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#HijabRow: Kapil Sibal's request to list student's petition in SC stalled, K'taka HC to hear it first

The petition in the Karnataka High Court was filed by a PUC student in Udupi who was denied entry into her college for showing up in a hijab

Published on 10th February 2022
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#ThrowBackToday: How Kapil Dev's record-breaking 432nd test wicket became a national occasion

In today's #TBT, we look back at one of India's favourite cricketers Kapil Dev and all the events that ensued after he took his 432nd wicket. Indeed, it was a joyous moment for each and every Indian

Published on 8th February 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: Mass beaching of short-finned pilot whales on Thoothukudi beach frightens all

In today's #TBT, we take you back to January 11, 2016 when over 80 short-finned pilot whales were found on the shores of Tuticorin frightening citizens and scientists alike. This is what ensued 

Published on 11th January 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: Revisiting the ecological disaster that was the 2017 Ennore oil spill

Today in #TBT, we give you the details of all things that conspired together to make the 2017 Ennore oil spill happen and a few details from the report that followed. Today is also Data Privacy Day

Published on 28th January 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: When the first lady of the skies earned her permit to fly in 1910 today

In today's #TBT, we don't need to tell you that it's International Women's Day. What we choose to tell you instead is the story of Raymonde de Laroche aka the bird woman and how she touched the sky

Published on 8th March 2021
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#WhatTheFAQ: Has the public been misusing the PIL system?

Why was the PIL system introduced and why did it become necessary for the Supreme Court to impose fines for filing PILs?

Published on 14th May 2022
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#WhattheFAQ: With seven glitches in seventeen days, what is going on with SpiceJet? 

The airline company had a rough day on Tuesday, July 5 with two of its flights making emergency landings after reporting glitches. But is this the first time this is happening?

Published on 6th July 2022
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‘We must not become prey to petty politics’

What’s former Union Minister Sachin Pilot’s views on the ruling party and their strategies? Find out!

Published on 14th March 2017
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+2 Student asks Delhi HC to make CBSE re-evaluate her Economics Paper, 'sympathetic' judge asks CBSE to compile previous rulings directing re-evaluation

Though the CBSE has stopped allowing students to apply for re-evaluation of papers and giving them photocopies of the corrected sheets, the Delhi HC appears to be mulling over this case

Published on 13th June 2017
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A new electronic device implanted in the brain could stop epileptic seizures

The results, published in the journal Science Advances, could also be applied to other conditions including brain tumours and Parkinson's disease

Published on 30th August 2018
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A PIL seeking common syllabus, curriculum for all children rejected by Supreme Court

The PIL went on to state that it is the union's duty to effectuate a common education system which it has failed to do, instead, it simply adopted the pre-existing National Curriculum Framework (NCF)

Published on 11th February 2022
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AIIMS conducts pilot study to assess the effect of radiation therapy on COVID-19 patients

Dr D N Sharma, head of the Radiation Oncology department at AIIMS and the principal investigator of the research project, said two COVID-19 patients who were on oxygen support were given the therapy

Published on 17th June 2020
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Aneez K Mappila's national award-winning film captures the heartbeat of Wayanad's Paniyar community 

The director speaks about Paniyar community and explains how their identities have been mixed with their profession indistinguishably over the years. There is no other community like them, he insists 

Published on 26th April 2018
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Anna University's VC MK Surappa moves Madras High Court to implead PIL filed to quash the order of inquiry against him

A counsel representing Surappa approached a division bench comprising on Friday with an impleading application and prayed the judges to allow the same so that he can place his submissions 

Published on 5th December 2020
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Are students coming for exams or health checks: Meet the advocates who have filed a PIL against Karnataka conducting the SSLC exams 

The PIL mentions that it is a risky job to conduct board exams for SSLC students at the point when the pandemic is spreading in rapid numbers and more than eight lakh students are attending this time

Published on 23rd May 2020

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