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This Coimbatore student received the Best Cadet Award in NCC from PM Modi. Here's how  

Gaffney Jerel E received the NCC's All India Best Cadet award from Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the Republic Day parade held at Cariappa Parade ground recently

Published on 10th March 2020
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When 231 girls from Coimbatore's PSG gave up their flowy hair to make wigs for cancer patients

PSG College of Arts and Science conducted a hair donation event recently and more than 200 students and staff of the institution participated to donate their locks for a cause

Published on 9th March 2020
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Everyday Sheroes: Meet this Kovai 27-year-old who's teaching Yoga, even during her pregnancy

In our run-up to International Women's Day 2020, we have curated stories of women who aren't extraordinary — but our world may just stop going around smoothly if they decided to call it a day

Published on 7th March 2020
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This university is willing to admit Indian medical students who have fled China due to Coronavirus

Dr Dheeraj Bhansal of Texila American University speaks about the preparedness in Indian doctors to face epidemic like Coronavirus and new policy of admitting Indian students who returned from China

Published on 2nd March 2020
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Meet the Coimbatore scientist who just had a species of grass from Rajasthan named after him

C Kunhikannan, born in Kerala's Kasargod, presently heads the committee for rehabilitation and reclamation plan for iron ore mines in three districts of Karnataka 

Published on 2nd March 2020
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This Bengaluru start-up makes propulsion systems for ISRO. This is their awesome story

We speak to Yashas Karanam to learn more about Bellatrix Aerospace, a start-up that produces efficient propulsion systems for the likes of ISRO

 

Published on 21st February 2020
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International Mother Language Day: This 16-year-old from Czech Republic can read, write and also sing in Tamil

Jakub Hubert Butler, a native of Czech Republic moved to Tamil Nadu eight years ago. Today, he can read, write, converse and also sing in Tamil

Published on 21st February 2020
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Meet the Govt College teacher in Coimbatore who has been giving free UPSC coaching for 15 years

Dr P Kanagaraj, who holds a PhD in Political Science from JNU offers free IAS coaching classes and has about 400 students. He has been coaching aspirants for the past 15 years and is still counting

Published on 21st February 2020
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The Spasht: This band from Chennai is shaking it up with Carnatic Acapella

This five-month-old Carnatic Acapella band talks about how the essence of Carnatic music has been lost and how they're keen on reviving the value attributed to Indian classical music

Published on 1st February 2020
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This Coimbatore woman is battling a rare bone disease but she's got her own doll-making business

Radhika AJ was diagnosed with a disease similar to brittle bone disease when she was five years old. Though she is restricted from the outdoors, she has found a way to make a living with her art

Published on 10th February 2020
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This Coimbatore-based start-up offers DIY kits to all age groups. Check 'em out!

ActiveDabba is a Coimbatore-based start-up that offers activity kits for all age groups, starting as young as two years old. It includes aero-modelling kits, art and craft kits and is truly amazing

Published on 8th February 2020
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School Teacher in Coimbatore suspended after students complain of sexual harassment, booked under POCSO Act 

This issue came to light after 15 students had written a complaint in the complaint box and DEO has not found any proof against the teacher. Hence, the case was dropped in December 2019

Published on 6th February 2020
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Meet Coimbatore's SCD Balaji, who is bringing art and entrepreneurship together

SCD Balaji is an artpreneur based at Coimbatore who offers online courses to anyone who can afford to spend their time on art. 30 different art forms will be taught to every student of the programme

Published on 5th February 2020
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Government school teacher held for harassing six female students in Coimbatore

The students took the issue to a female teacher who instructed them to drop a complaint in the complaint box. The matter was inquired and it is said the students were forced to withdraw the complaint

Published on 3rd February 2020
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These young entrepreneurs want you to have a blissful and rash-free period. Here's how

Niveda R and Gowtham S have created Bliss pads, eco-friendly sanitary napkins that are made from kenaf fibres which is a well-known substitute for jute - commonly called Deccan hemp or Java jute

Published on 3rd February 2020

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