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This 27-year-old Accountant from Chennai is connecting underprivileged kids with college students to get mentorship

Sathya Kumar, a chartered accountant talks about his campaign Educate the Heart that focusses on getting college students to help underprivileged kids by being their mentors

Published on 24th February 2017
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How little Maanavi's garage sales helped underprivileged kids' dreams come true

She's only twelve, but there's nothing that stops this ardent Salman Khan fan Maanavi Pradhan Singh from lending a helping hand

Published on 24th February 2017
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Read all about it: Balaknama is a newspaper that's run entirely by and for street kids in Delhi

In an age when print is becoming increasingly scarce, Delhi-based Balaknama, supported by the NGO CHETNA is probably the only newspaper in the world that's run by street kids

Published on 24th February 2017
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The doctor behind the heart-touching advertisements you see in cinema halls has lot more than that to him

Dr S Gurushankar, Chairman of Meenakshi Mission Hospital and Research Centre, in a conversation at the ThinkEdu Conclave talks about their popular campaign Aram Seidhu Pazhagu and more

Published on 12th March 2017
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Govt needs to stop imposing vegetarianism on students, says Kancha Ilaiah 

Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd, Dalit thinker talks politics, Dalit empowerment, and forced vegetarianism in the country

Published on 14th March 2017
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Leaping after Mariyappan's Legacy: These two para-athletes from the same Salem College as the Olympic Gold Medalist are gunning for Tokyo 2020

Hailing from the same small college as their dimunitive senior Mariyappan Thangavelu, Mahesh and Dinesh were inspired by his Rio win and are training hard to take their shot at the Paralympics

Published on 19th March 2017
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JNU loses ability to help 'backward' students with deprivation points: Students threaten 'complete shutdown'

The concept of awarding deprivation points for students from backward areas was devised by the students union under Prakash Karat in 1974. JNU was the sole institute to have this system 

Published on 23rd March 2017
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Dance is therapeutic, it has the ability to heal

...says the dance guru, Shiamak Davar as he opens up about his academy, choreographing for films and why dance needs to be in the education system

Published on 24th March 2017
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Here is a programme to create tomorrow's innovation leaders and entrepreneurs

US based 'EdgeMakers' is an initiative focused to mould children to be the leaders of tomorrow, and now they are making their presence in India stronger than ever

Published on 24th March 2017
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Ever wondered how something as small as a tiffin box could change your perspective on life? Watch this moving short film

Karthik Gopal's short film titled 'Tippen Box' is a brilliant expression of how even the smallest things can impact one's life 

Published on 31st March 2017
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Ain't no superstition: How Monica Choudhury decided to mimic her mom's Tamil Superstitions and became a YouTube celeb overnight

Monica Choudhury, the girl behind the hilarious viral video Tamil/Brown Superstitions on how South Indian mothers perceive superstitions, talks about why she went from engineer to Youtuber

Published on 13th April 2017
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Fighting against all odds to get a degree, this 26-year-old now educates children by teaching at a Farm School, setting up a tuition centre and volunteering at an NGO

Setting up a tuition centre in her village and volunteering at an NGO, K Paripooranam does this because she believes in giving girls and boys a chance to make it big

Published on 29th May 2017
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She is not your usual teacher. Pakki Roja helps underprivileged children who aren’t exposed to the outside world and motivates others to join the NSS

Professor and NSS programme officer, Pakki Roja encourages her students to go out into the community and organises camps to educate youngsters on the ill-effects of child marriage and addiction

Published on 30th May 2017
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She enrolled and retained a large number of slum children and dropouts in one of the oldest government schools in Odisha

Sonamika Roy talks about her mission of enrolling more and more students in Odisha’s oldest government school, and her dream of starting her own school, where children learn at their own pace

Published on 30th May 2017
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Are you a science geek? Then you should definitely not miss this professor's lecture

Professor T Vishwam loves all things science and encourages students to discover the world around them. Read more to find out what sets the practical science teacher’s classes apart from the rest

Published on 31st May 2017

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