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Did UoH deny admission to marginalised toppers by cutting marks in the interview round?  

The ASA also claims that a student was denied admission despite being the only candidate in the reserved category and another student had topped the exam but wasn't given a seat either  

 

Published on 20th February 2020
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S Giridhar's book talks about India's most inspiring government school teachers. Do you know them?

S Giridhar, COO, Azim Premji Foundation, talks to us about his latest book Ordinary People, Extraordinary Teachers: The Heroes of Real India that gives us an insight into the great work done by them

Published on 19th February 2020
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Being Anjan: This Kerala artist never let cerebral palsy get in the way of his colourful story

We trace the life of Anjan Satish, the differently-abled artist who managed to build the most promising career out of sheer passion for his art — despite having to cope with cerebral palsy

Published on 19th February 2020
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This hospital in Kerala treats differently-abled children free of charge

NIMS Spectrum offers special needs children under the age of 18 with a range of specialised programmes and therapeutic care

 

Published on 16th February 2020
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Understanding singular vs plural: How to use words and phrases 'group', 'number of' and more

Collective nouns such as audience, class, crowd, family, committee, team, panel, and staff can take either singular verbs or plural verbs depending on the context

Published on 15th February 2020
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Valentine's Day: Why this gay Afghan author's love story is the dash of romance you need

Afghan-born author and activist Nemat Sadat talks to us about his debut book 'The Carpet Weaver' and how it is to live as a gay man in Afghanistan

Published on 14th February 2020
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Now, BJP General Secretary asks Kejriwal to make Hanuman Chalisa mandatory in all Delhi schools

Kailash Vijayavargiya's comment came right after Arvind Kejriwal thanked Lord Hanuman for his blessings — many social media users thought it was an empty jibe

Published on 12th February 2020
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Forget your diary, have you ever heard of a visual journal? Check this out

Manasa Jagiri's concept is to try and get people to open up about what they're going through and use a combination of words and artforms to document that in a visually appealing way

Published on 12th February 2020
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This IIT Madras prof's AI tech can convert brain signals of the speech-impaired into English

We can now interpret what plants and nature are trying to communicate to us. This will help in predicting monsoons, earthquake, floods, tsunamis and other natural disaster using AI, prof said

Published on 5th February 2020
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How a group of kids started a library 10 years ago and put this Karnataka village on the map

The Chagaletty Children's Library is living proof that kids can do wonder. We speak to the youngsters who started the library for children when they were kids themselves which will complete a decade

Published on 5th February 2020
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Here's how Sumeesh Chempoor managed to speak Manglish through the Internet

Sumeesh Chempoor speaks about why he prefers to speak through his art and discusses why it's important to speak truth to power

Published on 5th February 2020
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This entrepreneurship course is for those with a creative bent of mind. Here's why you should check it out

The Creative Entrepreneurship programme will be conducted on weekends at the Ecole Intuit Lab's Mumbai campus for a span of nine months

Published on 4th February 2020
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'To Meghan Markle', 'Megxit' explained: Here's how the Duchess' royal exit has given birth to new words

What does ‘to Meghan Markle’ mean? As a verb it means to take care of one’s mental health. The name was used as a verb by Twitter user @_RyanJesse

Published on 4th February 2020
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Why Nirmala Sitharaman quoted Thiruvalluvar and Avvaiyar in Budget 2020

The legendary Tamil poets were quoted by the Finance Minister on two separate occasions. She recited a line from Aathichoodi and Thiruvalluvar's 5 Jewels  

Published on 1st February 2020
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FM recites Kashmiri poet Dinanath Nadim during Budget. Here's what she said

Sitharaman said that she was reciting the poem because she was speaking today, under the guidance of the Prime Minister, for their 'pyare watan' or loving nation

Published on 1st February 2020

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