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

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

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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

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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'

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#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

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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

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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

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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

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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’

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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

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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?

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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)

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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 

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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 

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This boy made mosaic art for Coca-Cola out of Rubik's Cube — and we're loving it!

Prithveesh K Bhat, a Guinness World Record Holder, speaks about what went into creating Rubik's Cube mosaic art for HCCB products and how the puzzle can help youngsters

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Social media trolling is demoralising everyone: IIT Madras responds to #JusticeForFathima storm

Speaking up in the face of mounting pressure from netizens and the general public, the institute said that they were hopeful that the police investigation would yield some answers

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Who vandalised the yet-to-be unveiled Swami Vivekananda statue at JNU?

Following the statue vandalism incident, the JNU administration has filed a complaint with the Delhi Police along with several video and photographic evidences

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IITM students issue statement, demand Rohith Act, SC/ST/OBC cell on campus  

The students made six demands in their statement to the administration, the first of which was a request to the IITM authorities and the Tamil Nadu police to conduct a fair investigation   

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How the residents of Nallagandla are standing together to protect their trees

On Sunday, November 17, 8 am, the organically formed Nallagandla Trees Voluntary Body is going to come together to form a human chain to sensitise people about the issue 
 

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This Hyderabad student is juggling 70 writers for an anthology via Instagram!

The youngster writes about nature, solitude, love and other topics as well. She has contributed to many anthologies and now, will finally helm an anthology 

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Fiction should be also driven by some amount of reality: Bilal Siddiqi on Bard of Blood

Bilal Siddiqi, the young star writer of the Netflix web series Bard of Blood, tells us what inspired him to write such a good thriller and what he's got planned next — besides Netflix and what not

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Like in Kerala and Karnataka, now schools in Telangana to have water bells too

Along the lines of schools in states like Karnataka and Kerala, now schools in Telangana will also have water bells. And all this started with a tweet. How? Read on to find out 

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Have an idea that can change healthcare? IIT Hyderabad's CfHE is looking for you

The Center for Healthcare Entrepreneurship of IIT Hyderabad has opened applications for it's unique, one-of-a-kind fellowship. And this is what it is all about 

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#JusticeForFathima: Does IIT Madras really have an Islamophobia problem?  

One of the students on campus said on her FB page that the campus was a 'violent space that stinks of elitism, casteism, classism and Islamophobia — but is this the view of only a few?

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Academics from MIT, Oxford and more support JNU's battle against hostel fee hike

Members of the academic community from Asia, Africa, North America, Europe and Australia have extended their solidarity to JNUSU, taking the protest beyond just the continent

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With decorated walls, books and toys, Telangana gets its first 'child-friendly' police station 

The initiative aims to facilitate a friendly environment and encourage higher reporting of crimes relating to children

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Slow Clap: How Baba Ramdev can hold up 'the Nation' with his bare hands

The sage and the TV anchor were seen sharing a few candid moments after a one hour long interview about Ayodhya, nationalism and Ram Rajya

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This Hubballi schoolgirl skated 400m blindfolded to get her own Guinness Record

Ojal Nalavade had been practising for months on end and finally managed to smash the previous record for skating blindfolded with a lot of ease

The Kochi International Book Festival is set to begin on November 29

Kochi International Book Fest to begin on November 29

More than 300 publishers from all over the nation will be participating in the event. The 10-day event, which is organised by Antharashtra Pusthakotsava Samithi, is aimed at promoting reading

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On Children’s Day, SpiceJet takes 118 cancer patients on a ‘joy-flight’ 

The initiative was supported by CanSupport, an NGO that runs India's largest free home-based palliative care programme for cancer patients and their families

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On Bagless Day, school kids in Karnataka will get to watch a movie, have fun

S Suresh Kumar, Primary and Secondary Education Minister, spoke during the International Kids Film Festival 2019 on Children's Day and said that on the Bagless Day kids will watch one movie 

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BHU deputy chief proctor booked for removing RSS flag from campus

The deputy chief proctor had allegedly removed the RSS flag and had taken it away while the members of the RSS and ABVP were practising yoga in a 'shakha' on the campus

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IIT suicide victim Fathima Latheef case transferred to CCB, city commissioner visits campus

Fathima, a first-year Masters was pursuing her five-year integrated MA programme in the Humanities and Development Studies department of the institute   

The report used the latest data and climate modelling to predict global health trends

Climate change poses lifelong health risk for children of future generations: Lancelot Countdown report 

The Lancet Countdown is a coalition of 35 major institutions including the World Health Organization and the World Bank

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How diffabled youth Pranav Balasubrahmanyam struck a hands-free deal with the CM of Kerala

Born without his hands, Pranav is a painter and a young lad whose exuberance in life can be uplifting, bowled over Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan when he met him — and went viral right after

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JNU always anti-establishment, but you'll see many changes: Higher Education Secretary R Subrahmanyam

With anti-establishment in its blood, many remember that Sitaram Yechury was at the vanguard as JNU Students' Union (JNUSU) President who forced Indira Gandhi to step down as JNU Chancellor

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Books, computers and school property worth Rs 3 lakhs damaged due to breach in Bengaluru's Hosakerahalli lake

The school was closed for two days to fix this issue and get the campus cleaned

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On the occasion of Children's Day, Lt Governor Kiran Bedi urges parents to nurture children as responsible citizens

The former IPS officer appealed to parents to give children the best of education and inculcate values that would help India grow

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From city slum to international arena, Bhubaneswar girl makes community proud with her leadership abilities

The summit will take an integrated approach, covering five themes and highlighting the power of gender equality, youth leadership, political and community leadership, innovation and data

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The future is AI: How this Chennai Robotics company is helping kids take up coding  

Sneha Priya, CEO, SP Robotic Works, tells us why their new drone-based course will not only make coding fun for kids, but also equip them with critical skills required for future career development

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Now, you can file an RTI to seek information about SC judges, their assets and more

The landmark verdict was made by a five-member Constitution bench keeping in mind the judicial independence while disclosing information in public interest

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19-year-old college student commits suicide for not having a good command over English

Jaffra Parvin, who was pursuing Bachelor's in Nutrition and Dietetics, was among five girl students from Jharkhand who were enrolled at a private college in Tiruchy, under a special scholarship

The test paper should be evaluated within two days and handed over to the students

Coaching classes at 8.30, tests at 5.20 pm — new schedule for Class 5,8 students

Coimbatore Chief Education Officer P Ayyannan has instructed all the headmasters of government-run schools to conduct special classes and revision tests for class V and VIII

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Man flashes student in Bengaluru; she helps police nab him

The student, Ria*, recorded a video of the act and immediately filed an FIR at the nearest police station. The police immediately acted on her complaint and arrested the man in question

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Celebrating the pillars of a child’s learning on Children’s Day

Every person that a child comes in contact with during their formative years plays a lasting role in moulding the life-long learning of a child

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Learn the ropes of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) while in college, earn better salaries in future

TalentSprint, in collaboration with California-based Automation Anywhere, aims to train students of select few engineering colleges in the basics of robotics automation

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This Government School headmaster in Telangana is sparking a digital transformation for his kids. This is his story

Currently the headmaster of  Government Primary School in Old Nallagutta, he has spent 23 years in the education field already as headmaster of different government schools 

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How 27-year-old artist and teacher Prashant Parvataneni won the Srinivas Rayaprol Poetry Prize

Artist Prashant Parvataneni talks about using the beauty of poetry to understand identity — and how his work isn't meant to be apolitical. He also takes us through his journey 

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ABVP takes up JNU cudgel, makes UGC promise Rs 6.7 crore to varsity

The UGC has reportedly promised that the said budget will be released after the completion of the necessary formalities, along with the additional budget demanded by the JNU administration

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JNU offers to rollback fee hike to 33%, but students call it eyewash

The students demanded a complete rollback and this decrease, they say, is marginal and does not address their other concerns about dress code and curfews

Future East has exhibited their work in places like Tate Modern, The Museum of Modern Art and other prestigious locations

Need perspective of unheard voices: Film company launches paid internship for Dalit students

While academia and other professional fields have managed to open the doors at least slightly to members of marginalised communities, cinema has liked to believe that it doesn't have a caste problem  

Stories Revolutionary is made up of a team of individuals who have tales to share

This Kerala youth group took storytelling from Instagram to Revolutionary levels

The 'Ulsaha Committee' behind the Stories Revolutionary initiative has spread stories all across Kerala

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How this college dropout started three companies before he turned 27 is #inspiration

Here's how Parushuram Savari, a college dropout today, initiated three start-ups. We find out his backstory and how he has become the undisputed college tee king of the south

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The experimental artistry of Swathi Kirthyvasan's art workshops

Swathi Kirthyvasan is a UX designer who does these kickass workshops on art, doodling, mandalas and so much more. This is why people are in love with them

ART ESCAPE: Indulekha is a student of architecture

Why Kerala architect Indulekha Menon's sketches went viral during #Inktober

Indulekha Menon speaks about her love for music, art and architecture and where the inspiration comes from — and why her Inktober drawings are going viral

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18-year-old UP boy held for posting morphed videos of two sisters on TikTok

Triveni Singh, Superintendent of Police, Azamgarh, said: "We are sending a notice to TikTok which was misused in this case. We are seeking details on how they are going to check criminal activities"

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Why CIPET alum Dibyush Jena is Odisha's master mural maker

His installations are eye-catching and they have been drawing eyeballs ever since he started making them as a student. This is Dibyush Jena's explorative and exciting journey

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Colour me pretty: How Manya Cherabuddi will help you find your calm within 

Give in to natural colours the way Manya Cherabuddi does and attend one of her workshops to fall in love with natural dyeing. We find out more about her work and her workshops in a conversation 

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JNU admin hijacked EC members for off-campus meeting: Students trapped inside varsity allege, JNUTA confirms

As protests intensified on campus, the JNU admin reportedly tried to take some EC members away in a car without informing them about the location

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Move over Google Pay, you could soon make payments through WhatsApp and Instagram too

Appropriately named Facebook Pay, it will begin rolling out on Facebook and Messenger this week in the US for fundraisers, in-game purchases, event tickets etc

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Organic Agriculture University to come up in Goa soon: Deputy CM Chandrakant Kavlekar

The varsity, the first-of-its-kind in the state will focus on research and study of various organic crops suitable for the Goan soil

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JNU shifts Executive Council meeting to Admin block as students protests intensify

The Students' Union has been on a strike against the draft hostel manual, approved by IHA, which it claims has provisions for hostel fee hike, dress code and curfew timings

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How Revathi Radhakrishnan went from cinema to educating tribal children is inspiring

We spoke to Revathi Radhakrishnan of Vanavil Trust, which imparts quality education to tribal children in order to integrate them into the mainstream without compromising on their cultural identity

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IIT Delhi student dies after falling from roof, police say no suicide note found

The student was admitted to AIIMS Trauma Centre, where she succumbed to her injuries on Tuesday

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The new app on the block: Voot Kids that combines fun and learning, masti and acchai, launched in Mumbai

The app is unique because it enables parents to monitor the kind of content and the screen time that they expose their children to. It has also been certified by the ECE (Early Childhood Association)

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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