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International Literacy Day 2020

By Ayushi Sharma Every year, 8th September is marked as the International Literacy Day. The theme of this year was 'Literacy teaching and learning in...

Facebook Launches ‘We Think Digital’ Programme for Women in UP

In a bid to provide digital literacy training to 1,00,000 women across seven states, Facebook on Tuesday launched its 'We Think Digital' programme here...

Government has spent Rs. 1000 crores modernizing Islamic educational institutions, says Minister for Human Resource Development

The government increased the spending on the Scheme for Providing Quality Education in Madrasas (SPQEM), launched in 2009-10, from Rs 46 crore to...

Backward Assam Village Heads for Brighter Days

Rani (Assam): Forty-five-year-old Dhaneswar Boro is excited that his days of illiteracy are over. He can now write his name is Assamese and he...

Indian education: How India made Britain more literate

  by Aravindan Neelakandan "It wasn’t India which improved its schooling system by imitating Britain’s. Rather, it was the other way round." New Delhi: Every Indian learns at...

International Mother Tongue Day: Translate a little, Read a lot

Bengaluru: “Every child should have access to good quality reading material in their own language.” And this was what Pratham Books’ Weave-a-Story campaign, set out...

Mobile phones linked to literacy, prosperity: TISS report

Mumbai: Households owning mobile phones enjoy a higher level of economic prosperity and literacy compared to those which do not, claims a new report released...

Greater societal participation must to achieve higher literacy: President

By NewsGram staff writer New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday requested for greater participation from society in order to achieve higher literacy rate as...

86 million illiterate people in rural India, SECC exposes the reality

New Delhi: About 86 million more rural Indians have been counted as illiterate than the 2011 census data found. This is revealed by the Socio Economic and Caste Census (SECC),...

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