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Sonam Wangchuk

We should stop blindly aping the Western ways of education, adapt to India's needs: Sonam Wangchuk, the innovative educator from Ladakh

Sonam was pursuing engineering as a mechanical engineer and was also teaching students to support his education, but that took him on a journey that became his life

Published on 8th January 2020
Shashi Tharoor

Students' dissent gives me hope: Shashi Tharoor on student protests across the country

From Buddha to Ambedkar, dissenters have always been a part of our history and it has a hallowed space in our country, Tharoor said

Published on 8th January 2020
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The NRC is unimplementable: Former IAS Officer MG Devasahayam said vehemently

Indian National Congress MP Jothimani reflected his views and added that India’s biggest strength is its rich diversity

Published on 8th January 2020
Pandiarajan

Will set up Tamil language centres around the world: K Pandiarajan, Minister for Tamil Official Language and Tamil Culture

Addressing students and delegates at the two-day conclave, the Minister stressed on the need for students to pursue higher education in History

Published on 8th January 2020
ThinkEdu

Self-acceptance, discipline, altruism and balancing different roles are the key to beating depression: Mental health panellists

Peer and parental pressure, along with a distorted view of the self, are the top reasons Indian youngsters feel depressed and let down, the panellists stated

Published on 8th January 2020
Bhupesh Baghel

Our target is to not build skyscrapers and airports, but rather focus on individuals: Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel

Bhupesh Baghel spoke at the TNIE's ThinkEdu Conclave 2020 on his vision for education and about how his state has developed over the years

Published on 8th January 2020
ThinkEdu

Here's why we need to focus on the learning crisis in India and not make it a Government vs Private playground fight

Sandhya Rani K, Former Commissioner of School Education, AP, said that we should concentrate on making all schools work for children rather than just focusing on Government or Private schools

Published on 8th January 2020
RICKY_KEJ

I want to help people fall in love with the natural world through my work: Grammy Award-winning composer Ricky Kej

Grammy award-winning musician made a decision very early on in life. He made a commitment that every single piece of music he creates would be to make the world a better place

Published on 8th January 2020
Prabhat Singh

We need to understand what the learners want and how they want it: Petronet CEO Prabhat Singh  

Only one to two per cent of around 60 crore people are enrolled in the 1,600 plus ITIs that India has, said Singh. He added that this is an opportunity that the corporates must exploit

Published on 8th January 2020
Rohan Murty

India is in the middle of a massive loss of indigenous literature and the wisdom that comes with it: Rohan Murty

Murty said that as consumers, parents often feel that Indian literature is a little gory and children cannot be allowed to read it without censorship

Published on 8th January 2020
ThinkEdu 2020 Governor

Teachers must ensure students don't drop out: TN Governor Banwarilal Purohit

Addressing hundreds of students and delegates in the two-day conclave, which will end on Thursday, the governor stressed on topics such as inclusivity and secularity

Published on 8th January 2020
Dr Kasturirangan

National Education Policy will be responsive to feedback over the next decade or more: Dr K Kasturirangan

Addressing the concept of the three-language formula, he said that children have the highest learning capacity for languages when they are at elementary school

Published on 8th January 2020
Sunita Bhuyan

There is no class or mass in music: Violinist Sunita Bhuyan

The master violinist drew comparisons between music and human values, while reminding the audience that music is for everybody and it does not discriminate, at TNIE's ThinkEdu Conclave 2020

Published on 8th January 2020
Thirumurugan Gandhi

Why Thirumurugan Gandhi believes that no one will be brought to justice for Thoothukudi shooting

The activist talks about the situation in Thoothukudi and how education is increasingly catering only to the rich and powerful and denied to the oppressed

Published on 20th February 2019
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The Ashwin Sanghi interview: Some of Kautilya's views on women are misogynistic

One of India's bestselling authors, Ashwin Sanghi talks about what makes him tick, why he's embraced writing self-help books along with fiction and what's next on the anvil

Published on 19th February 2019

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