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How little Maanavi's garage sales helped underprivileged kids' dreams come true

She's only twelve, but there's nothing that stops this ardent Salman Khan fan Maanavi Pradhan Singh from lending a helping hand

Published on 24th February 2017
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I used to call him Thalaiva: Dalit student Muthukrishnan's hostel mate recalls how the Rajini fan in him was alive till the end

During a condolence speech, JNU scholar Jithendra Suna talks about what it's like to be a Dalit student in JNU and how that pressure got to Muthukrishnan, driving him to commit suicide last week

Published on 20th March 2017
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In its centenary year, Osmania University may be unable to renovate hostels, libraries because of budget crunch

A hundred years since inception, the Telangana government has shortchanged Osmania University by allocating the varsity less than their ask — leading to a stalling of much-needed repair work

Published on 28th March 2017
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IIT Roorkee lifts curfew at girls' hostel: Girls can roam around like boys, says director

The college authorities have also deputed patrolling squads around the case to make sure that no 'inappropriate' incident happens

Published on 29th March 2017
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Here's why author Nayanika Mahtani is retelling Genghis Khan's story with Star Wars references

Author Nayanika Mahtani implores us to expose students to the other side of history just like her book does — so that they actually get a look into a side of history that most books tend to ignore

Published on 24th April 2017
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Forget Hindi! Now, 25 army personnel are being taught Chinese by Viswa-Bharati University

Visva-Bharati University offers a Chinese language (Mandarin) certificate-level course to 25 Indian Army soldiers, who have voluntarily opted for this course

Published on 2nd May 2017
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IIT graduates bridge the education gap in Kashmir, by helping engineering students reach their goals

Facing off-and-on internet bans, curfews and inaccessibility to books in Jammu and Kashmir, a bunch of IIT graduates have got together to help students and engineering aspirants realise their dreams.

Published on 17th May 2017
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Fighting against all odds to get a degree, this 26-year-old now educates children by teaching at a Farm School, setting up a tuition centre and volunteering at an NGO

Setting up a tuition centre in her village and volunteering at an NGO, K Paripooranam does this because she believes in giving girls and boys a chance to make it big

Published on 29th May 2017
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She enrolled and retained a large number of slum children and dropouts in one of the oldest government schools in Odisha

Sonamika Roy talks about her mission of enrolling more and more students in Odisha’s oldest government school, and her dream of starting her own school, where children learn at their own pace

Published on 30th May 2017
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Ready, set, launch! PES University students ready to launch their new satellite

After launching their satellite last year, the students have now built a new satellite. Students of the fourth semester and several alumni have contributed to this achievement

Published on 12th June 2017
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A new collection of short stories by Haruki Murakami to be released

'Men Without Women' is a collection of seven stories about men who, in their own ways, find themselves alone

Published on 15th June 2017
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Heptulla to unfurl national flag at Jamia Millia Islamia University

Heptulla, whose visit to the University is scheduled on June 19, will unfurl a national flag hoisted on a 102-foot-high pole near the entrance of the vice-chancellor's office

Published on 15th June 2017
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The Transdisciplinary University in Bangalore is home to one of the country's largest Herbariums

A Herbarium houses a collection of dried species of plants along with the essential data pertaining to them

Published on 28th June 2017
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Always a Potterhead: Her poem on Harry after the battle of Hogwarts won the British Council's prize for best Harry Potter Fan Fiction 

Nimisha Pobbichetty, winner of the Potter Fan Fiction slam, chats up about all things Potter

Published on 1st July 2017
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The Bhakti Mathur interview: Author of the 'Amma...' series is giving kids a guided tour of India's holiest places without making them too religious

The author of the Amma, Tell Me Why series, Bhakti Mathur, is out with her latest series which gives a guided tour of the holy places in India and the first being Amritsar's Golden Temple

Published on 2nd July 2017

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