Mohiuddin Alamgir

September 27, 2021
September 27, 2021

Turnout in class dropping off

The number of students in classrooms of secondary schools has been dropping since September 12, when the schools reopened after over one and a half years.

September 26, 2021
September 26, 2021

Law for EC Appointments: It’s needed more than ever now

With the national elections about two years away, the framing of a specific law as mandated by the constitution for appointments of election commissioners is back to the fore against the backdrop...

September 24, 2021
September 24, 2021

Many private univs not playing by rules

Many private universities are flouting laws as they are running programmes without any approval and carrying out educational activities on “unauthorised” campuses.

September 20, 2021
September 20, 2021

Apathy eats away vote

In an ominous sign for democracy, the practice of a candidate being elected unopposed has gripped the parliamentary by-polls as well as local body polls.

September 17, 2021
September 17, 2021

After Reopening: Surveillance planned for public univs

Public universities will contact intelligence agencies to know whether the latter have any information regarding possible “anarchy” and “spread of militant propaganda” on the campuses after the...

September 15, 2021
September 15, 2021

Reopening of Universities: Jab registration only key

Although the government had planned to resume in-person classes at universities and their affiliated colleges from mid-October after vaccinating all students by September, about 60 percent of the...

September 14, 2021
September 14, 2021

Primary-Higher Secondary Education: Major reforms on the horizon

The government is planning an overhaul of the education system which, among other changes, will scrap any public exams before class 10 and also ensure no exams of any kind for students up to class 3.

September 12, 2021
September 12, 2021

Schools Reopen: Caged no more, back to fun

The cadence of children is returning to the classrooms today after 543 days -- a major milestone in the government’s effort to return the country to its pre-pandemic state.

September 11, 2021
September 11, 2021

Primary school students: Not more than 3 classes a day

Primary students will attend three classes a day from tomorrow when in-person classes resume, Directorate of Primary Education (DPE) decided yesterday.

September 10, 2021
September 10, 2021

Sick students won’t be marked as absent

Students who will miss in-person classes being infected with Covid-19 or having symptoms will not be counted as “absent” in the school attendance if they show proof, education ministry top...