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How homeschooling and online classes can solve India's Coronavirus-afflicted education system

The EdTech sector was already booming but the COVID-19 outbreak made it the only way of learning. How will this shift the paradigm of India's education sector?

Published on 31st March 2020
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Water Warriors: Why the Water Gandhi's long march towards water literacy will leave you heartened

Ayyappa Masagi has spent more than 30 years in search of answers to India's water scarcity problem. We find out more about his solutions

Published on 16th March 2020
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California school launches Punjabi language classes as part of after-school programme

Currently, the languages are taught at five elementary schools, with one of the languages taught at each school

Published on 15th March 2020
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I'm not a neta. The only Neta is Bose: Why LSE grad Pushpam Priya Choudhary entered Indian politics

She has made quite a stir with her announcement to contest the Bihar Elections 2020. The biggies of politics have sat up and taken notice of this young woman

Published on 13th March 2020
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Everyday Sheroes: 70-year-old Vilasini Dasappan goes door-to-door hawking some of the freshest fish in Kochi

 In our run-up to Int'l Women's Day 2020, we have curated this series of stories of women who aren't extraordinary — but our world may just stop going around smoothly if they decided to call it a d

Published on 7th March 2020
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Kerala IT Department set to launch digital literacy campaign 'I am also digital'

The programme aims to increase the capacity of the society to enjoy the benefits of digital technology

Published on 7th March 2020
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This group is running a book drive for students whose textbooks were burnt to ashes in Delhi riots  

Besides books, they are also trying to raise financial aid to ensure that kids and their families get support and can continue their education in an unhindered manner

Published on 4th March 2020
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Kerala's Bhageerathi Amma and Karthiyani Amma chosen for the Nari Shakti Puraskar

The women earned great acclaim for successfully completing the Kerala Literacy Mission's equivalency exam and setting an example for others despite their age

Published on 4th March 2020
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Behind the Josh Talks: Meet the people who put the josh into all those YouTube videos

"The process, which has been full of highs and lows, has taught me many things and I continue to learn something new every day," says the Co-founder of Josh Talks Supriya Paul about her learnings 

Published on 1st March 2020
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IIIT Hyderabad's latest incubation programme is for start-ups working to empower women

If you are a start-up thinking of applying to this new incubation programme of IIIT Hyderabad, make note that the start-up needs to be registered in India and should be based on emerging technologies

Published on 28th February 2020
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After PM Modi's praise, Kerala's great granny and oldest learner Bhageerathi Amma set to get Aadhaar

The officials of a nationalised bank, who came to know about the plight of the woman through media, recently visited her at her home and completed all procedures to get her enrolled in Aadhaar

Published on 27th 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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MeHeLP: This Indo-UK group is using storytelling to help people deal with mental health issues

The team behind MeHeLP uses methodologies from theatre and storytelling as a medium to help people deal with mental illness

Published on 19th February 2020
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From tech to theatre, how these women helped Hyderabad's Govt School kids lit is awesome

After ten years of making an impact on government school kids in Hyderabad using extracurricular activites, the trio behind the Move The Wheel Foundation recollect their journey so far

Published on 18th February 2020
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No entrepreneur will succeed without financial smarts: ACCA's Helen Brand

Helen Brand, Chief Executive, Association of Chartered Certified Accountants speaks about ACCA's programmes for Indian students and how it helps them in becoming efficient accountants

Published on 13th February 2020

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