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IIT Madras to launch ‘SIDDHI’ webinar series on technology and rural development

Organised to mark the 150th upcoming Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, the fortnightly webinars will focus on Technology for self-reliance (‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’), Socially relevant technologies

Published on 12th August 2020
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Are the EIA feedback email IDs at MoEF not working? Here's how you can mail your thoughts successfully

Various student groups across the country have been conducting email and twitter campaigns against the new draft EIA

Published on 11th August 2020
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IIT Madras to start one-of-its-kind, full semester elective course on Biomimicry

A release from IIT-M today said biomimicry is the intersection of biology and engineering and one do not have to be either a biologist or an engineer to learn it

Published on 10th August 2020
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How this Warangal student is crowdsourcing textbooks for underprivileged kids and counselling them too

All Vikhil Prabha is doing is being the best helping hand he can be. He dreams of building a school and helping out kids in a small hamlet called Chenchugudem. This is how he going about doing it

Published on 8th August 2020
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WHO urges Southeast Asia region members to bolster essential health services hit by COVID-19

The World Health Organization on Thursday urged the member nations of its southeast Asia region to maintain essential health services and accelerate resumption of healthcare facilities

Published on 6th August 2020
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Indian researchers show how Covid-19 PPE can turn into biofuel

The research from the University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES) in Uttarakhand shows how billions of items of disposable PPE can be converted from its polypropylene (plastic) state into biofue

Published on 4th August 2020
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This start-up is upcycling low-value plastic into high-end chic, to help tribal women earn their way

Aarohana EcoSocial Developments' only mantra is upcycling plastics to save this Earth. Rashmi Patil speaks to the founder, Amita Deshpande to know what they do with that upcycled plastic

Published on 8th July 2020
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IIT Guwahati introduces first-of-its-kind course on UN-Sustainable Development Goals 2030 as part of the BTech curriculum

The course will be offered to the second year B Tech students as a compulsory course, to reorient the thinking of young and dynamic individuals towards the path of sustainable development

Published on 6th July 2020
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Aye aye, captain: Mentors from this IIM Bangalore incubated start-up can help you make that career switch

Incubated at NSRCEL, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, MyCaptain offers several courses through young and clued in mentors who can guide you through your career or help you change careers

Published on 11th June 2020
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UN report says it will take us 257 years to close gap between women and men in economic terms

The UNDP 2020 report ranks India at a staggering 122 among 189 countries in its Gender Inequality Index. India has a score of 0.501 (2018) while Switzerland which tops the list has just 0.037

Published on 1st July 2020
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Women under-represented or stereotyped in textbooks: UNESCO Global Edu Monitoring Report

The report provides an in-depth analysis of key factors for exclusion of learners in education systems worldwide, including background, identity and ability, gender, age, location, poverty, disability

Published on 29th June 2020
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At least 40% countries failed to support learners at risk during COVID-19 crisis: UNESCO report

The annual report's fourth edition also pointed out that less than 10 per cent of countries across the world have laws that help ensure full inclusion in education

Published on 24th June 2020
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Five Indian-origin environment techies feature in UK's Top 50 Women in Engineering list

Judged by a panel of industry experts, the awards seek to recognise female talent within engineering and is coordinated annually by the Women's Engineering Society

Published on 24th June 2020
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These youngsters are raising funds to help underprivileged children restart their education, post COVID

We took a look at four fundraising campaigns that are helping the underprivileged restart their education in a post-COVID world

Published on 8th June 2020
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These two sisters in Hyderabad have got the Oorja to be the planeteers. This is their story

Nukkad nataks, treasure hunts and webinars — sisters Pragya and Mridu Nagori are doing their bit to spread awareness about the nature and Mother Earth. This is what their initiative Oorja is about

Published on 14th June 2020

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