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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......

MP govt notification on Gita in schools withdrawn: Chouhan

Amid a raging controversy over the introduction of lessons from the Bhagawad Gita in school textbooks, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said today his government has withdrawn......

Arunachal 'missing' from Maharashtra board textbooks!

For lakhs of 10th class students in Maharashtra, Arunachal Pradesh is not a part of the country, as the north-eastern state is reportedly "missing" from the map in their geography textbooks. Taking......

CBSE textbook row on Nadars: Centre to look into issue

As political parties in Tamil Nadu strongly protested the "wrong" depiction of Nadar community in a CBSE textbook, the Centre today assured it would look into the issue and do the needful. The......

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......

The curious case of Mallika Sherawat

There is absolutely nothing in the world a capable PR machinery can't achieve... Image: Mallika Sherawat shoots at UN studios in support of climate change. Photograph: Twitter Pigs fly, birds swim,......

Review: Gunday is a mess!

'For all its swagger and insolence, the script is full of silly loopholes, annoying clichés and glaring superficiality.''No matter how hard director Zafar tries to create an action hero that......

Review: Yaariyan is a brand new recipe for disaster!

Yaariyan may be targeted at a young audience but every single teenager who chooses to watch it will be insulting their own intelligence, writes Paloma Sharma. Debutante director Divya Khosla......

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 [ news.scotsman.com ] Tendulkar a textbook lesson in Indian schools [ www.dailytimes.com.pk ] Zimbabwe tour chaotic: Atapattu......

My favourite 'Tendlya' story

Gauri Ghadi confesses to being a huge Sachin fan to the point of being silly What is better than watching Sachin Tendulkar bat? Watching Sachin bat at the Wankhede. And what is even better than......

I saw 'God' bat today; He is so 'real', so 'ordinary'!

Prasanna Zore, who like many fans, was there at the Wankhede stadium on the opening day of the second Test between India and the West Indies only to see 'God' play one final time, sums up the mood......
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Q. in which 1941 film ? does Orson Weelles play the character of a megalomaniac newspaper publisher, based in part on the life of william randolph hearst ?
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Q. What does friendship in Q&A mean to you?
Inquisitive:  A. This is a great film by John Huston -- the terminology "femme fatale" is from the French and means the dangerous main woman/girI...... more

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Q. Why real feel of books is often missing in ebooks?
Lucky:  A. Because non-fiction books, as full of knowledge as they are, cannot possibly teach us everything there is to know. Yes, the stories in fiction...... more

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Q. WOMEN EDUCATION Q -the Indian government decided to rewrite textbooks in order to fix the portrayal of men and women in gender-stereotyped roles. A later study of Indian textbooks found that the problem still exists. In most lessons, men are the main characters. They hold positions of higher prestige and are shown as strong, adventurous and intelligent. Women, when included, were often depicted as helpless, often victims of some type of abuse. Such depictions are major obstacles to women's education.YOUR COMMENT PLEASE ?
Azam Khan:  A. I'm a college student and I own the Amazon Kindle two, so let me give you some of my opinions about it. I've to say I love it! I think I've read...... more

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Make learning a joy

If textbook lessons do not register in young minds, pictorial booklets, cardboard models and other fun items surely will. Seventy-five first-year... ...

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Floods fail to drown this boy's sp..

Devastating floods have derailed the entire life cycle in the Kashmir valley. Several houses are still under water, as rescue operations... ...

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Pushkin Pills, Tagore Balms

f appearances are anything to go by, Marcel Proust was about as far removed from the ideal of happy and healthy living as possible. The son of a... ...

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A round of questions with Subhash Khot

Interview with the Rolf Nevanlinna Prize winner This year, the International Mathematical Union awarded the Rolf Nevanlinna prize to Subhash... ...

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Link Between Complex Traits and Diversity Explored

Previous research has shown that the biological characteristics people care most about are usually those considered "complex traits." Just as... ...

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