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Today’s News Updates – 14.January.2015

GS paper II Learning outcomes poor, says ASER – Ques. “The reading levels of schoolchildren have stagnated throughout the country. The Annual Status of Education Report (ASER), 2014, says only an average 48.1 per cent of Class V children across India can read a Class II-level text”, Critically comment. Search ads on sex determination under lens – Ques. Highlight the Pre-conception and Pre-natal Diagnostic Techniques (Prohibition of Sex Selection) Act in India. Describe the consequences of online advertisements of pre-natal sex determination technologies thereby violating the Indian Continue reading →

Education will be the single biggest transformative factor in catapulting India into the league of developed nations, says President

Ques. for Mains -  "Education can be the single biggest transformative factor in catapulting India into the league of developed nations", while critically analyzing the given statement describe the steps taken by the government to improve education system in India. Examine what role could be played in context of education by the schemes  initiated by the government for rural development. The President of India said education will be the single biggest transformative factor in catapulting India into the league of developed nations. It is education Continue reading →