NEP 2020: PM Modi vouches for mother tongue as medium of instruction in schools

The prime minister said that in rural areas, parents cannot even remain connected to their child’s school education when the mother tongue is not the medium of instruction. So, till grade 5, the medium of instruction should be the mother tongue or the local language according to the NEP, he said.

PM Modi backs mother tongue but says NEP puts no bar

“After the NEP came, there has been much discussion on what will be the language of instruction… language is the medium of education, not entire education itself. People caught in too much of bookish knowledge often fail to grasp this distinction. Whatever language the child can learn easily should be the medium of instruction,” Modi […]

Australia’s Jungle Entertainment Eyes ‘Bad Mothers’ & ‘Squinters’ Adaptations Amid U.S. Expansion & Looks To Produce American Series Down Under

Added Burrows: “At the moment we’ve got new film and TV production incentives that add up to 30% of qualifying Australian expenditure. We’ve got a very competitive exchange rate now. We’ve got very, very low COVID-19 cases in New South Wales. We’ve also got very film-friendly regulations, and we have world-class infrastructure, studios and talent. […]

Viswanatha Satyanarayana an embodimentof Indian culture, traditions: Venkaiah

Education policyPointing out that the New Education Policy-2020 has given priority to integrated education, the Vice-President stressed that the NEP-2020, at the same time, was designed to equip the students with skills and knowledge of international standards to meet the challenges of the 21st century.

Celebrating Hindi Diwas With These Famous Quotes

To celebrate the significance of this ancient language, Hindi Diwas is observed on September 14 every year. The day is celebrated to commemorate Hindi being adopted as one of India’s twenty-two official languages. However, when the proposal came in 1949, Hindi became the second official language (English being the only language prior). This decision was […]

US paper says reporter was held in China’s Inner Mongolia

Just before the new school year started this week, authorities announced changes for Mongolian-medium schools. Literature classes for elementary and middle school students will switch to a national textbook and instruction in Mandarin Chinese, and some other courses would follow in the coming two years.

‘Great political leader and scholar’: PM Modi pays tribute to PV Narasimha Rao

“Remembering Shri PV Narasimha Rao Ji on his birth anniversary. A great scholar and veteran administrator, he led the nation at a crucial juncture of our history. He will be remembered for taking pioneering steps that contributed to national progress,” PM Modi had tweeted last year when he was in Japan for the G-20 Summit.

Spotted: Keerthy Suresh slays in style as she returns back to Chennai

Before the pandemic, airport looks were all the rage when most stars would be dressed in their very best designer outfits ready to be snapped by the paparazzi on arrival. Though in Covid-19, airport looks have changed drastically with PPE kit, masks, and gloves, some stars are still surprising us with their comfortable yet chic […]

‘Only way to overcome GST crisis is to borrow money’, says Andhra CM Jaganmohan Reddy

On the issue of revenue-earning city, I call it perverted thinking. Nowhere in the world has it been proved. Major cities grow over decades and centuries. Investing Rs 1 lakh crore to build a mega metro is not viable. Forget about additional revenue, you cannot even repay the debt which you have spent on infrastructure. […]

After all, what are doctors for!

Treatment courseBefore referring her to the ophthalmologist for the surgery, I decided to get that treated. Since the reports revealed severe anaemia along with a hookworm infection, she was treated for both conditions. Soon, she got operated comfortably and was given spectacles to wear for reading.