The Ryan Debate: How India missed the great cctv angle?
13.09.17 - KAMJAAT SINGH

IF YOU EVER want to learn how not to ensure the security of India's children, watch India's news television channels when they discuss issues related to security of children, particularly when a tragedy occurs like the one that claimed the life of a seven-year-old class ...

Applications invited for recruiting 3582 master cadre teachers: Aruna Chaudhary
12.09.17 - TEAM PT

CHANDIGARH: The Chief Minister, Punjab, has initiated a dynamic measure in the form of 'Ghar Ghar Rozgar' campaign as part of the strategy to provide employment avenues to the youth of the state. In furtherance of the novel plan, applications have been invited for the ...

Punjab Education department allots stations to 525 teachers on merit
Consistent Efforts Being Made To Uplift The Standards
11.09.17 - TEAM PT

S.A.S. Nagar (Mohali): The Education Department, Punjab, today allotted stations as per merit to the 525 newly recruited teachers of master cadre. The appointment letters to these teachers were handed over by the Chief Minister, Captain Amarinder Singh at Mohali during 'Ghar Ghar Rozgar' job ...

NSUI wins 3 seats; PUSU gets 1
Panjab University Student Polls
07.09.17 - EKJOT SINGH

The National Students Union of India(NSUI) student wing of the Congress party has won three posts of Panjab University's student polls.
NSUI has won three posts of polls, the results of which were declared on Thursday. Jashan Kamboj of the NSUI, who was elected as the ...

Education minister launches mobile app for maintaining mid day meal record
07.09.17 - TEAM PT

CHANDIGARH: Taking another futuristic step, the Education Minister, Punjab, Aruna Chaudhary here today launched a novel and one of its kind Mid Day Meal (MDM) app to manage the data pertaining to mid day meal scheme.

Disclosing more details, the minister said that the Department of ...

Govt. invites suggestions for regulatory authority on higher education reforms
06.09.17 - TEAM PT

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab government with a view to upgrade the standard of higher education and bring about transparency and accountability, the three member Cabinet committee set up by the Chief Minster Captain Amarinder Singh today held its maiden meeting with Chancellors and the Vice Chancellors ...

Dalit girl who argued against NEET in Supreme Court kills self
After Medical Dreams Were Killed
01.09.17 - TEAM PT

Seventeen-year-old medical aspirant Anita S decided to end her struggle on Friday, a few months after the Supreme Court dismissed a petition filed by her and a few other students against the National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET).
Daughter of a daily wage labourer, Anitha, who ...

Jatinder Singh appointed Director Education of SGPC
21.08.17 - TEAM PT

PATIALA, AUGUST 21: Dr. Jatinder Singh Sidhu was today appointed as Director Education of Shiromani Gurudwara Prabhandhak Committee (SGPC). The working of Directorate of Education consists management of all educational institutions of the SGPC. 
58 years old Dr. Jatinder Singh was serving as Principal, Mata Gujri College ...

Punjabi University, GNDU get new vice chancellors
14.08.17 - TEAM PT

Acting on the recommendation of the Punjab government, Punjab governor VP Singh Badnore has appointed Jaspal S Sandhu as vice-chancellor of Guru Nanak Dev University (GNDU), Amritsar, while professor BS Ghuman has been appointed as VC of Punjabi University, Patiala.
The recommendations in this regard were ...

Singing Vande Mataram mandatory across offices and educational institutions: Madras HC
25.07.17 - TEAM PT

The Madras high court on Tuesday made singing Vande Mataram compulsory in all government schools, colleges and universities in Tamil Nadu at least once a week "preferably on Monday or Friday” in the "larger public interest and to instil a sense of patriotism in each ...

JNU V-C wants tank on campus to remind students of army’s sacrifices
24.07.17 - team pt

Vice Chancellor of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) M Jagadesh Kumar on Sunday asked Union ministers to help the university procure an army tank which can be put up on display in the campus, so that students can be reminded of the sacrifices and valour of ...

Once forced to quit education & beg, this cabbie now runs two schools and an orphanage
12.07.17 - TEAM PT

One day, at the age of seven, Gazi Jallaluddin thought he was having the best day of his life.

Skipping all the way home, with a heart about to explode with joy, he bursts into the door to break the news to his family that he ...

Book fairies are dropping books on the Delhi Metro. You can find one if you look close enough
11.07.17 - TEAM PT

If you travel in the Delhi metro, you know how every commuters' eyes are glued to their smartphones and tablets. A couple from Delhi is working to encourage metro-travelers to put down the tabs and pick up a book, and quite literally at that.
A Delhi ...

SC gives go-ahead to admissions in IIT, NIT
JEE Advanced 2017
10.07.17 - team pt

The Supreme Court on Monday lifted the stay on admissions to Indian Institute of Technology (IITs), NITs and other colleges, bringing relief to thousands of students who wrote the joint entrance examination.
The apex court has asked the high courts not to interfere in the petition ...

Punjab Govt. goes in acceleration mode to speed up promotions of teachers
05.07.17 - team pt

The Education Department, Punjab, has taken a significant decision aimed at ending the stalemate in the matter of promotion of teachers. The department has decided to hold Departmental Promotion Committee (DPC) meeting twice in a year to ensure that the teachers eligible for promotion get ...

CBSE To Allow Answer Books Scrutiny; Schedule and modalities
30.06.17 -

CBSE Board has decided to allow scrutiny of answer books of Class 10 and class 12 examinations following Delhi High Court's intervention in the matter. Though, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has decided to allow scrutiny of answer books of only those students ...

Indian-origin Eleven year old beats Einstein and Hawking in IQ test
30.06.17 - Arkadev Ghoshal

An Indian-origin boy in the United Kingdom has managed to score higher than Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking in an IQ test, making him one of the smartest people around. 
Arnav Sharma, who is just 11 years old, is already considered a prodigy because of a ...

Amarinder sends strong message, orders PSEB chairman to resign for poor Class X results
25.05.17 - TEAM PT

Pinning the responsibility for the shockingly poor Class X Board exam results on the Punjab School Education Board (PSEB), Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday ordered the department chairman to resign, paving the way for a major overhauling of the school education system in ...

Education Minister Lauds But CM Dismayed by Class X Results
23.05.17 - team pt

Taking an extremely serious view of the poor Class X Board exam results, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has issued strict instructions to the Education Minister to prepare a blueprint for raising the standards of education in the state.
It may be recalled here that ...

Punjab-origin boy wins third position in Spelling Bee of Canada Championship
11.05.17 - team pt

Praneet Singh Arora of Khalsa School Newton, Surrey has secured the third position in the Spelling Bee of Canada Championship 2017 in the Intermediate category (12-14 years).

Around 170 students from different provinces participated in the Championship on May 7 in Toronto. There were around 50 ...

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