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Education for all a distant dream for the next 50 years: UN

In an extensive report, the United Nations on Tuesday confirmed that the world will miss deadline for ensuring ‘secondary education for all children’ by more than 50 years. The goal was agreed as part of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – an ambitious plan to end poverty, hunger, advance equality[Read More…]

Pakistan violates ceasefire in Kashmir

According to latest updates, Pakistan’s troops have violated ceasefire along the Line of Control in Shahpur sector of Poonch district in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday. The troops fired mortar shells along the border and no injuries or casualties have been reported so far. A News 18 report says that[Read More…]

Google’s cute little doodle for India’s Teacher’s Day

Google’s doodle for Teacher’s Day 2016 is a teacher teaching her students as they walk. Standard? Well, Google doesn’t do standard. The teacher and her cute little students are pencils! Teacher’s Day is celebrated in India annually on September 5, honouring the birthday of Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, the second president[Read More…]

Financial exclusion: RBI mulls opening door to Islamic finance

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has proposed working with the government to introduce interest-free banking to tackle financial exclusion for religious reasons, potentially opening Islamic finance to the largest Muslim minority population in the world. The RBI made the proposal in its annual report last week, as departing central[Read More…]

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