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Islamophobia Costs US Loss of Ahmed as Qatar Gains

The boy who handcuffed and jailed for displaying his home-made digitial clock deemed to have been mistaken a bomb by a class teacher in IOrving Texas will move to Qatar, which has offered him scholarship for his further studies. Ahmed Mohamed, the 14-year-old Muslim boy whose arrest has sparked allegations of Islamophobia in the US, has finally accepted a scholarship ...

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Climate Change: Schools of Kolkata, Hyderabad Achieve Rare Feat spotting Nature

When it comes to climate change and environment, schools in Kolkata and Hyderabad showed the maximum willingness to document urban biodiversity. These schools have come forward to observe nature and develop a strong database of the changing trends using mobile apps for climate change, catching the changing biodiversity. About 10 Kolkata schools presented their findings just by using Android apps ...

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Haryana to introduce ‘Bhagwad Gita’ in schools this year

Chandigarh, March 15 (IANS) The Haryana government will introduce the teaching of "Bhagwad Gita", a Hindu scripture, in school curriculum from the new academic session this year, said Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday. Khattar, who heads the first Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in the state, told media that the scripture will be introduced for school students across ...

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How ‘digital badges’ in schools motivate students?

The blend of digital technology and traditional merit badges, such as those earned by Boy and Girl Scouts, would provide an opportunity to both motivate and measure learning, according to new research by University at Buffalo education professor Sam Abramovich. Use of the modern digital badge can be a valuable supplement to the more established educational assessment tools such as ...

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Government to Run Cleanliness Campaign in Schools From November 14 to 16

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has declared that the government will run cleanliness campaign in every school from November 14 to November 16, on Monday. Addressing a rally in Hisar in Haryana, Modi said, “On 14th November, when we celebrate the 125th birth anniversary of Pandit Nehru, all the schools should be given lessons on cleanliness.” To take forward the mission ...

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