Rafi is a KSU activist

How SFI unionists in Kerala crowdfunded to help an 'enemy' KSU student with kidney failure is heart-warming

Rafi is a member of the Congress-affiliated KSU. A former SFI member has even come forward to donate his kidney so that he can live

His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1989 for his global peace efforts

"I am more Indian than you". Why meeting the Dalai Lama changed my life!

The 14th Dalai Lama is revered by tens of millions of Buddhists as a living Buddha, and we find out what the experience of meeting him feels like

Dr Kamal wishes to help those afflicted with the health concern in India

Want to know how you could tackle obesity? Check out this book by Dr Kamal Mahawar

Mahawar, a Professor at the University of Sunderland and a surgeon, tells us about the need to address obesity at the earliest

Ashish Chauhan

There is a fair share of space for every ideology in today's campuses: ABVP General Secretary

Ashish Chauhan, National General Secretary, ABVP, talks to us about his college days, his journey in ABVP and about how student politics emerged over the years  

Swaraj Phadtare and Dhanush Ram launched the platform to offer students a creative and relaxed method of selecting their careers

This gamified platform can help you decide your career in a fun way!

GetSet Ventures is a unique startup that deviates from the conventional methods of career selection and development

For asking for clean water and clear air, the peopel of Thoothukudi paid a heavy price — they were forced to give up 15 lives

What happened on May 22, 2018? Reliving the day Thoothukudi lost its hope in humanity

Time has passed and families recall the events of the day the police opened fire on lakhs of people without a warning, killing 15 people and leaving hundreds injured. What really happened that day?

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Madurai RTO cancells fitness certificate of school buses that failed to maintain safety standards

The fitness certificate of 36 out of 375 school vehicles has been temporarily cancelled for failure to maintain the safety standards

Sri Sharada College of Management has a library that consists more than 2,300 books

Here's why Sri Sharada College of Management is a go-to place for students

Sri Sharada College of Management believes in enhancing the leadership skills of Commerce and Management students    

Sindhi College in Bengaluru

How Sindhi Group of Institutions is imparting quality education at an affordable cost to the students 

Sindhi College have 40 experienced teachers who are highly qualified with PhDs and MPhil degrees. They have over 6,000 students studying in their institutions

M S Ramaiah Institute of Technology in Bengaluru

How M R Seetharam has created a legacy for MSRIT in the realm of education

MSRIT Vice-Chairman, M R Seetharam speaks about the history of MSRIT and the impartial way in which they select their teaching staff - to maintain high standards

Pallabi Mohapatro is passionate about teaching | (Pic: Pallabi Mohapatro)

Why Pallabi Mohapatro's love for nature is extremely infectious

Pallabi Mohapatro has pursued an MSc in Environmental Biology and she has completed her BEd too. She has vast experience in teaching Biology at various institutes and schools

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Uprooted by Cyclone Fani, these youngsters in Odisha are replanting the trees and saving them

The organisation's focus is also planting deep-rooted trees that are cyclone resistant which remain strong against the forces of nature 

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Ravi Kanth Reddy Sathi's MEECONS is helping Vizag's youth fall in love with nature again

An alumnus of Andhra Univerity in Andhra Pradesh, Ravi Kanth Reddy Sathi has always nurtured a love for nature which continues to drive him and his causes

Ridhi's dream library | (Pic: Ridhi Gupta)

This miniature artist in Hyderabad can freeze your memories in minute detail. Here's how

Ridhi loves the smiles people have on their faces when they see these miniature forms of something they’ve only thought about and this is her driving force

The team that is involved in producing the Kannada podcast show from USA called 'Kelirondu Katheya'

Kelirondu Katheya: Meet the NRI couple whose Kannada podcast has 30,000 listeners across the USA

Anand Hemmige, who has successfully established a Kannada podcast for kids living abroad, tells us how these podcasts are helping kids develop their listening skills and get in touch with their roots

Nihaal Faizal (center) along with this team of Reliable Copy

Why every young artist should check out Bengaluru's Reliable Copy if they want to get published

Nihaal Faizal, co-founder of the Reliable Copy tells about how they are supporting new artists and all forms of art get a headstart in the publishing market  

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Telangana State Board of Intermediate Education will give short term career counselling courses to grade ten students

Vasireddy Amarnath, principal of Slate the School, said that career planning after class X should focus on what the student is capable of and what holds his interest

The Vice President presenting the gold medal to the overall topper

Nationalism isn't merely saying Vande Mataram or Jai Hind, Venkaiah Naidu at Great Lakes convocation

The 15th Annual Convocation saw 624 students graduating this year across full-time and executive programs including PGPM, PGDM, PGXPM and PGPM

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Government school teachers in Molakalmuru refuse to work because of terrible buildings, lack of transport

Even though it is hard to imagine a school without teachers, here is a taluk that has 10 schools without a single teacher

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Soon, Tamil Nadu will use data to develop new assessment models for government schools

A new education assessment model may soon find root in Tamil Nadu to help students to be competent and go beyond scoring marks alone

On May 22, 2018 Thoothukudi changed forever

We're living in a police state: How the police ensured Thoothukudi won't rhyme with democracy  

From the police always knocking on their doors to having their mobiles checked randomly, the people saythey are constantly being hounded

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TISS cuts library hours: Four times Indian campuses restricted library hours for its students

We take a look at a few prominent protests that took place in campuses across the country over the past year on the library hours issue

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UGC's irregular disbursement of stipends leave Dalit scholars in distress

Many Dalit scholars across the country who are eligible for the RGNF haven't received their stipends for months 

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Meghalaya School Education Board to declare the SSLC and HSSLC result on May 27  

The result released by a website on Tuesday claiming to be this year's SSLC result was fake

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IIIT- Hyderabad announces countrywide programme on Artificial Intelligence

The programme on Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, commencing from August this year would be delivered over 18 weeks in a hybrid format

Roanuz cricket API helps many brand execute their campaign this IPL season

Meet the Chennai AI start-up that helped RCB fans say 'Ee Saala Cup Namde'

Roanuz, which has been building AI-based APIs for seven years now, has worked with some of the coolest brands around — especially during the IPL when cricket fever spikes big time

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Blackmailed with sleazy pics, videos of her, 18-year-old in Kota coaching centre kills herself

The parents of the deceased have alleged that a man claiming to have her objectionable pictures and the video was blackmailing her over the phone

Despite numerous protests, Johri is still a faculty in JNU's SLS

Atul Johri incident: Delhi HC seeks JNU's reply on plea by students who were sexually harassed

Justice J R Midha issued notices to the university, its vice-chancellor, professor Atul Johri and Delhi Police on the early hearing application and listed the matter for consideration on July 2

Dr K C Samuel, Founder and Chairman of Hindustan Aviation Academy

Why Hindustan Aviation Academy is a go-to place for students

HAA inculcates values like honesty, credibility and punctuality which are essential in the Aviation and Management industry 

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8-year-old suffocates to death in car after father locks him by mistake

The father cleaned the car and locked it without realising that his son was inside

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Around 2,000 unrecognised CBSE schools in Kerala will be shut down by May 23

Over two thousand schools in Kerala set to close, the government's assurance that admissions will be provided to students from these institutions is not helping the parents

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Veteran climber Kami Rita Sherpa scales tallest peak of Mt Everest for second time in a week

The 50-year-old mountaineer completed 24 summits to Mt Everest in just 25 years. He climbed the Everest for the very first time in 1994

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Schools set to resume functioning in Sri Lanka after the Easter attack

Parents are hesitant to send their kids to school due to unconfirmed stories, rumours and gossips being spread among the people

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Muzaffarnagar student groups indulge in violence, 26 students were taken into custody

13 students were attacked with sticks due to past enmity between the groups. The security has been tightened in the college following the incident

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 UP government  school teacher arrested for sexually harassing student

The incident came to light after the girl complained to her parents. The teacher was arrested and a case has been registered

Kris Gopalakrishnan, Infosys Co-founder, K Vijay Raghavan, Principal Scientific Advisor, Bhaskar Ramamurthi, Director & Partha Mitra

New dedicated office for IIT Madras Center for Computational Brain Research inaugurated  

The research centre is dedicated to the goal of understanding the inner workings of the brain and using the basic principles to further enhance computer science

Morehouse College Atlanta

US billionaire promises to pay off students debts of an entire graduating class

Billionaire Robert F Smith promised to pay the student loan of 400 graduating seniors of the Morehouse College which is an all-male historically black college

Madras Mail: The train to euphoria!

The Madras Mail interview: Why this band that's 100% Keralite writes Tamil songs every day

The Experimental Fusion Rock band from Kerala, who is soon going to release their EP in Tamil, talk to us about life on the stage and how their music journey got started

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Former teacher keeps Telugu Literature alive

Shankaraiah's latest book Telugu Prahelikalu, seventh in the Shankarabharanam series, was launched on Sunday in Hyderabad

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Man held for impersonation at entrance examination in Odisha

The youth had reportedly made a deal of Rs 3 lakhs for appearing for the test. After questioning the invigilator realised that he was a dummy candidate.

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Osmania University declares pre-PhD results of 44 subjects

Declaration of results of seven subjects is due. Results of Law, Chemistry and Oriental Hindi will be released soon.

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Degree student commits suicide after her friend refused to talk to her

The final year student committed suicide by consuming hair dye. A close woman friend who lived in the same hostel room refused to talk to her is alleged to be the reason for her death

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Children who walk or pedal to school every day are less prone to obesity, study suggests

A recent study has been found that children who regularly walk or cycle to school are less prone to becoming overweight

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham invites applications for MTech 

Candidates who have qualified GATE or candidates with two-years experience in the industry can opt for a direct admission process.

Social Interaction

Cornell University researchers find that social interactions and language are best at predicting who could win a debate online

Want to win an argument online? Bolstering your social network may be more helpful than persuasive arguments or witty comebacks, a study has found

Ambika with the copy of her book

This IIFT student's debut novel shows us the life of the people in the Sunderbans

Ambika Barman's book Womb of fireflies hit the stands during the first week of March. The story is set in G Plot, an island in the Sunderbans

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Your genetic make-up can influence whether you can own a dog or not, says study

Scientists studied the heritability of dog ownership using information on 35,035 twin pairs from the Swedish Twin Registry

IIT Kanpur campus

IIT Kanpur alum donates Rs 70 lakh to start Class of 84 Endowed Chair

Dr Joneja's gift will enable their faculty to continue pursuing new frontiers of research

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Female student accuses Assistant Professor and two other employees of sexual harassment 

The Haryana Women Commission recently found that the Internal Complaints Committee which deals with such matters was not active in the college

Indian Institute of Management Calcutta

IIM-Calcutta announces its eighth batch in the Advanced Programme in Supply Chain Management

The institute in partnership with Hughes Global Education seeks to provide supply chain management concepts and brings in a unique blend of multi-disciplinary learning

The dharna was staged from 12pm to 2.30 am

Trying to have a dialogue with the principal: St Stephen's teachers after staging dharna

The notices put up by the college's chairman has put the entire student and teaching community in confusion. What will happen next? 

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JNU post-grad student hangs himself in common study room, students shocked

An MA second-year student from JNU committed suicide in a study room by hanging himself from a ceiling fan

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Shoolini University researchers come up with eco-friendly, low-cost plan to produce biodiesel from biowaste

A provisional patent entitled 'Low cost and eco-friendly process for the  production of biodiesel from biowaste' was filed by Dr Saurabh Kulshreshtha and one of his students

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Are you ready for a career? Here's what you need to do to equip yourselves with the required skills

It is essential that the youth appraise their ‘career readiness’. The youth must be aware of it so that they can take suitable steps in the required direction

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Swole and tailwind: Here is a list of new words to add to your vocabulary this week

New words are coined as per the linguistic needs of the people in different fields and on a regular basis the words are added to dictionaries

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Despite Prinicpal's warning, St Stephen's teachers, students to hold dharna for preservation of academic integrity

Following recent developments, the Students' Union members have written an open letter to the principal, expressing their concerns

Students are at a risk of backache and hunchback due to heavy school bags

OPINION: Should students be made to carry school bags like donkeys? Absolutely not

John Monterio quotes  American aunthor Lawrence Wright's saying  'A donkey is a very useful beast of burden'

With mock attendance testing is underway for the past few weeks, the school officials expressed several issues regarding the system (Pic: Express)

Biometric attendance in Tirupur govt schools to be implemented from June 3, glitches yet to be resolved

Every school is offered 3-4 biometric module depending upon the number of teaching and administrative staff

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Kerala school demands Rs 1 lakh for issuing TC to Class X students, Childline initiates action against management

The issue has been raised by six students of Good Shepherd Modern English School, at Palunda, who have cleared their class X examination and are seeking admission in state-run schools

As it is the summer holiday for schools, children are free and they land in the clutches of political leaders (Pic: Express)

Activists accuse political parties of 'using' children for campaign rallies in Dharwad

Raghavendra Bhat, who works with the UNICEF, said there is a need to hold orientation programmes by election officers for political leaders in connection with use of children for election publicity

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KSEEB provides a five-day extension to the 40K students who missed supplementary applications in the state

Over 40K students miss the May 15 deadline to apply foor supplementary exams therefore KSEEB extends date following requests from school heads 

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Despite having Satark app to give lightning warning, Odisha loses 22 lives in the last 46 days

SRC officials said residents are also alerted at least half-an-hour in advance of any lightning activity in a particular area through SMSes sent by BSNL

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No handloom uniforms on reopening day for T'puram students, courtesy budget cuts

State misses deadline to distribute fabric among schools owing to treasury restrictions within schools causing students to miss school uniforms on day one

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AP Intermediate results not out, students in a fix as EAMCET needs both to calculate cut-off

Though the BIE has already sent the students' marks directly to the concerned officials of EAMCET to add to the Eamcet scores, the students are in the dark

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Despite tending to her paralysed dad, this Kozhikode teen notched up an A+ in SSLC

Arya believed that studying next to her bed-ridden father would help his speedy recovery and she also ensured to read her lessons out loud with him by her side

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605 private schools in Delhi may lose recognition over non-payment of Rs 5 lakh environmental penalty

The NGT had in 2017 directed all Delhi government and private schools as well as colleges to install rainwater harvesting systems in their premises within two months at their own cost

Kerala Institute of Tourism and Travel Studies built homes for house sparrows post the 2018 floods

This Kerala tourism institute rehabilitated house sparrows after the floods last year. Here's how       

The nests were built out of scraps for house sparrows across Marayoor in Idukki District right after the Kerala floods

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Goa University withdraws teacher recruitment ads after objections from BJP ally Goa Forward Party

The Goa University has withdrawn the three advertisements released on March 8, 2019, for recruitment of teaching positions, including for backlog, shortfall and regular vacancies, read the release

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St Stephen College issues notice banning protests and press on campus a day after warning to teachers

The latest notice issued by the principal says that any protests on campus will be dealt with strictly and no member of the press can enter the premises without his approval

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Bandipora rape: Classes remain suspended in most educational institutes in Kashmir after youth dies in protest clash

Arshad Ahmad Dar was critically injured on Monday during clashes which broke out against the rape of a three-year-old girl in Sumbal area of Bandipora. He succumed to his injuries later

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SC seeks response from Centre, CBSE on plea seeking 10% reservation for EWS in CTET 2019

The court was hearing a plea by some petitioners belonging to economically weaker sections and planning to appear in CTET 2019

At HXLS, art thrives in its visual and performing forms, encompassing a diverse range of activities and modes of expression (Pic: HXLS)

Gurgaon's Heritage Xperiential Learning School is teaching students reasoning and logical reasoning with art. Here's How

The Heritage Xperiential Learning School in Gurgaon, affiliated to CBSE, has been applying the art-integrated approach for over 15 years and has been a strong proponent of the arts

Musalgaonkar says that he was only doing his job by making predictions

My prophecy will come true on May 23: MP Astrology lecturer suspended for predicting BJP win

Rajeshwar Shastri Musalgaonkar was the head of Sanskrit, Vedas and Astrology at Vikram University, Ujjain. He was suspended on May 2

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Three BTech students caught with 10 kg ganja, police say they smuggled to pay for luxurious lifestyle

The students were caught on their way from Araku Valley to Visakhapatnam. The car and their phones have also been seized

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Over 2 lakh Game of Thrones fans sign petition to remake final season with 'competent makers'

The petition started by Dylan D on change.org on May 7 is signed by around 250,000 people. "This series deserves a final season that makes sense," it reads

Gita Wolf: The creative genius behind Tara Books (Pic: Ashwin Prasath)

Tara at 25: Why Gita Wolf has always steered clear of 'market standards' and regular publishing

A publishing house that doubles up as an art gallery, indigenous artists who get the same treatment as authors...there's a lot to fall in love with at Tara Books

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Five signs why your organisation should outsource its salesforce

One significant drawback that companies might experience, due to salesforce outsourcing, is the possible lack of control over the sales process

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MP government school teacher punishes Class 6 girl with 168 slaps for being absent, arrested

The teacher allegedly directed 14 girls to slap the student two times every day for six days.The girl had to be hospitalised

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Meet the teen from Pudukottai who won a Silambam competition at Goa University

Winning the silambam tournament, which is a weapon-based traditional arts-cum-sports form has always been a dream for Jayaseelan

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Over 700 kids of Odiya construction workers graduate from special worksite schools in Hyderabad

These children from various villages of Odisha make their way to Hyderabad accompanying their parents who are part of the brick kiln industry, every year.

Agna ensures to dabble in a lot of activity and engage students for an entire hour

This LIBA prof uses theatre to teach management studies. How cool is that

Agna Fernandez talks about how her innovative teaching methodologies help engage students in a classroom thus resulting in longer attention span and productivity

Anuj Nakade, Founder of an exhibition called Meme Regime explaining about memes to people

Meme this way: Meet the peeps who make India's best loved memes

You've shared them. You've laughed at them. You've marvelled at the wit. Have you wondered who was behind them? We talk to young meme artists in India to find out how it is helping them to

The protest, which was non-violent and apolitical began at 4 pm from College Square, adjacent to the main campus of the University of Calcutta and continued till Hedua (Photo: CU ex-student)

Over 500 Kolkata students peacefully protest vandalising Vidyasagar statue until police lathicharge 

The protestors walked towards Manicktala, where their rally crisscrossed with the TMC rally, eventually leading to a police lathicharge

Dr Reddy at NITHM | (Pic: S Senbagapandiyan)

This is how NITHM in Hyderabad has one of the greenest campuses ever

After a visit to NITHM and a chat with the director Dr Chinnam S Reddy, we recall some of the most striking points about the campus and the man behind its progress 

In my work, I gather, expand, share, and draw attention to the untold histories of the women, immigrants, and communities of colour with whom I collaborate, Annu says  (Pic: Annu Mathew)

Born in England, raised in India, this photography prof from University of Rhode Island is channelling immigrant experiences through her work

She works in a wide range of photographic media from the plastic lensed 'toy' Holga camera, photo animation to interactive installations

Sreedhar Bevara also has to his credit a compilation of poems written in Telugu | (Pic: Sreedhar Bevara)

From battling hunger in rural Andhra to taking on the world: The inspiring tale of Sreedhar Bevara

Bevara's message to young leaders is that they should look for motivation within themseleves and focus on doing better today and learn to celebrate the journey 

Initially, the programme was intended for anyone between the ages of 9-15, but is open to anyone above nine (Pic: Arthouse 18)

Preeti Golacha’s puppetry workshop in Kochi is pulling at the right strings to attract participants of all ages

The programme is supposed to the first of its kind with an unadulterated focus on the very basics of puppetry

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Why you need to call Hyderabad's Flowerwali for your next wedding anniversary

Sonal Agarwal, the Founder of Hyderabad-based Flowerwali, and her mentor came up with the name while they were driving down a street and trying to find inspiration 

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This water delivery start-up in Bargarh is quenching the thirst of people affected by Cyclone Fani

Piyush Balodia's EME is helping to fulfil the most basic need of human beings — getting them clean and fresh drinking water right after Cyclone FANI wreaked havoc

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Meet the youngsters who are getting Odisha back on its feet after the devastating Cyclone Fani

Cyclone Fani made landfall in Puri at around 8 am on May 3, 2019. Odisha was struck with winds of speed 130 kmph and upwards. Even Bhubaneswar wasn't spared from the wrath

Varsha Seshan (left) at one of the events during her book launch

How Varsha Seshan is taking serious social issues into the realm of children's books

Varsha Seshan, an internationally celebrated children’s books writer, talks about her journey and the books she has written so far 

Dr P Shyama Raju, Chancellor of REVA University

The REVA legacy: Why Shyama Raju's vision has shaped the future of education

Dr P Shyama Raju, Chancellor, REVA University talks about the new courses which will be launched this year and the gym facility for students to be fit and active

Darpan Bajaj while shooting an interview for Maharajin documentary

This IITian shot a documentary on women who broke social barriers by cremating bodies of the deceased 

Darpan Bajaj talks about what went into shooting the documentary Maharajin, which also amassed several awards — and he tells us why he wrote the kind of story he eventually did

Harish with a few kids | (Pic: Harish Bhuvan)

Why Harish Bhuvan's Pop-Up Counselling could solve all your life's worries in one shot

Have you attended Harish's Pop-Up Counselling session yet? Here, you can find quick answers to problems that have been plaguing you for a while now

The statue was destroyed on Tuesday evening (Pic: Twitter)

Statue, statue? Why the demolishing of the Vidyasagar statue should worry India today

The frenzy of vandalising statues had gone viral after a BJP mob uprooted Lenin's statue in Tripura quite the same way as US Marines uprooted Saddam's statue in Baghdad

A bust of the 19th-century social reformer was desecrated inside the Vidyasagar College premises (Pic: Google)

This is who Kolkata students think vandalised the Vidyasagar statue

At a press conference conducted on Wednesday morning in Kolkata, TMC MP Derek O' Brien alleged that 'BJP goons' damaged the Vidyasagar statue and Amit Shah did pretty much the same, in reverse

Kawalpreet is pursuing her LLB from Delhi University after completing her BA in Psychology (Pic: Facebook)

Minimum qualification to contest elections is an elitist viewpoint: Kawalpreet Kaur on elections and women's safety

It is really good to see that people like Kanhaiya, Raghav and Atishi contesting. They have no political background and will probably bring in a new kind of politics, says Kawalpreet

The college was founded in 1881

St Stephen's teachers who protested Principal's move to include Church member on admission panel issued notices

Following the principal's decision, which increases the say of the Church in the college's administerial matters, three teachers, had issued a statement condemning the move

Kings Cornerstone International College was founded in 2010 by John and Jasmine Christopher

This institute offers a unique way for students to realise their academic hopes! 

John Christopher has established the perfect portal to your dream of studying and working abroad - complete with scholarships, permanent residency and future employment