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Surviving the Tsunami: Why Nagapattinam's survivors will never leave their town - or their ocean

On the 14th anniversary of the Indian Ocean earthquake that caused that horrific tsunami, we visit the historic coastal town to find out how the survivors had moved on - if they even had

Published on 26th December 2018
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From using chopsticks as drumsticks to working with Scorsese, Hollywood's Rich Crescenti has come a long way

Rich Crescenti tells us what it means to be an Audio Engineer and what it was like for him to create Hollywood hits

Published on 22nd November 2018
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This Vellore 7th grader, who saved 10k for Rajinikanth's birthday, gave it for Gaja relief

S Sushanth, a class 7 student of a private school in Katpadi began saving the money to offer his favourite actor a shawl on December 12

Published on 24th November 2018
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This Govt School teacher from Nagapattinam predicted Cyclone Gaja's path and live updated it on Whatsapp

A secondary grade teacher, who teaches Classes I to VIII (all subjects) in a Panchayat Union Middle School, Selvakumar has been predicting and watching the weather since 1995

Published on 19th November 2018
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Pinarayi Vijayan gives 13.92 Crore to educate kids of Ockhi hit, fishermen ask why the delay 

The money will fund the education and skill development of students who've lost a parent in the disaster. The CM wrote about this allocation on his Facebook page

Published on 8th November 2018
Kerala State Literacy Mission research study

Nearly 70% of people in Kerala unaware of emergency kits, disaster preparedness

The survey coducted by Kerala State Literacy Mission was aimed at assessing the public's scientific knowledge on climate change, disaster management and environment-friendly lifestyle

Published on 14th October 2018
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Why Odisha's 'Junior' Peacock Man wants to dedicate his life to our National bird 

Peacocks in the area near Naraj-Siddheswar Firing Range have never had anything to worry about, thanks to the Peacock Man, Panu Behera, and now his grandson, Kanhu Charan Behera

Published on 9th August 2018
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Why Annie George is the BEDROC that Nagapattinam's women stand upon

Annie George is the founder of BEDROC, an organisation that helps build disaster-resilient, sustainable coastal communities in the regions most affected by the tsunami of 2004

Published on 6th March 2018
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Free Medical and Engineering entrance coaching for 50 students from Kochi's fishing community 

Apart from the year-long entrance coaching, the selected students will be given classes on communicative English by Sutherland Global Service

Published on 27th February 2018
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These Engineering students in Chennai clean sewer, paint social messages on walls in Ambattur

Students from St Peter's Engineering College, Avadi, are getting down and dirty as they clear trash and tree waste from the sewer tunnel that runs along the Ambattur Estate bus terminus

Published on 9th February 2018
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Why you have to watch Nila Madhab Panda's climate change film Kadvi Hawa ASAP  

Director Nila Madhab Panda has been helping us swallow the bitter pill of environmental calamities through his films. With his latest, Kadvi Hawa, he is at it again

 

Published on 29th December 2017
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Dear Chennai parents, follow this Twitter account to know if it's 'officially' a rain holiday or not

Tweet! Tweet! No that isn't a holiday SMS from your school, it's this Government-run twitter page that brings you alerts on rain holidays

Published on 15th November 2017
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Lessons from the past: Government announces holidays to prevent possible hardship to students

The government is keeping the anxious parents relaxed by keeping the schools shut down this year

Published on 4th November 2017
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The abandoned Rohingyas of Tamil Nadu: Stories of children with no motherland

About 19 Rohingya families live in a small settlement on the outskirts of Chennai and the news of the deportation has left them fearful about the future of their children 

Published on 13th September 2017
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Rickshaw puller’s son cracks NEET

After father took to pulling rickshaws to support his family, Sheikh Sahajan Hossein cleared NEET successfully

Published on 28th June 2017

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