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Sunday drive by Hormazd Sorabjee: 5 new cars raring to hit the road

Hindustan Times | By Hormazd Sorabjee
UPDATED ON MAY 30, 2020 08:48 PM IST
Meet five new cars that are poised to zoom out of their showrooms as soon as the lockdown is lifted
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DISCUSSION ON BUDGET ESTIMATESPunjab fiscal position now on a par with Haryana: Manpreet

Hindustan Times, Punjab | By Ravinder Vasudeva
PUBLISHED ON MAR 03, 2020 10:50 PM IST
The finance minister reiterated that the previous SAD-BJP government’s move to pay 31,000 crore to the Centre for the cash credit limit settlement claims was a ‘body blow’ to the economy of Punjab.
File image of Lewis Hamilton(REUTERS)
File image of Lewis Hamilton(REUTERS)

Hamilton wary of rivals’ street smarts in Baku

Baku | By AFP
UPDATED ON APR 25, 2019 09:28 AM IST
The five-time world champion, who heads the embryonic 2019 title race by six points after three races, has struggled to master the Baku circuit in the past.
“The revised ‘New Series’ computed today by the Ministry of Statistics and Niti Aayog has completely undermined the NSC (National Statistical Commission), the autonomous body for deciding data transparently and in accordance with global standards of calculating GDP as per Market Price Linked Methodology.(HT File Photo)
“The revised ‘New Series’ computed today by the Ministry of Statistics and Niti Aayog has completely undermined the NSC (National Statistical Commission), the autonomous body for deciding data transparently and in accordance with global standards of calculating GDP as per Market Price Linked Methodology.(HT File Photo)

‘Gimmickry, jugglery’: Congress after govt slashes GDP rate during UPA era

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 29, 2018 09:08 AM IST
The government on Wednesday lowered the country’s economic growth rate during the previous Congress-led UPA regime, shaving off over 1 percentage point from the only year when India posted double-digit GDP growth post liberalisation and from each of the three years with 9-plus per cent expansion.
Given that our education is driven by rote learning and tricks to solve problems rather than comprehending the subject in its true sense, the failure is of the system rather than students.(HT FILE)
Given that our education is driven by rote learning and tricks to solve problems rather than comprehending the subject in its true sense, the failure is of the system rather than students.(HT FILE)

Annual frenzy for marks needs re-examination

Hindustan Times | By Ayaz Memon
PUBLISHED ON JUN 01, 2018 12:28 AM IST
While the frenzy for marks and percentages has spawned thousands of coaching classes and private tutors, whether this helps develop real intelligence and the wherewithal in students to take on the challenges of the world is open to question
The debate on the no-detention policy takes away the focus from the larger challenges that plague the education system, the critical one being an acceptance that there is a fundamental difference between effective teaching and rote teaching. Bringing back school examinations for children will not fix the problem.(HT Photo)
The debate on the no-detention policy takes away the focus from the larger challenges that plague the education system, the critical one being an acceptance that there is a fundamental difference between effective teaching and rote teaching. Bringing back school examinations for children will not fix the problem.(HT Photo)

Why the government should not scrap the no-detention policy

UPDATED ON MAY 31, 2018 07:41 AM IST
By scrapping the no-detention policy, the State will not just delete a clause. It will deliver a body blow to the RTE.
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