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Six least-developed states spent more on education but students made little progress

The six states are Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh (MP), Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh (UP) and Uttarakhand. Uttarakhand: In India less than 18% of students in Class 3 in Bihar, Uttarakhand and MP, less than 30% in Assam, less than 25% in Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand, and less than 21% in Odisha could …

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Circular Debt and Looming Energy Crisis in Pakistan

Pakistan has suffered a prolonged energy crisis since last many years. The unpredictable supply of electricity, with numerous and capricious loadsheding, disrupts the economic background of a country and also its social condition with respect to residential electricity consumers. The major aspect behind this prolonged energy crises is the circular …

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What is the status of Article 25-A (Right to Education)

In April 2010, Article 25A was inserted via the 18th Amendment in the Pakistani Constitution, making education a Fundamental Right. Which makes Pakistan, a state which has 52 million children between the ages of 5 and 16 who are guaranteed free education by the Constitution. Yet up till now, the …

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The World War III Scenario

Donald Trump, who was built by elements of the mafia early in his career, was elected on the slogan of bringing U.S. troops home, of disengaging the U.S. from wars abroad, and of having friendly relations with Russia. On April 6, 2017, exactly 100 years later to the date, Trump …

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Punjab Education Budget Share Cut Down

LAHORE: Despite overall 10.29 per cent (Rs32.2 billion) increase in the Punjab education budget for FY 2017-18 as compared to the previous year, the percentage share of the budget has been decreased to 17.51 percent from last year’s 18.61 (by 1.1 percent). The Punjab government has allocated Rs345 billion for education …

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