The Global Times is one of the most futuristic and visionary efforts of Dr (Mrs) Amita Chauhan, Chairperson, Amity Group of Schools & RBEF. The Global Times, launched in 2007, takes the lead to be the first school newspaper in India registered under the RNI Act. A newspaper ‘by the students, for the students and of the students’, it provides an innovative platform to budding journalists, giving them a peek into the world of journalism.

Chosen from amongst the student community, the editorial team takes charge of reporting on school events, penning news, contributing to various columns ranging from career, education, relationships, science & technology to lifestyle and entertainment. The newspaper aims to empower the youth, voicing their concerns, showcasing their talent and sharing their world view.

Youth Power

The annual ethical leadership programme, initiated by Dr (Mrs) Amita Chauhan, Chairperson, Amity Group of Schools under the aegis of The Global Times -Amity’s youth newspaper, aims at grooming students as harbingers of change. Young leaders from across all Amity International Schools work on different social issues by forming teams, researching topics, designing plans of action, generating funds and finally showcasing their work in the form of a presentation at the grand finale. The programme has successfully groomed numerous ethical leaders over the years.


Team leader Sahil Bhatia (XI D) along with Shreya Dutta (XI C), Tanisha Chauhan (X D), Parush Khurana (XI D) with their mentor teacher Meetika Seth, took up the cause of spreading awareness on ‘Animal care and their rights’. The excellent work done by the team fetched first prize for the Best Research Strategy.

Making a Newspaper Contest

Taking the journalistic experience a notch further is the annual 'Making a Newspaper Contest' organised by GT, wherein each branch of Amity International School across Delhi/NCR creates its own edition from scratch. Brainstorming innovative story ideas, making their own illustrations and graphics, clicking their own photographs, writing and editing the articles, introduces students to the nuances of journalism. The contest judged by media stalwarts, culminates with the coveted GT Awards.