AAP govt and Delhi education: A look at the hits, misses and future plans

Education is one sector in which the AAP government is trying to make a mark. So much so that education was the main theme at this year’s Delhi tableau at the Republic Day parade. The government highlighted its model schools and the mega parent-teacher meetings (PTMs). Hindustan Times takes stock of the AAP government’s hits and misses during its two year stint in the field of education and analyses its election promises. New schools Unable to find land to build 500 “new” schools it promised two years ago, the Delhi…

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‘Extremely dangerous’ Category 4 Hurricane Matthew hits Haiti, heads for Florida, North Carolina

An “extremely dangerous” Category 4 Hurricane Matthew made landfall in Haiti on Tuesday with 145 mph winds and torrential rains, while Florida and North Carolina declared a state of emergency as the storm heads toward the Southeast U.S. Matthew made landfall near Les Anglais in western Haiti at 7 a.m. Tuesday. The NHC said Matthew, the most powerful Atlantic storm since 2007, will bring life-threatening wind up to 145 mph, surf and rain conditions to Haiti — the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere beleaguered in recent years by natural…

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