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This B Tech student from Kochi has invented a fan unit that can disinfect the entire room with UV

Georgi Alex came up with five major ideas, two of which that seek to help people disinfect everyday objects and large spaces won him recognition

Published on 7th October 2020
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How campuses across India are gearing up to reopen with tech tweaks and safety infra

Schools are leaving no stone unturned to follow the standard operating procedures set down by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and MHA. We find out about the 'new normal' of school life

Published on 7th October 2020
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How Chennai storyteller Srividya Veeraraghavan was spotted by PM Modi and featured on Mann Ki Baat

We speak to Srividya Veeraraghavan, a Chennai-based storyteller who recently popped up in the Prime Minister’s monthly address Mann Ki Baat

Published on 7th October 2020
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This Loyola College prof's calligraphy-laden merch is all the craze in Tamil Nadu. Here's why

Urue Design Studio is an Instagram page that has taken calligraphy to the next level. They are putting beautiful Tamil calligraphy everywhere — from mugs to stickers

Published on 7th October 2020
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Sambalpuri rapper JRM Bawa wants to work in a college by day, rap it loud by night. Here's why

JRM Bawa raps in Sambalpuri because he wants to speak to you in his own tongue. Are you listening, we ask. He is grateful to Avi60, Desi Squad, Rapper AJ and Lala for the support they give him 
 

Published on 6th October 2020
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It's a war-like situation, we should be ready to ramp up infrastructure when needed: Dr Ashok Seth, Chairman, Fortis Escorts Heart Institute

The heart specialist said that we don't know which vaccine will work or is full-proof yet. However, producing any vaccine in the country is not an issue as India is the biggest vaccine manufacturer in

Published on 6th October 2020
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Situation unsuitable for reopening schools, colleges: Maharashtra Higher Education Minister

The Maharashtra government in its latest lockdown guidelines issued on September 30 said schools, colleges, and other educational and coaching institutions will remain closed

Published on 6th October 2020
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Bois Locker Room 2? Telegram group shares pictures of women from Instagram profiles and objectifies them with lewd comments

One of the victims found out that her photos were being circulated on the group by someone who claimed to know her very well

Published on 5th October 2020
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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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