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Why Garvita Gulhati is a 'glass-half-full' kinda girl when it comes to saving the world

This Bengaluru-based environmentalist launched her water conservation start-up when she was just 15! Four years later, she’s marking her presence in the environment sector

Published on 15th June 2019
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Congress govt revises textbooks in Rajasthan, removes 'Veer' prefix from freedom activist Savarkar's name in History books

Congress Government in Rajasthan changes the chapter about Veer Savarkar in textbooks, removes prefix from his name

Published on 14th June 2019
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JNUSU claims entrance exam questions copied from guide book, demand judicial enquiry

The students claimed 30 questions were found to have been copied from a question bank and 70 out of the 100 questions were research methodology questions 

Published on 13th June 2019
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Frames and the flame within: How Ramnath Chandrasekhar is making children commune with nature again

Nature educator Ramnath Chandrasekhar tells us why it's important for schools to include environment education in their curriculum and how it can make the world a better place

Published on 10th June 2019
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What Pa Ranjith said isn't new. Identity politics has made us forget historical facts: Stalin Rajangam

We ask writer Stalin Rajangam if Pa Ranjith's statements had any basis and if in fact, people's lands were snatched away from them

Published on 13th June 2019
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This 8-yr-old’s honest deed earned him a spot in TN Class II textbook. Here's why

Word of the boy’s honesty soon reached the media and appreciation came pouring in from several sources

Published on 12th June 2019
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All schools in Trivandrum to have 'Class Library' soon to revive reading habit among children

The project has received a good response from the side of authors and literature enthusiasts

Published on 12th June 2019
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These school teachers from Bengal are trying to save the Ayodhya Hills from losing their forest cover

Sourav and Suman have been talking green for a decade and are fighting to save 2.5 lakh trees from being cut down in Ayodhya Hill

Published on 10th June 2019
Chidananda Murthy has planted thousands of saplings in Doddaballapura town and forest (Pics: Pushkar V/Express)

Meet the Karnataka-based environmentalist who's saving our rivers so that we don't run dry 

Chidananda Murthy tells us what led him to work for the conservation of Arkavathi river and afforestation for over 10 years now

Published on 10th June 2019
Sanjeev Pednekar's Prani Animal Sanctuary is different from the conventional animal sanctuaries and zoo (Pic: Sriram B N)

Sanjeev Pednekar from Bengaluru is educating kids and adults about the importance of co-existing with animals and birds

Co-founder of Prani Pet Sanctuary, Sanjeev Pednekar tells us what shaped him as an animal rescuer and encouraged him to start his own organisation

Published on 11th June 2019
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Class 10 and 12 teachers in Tamil Nadu begin training on new syllabus by SCERT

The key resource persons are a select group of teachers, who will further train all subject teachers in their respective districts

Published on 11th June 2019
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He would drive to my house on his scooter and read out his plays to me: Dharwad writer remembers Girish Karnad, his friend of 60 years

The two writers lived close by and studied in the same schools and collaborated on Karnad's first few plays too  

Published on 10th June 2019
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I never thought I'd even be a school topper, NEET Kerala second rank holder

Hrudya Lakshmi Bose bagged the 31st rank in the country in NEET 2019. She is also the Kerala second rank holder

Published on 6th June 2019
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Why you'll never feel bad about donating money to the One Rupee Foundation. Ever

The One Rupee Foundation was started by a group of friends who came together and began crowdfunding for various causes where the donation required from any one person is only one rupee.

Published on 6th June 2019
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World Environment Day: These young environmental changemakers reveal how they are going green but in style

Hyderabad’s young climate activists at the second global strike against climate change talk about what they do individually to help the planet

Published on 5th June 2019

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