Saturday, 1 October, 2022

Topic: Curriculum

To learn ‘best practices’, govt curriculum panel meets Ramakrishna Mission, Alim Madrasah, others

Central govt committee set up last year to develop new blueprint for school syllabi across the country is also consulting NGOs, corporates, teachers, parents & others.

Haryana, Karnataka, Gujarat — BJP states make school textbook changes & reignite old debate

Political players defend decisions to tweak textbooks as a response to rivals' attempts to manipulate the narrative. But historians and academic experts say it's a dangerous trend.

Addition of Yogi, Ramdev’s books in syllabus part of continued attack on academic spaces

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Indian madrasas are thought-influencers. Their funding, modernisation should be priority

The government of India would do well to help madrasas use their institutions in teaching Indian Muslims to assimilate their identity as ‘Indian’ and ‘Muslim’, together.

On Camera


Wild elephants monitored under thermal UAVs in Maharashtra | RESQ Charitable Trust

We monitored wild elephants, leopards in villages with thermal drones first time in Maharashtra

Whether it's monitoring wildlife, mitigating conflict, capturing of wildlife on field, UAVs are effective tools to complement existing on-ground efforts.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.