Monthly Archives: July 2014

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Massive Open Online Courses to Transform Indian Education System

Recently, Birla Institute of Technology and Sciences (BITS), Pilani announced its plan to offer Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) to its on-campus and off-campus students. Several other colleges including popular ones like IIT, Bombay and Lady Sri Ram College, New Delhi have MOOCs offered in

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Maria Sharapova and the Indians

It was a regular working day. I stepped out of the editor’s cabin after a short discussion about an article that I had to write. As a regular habit, I swiped through the newsfeed on my mobile and there appeared a news – “Maria Sharapova

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The Idea of Tolerance and Indian Society

Indians are tolerant. Perhaps, extremely tolerant! They are forbearing to the fact that they are getting exploited. They are forgiving the social inequalities and caste divisions that deny them the basic rights. Let there be a rise in inflation or an economic stagnation, people think

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The Era of Robotic Journalism

I remember the time when my father compelled me to choose the broadcast journalism as specialization for my post-graduation, instead of the print media, saying print is losing its popularity very soon and it is digging its own grave. For me, writing was more personal