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New skin patch could deliver cancer medication without pain in one minute: Study

The study — which will be presented at the 'American Chemical Society Fall 2019 National Meeting' —  is an advance toward developing a vaccine to treat melanoma

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Villagers help govt school in Karnataka install biometric machine to stop students from bunking classes

The villagers and parents voluntarily donated money for the installation of biometric and the installation has cost around Rs 50,000

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Welcome to reason: Is it really a good idea to have a memorial tattoo?

Unfortunately, in many cases there are divorces or remarriages, with the aforementioned tattoos ‘telling their unwanted tales of changing wives or husbands’

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Canteen Fundas: Here are a few things that they do not teach you in class

Is college all about classroom learning? Definitely not! Here, the author tells you a few things that you probably wouldn't know

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The trainer brainer: Making a resumé? Here's how you enrich it with the right skills

Making a resumé may sound like a cakewalk. But the real struggle begins only when you start making it. Here are some tips

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English Blues: Do you understand the meaning of these news-related terms?

Are you familiar with the words/ phrases kingpin, prima facie, vendetta and benefit of doubt? Here, we explain the meanings of a few terms to you

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The firebrand, the leader, the gourmet: From DU to Tihar, how Arun Jaitley's friends remember him

The former Finance Minister of India passed away on August 24, 2019. He was 66 at the time of his demise

Jaitley was the chief strategy planner of the BJP for the 2014 election

BJP stalwart Arun Jaitley dies: Some lesser-known facts about the former finance minister

With Jaitley as the finance minister, the Modi govt was able to take up several key economic initiatives like demonetisation and the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST)

Arun Jaitley passes away at 66 (Pic: TNIE)

Arun Jaitley, the go-to man during #ModiSarkar, passed away at 66

The 66-year-old former finance minister was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi after he complained of breathlessness and restlessness

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WB government fixes midday meal menu for state-run schools, fish or egg to be served twice a week

The School Education department in the circular sent to all district administrations told them to strictly maintain the menu

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One teacher sacked, another suspended for caning students at a school in Uttar Pradesh

A video of the incident had gone viral on social media prompting authorities to take action

Learn to ace Instagram with IG Empires

Meet IG Empires' Avinash Mada, who can teach you how to get those elusive likes and followers on Instagram

"One of my neighbours had to quit being an artist because he was unable to support his family financially. I want to change this scenario," says Avinash  

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With Collegeday, you can make the right choice when it comes to choosing a university abroad

Santosh Gupta founded Vasyaa Group of Services in the year 2011. And today, the group operates in Hyderabad, Dubai, Singapore and Vietnam

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This Indore driver's son cleared the Civil Judge recruitment test and now wants to serve the people

Expressing happiness at his selection, Chetan said, "I was always determined to become a judge. Seeing my father and grandfather work in Court helped me set a goal"

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Punjab floods: How IIT Ropar staff, students braved the water after their campus went under

Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh also visited the flood-hit IIT Ropar and helped in the efforts while evacuating the students

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ABVP announces candidates for DUSU elections 2019 after verification of 'original' docs, following Baisoya scandal

The DUSU elections are scheduled to be held on September 12. The final list of ABVP's candidates will be announced on September 4 

The team has built a greenhouse at half the cost but with eco-bricks

This trio is using 'trashed' plastic bottles to create greenhouses in Ladakh to grow crops all year

Plastic waste left by tourists, mostly bikers, is a major problem people of the valley are struggling to solve. Now, it can be put to good use for farmers in the region

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Odisha school official suspended for promoting students without evaluating answer sheets 

It came to light when District Education Officer (DEO) Sanatan Panda visited Patapur Girls' High School on Wednesday and interacted with the Class 10 students

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Seven MBBS students suspended at UP's Saifai Medical University for ragging juniors by tonsuring heads

Referring to media reports, the MCI took cognizance of the incident and sent the notice to the V-C accusing the university authorities of failing completely in addressing the menace of ragging

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Odisha varsity ragging: 10 VSSUT students debarred from exams after videos of them ragging juniors surface

The videos show that over a hundred students of third and fourth year of the varsity ragging as many as 50 students of the second year on a stage built inside the varsity premises

In 2007, Flipkart began as an online bookstore

This book will tell you the story of how the Bansals built Flipkart

IIT graduates Sachin and Binny Bansal founded the company out of a Bengaluru apartment which went on to become India's biggest e-commerce startup

The event occurred on January 8

Shut down the lab or we'll break the computer: How AAP caused the closedown of IIT Guwahati for a day

The event occurred on January 8 and came to light after a video that exposes the footage of the harassment went viral

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Twitter celebrates 'Hashtag Day': #Viswasam, #CWC19 make it to the list of Most Tweeted Hashtags in 2019

On Hashtag Day, Twitter unveiled top hashtags that dominated conversations on the platform in the first half of the year 2019 in India

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Children happy to be back in Madrasa as studies resume in Jammu after a fortnight of its closure

The Madrasa offers an eight-year course and after completing their education the students can further apply for any course

Directors of SSVM Institutions Srisha Nitin and Nitin Jey handing over the best delegation trophy to the SSVM students during the valediction of IIMUN Conference in Coimbatore on Sunday (Pic: Express)

Kovai students can make their voice heard at the UN, courtesy SSVM World Schools

The first chapter of IIMUN-Coimbatore was hosted at SSVM World Schools, Coimbatore, where around 800 students participated

The report said the university's anti-ragging committee was ineffective

Medical Council of India issues notice to UP varsity over alleged ragging case

The Medical Council of India (MCI) has issued a notice to the Vice-Chancellor Raj Kumar over the alleged ragging at the varsity

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'Salt-n-roti' served under midday meal scheme in UP school, parents cry foul

According to the website of state Midday Meal Authority, the overseeing body for these meals in the state list an elaborate menu that is supposed to be served to children

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Kolkata's Jadavpur University conducts tree census in its campus in a bid to prevent cutting of trees

The exercise, as part of which trees in the 58-acre university campus are being mapped through GPS, videographed and awarded number tags, has been launched on August 7

Niranjan during a workshop | (Pic: Niranjan P)

This Chennai-based youngster is teaching us how calligraphy not just improves handwriting but is also a meditative tool 

"I have been falling in love with calligraphy more and more daily. Also, I think that it is extremely therapeutic for me," says Niranjan 

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DU students say more buses, metro passes can cut capital's pollution problem, in survey

Through the rally, the student political organisation is asking the government to provide more buses and introduce metro passes for students

Members of the Birsa Ambedkar Phule Students' Association, JNU were also present at the protest

Ravidas temple protests: BAPSA students claim it was peaceful  

A lot of the news reports said that the crowd had become violent but Praveen says he didn't even see reporters there while he was participating in the rally

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Hong Kong students to boycott lectures from the upcoming term as protests continue

Student leaders representing most of the city's major universities said students will miss lectures between September 2 - the planned start of the new term - and September 13

The circular was issued on August 19

Circular is three months old, no ban on political activity: CUG Vice-Chancellor

The Student Council has apparently been promised by the Registrar that they will roll back the circular dated August 19

The Amazon rainforest fires have been burning for the past three weeks

#PrayForTheAmazon: Why is everyone talking about the Amazon forest fires?

A record number of fires have been raging for the past three weeks now at the Amazon rainforests and social media is finally catching up

Dr TG Sitharam, Director, IIT Guwahati, with other dignitaries at the induction event

IIT Guwahati inducts 153 female students into BTech courses this year, but there's a long way to go

By doing so, it surpassed the target for female enrollment set by the JEE Apex Board Committee of 17 per cent. Most other IITs have ratios that aren't quite as robust

Anand Patwardhan demands the screening of the film, if the campus is truly welcome to debate and dissent as they claimed

After UoH blames students for 'provoking' arrests, Anand Patwardhan demands screening of Ram Ke Naam at their biggest venue  

The University claimed they encouraged healthy debate and discourse and only called the police because the students were 'heckling' the security staff  

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NSUI puts a garland of shoes around Savarkar's bust installed 'illegally' in DU campus

NSUI's Delhi President and a few activists had blackened Savarkar's bust. At the same time, they had put a garland on the other two busts on the same pedestal

Makhdoomi has been working on the project for two years now (Pic: Mehboob Makhdoomi)

More Kashmiris will be afraid to go to India to study: Why Mehboob Makhdoomi is determined to start Uni4Kashmir 

A Harvard alumnus, academic Mehboob Makhddomi had been crowdfunding for an International standard university in Kashmir

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UP med students tonsured and ragged: VC says ragging is a matter of 'love and sanskaar'

Saifai, where the incident took place, is the home village of former UP CM Mulayam Singh Yadav and his son Akhilesh Yadav, who is both a former CM and current leader of the Samajwadi Party

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All for gender equality: In a first, Kerala women to now drive government vehicles alongside men

Women would be appointed as drivers as part of the government's decision to ensure gender equality in all walks of society

Safeguarding the interests of 'innocent masculinity' is something that male rights groups have been going on about for ages

Where's the outrage at Madras HC judge's comments about women misusing sexual harassment laws?  

Now that the Christian rights groups have gotten their way and the judge has retracted his comments, is anyone going to say anything about the other elephant in the room, or In this case, his ruling?

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Chandrayaan-2 closer to the moon as ISRO performs second lunar-bound orbit manoeuvre, 13 more to go

The next Lunar bound orbit manoeuvre is scheduled on August 28, 2019 between 5.30 - 6.30 hrs IST and this will take the spacecraft one step closer to the moon

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#ChennaiSeaSparkle: NCCR researchers are still trying to find why Chennai Beach turned blue

Although samples have been collected, more of it were felt needed to arrive at a firm conclusion, Pravakar Mishra, Scientist, NCCR, said

The circular was issued on August 19

Central University of Gujarat bans conduct of political events on campus, students shocked

The student political associations have condemned the move and called the circular unconstitutional — protests will erupt across the varsity

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'This resembles a detergent brand': Why IISc students are unhappy over the new logo

The Indian Institute of Science (IISc) unveiled its new logo on Tuesday, 67 years after the first logo/seal was hand-drawn

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Rules for private varsities too generic and low in specifics, say disappointed academicians

Deemed Universities, for example, are allowed to have a maximum of five off-campuses. But in the absence of any specific guidelines, there is an apprehension that there could be mushrooming of PUs

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Patriarchy, moral policing and gender roles: How kids in Chennai school are conditioned

Gender segregation and patriarchal values are seemed to be taught from a young age. Here's a look at a few schools in Chennai

A final year student of Applied Linguistics at the University of Hyderabad, Drishti Nagda, started her stint with the typewriter in March 2018

Armed with a 100-year-old typewriter, Drishti Nagda is typing heartfelt messages for strangers in Hyderabad

This 23-year-old from Hyderabad helps strangers to open up to her and then she pens down a note for them — and the impact that she is having is immense

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In a bid to curb its space crunch in hostel, IIT Delhi to house students off-campus in OYOs and Airbnbs

IIT-Delhi has been facing a space crunch for the past few years and hostel rooms meant for a single student are, in many cases, being shared by two students

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HSPA threatens contempt case against government over school fee issue

Parents have sought details like - If checks have been carried out to see if any school has deposited increased fee in a separate account, in how many such schools checks have been done

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This Kerala filmmaker's docu 'Marubhumiyile Mazha' portrays the struggles of transgender people

Jesu Joseph James directed the documentary 'Marubhumiyile Mazha' portraying the lives of three transgender people who overcame all their struggles  

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With democracy under threat at UoH, students to hold March to protest police action, admin crackdown

Students at UoH were detained and later released for protesting against a movie screening being halted by the administration and the police on campus on August 20

On Tuesday evening, 28 students received show-cause notices from the administration

TISS-Hyderabad issues 28 notices to students, but some weren't even on campus, or protesting

On Tuesday evening, 28 students received show-cause notices and have been asked to submit their explanation, failing which 'appropriate action' would be taken against them

The busts those were installed on Tuesday

DUSU puts up Savarkar statue sans anyone's permission. Even the ABVP wants them to pull it down

The busts were installed in the university on Tuesday without necessary permissions. DUSU says that it will protest if the university takes it down 

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MP govt asks school to take back expelled girls after they write to CM, PM alleging racial slurs

The principal of the school, P Bhuvendram said that some students were teasing those girls and calling them 'Nepali'. He also accused the girls' parents of misbehaving with one of their teachers

The project is based on women who are empowering themselves through economic independence

Why Newcastle Uni's WiDeN project is telling the stories of women who deserve the attention

Newcastle University's Professor Karen Ross speaks about Project WiDeN which aims to tell stories about underprivileged women across the globe 

ROCK SOLID: Participants at an On The Soil workshop

Gifty Bright creates terrariums from the real terra firma 

Gifty Bright speaks about her terrarium workshops and how the art form helps her find peace

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Kochi's very own progressive rock quartet, Chidakasha, is all set to take their music to the national level

The band speaks about introducing the city to their special brand of music and plans to take it on the road

Prof Mydhili Nair and her team that worked to develop software

MSRIT team creates app that can print maps for visually impaired students at just Rs 5

Prof Mydhili Nair of MSRIT talks about their new applications, designed especially for visually-impaired students to make map and image reading easier

Visitors observe the gravitational waves in a device

What research projects are Indians working on that the world is in awe of? Visit this travelling expo to find out

We explore the travelling Science exhibition Vigyan Samagam to explore what it has to offer and how it will help students  

'I am in that phase of my life where I feel that I can correct the mistakes I made in the past,' says Rhiti | (Pic: Rhiti Chatterjee Bose)

From LGBT positivity to zentangle pandas, why Rhiti Chatterjee Bose's art is important

Rhiti studied at Manchester Metropolitan University and was looking for a job keenly, that's when the assignment with the Refugee Council came up

The Vice-Chancellor assured that the cognizance will be taken into the incident

Seniors tonsure heads of first-year MBBS students in UP, force them to 'bow in reverence'

A video of the incident that has gone viral on the Internet the first-year students are seen moving in a single file with backpacks and saluting their seniors as they pass by.

Beautiful wall plate | (Pic: Maavni Designs)

Why Maavni's stunning Odia-style hand-painted home decor is what every home needs

"Luckily for us, word of mouth of our good work has attracted artists to join us and now, we are a strong team focused on portraying Odisha art and craft in the most creative way," says Smaranika

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How Gaudium Sportopia will be a high-tech sports school unlike no other in South India

The different kind of sports that will be offered are badminton, table tennis, tennis, football, athletics, swimming, gymnastics, billiards and snooker, hockey, equestrian, skating, shooting and more

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Glass bottles turned to sand? Udit Singhal's Glass2Sand managed it with this Kiwi contraption

The machine is the size of a small fridge, four feet in height and two feet in width. It takes five to ten seconds for a bottle to be crushed into sand which can, in turn, be used commercially

Gulab jamun cake | (Pic: Love at First Bite)

Craving rasmalai and cake? Why not order a rasmalai cake from Hyderabad's Love at First Bite 

On weekdays, Ishika gets at least two orders and on weekends, about five. She works from home and has a fully-equipped kitchen right at her place — all thanks to her quirky combos

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Love the stage? Why Fortius is the theatre workshop you've always wanted to attend

They also conduct a ten-day intensive workshop of the same format. They also put up plays in Hyderabad quite often and one can catch the duo at the performance 

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Madras HC judge withdraws remark about safety of Christian institutions, at the behest of Madras Christian College's lawyer

After widespread criticism and outrage for his observations while dismissing a plea by a professor accused of sexual harassment, the Madras HC judge had his comments expunged 

The last hop(e) documentary is all about the conservation of the frogs

Why everyone needs to watch this docu on how our frogs are going extinct

Dheeraj Aithal, a young filmmaker, tells Rashmi Patil why he shot a documentary on frog conservation and what role they play in the environment

HELP SQUAD: IEEE Kerala had a sum total of 1050+ reported activities in 2016 and 720+ in 2015

How engineering students from IEEE saved lives by setting up Keralarescue.in

The student volunteers of IEEE Kerala speak about their portal which has helped people through two consecutive disasters — and what their motivation to keep things open source is

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Meet Vaishak, a 22-year old mountaineer who has been helping the blind summit peaks

 Vaishak J P, popularly known as The Trek Guy shares some of his experiences of guiding the visually impaired through trekking paths

The team of book, Yaksha along with the child artists

Archana Mohan wants to revive interest in Yakshagana. This is how she's doing it

Author Archana Mohan speaks about her new book, Yaksha, especially for children, and how she hopes it will preserve the dying art form of Yakshagana 

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This Hyderabadi youngster is leveraging youth power to set up Kalam libraries across Telangana

Yuva Thirang's objective through Kalam Bharat, and their other programmes, is to awaken the spirit of Dr APJ Kalam within all youngsters. The organisation's founder is Phanindra Kumar 

Milind Chandwani with kids from one of the camps

How Milind Chandwani is giving govt school kids the chance to fall in love with camps

Milind Chandwani, founder, Camp Diaries, tells us about his initiative that has helped more than 4,000 children from poor backgrounds realise their full potential through fun activities

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Puducherry Society Colleges' staff begin indefinite sit-in after CM fails to implement Seventh Pay Commission

21 society colleges in the UT had organised a series of agitations to press the implementation of the Seventh Pay Commission recommendations

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Madhya Pradesh Shocker: Drunken teacher abuses students, sleeps in classroom, video goes viral

A school teacher was seen lying down and sleeping on chairs in an inebriated state in a classroom in Betul, Madhya Pradesh

Narendra Dabholkar was murdered on August 20, 2013

The other Narendra: Six years since activist Narendra Dabholkar's assassination, here's all you need to know

Dabholkar was criticised for indulging in 'anti-Hindu' campaigns through his organisation and eventually his refusal to give up cost him his life

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This 24-year-old is making a killing off her Calligraphy. Here's how

Self-taught calligraphy artist Shunthini Kumar tells us why anyone can easily learn the art – even if their handwriting is bad!

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JIPMER to build 400-bed Organ Transplant Centre at a cost of Rs 900 crore

The Government of Puducherry has given 50 acres of land to Jipmer for building this campus. Jipmer will spend an estimated Rs 900 crore on these buildings

The insights from the research would be leveraged by Wipro for its customers and the industry ecosystem

Wipro and IISc, Bangalore join hands to research AI, robotics, 5G, driver-less cars

The two organisations have jointly set up the Wipro IISc Research and Innovation Network (WIRIN), an industry-academia collaboration unit.

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Article 370 Aftermath: Classes resume in Rajouri's Government PG college in the valley

Students also expressed their happiness on the revival of normal duties in the college

Dr Rama S Verma (Centre), Department of Biotechnology, IIT ... the Research Team at the laboratory in IIT Madras Campus

IIT-M team grows giant cancer cells using NASA-developed device that'll revolutionise cancer research

Stem cells are difficult to isolate and grow. Cancer Stem Cells (CSC) generally make up just 1 per cent to 3 per cent of all cells in a tumour

Initially, Vanitha was reluctant to take up the Chandrayaan-2 Project Director assignment

Meet M Vanitha, the College of Engineering, Guindy alumnus who is at the helm of Chandrayaan-2

At ISRO, Vanitha has earned the reputation for handling the data sent by Indian remote sensing satellites and managing a team of about 60 officials

The VC is still to hold talks with the State government but said he will try to convince them to support them as much as they can

Unfair that IIT Madras gets funded, but we don't: Can Anna University cough up Rs 1750 crore for IoE tag?   

Jadavpur University and Anna University were both taken aback by the new norm since the State governments may not be able to afford more than 50 percent of the funds   

Prof Renu John with a colleague who is holding the device

With this new sensor developed by IIT Hyderabad researchers, a heart problem can now be detected within 3 minutes

It was formulated as a result of the joint efforts of a multimember research team led by Prof Renu John, Head, Department of Biomedical Engineering, IIT Hyderabad  

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SC ready to hear TN govt's demand to link FB-Aadhar to check fake news, porn, anti-national threats

The bench said the hearing in cases related to linkage of social media use profiles with Aadhaar pending before the Madras High Court will continue but no final order will be passed

The Sona Group is celebrating their 60th anniversary this year, in fact, their origins can be traced back to pre-Independence India

Technology will bridge the gap, help curb the impending job crisis: Chocko Valliappa, Sona Group of Institutions

Chocko Valliappa, Vice-Chairman, Sona Group of Institutions, explains what the prevalent job crisis is all about and what skills job-givers are looking for right now

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After Chandrayaan, ISRO to launch missions to Sun, Venus and Mars again

Inter-planetary missions aside, ISRO is also busy with its ambitious Rs.10,000 crore man-in-the-space mission or Gaganyaan mission

The allegations came up in March and the ICC came to a decision in April

Wrong to generalise for the actions of some: National Commission for Minorities reacts to Madras HC's comment on Christian colleges

The HC had made the remark while hearing a complaint against a professor of Madras Christian College (MCC) who is facing a sexual harassment charge

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Women soldiers to be recruited in Indian Army from Sep 12, 4458 candidates expected to attend

The candidates were advised to be beware of touts or fraudulent persons and avoid use of drugs and would be debarred if found involved in such nefarious practices

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Para-teachers should take classes instead of agitating, says West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee

Para-teachers, contractual educators in government and government-aided schools of the state, had recently staged a protest demanding pay hike, following which they were allegedly lathicharged

Charles Darwin, 161 years of Evolution theory

161 years of Evolution theory: When religious outfits couldn't accept Darwin

Believe him or not. But you cannot ignore Darwin and his theory of evolution. Here's how offended religious groups got about it

Hans Raj Hans with Prime Minister Narendra Modi

I never wanted JNU to be renamed. Nehru is a great man: BJP MP Hans Raj Hans

There were reports that said that Hans Raj Hans wanted JNU to be renamed as Modi Narendra University

A shot from Vanz'47's earlier song Kaathadi

From Jaffna to Montreal, how Navz-47 escaped war and is making music to fight bullies  

The Canadian-Tamil singer's latest single has 81,000 views on YouTube and has been praised by musicians in the Tamil music industry

Hans Raj Hans is a singer turned politician

Slow Clap: JNU is yesterday. Like Hans Raj Hans, we want it to be called MNU too. Here's why

BJP MP Hans Raj Hans' idea is absolutely brilliant and JNU must be called Modi Narendra University. We'll tell you all the reasons behind it

This is not the first time that Shehla Rashid has been trolled on social media, she has often been a target in the past as well

#ArrestShehlaRashid trends on Twitter after army slams her allegations of harassment in Kashmir  

Rashid had also given other updates on the situation including movement in Srinagar and neighbouring cities, cooking gas shortage, food supplies, communication blackouts.     

Kerala faced the floods in 2018 and 2019

Engineering students make emergency power banks for flood-hit Kerala

The power banks are made with a facility to charge any kind of smartphone battery by up to 1 hour. The powerbanks are for use only in the case of emergency

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IIT Guwahati researchers develop lotus leaf-inspired device to separate oil from water

The team developed the system of materials by combining the lotus leaf-inspired super-water repellence and fish scale-mimicked underwater super-oil repellence

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Article 370 Aftermath: 20 per cent schools reopen in Srinagar, but no students turn up

The city administration had on Sunday announced the reopening of schools, after the Centre on August 5 abrogated Article 370