This Startup Wants To Wean Kids Off Smartphones And Gadgets With Engaging Activities

Young students form a line as they walk to classes after morning assembly in New Delhi, India. (AP Photo/Kevin Frayer) In a world where kids already seem to be spending far too much time staring at screens, how do you keep them intellectually challenged without giving them any gadgets? That’s the problem that Chennai startup Flinto Learning Solutions is seeking to address. Flinto is a reference to flint stones and how early humans created fire. It’s a nod to how the company would like to ignite young minds. The five-year-old…

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Delhi Government Orders Unrecognised Schools To Stop Education Activities

The government also asked the parents to get their wards admitted in recognised schools. NEW DELHI:  The Delhi government has ordered several private schools which are working in violation of the Right Education Act in the national capital to discontinue its activities from the next academic session. An official order from Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP Government also notified all the societies/trusts/agencies/organisations or individuals running unrecognised schools to discontinue the educational activities from 2018-19 academic session. It also warned if the institutions fail to comply with  the order, action will be initiated against…

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