June 4, 1981, Forty Years Ago: Textbook Review

All textbooks can be reviewed to ensure that they promote nationwide integration and don’t militate towards nationwide unity. Historical past and language textbooks are more likely to be reviewed first. The assessment can be below the general steerage of the Centre with the rules been ready by the NCERT. This was one of many main selections taken on the state schooling minister’s convention in Delhi on June 3. The decision which was adopted unanimously mentioned that the assessment should be undertaken on a time-bound foundation in order that the textbooks will be corrected earlier than the 198-83 educational yr. S B Chavan, Union Schooling Minister, mentioned that the duty can be undertaken by state-level assessment committees consisting of specialists.

Assassins Nabbed

Six of the killers of Bangladesh President Ziaur Rahman have been arrested from Chittagong on June 3. They’re military officers of the rank of main and captain. In the meantime, the Bangladesh military has intensified mixed operations in Chittagong to flush out an estimated 3,000 rebels. About 4,000 rebels have surrendered.

Beirut Violence

Syrian troops are engaged in an intense artillery battle with Christian militiamen close to the besieged jap metropolis of Zahle after midnight shelling change between the Israeli gunboats and Palestinian guerrillas in North Lebanon. Cinemas, nightclubs and faculties remained closed in most elements of Christian East Beirut.

A Dire Prognosis

The World Financial institution, in preparation for the consortium assembly on June 9 and 10 says that after pretty fast progress with plentiful sources within the final half of the ’70s, India is coming into the Eighties on unsure phrases with useful resource constraints. It faces infrastructural and provide constraints whose decision requires making home investments.

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