While 162 is the highest score possible on this test, that does not mean it is impossible to be any brighter

11-year-old Indian origin girl gets highest-ever Mensa score, gets invited to high IQ children's club

Mensa membership is open to anyone who can demonstrate an IQ in the top 2 per cent, either through the society's own supervised test or on the evidence of a psychologist's report

The police have taken the statement of the girl and are investigating the matter.

UP father stabs daughter, pushes her into canal for demanding that she be allowed to study

. The girl's brother-in-law told cops that she had been living with his family because her parents wanted to marry her off

Health services in the state-run hospitals remained partially disrupted due to the 'cease work' by junior doctors

Protesting doctors finally agree to meet Mamta Banerjee, demand that media be present

On Friday night, the striking doctors rejected a proposal from the Chief Minister for talks at the state secretariat Nabanna, and stuck to their demand that she would have to come down to the NRS

This is not the first time such an event has taken place

Six-year-old Indian boy dies in UAE after he fell asleep in his school bus, remained inside for several hours

Mohamed Farhan Faisal, who hailed from Kerala, was a student of Islamic Centre in Al Quoz and had dozed off after boarding the bus

YouTube is the new entrance exam

Forget those SOPs, the method to get into this Indonesian University is to become a YouTube star

Through a special admission scheme, the National Development University Veteran Jakarta (UPNVJ), is offering places to YouTubers who have a channel with at least 10,000 subscribers

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Tamil Nadu teachers federation petitions government to not transfer them from one block to another

A few teachers who were working in the Coimbatore city block were transferred to Anganwadi centres functioning at Karamadai, Pollachi, areas that are beyond 60 to 80 kilometres

The professor allegedly put his previous students past the same horror

Thoothukudi medical college interns accuse professor of sexually abusing them, enquiry initiated

The victims, who are doing Compulsory Rotatory Residential Internship (CRRI) had complained about the misbehaviour of a professor attached to ortho discipline in the college

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Low pay, alternate cheaper training models could be reason behind engineering losing prominence

A spokesperson of a private engineering college, on the outskirts of Chennai, told Express that the pay package in placements has come down from Rs 3.6 – 4.5 lakh per annum to as low as Rs 1.5 -2 lakh

The strike has entered its fifth day and there seems to be no end anytime soon

WB CM Mamta Banerjee extends olive branch, urges doctors to resume work

The junior and senior doctors are on strike from the past five days after two of their colleagues were attacked and seriously injured over an issue of alleged negligence at the NRS Medical College

The West Bengal CM Mamta Banerjee

Doctors refuse to meet Mamta Banerjee despite her claims of accepting all the demands

The junior doctors on Saturday again refused to meet the CM behind closed doors saying they felt apprehensive

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Harassed, denied leave to attend sister's wedding, Dharwad medico commits suicide at PGIMS hostel

Alleging harassment by the HOD Dr Geeta Gatwala, Dr Omkar Baridabad's colleagues have started protesting in front of her house

Garvita Gulhati feels that even the simplest of steps can make a big difference when it comes to water conservation

Why Garvita Gulhati is a 'glass-half-full' kinda girl when it comes to saving the world

This Bengaluru-based environmentalist launched her water conservation start-up when she was just 15! Four years later, she’s marking her presence in the environment sector

Sahar wants to spread awareness regarding the versatility of locally sourced household articles

Sahar Mansoor's initiative aims to make everyday accessories more friendly towards the planet! 

This Cambridge alumna is protecting the environment, empowering women and spreading awareness - all at the same time!

Arun is the founder of the Environmentalist Foundation of India (EFI), and has dedicated his time for he conservation of lakes and rivers across India

Arun Krishnamurthy is on a mission to save as many water bodies as he can, before it's too late!

With severe water shortages and droughts looming in the distance, this environmentalist's efforts are more important than ever before

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Nepal schools make Mandarin compulsory after China offers to pay teachers' salaries

Many schools across Nepal have made it mandatory for students to learn Chinese lured by the Chinese government's offer to cover salaries of teachers who teach Mandarin, the Himalayan Times reported

Over 300 senior doctors across various state-run medical college and hospitals resigned from their services in solidarity

Protesting doctors turn down Mamata's invite for talks, say CM has to apologise first 

The doctors, who are protesting against the assault on two of their colleagues at NRS Medical College and Hospital, has sought an unconditional apology from Banerjee

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Congress govt revises textbooks in Rajasthan, removes 'Veer' prefix from freedom activist Savarkar's name in History books

Congress Government in Rajasthan changes the chapter about Veer Savarkar in textbooks, removes prefix from his name

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Duty of the government to find a way out: Calcutta HC asks Mamata govt to file affidavit on doctors' strike in a week

The court also reminded the striking doctors of the "Hippocratic Oath" they take to ensure the welfare of all patients

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WB health department did not respond, says deceased newborn's father

The child was born on June 11 and was ailing with a breathing problem. His condition deteriorated on June 12

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95 senior doctors sign resignation letter; seek unconditional apology from CM Mamata Banerjee

Their resignation comes after 18 senior medics from Sagar Dutta Hospital quit the job on Thursday

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Officials revoke transfers orders issued to Dalit anganwadi cook whom caste Hindus protested against

Jothilakshmi, while speaking to Express said that the officials informed her that she could continue her work at Valyapatti and proper protection would be given to them

The young doctors welcomed any concerned citizen to walk with them in protest of the attacks on doctors across the state and promised that there will be no political force involved (Pic: Facebook)

Junior doctors to march for justice, medical colleges across India extend support

The resident doctors and soon-to-be doctors are in the process of devising a charter of demands and deciding their next course of action

The team Kaatru

This project by IIT Madras students will tell you the air quality of the roads you drive on

Team Kaatru is now planning to develop a Google Maps-like app that will even tell you which lane is the least polluted

Divanshu with the robot

This IIT Madras student's robot may soon solve the issue of manual scavenging

SEPoy, a robot made by an IIT Madras student Divanshu Kumar cleans septic tanks by going inside them

JNUSU at a protest

JNUSU claims entrance exam questions copied from guide book, demand judicial enquiry

The students claimed 30 questions were found to have been copied from a question bank and 70 out of the 100 questions were research methodology questions 

Yogi Sekar with Santhosh Narayanan and Vivek

I want to sing with A R Rahman sir someday: Pariyerum Perumal singer Yogi Sekar

Yogi Sekar is an upcoming playback singer in Kollywood and has also been a participant in Super Singer 7. The song Pottakattil Poovasam from the movie Pariyerum Perumal was sung by him 

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WB doctors don't pay heed to Mamata's threats, continue protests

Banerjee, who reached the state-run SSKM hospital at 12.10pm, directed police to vacate hospital premises, asserting that no one other than the patients should be allowed on the campus

BAPSA stands in solidarity with the Tamil director

#StandWithPaRanjith trends, Ambedkarite student group shows support

BAPSA has issued a statement in solidarity with the Tamil director and condemned the intimidation and harassment he has been facing on social media  

Pa Ranjith has garnered a lot of hate online for his comments

What Pa Ranjith said isn't new. Identity politics has made us forget historical facts: Stalin Rajangam

We ask writer Stalin Rajangam if Pa Ranjith's statements had any basis and if in fact, people's lands were snatched away from them

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36 hours of blunt force trauma: What one day in the life of a resident doctor is actually like

India has less that one doctor per 100 patient at present even though it promises to achieve the WHO standards by 2024

They have a recycling centre, an animal shelter and a landscaping business unit, which are maintained by students. Their solar panels are also managed by the students | (Pic: Akshar Foundation)

How Akshar Foundation is keeping kids away from child labour 

On World Day against Child Labour, read how an innovative young couple is allowing children to revolutionise the education system by working as teachers

The protesting doctors demanded that Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee visit the campus and speak to them (Pic: Facebook)

Doctors, patients demand Mamata Banerjee's intervention as OPDs stay shut across Bengal

Students from RG Kar Medical College, R Ahmed Dental College, SSKM Hospital, Calcutta Medical College and other institutions across Kolkata have joined the protest  

IwI is one of Internshala’s flagship initiatives that let the Indian students work with their idols (Pic: Internshala)

Do you want to intern with A R Rahman, Arvind Kejriwal or Terence Lewis? Here's how

The students can apply to the internships online through the Internshala website and the last date of submitting applications is June 15, 2019

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Tamil Nadu government school kids to receive smart identity cards from June 13

The printing and distribution of smart cards is being carried out by the Director of the Tamil Nadu Text Book and Educational Services Corporation

From this year, students of class II will read about the boy and his honesty as part of the Tamil lessons (Pic: Express)

This 8-yr-old’s honest deed earned him a spot in TN Class II textbook. Here's why

Word of the boy’s honesty soon reached the media and appreciation came pouring in from several sources

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Tamil Nadu Shocker: Lovers commit suicide over Facebook post scuffle

The girl's body was brought to Government General hospital in Cuddalore, while the boy's body was taken to Kurinjipadi government hospital for postmortem

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All schools in Trivandrum to have 'Class Library' soon to revive reading habit among children

The project has received a good response from the side of authors and literature enthusiasts

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Weight of school bags not yet regulated in Hyderabad schools despite order two years ago

As per surveys conducted in several districts of the state weight of school bags at primary level ranges between 6-12 kg and that of high school students is between 12-17 kg

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Tamil Nadu promises birth certificates to rescued bonded child labourers

International Justice Mission (IJM)  has identified 51 children from Tiruvallur district in the age group of six to 13 years who do not have the certificates

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Rare 'superflares' from Sun could disrupt Earth's communications, warn scientists

Astronomers probing the edges of the Milky Way have in recent years observed superflares — huge bursts of energy from stars that can be seen from hundreds of light years away

The school in all its glory

Students up in arms as Pondy's 145-year-old Calve School, which nurtured freedom fighters, to shut down

 Calve School was established in 1875 by Calvé Souprayachettiar (Kalavai Subburaya Chettiyar) and it functioned as a private grant-in-aid school from 1875 to 1877

Ajay Giri using a device to track King Cobras in the Radio Telemetry Project (Pics: Shimoga Nandan)

Jungle stories: How conservationist Ajay Giri is educating locals in Agumbe about King Cobras and why they should be preserved  

The Karnataka-based conservationist and researcher has been studying King Cobras for years now and aims to protect the biodiversity at Agumbe Rainforest Research Station

The protesters in front of the Emergency building (Pic: Ashani Kumar Ain)

Our lives are at stake every minute we're on duty: Why med students, doctors in WB are on strike after the NRS incident

The AIIMS Resident Doctors' Association appealed to all doctors in West Bengal to suspend all activities till the perpetrators are arrested and the demands met

Sanjeev Pednekar's Prani Animal Sanctuary is different from the conventional animal sanctuaries and zoo (Pic: Sriram B N)

Sanjeev Pednekar from Bengaluru is educating kids and adults about the importance of co-existing with animals and birds

Co-founder of Prani Pet Sanctuary, Sanjeev Pednekar tells us what shaped him as an animal rescuer and encouraged him to start his own organisation

Animaker helps millions of non-professionals to create professional quality videos (Pic: Animaker)

This online DIY animation video maker will help you become a pro at creating stunning visual stories

We spoke to RS Raghavan, CEO and Co-founder of Animaker for more insights into what Animaker, an online animation video maker platform has to offer

The university has already filed a patent for these paints and primers (Pic: LPU)

This LPU professor has created an eco-friendly paint using litchi extracts. Here's why it's awesome

You now have green paint and primers from litchi peel and seeds. Sounds exciting right? We spoke to the professor who invented it to find out more

Dr Asif Qureshi and Dr Subhavana Katakam

IIT Hyderabad Researchers analyse the amount of mercury in the hair of Indians

The research team chose three cities for their analysis - Hyderabad, Vasco da Gama and Nellore,  and collected the data from more than 600 people in these cities

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Parents accuse school management of locking children over fee issue

According to the complaint filed by Latha, her two children who are studying in Max Muller school in Girinagar were locked in a room and were harassed

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Teens suffering from obesity more likely to face and instigate bullying, claims US study

The second component of the study involved comparing obese teens who were either victims, perpetrators, or both

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Yoga for children: How it's a dire need in today’s digital age to improve imagination and creativity

The benefits of Namaskars for children are many, among them are digital detox, reducing digital obsession and more

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Indian expat student collects 15,000kg paper waste in Dubai as a part of Emirates' recycling campaign

The eco-friendly drive had three categories - corporations, academic institutions and individuals/families - and the materials that were collected included paper, plastic and more

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After medical intern critically injured by patient's kin, junior doctors on indefinite strike across West Bengal

More than 50 doctors shut the gates of the medical institution and began a sit-in on Monday night, demanding 'protection'

Tripura CM meeting the student

Tripura student who wrote board exams by just using his feet scores 69 percent 

Pralay's father is a daily wage earner and mother is a casual worker of Integrated Child Development Project (ICDS)

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Class 10 and 12 teachers in Tamil Nadu begin training on new syllabus by SCERT

The key resource persons are a select group of teachers, who will further train all subject teachers in their respective districts

A team of NDRF had tried to pull out the child with the help of rope but the attempt failed

2-yr-old boy from Punjab rescued from borewell after almost 109-hour-long rescue operation

The two-year-old boy fell into an abandoned 150-foot borewell on June 6 afternoon outside his house

Nandita Narain

St Stephen's professor's car vandalised, teachers' union blames principal

Nandita Narain has filed a complaint with the college principal and the police about the same. The DUTA and FEDCUTA condemned the act

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Over 4,500 MBBS seats up for grabs this academic year 

The biggest beneficiary of the increased seats in Uttar Pradesh where 7,102 students will get into MBBS course this year whereas last year this number was 6,499

Private schools are already not too pleased with the RTE Act, could this make things worse?

Private schools in shock, as government halves per child expenditure under RTE Act

Two different per child expenditure for schools in a hilly area and other areas were fixed and fee for Classes 1 - 5 ranged around Rs 25,000 per child

Pramodh wanted to do something for the pets and their owners (Pic: Last Ripple)

This Bengalurean law student is planting a tree to preserve your beloved pet's memory

The youngster wants to change his city back from the Silicon Valley that it is now to the Garden City that it used to be. But at the same time wants to focus on the emotion of people 

It's been 9 years since Sooraj started organic farming (pic: TP Sooraj)

Why Wayanad's 22-year-old Sooraj has been leading the charge against chemical fertilisers

Sooraj C S has been practicing organic farming for the past nine years while campaigning against the use of pesticides. This is his inpiring story — and how he decided to become a farmer at 13

Vinu has patented his debris wall (pics: Arun Angela)

Meet Vinu Daniel, a Kochi architect whose designs are literally cool at the height of summer

Architect Vinu Daniel builds structures in a completely eco-friendly way. He tells us how modern architecture is a threat to the planet and why we need to change in a hurry

Jabir insists that everyone use reusable water bottles instead of buying plastic bottles that are thrown away after one use (pics: TP Sooraj)

Kozhikode's Jabir Karat will take trash that no one else wants and recycle it. Here's why

Jabir Karat who runs Green Worms talks to us about waste segregation, waste management and the start-up's future plans. Some of those plans are pretty awesome and ahead of our time

Vihari says that they are reimagining what agriculture looks like in a world where water is scarce and people live in cities wake up to the dangers of pesticides (Pic: Vinay M/Express)

This Hyderabad Kisaan will harvest your veggies right in front of you

The 3000 square feet farm produces an equivalent yield from 1.75 acres of conventional farming. Prajanma Das finds out why we need to think beyond soil when we think of a farm

Shubhendu and his team work in urban areas 60 per cent of the time (Pic: Pushkar V/Express)

This engineer is now the Forest man of India. Here's what changed his life

There are 8.7 million species on the planet and the only species that is increasing the area of its habitat is one — us humans

Neelima Mishra is about to embark on her expedition | (Pic: Irfana)

Lessons from the Pole: Why Neelima Mishra's Arctic experience matters

As per Mishra, the biggest threat to the environment is single-use plastic, which is avoidable and in most cases, unnecessary

Krishna with a rescued bear | (Pic: Krishna Keshaba Sadangi)

This Odisha lad has rescued over 6,000 snakes and 1,500 birds. This is his inspiring story

Whenever there is an animal that needs rescuing in Jeypore and thereabouts, Krishna Keshaba Sadangi receives a call and he jumps into action

Kantimahanti is a passionate environmentalist | (Pic: G Satyanarayana)

Why Murthy wants every lifeform in the Eastern Ghats to rest easy

Murthy Kantimahanti from Visakhapatnam feels that the Eastern Ghats and the wildlife there deserve our attention. We get the details about his Eastern Ghats Wildlife Society 

Zabi Khan (centre) is an animal rescuer | (Pic: Sathya Keerthi)

The rescuer of animals: How Zabi Khan is building a sanctuary for injured animals in Hyderabad

Zabi Khan has been working in the field of animal rescue for nine years now. He has been recognised and has won many awards for it as well 

Imran Siddiqui is known for his efforts towards tiger conservation | (Pic: RVK Rao)

Trail of the Tiger: Why Imran Siddiqui is determined to save every tiger in India

As per Siddiqui, the biggest threat to the environment is the ignorance of people and their lack of motivation to do anything for the environment

Choudhary at Neknampur Lake | (Pic: Vinay Madapu)

Lady of the Lakes: How Madhulika Choudhary is saving Hyderabad's water bodies

Choudhary has worked for over four years in this field and is still rearing to go. She continues to encourage volunteers to join her on her mission

Yogi has apparently approved the request

Yogi approves request for a new hostel, claims DUSU President Shakti Singh

Shakti Singh had met the UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath requesting financial aid of Rs 48 Crores

What is more inspiring that Sundeep is not just running 21.1 km a day. He is also attending office (Pic: Sundeep)

Running for a fresh breath of air. Why Sundeep Singh is running 100 half marathons in 100 days

It has been a tough road since March 5. With five more days to his goal, Sundeep has garnered a considerable amount of attention both offline and online

Pradeep and his team have been working for a green present and future through their various projects like Pedh Lagao, Project Jal and more (Pic: Bhushan Koyande)

Meet Mumbaikar Pradeep Tripathi, who wants to plant 10 crore trees in India by 2025

Research has found that Mumbai has lost about 60 per cent of its vegetation cover. Pradeep Tripathi, founder of Green Yatra explains to us how he set out to give the city its first man-made forest

Aquaconnect provides scalable eco-friendly and farmer-friendly innovations in aqua farming

Why AI can get your MOJO on: Rajamanohar Somasundaram and the farm connection

Rajamanohar Somasundaram talks about his AI-driven platforms that are helping farmers make sense of the turgid water situation and get their yield up

Since 2006 Tauseef has been working and learning about animal rescue with Animal Care Trust in Mangalore (Pic: Rajesh Shetty)

This 31-year-old Mangalore animal activist is helping dogs stay safe on highways

Mangaluru-based animal activist Tauseef Ahmed has so far tagged over 400 dogs with reflective collars and has also been treating injured animals

The world is worried about pollution from vehicles but not many talk about the harmful effects of elements like Mercury, Lead or Sulphur that e-waste produces (Pic Naveen Kumar/Express)

This 'Namo' will make sure your e-waste won't harm anyone

The 30-year-old engineer from Faridabad feels that people need to know more about how harmful their electronic waste can be — and how it can be put to good use

Suman met Sourav during an anti-plastic movement in their locality in Howrah district back in 2012 (Pic: Indranil Bhoumik/Express)

These school teachers from Bengal are trying to save the Ayodhya Hills from losing their forest cover

Sourav and Suman have been talking green for a decade and are fighting to save 2.5 lakh trees from being cut down in Ayodhya Hill

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Japanese experts visit site of proposed AIIMS at Thoppur, institute to offer 100 MBBS seats

The much-delayed premier health institute, to be set up at a cost of Rs 1,264 crore, would receive financial support from Japan

Chidananda Murthy has planted thousands of saplings in Doddaballapura town and forest (Pics: Pushkar V/Express)

Meet the Karnataka-based environmentalist who's saving our rivers so that we don't run dry 

Chidananda Murthy tells us what led him to work for the conservation of Arkavathi river and afforestation for over 10 years now

NIRF ranking has had its share of criticism from the very beginning

Academics debate anomalies in NIRF ranking, recommend ways to make process more credible

NIRF maintained that the rankings were based on the data submitted by varsities, academia raising red flags, pointed out glaring gaps in the process

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Belagavi students agitate against hostel staff, demand better food and security on premises

Authorities tried to negotiate with the students but they refused to call of the agitation till their demands were met

Girish Karnad founded the Chitra Film Society in 1971

How Girish Karnad took art films to Dharwad and why he refused to stop screenings despite thinning audiences

Karnad set up the Chitra Film Society in 1971 because at that time, small towns did not have access to art films

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Telangana government's Mines and Geology Department to go paperless soon

The department, under the proficient policy and initiatives of the state government, is taking up diligent steps for effective implementation of IT developments

Prof MK Sridhar shared excerpts of the draft National Education Policy in Mangaluru (Pic: Express)

Rashtriya Shiksha Ayog to be the custodian of new education policy: Prof MK Sridhar

The affiliation college system must end and only autonomous degree-granting colleges should exist, said Prof MK Shridhar

Crazy Mohan will be greatly missed

RIP Crazy Mohan: Curtains come down on Tamil cinema's original funny man

Mohan wrote several scripts and dialogues for movies too, he frequently collaborated with Kamal Haasan

The organisation aims to tackle ecological problems by starting from the root of the problem

Earth CoLab is calling all earthlings to join hands for the environment

Tasneem Khan, one of the founders of Earth CoLab speaks about creating long-lasting changes in the environment through collaboration and education

YOUNG BLOOD: Youth for Parivarthan was established in 2014

This youth group is cleaning Bengaluru up big time. Here's why

The founder of Youth for Parivarthan speaks about the end of armchair activism and why change needs to come from those who are ready to fight for it

START SMART: Sandeep established Aikyam in 2016

This Community in Kerala will push you towards sustainable living

The founder of Aikyam Community for Sustainable Living speaks about building a conservationist community from the ground up

Focus on your interests

Meet Sriram, a 22-year-old ethical hacker from Pondy whose passion for hacking got him listed in Apple's hall of fame

  Sriram has been leading the Entrepreneurs Council of India Pondicherry Chapter and has delivered talks at various conferences dealing with cybersecurity across the country

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Over 9,000 primary schools in T'Puram to get hi-tech labs this academic year

Kerala Infrastructure and Technology for Education (KITE) will implement the scheme which is funded by the Kerala Infrastructure Investment Fund Board

Girish Karnad died on June 10, 2019

He was a good friend and this is a great loss, Madras Players' PC Ram on Girish Karnad

The legendary playwright spent five years in the theatre group The Madras Players. His last play there was Ramakrishna's first

Shashidhar Narendra along with Girish Karnad at the Jaipur Litertature Festival

Girish Karnad was the force behind the Dharwad literature festival, it was one of the several ways he honoured his roots

Shahsidhar Narendra was one of the people who accompanied Karnad to the Jaipur Literature Festival, which is where the idea for the Dharwad Sahitya Sambhrama took birth remembers him

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Late to bed, late to rise? These simple tweaks can help normalise your sleep cycle

The study, published in the journal Sleep Medicine, showed that it was possible to shift the circadian rhythm of 'night owls' using non-pharmacological and practical interventions

Girish Karnad's childhood friend talks about him

He would drive to my house on his scooter and read out his plays to me: Dharwad writer remembers Girish Karnad, his friend of 60 years

The two writers lived close by and studied in the same schools and collaborated on Karnad's first few plays too  

Ramnath's outreach programmes have catered to at least 50,000 students so far

Frames and the flame within: How Ramnath Chandrasekhar is making children commune with nature again

Nature educator Ramnath Chandrasekhar tells us why it's important for schools to include environment education in their curriculum and how it can make the world a better place

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#GirishKarnad: Here are five of Girish Karnad's works that you should check out now

Girish Karnad was awarded the Padma Shri in 1974 and the Padma Bhushan in 1992. Considered a gifted litterateur, he was also awarded the Jnanpith award in 1998

Karnad was born in Maharashtra and was a multi-faceted writer, director, playwright and actor (Pic: PTI)

Our cultural world is poorer today: Twitter mourns veteran playwright and director Girish Karnad's demise

Girish Karnad predominantly worked in South Indian cinema and also Bollywood. He was last seen in Salman Khan-starrer Tiger Zinda Hai

Girish Karnad — a literary giant, playwright, actor, filmmaker, think and scholar

Girish Karnad: A man who had the strongest and best lines — both on stage and in real life

The Padma Shri and Jnanpith awardee passed away after a prolonged illness on Monday morning

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Social Justice Department to strengthen School Protection Groups in Kozhikode

The role of the SPGs is to handle juvenile offences and stop unlawful activities taking place in the vicinity of schools