Friday, January 19, 2018

January 9: Pravasi Bharatiya Divas

Pravasi Bhartiya Divas is annually celebrated on January 9 to mark the contribution of Overseas Indian community towards their homeland. The Pravasi Bhartiya Divas conferences began in 2003 as engagement and networking platforms for overseas Indians, the government and the people of India. The Regional...
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Iran bans English being taught in primary schools

Iran has banned English from being taught in primary schools across the country after its Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei said that teaching English will lead to Western cultural invasion. i. Rationale cited for ban on English is that, primary education lays the groundwork for the Iranian culture among stud...
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