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PM Modi to VCs: Include Ambedkar's writings in the curriculum, youngsters need to read, understand him

The address was via webcast and the Prime Minister began his address by paying tribute to Dr B R Ambedkar, the father of the Indian constitution, on his 130th birth anniversary

Published on 14th April 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: How the song Call Me Maybe became a global phenomenon two years ago today

In today's #TBT, we tell you some trivia associated with Canadian musician Carly Rae Jepsen's viral song Call Me Maybe. Also remembering 'Beloved' writer Toni Morrison on her birth anniversary...

Published on 18th February 2021
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Astrophysics students at UC Berkeley can now apply for the Sushant Singh Rajput Memorial Fund

Shweta Singh Kirti, Sushant Singh Rajput's California-based sister, announced the $35,000 fund on the occasion of the late actor's 35th birth anniversary 

Published on 21st January 2021
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New Education Policy inspired by Swami Vivekananda: PM Modi at National Youth Parliament Festival

Incidentally, today is Swami Vivekananda's 157th birth anniversary, which is celebrated as National Youth Day across the country

Published on 12th January 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: Remembering Swami Vivekananda on National Youth Day today

In today's #TBT, we inform you about the significance of National Youth Day and why it is celebrated on the birth anniversary of the monk Swami Vivekananda. Also, do you know what cryopreserved is? 

Published on 12th January 2021
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PM Modi releases book on Atal Bihari Vajpayee, calls him a visionary leader on his 96th birth anniversary

To mark the birth anniversary of Bharat Ratna Atal Bihari Vajpayee, which is celebrated as the Good Governance Day on December 25, Prime Minister Modi paid floral tributes

Published on 25th December 2020
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A towering visionary who laid the foundation of our country: Rahul's tribute to Nehru

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday paid tributes to India's first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru on his birth anniversary

Published on 14th November 2020
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Dr Kalam's 89th Birth Anniversary: PM Modi, Amit Shah and others pay tribute

His birth anniversary was declared as World Students' Day by the United Nations in 2010

Published on 15th October 2020
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Mahatma Gandhi is a timeless asset for India, relevant at all times: Bharatbala

In a conversation at Azim Premji University's Gandhi150 event to mark the 151st birth anniversary of the Mahatma, Bharatbala discusses his films on Gandhi and how he's relevant to us today

Published on 1st October 2020
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Swachh Survekshan 2020: Indore bags top spot for 4th time as India's cleanest city, Surat and Navi Mumbai follow

The Swachh Survekshan is meant to monitor the performance of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, which was launched on October 2, 2014, the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi

Published on 20th August 2020
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IIT Madras to launch ‘SIDDHI’ webinar series on technology and rural development

Organised to mark the 150th upcoming Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, the fortnightly webinars will focus on Technology for self-reliance (‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’), Socially relevant technologies

Published on 12th August 2020
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IIT Kharagpur organising international e-symposia on 'Gandhian Thoughts & Philosophy'

IIT Kharagpur is organising an international e-symposia in association with top global universities to commemorate the completion of the 150th Birth Anniversary celebrations of Mahatma Gandhi

Published on 8th August 2020
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This Mumbai-based animator set a world record by creating a mosaic portrait of Chhatrapati Shivaji using over 46K plastic bits

Nitish Dinesh Kamble set a world record as he made a  mosaic portrait of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj on the occasion of his birth anniversary. Kambal used 46,080 plastic bits in the process

Published on 12th March 2020
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Happy Birthday Marie Curie: Everything you wanted to know about the coolest woman scientist ever

On the Polish scientist's birth anniversary, we recollect all her achievements which continue to motivate students of Chemistry and Science through the ages — check out our exhaustive list here

Published on 7th November 2019
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From India's 'symbol of freedom' to a canvas for today's designers, here's how Khadi as a fabric has evolved

On Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary, we trace the history of khadi to see how it has evolved with the changing needs of people and the fashion industry

Published on 1st October 2019

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