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How 26-year-old Deane is raising funds to provide sanitary napkins to the underprivileged during the pandemic

Deane De Menezes is aiming to reduce period poverty during the pandemic through her action group Red Is the New Green. This is why they're making a huge difference

Published on 29th June 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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How pottery magic is created at Coimbatore's Soul Space Studio is beyond awesome

Coimbatore-based Preetha Krishnan's Soul Space Studio is exclusively dedicated to pottery where she makes everything from pots to murals!

Published on 1st July 2020
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Women under-represented or stereotyped in textbooks: UNESCO Global Edu Monitoring Report

The report provides an in-depth analysis of key factors for exclusion of learners in education systems worldwide, including background, identity and ability, gender, age, location, poverty, disability

Published on 29th June 2020
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At least 40% countries failed to support learners at risk during COVID-19 crisis: UNESCO report

The annual report's fourth edition also pointed out that less than 10 per cent of countries across the world have laws that help ensure full inclusion in education

Published on 24th June 2020
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Five Indian-origin environment techies feature in UK's Top 50 Women in Engineering list

Judged by a panel of industry experts, the awards seek to recognise female talent within engineering and is coordinated annually by the Women's Engineering Society

Published on 24th June 2020
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With fossilised accessories, Amrita Giriraj's Alankaara is helping craftsmen from Kanyakumari stay afloat

We speak to Amrita Giriraj to find out about her brand of fossilised jewellery and accessories, and how it helps craftsmen from Kanyakumari earn a livelihood

Published on 23rd June 2020
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This Pune duo turns old shipping containers into portable schools & sustainable houses. Here's how

Dhara Kabaria and Sonali Phadke have been upcycling old shipping containers, turning them into living spaces, offices and schools. We find out how and why

Published on 23rd June 2020
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Should you study Engineering or Humanities after COVID? Here's the honest answer

The future seems uncertain. But Edex and Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham are trying to make sense of the post-lockdown new normal. This series tries to answer the questions that have kept you up the most

Published on 22nd June 2020
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IIT Mandi team develops infusion technology for herbs in the mid-Himalayan region to help farmers

The team at the institute's Botanical Garden and Medicinal Plant Lab analysed various herbs growing in the mid-Himalayan region in and around the villages surrounding IIT Mandi

Published on 19th June 2020
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IIT Madras researchers find copper-covered jute beads could prevent contamination of water, diseases

The researchers have developed easy methods to coat cuprous oxide or copper on little beads of jute that float on water

Published on 18th June 2020
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Wearable patch can efficiently deliver drug to treat skin cancer

Purdue University innovators in the US have created a novel wearable patch with fully miniaturized nanoneedles that can enhance drug delivery for people with melanoma which is a form of skin cancer

Published on 16th June 2020
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These youngsters are raising funds to help underprivileged children restart their education, post COVID

We took a look at four fundraising campaigns that are helping the underprivileged restart their education in a post-COVID world

Published on 8th June 2020
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These two sisters in Hyderabad have got the Oorja to be the planeteers. This is their story

Nukkad nataks, treasure hunts and webinars — sisters Pragya and Mridu Nagori are doing their bit to spread awareness about the nature and Mother Earth. This is what their initiative Oorja is about

Published on 14th June 2020

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