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Rajasthan Class 8 book calls Lokmanya Tilak 'father of terrorism', sparks row

The chapter is also reportedly poorly phrased, with strong ideological opinions.

May 12, 2018, 09:36 AM IST

Taiwan school textbook row highlights antipathy to ''one China''

Protests in Taiwan over textbook revisions which students say aim to brainwash them into accepting a "one China" view of history underscore the island`s growing sense of independence from its vast neighbour and geopolitical foe.

Aug 03, 2015, 08:58 AM IST

Textbook shocker: Asaram shown as 'saint' in Raj school book

Rape accused self-styled godman Asaram features in a chapter on saints in a Class III textbook in the district, sharing space with Vivekananda, Mother Teresa and Ramakrishna Paramhans.

Aug 02, 2015, 10:39 AM IST

Seoul wins battle against Japan for US textbooks

Virginia`s state legislature approved a bill requiring school textbooks to include the Korean name for the sea between Japan and South Korea, in a major win for Seoul.

Feb 07, 2014, 15:53 PM IST

WOW: Priyanka Chopra’s life is now in school books!

Priyanka Chopra was overwhelmed on a recent visit to a Delhi school when she learnt that the students of Class 5 have an entire chapter on her life in their text book.

May 20, 2013, 11:47 AM IST

Sibal opposes toons on political class in textbook

Under attack over the cartoon row, HRD Minister Kapil Sibal acknowledged that cartoons on the political class should not find a place in textbooks.

May 14, 2012, 21:13 PM IST

‘Remove `anti-church` contents in textbook’

Committee was set up by the Kerala govt to look into the Catholic Church’s complaint about the `anti-church` references in school textbook.

Jun 27, 2011, 18:26 PM IST

Malayalam Mission`s textbook released

`Malayalam Mission,` is a
project by the Kerala government to educate the new generation
about their native language and culture, Chief Minister VS
Achuthanandan said.

May 12, 2011, 20:50 PM IST

S Korea to bolster textbook description of isles claimed by Japan

South Korea has announced a revised curriculum on history education that includes more detailed sections on a pair of islets also claimed by Japan.

Jul 21, 2010, 14:42 PM IST