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Mosque depicted as noise pollutant in Class 6 textbook, sparks row

An image in a class VI textbook taught in ICSE schools depicting a "mosque" as a source of noise pollution has sparked outrage on social media, prompting an apology from the publisher and the......

CBSE textbook certifies 36-24-36 as best female body shape, sparks row

Excerpts from a class XII Physical Education textbook defining 36-24-36 as the "best body shape for females" have created an outrage on social media with critics demanding that the text be......

Farewell, Rest Well in Eternity

Murali Kamma remembers the notables we lost in 2015. IMAGE: President A P J Abdul Kalam, who India and the world lost this year. As another year winds down and the revelry begins, one naturally......

Return of the Rahul Congress

The Queen has retired, the bosses have left, long live the prince as king, says Shiv Visvanathan. Often, as Narendra Modi turns predictable and his economics sounds as if it appears from a common......

'I am a villager, but does that change reality?'

'I would like to request the AERB, UCIL and DAE to introspect. The world is changing, so is India. The wave of development and modernity will not stop for those who continue to live in the past.......

'For better growth figures, we need healthier banks'

'We are in favour of reasonable taxation'. 'Raising gross domestic product growth above 7-8% would be a challenge.' 'Unions should understand the importance of job creation'. The National......

Ajay Banga: The man behind MasterCard's success

'MasterCard continues to perform well despite a challenging global economy due to its investments in technology and services.'       Ajay Banga, the 55-year-old CEO of MasterCard, is......

Now, IIT-Kharagpur offers a 'Make in India' course

A course on 'land acquisition, rehabilitation and environmental clearance of projects' is also being offered by the institute. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Make in India’......

Gujarat model of development: More hype than substance

The Vibrant Gujarat summit in 2013, under Chief Minister Narendra Modi's watch. With facts and figures, the CAG report has highlighted how Gujarat was far from a role model for states across......

Focus on production by masses: India tells UN

India has called for giving impetus to ‘production by the masses,’ saying predominantly agrarian nations like it should generate mass manufacturing and foster industrialisation to......

Marion Cotillard, Clooney, Gaga: Humanitarians of Hollywood

Ever wondered what happens when Hollywood A-listers turn protestors? Take a look.There exists a rare breed of showbiz celebrities who are just as passionate about social causes close to their heart......
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High petroleum prices make for good policy

Shravan Sampath The last few weeks have seen an interesting trajectory since 2014. While the current government has been fortunate to see a drastic... ...

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'Heavy' quality assessment exam for classes 4-9 has got teachers worried

The Department of Public Instruction's move to conduct the Karnataka School Quality Assessment and Accreditation Council (KSQAAC) examination for... ...

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Three-day Dr. BR Ambedkar International Conference in Karnataka from July 21

The Government of Karnataka is organizing the Babasaheb Dr. B.R. Ambedkar International Conference on the theme "Reclaiming Social Justice,... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/national-news/three-day-dr-br-ambedkar-international-conference-in-karnataka-from-july-21-70948.html
Mosque depicted as noise pollutant in Class 6 textbook, sparks row

An image in a class VI textbook taught in ICSE schools depicting a "mosque" as a source of noise pollution has sparked outrage on social media,... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/report/mosque-depicted-as-noise-pollutant-in-class-6-textbook-sparks-row/20170702.htm

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