Thursday, May 28, 2020

Volume 2

Time to leverage technology

Government needs to play an active role in encouraging educational institutions in adopting latest technology for teachings and delivering course content It’s not too long back when a classroom meant assignments, blackboards and chalks, heavy duty lectures, etc. Online  education,...

Tottering Tertiary Education

Higher or tertiary education has been in thick of news over last few weeks, albeit for wrong reasons. There  is tussle between Delhi University teachers and University Grants Commission (UGC) over leaching load of college teachers, promotion policy for...

Help denied

The use or misuse of  MPLADS fund remains a serious concern as it amounts to refusal of  timely intervention by the people’s representatives Lekshmi Parameswaran Ever imagined what it is to be a toothless lion? Endowed with the powerful exterior but...

Setting a pioneering example

Ramesh Kumar Raja              Monsoon hits Kerala first and the southern Indian state on the Malabar Coast receives  excessive rains during the season. But what follows next brings misery to the residents. Water logging and flooding at various places, including...

Well begun; but needs strengthening

Lekshmi Parameswaran Like the one rotten mango that can spoil a bag full of ripe mangoes, a negative connotation is enough to rob a  word of its meaning. Poverty is one such word that has been reduced to the narrowest...

Wheels of change in Bihar

‘Mukhyamantri Balika Cycle Yojna’ launched by Chief  Minister Nitish Kumar in 2006 may be a modest intervention but is leading to big changes Ramesh Kumar Raja Fourteen-year-old Sulekha Kumari, a daughter of illiterate parents, is confident about pursuing her dream of ...

Half-baked initiative?

Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board’s recent initiative to curb air pollution from brick kilns is unlikely to succeed Ramesh Kumar Raja          _ A t a time when an assortment of measures is being taken to rein in air pollution in...

Time for a coherent education policy framework

India will be one of the youngest nations in the world with almost 140 million individuals in their 20s by the year 2030. India, thus, has  the potential to have one in every four graduates of the world to...

Rethinking Tiger Population

With just 10 to 20 per cent of  world’s potential tiger habitat of  1.2 million sq km, India possibly harbors over 70 per cent or  more of  world’s tigers Sagarika Ranjan   Everyone is overjoyed as the roars of the wild...

Musical Saga in the Making

Musical Saga in the Making... Sagarika Ranjan “Like most great inventions were a result of some accident, Bajanaama  and the series also just happened,” says Amar Nath Sharma, former civil servant and an ardent music lover. “While strolling down a street...
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Ozonetel Launches CloudAgentMobile AppFor Call Center Agents

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Kerala brings ordinance to defer Government employees’ salary

In the wake of the financial crisis created by the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Kerala government had decided to defer the payment...

Kerala announces Rs. 3,000 crores agriculture revival package

In a bid to ensure food security and employment generation, Kerala today announced a Rs. 3,000 crores package for the revival of the agriculture...

Wipro and Nutanix Partner to Launch Digital Database Services (DDS)

 Nutanix (NASDAQ: NTNX), a leader in enterprise cloud computing, and Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO), a leading global information technology, consulting and...

Rallis India joins the fight against COVID-19 pandemic

Rallis India Ltd., a TATA Enterprise and one of India’s leading Agro Sciences Companies, has undertaken several proactive measures to combat the global pandemic...