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“We must realise that Ebola has a long incubation period, all the while screaming: “Thaatha, punished and grounded.” ? In a year that has seen a change of ministers with Suresh Prabhu replacing D V Sadananda Gowda in November, “I prayed to God that let those abducted not be nurses. So she simply went ahead. I think music and languages have no culture; they bind the entire world together. There is an English saying; there is a good cop and a bad cop. “Par jab khel khatam ho gaya hai (now that the game is over).

all speaking together. a small village called Noksen has taken a more drastic step — banning hunting completely in its vicinity. the habitats of the four species of hornbills found in the state — the great Indian hornbill (a near-threatened species),000 note into his hand. He was convicted in the mid-1990s. “Officer in-charges at the Kamdara police station would call at odd hours and Madan could be seen rushing out with Karampal. Shots came in from three sides; the rocks enabled them to even fire on the roof of the vehicle,In a rare case of a?New Delhi | Updated: April 7 But my favourite play is Shudraka’s Mricchakatika — and it had a profound influence on my understanding of justice. I also like the Vedas and I don’t think you have to be a passionate believer in Hindutva to like it — it is a great book People don’t even recognise that it is not just a book on religion but also a book on human behaviour Some of the verses are absolutely overpowering But I don’t at all accept the view that the Vedas had interesting mathematics It had some arithmetic puzzles that is all When you started analysing women’s health and education with respect to economic growth in the 1960s what were the reactions I became interested in gender equality when I was in college at Presidency Kolkata Marx’s idea of false consciousness I thought applied to women I also did a few papers when I was teaching in Jadavpur University I was amazed not just at the inequality but the fact that people knew about it and took it for granted Secondly if you drew their attention to it they would give you lectures about culture I was told that this was a Western point of view that Indian women do not think of themselves as individuals but as an extension of their families I had an argument at the Delhi School of Economics in the 1960s and I said this was a form of ultimate denial of a person’s individuality which is one of the huge possessions we have That is the way inequality survives by making underdogs become upholders of the inequality Are you working on any books right now I wrote a mathematical book when I was at the Delhi School of Economics it was published in 1970 called Collective Choice and Social Welfare which I hope I am not being immodest when I say that it had quite an influence in the literature that followed in economics A lot of people have grumbled that I should write a follow-up But then some people including the big influence on my economic thinking Kenneth Arrow told me that it’s a classic you can’t change it So I have begun adding a few chapters to it and I am about half-way there I am also writing something of a memoir not to be confused with an autobiography It is not about what happened but about what I thought I have reached the age of 12 or 13 so I have a long way to go You were around 11 when you first saw the ruins of Nalanda What has the idea of Nalanda come to mean to you I remember being bowled over especially at the sight of the excavations at the site That’s when I thought I should do something about it So my ability to lead the first stage of the Nalanda revival has been a fulfillment of a dream The idea of Nalanda emphasises that human progress has always been linked to thinking and not just doing Secondly that Indians were capable of building and running such a university at that time is a matter of considerable pride They were teaching religion and philosophy but also medicine public healthcare linguistics certainly astronomy—in a way that is distinctly modern Third Nalanda attracted people from everywhere They were ready to sit down together and discuss things together resolve differences through discussion You have lived all your life on university campuses haven’t you My father was a teacher my grandfather was a teacher One reason I haven’t retired even though I am 81 is because I love students and they like me Ultimately when I look back on my life the thing that I am happiest with is that I was a teacher You have written for decades on India’s education What was your experience of school like I was very lucky because I went to a very nice school in Santiniketan [Before that] I had a little over a year at St Gregory’s School in Dhaka which was very keen on performance After I got the Nobel I visited the school The headmaster said they had started a few scholarships in my name He also said he got out my old exam scripts to inspire the students Inspire I said ‘That was my hope’ said the headmaster But then he checked that my position in class was 33rd in a class of 36 and he wondered whether it was a good idea I have to say I became a relatively good student once I went to Santiniketan where no one worried about grades it was almost shameful to worry about them One of my teachers described a classmate of mine: “She is quite an original thinker even though her grades are very good” I liked that aspect: there was no pressure to be a first boy Not only were there girls with me (I was in school in the 1940s) but my mother was also schooled there earlier She was proud of the fact that she did judo there 90 years ago She must have been one of the first Indian women to do judo She had a Japanese teacher who for the first week only taught them how to fall without hurting themselves In some ways the idea of what happens to those who fall seems to me not just an approach fit for judo but for humanity at large—and for social policy For all the latest India News download Indian Express App More Related News

I get an impression of a very cerebrally active society — never as remarkable as the Chinese in observational science — but in the philosophy of science, The descendants of Sukhdev believe that the retrial should not be held in the name of Singh alone. the new international airport in Chandigarh has been a point of dispute between the governments of Haryana and Punjab, Sulagna Maity, There is a sense of post-poll fatigue about the office, Many of the houses where toilets were constructed under NBA, People would laugh at me, They had apparently hanged themselves with identical stretches of white cloth. The last two chose hooks on the ceiling of the kitchen and the passage in Patel’s flat in nearby Montana Building to hang themselves from. PM @narendramodi attends prog by Art of Living pic.

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