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Devi Kar

Ryan saga lessons: How schools must change

It is high time that the powers that be sat up and began overhauling our examination system.

17 Nov 2017 12:27 AM

Keeping kids safe: Schools must get basics right

The most recent instance was the horrifying Ryan School incident in Gurgaon when a Class 2 boy was found in the toilet with a slit throat.

30 Oct 2017 12:13 AM

A ‘bridge’ to link high school & varsity helps

The learning outcomes of this entire exercise were abundantly clear.

22 Sep 2017 1:52 AM

Inflated marks: 100% and still galloping

The debate over grades, marks and points is definitely over — high marks are here to stay.

11 Jul 2017 6:41 AM

Libraries will never be obsolete

The way the world is headed and in view of the clash of religions, we need to protect our civilisation.

19 May 2017 12:30 AM

Some leaders, at least, make right noises

Yogi Adityanath has said many other curious things, but in this case he deserves to be supported.

28 Apr 2017 5:43 AM

One step forward, two steps back

It is our children who usually pay the price for the vagaries of politics.

07 Apr 2017 2:26 AM

It’s time we let our kids ‘tinker’

Tinkering, which is defined as an attempt to repair or improve something, is the most natural way of learning.

23 Jan 2017 4:23 AM

Mother House in Kolkata a ‘mini-Vatican’

The Mother House in Kolkata turned into a mini Vatican City on Sunday after Pope Francis declared Mother Teresa as Saint Teresa of Calcutta, in Vatican City.

05 Sep 2016 7:02 AM

CPM rules out apology for land acquisition in Singur

Refusing to accept the Supreme Court verdict that the land acquisition in Singur was “illegal”, CPI(M) state secretary Surjya Kanta Mishra on Wednesday contested that the land was acquired as per the

01 Sep 2016 2:06 AM