Delhi & Haryana score big in NEET, Andhra & Telangana slide – Times of India

NEW DELHI/JAIPUR/HYDERABAD: Northern and southern states continue to dominate the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (Undergraduate) UG 2020 results with states like Delhi and Haryana registering over 70% qualification with respect to candidates appearing from these states. From the south, while Kerala and Karnataka continued to have over 60% qualification, the biggest drop registered this … Read more

NCPCR’s suggestion may push kids back into unsafe households | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: A social audit of 7,164 child care institutions in 2018-19 found more than 2.5 lakh children living in such homes and serves to highlight the large number of kids who might be adversely affected by the recommendation of the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) to eight states on restoration of … Read more

Clean, green and safe: 8 Indian beaches get coveted ‘Blue Flag’ tag, create record | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: India’s eight beaches have got coveted ‘Blue Flag’ certification – an international eco-level tag which is one of the world’s most recognised awards for clean, safe and environment-friendly beaches, marinas and sustainable boating tourism operators. The eight Indian beaches which got this tag are Shivrajpur (Dwarka, Gujarat), Ghoghla (Diu), Kasarkod and Padubidri (Karnataka), … Read more

Karnataka suspends learning scheme amid fear of Covid spread – Times of India

BENGALURU: Vidyagama, the Karnataka government’s continuous learning programme for students of government schools, was temporarily discontinued on Saturday amid fears that it was spreading Covid-19 among students and teachers. The programme, introduced two months ago to ensure that over 45 lakh students from under-privileged background in rural and urban centres without access to online infrastructure … Read more

Karnataka II PUC supplementary result 2020 announced – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Department of Pre University, Karnataka has declared the 2nd PUC supplementary result 2020 on its official website. Candidates, who appeared for the Karnataka PUC II supplementary exams, can check their results online on the official website – The Karnataka PUC II supplementary exams were conducted from September 7 to 19, 2020 in … Read more

511 less Covid-19 deaths than last week in India | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: India’s weekly tally of Covid-19 cases has dropped by 15% from its peak during the September 7-13 period. This week’s tally, at 5,50,545, was also 6.8% lower than the count in the previous week. In absolute numbers, some 39,000 less cases were reported this week as compared with the previous one. Last week … Read more

Students in Karnataka not permitted to visit schools, PU colleges till September end – Times of India

BENGALURU: Students in the state won’t be permitted to visit schools till the end of September in the view of spiralling Covid-19 cases. The Department of Public Instruction issued the order on Saturday. It is in the view of Union Government’s order permitting students from classes nine to 12 to visit schools meet teachers and … Read more

Schools and PU colleges to open from Sep 21 but no regular classes: Karnataka Education minister – Times of India

MYSURU: Schools and pre-university colleges in Karnataka will open from September 21 not to resume classes but to clear the doubts of students related to their studies, Karnataka Minister for Primary and Secondary Education S Suresh Kumar said on Friday. He said the government was awaiting the Centre’s approval for resuming regular classes. “From September … Read more

Prices go up as states face oxygen shortage due to surge in cases | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: As Covid cases surge across India, some states already face an oxygen shortage. Many others are dependent for part or most of their oxygen supply on units outside the state. These face the threat of shortage as some states have tried to prevent oxygen being moved outside their borders, forcing the Union health … Read more

Good governance key to Atmanirbhar Bharat: Top bureaucrats | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Obsessive pursuit of delivering justice to the weak and poor among us should be the principal focus of bureaucracy, which will go a long way in ensuring good governance which is key to ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat‘, said senior bureaucrats on Saturday. During a webinar on ‘Bureaucracy, Good Governance and Atmanirbhar Bharat’ that was organised … Read more