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Vijaya Dashami: Bengal bids adieu to Goddess Durga, five-day festival ends

Kolkata:  At the end of the five-day mega festival that witnessed the entire Bengal wallow in a frenetic celebration, despite COVID-19 fears, people bid adieu to Goddess Durga on Friday, the Vijay Dashami day, wishing she returns the next year bringing in happiness.

Teachers are driving force behind ‘global education recovery’ from COVID-19

New York: For the education system to recover from the COVID pandemic, it requires more investment in the well-being, training, professional development and working conditions of the world’s 71 million educators, UN agencies chiefs said on Monday, just ahead of World Teachers’ Day.

Colleges in Kashmir permitted to open for vaccinated students

Srinagar: After a gap of five months, the colleges and other higher education institutes in J&K were today permitted to resume on-campus teaching with certain preconditions. The order comes days after the J & K Government allowed in person attendance for Class 10 and 12 students.

IIPK holds panel discussion on COVID-19 impact on films and filmmaking

Kolkata/IBNS: The International Institute of Photography and Arts, Kolkata (IIPK) held a panel discussion on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on films and filmmaking as a part of its Foundation Month Celebrations, and in remembering its founder, eminent photographer and mentor, the late Sanat Ghosh.

Amid alarming COVID surge, SC pauses Kerala's Class 11 offline exams

New Delhi/IBNS: Worried by the alarming COVID-19 situation in Kerala, the Supreme Court on Friday stayed the state government's decision to hold the offline exams for Class 11.

Final year classes of educational institutions to reopen in Assam from Sep 6

Guwahati/IBNS: The Assam government has decided to reopen the educational institutions for physical classes in Higher Secondary and Post Graduate level in the state from Sept 6.

Delhi schools to reopen for students of seniors classes from Sept 1

New Delhi/IBNS: All schools in Delhi are scheduled to reopen from Sept 1 for Classes 9-12, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia announced on Friday, adding that students will need parents' permission to attend.

A unique website Unmute is here to address laws and rights of performing artistes

Unmute, an independent online legal resource platform for safeguarding the rights of artistes in India, went live on Thursday, Aug 12, 2021.

Punjab govt allows schools to resume for students of all classes

Chandigarh/IBNS: Schools in Punjab will resume all classes from Monday, August 2, the government has said, after the schools were closed temporarily in mid-March amid a surge in Covid cases for offline classes. 

HDFC Bank launches 'Covid Crisis Support Scholarship'

Mumbai/UNI: HDFC Bank on Tuesday launched the 'Covid Crisis Support Scholarship' for students who have been impacted by Covid19; the scholarship is part of Parivartan, HDFC Bank’s umbrella for social responsibility.

Haryana schools to reopen for Classes 9 to 12 from July 16

Chandigarh/IBNS: With COVID-19 cases declining, the Haryana Government has allowed the reopening of government and private schools for offline classes of IX-XII from July 16.

Assam CM holds meeting with students’ bodies on alternative method of evaluation for cancelled board exams

Guwahati/IBNS: Assam Chief Minister Himanata Biswa Sarma on Thursday held a meeting with the representatives of All Assam Students’ Union (AASU), All Bodo Students’ Union (ABSU) and Asom Jatiyatabadi Yuba Chatra Parishad (AJYCP) to discuss about the alternative method of evaluation necessitated by the cancellation of HSLC and HS exams for 2021 due to COVID-19 pandemic situation.

Will hold Andhra Pradesh govt responsible for even one fatality: SC on Class 12 exams

New Delhi/IBNS: The Andhra Pradesh government, which is keen on holding the Class 12 examination, on Tuesday received a warning from the Supreme Court as well as two days' time to decide on the matter.

Schools, colleges in Telangana to reopen for physical classes from July 1

Hyderabad/IBNS: All educational institution in Telangana will reopen from July 1 for physical classes as the state government decided to end the anti-Covid lockdown amid the receding second wave of the virus.

Assam cancels class 10 and 12 examinations

Guwahati/UNI: In view of the prevailing COVID-19 situation, the Assam government on Friday said it has decided to cancel the class 10 and 12 board examinations.