The Telegraph
| Monday, August 29, 2016 |


The new English Channel

Technology can indeed meet the English literacy challenge in rural India quickly and efficiently, reports Prasun Chaudhuri

Ten-year-old Zaqiya Parveen is reading aloud the story of the monkey and the crocodile to a class of 32. She hardly stutters and confidently sails through the two paragraphs. This is an achievement for the Class V student to whom words in the... | Read»

Lies we tell ourselves

Before a semester begins, students make a host of promises but break each one of them by mid-term. Ishani Banerji tracks common backtracks

At the beginning of each semester S. Getcy Promothini of the Government College of Technology in Coimbatore, resolves to revise whatever she is taught in class everyday. Initially, she manages to do it too. But soon, that promise to herself,... | Read»

Taste trail

Student life

What can be better than beginning your day with a hot bhanr of steaming tea? Tushar Sinha, a student of computer science in KIIT, is a regular at Atmaram Chowk, “From as early as 5.30 in the morning, Atmaram Chowk is crowded with students... | Read»


Model United Nations (also called Model UN or MUN) is an academic simulation of the United Nations that aims to educate participants about civics, effective communication, globalisation and multilateral diplomacy. In Model UN, students take on... | Read»