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  • Will try to get Civil Defence subject in school textbooks: Rajnath Singh August 20, 2014

    New Delhi: The Home Ministry will take the initiative to introduce civil defence as a subject in school textbooks and curriculum to inculcate knowledge of this important lifesaving skill in young minds. Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday said he would write to the Human Resource Development ministry to include the...
  • Maharashtra school students to learn about Sachin Tendulkar May 27, 2014

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government has added a chapter on Sachin Tendulkar in the school syllabus so that children are inspired by the iconic cricketer. Class IV students in Maharashtra would now get to learn about the living 'god' of cricket as part their curriculum from this academic year, since a...
  • China: English no longer compulsory in university exams March 16, 2013

    Beijing: China's top universities began their annual independent entrance exams on Saturday, with English no longer included among the compulsory subjects. In most of these universities, those who have applied for science and engineering majors will only be required to take math and physics exams, while art students will be...
  • Oscars: Backstage speech for Best Documentary February 27, 2012

    New Delhi: Daniel Junge and Sharmeen ObaidChinoy won the Oscars for the Best Documentary (Short Subject) 'Saving Face'. 'Saving Face' tells the stories of two acidattack survivors Zakia and Rukhsana, their arduous attempts to bring their assailants to justice, and the charitable work of Londonbased, Pakistaniborn plastic surgeon...
  • Oscars: Best documentary (Short Subject) speech February 27, 2012

    New Delhi: 'Saving Face' the documentary on the rehabilitation of acid attack victims in Pakistan won the Best Documentary (Short Subject)at the Oscars. 'Saving Face' tells the stories of two acidattack survivors Zakia and Rukhsana, their arduous attempts to bring their assailants to justice, and the charitable work of...
  • Best 5 criteria in force for Maharashtra colleges July 16, 2010

    Mumbai: It's mission admission in Maharashtra as lakhs of students vie for junior college seats on Friday after a twomonth wait, following the state government's controversial 'best five subject' education policy. So how prepared are colleges to take up the challenge? "There will be confusion in the calculations as formula is...
  • A novice's guide to a great shot November 23, 2006

    Mumbai: If you are a novice with that digicam, here is a lowdown on the dos and don'ts behind a great shot. ...