• Jun
    22

    If one were to represent the contemporary educational scenario in India dramatically, a morality play would probably be a good choice. A host of actors battle the ground for

  • Jun
    15
    By Michel Danino

    India is perhaps the only civilisation of the ancient world that turned knowledge into a goddess. It was in any case regarded as sacred and so was

  • Jun
    08
    By Subhash Kak

    To begin to understand any civilisation one must start with its cosmology. By cosmology we don’t mean a mathematical theory but rather the general idea of the nature

  • Jun
    01
    By K Ramasubramanian

    In this era of e-learning and m-learning, when mobile phones, MP4 players, notebooks and tablets are gaining currency as educational aids, it may sound quite weird to think of learning

  • May
    25
    By MD Srinivas

    The word algorithm which is commonly used for any systematic procedure of computation has an interesting history. It derives from the medieval word “algorism” which referred

  • May
    18
    By AV Balasubramanian

    “Everything else can wait, but not agriculture”
    –Jawaharlal Nehru, 1947

    Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru made this famous remark in the

  • May
    11
    By Michel Danino

    With every passing day, we hear more horror stories about our environment: air is unbreathable, water undrinkable, food poisonous; piles of garbage stare at us everywhere like works of modern

  • May
    04
    By Rama Jayasundar

    A group of students and scholars make their way to the picturesque foothills of Himalayas. The curious onlookers whisper among themselves: “Look! There goes the famous Punarvasu Atreya