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The sweetest Thaen: This start-up is empowering tribals in the Western Ghats by selling their raw, wild honey

Thäen, a part of former IIT Madras-incubated start-up ecoLogin, is making unadulterated honey from the Nilgiris accessible to the mainstream market

Published on 3rd February 2021
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New OMR sheet in TNPSC Group 1 exam to prevent irregularities: Chairman K Balachandran 

He said there were 2.56 lakh applicants for the examinations and 1.61 lakh had downloaded the hall tickets till Friday evening

Published on 3rd January 2021
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TNPSC to conduct Group I exam on January 3 in fool-proof system: Chairman

The Chairman confirmed that 2.56 lakh candidates have registered in the state to take up Group I exam and 1.80 lakh out of them have downloaded their hall tickets

Published on 1st January 2021
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Our Forest Dream might be a children’s book, but it does a swell job in educating even adults about the Forest Rights Act

Ideated and written by the good folk at Nilgiris Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups' Federation, the book Our Forest Dream is now finally available in English as well. We find out what it’s about

Published on 2nd December 2020
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Love them tuskers? Check out Sreedhar Vijayakrishnan's Instagram page to learn more about the majestic mammals

We speak to Sreedhar Vijayakrishnan, a researcher who has dedicated his academic life to understanding elephants and sharing the knowledge  

Published on 24th September 2020
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How Praburam Srinivasan trekked his way to Instagram glory - and inspired hundreds of others to discover that joy 

We speak with Praburam Srinivasan who has hosted over 400 people in trips and treks all over the country through his travel blog Navigoto

Published on 23rd September 2020
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Following the Leader: How photographer Prabhu Kalidas documented Kalaignar's last journey

We spoke Prabhu Kalidas, who spent a day among the mourning masses over two years ago to capture Karunanidhi's funeral procession and has brought it out as a photo book

Published on 17th August 2020
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Why Thabalkaran, a film about a superhuman postman in the Nilgiris is heartwarming

Arjun Krishna, Arjun Davies and Anand Rama Krishnan's film about postman D Sivan is part awe-inspiring but absolutely picturesque

Published on 5th August 2020
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Auto driver turns good samartitan and offers free ride to patients in Gudalur

The 51-year-old helps the patients at Government Gudalur Hospital by dropping and ferrying them free of cost

Published on 1st April 2020
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Shocking video of TN Forest Minister asking a tribal boy to remove his slippers gets flak online

The Minister asked the to unbuckle his shoes for him as he had to take them off to enter a shrine in the Tiger Reserve

Published on 6th February 2020
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Protesting teachers spared by Edu Dept after they promise to hold demonstration after school hours

The department issued a circular on Thursday warning teachers of action under 17(b) of the Tamil Nadu Civil Services rules if they were to participate in the strike

Published on 6th September 2019
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28 percent TN students have excessive iodine levels, 12 percent have low levels

The laboratory lifted 1,496 urine samples from government school children in the age group of six to 12 years. The samples were being tested from January till last month.

Published on 2nd September 2019
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Fashion and all that jazz: WHy NITTEFTID is the place to be

Dr Sandhya Ravi, Principal, Nitte School of Fashion Technology and Interior Design about the new techniques they are implementing in order to make fashion more sustainable and eco-friendly

Published on 26th June 2019
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Meet the people behind a Hubballi-based startup Freshboxx, a grocery app for Tier II cities

This duo has captured the North Karnataka market by creating an app to sell fresh fruits and vegetables straight from the farm. Now, they plan to expand their business to Bengaluru soon

Published on 8th October 2018
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Students from Coonoor school get selected to work with scientists at National Science Concours

The NSC encourages students to learn Science on experimental basis, that is, by doing and think out-of-the-box to create scientific masterpieces for practical application in life.

Published on 23rd May 2018

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