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Lakhs of students have joined government schools in Kerala because of this reason, according to Minister V Sivankutty

Sivankutty was speaking at the inauguration of new buildings for boys' and girls' school in the, constructed at a cost of Rs 3 crore and Rs 1.49 crore respectively

Published on 11th January 2022
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Six child labourers from Bihar rescued from bangle-making unit in Hyderabad 

The city police have been keeping an eye on places where children are taken as bonded labourers and are then forced to work in hazardous environments and industrial areas. 

Published on 6th January 2022
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IIT Bombay team to construct Zero Discharge Urinals in Mysuru, expected to benefit 100 families

The institutions have official permission from the Mysuru Urban Development Authority (MUDA) for the purpose of this project construction of toilets

Published on 31st December 2021
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Aditya Thackeray says shutting schools, colleges in Maharashtra being deliberated upon, not an easy decision

Nineteen students were awarded gold medals for their exemplary performance in different fields this year whereas MPhil and PhDs were awarded to 240 students

Published on 28th December 2021
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What The FAQ: Why was there a need for amendments in the Wildlife Protection Act?

The Ministry says that the Bill will help India meet the provisions of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora

 

Published on 20th December 2021
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Now, AICTE bans academicians from participating in conferences held by countries not recognised by govt

Some Indian academics participated in a conference organised in the occupied part of the Republic of Cyprus, which caused the Cyprus govt to raise objection with the MEA

Published on 19th December 2021
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Delhi Pollution: Schools reopen for Class VI and above even as air quality hovers around 'very poor' mark

The Commission for Air Quality Management has however said that the classes will resume only in hybrid mode, providing students with the choice to stay home and attend online lectures

Published on 18th December 2021
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Here's how this Kolkata virtual museum won the Climate Action Grant and how they intend to spread their message

The Living Waters Museum, a virtual museum exploring India's diverse water heritage through storytelling and digital media, has just bagged the Climate Action Grant from the US Consulate, Kolkata

Published on 6th December 2021
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IIM Calcutta introduces Executive Programme in Business and Corporate Laws

Programme Director R Rajesh Babu said the programme will address the different facets of business and its operations

Published on 6th December 2021
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Delhi schools back in lockdown after Supreme Court slams gov't for reopening amidst severe air pollution

After the pandemic-induced lockdown, schools briefly reopened and then shut on November 13 due to Delhi's air quality. Schools were then reopened on November 29 and are now back in lockdown

Published on 2nd December 2021
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Releasing dogs is a threat to the environment: IIT Madras employees protest against activists, vets visiting dog park

If video clips shared from the site by animal activists are to be believed, the protestors also say that releasing the stray dogs out of the dog park will be a threat 

Published on 30th November 2021
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Documenting the Deluge: Here's why this teacher from Kerala wrote a book on the 2018 floods  

The lack of information during previous such disasters in Kerala bothered Balan, who decided to write a book rooted in policy and facts in order to guide future attempts at flood management

Published on 29th November 2021
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Indigenous and ingenious: This team at IIT Kanpur has come up with a way to understand how polluted Ganga really is

The team focused on the need to build a technology that can be replicated as a network of observatories to help study pollutants in Indian rivers

 

Published on 26th November 2021
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Over 81% business leaders in India believe pandemic had a positive impact on their workplace diversity

These statistics on the impact of pandemic helps business leaders to reimagine the workplace model and adapt to new ways of working

Published on 23rd November 2021
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This app by IISc alums can help you quiz yourself on how well you know bird, insect and frog sounds 

The app, What's That Call, is available on the Google Playstore. But how does it work and how did it come to be? That is the question

 

Published on 22nd November 2021

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