The University Grants Commission is firm on its decision that educational institutions conduct the final-year exams despite students’ and parents’ concerns about the prevailing Covid-19 pandemic, reports Kritika Sharma.
Air India 101 crashed at Mont Blanc, at nearly the same spot as Air India 245 in 1950. Since the 1980s, big discoveries and bigger conspiracy theories have emerged, reports Srijan Shukla.
Units in the Army found guilty of letting military videos pass into the public domain — even unknowingly — without proper clearance will be debarred from being granted unit citations, while their troops will also not get any military awards, reports Amrita Nayak Dutta.
The iPhone is a symbol of globalisation and inter-connectedness, not of any country’s self-reliance or self-sufficiency. The Modi government would do well to remember that, writes Nitin Pai.
Barring some forward locations in Galwan Valley, Hot Springs and Pangong Tso, the Chinese presence in Ladakh has only grown since May this year with the deployment of additional equipment and defensive structures such as trenches and berms at existing encampments, reports Amrita Nayak Dutta.
Today, Delhi University has been relegated to the backwaters of all global rankings, with a similar story playing out in universities all over India. But there is a way out, writes Dinesh Singh.
Critics say this is the RSS agenda of Hindi-isation. The defenders say the children comprehend much better in their native tongues. In any case, they argue that this is only a recommendation. Be that as it may, the cue is to pivot to domestic languages instead of English, writes Shekhar Gupta in this week’s ‘National Interest’.
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