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Five things PM Narendra Modi changed to disrupt the education sector in India since 2014

The achievement for educational reforms is more often than not attributed to the PM's 'vision and mission' by the Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal. As Modi turns 70, we take a look at some of them

Published on 17th September 2020
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Education Minister Pokhriyal: Not been able to give Sanskari education that ought to be imparted

Pokhriyal said that the NEP does not talk about excluding English at any point but emphasises on the diversity of the country

Published on 11th September 2020
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Dhaka University professor sacked for distorting information about Bangladesh's liberation war

The decision to terminate Khan was taken at a meeting of the syndicate, the highest decision-making body of the university

Published on 11th September 2020
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NEP will reduce syllabus, make learning fun-based, promote critical thinking: PM Modi

The new curriculum framework will be developed and be ready by 2022 when the nation celebrates its 75th year of Independence

Published on 11th September 2020
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M Venkaiah Naidu: Glad that NEP focuses on age-old Indian values in education system

Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu went on to explain how meditation and understanding of the inner self can help in these times of crisis and strengthen the mind

Published on 11th September 2020
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Remembering Ram Jethmalani: What a young law student who interned with him learnt after a fiery cross-examination

A year after the legendary lawyer's passing, one of his former interns who is a lawyer herself, recalls all the lessons she learnt from her mentor and about his larger than life personality

Published on 8th September 2020
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International Literacy Day: Why we need to look at literacy beyond the basic ability to read and write

Former IAS officer Swaran Singh explains why he believes that literacy is not an endpoint but a continuous process and has a definition that encompasses more than institutional learning

Published on 8th September 2020
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Know your history right for a better present: Why the Rebel Radio is sending out their podcasts only via WhatsApp

Rebel Radio has released its 113th audio presentation and plan to carry it on via Whatsapp alone for the next year

Published on 5th September 2020
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A miracle in Mollem: How Goans are galvanising the young and upbeat with art and activism to save their habitat

Students, researchers, scientists, musicians and artists in Goa have launched a widespread movement that hopes to save the protected Mollem National Park from three developmental projects

Published on 30th August 2020
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Meet the 94-year-old who went from fighting with Netaji to working as India's oldest, coolest tour guide!

When she retired at 92, Rama Khandwala was touted as the oldest tour guide in India. We trace her journey from a young girl in Rangoon to a nonagenarian in Mumbai 

Published on 26th August 2020
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This global online platform is helping women to express freely, upskill and find job opportunities. Here's how 

Fuzia currently has more than 50,000 members and over 4 million followers on social media. We find out more about what the platform offers

Published on 25th August 2020
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In this Bengaluru Montessori school, COVID-affected, cash-strapped parents can pay as little as Rs 100 as fees

The Freethinking School has announced a 'Freedom from fees' offer in August. This will extend until March 2021

Published on 22nd August 2020
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On Independence Day, students begin tweet storm with #postponeNEETandJEE, reaches 1 million

The hashtag has been trending every other day since the pandemic stuck with a large number of aspirants asking the HRD Minister to postpone the exams

Published on 16th August 2020
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Kiren Rijiju launches Fit India Youth Club to promote fitness on I-Day

The Fit India Youth Club, a part of the Fit India Movement, "endeavours to harness the power of youth to create mass awareness about the importance of fitness, across the country"

Published on 15th August 2020
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Madurai youth bags CM's State Youth Award for service to the elderly

Having lost his father at a very young age, Arun was single parented by his mother. A graduate of Computer Science, Arun now works at a private construction company in Madurai

Published on 15th August 2020

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