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Delhi HC dismisses plea to regulate education in madrasas, gurukul

The Delhi High Court on Monday dismissed a plea seeking regulation of education imparted in ‘madrasas’ and ‘gurukuls’ in the country, saying it is akin to vocational or coaching classes and one can always opt out of it. WT24 Desk The Delhi High Court on Monday dismissed a plea seeking regulation of education imparted in ‘madrasas’ and ‘gurukuls’ in the ...

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3 college students missing in river

WT24 Desk Three college students from Dhaka went missing while taking bath in Dhaleshwari River on Saturday, Agencies report. The victims – Mehedi, 17, Rajon, 17, and Akash, 18 – are first-year students of Ideal School and College in Dhanmondi. Savar Fire Service’s Station Officer Lition Ahmed said 12 students of the college had come to Bank Town, adjacent to ...

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Stalked, Schoolgirl ‘kills self’ in Magura

WT24 Desk A schoolgirl allegedly committed suicide by taking poison after being stalked by a youth at Horishkhali village in Shalikha upazila here on Saturday morning, Agencies report. The deceased was identified as Mita Begum, 15, a ninth grader of Gobra  Panchapalli High School. Tarikul Islam, Officer-in-Charge of Shalikha Police Station, being informed by family members police recovered the body ...

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IIT Delhi aims at minimum 500 foreign students by 2024

“Globalisation of IIT Delhi: New opportunities for Higher Studies in India” was attended by Ambassadors and Education Attaches of 12 countries including South Korea, Indonesia, Sweden, Britain, and Mexico. WT24 Desk With a target of enrolling 500 foreign students within the next five years, the IIT Delhi on Wednesday organised a summit meeting for diplomats from various countries to showcase ...

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Female teacher hacked dead in Natore

WT24 Desk A female primary school teacher was stabbed to death by some miscreants at Gopinathpur in Gurudaspur upazila on Tuesday night. The deceased is Latifa Helen Manzu, an assistant teacher of Brikasho Govt. Primary School and a resident of the area, reports UNB. Union Parishad chairman Shaukat Rana quoiting the family members said a group of miscreants stormed into ...

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kU admission test begins 2 Nov

WT24 Desk The admission test for the first year honors courses in Khulna University (KU) under 2019-20 academic years will begin on 2 November, BSS reports. The decision was taken on Monday in a meeting of KU central admission committee with vice-chancellor professor Md Fayekuzzaman in the chair. Candidates have been asked to submit application form through online on 1 ...

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No more school bags: Gujarat primary school students enjoy ‘bag free’ education

The children come to the school empty-handed, study with the help of study kits and leave the schools after depositing them back. They are not given any homework and are taught using practical methods like storytelling, songs and acting. WT24 Desk In a unique approach, children studying in primary classes in government schools of Vadodara have been excused from carrying ...

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Mandatory NCC training in border schools to cost Punjab government Rs 7 cr

Under this project, compulsory NCC training will be provided to students of Classed 9 and 11 and first two years of college in all government schools and colleges in border districts. WT24 Desk The department of school education has estimated ₹6.68 crore for making National Cadet Corps (NCC) training compulsory for the students of government schools in border districts of ...

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