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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 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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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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I listened to Arijit Singh during my breaks: Akanksha Singh, NEET all-India girl topper

Akanksha Singh, all-India rank 2 in NEET 2020, wants to pursue MBBS from AIIMS Delhi and become a neurosurgeon in the near future

Published on 17th October 2020
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Study shows how people can reduce stress during the Coronavirus pandemic

The team found that those who took stock of their emotions - be the sadness, anxiety, fear, loneliness, and the like - and then addressed those emotions with mindful action

Published on 17th October 2020
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Understanding the language: Here's how spoken and written English are completely different

There is a world of difference between spoken and written English. In this column, Albert P' Rayan explores certain nuances of the two so that we understand the language a little better. Ready? 

Published on 17th October 2020
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Despite internet disruptions and other challenges, Basit Bilal Khan from Pulwama secures 695 marks in NEET exams  

The Internet had remained suspended in Pulwama district for more than 80 days during the year of Bilal's preparation for NEET because of security reasons

Published on 17th October 2020
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Indian students have adjusted to blended learning at UK universities, finds study 

As the 2020-21 autumn term got underway this month, they collated reports of universities putting in place a range of dedicated support measures for students flying in from overseas, including India

Published on 16th October 2020
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Toxic relationships: Here's how you figure out if you're in one and how to get out of it!

The pandemic has also proven that a huge aspect of care comes from everything ranging from watercooler conversations to being around strangers in public to hugs

Published on 15th October 2020
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Ministry of AYUSH announces results of quiz on preventive measures against infections and diseases like COVID-19

About 45% of the participants fall under the age group of 18-24 from the states of Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, and Delhi

Published on 14th October 2020
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Asthma, food hypersensitivity in childhood linked to increased risk of 1BS at 16: Study

For the study, published in the UEG Journal, the research team analysed the health of 2,770 children from birth to the age of 16

Published on 12th October 2020
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400 billion USD of future earnings, learning losses due to prolonged closure of schools: World Bank report

While most governments have made enormous efforts to mitigate the impact of school closures, it has been difficult to engage children through remote learning initiatives, the report saod

Published on 12th October 2020
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Through her book collection drive, Uma Mahadevan Dasgupta hopes to populate the children's section in rural libraries

Rashmi Patil speaks to Uma Mahadevan Dasgupta, Principal Secretary, RDPR, about the book collection drive she's initiated to develop the children's section in the rural libraries across Karnataka 

Published on 12th October 2020
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Schools in Uttar Pradesh to reopen on October 19 for students of class 9 to 12

According to the guidelines, the classes will run in two shifts and written consent from the parents would be required

Published on 11th October 2020
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Why Dalits and the underprivileged in India have built-in barriers to accessing mental health care

Mental healthcare even for so-called privileged communities is dismal, so one can only shudder to imagine what it must be for those from non-privileged backgrounds

Published on 11th October 2020

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