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Two schools gave up on her as a child. Undeterred, this 18-year-old from KMC Manipal represented Asia Pacific at UN meet

Poorvaprapha Patil who is an eighteen year old second semester student at KMC Manipal represents the whole of Asia Pacific in the UN Forum for the second STI. She tells us how much it took to get here

Published on 24th May 2017
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Spreading a million smiles: This initiative unites NGOs to educate children through other children

The 300 Million Challenge, started by an alliance of NGOs and corporate houses, aims at helping children read and write with the help of other children from 17 states

Published on 28th July 2017
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This man is using social media to popularise architectural style that makes Mumbai so distinct 

Architect and Art enthusiast, Atul Kumar talks about how he is using social media to get Mumbai’s youth hooked on to it’s art deco history

Published on 28th July 2017
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These DU girls are organising history walks with a twist: Their guided tour will give you a feminist perspective of everything from the Red Fort to the Mughal havelis

Go on Safarnama's Feminist History Walk to learn about the women who shaped the history of this country. We catch up with the duo that started the initiative

Published on 17th October 2017
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This platform created by Geologists from Bengaluru connects 300 of its members across the country for various projects

This initiative for freelance geologists is aimed at sensitising people about the earth and environment and is supported by experts in the field

Published on 25th October 2017
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West Bengal school bans carpooling, insists on parents dropping their own kids 

In the aftermath of the incident of sexual assault in West Bengal, schools have decided the best way to prevent similar events is to ban carpooling

Published on 6th December 2017
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Activist Kailash Sathyarthi calls for effective measures to globally curb child labour by 2025

The reputed Indian child-rights activist has urged powerful bodies within the world organisation to work effectively and immediately by taking a sustainable and well-revised approach

Published on 18th December 2017
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Heritage Hit: 2017, the year that brought an end to old Indian pride

2017 was the end for many historical and unique structures that have for years been neglected and finally been left with little choice but to be demolished

Published on 3rd January 2018
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Matribhasha Diwas: Celebrate your mother tongue in colleges, UGC tells students

Following in the footsteps of the UNESCO, UGC has declared February 21 as 'Matribhasha Diwas' and has directed Universities to conduct activities to celebrate diverse languages

Published on 21st February 2018
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Nikita Hari's social venture is teaching coding to youngsters from the slums of Kerala 

Nikita Hari, a research scientist by profession and a social entrepreneur by passion is empowering the youth through education and technology

Published on 24th March 2018
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CBSE leaks: HRD Ministry forms panel to monitor examination process  

The seven-member panel, headed by former HRD secretary, will suggest measures to make the process "secure and foolproof through the use of technology" and submit a report by May 31 to the ministry

Published on 4th April 2018

These Bengaluru high-schoolers lent a hand at refugee camp in France

While volunteering, their tasks mainly included sorting clothes that had come in as donation for the refugee settlements in Calais, France

Published on 17th April 2018
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World Book Day: Here's what Puffin, Flipkart and UNESCO now have in common

The Puffin Book of Folktales is the result of Puffin, Flipkart and UNESCO coming together to celebrate this special day and the joy of reading

Published on 23rd April 2018
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Press Freedom Day 2018: How free is the press in India?

Declared by United Nations General Assembly, every year, the day of May 3 is celebrated as World Press Freedom Day to raise awareness of the importance of freedom of the press

Published on 3rd May 2018
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UNESCO to set up a 'Design University for Gaming' in Visakhapatnam

Gaming Technology will be the best source of income in future and IT giants like UBSoft, Samsung, Microsoft etc are ready to establish their centres in Visakhapatnam

Published on 5th July 2018

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