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Inside the country’s academic and non-academic corridors, debates have been going on for years to make sports part of the school curriculum. Last year, during the winter session of the parliament, the issue was raised in the Rajya Sabha when Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports, Vijay Goel told the House in a written reply that his ministry has sent a proposal to make sports a compulsory subject in schools. It was sent [...]

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During his speaking session, on his recently published book ‘Remembering the Raj’, at Jaipur Literary Festival on Sunday, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor said that including the great Indian Epics such as the Mahabharata and the Ramayana in the curriculum was in fact a very important change that the Education System in India should look into. The inclusion of these epics would make the younger generation of India more aware of the country’s rich literary past [...]

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As per Government data, there are 400 deaths due to road accidents in India every day. The situation is indeed alarming as according to figures released by the Government for the year 2015, there were 1,46,133 deaths due to road accidents in India in 2015, with May and March of the year seeing 14,000 fatalities. Figures for 2016 are still awaited. In fact, more lives are lost in India due to road accidents than natural [...]

Sushma-Swaraj's-Kidney-Transplant-Surgery

Over the past two decades the merger of medicine and technology has allowed physicians to better diagnose and treat their patients as in comparison to the beginning of the professional practice of medicine. Continuous development of technology in the medical field has helped save countless lives, and the innovations have played a crucial role in sustaining life as well as improve the overall quality of life. Of all the advancement in medical technology, organ transplant [...]

Essay on Childrens Day For Children and Students

Writing is an essential part of a child’s academic years at school. It helps them to be articulate and increases their vocabulary; and honing good writing skills at an early age is great for your child’s development. However, if writing doesn’t come easily to you (our readers, including teachers, students as well as parents), you can benefit from creating an full-fledged write-up from our outline blog of a Children’s day essay. This write-up is prepared [...]

Features of the New Rs 500 and Rs 2000 Notes

November 8, 2016 came as a bolt from the blue for people across the country even as they learnt they would not be able to use notes of INR 500 and INR 1000 as readily as they were able to do before and soon (by 31st March, 2017), these notes would be reduced to being mere pieces of paper as stated in an address by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Read : Will India be able [...]

Class 10 Board Exams Likely to Return from 2018

In yet another move that will impact lakhs of Class X students, the Central government, on advice from various states, is likely to make the Class X Board examination system mandatory for all students which was made ‘optional’ six years back. This will come into effect from 2018. The HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar in his first major policy announcement after taking over office is likely to announce this on 25 October, post the Central Advisory Board [...]

Diwali Essay Ideas for Students

Writing an essay on Diwali can be tricky, but it is by no means impossible. Here is a brief write-up on Diwali that can be used as a reference point by school, or college students. Have a fabulous Diwali! ESSAY ON DIWALI Deepavali in Sanskrit, or Diwali, the more popular name today, is perhaps the most celebrated Hindu festival in India and stands out as a festival of sparkling lights, fun and joy, a time [...]

Can Exam Preparation Apps Replace Coaching Classes in India

Byju’s, one of the top providers of education technology in India, have recently raised $50 million from Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) alongwith four other venture capital partners – Sequoia, Sofina, Lightspeed, and Times Internet – and the money is supposed to be used to carry out its plans of expansion. Byju Raveendran, the Chief Executive and founder of the organization, has said that the funds would be used to expand to international markets and also procure [...]

International Literacy Day 2016

International Literacy Day 2016 September 8, 2016, marks the 50th Anniversary of International Literacy Day that began with the Tehran Conference in 1965. Since then, UNESCO has been celebrating the day with its motto “Reading the past, writing the future”. UNESCO plans to celebrate International Literacy Day over two days at its headquarters in Paris by organizing a conference to recognize and give away prizes for contribution to the cause of literacy attainment. This year’s [...]