AAFT has brought more than 550 awards to its credit including 110 international awards

AAFT breaks all records of media training with the inauguration of 100th Batch

AAFT has been instrumental in starting and launching more than 100 film, television, media, social art and cultural organizations

The app is available on Google Play

This Coimbatore start-up has developed an app to help the Kerala flood victims

The app was launched today and it will connect donors, victims and others in a single platform

According to the NSUI chart, the Karnataka wing has been very active for the past four years

Why the NSUI is fighting to keep the Aero India show in Bengaluru

Keerti Ganesh, the general secretary of the NSUI talks about their latest campaign to ensure the Aero India show stays in Bengaluru and their future plans

Nalanda Parisar boasts of a Youth tower, Gazebo, interactive zones, pond, canal, facility plaza and rooftop reading facility

Why every student will want to hang out at Raipur's cool new Eco Study Zone — Nalanda Parisar

Nalanda Parisar is open 24/7 and students are free to read anywhere they want, be it in the garden, the classroom or on the rooftop — of this futuristic, eco-friendly youth park

Preethi says she feeds about 20-25 dogs on campus

Meet Preethi Ramadoss, the PhD scholar who ensures Anna University's stray dogs are fed and happy

The PhD student said she would repeatedly get yelled and scolded at by University authorities because she would feed all the dogs on campus with leftovers from the canteen, until she wrote to Minister

Bhol always wanted to work with artisans so after working in New Delhi for a few years, he moved back to Odisha

How Sibanand Bhol's Collective Art is keeping Odisha's artisans from extinction

Artisans in Odisha have a safe haven in Collective Craft which engages them with contemporary projects and treats them with the dignity they deserve

In August 2013, Veeresh started his journey as a theatre artist and he played the role of an LIC agent

How B'luru's 'Biking Yamaraj' now runs a theatre academy for free

You probably don't know Veeresh Muttinamath by name, but he's the guy who dressed as Yama and rode around on a bike in Bengaluru to promote helmet use

This is the worst flood that has hit Kerala after 1924

LIVE: These people in Kerala are in desperate need of help

Here are a few SOS cases that our team has verified manually. 

They studied together in DAV College, Kanpur

Did you know that Atal Bihari Vajpayee and his father were classmates in college?

The father-son duo studied in the same section and were also roommates in the hostel

Vajpayee was India's PM from 1998 to 2004

Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee passes away at 93

The 10th Prime Minister of India was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences on June 11

Arya (18) and Arka Pudota (16) run their own organic farm in the upscale Indiranagar area

How two brothers in Indiranagar are setting #organicgoals on YouTube

If you're looking to start your own organic farm or eat healthy, then you need to check out the YouTube channels of these two 'green' brothers from Bengaluru

#KeralaFloods2018: Here's how you can help the victims even if you're not in Kerala

As the state is witnessing the worst calamity of the century, here is how you can help the victims

Up to Rs 20 lakh of seed funding will be provided to the top ten start-ups of the challenge

Monthly stipends and TI goodies: Everything you need to know about IICDC 2018

Have a great start-up idea? Send in the idea of your start-up before August 31, 2018 for the IICDC 2018 and stand a chance to win seed funding, mentorship and more

All the leftover clothes from the event will be given to charity, says Tejasvi

How Disha Collective went from a study circle to a clothes swap party, to save the world

At the Clothes Swapping Party in Hyderabad participants can bring in clothes that they no longer wear to be exchanged

Ashwini with a student

Why Ashwini Angadi's Belaku is the school that every blind child wants to be at

This visually impaired girl runs a residential school for the visually impaired and it is free of cost. Next, she wants to open it for all the differently ablled students, finds Rashmi Patil

Kavita Kané has penned five bestsellers until now

I'd love to write about Ram, says author Kavita Kané

Bestselling author of Sita's Sister, Kavita Kané talks about her love for mythology and the examination of female characters in the epics

Hi5 trains over 1,200 children across the state of Maharashtra

This Mumbai NGO empower tribals and underprivileged children through Basketball 

Usha Sundar, co-founder of Hi5 Youth Foundation, talks about the inspiration behind starting this unique initiative


Poetry itch? Head to the US Consulate's Poetry Slam at Collab House, Hyderabad on August 24

The US Consulate General Hyderabad and Collab House are organising a Poetry Slam on the occasion of International Youth Day

Anil Shastri is one of the six children of the late prime minister Lal Bahadur Shastri

Nationalism is not only about singing the national anthem: Anil Shastri

Lal Bahadur Shastri's son opens up about his earliest memories of his father, nationalism and the story of how his father reacted when he illegally got a driver's license 

The new syllabus will expose students to clinical trials at an early stage

MCI to revise UG medical course curriculum for first time in 21 years

As the current academic year has begun recently, the MCI officials confirmed that this syllabus will be implemented from the next academic year.

The young prodigy with her coach and her parents

Three-year-old Chennai girl shoots 1111 arrows non-stop on Independence Day, in Guinness bid

The child is being trained under Shihan Hussaini, whose yen for crazy record attempts is well known. She will make the attempt on Independence Day. Will she succeed? ​

The urban design exhibits have been developed by the students of MIDAS over a span of one and a half months and are based on the UN Sustainable Goals

Architecture students set to exhibit urban designs in various parks in Chennai to celebrate Madras Week

The urban design exhibits have been developed by the students of MIDAS over a span of one and a half months and are based on the UN Sustainable Goals

On Independence Day, here's a recap to those campuses that killed colonialism

Independence Day: 18 Indian colleges that played a part in the struggle for freedom

These universities and colleges in pre-Independence India were hotbeds for political student activity and an uprising that rocked the British colonials and eventually led to India's unshackling

Nagaraju was arrested on Thursday, August 9

CUK Dalit scholar arrested for smashing window pane, granted bail

The students allege that the university made a huge fuss out of the issue to target Nagaraju, who was Rohit Vemula's classmate

To spread the message of safety, these riders will be covering a 5 kilometre-long stretch

600 Kerala bikers will ride their vintage bike this Independence Day to promote safety

The event Freedom Ride 2k18 will be held at Kozhikode's Sarovaram Bio Park

Flag hoisting, patriotic song presentation, speech and cultural programme competitions and distribution of sweets will be conducted in schools

Despite floods, Kozhikode schools to go ahead with Independence Day celebrations

Even though an unanticipated holiday was declared on Tuesday, according to the district educational authorities, there will be no change in the celebrations

After the assasination of Gauri Lankesh and several others, Umar said he was prepared for a similar attack

Do I have to die to get police protection: JNU's Umar Khalid after being shot at 

Khalid says he had previously asked for police protection but the Delhi police never took him seriously. 

By enabling data saver mode, users can control which images and videos load on their phones

Don't fret over data anymore, Twitter lite is now in India

Built for 2G and 3G networks which are still in use in several parts of India, Twitter Lite has an install size of 3MB, saves data and space

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Study says that talking with children can strengthen their language skills

The study showed that young children who are regularly engaged in conversation by adults had improved language skills

Archana completed her BDS in 2005, up till which she was only sketching

This Chennai dentist's clinic shares a wall with her 'surreal' art studio

Archana's hands do all the talking, whether it is with a drill or with her easel and colour palette. Check out what she's working on now

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Here are a few ways in which you can develop and boost your courage

Courage as a trait will be a good resource for the youth to fall back on when they face a tricky situation

Shruti Ahuja is the MD of AGT

This Hyderabad start-up helps you turn your kitchen waste into biogas

Ahuja Green Technologies (AGT) has its plants in Telangana, Odisha, Gujarat and other states of the country as well

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3 washrooms for 2,800 girls: Coimbatore school students suffer

The existing three toilets too are in a terrible state and are not cleaned properly, creating a lot of issues for the students

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No arts stream in upgraded govt higher secondary schools this year in TN

TN's School Education Department (SED)has upgraded 95 government and municipal high schools without an arts group

For Chennaiites Sathyam Cinemas is not a word, it's definitely a feeling

Fret not! Sathyam Cinemas will retain its popcorn legacy!

The CEOs have written a letter explaining their move and promising to retain Sathyam's culture and glory

The students of SMIMS protesting against the administration

This Kanyakumari medical college fines their interns for wearing stethoscopes!

The 73 students who have been protesting are now unable to punch in their attendance because the administration has disabled their accounts

The JNU leader is reportedly safe

Former JNU student Umar Khalid shot at, escapes unhurt

The former student of JNU is completely safe, police are on the spot currently.

One word in English can have different meanings based on context

How one word in English can have different meanings based on the context in which it is being used

A synonym is a word having nearly the same meaning as another word or a phrase

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Should Netas be stripped of state assets? The history of asset stripping explained

The Public Works Department has submitted a report to the Uttar Pradesh government over the damage at the government bungalow vacated by Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav

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Delhi govt asks schools to discourage students from flying kites

The government's direction came up as flying of kites sometimes leads to accidents causing harm and injury to humans, animals and birds

The veteran CPM leader is survived by wife and two daughters

Former Lok Sabha speaker Somnath Chatterjee passes away at 89

A veteran communist leader, Chatterjee breathed his last at 8 in the morning in a private hospital in Kolkata

Winners M Rajshankar, Sucheth Hegde

Bengaluru duo win TCS quiz, to represent Karnataka at Nationals

Sucheth Hegde and M Rajshankar will be representing Karnataka at the National-Level TCS IT Wiz 2018  

Sahu performs shows in front of school students, parents and people residing in remote hilly areas of the district

This Odisha teacher uses science to perform magic and debunk superstitions

Jagannath Sahu uses science to perform magic and debunk superstitions prevailing in the tribal-dominated district of Mayurbhanj

Bellandur_Lake frothing | Pic: Puskar V

Fed up of froth and fire, this Bengaluru teen creates a campaign to save Bellandur lake

The grade 10 student started the Save Bellandur Lake campaign to raise awareness among the people of Bengaluru

V S Naipaul was knighted by Queen Elizabeth in 1990

Remembering V S Naipaul: Five of his best books and why you should read them

Nobel Prize-winning novelist V S Naipaul died at the age of 85 years. Here's is a list of five books from the author you should read

Team Actcept with TV show anchors and other guests

This Karachi campaign run by university students helps trans persons live a dignified life

Actcept was started in January 2018 by eight university students and a faculty from a leading business institution in Karachi, Pakistan

Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul was born in 1932 in Chaguanas on the island of Trinidad and Tobago

Nobel Prize-winning novelist V S Naipaul dies at the age of 85

Turning from the comedy that began his career, Naipaul cast a steely eye on the shards of empire in a series of novels and travelogues

The aspirants in the meantime have said that nearly 20 students have benefited from the paper leakage, which they have alleged is an insider's job

Aspirants at Jawaharlal Nehru Architecture and Fine Arts University allege paper leak; demand re-exam

A senior official from the fine arts varsity has rubbished the paper leak claim of the students and called the protest a handiwork of disgruntled students

India needs to incorporate ancient Indian knowledge in the academic curriculum and teach students on how to tackle their emotions

'India's modern education tilted towards leading materialistic life': Dalai Lama

The peace icon emphasised on reviving of ancient Indian knowledge and added that Indian texts provide an individual with the kind of peace and inner strength capable of tackling all problems of modern

After rigorous training of around 15 months from specialists all across India and abroad, 36 women commandos from the northeastern states have been inducted into this squad

India's first all-woman SWAT team set to take on terrorists

Home Minister Rajnath Singh, who formally inducted the unit, said that the women commandos will be deployed at Red Fort and India Gate during Independence Day celebrations

The Prime Minister stated that innovations and enterprise are going to be the foundation stone for making India a developed economy

IIT-Bombay to get Rs 1,000 crore financial aid says PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Modi also appealed youth to innovate in India for the betterment or development of the society

Navin's first ever open mic was in the July of 2014 prior to which he was a professional emcee right out of school

Meet Navin Noronha, India's first openly gay stand-up comedian who is also an engineering graduate

For Navin Noronha, getting on stage and doing comedy, be it for five people or for 500 people, is a therapeutic experience

In order to enrich the academic resources of the university system, the UGC has formulated a scheme for the establishment of chairs in universities in the name of noble laureates

No university set up Mahatma Gandhi chair despite UGC scheme stating establishment of chairs in the name of nobel laureates

According to official statistic, 419 students enrolled themselves in the UG programme in Gandhian studies for 2017-18

Blockchain is the latest technology that takes a digitised and decentralised approach in handling large data

Five youngsters win international hackathon, plan to implement blockchain to crowdfund solar projects

Team Unergia, after the massive encouragement received by all the members of the panel, has decided to turn their efforts into a full-fledged start-up

Worldview Education was started in the year 2010

Everything you need to know about the Harvard MUN in Hyderabad on August 12

At the Harvard MUN being held in Hyderabad, students are discussing issues that trouble the world today

Baldwin Boys' High School is one of Bengaluru's more upscale schools and has been for over a century now

Baldwin School is refusing to refund the fees I paid: Parent who was manhandled by teachers

There is a lot of chatter about what Sandeep B C, the parent who has complained about the teachers of Bengaluru's prestigious Baldwin Boys' School will do next, seeing as how he skipped the hearing

Teachers have created thousands of Education groups and above 30,000 teachers joined the group across the state

School Education Department launches Facebook@workplace page for teachers to upload education-related news

The tabloid also has given to schools now students are studying QR code method. Not only that many schools have been started smart and virtual classroom

In May 2015 too when Rahul Gandhi was on a tour of Telangana, many student leaders wanted him to visit OU campus which could not fructify

Osmania University denies permission to Rahul Gandhi's visit, cites security reasons

Some student leaders from OU who have been actively pursuing to bring Rahul Gandhi to the campus, staged a dharna outside OU Vice Chancellor's office demanding that OU should grant permission

eduJetter includes a host of benefits which include an exceptional baggage allowance of up to 69 kg stagged and checked-in till the final destination,7500 JPMiles,8pc discount on Base fare

Jet Airways woos Chennai students flying abroad with their eduJetter programme

The eduJetter programme has been expanded to include flights operated by Jet Airways’ 21 codeshare partners such as Etihad Airways, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Qantas andVirgin Atlantic

Fahad Ahmad previously studied at AMU and was admitted to an Integrated MPhil- PhD course

Muslim student denied PhD admission at TISS for refusing to take MPhil degree from S Ramadorai ​

The student was at the forefront of the protests last year and had refused to accept his degree on stage from the Chairman to protest against their decision to remove fee waiver for SC,ST students

According to a new study, discriminating against workers with tattoos puts hiring managers at a competitive disadvantage

Here's how having a tattoo can help you get a job

The study authors found that the perception of tattoos in workplaces has changed so much that even a visible tattoo is not linked to individual employment or wages

Gaurav Srivastava, Regional Director, South Asia was in Bengaluru and he spoke about how NMAT is a game-changer

GMAC gears up for first online mock test for NMAT by GMAC this year

GMAC's Regional Director talks about how the gateway exam to top-line MBA courses has evolved and modernised in accordance with the times

The team is also gathering oral and written history along with understanding where Buddhist monks are travelling to and why

This IIIT-Hyd professor is heading to Spiti Valley to study its monasteries

He has also received a grant of Rs 15 lakh from Indian Council of Social Science Research for it

Mirdha during on of his journeys

You need to check out TraVeller BaBu's YouTube channel before holidaying in Odisha

Odisha, you beauty! - This is probably the expression avid traveller Tapas Mirdha uses the most as he has and will continue to extensively travel this beautiful state

State Education Department said it will upgrade 95 government high schools to higher secondary schools

School Education Department issues order to upgrade govt schools to high and higher secondary schools

In schools that are being upgraded to higher secondary school, faculty in the salary slab of Rs 36,000 to Rs 1.16 lakh will be upgraded to Rs 56,900 to Rs 1.80 lakh

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Private nursing college in Bengaluru places curbs on growing beard citing hygiene

According to reports, some students alleged that they were not allowed to sit in the classroom because they refused to shave off their beard

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Hyderabad schools demand exemption from fire & traffic NOC; colleges demand free reimbursement twice a year

The junior college management representatives also raised the issue of removing the fee charged from sliding from one course (Rs 500) and medium (Rs700) to another

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This 19-year-old Kochi student invented a tool for retrieving contents in cyberspace

Nitin, the creator of the application named EA321 (expert advice.321), is waiting for the copyright and technical approval from the authorities

Kanhu credits his father Vasudev Behera for all the support and encouragement

Why Odisha's 'Junior' Peacock Man wants to dedicate his life to our National bird 

Peacocks in the area near Naraj-Siddheswar Firing Range have never had anything to worry about, thanks to the Peacock Man, Panu Behera, and now his grandson, Kanhu Charan Behera

For The Night Diary, the author borrowed from some of her own father's stories of when he was a doctor at the Mirpur Khas hospital, just like Nisha's father

Author Veera Hiranandani's book, 'The Night Diary,' reminds us of the pain of partition

The author wrote most during the day, between 9 am to 12 pm while her kids were in school. She did ten revisions of The Night Diary

Deepa also won the Runner of the Quarter award from TomTom Sports, the world leaders in fitness watches

At 42, Deepa Bhat, mother of two, has already participated in more than 50 timed races, 10K runs to Ultra Marathons

Deepa Bhat works as the Assocaite Vice-President of a start-up, is a mother of two and has participated in more than 50 races

She delivered the lecture at the Asian College of Journalism | Pics: Nakshatra Krishnamoorthy

Digital space is unsafe for women: Cristal Williams Chancellor

Cristal Williams Chancellor from The Women's Media Center, USA talks about what is wrong with the representation of women and sexual minorities in today's media

Involve is supported by Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship, IIT Madras

This IIT-M student's start-up is training older school kids to tutor their juniors

Divanshu Kumar, a student of IIT-M along with three of his friends started Involve, a start-up which encourages peer learning to help school children understand concepts better

Avi, 14, a tenth grader at Silver Creek High School in Evergreen, San Jose, CA, won a gold medal in seven out of the 10 medal events

Indian-American high schooler wins International Geography Bee World Championship

In 2017, in Arlington, Virginia, Avi won the national championships of the United States Geography Olympiad junior varsity division despite being a middle schooler at the time

As many as 93 colleges have been affiliated to the university and publication of the examination results of final year college students is pending making the possibility of losing an academic year

Manipur varsity VC (in-charge) informs centre of the impasse in probing allegations against VC A P Pandey

Academic activities in the university has been paralysed since May 30 when the Manipur University Students Union (MUSU) has demanded the removal of Pandey on alleged financial irregularities

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Another UoH student commits suicide by hanging himself

This is the second suicide in the university in a span of 20 days. Also, this is the third student suicide in UoH this year

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Special squad to check school buses formed in Bengaluru

The squad, which undertook checking drives in the past few days, has booked cases against 150 school buses and private vehicles

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Mount Carmel College students donate hair for 350 wigs for cancer patients

The hair for these wigs was donated by 50 students of Mount Carmel College, which included one student who tonsured her head

The late CM's main priority was always to ensure equal access to education for all castes and classes

From reservation to bus passes, how Karunanidhi's educational reforms changed lakhs of Tamil lives

The reforms brought about by the late CM continue to make TN stand apart form other states in terms of welfare, development and equality of opportunities

Kalaignar was one among the first few leaders to realise the power of computers

M Karunanidhi, the first TN CM to implement computer education in government schools

Considering the need to equip the rural students on computer knowledge, Karunanidhi made reforms to add Computer Science as a subject in schools

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9 out of 10 children in India's fancy private schools can’t read English: Study

Stones2Milestones came up with this report after evaluating 19k+ students over 20 states in India

The former Chief Minister studied in this school for three years

How Karunanidhi threatened to commit suicide if he wasn't admitted to this Tiruvarur School

The former Chief Minister visited this school and his first one last in 2016 when he donated Rs 25 lakh for the construction of classrooms

A photo displayed at his ancestral home in Thirukkuvalai features Manavar Nesan, a hand-written fortnightly newspaper that Karunanidhi edited and circulated in Tiruvarur

Did you know that Karunanidhi edited a newspaper as a schoolboy?

Karunanidhi was just 15 when he edited Manavar Nesan, a hand-written fortnightly newspaper that was circulated among his schoolmates and friends in Tiruvarur from 1938

Rahul Gandhi to visit Osmania University campus

Osmania University students hold protest rally demanding permission to allow Rahul Gandhi to visit campus

It may be recalled that last year OU released a circular banning all non-academic public gathering on the campus nearly 500 students from the Osmania University Joint Action Committee

The molestation of three girl students of TISS Hyderabad has left the student community rattled

'We are scared to go out of the hostel': Lack of permanent campus for TISS Hyd has put lives of students in jeopardy

The hostels are 4 apartment buildings in all, bang in the centre of a residential area

This area is the only part of the land that wasn't acquired by the government and has remained in the ownership of the Rajah of Venkatagiri

India's Oldest Old Age Homes: How a 236-year old free 'kanji' centre became a shelter for aged destitutes 

The home was set up in 1782 by Monegar and Rajah of Venkatagiri and has since then housed some of Chennai's oldest and poorest

Sevashram is also equipped with a water purification plant and a generator

India's Oldest Old Age Homes: How Sevashram in Telangana is an abode for distressed souls left behind by their families

In the Medak district of Telangana, there is a safe haven for all those old souls who otherwise have been abandoned by their own

The premises at 30, Ashoke Avenue, was requisitioned by the Govt of West Bengal in 1950

India's Oldest Old Age Homes: How Navanir has been helping elderly women in Bengal

Navanir was set up by Gandhian Renuka Ray and was West Bengal's first old age home for women on the Eastern seafront. Read all about it here

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Here's what students have to say about banks cutting minimum balance penalty

Students already find it hard to maintain a proper study-life balance, and now the banks' minimum balance penalty is hitting them hard

Popularly known as the Jayanagarada Hudugi, Meghana Sudhindra is a 26-year-old Bengalurean who works as a Research and Development Engineer with a start-up called AppAchhi

Check out the real Jayanagarada Hudugi, Meghana Sudhindra, before her book launch

Popularly known as the Jayanagarada Hudugi, Meghana Sudhindra is a 26-year-old Bengalurean who works as a Research and Development Engineer with a start-up called AppAchhi

Kochi Mercato was was held at the intersection of Onam and Ramadan

How Kochi Mercato is pushing middle-aged women to find their start-up spark

We visited Kochi Mercato, an women's entrepreneurship sale that brought 60 businesses together for an outstanding exhibition of passion

In 2013, the Sri Lanka Throwball Federation also named Sabiya as the best throwball player for her best performance in the Indo-Thailand tournament

Karnataka's Sabiya S is probably India's best throwball prodigy. But you've probably never heard of her

Despite a tough financial situation, St Joseph's Degree College student Sabiya S is determined to make a living of throwball and soccer — both of which she is great at. Will somebody take notice?

To become a successful consultant, your SAS skill is paramount

Steps to become a top-class independent SAS consultant

The SAS Institute provides proper certification testing of the skills of individuals, taken in a controlled environment in various areas of SAS programming

The Delhi Kabaddi team bagged the second position at the Khelo India School Games 2018 which was held recently

This couple has been honing the Kabaddi skills of underprivileged kids in Delhi for 23 years. Now they need help

For 23 years, this husband-wife duo has been training, feeding and coaching young girls and boys to become Kabadii champs at Delhi's Palam Sports Club

All Indian alliance member universities will accept the SAT as an admissions examination

Why you may need to take College Board's SATs to get into India's top varsities

Now, apply to any institutions around the world with The College Board's standardised tests

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This 27-year-old video blogger hitchhiked from Kerala to Nepal to explore real India

From Hyderabad, he decided to opt for inter-state trucks to cover a longer distance

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Hundreds of youth cheated by a group in Coimbatore posing to operate as a bank

G Senthilkumar, who had worked as a manager in Muthoot finance company, a year ago resigned the job and joined this firm after paying Rs 2 lakh sum as a security deposit

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