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Plant-based foods may cut risk of COVID infection, severity: Study

The beneficial effects of diet on COVID-19 risk seemed especially relevant in individuals living in areas of high socioeconomic deprivation

Published on 9th September 2021

India's Best Teachers 2021: Here's how this National Award-winning teacher from Odisha created an alumni network to provide scholarships to marginalised students

Satpathy has managed to convince economically deprived families in his town to send their children to school. He has managed to get fifty children back to school

Published on 30th August 2021

Vice President calls for inclusive online education, says ‘digital bridge should not become digital divide’

He stressed that care must be taken not to exclude students from socio-economically weaker sections and create a ‘digital divide’

Published on 26th August 2021

Amid skyrocketing petrol, diesel prices, students, office-goers opt for bicycles to commute in Ranchi

With fuel prices hitting a century in most states, students and officegoers in Ranchi are leading commuters who opt for an 'eco-friendly and economical mode of transportation'

Published on 26th August 2021

Kashmir needs to amp up infra for better research: Tanveer Ahmad Khan, Jammu & Kashmir's first IES officer

Tanveer made headlines for being the first from the valley to clear the Indian Economic Services exam. We caught up with him

Published on 21st August 2021

What the FAQ: Can India just print more money to tide over this economic crisis? 

If more money is printed it will shoot up the demand, possibly increase the economic output, may reduce inflation and will definitely increase overall purchasing power

Published on 27th July 2021

Schools in Odisha admit over 3000 underpriviledged students under RTE Act

The Odisha government's website to support the 25 per cent reservation for economically weaker sections saw 5970 applications for admissions this year

Published on 22nd July 2021

KL Deemed to be University achieves highest-ever placement offers; secures 3,200+ corporate offers

Despite the economic slowdown caused by the pandemic, the university worked closely with the HR officials of the corporates to achieve placements

Published on 19th July 2021

Andhra Pradesh govt provides 10 per cent quota for EWS, including Kapus, in govt jobs, edu institutions

Economically Weaker Sections among upper classes will have 10 per cent reservations. The income limit for securing OBC certificates has also been increased to eight lakh annual income

Published on 15th July 2021

Noble Laureate Esther Duflo to be a member of Tamil Nadu's Economic Advisory Council, says Governor

Duflo is a French┬ľAmerican economist who is a professor of Poverty Alleviation and Development Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Published on 21st June 2021

Ministry of Education drops Odia from national edu-platform Swayam

Dr Omkar Nath Mohanty, trust member of Institute of Odia Studies and Research (IOSR), said the MoE move has deprived bulk of rural and economically weaker students

Published on 10th June 2021

Scientists find novel technique that could detect development of tropical cyclones earlier than satellites

Early detection of Tropical cyclones has wide socio-economic implications. A larger time gap between the detection and the impact of the cyclone could help preparation activities

Published on 9th June 2021

New study suggests that climate crisis will have catastrophic economic impact in India

The evidence clearly demonstrates that the human and economic costs of climate change will only increase in the coming years, particularly without urgent action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

Published on 8th June 2021

Why India's children remain resilient through humanity's biggest crisis in recent history

Researchers agree that it will be difficult for students from economically disadvantaged groups to get back to school. It's not just about adapting back to a new lifestyle for them

Published on 26th May 2021

COVID's second wave has caused humanitarian crisis in India, not economic: Japanese report

It is not an economic crisis. The report says the hit to mobility due to the rolling state-wide lockdowns has been steep, and the economic impact is likely to be most severe in May

Published on 19th May 2021

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