Monthly Archives: March 2010

Higher Education and Technology

While speaking in the ‘Session on Human Resources: The Future of Education’ in ‘India Today Conclave 2010’, Kapil Sibal had a technical solution to get over the problem of the shortage of teachers in rural schools. According to Mr. Sibal, … Continue reading

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Album and Autobiography-4

Pipra, my village in police station Karahgar in district Rohtas (part of the old district Shahabad, as we knew it then) is known as Mardan Rai ka Pipra. It was also identified by many as Pipra of Jamuna Rai, when … Continue reading

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Nano: Disgusting! Shocking!

All these years, I have been seeing the evolution of a reliable quality control and management system that prided me. Auto sector was the leader in making the system fool-proof. While the zero defect concept started with project such as … Continue reading

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Presidency: From College to University

I don’t know why but I have my own reason of extreme excitement over the Presidency University Act passed by West Bengal assembly recently. The institute originally founded as Hindoo College in 1817 and renamed as Presidency College in 1855, … Continue reading

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Quality Schooling: Sibal’s Dream Solutions

Perhaps one of the best presentations in India Today’s Conclave 2010 was from Mr. Kapil Sibal, the lawyer by profession but who appears to present himself as the best education reformist India ever got. (Those interested must click for the … Continue reading

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प्रभात पाण्डेय की लम्बी कविता ‘उमराव जान’

मैं कविता समालोचक नहीं हूँ, न ही साहित्य का मर्मज्ञ | पर बचपन से कविता में रुचि है, कविता पढ़ना अच्छा लगता है| शायद यह कविता प्रेम विद्यालय में प्रार्थना से प्रारम्भ हुआ, चौक-चंदा गाने में व्यवहृत हुआ, और अंत्याक्षरी … Continue reading

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Indian Farmers: New Breed

Perhaps my rural origin excites me with the good news of changing India, and so I try to share my feelings when I get some. Today’s Crest that Times of India publishes on every Saturday has an inspiring story about … Continue reading

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My Reasons to Seek a Long Life

I am already above 70 years. I don’t know how long will be my life span. But the body that undertook the pain and agony of heart trouble and surgery psychologically may not last the very best that I wish. … Continue reading

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Growing India, Rising Hopes

Corporate India is expected to invest $250 billion over the next three years. India Inc will create 9, 17,000 new jobs in 2010-11. The index for industrial production has risen 16.8 per cent from a year earlier in January, after … Continue reading

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Women Empowerment: Education Only Answer

In my Presidency college days, I found gradually the girl students surpassing boy students in topping various honours courses in humanities as well as science subjects. Unfortunately, in IIT Kharagpur at our time there was no girl student. At that … Continue reading

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