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Aishwarya Tandon paid 17 girls from a Gurugram slum to go to school. What happened next will make you cry

Tandon started Nrinam with these 17 girls, helping them to make arts and crafts, get an education — and is looking at getting more girls out of the slums and into schools. Way to go

Published on 7th November 2017
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Attention parents: Your teenager brat is not likely to study, get a job or a marriage proposal if he doesn't quit smoking pot

According to study by the University of Connecticut on 1,165 young adults, teenagers who smoke pot and drink alcohol are less likely to be successful in life

Published on 6th November 2017
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UGC pulls up varsities for conducting animal dissection sans registration with special committee

The UGC had in 2014 said that alternative, non-animal methods could be used for both university and college Zoology and  Life Science courses instead of archaic cruel labarotory procedures

Published on 5th November 2017
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SC cancels correspondence Engineering degrees since 2005, 2001-2004 batch to get second chance to pass valid exam: Here's what it means to you

Students will not only lose their degrees, they also stand to lose any career benefits they might have availed through the degree such as promotions.

Published on 4th November 2017
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This professor from Odisha is the reason that Shillong has their famous Cherry Blossom Festival 

Odisha-born Professor Dinabandhu Sahoo, the Director of the Institute of Bioresources and Sustainable Development, is taking cherry blossoms to different Northeastern states 

Published on 2nd November 2017
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A global mosquito map can detect your winged enemy using a phone and the mosquito's buzz

Each mosquito's hum or buzzing sound is characteristic to them owing to their wingbeats

Published on 4th November 2017
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Having trouble finding a parking spot in Bengaluru? Park Zebra can help you out 

This startup is focusing mainly on shopping malls and hubs in a bid to reduce congestion and chaos often brewing in such public venues

Published on 4th November 2017
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Baby bats more likely to pick up language and sounds from colony instead of the mother, finds study

The study also shows that bats are different from songbirds, which tend to learn songs by mimicking one of their parents

Published on 2nd November 2017
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Jawaharlal Nehru University tops the latest NAAC list with undented CGPA score of 3.77 

The institution was evaluated on seven parameters by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), which comes autonomously under the University Grants Commission

Published on 1st November 2017
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This doll is India's answer to Barbie and we can't wait for it to make us proud at an international museum exhibition

A group of doll researchers from Korea has recently visited Kiyaa's doll factory in Hyderabad as a part of their research work

Published on 1st November 2017
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Bookworms, brace yourself for 'no save' November as bookshelves to carry greats like  Jeet Thayil and Sachin Tendulkar

With the Nobel Prize for Literature and the Man Booker Prize -- the two most coveted literary honours -- having been awarded earlier in October, November has an exotic menu

Published on 31st October 2017
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UP government revises syllabus: NCERT books to be included in syllabus of  8,521 madrasas under government's scheme

In addition, the Arabic and Deeniyat (religion) syllabus is also being revamped by spreading the subject matter from standards I to XII

Published on 31st October 2017
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This IIT-M student talks about his research paper that has been selected for a fancy show in Las Vegas

Anirudth, a third-year student at the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, has recently become one of the first people in India to hypothesise a design for a dual camera phone

Published on 30th October 2017
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Have you been sleepwalking lately? Congrats, you are better at multitasking than your peers 

According to the study published in the journal Current Biology, sleepwalkers exhibit increased automation in their movements with respect to non-sleepwalkers

Published on 30th October 2017
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Axis Bank and Sahapedia to organise 200 heritage walks in 20 cities, a majority of them for needy kids and the disabled

Sahapedia is an online encyclopedia of Indian arts and culture and has tailored its programmes specifically centred around awareness and those often forgotten in the crowd

Published on 29th October 2017

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