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Muslim girls less likely to drop out of school than boys at higher education level

A study by IIT-Kharagpur researchers shows that while boys drop out to support their families, the attitude towards educating girls among Muslims is changing.

How a Vajpayee-era scheme revolutionised school education in India

The Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan turned out to be the Centre’s most successful school education scheme. It became the tool to implement the Right to Education Act.
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To keep students in, security forces to be moved out of schools in Naxal areas

Modi govt to ensure that children in 173 Maoist affected districts can continue their education without any hindrance.

On Camera

How Covid-19 is changing Indian politics

Modi’s ratings now depend heavily on his managing the health crisis, but as the Hindutva agenda is side-stepped, the opposition has a new opening.
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Ramayan on DD: Best way to keep India’s elderly indoors or show the young TV beyond Netflix?

Ramanand Sagar’s Ramayan, which was a rage in the late 1980s, has made a comeback at a time when the 21-day lockdown has forced people indoors.

Defence

File image of medical staff at isolation ward where 3 patients were admitted for suspected coronavirus infection, in New Delhi | ANI

Army doctor and JCO test positive for Covid-19, both had travelled to Delhi separately

The latest cases have come over 10 days after an Army jawan in Leh tested positive for Covid-19 to become the first its victim in the 13-lakh strong force.

Modi’s India isn’t Mao’s China. Silly forecasts assume we’ll let corona kill millions of us

There are many scary scenarios about how badly we Indians may be affected or how many killed by Covid-19. But they presume we will do nothing to influence our fates.