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TN CM lays foundation stones for new buildings at various medical college hospitals 

The respective government colleges will get various facilities like hybrid operating theatres for neurology, intensive care units, surgical gastroenterology outpatient unit etc

Published on 9th February 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: In an instance of man vs machine, chess face-off between grandmaster Garry Kasparov and IBM's Deep Blue

In today's TBT, we take you back to the day when IBM's Deep Blue played against Russian chess grandmaster Garry Kasparov. While the latter won fair and square, he lost the subsequent rematch...

Published on 9th February 2021
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IIT Madras’ cultural fest Saarang goes virtual for the first time in 26 years

One of the largest student-run festivals in India, Saarang, which has ISO 9001:2015 certification, usually hosts more than 100 events and attracts a footfall of around 80,000

Published on 2nd February 2021
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Rewinding on R-Day: What every youngster who wants to join the Armed Forces can learn from this Kargil vet

On Republic Day, 22 years later, Lt Col Peter still speaks about his time in the Army and his experiences in Kargil war like it was yesterday, recollecting even the smallest details accurately

Published on 26th January 2021
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Karnataka CM takes to Twitter to congratulate PM Bal Puraskar awardees from the state

Rakesh Krishna from Bannur in Puttur taluk and 10-year-old Veer V Kashyap, from Bengaluru, are among the nine children to receive the award under the Innovation category

Published on 25th January 2021
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Meet Yash Aradhya, a Bengaluru Formula 4 racer and a recipient of the Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar

No dream is ever too small and no dream is ever too big for Yash Aradhya, a Formula 4 racer and a Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar awardee. He aspires to be a Formula 1 racer soon 

Published on 24th January 2021
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After forging diplomatic ties, Bhutan, Israel to 'connect' through chess

Under the Chess4Solidarity initiative, Israel and Bhutan have organised a virtual chess competition today to connect two countries and to form solidarity between people through the game of chess

Published on 21st January 2021
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India's 'Fastest Human Calculator' breaks his own record on a YouTube livestream

Neelakantha Bhanu Prakash stunned his audience as he was addressing them on a panel along with comedians Naveen Richard, Abijit Ganguly and others

Published on 23rd December 2020
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How Dr Rohini Rau conquered everything from Medicine to competitive sailing to motherhood

International sailing champion and professional doctor, Rohini Rau, shares her secret to balancing careers and why she decided to make a comeback

Published on 9th December 2020
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Viswanathan Anand in collaboration with WestBridge Capital to launch chess fellowship programme for aspiring players

The academy aims to identify deserving candidates every year, with the potential to break into the top world chess ranking, and grant fellowships to propel these young chess champs

Published on 9th December 2020
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Now, students can play MPL's College Premier League to earn scholarships for higher education

CPL is a first-of-its-kind gaming event for college students in India as it is being conducted solely on the mobile and virtually on the MPL app

Published on 7th December 2020
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Scottish writer Douglas Stuart wins the Booker Prize for his autobiographical novel 'Shuggie Bain'

Dubai-based Indian-origin writer Doshi, who was shortlisted among the final six authors for her debut novel Burnt Sugar, lost out on the top prize

Published on 20th November 2020
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Here's how Bengaluru's Kavade's bringing back traditional games and toys to people in urban areas

Sreeranjini, Founder of Kavade, speaks about her traditional toy house that is involved in popularising traditional games and toys in Bengaluru for more than a decade

Published on 19th October 2020
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Why Mitra Jyothi's founder Madhu Singhal's story can inspire the young to see those who cannot see

From a talking book library to a Braille transcription centre, Madhu Singhal's organisation, Mitra Jyothi, empowers the visually impaired children, women and youngsters through education 

Published on 23rd August 2020
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How much time should a child spend on a smartphone? M S Krishnan Kutty on parenting in a post-COVID world

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham's Career Competency man with a plan, he takes us through what he believes parents should be doing to ease either kids' minds after this lockdown and beyond

Published on 14th July 2020

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