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Meet the young conservationist who is campaigning to conserve Karnataka's grasslands

Why must we conserve grasslands in India from being lost? Shruti Suresh, a wildlife conservationist and research fellow, tells us about the need to expand our textbooks to focus on the environment

Published on 3rd August 2020
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Now, rent pricey college textbooks for a fraction of the cost using this Bengaluru start-up's site

Bengaluru based start-up, Bukroot has made it possible for students to 'rent' textbooks at pretty low prices so that they don't have to spend tons of cash on buying them

Published on 24th June 2020
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Learn mathematics with Ajit Agarkar through 'Cricket-Math'. Find out how

The initiative aims to enable students to look at the subject beyond traditional textbooks and make learning a fun and engaging experience while sitting at home

Published on 29th May 2020
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COVID-19: 'PM eVIDYA' for access to digital education to be launched soon, says Union Finance Minister 

'PM eVIDYA' programme will consist of 'Diksha' involving e-content and QR coded energized textbooks for all grades and will be called as 'one nation, one digital platform'

Published on 17th May 2020
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WhatsApp, YouTube become teaching platforms for 2 lakh Telangana students from social, tribal welfare residential schools

Teachers have been asked to shift focus to online tools like WhatsApp, Facebook, YouTube, e-textbooks and SCERT (State Council of Educational Training and Research, Telangana) books 

Published on 29th April 2020
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COVID-19: Indian school in Dubai gives free access to CBSE textbooks, learning resources

The school has offered to provide 100 per cent free access to CBSE textbooks and learning resources in digital form at no additional cost to all students for the entire duration of this term

Published on 24th April 2020
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2,500 tablets for J&K students to aid in home study

The tablets would be loaded with textbooks, problem-solving techniques and other related material

Published on 13th April 2020
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Efundu is trying to make learning and reading fun for school children with comics. Here's how

Vijay Srinivas Prativadi, Founder, Efundu speaks about what went into converting school textbooks into comics and taking them to different schools. Their app can be also downloaded on Android phones

Published on 23rd March 2020
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UP textbooks to be released in local dialects like Bhojpuri, Avadhi, Braj, Bundelkhand

The new textbooks in these dialects were released by Primary Education Minister Satish Dwivedi at a review meeting on Wednesday

Published on 12th September 2019
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This lady police constable from UP provides free education to underprivileged children in Bulandshahr

Guddan Choudhary spends 30 per cent to 40 per cent of her income on buying textbooks, pens, pencils and other stationary material required for the education of these children

Published on 12th July 2019
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Maharashtra school textbooks to become more gender sensitive, do away with stereotypes

The Maharashtra State Bureau of Textbook Production and Curriculum Research has incorporated illustrations and stories of men and women sharing household chores in the revised textbooks of Class II

Published on 19th June 2019
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Congress govt revises textbooks in Rajasthan, removes 'Veer' prefix from freedom activist Savarkar's name in History books

Congress Government in Rajasthan changes the chapter about Veer Savarkar in textbooks, removes prefix from his name

Published on 14th June 2019
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Karnataka government hikes textbook price by 20 per cent, schools demand rollback

The hike, at 20 per cent will essentially mean that parents will shell out almost Rs 100 extra for a set of textbooks

Published on 14th May 2019
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The Amish Tripathi interview: Lord Shiva blesses me with stories, I just receive them when they come

We spoke to author Amish Tripathi about why epics should be included in school textbooks, how Lord Shiva ended up as his protagonist and more

Published on 20th February 2019
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The Parth Shah interview: If private players frame the curriculum, there will be less ideological bias, rewriting of textbooks

History may be written by the victors, but in India, textbooks are often rewritten by the ruling party. Private involvement in this process could curb that, says Centre For Civil Society's Parth Shah

Published on 19th February 2019

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