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Green Thumbs: How Nandanam Arts College students turned a space smelling of urine into a lush, green organic vegetable garden

Government Arts College for Men, Nandanam in Chennai has set up an organic farm, under the MHRD’s RUSA scheme, that has transformed a barren, smelly patch of land into an organic vegetable garden

Published on 1st May 2017
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Want to be a good leader? Learn horseriding, says the founder of Ayesha

Jacqueline Kapur, Founder of Ayesha talks about her fashion brand and how horses can instill leadership qualities
 

Published on 1st May 2017
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Practical courses are the need of the hour, says Ishari Ganesh, founder of Vels University

As Vels University enters their 25th year, founder Ishari Ganesh talks about his plans to introduce more job-oriented courses

Published on 27th April 2017
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At 18, SSN College's Arun Sathianarayanan is skating his way across rinks globally — and he's doing it artistically!

Arun Sathianarayanan, the 18-year-old roller skating champion from Chennai, talks about how he was inspired by the sport while on vacation — and hasn't stopped rolling around the rink ever since

Published on 24th April 2017
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LIBA students find simple, cheap way to clean up fluoride contaminated water, win prize at UK Social Innovation Challenge

What started as a 5 mark project became a 500 pounds prize for six students from Chennai's LIBA, as they made a proposal for a simple way to clean up fluoride contaminated water in villages 

Published on 22nd April 2017
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You think mountaineering is not a woman's cup of tea? Meet Krushnaa Patil, the youngest person to scale the Everest in 2009

Krushnaa Patil, who address the crowd at the Paypal Recharge 2.0 in Chennai, said that mountaineers can do a lot to solve the issue of pollution and protect the environment 

Published on 15th April 2017
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Ain't no superstition: How Monica Choudhury decided to mimic her mom's Tamil Superstitions and became a YouTube celeb overnight

Monica Choudhury, the girl behind the hilarious viral video Tamil/Brown Superstitions on how South Indian mothers perceive superstitions, talks about why she went from engineer to Youtuber

Published on 13th April 2017
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Stella Maris student writes anonymous letter to 'rude' prof asking for an apology: Are students today so hyper-sensitive that they need to post about a little sternness from teachers on social media?

So your prof gave you an earful. What would you do about it? Bicker and crib or go out and post about on social media and effectively publicity-shame them? You pick

Published on 12th April 2017
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Fire breaks out at IIT-M, NPTEL office at IC&SR may be completely gutted: No one hurt

A fire broke out at IIT Madras and gutted a portion of the IC&SR wing. There were no injuries or casualties, which is a real blessing, considering students have access around the clock

Published on 13th April 2017
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Humans of the Earth: Here's why running your own Humans of.. page can make you the happiest person alive.... and get you a mean following online!

Why would someone go around town asking people what their stories are and chronicle it on Facebook? Well, you get to meet a whole lot of interesting people, and you change lives along the way

Published on 10th April 2017
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The man behind Kerala’s cult film songs

Lyricist Vinayak Sasikumar talks about his songs, his writing evolution and his future plans

Published on 10th April 2017
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Clearing doubts about words usage

There are certain usages in English where we get stuck,  this shall make your life a little easier in such situations

Published on 9th April 2017
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He had to switch countries. What this 18-year-old did next will stun you: He wrote NASA a thesis on how to connect Earth and the Moon with an elevator

Shuttling between his mother in Hyderabad and his grandparents in Chennai, Sai Kiran P stunned the scientists with his detailed life-in-spaceproposal that won him the NASA Ames contest

Published on 8th April 2017
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From SafeLive apps to 83 full-time police officers, here's why Arizona State University is one of the safest places for you to study

Dr Tirupalavanam Ganesh and his colleagues at Arizona State University were recently in India to prep up admitted students about what they could look forward to at the University

Published on 7th April 2017
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If you're a junkie, you're suicidal. You just don't know it yet. Fret not, help could just be 'One Call Away'

One drink never hurt anyone. One joint can't do much. Going from there to "screw this, I can't take it anymore" is but a step away — like Arjun Bhardwaj — and it's usually off a building's ledge

Published on 5th April 2017

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