Deepa Sharma Sood
Deepa Sharma Sood, a senior correspondent in Ludhiana, reports on education and health.
Articles by Deepa Sharma Sood
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
UPDATED ON OCT 27, 2020 11:22 PM IST
Some schools were able to improve attendance by following SOPs.
UPDATED ON OCT 26, 2020 10:21 PM IST
The admit card issued to these students mentioned the examination time from 2 pm to 5.15 pm, however, the exam was conducted from 11 am to 2.15 pm at 20 examination centres in the district.
UPDATED ON OCT 25, 2020 11:07 PM IST
Of the 52 schools that will get the potable water facility, 47 are in rural areas, while five lie in the urban part of the district
UPDATED ON OCT 24, 2020 10:25 PM IST
As many as 1,456 candidates had applied for the master’s degree programmes.
UPDATED ON OCT 24, 2020 10:19 PM IST
These mock exams are being conducted via Google Forms and comprise five questions each from six subjects.
PUBLISHED ON OCT 23, 2020 12:27 AM IST
The registration process concluded on Thursday
UPDATED ON OCT 21, 2020 10:50 PM IST
As many as 4,981 candidates are expected to appear in the exams that will begin on Oct 26
UPDATED ON OCT 19, 2020 11:43 PM IST
On the first day, a student turnout of 10 to 15% was seen in most schools with authorities stating that many parents were hesitant to send their wards, fearing infection.
PUBLISHED ON OCT 18, 2020 11:12 PM IST
As sixth semester results of BA and BSc were declared recently, college authorities expect more students to apply for admission
UPDATED ON OCT 19, 2020 12:56 AM IST
Principals have been forced to spend from their pocket or use the institution's funds to sanitise the school premises
UPDATED ON OCT 17, 2020 10:35 PM IST
Officials said this step has been taken after students didn’t fare well in the Punjab Achievement Survey held last month
Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | By Deepa Sharma Sood
UPDATED ON OCT 17, 2020 04:38 PM IST
NEET results 2020: This year, the entrance exam was conducted on September 13, after getting postponed twice owing to the Covid-19 pandemic.
UPDATED ON OCT 16, 2020 01:09 AM IST
The minister had stated in a video that schools will reopen only after the situation has been thoroughly reviewed but the state government had already directed schools to start classes partially from October 15.
UPDATED ON OCT 15, 2020 10:35 PM IST
It has been started at the speed post centre near Ludhiana Railway Station
UPDATED ON OCT 14, 2020 11:13 PM IST
The school principal has already written to the police commissioner and informed the district education officer (secondary) regarding the problem.
PUBLISHED ON OCT 12, 2020 10:42 PM IST
It was mandatory for students visiting the schools to get written consent from their parents
By Deepa Sharma Sood, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON OCT 10, 2020 11:25 PM IST
Institutes come up with videos teaching students how to wear mask, sanitise hands frequently and follow social-distancing norms
PUBLISHED ON OCT 10, 2020 10:35 PM IST
Punjab State Power Corporation Limited has already floated tenders for the advanced metering systems.
PUBLISHED ON OCT 10, 2020 12:07 AM IST
As per the instructions from Panjab University, all admissions to postgraduate courses will be strictly on basis of results in graduation classes
PUBLISHED ON OCT 07, 2020 11:48 PM IST
Several dealers were forced to lay off their employees and close their shops due to inability to pay rent and salaries
PUBLISHED ON OCT 06, 2020 11:40 PM IST
The ministry of home affairs, under the guidelines issued for Unlock 5.0, allowed schools to reopen from October 15
PUBLISHED ON OCT 05, 2020 06:18 PM IST
19-year-old wants to pursue BTech in computer engineering after scoring 310 out of 398 marks in the examination held on September 27.
UPDATED ON OCT 04, 2020 10:31 PM IST
The last date for online registration was September 30.
UPDATED ON OCT 03, 2020 10:45 PM IST
Several pre-schools situated in Gurdev Nagar, South City, Pakhowal Road, Dugri, Civil Lines have closed down as they were unable to meet monthly expenses.
UPDATED ON OCT 01, 2020 11:41 PM IST
The graph has gone up this year with 104 candidates clearing the JEE Main as last year only 60 passed the exam.
PUBLISHED ON OCT 01, 2020 12:01 AM IST
The staff deputed at the counters of the Ludhiana head post office keep suggesting to the public to use glue as stapled letters can be tampered with easily
UPDATED ON SEP 27, 2020 10:21 PM IST
The authorities have released only Rs 1 crore instead of Rs 3 crore to the contractor this month.
UPDATED ON SEP 27, 2020 10:17 PM IST
The examination was held keeping in mind with all Covid-19 precautions.