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Malala Yousafzai questions Imran Khan and Pakistan Army over threatening post by Taliban terrorist

The threat by Ehsanullah Ehsa, prompted Yousafzai to question Pakistan's military and Prime Minister Imran Khan on Twitter to explain how her shooter had escaped from the government

Published on 18th February 2021
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The 'US' varsity which gave Malayalam actor Bala a DLitt admits they are like a 'private tutorial college'

According to Bala, he was awarded the 'Doctor of Humane Letters' by 'The Royal American University' and was apparently the first South Indian to be awarded such an honour by a foreign university

Published on 28th January 2021
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The Bill Drayton interview: The story behind how the Ashoka Fellowship was created after a roadtrip to India

Ashoka: Innovators for the Public was initiated to nurture people social entrepreneurs and doers because it is with their empathy that they change the world. Founder Bill Drayton talks to us about it

Published on 19th January 2021
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How KIIT students shook off Corona scare to bag top-notch jobs during placements 

Campus placement in KIT School of Management and KIIT School of Law has just started and it is hoped that these two Schools will also achieve cent per cent success like every year. Read on for more

Published on 13th January 2021
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Intellectuals protest in support of Amartya Sen after Visva Bharati University named him an illegal occupant on campus

The protest programme convened by theatre personality and West Bengal Minister for Science and Technology Bratya Basu, was held in front of the premises of Kolkata's Academy of Fine Arts

Published on 27th December 2020
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Tagore's vision, philosophy must be preserved: Mamata Banerjee on Visva-Bharati turning 100

Visva-Bharati, located in Santiniketan, was established in 1921. The institute received the status of a central university in 1951 by an act of Parliament

Published on 24th December 2020
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Rabindranath Tagore's vision is the essence of Atmanirbhar Bharat: PM Modi at Visva Bharati University

He said Tagore and the institution he founded not only strengthened the spirit of nationalism but also promoted inclusiveness that strengthened "vishva bandhutva" (universital brotherhood)

Published on 24th December 2020
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Nobel Laureate Robert Wilson engages with students at Chennai’s Great Lakes Institute

It is important to look at the common value component of public goods on auctions, which are the features that affect everybody’s valuation, the Nobel Prize winner said

Published on 17th December 2020
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Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi's NGO rescues 1600 trafficked children from exploitation during pandemic

Children are employed primarily for two reasons- first due to cheap labour cost and secondly, due to their small hands which helps in efficiently fitting embellishments on bangles

Published on 6th December 2020
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How Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences is providing Odisha's youth access to quality education

The children of KISS are educated, modern and they use their knowledge to improve their lives - be it through practice of better hygiene

Published on 20th October 2020
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Slow Clap: If Bali institute can take coconuts as fees, Indian institutions could consider accepting onions

A Bali college is accepting coconuts as fees. Why should India fall behind? We have the golden currency — onions

Published on 10th November 2020
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Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi wins parliamentary seat

A total of 5,639 candidates including 1,106 candidates from the ruling NLD party and 1,089 from the USDP vied for the 1,117 parliamentary seats in Sunday's election

Published on 10th November 2020
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Inside the Weizmann: Why Indian researchers will love being accepted at Israel's finest research institute

Great place to study? Check. Solid Science? Double check. Super-friendly people? Triple check.We spent some time at WIS before the pandemic and still can't stop raving about how great it was

Published on 1st November 2020
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IIT Madras held its first ‘Mixed Reality’ Convocation on Sunday, 2,346 degrees awarded

This includes the highest number of PhDs awarded in an academic year – 353, which includes PhDs, Joint Degree PhDs with foreign institutions and Dual Degree PhDs

Published on 26th October 2020
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Malala Yousafzai warns 20 million girls may never return to school post COVID-19

According to a UN report released last month, the global coronavirus pandemic has created the largest disruption of education systems in history, affecting nearly 1.6 billion students

Published on 20th September 2020

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