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Staying connected to nature makes children happier, says new Mexican study

"Staying connected to nature makes children happier," says a study at Mexico. The study explains that pro-ecological behaviours help in the sustainable development of an individual.

Published on 27th February 2020
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After PM Modi's praise, Kerala's great granny and oldest learner Bhageerathi Amma set to get Aadhaar

The officials of a nationalised bank, who came to know about the plight of the woman through media, recently visited her at her home and completed all procedures to get her enrolled in Aadhaar

Published on 27th February 2020
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Water Matters: Why these 53 panels will make you look at H2O differently

Water Matters, being held by the US Consulate General at the Periyar Science and Technology Centre, in Chennai consists of 53 select panels that revolve around sustainable water management 

Published on 20th February 2020
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Mascots in alcohol advertisements can attract teens to drinking, new study reveals

Youth are particularly vulnerable to the influence of advertising due to their potential for forming brand loyalties at an early age, limited skepticism, and high use of social media, researchers said

Published on 24th February 2020
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How this Science Ashram is less about swamis and more about hardcore science geeking!

We speak to Dhruva Rao, co-founder of Science Ashram, to understand how they've been teaching practical Science to students and what led them to start this ashram in the first place

Published on 21st February 2020
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This Telugu prof is taking students to a village to do organic farming during vacays. How cool!

She was awarded the Indira Gandhi National Award for the Best NSS Programme Officer 2013. In 2014, she went on an exchange programme by the government of India to China

Published on 20th February 2020
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S Giridhar's book talks about India's most inspiring government school teachers. Do you know them?

S Giridhar, COO, Azim Premji Foundation, talks to us about his latest book Ordinary People, Extraordinary Teachers: The Heroes of Real India that gives us an insight into the great work done by them

Published on 19th February 2020
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From tech to theatre, how these women helped Hyderabad's Govt School kids lit is awesome

After ten years of making an impact on government school kids in Hyderabad using extracurricular activites, the trio behind the Move The Wheel Foundation recollect their journey so far

Published on 18th February 2020
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Bird population in India sees a dip, but peacocks stands apart with a dramatic rise in population

House sparrow population has gone up in rural areas, although declining in metropolitan cities, according to the State of India's Birds Report 2020

Published on 18th February 2020
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My government is ensuring development happens without harming environment: PM Modi

The Prime Minister also said that India is one of the few countries whose actions are compliant with the Paris Agreement goals

Published on 17th February 2020
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Go Girl Go campaign set to hunt for 'fastest girl in Maharashtra' to represent India in Olympics

The campaign was initiated by Department of Sports and Youth Services of Maharashtra last month during the Khelo India Youth Games 2020

Published on 14th February 2020
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If your plane flies 2000 feet lower or higher it will help save the climate, says study

The diversion in flight paths caused less than a tenth of a per cent increase in fuel consumption. However, the researchers said the reduced contrail formation more than offset the CO2 released

Published on 14th February 2020
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On Valentine's Day, lovebirds in Patna may exchange 'pyaar ka paudha' in line with a state government initiative

Couples in the capital of Bihar are being encouraged to exchange a sapling instead of roses during this year's Valentine's Day

Published on 13th February 2020
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School built in Nepal with Indian government's grant of NPR 39.57 million opens it's door for children today

Aiselubhume Secondary School, affiliated to the National Examination Board, Government of Nepal, was established in 1990. The school provides quality education to nearly 637 students

Published on 10th February 2020
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From MIT to NASA to TEDx, this 12-year-old Hyderabad lad has rocked life after dropping out of school

Hemang Vellore signs up for every session that interests him and has said goodbye to school to be a student of life. He talks about his love for robotics and programming has netted him everything

Published on 5th February 2020

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