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'Structure' should have been removed in 1947', atleast was done in 1992': Owner of Karnataka school that enacted the demolition of Babri Masjid

We have enacted a historical incident and not shouted slogans against any community, says Kalladka Prabhakar Bhat who is an RSS leader and the organisation's south-central region's executive member 

Published on 16th December 2019
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12,300 students from Odisha to benefit from 185 digitised classrooms

The smart classrooms will be equipped with computers, specialised software for learning, audience response technology, assistive listening devices, networking and audio-visual capabilities

Published on 15th September 2019
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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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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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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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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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From the shores of Rameshwaram to the Rashtrapati Bhavan — Kalam, through his grand nephew's memory

The grand nephew of Dr APJ Abdul Kalam speaks to us about the roots of the late President and his wings of fire

Published on 27th July 2019
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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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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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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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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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Hyderabad youngster Sai Teja proves that sometimes innovation has nothing to do with education. Here's how

After the several inventions he has come up with, next up, he wants to do something for the farmers and the agricultural community and is working on it currently

Published on 8th May 2019
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Kerala to introduce B Tech-lite to reduce the burden on engineering students

Kerala Higher Education Minister, K T Jaleel, said minimum credit in B Tech had been reduced from 182 to 162 from June 2019 onwards

Published on 19th June 2019
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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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Manipuri girl Licypriya Kangujam is India's youngest climate warrior — what are we doing?

Forget Great Thunberg. Meet Manipuri girl Licypriya Kangujam who dropped out of school and is on an endless campaign to clean the environment up, deter climate change and make the world a better place

Published on 20th November 2019

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