UAE: Registration of expat students till Grade 12 from April 4. Here're details

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March 9, 2021

Dubai, Mar 9: The Emirates Schools Establishment has announced the registration of non-Emirati resident pupils would be carried out between April 4 and 15in public schools in the UAE for the academic year 2021-22.

The registration is open to all Grades till 12. 

However, the enrolment for kindergarten (KG) 1 and 2 in public schools is only available for Emirati pupils. An exception has been made for those UAE residents who live in remote parts of Abu Dhabi emirate.

Emirati pupils’ registration process started on Sunday (March 7) and will continue till April 1.

In a recent circular, the establishment clarified that pupils must be four and five years old to enrol in KG-1 and 2, respectively. Similarly, for Grade-1, the cut-off age is between six and eight years.

The circular outlined several requirements for registering UAE resident pupils in public schools. They include a pupil’s performance must be distinguished with a grade which is not less than 85 per cent or its equivalent in three subjects such as Arabic, English and mathematics.

Also, the number of resident pupils admitted to public schools should not exceed 20 per cent of their total strength.

The tuition fees paid by resident pupils enroled in public schools has been capped at Dh6,000 for the entire academic year.

The circular also specified other requirements in public schools, including pupils residing in the vicinity of a school, compliance with the deadline for the registration process and adherence to other norms as stipulated by the authorities.
 

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April 13,2021

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New Delhi, Apr 13: India on Tuesday logged 1,68,912 new Covid-19 cases, slightly lower than its record high of nearly 1.7 lakh new infections on Monday, taking the total tally of cases to 1,36,89,453, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Tuesday. Daily deaths due to the coronavirus stood at 879.

 India has now reported over one lakh daily infections for the seventh straight day.

The national Covid-19 recovery rate fell below 90 per cent and was at 89.51%, according to the MoFHW data.

The active coronavirus cases in the country stood at 12.64 lakh, while the death toll increased to 1,71,058 with 879 daily new fatalities.

Registering a steady increase for the 34th day in a row, the active cases have increased to 12,64,698 while the recovery rate further dropped to 89.51 per cent.

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April 7,2021

Bengaluru, Apr 7: Amid rising Covid-19 cases in Bengaluru, the Karnataka government on Wednesday imposed Section 144 of CrPC in city limits from today.

The government has prohibited the operation of swimming pools, gymnasiums, party halls etc in apartments and residential complexes in Bengaluru city limits, according to the order. 

"Prohibit operation of amenities like Swimming Pool, Gymnasium, Party Halls etc in apartment/residential complexes in limits of Bengaluru City," reads the order.

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April 8,2021

Mysuru, Apr 8: As Covid-19 cases surge in Karnataka, especially in Bengaluru urban, people coming to Mysuru from the state capital have been advised to get Covid negative report.

Deputy Commissioner Rohini Sindhuri has suggested people travelling to Mysuru carry a test report. The DC said a large number of people travel between the two cities for business and other purposes.

The DC also made it mandatory for tourists to carry a negative report.

"In this regard, it is appropriate for those travelling to Mysuru district from Bengaluru to have a Covid-19 negative report (not older than 72 hours). It is hereby requested to cooperate to control the Covid-19 spread by following the advisory," it added.

Speaking to reporters, the Deputy Commissioner said that those going to tourist spots, convention and party halls, recreational clubs and cinema halls will have to carry Covid- 19 negative reports, from April 10 to 20 in the wake of Ugadi festivities and related holidays.

"Though we are not closing down any of the tourist places, as many tourists are coming in, wherever people gather, a negative report is to be carried," she said.

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