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CUSAT researchers develop bio-drying reactor to turn your trash to energy-rich mass

Professor Renu Pawels from CUSAT explains about the process of using their new technology to reduce moisture content in solid waste

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Clear mess bills by Nov 14 or starve, JNU administration tells students

The students alleged that the Mahi/Mandavi Hostel too got the same notice but the students held a GBM and rejected it — most of them say that they clear it only after the scholarships are disbursed

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Ocean's superhighways for larval fish polluted with plastic concentrates: Study

While earlier research revealed that adult fish consume plastic, it was not known until now if larval fish also do so, nor the health implications, according to the study

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TCS declares winners of India's first AI contest for engineering students across India

Participants went through three different levels of online quizzes, came up with a solution for a real-life problem using Al, machine learning, presented a demo of their solution to qualify for finals

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All-in-one: This chip will turn smartphones into car keys

With this, users can open and start cars, while leaving their phones in their pockets or bags and enjoy secure remote parking via smartphone

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Invoke the Gandhi in you: Smriti Irani asks students to help rural India develop

Smriti Irani, who had been in charge of the MHRD during the NDA's first government under Modi, said that India has exceptionally excelled in the field of research — at the VIT convocation

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I fondly remember the fierce competition between Seshan and me: Schoolmate E Sreedharan remembers T N Seshan

E Sreedharan, widely known as India's Metro Man recalls how the academic competition between T N Seshan pushed him to do better every time

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After water cannon run, JNU students break protest for Guru Nanak Jayanti: What will Wednesday bring?

Students of JNU have been protesting against the new hostel manual, fee hike, and several other issues for the past 15 days. However, they still haven't been able to meet the VC

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After IITs, GITAM opts for desi convocation clothes over black robes for the first time

It’s goodbye black robes for GITAM Deemed-to-be University as students will be seen dressed in white traditional wear for the Convocation Ceremony on November 15, 2019 starting at 3 pm 

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Where Ninja meets Pathshala: Why you may need to use uFaber to study

This is what the latest EdTech platform uFaber is up to — extending their UPSC Pathshala programme to include more students and IELTS Ninja as well. Check out what they're doing now
 

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With Stanza Living's new platform, resident students can now enrol for internships and workshops with professionals

The Stanza Springboard platform provides students with an avenue for practical learning opportunities and a taste of real-world professional experiences

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IIT Madras student's parents seek probe into suicide, allege mental harassment by faculty

Based on their earlier talks with Fathima the family informed that their daughter had mentioned that she was facing torture from the part of her teachers

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Selfie claims another youngster's life, this time in Guntur district 

India is the world's capital when it comes to selfie-related deaths. Recently, a BTech student of Vignan University, in an attempt to take a selfie near the canal, droned and passed away

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JNU students retire after a day of intense protest against Nishank, VC. What will tomorrow bring?

The students hoped that the MHRD will help them resolve the issue swiftly and effectively

The post highlighted a long-overdue message about animals at weddings

Why wedding photographer Richa Kashelkar is asking grooms to get off their high horse

Richa Kashelkar shares her personal experience as a photographer and why she has decided to speak openly about animals and loud weddings

Porchezhiyan with Sabari Kumar during a 'food challenge' (Pic: Saapattu Raman)

Meet the Tamil medico who runs viral food challenges on his YouTube channel, Saapattu Raman

We talk to Sabari Kumar, the brain behind the YouTube channel Saapattu Raman, whose ‘food challenge’ videos have become popular — particularly because his father, an AYUSH doctor, features in them

Seshan served as the tenth Chief Election Commissioner of India from 1990 to 1996

He studied till 3 am to become an IAS officer: MCC batchmate remembers T N Seshan 

S Raghavan, a classmate from Madras Christian College recalls the former CEC's determination towards achieving his dreams, hours after he passed on

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IIT-Indore students win Samsung Innovation Awards 2019, prizes worth Rs 3.5 lacs awarded

Prizes worth Rs 3.5 lakhs were awarded to the top three winners, while the other three finalists received award of merit from Samsung

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Tripura's central varsity facing crisis, vital posts including VC and Registrar vacant

Tripura University was set up in 1987 by the Tripura government and became a central university in 2007. It has some students from neighbouring Bangladesh also

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MHRD Minister Pokhriyal tells JNUSU he will 'look into issues', students say its empty promise

The protest in front of the AICTE Auditorium was still on even after the Delhi Police used water canons and lathi-charged them

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Here's how this Delhi start-up is providing affordable co-working spaces to budding entrepreneurs

ABL Workspaces focuses on addressing the challenges around the availability of 'Premium office spaces at an affordable price' for budding entrepreneurs. We find out more

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Delhi Police deploy water cannon, JNU students vow to continue protest

The students, who have been protesting against the proposed fee hike and Draft Hostel Manual, had marched to the AICTE Auditorium at 8 am

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Grand Ram temple in Ayodhya before 2022: Complex to have library, cafeteria and more

Spread over an area 240 feet long and 145 feet wide, it will be 141 feet in height. Its 4 feet periphery will have 251 columns

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Now, every IAS, IPS officer will mentor underprivileged children throughout their lives

The central government has also been working on creating a portal solely meant for this initiative. They will ask all government training academies to adopt it eventually

JNU students march towards the AICTE auditorium on Nelson Mandela Marg (Pic: JNUSU)

JNU students not allowed inside own convocation, holds massive protest outside

The protesting students had earlier declared that they will not receive the degrees but are not boycotting the event

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How Team Infieon from SRM is setting the bar for energy-efficient automobiles at the Eco-marathon

Team Infieon Supermileage, the 27-member team from SRM Institute of Science and Technology, is participating in the Shell Eco-marathon or ‘the battle of the ultra-energy-efficient automobiles'

T Mohamed Nadhim and M Pratham Peshwani at the CODISSIA exhibition

These Chennai school kids created a satellite that plug holes in the ozone layer

We talk to T Mohamed Nadhim who was part of the duo that created a cool satellite model that they believe can literally undo the damage done to the ozone layer!

You can learn welding too

Why you need to check out Maker Faire Hyderabad ASAP

Maker Faire Hyderabad is happening at the Hyderabad International Convention Centre in HITEC City over this weekend, that is, November 9 and 10, and this is why you should head there too

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Student organisations in Karnataka welcome SC verdict on Ayodhya 

The student organisations from the state of Karnataka welcomed the Ayodhya verdict which was delivered today and they said that it is more important not to disrupt the peace of the country

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Ayodhya verdict: No regret over SC saying it is not 'shebait' of Ram Lalla, says Nirmohi Akhara

The Supreme Court on Saturday said in its verdict that the Nirmohi Akhara suit was barred by limitations and the Akhara is not a shebait or devotee of the deity Ram Lalla

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Ayodhya Verdict: Twitter hails SC judgment on #RamMandir, netizens appeal for peace

The Constitution bench of the Supreme Court consisting of five judges led by CJI Ranjan Gogoi, pronounced a unanimous judgment on the Ayodhya land dispute case

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Ayodhya Verdict: Land belongs to Ram Lalla, mandir to come up in 3 months

The Supreme Court asked the Centre to form a trust to build a temple within 3 months at the Ram Janmabhoomi in Ayodhya

Various opinions have been published on the historic case

Ayodhya Verdict: 6 books that you can read to brush up on the Ayodhya Land Dispute, Babri Masjid et al

We've compiled the definitive works of non-ficton on the political event that altered Indian politics forever, in the run up to the Ayodhya verdict

Section 144 of the CrPC imposed in almost all districts including Bengaluru

Ayodhya verdict: Karnataka at highest level of security. Schools, colleges shut today across state

Educational institutions across several other states in India will remain closed as the Supreme Court delivers its verdict on the decades old Ayodhya dispute

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Ayodhya Verdict: Aligarh Muslim University students call for peace and harmony

The SC will declare the verdict at 10.30 am after a 69-year-long wait since the first listing at Allahabad High Court in 1950

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Ayodhya Verdict: Jamia shuts door ahead of Ayodhya judgement, schools and colleges shut in UP till Monday

Karnataka, Delhi and many other states have kept schools, colleges and educational institutions shut for the weekend or longer

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Ayodhya Verdict: Every FAQ about Ram Janmabhoomi, Babri Masjid and the dispute answered 

Yes, the verdict on the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land case will be delivered today. Let's learn about the backstory of the case and about how it catapulted into a national issue

CJI Ranjan Gogoi and four other judges will deliver the judgement today (Pic: PTI)

Ayodhya Verdict: Who are the 5 SC judges and what other landmark judgments do they have to their credit?

The members of the five-judge constitution bench include CJI Ranjan Gogoi, Justices SA Bobde, D Y Chandrachud, Ashok Bhushan and S Abdul Nazeer. We look at some of their landmark judgments

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Ayodhya Verdict: Why India has taken 169 years to solve the Ayodhya land dispute

The Supreme Court is expected to deliver the final verdict on November 9, 2019 after the final hearings ended on October 16. What wil the court decide and what kind of reaction will India have?

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They party on the palam: How a group of citizens in kerala turned a defunct Flyover into a fun zone

The organisers of Polinja Palarivattom Palam speak about gathering people to spend an ordinary day at an abandoned bridge in Kochi

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De-mon-niversary: 70% Indians think demonetisation helped control terror, says study

The study found that during that period, the majority of the population shifted to digital payment methods. PayTM, GPay and PhonePe were leading the list

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IIT Madras' Defence Innovation Challenge to provide tech-based solutions for problems faced by the IAF

Shaastra is the annual technical festival of IIT Madras that is entirely student-run. It is the first in the country to get an ISO certification

The two law students were arrested on November 1

How the Kerala Police's use of UAPA against two students has got Kerala raging

Two students from Thalassery were charged under the UAPA for alleged Maoist links, in what is now being described as a fake encounter. What will happen to the students next?

Mohammed Fajrath Iyaz along with Bibi Fathima and Bibi Hajeera

These two girls from Mysuru can be the next boxing champs of India all thanks to their granny. Here's why

Shabana, who wants her granddaughters to reach the heights of success, begs at traffic signals to pay for their education and training

Plastic is a menace

Have plastic? Barter it for rice or eggs at this municipality office in Telangana 

Initiated by three residents of Boduppal, Mamidala Prashanth, Venkata Chary and Saini Naveen, the exchange starts tomorrow at 9 am and will go on till 1 pm. So come one and come all  

About 700 books were given to each of the 30 colleges

IIM Kozhikode donates over 22,000 books to colleges across North Kerala

The books, including those donated by students and professors, covered subjects like economics, management, accountancy, commerce, marketing and operations research

The students s study in open spaces, union rooms, etc even as the protests are on

JNU students will not accept degree at convocation if demands are not met

The students stressed that they will not boycott the convocation but simply not participate. They will go in but refuse to accept the degree as their next manner of protest

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Meet the IIT Kanpur team whose aerostat balloon will carry out aerial surveillance in Ayodhya ahead of verdict

The balloon's exclusive feature is that it can rotate in any direction and has a camera which can record even the minutest of occurrences. This will be used to monitor what is happening at the site

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Seven government school teachers held for molesting students in Chhattisgarh

Last year, one of the accused teachers, Devendra Khunte had taken school students on a picnic, after which he allegedly took one of the girls home and molested her. Two separate FIRs have been filed

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MHRD announces 1k counsellors for Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas after series of student suicides

As many as 1,176 counsellors have been allotted to over 600 Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas across the country after 49 suicides were reported in JNVs from the years 2013 to 2017 

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This lady biker from Kochi plans to open a bike racing academy exclusively for girls

29-year-old fitness trainer and bike enthusiast Fazeela Uppilathodi is on a mission to encourage more girls to take up bike racing. Read on to find out her inspiring story

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NEET fraud: CBI receives three complaints of malpractice, including impersonation 

There were also allegations that there was no transparency in admission, especially under the NRI quota, and private medical colleges had not followed guidelines as laid down by Supreme Court

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We teach Dharma Vigyan not just Sanskrit: BHU professor on why students don't want Muslim guru

Research scholars and students of the department started a sit-in protest at Holkar Bhawan near the Vice-Chancellor's residence on the varsity campus from Thursday

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Tobacco addiction on the rise among Coimbatore students, teachers ask Edu dept for solution

After several cases of consumption of alcohol, tobacco and gutka in the class, teachers have approached the Education department to take concrete measures

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Bengaluru family booked for not standing during Jana Gana Mana. But they are not alone

Though no names have been included in the FIR, the cops have registered a suo moto case based on the video that went viral two weeks ago. It remains to be seen what will happen to the students

Remya Sreekantan

Kerala woman becomes first female firefighter to be appointed by AAI at Chennai airport

Airport firefighter jobs remained a male stronghold for long, but that is changing. Remya Sreekantan is the first woman firefighter in the AAI in South India and the third in AAI

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ISB gives 100 ST entrepreneurs from Telangana a shot at starting-up

Indian School of Business in Hyderabad is helping these entrepreneurs reach their full potential. They are offering training in various aspects  

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Institute only for Sanatan Hindus: BHU students protest Muslim professor's appointment to Sanskrit department

After Firoz Khan was appointed through the proper channels, students staged a sit-in protest for the entire day and asked for the appountment to be repealed immediately — but to no avail yet

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Karnataka Textbook Committee to decide Tipu Sultan's fate within one month

A few days ago, CM B S Yediyurappa had stated that he or his government don't consider Tipu Sultan as a freedom fighter — but it is now left to the academics to figure out whether he deserves to stay

Marie Curie

Happy Birthday Marie Curie: Everything you wanted to know about the coolest woman scientist ever

On the Polish scientist's birth anniversary, we recollect all her achievements which continue to motivate students of Chemistry and Science through the ages — check out our exhaustive list here

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Where is our VC? JNU students wait in the rain to find out, as protest continues 

There were almost 200 students protesting near the Administration Block since afternoon, however the VC has not met them. Students say that he has not had a dialugue with them for years on end

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Have more than 30 warning letters: JNUSU ex-Prez fined Rs 20k for protesting in 2018

The JNU administration also warned JNUSU ex-President Geeta Kumari "to be careful and not to get involved in such incidents in the future"

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Tagore's university in Bengal to be guarded by CISF much to students' dismay

The MHRD gave the green light to permanently deploy CISF personnel to strengthen security of the campus, after the VC wrote to them asking for security cover over and above the local cops

Namrata and Teresa currently work in a company in Bengaluru

Why you'll totally relate to this Instagram page started by two girls with PCOS

The minds behind Two Broke Girls with PCOS, the Instagram page talk about this important condition — and how they're dealing with it and what's working and what's not

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NSD's four-day cultural extravaganza Bal Sangam to kick-off in New Delhi on Saturday 

The festival will feature folk dance, martial arts, acrobatics, street play performances and other acts

A screenshot of a PaperVideo live class in session (Pic: PaperVideo)

PaperVideo took the entire classroom online and is offering bot-less Math lessons for free  

PaperVideo provides personalised tests and homework in addition to application-based learning to students from classes 8 to 12

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Do not want degree from Nishank: IIT BHU students protest fee hike day before convocation

The students said that reason that the ministry presented for the increase of fees — drop out — is a very childish one and as a manner of protest, a section of them will not be receiving their degrees

China is considered the world's biggest video game market

China govt imposes curfew on minors in gaming crackdown to avoid causing addiction

The move comes amidst concerns about health, eyesight and online addiction in children

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This cook's son won 6.4 lakh on a TV show and donated it to build a compound wall for his school!

Education Minister Suresh Kumar was so moved by rural boy's initiative to build a compound wall that he directed Zilla Panchayath officials to take up the project

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Experience Queen's University in Bengaluru through this multi-sensory AR/VR experience

If you are in Bengaluru, head to the Experience Queen's event on November 11 and see for yourself. It will help you figure out what the college has to offer without having to buy a plane ticket

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Infosys Science Foundation announces winners of Infosys Prize 2019

Six people were chosen for the Infosys Prize 2019 out of 196 nominations by the panel of jurors

Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa| Pic: Rakesh Kumar (TNIE)

Even on the mobile, I only played chess: How Chennai lad Praggnanandhaa became a Grandmaster at 12

Praggnanandhaa has previously been the Under-8 champion in 2013 and the Under-10 winner in 2015

In India 56 per cent of employers are estimated to have a hard time finding appropriate talent

Why AttainU's engineering grads are landing better jobs, faster

The CEO of AttainU speaks about how it became one of the biggest online Engineering platforms in the country and why their results are getting more and more unbeatable by the day

Nitin Nohria, Dean, Harvard Business School

Indian-origin dean of Harvard Business School to step down in June 2020 

Nitin Nohria was the first Indian-origin academician to helm the prestigious business school

A screen capture of Google Pay India's Diwali stickers feature

Are you hunting for Google Pay's elusive #Rangolistamp? Get in line!

Social media was abuzz with rants about how the payment app was driving everyone crazy as nobody was able to clinch the fifth stamp to complete the Diwali stamp challenge

Sale of junk food in and around schools will be banned soon (Pic: Meghana Sastry)

Karnataka to ban junk food within 50 metres of school campuses soon  

Primary and Secondary Education Minister, Suresh Kumar will issue a circular to schools not to encourage children bringing junk food for lunch

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This TN NGO is set to teach Indian martial art Kai Silambam to 5 lakh govt school kids. Here's why

The NGO Elite Circle is all set to train the students from government schools with the martial art in 100 days

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Hostel warden reprimands student for scoring low marks, gets stabbed in return

The 46-year-old was rushed to the hospital by onlookers, but was declared dead on arrival. The boy has been arrested and charged for murder

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Chennai shocker: Tuition teacher, male friend held after forcing minor students to pose for explicit videos

There is a need for protection policies in education institutions and setting up of empowered and independent mechanism to review and monitor child protection processes

English to be made compulsory in AP govt schools

AP turning government schools to English-medium leaves Telugu-lovers irate

This was in response to the Andhra Pradesh government's order to make English-medium compulsory in government schools

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik (File photo | PTI)

Naveen Patnaik announces Rs 1000 crore investment to transform Odisha Medical College to 'AIIMS Plus' institute

The Chief Minister held discussions on the development and patients welfare with heads of departments, students and administrative authorities of the SCB Medical College and Hospital

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TN school students clash, Inspector makes them write 1.3k Thirukkural couplets

The students from St John's and Cathedral Higher Secondary Schools had an altercation that led to a clash at the VOC ground. The altercation also spilt over to social media as well

Tarini Arya has participated in MUNs before

Tarini Arya killed it as the UN Secretary-General at a recent MUN. This is how

Tarini took a week to write and prepare her speech. It also helps that she loves reading. She likes genres like philosophy and fiction when it comes to books

Vuppula inspires through his talks

How Sunil Robert Vuppula is transforming the lives of everyone from students to prisoners

Self-deprecating humour is this motivational speaker's favourite ploy. The audience loves a speaker who is unafraid of poking fun at himself or making himself the butt of jokes, he says 

A t-shirt painted by Himanshi

Let Himanshi Sharma paint your old clothes back into vogue — and you'll love it!

The Cuttack-based artist is full of ideas thaty range from contemporary to historically cult-heavy and her price usually depends on the print, but she takes Rs 200 for printing on old fabric

The rapper during a recording session

Meet Genesis, the TCS engineer who moonlights as an Odia rapper after work!

Bhubaneswar-based Genesis AKA Santosh Gupta's favourite rappers, apart from Eminem, are Jay Z, Divine, Brodha V and others. This is why the Odis techie-cum-rapper is hot on the local charts  

Varalakshmi will speak about the bus to ferry children to school (Pi: CMCA)

This Bengaluru NGO is transforming children into active citizens who solve everyday problems

On this children's day, we bring to use some of the success stories from an NGO called CMCA and how they involved children in active citizenship

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Remain ever-vigilant of looming adversity: SOA VC Prof Amit Banerjee ahead of Convocation

For this year’s convocation, they have invited the Governor of Odisha, Prof Ganeshi Lal. They also wish to invite important leaders

The students who are still waiting for a response from the administration said that they will continue their protest (Pic: JNUSU)

JNU Dean accuses students of blackmailing Provosts to resign as protests on campus mount

The administration's notice goes on to allege that the students on strike have blackmailed the Provosts to sign on the dotted lines of pre-drafted papers of resignation or rejection

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Prize of $50,000 announced for women mathematicians in honour of Maryam Mirzakhani

The noted Iranian mathematician, Fields Medalist and Stanford professor, made groundbreaking contributions to the theory of moduli spaces of Riemann surfaces

Siva Raj and his team at work (PIc: Siva Raj)

This Pollachi filmmaker is also a novelist and a full-time government servant. Multi-tasking much?

Siva Raj has pursued various interests and jobs but his heart has always been in films. He talks about his short film Silanthi, his journey in cinema and how you need to struggle as a scriptwriter  

ECT wants to provide training to married women so that they can return to work at the earliest (Pic: Education and Career Times)

This academy can help bring out the writer in you!

Saket Kumar, Founder of Education and Career Times, explains how his startup is helping people hone their writing skills to a great degree

IN THE GROOVE: An ongoing session of the Red Bull Basement University in Kochi

Here's how Red Bull Basement University has created the ultimate space for students from around the world

The programme is a travelling university that has made its way into over 30 countries including India, the USA, Brazil, Turkey, Switzerland, Japan and many others

Currently, there are around 10-20 people across India who are skateboarding on a professional level

Kochi's first skateboarding community is making space for more women

The President of Fly Squad speaks about the daring sport and its scope in India for the younger generation

Dilip Ghosh has shown the world that we are done hiding and we are going to unleash the full strength of our traditional sciences (Pic: Edexlive)

Slow Clap: How to get gold from milk the desi way

West Bengal BJP Chief Dilip Ghosh announced that cows have a golden vein and that there is gold in desi cow milk, thus the yellowish colour

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik (File photo | EPS)

Rs 20 crore corpus fund alotted for 'Mo College' initiative in Odisha

State universities, government and aided colleges in Odisha will be covered by ‘Mo College Abhiyan’, which will be constituted and registered as a society

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Andhra Pradesh govt schools to switch to English-medium soon

Several instructions have been issued to make this transition as smooth as possible and to ensure that teachers and staff are supported through it all

Ongoing protest at the Narmada Hostel (Pic: JNUSU)

Three JNU Provosts reject draft hostel manual, two resign as JNUSU continues protests at hostels

The students presented the Provosts and the wardens with a list of 12 concerns and objects they had regarding the draft manual

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Attention engineering graduates, this Re 1 course will take you one step closer to your dream IT job!

The 72-hour placement training online course by Faceprep aims to tackle dismal placement figures by making individuals job-ready by equipping them with the necessary skills