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By M.R. Narayan SwamyTitle: Tamil Characters: Personalities, Politics, Culture; Author: A.R. Venkatachalapathy; Publisher: Pan Macmillan; Pages: 321; Price: Rs 399 Tamil Nadu poses a challenge to common sense. This is the author's assertion and he could not have been more right. The complexities of the state's politics and even...
Mumbai, Dec 29 (IANS)- The drop-out among Muslim girls, which was as high as 70 per cent, has been reduced to 35-40 per cent due to awareness and educational empowerment programmes of the government, Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said here on Saturday. The government is working...
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS)- The government has made an expenditure of Rs 250 crore in the form of a "special grant" to disburse the amount of various pending scholarships and fellowships for which complaints were raised, Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Wednesday. The scholarship money will...
Bengaluru, Dec 26 (IANS) Although the number of Indian research journals has spiraled to over 21,000 in 10 years, they are sadly not making a mark globally, says Subash Lakhotia, a leading academician at the Banaras Hindu University. In a hard-hitting editorial in the "Current Science" journal that is likely...
Globalised marketplace, disruptive technological innovations, changing consumption patterns and evolving consumer behaviour has led to challenging the existing paradigms. The premise of education in the current times, especially in the management domain, rests on shifting sands. Thus, the biggest challenge that B-schools today face is developing learning modules and curriculum...
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) The proverbial "wisdom of the crowd" is not all that reliable when it comes to the Indian public, going by an online survey which revealed a wide gap between what people thought to be true and what actually was. According to the MORI Perils of...
Noida, Dec 21 (IANS)- In a bid to place art and aesthetics as inseparable to life, painted and crafted artworks of student-artists aged 9-12, came out of the classroom to adorn the galleries of the Kiran Nadar Museum of Art (KNMA) here. "Amidst The Stars", a two-day group exhibition where...
Bengaluru, Dec 19 (IANS)- 3D printing company Stratasys India, in collaboration with Nettur Technical Training Foundation which is a private educational trust in Bengaluru, has launched India's first Additive Manufacturing (AM) certification course. The training programme is designed to help students learn new technologies in 3D printing and make them...
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS)- After the "Happiness Curriculum" in schools, the Delhi government will now launch "Entrepreneurship Curriculum" from next session to groom students to become job providers and not seekers, Education Minister Manish Sisodia said on Tuesday. Talking about curriculum at the first convocation of Indira Gandhi Delhi...
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Monday gave its in-principle approval for setting up of Eklavya Model Residential Schools (EMRSs) in every block with more than 50 per cent Scheduled Tribes population and at least 20,000...