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S Giridhar's book talks about India's most inspiring government school teachers. Do you know them?

S Giridhar, COO, Azim Premji Foundation, talks to us about his latest book Ordinary People, Extraordinary Teachers: The Heroes of Real India that gives us an insight into the great work done by them

Published on 19th February 2020
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Bird population in India sees a dip, but peacocks stands apart with a dramatic rise in population

House sparrow population has gone up in rural areas, although declining in metropolitan cities, according to the State of India's Birds Report 2020

Published on 18th February 2020
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Hubballi cops release, re-arrest Kashmiri KLE students in sedition case: Protestors fling shoes at them

The police took them to a court on Monday and they were quickly remanded to judicial custody for 14 days. The college has rusticated them and their future appears to be bleak at this point

Published on 18th February 2020
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Is CMC Vellore, the only institute that stood up against NEET, about to lose the decade-long battle?

With the SC saying that an alternate exam could cause 'lawlessness' and there was no need to go against a properly effective system, the chances for CMC Vellore to win their right to handle their own

Published on 12th February 2020
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This Yatra in Telangana is taking 120 students to rural areas to understand grassroots innovation!

The three-point objective of  Telangana Innovation Yatra, which will begin on February 19, 2020, is — inspiration, interaction and learn. Lots of fun is in store for participants!   

Published on 12th February 2020
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SoCh a great idea: How Anusha Bharadwaj is transforming the lives of Telangana's young women

SoCh For Social Change is reaching out to young women and adolescent girls through their programmes to let them experience life in the social sector and cash in on their yen for it. Interested?

Published on 12th February 2020
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How a group of kids started a library 10 years ago and put this Karnataka village on the map

The Chagaletty Children's Library is living proof that kids can do wonder. We speak to the youngsters who started the library for children when they were kids themselves which will complete a decade

Published on 5th February 2020
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These students and their Aerobic Composters are crunching the trash at Govt Schools in Karnataka

Mysuru prof Shamsundar Subbarao is training engineering students to design Aerobic Composters and install them in government or NGO-run schools. They have already installed two composters in Mysuru

Published on 5th February 2020
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This Telangana youth is helping stellar Govt School staff to transform their children's lives

Hyderabad-based 100 Smiles Charity Foundation has taken on the mammoth task of lighting up smiles on the faces of rural children across Telangana and Andhra Pradesh 

Published on 5th February 2020
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Union Budget 2020: Every district hospital to have medical college attached to tackle shortage of doctors

She added that large hospitals with enough capacity would be able to offer courses — DNB, SNB for resident doctors under the board of examinations  

 

Published on 1st February 2020
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Union Budget 2020: Rural youth in coastal areas to work as 'Sagar Mitras' in fisheries extension 


By 2022-23, the FM also proposed to raise fish production to 200 lakh tonnes and added to it the production of algae and caged cultivation as well

Published on 1st February 2020
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Why Nirmala Sitharaman quoted Thiruvalluvar and Avvaiyar in Budget 2020

The legendary Tamil poets were quoted by the Finance Minister on two separate occasions. She recited a line from Aathichoodi and Thiruvalluvar's 5 Jewels  

Published on 1st February 2020
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Union Budget 2020: India to allow FDI in education. Will foreign varsities set up campuses soon?

Not only will the youth need education but jobs as well, said the FM. It is felt that our education sector needs a greater inflow of finance to attract talented teachers, she added

Published on 1st February 2020
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Union Budget 2020: One-year internship at local bodies for jobless young engineers, FM announces

Local bodies take up a lot of public programmes and they often lack manpower and so engineers can help out, the Minister said 

 

Published on 1st February 2020
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Union Budget 2020: India's top 100 institutes to start online UG degrees soon

In order to help the students from deprived classes of the society, the government proposed that the top 100 NIRF institutes start online degree courses

Published on 1st February 2020

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