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Diwali public school holiday goes international: New York City to have school holiday on Diwali from 2023

"We're going to have them start talking about what it is to celebrate the Festival of Lights," says Mayor Eric Adams 

Published on 21st October 2022

Telangana declares Diwali holiday on October 24, Monday. Long weekend ahead for schools, colleges

The government has issued an order, modifying its earlier decision to declare holiday on account of Deepavali on Tuesday, October 25

Published on 20th October 2022

Outnumbered by mob, we felt uncomfortable: Miranda House student recalls what happened at Diwali fest on October 14  

Students from the institution shared videos on social media that showed men scaling the boundaries of the wall to enter the campus

Published on 17th October 2022

Miranda House Diwali fest row: Police register FIR, Delhi Commission for Women issues notice to police, college

Students from the women's institution shared videos on social media in which men are seen climbing the boundary wall and strolling about campus


Published on 17th October 2022

Children's Day 2021: From floods to Diwali to COVID, here's why Nov 14 will see virtual fanfare once again 

Children's Day is celebrated every year on November 14, which marks the birth anniversary of India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru

Published on 14th November 2021

Karnataka schools witness better attendance post-Diwali break. Here's why

D Shashi Kumar, General Secretary, Associated Managements of Primary and Secondary Schools in Karnataka, said that attendance is better as parents felt confident to send their children back school

Published on 11th November 2021

Diwali has been hazardous for children: Air pollution causes irreparable, irreversible damage to children's health, says expert

Dr Kumar said that children are also suffering from problems in the brain, lung, heart, and other organs due to pollution

Published on 8th November 2021

What the FAQ: What is Air Quality Index and why is it relevant the day after Diwali?

A 2020 report by Swiss organisation IQAir found 22 of the world’s 30 most polluted cities were in India, with Delhi ranked the most polluted capital globally

Published on 5th November 2021

Several Delhi schools to reopen for all classes from Monday, some to open after Diwali

The DDMA has said students, teachers and non-teaching staff living in COVID containment zones will not be allowed to come to schools and colleges

Published on 1st November 2021

Schools in Maharashtra defy state orders over Diwali vacation. But no one is complaining 

School principals complained that the decision from the education department arrived too late

Published on 1st November 2021
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State-run schools in Maha shut again, this time for Diwali vacations, till Nov 10

Schools will not be allowed to conduct either in-person or online classes from October 28 to November 10. The schools had reopened on October 4 after more than a year of being locked down due to COVID

Published on 28th October 2021

India records 18 per cent fewer COVID-19 cases during festive week. But is it reason to rejoice?

The COVID-19 Weekly Epidemiological Update, released by the World Health Organisation on Tuesday, said that with just over 2.7 million new cases and over 46,000 new deaths reported globally

Published on 20th October 2021

Goa is finally mulling over commencing classes for high school. What are the chances they will reopen before Diwali?

The decision of the expert committee would be placed before the state COVID-19 Task Force, which will take a final call on it, he said

Published on 30th September 2021

No online classes, exams for students and teachers in Maharashtra during Diwali: Maha Edu Minister

Gaikwad said Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray is taking views of the state advocate general and other authorities concerned regarding reopening of 11th standard classes

Published on 5th November 2020

NGT issues notice to MoEF, four state governments to ban firecrackers from November 7 to 30

The NGT also appointed senior advocate Raj Panjwani and advocate Shibhani Ghosh to assist it as amicus curiae in the matter

Published on 2nd November 2020

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