Dinesh Singh
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The writer is former Vice-Chancellor, Delhi University and currently Adjunct Professor of Mathematics, University of Houston, USA

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Why NEP's emphasis on distance and technology-based learning is necessary

If India truly wishes to bring about good and effective education to empower the masses, then it has to offer technology-based learning platforms.

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Why we need to welcome New Education Policy 2020

The policy has rightly tried to not be too prescriptive. Instead, it draws a balance between creating an enlightened vision and offering practical pathways for implementing that vision.

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How students need to take charge of their life's course

Students should realise that education is all about discovering one's true inner self.

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How India can reclaim its leadership in data analysis

The nation that taught the world to count sensibly and how to use data for efficient management much before the Christian era has seemingly lost its way.

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A test of nerves in virus season

The country seems to be moving more and more into an examination based education system where the testing impedes genuine learning.

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Why we need to celebrate India’s knowledge legacy

If our policy and curriculum makers take a little more interest, much of the learning of mathematics can happen in a trans-disciplinary manner around the discoveries from ancient India.

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Making sense of Covid-19 numbers in India

There is an onslaught of figures related to the Covid-19 being thrown at the public with no trends being spotted or commentaries on what could happen in such situations.

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Let’s clear the air on Covid-19

It should be clear that for a variety of reasons, India has been not as badly affected by Covid-19 as most other nations.

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Covid-19: How education can be the silver lining in pandemic cloud

Schools and colleges can play very interesting, enriching and constructive roles through educational activities during the pandemic.

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Why there is hope in Covid-19 numbers for India

Looking at the data available, it seems like India shall have a very low number of Covid-19 positive cases given the slow rate of growth of infections.