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Aditi Anand established why it is ‘cool to care’ and how youngsters across India are taking up the cause of conservation very seriously 

Her recent achievements include representing India at the International Art Festival “Planet of Art” conducted by UNESCO clubs association in Kazakhstan

Published on 17th August 2019
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Independence Day: This Chennai group crowdfunded the city's largest national flag and gifted it to the Army for I-Day

The CTI's final pledge is to crowdfund and hoist a 90 ft x 60 ft national flag on a 207ft pole in a public space to strengthen participatory democracy

Published on 14th August 2019
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If She Built A Country: A tale of the women's struggle against illegal mining in Madhya Pradesh

Maheen Mirza talks about what drew her to shoot the film If She Built A Country and shares some heart-wrenching stories of Rajgarh

Published on 12th August 2019
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Is the traffic getting to your nerves? These IITans have a solution to solve the crisis

The given task for the student competition was to help the police predict traffic volume for given duration and climate conditions

Published on 12th August 2019
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Who's the best teacher in the whole wide world? XSEED Teacherthon will tell you

XSEED Education's teacherthon is aimed at finding the best teacher in the country. The company's founder and CEO Ashish Rajpal talks to us

Published on 7th August 2019
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Loyola College joins international problem-solving programme in Japan

The students from chemistry departments of Loyola and LICET were selected through a two-tier exam-assignment based assessments

Published on 7th August 2019
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Viva la Vada Chennai: How youngsters here are using hip-hop, rap and gaana to rewrite music history

The marginalised communities in the housing boards in Chennai are taking to hip-hop and mainstreaming gaana to speak up about their stories and struggles

Published on 29th October 2018
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So long Mrs YGP: How the PSBB founder brought Indian culture back into the school curriculum

Her school, Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan, which began with just 13 students, grew into one of the country's finest institutions

Published on 6th August 2019
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End of an era as PSBB founder Rajalakshmi Parthasarathy, aka Mrs YGP, passes away

Rajalakshmi had a cardiac arrest and passed away at Apollo Hospital on Greams Road. She was 93 and was still involved in the running of her schools

 

Published on 6th August 2019
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New paper for Biomedical Engineering introduced in GATE from 2020

This could be instrumental in unifying undergraduate syllabus of Biomedical Engineering among several universities and to help stimulating the growth of BME research and product development in India

Published on 5th August 2019
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The Suraj Yengde interview: People are eager to learn about Nazis, but not about caste oppression in India

Suraj Yengde is a Harvard scholar, he was also the first Dalit to get a PhD from an African University. He is in India to promote his book 'Caste Matters'

 

Published on 5th August 2019
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Substance Abuse: How Chennai's TTK Foundation is using music and horticulture to help rehabilitation

Going beyond just regular therapy to help people deal with alcohol and drug abuse, the foundation is helping people come out of addiction

 

Published on 5th August 2019
IIT Madras at 60 Celebration

IIT Madras at 60: Next target is more focus on high-quality research and start-ups

IIT Madras celebrated 60 years of excellence by becoming the top ranked engineering institute in India for four consecutive years 

Published on 2nd August 2019
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New government medical college set up in Karur, to start functioning with 150 MBBS students

And with this inauguration, out of the 22 medical colleges in the state, Karur MCH will start functioning as the 23rd MCH from this academic year

Published on 1st August 2019
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The Indiana Jones of Erode: How this PT teacher got an entire TN village hooked to history

While employed at the school as a physical education teacher, John has a diploma in Epigraphy (the study of inscriptions) and Archaeology

Published on 1st August 2019

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