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Is ensuring students’ safety a school’s duty? The debate is still on

The list of schools audited include well-established ‘old names’ and apparently not the modern corporate-type schools which attach the ‘International’ tag to their names

Published on 30th September 2019
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A letter of solidarity to Greta Thunberg  from the Third World

How dare we allowed the climate to go berserk in the first place? Even though we accept that we destroyed it, we never really bothered to correct it

Published on 28th September 2019
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Why IIT Madras cancelled a lecture on a 'ground-breaking' Physics theory by a former IPS officer

IIT Madras had announced a lecture by former IPS officer B Prasada Rao on September 19, which it cancelled after alumni and students protested to the abstract

Published on 27th September 2019
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This IIT grad-led 'meninist' group in Karnataka organised pujas to exorcise feminism, #MeToo

They even organised pujas across India to cast out the Feminism demon or pisachini that had been misleading women for the past few years

Published on 25th September 2019
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Global internships and an incubation centre: Why you need to study at Odisha's SICC

SICC aims to develop students to the best of their abilities and create a sense of commitment in them towards the society and the nation
 

Published on 25th September 2019
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How Chennai high-school student Architha's essay on living with tech went viral

She was one of 20 young authors whose narrative pieces were published in an anthology called Pen to Paper

Published on 25th September 2019
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IIITH develops tools to detect 33 types of renal cancer; plans to study lung cancer among Indians

The IIITH research team has been able to classify 33 different types of cancers till now using histopathological images from the US government-funded, Cancer Genome Atlas Project

Published on 25th September 2019
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This tribal school teacher tells us why TN should fight against public exams for class 5, 8 students  

The teacher says the words 'public exam' is enough to scare students away from classrooms forever and the decision to shut down small schools will only benefit private schools

 

Published on 22nd September 2019
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How youth initiative CTI is leveraging student power to make India a better place

Prakash Javadekar, Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, wrote to CTI and appreciated their national essay competition initiative

Published on 23rd September 2019
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Jadavpur University students call for protest march, blame ABVP and BJP MP Babul Supriyo for violence

The Union Minister of State was invited at an ABVP event that the SFI union was protesting against. Things took an ugly turn once the minister reached the campus

Published on 20th September 2019
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Why we must all learn to #SayItLikeNirmalaTai

Screw Uber. It's all a matter of modelling your mindset such that the economy rises like a phoenix and makes Donald Trump go weak in the toupee

Published on 12th September 2019
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Ambedkar student group attacked by ABVP for putting up Rohith Vemula posters

Samrat said that the administration has assured them of action incase the ABVP try to pull out the posters or threaten them again  

Published on 10th September 2019
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Is teaching a noble profession? Here's what our educators feel about what they do

We have always heard teaching is a noble profession. The students definitely think so too, but what do the educators who are a part of this, feel? We find out

Published on 5th September 2019
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These Kerala activists on hunger strike want PSC and administrative exams to be conducted in Malayalam

Representing a Malayalam promotion group  Aikya Malayala Prasthanam, they are also supported by a lot of activists and academics

Published on 5th September 2019
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'Scientific Blasphemy!' cry IIT Bombay students after HRD Minister's remark on 'scientific' Sanskrit

An article in their in-house journal points out that Pokhriyal had misquoted Rick Briggs' paper. Sanskrit, Briggs said, is one of many languages fit for programming. Not the only one

Published on 4th September 2019

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