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Let’s Teach English: How this Chennai initiative is helping underprivileged children speak English better

What began as a pandemic project currently has over 3000 volunteers and 40 organisations enrolled in the Let’s Teach English initiative in different states all over the country

Published on 24th February 2021
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Here's how this 25-year-old from B'luru is documenting his everyday experiences with #1000daysofpoetry

Writing poetry regularly means running out of ideas to write about. Angshuman tells us how he invokes inspiration to write every day

Published on 24th February 2021
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Love homemade pickles? If you live in Kerala, check out the products of Athey Nallatha, a collective of home chefs

Athey Nallatha is a collective of housewives who are selling homemade food products, like pickles, with the help of two MBA graduates. We find out how the operation has worked so far

Published on 24th February 2021
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Has he lost it or have we?: This 27-year-old Odia director's short film spins an eerie tale around COVID-19

Empty streets, bleak moods with no one in sight, such were the days of the lockdown. The Odia movie Boffin, directed by Rajendra Mohanta, captures this aptly. You need to watch it to find out

Published on 24th February 2021
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No extra attempt for UPSC 2020 aspirants, says SC. Here's what it means for JEE (Advanced) students

The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed a plea that sought an extra attempt for them, owing to the COVID-19 pandemic

Published on 24th February 2021
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50,000 teachers, heads of private schools in Karnataka stage massive protest against fee reduction

The rally by nearly 50,000 people from the railway station to Freedom Park in the city centre blocked the 2-km road and disrupted traffic for hours

Published on 23rd February 2021
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Unemployment rates in the UK shoot up as fresh COVID restrictions shut businesses

The figures however don't show the full impact of COVID-19 restrictions on employment because some 1.9 million workers remain on furlough

Published on 23rd February 2021
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This 26-year-old from Odisha recounts working at the world's largest refugee camp in Bangladesh during the lockdown

Baisali Mohanty hails from Odisha and currently, she works for the United Nations. She is also credited to have started the Oxford Odissi Centre while studying at Oxford. We listen in to her story...

Published on 23rd February 2021
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This SAFE bench by Shiv Nadar School students can self-sanitise as you get up to prevent virus spread. Here's how

We find out about the bench called SAFE that was created by an all-girls student team from Shiv Nadar School in Faridabad. Here's why it's great

Published on 23rd February 2021
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How this 16-year-old's poetry book will help uplift the transgender community in Delhi

A 16-year-old poet and author from Gurugram, Saranya Bhattacharjya shares why she had the idea of compiling her poems into a book and how that will help the transgender community

Published on 23rd February 2021
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Lockdown effect: Over 82 per cent children lost at least one mathematical, language ability during pandemic, finds APU study

Azim Premji University conducted a study in January 2021 to analyse the learning losses that students have suffered due to the long drawn break from physical classes

Published on 23rd February 2021
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A cat at a dog rescue shelter and pet taxi services — this is what this 28-year-old's shelter in Hyderabad is up to

Scoobies Pet Services is located in Nallakunta, Hyderabad. They also have a mini shelter that houses seven happy dogs and a cat! We find out the latest updates about this animal shelter. Read on...

Published on 23rd February 2021
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Schools, colleges, coaching classes in Nagpur to remain closed till March 7 due to rising COVID cases

This comes a day after Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray gave a stern warning to the people saying there will be a total lockdown if they don't start wearing face masks

Published on 22nd February 2021
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This portal is helping at-home women entrepreneurs get into the e-commerce game. Here's how

Maheela, a newly-launched online marketplace, has an array of handmade and homemade products by women. We find out more

Published on 20th January 2021
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This photo series follows a glass of tea travelling from one place to another. Here's how

We speak to Arun Kombai, a graphic designer and photographer, about his upcoming photo book and tea series on Instagram

Published on 22nd February 2021

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