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Padma Shri handed over to Dr Subhash Kak in US, says 'India is going through a renaissance'

Kak, originally from Srinagar, completed his BE from Regional Engineering College, Srinagar (Presently National Institute of Technology, Srinagar) and PhD from Indian Institute of Technology Delhi

Published on 4th June 2019
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Critical thinking and some great English. Why your kid needs the British Council's Summer School Programme

Janaka Pushpanathan tell us what's in their Summer School Programme and why it is a tad more interesting than life skill lessons in school

Published on 1st May 2019
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How Pallavi Chander's Art Therapy is helping Bengaluru's underprivileged kids beat alcoholism, crime

Pallavi Chander is using painting, drama, music and dance to help children from underprivileged backgrounds deal with day-to-day issues  

Published on 1st May 2019
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Social entrepreneur Neha Upadhyaya selected by Yale University among 2019 World Fellows

Upadhyaya's work has also focussed on working with children suffering from various health issues including diabetes, autism, and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

Published on 26th March 2019
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London calling: Meet two among the 104 women who were awarded British Council’s STEM scholarships to study in the UK

These STEM Scholarships were given away to young girls as a part of the British Council’s celebration of 70 years in India

Published on 15th December 2018
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Brexit will not affect Indian students' opportunities: British Council's Janaka Pushpanathan

British Council's Janaka Pushpanathan tells us about trends in the UK education sphere and why the impact of Brexit will be slim to none

Published on 29th November 2018
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From spoken English classes to an English learning app, Bengaluru-based Enguru is making a difference

Enguru has been training millions of users in English to get good jobs. We talk to its founder to find out what it took to get millions of users to use their app

Published on 9th November 2018
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'Flea' to this fun book exchange at the Madras Margarita flea market

Lakshmi Palaniappan, the brain behind Madras Margarita - the one-of-a-kind flea market in Chennai - came up with idea of a book exchange at the flea, thanks to her love for books

Published on 15th June 2018
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British Council awards three Indian alumni of UK universities for outstanding achievements

The 'Professional Achievement Award' which recognises alumni who have distinguished themselves through exemplary leadership in their professional field, was presented to Saumya Saxena

Published on 12th May 2018
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Abhaya Simha's Tulu adaptation of Macbeth bags him a second National Film Award

Shakespeare wrote 'What’s done cannot be undone’, but Abhaya Simha proves that it can be redone with his National Award-winning film, Paddayi

Published on 5th May 2018
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Look at what the British Council India is doing to celebrate 70 years of existence

Even after 70 years of functioning in India, British Council India is as enthused as it was when it started. But this 70th year is infinitely more special.

Published on 14th April 2018
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The new VC of SRMIST, Chennai, Dr Sandeep Sancheti, has several ideas for education

Dr Sandeep Sancheti believes that, "We have the best talent and we have the vigour, but what we don't have is the exposure."

Published on 3rd April 2018
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It took a King to find a King: Rewriting the history of King Richard the Third

Dr Turi King, who is most noted for cracking one of the biggest forensic DNA cases in history tells why she is so interested in genetics 

Published on 11th March 2018
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Valentine's Day: What's it like to fall in love in the time of library cards?

Sithanthi Alfred and Alfred Victor talk about falling in love in the 80's against their family's wishes and getting to celebrate their 27th wedding anniversary today

Published on 13th February 2018
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British English? Now get easy lessons to study English over Jio chat

The British Council has worked tirelessly for 70 years to bring English education to the forefront and encourage youngsters from India to travel and widen their horizons to the UK

Published on 11th January 2018

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