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Elections with Shasn: This board game allows people to talk politics, minus hostility and violence

Shasn recreates the scenario of an electoral campaign where people work against each other to win politically and take a stand by making a tough ethical choice 

Published on 5th March 2021
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English Blues: What do the words ‘scanty’ and ‘sketchy’ mean in a sentence?

The word ‘toolkit’ has been used frequently recently ever since Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg through her tweets voiced solidarity with the protesting Indian farmers

Published on 27th February 2021
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Global Student Survey: Indians rank high on positivity about finances, prefer online learning

Around two-thirds (65 per cent) of students across the surveyed countries say they would rather want their university offered the choice of more online learning if it meant paying lower tuition fees.

Published on 26th February 2021
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Want to communicate effectively? Be mindful of what you say 

Be precise and persuasive. It is important to be present in a conversation, either online or offline, instead of having your eyes glued to the mobile, it’s important to give our complete attention

Published on 24th February 2021
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This app helps teach kids with intellectual disabilities through colourfully positive stories

Typed Tales is a web app that teaches kids with ID to understand their emotions and learn practical skills — and inspire them to take things further

 

Published on 20th February 2021
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Chennai school's question paper calls protesting farmers miscreants, violent maniacs; sparks social media storm

The Class X English question paper of a prominent school asks the students to write a letter to a newspaper editor, condemning the actions

Published on 19th February 2021
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Janatapaksha: This Bengali youth group is getting common people to voice their concerns straight to politicos ahead of polls

Janatapaksha is not an upcoming party contesting elections. It's merely a platform for the people whose voices drown under the loudspeakers of party politics

Published on 19th February 2021
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More than 5 lakh people, including NRIs register for the first Kamdhenu Gau Vigyan exam

Nearly one lakh NRIs have registered to take the test while at least 15% overseas applicants include foreign nationals.

Published on 19th February 2021
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Swara Bhaskar: Govt knows how effective youngsters like Disha Ravi can be, seems scared of them

The session held by Kautilya School of Public Policy questioned the need to have students involved in public policy and the current scenario in India

Published on 18th February 2021
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Did not misuse Facebook, Twitter: China defends use of social media platforms during COVID-19

When asked about the report, the Foreign Ministry's top spokesperson, Hua Chunying, didn't directly address the allegations about China's role in spreading virus disinformation

Published on 18th February 2021
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Twitter-rival Koo surpasses 40 lakh users in a jiffy

Koo, a favourite among several Union ministers, including IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad who is at the forefront of the government's war with Twitter, has reached 4.2 million users within no time.

Published on 18th February 2021
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What the FAQ: Will UP's Shabnam be the first woman to be hanged in India since Independence?

Uttar Pradesh's Shabnam was convicted along with her lover Salim of murdering seven of her family members in 2008. Here we try to explain the case and its outcome

Published on 18th February 2021
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Britain to be world's first country to run a COVID-19 human challenge study, help scientists understand virus transmission

It will help scientists understand how the immune system reacts to the novel coronavirus, and identify factors that influence how the virus is transmitted

Published on 18th February 2021
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UGC urges Universities to encourage students to take up national-level cow science exam

The 'Kamdhenu Gau Vigyan Prachar-Prasar Examination', for which there is no registration fee, will be held on February 25

Published on 17th February 2021
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UK govt plans to appoint free speech champion for universities 

Education Secretary Gavin Williamson said he was worried about the chilling effect on campuses of unacceptable silencing and censoring

Published on 17th February 2021

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