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After student outrage, AWBI asks IIT Madras, TN Govt to investigate its stray dog sterilisation programme

There have been allegations from the students and alumni that a lot of dogs that are captured for sterilisation aren't brought back to campus

Published on 23rd October 2020
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Students cry foul, claim dogs on IIT-M campus go missing after sterilisation. Dog lovers write to AWBI, Maneka Gandhi

The IIT Madras administration had previously banned its students from feeding the strays on campus, creating a lot of hue and cry

Published on 22nd October 2020
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How this vet in Mumbai is using flower therapy to help dogs look on the bright side of life

While he is out on the roads of Kalyan in Mumbai feeding stray dogs and doing his bit on the occasion, Akshay Shah introduces us to alternative therapies for our four-legged friends  

Published on 16th October 2020
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Researchers at IISc develop bandage with magnetic nanofibers that kills skin cancer cells with heat

Common treatments for skin cancer include surgery, radiation therapy, and chemotherapy. But these treatments and other conventional therapies have limitations

Published on 8th October 2020
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New study reveals dozens of mammals could be susceptible to SARS-CoV-2

The research team also performed more detailed structural analyses for certain animals, to gain a better understanding of how infection risks may differ across animal species

Published on 5th October 2020
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This Chennai girl's Instagram handle ensures that every abandoned dog finds a home 

Mahanya Vanidas' Instagram handle Dogs of Madras promotes the adoption of Indian dogs and her posts will make you want to adopt one immediately

Published on 26th September 2020
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Why Bhavya Doshi's doodles on Instagram are the daily dose of positivity that people count on

We speak to Bhavya Doshi, whose doodle page on Instagram is a source of everyday motivation to over 2 lakh people

Published on 23rd September 2020
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Pets are a gift to mankind that we don't deserve. Here's why we should always cherish them

The Coach explains why our dear pets have grown to become one of the most important parts of our lives and why we must always cherish them. And no one can deny that they are good for our mental health

Published on 19th September 2020
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After outcry, IIT Madras sets up zones, designates time to feed stray dogs on campus

A couple of weeks ago, IIT Delhi had advertised an opening for the position of a dog handler to deal with the campus strays

Published on 18th September 2020
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More cats may have COVID-19 than believed, reveals a Wuhan study

The study, published in the peer-reviewed journal Emerging Microbes & Infections, showed COVID-19 antibodies present in 15 of the blood samples taken from the cats

Published on 10th September 2020
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How EdTech major EI is helping students solve maths word problems better with real-life examples

Educational Initiatives has conducted studies to find how word problems in mathematics can be connected to real-life examples to make learning effective. We find out more

Published on 7th September 2020
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Why IIT Delhi's ad to hire a graduate 'dog-handler' is progressive and not meme-worthy

Preethi Ramadoss, an Anna University researcher was among the few who supported the institute's move to hire a dog handler

Published on 7th September 2020
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Your dog getting anxious sitting at home? Alexa can now train your pets, clam them down and even translate what they say

Like humans, dogs to understand music. If you are at a party there will be a peppy number playing and you would imbibe that energy

Published on 26th August 2020
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Put on a moustache, grow unicorn horns during Zoom video meets with the platform's newest features

One can also set colour filters to turn their video into a black-and-white photo or apply other colours to fill their screen

Published on 5th August 2020
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If dogs wear masks, why not a goat?: Here's why UP police arrested a farmer's goat 

One of the policemen who had brought the goat admitted that they found a lockdown violation because the goat was without a mask

Published on 27th July 2020

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