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This organisation in Kozhikode has been bringing education to the children of a coastal village

 

iLab was set up to support the education of children in a coastal village in Kozhikode through a volunteer-based programme. Here's how the programme has supported people through the years

Published on 1st February 2021
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Maha govt's decision to reopen schools welcomed by parents, especially in rural areas

A Headmaster, from a Zilla Parishad School, Dighol Deshpande village, said online education was an alternative option but the mode has failed in rural areas and even smart kids were lagging behind

Published on 24th January 2021
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Book drives, free library memberships: How these government officials are making sure that more rural Karantaka children read books

We must spread knowledge by donating books to rural kids, believes Priyanka Mary Francis. Rashmi Patil speaks to the Commissioner of Panchayat Raj to know more about their book collection drive 

Published on 24th January 2021
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Karnataka-based NGO GiftAbled helps diffabled people in rural areas hone skills, earn livelihood

Prarthana Kaul, Founder of GiftAbled speaks about the work her team is doing to help people with disabilities earn a decent livelihood in rural parts of Karnataka, Pune and Kolkata 
 

Published on 18th January 2021
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Rural connect: How Pradeep Lokhande has been working for education and employment in India's villages for three decades

Pune-based Pradeep Lokhande and his story is worth recounting at regular intervals to remember that India resides in its villages and it's there that we have to work the hardest. Read on for more

Published on 12th January 2021
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Think about the fate of rural students: Why VTU VC Dr Karisiddappa is firm about conducting semester exams offline  

Dr Karisiddappa, asked, "While the students living in urban area will get internet, what about those living in the rural areas? Indian Universities will take time to grow technologically strong."

Published on 8th January 2021
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This professor duo has set up 15 public libraries in the remotest of TN villages. This is their incredible story

Twenty-nine-year-old Thambi met Shiva Shankar, both Ambedkarites, through a mutual friend and together they came up with the idea to set up libraries in rural areas

Published on 7th January 2021
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CBSE Board Exams from May 4 to June 10: Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal announces final dates

The exams will be offline as the schools in rural areas do not have proper connectivity. The minister, in one of his many live sessions, had said that the CBSE will cut the syllabus by 30 per cent

Published on 31st December 2020
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Jatras, fluorosis and beyond: This 30-year-old photographer explores the heartlands of Telangana and brings its plight into sharp focus

Vinod Venkapalli might be from Hyderabad but his heart resides in rural Telangana. He urges us to knock off those rose-coloured glasses and see the country-side of the state in a completely new light

Published on 30th December 2020
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Odisha approves reservation in engg, medical colleges for govt school, college students in the state

The cabinet approved a proposal to correct the imbalance in access to coaching classes in rural areas after examinations like NEET, JEE for medical, engineering courses

Published on 29th December 2020
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WB Govt to transfer Rs 10,000 to 9.5 lakh students' accounts to buy tab, smartphone

Most of the students in rural Bengal either have one handset in the family or the gadget is not compatible to attend online classes

Published on 22nd December 2020
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Ohio State University study: Vaping linked to increased smoking in teenagers

This research followed more than 1,200 boys from urban Franklin County and nine rural Appalachian counties in Ohio for two years. They were 11 to 16 years old when they entered the study

Published on 18th December 2020
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These books from Karadi Tales talk about rural life like it has never been discussed before. Check it out

Karadi Tales and PARI have released a five-book series by various authors about the myriad shades of rural life in India. We speak to four of them

Published on 16th December 2020
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TN Govt College Teachers urge EPS to convert autonomous colleges into govt institutions  

The Association believes that by converting these colleges in rural areas will highly benefit students and so the teachers would also have better working environments  

 

Published on 16th December 2020
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UP cop who misbehaved with minor girl suspended after video of him thrashing her goes viral 

An FIR was registered against Mukesh Kumar following a complaint by the girl's father, Superintendent of Police, Rural, Nipun Agarwal said

Published on 4th December 2020

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