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Pandora’s Box or Multi-headed Hydra ?!

In a rare unanimous verdict pronounced by nine judges, the Supreme Court recently ruled that privacy is a fundamental right that requires constitutional protection. No matter if this judgement would open a Pandora’s Box, it will be listed as a his..

THE F IS BACK

In the first place, the no-detention policy should not have been implemented at all. But some generous brains thought of introducing it as a grand plan to create only, and only, successful students in schools. The ‘Fail’ word became such a t..

Digital games that teach how to commit suicide!

The Blue Whale game episode highlights one terrible social ill: It demonstrates so correctly and shockingly that the young people who play such games are quite likely to lose their minds and then many other precious things including their lives. A good ..

The F is back

In the first place, the no-detention policy should not have been implemented at all. But some generous brains thought of introducing it as a grand plan to create only, and only, successful students in schools. The ‘Fail’ word became such a taboo that none dared to oppose it despite resentment within the education circles. The policy was pushed down schools’ throats in 2010 as an integral part of the Right To Education Act 2009. As per this policy, students in schools are promoted automatically ..

A very huge question-mark

- Vijay Phanshikar THERE is little doubt that each 10th standard or 12th standard child bringing in very high percentage of marks also brings a great happiness to the teachers and family and others. Each summer sees a tremendous celebration about high ma..

Wanted: Coaches, who can coach!

  By Aasawari Shenolikar, The backbone of any sport is the technique adopted for training by the trainer i.e. the coach. And training is proportionately relevant to the knowledge of the coach. Our coaches, though a few have made progress, need to..

When Dhantoli expands

Vijay Phanshikar Our teacher of Physics had taught us in ninth standard that matter does not expand, and new energy is never created; both these only change form. But a strange scientific phenomenon came to light in Dhantoli in just few days in immediate..

For Pitt’s sake!

For Pitt’s sake!..