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Jakub

International Mother Language Day: This 16-year-old from Czech Republic can read, write and also sing in Tamil

Jakub Hubert Butler, a native of Czech Republic moved to Tamil Nadu eight years ago. Today, he can read, write, converse and also sing in Tamil

Published on 21st February 2020
IIT Madras

Has IIT Madras been hit by ransomware that is holding all their research data hostage?

The students have been asked to send an email to a certain email ID, which will then quote a price to decrypt their data. Institute brushes it off as a mail server going down. What is the truth?

Published on 20th February 2020
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Four months after giving birth, this Bihari woman topped the Malayalam literacy test in Kerala

The now 26-year-old Romiya Kathur moved to Kollam in Kerala with her husband six years ago. Her daughter was born in December and she took the test and aced it. This is her story

Published on 19th February 2020
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Understanding singular vs plural: How to use words and phrases 'group', 'number of' and more

Collective nouns such as audience, class, crowd, family, committee, team, panel, and staff can take either singular verbs or plural verbs depending on the context

Published on 15th February 2020
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Do we need a Class VII exam barrier today? The debate is still on

In what comes as a major relief, Class VII students will not have to write public exams but instead, take up Comprehensive Continuous Evaluation Exams (CCE)

Published on 15th February 2020
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Kolkata Publishers and Booksellers Guild pays tribute to Vidyasagar with a special calendar

The calendar traces Vidyasagar's life's journey in a chronological order. The calendar curates the photocopy of the petition made by Vidyasagar for the remarriage of Hindu widows

Published on 14th February 2020
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Digital magazines of over 2000 Kerala schools to be published in School Wiki portal for public view

It is the first time ever in India that digital magazines are made available in a public domain in such a large scale

Published on 13th February 2020
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Kerala's Sree Sankaracharya University violated reservation norms during admissions, reveals SC/ST cell

After the SC/ST cell's report, the university will now admit a student from the SC/ST category, as an additional candidate

Published on 13th February 2020
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Why you'll love indie noir film Lorni – The Flaneur, directed by Wanphrang Diengdoh

The movie premiered at the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival held from November 15 to December 1, 2019, and was the only film from India that competed in the First Feature competition category

Published on 12th February 2020
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Kitaabshaala in Bhubaneswar is the go-to space for all those who love to read and value silence

All the books at Kitaabshaala have been donated and many of them have been donated by Santwana Sagnika and Rhiti Chatterjee Bose. They are still open to accepting donations in the form of books

Published on 12th February 2020
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JNU gets notice from Delhi High Court after students and teachers file petition over open-book or take-home exams for the monsoon semester

ABVP members staged a demonstration in JNU, demanding an increase in non-NET fellowship, the conduct of entrance exams in two languages, sports quota in admission and other demands 

Published on 10th February 2020
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This IIT Madras prof's AI tech can convert brain signals of the speech-impaired into English

We can now interpret what plants and nature are trying to communicate to us. This will help in predicting monsoons, earthquake, floods, tsunamis and other natural disaster using AI, prof said

Published on 5th February 2020
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Here's how Sumeesh Chempoor managed to speak Manglish through the Internet

Sumeesh Chempoor speaks about why he prefers to speak through his art and discusses why it's important to speak truth to power

Published on 5th February 2020
Arvind Kejriwal

Deshbhakti curriculum to help make students 'true patriots': AAP manifesto

The manifesto said the AAP government will come out with a 'Deshbhakti' curriculum and also speaks about long-pending demands of Delhi Jan Lokpal and Delhi Swaraj Bill along with the full statehood

Published on 4th February 2020
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'To Meghan Markle', 'Megxit' explained: Here's how the Duchess' royal exit has given birth to new words

What does ‘to Meghan Markle’ mean? As a verb it means to take care of one’s mental health. The name was used as a verb by Twitter user @_RyanJesse

Published on 4th February 2020

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