Education System
Education  /  Published 07.01.19

Exam blues

School and college life are synonymous with examinations. And, for most of us, there are usually no sweet memories associated with exams. In recent years, the emphasis on doing exceptionally well in e...
By Santana Fell in

Opinion  /  Published 02.12.19

India Inc must nurture world-class education

The awarding of the Nobel Prize to three poverty researchers has made waves in India, largely because Abhijit V. Banerjee happens to be of Indian origin. Esther Duflo — one of the most riveting spea...
By Ashok V. Desai in

India  /  Published 21.05.19

Funds flow for education sector down to a trickle

He said India may be growing but it is still a country of poor people.“You have to strengthen the public education system. If the larger base is struggling, you cannot build the superstructure,” G...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 10.06.19

Education reform must go beyond the curriculum

The dismal condition of India’s education system is no secret. There has been little improvement in spite of reforms being a significant part of the public discourse on education. The problem may li...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 12.03.20

Government schools left behind

All work and no play does boys and girls no good; nor does having to do all that work in discomfort, or in the dark. And yet, these seem to be the sort of conditions that the students of more than 40 ...
By The Editorial Board in

North East  /  Published 16.02.20

Library to curb school dropout

A group of people under Gyan Vardhini, a social initiative of Assam, on Friday launched a library at Ananda Ashram, an orphanage, here on Friday.Launched under the organisation’s Project Educate All...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 20.03.19

The govt should not interfere in research

Could nationalism, at least the version endorsed by the rulers of New India, be inimical to the autonomy of institutions? A recent directive issued by a Central university has raised such a disturbing...
By The Editorial Board in

Business  /  Published 01.02.20

Govt proposes to set up national police, forensic science varsities

The government has proposed to set up a National Police University and a National Forensic Science University, Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Saturday.Presenting the budget for 2020...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 19.01.20

Powerless without knowledge

If knowledge is power, a majority of Indians are powerless. An analysis of the data for 2017-18 released by the National Statistical Office shows that only 10.6 per cent of Indians aged above 15 years...
By The Editorial Board in

North East  /  Published 18.12.19

Stress on higher education

Assam governor Jagdish Mukhi on Wednesday said the state has a good history of higher education to inspire the faculty and other administrative staff to work, strengthen and illuminate the universitie...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati


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