Gautam at the pollution meet after a plate of piping hot jalebis (pic: Edexlive)

Slow Clap: Why Gautam Gambhir was upholding Indian culture by missing the pollution meet

Gautam Gambhir was in Indore with VVS and other players as commentators for the India Bangladesh match yet found some time to eat jalebis and support the small industry sector

Testbook.com currently has nearly 10 lakh paid subscribers on its platform

This user-centric online platform is making a name for itself in the education sector

Ashutosh Kumar leads Testbook.com, one of the nation’s most trusted learning and assessment platforms and he claims it has the potential to land you a stable government job!

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How this farmer's daughter from Karnataka won an international fashion pageant

Though her family has always been into agriculture, her humble origins did not deter Snehal Birje from following her dreams of becoming a fashion model

ART STANCE: Vishnu creates experiences that help brands stand out

How graphic designer Vishnu Roy is facing his inner digital demons

We explore Vishnu Roy's world of dark images and the most unique unique monsters and how he manages to stay ahead of the curve every time

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Pakistan's Punjab police file sedition case against 17 students from Sindh University

The students accused the administration of harassing them and toying with their future by resorting to vindictive actions against them

IDENTITY CRISIS: The exhibition is split into two parts

Jones Benny John tries to explore fluid identity with the exhibition, Mothertongues

The artist speaks about curating an exhibition that studies and speaks in detail about identity and it's fluidity in the modern world

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Why you've got to hand it to Harsha Jain for her impressions

Why should hand casting be limited to babies and newly married couples? With the help of Harsha Jain, even kids can indulge in this art form

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Paresh Rawal 'stunned' by BHU protests, supports Muslim prof of Sanskrit

Pointing out that language had no correlation with religion, Rawal appealed to the students to not engage in "idiocy"

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NEET applicants, this national-level preparatory exam is as real as it can get

MyNEET follows the same protocol as the NEET exam in all aspects, including having a prescribed dress code, monitoring by invigilators and the need to visit physical test centres for the exam

Fathima Latheef

Fathima suicide: APSC members analyse what makes IIT Madras campus so toxic

The Ambedkar Periyar Study Circle has brought out a statement regarding Fathima Latheef's suicide and the atmosphere of discrimination, harassment and increased stress and pressure on campus

The Blue Sky Analytics Team that has developed the Breezo App

This IIT alumni start-up launched a free app 'Breezo' that will provide real-time updates on air pollution

Called 'BreeZo,' the air quality data app utilises Satellite Tracking to compare pollution levels in multiple locations in real-time, access historic trends acro all pollution control boards in India

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MHRD claims JNUSU 'responded positively' in meeting but students to carry on protest

Though the MHRD said that they appealed to the students to restore normalcy on the campus immediately and the students responded positively

Thol Thirumaavalavan

Fathima suicide: TN MP Thirumaavalavan asks MHRD to enact Rohith Act, set up SC/ST/OBC cell in IITs

The MP also pointed out that members from Tamil Nadu including himself cutting across party line have raised the issue in Lok Sabha and have walked out in protest    

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JEE will now be multilingual, says MHRD, Marathi and Telugu sure to make the cut

HRD secretary R Subrahmanyam stated that there can be technical limitations in conducting JEE Main in multiple languages

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BHU prof Rama Shanker Dubey appointed VC of the Central University of Gujarat

The order issued MHRD stated the appointment for a term of five years from the date on which he enters the office, or until he attains the age of 70 years, whichever is earlier

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MeritTrac is helping institutions secure question papers and tackle malpractice. Here's how 

Ambrish Sinha, CEO of MeritTrac, tells us what it takes to secure question papers generated for important exams, including Board exams. and also ways to curb malpractices during exams

The students clash with the Delhi Police on Monday (Pic: File Photo|JNUSU)

How Google Maps helped JNU's visually challenged students stop police from scuttling their protest

The JNU Visually Challenged Students’ Forum had called for a demonstration against the lathicharge of Delhi Police and demanded justice for persons with disabilities

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Thoothukudi's pride: How VO Chidambaram College is living up to the name of its founder, APC Veerabahu

We find out more about VO Chidambaram College, founded by freedom fighter APC Veerabahu, which is endowed with the latest facilities and provides quality education that is accessible to everybody

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Tirupur government school children go on protest to demand return of transferred teacher, he obliges

Authorities informed the parents that it was the teacher's personal decision and they could not do anything about it. Undeterred, students gathered and began to protest in front of the school.

Children engaged in activities at a Cogitus centre (Pic: Cogitus)

How Cogitus is helping children 'think' and stay one step ahead of regular school education

Ruchi Jhawar, Co-founder, Cogitus, tells us why the supplemental learning programme will make children develop critical, cognitive and creative thinking skills required to have a brighter future 

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488 schools in Odisha shut down in 2019-20 academic session due to poor enrolment

Schools with less than 10 students are being closed by the government, 966 more primary schools will face closure soon

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NIRDPR gears up for fourth session of their film festival on rural development

Fourth time in a row, National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj's National Film Festival on Rural Development is being held today and there will be a screening of all the winning mov

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Tamil University former VC charged by DVAC for staff selection fraud

The DVAC, Thanjavur registered an FIR on November 14 based on a preliminary inquiry already conducted by officers of the department

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Manipuri girl Licypriya Kangujam is India's youngest climate warrior — what are we doing?

Forget Great Thunberg. Meet Manipuri girl Licypriya Kangujam who dropped out of school and is on an endless campaign to clean the environment up, deter climate change and make the world a better place

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This 24-year-old Odia youth has rescued more than 10,000 animals. This is how

The Bhubaneswar-based rescuer dropped out of school and even went to the extent of leaving home when his parents didn't want him to be a full-time animal rescuer

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Why you'll love the suspense in Sidharth Goutam's Odia films

By tracking the journey of budding filmmaker Sidharth Goutam, we discover he likes suspense and drama — and why he will make you feel that love in good measure

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Two students, an expo and a whole lotta art: Head to Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath

Sreeja Kanumuru and Jeeshitha Konduru, friends and budding artists, had the chance to exhibit their work recently. We find out about their experience

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This Class V student from Hyderabad could be India's next big thing in Table Tennis

Table tennis player Paluru Jalani plays with a passion that is inspiring. But how did she get so good in the short time that she has been playing. Here's your answer

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Why students across the world are going beyond Facebook, Instagram to Younify

The student community never felt as connected as it does on Younify, the social media platform exclusively built for them,. This is why more and more of them are signing up in a hurry

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IDP Education launches their first-ever eco-friendly digital campus in India

The campus is also home to IDP’s Academy, a talent incubator programme that provides emerging digital professionals with an in-house training and development programme

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Girl students made to take off leggings in West Bengal school, parents protest

The principal said that the students were not forced to take off their clothing at any point

Women's Entrepreneurship Day is celebrated on November 19

Women's Entrepreneurship Day: Meet 5 women who are changing the face of business in India

We rarely celebrate women who have conquered the business world, so we've put together a few names who have left a deep impact in the world of entrepreneurship

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We will not be silent if anything happens to Muslim prof: AMU students tell BHU's Sanskrit department

We hope that BHU maintains impartiality in the campus. We are closely watching the situation at BHU with regards to the Muslim Professor, says the AMUSU statement

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JNU protests 'politically motivated', fee hike issue an excuse: Giriraj Singh

Singh said one group of students is behind the agitation as they can no longer do whatever they wish as they used to do earlier

Indian Institute of Management Udaipur

Do you have a tech start-up idea? Then, apply for IIM Udaipur's Launch-n-Zoom 2.0

The last date to apply for this accelerator programme is November 30, 2019. The advantages of getting incubated here are huge. Read all about it here

Brijesh Kumar Rai

Is whisteblower IIT Guwahati professor who filed 300 RTIs to expose corruption going to be sacked?

Rai claims that the admini has charged him with misconduct for sending an email to ISRO alleging corruption in the recruitment process but also because he has been a thorn in their flesh for a while

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JNU students accuse Delhi Police of manhandling women protestors, say there were no female cops

JNUSU President Aishe Ghosh accused the police of paying no attention to the students' medical emergencies and manhandling female students

Veer Savarkar

BHU students sit on dharna after nationalist leader Veer Savarkar's photo defaced 

The incident came to light on Tuesday morning when students of M.A. first year reached their classroom and saw the photograph of Savarkar lying on the ground

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Delhi Police file two FIRs for rioting with 'deadly weapons' in connection with JNU's March to Parliament

Thousands of JNU students had carried out a protest march yesterday towards the Parliament demanding complete fee rollback along with other demands

Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad

Post US embassy complaint, blockchain tech to be used for JNTUH certificates

The US embassy had pointed out that some students and employees applying for visas were submitting fake certificates

The students have called off their strike

Fathima suicide: Two IIT Madras students call off fast after insti's promises to address harassment  

Two students belonging to ChintaBar, an independent student body on campus had started their hunger strike in support of an internal probe into Fathima's suicide    

Sanjana is a second year student of Psychology

How Sanjana Dipu got to play the startlingly real Mulla in Moothon

Sanjana Dipu, who plays the hard-hitting gender stereotype-bending character Mulla talks about her first acting role why a male security guard nearly frisked her at a mall

Shashi being treated at AIIMS (Pic: JNUSU)

What Delhi Police told JNU's blind poet-student during assault: Andha hai toh protest mein kyun aaya?

Shashi Bhushan Pandey is no stranger to lathicharges. He has been protesting for students' rights and rights for the specially-abled right from school. He had gone viral for his singing and poetry

Pon Balaji with one of his art works (Pic: Pon Balaji)

This Coimbatore artist has scribbled his way into Marvel-ous company

Pon Balaji is an artist from Coimbatore whose 'scribbles' of everyone from Dr Strange to former CM K Kamaraj have swelled his following to plenty. This is his scribbly story

Baba Ramdev

Ramdev sticks to opinion on Periyar, says his supporters 'increase negativity' in society

The Bhim Army, an organisation of Dalit rights activists has demanded an apology from Ramdev for calling followers of Periyar “propagators of intellectual terrorism”

Students of Ernakulam Government Girls UP School participating in the Organic Food Festival held on the school campus

This govt school in Kerala set up an organic food fest urging children to eat healthy

The Ernakulam Government UP School organised the Organic Food Festival in an attempt to create awareness about the dangers of junk food

The students struggle everytime there's rain

Help us reach school without fear of drowning: Three students write tearful letters to Kerala HC

Children walk to school or on jeeps, which are minimal in number. After heavy rain, the land turns into small islands

The students protesting in front of the administration building (Pic: JNUSU)

Nearly 42% of JNU students have family income less than Rs 12,000 a month. Can they afford the hike?

Data shows that 58 per cent of the students have shown a family income of more than Rs 12,000 per month. The other 42 per cent of them come from houses that earn Rs 12,000 or even less

The student was taken to Medical Trust Hospital with severe injuries

Girl student in Kochi gets severely injured after being pushed off bus by a conductor

The reckless approach of Kochi’s private buses once again came to the fore on Monday when a girl student was pushed off the vehicle by a bus conductor

Books for all

Penguin's Classics Festival is back. Book lovers, what are you waiting for?

Celebrate the classics with Penguin Random House India through their month-long Penguin Classics Festival being held across eight cities of the country

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ICAI to introduce digital marking and objective type questions in CA exams

ICAI has also introduced open exam in elective subjects for CA final students. The candidates will be permitted to bring their own study material, practice manual, text books, notes to the exam hall

It will serve as one portal for all

Odisha to have one portal for all scholarships 

The common scholarship portal, developed by the Electronics and IT department, will be launched in January 2020 for the benefit of meritorious students who often fail to apply due to ignorance

Adimulapu Suresh

Those who link English education to religion will face action: AP Minister Adimulapu Suresh

Education Minister Adimulapu Suresh warned of taking legal action against a section of media for resorting to false propaganda on implementing English medium in government schools

JNU students at a recent protest

Delhi police lathicharge JNU students after dark to disperse them from Jor Bagh Metro

The JNUSU alleged in a tweet that the police switched off the street lights and “rampantly assaulted JNU students to disperse them”

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Students Unions Rock North East with protests against upcoming Citizenship Bill

Eight Student Unions joined the clatter across the northeast and gave their support to the growing opposition against the controversial Bill that is likely to be tabled soon

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No more private schools inside IITs, Kendriya Vidyalayas to come up soon

The petitioner had also sought directions to the government to "assess the actual loss caused to the exchequer by the action of running private school in the IIT Mandi campus

Sandip was injured during the scuffle and then admitted to the Safdarjung Hospital later (Pic: JNUSU)

Remember this 'bloody' face from JNU protest? He isn't even a student anymore

Sandip was injured in a scuffle between students and the Delhi Police near the Kendriya Vidyalaya in JNU

The Planys team at the National Entrepreneurship Awards

How this IIT-M incubated start-up has used robots, AI to revamp India's underwater inspection trade 

We talk to Tanuj Jhunjhunwala, CEO, Planys Technologies, whose underwater robotic inspection solutions are really making a mark in the industry — with applications in ports, dams, bridges and more

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Will speak to JNU students about the allegation of lathicharge: Delhi Police

"We will look into the allegation of lathicharge. We will speak to the students about it," the Delhi Police said urging JNU students for a discussion on the issue

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How Mimosa Ghorai became Presidency University's first SFI student prez after 9 years

We spoke to Presidency University's new student union president Mimosa Ghorai to learn about her future plans. This is what she had to tell us about that

Students kept marching even though a part of their route was blocked. Near Safdarjung Airport (pic: Social Media)

JNU protests rock Delhi once more, students say no to MHRD's 'high-power' peace committee

Students were allowed to march towards the Parliament once they promised a peaceful march but were stopped a kilometre from the campus

DMK leader, Kanimozhi Karunanidhi

Kanimozhi slams IIT Madras in Parliament for 'protecting' professors named in Fathima's suicide case

The politician pointed out that there had been 72 registered cases of caste discrimination in IITs  and lambasted the TN Police as well as the government for not taking any quick action

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Delhi Police detains JNUSU President Aishe Ghosh as students try to push through barricades

The students were stopped just 1 km away from the JNU campus on Baba Gangnath Marg by the Delhi Police barricades

Water cannons all set to tackle the protesting students (Pic: JNUSU)

MHRD appoints high power committee to bring normalcy back to JNU

The order appointed three members to the committee and also added that the UGC will provide all the necessary support required

Students at a recent protest

Two IIT Madras students go on hunger strike, demand internal probe into Fathima's suicide

The students also demanded that the administration cooperate with Fathima's family and the police and conduct proper investigation into the conduct of the faculty    

The police had the area barricaded and had also deployed paramilitary forces to seal the university gates (Pic: JNUSU)

JNUSU to start march to Parliament soon as they convince Delhi Police to let them go

The JNUSU had called for a united march across the streets of Delhi on November 18, 2019, to 'save public institutions of higher education'

Fathima Latheef

#JusticeForFathimaLatheef: CCB summons three professors mentioned in suicide note

The Kerala Minister of State for External Affairs, V Muraleedharan has written to HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank to initiate an immediate probe into the case

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How accepting your limitations instead of ignoring them can yield A-class results

When we try to hide our weaknesses, they trouble and weaken us. When we accept and work with our weaknesses, they stop troubling us. But it is when we own our weaknesses that they become strengths

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How inhumane ways of ensuring exam discipline may not be setting the right precedent

Such drastic punishment methods come at a time when there are news reports of widespread fraud in medical seat allotment that involves impersonation as well as the support of politicians

Police have put up barricades near the University

Massive police deployment ahead of JNU students march to Parliament against fee hike

The JNU Teachers' Association (JNUTA) expressed concern over the deployment of police outside the varsity

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70 percent of Delhi parents want scheduled 'smog-break' for schools in November

Delhiites got some respite on Sunday morning as the air quality improved from "severe" category to "poor" category

JNU students at a recent protest

Delhi Police file FIR against vandalism of JNU admin block, security officer submits video evidence

The students have been occupying the administration block, also referred to as Pink Palace, and have painted messages on the walls of the administration block

Fathima Latheef

APSC faculty advisor steps down, Fathima's father says screenshot with his name is fake  

In their statement, the APSC said that after they came to know about the professor's name surfacing with regard to the suicide, he had stepped down with immediate effect  

Professor V K Tripathi along with one of his students during workshop (Pic: Facebook)

This retired professor from IIT-Delhi is on a mission to unite the youth against the rising hatred and intolerance in the country 

Vipin Tripathi distributes flyers and conducts workshops to spread the message of peace and harmony against the background of the Kashmir shutdown and the citizenship row in Assam

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More youngsters are being drawn to Indian classical music courtesy smart digital hacks: Here's how 

Eminent flautist Rakesh Chaurasia and sitar maestro Purbayan Chatterjee tell us how HCL Concerts is helping preserve Indian classical music and making it appealing for future generations

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Career advice 101: How you can grow laterally and move higher up on the ladder

To make the best out of lateral career opportunities in your professional life, you need to get into the right kind of mindset which enables you to make necessary adjustments in terms of skill set

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Learning the language: How to avoid common errors made in English 

Most English language learners have trouble with the English article system. It is because they do not have equivalent structures in their native languages

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Canteen fundas: How to get past the starting problem and be more productive

Pro Tip: To avoid the ‘starting problem’, begin with smaller chunks and gradually increase difficulty

Sustainability is important

Here's what you can expect from this super cool summit at Bhubaneswar's Xavier School of Sustainability 

Xavier School of Sustainability will be organising a sustainability summit on November 22 and 23. There will be three panel discussions and exchange of ideas 

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Karnataka Innovation Authority to clear legal hurdles for start-ups: Dr C N Ashwath Narayan

Narayan and his team are planning to form talent accelerators for engineering graduates to upskill students and be industry ready

Ira Kumble

Meet Bengaluru girl Ira Kamble who won the Best Film Award at IKFF 2019

Ira Kumble, a class VI student tells us what went in shooting this shot film Tantia Bhil that won her the Best Film Award at the International Kids Film Festival 2019

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Should our kids be consumed by the earth? A big fat ‘RIP’ doesn’t solve the problem of abandoned borewells

The administration typically reacts by decreeing that such quarry ponds should be fenced, and abandoned bore-wells securely capped to avoid future accidents. But where are those?

Entrepreneurs will have an opportunity to showcase their creations to industry, academia and potential investors

CL Educate to set up a University Incubation Capital Fund of Rs 30cr to fund campus startups

The funding, provided through the WAINConnect platform, will give university students a head-start on the entrepreneurial journey

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India needs integrated education right from school: TERI School of Advanced Studies' VC 

The TERI School of Advanced Studies saw 19 PhD scholars and 229 postgraduate students receive their degrees in the presence of Dr K Kasturirangan on November 14

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VC trying to coerce JNU community: Students respond to VC's appeal

The massive protest that has been on for the past two weeks will continue, said the students, untill their demands are met and the current draft hostel manual is taken back

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Innovation by IIT Roorkee researchers leads to improvement in orthopedic implants

The innovation will minimise the chances of bacterial infections at the implant site by providing a protective layer to arrest bacterial growth

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AISA to protest against IIT Madras student Fathima's suicide at MHRD

The students of IIT Madras also held a protest on campus to demand an investigation into the suicide of Fathima Latheef, the first-year Master's student who committed suicide a few days ago

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Gotta unleash your hidden potential: Why you should never be dejected by the failures in life

Do not prepare to live your life with regrets; instead be enthusiastic to deliver what you can with all your might

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Here’s how you can avoid common usage errors while writing

Some phrases are always followed by a gerund (a verb ending in –ing and functions as a noun), for example ‘Each of us is committed to serving customers’

Swati with kids from Podar Jumbo Kids (Pic: Podar Education Network)

How much time can your kids spend on your smartphone? Dr Swati Popat Vats has the numbers 

At the recently held launch of India's first multi-format fun learning app, Voot Kids,The Early Childhood Education (ECE) expert threw light on the fact that digital devices are not the parents' enemy

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Illiterate people three times at higher risk to develop dementia, says US study

The study is published in an online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology

Students held a protest on Thursday

Fathima had written lots which we haven't released yet: IIT Madras student's sister on how she got the evidence  

Ayesha Latheef, Fathima's twin sister was the one to find the student's phone — the screenshots of which have been going viral over the last few days — but how did she get it off the phone?

Shehla Rashid

Court directs Delhi police to issue 10-day pre-arrest notice to activist Shehla Rashid

A local court directed Delhi Police to issue a 10-day pre-arrest notice to activist Shehla Rashid in case she is to be arrested in connection with a case of sedition filed against her 

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SFI sweeps Kolkata's Presidency University student elections after 9 years

The SFI candidates at Presidency university in Kolkata bagged all the five central panel posts after a close fight with the extreme left force Independent Consolidation (IC)

Afshan started doing digital art in 2019 (Pic: Afshan Waheed)

Scribble me this: Why Instagram artist Afshan Waheed's work is 'Chumma' awesome

Afshan Waheed, a doodler and illustrator, is an expert at depicting everyday life through her ‘relatable’ art that fetches her many orders on Instagram. We trace her creative journey to find out more

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JNU students have crossed every line of civil behaviour: VC Mamidala Jagadesh Kumar writes to staff

JNU administration would always like to engage in a dialogue, but the process and form of any such interaction cannot be dictated through coercion and illegal methods, wrote the university's VC

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High on alcohol, four engineering students run over by a train

One student who was injured has been admitted in the hospital 

S D Shibulal, President, Infosys Science Foundation

Our education system must maintain the spirit of curiosity in children: S D Shibulal

S D Shibulal, Co-founder, Infosys and President of the Infosys Science Foundation speaks about their work in creating awareness about Science among school students

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The Reshma Qureshi story: How this acid attack survivor went on to become an influencer

Reshma Qureshi recently presented a book written about her Being Reshma at the Bangalore Literature Festival 2019 and the challenging journey of her life moved the audience