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'Flea' to this fun book exchange at the Madras Margarita flea market

Lakshmi Palaniappan, the brain behind Madras Margarita - the one-of-a-kind flea market in Chennai - came up with idea of a book exchange at the flea, thanks to her love for books

Published on 15th June 2018
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90 pc of Indian women who graduate from UK earn above-average salaries, says study

Over 1,000 Indians and a total of 16,000 students from different nationalities who had completed their studies between January 2011 and July 2016 were surveyed to understand their experience

Published on 4th September 2019
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Abhaya Simha's Tulu adaptation of Macbeth bags him a second National Film Award

Shakespeare wrote 'What’s done cannot be undone’, but Abhaya Simha proves that it can be redone with his National Award-winning film, Paddayi

Published on 5th May 2018
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Always a Potterhead: Her poem on Harry after the battle of Hogwarts won the British Council's prize for best Harry Potter Fan Fiction 

Nimisha Pobbichetty, winner of the Potter Fan Fiction slam, chats up about all things Potter

Published on 1st July 2017
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Arun Krishnamurthy is on a mission to save as many water bodies as he can, before it's too late!

With severe water shortages and droughts looming in the distance, this environmentalist's efforts are more important than ever before

Published on 15th June 2019
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Attention Chennai Potterheads! You would want to drop in at the British Council office on June 24

The British Council is celebrating the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter on June 24 and they surely got some exciting events for you 

Published on 23rd June 2017
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Brexit will not affect Indian students' opportunities: British Council's Janaka Pushpanathan

British Council's Janaka Pushpanathan tells us about trends in the UK education sphere and why the impact of Brexit will be slim to none

Published on 29th November 2018
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British Council awards three Indian alumni of UK universities for outstanding achievements

The 'Professional Achievement Award' which recognises alumni who have distinguished themselves through exemplary leadership in their professional field, was presented to Saumya Saxena

Published on 12th May 2018
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British Council launches UK India Year of Culture in London

The UK India Year of Culture is aimed to strengthen the relationship between the two countries

Published on 1st March 2017
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British Council's Active Citizens programme is training individuals to take up responsibility and bring change in their own communities

The idea of  the programme is to inspire and build the capacities of individuals who want to be change makers in their community

Published on 2nd August 2017
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British English? Now get easy lessons to study English over Jio chat

The British Council has worked tirelessly for 70 years to bring English education to the forefront and encourage youngsters from India to travel and widen their horizons to the UK

Published on 11th January 2018
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Critical thinking and some great English. Why your kid needs the British Council's Summer School Programme

Janaka Pushpanathan tell us what's in their Summer School Programme and why it is a tad more interesting than life skill lessons in school

Published on 1st May 2019
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Delhi government's budget allocation for education is an example for everyone to follow: Sandhya Rani K

Sandhya Rani K, Former Commissioner for School Education of Andra Pradesh speaks  about her contributions to the education department and how it can be improved

Published on 14th January 2020
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Despite getting admission, bureaucrats in Kerala stopped ST student Binesh Balan from getting funds to study abroad for four years. Here's how he finally made it to Sussex 

Kasargod's Binesh Balan is the only one from Kerala to bag the National Overseas Scholarship this year, ending a four year struggle to study at some of the world's top varsities that wanted him there

Published on 7th August 2017
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Don't be surprised if you visit a library and the book looks like your uncle and decides to chat you up. Welcome to the world of Human Libraries

Printed books are so yesterday. Being a human book in a Human Library where people can ask you pretty much anything is the new cool. Check out this trend that's taking libraries by storm

Published on 16th July 2017

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