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Why Mumbai's at-risk kids love their School on Wheels more than regular classes

Bina Seth Lashkari, the founder of the iconic Door Step School in Mumbai, speaks to us about the importance of education and why every child should be introduced to learning at an early age

Published on 29th January 2020
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Learning better: How one piCard can help change the learning curve of Indian students with just a click

At present, a chain of schools with their headquarters in Karnataka uses their tech at 30 of its centres across India. Not just that, NGOs use their technology much more extensively

Published on 27th January 2020
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What do this AUD researcher, storyteller and ghatam player have in common? Stories about pots and potters  

Sangeeta Jawla has been researching pottery since 2017. She recently collaborated with storyteller Vikram Sridhar and ghatam player Sumana Chandrashekar to tell the world stories of Indian potters

Published on 27th January 2020
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Should colleges offer ‘hangover leaves’? Why it might or might not be probable

Char­i­ties, in­clud­ing Al­co­hol Change UK and Drinkaware say this prac­tice could en­cour­age binge drink­ing among em­ploy­ees who don’t have to worry about get­ting up for work the next day

Published on 27th January 2020
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Parents of 500 Indian students studying in China worried as coronavirus death toll spikes, 5 cities shut down

There are nearly about 500 students from India pursuing their PHDs and medicine in China. They have been asked not to step out of our dormitories

Published on 24th January 2020
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Meet this Coimbatore-based artist who has drawn over 50 species of birds and animals

B Lenin Dani Raj's 'Our tangled love' featuring a pair of Common rose butterfly on a Heliconia species bagged the award. Seven of his artworks were displayed in the Venkatappa Art Gallery, Bengaluru

Published on 23rd January 2020
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Government school medical aspirants left in the lurch, as NEET coaching yet to re-start

Government school teachers were engaged in 'election duty', disabling them from continuing the classes. The students have so far received training for only a little over 3 months, in total

Published on 23rd January 2020
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This Kolkata teacher started a footpath dispensary for doctors to treat slum kids' ailments. Inspiration much?

The footpath dispensary falls under the aegis of his organisation Feed (food, education and economic development), which began its journey three years ago in parts of Kolkata

Published on 23rd January 2020
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Dream sky-high: 44 Divyang children take maiden flight over Bhubaneshwar, thanks to Odisha government 

tate SSEPD Minister Ashok Panda, Union Civil Aviation Joint Secretary Usha Padhee and Odia film stars Akash Dasnayak and Sabyasachi Mishra were present at the airport to see off the children

Published on 22nd January 2020
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MP school principal suspended over distribution of notebooks with Savarkar's image, BJP MLA protests with students

The principal of a government school here was suspended by the state government after notebooks carrying pictures of Veer Savarkar were allegedly distributed in the school

Published on 22nd January 2020
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Remember school field trips? This start-up is redefining the concept. Check out how

"What students learn in class, they can experience the same during our field trips. Let students have meaningful trips to enhance knowledge instead of resort visits,: Manoj Reddy, CEO, Trippko

Published on 22nd January 2020
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How Karthik Pallam is using Telangana's youth for social change through weekend volunteering!

Schools are considered temples of learning and who said they have to look dull? The Hyderabad-based NGO We Can Make A Change not just paints government schools but also renovates them

Published on 22nd January 2020
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How NIRDPR aims to build ‘change agents’ of tomorrow with its new courses in rural development

The two-year programme, spread over six trimesters, consists of classroom teaching and interactive learning, field visits; and organisational internships

Published on 20th January 2020
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Will focus on higher education next term: Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia

For the term that ends next month, the journalist-turned-politician has a few unfulfilled wishes, but he was "satisfied" with the work they could do

Published on 20th January 2020
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From all-nighters to passing a football, how Kerala's woke anti-CAA protests are getting attention

Here's a look at some of the most interesting protests organised agains the CAA and NRC in Kerala. Here's why they chose to raise their voices through their unique voices

Published on 17th January 2020

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