While it is not uncommon for wild animals to stray into areas with human settlement, it can often lead to tense situations if not handled appropriately. Officials in the Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra in India were faced with such a challenge when a leopard was sighted in the area. The leopard in question was identified to be an adult male that had sustained injuries. In its injured state, it broke into the canteen of a school in the district. Following this, forest department officials and members of the wildlife group Wildlife SOS arrived at the site to carry out the rescue operation, ndtv.com reported.
Pope Francis on Sunday expressed sorrow over the discovery in Canada of the remains of 215 indigenous students of church-run boarding schools but didn’t offer the apology sought by the Canadian prime minister.
At least seven schoolchildren and one teacher were killed on Tuesday and many more wounded after a lone teenage gunman opened fire in a school in the Russian city of Kazan, the mayor's office said, prompting a Kremlin call for tighter gun controls.
South Korean schools opened for the new school year on Tuesday amid a mix of anxiety and hopes, as the country is still fighting against the third wave of the pandemic, but much-anticipated vaccinations have finally begun.
The school leaders’ union has dismissed plans to lengthen the school day to help children catch up after the unprecedented disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic as “superficially attractive” but unhelpful.
The number of schoolchildren affected by COVID-19-related school closures soared by 38 percent in November, placing significant strain on the learning progress and well-being of an additional 90 million students globally.
The chief medical officers of the United Kingdom said children should return to school after the summer holidays, warning that missing out on their education posed much bigger risks to them than catching COVID-19.