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Amrita University deployed the world's first wireless sensor network system for early detection of landslides

The centre has initiated a landslide-research project with the British Geological Society and UK Met Office to develop regional thresholds for landslide warning 

Published on 16th June 2017
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From Buddha to Bhimrao Ambedkar, Bangalore University is using artists to create a park with sculptures of India's greatest reformers

Bangalore University along with the Karnataka Shilpakala Academy is creating a park with 14 sculptures of Indian social reformers — primarily centred around incidents involving Ambedkar

Published on 13th June 2017
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After class Aftermath: Meet the Centurion University professor who  proposed techniques to form a new class of uniquely decodable signature matrices

Amiya Singh, a professor at Centurion University, talks about his vision to leverage skill-based labs to expose students to industrial skill sets, even if it’s after hours

Published on 1st June 2017
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Green Days: This teacher from Kozhikode has transformed his school compound to a green hub

Ranjith Raj loved his job and the eco-club so much that he continued to work there unpaid till he got his orders from the government. Read to know more!

Published on 27th May 2017
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A writer and a poet, this multifaceted teacher encourages her students to discover their talents

For V S Kaikasi, her name sparked her interest in Hindu mythology. Like her namesake, she too is resolute in her mission to get her students to discover what they’re really good at

Published on 25th May 2017
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From organic farming to setting up a night school, here's how this 20-year-old has changed the face of his village

All he wanted to do was organic farming, but now, Nandu Kumar has started giving kids in his village a shot at a better future through his night school where they debate, read, dance and learn lots

Published on 24th May 2017
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Not so NEET: Students resort to cutting off sleeves to write TN's first mandatory exams 

In Tamil Nadu, it was an embarrassing day for students who turned up to write NEET in full sleeves or sleeves up to their elbows! The sleeves were cut off and the students left red-faced! What the...!

Published on 7th May 2017
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YOLO Teenagers: Haunted by shyness? Here's a workshop that you need to attend to help you overcome this problem 

Mathumitha Jayaraman, a brain development trainer at the Power for brain training company is conducting a workshop on overcoming shyness for teenagers this month

Published on 8th May 2017
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Seven stories for the wild we bet you haven't heard before

Journalist and author Baju Brahma talks about his love of nature that inspired his book

Published on 24th April 2017
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Revenge porn drives DU student to suicide: Here's what you need to do online and at the police station to ensure obscene pics of you don't go viral

With an increasing number of women falling prey  to cyber crimes like morphing and stalking, we take a look at how and why you can yank that content online, and bring the culprits to book offline

Published on 13th April 2017
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Let's talk, period! Here's how this 19-year-old boy's initiative is spreading awareness about menstruation among school students

Through The Red Cycle, Arjun Unnikrishnan and his team of 25 volunteers create forums of discussions in schools and colleges across Kerala to spread awareness about menstruation and menstrual health

Published on 13th April 2017
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Malayalam mandate: Here's why CBSE and ICSE twelfth graders don't want to study Malayalam in their 'crunch years' 

Now that the state has passed an ordinance to make Malayalam mandatory for students in all boards across the board, CBSE and ICSE students and teachers are in a familiar fix

Published on 11th April 2017
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Meet Kerala's Green 'Penn': How Lakshmi Menon went from the New York Fashion Week to making students in Kerala write with a fountain pen again  

At a time when sustainable, organic and green are terms thrown around liberally, Lakshmi Menon is coming up with killer ways to curb environmental waste caused by using refill pens

Published on 8th April 2017
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A lifetime of battling autism disorder couldn't stop this genius from starting his own music school

Hyderabad-based Samuel might have trouble expressing himself through words, but music is his favourite language. He now teaches vocals, keys and guitars at his own music school

Published on 23rd February 2017
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This Chartered Accountant from Hyderabad is walking 100 km in the South Pole, surviving on clean fuel to save the earth

After completing an expedition to Antarctica in 2015, Hyderabad-based Sunil Kumar is raising funds to survive in the South Pole solely on clean energy

Published on 24th March 2017

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