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Bike racing academy

This lady biker from Kochi plans to open a bike racing academy exclusively for girls

29-year-old fitness trainer and bike enthusiast Fazeela Uppilathodi is on a mission to encourage more girls to take up bike racing. Read on to find out her inspiring story

Published on 8th November 2019
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This UPSC aspirant from Karnataka has spotted more than 500 bird species across India!

Kiran Bagade, an avid birdwatcher, talks about how he fell in love with ornithology, the subtle art of bird ringing and how it helps in studying a particular breed of birds — and climate change

Published on 17th October 2019
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Why Gitanjali JB wants to put the soul and spirituality back in Indian education

Born in Balasore, Gitanjali JB, Founding Member and CEO of Himalayan Institute of Alternatives, Ladakh, is a multi-hyphenate who is an educationist, entrepreneur, a black belt in karate and more

Published on 15th October 2019
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70 cyclists from 17 nations to sensitise villages on the environment along their trail in Himachal Pradesh

Rally organisers also engage riders for interactions with students in schools along the race route with an aim to enlighten them about the benefits of cycling

Published on 1st October 2019
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IIT Mandi Catalyst's Himalayan Start-up Trek selects 25 best ideas to address climate issues, pollution and more

More than 270 teams applied for HST 2019. A total of 60 teams including individuals and organizations were shortlisted

Published on 16th September 2019
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School students in Coimbatore celebrate the arrival of Himalayan Grey Wagtail by distributing sweets on campus

Though the students have been recording the bird for the past 5 years, they celebrated this time too by distributing sweets to everyone on campus

Published on 10th September 2019
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India gifts Rs 2.2 crore school building with 25 new classrooms to Nepal 

The new building is a two-storey infrastructure comprising 25 classrooms, a multipurpose hall and furniture

Published on 3rd September 2019
Naropa Fellowship Convocation

Vision is to remove major barriers in Ladakh's education system: HE Thuksey Rinpoche at Naropa Fellowship Convocation

This was the first convocation of the one-year-long fellowship that trains students in entrepreneurial and leadership skills. As many as 52 fellows from across the country got their certificates

Published on 27th August 2019
greenhouses in Ladakh

This trio is using 'trashed' plastic bottles to create greenhouses in Ladakh to grow crops all year

Plastic waste left by tourists, mostly bikers, is a major problem people of the valley are struggling to solve. Now, it can be put to good use for farmers in the region

Published on 23rd August 2019
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Meet Vaishak, a 22-year old mountaineer who has been helping the blind summit peaks

 Vaishak J P, popularly known as The Trek Guy shares some of his experiences of guiding the visually impaired through trekking paths

Published on 20th August 2019
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IIT Mandi targets completing a greener and more sustainable campus meant for 2,500 students by 2021

With a target of completing 2.16 lakh sq mt of construction by 2021, the campus infrastructure will have the capacity to host 2,580 students

Published on 10th July 2019
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Nepal schools make Mandarin compulsory after China offers to pay teachers' salaries

Many schools across Nepal have made it mandatory for students to learn Chinese lured by the Chinese government's offer to cover salaries of teachers who teach Mandarin, the Himalayan Times reported

Published on 15th June 2019
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IIT Mandi organises Himalayan Innovation Challenge 2019 to solve socio-economic problems of the northern-most part of India

The challenge had startups and innovators from across India to present their ideas to a panel of experts. The jury at the competition comprised of entrepreneurs, the faculty and industry stalwarts

Published on 28th May 2019
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I am more Indian than you: Why meeting the Dalai Lama changed my life!

The 14th Dalai Lama is revered by tens of millions of Buddhists as a living Buddha, and we find out what the experience of meeting him feels like

Published on 22nd May 2019
Jhilam Chattaraj, RBVRR Women’s College

How young academician and poet Jhilam Chattaraj goes above and beyond the call of a teacher 

"Undergraduate students look for holistic growth. They wish to acquire skills that make them employable. They expect institutions to conduct events that provide them exposure," she says

Published on 9th May 2019

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