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Using his Facebook account, this teacher found donors from the US and Japan to build a compound wall for his school and to clean up the neighbouring areas 

L Arockiaraj, a teacher at the Panchayat Union Middle School, Konerikuppam uses social media platforms to raise funds to help his school and students get computers, much-needed facilities and more

Published on 26th May 2017
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Green Man: This banker from Tamil Nadu has planted over 50 lakh trees across the country and he's just getting started

Environmentalist and activist Abdul Ghani organises workshops for students encouraging them to plant trees. In the last ten years, he has roped in more than 70 lakh students to help the cause

Published on 2nd October 2017
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Food for thought: Would you prefer to see your beloved teacher hung in school?

Education departments across the world are insisting on hanging teachers photographs in school, but the question is 'Do teachers really consider it an honour?' John B Monteiro talks

Published on 27th October 2017
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NASA too far? Head to this new space gallery at the Bengaluru museum 

The Space and Technology Gallery at the Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum also has several models  of satellites launched by India and a replica of the space station at Sriharikota

Published on 1st December 2017
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Nail polish that can detect a drugged drink? These Odisha kids' inventions are AMAZING!      

Every change in society begins with an idea. Read on to find out how a few students from Odisha didn't let their ideas rot away — and how those ideas got them the Abdul Kalam Ignite Awards

 

 

 

Published on 8th December 2017
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Amrut Deshmukh's booklet app lets you read a book in 20 minutes

Amrut Deshmukh summarises one bestselling book a week and uploads it on his app called Booklet

Published on 19th April 2018
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Meraki school opened in Coimbatore to provide training to underprivileged students

According to sources, the civic body has given as many as 12 old Corporation school rooms and ground space for Meraki and many have given financial assistance for painting the walls

Published on 4th May 2018
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Kochi colleges reject robotics, hell-bent on traditional engineering curriculum  

Every change is being torpedoed. We can manage political opposition from outside, but what if the changes are resisted from within, says a prof who thinks changes are important

Published on 4th July 2018
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Here's how 'gossip' and 'rumour' are significantly different in meaning

A person who enjoys spreading gossip is called a gossipmonger and a person who enjoys spreading rumours is called a rumour- monger. Both the terms have negative connotations

Published on 29th August 2018
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Finding Anitha: What I discovered about the face of Tamil Nadu's anti-NEET agitation  

One year after her tragic passing, how much do you really know about the 'Girl Who Fought NEET'? We go to her roots to try and understand who she was, how she grew up and why she did what she did

Published on 31st August 2018
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Missile launching competition for school students organised to commemorate Dr Kalam's birth anniversary  

The state-level aero-modeling competition was conducted to inspire students from all over Tamil Nadu

Published on 19th October 2018
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MSK Manohar made it from a village in AP to IIT Bombay and bagged a slew of scholarships along the way 

Manohar misses the care of his parents and sister and makes it a point to visit home during semester holidays

Published on 11th January 2019
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How this American writer's attempt to debunk myths about Aurangzeb got her rape threats

A faculty at Rutgers University, New Jersey, Audrey Truschke wrote the biography of one of the most hated rulers in Indian history, a year back

Published on 22nd January 2019
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He hated inactive politicians when he was a boy: What George Fernandes meant to Mangalore's St Aloysius College

Fernandes, who passed away on January 29, quit St Aloysius College after his SSLC, but he never forgot his alma mater. He went on to become one of the most charismatic and rebellious leaders of India

Published on 29th January 2019
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Born with a 90 per cent disability, Mohammad Asim is fighting for his right to a fair education 

13-year-old Mohammad Asim shares his amazing story about finding strength through his disability and fighting for what is rightfully his

Published on 14th March 2019

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