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Youth who have knowledge, wisdom and energy to build new future: J&K LG at Harvard US-India Initiative

The Lt Governor, while addressing the students and notable speakers from across the world, remarked that the youth carrying immense knowledge, wisdom and energy

Published on 6th February 2021
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India becomes fastest country to reach 4 million COVID vaccination mark in 18 days

In a span of 24 hours, 3,10,604 people were vaccinated across 8,041 sessions, it said, adding that 84,617 sessions have been conducted so far

Published on 4th February 2021
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What the FAQ: What is the digital Voter ID, e-EPIC, all about? Do you still need the old one?

Voters in poll-bound West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Assam, Kerala and Puducherry will be the first ones to use the digital Voter ID cards

Published on 2nd February 2021
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PM Modi praises Rourkela girl for promoting Pattachitra art in his Mann Ki Baat address

During his monthly radio programme, Prime Minister Modi took note of Bhagyashree Sahu and praised her for popularising the traditional art form, which is native to Odisha and West Bengal

Published on 31st January 2021
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WHO and other organisations strengthen fight against leprosy with launch of flipchart for ASHA workers 

This training package will strengthen ASHA's skills in facilitating early case detection and treatment which is key for further reducing disease burden

Published on 29th January 2021
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Para teachers in West Bengal stage demonstration demanding same salaries as regular teachers 

The state education department had increased the salary of para teachers at primary level from Rs 5,954 to Rs 10,000 a month

Published on 27th January 2021
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Now, children in Kolkata can read books while cruising through the Hooghly river

Kolkata gets its first children's boat library called Young Readers Boat Library, with over 500 books in English and Bengali

Published on 27th January 2021
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Students of four ITIs in Odisha will be trained in all things drones, thanks to this Ahmedabad-based start-up

IG Drones will be training students of four Industrial Training Institutes in Odisha so that they are ready to make and operate drones and this, in turn, will benefit the students in terms of career

Published on 26th January 2021
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India reports 13,203 new COVID-19 cases, 131 deaths in the past 24 hours

On January 19, India had reported 10,064 new coronavirus infections, the lowest single-day spike in seven months. The country had recorded over 10,000 cases on June 6 last year

Published on 25th January 2021
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India's COVID-19 active caseload shrinks to 1.84 lakh

With 15,948 recovered cases in the last 24 hours, a net decline of 1,254 cases has been recorded in the total active cases in last 24 hours

Published on 24th January 2021
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COVID-19: One million doses of vaccine administered in just six days, says Health Ministry

The total recovered cases have surged to 10,316,786, the ministry said adding 84.30 per cent of the new recovered cases are observed to be concentrated in 10 states and UTs

Published on 24th January 2021
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Kerala Assembly polls likely in April: Chief Electoral Officer Tikkaram Meena

A team of EC officials will reach the state shortly and hold meetings with representatives of political parties, officials and others regarding the conduct of polls

Published on 20th January 2021
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The Bill Drayton interview: The story behind how the Ashoka Fellowship was created after a roadtrip to India

Ashoka: Innovators for the Public was initiated to nurture people social entrepreneurs and doers because it is with their empathy that they change the world. Founder Bill Drayton talks to us about it

Published on 19th January 2021
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NIRF 2020: From 35 in 2019, Tamil Nadu now only has 32 of top 100 arts, science colleges in India. Full list inside

In the NIRF list, there are colleges in TN that have secured significantly better ranks this year as compared to their ranks in 2019, while some have also taken a huge hit

Published on 11th June 2020
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Meet the Mohans, Yakshagana's first family, who are making the art form stronger

If you ask the native Bengalureans about Yaksha Degula, then they will tell you a long story dating back to the 1960s. Such is the history created by father-daughter Yakshagana artist duo, K Mohan and

Published on 18th January 2021

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