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'You can educate a politician but you cannot shape his character'

The session was chaired by editorial director of TNIE Prabhu Chawla, who opined how, "the education system is not producing anything good, let it be politicians, judges or artists."

Published on 17th January 2018
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Assessment should engage people, not frighten them: Anita Rampal

The panelists agreed that there should be a change in the way that we approach assessment in our education institutions and focus more on inculcating employable skills

Published on 17th January 2018
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Beef Ban is not a Hindu-Muslim issue at all: Urdu Univ chancellor Zafar Sareshwala

Sareshwala says that Urdu is wrongly considered to be an Islamic language just like beef is assumed to be a meat largely consumed by Muslims

Published on 30th January 2018
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Corporate law isn't the only way to the big Court: NLS VC Venkata Rao

The judiciary is one of our most powerful estates and yet, our judicial system is lacking, say panelists who agree that corporate law is not the only way to go

Published on 17th January 2018
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Creativity can make an engineer smarter, a mathematician sharper and the millennial out-of-the-box: Smriti Irani

Other panelists, Director Madhur Bhandarkar, Designer and Curator Rajeev Sethi and DMK MP M Kanimozhi unanimously agreed that creativity requires encouragement and can't be curbed at school level

Published on 19th January 2018
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Do not try to redefine nationalism before understanding what it actually means: Rakesh Sinha

The discussion was introduced by the chair, R Vaidyanathan, Chair at SASTRA Deemed University who began by saying, "India is the only country in the world where the past has to be forecast"

Published on 18th January 2018
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Environment ministry only gives out approvals, no sign of due process: Jairam Ramesh

Jairam Ramesh says that the current government talks a lot about environment conservation but all of their actions go against their rhetoric

Published on 30th January 2018
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Feminism is about building toilets for women, fighting honour killing: Kanimozhi

DMK Women's Wing President Kanimozhi says that feminism cannot be restricted to #MeToo campaigns, they are also about fighting for basic facilities for women

Published on 27th January 2018
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Here's how NSDC's knack of skilling has created a revolution in the field of education

Rajiv Mathur gives us an insight into how the NSDC is planning to launch Dreams into Reality, an initiative that'll help students get a feel of the sector they would like to work in

Published on 29th January 2018
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If people can elect the PM, they cannot be influenced by films: Arvind Swamy

Swamy countered this view talking about how he loved the film The Godfather that doesn't educate its viewer. "I'd like to see cinema as an art form. Why should it fill gaps?" he asked

Published on 19th January 2018
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If Trump amends H1B visa and sends Indians back, America will be poorer and India will be richer: Venkaiah Naidu

Addressing a large number of graduates and professionals who aspire to go abroad and settle down, he said, "Go abroad if you want - go, learn, earn but return to serve your motherland"

Published on 17th January 2018
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India's education system needs an immediate rescue action: Kiran Bedi 

The Lt Governor of Puducherry stressed on the need to "rescue" kids, especially from poor backgrounds and gove them an education filled with meaning and sistainable gains

Published on 18th January 2018
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Is it really a man's world? Think again, hints Ampere CEO Hemalatha Annamalai

Whoever said that only a man knows what's under the hood couldn't be more wrong! Hemalatha Annamalai, the CEO of Ampere Vehicles, talks about breaking the glass ceiling

Published on 26th January 2018
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Is young India willing to be honest and follow their hearts, ask panelists at ThinkEdu18

The third session of Day One stressed on how soft skills have over the years been shoved to a corner while hard skills are given all the importance

Published on 17th January 2018
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Rising airfare? Plan your trip early, says Union Minister Jayant Sinha

The Minister of State for Civil Aviation, Jayant Sinha, talks about the rising airfares and gender sensitisation in the sector
 

Published on 27th January 2018

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