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Yale University sued for making admissions decisions based on candidates' race for at least 50 years

The Department filed the lawsuit "on the grounds of race and national origin" on Thursday in the US District Court for the District of Connecticut

Published on 9th October 2020
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Nearly 550,000 children in the US test positive for COVID-19

A total of 72,993 new child cases were reported from August 27 through September 10, which is a 15 per cent increase in child cases over two weeks, according to a report

Published on 16th September 2020
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Raja Kumari to feature in a reimagined version of Bob Marley's 'One love'

Members of the Marley family, Stephen Marley, Cedella Marley and her son, Skip, will be launching a re-recorded version of the classic song to support UNICEF's work for children affected by Covid-19 

Published on 16th July 2020
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Women under-represented or stereotyped in textbooks: UNESCO Global Edu Monitoring Report

The report provides an in-depth analysis of key factors for exclusion of learners in education systems worldwide, including background, identity and ability, gender, age, location, poverty, disability

Published on 29th June 2020
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At least 40% countries failed to support learners at risk during COVID-19 crisis: UNESCO report

The annual report's fourth edition also pointed out that less than 10 per cent of countries across the world have laws that help ensure full inclusion in education

Published on 24th June 2020
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More than 70 per cent LGBTQ youth face bullying for reasons beyond sexual identity

About 91 per cent of LGBTQ adolescents in the survey said they faced at least one experience of bias-based bullying

Published on 15th June 2020
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Why IIT, IISER student groups are condemning government handing of migrant crisis during lockdown  

We have discussed the impact of present economic system in the education and in our day to day lives, the students said 

 

Published on 1st June 2020
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COVID-19: Trust in social media is very low in India, finds survey 

The only category of Indians whose "no trust at all" percentage in social media which was below 20 per cent was Indians above the age of 60

Published on 4th May 2020
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This algorithm by Indian researchers can remove caste, race, sex bias from AI. This is how

There were ‘fair clustering’ techniques that were already prevalent but they could only incorporate one parameter. Dr Padmanabhan's FairKM can take into consideration multiple  parameters

Published on 5th February 2020
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How Devi Yeshodharan went from being Infosys Narayana Murthy's speechwriter to creating an Empire

We examine author Devi Yesodharan’s fascination with Rajendra Chola, her tryst with historical fiction and her future endeavours in writing

Published on 16th January 2020
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Why the encounter in Hyderabad doesn't help us truly address rape as a social crime

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) will conduct a spot inquiry at the site of the “encounter” near Tondupally toll plaza in Telangana where four men were gunned down

Published on 7th December 2019
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IITM students issue statement, demand Rohith Act, SC/ST/OBC cell on campus  

The students made six demands in their statement to the administration, the first of which was a request to the IITM authorities and the Tamil Nadu police to conduct a fair investigation 

 

Published on 15th November 2019
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US judge rules Harvard University not discriminating against Indians, other Asians but promotes racial diversity

Affirmative action programmes that favour minorities previously discriminated against were legal as long as they used race-neutral criterion like economic status

Published on 2nd October 2019
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Children who walk or pedal to school every day are less prone to obesity, study suggests

A recent study has been found that children who regularly walk or cycle to school are less prone to becoming overweight

Published on 20th May 2019
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Why the UN thinks Yoga is 'very apt' in today's complex world dealing with stress and delusion

UN ambassadors, diplomats, spiritual leaders, members of civil society and children participated in a flagship Yoga Day event organised by India's Permanent Mission to the UN

Published on 21st June 2018

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