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Here's how STEM Labs set up in Telangana will stem sinking numbers of girls in Science streams

Schools in Telangana will have STEM labs that will renew the focus on Maths and Science in a big way, despite fears that the IT sector will take a tumble in the years to come

Published on 13th June 2017
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28 students from 'Kashmir Super 30' make it to IITs, NITs

The 'Kashmir Super 30' initiative aims to support talented, underprivileged students in the state 

Published on 13th June 2017
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Transgenders, underprivileged students could soon get free correspondence courses at BU

While there are reservations for transgenders in Bangalore university's UG courses, stigma and fear prevent many such students from accepting the course

Published on 3rd December 2017
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Meraki school opened in Coimbatore to provide training to underprivileged students

According to sources, the civic body has given as many as 12 old Corporation school rooms and ground space for Meraki and many have given financial assistance for painting the walls

Published on 4th May 2018
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This IIT-M student's start-up is training older school kids to tutor their juniors

Divanshu Kumar, a student of IIT-M along with three of his friends started Involve, a start-up which encourages peer learning to help school children understand concepts better

Published on 9th August 2018
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Independence Day: 18 Indian colleges that played a part in the struggle for freedom

These universities and colleges in pre-Independence India were hotbeds for political student activity and an uprising that rocked the British colonials and eventually led to India's unshackling

Published on 14th August 2018
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Bishan Singh Bedi launches vision screening campaign for underprivileged students

Former Indian cricket captain Bishan Singh Bedi distributed free spectacles to 27 children of Government Boys Senior Secondary School, Pandara Park in New Delhi

Published on 20th August 2018
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This Pune-based organisation helps underprivileged students get accepted at IITs and other top institutions in India

In their one-year program, they also provide free food and accommodation for the year that the scholar spends with Dakshana

Published on 8th September 2018
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Why Thirumurugan Gandhi believes that no one will be brought to justice for Thoothukudi shooting

The activist talks about the situation in Thoothukudi and how education is increasingly catering only to the rich and powerful and denied to the oppressed

Published on 20th February 2019
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Why TISS students are pushing their college to NOT give academic awards at their convocation

The students have written to the administration expressing concern over the award which they believe are against the ideals of justice and equality that they have learnt in the institution

Published on 29th April 2019
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How elder kids are trained to be mentors at Ishva Foundation's summer camp

Ishva Foundation and their recently concluded summer camp was a hit. Apart from this, their initiatives have helped children to the extent that they are now district-level sportspersons

Published on 1st May 2019
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NEET Results 2019: Not a single SC,ST student figures in the top 50 ranks, OBC students get 7

The number of scheduled caste students who appeared for the exam was 2,11,303 and about 99890 students passed which is about 51 percent  

Published on 5th June 2019
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Why is the SFI burning copies of the draft National Education Policy?

The BJP-led NDA government, the General Secretary of SFI, Mayukh Biswas said, had promised to bring out a draft in 2014 when they came to power which they finally achieved only a month back

Published on 25th June 2019
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This 12-year-old in Kochi runs a free library where people return books on time. Here's why  

12-year-old Yashoda D Shenoy runs a free library in Kochi. We talk to her about why she decided to start this project and where she got her books from

Published on 2nd July 2019
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Alekhya Reddy leads a life where she gets to travel without having a traditional 9 to 5 job

For a month, she curated new and interesting walks every day, lived and worked out of a fort and binged on Rajasthani food. It was the longest she has been cut off from family and friends 

Published on 24th July 2019

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