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Hugs and High Fives: Social distancing goes for a toss as Karnataka holds PU exam for lakhs of students

Around 18,524 students residing in hostels, and children of migrant labourers and 1,889 students from neighbouring states have been allowed to change exam centres for their convenience

Published on 18th June 2020
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Indians do not have easy access to funds deposited by govt during COVID, says survey

The government might have transferred funds but accessing them is a herculean task for an illiterate rural Indian. I-CARD's data throws up a lot of insights into just how deep the issue is

Published on 17th June 2020
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Meet the doctor-turned-DJ who returned to medicine to help support people during the pandemic

Doctor-turned-DJ Sanjay Meriya has enlisted as a medical volunteer to support other healthworkers at the frontlines following the Coronavirus outbreak

Published on 17th June 2020
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Educating Kerala's most vulnerable: How the state's e-learning initiatives are on a mission to ensure accessibility to tribals and migrants

We take a closer look at the Kerala government's carefully crafted online education platform that attempts to incorporate students from all social circles into the programme

Published on 17th June 2020
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These youngsters are raising funds to help underprivileged children restart their education, post COVID

We took a look at four fundraising campaigns that are helping the underprivileged restart their education in a post-COVID world

Published on 8th June 2020
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Genes might tell if you will have severe COVID-19 symptoms or remain asymptomatic: UK researchers

Researchers are now asking people who have used DNA testing services to gain ancestry or health insights to join a study that aims to identify key genes involved in the body's response to the infectio

Published on 15th June 2020
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How ASWA is making every mother's hope of educating their child a reality

Sreenivasa encourages more volunteers to join in and take the lead in ASWA's various initiatives. The objective is that he encourages every one to dedicate one hour a month for volunteering work

Published on 14th June 2020
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AIIMS sets up 24x7 COVID19 helpline number to guide medicos at minor hospitals in Delhi

In the last 24 hours, Delhi has reported a spike of 2224 new cases and 56 unfortunate. While the total number of covid19 cases in the city rose to 41,182 and the virus has claimed 1327 lives

Published on 15th June 2020
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This portal by NIT Rourkela alums is trying to help COVID-hit migrant workers find jobs in cities

Called BharatWorks, the site has a repository of jobs posted by employers that are meant to help migrant workers land jobs before they decided to come back to cities post the lockdown

Published on 14th June 2020
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Supreme Court takes note of COVID-19 infection among children in TN shelter home 

The top court said that Juvenile Justice Committees will circulate a questionnaire among state governments and collect their feedback about the protection of children from COVID-19 

Published on 11th June 2020
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DU women students start WhatsApp groups to help applicants clear doubts regarding admission test, hostels

The students have also circulated a survey-cum-registration form for aspirants to get in touch with them. The forms ask for the details of the aspirant and their queries

Published on 9th June 2020
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The Bachendri Pal interview: Recalling how she braved odds to climb the mighty Mount Everest 

Bachendri Pal, the first Indian woman to scale the Mount Everest, takes us down memory lane to narrate instances from her childhood, developing a mountaineering spirit to serve people and help out

Published on 6th June 2020
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Here's why Youth For Sustainability wants to focus on hyperlocal issues to make a bigger impact

Sonam Wangchuk's I Live Simply, Centre For Responsible Business, PNV Foundation, Human Circle and others are the partners of YFS. They are also present in cities like Visakhapatnam and New Delhi 

Published on 5th June 2020
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NLSIU's alumni group and other individuals have sent more than 900 migrant workers to home. Here's how

The alumni of NLSIU is doing wonders by sending the migrant workers back home with dignity. They are making all arrangements to send them by flight but anyone can contribute for this initiative

Published on 5th June 2020
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How Jyothirgamaya Foundation fights for accessibility and champions disability rights

Tiffany Brar, a 29-year-old visually-impaired social activist set up the organisation in 2012 with a grand vision to train visually impaired children in important life and vocational skills

Published on 3rd June 2020

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