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Rape accused Asaram described as 'great saint' in Std III book

A school textbook in Jodhpur has a shocking chapter on moral science. The book part of the syllabus for Std III shows self-styled godman Asaram Bapu as a 'great saint', The Indian Express reports.......

Kejriwal's principal publicity manager? The BJP itself!

'Win or lose, the BJP's Delhi unit is clearly in a mess. Its behaviour offers a textbook example in how not to approach an election,' says T V R Shenoy. I left Delhi shortly after Republic Day, and......

China's new diktat: Keep western values out of classrooms

China has ordered universities to ban the use of imported textbooks to stem the influence of Western values on the younger generation as President Xi Jinping’s ideological tightening expands......

Outrage after Bengal school textbooks label freedom fighters as terrorists

Congress and Janata Dal-United on Friday strongly objected to the description of revolutionary leaders Khudiram Bose, Jatindranath Mukherjee and Prafulla Chaki as “extremist and......

'Inclusion of the Vedas in textbooks won't saffronise education'

'Is there any harm in studying the history of India? This is not a regressive stand. The Vedas and Upanishads should be included in our textbooks.' 'Modernisation is necessary, but there is no harm......

Amul's Utterly, Butterly girl is still winning hearts at 50

In an India, where cartoons in a school textbook create political furore, a tongue-in-cheek humour brought alive by the mascot of a butter brand has survived -- rather thrived -- for 50 years......

If UPA government tackles inflation, it will collapse!

Economic textbooks tell us that inflation is a function of cost push and demand pull. The former implies a scenario wherein inflation is fuelled through increase in input costs, while the later......

Blame economists, not economics

Hubris creates blind spots. If anything needs fixing, it is the sociology of the profession. The textbooks - at least those used in advanced courses - are fine.As the world economy tumbles off the......

How Wipro turned defeat to victory

Here's a textbook case of how to win and keep a customer: It shows how the combination of relationship building and providing service that goes beyond the call of duty pays off for Wipro. The tale......

Beware! Interest rates may rise again

Asset markets around the world have responded to the "pause" in the US Fed's rate-hiking spree in a largely textbook fashion. Equities and bonds have rallied and the US dollar has fallen against......

Who was Prithviraj Chauhan?

Prithviraj Chauhan has always been a name familiar to students of Indian history. His exploits still crop up in school textbooks. Residents of Ajmer speak of him reverently, centuries after his......

Two chameleons cross each other on the street

'The best Indian movies today are ones that portray life as "something that doesn't end when the movies do".' 'There's no real arc to traverse or easy lessons to learn. And Irrfan and Nawazuddin --......

Just ask Anushka: It's not easy being an actor!

Here's the proof! When we think of actors, we think bright glamour, big bucks, screaming fans, rolling red carpets and absolute perfection. The grind behind that razzmatazz often goes unnoticed.......

The best Sholay character? VOTE!

Forty years ago August 13, Sholay was released. Which character impressed you most? Take this poll now! Ramesh Sippy's curry classic wouldn't have the same impact without its good, bad and ugly......

Eddie Redmayne to star in Harry Potter prequel

A lowdown on what's going on in Hollywood. Photograph: Kevork Djansezian/Reuters Oscar-winning actor Eddie Redmayne is in negotiations to play the lead in Fantastic Beasts And Where......

Jones follows his instincts

England wicketkeeper Geraint Jones decided to follow his instincts rather than the textbook last season and is happy with the results so far."I've been happy with my progress, but there's a long......

Cricket fan loses £50,000 bet

May 26, 2004 | 16:15 IST Miscellaneous Cricket fan loses 50,000 bet [ ] Tendulkar a textbook lesson in Indian schools [ ] Zimbabwe tour chaotic: Atapattu......

He's got the skills!

Brazi's Neymar in action. Photograph: Buda Mendes/Getty Images Neymar scored the first, made the second and was named 'man of the match' in Brazil's 2-1 Copa America win over Peru on Sunday, but......

Cool Murray reverses fortunes against claycourt lover Ferrer

Andy Murray plays a forehand return against David Ferrer during their French Open quater-final on Wednesday. Photograph: Julian Finney/Getty Images Andy Murray preserved his 100 percent claycourt......

When Terry helped Chelsea snap Arsenal's nine-match win streak

  Chelsea's John Terry celebrates with teammates after holding Arsenal to a draw during their English Premier League match at Emirates Stadium in London on Sunday. Photograph: Julian......
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