Thursday, 1 December, 2022
TopicLiteracy rate

Topic: Literacy rate

Changing face of Bihar’s ‘least literate’ district: Now, every village has access to a library

Purnea DM Rahul Kumar began a book drive in January 2020, and within 21 months, libraries have been set up to reach all 230 gram panchayats and 7 urban local bodies.

At 96.2%, Kerala tops India’s literacy rate chart again, Andhra ranks last at 66.4%

According to a July 2017 to June 2018 study by the National Statistical Office, the male literacy rate (84.7%) is higher than females (70.3%) in India.

Data shows India’s last red state Tripura is low on development, but high on social indices

Tripura fares well on multiple social and health indicators, but has the highest unemployment percentage in India.

On Camera

YourTurn

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor (Photo/ANI)

Operation ‘Discipline Tharoor’ failed in Kerala. But battle against Pinarayi won’t be easy

If his attacks on Modi and the BJP are any indication, Tharoor would rather be measured than go all-out, especially as an exponent of positive politics.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.