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No method to evaluate quality of textbooks by pvt publishers, says govt

No method to evaluate quality of textbooks by pvt publishers, says govt

Amid a debate on the need to scrutinise the content of textbooks being prescribed in schools, the HRD Ministry has expressed its inability to evaluate the quality of textbooks of private publishers.

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.