EDUCATION & CULTURE

Afghan's 3.7mn children have no access to school: UNICEF

The UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) office in Afghanistan said on Monday that about 3.7 million Afghan children have no access to school due to insecurity and poverty in the country.

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‘Vaishnav Jan To’: The song of the righteous that Gandhi made famous

Born over four centuries and 300 km apart, a single song fused the spirits of Narsinh Mehta and Mohandas Gandhi. By the time Gandhi was born in 1869, Narsinh had already been a figure of great reverence in Gujarat for over four centuries.

Solo show by Bangladeshi artist opens in Delhi gallery

 

A solo show of photographic works by one of the most dynamic names from the Bangladeshi art scene opened for public viewing at the Akar Prakar gallery in New Delhi.

Hinduism is the ideal religion for a modern age of incertitude: Indian politician-writer Shashi Tharoor

Hinduism is a “wonderful” religion suited for the modern era of uncertainty and questioning because it values incertitude, according to author-politician Shashi Tharoor who also excoriated the politicisation of the faith.  He said the spasms of bigotry were a passing phase in India because tolerance and acceptance of the other was “built into the bones” of the Indian people.

Ten development efforts that will take India's literacy to new heights

The 52nd International Literacy Day just gone by is the right opportunity to look at literacy beyond the ability to read and write but help us become more active citizens who are aware and more conscious of our rights and duties et al.

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EU seeks to boost partnership with India

The European Commission, the executive body of the European Union , and the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini, Tuesday adopted a Joint Communication that sets out the EU's vision for a strategy to strengthen cooperation and the partnership with India.

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EU seeks to boost partnership with India

The European Commission, the executive body of the European Union , and the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini, Tuesday adopted a Joint Communicat...

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