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What will happen to board exam-bound Class 5, 8 students in TN if they don't get a community certificate in time?

Even though every child seems to have an Aadhaar card today, acquiring a community certificate is still a herculean task for most students in the state. But is it possible to get one before the exams?

Published on 23rd January 2020
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NAAC, NIRF rankings meaningless. Institutes need to develop brand equity: Former UGC Vice-Chairman H Devaraj

He said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had also asked him about the NAAC grades and he had to reply honestly even though he had been the chairman of NAAC at one point

Published on 23rd January 2020
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Government school medical aspirants left in the lurch, as NEET coaching yet to re-start

Government school teachers were engaged in 'election duty', disabling them from continuing the classes. The students have so far received training for only a little over 3 months, in total

Published on 23rd January 2020
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Cracking India's toughest exams: How Allen Institute is helping students ace JEE, NEET and more

Five years ago, Allen Career Institute set up their first base in south India, in Bengaluru. Now, they're spreading across the south and plan to expand more in the coming years

Published on 22nd January 2020
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Chennai's Zero Lab Project is making science experiments fun, low cost and low maintenance. Here's how

Nagalakshmi N Vijaykumar, through her Zero Lab Project initiative, aims to impart quality practical learning to government school children who may not have access to it otherwise. We find out more  

Published on 22nd January 2020
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Can banana leaves replace paper? Ask this 21-year-old from Virudhunagar and be amazed! 

Tenith Adithyaa from Virudhunagar came up with an innovation called the Banana Leaf Technology, which increases the shelf life of banana leaves to almost three years and is completely eco-friendly

Published on 22nd January 2020
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Dream Run: How Priyanka Nag used Dreamcatchers and art to tide over Multiple Sclerosis

Priyanka Nag is currently learning how to play the guitar and rediscovering her love for it. She also loves listening to 70s and 80s Bollywood music in her free time 

Published on 22nd January 2020
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This IIT Madras-designed Check Dam will help Palar River to store surplus rainwater

While a conventional weir-type check dam costs around Rs 82 crore and takes up to one year for construction, this project was completed with a funding of Rs 32.5 crore in six months

Published on 20th January 2020
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These board games can entertain you and get you to learn at the same time. Here's how 

Senthil Kumar, founder of MADIEE Board Games talks about how their board games can give interactive educational experience to students as well as working professionals 

 

Published on 20th January 2020
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How astrophysicist Ajay Tannirkulam abandoned a lucrative opportunity abroad to help small farmers in Tamil Nadu

The organisation he co-founded, Magasool, procures technological solutions that help improve yield and reduce the use of pesticides and makes them available to farmers in 9 districts of Tamil Nadu

Published on 16th January 2020
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NRC will only happen in TN over my dead body: Karur MP Jothimani on why she will not register   

The Karur MP has said that she personally will not register and will till her last breathe ensure that the people of her constituency and Tamil Nadu will not have to register for it either

 

Published on 14th January 2020
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How Devi Yeshodharan went from being Infosys Narayana Murthy's speechwriter to creating an Empire

We examine author Devi Yesodharan’s fascination with Rajendra Chola, her tryst with historical fiction and her future endeavours in writing

Published on 16th January 2020
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How this Loyola student went from popping balloons on the beach to becoming an award-winning shooter

Jeswin Joseph from Loyola College accidentally discovered his talent for target shooting during an evening out with his family. Now he is an award-winning marksman

Published on 14th January 2020
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The history being taught is Delhi-centric: Anand Neelakantan rued about the education system

The author also noted that what history we are teaching is horrible and what we are trying to reach is horrendous

Published on 9th January 2020
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The New Education Policy will fulfil Prime Minister Modi's vision of a new India: Ramesh Pokhriyal

The HRD Minister said that the NEP, which inculcates India's rich tradition, heritage and values, will be a step in the right direction and will propel us towards a better future full of possibilities

Published on 9th January 2020

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