Author : NM Satheesh


Enrolment in govt schools drop

Enrolment in govt schools drop

Jun 23,2017 , 02:55 AM IST | Telangana
There has been steady decline of 5 per cent at primary level and 2 per cent at upper primary level in the enrollment in government schools from 2015-16 onwards. The decline in enrolment is said to be on account of lack of teachers and proper amenities in these schools. 
Kids with special needs battle for education

Kids with special needs battle for education

Jun 22,2017 , 04:34 AM IST | Telangana
Children with special needs are battling to get good education due to non-availability of special educators. Special Educator Forum convener K Srinivas told The Hans India that as many as 68,163 Children with Special Needs (CWSN) are facing problems due to the apathy of the government and demanded immediate appointment of special educators.
Parents to cough up 400 cr on textbooks

Parents to cough up 400 cr on textbooks

Jun 10,2017 , 05:05 AM IST | Telangana
Parents, whose children attend private schools,will supposedly spend Rs 400 crore in the next two weeks for purchasing textbooks and other stationery items as the schools are slated to reopen on 12 June.
Inter admissions go for a toss

Inter admissions go for a toss

Jun 01,2017 , 05:12 AM IST | Telangana
Admissions into Intermediate first year are in an utter chaos as the government did not issue schedule for them and is yet to decide on whether to hold admissions online or not.
Dreams to visit NASA shattered

Dreams to visit NASA shattered

May 19,2017 , 03:16 AM IST | Telangana
Their dreams to meet the NASA scientists and participate in the International Conference in USA is on the verge of being shattered as the State Government has so far not responded to their plea to help them.
Spike in college special fee hits students hard

Spike in college special fee hits students hard

May 14,2017 , 04:31 AM IST | Telangana
While the government has held back payment of dues of fee reimbursement scheme to the managements of private degree colleges, it has allowed them to collect exorbitant special fee from the students.
Engg colleges flout rules, collect project fee

Engg colleges flout rules, collect project fee

Apr 16,2017 , 02:32 AM IST | Telangana
In gross violation of rules, the managements of engineering colleges are collecting huge amounts from the final year students in the name of project works. It is learnt that these colleges have collected about Rs 10 crore from the students.
Schools told to set up Science, Maths clubs

Schools told to set up Science, Maths clubs

Mar 29,2017 , 05:07 AM IST | Telangana
School Education Department has directed all the schools in the State to establish Science and Mathematics Clubs in order to develop interest among students. 
Power tariff revision put on hold till end of Assembly session

Power tariff revision put on hold till end of Assembly session

Mar 07,2017 , 03:31 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Fearing political backlash during the budget session which is scheduled to begin from March 10, the state government has not taken any decision on revision of power tariff. This decision has resulted in the discoms missing date with the Telangana State Electricity Regulatory Commission (TSERC) once again.
Telangana fails to use NLM fund

Telangana fails to use NLM fund

Mar 03,2017 , 04:53 AM IST | Telangana
Though the State government claims to works towards the development of livestock in the state to make the lives of the rural people prosperous the data released by Centre says otherwise. 
Fake babas brazenly duping mentally ill, illiterates

Fake babas brazenly duping mentally ill, illiterates

Feb 02,2017 , 04:48 AM IST | Telangana
Illiteracy, lack of access to mental hospitals and scarcity of psychiatrists is driving many mentally ill people towards magical healers for treatment in the State.
Elite liquor outlets set to spring up across Telangana

Elite liquor outlets set to spring up across Telangana

Jan 31,2017 , 04:13 AM IST | Telangana
The Excise Department has set the conditions for setting up elite liquor outlets. These outlets will sell foreign liquor and premium Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) brands in the State.
Telangana Govt to invoke RR Act to fix defaulters

Telangana Govt to invoke RR Act to fix defaulters

Jan 24,2017 , 04:30 AM IST | Telangana
About 326 traders in the State have been identified as defaulters for not paying VAT for more than six years. 
Telangana Education sector may get big budgetary push

Telangana Education sector may get big budgetary push

Jan 13,2017 , 06:33 AM IST | Telangana
Telangana Education sector is likely to get Rs 5,000 crore more allocation in the ensuing budget to ensure that the promises made by Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao are fulfilled.  
Unique IDs for govt school students soon

Unique IDs for govt school students soon

Dec 13,2016 , 04:14 AM IST | Telangana
The Department of School Education has decided to introduce a new system under which a unique ID number would be assigned to every student of all the government schools.  
High power costs shock Telangana

High power costs shock Telangana

Nov 16,2016 , 04:40 AM IST | Telangana
As the demand for power in the southern states is on the rise, the power purchase cost for Telangana has risen to Rs 4 per unit from Rs 2 per unit two mo­nths ago, portending an ominous future. 
KCR mulls Cabinet, party revamp

KCR mulls Cabinet, party revamp

Nov 02,2016 , 04:06 AM IST | Telangana
Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao is likely to take steps to revamp the TRS organisational set-up and in the process; he is likely to draft three of his Ministers for the party work before mid November.
Govt to bring pre primary schools under its purview

Govt to bring pre primary schools under its purview

Oct 21,2016 , 04:56 AM IST | Telangana
The State government is contemplating to give permission to private schools to run the pre-primary sections - LKG and UKG officially, which were now running without recognition.
Water woes ail PHCs in Telangana

Water woes ail PHCs in Telangana

Oct 19,2016 , 03:12 AM IST | Telangana
Though the government makes tall claims on spending thousands of crores of rupees to provide potable water to households, there is a lack of similar focus on the Public Health Centres (PHCs) in the rural areas.
Telangana New districts raise hopes on teacher recruitment

Telangana New districts raise hopes on teacher recruitment

Oct 13,2016 , 02:58 AM IST | Telangana
Formation of new districts in Telangana has raised new hopes among the unemployed youngsters as recruitment for government teacher posts may be taken up soon.