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Appupen's five tips to understand and appreciate satire and graphic novels in quarantine

One of our generation's best graphic novelists, Appupen, describes the ideal graphic novel and how to appreciate the task of reading satire if you are new to the genre
 

Published on 27th April 2020
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How this group is fighting misinformation and creating awareness about Kashmir among Indians and Pakistanis

We spoke to two members of the Kashmir Reading Room, who spoke to us about the plight in the valley, especially after the nationwide lockdown

Published on 16th April 2020
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Born during lockdown, Raipur twins named 'Corona' and 'Covid' 

The names, they said, would remind them about all the hardships they conquered amid the lockdown, ahead of successful delivery on the intervening night of March 26-27

Published on 3rd April 2020
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Now, an app to allow students to continue studies during the Coronavirus outbreak in Kerala

The app, which is already being used by close to 100 higher education institutions in the country, entrusts the head of a department or school with the authority to direct the conduct of classes

Published on 27th March 2020
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This organisation is building leaders from the ground through music, games and football

Enabling Leadership encourages children from rural areas to use sports and art to learn about leadership skills and management

Published on 20th 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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Jadavpur University to hold polls on Wednesday: Will ABVP make a dent in Left bastion on debut?

For the first time in the university's history, the ABVP has fielded candidates in this election. But are they confident that they will win the polls?

Published on 19th February 2020
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No school, no surfing: This Kovalam School offers free classes, surf lessons to kids from the fishing village

The Kovalam Surf Club runs a unique educational programme for the children of Vizhinjam Fishing Village and they have managed to make a huge impact by combining academics and surfing lessons

Published on 3rd February 2020
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How Yogesh Maitreya set up a publishing house to develop an anti-caste sensibility among India's young   

The writer and poet decided to set up his own publishing house after 'mainstream' publishing houses refused to publish his work. Thus Panther's Paw was born 

Published on 31st January 2020
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Instigates political, cultural and social disharmony: Why Kalakshetra cancelled T M Krishna's book launch

The Carnatic musician's latest book Sebastian & Sons was supposed to be launched at the Kalakshetra foundation on February 2 - but will now be done at ACJ instead

 

Published on 30th January 2020
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Our target is to not build skyscrapers and airports, but rather focus on individuals: Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel

Bhupesh Baghel spoke at the TNIE's ThinkEdu Conclave 2020 on his vision for education and about how his state has developed over the years

Published on 8th January 2020
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How you can take a STEP closer to success with this latest 'gamified' learning app

In addition to getting access to innovative learning methods and storytelling, students from classes 5 to 11 can avail scholarships and even get mentored by IIT alumni using the STEPapp   

Published on 24th December 2019
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How the BJP went from honouring Tipu's memory to clamouring for his ouster from textbooks in 8 years

Historians and educationists in Karnataka opine that the government should not interfere in academic perspectives and consider the report submitted by the Karnataka Text Book Society 

Published on 12th December 2019
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Why the encounter in Hyderabad doesn't help us truly address rape as a social crime

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) will conduct a spot inquiry at the site of the “encounter” near Tondupally toll plaza in Telangana where four men were gunned down

Published on 7th December 2019
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Notices served on shops found selling tobacco products near schools

Though the government banned the sale of intoxicants within 100 metres of educational institutions, several shops continue to flout the rule by selling paan and cigarettes near schools

Published on 3rd December 2019

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