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Inspired by Dr Abdul Kalam, How Georgia Tech's Ananya Jain set up an AI-powered game to beat mental health issues

Ananya Jain, who is 21-years-old, and her team have put together an app that can make the waiting time between students and their counsellors more productive for the mental health of the former  

Published on 12th July 2020
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Where will the kids go if a family is tested COVID-positive? Lack of protocol is worrisome, say parents

There are also cases where the child may be allowed to stay with the mother at COVID Care Centres, an official said. However, this may increase the child's exposure to the virus

Published on 11th July 2020
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Learning English: What do words like 'fast-track', 'backtrack', 'back-pedal' mean?

To ‘fast-track’ means to accelerate or speed up the progress of something. The other words that can be used instead of ‘fast-track’ include hasten, quicken, rush and expedite

Published on 11th July 2020
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#StudentsLivesMatters: Students plan four-day protest against UGC's decision to conduct exams during pandemic

The government has, in the past, not been very favourable towards accepting terms of protestors but the students say it is their right and they have to listen

Published on 11th July 2020
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Delhi government cancels exams for all state universities. Full list of universities here

The decision, however, is not valid for Delhi University and Jawaharlal Nehru University, which are controlled by the centre

Published on 11th July 2020
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IITM launches Young Research Fellow programme to encourage UG students to take up research as a career option

Funded and co-developed by the Alumni Batch of 1979, the programme encourages undergraduate students to participate in immersive research and inter-disciplinary projects

Published on 11th July 2020
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The mystery behind Delhi University's online exam failure and who's managing their site

What does it take to build a portal that can take traffic load of lakhs of students logging in at the same time and conduct a seamless exam?

Published on 11th July 2020
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WHO acknowledges Dharavi's success over fighting the deadly COVID-19 pandemic

WHO Director-General Tedros A. Ghebreyesus, at a press conference late on Friday, referred to the achievements made in the Dharavi among other similar examples globally

Published on 11th July 2020
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Meet 22-year-old Prathap from Mandya, who has built over 600 drones, and is known as the Drone Scientist

We talk to Prathap NM from Mandya, popularly known as the Drone Scientist of India. He talks about his journey so far and the instances when his drones helped people in dire need
 

Published on 23rd December 2019
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Online entrance exams will worsen already dismal representation of marginalised students: Ambedkarite student groups write to MHRD, UG

The lack of internet connectivity and electronic gadgets has long been an issue that students have brought up ever since the lockdown was announced

Published on 10th July 2020
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Bottle it up: Check out this 24-year-old's works of art that she's made with waste bottles found along Ashtamudi lake 

Aparna S has built a community of people who work towards collecting waste products and create art out of them to promote sustainable art in their locality

Published on 8th July 2020
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CISCE releases 10th and 12th boards results but there won't be a merit list this year

The pending exams were scheduled in July, but had to be cancelled last week owing to the rising number of COVID-19 cases in the country

Published on 10th July 2020
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NIT develops multipurpose sanitising device to disinfect packed food items, currency

According to a statement from NIT, it can sanitise packed food items and disinfect currency notes and credit cards besides sanitising papers, files, used masks and gloves, keys etc

Published on 10th July 2020
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Scientific, medical journals adopt new processes to review and publish studies faster, say experts

When a study manuscript is submitted to an academic journal, as part of the peer-review process, experts in the field are asked to evaluate its scientific validity

Published on 10th July 2020
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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi urges UGC to cancel exams, promote students on past performances

Gandhi participated in the 'SpeakUpforStudents' campaign by the Congress party and posted a short video message on Twitter

Published on 10th July 2020

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