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2020 was one of three warmest years on record: World Meteorological Organisation 

All five datasets surveyed by the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) concur that 2011-2020 was the warmest decade on record, in a persistent long-term climate change trend

Published on 15th January 2021
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Past COVID-19 infection gives 5-month immunity, but risk exists, according to UK study 

Experts cautioned those with immunity may still be able carry the virus in their nose and throat and, therefore, have a risk of transmitting to others

Published on 14th January 2021
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We are challenging nature fundamentally: In conversation with Infosys Prize winner Prof Arindam Ghosh and Prof Srinivas Kulkarni

Scientific temper has changed since the pandemic hit. More people are interested in it and more people know about scientists. The news is talking about them. But does this really help?

Published on 29th December 2020
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No conclusive proof of sexual assault in the autopsy report of UP girl, DNA test result awaited: Cops

A senior police officer indicated that it would be premature to say anything on the nature of crime at this stage of the investigation as further evidence are being gathered

Published on 13th January 2021
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Cancel CBSE Board Exams 2021: Students run online petition citing inadequate online classes, mental health concerns

Students have argued that online classes were not enough to prepare them for the board exams and thus they seek complete cancellation of the 2021 CBSE board examinations

Published on 13th January 2021
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Researchers suggest that a walk in the park may help mitigate work-related stress

The study found stronger Sense of Coherence among people who regularly took walks in forests or greenspaces

Published on 13th January 2021
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Rural connect: How Pradeep Lokhande has been working for education and employment in India's villages for three decades

Pune-based Pradeep Lokhande and his story is worth recounting at regular intervals to remember that India resides in its villages and it's there that we have to work the hardest. Read on for more

Published on 12th January 2021
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IIT, Guwahati researchers claim to have found clues to understand the death of massive stars

According to the team, the solutions to the toughest challenges to the core collapse mechanism of the huge supernovae come from the tiniest subatomic particles called neutrinos

Published on 12th January 2021
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Holding breath may increase the risk of getting COVID-19 infection, find IIT Madras researchers 

Researchers modelled breathing frequency in a laboratory to better understand how the rate of flow of droplet laden with virus determines the deposition of the virus in the lungs

 

Published on 11th January 2021
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The future of EdTech: How the global education system is in for a complete makeover

The subsequent shift in the medium of learning in 2020, from on-ground to almost entirely online has shown a change in how we approach education

Published on 11th January 2021
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How Chennai start-up Skill-Lync is giving engineering grads the edge they so sorely lack today 

Chennai-based Skill-Lync is upskilling engineers through its online courses on core engineering subjects. We speak to one of its founders 

Published on 11th January 2021
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France, UN and World Bank to soon host summit for nature protection

The One Planet Summit will focus on biodiversity to mobilise commitments to protect ecosystems and make links to human health

Published on 9th January 2021
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CLAT 2021 postponed to June 13 to avoid clash with CBSE exams: Higher anxiety levels, uncertain about their future say students

The decision to postpone the CLAT exam was taken during the meeting of the Executive Committee of the Consortium of National Law Universities held on January 6

Published on 8th January 2021
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These two books are all about how the animal kingdom's mamas and pappas love their young 'uns

Launched on January 7, Vaishali Karthikeyan and Vaishnavi Giri's books Mammas in the Wild and Pappas in the Wild are a delight to read and are definitely for keeps. This is why you should read it too

Published on 8th January 2021
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Florence Nightingale of Tamil Nadu: This 24-year-old nursing college teacher is getting the homeless off the streets

Manisha K, a nursing college lecturer from Erode, has rehabilitated over 160 homeless into various homes across Tamil Nadu

Published on 6th January 2021

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