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California Lt Governor Gavin Newsom, top academicians seek fair portrayal of Hinduism in text books in US

California Lt Governor Gavin Newsom, top academicians seek fair portrayal of Hinduism in text books in US

California Lt Gov and a group of 40 top academicians have sought "accurate and fair" representation of Hinduism in school text books in the US state, which is currently in the process of revising.

Cancer patient from Kolkata scores 95.8 pc in ICSE examinations

Cancer patient from Kolkata scores 95.8 pc in ICSE examinations

"My cousin who also studies in the same class supplied all notes to me," the 16-year-old boy told PTI.

RSS leader wants revision of textbook contents

He said the issue has been ignored for 50-60 years.

Fast and Facts @ 4pm

Fast and Facts @ 4pm

Congress to demand in Parliament inclusion of NE history in text books

Congress is likely to raise in Parliament next week the issue of inclusion of the history of the North Eastern Region in country's school text books. 

`Textbooks need to rewritten to present science properly`

IIT-Kharagpur director Partha Pratim Chakrabarty stressed the need to rewrite text books so as to impart a deep knowledge of science, technology and society.

Punjab orders probe into `vulgar` school books

Punjab government has initiated a probe into the distribution of text books containing allegedly vulgar and irrelevant content in government schools.

Punjab govt to provide free text books to SC/ST students

In an effort to impart quality education to the marginalised, the Punjab government on Sunday said it would spend Rs 30 crore to provide free text books to scheduled caste and scheduled tribe students in the state.

‘Make text books more age-equivalent, simple’

The HRD Ministry is understood to
have asked state governments and education boards to make text
books more age-equivalent and simple in keeping with the
spirit of Right to Education Act.

Children`s writer finds place in Norway, Japan text books

Ramendra Kumar is a prolific children`s writer whose stories on the Jagannath cult in Orissa have found place not only in CBSE textbooks, but also textbooks in Norway and Japan.

Sibal wants children to look beyond text books

HRD Minister Kapil Sibal Saturday
harped on children exploring their potential in areas of their
choice and said they should not be bogged down by text books.