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Accolades pour in for 104-year-old Kuttiyamma who aced Kerala literacy exam

November 16, 2021 5:13 pm

Kuttiyamma, a native of Ayarkunnam panchayat in Kottayam district, scored 89 out of 100 marks in an examination conducted as a part of ‘Mikavulsavam’, a project of the Kerala State Literacy Mission to test preliminary knowledge of students.

How to teach kids financial literacy

February 25, 2021 12:17 pm

Though there are several programmes and courses available for kids to learn about money and business, typically these are not included in the regular curriculum of schools.

Spiralling trend

January 09, 2014 9:56 pm

The perspective of what's good and convenient for rural women cannot be decided by urban women or by politicians who want to do good.

Time for a relook at insurance cover for corporates,decision-makers

December 23, 2013 12:41 am

A cheap insurance policy is never the best solution.

Tripura claims top spot with 94% literacy

September 10, 2013 1:06 am

Tripura,the country’s lone Left Front-ruled state,has attained 94.65 per cent literacy.

Human Rights activist Shabnam Hashmi slams Narendra Modi's 'Gujarat model' as myth

April 09, 2014 11:27 am

Claims the brouhaha over development due to clever strategies of Modi's media managers.

Computer use linked to literacy for four-year-olds

March 07, 2013 1:16 pm

Pre-schoolers who spend more time on the computer have better knowledge of the alphabet than others.

One honour killing a month in Punjab

June 17, 2010 2:09 am

Every month one honour killing takes place in Punjab. As per data complied for the first time by the Crime wing of the Punjab Police...

Women first and last in Kerala

April 13, 2010 2:13 pm

Kerala lags in women's work participation,according to a report.

Voting percentage flies in the face of literacy rates

May 23, 2009 4:27 pm

As of 2001 Census,almost two-thirds of the country’s population is now literate. But,the percentage of voters who exercise their franchise has gone down steeply.