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New flying reptile that lived in China 160 years ago reveals the oldest opposed thumb 

A team of international researchers has discovered the earliest-known example of an opposed thumb on a new tree-dwelling pterosaur species that lived in China 160 million years ago

Published on 13th April 2021
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After this labourer's library was burned down, this Mysore University professor is collecting books to help him rebuild it

Syed Issaq, a daily wage labourer ran a public library in a slum in Mysuru. It was allegedly burned down by a few miscreants a few days ago

Published on 13th April 2021
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Sony India software to award scholarships for women students at IISc

The goal of the fellowships is to encourage more women candidates to pursue higher studies at IISc, especially in engineering and technology, in order to address the gender inequality in these areas

Published on 12th April 2021
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This is an ode to frontliners: Here's what it takes to cope with demands of the job

The Coach discusses what it takes to be a frontline worker, especially in this ethos, and how to cope with the demands of the job

Published on 12th April 2021
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Study sheds light on benefits of exercise for people with peripheral artery disease

The study also showed that walking at a slow pace that does not induce ischemic leg symptoms is no more effective than no exercise at all

Published on 8th April 2021
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England's education department to ban mobile phones as part of school behaviour crackdown

The ten million-pound Behaviour Hubs programme is designed to support schools struggling with poor discipline

Published on 8th April 2021
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IIT Guwahati finds way to boost  performance of rechargeable Lithium-ion battery in Electric Vehicles

In recent years, lithium-ion batteries are widely recognised in various applications due to their low carbon emission, high energy density, low self-discharge rate, and low maintenance cost

Published on 7th April 2021
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At 16.60%, IT industry sees the most discrepancies in employee background verification: AuthBridge

Despite a drop in the overall discrepancy in the last three years, AuthBridge said in its sixth annual trend report that the healthcare sector had the second-highest discrepancy at 12 per cent

Published on 4th April 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: Five years back today, the infamous Panama Paper leaks embroiled the rich and the wealthy

In today's #TBT, we recall Panama Paper leaks and how it disclosed the financial details of several public personalities, including the Queen of England even! Here's a short flashback. Read on...

Published on 3rd April 2021
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Delhi Board of School Education’s general body conducts first-ever meeting to discuss registration and constitution of board

Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said that the DBSE will discourage rote-learning, bring continuous formative assessments and promote growth mindsets in students

Published on 31st March 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: An army of terracotta soldiers buried underground discovered in China

In today's #TBT, we take you back to the day in the year 1974 when 8,000 clay soldiers were discovered underground in China. Yes, this is the same site PM Modi visited that sparked off that viral meme

Published on 29th March 2021
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IIT Hyderabad researchers on the hunt for Einstein's waves from monster black holes

The research is part of an international effort to discover and study very-low-frequency gravitational waves from monster black holes going around each other in orbit

Published on 27th March 2021
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IAS is a job that never went stale: Parameswaran Iyer and S Y Quraishi on life in the bureaucracy

Parameswaran Iyer and S Y Quraishi discuss their time with the IAS and why young people should choose it as a profession

Published on 27th March 2021
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Disclose cabinet note, annexure related to Constitutional amendment for EWS quota: CIC tells Centre

The Commission dismissed the argument of the Union Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment citing Section 8(1)(i) of the RTI which exempts from disclosure of Cabinet papers

Published on 26th March 2021
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VC's answers not satisfactory: Ashoka University students call two-day strike to protest Subramanian, Mehta's resignation

The students are in the process of coming up with a list of demands that will be presented to the administration. They want to discuss the issue with the founders

Published on 19th March 2021

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