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Rewinding on R-Day: What every youngster who wants to join the Armed Forces can learn from this Kargil vet

On Republic Day, 22 years later, Lt Col Peter still speaks about his time in the Army and his experiences in Kargil war like it was yesterday, recollecting even the smallest details accurately

Published on 26th January 2021
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The scientific tales that this lecturer from Hyderabad spins for children are fun, fact-based and fresh

Hyderabad-based Rohini Chintha's mastery over both Science and storytelling makes her particularly popular with inquisitive children. This is how she comes up with intriguing and interesting stories 

Published on 26th January 2021
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Twitter launches new emoji based on the IAF fly past to celebrate India's 72nd Republic Day 

The emoji will be live until 30 January and will be available in English as well as ten Indian languages, including Hindi, Tamil, Urdu, Kannada, Punjabi. Marathi, Malayalam, Bengali, Telugu, Gujarati

Published on 25th January 2021
Jan_26

#ThrowBackToday: Remembering the horrific Bhuj earthquake that tore through Gujarat  

In today's #TBT, we mourn the loss and injuries of all those people whose lives were put on hold, or stopped altogether, because of this earthquake. Also remembering the cartoonist R K Laxman...

Published on 26th January 2021
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Elon Musk's SpaceX ridesharing mission launches record 143 satellites from one rocket, sets record

The SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket sent a mix of shoebox-sized CubeSats and much heavier micro-satellites to a 326-mile-high polar orbit

Published on 25th January 2021
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Aligarh Muslim University will bury time capsule recording its history on R-Day

Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) will bury a time capsule, recording the evolution of the varsity over the last 100 years of its existence on Republic Day

Published on 25th January 2021
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Makers of two ayurvedic COVID-19 remedies claim treatments work better than standard medicines

The groundbreaking results have been submitted to Ayush and we hope that they will expedite the approval of Immunofree and Reginmune for COVID-19 treatment

Published on 23rd January 2021
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US Prez Joe Biden launches '100 days mask challenge'; makes COVID test, quarantine mandatory for people entering country

In terms of total deaths from Coronavirus, the US is the worst-hit country with more than 406,000 lives lost, according to Johns Hopkins University

Published on 22nd January 2021
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How Gowri MN's love for sandcastles helped her set up the Mysore Sand Sculpture Museum

Gowri M N, who is said to be the only professional woman sand art sculptor in India speaks about her journey in sand art and Mysore Sand Sculpture Museum that attracts many tourists

Published on 18th January 2021
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Director Praveen Krupakar collaborates with Mysore varsity students for film on Karnataka's Soliga tribe

Praveen Krupakar, Director of Taledanda, speaks to us about his feature film on global warming and the beautiful plot involving the Soliga tribe 

Published on 18th January 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: On Rudyard Kipling's death anniversary, here's all you need to know about the author of The Jungle Book 

In today's #TBT, we inform you about all that you need to know about English poet and short story writer Rudyard Kipling, who was born in Bombay. Also, here's what Volkswagen has been accused of
 

Published on 18th January 2021
Jan_16

#ThrowBackToday: Why the Earth is heating up and who is responsible 

In today's #TBT, we talk about the report about global warming that puts a lot into perspective. We also touch upon the first impeachment process of Donald Trump that started last year today 

Published on 16th January 2021
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2020 was one of three warmest years on record: World Meteorological Organisation 

All five datasets surveyed by the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) concur that 2011-2020 was the warmest decade on record, in a persistent long-term climate change trend

Published on 15th January 2021
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2020 warmest year on record, hotter years to come: NASA

NASA meteorologist says this year has been a very striking example of what it's like to live under some of the most severe effects of climate change 

Published on 15th January 2021
Jan_14

#ThrowBackToday: When mankind sent a probe to Saturn's moon Titan and it landed successfully!

In today's #TBT, we talk about The Huygens Probe which successfully landed on Saturn's moon Titan and the information it relayed back is still being analysed and studied by scientists. Read on...
 

Published on 14th January 2021

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