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Two students injured in a shooting at a Virginia's Heritage High School: Police

The police however, did not disclose information as to how many suspects were involved and what their identities were, saying only that an investigation is going on

Published on 21st September 2021

Schools must be a safe haven for children, Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi on Afghanistan and COVID impact

Discussing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on children and their future, Satyarthi expressed his displeasure over the global response towards the sufferings of thousands

Published on 20th September 2021

#ThrowbackToday: A machine used to withdraw money at any time! No way

It was 52 years ago today that the first ATM machine was deployed in the USA. So in today's #TBT, we find out how ATMs rose to popularity and why now, they are not in a good place 

Published on 2nd September 2021

How this Hyd professor's film idea made it to the prestigious Asian Project Market

Busan International Film Festival's Asian Project Market has chosen Hyderabad-based Triparna Banerjee's feature film idea Riding on the Moon Boat and the filmmaker is surely off to a great start

Published on 25th August 2021

IIT researchers develop smart road monitoring system to prevent crashes

The system can be used for speed detection, vehicle counts, enhanced traffic control and road usage

Published on 16th August 2021

Serum Institute India chairman Cyrus Poonawalla against using cocktail of COVID-19 vaccines

The efficacy of this approach has not been proven in field trials involving thousands of participants, Poonawalla said

Published on 13th August 2021

#ThrowbackToday: The most well-preserved dinosaur fossil was discovered over a decade ago today

In today's #TBT, we tell you about fossil hunter Susan Hendrickson and Sue, the fossil she discovered. It is currently displayed in full glory at the Field Museum of Natural History, USA

Published on 12th August 2021

#ThrowbackToday: Meet the US champ who could text at the speed of light

In today's #TBT, we take you back to 2012 when 17-year-old Austin Wierschke won the National Texting Championship, USA, not just once but many times. That's quite a feat, no? 

Published on 9th August 2021
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Appoint a VC of 'preferably Tamil Origin', Anna University teachers tell TN governor

At the same time, the university's former Vice-Chancellor (VC) E Balagurusamy had made an appeal to Purohit to streamline the working of the university VC search committee

Published on 2nd August 2021

Governer to streamline working of University VC Search Committee, urges Anna University former VC

In a letter to the governor, Balagurusamy has appealed for the swift appointment of a Vice Chancellor at the university in order to avoid potential corruption from political parties

Published on 31st July 2021
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US lawmakers introduce bill to end programme allowing foreign students to stay after studies

Congressman Paul A Gosar along with Congressman Mo Brooks, Andy Biggs and Matt Gaetz introduced the Fairness for High-Skilled Americans Act

Published on 30th July 2021

Why Pakistan officials confiscated a school textbook that showed Malala Yousafzai as a national hero

In 2013, Pakistani private schools association's office-bearers banned Malala Yousafzai's book 'I am Malala' from private schools across the country, saying that it disrespected Islam

Published on 14th July 2021

Does your city list among the 25 mega-cities responsible for 52% of the world's urban greenhouse gas

Research confirms that cities in Europe, USA, and Australia have a significantly greater carbon footprint than cities in developing nations, adding that current mitigation targets won't fix the issue

Published on 12th July 2021

NMIMS students develop battery-operated, self-sterilising mask that is as effective as 240 masks. Check it out! 

The reusable mask is equipped with a battery that lasts up to six months, and neutralises pathogens instantly

Published on 9th July 2021

#ThrowbackToday: American social reformer said, "This Fourth of July is yours, not mine"

In today's #TBT, we recall the most iconic speech made by abolitionist Frederick Douglass, on the next day of Independence Day no less. Read about the context of the speech and parts of it as well

Published on 5th July 2021

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