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How two brothers are bringing high-speed internet and Wi-Fi to their village in Karnataka so that kids can study online 

Mahesh and Harish along with the volunteers of their NGO collected data on the number of students and their age in the village. Later, they segregated the data to map our their wifi plans 

Published on 23rd October 2020
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This 80-year-old IIT Bombay alum and his wife are running online tuitions for underprivileged kids in Karnataka. This is their amazing story 

Currently, 100 students are attending Badrinath and Indira's free online classes. A few more students wants to be part of it hence they are in the process of getting smart phones for them from donors

Published on 21st October 2020
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Having private universities more important than reviving Nalanda: Manish Barriarr, Patna teacher and Oxford grad contesting Bihar Elections 2020

He is not the babu from Oxford but the Patna boy who connects to people on the ground level, says Manish Barriarr, a teacher-turned-politician

Published on 20th October 2020
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Braving poverty, tragedy and COVID, all 19 students of this Odisha foundation cleared NEET. This is their inspiring story

Whether it was Khirodini whose house was destroyed or Satyajit who had to strike a balance between helping with his father's work and studying, Founder of Zindagi Foundation tried to be there for all

Published on 19th October 2020
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Free mobile library launched in Mumbai to help economically weaker students unable to access online classes 

Two more branches of the online mobile library centre will begin in Mumbai's Bandra and Sakinaka areas soon, as per the centre in charge

Published on 18th October 2020
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Students are spending 50 per cent more time online due to COVID pandemic, finds NASSCOM report

Rise in time spent online has been observed not just among school students. As per a recent Linkedin survey, almost 63 per cent of professionals have increased their time spent on online learning 

Published on 13th October 2020
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This army of ploggers is collecting reusable materials for the poor during the lockdown 

Reduce, reuse and recycle is The Indian Ploggers Army motto. Nagaraj tells us how he has been coordinating with various groups to provide essentials and gadgets  during the pandemic

Published on 12th October 2020
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Demand for teaching jobs rises by 200% during lockdown, finds job portal's survey

The data from Indeed says that job seeker interest in ‘remote teaching jobs’ jumped by 212 per cent or three times, and postings for these roles increased by 93 per cent between March and August 2020

Published on 9th October 2020
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LPU student Gourav Singhal bags NSS Award for drumming up support for Beti Bachao Beti Padhao, Swachh Bharat Missions

Gourav has also conducted over 150 yoga and spirituality camps in Rohtak and Jhajjar districts of Haryana. We find out more about his contributions to society

Published on 7th October 2020
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Open-air lessons for Classes 9 to 12 begin with COVID-19 norms in place in Tripura

On the first day, less attendance was noticed in these classes as only a few students from higher classes were present. However, schools hailed the move of the government

Published on 6th October 2020
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Norwegian university's study reveals why writing by hand makes children smarter

Handwriting gives the brain more hooks to hang memories on. Each examination took 45 minutes per person, and the researchers received 500 data points per second

Published on 3rd October 2020
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Tired of being put on hold? Google's new feature will notify you when someone picks up

When you call a toll-free number and a business puts you on hold, Google Assistant can wait on the line for you

Published on 1st October 2020
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Farm labourer's daughter dies by suicide after being unable to afford smartphone to attend online classes

According to investigating officer Balkrishna Jagdale of Karad Police Station, the incident happened last Wednesday in a small village, Ond, around 15 kms away from the (Karad) town

Published on 30th September 2020
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With Blue Dawn, this 24-year-old is providing easy access to mental health facilities for Bahujan communities

We spoke to Blue Dawn founder Divya Kandukuri to find out how the support group is bringing mental health access to the people of Bahujan communities

Published on 25th September 2020
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Trafficking Jam: Why India's human trafficking problem has skyrocketed during the COVID-19 pandemic

Every time there has been a crisis, the number of trafficked children have erupted and this pandemic might not paint a different picture but are we equipped enough to handle it?

Published on 7th September 2020

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