Jar Jar Winks was inspired by the Star Wars franchise

Try this Kochi home baker's dessert jars before you watch Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Amiya Varghese is a superfan whose small jars of 'desserts from space' are inspired by the franchise and here's why Jar Jar Winks should be next on your bucket list

Dr Menon was recently awarded the Sri Sathya Sai Award for her contribution to healthcare

India's first female psychiatrist Dr Sarada Menon still giving her all to the mentally ill at 94

Dr Sarada Menon, a Padma Bhushan awardee, has worked tirelessly to end the stigma that still looms strong on the topic of mental illness'

JNU students have been holding protests to force the government to find Najeeb, which it has failed to do

JNU Muslim student says ABVP member threatened to make him 'disappear' like Najeeb 

The student has submitted a complaint to the administration asking for strict action to be taken, claims these incidents are on an increase

The report for crimes in India 2016 showed that  36,022 of 106,9568 child crime cases were registered under POCSO

Centre told to create web portal for sexual abuse complaints by January 2018

NGO Prajwala's letter to the Hyderabad court gave them the idea to set up National sex offenders register, which will begin functioning from January 8 and the forum has been scheduled for January 10

Rima Das, Geethu Mohandas and Aparna Sen are the only Indian women filmmakers to showcase their films at the IFFK

Filmmakers Aparna Sen, Geethu Mohandas on whether women directors have finally arrived on the scene

Is cinema really a women's world? 2 of the 35 female filmmakers in IFFK 2017 talks to us about the fest and if they feel that the industry has finally become conducive for women

In about a years time the app will be ready to use

Signing in a new future: IIT-BHU duo develop app that translates sign language into text

The app may already be one among many in the market but is the first developed for an Indian audience and will be independent of "any sort of hardware"

The errors included several in passages about Prime Minister Narendra Modi | PTI

RBSE suspends teacher-duo after erroneous class X English paper reaches 35K Jaipur schools 

The errors reached over 35,000 private and government schools affiliated to the  Rajasthan Board of Higher Secondary Education (RBSE) and included spelling errors in passages on PM Modi

Teacher couple claims that their's was an arranged marriage | Representative image

Bad Romance: Teacher duo sacked on wedding day after school views it as bad influence

Tariq Bhat and Sumaya Bashir working in a private Muslim educational institute alleged that the school had sanctioned them a month's leave prior to the wedding 

The band's cover of the song Padakali went viral on Facebook and other platforms

If you haven't heard Kerala's Orfeo Quintet's cover of Padakali, check this out NOW!

You may have heard of the Orfeo Quintet's rendition of Padakali, But there's a whole lot more to their brand of western classical fusion that goes into Indian covers. This is their story

The rapid growth transition will also

21% of today's jobs cease to exist in five years, says FICCI-Nasscom & EY report

Ernest and Young interacted with more than 130 business leaders, academicians and representatives of industry associations across sectors before filing the report.

Kudumbashree established the Bridge School programme to bring students who had dropped out back to school

The Bridge Course Programme is bringing literacy to over 2K kids in Kerala's Attappady

The Kudumbashree's Attappady Special Project brings together dropout students from tribal communities to educate them about, well...everything!

The problem, Francis says is that candidates today have taken the significance of the resume too lightly (Representative image)

Adding some confidence and soul to your resume could get you that job: Nicholas Francis

The author says weak resumes that lack life or character and are often written by a third person are strong factors for job failure

The parent-teacher meeting that was scheduled today allegedly went on for an entire day and no students were allowed to attend it

Caught napping: Saveetha Law School posts CCTV pictures of students playing games, sleeping in class 

Despite a parent-teacher meeting, the school authorities have not managed to come to any sort of conclusion or solution

Institutions to be made to follow the Persons with Disabilities(Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act, 1995 | Representative image

Great news: SC tells all colleges to have disabled-friendly classes, hostels soon

After a wheel-chair bound student was forced to give up her seat at National Law University because it was not accessible to her, the SC has decided to make some amends

Kyiek had often to work long hours into the night and travelled long distances to carry out her duties

Queen Kong: How this nurse in Meghalaya delivered 1,000 babies in 62 years

After delivering over a thousand infants, the octagenarian retired with no benefits, after 62 years of tireless and continuous service to the people of  the East Khasi Hills

Rajinikanth turns 67, from Sivaji to the Robot google play store has got an app for every movie you ask | Play store

Happy Birthday Superstar: 4 fan-made Rajini Android apps you must try TODAY!

When did google play store start spreading Rajinikanthism? Check out how these fan-made super star games that are slaying play store in Rajini style 

Are calls for help in our campuses going unheard?

Salem Suicide Pact: How our campuses are failing to protect LGBTQ students 

The two girls apparently had an 'inappropriate relationship' which the teachers were unhappy about and suggested that the parents send them to counselling

The move is said to have been taken after repeated condom ads were said to be misleading and inappropriate for child-viewers

Condom ads on TV: Health Ministry report says only 30% youth use condoms during sex

The study that was conducted by government-body NACO also finds that one-third of the students did not understand what HIV or safe sex was all about

Jyoti Arora and Maneka Gandhi with the former's last book Lemon Girl

How author Jyoti Arora hasn't let thalassemia or Twitter trolls get in her way

Jyoti Arora, whose work has been recognised by the former CM of Delhi, Sheila Dixit and Union Minister, Maneka Gandhi is out with her third book You Came Like Hope

Joint venture to now teach Karnataka teachers to make Math and Science fun

The Singapore International Foundation and Parikrma Humanity Foundation are improving Mathematics and Science education in Karnataka​

The download and mail us notice on the Saveetha website

If your kids didn't voluntarily protest, fill this form: What Saveetha Law School told protestors' parents

Parents of the students have been asked to submit a form issued on the website if their child did not participate in the protests willingly, with the promise that it would be kept confidential

Students protesting at Saveetha School of Law | Facebook

Saveetha Law School shut after massive student protests over 'dodgy' accreditation issue

From being monitored by CCTV cameras to having their medical certificates shot down as 'fake', when they heard that the college's affiliation with the Bar Council was invalid, protests broke out

B-school campus hiring this year which has gone down severely than last year which was 30 percent | Representative image

2018 poses challenges for B-schools with a drop in placements and poor quality of education: ASSOCHAM

According to the Assocham Education Council (AEC), root cause of the problem is that institutes only focus on filling up seats and do not consider the quality of students

He scored a 98 on 100, blowing off all competition as the IGCSE topper for the south

Spanish movies helped this Bengaluru boy top his IGCSE exams in south India

A language he loves, Kaushik chose Spanish due to its easy-flowing speech, not to mention the demand for the language globally

Students from several countries were attending the event, which is not officially recognised by the parent body (representative image)

Female teen footballer from Delhi drowns while posing for selfie at Australian beach 

The victim and her friends were there as part of the Pacific School games and were hit by a huge wave. Around 40 people- lifeguards and coaches- worked to rescue the surviving four girls

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Life of Y: How Debashish Sengupta figured out what's on every millennial's mind

Debashish spent seven years on the book during which he interacted with milennials and even did in-depth research 

Raghuvaran P dubbed the voice of shinchan, a character in Japanese manga series was aired from 2008 to 2013

Amaidhiyo Amaidhi: How Raghuvaran became the 'Tamil' voice of Shin Chan 

Dubbing artist Raghuvaran, the voice behind the Tamil version of the popular manga character Shin Chan tells us how much viral popularity dubbing for the series has brought for him

The young actress was very vocal about the assault and expressed hurt and anger in her video | PTI

'Dangal' fame Zaira Wasim alleges molestation onboard Vistara flight in live video

The video posted by the young actor shows her breaking down several times and recounting the horrid torment. The arlines said it had no idea this happened until they descended for landing

A post from the Share A Meal Campaign

Hyderabad-based Dheeraj Kolla is using Instagram hashtag #shareameal to feed the needy

Participate in Dheeraj Kolla's Share A Meal campaign with the needy, post the picture and use the #shareameal hashtag to be a part of his efforts to vanquish hunger 

According to Pratyush Nirjher, student union has planned to organise a protest after the semester begins | Twitter

'Came to UoH because I thought it was a liberating campus but I was wrong,' says suspended student

With close to 20 suspensions in one semester and moral policing frequent on the campus, Pratyush Nirjher's wish to engage in student activism seems like a distant dream

This phone is one of the most affordable dual front camera phones in the country | Representative image (AFP)

Intex ELTY's dual front camera allows you take that perfect selfie at just Rs 7K!

This 4G-Volte Smartphone came out after months of research during which the primary concern was to bring the price down

Bhattacharyya has received awards for best editing, screenplay, direction, script and more in several international festivals

Guess who directed the only Odia film that was screened at International Film Festival of India

Bhubaneshwar-based Amartya Bhattacharyya is an independent filmmaker whose latest Odia film 'Khyanikaa — The Lost Idea'  represents semi-surrealism at its best

He called modern education imperative to external, but primitive to inner functioning | AFP

Dalai Lama has a message for you: Find inner peace, pay attention to ancient learnings

The spiritual leader highlighted the importance of achieving innate relaxation and advised students to learn to control and tone their mind towards positivity and calmness

Kumar wants to be right on target

How Vizag shooter Naresh Kumar's crowdfunding for an air rifle just about missed GST 

Naresh Kumar had managed to crowdfund and scrape together the cash he needed for an air rifle but he just about managed to buy it before the GST on it took the cost out of his reach

The face of Zumba, Sucheta Pal

Want to become a Zumba teacher? Zumba queen Sucheta Pal can help you get there ASAP

Zumba is a workout that is becoming the first choice for many fitness freaks. So why not as a career choice as well? All you have to do is get a quick certification from the 'Queen'  

Anu Choudhury is a renowned and respected name in the Odia film industry

Why Anu Choudhury believes that Odia cinema needs to be future forward

Anu Choudhury is the daughter of Rabi Choudhury who rose to fame to become one of the finest film editors. She talks about how her father's legacy and guidance helped — but stayed clear of nepotism

The University students are not able to mobilize a protest because they have a semester break currently

UoH: Varsity coerces parents to give 'apology' letter, bans suspended students from hostel  

The University had put the suspension on hold due to exams but after the executive meeting the authorities have decided to go ahead with the suspension

This initiative provides a chance for children here to experience the joy of reading good literature | Twitter

Get set to read! Penguin lines up slew of reading events on turning 30 in India

As a part of celebrating its completion of 30 years in India with the theme 'Keep reading', Under which they have gifted 100 books to its 30 partners in different genres

The website was officially taken down before 4pm on Friday evening

Delhi Fake School Board's site says they were certified by 'Ministry of Education Dept'

The website of the Board of Higher Secondary Education, Delhi also had pictures of Narendra Modi and claimed that every government body in the education sector had accredited them

According to Jawaharnagar CI, the boy must have committed suicide on December 3

20-year-old NEET aspirant from Rajasthan found dead in hostel room 

The warden had not seen the boy for almost three days when he decided to check his room through a back window and found him hanging

Protector, crusader and Chennai's baap on many things, Traffic is on a mission to set things right in the city

His way or the highway: Why Traffic Ramaswamy is one tough 'PIL' to swallow!

Beaten, threatened and abandoned. This octagenarian's spirits have never dipped as he continues to crusade for Chennai's rights without missing a beat

A still from Rajat Agrawal's Khilauna

From Prem Ratan to Khilauna, how 23-year-old Rajat Agrawal could be India's Oscar hope

The Mumbaikar's experiments with films has made his second directorial, Khilauna, an international sensation and he has his fingers crossed as it heads for the Urbanworld Film Festival  

A few winners of the IGNITE Award

Nail polish that can detect a drugged drink? These Odisha kids' inventions are AMAZING!    
 

Every change in society begins with an idea. Read on to find out how a few students from Odisha didn't let their ideas rot away — and how those ideas got them the Abdul Kalam Ignite Awards    

 

Calling the move authoritarian, the students said that despite repeated appeals by the JNUTA and JNUSU against the proposal

Is JNU delinking integrated MPhil-PhD programme to eliminate the culture of activism on campus?

The University has separated the two courses, so now students have to write two entrance exams to study at JNU but the students don't see that as the issue, they believe its something else entirely

Students in one of the schools in Palamaner

This Bengaluru-based NGO is planning a military training facility for school kids in Andhra Pradesh  

Joining the Dots has brought libraries and labs to schools in Andhra Pradesh's Palamaner taluk

Angela was in Chennai for a workshop conducted by the Madras Dyselxia Association | Pics: P Jawahar

Ever heard of Positive Dyslexia? It's real and can help your kid fight mental illness 

Angela Fawcett, one of the pioneers in Dyslexia research and Vice-President of British Dyslexia Association says it is a creative therapy that is suited for dyslexic kids because of their imagination

The villa in its full glory

This Finnish association's residency programme is the best retreat for writers waiting to pen their masterpiece

At the end of one’s residency their literary work needs to be complete, the main reason one opts for this programme to begin with  

The Goodwill Tribe regularly conducts other events too to promote kindness and compassion like The letter earthlings and kindness walk

Goodwill Tribe: Get blindfolded, talk to strangers and then define them through art

The tribe's Stranger's with Colours event helps promote conversation, friendships and art with reach in 11 cities of five countries 

When life's an animated party!

Loved the FIFA wall at the Kochi football stadium? Meet the gang behind it — the Eunoians

FIFA, WWF and UNDP, to name a few, are some of their clients. This creative studio from Kochi has a different story to tell about their luck. Akshaya Asokan finds out more

The team behind Kannada Gottilla

How Kannada Gottilla is teaching 8k students the language over WhatsApp and voice notes

Is ‘I don’t understand the language’ the first thing you learn to say in a new language? To help you learn at least one language, this WhatsApp group that teaches you Kannada in a unique way

Apart from IITs, Samsung plans to hire graduates from institutes like BITS Pilani, Delhi College of Engineering and Manipal Institute of Technology

Job Alert: Samsung to hire 1000 engineering graduates from Indian universities in 2018

Samsung India is on a search to hire graduates to work in new-age domains like Artificial Intelligence, biometrics and augmented reality

Students of Sri Siddhartha High School during their performance

This TFI fellow kills gender disparity in Hyderabad by fusing frisbees with theatre!
 

The students of Siddhartha High School learn lessons of gender disparity a little differently than regular children — and it's all thanks to Sashank Vissa's awesome new curriculum  

 

A land of scholars and seers, superstitions have over the years come to govern much of our daily activity

You'll never guess how these 5 Indian superstitions ACTUALLY started!

Superstitions have over the years come to govern much of our daily activity and often pose more trouble than good. As reforms are forgotten and archaic comes back, here are a few of the common ones

It is time for Indians to express their gratitude and appreciation to the current and veteran military personnel of India and to acknowledge those who died in service to the country | Twitter

Flag Day: 6 awesome reasons that will compel you to contribute and how to do it

#Armedforcesflagday: It's time to salute to the fearless men and women serving the nation despite the obstacles they face on an almost daily basis

The team of Umeed 1000 | Pic: Sayantan Ghosh

Sixteen cyclists to travel from Hyderabad to Vizag to crusade for the education of underprivileged girls  

The Telanagana and AP police have offered their assistance for the rally, organised by cyclists from Umeed 1000, to raise funds for the girls of a Secunderabad school

According to the state Education minister, the programme to be initiated in Jaipur followed by other districts | Representative image

Rajasthan Government introduces "Guru-Shishya" programme to improve student-teacher relationships

Rajasthan students can now talk bravely to their staff about all the issues that they face on campus 

Mishkkaa started her own YouTube channel to present child-friendly content

Eleven-year-old YouTuber Mishkkaa lets the cat out of the bag, talks about taking on trolls  

Mishkaa used the platform to talk about subjects that appeal to children and also make awareness videos on how children can keep themselves safe from lurking dangers  

He changed many lives but the value for his ideas have fallen rapidly today

BR Ambedkar Diwas: Four revolutionary reforms by Ambedkar that deserve a comeback 

Ambedkar's policies were pathbreaking but over the decades his ideas have been forgotten and buried, but many still continue to have the potential to make drastic changes to the system

Schools in West Bengal to tighten the safety norms after the recent sexual abuse incident | Representative image

West Bengal school bans carpooling, insists on parents dropping their own kids 

In the aftermath of the incident of sexual assault in West Bengal, schools have decided the best way to prevent similar events is to ban carpooling

Kancha Illaiah being dragged away by the police two days ago

Kancha Illaiah arrest: Right wing is dismantling intellectual discourse and freedom of speech

Dalit activist Kancha Illaiah Shepherd has been in the news over the last few days over the protests against his latest book Samajika Smugglurlu Komatollu on the Arya-Vysya community

According to Hyderabad HC, It will not only conduct speedy trials but also reduce re-victimisation of the victims

Soon, Hyderabad to get special court to speedily dispose of child abuse cases

Hyderabad HC approves the proposal for special court to handle speedy disposal of child sexual abuse cases — working with the City Police's Bharosa support centre

The game was launched on December 1 by the Indian Navy

Move over Ghazi, Indian Navy launches mobile war game to get students to sign up

The Navy got app developers Jesiel Creations to create the game — which doesn't just let you captain a ship and sink enemies, but also quizzes you on Navy trivia to win additional ammo

According to a representative from SOVA, a voluntary organisation, Most of the child marriages go unreported | Representative image

These tribal teens in Odisha escaped child marriage. Now, they're helping others beat it

Teens from Odisha shared their story at a community radio programme organised recently by Unicef along with SOVA, a voluntary organisation that had stopped 20 child marriages in past two years

The man who broke all barriers to become a Dalit revolutionary

BR Ambedkar Diwas: Read these stories of how Ambedkar continues to help GenX decipher caste

Dalit literature has always been perceived as staid and idly revolutionary. What Babasaheb Ambedkar Means to Me is different because many of it is written by the youth of the country

The Apex Court is firm on its stance that no more postponement wiill be allowed | AFP

#BabriMasjid: Relive the moments from 25 years ago in 12 frames

The Supreme Court on Tuesday adjourned the hearing to February 8 but told the petitioners this would be their last chance to get the relevant documents ready. It said it would tolerate no more delays 

The school has complained to several authorities but until the court's order, nothing has been done (DSLSA/ Facebook)

School destroyed 40 years ago during Emergency to finally be rebuilt

The school was functioning in dilapidated structures since it was razed in 1976 and most of its students were suffering from threats of the school closing to no adequate infrastructure

Reactions to the Supreme Court uploading the ban have been torrid | The Herald Mail

Trump's Muslim Ban: 17k students from 'banned' Muslim ​countries entered the US last year

That's the number of students who will feel insecure that they may not be able to return after their studies and no one can visit them during that period because the Supreme Court agrees with Trump

Prakash Javadekar, Human Resource Development Minister of India

HRD ministry sets up expert committee to suggest mechanisms to deemed universities

The four universities are in trouble for allowing long-distance programmes, which are disallowed according to the AICTE

The woman's family claimed that they had already spent around 30 to 35 lakhs on the dowry and arrangements for the wedding

Daughter of a Med College Professor calls off wedding to another prof over 1 Cr dowry demand

After calling off the wedding, the bride's family played the gracious host and broke the news to the guests only after the wedding feast was served

The invention could revolutionise the industry making prosthetics accessible to all sections of society

Hand it to 'em: SSN students 3D print a super-light prosthetic 'hand' for amputees

Four students of the Biomedical Engineering department have created a prototype 'hand' that is more functional, lighter and cheaper than any other prosthetic on the market

J Jayalalitha, not just the 'Iron lady' of politics but also ruled the Tamil industry in mid-1960s

Remembering Amma: Five awesome Jaya films that every millennial MUST WATCH

Go online, find a pirate site or go scround around in old DVD rental places till you've got a copy of these movies and then binge watch 

Tamil Nadu still mourns the loss of its favourite politician, but much has happened since that day last year | New Indian Express

One Year After Amma: Five other earth-shattering reasons the world remembers December 5

If you believed that December 5 should be named Amma Day, here are five other important things that happened on the same day

Students claim that the libraries, reading rooms and all other facilities are open to everyone, then why not hostels?

Students sore after UoH asks them to cough up extra to stay during semester break

The students alleged that the extra fees started to be levied after the Rohit Vemula incident in order to keep students away from campus and thus avoid any trouble that may crop up

Seeking justice: Several students were taken into custody by the Hyderabad police after the protests

Suicide letter has been replaced by authorities, say Osmania students after topper's suicide

The student who committed suicide was a topper, but his letter said that he was committing suicide because he was scared of exams. This is why students claimed the letter was a fake and protested ​

7 and a half years ago, Sanjay began doing stand-up comedy

People have told me my accent is fake at least 100 times: Sanjay Manaktala

The stand-up comedian who got the scene moving in Bengaluru years ago talks about how he actually grew up in the US and how his accent isn't as much fake as it is natural!

Swiss Education Group's largest student base is Asian, and mostly Chinese if you're splitting hairs

Why Swiss Hospitality Colleges believe Asia, not America is the place to be

Swiss Education Group's CEO Florent Rondez explains how Asians have the spend and the need for hotels and luxury, much beyond Europe and America

Anton Mosimann: Not many people can honestly say that they've got a museum dedicated to them when they're alive and it's a great honour

There's no swearing in my kitchen so Gordon Ramsay is not allowed inside: Anton Mosimann

Chef to the celebs Anton Mosimann talks about life at 70, cooking for Margaret Thatcher and why he wouldn't mind catering for Donald Trump if he asks nicely

Bihar Government's recently issued order says that teachers have to perform additional duty, where they have to monitor and stop people from open defecation

Teachers or defecation inspectors? How Kalam's dream for teachers may be hitting the dirt

A lot of us might have seen government school teachers taking voters census in houses, and there are a lot more they have been made to do, but is that even a teacher's duty? John B Monteiro talks

Students start discovering their abilities at teenage or later in first year college, then only they would figure out the purpose of their life before they get to work | Representative image

Know your DNA: Three simple secrets to discover excellence for every student

Every young graduate can transform their life towards achieving excellence in their career if they discover their natural abilities, writes Nicholas Francis

The team has successfully planned over 5k surprises, with over 4k happy customers

Yay! These surprise planners are putting smiles on cancer patients' faces

Surprise! This small bunch is all about making memories, not just for themselves, but for others too.  Sakthivel Panneerselvam, Co-founder of The6.in tells us more on their surprise planning business

The state government wants all the farmers in UP to posses soil health card by March 2018 | Representative image

Kisan ka School: 10 lakh farmers to be trained in modern farming techniques in Yogi's UP

The Yogi Adityanath government plans to educate farmers on modern farming techniques mainly to increase farmers' income

Vasu is dependent on the milaap campaign to raise funds for his education | Pics: Nagaraja Gadekal

Born blind, Vasudev went from washing dishes to an MA dream. Can you crowdfund his studies?

Vasudev Sharma, who hopes to open a school for the blind one day is raising funds to fund his education. Can you help him put himself through college?

This Madurai-born photographer discovered that his love for children was intense when he started working with a group of youngsters

'Kakoos' cameraman is now going across TN to educate manual scavengers' kids using art

Palani Kumar, who shot the controversial documentary with Divya Bharathi, says that he was so moved by the lives of manual scavengers' children that he is starting this project to help them out

For children with complete visual impairment, the storybooks are produced in braille. For children with partial eyesight, the pictures are bigger and the font is also larger

The Bag Lady: How Namita Jacob is hand-making storybooks for children with any disability

Some people call her the 'bag lady' because Namita Jacob has been hand-making and peddling books, in her bag, for children with just about any disability so that they can truly discover stories

Samarthanam trust was awarded with the National award for the empowerment of persons with disabilities

The man who backed India's Blind Cricket Team during its victories over Pak, gets National honour

Founder of Samarthanam Trust, Mahantesh G Kivadasannavar was given a National award by the President of India for his work with blind people and cricket

The software is dsuggested to curb and track down such incidents (representative image) | Flickr

All engineering projects, papers to get mandatory plagiarism check, says AICTE

The Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) Belagavi has implemented the software to verify P.hD thesis and M.Phil research papers

The move is an attempt to provide free and accessible education (representative image) | The Asia Foundation

Transgenders, underprivileged students could soon get free correspondence courses at BU

While there are reservations for transgenders in Bangalore university's UG courses, stigma and fear prevent many such students from accepting the course

The court lashed out at the child's group for showing no remorse or empathy to rescued kids | Kevin Frayer/ AP (representative image)

Delhi HC furious after CWC accused of allowing cops to beat rescued kids

The child welfare committee has also been accused of harassment by two external groups, including a legal body

Rahul Gandhi's 'one question a day' shot on education has got over 4.8k Re-tweets

Rahul Gandhi to Modi: Why is Gujarat on 26th position in terms of expenditure on education?

Taking his "one question a day" series forward, Congress vice-president raised a question to Modi about the unaffordability of education in Gujarat

YFPI now has 15 permanent volunteers

From Kashmiris to Rohingyas, how this DU student is conducting peace-and-art workshops in conflict zones

Saumya gets candid about Youth For Peace International and conducting peace workshops for the Rohingya refugees

Akkai Padmashali is a transgender activist who as a sex worker and was a beggar when she was rejected by all sections of the society

Transgender activist Akkai Padmashali's question for Obama silenced the Town Hall. What was that question?

Akkai Padmashali said that across the world, transgenders were facing rejection, even as they are seeking love, affection and acceptability 

Since December 11, 2016, Lt Col Sundaresan Renganathan has run a marathon every Sunday

Marathon Man: How this retired army man ran 50 marathons before turning 50

Through these runs, he has raised Rs 25 lakh rupees that will go towards the families of those who have lost their loved ones in war

Many HIV infected people continue to live in secrecy for fear of ridicule and ostracisation

World AIDS Day: Why Venkat still can't tell his college friends that he was born with HIV, 21 years ago  

Venkat was kept like an outcast by his family until he aced his board exams and did better than his cousins

The museum also has touch devices that flash information about the models

NASA too far? Head to this new space gallery at the Bengaluru museum 

The Space and Technology Gallery at the Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum also has several models  of satellites launched by India and a replica of the space station at Sriharikota

Stdents are often forced by parents and others to join the field, with little or no interest themselves

Engg students will have to endure a 3-week boot camp with Yoga, gardening from next year, courtesy AICTE

Originally prepared by a committee of IIT directors and accepted by in August 2016, the induction programme aims at exposing engineering students to free thought and a calmer environment

Yet another landmark judgement for the Madras High Court

You didn't say transgenders need 50 percent marks: How the Madras High Court shut down the State's argument against transgender student Tharika Banu

The State claimed that Tharika Banu did not have enough marks to get a seat, the Court said their prospectus didn't mention transgenders and thus the cut-off did not apply to them

Koualya Periasamy founded a society called Positive Women's Network to support the victims of HIV AIDS

World AIDS Day: Meet the first Indian Woman to come out openly as an AIDS victim

Kousalya Periasamy has been fighting HIV for the past 22 years and helping other victims at the same time

Delhi topped the charts for maximum number of stalking cases, five times more than South Indian metros | iinclude

Stalking cases reported in all South Indian metros only one-fifth of Delhi's tally

Sexual harassment, stalking cases in the capital (and North India) outnumbered the cases in all the major South Indian cities put together

he Court also stated that it should be made aware of whether regular surveys and census are being conducted and if all the transgenders have been identified | Representative image

By April, TN's transgenders will be able to get government jobs under a separate quota

The Madras High Court ordered the government to frame suitable rules and also asked them to undertake a survey of transgenders across TN. Activists and transgenders are thrilled at the move

The University has already set up an action plan to promote research activities

Gangadhar Meher University sets up special cell to promote research activities

The students of the University are expected to benefit with the increasing research activities

A total of 693 graduates received their degree certificates

KCG College of Technology celebrates 15th graduation day

The 15th Graduation Day of KCG College of Technology was celebrated on 5 August 2017

The inaugural session of the conference

GITAM played host to a conference based on Towards Risk-Based Solvency

The conference, sponsored by ICICI Prudential, had eminent speakers speaking on the topic