Tag: School

Odisha govt announces summer vacation in schools from tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: With entire Odisha sizzling under a blistering heat-wave, the state government which had earlier declared school holidays till tomorrow, today announced summer vacation in advance. As the temperature is likely to hover around 42 degrees Celsius in most places in the next few days, the summer vacation in the schools will start from tomorrow, […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Carnage in Pakistan school as Taliban attack kills 142

Peshawar: About 142 people, nearly all of them school children, were massacred on Tuesday when heavily armed Taliban suicide bombers stormed a Pakistan army-run school here, firing indiscriminately, leaving another 245 injured. Dressed in para-military Frontier Corps uniforms, the six Arabic-speaking terrorists entered the Army Public School on Warsak Road around 10 AM (local time) […]

  • Sunday, 27 June 2021
Fund crunch deprive Sonepur, Mayurbhanj students of uniforms

Sonepur/Baripada: The students of several government and government-aided schools in Sonepur and Mayurbhanj districts are yet to get uniforms under the Sarva Sikhsya Abhiyan (SSA) even if the academic session is about to get over. One of such glaring is the Gendupadar Primary School under Binika block in Sonepur district where school uniforms are yet […]

  • Thursday, 24 June 2021
Students in Odisha village still cross river on foot to attend school

Dhenkanal: With school bags on shoulders and bicycles lifted overhead with both hands, students of Kalabudhia village under Kankadahad block of Dhenkanal district in Odisha have to wade across Dolia River daily to reach nearby school. Not only students but also patients have to be carried on shoulders through the waters to nearby hospital amid […]

  • Wednesday, 23 June 2021
Staff of school in Koraput kidnapped

Koraput: Two members of the staff of a school run by a private organisation were allegedly kidnapped by unidentified persons, suspected to be Maoists, in naxal-hit Koraput district of Odisha, police said today. Those kidnapped last night were identified as school in-charge Sukanta Satapathy and librarian Chinmayee Parida of Auro Mira Vidya Mandir situated at […]

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
'Prime Minister', his 'cabinet' looks after school in Odisha

As you enter Sevashram, a residential school for SC and ST students at Sipaiput in Odisha's Koraput district, you are welcomed by the "prime minister" of the school

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
Op-Ed: Can Journalists be 'Schooled'?

There comes a time in everyone’s life when one cannot help feeling a little inflated. And let me confess today was one such moment for me. Addressing a motley crowd of journalism students, some of them older than me, at the Odisha State Open University in Sambalpur was certainly a privilege for someone who has […]

  • Thursday, 10 June 2021
Residential School In Bhubaneswar Raided, Fined For Flouting COVID Norms

Bhubaneswar: Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) authorities on Tuesday raided a school named Omm Gurukul at Badagada in the Capital City for blatant violation of Covid-19 norms.  The school was fined…

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
Just 4 Teachers for 266 students! Odisha School Grapples With Staff Shortage

Bhawanipatna: Protesting acute shortage of staff, students and parents locked up the Paria High School under Bhawanipatna Sadar block of Kalahandi district. As per reports, there are only four teachers for 266 students from Class 1 to 10th. Due to shortage of staff, teaching has been hampered in the school following which parents and guardians […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
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Class 9 girl found pregnant in Odisha after being 'raped multiple times' by school cook

Koraput: A Class 9 girl student was found to be 5-month pregnant in Dasamantpur block of Koraput after being allegedly raped by the cook of the school hostel on multiple occasions. It is also alleged that, upon finding her pregnant, school authorities left the girl at her home and didn’t lodge any police complaint. After […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
Suicide or Murder? Odisha Youth 'Set On' Fire Inside School

Jagatsinghpur: A youth lost his life after suffering severe burn injuries inside a school in Daagaon village under Balikuda Police limits of Jagatsinghpur on Saturday. However, the reason behind the death of the youth is still shrouded in mystery. As per reports, some local residents of the village heard screams from the school last night […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
Odisha Minor Girl Works As Labourer To Send Siblings To School

Koraput: At the age of 17, she is the sole bread earner and caretaker of a family of five – not by choice but due to harsh circumstances. After losing her father in a road mishap five years back, Laxmi Nayak, a resident of Khudiguda village in Koraput district is the last ray of hope […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
Girls’ School In Odisha Plunges Into Darkness Owing To Pending Electricity Bills

Cuttack: In the absence of power supply, students of Thoria Sahi Girls’ High School in Cuttack district are facing hardship while attending their classes for the last nine months. According to sources, electricity supply to the school was cut on January 15 this year as the authorities allegedly failed to clear the pending power dues […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
Headmaster In Odisha Offers 'Quack Treatment During School Hours', Draws Flak

Nabarangpur: The headmaster of Jhola Primary School under Umerkote Block in Nabarangpur district has drawn flak for allegedly offering quack treatment to patients during school hours. The matter came to light after some villagers alleged that headmaster Pradeep Kumar Mandal sets off to nearby villages to offer quack treatment soon after registering his attendance at […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
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Unlock-6: Schools In Odisha To Open From November 16

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Saturday issued the Unlock-6 guidelines for the month of November. As per the order, though academic institutions will remain closed till November 30, classes from IX to XII in all the schools in the State will reopen from November 16. “However, the classes of 9th to 12th standards in schools […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021