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#TakeAKnee: Did you know that some of the words that we use today had a different meaning when they originated?

Dr Albert P' Rayan, Professor of English at KCG College of Engineering, looks back into the history of words and phrases

Published on 10th October 2017
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'After the suicide attempt, her family was tortured by SFI,' KSU on University College incident, SFI rubbishes claims

The student who attempted to end her life on Friday, however, told a local court that no one was responsible for her actions

Published on 8th May 2019
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'Justice' is Merriam-Webster's word of the year, 'toxic' and 'misinformation' also on list

The word follows "toxic," picked by Oxford Dictionaries, and "misinformation," plucked by Dictonary.com

Published on 17th December 2018
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'Learn Kathak' YouTube channel provides online classical dance classes for everyone

This fabulous teacher grew up in Lucknow and began studying Kathak under Kapila Raj of the Lucknow Gharana at the age of seven

Published on 16th May 2018
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'People stare at me in disbelief,' says man who speaks unadulterated, fluent Kannada without using a single English word!

Chaitra Priya believes in celebrating Kannada bhashe every day instead of honouring it only on Kannada Rajyotsava

Published on 1st November 2019
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'Sometimes, in exchange for freedom, you have to bleed', why everyone must listen to this Sudanese student's hard-hitting poem

The poem 'I am Sudan' by a 20-year-old Sudanese student Enas Saifeldin talks about the hardships of people in her country during the crisis  

Published on 18th June 2019
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'To avoid becoming a parasite on the political system, everyone must have a career of their own before coming into public service'

says Manish Tewari while talking about his former information and broadcasting portfolio, demonetisation, freedom of speech and his fascination with writing 

Published on 13th March 2017
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'To Meghan Markle', 'Megxit' explained: Here's how the Duchess' royal exit has given birth to new words

What does ‘to Meghan Markle’ mean? As a verb it means to take care of one’s mental health. The name was used as a verb by Twitter user @_RyanJesse

Published on 4th February 2020
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5.88 crore learners pass basic literacy assessment and certified as literate: Human Resource Development Ministry

Human Resource Development minister Prakash Javadekar said in the House that under Saakshar Bharat programme, around 7.92 crore learners appeared under basic literacy assessment

Published on 31st July 2017
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9 out of 10 children in India's fancy private schools can’t read English: Study

Stones2Milestones came up with this report after evaluating 19k+ students over 20 states in India

Published on 8th August 2018
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A letter of solidarity to Greta Thunberg  from the Third World

How dare we allowed the climate to go berserk in the first place? Even though we accept that we destroyed it, we never really bothered to correct it

Published on 28th September 2019
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A lifetime of battling autism disorder couldn't stop this genius from starting his own music school

Hyderabad-based Samuel might have trouble expressing himself through words, but music is his favourite language. He now teaches vocals, keys and guitars at his own music school

Published on 23rd February 2017
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A poet, a theatre buff, an introvert with a rebel's face: How Sachy's classmates from Malliankara remember him  

Filmmaker Sachy was a student at SNM College, Malliankara from 1987 to 1989. He passed away due to cardiac arrest on June 18

Published on 22nd June 2020
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A Shakespeare tell-tale: This club in Chennai has an unique way to celebrate the playwright legend

Shakespeare Millennium club, that is organising an exhibition called 'Knowlegde is Everything', also conducts quizzes, painting competitions, cooking gigs and theme-based rangoli celebrations 

Published on 28th August 2017
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A writer and a poet, this multifaceted teacher encourages her students to discover their talents

For V S Kaikasi, her name sparked her interest in Hindu mythology. Like her namesake, she too is resolute in her mission to get her students to discover what they’re really good at

Published on 25th May 2017

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