The Telegraph
Wednesday , November 27 , 2013

Mass ignorance

in this, indeed, we are now at the very bottom of the global ladder. In 2011, India first participated in world-wide tests of the reading and arithmetical ability of school children. In every test, in every grade tested, India competed desperately with Kyrgyzstan for the last two places. These test...   | Read..
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As always after drinking too much, I felt like my own ghost trying to take it’s first solo walk outside the body. — ORHAN PAMUK