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Illiteracy
India  /  Published 07.09.21

Survey: No study for 37% rural kids

 There have been "catastrophic consequences" of the prolonged school closure in the country due to Covid-19, with over 37 per cent of students in rural areas not studying at all and 48 ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 12.08.21

15cr kids out of formal education

At least 15 crore children and youths are out of the country's formal education system, and roughly about 25 crore population is below the primary definition of literacy, Union Education Minister ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 09.09.20

Relapse fears over halt in adult literacy drive

India’s literacy-cum-continuous-learning programme has been put on pause for over two years, raising fears that a sizable segment of the neo-literates might relapse into illiteracy in addition t...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 14.10.19

Malnourished children: shocking but not surprising

India is busy building five-trillion-dollar castles in the air. In the meantime, less than 7 per cent of its children under two years of age get an adequate diet. The stark numbers thrown up by the Co...
By The Editorial Board

North East  /  Published 18.05.19

Teenagers overcome poverty to post stellar HSLC results

True to her aspiration, Tamanna Khatun studies with diligence and teaches with dedication.The 16-year-old, who has topped Doomdooma Girls’ High School in the High School Leaving Certificate examinat...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma


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