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I Wonder

I Wonder is a science magazine, published by Azim Premji University. This issue explores various aspects of science.

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At Right Angles

A publication by Azim Premji University, this issue celebrates the art of the matter.

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"Imagining A Dystopia" by Chandan Gowda, Bangalore Mirror, March 2017

At a recent discussion at my university, Ashis Nandy, the cultural psychologist, observed that agreement was more readily found in relation to dystopias, than to utopias.

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"Ecosystem management as a wicked problem" by Ruth DeFries and Harini Nagendra, Science, April 2017

Ecosystems are self-regulating systems that provide societies with food, water, timber, and other resources.

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"Education and the Constitution of India" by Anurag Behar, Livemint, February 2017

A commitment to constitutional values and aims demanded education to help do away with caste

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"Jobless growth still the leitmotif" by Amit Basole, The Tribune, February 2017

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has played safe and has given a sensible budget. But it is a lost opportunity because he has clearly fallen short of any grand transformative economic re-thinking.

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"Factors Influencing Perceptions and Use of Urban Nature: Surveys of Park Visitors in Delhi" by Somajita Paul and Harini Nagendra, Land, April 2017

Urban green spaces provide important recreational, social and psychological benefits to stressed city residents. This paper aims to understand the importance of parks for visitors.

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"The Scales of Planning: Adopting a multi-scalar approach" by Sudhir Krishnaswamy, The Hindu, March 2017

A scalar bias to empowering the lowest level of political authority to make decisions through devolution of the planning power can yield three tangible benefits

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"The need for quality teachers" by Jigisha Shastri, Deccan Herald, February 2017

In preschools a quality early childhood education programme comes with many benefits. Jigisha Shastri explains what roles teachers can play in this

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"The focus for education in 2017" by Anurag Behar, Livemint, January 2017

Here is a cheat sheet of 25 matters related to school education for 2017

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Science Workshop, Tehri Garhwal: A Field Workshop Report

Azim Premji Foundation for Development and DIET New Tehri organized a workshop for Science teachers. The main objective of the workshop was to develop capacity of the group under continuous professional development.

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सामाजिक रूप से उपयोगी उत्पादक कार्य शिविर रिपोर्ट, अज़ीम प्रेमजी फ़ाउंडेशन, टोंक

शिविर का मुख्य उद्देश्य बच्चों की विधालयी छुट्टियाँ को किस तरह से उपयोगी बनाएँ तथा रोज़ के कार्यों में घरवालों की मदद करना और आस-पास की किसी समस्या आदि को लेकर पत्र लेखन करना।

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