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No more ignorance! Miranda House sets up centre for North East studies

Delhi University's Miranda House recently set up a centre for Northeast studies

Published on 1st March 2017
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Into the Deep: India's first underwater photographer Sumer Verma talks about life below 'sea' level 

Underwater photographer Sumer Verma, who has done undersea cinematography for films like Theri and Maryan tells us why the ocean makes him come alive

Published on 27th February 2017
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JNU loses ability to help 'backward' students with deprivation points: Students threaten 'complete shutdown'

The concept of awarding deprivation points for students from backward areas was devised by the students union under Prakash Karat in 1974. JNU was the sole institute to have this system 

Published on 23rd March 2017
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Age no 'bar' for Mumbai orphan's legal dreams: Meet Michael Sam, the youth who may have helped remove the age cap to study law in India

With the Supreme Court asking the Bar Council of India to relook at why they need an age cap for their BLL courses, we speak to Mumbai orphan Michael Sam, whose legal dreams have risen from the ashes

Published on 26th March 2017
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Loyola's Perfect 100: Research on water, cancer and science helped Chennai College be the only one to score a ton in research component of NIRF ranking 

Besides being ranked the second best college in the country, the best in TN and South India, Loyola managed a perfect score in the MHRD's research index. Here's why

Published on 3rd April 2017
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Despite 'America is safe' rhetoric, Indian applicants to US varsities drop by 'almost half' during Trump administration  

With mounting concerns in the wake of an uncertain immigration ban, increasing acts of discrimination and attacks on Indians in the USA, applications to varsities have taken a hit

Published on 27th May 2017
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The Girls-in-Tech programme aims to fix the gender problem in the tech world

PayPal’s Girls in Tech programme aims to make technology cool for girls and bridge the gender gap

Published on 11th June 2017
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ISRO head Kasturirangan; former IAS officer K J Alphonse Kanamthanam and more in the nine-member panel of the New Education Policy

A nine-member panel, formed by the HRD Ministry, will give a new form to India's education policy 

Published on 26th June 2017
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Jane of the Jungle: At 72, Diana Beresford-Kroeger still goes from continent to continent hunting for old trees. Here's why

Acclaimed scientist Diana Beresford-Kroeger takes us back to the moment when her love affair with trees began

Published on 16th July 2017
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This man is using social media to popularise architectural style that makes Mumbai so distinct 

Architect and Art enthusiast, Atul Kumar talks about how he is using social media to get Mumbai’s youth hooked on to it’s art deco history

Published on 28th July 2017
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This four-member team wants to monitor water pollution globally. And New York seems to be impressed by them  

A WHO study shows water pollution kills over 12 million humans every year. These young lads are building a sensor-network to monitor a fatal threat that we face in today's day and age

Published on 9th August 2017
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#Burntheshadecard: How this cosmetic brand is getting young Indians to fight colour bias by changing their profile pic on FB

How do you take a stand against 'dark skin' bias without stepping into the sun? Change your DP and get involved with the #Burntheshadecard campaign this I-Day

Published on 14th August 2017
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This travel company is saving Kerala's River Nila, one beautiful painting at a time 

The Blue Yonder has come up with a year-old project where the travellers will document everything that makes the river so crucial to their culture

Published on 30th September 2017
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Detached from the Metro: Self-taught Photographer finds his love in capturing the 'Edges of India'

The 29-year-old documentary photographer, Krish Bhalla, showcased his works in Indira Gandhi National Centre to mark 'World Photography Day'

Published on 13th September 2017
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Tiger, Tiger Burning White: B'luru scientists head to Odisha to find where their 'differently-coloured' tigers get their stripes from

The melanistic tigers in the Odisha zoo hit the headlines a while ago. Now, these researchers are trying to find out why they were born that way and the genetics behind it

Published on 6th October 2017

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