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Here's why you'll go bananas over this book that talks about human-wildlife contact in a way that makes sense

At its very core, the crux of the book Bumoni's Banana Trees, written thoughtfully by Mita Bordoloi, is about how empathy can solve a lot of problems

Published on 26th October 2021
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Teachers of government primary school in Madurai take classroom to streets, provide nutritious meals too

Roughly 30 students from the Dr T Thirunanam Primary School reside in each locality and begin their outdoor classes with warmup exercises

Published on 26th September 2021
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In an unusual art form, UP student paints on banana leaves

The tenderness and fragility of the banana leaf makes it extremely difficult to paint on it. The oil acrylic colours on the green and dry banana leaf often skids off

Published on 6th August 2021
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Swami Vivekananda wanted empowerment to be taken to the poor: Prime Minister Modi 

Referring to Swami Vivekanand's letter to the Maharaja of Mysore and to Swami Ramakrishnananda, the Prime Minister underlined two clear thoughts in the Hindu philosopher's approach to empower the poor

Published on 31st January 2021
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IIITDM develops integrated machine that can process banana stem to make fibre yarn

The faculty and the students of the Kancheepuram-based Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design and Manufacturing have come out with an integrated machine that can process the banana stem

Published on 23rd January 2021
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This Madurai school is teaching children how to farm along with their regular lessons. Here's how

Dr T Thirugnanam Primary School Headmaster K Saravanan and teachers began visiting the students at their homes to teach and also get them interested in farming

Published on 25th December 2020
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Happy Gurupurab 2020: Here's all you need to know about Guru Nanak on his 551st birthday

Guru Nanak's teachings opine that everyone is equal and God lives in every heart, be it individual from any known religion

Published on 30th November 2020
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At Kavya Madappa's Bluecat Paper, not a single tree is cut to make paper. Here's how

Kavya Madappa tells us how, with her venture Bluecat Paper, she is manufacturing paper from coffee husk, flax, lemongrass, banana, bagasse and other industrial waste

Published on 15th July 2020
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'Ring of fire' solar eclipse tomorrow, coincides with summer solstice in Northern hemisphere

People living in Anupgarh, Suratgarh, Sirsa, Jakhal, Kurukshetra, Yamunanagar, Dehradun, Tapowan and Joshimath will be able to see the annular phase, rest of India can witness a partial eclipse

Published on 20th June 2020
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Activists feed starving monkeys on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad highway

After coming to know about the plight of the apes, activists of a local organisation went to the highway on Monday carrying dozens of bananas and tomatoes and fed the animals

Published on 20th April 2020
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Lockdown: Teen chess wizards keep composure; stay busy with online events 

The teen chess wizards R Praggnanandhaa, D Gukesh and P Iniyan are looking to make optimum use of the time available and work on their games.

Published on 7th April 2020
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Can banana leaves replace paper? Ask this 21-year-old from Virudhunagar and be amazed! 

Tenith Adithyaa from Virudhunagar came up with an innovation called the Banana Leaf Technology, which increases the shelf life of banana leaves to almost three years and is completely eco-friendly

Published on 22nd January 2020
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Even on the mobile, I only played chess: How Chennai lad Praggnanandhaa became a Grandmaster at 12

Praggnanandhaa has previously been the Under-8 champion in 2013 and the Under-10 winner in 2015

Published on 7th November 2019
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Art of Smarts: Jnanagiri Coaching Institute is a ray of hope for slum children preparing for Class X Board Exams

Apart from being free for the students, volunteering teachers arrive at Jnanagiri after conducting regular classes in schools and are paid a nominal fee

Published on 23rd October 2017

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