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T V Mohandas Pai

Every morning, I wake up, think about it and feel charged: The Mohandas Pai interview

TV Mohandas Pai, the man behind Manipal Global Education, who has been working to improve the quality of education for children across India, tells us about who inspired him to start Akshaya Patra

Published on 20th February 2019
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Bureaucrats and politicians are obsessed with controlling our education system: Dinesh Singh

Former Delhi University VC Dinesh Singh opens up about the challenges surrounding the education system and how introspection can take us forward

Published on 20th February 2019
Amish Tripathi

The Amish Tripathi interview: Lord Shiva blesses me with stories, I just receive them when they come

We spoke to author Amish Tripathi about why epics should be included in school textbooks, how Lord Shiva ended up as his protagonist and more

Published on 20th February 2019
Bibek Debroy

The Bibek Debroy Interview: Today's students are willing to break the law but don't want to face the consequences

He is an economist who has immense knowledge of Indian epics. He learnt Sanskrit in his 40s and is now a pundit in that field. Bibek Debroy speaks about today's students, educational research and more

Published on 20th February 2019
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The Ashwin Sanghi interview: Some of Kautilya's views on women are misogynistic

One of the bestselling author, Ashwin Sanghi talks about what makes him tick, why he's embraced writing self-help books along with fiction and what's next on the anvil

Published on 19th February 2019
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IIT Hyderabad Researchers find Antarctic fungi that could help in treating Leukemia

This work could lead to the development of chemotherapeutic treatment methods that have fewer side effects than the existing methods
 

Published on 19th February 2019
IIT Madras News

IITM incubated start-up creates platform to help entrepreneurs access scientific expertise in higher educational institutions

As many as 128 faculty members from IIT Madras, IIT Delhi, IIIT Bangalore, BITS Pilani, IIT Hyderabad, IITDM Kanchipuram, IIT Ropar have so far joined hands in this initiative

Published on 18th February 2019
IIT Kottayam Campus

Four years after establishment, IIIT Kottayam gets a permanent campus

The new campus has 10 smart classrooms, a seminar hall, three state-of-the-art research labs, hostels to accommodate 210 students, 12 faculty residences, sports and recreation facilities

Published on 19th February 2019
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Take a chill pill: Here are a few tips to help you deal with exam stress

According to several Ayurvedic texts and modern research, Brahmi helps boost memory, intelligence and enhances alertness

Published on 18th February 2019
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An education policy is not enough, what we need is an action plan

Values such as sustainable development, sensitivity to society, dignity of labour and constant need for innovation should be integral to any education policy

Published on 14th February 2019
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Today, Ambedkar and Periyar would have been called seditious. When India's biggest student unionists debated dissent

The right-wing panelists said that while dissent was important it was not right to criticise the country

Published on 14th February 2019
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ThinkEdu conclave 2019: Are we investing enough in education infrastructure and research?

ThinkEdu conclave 2019: Are we investing enough in education infrastructure and research?

Published on 13th February 2019
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Ambedkar Periyar Study Circle accuses government of harassing members for criticising Modi Sarkar  

The group has claimed that two of their members were targetted by intelligence agencies and questioned and threatened for their criticism of the government

Published on 11th February 2019
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Even exposure to smoker's fingers can cause respiratory problems in children: Study

According to a study published in the journal Tobacco Use Insights, not smoking around children does not prevent exposure to nicotine

Published on 10th February 2019
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Why I really want to visit Calicut University's Vaikom Muhammed Basheer Museum 

Calicut University recently inaugurated a museum as a tribute to legendary author Vaikom Muhammed Basheer. We track down the men who made it happen and they tell us why we need to visit it

Published on 8th February 2019

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