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Thursday, December 20, 2007
Public education is indispensable, says Nobel laureate Amartya Sen
“Deficiencies in basic education cannot be met by the expansion of private schools, which have not been able to play that role anywhere else”
Reduced flexibility in deciding priorities opposed
NEW DELHI: Chief Ministers of the Bharatiya Janata Party-ruled States have strongly objected to the reduction of States’ flexibility in deciding developmental priorities while agreeing that the approach should focus on inclusive growth. ...
Chidambaram calls for overhaul of PDS
Ranbaxy Award for Cambridge cancer scientist
CHENNAI: Ashok Venkitaraman, a cancer scientist at the University of Cambridge, will receive this year’s medical research award from the Ranbaxy Foundation. He has been singled out for work which uncovered how mutations in certain ...
FRCP for Chennai doctor
CHENNAI: Rajan Ravichandran, Director, Madras Institute of Nephrology, Vijaya Health Centre, Chennai, has been nominated for the Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians (Edinburgh). The FRCP would be conferred on Dr. Ravichandran ...
67 p.c. polling
New Delhi: An estimated 67 per cent of the 44.77 lakh voters exercised their franchise on Wednesday in the second phase of elections in Himachal Pradesh covering 65 constituencies. The figure was likely to go up as information was ...
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