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Nigerian students in Chennai come together to show solidarity to youth protesting against police brutality in Nigeria

When Ishaku began to hear the news of the protests, he felt proud of the fellow youth of his country who he believed were ‘standing up for what is right’

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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Teenage girls in Kenya forced into sex work, child labour since schools closed due to pandemic

Mary Mugure, a former sex worker, launched Night Nurse to rescue girls who followed her path. She says since schools in Kenya closed in March, up to 1,000 schoolgirls have become sex workers

Published on 20th October 2020
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Having private universities more important than reviving Nalanda: Manish Barriarr, Patna teacher and Oxford grad contesting Bihar Elections 2020

He is not the babu from Oxford but the Patna boy who connects to people on the ground level, says Manish Barriarr, a teacher-turned-politician

Published on 20th October 2020
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Call of the wild: Batman Rohit Chakravarty has made it possible for human ears to listen to bat calls. This is how he does it

This 29-year-old chiropterologist is currently pursuing his PhD in Berlin and before that, he was in Uttarakhand recording bat calls and programming it so that human ears could hear them
 

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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Prime Minister Modi: NEP and other reforms will help make this 'India's Decade'

He was speaking at the Centenary convocation of the University of Mysore. He said that it was an honour to be there even if he could only be present virtually

Published on 19th October 2020
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Braving poverty, tragedy and COVID, all 19 students of this Odisha foundation cleared NEET. This is their inspiring story

Whether it was Khirodini whose house was destroyed or Satyajit who had to strike a balance between helping with his father's work and studying, Founder of Zindagi Foundation tried to be there for all

Published on 19th October 2020
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How this Bidar boy secured the NEET ninth rank without attending any extra coaching  

Karthik Reddy, the Karnataka topper also secured 9th rank in Common Entrance Test, Karnataka in Veterinary Science and 4th rank in Bachelors in Naturopathy and Yogic Science  
 

Published on 17th 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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These curly hair dolls will be at the Kochi Muziris Biennale 2020. Check them out!

Curly and proud! That's what Anisha P, Co-founder of Curly Wurly, says about herself and her curly-haired creations. This year, her doll will be put up at the Kochi Muziris Biennale

Published on 19th October 2020
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Free mobile library launched in Mumbai to help economically weaker students unable to access online classes 

Two more branches of the online mobile library centre will begin in Mumbai's Bandra and Sakinaka areas soon, as per the centre in charge

Published on 18th October 2020
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COVID-19 has triggered an education crisis, gender inequality: UNESCO report 

Increase in gender-based violence, potential rise in teenage pregnancies or early marriages and possibility of a section of girls dropping out of schools or colleges are some of the implications

Published on 18th October 2020
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Medical aspirant who sought help of Karnataka CM, Health Minister to attempt exam, clears NEET

Yediyurappa and Sudhakar, responding to Tanuja's social media post highlighting her plight, had intervened and asked officials to allow her to take the test

Published on 18th October 2020
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Odisha group keeps its mission alive, all 19 underprivileged medical aspirants crack NEET exam 

These successful students are products of Zindagi programme run by a non-governmental organisation of academician Ajay Bahadur Singh, who himself had similar experiences

Published on 17th October 2020

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