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Why is Dhyan Chand's birthday celebrated as India's National Sports Day? Here are 5 reasons 

The hockey great's birthday is celebrated as the National Sports Day and awards are presented to extraordinary sports persons on this day

Published on 29th August 2019
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New Zealand sees 50% increase in number of Indian students studying there. Here's why

At the New Zealand-India Academic Conclave, we catch up with the New Zealand High Commissioner to India and the Education New Zealand Regional Director 

Published on 28th August 2019
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We haven't invested in coaches: Gopichand says he's worried about the future of badminton

Gopichand, coach and Dronacharya awardee, who is credited with grooming Sindhu feels the country needs to wake up to the fact that there aren't enough coaches to handle the talent that is rising

Published on 28th August 2019
Druk Padma Karpo School

Forget Rancho and 3 Idiots, this is why Ladakh's Druk Padma Karpo School will make you want to go back to school

The school teaches life skills along with the normal doses of academics, sports and co-curricular activities. But everything is done with a liberal dose of thought and ingenuity. Check it out

Published on 27th August 2019
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Who is Sumit Nagal? Everything you need to know about the 22-year-old who took Federer's breath away

Spotted by Bhupathi, Sumit had seen some good times and some struggles but his 2019 career had started with a confident shot

Published on 27th August 2019
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This Hyderabadi youngster is leveraging youth power to set up Kalam libraries across Telangana

Yuva Thirang's objective through Kalam Bharat, and their other programmes, is to awaken the spirit of Dr APJ Kalam within all youngsters. The organisation's founder is Phanindra Kumar 

Published on 20th August 2019
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How Gaudium Sportopia will be a high-tech sports school unlike no other in South India

The different kind of sports that will be offered are badminton, table tennis, tennis, football, athletics, swimming, gymnastics, billiards and snooker, hockey, equestrian, skating, shooting and more

Published on 21st August 2019
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Meet Vaishak, a 22-year old mountaineer who has been helping the blind summit peaks

 Vaishak J P, popularly known as The Trek Guy shares some of his experiences of guiding the visually impaired through trekking paths

Published on 20th August 2019
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Caste In Stone: Why caste bands in Tamil Nadu schools are just the tip of the discrimination iceberg 

Activists say that casteist teachers are primarily to blame for the perpetuation of caste in schools, powerful dominant caste leaders also have a huge stake in the school's affairs

 

Published on 18th August 2019
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How these cancer-surviving children fought against all odds to bring laurels to the country

The children, many of them underprivileged, come from various corners of the country. What threads them together are their long and tough personal battles against cancer

Published on 18th August 2019
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TN School Education minister says caste bands not banned, traditional practices to continue

The usage of caste bands has been in practice for the last several years, especially in the northern districts of the State

Published on 16th August 2019
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She Ain't Horsing Around: How these women have set a precedent in this male-dominated sport

Women horse trainers are a thing. They have been for a while and they will continue to be — no matter what you've been led to believe about the elite sport. Its a real career option for women now

Published on 12th August 2019
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Half of the engineering seats in Tamil Nadu colleges go vacant this year

Anil D Sahasrabudhe highlighted that engineering courses losing their sheen is not the reason behind the vacancies, the major problem is an excess supply of  engineering colleges 

Published on 1st August 2019
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This 59-yr-old retired general from Delhi broke his own record at Ironman triathlon

In July 2018, Dogra had participated in the Ironman triathlon event, held in Klagenfurt in Austria, for the first time in his career while he was still a serving officer in the Indian Army

Published on 30th July 2019
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Attention sports enthusiasts, check whether your body is made for your game

Dr Ajeet Jaiswal compares anthropology and sports in his recent book and suggests ways to put your body to its fullest use in order to excel in sports

Published on 29th July 2019

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