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Suffocating to write JEE with mask: JEE 2020 topper Chirag Falor on going to MIT, topping a 'pandemic' exam and ISRO dreams

Chirag says he hardly had any trouble preparing. But the exams were suffocating under a mask. When the results came on October 5, it was business as usual

Published on 5th October 2020
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Delhi HC asks MHA, education dept to decide plea for college students to stay in hostels during exams

The court passed the order while disposing of a petition filed by Juvvadi Sagar Rao, founder of Telangana Parents Foundation

Published on 5th October 2020
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How two Class 10 students are giving a platform for young artists to showcase their art

ILO by Vane is an initiative by two students for other students to showcase their art. The proceeds from the sale go to charity

Published on 4th October 2020
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Shot on an iPhone, docu-film Hira Bai shows how badly marginalised women were hit during COVID

"When crisis strikes, it is working women who get affected first. Men can run away, take to alcoholism or find other escapes, it is the women who have to step up and take responsibility," says Tejasvi

Published on 4th October 2020
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When the going gets tough, the tough go online: Why digital learning is here to stay 

As stressful a time as this pandemic is proving to be, it may fashion a long-overdue reform of our education system. We totally need to make the most of it, just like educators have done. And how! 

Published on 4th October 2020
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This 21-year-old from Bengaluru is teaching kids about snakes in rural Karnataka to keep them safe

Herpatologist Spoorthi about the Haavu Mattu Naavu initiative that's creating awareness about snakebites and teaching rural Karnataka how to mitigate this 

Published on 4th October 2020
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This IISc alum's start-up has developed what could be the simplest way to detect breast cancer

Dr Geetha Manjunath's health-tech start-up NIRAMAI has devised a touch-free, pain-free and radiation-free way to detect breast cancer in women. They have screened more than 30,000 women in India

Published on 4th October 2020
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Here's how these three engineering graduates developed a 'talking lamp' to help the visually impaired study better

Trestle Lab's device, Kibo, has been developed especially for the visually impaired to read printed text in 12 Indian languages. We talk to the Akshita Sachdeva to find out more

Published on 4th October 2020
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Oh, it was 'just a joke' was it? Well, Mr Gavaskar, it really wasn't funny! 

Remember the joke former cricketer Sunil Gavaskar cracked while commentating and how it made netizens, and actor Anushka Sharma, furious? Well, this is what The Coach has to say about it

Published on 4th October 2020
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Twelve-year-old Dubai-based Indian student publishes book on Python programming for beginners 

The class 8 student has also been coaching students virtually during the lockdown. He believes that peer-to-peer learning has great impact and enhances understanding

Published on 4th October 2020
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Delhi government extends ongoing closure of all schools till October 31 due to pandemic

The Directorate of Education (DoE) has been directed to extend the ongoing closure of schools till Oct 31. Formal orders to this effect will be issued by DoE tomorrow

Published on 4th October 2020
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Schools in Puducherry to reopen from October 5 for grades 9 to 12, classes to resume from October 8

In a bid to maintain social distancing, 9th and 10th standard students will be having classes for three days in a week and 11th and 12 will also have classes for three days

Published on 2nd October 2020
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Kerala HC's directive to CBSE School Managements Association over collection of tuition fees

The court also sought an explanation on the concessions the schools could offer students, taking note of the extenuating circumstances that most citizens have been pushed into due to the pandemic

Published on 2nd October 2020
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Students can opt for online classes over going to school: What the MHA's guidelines say about schools, colleges reopening

Even though there is a 'go-ahead' from the centre, the states and the Union Territories have the flexibility to make a decision deciding reopenings after October 15

Published on 1st October 2020
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From fired to fired up: How India's companies are using outplacement to cushion the blow for employees they let go of

RiseSmart's outplacement opportunities in collaboration with the new-age firms like Swiggy and Airbnb aim to ensure that their employees are taken care of even after letting them go

Published on 1st October 2020

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