Saturday, 28 May, 2022

Soniya Agrawal


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A Delhi school student studies online via WhatsApp | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

Budget proposals for digital schooling split experts. Some keen, others want more offline focus

Modi govt's Budget has, in fact, made a push to make offline education more robust, but some experts feel it's not enough. Edtech sector has welcomed the announcements.


A military band rehearses for the Beating Retreat ceremony | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

‘Abide With Me’ dropped from Beating Retreat ceremony, ‘Aye Mere Watan Ke Logon’ to replace it

Iconic hymn, said to be a favourite of Mahatma Gandhi, has been played to conclude Beating Retreat ceremony since 1950. Decision taken for ‘all tunes in line-up to be Indian’.

Why it’s obscene to tell Ukraine to give in & how war-upended global balance of power brings openings for India

Global order is in flux, and India is being wooed by all. It opens up economic, strategic & military possibilities unimaginable till recently. It is for India to take this opportunity.