TAP THE CHATTER where Punekars speak their mind ► Prajakta Sonar Academician Yes, ‘ring the bell’ practice is very encouraging and must be made mandatory in all schools across India. It would really help kids to regularise the habit of drinking water. ► Aditi Kulkarni Student students above the 5th standard especially, this can get intimidating. Instead, imitation can be a good way of reminding kids about drinking water. Teachers should sip water throughout the day. They should teach students the importance of hydration from early. Also, there can be posters put up around schools for a more visual impact. Schools should install water dispensers for ease of access. FACEBOOK ► Deepak Chikne Yes. Looking at the current populated environment, it has affected innocent children on a day to day basis and they miss out on fulfilling their basic needs like having water. Along with water, they should be provided with some vitamins that will help them focus on … [Read more...] about Should the ‘Ring the bell’ practice for encouraging drinking of water be mandated in schools across India?
“That is why the committee, in consultation with the government, has decided to give thrust on it, starting with the primary school students,” a school education department official said. … [Read more...] about Primary schools in Bengal to focus more on handwriting
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“We are keen that the students here meet and interact with students from other schools. It is also interesting to see how they adapt and learn in a different environment. There are several positive things that the children can pick up from each other through an interaction like this,” said S. Kanmani, headmistress, Hobart School. … [Read more...] about Government school students in city participate in student exchange
Several cases of riders caught unawares reported, but the company admitted its mistake in some and gave a refund Ola cabs, mostly those running inter-city, are clocking more kms than what they are actually travelling, for some inexplicable reason. Hapless riders are finding themselves having to shell out far more than the estimate they are given at the start of the ride. The most striking case is that of Manodnya Sapre, a businessman who travelled between Kalyan and Pune on Monday. The distance to be covered was 150 km and the initial fare quoted was Rs 1,700. However at the end of the trip, the Ola app insisted that he was driven 437 km and charged him a whopping Rs 5,000. Similarly, last week, Sandeep Kumar, who works in the sales department of a Yerwada-based company took an Ola cab between Mumbai airport and Pune. “When I booked the ride I was shown that I would be travelling 165 km. But when the trip was closed it showed that I’d travelled 228 km. As against the … [Read more...] about Brace to pay for exaggerated kilometres on your Ola rides