Kenneth John is a Principal Correspondent based in Allahabad. He writes on wide ranging issues including education, women and child welfare, infrastructure development, environment, human rights, poverty and rural development.
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In 2016, 95.67% intermediate and 82.25% high school students passed the Hindi examination
Allahabad had the highest amount of funds allocated for digitisation. Out of ₹1.91 crore ₹1.24 crore remained unused, said the report.
UP board result 2017: Girls did better than boys in the high school or Class 10 and intermediate or Class 12 board examinations 2017, results of which were announced by the UP Board on Friday.
Thousands of students across Uttar Pradesh offered prayers seeking blessings on Thursday, a day ahead of the announcement of UP Board Class 10 and Class 12 results.
Updated on Jun 09, 2017 11:02 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Allahabad/Lucknow | ByKenneth John and Rajeev Mullick
The number of students clearing the high school or Class 10 and intermediate or Class 12 board examinations of the UP Board fluctuated significantly in the past decade.
The Allahabad region of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) bettered its Class 10 results by a slight margin to secure the third spot in the country in the Class 10 board examinations.
UP Board’s high school (Class 10) and intermediate (Class 12) results will be declared on June 9, 2017, at about 12 noon at the Board headquarters here.
Keshav Maurya’s mother-in-law Ram Dulari and other villagers have appealed to the BJP leader for electricity.
Saumya Pandey said her aim of becoming a civil servant is to serve the society on a large scale.
Union ministry of water resources and Ganga rejuvenation has constituted a four-member committee to review salient features of the National River Ganga (Rejuvenation Protection and Maintenance) Bill, 2017, for further action
Both Childline volunteers and shelter officials have defended the action, stating that the three boys were “violent and uncontrollable”.
The move is based on the concept of ‘Satyagrahis’, who were committed to achieving independence from the British through relentless peaceful resistance to excesses meted out to them.
Curbs on cheating by the UP Board have pushed students to resort to desperate measures by bribing evaluators checking their board exam answer sheets
The mahapanchayat, organised under the banner of All-India Confederation of SC/ST Employees Association, will be attended by BJP MP from Delhi North Udit Raj, who is also national chairman of the confederation. BJP MP from Kaushambi Vinod Sonker will lead the proceedings.
Uttar Pradesh Secondary Education Board may declare the results of its high school or Class 10 and intermediate or Class 12 examinations in the first week of June, sources said.
Around 10.20 lakh students across the country who have been anxiously waiting for the results of the joint entrance examination (JEE) Main.
Updated on Apr 29, 2017 07:22 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Allahabad/Dehradun/Mumbai | ByKenneth John/Neha Pant/Manjiri Joshi
Reports suggest that steps taken to curb the menace of cheating have proved ineffective in dissuading the well entrenched ‘copying mafia’ active in Uttar Pradesh.
Highlights | Kashmir’s youth have choice to select path of tourism or terrorism: PM Modi after inaugurating Chenani-Nashri tunnel
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will also address a public rally at Battal Ballian in Udhampur district of Jammu later on Sunday.
Updated on Apr 02, 2017 06:37 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Allahabad | ByJitendra Sarin and Kenneth John
So far 1, 91,601 Class 12 examinees also reported absent during the examination that commenced on Thursday
Working under the name ‘Hamari Pathshala’, the group teaches fundamentals of English, Hindi and Mathematics to around 110 underprivileged kids at three different slums in the city.
The fourth phase polling in Uttar Pradesh is underway on Thursday. Fifty-three assembly constituencies spread over 12 districts, including the backward Bundelkhand region and the Nehru-Gandhi pocket borough of Rae Bareli, are going to polls in this phase. In 2012, the Samajwadi Party had won 24, BJP five, Bahujan Samaj Party 15, Congress six and ‘others’ three of these seats. This time 680 candidates are in the fray, and their fate will be decided by 1.84 crore voters, including 84 lakh women.
Updated on Feb 23, 2017 08:01 PM IST
Lucknow, Hindustan Times | ByPankaj Jaiswal, K Sandeep Kumar, Haider Naqvi and Kenneth John
Shankergarh in Allahabad’s Bara assembly constituency has two big problems: Mass migration and frequent deaths due to silicosis and consumption of silica-laced water as the area is a hub of silica sand mining
Residents have been demanding construction of 2.5 kilometre stretch of road which is in a dilapidated state connecting their village to Phulpur-Soraon main road.
The Class 10 (high school) and Class 12 (intermediate examinations) of UP Board would commence from March 16, 2017.
As many as 1260 Gangetic dolphins were seen in a recent survey conducted jointly by the UP forest department and WWF-India between October 5 and 8, 2016 on a 1500-kilometre stretch of the Ganga covering Allahabad,Varanasi and Ballia.
The administration has decided to introduce LED lights in the camps of devotees and administrative wings. The officials have also decided to ban the use of polythene bags and plastic at the mela area.
Priyanka Gandhi has so far confined her electoral campaigning to constituencies of her mother Sonia Gandhi and brother Rahul Gandhi.
Mentally ill are brought to the dargah, and chained and tortured in the name of treatment, in Allahabad.