Four of five CBSE Class-12 toppers from UT govt schools are girls
Though the students from the government schools could not outshine those from private school in CBSE Class 12 results which were declared on Monday, still the toppers among the city government schools have managed attract attention. Four out of five toppers from these government schools are girls hence dominating the results once again.
Nirmal Sharma, student of GMSSS-16, bagged the first spot in commerce stream with 98.6% marks. The school has produced two other toppers including Rattan Kaur and Ishita Uppal who scored 96.2% marks in nonmedical and humanities streams, respectively.
Akshita Gupta, student of GMSSS-33, bagged the first spot in medical stream with 96% marks. Nandini Mehta, student of GMSSS-40 topped in vocational stream with 91.4% marks.
Nirmal hails from Nawa Shehar, Punjab and is focusing hard to get admission in BCom at Delhi University. “The credit of my success goes to my sisters and my mother. They have always supported me in my life and because of them I could achieve this result.
I am also very lucky that I got endless support from my teachers as they motivated me enough to do well,” said Sharma. His father works as a pharmacist and mother is an assistant lecturer.
Ishita Uppal, who topped in humanities, is a resident of Panchkula. She won the Asian Girl Human Rights award which was presented to her in Taiwan during a glittering ceremony in December last year. Ishita was awarded for campaign against the declining gender ratio in north India.
Ishita herself got surprised by her result as according to her, she never expected such a result.
Akshita Gupta, medical topper, aspires to be a doctor. “I am very clear about my goal. I want to be a doctor and thus I am aiming to qualify MBBS entrance for AIIMS.
As my father is a principal at a government school in Ambala and my mother is a lecturer, I know the value of education,” she said. Rattan Kaur, who topped in non-medical, aspires to be a computer engineer.
An FIR has been registered against the contractor of the under-construction building, where a six-year-old boy died after falling into a six-foot deep lift shaft filled with water in Dombivli on Tuesday. The contractor was identified as Rupesh Patil, 36, who was booked by Dombivli Manpada police under IPC Section 304A, causing death by negligence.
Sirathu MLA Pallavi Patel shot into the limelight after she defeated deputy chief minister Keshav Maurya in the last Assembly election. Two days ago, she was detained along with her mother Krishna Patel and opposition alliance leader Om Prakash Rajbhar when they staged a protest over the celebration of the birth anniversary of her father and influential OBC leader Sonelal Patel.
A newly constructed clinical neurophysiology lab and a 1000 LPM (litre per minute) capacity oxygen PSA plant were inaugurated by deputy chief minister Brijesh Pathak at Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGIMS) on Wednesday. SGPGIMS director professor Radha Krishna Dhiman said video electroencephalogram plays very important role for surgery in 15 to 20% patients with epilepsy who do not respond to medications. Patients with headaches are treated with magnetic stimulation with any medication.
The current rain spell has increased the water level in four dams– Khadakwasla, Panshet, Warasgaon and Temghar in Pune. The water level which had gone below 2. TMC has risen to 3.67 TMC on Wednesday, as per the irrigation department officials. The water level is expected to increase more as rainfall activity is expected to continue till July 9.
Ailing Rashtriya Janata Dal chief and former Bihar chief minister Lalu Prasad, 74, was flown to New Delhi's All India Institute of Medical Sciences in an air ambulance Wednesday evening, people aware of the matter said. Earlier in the day, Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar and health minister Mangal Pandey met Prasad at the Patna hospital where he was brought earlier and enquired about is health.