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Did they just find the scientists who could change our future?

The Adi Shankara Young Scientist Awards 2017 recognised the contributions of young scientists and provided them opportunities to grow

Published on 27th February 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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At seven, this second grader from an Odisha village fought off a crocodile that attacked her friend using pots and pans

Pinki Dalei, who studies in second standard, is in line for a National Bravery Award for her act of sheer courage in fighting off a crocodile that was larger than both the little girls

Published on 5th April 2017
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This young scientist left a research opportunity in Germany to teach the next gen in Kerala

University of Kerala’s award-winning researcher Subodh G keeps his head above water while being swamped with teaching and research

Published on 27th May 2017
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The Big Little Award invites nominations for its second edition 

The award honours the contribution of Indian authors and illustrators to children's literature

Published on 20th June 2017
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Macquarie University announces Big History International Undergraduate Scholarship of up to 1 Crore

The second edition of the University's scholarship programme will be awarded from July 2017

Published on 20th June 2017
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Meet Ankit Kawatra, the 25-year-old who just received an award from the Queen of England herself

Ankit was awarded the Queen’s Young Leaders Award in the UK for his exceptional contribution to solving India's hunger crisis

Published on 8th July 2017
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After Sachin, Bajirao Mastani and Madras Cafe, Bishwadeep Chatterjee's name doesn't ring a bell, but his sound certainly does

When Bishwadeep Chatterjee was in Chennai recently, we set out to find the untold story of this National Award winner 

Published on 26th July 2017
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After Sachin, Bajirao Mastani and Madras Cafe, Bishwadeep Chatterjee's name doesn't ring a bell, but his sound certainly does

When Bishwadeep Chatterjee was in Chennai recently, we set out to find the untold story of this National Award winner 

Published on 24th July 2017
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Data is the new oil and should be democratised to be available for everybody, says Nandan Nilekani

The Aadhaar mastermind was speaking at 54th Convocation of IIT Madras, where 1588 students were awarded degrees for the academic excellence

Published on 21st July 2017
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Anshu Gupta through Goonj has brought back dignity to the act of giving and wants it to become a movement 

The Ramon Magsaysay Award winner talks about how he doesn't mind people replicating the model of his foundation, Goonj which was started back in 1999 

Published on 21st September 2017
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Couple goals: Chennai couple win Australia's top Science Award a year apart from each other

Madhu Bhaskaran, a native of Chennai has won the Eureka Award for her work in wearable electronics just a year after her husband won the same award

Published on 18th September 2017
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The times they are a changing, says reputed artist Jatin Das who feels art has now become a business

The Padma Bhushan awardee expresses sadness at art's sudden transition from creative expression to one that craves lights, camera and money

Published on 3rd October 2017
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Wake up-drink coffee-write: This British-Indian author has the perfect recipe to emerge as one of the best authors in the country

Anjali Joseph from Mumbai opens up about her career transition from a teacher to an award winning writer

Published on 11th September 2017
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Keep stretching yourself: What Sahitya Akademi Award-winner Manu Pillai learnt from his years working with Shashi Tharoor

As the winner of the 2017 Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar award, an author and as someone who served as the Chief of Staff to Dr Shashi Tharoor, Pillai sure wears many hats 

Published on 10th October 2017

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