In a U-turn, CBSE allows sale of stationery inside school premises

New Delhi Aug 31 : In a reversal of its April order, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has now allowed affiliated schools to sell “stationery and other materials required by students,” from shops within their compounds.

The circular issued to all heads of the schools last Friday stated that…

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Gaurav assures India of medal at World Championship

Hamburg, Aug 30 (PTI) Wild card Gaurav Bidhuri on Tuesday became only the fourth Indian boxer ever to secure himself a medal at the World Championships after defeating Tunisia’s Bilel Mhamdi to enter the semifinals of the mega-event here.

Gaurav prevailed in a split decision in the bantamweight…

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60,000 Kerala students to get training in animation, electronics

Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 29:  As many as 60,000 government high school students in Kerala will be taught animation, electronics, hardware, cyber-safety and Malayalam computing at a two-day camp next month, officials said on Monday.

The ‘Hi School Kuttikootam’ programme, organised by the state Kerala Infrastructure and Technology for…

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Under new rules, less than 50% private MBBS seats filled

New Delhi Aug 26:  Deemed universities and private colleges across the country are staring at a huge crisis of unfilled undergraduate medical seats under the new system of centralised counselling introduced under the Supreme Court’s orders this year.

As the third round of counselling comes to an end on…

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