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‘Knowledge is now global,’ says NTU President

NTU President Bertil Andersson spoke at the Special Convocation held at SRM University recently

Published on 27th February 2017
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Meet the MBA student who knows the art of making a film on Rs 200 or less!

Christine Jose Sales made a short film for just under200 rupees and even won a competition

Published on 27th February 2017
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This young duo has started an FB page that is making Indian entrepreneurs look 'inspiringly' great

You might not have heard of the Facebook page Humans of Entrepreneurship yet, so we get the lowdown on it. It was started by two 20-somethings as a take on the popular Humans of New York page

Published on 24th February 2017
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It feels good to see people look up to me, says world's oldest Harlequin survivor Nusrit Shaheen

Nusrit Shaheen, the world's oldest person living with Harlequin ichtyosis, a condition which makes her skin look scaly, has so much positivity that it is absolutely infectious

Published on 23rd February 2017
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Meet the young woman who is bringing Kerala's teen mothers and child labourers back to school

For hundreds of dropouts in Kerala who believe that getting an education is not a priority, activist Dhanya Raman provides a way to get back to school, land a job and beat a lifetime of poverty

Published on 26th February 2017
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Going into the spooky releams of Rusty

Inspiration could strike a musician anywhere — in the loo, while riding a bike (read Honda Activa, which “is not even a bike. It’s a scooter which beeps, cries and gurgles while carrying me everywhere

Published on 24th February 2017
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Leaping after Mariyappan's Legacy: These two para-athletes from the same Salem College as the Olympic Gold Medalist are gunning for Tokyo 2020

Hailing from the same small college as their dimunitive senior Mariyappan Thangavelu, Mahesh and Dinesh were inspired by his Rio win and are training hard to take their shot at the Paralympics

Published on 19th March 2017
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Dear Mr Ashokamitran, I wish we'd done that interview sooner: A reporter's account of her tryst with the writer during his last days

The reporter talks about her incomplete interview with one of the most prominent doyens of Tamil literature, Ashokamitran. 

Published on 24th March 2017
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A lifetime of battling autism disorder couldn't stop this genius from starting his own music school

Hyderabad-based Samuel might have trouble expressing himself through words, but music is his favourite language. He now teaches vocals, keys and guitars at his own music school

Published on 23rd February 2017
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These students from IIIT Bhubaneswar made an app that can send large video files even when the network is terrible and won the MHRD Hackathon at Chennai

Called the Pied Piper, the team from Odisha developed the app within 30 hours and will be giving it to the Ministry of Earth Sciences for practical on-ground use when it's fully done

Published on 4th April 2017
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Ain't no superstition: How Monica Choudhury decided to mimic her mom's Tamil Superstitions and became a YouTube celeb overnight

Monica Choudhury, the girl behind the hilarious viral video Tamil/Brown Superstitions on how South Indian mothers perceive superstitions, talks about why she went from engineer to Youtuber

Published on 13th April 2017
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This Waldorf curriculum inspired learning centre teaches maths and language using music, arts and dance 

Prasanth Gangadharan, founder of  T’Puram’s new 'beyond-school' learning centre talks about the alternative ways of teaching using music, arts and dance

Published on 21st April 2017
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At 18, SSN College's Arun Sathianarayanan is skating his way across rinks globally — and he's doing it artistically!

Arun Sathianarayanan, the 18-year-old roller skating champion from Chennai, talks about how he was inspired by the sport while on vacation — and hasn't stopped rolling around the rink ever since

Published on 24th April 2017
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Rappin’ and ‘rolling’ on the world’s stage: How Shek Monu ignored his amputation and went ahead to become an inspirational rapper

Shek Monu lost a hand and both his legs a decade ago. Now, the Hyderabad-based student is living his dream and rapping on stage

Published on 6th May 2017
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Move over Facebook, Hello Kashbook: Kashmir's 16-year-old Zuckerberg not allowed to use phone in dorm but still runs the Valley's only social network

Not all the kids in Kashmiri schools are pelting stones. Really. Zeyan Shafiq is fighting the system in a whole other way - by running a social networking site called Kashbook, from his dorm at school

Published on 17th May 2017

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