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Karnataka government yet to decide whether textbooks will have chapters on Tipu, Hyder Ali or not, despite expert panel's nod

According to the sources from the Education Department, the Minister has been asked to include these chapters and drop the chapters of British Rulers in India from school textbooks 

Published on 24th September 2020
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How Chennai took the Human Library virtual and made sure everyone had a great read!

The event was held on September 6, in collaboration with Human Library Mysuru and the British Council. It had 17 books and around 150 readers

Published on 10th September 2020
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All school teachers, principals can suggest how to implement NEP: Union Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 

The suggestions can be uploaded through a dedicated link from August 24 to 31 for review by a panel of experts from the NCERT, School Education Secretary Anita Karwal said

Published on 23rd August 2020
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The Penn Masala story: How this Indian-American acapella band at University of Pennsylvania has been rocking for 24 years  

We recently caught up with two members of Penn Masala, who spoke to us about the band's story, history, the lockdown and of course, their music that's beyond borders

Published on 16th August 2020
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Young children more likely to explore choices than choose an immediate reward: Study

Researchers found that when adults and 4 to 5-year-old children were given choices, adults maximised their prizes while children continued to explore choices to see if values have changed

Published on 16th August 2020
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NEP fails to address improvement of public education, focus only on private institutes: Sisodia

Sisodia also came down heavily on the proposal of a common entrance exam for universities to be conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA)

Published on 11th August 2020
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Hindi is not the threat, English is: BJP MP Rakesh Sinha on three-language policy of the NEP

The government is not against English but that does not mean that it will be imposed right from the time a child is born, said BJP MP Rakesh Sinha

Published on 10th August 2020
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Delhi's school education board may start next year, won't be imposed on government schools

Dy CM Manish Sisodia said the board will be in sync with the reforms proposed in the new National Education Policy (NEP) and the focus will be on continuous evaluation and not year-end exams

Published on 9th August 2020
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She believed she was better than any computer: The incredible life and times of Shakuntala Devi

We recently caught up with Anupama Banerji, the daughter of mathematician Shakuntala Devi, on whom a recent film starring Vidya Balan is made

Published on 30th July 2020
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NEP: Four-year integrated BEd course mandatory by 2030, strict action against standalone teaching institutions

The policy has also laid down a road map for how the demands for training teachers in tune with the policy requirements will be met

Published on 30th July 2020
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The Champakulam Boat Race just got a mod makeover courtesy Jimmy Varghese's killer designs

Jimmy Varghese has redesigned the Champakulam Boat Race logo using his maximalistic graphic design in a bid to rebrand the traditional event

Published on 8th July 2020
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 This Vellore-based NGO is empowering Dalit women to fight for their land-rights

Thendral Movement helps Dalit women get their own land through training programmes, counselling, documentation and legal support 

Published on 12th May 2020
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This Kannada short film that highlights four superstitions in the Garden City, was filmed in just two days!

Nam Devaru Aathara is a Kannada short film on four superstitions, all based on one common thread - religious faith manipulation

Published on 12th May 2020
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DRDO develops ultraviolet disinfection tower for high infection-prone areas

One more salient safety feature of the product is the key to arm operation, the release said

Published on 5th May 2020
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Appupen's five tips to understand and appreciate satire and graphic novels in quarantine

One of our generation's best graphic novelists, Appupen, describes the ideal graphic novel and how to appreciate the task of reading satire if you are new to the genre
 

Published on 27th April 2020

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