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Twelve-year-old Dubai-based Indian student publishes book on Python programming for beginners 

The class 8 student has also been coaching students virtually during the lockdown. He believes that peer-to-peer learning has great impact and enhances understanding

Published on 4th October 2020
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It's not a race: Why 'influential' immunologist Ravindra Gupta believes we need to take some time to get the COVID vaccine right

Global collaboration between scientists to work on the vaccine and understanding the virus is reassuring and will take science ahead quite a few steps, said Ravi Gupta

Published on 28th September 2020
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Congress MP, Lawyer Abhishek Singhvi redesigns his Trinity College scholarship to cater only to Indians

The endowment will be used to provide a scholarship for a student to pursue the LLM at Trinity College and the student will be recognised as the Singhvi Trinity Scholar

Published on 30th August 2020
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COVID has redefined education and highlighted the need for interdisciplinary knowledge: Jamia VC Najma Akhtar

Prof Najma Akhtar was speaking at the Conclave on Transformational Reforms in Higher Education at a session on Holistic, Multidisciplinary and Futuristic Education

Published on 7th August 2020
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Moderna begins phase-3 clinical trial of COVID vaccine in the US

The phase-3 trial, which will be conducted at the US clinical research sites, will include 30,000 participants who do not have Covid-19

Published on 28th July 2020
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This sibling duo's start-up uses AI-enabled technology to assess student abilities to help better evaluation 

Edu-WUDI evaluates the skills and interests of students outside of the set curriculum to allow them to understand their personal preferences

Published on 24th July 2020
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Why financial consultant Vishes Kothari decided to translate Vijaydan Detha's Rajasthani folk tales

Vishes Kothari, writer of Timeless Tales from Marwar, a translation of Padma Shri Vijadan Detha’s book on Rajasthani folk tales, tells us about the culture, traditions and language of his home state 

Published on 13th July 2020
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Inspired by Dr Abdul Kalam, How Georgia Tech's Ananya Jain set up an AI-powered game to beat mental health issues

Ananya Jain, who is 21-years-old, and her team have put together an app that can make the waiting time between students and their counsellors more productive for the mental health of the former  

Published on 12th July 2020
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Meet the man who is bringing the Online Arts Fest to engineering students across Kerala

Sreenath Gopinath's Online Arts Festival brings together Kerala's colleges students through the many competitions they conduct online

Published on 24th June 2020
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This IIT grad quit his cushy job abroad to start a school for tribal children in Assam's Majuli

Bipin Dhane, an IIT Kharagpur graduate, quit his job in Singapore to contribute towards the education sector. He set up the Hummingbird School in Assam's Majuli island to teach Mising tribe children

Published on 23rd June 2020
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Why can’t we have a sabbatical for students?

But the concept of a sabbatical is not dead in the academic world. According to Wikipedia, it is based on the Biblical practise of Shmita, which is related to agriculture

Published on 20th June 2020
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Young people with even mild mental distress at high suicide risk

Previous studies have suggested that a broad range of mental health problems like depression anxiety, and low self-esteem can be measured together as levels of common mental distress

Published on 21st May 2020
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Study links daily internet usage to increased social isolation among elderly

Social isolation is an objective measure of a person's social relationships, including the size and diversity of their social network, and the frequency of contact

Published on 20th May 2020
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Annie's Song: Why this braille literacy device has excited everyone from Prince William to NITI Aayog

Developed by Thinkerbell Labs, Annie is a self-learning braille device that several visually-impaired students across the nation are using to learn like never before. Check out their whole story!

Published on 19th May 2020
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Hop On: Ruskin Bond's new book about childhood travels released as he turns 86

In "Hop On: My Adventures on Boats, Trains and Planes", Bond narrates some of his memorable travel adventures from his childhood

Published on 19th May 2020

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