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This Coimbatore student received the Best Cadet Award in NCC from PM Modi. Here's how  

Gaffney Jerel E received the NCC's All India Best Cadet award from Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the Republic Day parade held at Cariappa Parade ground recently

Published on 10th March 2020
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When 231 girls from Coimbatore's PSG gave up their flowy hair to make wigs for cancer patients

PSG College of Arts and Science conducted a hair donation event recently and more than 200 students and staff of the institution participated to donate their locks for a cause

Published on 9th March 2020
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Meet the Coimbatore scientist who just had a species of grass from Rajasthan named after him

C Kunhikannan, born in Kerala's Kasargod, presently heads the committee for rehabilitation and reclamation plan for iron ore mines in three districts of Karnataka 

Published on 2nd March 2020
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Meet the Govt College teacher in Coimbatore who has been giving free UPSC coaching for 15 years

Dr P Kanagaraj, who holds a PhD in Political Science from JNU offers free IAS coaching classes and has about 400 students. He has been coaching aspirants for the past 15 years and is still counting

Published on 21st February 2020
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This Coimbatore woman is battling a rare bone disease but she's got her own doll-making business

Radhika AJ was diagnosed with a disease similar to brittle bone disease when she was five years old. Though she is restricted from the outdoors, she has found a way to make a living with her art

Published on 10th February 2020
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This Coimbatore-based start-up offers DIY kits to all age groups. Check 'em out!

ActiveDabba is a Coimbatore-based start-up that offers activity kits for all age groups, starting as young as two years old. It includes aero-modelling kits, art and craft kits and is truly amazing

Published on 8th February 2020
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School Teacher in Coimbatore suspended after students complain of sexual harassment, booked under POCSO Act 

This issue came to light after 15 students had written a complaint in the complaint box and DEO has not found any proof against the teacher. Hence, the case was dropped in December 2019

Published on 6th February 2020
SCD Balaji

Meet Coimbatore's SCD Balaji, who is bringing art and entrepreneurship together

SCD Balaji is an artpreneur based at Coimbatore who offers online courses to anyone who can afford to spend their time on art. 30 different art forms will be taught to every student of the programme

Published on 5th February 2020
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Government school teacher held for harassing six female students in Coimbatore

The students took the issue to a female teacher who instructed them to drop a complaint in the complaint box. The matter was inquired and it is said the students were forced to withdraw the complaint

Published on 3rd February 2020
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These young entrepreneurs want you to have a blissful and rash-free period. Here's how

Niveda R and Gowtham S have created Bliss pads, eco-friendly sanitary napkins that are made from kenaf fibres which is a well-known substitute for jute - commonly called Deccan hemp or Java jute

Published on 3rd February 2020
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Coimbatore government school student accuses teacher of using casteist slurs while scolding him

On Wednesday morning, relatives of the student besieged the school and demanded action against a science teacher

Published on 30th January 2020
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Meet this Coimbatore-based artist who has drawn over 50 species of birds and animals

B Lenin Dani Raj's 'Our tangled love' featuring a pair of Common rose butterfly on a Heliconia species bagged the award. Seven of his artworks were displayed in the Venkatappa Art Gallery, Bengaluru

Published on 23rd January 2020
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This 21-year-old boxer from Coimbatore is packing a punch. Literally! 

Smitha RS is a Coimbatore-based budding boxer who got introduced to the sport, randomly a year ago. The pain, consistent practice and her dedication helped her win several competitions in style

Published on 1st January 2020
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Meet this Coimbatore engineer turned farmer who travels the country when he's not farming 

A 28-year-old farmer, Balaji Suresh spends a dedicated four months working hard on his farm at Coimbatore and then, kicks back the rest of the year, exploring new places on his trusty Himalayan

Published on 1st January 2020
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This 21-year-old student meme creator from Coimbatore is contesting the local body elections. Will he win?

S Nagarjun will be contesting for the Neelambur ward member seat and believes that the future of politics is with the youth of today. The 21-year-old is the youngest to contest in the election

Published on 29th December 2019

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