Posts Tagged ‘English education’

October 22, 2017 0

Government College University Lahore: Book Review

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This is an enlarged version of the Book Review published in TheTribune(Spectrum) 22 October 2017 BOOK REVIEW Khalid Aftab (2017) Against All Odds: Institute Building in the Real World (Lahore: Sang-e-Meel Publications)     Rajesh Kochhar Panjab University Chandigarh [email protected]   The author, Prof. Khalid Aftab, served as the Principal of Government College Lahore […]

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October 3, 2012 0

Hindoo College Calcutta Revisited: Its pre-history and the role of Rammohun Roy

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Rajesh Kochhar (2012) Science and Culture,  Vol. 78, No. 7-8 (Jul-Aug), pp. 280-305. (Meghnad Saha Memorial Lecture delivered under the auspices of Indian Science News Association, Kolkata, 28 July 2011). The May 1816 decision to establish the (school section of) Hindoo College Calcutta “for the tuition of sons of respectable Hindus” was immediately recognized as a […]

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December 15, 2008 0

Cultivation of Science in the 19th Century Bengal(2008)

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  Indian Journal of Physics, 82(7):1003-1082 (2008) Cultivation of Science in the 19th Century Bengal Rajesh Kochhar National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Sector 67, Mohali (Punjab) [email protected] Abstract India was the first country outside the Western World to take to modern science. The initiative came in the later half of the 19th century […]

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