Today Singapore's education system is considered the best in the world. The country consistently ranks at the top of the OECD's Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), a triennial test of 15-year-olds in dozens of countries, in the main three categories of maths, reading and science.
Gadag District is a district in the state of Karnataka, India. It was formed in 1997, when it was split from Dharwad District.It is known for its 101 stepwells (known as kalyani or pushkarni) and its Hindu & Jain temples. A sculpture gallery is maintained by the Archaeological Survey of India. Dambal is known for its 12th-century Chalukya Doddabasappa Temple.
Krishnagiri is a city in the state of Tamil Nadu, India, and it serves as the administrative headquarters of Krishnagiri District formed in 2004. It is located at the bottom of Syed Basha Hills, and the town is fully surrounded by hill rocks.Krishnagiri district is famous for mangoes, and for the granite industry with quarries and processing units spread around the district.
Vellore is a city in the state of Tamil Nadu, in southern India. It's known for 16th-century Vellore Fort, with its imposing granite walls and surrounding moat. Inside the fort, the Jalakandeswarar Temple features many ornate sculptures. Nearby, the Government Museum has prehistoric relics and natural history displays. By the Palar River, the Muthu Mandapam memorial houses the tomb of a Tamil leader.
Nagapattinam is a town in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu and the administrative headquarters of Nagapattinam district. The town came to prominence during the period of Medieval Cholas and served as their important port for commerce and east-bound naval expeditions.Vedaranyam, a neighbouring town of the district, houses the famous Vedaranyeswarar Temple. Besides the temples, the town also houses the ancient Nagore Dargha which was built in the 16th century.