1. Smt Sulochanadevi Singhania School, Thane
History: Founded in 1969 by Gopalkrishna Singhania, the school is headed by Dr Vijaypat Singhania. The school is affiliated to the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) and has more than 6,500 students and more than 400 staff members at present.
Unique features: The school strongly promotes experiential learning. Every child experiences learning through resourcefulness. The curriculum follows a single-textbook concept.
Highest ratings in: Value for money, academic rigour, attitude towards learning and educational philosophy
Board: ICSE Board
Annual Fees: Rs36,000 (approximately)
Student-Teacher ratio: 20:1
Quote: While the focus is on empowering students with knowledge, attitude, skills and habits, we also ensure they grow to be sensitive human beings.
Revathi Srinivasan, principal
As per the weather forecast, rainfall is likely to continue for the coming few days. Heavy rainfall has been predicted for the coming 4-5 days in Bengaluru. Localities around the HAL airport area received 86.4 mm rainfall. Rainfall in other states The weather department has predicted light rainfall over parts of Bihar, Jharkhand and Odisha for the next four days. These rains will be accompanied by gusty winds and thunderstorms.
All gram panchayats in Bihar will soon have their own websites as part of the state government's mission to bring in accountability and transparency in the system of rural governance. These websites will contain demographic details, places of historical importance, important institutions as well as details of elected representatives of the area. Panchayati raj minister Samrat Chaudhary said the state government had also allocated ₹3261 crore as its grant for gram panchayats.
Maintaining its stand of opposing the demolition drives carried out by the three Bharatiya Janata Party-led municipal corporations of Delhi (MCDs), the Delhi government has now sought reports from the three civic bodies on all “bulldozer actions” carried out since April 1 this year. Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal also asked his party MLAs to even prepare to go to prison to protect people from the demolition drives.
BENGALURU: At least two people were killed, while several others were left scrambling for shelter as heavy rainfall battered large parts of Bengaluru. Three workers were stuck in a flooded pipeline in Ullal Upanagara, and only one person managed to escape. The India Meteorological Department on Tuesday issued an Orange alert for urban and rural districts of Bengaluru, predicting heavy rainfall for the next 4-5 days.
The door is stained with tiny shreds of old peeling paint. The latch is entwined into a small lock so rusty that it has turned red. Green plants are growing uncut on the front. Studded with faded brasses, this is a traditional wood door you might chance upon in Old Delhi, or in any other historic neighbourhood such as Mehrauli. The lane otherwise consists of low altitude multi-storey housings. The fascinating door stands out.