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Students cry foul, claim dogs on IIT-M campus go missing after sterilisation. Dog lovers write to AWBI, Maneka Gandhi

The IIT Madras administration had previously banned its students from feeding the strays on campus, creating a lot of hue and cry

Published on 22nd October 2020
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The curious case of Mridul Rawat's NEET score: Is he India's topper in the ST category or not?

Mridul Rawat scored a 650 according to his OMR sheet. But his scorecard said 329. Multiple emails and corrections later, he has now been wrongly declared the ST topper in NEET

Published on 20th October 2020
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Karnataka PU lecturer candidates end protest after Education Minister agrees to give appointment letters in November  

Since the minister is being treated at home for COVID-19, he connected with protestors through MLC K T Srikantegowda's phone. He is also the President of Karnataka PU College Principal's Association

Published on 20th October 2020
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Irish privacy regulator investigates Instagram over handling of children's data

Data scientist David Stier said last year that his analysis found users, including those under 18 who had their contact information displayed on their profile

Published on 19th October 2020
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How Anubha Mahajan used social media to unite Indians silently living with chronic pain and give them a voice

Anubha Mahajan set up Chronic Pain India on Twitter and Insagram where she offered people the opportunity to share their experiences with such conditions

Published on 15th October 2020
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How this Sahitya Akademi Award-winning poet and Govt School Headmaster in rural Karnataka has transformed the face of a tiny school

Veeranna Madiwalar, a Headmaster and a Sahitya Akademi Award-winning poet, speaks about how he has transformed a government school on nothing but sheer grit and Facebook activism

Published on 19th October 2020
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Karnataka teacher who allegedly contracted COVID after conducting Vidyagama classes dies due to heart attack

Padmakshi and her husband Shashikanth have been working at the Jawaharlal Nehru Makki Aided High School and DJ Higher Primary Aided school respectively

Published on 16th October 2020
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My family is suffering from COVID due to Vidyagama: Karnataka Govt school teacher's daughter's post on FB goes viral

Padmakshi and her husband Shashikanth have been working at the Jawaharlal Nehru Makki Aided High School and DJ Higher Primary Aided school respectively

Published on 15th October 2020
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This 14-year-old from Hyderabad is helping light up the homes and lives of rural children with solar lamps. Here's how

Anvitha Kollipara is the brains behind CareGood Foundation. She started the foundation to help the abandoned elderly with their needs. It was launched in May this year. This is their story till date

Published on 14th October 2020
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Vidyagama programme halted after COVID cases reported among teachers and students in Belagavi

Soon after COVID cases were reported in villages in Belagavi, the opposition parties in Karnataka have suggested Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa not to open schools or colleges this year

Published on 11th October 2020
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Here's how Mumbai artist Indu Harikumar is helping women reclaim their social media mojo through her illustrations

The stories that come in are responses to questions she puts out on sharing social spaces when one is in a relationship. She illustrates them and puts up the story keeping the person's identity anonym

Published on 8th October 2020
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How Hyderabad's Blood Warriors managed to pull off a blood drive during the pandemic

Thalassemia is an inherited blood disorder, wherein, patients have less oxygen-carrying protein. About 10,000 babies are born with it in India and most patients require frequent blood transfusions

Published on 7th October 2020
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The light in Kichankani: How Somy Solomon build a library in faraway Tanzania

Somy Solomon is the activist, researcher and social worker who build the first library in the Tanzanian village of Kichankani. Check out her story

Published on 7th October 2020
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How Chennai storyteller Srividya Veeraraghavan was spotted by PM Modi and featured on Mann Ki Baat

We speak to Srividya Veeraraghavan, a Chennai-based storyteller who recently popped up in the Prime Minister’s monthly address Mann Ki Baat

Published on 7th October 2020
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58% of young females have faced online harassment, abuse: Survey

The survey polled 14,000 girls and young women aged 15 to 25 in 22 countries including Brazil, India, Nigeria, Spain, Thailand

Published on 6th October 2020

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