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Kuttikol Vivek

Of Theyyam, alcoholism, casteism and civil dreams: Meet Kuttikol Vivek, the first Vannan man to crack UPSC

Vannans are a Scheduled Caste in Kerala, who traditionally perform Theyyam. Vivek belongs to the community and says how the caste's issues prompted him to try a hand in Civil Service

Published on 10th April 2019
Exam Room

Why 25,000 'ghost' students in Bengaluru registered for SSLC exam but didn't turn up

School management representatives are of the opinion that some private schools do not issue hall tickets to low performers and weaker students

Published on 2nd April 2019
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DU student assaults professor for saying government should be held accountable for terrorist attacks ​

The teacher, on the other hand, says that the issue is blown out of proportion. The DUTA has condemned the act

Published on 25th February 2019
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How Rekha Karthikeyan, the first licensed fisherwoman in the country traverses the roughest oceans and circumstances

Rekha Karthikeyan opens up about fighting for acceptance and survival even after the widespread recognition that she received

Published on 6th February 2019
IIT-Mandi

IIT Mandi researchers find the target protein for action of antimalarial drug against Zika Virus

The Zika virus is a mosquito-borne emerging global pathogen belonging to the flavivirus genus. Other members of this genus include dengue virus

Published on 28th January 2019
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If govt allots 40 pc funds to private unis, R&D growth will be tremendous: Saveetha Dental College Director

In a candid conversation, Dr Deepak Nallaswamy Veeraiyan talks about dental education in India and research in general, his institution, need for fluency in English and more

Published on 17th December 2018
Tsunami survivors in Nagai

Surviving the Tsunami: Why Nagapattinam's survivors will never leave their town - or their ocean

On the 14th anniversary of the Indian Ocean earthquake that caused that horrific tsunami, we visit the historic coastal town to find out how the survivors had moved on - if they even had

Published on 26th December 2018
MCC

MCC student Mahima's death proves that we haven't learnt from a similar incident in Pondy in 2016

A 17-year-old student had collapsed during a race and died instantly, prompting the call for mandatory medical personnel during sporting events. Who's listening?

Published on 15th December 2018
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Lack of pupil-centred teaching methods reason for low learning skills, study shows

In Indian schools the teacher dominates and there is little room for independent learning.

Published on 25th November 2018
Vulture

India to release eight captive-reared vultures with tracking devices

Prior to this release, two captive Himalayan griffon vultures were released in the wild in June 2016 from the Pinjore centre on an experimental basis.

Published on 11th November 2018
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Discovery to premiere 'Kerala Floods: The Human Story' on Nov 12

In over 11 straight days of intense rainfall, nearly 25 trillion litres of water fell on Kerala---a state with one of the highest density of population, 44 rivers and 61 dams.

Published on 11th November 2018
Kerala State Literacy Mission research study

Nearly 70% of people in Kerala unaware of emergency kits, disaster preparedness

The survey coducted by Kerala State Literacy Mission was aimed at assessing the public's scientific knowledge on climate change, disaster management and environment-friendly lifestyle

Published on 14th October 2018
Samam

These women from Trivandrum have made it their mission to fight for equality

 The voices behind Samam speak about fighting for equality following the recent political climate

Published on 25th October 2018
Kerala artist Fathima Hakkim

This 26-year-old Kerala artist uses a world of colours to express herself in a changing world

Fathima Hakkim speaks about finding herself in her art and dealing with a world that constantly judges your identity

Published on 17th September 2018
Infant mortality rate in India - UN report

UN report says child death declined faster in India over the past five years

According to the report, the gender gap in child survival has reduced almost four-fold in the last five years. However, an estimated 6.3 million children under 15 years of age died in 2017.

Published on 18th September 2018

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