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India is creating more politicians than community leaders. We don't need more politicians: Kiran Bedi lashes out after continuing 'war' with Puducherry politicos 

Puducherry Lt Governor, former top cop and education activist Kiran Bedi doesn't mince words about how our education system is rooted in wrong principles that produce problematic human beings 

Published on 4th March 2017
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The founder of Teach For India says what exactly is wrong with today's education system 

Shaheen Mistri, founder of Teach for India opens up about the various ills of the present education system at The ThinkEdu Conclave

Published on 14th March 2017
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If there aren't enough jobs, there will soon be bloodshed, warns  R Sarathkumar

AISMK President R Sarathkumar talks about how FDI, a more modern education system and stricter laws are the only way to ensure the youth of today don't end up revolting when the jobs dry up

Published on 16th March 2017
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Modern knowledge, ancient wisdom

Rev Valson Thampu shares his views on how the present education system has drifted away from the primary role of imparting wisdom and not just knowledge

Published on 19th March 2017
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CBSE says no to 'fancy' report cards, hands out 'uniform' report cards for all students from VI-XII

In a move that's contrary to the detailed reports of their CCE system, the CBSE has now asked all schools to have the same report card format for students from VI-IX, similar to the X/XII graders

Published on 22nd March 2017
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JNU loses ability to help 'backward' students with deprivation points: Students threaten 'complete shutdown'

The concept of awarding deprivation points for students from backward areas was devised by the students union under Prakash Karat in 1974. JNU was the sole institute to have this system 

Published on 23rd March 2017
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Your child shares your DNA but they’re not born to fulfill your dreams: Gautami speaks about her game-changing education system 

Veteran actor, Gautami Tadimalla talks about her aim to alter the education system in rural areas, her letter to the Prime Minister, her NGO Life Again Foundation

Published on 24th March 2017
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Dance is therapeutic, it has the ability to heal

...says the dance guru, Shiamak Davar as he opens up about his academy, choreographing for films and why dance needs to be in the education system

Published on 24th March 2017
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Justice for Jishnu: Mother of Kerala student who hanged himself calls court ruling 'unfair', claims HC Judge was a close acquaintaince of  the accused

Jishnu's mother is taking on the system in a fight for justice for her son, pleads with the Chief Justice to keep Justice Mathew from hearing cases against Krishnadas

Published on 27th March 2017
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Enforcing NEET will ensure that society's weakest sections will always remain weak and our farmers' children are kept out of medical college

The former Union Health Minister argues that it is unfair to hope that students from rural areas will hold a candle to those who have been schooled in the CBSE system

Published on 24th April 2017
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These four students from Loyola might have just created an auto-irrigation device that reduces a farmer's water consumption by half

The team from LICET have designed an irrigation system that might alter the way we look at water conservation and they even went on to win the third place at innoWAH!, a PALS innovation challenge

Published on 6th May 2017
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Move over Facebook, Hello Kashbook: Kashmir's 16-year-old Zuckerberg not allowed to use phone in dorm but still runs the Valley's only social network

Not all the kids in Kashmiri schools are pelting stones. Really. Zeyan Shafiq is fighting the system in a whole other way - by running a social networking site called Kashbook, from his dorm at school

Published on 17th May 2017
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This sleep safe detection system by two engineering students may actually bring down the number of road accidents. Here's how

Ferdinand Thomas and Jacob Sabu who are second- year students at the Model Engineering College, Thrikkakkara in Kochi, Kerala developed a system that can alert sleeping drivers

Published on 23rd May 2017
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Setting up smart classes in Government Schools? Well, that's exactly what S Dhilip did

S Dhilip talks about how he has been systematically taking technology to government school students and how he is training teachers to help students better

Published on 29th May 2017
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Here's how STEM Labs set up in Telangana will stem sinking numbers of girls in Science streams

Schools in Telangana will have STEM labs that will renew the focus on Maths and Science in a big way, despite fears that the IT sector will take a tumble in the years to come

Published on 13th June 2017

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