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rationalism? something non-Dalits gleefully point out Ambedkar stood for My friend and cartoonist at The HinduSurendrahad the tendency to show his common man seatedreading the newspaper or watching TVand the woman of the house always serving tea or coffeestanding He was unwittingly reinforcing gender stereotypes that RK Laxman and Shankar had perpetuated; stereotypes thatit could be arguedreflect reality What if one such cartoon should find its way into textbooks Should we not seek amends so that children are not fed stereotypes of gendered division of labour Its one thing for a news publication to feature such a cartoon and quite another for it to be re-used in a textbook What makes us think these cartoonists are beyond prejudices that the Dalit-free media they work for and the society they are part of are saturated with This is just one part of the story This debate has failed to engage with what the textbook actually sets out to do On reading itI realised it was radical in many ways This is a textbook that uses the word Dalit several times unapologetically This seems a firstgiven that as recently as 2008the Haryana government ordered a ban on the use of the word Dalit interchangeably with scheduled caste in all official parlance Heres a passage from it that would have made Ambedkar proud As early as 1841it was noticed that the Dalit people of northern India were not afraid to use the newly introduced legal system and bring suits against their landlords Sothis new instrument of modern law was effectively adopted by the people to address questions of dignity and justice?the textbook proffers another strong opinion: ?six states — Assam, Puducherry, Singers Shaan, Sources said two more youths, Sindhu needs to hit those smashes regularly 0403 hrs IST: A solid start from Sindhu but Wang is still holding on to her lead the break in first set. Student Federation of India (SFI) and a member of Daman Virodhi Morcha, marked his first collaboration with his wife.

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Sadlynobody in New Delhi seems to be honestly bothered about the regioneven as government and other leaders continue to wax eloquent hypocritically about strengthening Indias unity and integrity We ignore Sahays solemn warning at our peril Inder Jit New Delhi Bonus earned The controversy recently created by the proposal to raise the cut-off percentage from 60 per cent to 80 per cent for IIT entrance examinations now seems to have apparently blown over with the HRD ministry backtracking The underlying issues raised by both the protagonists of this move and those opposing it havehowevernot really been resolved but rather been brushed under the carpet Perhaps a better way to ensure that students are neither disincentivised from concentrating on their 12th Board examinations nor penalised for achieving marginally lower marks would be to retain the qualifying percentage for the JEE at the present 60 per centbut to allow certain bonus points to the students for their performance in the 12th Board examinations These bonus points should be taken into consideration while deciding the final order of merit KL Arora Pune Applaud PM This refers to Dalai Lama Indias honoured guest … (IEOctober 26) The prime minister deserves compliments over the remarks he has made to the Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao It takes much verve to discuss territorial disputesChinese incursionstrans-border river disputes and the hotly debated Brahmaputra dam Furthercementing the view that the Dalai Lama is a honourable guestthereby rejecting Chinese demands prohibiting it and Chinese calls and designs over Arunachal Pradesh is admirable MC Joshi Lucknow Watch the tag Given that Congress has won all the electionsone hopes that in the foreseeable future they pay attention to recent price hikes If inflation is indeed a worry perhaps the government should instruct the RBI towards opting for a more inflation-orientated monetary policy Rahul Mudholkar Pune For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: IANS | Mumbai | Published: November 5 2016 2:16 pm POW Bandi Yuddh Ke helmed by filmmaker Nikkhil Advani to go on air from Monday Top News Actor Purab Kohli hopes his forthcoming TV show POW Bandi Yuddh Ke rescues the Indian television industry “If ‘POW’ does well it will change the face of Indian television because I don’t think that a channel has ever attempted something like this” Purab who has earlier featured in a show like Hip Hip Hurray and has been a successful video jockey told IANS More from the world of Entertainment: Purab said “We would have got the prime slot but because of some intense scenes and some action in it they can’t show it in prime time slot There is a big hope that ‘POW” will rescue the television industry” he added The drama will also feature Amrita Puri Sandhya Mridul and Satyadeep Mishra It’s a an Indian adaptation of the Israeli TV drama Hatufim It will present the story of two missing-in-action soldiers who return home after 17 years While Purab is excited about the show he is also enjoying being a father “Fatherhood is a gift that I wish upon everybody and especially when it’s a baby girl When you have a child you stop living for yourself It’s the most beautiful feeling” said the actor who became a father in December last year with his lady love Lucy Payton POW Bandi Yuddh Ke helmed by filmmaker Nikkhil Advani will be aired on Star Plus from Monday at 10:30 pm For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: PTI | Cuttack | Published: January 17 2017 8:58 pm The outfield grass has also been trimmed to about 6 mm from eight so that dew soaks into the ground PTI Top News India may be on a high after their incredible three-wicket win in Pune but when they arrive in Cuttack on Wednesday dew factor would certainly play on their minds ahead of the second ODI against England on January 19 According to the local curator the dew starts settlingin by 530pm and if it does on the match day then toss mayplay a determining role in favour of the side batting second “There has been heavy dew for last few days and we willtry our best to negate it — by using chemical spray twosuper-soppers and roping the field” Patnaik said The outfield grass has also been trimmed to about sixmillimetres from eight so that dew soaks into the ground headded The venue hosted its last ODI more than two years agowhen India put up a record 363/5 here en route to thrashingSri Lanka by 169 runs on November 2 2014 to set the tone fora 5-0 clean sweep Virat Kohli-led India have already made their intentionsclear gunning down England’s massive 351 by three wickets with11 balls to spare in Pune to go 1-0 up in the three-match series and another run-feast cannot be ruled out “It’s difficult for me to predict a total but this pitchwill be full of runs as it has always been It will be out anout batting and it’s up for the batters to make it count” thecurator said The same strip was used last for the Haryana versus Jammuand Kashmir group C Ranji Trophy fixture that ended in a draw with the former taking three points on basis of their first innings lead after piling 502 in the first innings The two teams will arrive tomorrow and practice in theevening Eden Gardens Kolkata will host the third ODI on January22 For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Express News Service | Ludhiana | Published: October 28 2012 12:36 am Top News An obesity mega-camp and seminarwith screening of body mass index (BMI) was organised by DMCH doctors on Saturday During the seminarBariatric surgeon Dr Ashish Ahuja and Dr PS Nain informed that more than 60 per cent of youth suffering from obesity are also suffering from from diabetes mellitus type 2 along with high blood pressure and various heart diseases Around 100 patients were screened in the camp by Dr Amit Berryassistant professor of medicine at DMCH while senior dietician Shweta Batta gave a talk on managing weight loss Ahuja said that according 2012 statistics by the World Health Organisation (WHO) about one in six persons in the world is considered obese and one in ten is diabetic while one in three suffer from high blood pressure Based on 2007 national health family survey dataas many as 303 per cent of males and 375 per cent females are obese in Punjab? 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