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  • NCERT, other pirated books seized, six arrested 13-08-2013 07:18 PM

    The Patna police on Tuesday seized pirated books of National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) and those of famous writers. Six persons in connection with the fraud have also been arrested. Acting on a tip off, the police raided a house under Bypass police station and seized the...
  • News briefs: Jaipur-based VSM files FIR against NCERT for distorting facts 01-08-2013 11:11 PM

    The Jaipur-based Vipra Swabhiman Mahasangh (VSM) has filed a police complaint against National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) for allegedly misrepresenting historical facts in its Class 12 textbooks. The Mahasangh alleges that the distorted facts in the history textbooks are derogatory to a certain community. The FIR mentions...
  • News briefs: Jaipur gets country’s first textile park 26-07-2013 09:41 PM

    The first textile park of India has been set up in Jaipur. The park is an initiative of the ministry of Textile and SITP scheme. A common influent treatment plant has also been set up in the park for recycling of the fountain water. Workshops, seminars, training programs, black print,...
  • Delhi: 2 dead, 50 fall ill after drinking contaminated water 26-06-2013 08:36 AM

    New Delhi: Two died and over 50 people fell ill on Tuesday due to suspected water contamination in an underground reservoir in a South Delhi colony. The residents of the NCERT colony have been admitted to private hospitals after they complained of severe stomach infection. The Central Public Works Department...
  • Delhi: 40 people fall ill after consuming drinking water 26-06-2013 03:33 AM

    New Delhi: Over 40 people fell ill on Tuesday after consuming drinking water supplied by Delhi Jal Board in a South Delhi locality. Education Minister Kiran Walia, after visiting the NCERT colony in Adhchini area, asked NCERT director to bear medical expenses of all affected persons admitted in a number...
  • Assam school student writes to PM seeking clarification 05-06-2013 03:51 PM

    Guwahati: A government school student in Guwahati has written to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh demanding a clarification on a sentence in a NCERT book which says that tourism in the North East has not been encouraged due to 'strategic reasons'. The NCERT geography textbook for tenth standard in Chapter seven...
  • Pakistan wants India's help in training its teachers 20-04-2013 01:50 AM

    New Delhi: Pakistan has asked India to present it with methods of teachers' training and research materials of various teacher training institutes. According to sources, Pakistan Directorate of Staff Development in Lahore has requested the National Council of Teacher Education to share teaching qualities which it wants to incorporate in...
  • Textbook sparks controversy, alleges non-vegetarians lie, cheat, commit sex crimes 17-11-2012 10:14 AM

    New Delhi: Yet another textbook in a CBSE school has sparked a controversy by allegedly insinuating that non-vegetarians lie, cheat and commit crimes, with the Government terming it as "unfortunate" and asking state bodies to remain alert about such content and monitor them. "Sensitivities of communities have to be kept...
  • Another textbook raises hackles, says non-vegetarians lie 16-11-2012 11:35 PM

    New Delhi: Yet another textbook in a CBSE school has sparked a controversy by allegedly insinuating that non-vegetarians lie, cheat and commit crimes, with the government terming it as "unfortunate" and asking state bodies to remain alert about such content and monitor them. "Sensitivities of communities have to be kept...
  • The hullabaloo over a cartoon

    After the Break |  Ashutosh
    What has happened to the nation? The Parliament is scared of cartoons while the government resents freedom of press. News broke on Friday that the...

  • J&K: 600 students barred from taking final exams 20-10-2011 08:31 AM

    Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir Education Department has refused to acknowledge the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) curriculum, barring over 600 students from taking their annual examinations. The move is slated to result in the students losing an entire academic year. The department decided not to entertain students following...
  • NCERT to be accorded university status: Sibal 01-09-2011 05:37 PM

    New Delhi: The National Council of Education Research and Training (NCERT), which is celebrating its golden jubilee celebration, would be accorded university status, HRD Minister Kapil Sibal has said. He said it would not only enable the NCERT to address diverse issues and upcoming challenges in education sector, but also...
  • Avoid a headache, use your PC like the blind do

    Connect |  Jaimon Joseph
    I met Mala Bhargava for the first time on Friday, April 15, 2011. She's rip-roaringly funny, unapologetically direct, in your face. The sort who'd cut...

  • Bihar boy's story of rags to radio star 01-06-2010 11:51 AM

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  • 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...
  • Corruption In IIT? Tell the CVO 12-11-2007 11:49 PM

    Adelaide: Kevin Pietersen became the fifth Englishman to score a double century in Australia as England's lead ballooned to 306 runs on the third day of the second Ashes Test at the Adelaide Oval. The number four showman relished his return to the ground where he last hammered a big...
  • J&K lady's Naval feat inspires kids 05-05-2007 12:04 PM

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  • NCERT books trouble for itself 27-04-2007 07:55 PM

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  • Students face NCERT books crisis 01-04-2007 08:49 AM

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  • Toddlers must say no to writing 01-02-2007 08:40 PM

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  • No remarks on Jats in text books: Arjun 23-10-2006 08:07 PM

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  • Govt forms panel to scan NCERT books 30-08-2006 06:34 PM

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  • NCERT author says Jat remark correct 27-08-2006 04:02 PM

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  • Jat Mahasabha takes NCERT head on 20-08-2006 09:29 PM

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