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People in Tamil Nadu have misunderstood Three Language Policy: Dr B Ramaswamy

July 31 was the last date for submitting any suggestions or feedback about the draft New Education Policy 2019 that has caused quite an uproar across the country

Published on 31st July 2019
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Just press a button to save a life: Here's why this Anna University AED that speaks Tamil and Hindi is a revolution

This portable electronic device not only diagnoses life-threatening diseases but also speaks English, Tamil and Hindi

Published on 30th July 2019
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Route Thala getting too rowdy for you? Send a secret WhatsApp complaint to Chennai Cops  

After a spate of incidents, each one more weapon-heavy than the last, the cops are trying to fight the exuberance of youth with their own weapon - touchscreen technology

Published on 29th July 2019
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This 18-year-old animal activist from Chennai is building one of the biggest animal shelters in the city

After rescuing over 300 animals in the last two years, 18-year-old Sai Vignesh is now on a mission to build a permanent shelter for them

Published on 29th July 2019
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No public in public meetings: Activists, academics say discussions on NEP held in 'hush-hush' manner

The HRD ministry had delegated various State authorities to conduct workshops on the NEP and submit reports by July 31

Published on 29th July 2019
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Remembering Shankar Ganesan, who proved one can be openly asexual and an academic in India

Being one of the openly asexual academics, 49-year-old Shankar Ganesan passed away on Wednesday. We spoke to his friends, students and acquaintances

Published on 27th July 2019
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Chennai Cops get bus 'Route Thalas' from cutty colleges to take oath that they will not be up to no good

Chennai Police, colleges to work together, keep tabs on students and coordinate with parents so that they do not indulge in undesirable activities

Published on 26th July 2019
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Why MBA graduates, engineers sell floormats and socks on Tiruchy roads to make ends meet

After having gotten mainstream degrees, these graduates have turned to the streets. They have said that given the job crisis in the country, more graduates may join them in future

Published on 26th July 2019
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Why Priya Thuvassery's Coral Woman documentary is about an unconventional story that needs to be told

Priya Thuvassery's Coral Woman is a depiction of Uma Mani's fascinating journey in gaining more knowledge about coral reefs. We find out more

Published on 23rd July 2019
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State-run coaching centres fail govt school students, not a single one gets MBBS seat  

Activists and medicos in the city have repeatedly said that the only ones who would be able to crack the exam are those attempting it for the second or third time  

 

Published on 22nd July 2019
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Only asked questions as a concerned citizen: Why Suriya stands his ground against NEET, NEP 

Suriya said that after NEET was imposed, not even a single government school student associated with Agaram had managed to get into medical college.  

 

Published on 21st July 2019
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Chennaiites extend helping hand to flood-hit Northeast and Bihar, 26 collecting centres set up in the city

The floods in northeast states, particularly in Assam, do not receive the same attention as the 2015 Chennai floods did because of ignorance among people

Published on 22nd July 2019
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This Madurai-based doctor couple quit their cushy private jobs to fight heart disease in rural India

The Little Moppet Foundation, which has helped over 200 children get free heart surgeries, also conducts monthly awareness programmes in remote towns across Tamil Nadu 

Published on 17th July 2019
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The youth today is proud of their identity and India: Srijan Pal Singh, Prez Kalam's close aide

Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Centre or the Kalam Centre, was started by Singh to continue the works and vision of Dr Kalam

Published on 20th July 2019
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Why President Kalam was an extraordinary teacher and every student's role model

Every time, he would visit a school or a college, thousands of people would gather in the auditorium just to listen to his motivational words

Published on 20th July 2019

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