Sudha Murty and her work serves as an inspiration to all

I have to be careful: Sudha Murty on writing about mythology in today's India

Sudha Murty has held her own and made her mark as a philanthropist, teacher and an author over the years. She speaks about books, movies and languages  

Volunteers at work

How Sri Sri Ravi Shankar is getting IIT students to clean up Chennai's water bodies

With a six-step process in place, this initiative wants to engage volunteers and the community to revive the water bodies of Chennai   

The students allege that the administration is least bothered about their security issues

'We've had petrol bombs thrown at us,' IIT-BHU students beg for more security on campus

The students have started a petition on Change.org after repeated requests to the administration feel on deaf ears

The Harry Potter Indian theme should be what you're listening to in a loop

Loved the Indian Harry Potter theme? He's the guy who made Harry meet Shruti

He's a Potterhead and he loves classical music. No wonder Mahesh Raghvan put the two together and made a song that's not getting out of our heads

All students will be shielded from porn soon, if the Good Doctor has his way

Har Har Mahadev: Why this BHU Professor wants his porn-blocking app to be used by every student in India

Bhajans when you've got a boner? Well, Dr Vijay Mishra believes that porn addiction is killing India's creativity and strongly believes that his app holds the key to solving the 'porn' problem

Ever since his disappearance, friends and family have been appealing on Facebook for Khan to return

Kashmiri student Majid Khan hears his mother's cry and returns home after joining terrorists: Police appeal to all Valley youth to follow his example

The young footballer surrendered to the police and is likely to join his family soon. He had joined the Lashkar-e-Taiba and posted videos of being radicalised a week ago

Fun fact: This was the day Press Council of India was  established

#NationalPressDay: Why I decided to study Journalism 

Simple question. Not so simple answers. We decided to ask young journalism students why they decided to get into the profession. Here's what they said

Reddy chatting with an old man at Bukhara, Uzbekistan, while on the Silk Route

Gautham Reddy backpacked 20,000 km along the Silk Route in borrowed shoes. Talk about #TravelGoals
 

He walked the Silk Route and what he experienced is distilled into his book, Seyyah, in which he talks about borders, beards and bonds

 

So will the hammer come down on the love story in The Verdict?

Sanskrit poet Ramalingeshwara Rao's grandson is out with his first book The Verdict. Have you got your copy yet?

Ravirajaganesh P aka Ravi's debut novel The Verdict is a love story drawn from his experiences in college

Ooshmal in happier times | Facebook

Did a nasty post on a Facebook Confession page lead to this Kerala Medico's suicide?

Students had allegedly accused Ooshmal Ullas of being the admin of a Confession page though she vociferously denied the claim to the end. Is this what caused her life to end?

Director Pa Ranjith and Thirumurugan Gandhi have raised their voice in seeking justice for P Prakash's death

Why is Pa Ranjith angry about a Fine Arts College student who committed suicide three weeks ago? The answer lies in his chilling suicide note

With pressure mounting amid increasing protests from student groups, Minister Ma Foi Pandiarajan said he is willing to reopen an investigation into the suicide. Will it happen?

Actor Kamal Hassan has contributed 20 lakh rupees to help set up a Tamil Chair at Harvard University

Kamal Haasan just jumped on the Harvard Tamil Chair bandwagon. Here's everything you need to know about the Chair and the men behind it

In a worldwide campaign, Tamilians are going all out to get the Tamil language and establish a Chair at one of the world’s top universities, Harvard. Will they raise enough money in time?

The abuse has left the student battered | Courtesy: germistoncitynews.co.nz

Pondicherry University student attacked on campus, forced to perform oral sex while being shot on mobile camera

Luckily, he managed to get away but this has left him severely traumatised. A friend of the victim posted about the incident on Facebook and the University has said they will increase security

Check out the THREE cutest Indian kids on YouTube who are already going more viral than their Vlogger families 

Take a look at the YouTube kids app and brings to us three adorable little Indian YouTubers. Fun fact - Most of they have a YouTube connection through their families. Check it out  

Edudharma could be the answer to your fee woes

Edudharma is India's first crowd-funding platform for students who need funds to study. These are the Coimbatoreans who floated this awesome site

Edudharma is unique because they ensure the money donors give actually goes to the institutions that the students study at, thus ensuring there is complete transparency

Cuemath wants to give kids an alternative way of looking at and understanding the subject | Cuemath

Now, kids can learn Math through Motion Comics courtesy Bengaluru-based start-up Cuemath

The stories have been designed for classes K to 8 and have stories that are divided into three levels ranging from pre-primary, primary and middle school up to class 8

Mumbai's fire brigade already had 18 women fighters. The move increased the number  to 115 | Representative image | Courtesy: Pintrest

Mumbai Fire Brigade hires 97 women: Meet Harshini Urankar, who was India's first woman firefighter over a decade ago

From being judged for being a woman firefighter to inspiring many girls to join the National Fire Service College (NFSC), she has come a long way. Hang on, because the journey has just started

The State's move has already raised questions and os aharbouring fears, ahead of the Board Exam

Teachers, educationists seethe as Karnataka's lady Exam Board chief 'transferred' months before boards

V Sumangala had only just been appointed to the Director's post and the move has already brought in disapproval from the stakeholders

Hamid has won several medals and firsts for the many events he has partcipated in, btu his mind for now rests on running 200 km without a break | Tariq Rather/ Facebook

Bhaag Hamid bhaag: How this Kashmiri tailor's son who's set on running 200 km in 24 hours may be the inspiration youth in the valley need 

Hamid, who wants to concentrate on a future in ultra-marathons, has won over 12 golds at the college and district-level and aims to complete the famous Kashmir to Kanyakumari marathon soon 

Sachin Tendulkar — making India proud since 1989

28 years of Sachin: Little Master goes live and tells kids not to "get attached to results". What's your fave Sachin-ism?

It's been four years since Sachin retired but he remains irreplaceable, which he proved yet again with a Facebook live with students in Pune. Here are some of what we thought was "aila", awesome 

Started on November 2016, TN SDMA gives quick weather updates

Dear Chennai parents, follow this Twitter account to know if it's 'officially' a rain holiday or not

Tweet! Tweet! No that isn't a holiday SMS from your school, it's this Government-run twitter page that brings you alerts on rain holidays

Physics professor Noah Eastman with his students in Karimganj, Assam

This Vellore Physics professor taught a class of tribal 12th-graders in rural Assam for a week and now he's lost his heart to them

Noah Eastman is a professor at Voorhees College and an MCC alumnus, and was invited to teach a school in Assam for a week and he can't wait to go back

Sri Sri Ravishankar

Sri Sri Ravishankar says 'homosexuality is a tendency' at JNU. But wait, that's not what he said back in 2013 

"Nobody should face discrimination because of their sexual preferences. To be branded a criminal for this is absurd," this was the same man who said that homosexuality is not permanent

The group had reunited from across different countries after 42 years

After 42 years, 22 friends from Trivandrum came from across the world to revisit an old house where they used to play. The nostalgia will get to you

Called the Ambujavilasam Roadies, this group of 22 friends met after more than 42 years in the ancestral house where they used to play, and understandably sentiments ran high

Safe'O'buddy smartbands tracks the movements of the children when they're in school

Worried after Ryan Murder? This smartband will help you keep an eye on your children when they are at school

Safe'O'Buddy might be able to put an end to parents' worries when their children are in school because they will get real-time updates of where they are and how they're doing

JNUEE is one of the more sought after exams

Kashmiri students in a fix after JNU's Entrance Exam centre moved from Srinagar to Jammu, slotted between December term exams

Those students who have registered with the Srinagar exam centre have been asked to attend the exam at Jammu which is 8 hours away

Family and friends have accused the rapid radicalisation that has taken over the valley's youth

After Kashmiri youth quits college for the LeT, his friends celebrate the radicalisation of a 'studious, socially-conscious football hero' 

Majid Khan's family is distraught after a video of him being initiated into the LeT went viral, but his friends have been lauding the decision on Facebook

What's going on at EFLU's website, really?

EFLU VC's profile page on site edited to remove number of research articles published, after plagiarism row. Check out the differences here

Only the VC can explain why his page had to be edited and made free of numbers of any kind, especially considering his stance that he did not know about the 'plagiarised' articles

The furore rose after several critics and Rajput communities referred to Deepika Padukone's attire in the song 'Ghoomar' indecent

Shashi Tharoor on Padmavati row: Focus of Rajasthan's female literacy instead of queens of centuries ago

Women groups, royal families and even politicians have alleged that the film by Sanjay Leela Bhansali distorts facts and maligns the Rajpur queen and her community

The problem started when the hostel warden called cops after discovering a female student in the male hostel | Facebook

Co-ed hostels at UoH soon? Varsity puts suspension of 10 students on hold after students protest non-stop over the weekend

After appeals from the suspended students, the issue has been referred to an appellate authority that will meet on December 2, students will now be able to attend their exams

EFLU may have just dodged a PR nightmare

EFLU VC says his colleague used his name in 'plagiarised articles' without asking him; co-author admits to doing it because she was in a 'hurry'

The EFLU VC has said that he has been falsely implicated, Osmania professor agrees but denies she copy-pasted paras from different author

Shailendra has decided to dedicate his life to protect children's rights, and doesn't mind dedicating his whole life to it

The Marriage Breaker: This boy from Rajasthan has stopped 5 child marriages from happening and he's constantly on the watch

Shailendra has taken upon himself to protect children's rights and raise awareness and doesn't mind dedicating his whole life to it

Saleha Khan is currently pursuing her B Com from Oriental College, Sanpada. She also conducts sessions on various issues using games and dance

Meet Saleha Khan, a 17-year-old who convinces parents in Mumbai slums to send their girls to school

Saleha has been at the forefront of a unique child-led campaign, WASH4Life, where she has strongly advocated for the resolution of water and sanitation issues in her community

Sumitra Nayak

Odisha teen Sumitra Nayak is training girls in school to play RUGBY. Boy, are they killing it on the field or what!

Sumitra trains her juniors in Rugby and is planning a school, where education and sport go hand in hand 

Anand's calling to start working for children from poor backgrounds began when he saw a young boy on the streets

Meet Anand Mishra, a Lucknowi teen, whose movement has helped 750 village kids go to school

At age 13, Anand's initiative has reached 50 villages and he has addressed over 50,000 children — the goal is to make all of them get to school and we think that's awesome

Her nomination for the International Children's Peace Prize has brought in her a responsibility to continue her efforts to fight this rampant stigma

With Malala as her idol, this Gujarati teenager wants to educate every single girl in her village. Can she make it happen? 

Be it access to education or menstrual hygiene, Kiran Garva is a true champion for girls in her village — and she won't stop till every single girl child in her village goes to school

Aitisha Marwein

At 17, this child-abuse victim from Shillong goes from village to village helping children speak up about abuse 

SOS Children's Village helped Aitisha Marwein to not only help her speak up but encouraged her to stand up for other victims and help them find the help and support they needed

The University of Madras, Chennai

Failing in Chennai? Come to Bombay and pass away! How agents got 'arrear' students from Madras University to pass en masse

Madras University VC S Duraisamy has constituted an enquiry committee to look into these malpractices and has promised to shut down any centres found abetting these cheats

The VC has allegedly plagiarised from an author named Nadia Wehbe | Representative picture

Et tu EFLU? After UoH, EFLU VC Suresh Kumar accused of plagiarism, student body writes to Prez calling for his termination

A student body has written to the President accusing their VC of allegedly having copied word-to-word paragraphs from an International Journal

Palaniswami was speaking at an event organised by the Tamil Nadu School Education  Department where he launched a scheme to impart training to students to prepare for such exams

No need to spend money on private NEET coaching, we have experts and it's free: How EPS has all but ruled out any more anti-NEET resistance by the TN Government

Is this the end of the road for any more anti-NEET lobbying and is it going to be mere eyewash beyond this point? 

This year's Delhi smog has been reported as one of the worst levels of air quality in Delhi since 1999 | Twitter

Hello Dilli-wale parents: Here are five things that you should ensure to help your kids survive the smog

Fighting the 'Air crisis'? Check out some quick measures to tackle the Great Delhi smog

Living alone has brought in the individuals a sense of freedom and self-discovery which might otherwise have been impossible to find (representative image)

I live in the same city as my parents but I moved out anyway. And it's the best decision I ever made

Societal expectations, innumerous limitations and family feuds that end up imposing sacrifices, these three individuals said enough and moved out

The meeting also decided to launch courses in paragliding and white water rafting with 20 students in each course | Representative image

Attention adventure junkies: This school in Kashmir is launching courses in paragliding and white water rafting

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has announced a grant of Rs 10 crore for the Jawahar Institute of Mountaineering and Winter Sports, an adventure school in south Kashmir's Anantnag district

Ahir Shah's India tour commenced in Delhi on October 27

British comedian Ahir Shah is here to teach you the politics of laughter. Are you ready?

The London-based comedian, Ahir Shah speaks about performing liberal comedy in the age of rising conservatism and the pressures of touring in India

Once at Sarang, fret not about exams, the lesson that you learn is to live and let live

These 5 life-altering experiences at Kerala's Sarang Alternative School will make you fall in love with nature again. What are you waiting for?

From growing your own food to helping you put a roof over your head, this school in the hills will help you rediscover your love for the great outdoors and respect Mother Nature again  

The Farm boasts of technology and processes that can grow crops and varities the kind India hasn't yet seen

Can India ever produce greens sans soil? Future Farms aims to do just that with the right dose of awareness and water 

Started five years ago, Future Farms envisioned a clean food network for India and with over five branches and one due in Nepal, is working hard towards serving the people some clean greens

Controversies at JNU never seem to die down

After hours of shutdown, news websites and videos blocked on JNU campus, accessible again

The students realised that the sites were blocked on Saturday evening but Sunday morning, the sites became accessible to everyone

Students earlier suffered due to lack of classrooms, labs and other essential facilities. Now they are in danger of not having a valid degree due to AICTE withdrawing the approval | Pinterest

AICTE asks Delhi college not to admit more students following lack of infrastructure, move triggers protests

It's been 10 years and the college shares an ITI institute's campus in Okhla, students at GB Pant Engineering College are protesting in classrooms at night

Birbal's fall earned him quite a few nasty injuries including a torn finger and dislocated leg | Birbal Koizora Debbarma/ Facebook

UoH's student Birbal Debbarma shifted from Care Hospital due to high costs, funds still pour in as last surgery today

The University of Hyderabad student is now stable but has one last surgery to undergo, today

While Kerala is a beautiful place and has reputed institutions, Nadeem's allegations regarding the bias on campus are anything but light | Representative illustration

'Abused' AMU students go on hunger strike in Kerala, relief team from Aligarh to reach campus on Sunday  

Nadeem Khan, a first-year MBA student and a native of Aligarh in Uttar Pradesh, was thrashed by around 15 people in public and has accused the administration of uniting with local students 

Mary Kom

When I was a little girl, I used to fight with guys in the village every day, says Mary Kom who claimed her fifth Asian Championship gold

Besides being an active and top-level boxer, the 35- year-old is a sitting Rajya Sabha MP, whose attendance in the house has never been brought into question

Aashish Bhardwaj belonged to West Champaran and was studying in a college in Gurgaon

24-yr-old law student shot dead in Delhi

The deceased was residing in a rented apartment in Hardev Nagar. His friends Anup and Himanshu are also preparing for the civil services examination

Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Padmavati is hitting the headlines way before its premiere. But not for good reasons.

I am a Rajput and I am dying to watch Padmavati. This is why

In an open letter to the groups protesting against Padmavati, Kritika Shekhawat from Jaipur points out that protest can be carried out by avoidance and dissent, which reflects the true Rajput ethos 

The college administration is accused of discriminating against student from the North

Aligarh student assaulted at AMU's Kerala campus: North Indian students on protest to end 'discrimination' 

In what is a worrisome allegation of a divide between North Indian and local students in Kerala, things seem to be coming to a boil in Malappuram

Pune University has some strange award criteria these days | Courtesy: happytrips.com

Pune University Registrar: Donor wanted only a vegetarian, teetotaller and yogi to get Gold Medal. We just follow their wishes

Social media is going bonkers over Pune University's award criteria. But the varsity is palming off the responsibility. On to its donors

The University of Hyderabad has suspended 10 students two days ago 

WATCH: Has UoH really not learnt any lessons from Rohith Vemula? Protests rock varsity after 10 students suspended, cops converge on campus

Students have issued a statement saying that this is not the campus that they entered and that this is not the education that they signed up for — as the protests are escalating

The assailants are said to have attempted to enter the house but in vein

Unrest at AMU: Hours after suspension of two students, masked men assault guards outside Proctor's house

Another professor has accused this of being a way to destabilise the University's administration and alleges that the assailants are hired professionals

The notice, a sort of counter to the protest slated for 2 pm today, authorises officials to take steps to maintain control and calm | A Suresh Kumar (representative image)

Ahead of protest, UoH Registrar asks Security to prevent entry, search and detain 'suspicious' students to safeguard varsity

The authorities aren't bowing to student pressure as they mount a huge protest. If anything they're hitting back 

The union has condemned the involvement of external personnel; cops (representative image)

UoH's Student Union protests suspension of 10 students, says committee held deposition during NET

The union has condemned the action calling it "baseless" and alleged the misuse of power and ignorance of protocol witnessed in the entire incident

Could this be the most expensive biryani paid for ever? | Representative Image

Rs 28,000 for four plates of Biryani — That's how much JNU student unionists will be paying as fines for cooking on campus 

Four students have been fined Rs 6k-10k each for cooking biryani at the admin block on campus. Students have trolled the management by asking if they'd have been excused for cooking Khichdi

As per Monica Wahi, Village Rockstars is one of the best movies for children

Best of 2017: Monica Wahi has been curating movies for children at prestigious international film festivals and now, she tells us which movies are a must-watch for them 

Monica Wahi schools us about children's movies and tells us why movies like Village Rockstar are gems that need to be watched     

Binayak Acharya, Founder of ThinkZone | Pic: Shamim Qureshy

Zoning in: Binayak Acharya is providing high-quality, early childhood education support to rural areas of Odisha through ThinkZone

Changing the definition of pre-schools and empowering women at the same time in the state of Odisha is ThinkZone

The wide-spread discrimination is causing a lot of mental stress to the candidates.

Not even one Disabled person will teach at a Polytechnic College next year. Here's why it's discriminatory

The TRB-Polytechnic exam results were announced on November 8 but not one differently-abled candidate found themselves on the list despite having a 4 percent reservation

Beep song hero comes back with a bang, this time its for demonetisation

No Cash: After Mersal, STR's Demonetisation Anthem goes viral. And it's HILARIOUSLY Glocal!

Kabilan Vairamuthu says that there hasn't been any negative reaction from political circles despite their taking potshots at the government, Rajini, Kamal and GST

The way the murder cases are handled raise many questions

THREE shocking similarities between the Ryan Murder and Aarushi Talwar Case that we should be ashamed of

We, as a society made a lot of assumptions during the 2008 Aarushi Talwar case. It's been a decade but nothing has changed, as each of us has once said — the conductor must have killed the boy

Renuka Shahane posted vociferously that we as a society have failed our children, in light of the #RyanMurder case

Ryan Murder: Renuka Shahane's FB post says she is 'sickened' that kids consider violence cool

The actor takes a dig at rich parents, the management of the school and the Gurugram police who did such a shoddy job of investigating the murder that shook the nation

Instagram is a popular site for fashion trends, with likes, shares and reposts becoming #theinthing | Rebel Circus

Does your wardrobe change colours every season? Here's a walk through the latest trends and who is popularising them

How do you stay updated with the latest fashion trends? Fashion columnist Regina Gurung scrolls through her Instagram feed and if that is not enough, the 'discover' button does the job for her

Devdutt Pattanaik talks about his latest

Mythology guru and author, Devdutt Pattanaik, has taken on the Mahabharata and adapted it for children. In short, this is epic!

Devdutt Pattanaik's Children's Day special is The Boys Who Fought, an illustrated book based on the mighty Mahabharata 

Prachi Prangya Agasti's fourth book Dance With Me

Ex-factor: Author Prachi Prangya Agasti talks about love lost and love found in her latest book, Dance with Me

Odisha-based Prachi Agasti draws from the heartbreaks of those around her for her fourth novel, Dance with Me 

Ritu Gopal was given the violin at the age of seven

Right up her alley: Violinist Ritu Gopal's latest collaboration 21 Nocturne Alley will have you sit up and take notice 

Ritu Gopal does play the violin, but music goes above and beyond for her as she also believes in and is studying music therapy 

Gayathri Gupta's look after the makeover

Rangeela's freemake is coming up and you need to watch out for the girl in the green hair aka Gayathri Gupta

Not only Rangeela, she’s got quite a few surprise projects up her sleeve, like her very own move tentatively tilted Flat no 402 

Sagare uses moods, colours and diferent women to give his paintings as vivid an aura as possible

Artist Sachin Sagare brushes together colours and patterns to create 22 paintings of Indian women in different moods

Sachin's art boasts of serinity coupled with masterful strokes and his exhibition called 'Tellurian' will be on till November 19 at the Park Hyatt

The film package for each screening is designed for a duration of 90 minutes

It's movie time in classrooms: International kids' film festival is in B'luru to bring you 100 films in a row 

A Bengaluru-based firm is hosting a film festival with the idea of reaching out to schools in rural areas, 246 schools across the country have registered already

The award-winning photograph 'Hell is Here' clicked by photographer Biplab Hazra and published in Mumbai-based wildlife photography magazine Sanctuary Asia

Hell is now and here: More than fetching awards, the picture has a message to tell and it seems to be frightening 

Jharkhand based Brick Kiln owner, Biplab Hazra who has been into wildlife photography for over 14 years says he has never witnessed an incident like this ever before.

Shiksham teaches them English and Computer Science through weekend classes | Representative image

This DRDO assistant is making government schools kids a pro in English and Computer Science. And he is not alone in this

Vinod S believes that the true purpose of Right to Education will be realised only when government school students are on par with those studying in private schools

Birbal was the guitarist for a band called Tiprasa Diaries, along with his childhood friends | Facebook

'Send me The Bible, take me back home': Chilling cry for help from UoH student before leaping from hostel balcony spur bandmates from Tripura to raise funds for treatment

'I feel like my life ain't mine. Who can relate?' read his Facebook post. He was so depressed he wanted his mother to send him The Bible and come and take him home, in a hurry

Cases of sexual harassment within the office premises had more than doubled between 2014 an 2015 (representative image)

Do you need to complain about sexual harassment at work? Govt's SHe-Box portal to accept complaints from women in private companies too

About 70 per cent of Indian working women do not report incidents of sexual harassment at work in fear of the repercussions, according to a survey by the Indian Bar Association, 2017

Activities accompany the film screening, so the children get to learn something new as well.

Chennai's kids can watch films on Climate Change in their classrooms, courtesy the Science Film Fest that has come to India for the first time

The Goethe Institute/Max Mueller Bhavan is organising India's first Science Film Festival for children and all the focus is on climate change. Interested? Get in touch and screen some

Kids have been asked to play isnide their houses, while schools have been asked to take a few days off |PTI

No play time for Delhi kids after IMA docs say that polluted air is too dangerous for kids to play outside: Kejriwal asks Edu Ministry to shut schools down till air clears

The IMA also urged organisers of the Delhi Half Marathon and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal seeking cancellation of Delhi Half Marathon because of the increased pollution

The study has found that lonliness and stress are two variables that are linked to social skills (representative image/ mean girls)

Do you lack social skills? Beware, this could be affecting your body and stressing your mind out, says study

The study is the first to link social skills to physical and not just mental health, meaning a combination of depression, stress and social exclusion all rolled into one fat ugly chain of thought

Unlike most YouTubers who thrive on views and subscribers, Sunaina is surprisingly nonchalant about the response on her videos

Here's how Sunaina Badam switches from Mom to YouTube's favourite Frustrated Woman in a matter of seconds!

A beloved child artiste, a popular TV host, an RJ, a full-time mom and now “frustrated woman” - Actress Sunaina Badam is back in the limelight with her new web series, Frustrated Woman.

Coffee with Kannan: He has been the show's host since March 2017

Kannan On Air: At 65, this Kannada priest has gone from the temple to RJ-town, and he's a rockstar already

With a humorous speaking style drenched in wit and wisdom, he is followed by Kannadigas all over the world and is a huge draw for their radio station

The stolen sweets include Gulab Jamun, Rasgulla, Pedha, Barfi and Rajbhog (representative image)

Sweet Emotion: In bizarre theft, thieves in UP looted 100 kilos of rasgullas and gulab jamuns from three shops, but took no cash 

No cash or valuables were reported to be stolen and a probe into the unusual theft has been initiated. Chances are there may not be any use in getting the goods back as they have a eat-by date

Madras Central's Pradeep Muthu is all set to become a commentator, will be debuting his skills at the upcoming India-Sri Lanka test series | Facebook

From being an RJ to a vlogger to a sports commentator, this TN boy is letting his words dictate his choice of professions

Warming up for one good inning, this wanderer can't stop at one destination in the walk of life

Dark is Beautiful campaign expresses their solidarity against the colour bias | Representative photo

Unfair and Lovely: How Kavitha Emmanuel has been on a crusade to prove that Dark is beautiful for ten years and counting

Ten years down, the Dark is Beautiful campaign went viral in 2014 and received positive responses from both men and women from 18 different countries 

The girls are trained in skills as well as language and math

Aishwarya Tandon paid 17 girls from a Gurugram slum to go to school. What happened next will make you cry

Tandon started Nrinam with these 17 girls, helping them to make arts and crafts, get an education — and is looking at getting more girls out of the slums and into schools. Way to go

The team behind Dank Memes Malayalam are a community that met each other through the internet and decided to work together

Heard of Dank Memes Malayalam? Here's the super-fun story behind how Anand Shan's idea became Kerala's favourite troll page

Dank Memes Malayalam has become Kerala’s favourite meme page. Why, you ask? Because they don't want to miss out on a single opportunity to make harmless jokes about anything

Athira Niranjana Suresh, Appu Raveendranath and Hashir Jaleel shook up the stagnant performing arts scene in Kochi, and the results have been very open

College trio from Kochi throw open the doors for performing artists and the city's young through their open mics

Arbor Vitaè's ambience and environment has been carefully put together and has received enormous positivity from Kochi's youngsters

Jamuna Tudu was conferred with the Godfrey Phillips Bravery Award in the 'Acts of Social Courage'

Breaking barriers: Tribal woman becomes nature's saviour, joins hands with her community to save few trees for the future

Jamuna Tudu, On her journey in saving the mother nature had succeeded and now with 150 committees  comprising more than 6,000 members in her movement to save the forests, she is doing more

Dependent young men achieved less during the study, while dependent women were less lively than non-dependent women | Representative image

Attention parents: Your teenager brat is not likely to study, get a job or a marriage proposal if he doesn't quit smoking pot

According to study by the University of Connecticut on 1,165 young adults, teenagers who smoke pot and drink alcohol are less likely to be successful in life

The school houses 425 children from classes Pre KG to XII | Representative picture

This Chennai couple refused fat cheques and converted an old building into a school to teach street kids

SUYAM Charitable Trust has been nurturing dreams of various street children in Chennai and transforming their lives through education

Not all victims have posted a #MeToo, and that's not without a reason

Why I failed to finish the post of my #MeToo story on Facebook but will fight another day

After the #MeToo wave has lost its numbers, here is an account of why I didn't post my stories. I didn't want my painful abuse story to be lost in a tirade of jeers and generalisation

India, however, entered the Guinness World Records with its 918 kg Khichdi dish | PTI

Opinion: Why I love Khichdi but hate the idea of India having a national dish 

Blame it on social media if you will, but why are we arguing about whether khichdi ought to be our national dish when farmers are closer to suicide than their failed fields and empathy is but limited

An offcial said at least 317 students have suffered from Dengue in recent times

School Education Department forms 107 teams to inspect Coimbatore schools for Dengue mosquito breeding grounds 

Schools have been asked to inform their CEO if a student has applied for leave due to fever, and has listed strict actionagainst institutions found with breeding sites

The participants enjoyed good food, a drawing competition and helpful information | workaway.info (representative image)

South India Chef's Association break away from exclusive traditions and celebrate International Chef's Day with HIV affected kids

The chefs said a healthy diet and medicines were vital in keeping the kids healthy in the long run, and served vegetarian food from eight Madurai hotels

However, many academicians and experts argued that banning animal dissection would restrict and tame the courses

UGC pulls up varsities for conducting animal dissection sans registration with special committee

The UGC had in 2014 said that alternative, non-animal methods could be used for both university and college Zoology and  Life Science courses instead of archaic cruel labarotory procedures

Rain holidays were of immense help to the authorities involved in relief operations during cyclone 'Vardah'

Lessons from the past: Government announces holidays to prevent possible hardship to students

The government is keeping the anxious parents relaxed by keeping the schools shut down this year

The technical glitch during the registration process proved costly for several doctors.

Kerala medicos frustrated after server crashes while registering for NEET-PG, stays down for 48 hours

For a state like Kerala, which has constantly thrown up a high number of candidates for the PG Medical Entrance, a mere 1,500 slots were allotted in four major centres

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