education

Amidst large-scale dropouts due to Covid-19, saffronisation tops BJP agenda

Amidst large-scale dropouts due to Covid-19, saffronisation tops BJP agenda

July 27, 2021

As the economic and social cost of the Covid-19 pandemic becomes clearer, worrying reports of hundreds of thousands of students from various states either dropping out, giving up education entirely, or move from the more expensive private schools to government-run schools that ar...

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UNSDGs: Sustainable development remains a goal too far

UNSDGs: Sustainable development remains a goal too far

July 13, 2021

In many ways it was heartening to see that the G7 Summit 2021, held in the United Kingdom on June 11-13, delved in detail on topics beyond business, trade, investment, strategy and power. For once, it took up issues that concern people and their well-being – health, poverty, ed...

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Confusion, anger, panic in Delhi slums over Supreme Court order on demolition

Confusion, anger, panic in Delhi slums over Supreme Court order on demolition

September 8, 2020

Supreme Court’s order for demolition of slums on railway land in Delhi has created panic and confusion in the slums as residents say they will not vacate unless given alternative accommodation.

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Teachers Day 2020: My Teacher and My Educator

Teachers Day 2020: My Teacher and My Educator

September 5, 2020

As India marks Teachers Day 2020, it is an opportune time to pay homage to my teacher, Professor Kamath of IIT Bombay, who preferred to say that he was an educator, not a teacher. But to me, he was much more than either. I was waiting nervously outside Professor N.R Kamath’s ro...

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Teachers’ Day 2020: Teachers who went an extra mile to educate students amidst lockdown

Teachers’ Day 2020: Teachers who went an extra mile to educate students amidst lockdown

September 5, 2020

September 5, 2020 marks the 58th Teachers’ Day in India. While the lockdown due to the Covid-19 pandemic has disrupted classroom education, thousands of teachers across the country have ensured that their students’ learning process is not interrupted at any cost. As with any ...

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Pandemic deprives 40 pc children in Delhi of right to education

Pandemic deprives 40 pc children in Delhi of right to education

August 28, 2020

Despite lockdown being eased in many states, educational institutes have remained shut and are continuing with online lessons. However, the most vulnerable parts of the society have been paying a heavy price due to a huge digital divide. Children in Yamuna Khadar village in easte...

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HDI 2019: India continues to trawl the bottom

HDI 2019: India continues to trawl the bottom

December 11, 2019

The extent of gender inequality prevailing in India was highlighted in the Gender Development Index, where India ranked lowly at 122 out of 162 countries, showing that the discriminatory attitude was widespread in the country with severe inequalities in three main areas - reprodu...

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Push for Clean and Smart campus

Push for Clean and Smart campus

December 5, 2019

To bolster awareness about cleanliness and ecological conservation through use of smart technology, the ministry of Human Resources Development awarded the best performing universities in India at an event held in New Delhi earlier this week. The ‘clean and smart campus’ comp...

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Le sommet du G7 en France

Le sommet du G7 en France

August 24, 2019

Dans le cadre de sa présidence, la France a innové avec un nouveau format et a invité plusieurs autres nations, dont l’Inde, et a établi un programme qui semble taillé sur mesure pour les besoins et priorités du gouvernement indien. Les dirigeants pourront-ils enfin passe...

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Climate change from G20 to G7

Climate change from G20 to G7

August 21, 2019

Global leadership has so far failed to address climate change. The G7 Summit offers an opportunity for at least some of the leaders to move from intention to implementation.

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27th New Delhi World Book Fair-2019

27th New Delhi World Book Fair-2019

January 11, 2019

The annual New Delhi World Book Fair (NDWBF), the most happening event for book lovers has begun in the capital. In its 27th edition, the NDWBF is the longest book fair after the Kolkata Book Fair and is a major calendar event for bibliophiles.

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Pascal Fautrat, Fondateur de l’ONG TARA

Pascal Fautrat, Fondateur de l’ONG TARA

September 19, 2018

Après une décennie de travail en région parisienne à la protection judiciaire de la jeunesse et un burn-out, Pascal Fautrat décide de relever un autre défi de taille, cette fois en Inde. Cet éducateur spécialisé et psychologue accueille à Delhi, au sein de son ONG franc...

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