THE UNESCO document, ‘Learning: the Treasure Within’, known as Delors Report (1996), talks of total education and has provided a vision for the twenty-first century education including pre-primary curriculum.Read More »
Solving the Ayodhya Issue
THE entire nation is awaiting the verdict of the Allahabad High Court on the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title suit, to be delivered shortly.Read More »
BY SANCHET BARUA
THE shocking manner in which tribal demonstrators were treated in Chhattisgarh, and women stripped off their clothes doesn’t speak well about our commitment to ameliorate the sufferings of the indigenous population of the country.Read More »
THE Union Finance Minister, Mr Pranab Mukherjee has observed that there was nothing objectionable in the Railway Minister, Ms Mamata Banerjee’s statement suggesting that the killing of the top Maoist leader Azad was "not correct".Read More »
PAKISTAN’S cricket team has come once again under cloud. A sting by a tabloid newspaper of Britain has put at least two Pakistani players in a spot: they are alleged to have played in a particular way because they were paid for that. Now, we have a complex problem here.Read More »
IT is observed that a new multi-storeyed building has come up on MG Road on the corner opposite the UCO Bank. This was constructed as residential housing and hence as per the existing laws was exempted from providing basement parking.Read More »
BY NANDKUMAR KAMAT
GOA’S and Konkani’s first Gyanpeeth recipient Ravindra Kelekar died in the quinquenial centenary year of Portuguese conquest of Goa and foundation of colonialism in Afro-Asian countries. He also died in a year when the vibrant republican era (1910-26) in Goa, Daman and Diu under the Portuguese would have completed a century.
DIALOGUE is the only way to resolve the Kashmir issue. This is the common prevailing notion. Various factors have impeded a real dialogue in the greater interests of the people of Jammu and Kashmir. Perhaps the moot question is: with whom to have a dialogue?Read More »
SHORTLY after assuming power the British Prime Minister and his Immigration Minister, Mr Damian Green had made their intentions clear that they would reduce immigration from non-European Union countries, but recent official figures do not endorse their claims.Read More »
A Flawed System
FIVE judges and two advocates were caught cheating during the LLM exams recently (NT, August 27). While one was caught copying from a law book, the others were caught copying from notes and each other.