Mathematics

  • Over 10,000 Bihar teachers fail Class V Mathematics, Hindi test 27-11-2013 08:10 PM

    More than 10,000 contractual school teachers in Bihar have failed a competency test, officials said on Tuesday. The test was held last month to review the teachers' ability to teach. "A total of 24 per cent teachers have failed the competency test. Out of 43,447 applicants who took the test,...
  • Bihar: 10,000 teachers fail Class 5 English, Mathematics competency test 27-11-2013 02:14 PM

    More than 10,000 contractual school teachers in Bihar have failed a competency test, officials said on Tuesday.The test was held in last month to review the teachers' ability to teach. "A total of 24 per cent teachers have failed the competency test. Out of 43,447 applicants who took the test,...
  • Give thrust to problem solving in higher education: Murthy 12-11-2013 08:30 PM

    Infosys co-founder and Executive Chairman NR Narayana Murthy, on Tuesday, said higher education and research in the country has to give more thrust towards solving problems. "I'm very positive about the trend of scientific research in India; ....a thrust has to given by higher education and scientific research in the...
  • News briefs: Patna boy wins silver at International Mathematics Olympiad 02-08-2013 11:20 PM

    City boy, Shubham Sinha, 17, bagged a silver medal at the 54thInternational Mathematics Olympiad (IMO) held at Santa Marta, Colombia. Subham won the medal after competing with participants from 97 countries. He was also felicitated by few eminent Indian mathematicians, National Board of Higher Mathematics and Department of Atomic Energy,...
  • Solve this math problem to win a million dollars 05-06-2013 06:28 PM

    Washington,: Want to be a millionaire? Try solving this tricky math problem. A billionaire Dallas banker will shell out $1 million to anyone who can solve a mathematical problem that has baffled geniuses for years. The American Mathematical Society (AMS) in Rhode Island has announced that the prize for the...
  • Mathematical genius Shakuntala Devi dies at 83 21-04-2013 07:15 PM

    Bangalore: Mathematical genius Shakuntala Devi, nicknamed as "human computer" for her ability to make complex mental calculations, died at a hospital here on Sunday following respiratory problems. She was 80. "She passed away at Bangalore Hospital," Shakuntala Devi Educational Foundation Public Trust Trustee DC Shivadev told reporters. Doctors declared her...
  • PM declares 2012 as 'National Mathematical Year' 26-12-2011 11:35 AM

    Chennai: Declaring 2012 as the 'National Mathematical year' as a tribute to maths wizard Srinivasa Ramanujan, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday voiced concern over the "badly inadequate" number of competent mathematicians in the country. He also said that the perception that pursuit of mathematics does not lead to attractive...
  • Ancient tablets 'reveal Babylonian maths skill' 19-12-2010 04:41 PM

    New York: Highly sophisticated mathematical practice flourished in Babylonia some 1,000 years before the time of Greek sages Thales and Pythagoras with whom mathematics is said to have begun, an exhibition has revealed. The exhibition of 13 ancient Babylonian tablets, titled 'Before Pythagoras: The Culture of Old Babylonian Mathematics', opened...
  • 45% of fifth graders can't even add, subtract: Report 24-05-2008 11:01 AM

    New Delhi: Four ICC Elite Panel umpires will officiate in the play-off matches of the Indian Premier League. "Simon Taufel, Billy Doctrove, Kumar Dharmasena and Billy Bowden will be umpiring in the four play off games," an IPL media release said. It was also confirmed that the ICC match referees...
  • Ditch the calculators kids: Teachers tell students 01-02-2008 09:50 PM

    Port of Spain: West Indies skipper Darren Sammy blamed the inability of his batsmen to put up enough runs on the board as the reason for his side's four-wicket defeat against India in the first One-Day International of the five-match series. Opting to bat at the Queens Park Oval, West...
  • 2 + 2 = 5 for most Class V students, says NCERT 01-02-2008 09:06 AM

    Port of Spain: Indian captain Suresh Raina on Friday expressed relief that Chris Gayle would be missing at least the first three games of the present limited overs series against his team. To be honest yes (I'm relieved), Raina remarked on the eve of the Twenty20 match which opens the...
  • Funds for math in madrassas not Islamic laws: Centre 22-01-2008 07:01 PM

    CNN-IBN's panel of cricket experts talks about Kings XI Punjab match with Royal Challengers Bangalore. ...
  • Meet the world's youngest matriculate 14-11-2007 09:53 PM

    New Delhi: India's World Cup winning captain Kapil Dev feels that batting icon Sachin Tendulkar will not retire unless India is successful in its attempt to lift the 2011 ICC World Cup adding that the maestro might carry on till the next quadrennial event four years later. Kapil said,I feel...
  • Maths honour for Indian prof in NYU 27-03-2007 07:18 PM

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  • Indian-born wins top Math prize 27-03-2007 12:22 PM

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  • Exam Spl: Dealing with Math phobia 13-02-2007 09:05 AM

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  • Say no to tuitions, just click on 26-01-2007 03:13 PM

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