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How this Warangal student is crowdsourcing textbooks for underprivileged kids and counselling them too

All Vikhil Prabha is doing is being the best helping hand he can be. He dreams of building a school and helping out kids in a small hamlet called Chenchugudem. This is how he going about doing it

Published on 8th August 2020
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Aligarh mechanic's son tops at US high school, wants to work for the United Nations

Out of 800 students, Shadab was also selected Student of the Month at his school. On his achievement, he said, "It was an achievement for me to be awarded this tag"

Published on 20th July 2020
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Study shows short walks near water bodies could benefit mental health in addition to physical well-being

Numerous ISGlobal studies have identified health benefits associated with green spaces, including a lower risk of obesity, better attention capacities in children, and slower physical decline in older

Published on 12th July 2020
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IIT Guwahati introduces first-of-its-kind course on UN-Sustainable Development Goals 2030 as part of the BTech curriculum

The course will be offered to the second year B Tech students as a compulsory course, to reorient the thinking of young and dynamic individuals towards the path of sustainable development

Published on 6th July 2020
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Aye aye, captain: Mentors from this IIM Bangalore incubated start-up can help you make that career switch

Incubated at NSRCEL, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, MyCaptain offers several courses through young and clued in mentors who can guide you through your career or help you change careers

Published on 11th June 2020
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UN report says it will take us 257 years to close gap between women and men in economic terms

The UNDP 2020 report ranks India at a staggering 122 among 189 countries in its Gender Inequality Index. India has a score of 0.501 (2018) while Switzerland which tops the list has just 0.037

Published on 1st July 2020
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Want Shashi Tharoor as your prof? He will be teaching foundation courses at Masters’ Union School of Business

Dr Tharoor will teach a foundation course at the Masters’ Union which will draw from his experience as an eminent thinker, writer and administrator

Published on 1st July 2020
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United Nations launches a new campaign to counter misinformation related to COVID-19

A range of media companies around the world, including Al Jazeera, Deutsche Welle, Euronews, France Medias Monde, MultiChoice Africa and StarTimes, are distributing Pause content on TV channels

Published on 1st July 2020
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EIA is destructive, let nature reboot during pandemic: 50 student organisations write to Javadekar's Environment Ministry about new proposal

The EIA draft was released on March 12, right before the country went into a massive lockdown. Public opinions on this are open till June 30

Published on 25th June 2020
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This ninth grader from Madurai spent Rs 5 lakh saved for college studies on helping the poor affected by the lockdown

Nethra M, who has been named the UNADAP's Goodwill Ambassador for the Poor, donated `5 lakh of her college fund to feed the poor in Madurai

Published on 24th June 2020
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Dutch Army, police personnel to showcase yoga asanas online on International Yoga Day

The Dutch Ministry of Defence has introduced yoga for armed forces to enrich their training programme and reduce stress with yoga sessions being held weekly at various barracks

Published on 18th June 2020
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UN Human Rights Council calls for urgent session on racism, police brutality issues

The announcement comes after Burkina Faso representatives, on behalf of African HRC member states, sent a letter to the council

Published on 17th June 2020
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This is it: How Thermal and a Quarter's Taaqademy is using music to change the lives of these govt school kids 

Rajeev Rajagopal, TAAQ's drummer and the co-founder of Taaqademy speaks about their music school, which has taken to teaching online. Plus, their hyper-cool programmes for kids in govt schools

Published on 14th June 2020
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Goa's museums struggling to stay afloat due to COVID-19 lockdown, owners promise to take all precautions

Two studies by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) and the International Council of Museums (ICOM) said museums have been especially affected by the pandemic

Published on 14th June 2020
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Trump administration proposes sweeping asylum restrictions to limit immigration

The moves are only the latest in a series of measures that Trump has taken to limit asylum — this time aimed at changing complicated procedures governing immigration courts

Published on 11th June 2020

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