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Scientists discover oldest known human-made nanostructures in ancient artifacts in Tamil Nadu

The research, published recently in the journal Scientific Reports, revealed that these coatings are made of carbon nanotubes (CNTs) which have enabled the layer to last more than 2600 years

Published on 21st November 2020
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Egypt reopens schools while implementing precautionary measures to combat COVID-19

There will also be temperature checks for students, teachers and visitors before entering schools. Egypt has about 23 million students in over 56,000 public schools nationwide

Published on 18th October 2020
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Notes from a global citizen: Why Anamika Madhuraj is an inspiration for Indian students

Anamika Madhuraj is among 12,000 young people from around the world who have been chosen for UNESCO's Global Citizenship initiative. We talk to her about her major goals
 

Published on 13th September 2020
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Here's how this 12-year-old from Ludhiana is using Minecraft to make learning, teaching fun in schools

Namya, a Class VIII student at the Sat Paul Mittal School in Ludhiana, has been leveraging technology to make learning as well as teaching fun. We find out more

Published on 8th September 2020
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Schools in Gaza reopen after 5 months, students attend classes without masks, social distancing

With the virus at bay, 285,000 students at UN-run schools and some 277,000 pupils at public schools were headed back to school this week

Published on 9th August 2020
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American student released after 486 days in an Egyptian prison 

Like thousands of political prisoners in Egypt, Amashah, 24, had been held in pre-trial detention on charges of “misusing social media” and “aiding a terrorist group,” according to the Freedom Initiat

Published on 7th July 2020
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This school in Karnataka has pyramids instead of buildings. And they're 'positively' great for village kids

The Paranga Charitable Trust's Paranga Vidya Kendra provides free and quality education to rural kids by conducting classes in pyramid-shaped classrooms. These classrooms are located near Magadi 

Published on 1st July 2020
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Finding where the Indian gene has left its mark: Why you'll love reading Indogene

Author Sriram Devatha speaks about Indogene, a book that is a must-read if you want to know the history behind Indians living in different countries. He has included his personal experiences in it 

Published on 20th June 2020
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How IIT Madras's Virtual Reality model performed life-saving heart surgery on Egyptian boy

The 11-year-old underwent surgery at Chennai's MGM Hospital after being turned down by several hospitals in the US and Europe

Published on 31st May 2020
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Greece shuts down schools, universities for two weeks to contain Coronavirus spread

Greece has reported a total of 89 confirmed cases of COVID-19 so far since the first one was reported on February 26

Published on 11th March 2020
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Why Mysuru photographer Samanvitha Rao believes that butterflies can teach us about climate change

Engineer-turned-photographer Samanvitha Rao has shot around 200 pictures of butterflies. She tells us why the climate is essential to preserve these creatures and the individual's role in saving them

Published on 29th January 2020
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Egyptian mummy speaks again after 3,000 years after scientists develop 3D print of his intact vocal chords

The researchers, including those from the University of London in the UK, believe the Egyptian mummy, Nesyamun, lived during the politically volatile reign of pharaoh Ramses XI

Published on 24th January 2020
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Want to learn more about pharaohs, mummies, hieroglyphs and more? Take this trip to Egypt

BrainGain Academy is offering students the chance to experience Egypt through lectures, collaborative projects and museum visits   

 

Published on 27th November 2019
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Pole Trance: Meet the Mallakhamb artists who are preserving this Indian art form for posterity

Mallakhamb performers across India tell us their stories of how they learnt this traditional sport and how they are striving to get more people to watch them, get interested and preserve the art form

Published on 18th October 2019
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Hyderabad Mughal prince claims Al-Azhar University sent fatwa against building Masjid in Ayodhya

Al-Azhar University is Egypt's oldest degree-granting university and is renowned as "Sunni Islam’s most prestigious university"  

Published on 6th September 2019

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