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Assam teacher chops hair of 30 students during morning assembly; probe ordered

The school authorities in their statement before the higher authorities said that the kids were keeping long hair which is not allowed as per the school’s guidelines

The parents of one of the students said that the child is now refusing to go to the school as he felt humiliated. (Representative Image)
Updated on May 27, 2023 01:09 PM IST
ByBiswa Kalyan Purkayastha

How to help your child adjust to a new school environment? Expert offers tips

Check out some effective tips and strategies to assist your child in adapting to a new school environment and ensure a smooth and successful transition.

Asking a child to leave the familiarity of home and family and adapt to a new routine and unfamiliar faces is a significant challenge. (pixabay)
Published on May 20, 2023 01:34 PM IST

Delhi school receives bomb threat, police call it ‘hoax’; 4th incident this year

The threat, which came via an email, was a hoax as nothing suspicious was found during the search operation of the school, police said

Similar incidents have been reported from the national Capital this year on April 12, 26 and May 11 respectively. (File Image)
Updated on May 16, 2023 12:50 PM IST

Educating children to self-protect against bullying

Experts share tips for parents and teachers to educate children so that they can protect themselves from bullying

Tips for parents and teachers on educating children to self-protect against bullying (Photo by Mikhail Nilov on Pexels)
Published on May 08, 2023 08:47 PM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

Saturday fun day: UP govt school in Mau makes weekend fun for kids

On May 6, teachers pooled money and served students watermelon. Last week the children had Paani Puri

Students of Composite Vidyalaya, Mahpur, Mau, gorgin on watermelon (HT Photo)
Updated on May 06, 2023 04:55 PM IST
By, Lucknow

Ludhiana: Class 10 student thrashed, abducted outside school

Police have lodged an FIR on the statement of the father of the victim, who is from New Kundanpuri against Jahid, Dinesh, Kunal, Harry and their 13 aides, who are yet to be identified

The accused nursed rivalry against his son. (HT File Photo)
Updated on May 02, 2023 11:09 PM IST
By, Ludhiana

World Asthma Day on May 2: Parents should inform teachers of their child’s illness, say doctors

The number of children with an allergy or asthma goes up during season change, particularly when allergens or pollutants are high in the air, said doctors.

The theme for World Asthma Day-2023 is ‘Asthma Care for All.’ (FOR REPRESENTATION)
Updated on Apr 30, 2023 07:12 PM IST
By, Lucknow

Shantanu Maheshwari on International Dance Day: When I tried to get away from dance is when I realised how deeper the love is

On International Dance Day, actor-dancer Shantanu Maheshwari talks about living and breathing dance and how he never imagined his life without it.

Shantanu Maheshwari talks about his love for dance on International Dance Day
Updated on Apr 28, 2023 10:23 PM IST
BySyeda Eba Fatima

Armed man tries to take students hostage in WB school, arrested: Police

According to police, the accused person is a person with mental illness who was earlier arrested for his social media posts and posing with firearms in the past

The police, however, overpowered the armed person and arrested him. (Representative file image)
Updated on Apr 26, 2023 05:28 PM IST

I learnt how to play the game only by watching Sachin Tendulkar bat: Saiyami Kher on rooting for Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings in IPL

Actor Saiyami Kher is excited for the new season of Indian Premiere League and share which team she is supporting this year.

Saiyami Kher has always been a cricket fan.
Updated on Apr 22, 2023 02:27 AM IST
BySyeda Eba Fatima

Woman out to drop off kids at school killed in hit-and-run

The victim was on her way to drop her children off at school in Sector 40, when around 7.30 am, a car hit her scooter from behind, causing her and her two children to fall on the road

The victim, Monica, was a resident of Maloya, Chandigarh. (HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 21, 2023 02:02 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Essay: Telugu, by heart

In a multilingual country, each citizen picks up languages with varying degrees of proficiency. The author muses over her peculiar relationship with Telugu

Study hour at a primary school in Hyderabad. (Bharath Sai)
Updated on Apr 20, 2023 07:44 PM IST
ByNidhi Dugar Kundalia

Bihar student stabbed to death on way to school; police suspect ‘love triangle’

Agitated over the incident, the angry villagers kept the body of the 16-year-old boy on NH 27 and disrupted vehicular traffic for more than five hours

Police have detained one of the suspects and launched a search for other culprits. (Representative Image)
Updated on Apr 19, 2023 04:35 PM IST

Chandigarh: 22-yr-old man convicted of minor’s rape

The case dates back to September 19, 2020, when the victim’s father approached the police to file a missing person’s complaint.The complainant told the police that his youngest child, a Class-9 student, had left home for school but not returned home. The girl was later rescued from Gorakhpur of Uttar Pradesh by the child helpline

A 22-year-old Chandigarh resident was held guilty of raping and impregnating a 16-year-old girl. The quantum of sentence will be pronounced by a fast-track POCSO court on Wednesday. (Shutterstock)
Updated on Apr 19, 2023 04:27 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Submit 3-year fee hike record, Chandigarh DEO directs pvt schools

DEO’s action comes after complaints from parents against fee hike beyond 8% in violation of the Right to Education Act

The Right to Education Act and the Punjab Regulation of Fee of Unaided Educational Institutions Act, 2016, adopted by Chandigarh in 2018, cap the annual fee hike at 8%. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Apr 17, 2023 01:13 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Mining secy visits site of lithium reserves in J&K’s Reasi

Secretary of Jammu and Kashmir mining department, Amit Sharma, inspected the site of lithium reserves in Salal Haimana area of Reasi district on Saturday where he interacted with locals and met deputy magistrate Babila Rakwal to discuss relief and rehabilitation plan for people

J&K mining department secretary Amit Sharma along with a team of officials inspects the site of lithium reserves in J&K’s Reasi district on Saturday (HT photo)
Updated on Apr 16, 2023 11:04 AM IST

Bhavan Vidyalaya’s new campus inaugurated at New Chandigarh

Punjab governor Banwarilal Purohit, who is also the vice-president of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, congratulated the school management for providing quality education to its students

Punjab governor and UT administrator Banwarilal Purohit, and RK Saboo, chairman, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Chandigarh Kendra, interacting with students at the new campus of Bhavan Vidyalaya in New Chandigarh, Mohali, on Saturday. (HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 16, 2023 04:12 AM IST
By, Mohali

25-year-old labourer dies at demolition site

A labourer died after a wall collapsed on him during demolition work in a Mumbai school, leading police to register a case against the contractor for negligence.

HT Image
Updated on Apr 15, 2023 12:16 AM IST
ByManish K Pathak

Review: Following a Prayer bySundar Sarukkai

A philosophical novel that examines questions about sound, language, mathematics and truth through the story of a young girl

Running into the silence (Shutterstock)
Updated on Apr 14, 2023 09:51 PM IST
ByNeha Kirpal

‘Modiji hamara school acha banva do please…’: Kashmir girl’s request goes viral

A Jammu and Kashmir girl's request to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for building her government school better has gone viral.

Screengrab of the viral video. (Facebook)
Published on Apr 14, 2023 07:29 PM IST

Jyotiba Phule worked as messiah for farmers and poor: Haryana CM Khattar

Addressing a gathering,Haryana CM Khattar said that Phule had dedicated his entire life for the uplift of farmers and poor. He inaugurated the Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Chowk in Kurukshetra and unveiled his statue. The CM announced to give ₹31 lakh from his personal funds to Saini community.

Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday attended a state-level programme on the birth anniversary of social reformer Jyotiba Phule in Kurukshetra and said that Phule took the initiative to educate women and today people need to imbibe his teachings in their lives. (HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 11, 2023 07:22 PM IST
By, Karnal

36-yr-old Kamothe accountant kills wife, absconds

Police in Navi Mumbai are searching for a man who allegedly killed his wife, Shilwanta Shejal, and fled. Shejal's brother said she had suffered domestic violence at the hands of her husband, Birappa Shrirang Shejal, who was said to be a miser and prevented her from talking to family members. The couple's two sons were unharmed and are now in the care of relatives. Shilwanta had previously filed a domestic violence complaint against her husband, which was withdrawn during a mediation session.

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Updated on Apr 11, 2023 12:58 AM IST

Mark sheets of Odisha’s Gramin Dak Sevaks inducted after 2018 to be scrutinised

S Barik said the Department of Post shortlisted 1,380 candidates on the basis of marks obtained in their matriculation examination for Branch Post Masters, Assistant Branch Post Masters and Dak Sevaks in the Grameen Dak Sevak cadre.

GDS employees are extra-governmental employees of the Indian postal department who work in rural post offices for a consolidated monthly pay of <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>12,000-16,000 (Twitter/ANI/ Representative Image)
Updated on Apr 10, 2023 08:25 PM IST
ByDebabrata Mohanty

Minor allegedly raped at gunpoint in Bihar’s Kaimur; police registers POCSO case

A case was registered based on the complaint of the rape survivor with the women’s police station at Bhabua on Sunday, said Sunil Kumar Singh, sub-divisional police officer (SDPO), Bhabua

 (Representative Photo)
Updated on Apr 10, 2023 12:50 PM IST
ByPrasun K Mishra

Psychiatrists issue statement supporting same-sex marriage ahead of SC hearing

The Indian Psychiatric Society has said that LGBTQA spectrum individuals should be treated like all citizens of the country and should be able to enjoy all civil rights including marriage and adoption

The Indian Psychiatric Society’s position statement that homosexuality is not an illness had played a key role in the Supreme Court striking down Article 377, which criminalised homosexuality, on September 6, 2018. (Representative Image)
Updated on Apr 09, 2023 03:46 PM IST
BySomita Pal

Perseverance, Patience and Practice: Tharoor’s mantra for success

Member of parliament Shashi Tharoor shared his mantra of success, the three Ps­ – Perseverance, Patience and Practice – with the students of Sat Paul Mittal School, Ludhiana

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor addressing the gathering at a function in Ludhiana on Thursday. (Gurpreet Singh/HT)
Updated on Apr 08, 2023 04:03 AM IST
By, Ludhiana

A glimpse into history through a Chandigarh teen’s rare coin collection

“I was always interested in Indian history and started collecting coins towards the end of the Covid-19 lockdown. It is like a stress-buster for me,” said Aviral, a Class-12 science student at Strawberry Fields High School, Sector 26, Chandigarh

Aviral Aggarwal with his collection of ancient coins at Sector 16 in Chandigarh. (Keshav Singh/HT)
Updated on Apr 08, 2023 03:52 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

8-year-old girl crushed under dumper at Dahisar

“The incident occurred at 12.35pm on Rawalpada Road, Dahisar, when the victim – Vidya Santosh Bansode – was walking along the road with her mother,” said sub-inspector Sandeep Yasane of Dahisar Police Station.

HT Image
Updated on Apr 07, 2023 12:47 AM IST
ByMegha Sood

U.P. govt to open 10 new Sanskrit schools

The establishment of new Uttar Madhyama (intermediate-level) Sanskrit schools is among the top priorities of U.P. chief minister Yogi Adityanath.

Students studying Sanskrit at a Sanskrit School in Prayagraj. (HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 06, 2023 08:37 PM IST

Chandigarh court orders FIR against three for assaulting Sector-4 petrol pump staff

As per the complaint, two accused, Yugen Yadav and Himani Yadav, are children of a former Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) from Haryana and the third, Mahir Das, is the son of a former principal of a school in Sector 26

The court has directed station house officer of the Sector 3 police station to lodge an FIR . (iStock)
Updated on Apr 04, 2023 04:21 AM IST
By, Chandigarh
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