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Fret not, ice creams or frozen desserts do not cause COVID-19, says IICMA

WHO (World Health Organisation) has clarified that no types of ice cream or frozen foods can spread the virus and that there is no scientific evidence to support that claim

Published on 13th May 2020
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Why this myth and fake news buster app by IIIT Delhi profs is the coolest thing in this COVID-19 world

Projects like these are possible due to better interdisciplinary research and India is taking baby steps towards it and in a couple of decades, it should be where the developed nations are now

Published on 9th May 2020
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30,000 daily wage and migrant labourers get food and shelter due to the work of this Delhi-based NGO

Apart from food and shelter, the Society for Promotion of Youth and Masses has also been training them to handle primary medical care in case the pandemic spreads within their community
 

Published on 1st May 2020
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Cooling in times of COVID-19: Four of the most common myths about using air-conditioning busted

With the summers already in, we're wondering if it's safe to switch on an AC or step into centralised air conditioning? What if a COVID-19 positive person has been breathing in the same air as me?

Published on 30th April 2020
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This man from Cuttack rescues snakes and feeds stray dogs every day, despite the lockdown. This is his story

Suvendu Swain gets six to seven calls for snake rescues every day and he heeds each and every one of them. He has even started feeding stray dogs in many areas, which is his latest initiative  

Published on 25th April 2020
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Author Anuja Chandramouli’s YouTube series on the Mahabharata will make you fall in love again 

All her videos talk about the backstories of the characters or the smaller stories of the Mahabharata that we might not be aware of. She takes us through the process of making them and why she did it

Published on 18th April 2020
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COVID-19: Students from IITs, IIMs collaborate to help stranded workers, migrants hit by lockdown

The group, which has over 700 student volunteers, has launched a toll free helpline where people can call for help and the team would coordinate with NGOs to ensure the requirement is fulfilled

Published on 2nd April 2020
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DD's 'Ramayan' triggers off feminism debate on Twitter

The discussion over the past 24 hours or so has taken a gender-based turn with some viewers calling out queen Kaikeyi for hurling abuses at her maid Manthara

Published on 1st April 2020
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WHO's on WhatsApp to answer your questions. All you need to do is say 'Hi'

The WHO Health Alert will provide official information on topics like self-care, quarantine, travel advice etc

Published on 21st March 2020
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Can cow urine cure Coronavirus? Four of the most ridiculous myths about COVID-19 BUSTED

With the rising number of Coronavirus cases across the world, we asked a doctor to bust the most ridiculous myths surrounding it, for us. Here's what we found out

Published on 18th March 2020
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Mr & Ms P talk about Puberty: Why Deepa Kumar's illustrated books are the bomb!

We speak to author Deepa Kumar, whose guide for girls and boys on puberty is extraordinary. She tells us why writing such books are important for parents and children in today's times
 

Published on 1st March 2020
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This IIT Madras prof's AI tech can convert brain signals of the speech-impaired into English

We can now interpret what plants and nature are trying to communicate to us. This will help in predicting monsoons, earthquake, floods, tsunamis and other natural disaster using AI, prof said

Published on 5th February 2020
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Stressed about exams? This free e-book can help you stay calm and carry on

Manoj Chandran from White Swan Foundation speaks about their latest e-book that was published to help students manage their exam stress better
 

Published on 5th February 2020
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Kerala government plays Coronavirus awareness video in all government schools. Here's how it was

The awareness video was available on VICTERS, a channel run by the Kerala Infrastructure and Technology for Education (KITE) and is being sent across schools in Kerala to raise awareness on the virus

Published on 3rd February 2020
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Instigates political, cultural and social disharmony: Why Kalakshetra cancelled T M Krishna's book launch

The Carnatic musician's latest book Sebastian & Sons was supposed to be launched at the Kalakshetra foundation on February 2 - but will now be done at ACJ instead

 

Published on 30th January 2020

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