World Memory Championships: Indian-origin Singapore student wins two gold medals

A 12-year-old Indian-origin student from Singapore has bagged two gold medals at the World Memory Championships held in Hong Kong.
Dhruv Manoj won in the “names and faces” and “random words” disciplines, beating 56 other contestants in the “kids category” in the competition held from December 20-22.
Dhruv, who just finished primary school, memorised

State International Board: Safe infrastructure, trained staff priority for schools to join list

Child-friendly and safe infrastructure, trained teachers and tech-savvy classrooms are some of the criteria the state education department is looking at to include a school under the newly-formed Maharashtra International Education Board (MIEB).
On December 25, Maharashtra’s education department formally launched the MIEB to bring international quality education in state schools. It was also

Reduce weight of school bags: MHRD

A circular issued by the Union ministry of human resource and development (MHRD) regulating the weight of schoolbags according to the class is a mere eyewash according to the parents.
According to a recent circular by the ministry, weight of schoolbag of Class 1 and 2 students shall not exceed 1.5kg. The allowed