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Devi Kar

Know India: Let’s appreciate its diversity

Many of us do not know our own country well. School students should be encouraged to know India firsthand.

19 Jan 2018 12:51 AM

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