Hong Kong leader reminded of need to strengthen national education of young

Mainland China’s education minister reminded Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor of President Xi Jinping’s instructions on the need to strengthen young people’s education on the Chinese constitution, Basic Law, and Chinese history and culture. Chen Baosheng also assured Lam that his ministry would spare no efforts in helping the city address “all questions” and responding to “all requests” on education. Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam calls for national security law push, but no clear time frame Chen raised the issue with Lam during a meeting in Beijing on…

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Incomplete National Anthem leads Goa education department to reprint textbook

A page in the second standard Marathi book, which carried garbled text of the national anthem, will now be re-printed by the Goa Education department. The mistake was brought to the notice by Congress party which had demanded that state government should fix the responsibility. “It has been decided to re-print one page of the book which had errors and circulate it to all the schools,” a senior official attached to the State Education department told PTI today. Few lines of National Anthem cut The erroneous printing on the page…

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Education is national agenda for Modi govt Javadekar

Education is the national agenda of the Narendra Modi-led BJP government and it would leave no stone unturned to ensure its delivery to every child irrespective of caste, creed and religion, said Union Minister of the Human Resource Development Prakash Javadekar here on Sunday. Mr. Javadekar was in the city to inaugurate the Taleem o Tarbiyat (education through training) conference organized by the Anjuman–I–Islam, the premier Muslim educational conglomerate and educational trust which strives for the educational uplift of the minority community. The theme of the meet was how holistic…

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New president’s fans gather on National Mall for ‘once-in-a-lifetime opportunity’

A steady flow of red trucker hats snaked to checkpoints around the US Capitol and the National Mall on Friday morning to mark the transfer of power from Barack Obama to Donald Trump. “I never thought I’d be here in the first place, but to be here for the election of Donald Trump, it’s incredible,” Ann Marie Sinisi, who came to Washington DC with her family for the inauguration from Queens, New York, the borough where the president-elect was born. Sinisi has been familiar with Trump since he was a…

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