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#ThrowBackToday: The first steam locomotive train chugged along in Mumbai 168 years ago today

In today's #TBT we remember the first steam locomotive train that ran in Mumbai. Since it ran today for the first time years and years ago, it's a good day to recall the specifics, don't you think so?

Published on 16th April 2021
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These students from a K'taka college are teaching villagers how to sign their name

While the reception wasn't inspiring at first, students succeeded in convincing them to learn Kannada alphabets. This helped them read newspapers and also sign their names

Published on 15th April 2021
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90 Rock! This Chennai man with five master's degrees just got his PhD. He now wants to do an MBA

Stanislaus earned his first master’s degree in 1978, when he was 47. Oftentimes, a lot of his teachers, including his research guide, were considerably younger than him

Published on 12th April 2021
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NMIMS students develop web app for transporters to choose 'The Right Truck' and reduce carbon emissions

The web app will also help calculate real-time traffic factor. The first-year students have currently created a working prototype

Published on 7th April 2021
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E-Canteen Fundas: Get the important tasks out of your way first! Don't postpone

Pro Tip: For efficient completion of work, don’t postpone important tasks. Make it a habit to complete them first. Focus on progress, not merely activity

Published on 12th April 2021
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What the FAQ: Who is Noura al-Matroushi, UAE's first female astronaut?

If Noura ends up going on a manned space mission, she can possibly become the first Arab woman in space

Published on 11th April 2021
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What the FAQ: Here's everything you need to know about the Titanic's maiden voyage in 1912 

In today's What the FAQ, here's all you need to know about the famous Titanic ship and its tragic first voyage

Published on 10th April 2021
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Days after protest, IIMC students can now attend offline practical classes

The institute has asked the students to submit their parents' signed consent when they attend classes for the first time

Published on 9th April 2021
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Does the South Asian Univerisity owe first-year PhD students Rs 1.5 lakh in stipends?

The students who just joined the course last year have not even seen the campus and argued that there is enough space for 50-odd students in the PhD first-year batch

Published on 8th April 2021
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This drone developed by IIIT Hyderabad researchers can change its shape to fit the package it lifts

For Suraj who began his research journey into the world of drones first as an intern at RRC and then as an MS student, IIITH seemed a perfect choice

Published on 6th April 2021
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How to reduce exam stress, join fourth edition of 'Pariksha Par Charcha' with PM Modi tomorrow

For the first time, students from 81 foreign countries participated in the 'Pariksha Par Charcha' creative writing contest

Published on 6th April 2021
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NASA's Mars helicopter survives its first freezing Martian night

In the days to come, Ingenuity will be the first aircraft to attempt powered, controlled flight on another planet

Published on 6th April 2021
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India administers over 7.3 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses

The cumulative vaccination figure includes over 6 crores (6,30,81,589) first doses, while the second dose numbers are also nearing the 1 crore mark (99,72,706)

Published on 3rd April 2021
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Rajasthan becomes first state to provide health insurance for all its residents

Rajasthan has become the first state in the country, where each family will get health insurance of Rs 5 lakh each year and are assured of cashless treatment

Published on 1st April 2021
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IIT Kanpur alumnus signs MoU with alma mater to set up medical wing in the institute

The first phase of the project would include setting up of various Centres of Excellence, oriented towards cutting-edge medical research and innovation along with a 500-bed hospital

Published on 1st April 2021

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