Former England cricketer Monty Panesar eyes career in politics, wants to be next Mayor of London

Former England off-spinner Monty Panesar, who recently turned author with his book ‘The Full Monty’, has spoken of plans to take on the world of politics, possibly as a future Mayor of London. The 37-year-old spinner, who had handed over copies of his book to the Indian cricket team during their UK tour for the […]


Should Gifted and Talented Education Be Eliminated?

Have you ever attended a school or program where students were grouped by ability levels? If yes, was this beneficial to your learning and education? Last month, an educational task force created by Mayor Bill de Blasio to find ways to desegregate New York City’s school system released a proposal calling for the elimination of […]


Can education in rural sector be a game-changer?

Can education in rural sector be a game-changer? The number of children who DO NOT attend school in India is estimated to be over a 100 million. Rural India accounts for an overwhelming majority of this figure. This extremely disturbing statistic is further skewed by the fact that boys form much higher percentage of children in rural […]


Potential in symbiotic ties, marketing yet to be tapped

Name: Sanjeev Sinha Title: President, India Japan Partnership Fund and Group; Founding President, IIT Alumni Association Japan URL: DoB: Jan. 21, 1973 Hometown: Rajasthan, India Years in Japan: 23 Sanjeev Sinha prides himself on being a pioneer. The longtime Japan resident is hoping that he can help Japan and India to pioneer a relationship that better benefits not only both […]


Play schools yet to be regulated amid pending registration process

Representative photo In March this year, Takyar had filed an RTI application seeking information about the number of playschools in the district and was informed by the district programme office that not a single playschool in the district was registered. Following the RTI response, he filed a complaint on March 27 at the CM window […]