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This Bengaluru start-up's navigation device hooks up to your helmet and will guide you around town

This modular device hooks up with your smartphone with the help of Bluetooth after you download their app. That's all you need to do, except revving up your engine and be guided by its technology

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Research suggests that smartphone apps are a valuable tool for patients during the pandemic

The authors also emphasise that user involvement in the development and construction of smartphone apps and telehealth initiatives is vital to enhance acceptability and usability

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Youth Congress organises vaccine camps, distributes ration kits to women cab drivers and sex workers

The Indian Youth Congress, in a statement, said the day was observed as 'Sewa Diwas' as part of which financial assistance was offered to the unemployed and disabled people

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This school in Faridabad is providing education free of cost to 12 COVID orphans

The school will provide free education to 12 meritorious children between the age group of 6 to14 years, who either lost their parents to COVID or are bearing the brunt of loss in family income

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Welcome to Reason: Is it okay to be under the mercy of school managements or moneylenders?

There are at least two well-known routes which prudent managements in the corporate/business sectors routinely resort to — Reserve Fund and Sinking Fund

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E-Canteen Fundas: Are you worth it or not? Your self-worth decides what you allow into your life

Pro Tip: Your self-worth decides what you allow into your life. Increase your self-worth and treat yourself like you’re worthy, accept nothing less

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How this entrepreneur set up firewood banks in UP to help the poor perform last rites for their dead kin

With help of local government bodies, a total of 10 firewood banks have been set up until now across 10 ghats (piers) in UP’s Ghazipur district 

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The Trainer Brainer: Don't ever forget to self-reflect while trying to achieve something in your career

Self-reflection in one’s career grounds them to reality from an aimless wandering of the mind and here's how it can empower you

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ICMR-approved COVID testing kit SENSIT exhibits 86-100% specificity, has shelf life of 24 months

This ICMR approved kit is a chromatographic immunoassay, which allows the healthcare personnel to visually read the test result

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An analysis of brain scans show consistent grey matter loss post-COVID infection, find researchers

The team compared brain scans taken pre-pandemic to scans taken about three years later among 394 COVID-19 patients and 388 matched controls

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YouTuber arrested in TN for making 'obscene' comments about women online

The complainant accused Madan of using highly objectionable, obscene and disparaging remarks against women in his Youtube channels with sexually explicit language

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English Blues: What do the words 'social media butterfly', 'social butterly' mean?

Some people are very sociable and they enjoy talking to others and making friends with them. They easily break the ice and connect with anyone they come across

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Don't use the R-word: Why we should be careful while using a few words in front of a rape victim

People often use many words that could be unintentionally insensitive to a rape victim. The Coach tells us why we should be careful

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Centre asks states to ensure lockdown opening up is 'carefully calibrated', no crowding in markets

In a communication to all states and Union Territories (UTs), Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla also said that vaccination against COVID-19, in the present scenario, is critical to break the chain

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Around 30 to 40 countries unable to give second COVID shots, especially AstraZeneca: WHO

As of June 18, a total of 2,378,482,776 vaccine doses have been administered across the world, according to the WHO

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Govt develops COVID Severity Score software to help identify patients requiring ventilator support

The software consists of an algorithm that measures a set of parameters, and then identifies patients likely to require ventilator support in an intensive care unit (ICU)

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What the FAQ: Why is Milkha Singh called the Flying Sikh? Who gave him the name? 

In today's FAQ, we dig some information about this famous sports man and the laurels he brought to his country. It is our tribute to the man who fought throughout his life with unending spirit

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Earth's energy imbalance doubled in 14 years: NASA

Scientists at NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in the US found that Earth's energy imbalance approximately doubled during the 14-year period from 2005 to 2019

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India records 60,753 new COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours, daily positivity rate dips to 2.98 per cent

The Union Health Ministry informed that 27,23,88,783 vaccine doses have been administered so far under the vaccination drive in the country

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Study shows how childhood exercise could maintain, promote cognitive function in later life

Participants who exercised when they were children did better on cognitive tests regardless of their current age

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Rest In peace Milkha Singh: The 'Flying Sikh' no one could catch

Interestingly, Milkha broke the existing world record of 45.9 sec in Rome, and so the three who finished ahead of him

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Talk show host Oprah Winfrey talks about dealing with trauma as a child

Celebrated talk show host-philanthropist Oprah Winfrey found herself on the other side of the mic for a change when she appeared as a guest on Hollywood star Drew Barrymore's chat show recently

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#ThrowbackToday: Why Inside Out might just be the greatest movie to come out of Pixar

In today's #TBT, apart from gushing over all the movies that have been delivered to us by Pixar, the animation studio, we weigh in on why Inside Out might just be the most amazing one. Here's why

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UGC asks CHRIST University to reconsider online proctured exam, take students' views into account 

The UGC's letter to the university was based on a representation made by the National Students' Union of India

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Why Kerala may discontinue TV classes and conduct online classes for school students

Sources at the ministry tell us that the television classes will continue until every student gets access to devices and technology to attend classes online

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Unpaid fees? Don't come to online class: What Kerala CBSE schools have written to Pinarayi Vijayan about

Last year, when the schools closed and the classes shifted online, owing to a plea by three parents, the Kerala High Court had ordered CBSE schools in the state to reduce their fees by 15 to 20 %

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Twitter officials depose before parliamentary panel over prevention of misuse of the platform

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Information and Technology, chaired by Tharoor, had last week summoned Twitter over issues related to misuse of the platform and protection of citizens' rights

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Karnataka government to introduce novel learning method to bridge gap between academia, industry

If this becomes a reality, the gap between academia and industry will be filled, paving the way for innovation and entrepreneurship, Narayan, who holds the Higher Education portfolio, opined

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Here's how these NMIMS students are creating low-cost, eco-friendly furniture from plastic waste

Plament is a start-up that develops a unique material from plastic waste which can be then used to build eco-friendly furniture and items for interior decoration

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NIT Andhra Pradesh invites applications for MTech courses in various engineering specialisations

The last date to apply is 28th June 2021. The admission process will be through the Centralised Counseling for MTech being conducted by Malaviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur

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The second wave illustrated the kind of challenges virus may present to us: PM Modi

He reminded everybody that the pandemic has tested the strength of every country, institution, society, family and person

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Pfizer, Moderna COVID-19 vaccines do not harm male fertility, suggests study

The study, published on Thursday in the journal JAMA, recruited 45 healthy male volunteers aged 18 to 50 years scheduled for mRNA COVID-19 vaccination by Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna

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IMA holds nationwide protest seeking central law to protect doctors against violence

State Secretary of IMA Telangana, Dr Narendra Reddy said that violence against doctors should be made a non-bailable offence

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Who is Justice Mahmud Jamal? Supreme Court of Canada gets first Indian origin judge

Trudeau announced Jamal's nomination on Thursday to replace the retiring Rosalie Silberman Abella, the first refugee and first Jewish woman to sit on the top court

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NGT to UP's Yogi govt: It seems state authorities consider themselves above the law

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel made clear that if no satisfactory action is taken in terms of these directions, it would take coercive measures

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How this interactive take on the Panchtantra tales can teach your kids COVID hacks and behaviour

HiVoco offers voice-interactive series for children and this time, they are going to narrate Panchtantra stories that will captivate the attention of children and teach them a thing or two about COVID

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Guest lecturers from govt colleges urge TN CM MK Stalin to help them get pending salaries

The Guest Lecturers Association President V Thangaraj urged the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin to look into this issue and to ensure justice is served

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Open University of Hong Kong to be renamed Hong Kong Metropolitan University in September

The bill was gazetted on Friday and will be introduced into the Legislative Council on June 23

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DU teachers withdraw protest after DU VC assures immediate renewal of all 12 ad hoc teachers

While the DUTA withdrew the current protest, they said that their demand for the removal of the acting principal remains

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NSUI announces vaccination drive for 500 to celebrate Rahul Gandhi's birthday

The vaccination drive is meant to encourage people from all strata of society to get vaccinated and help fight the COVID war

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How Netflix's Editing course has honed the talent of some of India's best film academics and technicians 

Netflix partnered with New York Film Academy (NYFA) to train and upskill 23 Assistant Editors. The month-long course began on April 24 and ended on May 20

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This student from Bengaluru started a student network to feed, fundraise and save lives during the pandemic

In our Daily Positivity series, we speak to Anvi Mittal about her organisation Ration Square that is working towards feeding the hungry and treating COVID-19 patients during this pandemic

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Controversial, progressive and ever-relevant: Artworld remembers Husain 10 years after his death

With FIRs and persistent death threats, Husain was forced into self-exile, staying in Dubai and travelling to New York and London, where he died on June 9, 2011

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What the FAQ: What is ‘Juneteenth’, the newest federal holiday in the United States?

In a historic move, the United States has recognised June 19 as a second independence day in recognition of African American slaves in Texas who were freed under the emancipation proclamation

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XLRI ranked among top 5 global business schools in Positive Impact Rating 2021

The Positive Impact Rating (PIR) is a rating by students and for students, measuring the positive impact of business schools and how business schools contribute to solving societal challenges

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In the last 24 hours, India logs 62,480 new COVID-19 cases, active cases drop below the 8-lakh mark

The Union Health Ministry has informed that 26,89,60,399 vaccine doses have been administered so far under the vaccination drive in the country

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Narendra Modi launches a crash course for COVID-19 frontline workers. Here's what it is about

Union Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Mahendra Nath Pandey and Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan were also present on the occasion

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ICC to partner UNICEF in a fundraiser for COVID relief

The campaign was launched ahead of the inaugural World Test Championship (WTC) final being played between India and New Zealand in Southampton from Friday

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Panel seeks report on malnourished kids in Kalyan Karnataka region

Around 1,20,048 children in this region are moderately underweight

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Study finds that mix-and-match approach to COVID-19 vaccines could provide more immunity

Researchers hope that combining different vaccines will trigger a more robust, longer-lasting immune response compared to receiving both doses of a single vaccine

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Researchers find that excess nitrogen is endangering butterflies in Switzerland

The research team reports a connection between the unintentional fertilization and the low diversity of butterflies in Switzerland

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Cyber criminals target Indian users with a fake COVID-19 subsidy

The research team found multiple redirections between the links and the prizes are kept really attractive to lure laymen

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Study finds that immune system protein may defend against deadly intestinal disease in babies

The intestinal disease necrotizing enterocolitis is a leading cause of death among premature infants born in the US and across the globe

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#ThrowbackToday: The Ambani vs Ambani battle drew to a conclusion 16 years ago today. Or did it?

In today's #TBT, we rediscover how Reliance Industries was split down the middle after the death of its founder Dhirubhai Ambani and the very public spat that ensued between his two sons over it

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  What the FAQ: How did Ronaldo's gesture cost Coca-Cola a huge drop in its market value?

All you need to know about Ronaldo's recent gesture and how it impacted the soft drinks company  

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Serum Institute of India to conduct clinical trials of Novavax for children

Upon regulatory approvals, Novavax remains on track to reach a manufacturing capacity of 100 million doses per month by the end of the third quarter and 150 million doses per month

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Pfizer's arthritis drug can cut death risk in severe COVID patients

However, it is important to note that tofacitinib has not been approved or authorised for use by any regulatory authority worldwide for the treatment of COVID-19

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Will common entrance for JNU, DU, JU compromise academic integrity? Here's what the teachers and students think

An entrance exam would mean boosting the coaching culture where the aim would be clearing the exam and not understand the subjects conceptually

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Video games can provide mental health support? Researchers at Lero, Ireland sure think so

The team at Lero, a world leader in connected-health research, said video games could be used where conventional therapies are not available because of cost or location

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T-Angel, T-Hub's redesigned funding programme to invest Rs 50 lakh to accelerate start-ups amid COVID

T-Angel is a 45-days acceleration programme for which 15-20 tech start-ups with leading-edge solutions in the various sectors will be shortlisted

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Nutritionist Vishakha Shivdasani's new book gives a six-point plan to fight COVID-19

The book has vital information on the symptoms, recovery and effects of contracting the virus and tips on how to build immunity

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Unbiased, time-bound but far from being fair: Experts on CBSE's alternative assessment formula 

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) informed the Supreme Court on Thursday that it will be adopting a 30:30:40 formula for evaluation of marks for class 12 students

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Psychologists urge parents to engage kids to prevent anxiety, depression during the pandemic

While the the first wave of the pandemic did not affect children much, during the second wave children in sizeable numbers were affected by the disease

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The new Delta variant infections double every 11 days in England, finds study

The findings come days after UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced a month-long delay to an end to lockdown restrictions

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TN Govt sets up public poll asking students how NEET-based admission affects them. Portal open till June 23

The TN government has set up a committee that has been entrusted with the responsibility to study the opinions submitted by students

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New study says COVID cases were detected in the US earlier than previously reported

They detected antibodies against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that caused COVID-19, using two different serology tests in nine participants' samples

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How Entrepreneurs of Kolkata came together to help the city breathe when it was being choked by COVID

With their initiative, Breathe Again, they are partnering with leading government and private hospitals or organisations to provide facilities like beds, oxygen cylinders and more

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Hospitals in Tamil Nadu report that Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in children are on the rise

Reports from the Government Rajaji Medical College Hospital, Madurai indicates that 37 children under the age of 13 were treated for MIS-C with zero casualties during the two waves of the pandemic

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IIT Madras launches national network for Memory Studies, aims to study the Indian landscape of memory studies 

INMS will coordinate complex engagements with memory from different institutes including cultural studies centres as well as neuroscience laboratories and industry research on AI and related field

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Jammu and Kashmir government to reach out to 50,000 students for financial assistance

Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha during his visits to various villages in the third phase of 'Back To Village' programme had underscored the need to involve youth in the developmental process

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Anti-inflammation drugs may be able to treat COVID-19 complications in children, finds study

The illness generally occurs two to six weeks after the infection. It affects children of all ages but is more common in older children and teenagers

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Power Minister announces that committees will be formed on energy efficiency, low carbon technologies

The minister said a concerted push for renewables is already underway and a detailed action plan will be developed to identify potential areas where action will be necessary

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Bailed but not released: Delhi HC orders immediate release of student activists two days after granting bail

The three student activists were not released from the jail on time citing lack of verification details of their addresses and sureties

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Jharkhand Shocker: Four arrested for sexual abuse of minor girls at a shelter home

A statement issued by Jamshedpur city superintendent of police (SP) Subhash Chandra Jat, said that the police have arrested the manager of Mother Teresa Welfare trust among others

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MK Stalin to meet PM Modi today to ask for more COVID-19 vaccines

The Tamil Nadu Chief Minister will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi later today and request more COVID vaccines

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This is how CBSE Class XII students will be evaluated in 2021

According to the formula, the internal marks that a student receives based on their Class XII evaluation holds only 40 per cent weightage

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Decision on state board exam cancellation on Monday. CBSE exam cancellation won't be rolled back, says SC

The bench consisted of justices AM Khanwilkar and Dinesh Maheshwari. This was based on petitions by advocates Mamta Sharma and Anubha Shrivastava Sahai

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Karnataka HC refuses to interfere with central govt's decision to postpone NEET

The court said the decision of the Union government to postpone NEET could not be faulted

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DSEU to set up skill development centres near slum clusters

At these centres, urban disadvantaged youths will be trained under a sustainable livelihood programme

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Researchers study why short-sightedness is increasing in children

Globally, it's projected that by 2050 half of the world's population will be myopic

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#ThrowbackToday: Even after 63 years, Things Fall Apart contines to be the archetypal African novel

In today's #TBT, we tell you why Things Fall Apart was an important novel back when it was published, how it continues to retain the top spot today and will retain its position long, long after 

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Aditya Birla World Academy students game, set, match for future after graduation ceremony

Conducted virtually owing to the COVID-19 pandemic, the ceremony was held on June 11 with Sania Mirza as the keynote speaker and chief guest

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Focus should be on repairing and preparing health infrastructure for future challenges: PM Modi

"Over the past year, we have witnessed a lot of disruption in different sectors. Much of it is still there," Modi said at the VivaTech Summit

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Microsoft to help small businesses in Coimbatore improve their operations, business efficiency

This cloud platform ensures business continuity by connecting sales, service, finance, and operations teams to help SMBs transform faster and deliver better results

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This social media platform is exclusively for kids to meet and learn from each other

This social media platform called Hashup has several interest groups where children can take lessons, do activities together  and also make new friends

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Cabinet approves proposal to roll out 'Deep Ocean Mission' to explore the ocean and develop sea technology

The estimated cost of the mission for a period of five years will be Rs 4,077 crore and it will be implemented in a phase-wise manner, according to an official statement

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Universities in Uttar Pradesh to adopt children who lost their parents to COVID-19

For COVID orphans, a free education facility will be provided in Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya and Atal residential schools. Under the Abhyudaya Yojana, laptops and tablets will also be provided 

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Centre to launch crash course for COVID-19 frontline workers around 26 states on June 18

Organised at 11 am via video conferencing, the launch will commence the programme in 111 training centres spread over 26 states, followed by the Prime Minister's address

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Delhi Skill and Entrepreneurship University and Pune-based non-profit to set up skilling centres in slum clusters 

The Delhi Skill and Entrepreneurship University signed an agreement with Lighthouse Communities Foundation, a non-profit, in this regard at a virtual event, which was hosted by the varsity

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I invite the world to invest in India: PM asks Indian start-ups to 'repair and prepare'

Stating that India's strides in the world of tech and start-up are well-known, he said the country is home to one of the world's largest start-up ecosystems and several unicorns have come up in recen

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Pledge to make yoga an integral part life: UGC asks HEIs to celebrate Yoga Day online

UGC also encouraged students, faculty members, officers, and staff of the universities and colleges to take an online pledge to make yoga an integral part of their life

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Two COVID-19 vaccines for young children show promise in early trials: Study

The research, published on Tuesday in the journal Science Immunology, suggests that vaccines for young children are likely important, safe tools to curtail the pandemic

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Needed a name that reflected how important Malayalam is to me: Who is Instagram's anonymous Ezhuthachan? 

Ezhuthachan is an anonymous writer who writes short poetry, musings and stories about the little things in life that all people have in common when it comes to life, friendship or failure

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Meet the Bengaluru 'radio man' who's teaching thousands of students about ham radio, Morse code 

Thought that radio comms were obsolete in the age of the smartphone? Well, next time there's a disaster, you should know who may just end up saving lives

The main aim behind the device was immediate problem solving

This Kerala start-up's negative ion zapper can make large spaces free of the Coronavirus

Alappuzha-based start-up Allabout has created India's first large-scale negative ion-based air conditioning device to kill the COVID virus through a period of intensive research

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IIT Roorkee launches new design department with two post-graduate courses

The new department will also be instrumental in creating a Documentation and Archival Repository of Design Innovation Practices

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Own an iPhone? Here's what the new WhatsApp update for iOS is all about

When this feature is available, the user will need to go to WhatsApp Settings, Privacy, and then toggle on the Disappearing Mode function

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Only vaccinated staff, students who were helping nearby villages, says IIT Gandhinagar about controversial vax drive

Vaccination for people below the age of 45 hadn't opened up in India at that time and so, this incident had raised a lot of hue and cry back then

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Start UG courses ASAP as per the NEP framework: Karnataka Minister Dr C N Ashwathnarayan

The universities have been asked to start planning their academic year and the method of teaching subjects as per the National Education Policy framework