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Dr S Shettar passes away

Veteran historian Dr S Shettar recently passed away in Bengaluru, at the age of 85. He taught history in many universities for more than twenty-five years. Shettar completed his Ph.D from Cambridge University in England. He had held several important positions including Director of the Institute of Indian Art History at Karnatak University, Dharwad, and ..


Nine Dots Prize 2019: winner Annie Zaidi

Indian writer Annie Zaidi was announced as the winner of Nine Dots Prize 2019. About The Nine Dots Prize The name of this global book prize is in reference to the ‘nine dots puzzle’ which is a lateral thinking puzzle that can only be solved by thinking outside the box. Objective: to promote, engage and ..



India sees 20% rise in students taking Cambridge qualifications

2011 saw a 20% rise in the number of schools entering students for Cambridge qualifications in India. In India, Schools made over 27,000 entries for Cambridge IGCSE and Cambridge International ‘A’ Level. Regions with highest growth of take up of Cambridge IGCSE: Madhya Pradesh (247%) Rajasthan (145%) Punjab (112%) Regions with highest growth of take ..