The PROBE Survey reveals the current state of education in India and what more needs to be done in this field. India’s first digital archive of feature films has been set up in Goa and the World Digital Library is set to launch on 21st April.
There were tons of announcements this week. Participate in the “Water: One Take International Video Contest” or “World Challenge 09”. You can also take part in an international training programme on “Governance and Manangement of NPO’s and NGO’s”, JustMeans Social Entrepreneurship Fellowship, win the Penguin and Orange Reader’s Group prize or run for a cause at the Sunfeast World 10k run in Bangalore.
In the world of books, Gabriel García Márquez denies rumours that he is going to stop writing. Read about the new face of books and why romance is a big hit during recession. We liked the idea of short stories being commissioned for the Royal Parks in London. Read about why publishers fear Google’s plan for out-of-print books.
To find out what we have been finding and sharing on Twitter, check out our Twittering Thursday post. Also, read why Wikipedia is like a city and read about how a professor is using Twitter in his classroom.
Finally, do read this sweet story about the making of a picture book on Huberta the Hippo.
Have a great weekend.
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