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Started by Ashoka Uni students, BTS helps spread financial and mental awareness among office boys

Behind The Scenes, or BTS as it is known, was started by three passionate students from Ashoka University who are dedicated to spreading awareness among office boys and others about three main topics

Published on 6th July 2020
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Why RTE experts believe the World Bank’s STARS programme will damage India’s grassroots school education system

The World Bank approved $500 million for the STARS programme to improve the quality and governance of school education in six Indian states. But education activists are against the programme

Published on 2nd July 2020
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Why Robogyaan's DIY kits will give your kids the robotic push they all need to make one today

Guntur-based Robogyaan helps students pick up robotics easily via their simple kits. Their co-founder and CTO is Sai Saandeep Sadu and their mentor is Dr Hafeez Basha. Together, they make one team

Published on 1st July 2020
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Five Indian-origin environment techies feature in UK's Top 50 Women in Engineering list

Judged by a panel of industry experts, the awards seek to recognise female talent within engineering and is coordinated annually by the Women's Engineering Society

Published on 24th June 2020
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These two sisters in Hyderabad have got the Oorja to be the planeteers. This is their story

Nukkad nataks, treasure hunts and webinars — sisters Pragya and Mridu Nagori are doing their bit to spread awareness about the nature and Mother Earth. This is what their initiative Oorja is about

Published on 14th June 2020
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NIRF 2020: Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham is now the fourth best university in the country

The Coimbatore-based deemed to be university was previously ranked the eighth in the NIRF rankings and has seen a significant jump in this year's rankings

Published on 11th June 2020
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This nine-year-old boy's speedcubing skills are awesome. His timings are proof 

Atharva Bhat's capabilities with a Rubik's cube is nothing short of spectacular. Check out his YouTube channel to learn some pretty neat tricks to help you solve the ever-pop

Published on 1st June 2020
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One year after Payal Tadvi: How Indian campuses have normalised casteism and failed to provide a safe space for marginalised students

On the first death anniversary of Dr Payal Tadvi, who was pushed to suicide because of her casteist peers, we look at how campuses have allowed the nurturing and breeding of caste hegemony 

Published on 22nd May 2020
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Odisha's poor medical aspirants get online classes to sustain focus on NEET exam 

The man behind the initiative is academician Ajay Bahadur Singh, who was forced to quit medical studies due to his father's kidney ailment

Published on 9th May 2020
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Astronaut Sunita Williams does live session with Indian students stranded abroad, compares situation to living in spacecraft

Organised by the Embassy of India Student Hub on Friday, the interaction was watched by 84,000 people on YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram in the first 24 hours

Published on 5th May 2020
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FLAME University reaches out to SAT/ACT test-takers to apply to its undergrad programme amid COVID-19

Students with SAT or ACT scores seeking undergraduate admissions abroad encouraged to apply for the academic year 2020

Published on 13th April 2020
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Over 300 IIT alumni, students, profs extend support to soon-to-be-jailed academic Anand Teltumbde

Members of the pan-IIT community - faculty, scientists, researchers, students and alumni issued a joint statement condemning the actions of the state 'in their individual capacities'

 

Published on 1st April 2020
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What did we achieve? Here's why Dr S Janakarajan is tired of inaction after decades of climate campaign

Prof Janakarajan did his Post-Doctoral work at the Cornell University and has been a visiting professor at the Oxford University. He is a dedicated climate warrior who continues to bat for the cause 

Published on 23rd March 2020
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IIT Madras collaborates with six other IITs to attract more mainstream research in rural technologies

IIT Madras joins hand with Six IITs across the country for a three- day international conference on rural technology and development

Published on 12th March 2020
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Learning without moral values is not beneficial for society: President Ram Nath Kovind 

A good human being can be a good husband and father, and a good woman will play the role of a good wife, mother and daughter. So instilling good values is of utmost importance, said the President

Published on 2nd March 2020

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