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TN CM Edappadi K Palaniswami 'strongly condemns' demolishing of war memorial at Jaffna University

The memorial was built in 2018 in memory of the people and students who died in the Mullivaikkal war in 2009 between the Tamil extremist group Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam and the Sri Lankan govt

Published on 10th January 2021
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HappyInc is enabling teenagers to help their peers deal with mental health issues. Here's how 

Kian Godhwani, Founder of HappyInc speaks about their free online counselling they provide teenagers to share their problems anytime they want to. They have helped over 60 students so far  

Published on 27th December 2020
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Cyclone Burevi: Very heavy rainfall predicted in Tamil Nadu, Kerala in the next 12 hours

The Cyclone Burevi is excepted to cross South Tamil Nadu between Kanniyakumari and Pamban on the morning of December 4 with the wind speed of 70-80 kmph

Published on 2nd December 2020
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Books by bike: Sri Lankan man runs a mobile library for kids 

Dasanayaka, 32, works as a child protection officer for the government. On his off days mostly during weekends he rides his motorbike, which is fixed with a steel box to hold books

Published on 27th November 2020
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How Pamban's Kadal Osai is helping the fisherfolk listen to the true sound of the ocean and save the environment

Gayathri Usman, the current programme head of the Kadal Osai 90.4 FM joined the station. Gayathri had come to Ramanathapuram for a brief visit when she came to know about the community radio

Published on 16th November 2020
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Dr S Jaishankar at ISB: World is counting on India to help make the COVID-19 vaccine cheap and accessible

For a nation that has no preparedness at all, India has responded exceptionally well at the face of the COVID-19 crisis, said the Minister

Published on 16th November 2020
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On the trail of the Fishing Cat: Why there's plenty to learn from Tiasa Adhya's conservation project

Yay! So fishing cats are now in the limelight for all the right reasons. We talk to conservationist Tiasa Adhya who has been working for the creatures fora very long time, about what this news can do

Published on 3rd November 2020
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Schools in Sri Lanka to shut again on Monday amid rising COVID-19 cases

In a statement issued on Sunday, the closure applied to all the Catholic, private and international schools as well as pre-schools and 'pirivena' centres (monastic colleges)

Published on 5th October 2020
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Eyeing that beautiful Gudapalli silk sari? This 29-year-old's platform sources it directly from the weavers in AP

Impact Scientist is committed to using the different tools of social media — blogging, IGTV and more — to empower women weavers in this AP village to ensure that they get their due. Check it out

Published on 25th September 2020
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Following the masses is not a proven recipe for happiness: Tenzin Priyadarshi, the monk who went to Harvard, has a biography out

The Venerable Tenzin Priyadarshi's life is a lesson and now, it is a book too! His biography Running Toward Mystery: The Adventure of an Unconventional Life released recently is a must-read

Published on 22nd September 2020
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Students, academics and researchers protest at IISc against unscientific papers at Indian Science Congress

Among those present at the protest were Prajval Shastri, a retired professor from the Indian Institute of Astrophysics

Published on 7th January 2019
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To bring issues like gender equality to the fore, this Hyderabad-based group teaches lessons with a twist 

In an exchange programme facilitated by youth-run organisation AIESEC, Salamullah visited Sri Lanka in June-July 2018 and he taught English and Gender Equality as subjects in six schools

Published on 23rd August 2020
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After a four-month closure, schools reopen fully in Sri Lanka

Schools were re-opened for selected grades in July but were closed again after few days following the threat of a fresh outbreak of the novel coronavirus

Published on 10th August 2020
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Just a girl who travels: How this 32-year-old digital nomad gave up her job, her home to explore the world

Shivya Nath tells us about her innumerable adventures as she travels around the world solo, blogs about it and even has written a book on

Published on 3rd August 2020
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NCERT drops chapter on J&K separatist politics, to mention scrapping of special status

While the topic "Separatism and Beyond" has been deleted from the chapter, the scrapping of Article 370, which gave the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir special status, has been included

Published on 21st July 2020

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