Speakers and participants attending the HST 2019 at IIT Mandi (Pic: IIT Mandi)

IIT Mandi Catalyst's Himalayan Start-up Trek selects 25 best ideas to address climate issues, pollution and more

More than 270 teams applied for HST 2019. A total of 60 teams including individuals and organizations were shortlisted

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Massive win for Hyderabad's St Francis College girls as management agrees to cancel new dress code and stop screening

The students have gone back to their respective classes after the management agreed to roll back to the previous dress code — no sleeveless, short clothes or cold shoulders

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Kerala PSC exams can now be written in Malayalam after activists' hunger strike

Demanding the same, a group of Malayalam language activists were on a hunger strike in front of the Kerala PSC office

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Hundreds join Hyderabad's St Francis College protests against dress code, Sonam Kapoor pushes for Principal's ouster

The students have spoken to the principal and she promised that the management will make a decision about it but refused to come out and address the crowd

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How many zeros in a trillion? Ask these Bengaluru schoolkids

On rolling them, the dice would throw up two different fractions and learning became so much more fun, thanks to Assistant Teacher Mahendra M

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This Kozhikode cancer survivor secured A plus in all subjects in class X boards

She wrote her SSLC exams while undergoing four sessions of Chemotherapy each week, not bowing to the pains and physical difficulties

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Public to stage a protest march against liquor shop near school in Kozhikode

The protest march staged under the banner of Kerala Catholic Bishops Council (KCBC) will submit a plea before the state government with the signature of the students and local residents in the region

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YouTube Charts now in India, to empower local artists after Indian musicians rock global audience

Now available in 56 countries alongside the global chart, "YouTube Charts" has more than two billion global users and 265 million monthly users in India

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Gujarat: Professor makes innovative model to convert Hindi, English, Gujarati text to Braille

Nikisha's model has received acclamation from the students who affirm that the invention will be very helpful for them

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Public exam for Classes 5, 8 will put students into depression: Puducherry Chief Minister

But the exams would not do any good for the students, the CM said, adding that he would have discussion with his Education Minister in this regard

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SIT leaked screenshots from video evidence against Chinamyanand on social media: Girl's father

The law student had, on Saturday, given a pen drive containing 43 videos to the SIT to support her allegations

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BHU sends harassment-accused professor on long leave, students demand strict action

A BHU spokesperson said the decision was ordered by BHU Vice-Chancellor Professor Rakesh Bhatnagar on Sunday night, was to ensure the prevention of sexual harassment on campus

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Indian student body launches campaign for extension of UK post-study work visa offer

The organisation claims that the 42 per cent hike in the number of Indian students applying to UK universities was a direct result of the expectation that the post-study offer would be reinstated

Khan has been given the charge of school education among other portfolios

Even as pellet incidents continue, J&K advisor says parents doing disservice to Islam by not sending children to school

Posters have appeared in Srinagar warning people to keep their children away from schools after the Centre abrogated Jammu and Kashmir's special status last month.

The students have asked other colleges to join them in the protest as well (Pic: Facebook)

Wear long kurti for good marriage proposals: Why this Hyderabad women's college has the students up in arms

The students claimed that the school administration has imposed strict rules about the kurtis that the students wear. They have to fall atleast one inch below their knees

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Forget books, people judge chocolates by their cover, says new study

The study concluded that while the taste is the predominant factor in determining subsequent purchases, perception of taste is influenced by emotions evoked by packaging

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Uttar Pradesh can be a $1 Trillion economy and Yogi has a plan. Hint, IIM

Yogi Adityanath was speaking at the second edition of 'Manthan'-- a leadership development programme conducted by senior faculty of the Indian Institute of Management (IIM)

There is more than 30 percent shortage of staff in government schools

Jammu & Kashmir's Udhampur government schools struggle with severe shortage of teachers

Students and teachers in Nallah Ghoran High School said that a lack of teaching staff hampers their study and students were leaving the school for private institutes.

Smart classrooms

12,300 students from Odisha to benefit from 185 digitised classrooms

The smart classrooms will be equipped with computers, specialised software for learning, audience response technology, assistive listening devices, networking and audio-visual capabilities

Restrictions were imposed in the Kashmir Valley since India on August 5 revoked Article 370

Malala Yousafzai urges UN to help send Kashmiri children back to school

In her tweets, Malala also shared her account of corresponding with people over the past week belonging to various walks of life, including journalists, human rights lawyers and students.

The students began a sit-in protest on Saturday night

BHU students protest against University for reinstating professor suspended for passing lewd comments

The varsity's administration, however, stated that the professor was currently censored and could hold no post of responsibility.

The administration has been able to stop at least 24 child marriages in the district over the past two years

Odisha constitutes new task force to check child marriages in the state

Child marriage is the main reason for high rates of infant mortality, maternal mortality and malnutrition, Koraput Collector Madhusudan Mishra said.

UK government had earlier this week announced a new two-year post-study work visa route

UK happy with proposals made for New Education Policy, appreciate 'flexibility in study options'

In 2006, India and UK entered into a long-term bilateral programme, UKIERI, with a focus on higher education.

Himadree is an alumnus of Cotton University

This Assamese girl from NSUI just won her way into JNUSU. This is her story

This year, NSUI managed to bag two councillor seats in the current JNUSU. We catch up with Himadree Sonowal, who is one of them

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Government to soon have Indian parameters to measure stunted growth in children

It is presently calculated by taking measurements of height. India tops the list of countries with 46.6 million children who are stunted

SIT of the Uttar Pradesh Police is very cautiously probing the case

Chinmayanand case: Student questioned by SIT, submits pen drive with 43 videos

The student alleged that key evidence has been removed from the former union minister's bedroom and it wears a new look now

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UGC NET 2019: NTA introduces almost a 25 per cent fee hike in all categories

The application fee for OBC/ Economically Weaker Section (EWS) candidates has also been increased from Rs 400 to Rs 500 

The key to being confident is to be authentic to yourself

Canteen Fundas: How to be secure with all your insecurities

Here are a few important tips on how you can be honest with yourself and make it through each day with self confidence

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Tamil Nadu govt directs schools to conduct regular exams for Classes 5 and 8

The state government, in a notice issued on Friday, stated that all schools except Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) affiliated schools should conduct regular exams for Classes 5 and 8

Try to focus on self-development by making use of your talents to the best of your abilities

Why comparing our achievements with others might be the cause of our failure

Nicholas Francis shares a few pointers on why you must not compare and contrast your life or achievements with other individuals

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Hindi is the only language that can tie us together: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Hindi Diwas

Hindi Diwas is celebrated every year on September 14 to mark the day the language was adopted as the official language

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Finding the holes in an argument: Tracing multiple uses of a word

Albert P' Rayan explores the different meanings of the word, 'hole'. In this column, he answers a couple of questions for which he was searching for an answer.

Students protest on NH 326 in Odisha's Malkangiri (Pic: Express)

Odisha school students block NH to protest against bad food in hostels and unpaid allowance

It's not just the food, said the students. They alleged that they have not received their allowance of Rs 4,000 either

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Nano cells in our body may be the mini treatment transporters that kill cancer cells: Study

The study from Michigan State University and Stanford University was published in the Molecular Cancer Therapeutics journal and focused on breast cancer cells in mice

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Vellore students to get first-hand experience about law, traffic discipline, civic sense by working with police

After Chennai, Kancheepuram and Thiruvallur, the student-police cadre programme is being set up in Vellore district

Deputy High Commissioner to Andhra Pradesh and Telangana Andrew Fleming | (Pic: Deputy High Commission)

Through Chevening Scholarships and Fellowships, you can now study at the UK's finest universities 

Those interested do take note that the deadline for applying for scholarships is November 5 and for fellowships is October 9. Good luck!

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Here's how Odisha's Naisha Bhargabi is making waves in the modelling industry in Mumbai

Her first campaign shoot was with L'Oréal and is etched in her memory. She loved the outfits of designer Masaba Gupta, for whom she modelled. She's done a young happy ad for St Ives too

From the poster of Galpa Alpa | (Pic: Biswajit Kuldi)

With his short film 'Galpa Alpa', director Biswajit Kuldi is stepping into a genre that is new to him

Biswajit Kuldi was also a cinematographer of I Have A Dream which was one of the selections for the Children's Rights Film Festival

Sivani with the violin | (Pic: Gayatri Sivani Vishnubhotla)

Meet Gayatri Sivani Vishnubhotla, the 14-year-old violin prodigy who has already performed over 500 times

Gayatri Sivani Vishnubhotla received the Sangeet Bala Samrat award from musician Nithyasree Mahadevan and even received a standing ovation for her performance

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Here's why Chitranka Chowdhury's products will always have a market, with or without social media

She uses oil enamel paints while painting on night lamp bottles for good finishing. She also intends to start conducting workshops as well since, "they are such a rage nowadays" she adds  

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College bribery scandal 2019: Felicity Huffman sentenced to 14 days in prison

In May, Huffman pleaded guilty to paying $15,000 to a fake charity that facilitated cheating when her daughter took the SATs for college admission

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Issue of linking social media profiles with Aadhaar needs to be decided at the earliest: SC

The bench further said it will not go into the merits of the case and would simply decide the transfer petition filed by Facebook

Students who were injured in the clash are being given first-aid (Pic: SFI)

SFI calls for nationwide protest after police lathicharge, fire tear gas, water cannons on their march to WB Secretariat

The unarmed protesters were met with barricades and water cannons once they started their approach towards Nabanna from the Howrah Railway Station on Friday

Udhayaraj's suicide note

Madurai Medical College student's suicide note says that he was overworked 

Udhayaraj was pursuing Doctor of Medicine in Anaesthesia was found dead in his room on Friday morning

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Will Kerala CM meeting PSC chief stop Malayalam activists' 15-day hunger strike?

Malayalam activists have been on hunger strike in front of the Kerala PSC office, demanding a provision to answer the exam in Malayalam, Kannada and Tamil

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No kidding: Babies’ babbling can help predict future communication

How often babies babble while making eye contact with caregivers can help predict their future language and vocabulary skills, according to a new study

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We are all 'Hairy Baboons': Kashmiris on not finding a proper hairdresser post abrogation of Article 370

The people in the Valley have been facing a hair-raising challenge of finding a hairdresser to have their unkempt beards trimmed and unruly locks chopped

Ashish Lamba

Will keep on fighting for students' rights: Ashish Lamba, NSUI's sole representative in DUSU 2019

A third-year LLB student in Delhi University's Campus Law Centre, Lamba defeated ABVP's Yogit Rathi by 1053 votes

The ABVP won in three seats out of the total four (Pic: Facebook)

DUSU Elections: ABVP knocks out NSUI with a 3-1 win, repeats history

The Delhi University Students' Union election 2019 started at 9.30 am on September 12. Out of the 16 candidates in the fray, there were only four women in contention

The JNU Election Committee has been having a harrowing experience these past few days

Night delivery gone wrong: At JNU, male guards deliver notices from Dean to female students at 11.30 pm  

If a male member is entering the hostel after 9 pm, a bell is rung to alert all the inmates of the hostel. That night no bell rang   

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Tired of passing orders on illegal flex boards: Madras High Court after death of techie

A controversy had erupted after a woman identified as Subashree lost her life after an illegal flex banner erected in Pallikaranai

The Delhi University Students' Union election 2019 started at 9.30 am on September 12 (Pic: Edexlive)

ABVP replicated BJP's Lok Sabha poll strategy in Delhi University Students' Union elections

The ABVP appointed class in-charge for each course of all 51 DUSU-affiliated colleges

The march, which started on September 12, will reach the secretariat on September 13 (Pic: SFI)

Why the youth of West Bengal are marching from Singur to Mamata's Secretariat

Declining quality of education is not an issue new to Bengal neither is unemployment and the youth has been the worst affected

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AMU students ask Superintendent of Police to take action on those demanding burqa ban

AMU students termed the demand for a ban "a step for spreading religious discord" and have placed several complaints to get the college to back down

Subham Saha turns leaves into art with the help of a blade and pen

Here's how this artist turns leaves into art to bring attention to the environment

Subham has carved images of several famous personalities onto leaves with just the help of a pen and a blade

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DUSU Election: ABVP leads three posts, close fight with NSUI for Secy seat amid counting glitches

The counting was supposed to start at 8.30 am but began after almost a two-hour delay. While officials said the candidates came late, students said that it was entirely because of tech glitches

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Class 11 student falls from high rise building in Greater Noida

She was declared dead on arrival by doctors; the police is still investigating the matter

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Depressed Madurai Medical College student commits suicide

He hailed from Virudhachalam in Cuddalore district. Preliminary investigations revealed that Udhayaraj was reportedly under depression for the past few days

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Explain any plan to link social media, Aadhaar: SC to govt 

The Centre has been asked to inform whether it is contemplating any move on framing a policy to regulate social media and link social media accounts with Aadhaar

Priyanka Gandhi

Chinmayanand case: Why is UP police going slow? asks Priyanka, slams Yogi government

BJP leader and former Union minister Swami Chinmayanand has been accused of sexually exploiting a law student

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Seven hours of interrogation later, Chinmayanand under house arrest, ashram sealed

The law student had gone missing on August 24 after a video of her alleging that a person from 'Sant Samaj' had threatened to kill her and her parents went viral on social media

Daisy-May Demetre

Meet this nine-year-old double amputee who stole the show at the New York Fashion Week

Demetre was born with fibular hemimelia, a rare birth defect in which part or all of the fibular bone is missing. As a result , she got both her legs amputated when she was 18 months old

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MBA aspirants in a lurch as college name not updated by Karnataka Examinations Authority

Students attempting an admission in a government engineering college in Chamarajanagar, were given admission in another aided college some 60 kilometres away

Lubna behind the camera | (Pic: Lubna Ali)

Why you need to watch out for Lubna Ali's dark tales with deft touches

Lubna has interned with Qadir Ali Baig Theatre Festival in 2015 and has had the chance to work with director Mahesh Bhatt and actors Pankaj Kapoor and Supriya Pathak

Adamya Chetana along with Sri Sathya Sai Annapurna Trust launched ‘Sai Sure Nutritious Milk ‘

Bengaluru contemplates extending mid-day meal to pre-university students

While the present mid-day meal scheme covers students only till Class 10, Suresh said there was a demand from several quarters to extend the scheme to PU classes

Aishwarya Pissay

Why Bengaluru's Aishwarya Pissay has got some serious racing DNA

Aishwarya Pissay the first-ever Indian to win a world title in motorsport speaks more about her journey and how she prepares herself for a race

Participants at IYRC | (Pic: Bharat Teja Verma Kalidindi)

This is how Hyderabad students rocked the International Youth Robot Competition

Apart from the competition, programmes like science experiments, social activities and tours are also organised at International Youth Robot Competition

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Dropout rate of Muslim students high in West Bengal, says MHRD study

In the advisories, the state government has been asked to study the National Achievement Survey's report thoroughly

Jerrin Chandan

This Bengaluru lecturer's short film about sex taboos, Paarivala, is an eye-opener for students

Jerrin Chandan will be shooting two more short films and one of them highlights the issue of street boys and their lives 
 

The commission is organising an open hearing camp in Chennai

Only 69 community certificates issued to SC, ST members, 3000 applications pending

The commission has asked the ADWT Department to submit an accurate status report on the total number of pending applications

The elections were held on September 6

Can the Delhi HC reject the JNUSU results and call for reelection?

The order for staying of results was passed on September 6 by Justice Sanjeev Sachdeva who also issued notice to the varsity and sought its response

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Girl students wearing burqa denied entry into UP college, admin says it doesn't come under stipulated dress code

Girls who came wearing Burqas were not allowed entry into the College premises. The students said this was not the case earlier

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22 years later, police find skeletal remains of missing Florida man using Google Earth

The skeletal remains were of William Moldt, who went missing in 1997 at the age of 40, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office

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Scientists discover breakthrough to prevent hair loss from chemotherapy

The study described how damage in the hair follicle caused by taxanes, cancer drugs which can cause permanent hair loss, can be prevented

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Children who were pierced with 'vels' for late TN CM Jayalalithaa's recovery to be compensated with Rs 25K each

In the complaint, Alexander said that the AIADMK's North Madras unit had forced the children, aged between five and ten, to pierce a 2 metre steel rod through their cheeks

The law student had uploaded a Facebook video of herself accusing Swami Chinmayanand of sexually abusing her

Chinmayanand questioned by SIT, denies allegations, claims it's a conspiracy against him

The top court had ordered an SIT probe into her allegations. A special bench of the Allahabad High Court is monitoring the SIT probe

The students held an effigy burning to protest against GRC interference in the JNUSU elections

JNU administration trashes student EC's response as 'misleading' and 'inappropriate', next hearing on September 16  

The Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union (JNUSU) Election Committee (EC) on Thursday said it had conducted the students' body polls "in a free and fair manner"

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DUSU Elections: Only 40% students show up to vote, ABVP wins in 30 colleges

The polls, spread over two phases, were completed rather peacefully with isolated incidents of violence and accusations of EVM malpractice

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Right wing doesn't want Muslim women in colleges: AMU students slam demand to ban burqas, skull caps

"These saffron right wing groups are filled with hate and they do not want to see Muslim girls in the institutions of higher education," said the AMUSU statement

Sudha Murty

Sudha Murty’s new work of fiction will feature women in mythology, sans Sita and Draupadi

“It will be a woman’s take on a subject dominated by men,” said the Chairperson of the Infosys Foundation  

The match is one in a series of events over the last two years aimed at bringing together both the communities

This time for Dafrica: Madras Christian College to host football match between Dalit, African students  

Though racism and casteism are widely different, there is a sense of solidarity that members of both communities feel as they both survive day to day oppression    

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Rain fury: About 300 govt schools to be completely razed in Karnataka 

Shivamogga, Belagavi, and Chikkodi are the worst affected areas in Karnataka in terms of damage to school infrastructure

Piyush Goyal (Pic: PTI)

Twitter trolls Railway Minister Piyush Goyal after he says 'Einstein discovered gravity'

The slip up was not lost on the netizens who quickly took to Twitter to point out that gravity was discovered by Isaac Newton and Einstein is credited for his theory of relativity

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Online form fill-up: West Bengal govt to set up help desks near colleges

The facilities, to be run by the higher education department, will be set up near colleges during the time of admission in May-June 2020

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FIFA Football for Schools Programme to help promote sport in collaboration with state govts, sports and edu depts

FIFA Football for Schools Programme aims to make the sport more accessible to children around the world by incorporating football activities into the physical education curriculum

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India expands presence in global university rankings, but falls out of top 300

India's top-ranked university, Bangalore's Indian Institute of Science (IISc) declined, marking the first time that India is not in top 300 since 2012 in the tally

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AMU students shocked as right-wing leaders try to ban burqas and skull caps at a college in Aligarh

Meanwhile reacting to it, a group of students at Aligarh Muslim University on Thursday handed over a memorandum to the additional city magistrate

Sitharaman opined about millenial habits

Why we must all learn to #SayItLikeNirmalaTai

Screw Uber. It's all a matter of modelling your mindset such that the economy rises like a phoenix and makes Donald Trump go weak in the toupee

The second phase of polling, meant for students from evening classes has started from 3 pm and will end at 7.30 pm (Pic: Edexlive)

DUSU Elections: Fewer voters in morning session keep polling at less than 40%

Last year the overall voter turnout was 44.6 per cent and the morning session had a voter turnout of 43.8 per cent. This year they say it barely touched the 40 per cent mark

Children carrying heavy school bags

Too heavy? Squads visit Bhubaneswar schools to look for violations in the weight of children’s bags

The teams, in their final report, urged the government to take strict action against schools not complying with health standards

The planet was first discovered in 2015 by NASA's Kepler spacecraft

'First discovery of many potentially habitable planets': Researchers discover vapour in exoplanet's atmosphere

The search also detected signs of water vapour in the atmosphere and Earth-like temperatures that could potentially support life

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DUSU elections 2019: NSUI allege EVM malfunctioning in Aryabhatta College

Over 1.3 lakh students are eligible to cast their vote. The university's North campus recorded 38 per cent voter turnout across 17 booths

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Indians who use technology feel much younger, says new study conducted by Lenovo

The study conducted by Chinese technology giant Lenovo, shows a growing relationship between technological innovation and wellbeing

Vikram argues that the kind of torture that Savarkar and others went through at Kala Pani, the cellular jail in Andaman and Nicobar Islands is indescribable

Savarkar was an atheist, his Hindutva was inclusive: Why you must read Vikram Sampath’s biography of Veer Savarkar

We talk to Vikram Sampath, whose biography of Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, tries to throw new light on the life and times of the revolutionary freedom fighter and mitigate common misconceptions about him

EC members in front of Umesh Kadam's office

JNU students made to wait for hours to respond to 'midnight' notices, turned away as 'offices hours' over

The members said that they waited in front of Umesh Kadam's office for three hours, after which they were told that his office hours were over

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3000 students from over 70 schools to be invited for first-ever NBA match in India

As part of Reliance Foundation's Education and Sports for All (ESA) initiative, the NBA will invite 3,000 boys and girls

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Here's how accepting yourself the way you are is the key to your overall growth

To be secure, accept yourself exactly as you are, warts and all. That’s the key to your growth

Women weaving muslin

Why Sonia Ashmore wants Indian youth to revive the traditional art of muslin-making

The design historian emphasised the lack of high-quality yarn and the role of intermediaries in killing the craft