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Call to explore Khadi’s marketing possibilities

Minister for Excise and Labour T.P. Ramakrishnan has called upon the Kerala Khadi and Village Industries Board to explore the product marketing possibilities at all possible levels in the State rather than limiting it to just rebate sales during festival seasons. Opening the Khadi Board’s Onam-Bakrid fair here on Sunday, Mr. Ramakrishnan pointed out that […]

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Biometric attendance must for OU staff from next month

Come next month, teaching and non-teaching staff of Osmania University (OU) and its constituent colleges will have to record attendance through biometric system. This will be linked to the payroll. Though biometric machines were installed last year, recording attendance on it had not been made compulsory. “We will soon issue a circular making it mandatory […]

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SC judges upset at change in Justice Joseph’s seniority

A few Supreme Court judges intend to meet Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra on Monday to express dissatisfaction over the government altering Justice K.M. Joseph’s seniority, making him junior to Justices Indira Banerjee and Vineet Saran in the apex court. According to highly placed sources in the Supreme Court, the judges are “upset and […]

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Deve Gowda: Not averse to Mamata Banerjee as PM face

Pitching for a “formidable front” against the BJP, former Prime Minister and JD(S) supremo H.D. Deve Gowda has said he is not averse to projecting Trinamool Congress leader and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee as the Opposition’s prime ministerial face for the 2019 Lok Sabha election. In an interview to PTI in Delhi over […]

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Following natural instincts

“I don’t look at the environment as a career,” says Kartikeya Sarabhai, one of the foremost environment educators in the country, in a freewheeling chat Founder-Director of India’s Centre for Environment Education (CEE), founder of the South and Southeast Asian Network for Environment Education, chair-holder of the UNESCO chair on Education for Sustainable Development and […]

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‘Teaching is a form of narrative’

LSE educator Neil McLean elaborates on digital storytelling, challenges in education, and more Recently, Neil McLean, Director, Academic and Professional Division of London School of Economics and Political Science, shared his philosophy of education with higher-education teachers, during a three-day workshop on “effective pedagogy” organised under the auspices of the Indian School of Business and […]