Category Archives: EP Special

Without science, I will not be able to live: C N R Rao

>> Improve the government’s contribution to science to at least 1.5 to 2 % of the GDP. Industry-contribution is almost zero We need to improve the government’s contribution to science to at least 1.5 to 2 % of the GDP.  Our industry has to contribute

Are our kids really safe in school?

>> Even in schools, our children are becoming unsafe  I have been avoiding the news about the unfortunate incident happened in Ryan International School for the last few days as I was not strong enough to take it, but happened to see the video where

Team Modi is ready for its ambitious ‘Mission 2019’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent cabinet rejig bears a clear reflection of BJP’s run-up into election 2019. However, it also divulges how closely he has been monitoring and evaluating the ministries and the ministers, both the state and the union, in his cabinet. The  cabinet

Why are Newton’s laws of motion important?

Physics is all around us. We can find Physics as the backbone for any daily life example such as an electric light, electricity, the working of our vehicle, wristwatch, cell phone, CD player, radio, plasma TV set, computer, and – the list goes on. Hence,

For quality education, we need commercially viable PPP models

Experts point out that there is an urgent need to devise commercially viable PPP (Public-Private Partnership) models for India’s education sector to take its growth to next level While India has made significant strides in providing education to its citizens, which is evident from the

Why Maryam Mirzakhani is a hero for women in science

“Math is the poetry of logical ideas,” one of the most aesthetic quotes on math by Albert Einstein is a good reminder to treat the subject as something that revolves around our ecosystem. BY DIPIN DAMODHARAN I was lucky enough to attend good math classes in

Young people are trained to dance, not to teach: Leela Samson

Well-trained teachers are not to be found even in major dance institutions, says Leela Samson Leela Samson, eminent Bharatanatyam dancer, choreographer, and the former chairperson of Central Board of Film Certification, has some candid views on the arts education scenario in India. “The arts education

Why do teens get depressed?

Learn to say a polite “NO” to things and people who make you uneasy Colloquially, to depress means to press down. It also means to be in a place where you were not in the first place, to be displaced from where you were. Psychologically,

5 ways to involve students in extracurricular activities

Teachers should do proper research work to decide what kind of activity would help in wholesome development of students and make them responsible citizens BY VINAY GOYAL Student’s mind should be nurtured very carefully as they are the flag bearers of the nation’s future. School