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Kovai Killing: Young atheists fly under radar on FB, Twitter to keep free thought alive

With an increasing number of young people, some of them students, turning to atheism, we take a look at how some of them are leveraging social media to practice their lack of faith — in trying times

Published on 20th March 2017
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Write an essay for the UN, fly to New York

ELS Educational Services Inc. and The United Nations Academic Impact Announce Fourth Edition of ‘ManyLanguages,One World’ Contest

Published on 16th March 2017
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'To avoid becoming a parasite on the political system, everyone must have a career of their own before coming into public service'

says Manish Tewari while talking about his former information and broadcasting portfolio, demonetisation, freedom of speech and his fascination with writing 

Published on 13th March 2017
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The doctor behind the heart-touching advertisements you see in cinema halls has lot more than that to him

Dr S Gurushankar, Chairman of Meenakshi Mission Hospital and Research Centre, in a conversation at the ThinkEdu Conclave talks about their popular campaign Aram Seidhu Pazhagu and more

Published on 12th March 2017
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Here's a peek into the Oscar blunder and a  few good acceptance speeches 

Accepting an Oscar often bring winners to tears. But how do the winners express their gratitude to win the hearts of the people. Find it out here 

Published on 8th March 2017
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Meet the cosmologist who tells filmmakers how to get 'space stuff' spot on in the movies

Dr Roberto Trotta, theoretical cosmologist from Imperial College, London was in India recently and he spoke about the universe, cosmology, and life on other planets

Published on 6th March 2017
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We do not have time: Tata Sons Chief Natarajan Chandrasekaran talks up digital, Aadhar and Kamaraj at TNIE's ThinkEdu Conclave

Talking to a largish audience of mostly TCS and allied Tata staff, besides students and academics, the Tata chief who took over after the stormy biff with Cyrus Mistry, talked about going phygital

Published on 4th March 2017
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India is creating more politicians than community leaders. We don't need more politicians: Kiran Bedi lashes out after continuing 'war' with Puducherry politicos 

Puducherry Lt Governor, former top cop and education activist Kiran Bedi doesn't mince words about how our education system is rooted in wrong principles that produce problematic human beings 

Published on 4th March 2017
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Why Ambily Fathima will inspire ailing youngsters to believe in crowd-funding for transplants for years to come

Like a candle in the wind, Kerala's Ambily Fathima underwent a heart transplant after people from across the world crowd-funded her surgery, only to succumb to illness. Read her astonishing story

Published on 24th February 2017

Why do we say 'merry' Xmas? What is Xmas? Why not Happy Xmas?

Take a look at the inner details of the celebration of Christmas, why we say 'merry' and much more

Published on 28th February 2017
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Read all about it: Balaknama is a newspaper that's run entirely by and for street kids in Delhi

In an age when print is becoming increasingly scarce, Delhi-based Balaknama, supported by the NGO CHETNA is probably the only newspaper in the world that's run by street kids

Published on 24th February 2017
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Here's how Manoj Pandey got Salman Rushdie and Shashi Tharoor to tweet him his debut book

It all started with just one tweet under #talesontweet to a celebrity and then it started a steady stream that led to a whole book, explains author Manoj Pandey

Published on 24th February 2017
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Going into the spooky releams of Rusty

Inspiration could strike a musician anywhere — in the loo, while riding a bike (read Honda Activa, which “is not even a bike. It’s a scooter which beeps, cries and gurgles while carrying me everywhere

Published on 24th February 2017

Do you understand the word 'Budget' and the different ways in which it is used?

Budget is a word which we use constantly, but are we really aware of all the collocations?

Published on 28th February 2017

Is there a perfect English?

There are many versions of English spoken all across the world, is there a right one and a wrong one? Let's take a look

Published on 28th February 2017

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