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The teacher is always king: Why Notebook School's augmented storytelling technique stands out

Notebook School doesn’t let anything overpower what the teacher is saying in their videos. But they do supplement it with to-the-point hand-drawn illustrations. Here's why they are different

Published on 24th September 2020
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Check out NASA's new Mars Rover which will use x-rays to hunt fossils

Short for Planetary Instrument for X-ray Lithochemistry, PIXL is a lunchbox-size instrument located on the end of Perseverance's 7-foot-long (2-meter-long) robotic arm

Published on 23rd September 2020
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These twin sisters from Nagpur are making some beautiful posterised paintings. Check them out NOW!

From conducting live classes for beginners to starting their own Instagram page lets__st_art, these sisters are creating some of the best  posterised paintings out there

Published on 21st September 2020
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AICTE awards Bhubaneswar-based Siksha 'O' Anusandhan for creating COVID-19 awareness

The institute has contributed to the efforts of the Odisha government in battling the deadly virus by running four dedicated COVID Hospitals and two COVID Care Centres

Published on 20th September 2020
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No syllabus is superior, just different: Why criticism of TN’s school syllabus doesn’t explain NEET suicides

Activists, educators and doctors talk about why they think the three student suicides that happened on the eve of NEET cannot simply be blamed on TN’s syllabus or family pressures

Published on 14th September 2020
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An ode to Twitter: All about tweets, retweets and hashtags and their effects on English 

There are many Twitter accounts that can help one improve their vocabulary and English, but one must be careful on the platform as people are prone to using short forms to beat the word limit 

Published on 13th September 2020
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Poonachi in pics: How Priya Kuriyan transformed Perumal Murugan's novel into a children's picture book

We speak to seasoned illustrator Priya Kuriyan about how she adapted Perumal Murugan's classic into a picture book for children - and managed it in just red, white and black

Published on 13th September 2020
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Here's how B.PAC alum Sushma Mahabala landed the prestigious Chevening Scholarship

Three female students from Karnataka awarded with Chevening Scholarship for higher studies. This scholarship is made available for people who want to pursue a Masters programme in the UK

Published on 11th September 2020
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Madras Dyslexia Association adopts traditional games to teach children with special needs

Significant improvements were recorded in key areas such as children's overall focus and concentration besides in motor skills as a result of playing some of these traditional games

Published on 7th September 2020
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Novel vaccine candidate shows promise against COVID-19, study finds 

Within a month, the mice had developed antibodies against the SARS-CoV-2 virus, according to the study published on Wednesday in the journal Advanced Materials

Published on 3rd September 2020
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This mother-daughter duo from Puducherry ramped up work with artisans during the lockdown to create stunning stoneware pottery

Glaze is a glass-like substance that clay products are sometimes coated with to add a non-porous, decorative coating. And this is how it is changing the game for pottery, artisans and the duo  

Published on 3rd September 2020
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Google announces $5 million funding for new AI research institute for improving interactions between humans and machine

Google said that research projects will engage a diverse set of experts, educate the next generation, promote workforce development, and broaden participation from underrepresented groups

Published on 3rd September 2020
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Rapper StreetViolater from Hyderabad's new track Maranam is the bomb. Check it out 

Rapper StreetViolater says it like it is about his own life and about the times we are living in. And he has always been like this. His latest rap song, Maranam, also reflects the same ethos

Published on 2nd September 2020
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Here's how and why these SSN College of Engineering researchers developed a more effective method to reduce carbon emissions

We speak to Dr Ambedkar Balraj who led the team of researchers at SSN College of Engineering to find a more cost-effective and power-saving technique to reduce carbon emissions

Published on 2nd September 2020
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Speaking effectively in 2020: What you need to do to amp up your communication skills

If you have felt tongue-tied during a virtual conversation, these insights may help you prepare better in future

Published on 31st August 2020

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