Deepa Sharma Sood
Deepa Sharma Sood, a senior correspondent in Ludhiana, reports on education and health.
Articles by Deepa Sharma Sood
PUBLISHED ON DEC 08, 2020 11:34 PM IST
The mock test was scheduled for Tuesday, but due to Bharat Bandh called by farmers, it was postponed to Wednesday
PUBLISHED ON DEC 06, 2020 12:01 AM IST
State Council of Educational Research and Training (SCERT) had instructed school principals to conduct offline exams for students of Classes 9 to 12 from December 7
Ludhiana: PSEB extends last date to deposit registration, continuation fees for Classes 10 and 12 to Dec 16
UPDATED ON DEC 04, 2020 11:48 PM IST
The fees is Rs 900 for Class 10 and Rs 1,350 for Class 12
UPDATED ON DEC 03, 2020 09:58 PM IST
Nandani and Himani Sharma from Government Senior Secondary School, Cemetery Road, scored 99 out of 100 marks.
UPDATED ON DEC 03, 2020 09:57 PM IST
At SCD College, 40% students turned up while only 3-4 attended at GCG.
UPDATED ON NOV 29, 2020 11:03 PM IST
As many as 600 candidates appeared for the Common Admission Test.
UPDATED ON NOV 28, 2020 10:42 PM IST
School heads say parents under false assumption that all charges have been waived.
UPDATED ON NOV 27, 2020 11:01 PM IST
For Classes 1 to 8, the exams will be conducted online while students of Classes 9 to 12 students will appear at their respective schools
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2020 10:11 PM IST
The exam is scheduled on November 29.
Reopening of institutions: Colleges affiliated to Punjab Technical University must get staff, students tested for Covid
PUBLISHED ON NOV 25, 2020 10:34 PM IST
Several colleges have tied up with the health department to conduct the tests while others have decided to reopen only after coronavirus cases decline
PUBLISHED ON NOV 25, 2020 10:10 PM IST
Few people are hiring coolies and opting to carry their own luggage to minimise chances of infection
PUBLISHED ON NOV 23, 2020 11:23 PM IST
In the absence of regular staff, the colleges largely depend on guest faculty members to take the classes, affecting the quality of education.
PUBLISHED ON NOV 21, 2020 10:50 PM IST
School heads can utilise the grant to purchase first-aid kits, sanitisers, liquid soap dispensers and water campers
PUBLISHED ON NOV 20, 2020 10:36 PM IST
The state govt has allowed colleges to reopen from Nov 16 while PU has directed them to continue with online classes
UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2020 11:26 PM IST
This decision was taken up in a meeting held between the PU youth welfare director Nirmal Jaura and principals of Zone B at Ramgarhia Girls College on Tuesday
UPDATED ON NOV 14, 2020 01:34 AM IST
The wholesale dealers stated that though the footfall was comparatively lower than the previous years, they are still hopeful of clearing the stock by Saturday.
PUBLISHED ON NOV 13, 2020 12:41 AM IST
Shops have been stocked with a variety of kitchenware, but customers are few and far in between due to the economic crisis brought about by the pandemic, say shopkeepers.
UPDATED ON NOV 12, 2020 11:26 PM IST
A dozen earthen pots are available for ₹10 in most markets; decorated and painted ones may cost anywhere between ₹30 and ₹40
PUBLISHED ON NOV 12, 2020 12:36 AM IST
At many places, safety protocols including social distancing and wearing masks are being ignored
UPDATED ON NOV 09, 2020 11:02 PM IST
Oral tests will be held between November 18 to 21 via calls or video conferencing
UPDATED ON NOV 08, 2020 10:16 PM IST
Captain Amarinder Singh had launched a statewide Rs 92 crore Punjab Smart Connect Scheme that aimed at providing more than 1.73 lakh smartphones to Class 12 students by November.
Poor connectivity, insufficient data pack: Online classes not easy for students preparing for NTSE exam
UPDATED ON NOV 05, 2020 10:32 PM IST
UPDATED ON NOV 02, 2020 10:35 PM IST
Mehendi artists in the city say that customers are either preferring visiting after appointment or getting home services.
PUBLISHED ON NOV 02, 2020 10:12 PM IST
Student who qualify are eligible for an annual scholarship of Rs 15,000 (Rs 1,250 per month) for two years (Classes 11 to 12) and Rs 2,000 per month at the undergraduate level
UPDATED ON NOV 01, 2020 10:17 PM IST
Primary schools will get Rs 5,000 to operate youth and eco clubs, while middle schools can apply for an amount of up to Rs 15,000 and high and senior secondary school will get Rs 25,000.
UPDATED ON NOV 01, 2020 10:13 PM IST
The Covid-19 outbreak has resulted in a potential income loss to families forcing children to help them earn a livelihood.
PUBLISHED ON OCT 31, 2020 09:34 PM IST
183 toilets will be built; each school will get Rs 50,000 to construct one toilet
PUBLISHED ON OCT 30, 2020 10:13 PM IST
Students had to make paintings on the life of Guru Tegh Bahadur.
UPDATED ON OCT 29, 2020 12:22 AM IST
At the Multipurpose school, which opened on Wednesday, only 80 students turned up even as 280 parents gave consent earlier.
UPDATED ON OCT 28, 2020 11:40 PM IST
Over 200 Class 10 students had agreed to attend online coaching, but few turned up in the last 2 weeks