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Greta Thunberg hitches low-carbon ride across Atlantic

Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg left North America on a return trip across the Atlantic on Wednesday, hitching a renewable-energy ride with an Australian family aboard their 48-foot (15-metre) catamaran.
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 29, 2019 04:10 PM IST

 

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While colleges in rural areas around Mumbai have been allowed to resume physical classes, the university is yet to allow those within the city. (HT file)
While colleges in rural areas around Mumbai have been allowed to resume physical classes, the university is yet to allow those within the city. (HT file)

Online exams likely, says Mumbai Varsity

By Priyanka Sahoo, Hindustan Times, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2021 06:31 PM IST
Though the University of Mumbai (MU) is yet to take a final decision on the issue, sources said that it is more likely to hold online examinations.
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Schools in Mumbai, Thane and Navi Mumbai are yet to reopen, even as those in the other parts of the state began physical classes from November 23.
Schools in Mumbai, Thane and Navi Mumbai are yet to reopen, even as those in the other parts of the state began physical classes from November 23.

Allow us to continue working from home, say Mumbai teachers

By Ankita Bhatkhande, Hindustan Times, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2021 05:30 PM IST
While schools have remained closed for physical classes for the past 10 months, teachers are being called for work related to online learning and exams.
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Ramkinkar Baij was the earliest artist to experiment with abstract, modern sculptural forms. Illustration: Biswajit
Ramkinkar Baij was the earliest artist to experiment with abstract, modern sculptural forms. Illustration: Biswajit

Ramkinkar Baij: Pathbreaking sculptor who scaled heights with passion

By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2021 04:36 PM IST
Renowned modern Indian artist, Ramkinker Baij, was a key figure of the school of contextual modernism. He was conferred the Padma Bhushan Award in 1970.
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Students should make school memorable so that when they complete this phase of life they carry with them memories to cherish for life, writes principal Sumita Mukerjee (above)
Students should make school memorable so that when they complete this phase of life they carry with them memories to cherish for life, writes principal Sumita Mukerjee (above)

Principal's Desk: School should always bring back memories of positive emotions

By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2021 03:10 PM IST
Sumita Mukerjee, Principal, Ryan International School, NOIDA, pens down the importance of school life.
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A child dressed as a tiger during a ‘Jungle party’ organised by Doon International School, Amritsar.
A child dressed as a tiger during a ‘Jungle party’ organised by Doon International School, Amritsar.

Punjab school events: Jungle party for Doon International children

By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2021 02:04 PM IST
The main objective of this animal safari was to help kindergartners learn about animals and their natural habitat.
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School students distribute home-made face masks among people from the weaker sections of society.
School students distribute home-made face masks among people from the weaker sections of society.

Delhi school events: VJPS, Rohini, organises Gift A Mask programme

By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2021 01:30 PM IST
During the event, the students also joined hands in the noble deed of donating books to the children from economically weaker sections of the society.
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According to a senior official, approval of fees is cost based and has nothing to do with the category the applicant belongs to. Bloomberg File
According to a senior official, approval of fees is cost based and has nothing to do with the category the applicant belongs to. Bloomberg File

No fee regulation for reserved candidates in pro courses, says MNVS

By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON FEB 23, 2021 06:08 PM IST
The MNVS has demanded the release of an updated list of approved fees for higher education institutes, including concessional rates for reserved category students.
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While schools in other parts of the state reopened for Classes 9 to 12, those in the city are still not allowed to reopen pending approval from the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC). ANSHUMAN POYREKAR/HT PHOTO
While schools in other parts of the state reopened for Classes 9 to 12, those in the city are still not allowed to reopen pending approval from the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC). ANSHUMAN POYREKAR/HT PHOTO

Mumbai schools seek 50% weightage for Class 10 internal exams

By Ankita Bhatkhande, Hindustan Times, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON FEB 23, 2021 04:52 PM IST
Currently, the written component for the board exams is 80% and the internal component, which incudes oral and practical, is 20% in each subject.
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A student taking part in the ‘drive-thru’ carnival at BCM Arya Model Senior Secondary School, Shastri Nagar, Ludhiana.
A student taking part in the ‘drive-thru’ carnival at BCM Arya Model Senior Secondary School, Shastri Nagar, Ludhiana.

Punjab school events: ‘Drive-thru’ spring carnival at BCM Arya

By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON FEB 23, 2021 04:35 PM IST
The students expressed their zeal by blowing whistles, shaking pompoms, and waving flags.
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The school magazine was released by the principal and the guests during the event.
The school magazine was released by the principal and the guests during the event.

Delhi school events: DAVPS celebrates Protsahan Parv to felicitate students

By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 23, 2021 03:59 PM IST
A pivotal moment that marked the event was the release of the school magazine by the guests and principal Rashmi Raj Biswal.
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Currently, only a tiny portion of robots is humanoid like you see in the movies. REUTERS
Currently, only a tiny portion of robots is humanoid like you see in the movies. REUTERS

AI and Robots: Now and future of technology

By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 23, 2021 01:41 PM IST
Robots that function with the help of artificial intelligence to carry out mechanical tasks are used in fields ranging from medicine to military.
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Colleges affiliated to Mumbai University started their Post Graduate courses barely six weeks back.
Colleges affiliated to Mumbai University started their Post Graduate courses barely six weeks back.

Mumbai University schedules 1st-yr PG exams

By Shreya Bhandary, Hindustan Times, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON FEB 22, 2021 03:51 PM IST
The university is now asking all colleges to complete their first-semester exams on or before March 10.
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Kids were dressed as pirates and sang a pirate song sporting their pirate hats.
Kids were dressed as pirates and sang a pirate song sporting their pirate hats.

Punjab school events: Pirate treasure hunt for Delhi Public School kids

By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON FEB 22, 2021 02:50 PM IST
The activity turned out to be a great learning experience for the students.
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Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia (in red shirt) with schoolchildren.
Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia (in red shirt) with schoolchildren.

Delhi school events: GD Goenka Public School shines in taekwondo championship

By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 22, 2021 02:39 PM IST
The awards were given at a function organised by the sports branch at Chhatrasal Stadium.
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The theme of the DG Khetan International School, Malad, annual day event was “Gratitude”.
The theme of the DG Khetan International School, Malad, annual day event was “Gratitude”.

DG Khetan International School, Mumbai, celebrates Annual Day virtually

By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON FEB 19, 2021 02:47 PM IST
Annual Day was presented on the Zoom platform and live on the school’s Facebook page.
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