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IIT_Madras

IITM launches Young Research Fellow programme to encourage UG students to take up research as a career option

Funded and co-developed by the Alumni Batch of 1979, the programme encourages undergraduate students to participate in immersive research and inter-disciplinary projects

Published on 11th July 2020
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Why we must change our attitudes to change the way we diss people about their physical appearance

With Fair and Lovely changing its name to Glow and Lovely, The Coach tell us how just changing the name doesn't help but an attitude shift is the only way to stop discrimination based on colour

Published on 11th July 2020
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Online entrance exams will worsen already dismal representation of marginalised students: Ambedkarite student groups write to MHRD, UG

The lack of internet connectivity and electronic gadgets has long been an issue that students have brought up ever since the lockdown was announced

Published on 10th July 2020
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COVID-19: Rajasthan government plans to cut short school syllabus for this year

The state government has directed the RBSE and the Rajasthan State Council of Educational Research and Training (RSCERT) to form a committee and review the syllabus

Published on 10th July 2020
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SC refuses to hear plea on deferment of school fees, asks parents to approach HC

The plea also sought that the Centre and all states be asked to direct the private unaided/aided schools to only charge the proportionate fees based on actual expenditure

Published on 10th July 2020
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This photographer's Instagram series 'Suyambu' showcases rural women at their cheerful best

Suyambu, photographer Naveen Gowtham’s monochromatic portrait project on Instagram, has taken him across Tamil Nadu

Published on 9th July 2020
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The RapToR has landed a track. How can you not listen to it ASAP?

MC ToR's Odia rap lyrics are one to look out for because this 23-year-old is striking all the right notes already. We give this Odisha-based rapper a listen and find out all about his backstory 

Published on 8th July 2020
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Don't let it drop: How this Odia youth's documentary on water wastage is hot on the film festival circuit

The cinematographer for Last Drop is Swarup Ranjan and the sound mixing has been done by Pratap Kumar. The crew toured extensively to find the right locales to shoot this short documentary 
 

Published on 8th July 2020
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#RajgruhaStandsTall: Twitterati condemn vandalisation of Ambedkar’s house, call for strict action

The house, named ‘Rajgruha’ houses a museum, Ambedkar’s large collection of books, his ashes and several other artefacts linked to the man who drafted the Indian Constitution

Published on 8th July 2020
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The Student Empowerment Forum has built a network of over 1k volunteers to rise up for every cause in Kerala

The Student Empowerment Forum aims to support students economically and socially through a variety of events and programmes that focus on their wellbeing

Published on 8th July 2020
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How author Arundhati Venkatesh went on to pen the wacky tales of Petu Pumpkin

In a candid conversation with Edex, children's author Arundhati Venkatesh talks about her writing, her influences and what's next

Published on 7th July 2020
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The Walls are Alive with the Sound of their Muse: Meet Telangana's wall art king and queen, Swathi and Vijay

If Bristol has Banksy and Mumbai has Tyler, Telangana has Swathi and Vijay. Their work, mostly concentrated in Hyderabad and Khammam, provokes thought and inspires everyone who looks at it 

Published on 8th July 2020
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Chippersage is giving India's teachers the English edge they so desperately need. Here's how

How can speaking, learning or reading English open doors for you at many levels? Latha Srinivasan, Founder of Chippersage, tells us about their English programmes and how they are beneficial to all

Published on 8th July 2020
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DRDO to establish research cell at IIT Hyderabad to meet future defence technological needs

The DRDO-IITH Research Cell will enhance scientific and technological base of the country in critical defence technology areas & help the nation become self-reliant in select defence technologies

Published on 6th July 2020
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Rutgers University scientists rule out asthma as a trigger for contracting COVID-19 or affecting its severity

Inhaled corticosteroids, which are commonly used to protect against asthma attacks, also may reduce the virus' ability to establish an infection

Published on 6th July 2020

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