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Brits head South for summer break as UK ends months-long ban on leisure travel(Photo by Fas Khan on Unsplash)

Brits head South for summer break as UK ends months-long ban on leisure travel

Bloomberg |
UPDATED ON MAY 17, 2021 12:47 PM IST
Lifting of the United Kingdom’s months-long ban on leisure travel and resuming of flights amid Covid-19 is seeing Brits break free for warmer climes after being penned up all winter.
The order came on a day when chief minister Arvind Kejriwal announced a week-long curfew in Delhi to tackle the spread of Covid-19.(HT Archive)
The order came on a day when chief minister Arvind Kejriwal announced a week-long curfew in Delhi to tackle the spread of Covid-19.(HT Archive)

Summer break in schools starts early, to end June 9

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 20, 2021 06:18 AM IST
Several private schools, however, said the reschedule would disrupt the teaching-learning process.
Representational image. (HT file)
Representational image. (HT file)

Covid-19: Delhi schools set to continue online classes after summer break

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Fareeha Iftikhar
UPDATED ON JUN 22, 2020 09:14 AM IST
Officials at both government and private schools said that with infections surging in the national capital, chances of calling students to school are bleak for July.
Teachers say they have been taking online classes and concentrating on completing the syllabus, so any move to deduct leaves will not be acceptable to them.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Teachers say they have been taking online classes and concentrating on completing the syllabus, so any move to deduct leaves will not be acceptable to them.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

Orders to work during winter break not justified: Chandigarh teachers

By Srishti.jaswal
UPDATED ON JUN 03, 2020 02:51 PM IST
Teachers working with dedication during Covid-19 lockdown, would be demoralised if winter break, second Saturday holidays denied to them, says Joint Action Committee of Teachers
Representational image. (HT file)
Representational image. (HT file)

Assam thinks of rescheduling school calendar due to Covid-19 lockdown

Hindustan Times, Guwahati | By Utpal Parashar
UPDATED ON MAY 07, 2020 07:40 PM IST
Schools session in Assam start from January and end in December, but from this year the government is contemplating extending it till March like in other parts of the country and starting the next session from April.
An art teacher at a Delhi Government school, seen making a coronavirus awareness banner.(Sanchit Khanna/HT File Photo)
An art teacher at a Delhi Government school, seen making a coronavirus awareness banner.(Sanchit Khanna/HT File Photo)

Summer break for Delhi govt schools from May 11 to June 30

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 07, 2020 04:28 AM IST
While regular classroom teaching has been suspended in schools since March 23 due to the Covid-19 lockdown, government and private schools continued lessons through web classes, texts and automated messages.
Representational image.(ANI file)
Representational image.(ANI file)

States working on academic calendar, deliberating on advancing summer break in schools

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON APR 22, 2020 07:19 PM IST
The Punjab government has announced a month-long summer break from April 11, ending on May 10. The summer vacation in the state usually starts by the end of May.
Representational image. (HT file)
Representational image. (HT file)

Delhi govt may not cancel summer break in schools

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Fareeha Iftikhar
PUBLISHED ON APR 16, 2020 09:03 AM IST
Although some private schools are of the view that the summer break can be advanced this year to avoid academic loss, government officials said Delhi’s ‘harsh weather conditions’ won’t allow them to continue regular classes in May and June.
Mahesh Babu with wife Namrata Shirodkar and kids Gautham and Sitara.
Mahesh Babu with wife Namrata Shirodkar and kids Gautham and Sitara.

Mahesh Babu shares secret to his successful marriage with Namrata Shirodkar, says ‘We let each other be’

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 06, 2019 04:29 PM IST
Mahesh Babu says him and his wife Namrata Shirodkar understand each other well. She says he can balance work-life very well.
The department of education has said it will initiate action against unrecognised private schools and file an FIR if the schools reopen on Monday after the summer break.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)
The department of education has said it will initiate action against unrecognised private schools and file an FIR if the schools reopen on Monday after the summer break.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)

District education dept: Will file FIRs if unrecognised schools reopen

Gurugram | By Sadia Akhtar
PUBLISHED ON JUL 08, 2019 12:56 AM IST
District education officer Premlata Yadav, on Friday, said that a fresh notice regarding closure had been sent to the schools and the department would file an FIR against the erring schools if they failed to comply with the notice, and opened on Monday.
We bring you the inspiring stories of specially abled musicians from Delhi.(Gokul VS/HT Photo)
We bring you the inspiring stories of specially abled musicians from Delhi.(Gokul VS/HT Photo)

World Music Day: Music is the strength of these specially abled people

Hindustan Times | By Gokul V Shine, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 21, 2019 12:05 PM IST
If music be the food of love, their souls are satiated... On World Music Day today, we bring to you the heartwarming stories of those who found strength in music and turned their lives around with it
Rape cases across India are on the rise with even erstwhile safe metros such as Bangalore and Kolkata reporting violent crimes against women. Raj K Raj/HT Photo(HT Photo/ Representative Image)
Rape cases across India are on the rise with even erstwhile safe metros such as Bangalore and Kolkata reporting violent crimes against women. Raj K Raj/HT Photo(HT Photo/ Representative Image)

‘She could have been rescued if cops acted swiftly’ says father of Tappal girl

Hindustan Times, Agra | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUN 08, 2019 10:18 AM IST
On May 30, the child went missing, but the police registered a case of kidnapping on May 31. Her body was found in a garbage dump near her house in Tappal town, near Aligarh, two days later.
Parents should encourage their children to adopt healthy habits like physical exercise, a nutritious diet and getting sound sleep instead of spending long periods of time on electronic devices.(Unsplash)
Parents should encourage their children to adopt healthy habits like physical exercise, a nutritious diet and getting sound sleep instead of spending long periods of time on electronic devices.(Unsplash)

Here’s why parents should set screen-time limits for their kids

Asian News International | By Asian News International, Toronto [canada]
UPDATED ON JUN 07, 2019 05:12 PM IST
Excessive and isolated use of screens can be more harmful to kids and teenagers, especially if they are permitted in their bedrooms.
No matter what the genre or who the author, do be sure to read a book or two during the vacations(iStockphoto)
No matter what the genre or who the author, do be sure to read a book or two during the vacations(iStockphoto)

Spectator by Seema Goswami: Page-turners

Hindustan Times | By Seema Goswami
UPDATED ON JUN 01, 2019 11:11 PM IST
What better way to spend your summer break than with some cracking good reads?
(Illustration: Mohit Suneja)
(Illustration: Mohit Suneja)

Election 2019: Your guide to election tourism

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondents
UPDATED ON APR 28, 2019 05:31 PM IST
Four phases of the election will be over by tomorrow. Plan a summer break by travelling to some of the places yet to go to polls, on May 6,12 and 19. Discover the sights, sample the food, buy the crafts – with election fever as the exciting backdrop
China’s policy appears to reflect increasingly harsh restrictions on Tibet’s traditional Buddhist culture, largely aimed at reducing the influence of the region’s spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, who lives in exile in India.(AFP/Photo for representation)
China’s policy appears to reflect increasingly harsh restrictions on Tibet’s traditional Buddhist culture, largely aimed at reducing the influence of the region’s spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, who lives in exile in India.(AFP/Photo for representation)

China bans students in Buddhist Tibet from religious activities: Report

Beijing | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2018 09:51 PM IST
Media reports quoted an education official in the Tibetan regional capital of Lhasa as saying that students were required to sign an agreement to “not take part in any form of religious activity” during the summer break.
File Photo of the Supreme Court.(HT Photo)
File Photo of the Supreme Court.(HT Photo)

No sealing in Delhi till Supreme Court judges return from vacation

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 14, 2018 11:57 PM IST
Thursday’s Supreme Court ruling means that the Delhi sealing drive stays halted along the 351 roads until after the next hearing.
(Representative image)
(Representative image)

Kathua rape-murder: Conduct bone density test to verify age of accused, rules court

Hindustan Times, Pathankot | By HTC/Agencies, Pathankot
UPDATED ON JUN 13, 2018 01:45 PM IST
District and sessions judge Tajwinder Singh issued the directions after hearing the arguments and counter-arguments over the issue of the age of the eighth accused.
Actor Shreyas Talpade is even more determined to make a film on the horse after he passed away on June 4.
Actor Shreyas Talpade is even more determined to make a film on the horse after he passed away on June 4.

Shreyas Talpade to pay tribute to his favourite horse by making a film on his life

Hindustan Times | By Rishabh Suri, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 11, 2018 12:44 PM IST
Actor Shreyas Talpade, who was planning to make a film on his favourite horse Rochester’s life, is saddened by his sudden passing away.
Ice-skating is also a popular activity with Gurugram kids on their holidays.(Sanjeev Verma/HT File Photo)
Ice-skating is also a popular activity with Gurugram kids on their holidays.(Sanjeev Verma/HT File Photo)

On summer break, kids take a fancy to robotics, programming

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Sadia Akhtar, Gurugram
UPDATED ON JUN 10, 2018 09:08 AM IST
A far cry from the days when they were glued to TV on holidays, kids are now getting started on hi-tech activities to face the future.
A police jeep was among the vehicles set on fire by agitating students.(Anil Kumar Maurya/ HT Photo)
A police jeep was among the vehicles set on fire by agitating students.(Anil Kumar Maurya/ HT Photo)

Asked to vacate hostel for summer break, Allahabad University students run riot

Hindustan Times, Allahabad | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2018 04:03 PM IST
Police called in to curb violence as agitators pelt passing motorists with stones and set several vehicles on fire.
The notification stands withdrawn... and the decision of MAA has been cancelled, Vinod Tawde said.(HT File)
The notification stands withdrawn... and the decision of MAA has been cancelled, Vinod Tawde said.(HT File)

Maharashtra government withdraws circular that extended school working days till April 30

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAR 28, 2018 04:18 PM IST
The Maharashtra Academic Authority (MAA), Pune, issued a notification on March 26 that mandated Class 1 to Class 9 students to attend school till April 30.
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