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PARLIAMENTARY PANEL ON EDUCATION SAYS “CURRICULUM MUST INCLUDE ANCIENT WISDOM AND TEACHINGS FROM THE VEDAS”

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Education, Women, Children, Youth and Sports submitted its report on reforms in the content and design of school textbooks to the Rajya Sabha on 30 November 2021. The panel has arrived at findings and submissions after having held consultations with a wide range of stakeholders, including the State and Central institutions, responsible for drafting textbooks and curricula, as well as education experts and civil society representatives.... Read more

WHO RAISES CONCERNS OVER BOOSTER SHOTS, SAYS POOR COUNTRIES DON’T HAVE ENOUGH VACCINES

The Director General of the World Health Organisation said six times more Coronavirus booster shots are being administered around the world daily than primary doses that are essential in poor and low-income countries.... Read more

RAJNATH SINGH UNDER FIRE FOR SAVARKAR COMMENT

On the launch event of a book based on V D Savarkar, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh stated that it was Gandhi’s recommendation that Savarkar writes the mercy letter. Opposition leaders have come out in strong opposition to the comment, pointing out that Gandhi was still in South Africa when Savarkar wrote his first letter of apology to the British.... Read more