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SDMC to give textbooks, bags to its school children for free

SDMC to give textbooks, bags to its school children for free

"South Delhi Municipal Corporation has decided to distribute free textbooks and school bags to children studying in our primary schools," the SDMC today said.

Chinese textbooks criticised for including Bible story

A Chinese textbook used in Beijing secondary schools was criticised for including a story from the Bible, after some outraged citizens claimed the book spreads Western values.

Textbooks will be changed to ensure 'no one like Kanhaiya is born' in Rajasthan: Minister

Rajasthan minister Vasudev Devnani on Thursday said major changes are being made in school curriculum and biographies of freedom fighters will be included so as to ensure "no one like Kanhaiya Kumar is born" in the state.

South Korea condemns Japanese books as bid to repeat 'past mistakes'

South Korea condemned on Monday Japan`s approval of textbooks that it said distorted history by claiming disputed islands, summoning Japan`s ambassador and warning that the approval was a sign Japan was prepared to repeat its colonial wartime past.

China probes foreign textbooks after warning on `Western values'

China has launched an investigation into the use of imported textbooks at its universities, government websites and an official said on Tuesday, after its education minister called for "Western values" to be banned.

Ukraine to remove Great Patriotic War mentions from textbooks

 Mentions of the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945 will be removed from Ukrainian history textbooks, director of the Ukrainian National Memory Institute Vladimir Vyatovich told Ukrainian media.

Read up

Textbooks make staple reading material for every child. However, to realise the true potential of reading, it must go beyond academics, says Sanchayan Bhattacharjee

Youth Congress workers send history textbooks to Narendra Modi

Youth Congress workers on Wednesday sent a package containing history textbooks to BJP`s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi as a "Diwali gift", claiming it was meant to help him "improve his knowledge" of the subject.

Subjects of various religions included in schools: MP govt on Gita row

The Madhya Pradesh government has clarified that it has also incorporated subjects of other religions in textbooks.

US school under fire for pro-Islam history textbook

A Florida school has come under fire for having plenty of course material on Islam, but not so much on Christianity or Judaism.

Exclusion of Arunachal from text book maps unpardonable: BJP

Arunachal Pradesh has been excluded from the Indian maps in the geography textbooks for Class X published by Maharashtra secondary and higher education board.

Arunachal `missing` from Maharashtra Board textbooks!

For lakhs of 10th class students in Maharashtra, Arunachal Pradesh is not a part of the country.

Panel set up to examine pol science textbooks

The government has set up a panel headed by former UGC chairman S K Thorat in the wake of the cartoon row to review NCERT`s political science textbooks for schools.

Headmistress beat children for asking for textbooks

Six minor girl students were
allegedly beaten up by their headmistress when they demanded "adequate" number of text books for preparing for the exams in Kasturba Gandhi residential school in Dausa district.

Textbooks printed in India cost less: Bangladeshi official

Printing of Bangladeshi school textbooks in India cost nearly half of the expense incurred on printing these at home, an official said.

Pak textbooks focus on conspiracy theories on 1971 war

Pak school textbooks continue to focus on
conspiracy theories involving India, Russia and the US
regarding the creation of Bangladesh.

Netherlands to include same-sex couples in textbooks

The Netherlands was the 1st country in the world to grant same-sex marriages.

Each child to get free uniform and textbooks under RTE

Each child from class I to class
VIII in the country will be provided free textbooks and
uniforms, if a raodmap prepared by the Centre to implement the
Right To Education Act is accepted by the states.