A video blog, NewsRap, is Satshya's online series that delivers straight, unedited news to the people laced with humour and satire, in a rap

One shot of audacity, no sugar: Meet this internet sensation who has been sensitising the cyberworld way before #MeToo

With the keyboard as her sword and social media as her turf, internet sensation Satshya Anna Tharien speaks about stereotypes and using social media as a key weapon

All you need is a comfortable seating position and attention

Keep Calm and meditate because it works better than Yoga, say scientists

An eight week trial by researchers including those of the University of Westminster in the UK showed it was better than gardening and yoga at helping people to relax

Naren Weiss has already captured the hearts of thousands across the globe

From Tambaram to NYC, Naren Weiss has captured a lot of hearts, be it in popular TV series or in the classrooms 

From being a student in Chennai to starring in shows like 'Elementary', 'The Blacklist' and 'The Brave', Naren Weiss has really made it big. But there's more to him than just that

Study says that students use their phones during lectures and lose out on communicate with friends, engage in social networks | Photo for representation

Do you get busy with your cell phones during lectures? Study says you will score less. You have been warned 

From a study conducted in the Johannesburg, it is clear why teachers are not welcoming Tech advancements in classrooms

The idea has sprung from her deep-rooted history with musicals

Giving musicals an Indian twist, this woman is bringing Broadway to Chennai in a first of its kind workshop

'Adi & Ashi’s Indian Adventure' is an English musical that unravels the culture of India through traditional songs, dance forms and drama

The course also promises a strong professional growth

Wanna read comic books all day long? This latest course at a UK-university will allow you to do just that   

Here is a college that gives you a degree in comics. Enough said. Here's what the minds behind the new course tell you about its pros and cons

The coaching class only admits 280 students and funds 70% of a deserving students college education (representative image)

Art of Smarts: Jnanagiri Coaching Institute is a ray of hope for slum children preparing for Class X Board Exams

Apart from being free for the students, volunteering teachers arrive at Jnanagiri after conducting regular classes in schools and are paid a nominal fee

The children suffered because there was no means to reach the school | Photo for representation

Bridging the gap: These slums kids built a path for children so that they reach school ALIVE

After the slum lost one of their children to flooded drains, the youth took this initiative to build a makeshift bridge using wooden logs  

Community work at it's best

The other Swades story: Meet the Shah Rukh Khan of Halgara who is making the village a better place to live by tackling one issue at a time

There are many Indians who have done much for their community with the fruits they have reaped abroad. Datta Patil is one such example

20-year-old Noa Jansma taking a selfie with one of her catcallers

Remember the 20-year-old Amsterdam girl who posed for selfies with her catcallers on Instagram. Here's why she did this

According to her Instagram posts, this is not only a part of her college art project but also a personal drive to show that being eve-teased is a recurring and a global problem

A press release from District PRO states the District collector inspected the dengue eradication works yesterday

Tirunelveli school fails to take preventive measures to avoid mosquito breeding, collector slaps a fine of 20K

With the state recording, more than 10K dengue cases this month and more than 75 deaths, the actions in regard to the disease are being made severe​

The story telling sessions attract kids as much as the adults | Pics: Pushkar V, Shameem Qureshy, Vinod Kumar T

Hey, it's story time: Meet these four Bengalureans who will make you fall in love with the art of storytelling   

"Once upon a time..." — Let these storytellers bring back the memories of your childhood while you learn a few tricks of the modern day storytelling 

One of All India Permit's artwork

Art Ok Please: All India Permit's quest to make Indian truck art more accessible 

Farid Bawa’s company, All India Permit, aims at getting all that bizarre and bright art on trucks featured on your walls

Handlers continue their celebration with less pomp and grandeur, far away from the cages of their canine friends (representative image)

Canine officers are trained to brave loud crackers even as pups; handlers keep their celebrations in check

The dogs are trained to adapt to loud noises in small doses and are taken to petrol crowded areas, but are also tested for their physical abilities and stabilities before embarking on the job

Vinay Antony Payyapilly cycles for a cause

Cycling for the greater good: When Vinay Antony took to the wheels and cycled for a cause

We were intrigued to find out more about the journey, both metaphorical and literal, of Vinay Antony Payyapilly, who braved it out by riding through it all

The USA U17 team's opening match was against hosts India on Octobe r6

Still a long way to go before American soccer earns its Stars and Stripes 

While club football has a global fan base, America's professional league might seem to many as a glorified exhibition

Dhandapani Loganathan during his journey

From Kashmir to Kanyakumari: Read the story of the man who cycled for the upliftment of children 

Wanna feel like a kid again? Riding a cycle is the best way to do that. But turn it up a notch and cycle for a cause like Dhandapani Loganathan

Domesticated dogs have, over time, developed their communication skills with humans

Puppy dog eyes no accident: Your dog could be pulling those funny faces because you're watching: Study

The study found that dogs are indeed sensitive to human attention and use expressions to communicate with their human

High levels of pollutants  were recorded by the Delhi Pollution Control Committee, RK Puram's monitoring station | PTI

Game of Smoke and Fire: As night falls, cracker ban goes up in smoke as Delhi celebrates Diwali

The pollutants, that started acting up as dusk fell, violated the corresponding 24 hour safe limit  and reached alarmingly high levels by 11 pm

Kalpanadham in Odisha

At Kalpanadham, create art from anything and everything 

Students are encouraged to redefine art with what they create from their imagination at this abode of creativity 

Here is your guide to emerging careers

Keeping up with the careers of the 21st century 

Richa Dwivedi Saklani's debut book The Ultimate Guide to 21st Century Careers aims at familiarising you with emerging jobs

The main function of the app is to manage and track records and files on an app, reducing time and the chances of losing it | Representative image

Three "degree-less" students launched a start-up in one room. Now, it's helping scores of students manage their data

The trio also have an SMS text facility that alerts parents on their phones every time their kid reaches school

The children were immediately sent for medical aid but sustained no serious injuries | Representative image

Bizarre alert: Kerala teacher bites 24 minor students as 'prize' after class exam, school tries to keep it hush

The teacher is reported to have tendered an apology and the case-file is said to have been closed temporarily

Several bird sanctuaries see a host of migratory birds, some from as far as Russia during season time | Pinterest

Keeping it green, few Tamil Nadu villages celebrate Diwali in silence respecting a decade-old pact to protect birds, bats

In an act of empathy towards winged creatures, several villages in Tamil Nadu embraced awareness and harmony and celebrated Diwali without bursting firecrackers to avoid scaring birds, bats

It is a cost-effective learning platform that caters to the people (VideoKen team)

This Bengaluru company's online platform allows you to leaf through a video, just like you'd do with a book. Say hello to VideoKen

The platform VideoKen helps access free videos of any content and curate effective learning content — making it a great tool for both students and corporates alike

ANIKYA, GOWRI HARISH, PRANAAY PAREKH and KAVYA

Bengaluru school students turn guardian angels; crowdfund Rs 17 Lakh for cataract surgeries for the elderly

Apart from going door to door to spread the message, many students used their parents WhatsApp groups to spread the word since many do not have social media or mobile phones

A dog sporting a bow tie from Pet Prem

Pet Prem offers bow ties, bandanas and other accessories for the dogs we love so much

Divya Tibrewal’s venture, Pet Prem, is bringing to a wide range of accessories for mankind's best friends on October 29

Laws have been passed in China, making it mandatory for children to periodically visit their old parents and otherwise extend maintenance support

What is the kind of relationship you share with your father (and mother)? Here's is an interesting insight

Is the parent-child relationship as good as it is being taught at schools? John B Monteiro adds some logic and psychological facts to it

Younger students of the school are taught how to make cards, gardening, given toilet training and candle making

Prerana Special School fights for mentally challenged kids in rural Maharashtra by battling stigma and teaching them the art of living

The school has not received a single grant from the government in years but has changed lives after Father Bijesh and Seenu Philip decided to fight an ugly battle in Kalmeshwar, with kindness 

T David Raj is a one-man army and has been protesting for the ban of liquor at Jantar Mantar for about six months now

Remember the guy who climbed a cell phone tower? He's been protesting for six months in Delhi for liquor to be banned in TN, but NO ONE seems to care

T David Raj is a former fencing champion and hails from a Military family in Nagercoil. He's been campaigning against liquor for years, but no one is speaking up for him

Sanya Runwal authored Ten Dollar Bride, which is a collection of seven short stories based on problems that the women face

Meet the 12th grader who's saying #NoMore to abuse: Sanya Runwal just wrote a book about abused women and it's pretty powerful

12th grader Sanya Runwal is out with her first book, Ten Dollar Bride. She talks about how she became a feminist and what keeps her going 

Customers are often not understanding and lash out at delivery boys for arriving late (Representative image)

To these delivery boys, the festive season is another busy day with many gifts to deliver in very little time

Delivery boys are often on the receiving end of harsh words and thanklessness, but in a trade where timeliness is everything, they have to keep moving 

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OPINION: When so many women say Me Too about sexual abuse on FB, the quieter ones will speak up

Chennai-based psychologist Mini Rao's take on the #MeToo campaign and why she thinks it would help millions of women speak up about the smaller and bigger kinds of abuse

Najeeb Ahmed's mother was dragged by her hair and shoved into a police vehicle on October 18 | Pic courtesy: Umar Khalid

EXCLUSIVE: One year on, it doesn't seem like the CBI wants to find Najeeb. They think the issue will die down, but we will not forget: JNU's Umar Khalid

Umar Khalid has been closely associated with the movement to find Najeeb. A year and almost no hope later he talks about Najeeb's family, the CBI and hopes for the future

This is not Grace Banu's first court case, it certainly doesn't seem like her last

First transgender to finish +2 in TN, Tarika Banu moves HC after being denied med seat to study Siddha 

Tarika was in the news for finishing school as a 'transgender'. Now, she hasn't been given the seat she applied for, so she's fighting to get what she believes is hers by right. Will she win?

The kids are exposed to various forms of life, and pollution and are sensitised to pitch in

Camping in the greens and removing the greys, this camp takes kids closer to nature. No filters attached

Geethu Mohandas' camp not only gives kids an in-depth understanding of nature and harmful effects of mankind on it but also teaches them to balance sustainability and creates awareness 

Namratha K, a first-year Masters student from the Political Science department, will be PU's first woman President

Amidst several controversies, Pondicherry University elects first woman president

Namratha K stood as an independent candidate but received support from the SFI but she is now representing the DMK student Wing, which has put off SFI members

Aakriti Suresh and Annapurna Menon

These DU girls are organising history walks with a twist: Their guided tour will give you a feminist perspective of everything from the Red Fort to the Mughal havelis

Go on Safarnama's Feminist History Walk to learn about the women who shaped the history of this country. We catch up with the duo that started the initiative

Before digital literacy come plain and simple literacy

In Digital India, Sujai G Pillai is going analogue: He's building One Library Per Village and it's working wonders for the rural populace

OLPV's library offers online courses that can be accessed by students from any background and area for world-class lessons

Sen's retelling of the story is tomake people question the notions and ideologies existing within our society

Nangeli's Story: How a rather hush-hush part of Kerala's history inspired Orijit Sen to create his graphic novel 'A Travancore Tale'

Sen's basic idea behind his art is to bring to peoples attention the violence of casteism and other social  evils — and now he's doing it using a medium that most wouldn't associate with it

Anil Singh and Vivek Singh

Marathon Bros: How Anil and Vivek Singh brought 'pop culture' marathons to India 14 years ago

They managed to organise the first Mumbai International Marathon and from then on, all their runs have generated funds for several NGOs across the country

Michael Kevin Victor started the company in 2014

Need a website for your start-up? Commutatus and it's young founder will come to your rescue

Commutatus founder Michael Kevin Victor tells you how to give products a facelift when your start-up is on the verge of a growth spurt

Guardians of Dreams has helped over 300 students in Bengaluru get their Aadhaar cards

Guardians of Dreams: How four young entrepreneurs are changing the lives of kids in shelter homes — by getting them everything from scholarships to Aadhar cards

This venture that functions in three cities — Kochi, Chennai, and Bengaluru — consists of young volunteers, mostly students, who put together interactive events from scratch 

Jack and his awesome new cafe

Paging Doctor Cool: This MBBS student from SRMC also runs an an ice cream parlour in Chennai and we love the way it looks

Jaykiran had always been passionate about food, but he had no idea that his passion would drive him to start a café that’s been stealing the hearts of the youth in Chennai

Varun Aditya was one of the finalist of Nat Geo’s Travel Photographer of the Year 2017 and a finalist of Windland Smith Rice Nature's Best Photography 2017

From being demotivated in school to getting his pics in Nat Geo, this Coimbatore-based photographer can tell you how to take that perfect wildlife shot

Wildlife Photographer Varun Aditya talks about the daytime wildlife safaris and his midnight journeys through the dark woods and why it is important to break the rules to explore your best side  

The programme was the brainchild of one of the University students (representative image)

UoH launches website where students can sign up to be scribes for visually challenged students, conduct a 'blind walk' on White Cane Day

A website which enables volunteers to register as scribes for visually challenged students during exams, was also launched by the students of UoH

Children can, through the knowledge gained, and make their own toys (representative image)

This NRI graphic designer has returned to Kannur and has switched to farming besides teaching kids how to make traditional toys using the coconut leaf

Nowshid Parammal is a Gulf returnee and graphic designer who gave up a corporate job to teach city kids the art of traditional coconut leaf toy making

Often times the accused walk away without facing any consequences (representative image)

Wildlife labs to soon debut in Tamil Nadu and aims to increase conviction rates of those guilty

The lab will help identify, examine and compare evidence using several scientific procedures and instruments that can help link the victim to the scene of the crime

Modi rejected the status to Patna University saying it was time aim higer (representative image)

PM Modi announces Rs 10,000 Cr funds for select universities that demonstrate ability to become global achievers

Modi was also the first PM to visit Patna University but rejected their demand to be granted Central University status

Joy is a pioneer in the field of modifying and fine-tuning bullets (representative image) | Royal Enfield

To this king of Bullet modification, the Royal Enfield is much more than a machine

Joy, a noted name among bike enthusiasts has over the decades increased the engine crank weight of over 3K bikes

The camp began as a fun activity but will now be treated more seriously with Manikanadan's progress (representative picture/ India U17 team)

This rescued teen from Kollam dribbles away from uncertainty and into a possible future in national Football 

The home, however, will have to find additional funding for training, travel and football gear in the absence of a sponsor

The unique timbre tone could help babies learn to differentiate and direct their attention to their mother's  voice

Baby Talk is a real thing! Mothers change voice quality when talking to babies and it helps them learn languages easily

Researchers say that the shift in the timbre of mother's voice helps the toddlers to learn languages quickly beside having several other benefits

The charges have been levelled against the former AIIMS director, the Trauma Centre and other top officials

Delhi Court asks CBI for report on action taken against ex-AIIMS director following complaints of irregularity 

It is also alleged that the director had not vacated his post as chief of the Trauma Centre even after being appointed as AIIMS director and despite the court calling the arrangement illegal

Dhanam is now right at home at MSU

Dhanam is MSU's first transgender student under their 'free edu' scheme. How she went from dancing on stage to rejoining college will move you 

The Tirunelveli-based university is hopeful that after this, more transgenders will come forward to take up their offer of joining their colleges at no cost at all

ASK Era infra private limited provides an app to help the  customers look at various services provided by the company | Representative image

This Coimbatore-based start-up aims at to bridge the gap between online and offline shopping in B'luru and Hyd

Rajesh Keerthi is the man behind ASK (Assisted Shopping Kiosk) which aims at building more  entrepreneurs firms in the country

Volunteers took up the job that the local administration failed to control (representative image)

Move aside admin, volunteers take up cleaning duty in mosquito-infested school while district authorities let it crumble

Volunteers helped clean and fix parts of the school a day after district officials visit and let it flow

The women are taught the art of embroidery and making embroidered hoops

Simran Preet Kaur from Delhi is using embroidery to empower underprivileged women 

Pins & Needles, started by Simran Preet Kaur, helps underprivileged women battle financial troubles and illnesses in their families

Peddlers are now targetting a younger crowd to increase sales and generate a new base for their drugs (representative image)

Hawkers outside Kolkata schools to be under the scanner after drug-laced sweets reportedly doing the rounds 

Preventive measures will include school staff mixing with hawkers to note any suspicious behaviour or identify hawkers not known to the area

Ayush Kejriwal is one of the few designers who has used dark-skinned models to sell his designs

How Ayush Kejriwal's Instagram posts are telling us that dark is beautiful and body shaming isn't cool

Fashion is more than just clothes. Who will explain this better than the leading designer Ayush Kejriwal who depicts his designs with his characters that challenge social evils 

The grandmother's earlier petition requesting the same was dismissed and now the case has been adjourned till Monday (representative image)

Please demote my grandson: Grandmother requests Hyderabad HC after grandson unable to cope with the syllabus

The division bench wondered how the school had admitted a student who cannot cope with the class he has been assigned 

Poorer countries burdened with socioeconomic problems lack adequate measurees for basic education on a primary and secondary level (representative image)

IMF reveals the mantra: Educate children in poor countries and income equality will follow

It says that in developing countries a child's reach to education is closely linked to his family's wealth. Kids in poorer countries have limited access to primary education

Guests at the launch of Srijan Pal Singh's

Belling the tiger: Anna Hazare launched Srijan Pal Singh's latest book The Black Tiger, which attempts to provide solutions for corruption

Srijan Pal Singh is out with his next book The Black Tiger in which he offers suggestions to tackle corruption from all angles 

Shreenath during one of his performances

Artist Shreenath is set to take the issue of the 1943 Bengal Famine and convert it into a dance drama that you will never forget

To prepare for the dance drama, Shreenath is doing site-specific research and reading books on that particular time period

Worldwide, around 74 million boys and 50 million girls are obese (representative image)

Your kid may want to cut down on those fries, study shows rich countries see high cases of child obesity

The researchers have however found that if the current trend continues, obesity among children will take over malnutrition on a global scale by 2022

When you say bullying could adversy impact and damage the entire school, then parents will be more willing to come together and help than had it been an individual case (representative image)

Bullying, a menace to education system: High time we understand this, say international researchers

The study found that transgender and female students are more at risk of polyvictimisation- multiple forms of victimisation

The Film and Television Institute of Indianhas had its share of controversies, especially with the previous Chairman Gajendra Chauhan.

Even before Anupam Kher starts term, FTII students write him an Open Letter: Read full letter here

FTII students write Anupam Kher an Open Letter detailing the issues they are curently facing and request his help for the same.

The creator of Eiffel of Cakes

For the love of all that is sweet, check out Sameeksha Agarwal's Eiffel of Cakes

Hyderabad-based Sameeksha doesn't just bake cakes for the sake of it, she creates masterpieces with them

Divya during one of her performance

For Divya Deepankar, the world is her audience, travel is her music and somewhere in your city, she will find her stage 

All the world's a stage and she is just a mere performer, travelling to dance and make her hastag #TereSheharMein trend globally

Her art conveys her nostalgia on paper and includes several popular as well as little known places that do the same job; cater to Chennai's spirit | Chitra Iyer

Chennai artist Chitra Iyer's series gives life to some of Chennai's popular food joints and takes you on a doodle drive

The anonymous artist has 25 photos in her doodle series that captures and throws back to childhood memories and food that was finger lickin good

This young interior designer says Utpura is a result of choosing what my heart always wanted

This young interior designer from Coimbatore is recycling old wood and is using it to make houses

This 24-year old Nivedhithaa Ramaswami Coimbatore-based interior designer loves bringing a classic touch to her designs using recycled wood

The Instagram handle (@TrellingMumbai), which went viral, is presently driving a humongous community of 300,000+ followers with a reach of about 5M+ weekly

New in the city and feel lost? Download Trell and find out places where you can plan your next hangout 

Four IIT-B graduates founded Trell, a visual blogging app, where users can upload photographs of places they find interesting

Students themselves found a snake which was in the bushes around the lavatory

Government School in Panangur Village is a breeding ground for mosquitoes. How are students supposed to study?

The buildings of a panchayat union school in a village near Perambalur have been in a dilapidated condition for the past six decades

Students and faculty have raised concerns that not withdrawing the order will lead to many student dropouts (representative image)

We will drop out, say SC/ST Engineering students after State curbs their scholarships

The State government in its newest orders states that scholarships will only pay the amount fixed for admissions through government quota

Jayanthi will be visiting two schools and also having lunch with the Consul General

From a nursing graduate in Sivakasi to Consul General of Canada, Jayanti G's journey is the dose of inspiration you need today 

The Canadian Embassy in South India recently decided to let one deserving individual become the Consul General for a day, accompanying the actual Consul General in all her duties for the day

According to Chimple Team Lead Srikanth Talapadi, it is a learning platform for children to reading, writing and mathematics on a tablet. It does so through more than 60 explorative games

Because learning should be Chimple: How storytellers and artists can help kids read and write  

Bengaluru-based startup Chimple was also one of the few to get their hands on Elon Musk’s one million dollars at the Global Learning XPRIZE competition

The device though still in trial has already caught and killed disease-bearing mosquitoes (representative image)

Startup in IIT Madras has new device that mimics body odour to trap Dengue-carrying mosquitoes

The device has been given some human traits to make it more attractive to these disease-spreading mosquitoes

A glimpse from last year's Hyderabad Comic Con

A tête-à-tête with international artists at the Hyderabad Comic Con 

We catch up with not only the author of The X-Files comics Joe Harris and Martin Morazzo of Absolute Magnitude fame, we even had the chance to catch up with the founder of Comic Con India as well

Check out a few words that have different meanings

#TakeAKnee: Did you know that some of the words that we use today had a different meaning when they originated?

Dr Albert P' Rayan, Professor of English at KCG College of Engineering, looks back into the history of words and phrases

Junior students had alleged humiliation, mistreatment and abuse by second year BTech students (representative image)

Ragging stripped bare: IIT Kanpur hands out 3-year suspensions to students who ragged juniors by forcing them to strip their clothes off en masse

The probe committee didn't hand out temporary suspensions or petty fines, throwing the book at the seniors who ragged juniors - suspending them for 3 years flat

Schools often deny education to children with special needs owing to existing stigma and added misconceptions about the condition (representative image)

Unaided and underfunded, Kerala's Special Needs Schools to go on strike for a month demanding equal rights

The government, along with a majority of the country, sees handling a special child as the responsibility of only the parent or school. The schools are going to protest this very notion

Spotted deer, a common sight on campus, are often prone to eating waste like solid plastic which later results in grave illness or death

Will IIT Madras lose all its deer? If they don't fix their waste problem, Forest Department threatens to relocate all animals on campus to Guindy Zoo

Over 500 animals including the endangered black buck and spotted deer have died inside the IIT Madras
campus since 2010 — prompting the NGT to threaten the relocation of all animals 

Experts say the current syllabus is rote and lacks a

UGC develops new Psychology curriculum with a 'Sanskaari' touch to make it relevant in the Indian context. Are you psyched about it?

Outdated manuals, a system of rote and little to no understanding of several concepts have driven this move. The new curriculum has been adopted by the UGC and will be deployed soon

While the little star talks and sings in his videos, it is his father who is behind the camera, while his mother picks up recipes and his sister manages his online activities and travels

Cooking with Kicha: Meet the 7-year-old kid from Kerala who got Ellen Degeneres to say puttu kutti on national television

7-yr-old Nihal Raj, Kicha as he is popularly known, started his cooking channel KichaTube. Next thing you know, he's got 19k followers and is invited to be on Ellen. How about that!

His top three favourite Indian classical ragas are Charukeshi, Ahir Bhairav and Hamir Kalyani

This Chennai-based violinist is statistically linking your personality type to the kind of music you like and we LOVE it!

Vignesh Vaidyanathan plays fusion music with various bands in Chennai and has also worked with Delhi Drum Circle and other musicians across India

There is something universal about what happens in the brain when narratives are being processed

Reading 'stories' doesn't just make you smarter, it can make you feel empathy towards people from pretty much anywhere

Researchers sorted through 20 million blog posts which were later shortlisted to 40 personal stories and then translated to Mandarin, Chinese or Persian 

Manu S Pillai, author of  The Ivory Throne: Chronicles of the House of Travancore

Keep stretching yourself: What Sahitya Akademi Award-winner Manu Pillai learnt from his years working with Shashi Tharoor

As the winner of the 2017 Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar award, an author and as someone who served as the Chief of Staff to Dr Shashi Tharoor, Pillai sure wears many hats 

The stones were discovered at major locations (representative image)

Digging into History: Tiruchy College Museum displays Paleo-era stones and sword unearthed by students during dig in Yercaud

The archaeological team from the college discovered seven stones from the Palaeolithic Age and an iron sword from the Neolithic period during an excavation at Yercaud

A child selling a bangle or toy would naturally trigger a sense of sympathy among passers-by

Massive campaign to keep Sabarimala child labour-free as the Lord Ayyappa temple at Sabarimala gears up for another annual pilgrim season

The state-run child protection unit is all set to make Sabarimala a child-labour free Sabarimala from this pilgrim season

Travelling long distances, dearth of teachers and difficulty in coping with the syllabus are some of the students' problems (representative picture)

Science Shocker: Students in Tamil Nadu's Adi Dravidar Welfare Higher Secondary Schools prefer dropping out over studying Science

The schools have had over nine posts vacant since the 1990s further fuelled by a dearth of school staff and basic facilities

Nicholas Francis serves as a member on the Board of Studies of Social Work in many colleges and contributes to the professional training and development of various institutions

Six tips to help you write the PERFECT email when you're going from college to a workplace. Check them out

Nicholas Francis, a motivational author and a Human Resource mentor-based in Madurai shares a few tips for students about the Do's and Don't of writing a professional email

Awareness among younsters could help treat the problem or deal with it in a structured way and prevent further discomfort (representative image)

Hear this: 1 in 4 children who have trouble reading might be suffering from hearing trouble. Get it checked NOW

The study found that children with repeated ear infections had difficulty with phonology and coupled with mild hearing loss can find it difficult to cope with the syllabus

Geethika Suresh showing off a few of her yoga moves | Abirami Nagarajan

Heard of Yoga Doctors? These two Chennai high-schoolers can rock some kickass yoga poses and they want to make a career out of it 

The duo has won the district-level championship in 2016 and 2017. In the 23rd International Yoga Festival, Harris and Geethika won the second and third place respectively. Impressed yet? 

Oxford University students are demanding scrapping of the elitist gown worn by undergraduate students with scholarships, stating that the garments make others feel inferior

From Sikh turbans to Muslims with beards: Why school uniforms may never be the same again in the next century 

From Oxford to India's smallest town school is the usage of uniforms becoming more of a social issue rather than a way to ensure everyone feels equal? That is the question

Pop goes the Comic Con

The debutantes and the veterans, a look at what to expect from the fifth edition of Hyderabad Comic Con

With a new array of international artists and a bevy of national ones, the thrill of cosplaying returns to Hyderabad for the fifth time

Foreign students are subject to misbehaviour by anti-social elements (representative image)

Eve-teasing a commonality in BHU say international students, feel being a woman in Indian society is difficult

While international girl students are subjected to misbehaviour by some inappropriate elements on campus, they also claim to be held in the highest esteem by fellow students

The author, Arul Dev has been exploring pathways of experiencing spirituality, purpose, values and potential fulfilment since 1994

If you're looking to do some self-exploration, this book by this Chennai author should be on your bookshelf 

He has been in the field of self-awareness and development for 22 years and started skill training and psychology workshops soon after — reasons enough to read his books for some enlightenment!

Shiv Rekhi (bass), Elvis Xaviour (vocals/guitar) and Pranav Kr (drums) have quite an unconventional bond that sways between classic rock, grunge and pop | Martin Louis

Wayside Story: Why this trio from Chennai could be Indian music's next big thing

Meet Wayside, a three-piece band that juggles criticism, diminishing crowds and the highs and lows of being young musicians in Chennai

The fear of them getting off with a mild warning that would do nothing to change their behaviour got this cop on mentor duty | Twitter

Sub Inspector decides to mentor three juveniles involved in theft and push them towards a better future than behind bars

SI Biju strongly believes that correcting them and reforming their ways will have a stronger impact than a mild warning ever will

The University is set to bring in three types of short-term programmes

Madras University to begin short courses including papers on child development psychology designed to sensitise cops, judiciary

The courses, done along with UNICEF, include papers on child development, juvenile justice and dealing with children in conflict with the law, among others

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