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Why this 20-year-old Telugu ghazal singer wants to join the Indian Civil Services

Sanskrithi Ghazal's skills have been appreciated far and wide, not just as a singer but as a performer too. We trace her unfinished story and find out where she is headed next. Read on to find out...

Published on 16th February 2021
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RIP Dr V Shanta: The life and times of Adyar Cancer Institute’s First Lady

Shanta has won some of the most prestigious awards in the country and the world for her work in the field of oncology —  the Magsaysay Award, Padma Shri, Padma Bhushan and the Padma Vibhushan

Published on 19th January 2021
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AMU at 100: Here are 10 of its most celebrated alumni

The university, situated in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh was set up in 1920 following the Aligarh Muslim University Act

Published on 23rd December 2020
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Statue of Unity sculptor to install Vajpayee's statue in Shimla

The statute will be installed by sculptors Ram Vanji Sutar, a recipient of the Padma Bhushan and the Padma Shri, and Anil Sutar

Published on 26th September 2020
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IIT Kharagpur launches Academy of Classical and Folk Arts to study the science behind learning art forms

The Academy will offer regular training on music, fine arts and other performing arts, and run micro-credit courses for students. They will study arts as well as the cognitive science behind these

Published on 18th August 2020
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The Bachendri Pal interview: Recalling how she braved odds to climb the mighty Mount Everest 

Bachendri Pal, the first Indian woman to scale the Mount Everest, takes us down memory lane to narrate instances from her childhood, developing a mountaineering spirit to serve people and help out

Published on 6th June 2020
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Hop On: Ruskin Bond's new book about childhood travels released as he turns 86

In "Hop On: My Adventures on Boats, Trains and Planes", Bond narrates some of his memorable travel adventures from his childhood

Published on 19th May 2020
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Telangana school in bind over reports it asked students to write film actors' names in general knowledge textbook

Teaching about personalities who won prestigious awards like the Padma Bhushan or Nobel prize is okay but it is not necessary to ask about names of film heroes

Published on 11th May 2020
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55-year-old Institute of Defence Studies and Analyses to be renamed after late BJP Leader Manohar Parrikar

An autonomous body under the Ministry of Defence, IDSA was established as a registered society in New Delhi in 1965

Published on 18th February 2020
IIT Madras

IIT Madras professors and an alumnus conferred with prestigious Padma awards

'The Institute congratulates all three awardees for this well-deserved honour in recognition of their work and contributions' the Director of IIT Madras said in a statement

Published on 27th January 2020
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Agricultural scientist and former Punjab Agricultural University VC Dr Khem Singh Gill passes away at 89

He breathed his last at the Hero DMC Heart Centre here and is survived by two sons including former Sikh hard-liner Ranjit Singh Kukki and a daughter

Published on 17th September 2019
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It's like taking back Nobel: Former JNU VC on letter to emeritus professors

Dr Asis Datta, the former Vice-Chancellor of JNU, said that he has never heard of evaluation of an emeritus professor's post

Published on 6th September 2019
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Google Doodle celebrates Vikram Sarabhai's 100th birth anniversary

Vikram matriculated from the Gujarat College in Ahmedabad and moved to England to join the St John's College at the University of Cambridge

Published on 12th August 2019
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#GirishKarnad: Here are five of Girish Karnad's works that you should check out now

Girish Karnad was awarded the Padma Shri in 1974 and the Padma Bhushan in 1992. Considered a gifted litterateur, he was also awarded the Jnanpith award in 1998

Published on 10th June 2019
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RIP Science: Level 2 Pranic Healer delivers a lecture at IIT Madras, tells students to 'feel Ether'

The Facebook page of IITM Students against Pseudo-Science put out a post condemning the lecture where Western medicine was put down as exploitative

Published on 12th March 2019

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