Rote Learning: What is missing?- Kim Langen

The teacher in a school in China was teaching angles for the first time to grade 2 students. Teacher:  “Do you agree?”   All the students in unison: “Yes!” Teacher:  “It’s an angle.”  All the students in unison:  “An angle.” Teacher:  “An angle”.  All the students in unison:  “An angle.” Teacher:  “An angle. Understand?”   Students:

“Any violation of the Indus Waters Treaty by India would come with the risk of war and hostilities” -Sartaz Aziz- Pakistani advisor on Foreign Affairs

Reports that India is reviewing its position on the Indus Waters Treaty have evoked a strong response in Pakistan, where river waters form a lifeline for the country’s agricultural economy.  Headlines suggested that  Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was planning to “steal” Pakistan’s waters and let the country run dry

Ongoing tension between India & Pakistan Mob vs Karan Johar: It’s a pity when citizens are forced to profess patriotism- Viju Cherian

India is a vibrant democracy that was built and continues to flourish by accommodating differing viewpoints and informed debate. India should not be defined by the limited spectrum of understanding professed by groups that rely on strong-arm tactics. It’s a pity when a citizen is forced to profess his/her love