Illiteracy

Chief Minister Pema Khandu for eradicating poverty, illiteracy in five years

Chief Minister Pema Khandu for eradicating poverty, illiteracy in five years

People of Arunachal Pradesh who have seen armed conflicts shared a special relationship with the armed forces, who have stood by us in times of adversity and times of prosperity, Khandu said.

 

Aug 15, 2017, 13:42 PM IST

DNA: Analysis of the biggest challenges facing India in 2016

Check out the challenges such as illiteracy, issues with healthcare sector etc which are to be faced by the India in 2016.

Jan 01, 2016, 22:47 PM IST

Dr Subhash Chandra Show: How does positive attitude impact success?

This Week Dr. Subhash Chandra Show was conducted at Institute of Hotel Management, Hajipur in Bihar. With an enthusiastic crowd of 250 hotel management students and faculty members, Dr.

Sep 19, 2015, 23:02 PM IST

'Young Indians need better healthcare and education'

Heathcare and illiteracy are a major concern for Indians.

Nov 26, 2014, 10:26 AM IST

Kalam calls on scientists to adopt people-focused approach

Former President A P J Abdul Kalam Friday stressed the need for scientific community to develop a `focus on people` approach in dealing with global challenges like poverty and illiteracy.

Aug 01, 2014, 15:11 PM IST

`lliterate` Muslims bear more children: Tarun Gogoi

Gogoi dismissed the suggestion that illegal migration from Bangladesh has led to high growth of Muslim population in the state.

Sep 09, 2012, 12:57 PM IST

Illiteracy costs India over $53 bn a year: Report

Illiteracy is costing Indian economy more than USD 53 billion a year, a report has estimated.

Apr 11, 2012, 22:59 PM IST

UP students making street kids literate

They are students who become teachers by evening to make street urchins and poor children literate! Ten undergraduates from UP`s IIT-A feel they are already doing their bit for society.

Sep 12, 2011, 14:25 PM IST

Amitabh, Shah Rukh team up to fight illiteracy in India

Amitabh Bachchan and Shah Rukh Khan will team up to promote the de rigueur noble cause. The two icons have been brought together on insistence of the Oscar winning sound director Resul Pookutty and buzz has it that along with Big B and SRK, Hollywood actress Judi Dench would also render her support for the noble mission of spreading education among the underprivileged in India.

Jan 24, 2011, 14:45 PM IST

Illiteracy undermines Afghan Army: Report

Afghan Army recruit Shahidullah Ahmadi can`t read — and neither can nine out of 10 soldiers in the Afghan National Army.

Sep 14, 2009, 12:56 PM IST

Nicaragua becomes illiteracy free

Nicaragua has become illiteracy-free after reducing to 3.5 percent the number of citizens who do not know how to read and write, President Daniel Ortega has announced.

Aug 24, 2009, 12:35 PM IST

Gaining Independence from Illiteracy

India’s literacy growth rate since independence: 18% to 65% as per 2001 consensus
Male literacy rate: 76%
Female literacy rate: 54%
Variation from state to state: Kerala’s 91% against 47% in Bihar

Aug 14, 2009, 00:26 AM IST