Saturday, 21 May, 2022
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Topic: Teacher

Kashmir teacher, who uses scrap material to educate poor kids, selected for national award

Roohi Sultana is among 47 educators who have been selected for the prestigious National Teachers Award 2020. She has been selected for her innovative teaching methods.

Why are teachers called ‘mistresses’, should be more dignified, says Punjab & Haryana HC

The high court notified the Punjab govt to respond by 13 July, the date of the next hearing, on why teachers could not simply be addressed as 'teacher'.

Why Delhi’s government school teachers feel they are not doing the job they were hired for

A survey in Delhi’s schools shows teachers feel helpless, guilty and like clerks. They are overworked and spend less time teaching.

Ashoka University did what famed Delhi University could not – stand by its teachers

Ashoka University showed extraordinary courage to do something as ordinary as supporting the autonomy of teachers.

Teaching in Delhi University could soon become an essential service

HRD Ministry is looking to examine if DU can be brought under ESMA. If implemented, teachers can face arrest or fine if they participate in protests.

Talk Point: What measures are needed to ensure that every Indian school has trained teachers by 2019?

Poor learning levels at school and the absence of adequately qualified and trained teachers are clearly identified as the biggest of concerns in the...

On Camera

YourTurn

Title scene of Taarak Mehta ka ooltah chashmah.

Dear Taarak Mehta, you were our peak comfort content for 14 years. Now it’s time to retire

Just like the Truman Show, all Taarak Mehta plots somehow feel the same for the past few years. It's fine to accept that ideas can go stale.
An attendant refills a two-wheeler with fuel at a petrol pump in New Delhi Saturday | ANI

Under fire for spiraling inflation, Modi govt announces excise duty cut on fuels, LPG subsidy

It has also decided to enhance the fertiliser subsidy for farmers, and reduce import duty on some raw materials. ‘It is always people first for us!’ tweets prime minister.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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