to organise Social Studies fair ‪from May 27‬

Kusum Arora Jalandhar May 25 In a first, under ‘Padho Punjab, Padhao Punjab’, the Punjab Education Department was all set to organise its maiden Social studies fair in all Government Schools at school, block level and district level.  Till date, the Education Board had been organizing Science and Math fairs. It is for the first time

Faridkot Father Strike

Father on hunger strike for his 6 year-old girl

Faridkot Father Strike: FARIDKOT: A father of a 6 year-old girl is on hunger strike outside the District Child Protection Officer’s office. Manpreet Singh told that school is not declaring her daughter results. Her Daughter is in mental stress and affecting her health also. He said that he had sent the complaint to Deputy Commissioner,

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Young ‘ambassadors’ of their revamped schools

Kusum Arora Jalandhar After giving the much-needed infrastructure fillip to government schools, the Punjab Education Department has now initiated a campaign, where students were made the ambassadors of their schools to convince people to send their children to government schools. This year, the process to rope in students ahead of the admissions started in December

Punjab Education department issues notices to terminate 9 union leaders

Punjab Education department issues notices to terminate 9 union leaders

Narinder Jagga Education department issues notices to terminate 9 union leaders. After suspending five teachers two days ago, now the Education Department has issued notices to terminate to 9 union leaders, who were protesting during the duty time. Around 100 teachers are under scanner of the department who are abetting to students to speak against

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

Govt. calls explanation from Govt. Schools with Zero percent result

Govt. calls explanation from Govt. Schools with Zero percent result

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): Even the figure of poor result of class 10th is a little, but the Education Department is going to seek explanation call from such schools. List has been prepared of these Schools.  60 Government Schools have zero percent result and 104 Schools have result up to 10 percent marks. More than 50 percent Schools have

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

Need to eliminate cheating in exams for reforms in education system: Soni

Need to eliminate cheating in exams for reforms in education system: Soni

Amritsar – Punjab minister O P Soni on Saturday stressed on eliminating cheating and copying in schools to bring reforms in the ailing education system and said that school education along with health was the top priority of the Congress government in the state. He said the results of Class X and Class XII exams conducted

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,

Education Minister OP Soni has no pre-plans for education policy

Education Minister OP Soni has no pre-plans for education policy

Education Minister OP Soni has no pre-plans for education policy Jalandhar(Puneet Pal Singh) – Newly-appointed education minister OP Soni failed to answer a query on further plans for education enhancement in the state. Presiding over a five-day long sporting event at Jalandhar, the minister said that “We are working on reforms of the education system”, but

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

Punjab Education department issues show cause notices

Punjab Education department issues show cause notices to 57 more school heads

DP Correspondent Chandigarh, April 6: The Punjab Education department has issued show-cause notices to 57 more 57 School heads or in-charge against boycotting the non-teaching task and ‘Padho-Punjab’ project. A day before the department has issued show cause notices to the 32 School heads for the same. All the heads have been asked to reply

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