3. The Cathedral and John Connon School
History: Known as the Anglo-Scottish Education Society in 1860, the school got its present name—The Cathedral and John Connon in the 1900s. While originally the institute ran separate schools for boys and girls, the then principal Rev Ridding decided to come up with a co-educational institute in 1965.
Unique features: Melding traditional values into a contemporary context, the school prepares students to embark on a journey of academic as well as personal excellence.
Highest ratings in: Academic rigour, teachers, attitude towards learning, selection process and governance
Board: ICSE/ISC & IBDP Boards
Annual fees: ICSE/ISC—Rs 1,20,000 and IBDP—Rs 6,70,000
Student-Teacher ratio: 13:1
Quote: It would be no exaggeration to say that our 156-year-old school has built a reputation that is synonymous with excellence.
MEERA ISAACS, principal
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.
Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday met a group of people who rescued dozens of people trapped from the multi-storey building in Mundka where at least 27 people died in a fire last week. Last Friday, a massive fire spread through the three floors of the building where a CCTV and Wi-Fi router assembling unit was being run illegally.