Tag Archives: Girls

Karnataka PUC result 2018 declared: Girls outshine boys, check your score at karresults.nic.in

The Karnataka PUC exams were held from 1-17 March, 2018 with a total of 6,90,150 candidates from 4,725 colleges registered for the exam. Photo: New Delhi: The Karnataka Secondary Education Examination Board (KSEEB) has declared the results of Pre University Certification Examination Part II results 2018 on Monday on the official website: kseeb.kar.nic.in and results.nic.in The overall pass percentage stands at 59.56, according to ... Read More »

Afghanistan: Girls Struggle for an Education

“By the time we walked to school, the school day would end.” – Najiba, 15, explaining why she and her eight siblings did not go to school in Daikundi, Mazar-i Sharif, July 2016. (Kabul) – Afghan government and international donor efforts since 2001 to educate girls have significantly faltered in recent years, Human Rights Watch said in a new report released today. Sixteen ... Read More »

‘Toughest places for girls to get an education’: Africa gets 9 slots in top 10

A development campaign group, ONE, has disclosed that countries in sub-Saharan Africa dominate a ranking of places unfavourable for the girl child to get an education. The One report released on the occasion of International Day of the Girl (October 11) was titled: “The Toughest Places For A Girl To Get An Education.” It said due to existing hurdles that girls ... Read More »

INTERVIEW: In fighting for girls’ education, UN advocate Malala Yousafzai finds her purpose

Nobel Laureate and UN Messenger of Peace Malala Yousafzai sits down for an interview with UN News during the high-level session of the General Assembly. UN Photo/Mark Garten 5 October 2017 – More than 260 million children, adolescents and youth are out of school around the world, according to the United Nations. Despite some progress in achieving gender equality in ... Read More »

Youths ‘want education’ after Portadown girl’s death

Police have said a possible link to drugs is “one of our lines of enquiry” after the death of a teenage girl in County Armagh. The 15-year-old died in hospital after being taken unconscious from woodland beside the Corcrain estate in Portadown at about 18:00 BST on Saturday. She was a pupil at Craigavon Senior High School. On Sunday, police ... Read More »

Construction of toilets bring girls to school: International study

An international study points out that girls’ participation in education has considerably increased after conducting a survey in 52 underdeveloped and developing countries. School Students RELATED STORIES English proficiency rankings: India falls two spots, says report This author started a free library for underprivileged children Private schools directed to submit data on EWS admissions within two days Mumbai schools burdening ... Read More »

LSRC girls on mission to help stray dogs

Identifying the issues created by scores of stray dogs in the campus, students vaccinated around seven dogs, adopted four dogs, and most importantly drew a feeding chart to feed the stray dogs on a daily basis. Puppies RELATED STORIES JKBOSE Class 10 and 12 board exams kicks off: Stone pelting reported at centres UPSC civil services mains: No paper admit ... Read More »

Lexus RX450h first look review

It is always exciting when a new brand comes to the country. There is a great sense of anticipation from a new range and also from the fact that the manufacturer now sees potential from the market, is generally considered a sign of growth. The area where this is happening the most is the luxury segment where Jeep recently made ... Read More »

Girl’s mother took Govt. School to Delhi High Court

Mother of a 13 year-old girl filed a petition at the Delhi High Court against Government Girls Senior Secondary School in Shahbad Dairy, Rohini, New Delhi, for not providing the students with books in timely manner. The 13-year old girl faced a tough time at schools despite government’s relentless effort to enhance the education system. Being severed with poverty, the ... Read More »

‘Girls, be education hungry’, says Michelle Obama

On the occasion of International Day of the Girl, Michelle Obama announced a new private funding for her programme “Let Girls Learn” and urged girls all across the globe to be hungry for education. Michelle Obama RELATED STORIES SCERT to conduct ‘Reading Melas’ on October 15 under ‘Every Child Can Read’ scheme No admission to foreign students in medical colleges ... Read More »