S Muthiah passed away on April 20

The man behind Madras Day, S Muthiah passes away at 89

Muthiah was the principal organiser of the annual Madras Day celebrations and the founder-President of the Madras Book Club

VP Sanu is fighting the polls from Malappuram

Here's why filmmaker Aashiq Abu is asking youngsters to join the #SoSanu challenge

The #SoSanu challenge was kickstarted by Aashiq, in support of VP Sanu, the LDF candidate from Malappuram

Team Nathi Nonsense (pic: Nathi Nonsense)

What we say is not Nonsense: How these Ahmedabad bloggers are helping the youth voice their opinion

Nathi Nonsense has also ventured into offline events like open mics that have given them the exposure they wanted

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I haven't seen a single episode of Game of Thrones and I love my life

You shouldn't worry if you haven't watched a single episode of the Game of Thrones. You are not a sinner. Nor are you alone 

People at a voting booth in Chennai (Pic: TNIE)

DMK will get majority, TTV Dhinakaran did more help than harm: Post-poll prediction

One can safely argue that this election is characterized by uncertainty, which skews the traditional understanding of how TN electorate would behave

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Water crisis in hostel forces tribal girl in Visakhapatnam to bathe in canal, drowns

The missing girl, E Rani, a student of Tribal Welfare Girls Hostel is a native of Guntaseema village of Dumbriguda Mandal

Every year, a few candidates block the seats and leave at the last moment without joining

Andhra Pradesh medical seats stay blocked even after heavy fine and held back certificates

In 2017, the state government issued an order, to restrain the practice of blocking the seats and then leaving without joining

Anna Gem Science Park School Class 12 topper B Boomika

This cycle shop owner's daughter nailed her +2 exam with 95%. Here's how she did it

Boomika has scored 99 marks each, in Economics and Commerce subjects and aspires to join Indian Revenue Service

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28k write APEAMCET all across Andhra today. Here's all you need to know

TCS to provide tech-support to  the 12 centres that will host examinees taking the Andhra Pradesh Engineering, Agriculture and Medical Common Entrance Test 

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Lok Sabha 2019: 19 minors from Srikakulam in AP have EPIC, 17 voted in Phase I

The inquiry report, submitted to the RO, has been forwarded to the Chief Election Commissioner for his perusal. Action will be taken once the CEC takes a decision

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Telangana shocker: Students who appeared for compulsory language exams marked absent, fail boards

Students have also complained that the grand total of marks printed on the memo did not add up to the individual score obtained in each subject

In the history of the institute, Dhanusha is the only girl to win gold at the All India Inter-University event last year (Pic: Dhanusha)

Meet Dhanusha, an auto driver's daughter who will represent India at a heptathlon meet in Italy 

Hailing from Mysore, the daughter of Manju, an auto driver and MB Rukmini, a homemaker, Dhanusha started practicing when she was just 14

Madhu was a student of Navodaya Institute of Technology (pic: Twitter)

#JusticeForMadhu: How Raichur's youth fought to bring justice to murdered engineering student

The corpse of Madhu, an engineering student from Raichur was found hanging from a tree on April 16, days after her disappearance 

Young voters show their inked finger at a polling station in Malleshwaram in Bengaluru  (Pic: Pushkar V/ Express)

Lok Sabha 2019: GenY voters want young MPs with liberal outlook

With 15 million young voters, concerns arise about the stressful process of voting in the largest democracy in the world 

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This Ex-Jet employee offers to hire grounded 9W staff in his real-estate firm

The firm put out the news that they were ready to offer the "helpless employees of the airline" on Thursday 

Diya Ghar adopts the Montessori Methodology

This Bengaluru woman quit her job in the US and now runs a school for the children of migrant labourers 

Saraswathi Padmanabhan, the founder of Diya Ghar talks about how the school lights up the lives of migrant children in Bengaluru and exposes them to Montessori education

A total of 94.64 per cent female students have passed while only 88.57 per cent of the male students succeded to clear the exam (Pic: Express)

Tamil Nadu +2 result 2019: Tirupur tops with 95% successful, Chennai lags at 93%

A total of 94.64 per cent female students have passed while only 88.57 per cent of the male students succeded to clear the exam

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Tamil Nadu +2 result 2019: Here's how you can get your marksheets, apply for retotaling

Tiruppur district stood first with 95.37% pass percentage followed by Erode (95.23%) and Perambalur district (95.15%)

The College was established in 1917

Ramjas College's AISA, SFI to publish separate magazine with political articles aplenty. Here's why

Following the student outrage, the college also issued a second circular saying any article on relevant topics and within the Election Commission guidelines can be submitted

A voter getting inked after participating in the Lok Sabha elections

Is your vote Ink stain wearing off with soap, nail polish remover? You are not alone 

Some FB users put up statuses about the voter ink getting washed out just a while after it was applied on their fingers

People waiting for casting their votes in Tiruchy on Thursday  (Pic: Express/M K Ashok Kumar)

Lok Sabha 2019: TN falls way short of 2014 voter turnout with 56% till 5 pm, Chennai staggers at 44%

AIADMK spokesperson and advocate R M Babu Murugavel filed separate complaints with the ECI against DMK leaders M K Stalin and Dayanidhi Maran

Srinagar NCP and Srinagar parliamentary candidate Farooq Abdullah with his son and former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah leave after casting vote (Pic: PTI)

Lok Sabha 2019: India off to a peaceful Phase II of General Election 2019, 35% voters cast votes till 1 pm

The challenge, in states like Chhattisgarh remain to ensure free, peaceful and credible polling in areas having the presence of outlawed CPI-Maoist

Mathura Voters show their identity cards as they stand in a queue at a polling station to cast vote during the second phase of the general elections in Mathura on Thursday (Pic: Pic)

Lok Sabha 2019: Phase II off to a brisk start in UP with 25% polling till 11 am

BJP's sitting MP and party candidate from Bulandshahr Bhola Singh was escorted out of a polling booth in his constituency following his appeal seeking voters' blessings

Modern polling booth have been designed at the Coimbatore Government Arts College on Wednesday for the public to make a visit and clear their doubts on casting vote (Pic: Express)

Lok Sabha 2019: TN registers lacklustre 30.62% polling in the first half, Chennai abysmal at 22.89%

More than 300 EVMs have been changed to replace the faulty ones, said Chief Electoral Officer Satyabrata Sahoo

Shane Rangi (second from right) at the event | (Pic: Education New Zealand)

Actor Shane Rangi tells us about the educational opportunities in Wellington and the next Avatar movie he is a part of

Shane Rangi recently visited Mumbai as a part of the Study Wellington and Education New Zealand delegation who were there to create awareness on the educational opportunities

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Hyderabad dance teacher asks students to strip before class, complaint filed

A case under section 509 (word, gesture or act intended to insult the modesty of a woman) has been registered against the accused

Aniket explaining his idea | (Pic: Aniket Topey)

Hyderabad-based EdTech start-up Better By Design encourages children to innovate, find easy solutions to everyday problems

Better By Design, an EdTech start-up based out of Hyderabad, children thought about the problems they see and mulled over solutions

Chennai rap group Tupakeys and Super Singer's Soundarya, came together to compose the song  (Pic: Edex)

Exam results depressing you? Tamil rappers Tupakeys tell you how to be Top Tucker

The rappers did not just take this as any other music project. They say it was very close to their heart and they believe in what they are saying

On April 12 and 13, Anu Cheeran taught a pottery workshop for children between the ages of 8 to 16

Anu Cheeran's pottery workshops are all about developing a strong connection with ceramic creations

Anu Cheeran speaks about her pottery workshop and how she learnt to traverse the ceramic world through sheer passion

The students will have periodic tests but no questions on the dropped chapters will figure in their board exam papers

Country holding largest-ever elections, drops chapters on democracy, diversity and caste for CBSE boards

The CBSE has stated that the the chapters will be assessed in the periodic tests but will not figure in the board examination  

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Learn how to use the word 'bug' in your day-to-day conversations

There are many idiomatic expressions about bugs and insects that are used in our conversations. Here are a few

Nikhil is fighting the elections from South Delhi

The journey of Nikhil Gupta: From researcher who snubbed netas to MP candidate in South Delhi

The face of the #HikeResearchFellowship movement that rocked the MHRD and India, this 26-year-old is currently a Junior Research Fellow in CBMR, Lucknow

ATMA Foundation is a charitable trust and NGO that implements service projects for social transformation

ATMA Foundation is taking charity to a more personal level

The founder of Atma Foundation about his initiative and why it takes social work to the next level

Baji Rout was the youngest son of a boatman on the Brahmani river

Meet the Ravenshaw University students who made a documentary on Baji Rout

The founder of Kahaniyaan Candid Cinema talks about their film club, their web series and their documentary on Baji Rout

Starting the second Business School and the Engineering College were among their most ambitious moves as well as their greatest challenges

The CMS Story: How the Coimbatore group has made their mark in education

At CMS, the students are not merely empowered to be entrepreneurs or great managers — there is a lot of focus on making them well-rounded human beings as well

The technology can be installed in new models as well as existing cars

Two students of SSN Institutions have come up with a technology that helps you escape from sinking cars

With this technology, the roof of the car automatically opens up when it begins to get submerged in water

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Coding made simpler: Hyderabad's Mission Code Project hackathon saw participation from 4,000 students

As a part of Mission Code Project, this 12-hour hackathon saw participation from 4,000 students and was organised across 20 different locations

A t-shirt from the collection of Innov Fashion | (Pic: Innov Fashion)

Entrepreneur Bijay Nanda Debta's e-commerce start-up sells t-shirts that reflect the culture of Western Odisha

Not only from Chennai and other cities, but they also receive orders from around the world 

Against Evil in all their glory | (Pic: Against Evil)

How Against Evil managed to crowdsource their Europe tour \m/

Vizag's most bodacious metal band Against Evil talk about how they managed to get popular on the airwaves in Europe

Delhi health minister Satyendar Jain launching 'happiness therapy' at GTB Hospital

Delhi government begins 'Happiness Therapy' in five more hospitals

The new hospitals that have implemented the therapy project are Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences (MAIDS), Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan Hospital and three more

The presence of animals in politics in India has been and continues to be restricted to the cow and its progeny

Elections 2019: Why the Congress looking at animal welfare beyond cows is heartening for India

While most parties have largely ignored the needs of animal rights groups and animal welfare — focusing instead on cows and their progeny — the INC manifesto stands apart  

Satyabrat performing during a show | (Pic: Satyabrat Mohapatra)

What can you expect from comedian Satyabrat Mohapatra's latest show, The Other Side of Me? We have the answer 

Satyabrat Mohapatra finished the first leg of his tour which included Secunderabad, Visakhapatnam, Raipur, Pune, Chennai and Puducherry

The initiative is titled #SVEEPKozhikode

Free transport to audio aids: Here's how Kozhikode is ensuring that the differently-abled vote in #Election2019 ​

From providing free transport to putting out videos in sign language, the Kozhikode Collectorate is organising a lot of activities online and offline

Dr Balasubramaniam with tribal women | (Pic: SVYM)

Not everyone who has authority or power is a leader: Dr R Balasubramaniam

Development activist Dr Ramaswami Balasubramaniam speaks about how we can't always confuse leaders with today's politicians and sportspersons and how leadership is above and beyond

Dr Kerron G Reddy believes in making colleges a safe place for women to study

Tough on discipline and women's safety, how Kerron Reddy's policies have put AIMS on the map

Dr Kerron G Reddy, CEO, AIMS Institutes in Bengaluru, tell us about how they've brought in firm policies to battle sexual harassment and iron out disciplinary issues among their students 

Surabhi Dhole has her YouTube channel called Housezzat

Housezzat: How Surabhi Dhole can help you transform your home with her DIY videos

Budding artist Surabhi Dhole talks about why DIY culture is a great stress-buster and helps your homes look pretty too   

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Stiff Upper Lip: 75% modern couples fight over bad grammar while 23% break up, finds Landmark survey

Landmark Bookstores recently conducted a survey on the variations in the behaviour of Grammar snobs and this is what they found

Ankita Shah is the co-founder of The Poetry Club (Pic: Ankita Shah)

Why Ankita Shah and The Poetry Club can help you rediscover your love for poetry

Ankita Shah talks about her tryst with poetry and what she plans to do with The Poetry Club, her fast-growing poetry movement

Sujatha Reshmi teach kids to pronounce different letters in Kannada language

After watching her daughter struggle, this mother in rural Karnataka is helping hundreds of speech and hearing impaired kids learn to speak

In conversation with Sujatha Reshmi, we find out how her daughter inspired her to start a school of speech therapy for deaf and mute children from poor families around Karnataka  

M Radha, an independent in conversation with student leader, Seetha

If I am not elected, how can I do anything for the people: TN's only transgender candidate M Radha in conversation with AISA's V Seetha

In this interview with AISA student leader V Seetha, South Chennai candidate R Radha talks about her plans for the constituency

AISF, Babu Kumar, Tiruvallur candidate in discussion with N Vikraman, an independent

I eat beef, pork. Who is Modi to tell me what to eat?: Tiruvallur PhD researcher N Vikraman in conversation with AISF's Babu Kumar

In this interview with a student leader from AISF, Babu Kumar, Tiruvallur candidate, N Vikraman, an independent discusses his ideas for the upliftment of the SC constituency

Student leader, V Seetha, Makkal Needhi Maiam's candidate R Rangarajan

Kamal Haasan first politician to go to Thoothukudi during Sterlite protest: MNM's R Rangarajan in conversation with AISA's V Seetha

In this interview with student leader, V Seetha, Makkal Needhi Maiam's candidate R Rangarajan talks about why they will not stoop to the level of causing riots for cheap political mileage  

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Corruption is a growing trend in TN Education Department: Madras High Court

The court asked authorities to verify details of properties of teaching and non-teaching staff in government schools

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Over 100 sanitary pad vending machines to be installed for women police officers in Mumbai

Action Committee Against Unfair Medical Practices along with the Brihan Mumbai police have launched a project "Smart Maitrin"

The research team was led by professor Kiran Ambatipudi from the Biotechnology Department at IIT Roorkee

IIT Roorkee researchers develop a new non-invasive method of detecting Breast and Ovarian Cancer

The research team identified certain proteins present in the saliva, which act as potential biomarkers indicative of Breast & Ovarian cancer metastasis

Micro artist Rakesh Shah paints on his nail greetings for Narendra Modi back in 2014  (Pic:ANI)

Bengal artist pins hope on new govt for funds to establish world's first micro art gallery

The artist claimed that in the absence of any government support, artists are forced to hold exhibitions on their own expenses

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Coimbatore Corporation decides to start robotics training for students studying in their schools

CCMC joins hands with a private firm in order to begin robotics training to the tech-savvy students in the city of Coimbatore  

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Headmaster booked for sexually abusing girls on the pretext of giving them sanitary napkins

The headmaster allegedly passed lewd comments, made indecent gestures and even touched the girls inappropriately

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BTech student hangs herself at lecturer's house, parents suspect prof for death

The girl is reportedly said to love the lecturer Akkur Kishlay who was a lecturer in a private college

Madras High Court (Photo | D Sampath Kumar, EPS)

If you can't use biometric attendance, how can you teach the students discipline, HC asks Govt Teacher

Madras High Court is stringent on bringing about disciplinary changes for the better within the Government Schools in the state 

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No more 'I Voted' selfies as ECI bans taking mobile phones into the polling booth

The ban on mobile phones will be applicable to journalists as well. Only officials deployed on election duty will be allowed to use mobile phones

Basamma with her parents and sister celebrating her success by feeding sweets

This girl from Karnataka scored 90% in 2nd PUC boards beating her blindness

Basamma was the only blind student at Lingaraj commerce PU college among other 80 normal students


Six reasons why JNUSU is against the imposition of online entrance exams in JNU

The JNUSU has been against the exam from the very beginning because they were not included in the decision-making process

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Lok Sabha 2019: Research Scholars of India to field Nikhil Gupta as their candidate from South Delhi

South Delhi has always been a BJP stronghold and the current MP Ramesh Bidhuri is also from BJP

C Rosi is a mother of two

Meet Rosi, a law student who is running in South Chennai against Jayavardhan, Tamizachi Thangapandian

A member of the political organisation Podhuvudamai Iyakkam, 29-year-old Rosi is also an activist who was at Thoothukudi   

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JNU to provide swanky laundry services on campus to students' chagrin

JNU administration has issued a notice stating they would like to provide mechanised laundry services for students and campus residents in the JNU campus located at New Delhi

C Shikha, Director, Department of Pre-University Education congratulate Dhananjaya for his results in PUC II exams

Helped by colleagues, this Group D worker in Karnataka cracks PU II exam in style 

The Department of Pre- University Education officials supported him financially and enrolled him in college and private tuition to help him study for board exams   

Supporters greet Congress President Rahul Gandhi during his election campaign in Vijaywada  (Pic: Express)

Lok Sabha 2019: 55% candidates from literate Kerala never went to college, 23 are unemployed

Out of the 263 candidates who are contesting from 20 constituencies in the state, 83 people have undergraduate degrees

The trailer was released on March 20

Biopic on PM Modi: SC directs EC to watch full movie, submit decision in sealed cover

In a separate order, it had also directed the producers "not to exhibit the film titled 'PM Narendra Modi' till further orders

Students take a look at their results put on the notice board (Express Photo)

Karnataka PU Results announced: Pass percentage increases to 62 per cent in 2019

The trend of girls outshining boys has continued with only 51 per cent of the boys managing to pass the exam across the state  

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IIT Madras' new Centre of Excellence will help predict coastal climate with increased accuracy

The CoE will work on predicting climate change impact on coastal communities and strategically important infrastructure such as ports & power plants due to increased frequency of tropical cyclones 

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Lok Sabha 2019: 97% of candidates in Karnataka are literate, only 41% have gone to college

Out of the total number of 505 candidates who filed their nomination in Karnataka for the Lok Sabha polls, 293 have not gone to college while 212 are graduates

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Of the 133 candidates who are facing the Lok Sabha polls from Odisha, 85 of them have been to college 

Of the 133 candidates who are facing the Lok Sabha polls from Odisha, 85 of them have been to college 

This year will be a turning point in TN;s political history

Lok Sabha 2019: 49% candidates from Tamil Nadu are graduates, DMK fields 82% graduates this time

This will be the first elections after the passing of political stalwarts J Jayalalithaa and M Karunanidhi, two of the biggest figures in TN political history

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A tiny cube-shaped satellite designed by an Indian-American student to be launched by NASA

21-year-old Keshav Raghavan is leading a team of researchers from the Yale Undergraduate Aerospace Association in order to launch their CubeSats into space in the year 2020  

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OPINION: Why India needs to vote for educated people to run the parliament

This professor talks about the educational qualifications that should be made mandatory for all the members of the parliament

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Everything you need to know about India's 'Maya Tyohar'— Lok Sabha Elections 2019

The ink was first used during India's third General Elections in the year 1962. Here's more election trivia that you can read about

Orchids The International School

This Bengaluru dad just took his kid's school to task for running pre-schooling sans license

 A father fought against Orchids The International School for running a pre-nursery without permission

Mani Rathinam is an aspiring IAS

Politicians caused Anitha's death, they should talk about her: How Anitha's brother reacted to Kamal Hassan's video   

In the statement, he mentioned that he believed the DMK seemed to be more promising in its effort to exempt the State from the NEET exam    

The band released a song called 'JaiBhim Anthem' last year as well

Ambedkar Jayanti: Listen to Casteless Collective's tribute 'Thalaivaa', penned by late gaana singer Chetpet Ramesh  

On the occasion of Ambedkar Jayanti, Pa Ranjith's Casteless Collective released a song in his honour  

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Soon, ex IIT profs may mentor engineering colleges after AICTE call

Highly experienced faculty members are required for Margadarshak scheme to take a giant leap in the number of accredited technical institutions and to improve overall quality of education

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Hyderabad youth stalks 19-year-old cousin, tries to set her ablaze for spurning his advances

A youngster in Hyderabad recently tried to immolate his teenaged cousin for turning down his marriage proposal, in Malkajgiri 

Just Freaken drive!

What the Freaken: Kerala's motor-crazy young go ballistic after MVD starts cracking down on altered cars and jeeps 

The Motor Vehicle Department (MVD) is checking on RC details during ownership changes due to an increased rate of sales of altered vehicles on OLX

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Kerala High School teachers miffed as transfer link on the website isn't working yet

The teachers in Kerala have alleged that the DHSE has failed to upload the ‘Apply for Transfer’ link option in the official website

The Model Code of Conduct came into force on March 10, 2019

Election 2019: Modi's BJP registers first win, beats Congress by 30 violations of MCC

The set of reports also included complaints against the BJP about burning effigies of Rahul Gandhi, delivering hate speech at various occasions across the country

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Why not teachers wear capes in schools? The debate is if they are getting the respect they deserve or not

This topic was explained in a news item, titled "Stop when 'Your Lordships'" pass, says Allahabad HC Registry’s order to officials — widely published in the media on April 5, 2019

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Planning to study in the US? Seven steps that will ensure you definitely get a student visa

The Student Visa Season at the US Consulate General is about to begin and here are a few things that students can do while applying for a visa

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Election 2019: Poll fever grips Kolkata kids as they device vote game for the season

Parents must also take care that the game remains as such. Children try to emulate what they see. They should not indulge in the ugly sides of elections like fights

Saderla hails from Vijaywada and has done his Masters and PhD from IIT Kanpur  (Pic: Subhramanyam Saderla)

If I withdrew discrimination complaint, my PhD would have been cleared: IIT-Kanpur scholar Subrahmanyam Saderla

IIT-Kanpur's associate professor, Subrahmanyam Saderla, has been on the news for the "caste-discrimination and institutional harassment" he has faced at his institute

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NIT Warangal and Edureka start a PG course in Artificial Intelligence

Faculty of NIT Warangal along with Edureka experts, industry veterans, a large pool of SMEs and learners have collaborated to create the PG Programme

The platform will also have an exclusive section for corporates to post job openings (Pic: Pridebook)

Why everyone should check out The Pridebook, a social networking site built for the LGBTQIA+ community

The Pridebook is a comprehensive networking platform for the LGBTQ community. This platform provides a medium wherein the community can connect, interact, seek counsel and explore job opportunities

Kids at the ACK Alive centre | (Pics: R Satish Babu)

Here's how Amar Chitra Katha Alive centre in Hyderabad will take you back in time, into the world of 'Shikari Shambu' and 'Suppandi'

Through the retelling of timeless tales, the Amar Chitra Katha Alive centre in Hyderabad aims to take us back to our roots and enable us to be learners

This hackathon was conducted recently | (Pic: Amazon)

VNRVJIET organised a 36-hour hackathon with Amazon's Alexa in the middle of it all. Here's how

This boot camp-style, 36-hour hackathon was conducted by the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering in collaboration with IdeaLabs

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The wait's almost over, Telangana State BIE exam results to be out soon

The results will soon be made available on both bie.telangana.gov.in and results.cgg.gov.in. All you have to do is type your hall ticket number

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Karnataka 2nd PUC result 2019: KSEEB to announce scores on April 15, steps to check how you fared

Last year in 2018, the results for Class 12 students were declared on April 30

According to information on the official website, the examination will be held on May 5, 2019

NEET 2019 admit card: How to download, key points to keep in mind

The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) has established National Testing Agency (NTA) as an independent autonomous and self-sustained premier testing organisation

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Screen time has little impact on a teen's well-being: Study

Data from more than 17,000 teenagers show little evidence of a relationship between screen time and well-being in adolescents, according to the study published in the journal Psychological Science

Dr KN George, the former director of the Madras School of Social Work (MSSW), Chennai, died at the age of 95 on April 12, 2019  (Pic: MSSW)

End of an Era: Social Worker, academician Dr K N George of MSSW passes away at 95

Dr George started his career in 1953 as a lecturer in the then newly established Madras School of Social Work and rose to the helm of its affairs in the year 1957 taking over as the Director

The students say that the administration is also flooding their parents with phone calls, threatening them

We didn't know library worked till 8.30 pm: NIT Agartala women who protested to extend hostel curfew

The women hostellers called off the strike on April 11 night, after the administration promised them to extend the hostel in-time from the next semester