Thursday, 27 January, 2022
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Topic: School

Preparing for entrance exams? Here are 15 tips to help you study

Create a study plan, stay organised, and try to maintain a balanced diet and exercise.

1.6 billion school students were affected due to Covid-19. Here’s how to avoid a repeat

Nearly 77 million children and young people have been shut out of their classrooms for the past 18 months. Digital connectivity is crucial.

Haryana govt to include Bhagavad Gita verses in school syllabus

Haryana Education Minister Kanwarpal Gurjar said the decision will motivate people and help society. He said they will soon finish the work and make the inclusions in the syllabus.

Netflix’s Sex Education is the closest we’ll get to ‘that’ conversation in India, for now

Conversations about sex make Indians uncomfortable. Even in school, where we are supposed to be educated, sexual health is a chapter best not taught.

Pakistan’s never-ending nightmare of blasphemy laws has a new victim — a school principal

The latest sentencing by the Lahore court highlights the need for Pakistan to revisit its colonial-era blasphemy laws that are misused regularly.

Nobody knows the fate of our ‘out-of-school’ children. Enrolment data is insufficient

Enrolment data is no longer a strong enough indicator to measure drop-out rates; attendance data must be closely monitored as well.

Caste or income or mother? As primary schools reopen, we need to decide who gets extra support

The pandemic-induced loss of learning in primary schools has remained unaddressed. It is the foundation for vital outcomes like employment and income.

School lockdowns in India have robbed a generation of upward mobility

India's edtech market is thriving but millions of children still don't have access to online education. Physical classes must resume or else learning gaps may become impossible to reverse.

Beaming Delhi students return to school after 17 months, but rains, Covid worries hit attendance

Schools for classes 9 to 12, colleges and coaching centres reopened Wednesday in Delhi in a phased manner.

Jagan Reddy is giving Andhra Pradesh children something better than gold — English education

The Andhra Pradesh model of education under CM Jagan Reddy is breaking barriers for children. He’s equalising language.

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow | Photo: Andrey Rudakov | Bloomberg

How Vladimir Putin keeps everyone guessing

Over the years, Putin has always had the upper hand tactically vis-à-vis the West because he’s had what’s called escalation dominance. But experts say he may have gone a big step too far.
AU Small Finance Bank Managing Director and Chief Executive Sanjay Agarwal. | Photo by special arrangement

MSME sector requires hand-holding, Budget measures needed: AU Small Finance Bank MD & CEO

The sector has faced continued distress since the Covid-19 pandemic struck in March 2020. Govt data says about 9% of MSMEs shut down due to the pandemic.

Defence

The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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