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Sep 16, 2016
Maharashtra's mantra for improving education: No English, no Maths, no failuresMaharashtra wants to improve education for its students by opting for a novel method: make English & Maths optional for students who are weak in them.
Apr 30, 2016
By the numbers: Why movies about math, like 'The Man Who Knew Infinity', make for great viewingFrom The Man Who Knew Infinity to The Imitation Game, A Beautiful Mind and The Theory of Everything, maths in the movies makes for thrilling viewing
Apr 29, 2016
'The Man Who Knew Infinity' review: Paints an engaging portrait of Srinivasa RamanujanThe Man Who Knew Infinity chronicles Srinivasa Ramanujan’s (Dev Patel) life from humble beginnings to being invited to Cambridge by GH Hardy (Jeremy Irons)
Apr 04, 2016
Notice something curious about the date today? 4 April, 2016 is 'Square Root Day'Today — 4/4/16 — is Square Root Day. The previous Square Root Day was observed on 3/3/09, while the one after this will occur on 5 May, 2025 (5/5/25).
Mar 18, 2016
Tough math: Blaming CBSE for an application-based question paper is just wrongThe CBSE now wants to bring the concept of high order thinking skill and application-based learning in its examination pattern by devising questions those would compel students to think.
Mar 17, 2016
Mathematics exam or third degree torture? Lok Sabha takes up issue, CBSE respondsOn 14 March, class 12 students who appeared for their CBSE mathematics examination were upset, afraid and worried — why? The mathematics papers has been termed as one of the toughest in nearly a decade.
Sep 26, 2015
Amendment to computer patent clause will not stifle creativity for vast tribe of IT enthusiasts in IndiaThe government earlier this week decided to amend the negativity contained in section 3K by adding the term ‘per se’ to the exclusion clause
May 25, 2015
Inspiration for 'A Beautiful Mind', Nobel laureate, John Nash and wife die in car crash in New JerseyJohn Forbes Nash Jr, a mathematical genius whose struggle with schizophrenia was chronicled in the 2001 movie "A Beautiful Mind," has died along with his wife in a car crash on the New Jersey Turnpike. He was 86.
Aug 13, 2014
Iranian Maryam Mirzakhani becomes first woman to win Maths 'Nobel'She was among four Fields Medal recipients at the International Congress of Mathematicians held in Seoul, and the first female among the 56 winners since the prize was established in 1936.
Aug 13, 2014
Two Indian-origin mathematicians win global Maths awardsTwo Indian-origin academicians have won prestigious global prizes in the field with one of them being awarded the Fields Medal -- known as the "Nobel Prize of mathematics".