Literacy Drive

  • Kerala's literacy drive brand ambassador dead 05-04-2013 03:08 PM

    Malappuram: Cholakkodan Aysha, hailed as the brand ambassador of Kerala's universal literacy mission, passed away at her residence at nearby Kavannur. Aysha, 80, had been keeping indifferent health for some time and breathed her last on Thursday, family members said. She is survived by six children. An 'icon' of Kerala's...
  • Literacy drive in Tihar, inmates play teachers 20-04-2011 09:49 AM

    New Delhi: Soon after 64-year-old Darshan Lal retired as a sub-inspector from Delhi Police, he was sentenced to two years imprisonment on charges of corruption last year. Lal is now trying to make a difference - he is now part of Tihar's 'padho aur padhao' scheme and is playing teacher...